"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 ‘NCID’

Nise Yamaguchi receives award at NCID 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

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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Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren receive award at NCID 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 actions and policies to improve cancer treatment and prevention in Peru. This was continued by…

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Fourteenth Annual Meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors (NCID 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 Institute. A film was made to acknowledge this anniversary and is available on this iPRI…

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NCID 2019

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 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 2018

The thirteenth meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors will take place in Lyon between 11th and 13th July, 2018 as decided last year. The previous meeting attracted 100 participants from 50 countries at varying levels of income and resource. The 2018 meeting has already attracted a great deal of interest and several projects initiated at…

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