"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 ‘National Cancer Institute Directors’

Mamadou Diop receives award at NCID 2018

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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Twalib Ngoma receives award at NCID 2018

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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Trish Scanlan receives award at NCID 2018

Dr Scanlan is a Paediatric Oncologist who left her native Ireland to work in Muhimbili Hospital in Dar-es-Salam, Tanzania. Since her arrival the survival from childhood cancer has increased quite dramatically. She has re-organised the treatment pathway for children and established true collaborations with leading institutes such as Our Lady’s Hospital Crumlin in Dublin, Ireland.…

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NCID 2017

The twelfth meeting of the National Cancer Institute Directors meeting took place in Lyon between 17th and 19th July, 2017. Hosted by the World Prevention Alliance (WPA), that works closely with the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI), the 2017 NCID meeting brought together participants from more than 50 countries at varying levels of income and…

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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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David Byrne presented Award

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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