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2006–2007 Colloquia Series

The Office of Preventive Oncology in the Division of Cancer Prevention presents a Colloquia Series on Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to noon, beginning in September and continuing through June.*

All lectures are open to the public and are announced in the NIH and the NCI calendar of events. Speakers and topics are posted below as information becomes available. The first lecture of each month, noted below with [S], is devoted to a statistical topic.

Lectures are held at NIH's Executive Plaza complex (Executive Plaza North, Conference Room G), 6130 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, Maryland; pay parking is available.

*On occasion these lectures are offered on other days of the week.


Details about
the next
colloquium

September, 2006

February, 2007

October, 2006

March, 2007

November, 2006

April, 2007

December, 2006

May, 2007

January, 2007

June, 2007


[S] = Statistical topic


September 2006

6

[S]

Victor Kipnis, Ph.D.

Correcting Diet-Health Relations for Measurement Error in Reporting of Episodically Consumed Foods

13

 

No Lecture Planned — Fellows Symposium

 

20

 

Kong Chen, Ph.D., M.S.C.I.

How Much Can Accelerometers Do?

27

 

Richard A. Daynard, J.D., Ph.D.

The Role of Litigation in Controlling Tobacco and Obesity

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October 2006

4

[S]

Yan Yan Zhou, Ph.D.

Baseline Adjustment By Inducing Partial Ordering When Measurements are Ordered Categories

11

 

Lopa Mishra, M.D.

TGF-ß Signaling in Stem Cells and Cancer

18

 

No Lecture Planned-NIH Research Festival

 

25

 

Jennifer Eng-Wong, M.D., M.P.H.

Breast Cancer Prevention: NCI Phase II Trials

26

 

Mary Ellen Wewers, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Tobacco Use and Cessation among the Underserved

27

 

Gary Ellison, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Should We Target Area of Residence for Cancer Prevention and Control Activities?

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November 2006

1

[S]

Simon Rosenfeld, Ph.D.

Genetic Regulatory Networks: State of the Art and New Ideas

8

 

Adam Wax, Ph.D.

Detecting Pre-Cancerous Cells with Angle-Resolved Low Coherence Interferometry

15

 

Joel A. Halverson, Ph.D.

Cancer Disparities in the Appalachian Region

22

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

29

 

Don Bishop, Ph.D.

The LANA Program: An Intervention to Increase Total and Targeted Fruit and Vegetable Consumption of Preschoolers in 20 Midwestern Childcare Centers

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December 2006

6

[S]

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

13

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

20

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

27

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

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January 2007

3

[S]

Xin Zhao, M.D., Ph.D.

What Bayesian Methods Can Do for Medical Research — Bayesian is a Learning Process!

10

 

Peter G. Shields, M.D.

Tobacco Harm Reduction: New Ideas and New Tobacco Products

17

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

24

 

Kutluk Oktay, M.D.

Fertility Preservation Research: Where Are We Now?

31

 

Bruce Landon, M.D.

Quality Improvement Collaboratives in Community Health Centers: Moving From Chronic Disease Management to Cancer Screening

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February 2007

7

[S]

Lemuel A. Moye

Advances in Multiple Analyses in Clinical Trials

14

 

CANCELLED

 

21

 

CANCELLED

 

28

 

Billie Giles-Corti

Nexus between Urban Planning and Health: Implications for Cancer Control

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March 2007

7

[S]

David Levy

Sympathetic Bias

14

 

Patty Carney R.N., Ph.D.

Translational Research in Cancer Prevention and Control: Innovative Initiatives from the NIH Roadmap Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA)

21

 

Ethan M. Basch, M.D., M.Sc.

Electronic Patient-reported Outcomes for Toxicity Monitoring in Oncology

28

 

Clement Ip, Ph.D.

A New Look into the Anticancer Action of Selenium Through the Lens of Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Stress

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April 2007

4

[S]

Dan Scharfstein

Semiparametric Bivariate Quantile-Quantile Regression Model for Analyzing Semi-Competing Risks Data

11

 

Jeff Brady, M.D., M.P.H.

Update on the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

18

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

25

 

Gary Giovino, Ph.D., M.S.

Fruit & Vegetable Consumption, Physical Activity, and Cigarette Smoking: Exploring Pre- and Post-Cessation Relationships

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May 2007

2

[S]

Hongyu Jiang, Ph.D.

An Overview of Semi-Competing Risks Problem

9

 

Rajiv Rimal

Use of the Risk Perception Attitude (RPA) Framework in Cancer Control and Prevention

16

 

Anthony Alberg, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Diet, Nutrition, and Lung Cancer: Key Findings From a Systematic Review

23

 

Diana S. Buist, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Diffusion of Innovations in Cancer Prevention and Care: Findings From the Cancer Research Network's Clinical Applications and Translation Program

30

 

Laurie Habel, Ph.D.

Declining Recurrence Rates Among DCIS Patients Treated with Breast-Conserving Surgery in the Community Setting

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June 2007

5

 

Tina Clarke, Ph.D.

Recent Declines in Breast Cancer: Why and Will They Last?

6

[S]

Musa Mayer, M.S.

An Advocate Reflects on Early Access, Safety, and the Search for Best Evidence

13

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

20

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

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