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Nise Yamaguchi receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 29, 2019

Nise Yamaguchi is a medical oncologist who focuses on treating patients and making their lives as comfortable as possible. She has managed to develop and maintain many important contacts internationally and is widely recognised as playing an important role in introducing treatment advances and improvements in patient care to Brazil and other parts of the…

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Rajendra Badwe receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 28, 2019

Rajendra Badwe is Director of the Tata Memorial Cancer Centre in Mumbai, India. He was a pioneer in the introduction of evidence-based treatment guidelines in the Institute which then spread to other major centres. He has accelerated the national and…

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Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren receive award at NCID 2019

Aug 27, 2019

Professors Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren have made major contributions to Cancer Control in Peru. Each has been Director-General of the National Cancer Institute (INEN) and Minister of Health of Peru where they have been responsible for introducing…

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Fourteenth Annual Meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors (NCID 2019)

Aug 26, 2019

The fourteenth annual NCID meeting took place in Lyon between 10-12th July, 2019. There were 125 attendees from 65 countries at a wide range of resource. The meeting celebrated the Tenth Anniversary of the establishment of the International Prevention Research…

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Regional Ministerial Conference on Partnership and Cooperation in Oncology

Jun 18, 2019

Declaration in the Fields of Oncological Training, Research and Development among the Countries of the Central and Eastern European and the Central Asian Region Representatives of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia met on 12th June,…

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Boyle gave inaugural lecture at Calisia World Conference

Jun 18, 2019

On 10th June 2019, Peter Boyle gave the inaugural lecture on ‘Health, Wellbeing and the Family’ at the Calisia World Conference on Family Health. Professor Boyle noted that ill-health, in particular chronic ill-health, can have a profound effect on the…

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Country reports EU 1950-2015

Jun 11, 2019

Budapest, 12th June 2019The Report “Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Europe, 1950-2015” has been presented at the Ministerial Meeting in Budapest (Hungary). Chronic diseases such as Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary…

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Celebrating Ten Years

Mar 25, 2019

iPRI is pleased to be entering its tenth year of academic and scientific endeavours. We do so recognising our many partners and stakeholders, without whom our efforts would be greater and the results lesser. In coming weeks, the International Prevention…

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iPRI 2017-2018 Biennial Report

Mar 13, 2019

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) will celebrate the tenth anniversary of its founding (April, 2009) and has recently moved from Ecully-ouest-Lyon into more spacious premises in Dardilly-ouest-Lyon.

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Peter Johnstone

Jul 22, 2013

Peter Johnstone was raised in Gresham, Oregon. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1979, completing a Master of Arts degree in Communication from Oklahoma University in 1985 and an M.D. degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in 1989. He completed Residency in Radiation Oncology

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Office expansion

Jul 16, 2013

The International Prevention Research Institute has extended its premises at the Ecully Offices. The additional office space proved necessary with the expansion of research activities and the corresponding necessity to increase staffing levels. In addition, the establishment of the Strathclyde…

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Hans Joachim Schmoll

Jul 9, 2013

Hans Joachim Schmoll obtained his medical degree in 1970 from Hanover Medical University, Germany. Currently, Prof. Schmoll is the Head of the Division of Hematology and Oncology and Director of the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Martin Luther University,…

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Cancer Epidemiology: Low- and Middle-Income Countries and Special Populations

Jun 10, 2013

iPRI is pleased to announce the publication of the book “Cancer Epidemiology – Low- and Middle-Income Countries and Special Populations”, co-edited by Amr Soliman, University of Nebraska Medical Center, David Schottenfeld, University of Michigan and Paolo Boffetta, Vice-President Research in…

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8th National Cancer Institute Directors meeting, Lyon, 10-12 July, 2013

Apr 22, 2013

The eighth meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors will take place in Lyon between 10th and 12th July, 2013. As requested by participants, the focus on cancer care will continue to increase with the sharing of experience in a wide…

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Mark Clanton

Mar 26, 2013

Mark Clanton served as the principal Deputy Director of the National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health in 2006, under NCI Director Andrew von Eschenbach.  His duties included providing senior executive oversight of the NCI Cancer Center Core Grant Program. …

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Alcohol: Science, Policy, and Public Health

Mar 8, 2013

Oxford University Press has just published the milestone book: ‘Alcohol: Science, Policy, and Public Health’. This is the second in the series following ‘Tobacco: Science, Policy and Public Health’, now in its second edition. The publication brings together scientific knowledge and public health…

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Phillipe Autier receives certificate of excellence

Mar 7, 2013

The European Journal of Cancer has granted Dr Philippe Autier, Vice-President Population Research at iPRI, a certificate of excellence in reviewing in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the quality of the journal. We congratulate Dr Philippe Autier for this recognition.…

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World Breast Cancer Report launched

Feb 4, 2013

Washington DC, World Cancer Day, 4 February 2013 – Today, the 2012 World Breast Cancer Report was officially launched at the Global Women’s Cancer Summit. The 600-page report was authored by experts from a wide range of countries on all…

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The Big Burn

Jan 22, 2013

Fighting entrenched industries is no easy task, not even for governments. We all know how long it took the public interest sector to win campaign battles against tobacco; and the war is not yet won. The artificial tanning industry is…

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Publication of p53 book

Dec 19, 2012

iPRI is pleased to announce the publication of the book “p53 in the Clinics”, co-edited by Pierre Hainaut, Research Director in iPRI, Magali Olivier, IARC, and Klas G. Wiman, Karolinska Institutet. This book follows the success of 25 Years of p53…

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Witold Zatoński

Oct 24, 2012

Witold Zatoński, M.D., Ph.D., is a Director and Professor in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Prevention at Cancer Center & Institute of Oncology in Warsaw, Poland. As founder and President of the Health Promotion Foundation, Professor Zatoński has been…

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Kurt Zatloukal

Oct 24, 2012

Kurt Zatloukal, M.D. is professor of pathology at the Medical University of Graz, Austria and head of the Diagnostic and Research Center for Molecular BioMedicine. His research focuses on the molecular pathology of metabolic and neoplastic liver diseases. He is…

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Tongzhang Zheng

Oct 24, 2012

Tongzhang Zheng is Professor of Epidemiology (environmental health) at the Yale School of Public Health. He received a D.Sc. from the Harvard University in 1990. His research interests have been in the area of environmental pollution and human health, particularly…

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David Zaridze

Oct 24, 2012

David Zaridze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. He is member of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. He graduated Medical Institute in Tbilisi, Georgia (MD). He received a PhD from the Institute of Experimental and…

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William Wood

Oct 24, 2012

William Wood is a graduate of Harvard Medical School.  He completed a residency in surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship in surgical oncology at the National Cancer Institute.  He is currently Professor of Surgery at Emory University…

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Lars Vatten

Oct 24, 2012

Lars Vatten was born in Trondheim, Norway, studied Medicine at the University of Tromsø (MD in 1980) and received a Master of Public Health in 1988 from the University of North Carolina. Two years later the University of Trondheim awarded…

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Murat Tuncer

Oct 24, 2012

Murat Tuncer is a specialist in Paediatric Haematology (1991) in Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. Between 1997 and 2005, Professor Tuncer was Secretary General of the National Pediatrics Society, an Executive Committee member of International Children’s Centre (ICC) (2002-2008), the…

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Robert JS Thomas

Oct 24, 2012

Professor Robert Thomas is the Special Advisor on Health to the Victorian Government and University of Melbourne, and Chair of the Advisory Council of Cancer Australia. He is co-chair of the National Cancer Expert Reference Group (NCERG) an AHMAC and…

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Richard Sullivan

Oct 24, 2012

Professor Richard Sullivan studies health systems, particular NCD policy and the impact of conflict on health. He is Professor of Cancer and Global Health at King’s College London, and Director of the Institute of Cancer Policy (ICP) and co-Director of…

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Frank Sullivan

Oct 24, 2012

Frank Sullivan has been a Senior Research Fellow International Prevention Research Institute since 2012. Following clinical training in the West of Scotland and fourteen years as a partner in a practice in Blantyre during which time he completed a PhD and…

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News Releases

Nise Yamaguchi receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 29, 2019

Nise Yamaguchi is a medical oncologist who focuses on treating patients and making their lives as comfortable as possible. She has managed to develop and maintain many important contacts internationally and is widely recognised as playing an important role in…

Read More

Rajendra Badwe receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 28, 2019

Rajendra Badwe is Director of the Tata Memorial Cancer Centre in Mumbai, India. He was a pioneer in the introduction of evidence-based treatment guidelines in the Institute which then spread to other major centres. He has accelerated the national and…

Read More

Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren receive award at NCID 2019

Aug 27, 2019

Professors Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren have made major contributions to Cancer Control in Peru. Each has been Director-General of the National Cancer Institute (INEN) and Minister of Health of Peru where they have been responsible for introducing…

Read More

Fourteenth Annual Meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors (NCID 2019)

Aug 26, 2019

The fourteenth annual NCID meeting took place in Lyon between 10-12th July, 2019. There were 125 attendees from 65 countries at a wide range of resource. The meeting celebrated the Tenth Anniversary of the establishment of the International Prevention Research…

Read More

Regional Ministerial Conference on Partnership and Cooperation in Oncology

Jun 18, 2019

Declaration in the Fields of Oncological Training, Research and Development among the Countries of the Central and Eastern European and the Central Asian Region Representatives of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia met on 12th June,…

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