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The Kymi Odyssey Honorary Symposium celebrates the life & career of Dr. George N. PapanicolaouFor registration and other symposium details, send your email to: Dr. Nikolaos Chantziantoniou, email@example.com The Kymi Odyssey Honorary Symposium Palace Hotel, Kymi, Greece September 14,…
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Kymi is a town and port of the prefecture of Evia (Euboea), the seat of the Diocese of Karystia and Skyros, with a population of 2,888 permanent inhabitants. It was the official seat of the Karystia province, and, up to December 31, 2010, the seat of the borough of Kymi which included the communities of Kymi, Androniani, Ano Potamia, Vitala, Enoria, Kalimeriani, Maletiani, Metohi, Oxylithos, Platana, Pyrgos and Taxiarches. Now it is part of the enlarged borough of Kymi – Alivery. It lies on the Eastern coast of Evia and it has a centuries-long history as a seafaring town.
13 MAY 1883 – 19 FEBRUARY1962
George Papanicolaou was a famous Greek doctor, biologist and researcher born in Kymi in 1883. He was a pioneer in cytopathology and early diagnoses of the cancer of the uterus cavity. He is world famous for his discovery of the pioneering diagnostic method known as the Pap test which has saved the lives of millions of women around the world.