The 2008 Research Conference on Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Cancer
Capital Hilton Hotel
1001 16th Street, NW
mm, Washington, DC
The 2008 Research Conference on  Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Cancer
American Institute for Cancer Research
Capital Hilton Hotel

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, November 6, 2008
08:30:00 Opening Plenary Session
08:30:00 Welcome From AICR
08:45:00 Introduction John A. , Milner
09:00:00 Dietary Supplements for Cancer Prevention: How Common and How Useful? Paul Coates
09:30:00 Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cancer Prevention Robert S. Chapkin
10:00:00 Folate, Cancer Risk and the Greek God, Proteus: A Tale of Two Chameleons Joel B. Mason
10:30:00 Break
10:50:00 Does Dosage Dictate a Biphasic Antioxidant-Prooxidant Effect? Shivendra V. Singh
11:20:00 Identifying Vulnerable Populations to Excess Supplements Using Toxicogenomics Ben Van Ommen
12:30:00 Lunch
13:25:00 "Split Session A: Epigenetics and Cancer "
13:25:00 "Split Session B: Novel Approaches to Cancer Survivors"
13:25:00 Afternoon Split Sessions
13:30:00 Split Session B: Introduction Richard S. Rivlin
13:30:00 Split Session A: Introduction Richard L Eckert
13:40:00 Split Session A: Polycomb Group Genes, Diet and Epigenetic Control Richard L Eckert
13:40:00 Split Session B: Comprehensive Whole Person Care for Cancer Survivors Treated with Radiotherapy Stephen M. Sagar
14:10:00 Split Session B: Mechanisms of Cancer Prevention by Various Forms of Organoselenium Compounds: Implications for Cancer Survivorship Karam El-Bayoumy
14:10:00 Split Session A: Germ-Line Epigenetic Modification of the Murine Avy Allele by Nutrients David Ik Martin
14:40:00 Living Longer Following Early Stage Breast Cancer: Evidence from the Women’s Healthy Eating & Living (WHEL) Study John P. Pierce
14:40:00 Split Session A: Diet and Function of Dietary Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors Roderick Dashwood
15:10:00 Split Session A: A Diet-Dependent Epigenetic Mechanism that Represses Transposable Elements Janos Zempleni
15:10:00 Split Session B: Should Cancer Survivors Take Soy Products? Stephen Barnes
15:40:00 Split Session A: Folate, DNA Methylation and Cancer Prevention Young-In J. Kim
15:40:00 Split Session B: Integrative Oncology for Survivors: Complementary Therapies, Herbs and Other Non-Prescription Agents Barrie R. Cassileth
16:15:00 Poster Session
Friday, November 7, 2008
08:15:00 Morning Split Sessions
08:25:00 "Split Session C: Vitamin D and Cancer "
08:30:00 Split Session D: Introduction Johanna T. Dwyer
08:30:00 "Split Session D: Behavioral Change and Cancer"
08:30:00 Split Session C: Introduction JoEllen Welsh
08:40:00 Split Session D: Theories on Diet and Lifestyle Behavior Change to Lower Cancer Risk John P Foreyt
08:40:00 Split Session C: Vitamin D and Cancer Disparities Lisa B. Signorello
09:10:00 Split Session C: Diet, Supplements and UV Exposure: Defining Optimal Status of Vitamin D and How to Obtain It Mary Frances Picciano
09:10:00 Split Session D: Barriers to Dietary Changes to Lower Cancer Risk Cheryl L. Rock
09:40:00 Feed the Child, Make the Adult R. Alexandra Goldbohm
09:40:00 Split Session C: Regulation of Tumor Suppressor Function by Vitamin D and the Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) John White
10:10:00 Break
10:10:00 Break
10:40:00 Split Session C: Molecular Signaling via Hedgehog and Wnt Pathways in Skin Cancer Daniel D. Bikle
10:40:00 Split Session D: Interventions to Lower Breast, Prostate and Colorectal Cancer Risk: Ethnic Perspectives Laurence N. Kolonel
11:10:00 Split Session D: Interventions to Lower Breast Cancer Risk: Domestic Perspectives Tanya Agurs-Collins
11:10:00 Split Session C: Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) and Beta Catenin Interactions in Colon Cancer Stephen Byers
12:00:00 Lunch
13:25:00 Poster Session
13:30:00 Afternoon Plenary Session
13:30:00 Dietitian-led round table discussions:
13:30:00 Introduction Richard M. Niles
13:40:00 Overview: Probiotics and Cancer Susanna Cunningham-Rundles
14:10:00 Probiotics and Colon Cancer Prevention Joseph Rafter
14:40:00 Gut Microbial Metabolism and Cancer Prevention Johanna W. Lampe
15:10:00 Overview: Personal Genomics, Nutrition and Cancer Tony Ah-Ng Kong
15:40:00 Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs), Nutrition and Cancer Steven H. Zeisel
16:10:00 Concluding Remarks
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