The Breast Cancer Prevention Study has been rigorously prepared by Prof. Russo (Fox Chase Cancer Center – Philadelphia) during almost 2 decennia and is now open for inclusion in Belgian Centers by Prof. Herman Depypere (University Hospital Gent), Prof. Eric de Jonge (ZOL, Genk) and Prof. Jaak Janssens (ECP – Hasselt).
Women at increased risk for breast cancer (carriers of BRCA1&2) are invited to participate. Please check the eligibility criteria and details of the study.
For more information, contact Sabine Janssens.
For its 15th edition, JFIM will be held in Mumbai, India.
Vietnam, Spain, Hong Kong, Brazil, China, Argentina, Singapore and South Korea have
received in recent years with open arms to our delight, in a spirit of sharing and discovery, both in our professional practices that our cultures. Every meeting, every country we grew and nurtured a still more curious to know. Through its ambitious scientific CME programs,
the JFIM trying to promote French university medical cooperation and Francophonie with
our colleagues around the world. Even if the scale appears modest, it is no less real and palpable if we judge by the success of previous editions, first steps collaborations
stronger between our countries and our universities as internal cross courses,
exchange of files, e-conferences, congresses and various trainings. With over 450,000 online views of our 2015 courses online, JFIM rank among most visited Medical Imaging sites in the world.
The JFIM are pleased and honored to co-host this event with our colleagues from ISVIR,
Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, under the aegis of FRI, FRENCH
Federation of interventionnal Radiology and ECP (European Cancer Prevention Organisation). By FEPUR approval , JFIM provides validation
of CME credits.By GEMA (OGDPC aproval), the meeting will provides annual 2016 OGDPC validation for french private MD candidates.
Dr. Luc Rotenberg
The International Academy of Cytology (IAC) has selected Dr. Thienpont for the George Wied life-time award. The award is attributed every 3 years at the occasion of the International Congress of the IAC that takes place every 3 year in another continent. In 2016 the 19th International Congress of Cytology (ICC) is held in Yokohama, Japan. Dr. Thienpont is also an extremely competent reviewer of the European Journal of Cancer Prevention. On behalf of ECP we congratulate Dr. Thienpont for this achievement.
STOMACH CANCER POOLING (STOP) PROJECT: THIRD PROJECT MEETING – 9th JUNE 2015 – INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH – UNIVERSITY OF PORTO – PORTUGAL
The 3rd annual meeting of the Stomach cancer Pooling (StoP) Project was held in Porto, Portugal, on June 9, 2015. The meeting was hosted by Dr. Nuno Lunet and his research team at the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto (ISPUP).
Main aims of the event were to advance the collaboration between groups participating to the consortium, update them on the progresses of the project, discuss preliminary results and propose new research topics and future developments. The following topics were discussed during the meeting:
- Major updates from the coordinating centre (release of the harmonized database, subprojects status, project website and new participating studies)
- Presentation of new studies joining the consortium, from Japan, Brazil, Spain and Latvia
- Presentation of the project “Genetic and lifestyle factors in gastric cancer epidemiology” within the consortium, and update/discussion on availability of biological data
- Statistical methods of the project
- Presentation and discussion of the results of the first analysis of the project on tobacco smoking and alcohol drinking in relation to the risk of gastric cancer
- Proposals for new subproject analyses
- Future developments of the StoP Project
The meeting was supported by the European Cancer Prevention Organization and by the National Coordination for Oncological Diseases (Portugal).
The European Cancer Prevention Organization congratulates Prof. Rüdiger Schulz-Wendtland for his appointment to President of the German Senology Society. On several occasions, he participated at ECP meetings with oral presentations that were highly appreciated. We wish him a very successful leadership.
Lifestyle Medicine Webinar
Lifestyle Medicine Strategies for Weight Management and Prevention
May 5th 2015, 16:00 CET
European Society of Lifestyle Medicine
More Info: ESLM LM Webinar Press Release 041415