"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick." Thomas Adams, 1618"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick."
Thomas Adams, 1618

Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Report: The State of Oncology in Africa

Written about cancer in Africa by health professionals working in Africa or international colleagues working closely with Africa, identifies ‘The State of Oncology in Africa, 2015’ as a unique report. Overall, it paints a depressing and deplorable picture of the current situation regarding cancer in Africa …

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iPRI Stands Against Cancer in Africa

The International Prevention Research Institute stands with all those concerned with African Public Health. In the past decade, Global Public Health seems to have lowered the intensity of prior decades and yet, as was the case with the rise of HIV, Africa continues to have new health challenges. One particular challenge is URGENT. Indeed, the rise of…

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Cancer is… Attacking Africa (59-min version)

Show it in your school, university, NGO, UN organization… Let us know how it went! Cancer is… Attacking Africa was produced in two versions. This is the full length 59-minute version. This film is the fifth full length documentary film on cancer co-produced by Cemil Alyanak and Peter Boyle. The film takes us through Africa’s…

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MOU with Ukraine’s RE Kavetsky Institute

iPRI Signs MOU with RE Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology, National Academy of Science of Ukraine Kyiv, 26 January 2017 — Today, the International Prevention Research Institute, represented by its President, Professor Peter Boyle, concluded discussions and signed an important Memorandum of Understanding with the RE Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology…

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Melanoma Deaths Could Fall by 2050

NEWS RELEASE Experts predict melanoma death rates will fall by 2050, but numbers of deaths will increase unless effective treatments are developed Amsterdam, The Netherlands: By 2050 the death rates from malignant melanoma will have decreased from their current levels but the numbers of people dying from the disease will have increased due to the…

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iPRI Signs MOU in Hungary

Budapest, 14 December 2016 — Today, the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI), represented by its President, Professor Peter Boyle, concluded discussions and signed an important Memorandum of Understanding with the National Institute of Oncology of Hungary, represented by its Director Professor Miklós Kásler. The National Institute of Oncology is the key reference for Hungary’s Ministry of…

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Tran Van Thuan

Tran Van Thuan was born in Bac Ninh, Viet Nam and graduated MD, MSC and PhD from Ha Noi Medical University. He studied at Singapore General Hospital in 1998 as a clinical fellow, completed a clinical training course on Medical Oncology at Mater Hospital in Sydney, Australia and undertook a management course for Cancer Control at…

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iPRI Signs MOU with Vietnam

Hanoi, 7 October 2016 — Today, the International Prevention Research Institute, represented by its President, Professor Peter Boyle, concluded discussions and signed an important Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam’s National Cancer Hospital (Hospital K), represented by Professor Tran Van Thuan, Director of Hospital K. The National Cancer Hospital (Hospital K) is the key reference for…

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David Zaridze presented Award

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Professor David Zaridze was presented with the World Prevention Alliance / International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control. Professor Zaridze was initially a pathologist but re-focussed on Epidemiology during a year spent working with Sir Richard…

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Pat Loehrer presented Award

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Dr Patrick Loehrer was presented with the World Prevention Alliance/International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control. Dr. Loehrer is director of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center and the H.H. Gregg Professor of…

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