Tuesday, 13 September 2022 - 15:00

Alcohol and Cancer series: What's the evidence?


Alcohol and Cancer Series

Alcohol and Cancer series #1: What's the evidence?


The first Virtual dialogue in the Alcohol and Cancer series took an in-depth look at current research. The conversation provided an overview of the epidemiology and ran through some of the common misconceptions that surround alcohol as a cancer risk factor, as well as provided context for the broader harms of alcohol on individuals, families and communities.





Isabelle Soerjomataram – International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

Dr Isabelle Soerjomataram
Deputy Branch Head, Cancer Surveillance, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

Isabelle Soerjomataram is Deputy Head of the Cancer Surveillance Branch at the International Agency for Research and Cancer. She is an epidemiologist with a strong interest in cancer prevention through provision of data to inform cancer control actions.  

Terry Slevin – Public Health Association of Australia

Mr Terry Slevin
Chief Executive Officer, Public Health Association of Australia

Terry Slevin has served CEO of the Public Health Association of Australia since 2018. He holds Adjunct Professorial titles from the Australian National University and Curtin University and has worked in cancer control and public health since 1984.


Event Information

Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, Public Health Assocaition of Australia
Date and time

Virtual event - online
1202 Geneva

Last update

Thursday 13 July 2023

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