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Free Spirometry Day

In light of World Cancer day 2017, the Lab, in collaboration with the Hellenic Cancer Society and the SmokeFreeGreece Action, organized and held two separate awareness campaigns: On January 31st at the “Aggigma Zois” Association where the Lab provided over 30 free spirometry tests and medical consultations to the members. On February 4th at the “Golden...


Simplefsi – Aegean Cross 2017

11 speed-boats with members of the team departed from Lavrion port on April 27 and until May the 7th visited the islands of Kimolos, Sikinos, Shoinousa, Heraklia, Anafi, Telendos, Pserimos, Leipsoi and Arkioi.   In addition to the cultural and infrastructure donations, the team’s physicians offered consultations and diagnostic tests on each of the islands...



The Hellenic Cancer Society and the George D. Behrakis RESEARCH LAB, was unanimously elected as coordinator of this demanding project. Smoking and other forms of tobacco consumption are considered the single most important cause of preventable morbidity and premature mortality worldwide. Efforts to reduce the devastation of tobacco-related deaths and illness in the EU consist...



As of November the 1st 2015, through the Hellenic Cancer Society,  the Lab participates in  the TACK-SHS project, a Collaborative Project under the European Commission H2020 Framework Program. The purpose of this project is to: “Tackle secondhand tobacco smoke and e-cigarette emissions: Exposure assessment, novel interventions, impact on lung diseases and economic burden in diverse...


ENSP International Conference on Tobacco Control 2017

Athens – May 24, 25 & 26 The European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP) has been active in tobacco control since 1997 and for the last 20 years has been playing an important role in setting and influencing policies at a European and international level. Spearheading ENSP activities and projects are national representatives,...

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