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Program Committee:

  • John W. Erdman, Jr., PhD (Chair)
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD
    UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Richard L. Eckert, PhD
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • James C. Fleet, PhD
    Purdue University
  • Susan M. Higginbotham, PhD, RD
    American Institute for Cancer Research
  • John A. Milner, PhD
    USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Center
  • Cheryl L. Rock, PhD, RD
    University of California, San Diego
  • June Stevens, MS, PhD
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Thursday, November 7

Opening Plenary:
Can Food Processing Enhance Cancer Protection?

  • Chair: John W. Erdman, Jr., PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Chair: Elizabeth Jeffery, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Introduction and Session Overview download the pdf file
John W. Erdman, Jr., PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Influence of food processing on retention and bioaccessibility of bioactive food components
    Marc E. G. Hendrickx, PhD, Center for Food and Microbial Technology, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Processing crucifers to retain optimal bioactivity download the pdf file
    Elizabeth Jeffery, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Processing and preparation of meat to minimize formation of carcinogens download the pdf file
    Amanda J. Cross, PhD, Imperial College London, London, UK
  • Fermented foods: intake and implications for cancer risk download the pdf file
    Johanna W. Lampe, PhD, RD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Panel Discussion
John W. Erdman, Jr., PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Registered Dietitian Luncheon:
The latest study: what does it really mean? download the pdf file

Moderator: Alice Bender, MS, RDN, Associate Director for Nutrition Programs, AICR

Speakers:

  • Kim Robien, PhD, RD, CSO, FAND, George Washington University
  • Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, AICR Nutrition Advisor

Split Session A:
Transgenerational Effects of Diet: Implications for Cancer Prevention

  • Chair: John A. Milner, PhD, USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Center
  • Chair: Sharon A. Ross, PhD, MPH, National Cancer Institute

Introduction and Session Overview download the pdf file
Sharon A. Ross, PhD, MPH, National Cancer Institute

  • Transgenerational epigenetic effects on phenotypic variation and disease risk download the pdf file
    Joseph H. Nadeau, PhD, Pacific Northwest Research Institute
  • Effects of methyl donor nutrition on transgenerational obesity
    Robert A. Waterland, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Maternal protein restriction induces transgenerational epigenetic and phenotypic changes in the offspring
    Karen A. Lillycrop, PhD, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
  • Epigenetic transgenerational inheritance alters stress responses in a sexually dimorphic manner
    David Crews, PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Session Summary and Panel Discussion download the pdf file
John A. Milner, PhD, USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Center

Split Session B:
Nutrition, Exercise and Bone Health in Cancer Survivorship

Chair: Cheryl L. Rock, PhD, RD, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine

Introduction and Session Overview download the pdf file
Cheryl L. Rock, PhD, RD, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine

  • The role of calcium and vitamin D in bone health in the general population download the pdf file
    Bess Dawson-Hughes, MD, Tufts University
  • Osteoporosis in cancer survivors: risk, prevention, and treatment options
    Ari VanderWalde, MD, MPH, MBioeth, Amgen Inc.
  • Energy balance and bone health in cancer survivors: observational evidence on exercise and obesity download the pdf file
    Kathleen Y. Wolin, ScD, FACSM, Loyola University of Chicago
  • Exercise interventions and bone health in breast cancer survivors download the pdf file
    M. Tish Knobf, PhD, FAAN, AOCN, Yale University School of Nursing

Panel Discussion and Session Summary
Cheryl L. Rock, PhD, RD, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine


Friday, November 8

Breakfast Session I:
Systematic Review of Preclinical and Mechanistic Human Studies – Opportunities and Challenges

Chair: Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH, University of Texas at Austin

  • Introduction - Framing of questions and objectives download the pdf file
    Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH, University of Texas at Austin
  • Mechanistic insights from population-based studies download the pdf file
    Johanna W. Lampe, PhD, RD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Mechanistic insights from clinical studies download the pdf file
    Steven K. Clinton, MD, PhD, The Ohio State University
  • Mechanistic insights from animal/in vitro studies download the pdf file
    Henry J. Thompson, PhD, Colorado State University

Breakfast Session II:
Cancer Research in Social Media: A Wake-Up Call

Chair: Kathleen Y. Wolin, ScD, FACSM, Loyola University Chicago

  • Filling the void: why social media needs scientists
    Kathleen Y. Wolin, ScD, FACSM, Loyola University Chicago
  • Social media is the scientific water cooler download the pdf file
    Karen M. Basen-Engquist, PhD, MPH, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • How social media advances science and your scientific career download the pdf file
    Sherry Pagoto, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Split Session C:
Epigenetic Regulation – MicroRNAs, Diet and Cancer Prevention

  • Chair: Richard L. Eckert, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Introduction and Session Overview download the pdf file
Richard L. Eckert, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

  • Nutraceuticals mediated regulation of microRNAs for cancer therapy download the pdf file
    Fazlul H. Sarkar, PhD, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Western diet up-regulates ADAM17, TGF-α and K-Ras and down-regulates inhibitory miRNA feedback loops
    Marc Bissonnette, MD, University of Chicago download the pdf file
  • Dietary regulation of microRNA and gene expression profiling in a preclinical model of colon carcinogenesis
    Robert S. Chapkin, PhD, Texas A&M University
  • Colon cancer prevention through gene silencing mediated by gut bacteria
    Chiang J. Li, MD, FACP, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

Session Summary
Richard L. Eckert, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Split Session D:
The Food Environment and Food policy: Implications for Cancer Risk

Chair: June Stevens, MS, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Introduction and Session Overview download the pdf file
June Stevens, MS, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • The food environment, diet, and health: what do we know from the existing evidence? download the pdf file
    Sharon Kirkpatrick, PhD, MHSc, University of Waterloo
  • Measuring food environments in communities: observations and surveys download the pdf file
    Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, University of Pennsylvania
  • So, what’s in your house? Strategies for measuring the home food environment download the pdf file
    Dianne S. Ward, EdD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Community-based interventions for chronic disease prevention: approaches for changing the food environment download the pdf file
    Joel Gittelsohn, MS, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Panel Discussion and Session Summary
June Stevens, MS, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Closing Plenary:
How Does Obesity Contribute to Cancer Risk?

  • Chair: Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Chair: James C. Fleet, PhD, Purdue University

Introduction and Session Overview download the pdf file
Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • How obesity contributes to cancer risk
    Pamela J. Goodwin, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto
  • Obesity and prostate cancer incidence and survival download the pdf file
    Elizabeth A. Platz, ScD, MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Restricting energy metabolism or increasing physical activity – which is more important for cancer prevention? download the pdf file
    Jennifer A. Ligibel, MD, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Obesity, energy balance and cancer prevention: mechanistic insights from transdisciplinary studiesdownload the pdf file
    Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH, University of Texas at Austin

Session Summary download the pdf file
James C. Fleet, PhD, Purdue University

 

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