logo: International Cancer Prevention Society (ICAPS)

International Cancer Prevention Society (ICAPS)

What is ICAPS?

ICAPS is an association of physicians, who share the aim 

• to provide an international forum for research and development in the chemoprevention of cancer and in early diagnosis (screening).

• to hold meetings to promote interaction among laboratory, epidemiological and clinical researchers in cancer chemoprevention and early detection.

• to conduct educational activities to enhance professional and public understanding of cancer chemoprevention and early cancer detection.

ICAPS executive board

Chairman: Dr.Powel Brown, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medical Oncology and Chairman, Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention, MD Anderson Cancer Hospital, Houston/TX, USA (e-mail:PHBrown@mdanderson.org)


General Secretary: Professor Dr. med. Hans-Joerg Senn, Vice-Chair, St.Gallen Oncology Conferences (SONK), Tumor and Breast Center ZeTuP, CH-9007 St.Gallen/Switzerland (e-mail: hansjoerg.senn@zetup.ch)


Strategic Planning & Funding Officer: Dr. Mangesh Thorat, M.D. Ph.D., Centre for Cancer Prevention, Queen Mary University of London, UK (e-mail: m.thorat@qmul.ac.at)


Past Chairmen:

Professor Jack Cuzick, Ph.D., Chairman Centre for Cancer Prevention(ISCaP Past President, 2005-2013), Queen Mary University of London, UK (e-mail: j.cuzick@qmul.ac.uk)

Dr. Frank Meyskens, M.D., Ph.D., ISCaP Past-President (1998-2004), University of California at Irvine/CA, USA (e-mail: flmesyke@juci.edu)

Rorschacherstr. 150
CH-9006 St. Gallen/Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)71 243 00 32
Tel. +41 (0)71 245 68 05