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ENSP Conference 2018

Representatives of the team at the LAB attended the 2018 European Network for Smoking Prevention conference in Madrid, Spain, from June 14-16, to present some of the recent research conducted at the LAB. Presentation of results from the TACKSHS project, “Passive Exposure to E-cigarette Emissions: Minor Respiratory Effects”   Left: Stephanie Teloniatis, RN MPH, Researcher...

World No Tobacco Day, May 31st 2018

In celebration of The World Health Organization’s World No Tobacco Day on May 31st 2018, the George D. Behrakis Research Lab, together with the Institute of Public Health of The American College of Greece, organized a Press Conference where the General Secretary of Public Health at the Ministry of Health of Greece, Mr. Ioannis Baskozos, Representative...

Happy Easter! Καλό Πάσχα!

From all of us here at the George D. Behrakis Research Lab, we would like to wish you and your family a wonderful Easter holiday!   Please note the Lab will be closed for Easter holidays from April 5th and will re-open on April the 11th.        


Free Spirometry Tests

The “George D. Behrakis Research Lab” of the Hellenic Cancer Society participated in the “Mind, Body, Spirit Fest 2017” event of the American College of Greece, offering free Spirometry tests to all staff and students. The event aimed at raising awareness in the ACG Community on health and wellness through activities focusing on health, exercise...


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...

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