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Director and his team – Podcasts and Audiovisuals

To mark World Cancer Day 2018, IARC Director Dr Christopher Wild explains how research plays a key role in helping to improve our understanding of what causes cancer as well as in defining the best ways to prevent and control the disease 06/02/2018

Dr Christopher P. Wild, Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), delivered a speech at the WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 18–20 October 2017 27/10/2017

Dr Christopher P. Wild, director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), speaks with ecancer at the RSM meeting on cancer control about the health burden of ageing and shifting populations around the globe 18/10/2017

In a Comment published in The Lancet Oncology, Dr Paolo Vineis of Imperial College London and Dr Christopher P. Wild, Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), raise some key considerations relating to the development of a science of precision prevention of cancer 31/07/2017

In an interview with the newspaper Le Monde, IARC Director Dr Christopher P. Wild talks about the major global cancer trends 26/10/2016

In a video interview, IARC Director Dr Christopher P. Wild talks to ecancer.tv’s Professor Gordon McVie at the IARC 50th anniversary conference. He speaks of the need for action in developing countries, and how prevention is particularly important 01/07/2016

An article by IARC Director Dr Christopher P. Wild is featured in the World Cancer Research Fund International blog. The article focuses on IARC’s 50 years of cancer research, including collaboration and achievements, and also looks at the future of cancer research 07/06/2016

In a new Report published by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a Working Group of experts reviewed the health effects of aflatoxins and fumonisins. Dr Christopher Wild, Director of IARC and an expert on aflatoxin carcinogenicity, discusses the Report 17/02/2016

To mark World Cancer Day on 4 February, WHO and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) support the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) in promoting ways to reduce the global burden of cancer. The theme of the UICC campaign is “We can. I can.” – Dr Christopher P. Wild, IARC Director, Office of the Director – Cancer prevention 04/02/2016

Podcast of Dr Christopher Wild serving as an expert witness on “Are We Fighting Cancer the Right Way?” in The Inquiry on the BBC World Service on 2 February 2016 (advance Seek Bar to 11:30) 02/02/2016

Video of Dr Christopher Wild’s presentation on “Relevance of exposome research for policy” in the NIEHS Exposure Science and the Exposome Webinar Series – Stakeholder Webinar on 9 December 2015 (advance Seek Bar to 37:00) 29/01/2016

In an interview with the journal HealthManagement.org, Dr Christopher Wild, Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), stresses the importance of precision medicine in the fight against cancer and makes the argument for greater emphasis on cancer prevention to address the growing cancer burden worldwide 08/01/2016

Video of Dr Christopher Wild explaining how he came up with the idea of Cancer Prevention Europe, a new initiative that will complement the existing Cancer Core Europe 02/12/2015

Video of Dr Christopher Wild talking about options to reduce the global financial burden caused by cancer, with a focus on prevention and early detection 29/10/2015

In an interview for Adjacent Government, Dr Christopher Wild, Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) outlines why, 50 years on, prevention is still such an important area of cancer research 12/08/2015

Interview for EJC News Focus: The exposome: ‘an idea whose time has come’ – Christopher Wild, Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France, explains more 04/03/2015

HORIZON: the EU Research & Innovation magazine. World needs to work together on link between environment and disease – Dr Christopher P. Wild, IARC Director 30/09/2014

Interview with Dr Christopher Wild for the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia|La Contra: Yo puedo decirle cómo evitar la mitad de los cánceres 17/03/2014

On 3 February 2014, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) released World Cancer Report 2014. Dr Christopher P. Wild, IARC Director, presents key messages of the Report, emphasizing the need for prevention to address the alarming rise in cancer burden globally. About half of all cancers could be avoided if current knowledge was adequately implemented 14/02/2014

Video of Dr Christopher Wild, IARC Director. Recherche en prévention et collaborations internationales. 5th edition of the Meeting of the French National Cancer Institute, 4 February 2014, Paris. 04/02/2014 

The UN’s cancer research agency is forging a three-year partnership with Thailand’s leading Chulabhorn Research Institute. The IARC’s director, Dr Christopher Wild, says they want to better understanding the growing rates of cancer in South East Asia. 23/05/2013

Interview with Dr Christopher Wild, IARC Director. United Nations Radio. “Estimated cancer cases almost double in 20 years time in South East Asia” 23/04/2013

Interview with Dr Christopher Wild, Director of IARC during his visit to the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland: We need to act now to stop cancer 18/02/2013

Interview with Dr Christopher Wild, World Radio Switzerland, on the occasion of World Cancer Day 2013 04/02/2013

Dr Christopher Wild, IARC Director, answers a few questions on the occasion of World Cancer Day 2013 04/02/2013

Interview with Dr Christopher Wild, Director, Our Fight with Cancer – Thought Economics  09/08/2012

Interview of Dr Chris Wild for the Colombian newspaper El Espectador: Health in crisis, once again 26/03/2012

Dr Christopher Wild, IARC Director, answers a few questions on the occasion of the World Cancer Day 2012 03/02/2012

Dr Chris Wild speaks to ecancer.tv about measures that can be taken to reduce cancer burden within Africa 14/12/2011

Dr Christopher Wild, IARC Director, answers a few questions on the IARC Monographs.
31/05/2011 

Monographs meeting on Non-Ionizing Radiation, Part II: Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields [includes mobile telephones], Dr Christopher Wild, Director, IARC, opens Monograph meeting – Volume 102.
24/05/2011

Video of Christopher Wild’s presentation, Director, IARC and Member of the International Steering Committee of the “First global ministerial conference on healthy lifestyles and noncommunicable disease control”, 28-29 April 2011, Moscow, the Russian Federation (advance Seek Bar to 16:53:39)
03/05/2011

VoA News, English to Africa, “HouseCall” program was aired Tuesday 8 February 2011, from 18:00-18:30 Paris time, featuring Dr Kurt Straif. Tonight’s focus, ‘Cancer in Africa’ 08/02/2011

“Physical activity a key in preventing some cancers”, WHO-IARC podcast on the occasion of the World Cancer Day 2011
04/02/2011 

Interview Dr Christopher Wild, Director, IARC, for the Carrefour Sciences et Sante program of Voice of America (in French), a health and science program of the French to Africa service of VoA
04/02/2011

Interview with Dr Christopher Wild, BBC Afrique Dakar – Edition du Matin, 4 February 2011, on the occasion of World Cancer Day 2011. (‘Seek Bar’ from 16’30 to 18’50)
04/02/2011

‘About two out of five cancers can be prevented’, podcast on the occasion of the World Cancer Day 2010 04/12/2010

UN Geneva Headquarters Press briefing on the Interphone study results, 17 May 2010 18/05/2010

Dr Christopher Wild, Rencontres INCa 2009, 7 octobre 2009 (‘Seek Bar’ à partir de 02:30) 07/10/2009 

Interview with Dr Christopher Wild, IARC Director, France 3 Questions en Ligne 20/05/2009

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