Horizons in Cancer Epidemiology

Wednesday, 20 August 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Kahtnu 1 (Dena'ina Center)

Originally conceived by Patricia Buffler, this symposium will include presentations on the successes of epidemiologic surveillance and research in controlling female cancers, with a focus on gynaecologic malignancies. This session is also intended to honour the memory of Pat Buffler, a champion for the cause of women’s health and an IEA leader.

Eduardo L Franco, DrPH
10:30 AM
Chair's Introduction: 1)Honoring Patricia Buffler and 2) Introducing speakers (Eduardo Franco)
10:35 AM
Cancer in Women
Valerie Beral, MD, University of Oxford
10:55 AM
Global trends in gynaecological cancers
Elisabete Weiderpass, PhD, Folkhälsan Research Center, Biomedicum Helsinki
11:15 AM
Can We Eradicate Cervical Cancer?
Eduardo L Franco, DrPH, McGill University
11:35 AM
Questions and Answers
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