Award recognises Dr Harry Comber

Dr Harry Comber, former Director of the National Cancer Registry, was awarded Honorary Membership of the International Association of Cancer Registries at this year’s Annual Meeting of the Association.

The meeting was held from June 26th to 28th in Ottawa, Canada, and brought together world leaders in cancer surveillance. This award was made in recognition of “many years of dedicated service to the field of cancer registration”.

Dr Comber is pictured receiving the award from Dr Stefano Rosso, Chair of the European Network of Cancer Registries (left) and Dr Roberto Zanetti, President of the International Association of Cancer Registries (right). Also recognised at the meeting were Dr David Forman (International Agency for Cancer Research), Professor Jan Willem Coebergh (Netherlands), Professor Graham Giles (Australia) and Dr Lynn Ries (USA).

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