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"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."
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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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Deaths from breast cancer fall in Europe

NEWS RELEASE Deaths from breast cancer fall in Europe, but unexplained differences between countries remain Thursday 20 March, 2014, Glasgow, UK: Improvements in treatment, as well as enhanced access to care, underlie the sustained decreases in breast cancer mortality seen in 30 European countries [1] from 1989 to 2010. But there are notable variations between different countries that cannot be…

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Mouthwash use and the Prevention of Plaque, Gingivitis and Caries

A monograph has been published as Special Issue of the journal Oral Diseases (Boyle P, Koechlin A and Autier P. Mouthwash use and the Prevention of Plaque, Gingivitis and Caries. 2014; 20 (s1):1-68). Careful quantitative assessment of data regarding use of mouthwash reveals that there is clear evidence of benefit from use in terms of…

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Further doubt cast on benefit of vitamin D supplementation for disease prevention

NEWS RELEASE Lyon, France, 6 December 2013 — A comprehensive review of the evidence suggests that low vitamin D levels are not a cause but a consequence of ill health, casting strong doubt on the value of vitamin D supplements to protect against acute and chronic disorders such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, and even…

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Colorectal Cancer: Fall in Death Rates is Attributable to Screening Programmes

NEWS RELEASE Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Lyon, France, 28 September 2013 — Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) in European countries is highly effective in reducing mortality from the disease. Some of the resources currently being devoted to breast and prostate screening programmes, where the evidence of effectiveness is much less clear-cut, should be reallocated to the early…

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Phillipe Autier receives certificate of excellence

The European Journal of Cancer has granted Dr Philippe Autier, Vice-President Population Research at iPRI, a certificate of excellence in reviewing in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the quality of the journal. We congratulate Dr Philippe Autier for this recognition. iPRI is committed to defending and furthering the quality of science.

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NCID 2012 interview with Philippe Autier

Dr Philippe Autier iPRI Organised mammographic screening programmes Dr Philippe Autier talks about the efficacy of screening programmes. Also mentioned is evidence for new methods for the reorganising of the management of health care and correcting the ineffective methods of breast cancer screening. video platform video management video solutions video player These are interviews of…

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Philippe Autier

VP Population Research Philippe Autier was born in Brussels, Belgium, and received a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles and a diploma in tropical medicine from the Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp in 1983. He started his professional life by joining the humanitarian non-governmental organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), where…

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Today is World No Tobacco Day

Today, Thursday 31 May, is World No Tobacco Day, a day dedicated to highlighting why tobacco is harmful, and why quitting is life-saving. Tobacco remains the single most important preventable cause of chronic disease on a global scale. While in high-income countries the fight against tobacco is increasingly successful, the epidemic of use of smoking…

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