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Posts Tagged ‘Peter Boyle’

World Cancer Day 2015

The International Prevention Research Institute, today released its 2015 World Cancer Day Statement. In it, Professors Peter Boyle, Derek Yach and Twalib Ngoma, make the point that despite ongoing challenges, Cancer Prevention is not Beyond Us. Their statement reinforces the 2015 World Cancer Day theme that Cancer Control is not Beyond Us.

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Boyle awarded city's medal

January 8, 2015, Professor Peter Boyle, President of iPRI, was presented with his city’s medal, the Médaille de la Ville de Dardilly. Below is Professor Boyle’s speech, given in French, in the presence of Dardilly Mayor Michèlle Vullien. Jeudi 8 Janvier, 2015 Je suis honoré et ravi de recevoir ce soir la Médaille de la…

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Nigel Gray (1928-2014)

The International Prevention Research Institute is deeply saddened by the death of Nigel Gray (on 20th December, 2014). This represents the loss of a pioneer in many aspects of Cancer Control and a close friend and colleague. His initial medical specialization was in infectious disease and he subsequently received Honorary Degrees from Melbourne and Monash…

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Peter Boyle awarded Lifetime Achievement award

The prestigious ESMO Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2006 to recognise international research by individuals, teams and organisations that demonstrate commitment to clinical cancer research and/or education. The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has announced the winner of this year’s ESMO Lifetime Achievement Award as Peter Boyle from the UK, for his long-standing contribution…

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Bernard Levin

Bernard Levin earned his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa. He held academic appointments in the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago and then served as Chair of the Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology and Digestive Diseases at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center…

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NCID 2014

The ninth meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors will take place in Lyon between 9th and 11th July, 2014 as decided last year. The previous meeting attracted 80 participants from 45 countries at varying levels of income and resource level. The 2014 meeting has already attracted a great deal of interest and several projects initiated at our last meeting have come to fruition and the results will be presented this year.

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Breast Cancer 2013: Good news, Bad news

NEWS RELEASE Where are we with Breast Cancer in 2013: Good news for some, bad for others Thursday 20 March, 2014, Glasgow, UK: The global burden of breast cancer remains immense in 2013, with over 1.6 million new cases being diagnosed annually. This burden has been increasing at a rate of 3.1% per year, and…

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The Cancer Letter interviews Peter Boyle

The interview given by Professor Peter Boyle, Ph.D., President of the International Prevention Research Institute to The Cancer Letter, has just been published in The Cancer Letter, Jan. 31, 2014;40(5):5-9. In the conversation Professor Peter Boyle says how the nearly 500-page ‘The State of Oncology’ is “different from most books and textbooks in that it concentrates on patients…

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ECCO 2013, Amsterdam: ‘The State of Oncology' (Interview of Professor Boyle)

ECCO 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Friday 27 September – Tuesday 1 October Prof Peter Boyle discusses ‘The State of Oncology’ during the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECCO 2013), a proposal for a new financing model to tackle the major disparities that exist in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and outcome of cancer in countries worldwide has…

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ECCO 2013

ECCO 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Friday 27 September – Tuesday 1 October Prof Peter Boyle, in a presentation entitled ‘The State of Oncology’ during the 2013 European Cancer Congress, discussed a proposal for a new financing model to tackle the major disparities that exist in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and outcome of cancer in countries…

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