Italy, Latina 24 March 2022: International Award for Cancer Prevention – IX Edition
The award ceremony of the 9th edition of the INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR
CANCER PREVENTION, established in 1990
by the Italian League for the Fight against Cancer – Provincial Association of Latina, which every four years see the awarding of personalities or organizations that have distinguished themselves in the field of cancer prevention.
The League Against Tumors of Latina was established in 1981.
It represents the “social arm” of the oncological structure within which it operates voluntarily as its activities are conducted, as required by law, free of charge and voluntary .
The Association is also an Association of registered social promotion, with determination n. D 1812, of 04 August 2003, in the appropriate Register at the Lazio Region. Moreover, the Association has also been registered in the Register of Legal Persons of the Prefecture of Latina since 06 February 2009.
The Association has also established a Municipal Delegation in the Municipality of Gaeta and has its own trustees in every Municipality of the Pontine province.
Since its inception, the League Against Tumors of Latina has placed at the basis of its work activities which, due to their characteristics, are innovative , if not integrative, of the health service.
Italian League for the Fight against Cancer-LILT turned 100 on February 25, 2022. Born under the urgency of fighting cancer in all its forms and meeting the pressing health and social demand of increasingly numerous patients, it is the single public body on an association basis based in Rome, supervised by the Ministry of Health, divided into 106 Provincial Associations.
The list of awardees till now is:
1990 PROF. IRVING I. SELIKOFF USA
1994 PROF. CESARE MALTONI ITALY
1998 PROF. JOHN C. BAILAR III USA
2002 PROF. ANDERS AHLBOM SWEDEN
2006 DR.SSA SILVIA FRANCESCHI ITALY
2010 PROF. FRANCO BERRINO ITALY
2014 DR. MASSIMO GION ITALIA
2018 DR EMANUELA PALMERINI ITALY
On the day of the event, you can follow the live streaming on the LILT Latina Facebook page at the address. on 25th March 2022 @17:00