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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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Today is World No Tobacco Day

May 31, 2012

Today, Thursday 31 May, is World No Tobacco Day, a day dedicated to highlighting why tobacco is harmful, and why quitting is life-saving. Tobacco remains the single most important preventable cause of chronic disease on a global scale. While in…

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Burden of sunbed use in France

May 23, 2012

A new study conducted by iPRI, and published the 23thof May in the Bulletin d’Epidemiologie Hebdomadaire, evaluates the impact of sunbed use on the incidence of cutaneous melanoma in France. With 13.4% of users in France, as reported by the…

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The 7th NCID meeting in Lyon

May 22, 2012

The seventh meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors will take place in Lyon between 11th and 13th July, 2012. The previous meeting attracted 85 participants from 45 countries at varying levels of income and resource. The 2012 meeting has already…

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EU and US biological and medical sciences cooperation

May 16, 2012

On the initiative of Seán Kelly, Member of the European Parliament, a series of biomedical sciences cooperation seminars will be held in Washington DC. These meetings aim to encourage further dialogue on international Science Interaction between members of the US…

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Dr. Hainaut joins iPRI

May 15, 2012

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dr. Pierre Hainaut to iPRI. Pierre Hainaut was born and educated in Belgium. He obtained an Msc in Science in 1980 and a PhD in Biological Sciences in 1987 from the University…

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Mr. Michael P. Johnson

Apr 24, 2012

It is with great sadness that we announce that Michael P. Johnson passed away today after battling a long illness. Mike was an outstanding finance officer and administrator who had a long and successful career with the World Health Organisation.…

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Prof. Leigh and Prof. Zatloukal join iPRI

Mar 7, 2012

iPRI is proud to announce the joining of Prof. Irene Leigh and Prof. Kurt Zatloukal as Senior Research Fellows. Prof. Irene Leigh has been Head of College of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing at the University of Dundee for five years.…

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Dr. Guigaz, French Ambassador for the Global Fund

Jan 6, 2012

We are delighted to announce that, as of the 5th of January, Mireille Guigaz has been appointed by the French Conseil des Ministres as the French Ambassador for the Global Fund to fight HIV-AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Mireille Guigaz held this position for…

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Dr. Boniol, President of EUROSKIN

Dec 16, 2011

iPRI is proud to announce that, as of the 12th of December, 2011, Dr Mathieu Boniol has been unanimously elected President of EUROSKIN for a period of two years. The European Society of Skin Cancer Prevention, EUROSKIN, is an independent…

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Dr. Guigaz awarded

Dec 14, 2011

iPRI is proud to announce that one of our Senior Research Fellows, Dr. Mireille Guigaz, is awarded the French National Order of Merit (Commander’s class). The whole iPRI team congratulates her.

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ITFoM at the FET Flagship Midterm Conference

Nov 24, 2011

The ITFoM (IT Future of Medicine) project will present outcomes and achievements of the past six months at the FET Flagship Midterm Conference and Exhibition in Warsaw on 24-25 November. The conference will also provide a forum for bilateral discussions…

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Summer School 2012: Call for applicants open, deadline 12/31/2011

Oct 21, 2011

Following the great success of the 2011 course, healthcare professionals from around the world will be gathering in Dundee once more for our third Summer School in Epidemiology and Global Health, aimed at stimulating research in the prevention of chronic…

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Prof. Sullivan and Prof. Wood join iPRI

Sep 2, 2011

iPRI is delighted to announce that two more internationally renowned experts join as Senior Research Fellows: Prof. Richard Sullivan and Prof. William Wood. Prof. Richard Sullivan is Director of External Affairs at Kings Health Partners Integrated Cancer Centre and Director…

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The 1st iPRI scientific publication is available

Aug 26, 2011

iPRI is pleased to announce the publication of the first in a new series “iPRI Scientific Publication”. This first book is a textbook on Epidemiology and Biostatistics of chronic diseases. iPRI acknowledges the need for capacity building in Public Health…

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2nd iPRI-University of Dundee Summer School successfully convened

Aug 2, 2011

Following the overwhelming success of the 2010 Summer School, health professionals from low- and middle-income countries joined faculty from the International Prevention Research Institute and the University of Dundee for the second Summer School in Epidemiology and Global Health, held…

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Breast cancer screening has little to do with falling breast cancer deaths

Jul 29, 2011

An international team of researchers from France, the UK and Norway coordinated by Philippe Autier, Research Director at the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) found that better treatment and improving health systems are more likely to have led to falling…

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DataSHIELD Implementation Workshop

Jun 24, 2011

The DataSHIELD implementation workshop has been successfully held at the IPRI headquarters in Lyon. A joint collaboration of: DataSHIELD (Data aggregation through anonymous summary-statistics from harmonized individual level databases) is a new concept that allows for individual level meta-analysis without…

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6th NCID Meeting 2011: a real success

May 20, 2011

Over eighty participants from 35 countries participated in the recent meeting of Cancer Institute Directors held by iPRI in Lyon between 16th-18th May, 2011. Among other issues they have agreed to form an Alliance to tackle global cancer issues. More…

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ITFoM: an IT revolution for health

May 3, 2011

The European Future Technologies (FET) Conference and Exhibition 2011 in Budapest on 4th May 2011 will mark the official launch of the futuristic FET Flagship Initiatives by Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for the European Digital Agenda. FET Flagships are large-scale,…

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Prof. Tuncer and Prof. Zatoński join iPRI

Apr 15, 2011

iPRI is proud to announce the joining of Prof Murat Tuncer and Prof Witold Zatoński as Senior Research Fellows. Witold Zatoński M.D., Ph.D., is a Director and Professor in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Prevention at Cancer Center &…

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6th NCID meeting in Lyon

Apr 11, 2011

Cancer Centre Directors and leading cancer scientists will meet at iPRI between 16-18th May, 2011. The informative programme will range over presentation of forthcoming advances in oncology and new initiatives in cancer prevention and research. Over 80 experts from a…

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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…

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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