Join us for this public event to learn more about different cancer types and how to prevent them. Find the full program here.


  • Talks on the topics of skin, breast and lung cancer prevention
  • Coffee break and desserts 
  • Opportunities to speak with clinicians, researchers and policy makers
  • Free access to the Olympic Museum

Where: The Olympic Museum, Lausanne
When: Sunday February 4th, 2024; 13h30-18h00
Price: Free. Registration required. 


Gian-Paolo Dotto
The Cancer Prev Institute: Pioneering cancer prevention in society

Founder Cancer Prev Institute; University of Lausanne; MGH, Boston, USA

Sabine Werner
Seamless synergy: SKINTEGRITY.CH bridges disciplines for the benefit of patients

ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Uli Osterwalder
Sunscreens can prevent skin cancer

ISO TC/217 Cosmetics, Switzerland

Cathrin Brisken
The contraceptive pill and increased breast cancer risk

EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland; ICR, London, UK

Siobhán Freeney
Building Relationships – Public and Patient Involvement in Research

Patient advocate, European Lobular Breast Cancer Consortium

Anthony Howell
Pharmacological prevention of breast cancer

University of Manchester, UK

Luciano Ruggia
Smoking at the global and European Level

Swiss association for tobacco prevention

Wanda De Kanter
Hercules and the 12 headed snake (hydra)

Youth Smoking Prevention; Netherlands Cancer Institute, the Netherlands

Manu Mathur
E Cigarettes: A smoking cessation aid or a public health threat??

Queen Mary University of London, UK

Paul Opoku
Cancer prevention in different cultures

Executive Director, African Cancer Organization