Tenth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved

In association with the AACR Minorities in Cancer Research Council

September 25-28, 2017
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia

Conference Cochairs
John M. Carethers, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Rick A. Kittles, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, California
Christopher I. Li, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington
Electra D. Paskett, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, Ohio

Program Committee
Smita Bhatia, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama
Laura Fejerman, University of California, San Francisco, California
Venus Ginés, Día de la Mujer Latina, Inc., Manvel, Texas
Scarlett Lin Gomez, Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, California
Jeffrey A. Henderson, Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, Rapid City, South Dakota
Edith P. Mitchell, Thomas Jefferson University Kimmel Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
William G. Nelson, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, Maryland
Lisa A. Newman, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan
Karen L. Parker, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Victoria L. Seewaldt, City of Hope, Duarte, California
Celette S. Skinner, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Sanya A. Springfield, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
Beti Thompson, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington

Jeffrey N. Weitzel, City of Hope, Duarte, California
Jun J. Yang, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

The AACR Cancer Health Disparities conferences advance the understanding and, ultimately, help to eliminate the disparities in cancer that represent a major public health problem in our country. By promoting the exchange of novel ideas and information between a wide range of professionals from academia, industry, government, and the community, these conferences harness the potential and maximize the many opportunities for bringing research on health disparities from bench to bedside or community, and back again. The goals of these conferences have been to bring together scientists and other professionals working in a variety of disciplines to discuss the latest findings in the field and to stimulate the development of new research in cancer health disparities. Make plans now to join us for this exciting program.

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13CA221309-01 from the National Cancer Institute. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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