Who We Are

Our Mission

  • Improve lung health through research, education and increased awareness
  • Promote tobacco prevention and address environmental pollution




  • Design, conduct and publish scientific research
  • Perform Lung Function Testing in clinical practice
  • Organise congresses and events with scientific and social content
  • Apply research, preventive programs and projects for tobacco control
  • Collaboration of the George D. Behrakis Research Lab-Hellenic Cancer Society with national and international organizations of similar interests and scope

Clinical Practice and Research

  • Routine and sophisticated lung function tests with diagnostic consultation are offered to volunteers participating in research studies as well as upon referral
  • Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT’s) are offered free of charge to those of limited means due to the financial crisis.

Educational Programs SMOKEFREEGREECE initiative

  • School-based intervention for tobacco prevention among student population
  • Annual Panhellenic School Student Conference and Competition
  • Train-the-trainer workshops [+]