4021.0 Cancer epidemiology, screening and prevention

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will include a variety of stimulating presentation about cancer screening and epidemiology. Topics that will be covered include cervical cancer screening Texas-Mexico border, pancreatic cancer in postmenopausal women, and colorectal cancer incidence in men. The roles of DNA repair capacity and calcium in breast cancer and the potential for asthma to be a risk factor for lung cancer will also be discussed.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, the learner (participant) will be able to: 1) List one demographic or medical factor that significantly predicts appropriate follow-up care for an abnormal Pap test among Latinas; 2) Explain the role of DNA repair capacity in breast cancer; and 3) Describe the role of asthma as a risk factor for lung cancer.
Resa Jones, MPH, PhD

Asthma as a Risk Factor for Lung Cancer
Chanis Mercado, MPHc, Manuel Bayona, MD, PhD and Carolina Alvarez-Garriga, MD, DrPH
Introductory Remarks
Acting on provider recommendations for an abnormal Pap test on the Texas-Mexico border
Maureen Sanderson, PhD, Claudine L. Brown, BS, Ann L. Coker, PhD, Katherine Eggleston, María E. Fernández, PhD and Mary Kay Fadden, PA-C, MPH
Food Group or Nutrient Intake and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Postmenopausal Women of the Iowa Women's Health Study
Maki Inoue-Choi, MS, RD, Andrew Flood, PhD, Kim Robien, PhD, RD and Kristin Anderson, PhD, MPH
Total magnesium intake and colorectal cancer incidence in men
Melissa Y. Wei, MD, MPH, Y. Liu and Edward L. Giovannucci, MD ScD MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Statistics, Social Work, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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