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Stars in Nutrition & Cancer

Chemoprevention Using Natural Dietary Components to Target Cancer
Stem Cells

Star Speaker

Max S. Wicha, MD
Distinguished Professor of Oncology
Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Meeting Date

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

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Meeting Materials

Meeting Time

Meeting Time

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3:00 Opening Remarks
3:15 Lecture and Discussion

Meeting Location

Lipsett Amphitheater
Building 10
NIH Main Campus
Bethesda, MD


  • To understand the role of stem cells in breast carcinogenesis;
  • To gain knowledge of the pathways that isolate normal and malignant stem cells; and
  • To understand how these stem cell regulating pathways may be regulated by dietary components, including curcumin and sulforaphane.

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Event is pre-approved by the CDR for 1 credits for Registered Dietitians.

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