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IACR 2011 - Mauritius

The following speakers provided state of the art keynote presentations:

Dr Joe Harford (USA): “Population-based cancer registries – why bother?”

Prof. Prabhat Jha (Canada): “Tobacco deaths (avoidable) and taxes (unavoidable)”

Dr Shyam Manraj (Mauritius): “Cancer registration in Mauritius

Prof. Jean-Marc Nabholtz (France): “Development of cancer care in countries in transition: what are the fundamental factors applicable to breast cancer?”

Dr Rob Newton (UK): “Infections and cancer – a contribution of Africa”

Dr Rengswamy Sankaranarayanan (IARC): “Cancer screening in developing countries”

Dr Christopher Wild (IARC): “Liver cancer: global burden, causes and prevention”

The Closing Ceremony included the award for the best posters, conferred to Sivagurunathan Balasubramanian (India), Yuri Ito (Japan) and Diego Silva (Brazil), and a special mention to Eero Pukkala (Finland) and Evlina Sinuraya (Indonesia) for their posters. This was followed by a presentation of the 2012 meeting by HarryComber (Ireland) and the Enrico Anglesio Prize Award.


The second prize was awarded to Mugi Wahidin from Jakarta (Indonesia) for his presentation of the study: "Method of Population-Based Cancer Registry in Indonesia".

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