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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

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.

Speakers:

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 (retired)

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

Mitchell Gail, M.D., Ph.D.NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics

Schedule:

  • 1:30-2:30 pm - Seminar by Michael Thun
  • 2:30-2:45 pm - Short break
  • 2:45-4:45 pm - Panel discussion
  • 4:45-5:45 pm - Opportunity for individual discussions