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Division of Cancer Prevention Experts Highlight Research Progress at AACR’s Annual Meeting

Experts from NCI's Division of Cancer Prevention will present recent findings and lead discussions on current and future research topics at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2012 Saturday, March 31 through Wednesday, April 4 in Chicago. A summary schedule of presentations, posters and panels featuring DCP sessions is listed below.

Saturday, March 31, 2012
Sunday, April 01, 2012
Monday, April 02, 2012
Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Name Presentation/Poster/Panel Time/Location
Eva Szabo, MD Educational Session: Advances in Chemoprevention
Presentation: Advances in the Prevention of Lung and Upper Airway Cancers
9:30 am - 9:55 am
McCormick Place West (Level 1)
Room W179
Christine Berg, MD Professional Advancement Session: Managing for Results in Today's Challenging Climate
(Presenter)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hyatt Conference Center
Room CC12 A - D


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Sunday, April 01, 2012

Name Presentation/Poster/Panel Time/Location
Worta McCaskill-Stevens, MD Press Conference Moderator 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Hyatt Conference Center
Room CC21 A/B/C
Worta McCaskill-Stevens, MD Meet the WICR Council
(Chairperson-elect)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McCormick Place West (Hall F)
AACR Central
Christine Berg, MD Meet the Expert Session
Cancer Screening Trials: PLCO and NLST
2:30 pm
NCI Exhibit Booth #906
Vernon Steele, PhD, MPH Mini Symposium: Preventing Cancer by Targeting Inflammation, Stem Cells, and Death and Energy Pathways
Abstract #1005: Targeting COX-LOX and EGFR Pathways Simultaneously by Licofelone and Gefinitnib Lead to Complete Blockade of Progression of PanINs to Pancreatic Ductal Adenomcarcinoma
(Co-author)
3:15 - 5:15 pm
McCormick Place West (Level 1)
Room W179
Jacob Kagan, PhD Meet the Expert Session EDRN and Biomarkers Sunday, April 1
3:30 pm
NCI Exhibit Booth #906


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Monday, April 02, 2012

Name Presentation/Poster/Panel Time/Location
Vernon Steele, PhD, MPH Poster Session: Preclinical Prevention Studies 4: Intervention Studies
Abstract #1633: Chemopreventive Efficacy of Raloxifene, Bexarotene, and their Combination on the Progression of AOM-Induced Colon Adenomas to Adenocarcinomas in F344 Rats
(Co-author)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
McCormick Place West (Hall F)
Poster Section 22
Sudhir Srivastava, PhD, MSc,
Jacob Kagan, PhD
Poster Session: Tissue-Based Approaches
Measurement of Serum Total and Free PSA Using Immunoaffinity Depletion Coupled to SRM: Correlation with Clinical Immunoassays
(Co-authors)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
McCormick Place West (Hall F)
Poster Section 9
Karl Krueger, PhD Meet the Expert Session
Alliance for Glycobiologists/ EDRN/ Biomarkers
12:30 pm
NCI Exhibit Booth #906
Barry Kramer, MD, MPH Science Policy Session
SP08. From Science to Policy: Challenges in Translating Scientific Evidence into Practice—Changing Clinical Recommendations and Decision Tools
(Moderator)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
McCormick Place West (Level 1)
Room W178
Vernon Steele, PhD, MPH,
Izet Kapetenovic, PhD
Meet the Expert Session
PREVENT Cancer Preclinical Drug Development Program
3:00 pm
NCI Exhibit Booth #906
John Milner, PhD Parlaying the K Award into Your First R01: How Did They Do It?
(Speaker)
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
McCormick Place West (Level 1)
Room W194
Eva Szabo, MD Forum: Intermediate Endpoints for Cancer Prevention Trials: Progress or Paralysis?
(Discussant)
5 pm - 6:30 pm
McCormick Place South (Level 1)
Room S103
Luz Rodriquez, MD Minorities in Cancer Research
Professional Advancement Roundtable
"Navigating the Road to a Successful Career in Cancer Research"
Mentor for Careers in Cancer: Government
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hilton Chicago Hotel
International Ballroom North


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Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Name Presentation/Poster/Panel Time/Location
Sudhir Srivastava, PhD, MPH NCI/NIH-Sponsored Session:
NCI's Early Detection Research Network: Progress and Outlook
(Chair)
10:15 am - 11:45 am
McCormick Place West (Level 1)
Room W194
Sudhir Srivastava, PhD, MPH,
Jacob Kagan, PhD
Poster Session: Diverse Topics in Prevention, Screening & Survivorship
The NCI Early Detection Research Network (EDRN) Urinary PCA3 Validation Trial
(Co-authors)
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McCormick Place West (Hall F)
Poster Section 21
Sudhir Srivastava, PhD, MPH Meet the Expert Session
EDRN
1:30 pm
NCI Exhibit Booth #906
John Milner, PhD Forum: Nutrition and Cancer: How Much Does It Really Matter?
(Chairperson)
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
McCormick Place South (Level 1)
Room S102


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