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Thank you for your interest in NCI's Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention. The 2007 Summer Curriculum will include two courses to be held in Rockville, Maryland:

Advance registration is required and will open in February 2007. For international participants interested in financial support, the deadline is March 1, 2007.

2007 Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention
and Control Course

This four-week summer course provides specialized instruction on the principles and practice of cancer prevention and control. The course focuses on the concepts, methods, issues, and applications related to this field. Participants have the opportunity to gain a broad-based perspective of these subjects including resources, data, methods, and theories. Lifetime learning skills include critical appraisal of the literature and bibliographic search concepts and techniques. The course is divided into the following modules:

  • Module 1:   Introduction to the Cancer Problem
  • Module 2:   Biometric Methodology
  • Module 3:   Diet
  • Module 4:   Ethics, Law and Policy in Cancer Prevention and Control
  • Module 5:   Clinical Foundations: Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control of Site-Specific Tumors
  • Module 6:   Behavioral Science and Community Interventions
  • Cancer Prevention: An International Perspective  
  • Module 7:   Occupational Cancer
  • Module 8:   Health Disparities and Cancer Prevention in Diverse Populations Special Lecture — Annual Advances in Cancer Prevention
  • Module 9:   Disseminating Scientific Knowledge

The National Institutes of Health/Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (NIH/FAES) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The target audiences are MDs and PhDs with an MPH degree, who were selected into the Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program; MDs and PhDs with an interest in cancer prevention and control from the NIH and the NCI, national organizations, and foreign institutions.

If you have a disability or require any assistive device, services or other reasonable accommodation to participate in this activity, please call 301-496-8640 at least one week in advance to discuss your needs.

Educational Objectives

The overall objective of the course is to provide specialized instruction in the principles and practice of cancer prevention and control. The course focuses on the concepts, methods, issues, and applications related to this field. Participants have the opportunity to gain a broad-based perspective of these subjects, including resources, data, methods, and theories. Lifetime learning skills include critical appraisal of the literature and bibliographic search concepts and techniques.

 

A Service of the National Cancer Institute

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