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Jean-François Doré interviewed regarding sunbed use

Oct 18, 2018

Professor Jean-François Doré, Senior Research Fellow of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI), has been interviewed recently on French television (M6) regarding the health risks associated with sunbed use. Professor Doré emphasised that “the use of sunbeds and the exposure to artificial ultraviolet radiation has been demonstrated to increase the risk of skin cancer and…

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Medal presented to Miklós Kásler

Aug 26, 2018

Professor Miklós Kásler is a head and neck surgeon who became Director of the National Oncology Institute in Budapest, Hungary in 1986. Since 1994 he has been Professor at Semmelweis University. As Director of the National Institute of Oncology he successfully established the National Cancer Control Program in 1993. Through this and other leadership activities…

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MOU with National Center of Oncology, Azerbaijan

Aug 1, 2018

The International Prevention Research Institute and the National Center of Oncology of the Republic of Azerbaijan are delighted to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. The focus of this collaboration will be around improving prospects for Cancer Prevention and Control through education, improving cancer prevention strategies, organising joint conferences, symposia or other scientific…

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Mamadou Diop

Jul 23, 2018

iPRI would like to welcome our most recent Senior Research Fellow, Professor Mamadou Diop. Professor Mamadou Diop received his Doctorate Degree in Medicine in 1993 at the Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar in Senegal. From January 1989 to December 1992 he was in intern in different surgical departments of the Dakar University Teaching Hospitals. After…

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Mamadou Diop receives award at NCID 2018

Jul 13, 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

Jul 12, 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

Jul 11, 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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Autier invited in debate on Mammography Screening

May 29, 2018

Dr. Philippe Autier, vice-President Population Research of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI),  participated in a radio debate on Mammagraphy Screening on French radio station “France Inter”. “Breast cancer: how about screening? Mammography screening is at the centre of a scientific contreversy for several years.” To hear the whole debate (in French), click here.  

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Boyle awarded Chancellor’s Medal

May 25, 2018

Professor Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) and Director of the Strathclyde Institute of Global Public Health at iPRI, has been awarded the Chancellor’s Medal of the University of Strathclyde. This prestigious award is an annual award by the University Chancellor presented for outstanding achievement in the international domain. The medal…

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Boyle delivers Macewen Lecture

May 11, 2018

At the annual International Surgical Congress of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, held in Liverpool, Professor Peter Boyle was honoured to deliver the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Macewen Lecture entitled ‘Guidelines for a Longer and Healthier Life’. The lecture was established in honour of Sir William Macewen (1848-1924),…

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Jean-François Doré interviewed regarding sunbed use

Oct 18, 2018

Professor Jean-François Doré, Senior Research Fellow of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI), has been interviewed recently on French television (M6) regarding the health risks associated with sunbed use. Professor Doré emphasised that “the use of sunbeds and the exposure to artificial ultraviolet radiation has been demonstrated to increase the risk of skin cancer and…

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NCID 2019

The 14th Annual National Cancer Institute Directors Meeting will be held in Lyon, France on July 10-12, 2019.

Welcome

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) is an independent research institute with demonstrated world-class excellence and leadership. iPRI has unparalleled experience in epidemiological research and macro health planning with a record of delivering real health and economic value to a range of public and private sources including governments, universities, research institutes, non-governmental organisations and large multi-national concerns.

Our combined years of experience, operating at the highest level, have provided iPRI with unique global support composed of senior academic figures and government officials. This network provides iPRI with immediate access to worldwide expertise.

I invite you to discover iPRI, our Faculty and Staff, our Senior Research Fellows, our Partners and, above all else, our commitment to Global Public Health.

Professor Peter Boyle, President

"La grandeur d'un métier est peut être avant tout d'unir les hommes..."

Antoine de St. Exupéry

Worldwide Expertise

iPRI senior leadership founded the Institute with the intention of bringing together a diverse, talented, experienced and proven pool of experts. The result is that today, iPRI's international staff and superb Senior Research Fellows hail from all continents.

Selected iPRI Books

Report: The State of Oncology in Africa

Written about cancer in Africa by health professionals working in Africa or international colleagues working closely with Africa, identifies ‘The State of Oncology in Africa, 2015’ as a unique report. Overall, it paints a depressing and deplorable picture of the current situation regarding cancer in Africa …

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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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World Breast Cancer Report 2012

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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Featured iPRI Video

World Cancer Day Message

iPRI Biennial Report

We invite you to download iPRI's latest Biennial Report covering our 2015-2016 activities (14 Mb file).

iPRI Biennial Report

We invite you to download iPRI's latest Biennial Report covering our 2015-2016 activities (14 Mb file).

iPRI Articles

Articles Published in 2018

Bernard R, Bowsher G, Milner C, Boyle P, Patel P, Sullivan R. Intelligence and global health: assessing the role of open source and social media intelligence analysis in infectious disease outbreaks. Z Gesundh Wiss. 2018;26(5):509-514. [PMID: 30294522] Buonomo PM, d’Onofrio A. Optimal time–profiles of Public Health Intervention to shape voluntary vaccination for childhood diseases. J…

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Articles Published in 2017

Autier P, Boniol M, Koechlin A, Pizot C, Boniol M. Effectiveness of and overdiagnosis from mammography screening in the Netherlands: population based study. BMJ. 2017 Dec 5;359:j5224. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j5224. [PMID: 29208760] Boniol M, Koechlin A, Boyle P. Meta-analysis of occupational exposures in the rubber manufacturing industry and risk of cancer. IInt J Epidemiol. 2017 Dec…

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Articles Published in 2016

Mullie P, Pizot C, Autier P. Daily milk consumption and all-cause mortality, coronary heart disease and stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational cohort studies. BMC Public Health. 2016 Dec 8;16(1):1236. [PMID:27927192] d’Onofrio A. Spatio-temporal epidemic models and public health: Comment on “Pattern transitions in spatial epidemics: Mechanisms and emergent properties” by Gui-Quan Sun et…

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Articles Published in 2015

Autier P, Funck-Brentano E, Aegerter P, Boniol M, Saiag P. Re: High nevus counts confer a favorable prognosis in melanoma patients by S ribero and co-workers, published in the International Journal of Cancer, 2015 (online 21 march 2015). Int J Cancer. 2015 Dec 15;137(12):3006-7. [PMID: 26095813] Gonzaga CM, Freitas-Junior R, Curado MP, Sousa AL, Souza-Neto…

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Articles Published in 2014

Gaye A, Marcon Y, Isaeva J, LaFlamme P, Turner A, Jones EM, Minion J, Boyd AW, Newby CJ, Nuotio ML, Wilson R, Butters O, Murtagh B, Demir I, Doiron D, Giepmans L, Wallace SE, Budin-Ljøsne I, Oliver Schmidt C, Boffetta P, Boniol M, Bota M, Carter KW, deKlerk N, Dibben C, Francis RW, Hiekkalinna T,…

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Articles Published in 2013

Autier P. [Screening for breast cancer: worries about its effectiveness]. Rev Prat. 2013 Dec;63(10):1369-77. French. [PMID: 24579331] Chaturvedi AK, Anderson WF, Lortet-Tieulent J, Curado MP, Ferlay J, Franceschi S, Rosenberg PS, Bray F, Gillison ML. Worldwide Trends in Incidence Rates for Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancers. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Dec 20;31(36):4550-9. [PMID: 24248688] Giacomazzi J,…

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Articles Published in 2012

Boniol M, Boyle P, Autier P, Ruffion A, Perrin P. Critical role of prostate biopsy mortality in the number of years oflife gained and lost within a prostate cancer screening programme. BJU Int. 2012 Dec;110(11):1648-52. [PMID:22984785] Paskulin Dd, Paixão-Côrtes VR, Hainaut P, Bortolini MC, Ashton-Prolla P. The TP53 fertility network. Genet Mol Biol. 2012 Dec;35(4 (suppl)):939-46.…

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Articles Published in 2011

Lehrach H, Müller H, Bruggeman FJ, Subrak R, Boyle P, Pasterk M, Zatloukal K, Hubbard T, Brand A, Girolami M, Jameson D, Westerhoff HV. ITFoM – The IT Future of Medicine. Procedia Comput Sci. 2011;7:26-29. Zatoński WA, Manczuk M, Sulkowska U, Didkowska J, Wojciechowska U, Tarkowski W, Przewozniak K, Gumkowski J, Janik-Koncewicz K, Boffetta P, Campos H, La Vecchia C, Powles J, Rehm…

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Articles Published in 2010

Parkin DM, Ferlay J, Curado MP, Bray F, Edwards B, Shin HR, Forman D. Fifty years of cancer incidence: CI5 I-IX. Int J Cancer. 2010 Dec 15;127(12):2918-27. [PMID:21351270] De Stefani E, Ronco AL, Boffetta P, Deneo-Pellegrini H, Acosta G, Mendilaharsu M. Meat consumption, meat cooking and risk of lung cancer among Uruguayan men. Asian Pac…

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Articles Published in 2009

Boyle P, Ford I, Robertson J, La Vecchia C, Boffetta P and Autier P. Essential considerations in the investigation of associations between insulin and cancer risk using prescription databases. Ecancermedicalscience. 2009;3:174. [PMID: 22276024] Boyle P and Boffetta P. Alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk. Breast Cancer Research 2009;11 Suppl 3:S3. [PMID: 20030878] Pelucchi C, Negri…

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iPRI Twitter Feed

#NCID2018 is almost here. The 2018 National Cancer Institute Directors meeting, organized by the World Prevention Alliance, starts in Lyon, France, next Wednesday 11 July for three days. #cancerprevention

https://t.co/rU4a9R4pxm Excellent work from ACS research team. Defining the pertinent questions for cancer control.

#ncid2017 ends with honors to Zatonski, Alsayer, Al Sayer and Walsh. #ncid2018 set for July 10-14 2018

Prof. Boyle to receive Royal Medal from Her Majesty the Queen on 7 July ’17 https://t.co/g7uULP0llP

Thank you #asco17 for the opp to showcase Cancer is Attacking Africa film and State of Oncology in Africa report.

Carbon monoxide poisoning cases increase in the winter months. Know the risks & #StaySafe:

So true @OtisBrawley #WISH2016 cost of cancer care session leaves me to one conclusion. STRESS CANCER PREVENTION

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/5rsvBakQMD Il bello e il brutto dei microbi

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/BKxAeMrzIV Prostate-specific antigen test 'does more harm than good'

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/GIi96eIF4q Dr. Philippe AUTIER, « Dépistage mammographique : un sérieux

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