"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 ‘oncology’

Cancer is… Attacking Africa (Updated 22-min version)

Show it in your school, university, NGO, UN organization… Let us know how it went! Cancer is… Attacking Africa is the fifth full length documentary film on cancer co-produced by Cemil Alyanak and Peter Boyle. The film takes us through Africa’s troubled cancer panorama revealing problems that, if not addressed immediately, will result in senseless suffering…

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Health Promotion Foundation Poland sign MOU

This 5 December 2016, in Nadarzyn, Poland, two European-based organizations with a long-standing commitment to Prevention both in Europe and worldwide, have come together to further enhance each other’s capacity. The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI), represented by its President Professor Peter Boyle, and the Fundacja Promocja Zdrowia (Health Promotion Foundation – HPF) of Poland,…

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Cristina Stefan

Cristina Stefan is the President-Elect of AORTIC (African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer). She will be President of AORTIC 2017-2019. She is also Vice-President of the South African Medical Research Council. At present, as Vice President of SAMRC, she is responsible for the strategic planning of research (with a special focus on NCDs) as…

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The State of Oncology 2013

Breast cancer has been known and written about for millennia and has been the subject of research into its treatment and causes for centuries. Despite all this interest and activity, breast cancer remains a major and growing threat to global Public Health. This Report set out …

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Otis Brawley

Otis Brawley is a graduate of University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case-Western Reserve University, and a fellowship in medical oncology at the National Cancer Institute. As the chief medical and scientific officer and executive vice president of the American Cancer Society,…

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