Obesity and Cancer: Mechanisms Underlying Etiology and Outcomes

​Jan. 27-30, 2018
JW Marriott Austin
Austin, Texas

Conference Cochairs
Lewis C. Cantley, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York- Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
Michael N. Pollak, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Elizabeth A. Platz, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 

Check out Conference Cochair Elizabeth Platz’s comments about the link between obesity and cancer​ in the most recent Cancer Research Catalyst blog post.

Please join conference cochairs Lewis Cantley, Elizabeth Platz, and Michael Pollak for a meeting that will explore emerging mechanisms surrounding obesity and cancer. This conference will showcase top international researchers from basic, translational, behavioral, and population sciences. Interactive discussions will examine important issues related to the correlation between obesity and cancer from a variety of unique perspectives as well as from the epidemiologic view of why obesity happens, what effects it can have, and how it can be prevented.