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Prostate Cancer Screening – Can we Improve the Balance of Benefits and Harms? - Dr. Auvinen

DCEG Special Seminar

September 13, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

NCI Shady Grove TE Seminar 110 Rockville, MD

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Speaker

Anssi Auvinen, M.D., Ph.D., Faculty of Social Sciences/Health Sciences,
University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland

Short Bio

Professor Anssi Auvinen is Professor and Chair of Epidemiology at Tampere University in Tampere Finland, and previously, the visiting professor at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and at the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France.  He is Principal Investigator of the ProScreen randomized trial and previously served as Principal Investigator of the Finnish randomized study of prostate cancer screening and as coordinator and chief epidemiologist of the ERSPC trial.  Professor Auvinen has served as invited expert to the WHO, IARC, UNSCEAR, SCENIHR, UICC and others.  His primary research interests are on health effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and prostate cancer screening.

Host

Martha S. Linet, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Investigator, Radiation Epidemiology Branch , DCEG, NCI 

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