We are sad to announce that in view of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the decision of the French gouvernement to cancel national and international conferences, we need to cancel our annual National Cancer Institute Directors (NCID) meeting, that should have taken place from 15 to 17 July in Lyon, France. It is…

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We are sad to announce that in view of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the decision of the French gouvernement to cancel national and international conferences, we need to cancel our annual National Cancer Institute Directors (NCID) meeting, that should have taken place from 15 to 17 July in Lyon, France. It is…

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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 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 international development of the Institute which is widely recognised internationally as a leading Cancer Institute.…

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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 actions and policies to improve cancer treatment and prevention in Peru. This was continued by…

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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 Institute. A film was made to acknowledge this anniversary and is available on this iPRI…

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The fourteenth meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors will take place in Lyon between 10th and 12th July, 2019 as decided last year. The previous meeting attracted 110 participants from 60 countries at varying levels of income and resource. The 2019 meeting has already attracted a great deal of interest and several projects initiated at…

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Mamadou Diop is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cancer Institute of Dakar in Senegal (institute Joliot-Curie service de de cancérologie de l’hôpital A. Le Dantec). This is the only Hospital in Sénégal which is dedicated to cancer. The Institute is affilliated to the Université Cheikh Anta Diop. Professor Diop is devoted to cancer…

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Professor Twalib Ngoma is a Radiotherapist who currently works in Muhimbili University Hospital. He is the founder of Tanzania’s National Cancer Institute based at the Ocean Road Cancer Institute. Twalib has been a leading figure in Oncology in Africa and is a former President of AORTIC (African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer). After…

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