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Conference Program Committee:

  • John Erdman, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Chair)
  • Robert S. Chapkin, PhD, Texas A&M University
  • Steven K. Clinton, MD, PhD, The Ohio State University
  • Christine Friedenreich, PhD, Alberta Health Services-Cancer Care
  • Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH, University of Texas at Austin
  • Susan T. Mayne, PhD, Yale University and Yale Cancer Center
  • John A. Milner, PhD, National Cancer Institute
  • Cheryl Rock, PhD, RD, University of California at San Diego
  • June Stevens, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2011 Research Conference Archives

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Conference Speaker Biographies

 

Thursday, November 3

2011 Sessions and Presentations

Opening Plenary: Types of Evidence

Chair: Steven K. Clinton, MD, PhD, The Ohio State University
Chair: Susan T. Mayne, PhD, Yale University and Yale Cancer Center
Introduction: Steven Clinton, MD, PhD, and Susan Mayne, PhD

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download the pdf fileDiet and cancer: the role of observational studies
Ed Giovannucci, MD, ScD, Harvard School of Public Health
download the pdf fileDiet and cancer: the role of clinical trials
JoAnn Manson, MD, DrPH, Harvard Medical School
Diet and cancer prevention: lessons from animal models and transdisciplinary studies
Stephen Hursting, PhD, MPH, University of Texas at Austin

Split Session A: Emerging Topics in Diet and Cancer Research

Chair: Robert S. Chapkin, PhD, Texas A&M University
Chair: Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH, University of Texas at Austin

Molecular mechanisms and chemoprotective properties of n-3 fatty acids: new insights
Robert Chapkin, PhD, Texas A&M
download the pdf fileClinical and translational studies of the anti-colorectal cancer activity of the n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid
Mark Hull, PhD, FRCP, University of Leeds
download the pdf fileNew insights into mechanisms of calorie restriction mediated inhibition of carcinogenesis: identifying targets for cancer prevention
John DiGiovanni, PhD, University of Texas at Austin
download the pdf fileNew technologies and analytic techniques for dietary assessment
Amy Subar, PhD, MPH, RD, National Cancer Institute

Split Session B: Cancer Treatment and Survivorship

download the pdf fileChair: Cheryl L. Rock, PhD, RD, University of California, San Diego

Chair: John A. Milner, PhD, National Cancer Institute

download the pdf fileThe impact of nutrition intervention in cancer cachexia
Carla Prado, PhD, National Institutes of Health
download the pdf fileMicronutrient status and the nervous system in cancer: a balance between feeding the host and starving the tumor
Ralph Green, MD, PhD, FRCPath, University of California, Davis
download the pdf fileSoy intake for the breast cancer survivor: evidence from the epidemiological literature
Bette Caan, DrPH, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
download the pdf fileBiological factors involved in mediating the effects of soy foods on breast cancer survivors
Leena Hilakivi-Clarke, PhD, Georgetown University
Friday, November 4

Breakfast Session

The WCRF/AICR Continuous Update Project: Keeping the evidence on food, nutrition, physical activity, and cancer up to date

download the pdf fileBackground and Methods
Martin Wiseman, FRCP, FRCPath, World Cancer Research Fund International

download the pdf fileResults So Far
Rachel Thompson, PhD

Split Session C: Cancer Stem Cells

Chair: Young S. Kim, PhD, National Cancer Institute
Chair: John A. Milner, PhD, National Cancer Institute

download the pdf fileNormal stem cells vs. cancer stem cells: an overview
Max Wicha, MD, University of Michigan
download the pdf fileControl of stem cells by diet and systemic factors in the Drosophila ovary
Daniela Drummond-Barbosa, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
The prostate stem cell as a target for prevention and treatment: vitamin D induced differentiation
Scott Cramer, PhD, University of Colorado, Denver
Dietary agents and stem cell survival proteins in skin cancer
Richard Eckert, PhD, University of Maryland
Targeting intestinal stem cells with dietary components
Shrikant Anant, PhD, The University of Kansas

Split Session D: Sedentary Behavior and Physical Activity

Chair: Christine Friedenreich, PhD, Alberta Health Services-Cancer Care
Chair: June Stevens, MS, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

download the pdf fileObservational and experimental evidence for the role of physical activity in cancer risk
Christine Friedenreich, PhD, Alberta Health Services-Cancer Care
download the pdf fileExercise rehabilitation following a cancer diagnosis: cardiorespiratory fitness to prognosis outcomes
Lee W. Jones, PhD, Duke University
download the pdf fileSedentary behavior: definitions and distinctions for cancer-prevention research
Neville Owen, PhD, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
download the pdf fileSedentary behaviors and cancer: possible risks and biological mechanisms
Charles E. Matthews, PhD, National Cancer Institute

Closing Plenary: Vitamin D and Cancer

Chair: Steven K. Clinton, MD, PhD, The Ohio State University
Chair: Susan T. Mayne, PhD, Yale University and Yale Cancer Center

download the pdf fileVitamin D and cancer – an overview
Susan Mayne, PhD, Yale University
Vitamin D and cancer – how strong is the evidence from observational studies?
Demetrius Albanes, MD, National Cancer Institute
download the pdf fileCellular and molecular actions of vitamin D in cancer
Glenville Jones, PhD, Queen's University
download the pdf fileUsing animal models to extend our understanding of the role vitamin D plays in cancer prevention
James Fleet, PhD, Purdue University
Vitamin D and cancer – summary and panel discussion
Steven Clinton, MD, PhD, The Ohio State University

Published on December 7, 2012