Meetings & Events
Cancer Prevention and Control Investigators Meeting
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Registration 7:30 am – 8:00 am
Meeting 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Fishers Lane Conference Center
Meeting Rooms 509/510 – Terrace Level
5635 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20851
Phone: (301) 451-9273
The purpose of the Cancer Prevention and Control Investigators Workshop is to convene key investigators from each of the Community Clinical Oncology Program's (CCOP) Research Bases to outline the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) focus for cancer control and prevention research for the future. In addition to discussing the yearlong deliberation of the CCOP Strategic Issues and Priorities, which have been approved by the NCI leadership, the priorities of the new Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention will be discussed. Workshop participants will be asked to provide input on research portfolio expansion in the context of the Cooperative Group realignment and NCI's focus on molecular biology of cancer and a mechanistic approach to cancer interventions.
The workshop will review clinical research study designs by selected researchers, who will form panels to discuss design questions presented by meeting participants. The study designs presented will serve as concrete examples of NCI's renewed thinking regarding the scope of research to be supported by the Research Base cooperative agreements. Participants are encouraged to bring specific design and statistical questions to the meeting. Attention will be given to the use of genomics, biospecimens and non-tissue correlatives in the design and conduct of clinical research studies.
Registration is required. The deadline for registration is March 09, 2012. Please see the Registration page of this Website to register for this workshop .
You are required to make your own hotel reservations. Please see the list of hotels on the Hotel Information page of this Website.
For workshop logistical information, please contact:
Senior Conference Manager
Cabezon Group, Inc.
11821 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: (301) 468-6087 or (240) 786-9130, ext. 32
Fax: (301) 770-1726
For information regarding workshop content, please contact:
Community Oncology and Prevention Trials Research Group
Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Executive Plaza North, Suite 2020
6130 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892-7340
Phone: (301) 496-0276
Fax: (301) 496-8667
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