The 13th AORTIC 2021 International Virtual Conference
November 5 – November 10, 2021
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is co-convening several scientific sessions at the 13th African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC) virtual meeting. AORTIC and NCI session topics for the 2021 conference include: Comorbidities and Cancer, COVID-19 and Cancer, Clinical Trials, Tobacco Control, Global Cancer Health Disparities, Hepatobiliary Cancer, HIV-associated Cancers, Implementation Science, Esophageal Cancer, Radiation Oncology, Lymphoma, Pathology/Biobanking, Beginning Investigator Grant for Catalytic Research (BIG Cat), and Research and Training Opportunities at the NCI.
Conference Keynotes and Special Guests include a welcome address by Abubakar Bello, MD, President, AORTIC; and opening remarks by Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, Director, Center for Global Health, NCI. Learn more about the program and register.
|Maeve Bailey-Whyte||High Urinary 11-Dehydro Thromboxane B2 Associates With Lethal Prostate Cancer in African American Men and Inversely Correlates With Aspirin Use|
|Mishka Kohli Cira||Supporting National Cancer Control Plan Development, Implementation, and Evaluation Through the International Cancer Control Partnership (ICCP) Technical Assistance Program|
|Linsey Eldridge||Evaluating a Project ECHO Virtual Community of Practice to Support National Cancer Control Plan Implementation|
|Elise Garton||Ten Years of U.S. National Cancer Institute Funding in Africa: A Longitudinal Analysis|
|Brittany Lord||Exploring the Relationship of Circulating Fatty Acids and Immune-Oncological Markers With Prostate Cancer in a Diverse Cohort of Men|
|Minas Tsion||Blood Levels of TNFSF9 and PTN Predict Lethal Prostate Cancer Among African American Men|
|Sally Peprah||Inverse Association of Plasmodium Falciparum Positivity With Endemic Burkitt Lymphoma in the Epidemiology of Burkitt Lymphoma in East African Children and Minors (Emblem): Case Control Study: Role of Anti-Malaria Treatment|
|Laura Prakash||Implementation Science Research Funded by the U.S. National Cancer Institute: An Analysis of Grants With International Collaborators|
|Marianne Henderson||BCNET and ISBER Provide Biobanking Tools and Resources for LMIC Scientists|
|Marianne Henderson||Research Infrastructures Sustainability Through Times of Crisis: The Example of Biobanks Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic|