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Dr Jacques Estève: A Tribute

We at IACR announce the passing of our colleague Dr. Jacques Estève who passed away on 20 February 2022.

He was a titan in the field of descriptive epidemiology, and continues to have a huge influence on our daily work. Dr Estève worked at the IARC from 1977 served as its Head of Biostatistics Research and Informatics.  He was a remarkable mathematician and described new methods to calculate cancer survival and to estimate national cancer incidence rates using national and regional cancer mortality data. Dr Estève edited or made important contributions to many of  IARC's Scientific Publications, most notably:

Read IARC's obituary here.

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