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David Zaridze presented WPA/iPRI Award

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Professor David Zaridze was presented with the World Prevention Alliance / International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control.

Peter Boyle presenting WPA/iPRI Award to David Zaridze during NCID 2016
Peter Boyle presenting WPA/iPRI Award to David Zaridze during NCID 2016

Professor Zaridze was initially a pathologist but re-focussed on Epidemiology during a year spent working with Sir Richard Doll in Oxford, United Kingdom. After a spell at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (1979-1985) he returned to Moscow and in 1987 became Director of the Institute of Carcinogenesis at the N. N. Blokhin Cancer Research Centre. He is currently Deputy Director of the Russian Cancer Research Centre. Professor Zaridze has made a significant contribution to epidemiological research of non-communicable diseases and premature death. He has led a major effort in canсer epidemiology in Russia with his efforts in tobacco and alcohol of particular importance. He has clearly shown the impact of smoking and excessive alcohol drinking on life expectancy and several key diseases including cancer. This represents a major contribution to understanding of non-communicable disease in general and to Cancer Control.

Pat Loehrer presented WPA/iPRI Award

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Dr Patrick Loehrer was presented with the World Prevention Alliance/International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control. Dr. Loehrer is director of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center and the H.H. Gregg Professor of… Continue Reading

Statistics are Human Beings with the Tears Wiped Away

March 17, 2015 – As part of a Series “Countering Cancer – 100 reports from the frontline“, Pfizer has published an interview with Professor Peter Boyle, President of iPRI. Statistics are Human Beings with the Tears Wiped Away Interview with Dr. Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention Research Institute in Lyon, France. What do all the… Continue Reading

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. Continue Reading

NCID 2012 interview with Peter Boyle

Professor Peter Boyle iPRI Professor Peter Boyle, chair of the 2012 National Cancer Institute Directors Meeting in Lyon, talks about the importance and highlights of this meeting. He discusses on the need for collaboration between institutes, screening and creating opportunities for training in developing countries. video platform video management video solutions video player This is… Continue Reading

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