On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Mr. David Byrne was presented with the World Prevention Alliance / International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control. The former Barrister and Attorney General for Ireland was appointed European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection in…

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During this past 2016 National Cancer Institute Directors meeting in Lyon, France, iPRI and WPA President Professor Peter Boyle was proud to present three awards for outstanding service to the fight against cancer worldwide. David Byrne David Byrne, a former practising Barrister, was appointed as the first European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection in 1999,…

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Welcome to The eleventh meeting of the National Cancer Institute Directors meeting will take place in Lyon between 11th and 13th July, 2016.

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Welcome The tenth meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors will take place in Lyon between 8th and 10th July, 2015. The previous meeting attracted over 100 participants from 50 countries at varying levels of income and resource. The 2015 meeting has already attracted a great deal of interest and several projects initiated at our last…

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March 9, 2015 – A review has been published in The Lancet today. The Health of Nations Prevention of infectious diseases and other global health threats will rely on tackling poverty, a senior researcher argues. Peter Ranscombe reports. Tackling poverty in developing countries is the key to fighting infectious diseases and other threats to global health, according to Professor Peter…

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Alina Macacu was born in Bucharest, Romania. She graduated in 2010 from the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) in Lyon, France, with an engineer’s degree and an MSc in Bioinformatics and Modelling. In 2014, she obtained a PhD in Models, Methods and Algorithms in Biology, Health and Environment from the Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble,…

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On 12-13 March 2015, Professor Mathieu Boniol, Vice-President of Biostatistics at iPRI, participated in the 17th National Days of Photodermatologie organised by the French Society of Dermatology. Professor Boniol presented a terrifying balance: each year 203 melanoma cases are attributed to the use of tanning booths in France. Below is the article published on 25 March…

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