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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention

Future Directions in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention: Learning from the Research of the Past Decade

PLEASE NOTE: This seminar has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled to a later date.

DCEG is hosting a half-day session with several editors and contributors to the newly released fourth edition of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention. Presentations will include implications of epidemiologic and genetic research for cancer control, prevention, treatment, and survivorship.


Michael Thun, M.D., M.P.H., American Cancer Society (retired)

James Cerhan, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic

David Schottenfeld, M.D., M.S, University of Michigan

Martha Linet, M.D., M.P.H., NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics

Michael Dean, Ph.D., NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics


  • 1:30-2:30 pm - Seminar by Michael Thun
  • 2:30-2:45 pm - Short break
  • 2:45-4:45 pm - Panel discussion with Drs. James Cerhan, Michael Dean, Martha Linet, and David Schottenfeld
  • 4:45-6:00 pm - Informal meeting of speakers with members of the audience from NCI and elsewhere