Energy Balance and Neoplasia: Do Cancers Care if Their Host is Hungry?

Stars in Nutrition & Cancer

Speaker

Portrait of Michael Pollak, MDMichael Pollak, MD
Alexander-Goldfarb Research Chair in Medical Oncology
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Oncology
Director, Division of Cancer Prevention, Department of Oncology
McGill University
Montreal


Meeting Objectives

  • To understand specific contexts in which cancer behavior is influenced by energy balance;
  • To understand areas where epidemiologic data concerning energy balance are consistent with experimental data;
  • To understand the role of insulin and other nutritionally regulated hormones on cancer risk; and
  • To understand challenges to clinical applications of recent findings.

Date and Time: 

Tue, 03/17/2020 - 14:00 - 15:00

Location: 

Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, NIH Main Campus

Speaker(s): 

Michael Pollak, MD

Sponsor(s): 

Stars in Nutrition & Cancer

About the Stars in Nutrition & Cancer lecture series

This lecture series features extraordinary contributors or "stars" in the field of cancer and nutrition research. Speakers highlight the important role that nutrition plays in modifying cancer development. Past lectures are videotaped and available for viewing.

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