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LECTURE SERIES – THEME 2023-2024: CANCER

Epidemiology & Prevention

Designed to foster an interdisciplinary, technical-scientific dialogue on the epidemiology and prevention, mortality, and survival projections, risk factors, screening, care measures, related developments in research and other relevant topics, renowned international keynote speakers will deliver high-level lectures.

*For exact time and location, please refer to upcoming individual lecture poster

Upcoming events

25.04.2024 – Prof Guy Launoy

Prof Guy
Launoy

Director of Interdisciplinary Research Unit for the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer U1086 „ANTICIPE“ INSERM

🇬🇧 Social inequalities in cancer incidence and survival.
Quantitative approaches in France and Europe.

Social inequalities in health are defined by the observation of a difference in health risk associated with an individual’s place in the community. The social determinants of health are man-made, dependent on the way society is organized, and can therefore be modified by collective decisions.

23.05.2024 – Prof Ciaran O’Neill

Prof Ciaran
O’Neill

Professor of Health Economics

🇬🇧 The Economics of Cancer Screening and Services

Cancer is a major source of morbidity and mortality. It presents the highest economic burden in terms of cause-specific Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) of all human diseases and in 2020 accounted for nearly one in six deaths globally.

23.06.2024 – Dr Talita Duarte
🇬🇧 Real world data for real world evidence in cancer

26.09.2024 – Dr Eva Steliarova-Foucher
🇬🇧 Cancer Risk in Childhood Cancer Survivors (CRICCS)

24.10.2024 – Prof Beatrice Melin
🇬🇧 Exploring the Etiologies of Glioma through Prediagnostic Samples


Past events

21.02.2024 – Dr Isabelle Soerjomataram

Dr Isabelle
Soerjomataram

Deputy Head, Cancer Surveillance Branch at International Agency
for Research on Cancer / World Health Organization

🇬🇧 Women, power, and cancer

The lecture „Women, Power, and Cancer“ by Dr Isabelle Soerjomataram explores the complex relationship between women’s societal roles and their experiences with cancer, considering the various biases and discrimination they face based on factors like age, race, and socio-economic status.

25.01.2024 – Dr Nicolò Battisti

Dr Nicolò
Battisti

President of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG)

🇬🇧 Geriatric oncology: Moving the needle towards an evidence-based precision approach for older adults with cancer

Cancer is a disease of ageing. Therefore, the management of older adults is a crucial part of the routine practice for the cancer workforce.

07.12.2023 – Dr Andre Carvalho

Dr Andre
Carvalho

Deputy Head, Early Detection, Prevention & Infections Branch at International Agency for Research on Cancer / World Health Organization

🇬🇧 Principles of Organized Population-Based Cancer Screening

The lecture, “Principles of Organized Population-Based Cancer Screening,” presented by Dr. Andre Carvalho, will offer insights into the best practices for establishing and overseeing cancer screening programs.

Contact

PI

Claudine
Backes

Coordinator

Allini
Mafra

Information

Lecture:

1 A-B Rue Thomas Edison, 1445 Luxembourg
Salle Marie S. Curie & Salle Louis Pasteur

*For exact time and location, please refer to upcoming individual lecture poster

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