Skip to content

American Association for Cancer Research Hosts 10th International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research

October 3, 2011
Bookmark and Share

CONFERENCE TO HIGHLIGHT ADVANCES IN
PREVENTING CANCER BEFORE IT STRIKES
BOSTON, MASS., OCT. 22-25, 2011

What:
The 10th AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research will bring together scientists to share the latest findings in genetics, chemoprevention and lifestyle choices that may prevent cancer. As treatment continues to be a challenge for many forms of cancer, researchers are turning to ways that cancer can be prevented.

The conference, scheduled for Oct. 22-25, 2011, in Boston, will feature hundreds of abstracts and dozens of selected presentations, including:

  • Lifetime weight gain and the risk of pancreatic and endometrial cancer;
  • Results of a Phase III chemoprevention trial in melanoma;
  • How coffee affects risk of skin cancer;
  • If hot dogs really do increase your risk of colon cancer;
  • New data from the Women’s Health Initiative on NSAID use and colon cancer mortality;
  • Why how much you drink can affect your risk of bladder cancer;
  • New findings on how indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer; and
  • A possible link between pain relievers and kidney cancer.

When:
Oct. 22-25, 2011

Where:
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Boston, Mass.

Press Registration and Hotel Accommodations:
To register, please visit www.aacr.org/preventionpress or contact Natalie Poole in the AACR Communications Department at Natalie.Poole@aacr.org or (267) 646-0619.

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: