Freddie Bray, BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD
Dr Bray is Section Head of the Cancer Surveillance Section at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), in Lyon, France. His areas of research revolve around the descriptive epidemiology of cancer. These include estimation of the global cancer burden and the analysis of time trends of cancer, including predictions of the future scale and profile of cancer and linkages to human development transitions.
In support of the overwhelming need for high quality cancer surveillance systems, Dr Bray leads the Global Initiative for Cancer Registration development (GICR, http://gicr.iarc.fr), an international multi-partner programme designed to ensure a sustainable expansion of the coverage, quality and use of data from population-based cancer registries worldwide.
Wanqing Chen, MD
Dr Wanqing Chen is the Section Editor for Cancer Registry, Prevention and Control in JTD.
Dr Chen Wan-Qing graduated from Bethune University of Medical Sciences, Changchun, China, and practised as a radiotherapist in the Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, from 1995-2000. He obtained an MIPH (honours) degree in International Public Health in Sydney University, Australia, in 2004. He then joined the National Office for Cancer Prevention and Control in the Ministry of Health, Beijing, China, and became Deputy Director shortly thereafter. He directs several national programmes in cancer prevention research and is in charge of the National Central Cancer Registry, co-ordinating over 200 cancer registries. He is involved several nationwide projects as PI or co-PI.
Dr. Chen is also a member of National Health Information Society, Executive Vice Director of Cancer Registration and Surveillance Committee, the standing committee member of Chinese Preventive Medicine Association, Branch of Prevention and Control for Chronic Non-Communicable Disease, Editorial Director of Journal of China Cancer, the standing committee member of Asian Network of Cancer Registry, the member of editorial board of several professional journals. He has published more than 60 scientific articles and 6 monographs as editor-in-chief or member of editorial board and peer reviewer of some science journals.