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Past Global Health Events

  • London Global Cancer Week: Utilizing Cancer Research Funding to Inform Action and Drive Collaboration

    NCI/CGH recognizes the importance of working in collaboration with researchers and research funding partners to track, share, and encourage utilization of data, to drive global cancer research and control action. This session will give an overview of three efforts to map and track global cancer research and research funding, led by the International Cancer Research Partnership (ICRP), World View (formerly World Report) hosted by the National institutes of Health, and the NCI/CGH through the Global Oncology Survey of NCI-Designated Cancer Centers.

    November 16, 2022 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • International Cancer Screening Network (ICSN) Colorectal Cancer Screening Webinar

    ICSN has will host an interactive webinar and panel discussion entitled, "The Impact of COVID-19 on Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening Activity: Results from the Survey on 2020 Activity and Modeling their Impact on Long-term CRC Incidence and Mortality." The agenda focuses on survey data, and results of simulation modeling from the International Partnership for Resilience in Cancer Systems (I-PaRCS) on the impact of the observed disruptions on long-term CRC incidence and mortality; and qualitative analysis of the characteristics of programs showing a more effective response to the pandemic.

    November 7, 2022 | 6:00 AM – 7:30 AM
  • The 18th International Conference on Malignancies in HIV/AIDS

    Join NCI's Office of HIV and AIDS Malignancy (OHAM) at the 18th International Conference on Malignancies in HIV/AIDS (ICMH). The 3-day conference, sponsored by OHAM, focuses on the presentation of basic, epidemiologic, and clinical aspects of research on malignancies in HIV-infected individuals; and enables information exchange between laboratory and clinically based investigators to decrease the interval between basic discovery and clinical application. ICMH is organized to provide informational and networking resources for people in the U.S. and globally, participating in malignancy research in HIV/AIDS and in tumor virology.

    October 24 – October 26, 2022
  • 2022 World Cancer Congress

    The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is convening several pre-recorded and in-person scientific sessions at the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) 2022 World Cancer Congress, October 18-20, 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland, and through an online digital platform.

    October 18 – October 20, 2022
    Geneva, Switzerland
  • NIH’s Support of Early Career Scientists in Global Cancer Research: Current State and New Opportunities

    International Cancer Education Conference

    On Wednesday, October 12, join panelists Dr. Sudha Sivaram, NCI Center for Global Health, and Dr. Sergey Radaev, NCI Center for Cancer Training, for a workshop on NIH’s Support of Early Career Scientists in Global Cancer Research: Current State and New Opportunities, at the the 2022 International Cancer Education Conference (ICEC).

    October 12, 2022 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    College Park, MD
  • Global Cancer Stigma Research Workshop

    Dr. Satish Gopal gave opening remarks at the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Global Cancer Stigma Research Workshop. The 2-day workshop was sponsored by NCI's Center for Global Health (CGH) and Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), and focused on the impact of stigma on global cancer control, and the domestic and global cancer stigma research conducted by NIH/NCI grantees. Participants explored research gaps for measuring stigma and developing context-specific stigma reduction interventions within the cancer care continuum in diverse global settings.

    September 28 – September 29, 2022
    Virtual
  • World Cancer Research Day: First Lady Jill Biden and Letizia, Queen of Spain, visit Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

    First Lady Jill Biden and Letizia, Queen of Spain, visit Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC), at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY; in support of World Cancer Research Day 2022.

    September 21, 2022 | 1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
    New York City, NY
  • Pre-Application Webinar for RFA-CA-22-019, Global Implementation Science for Equitable Cancer Control (GlobalISE Cancer Control)

    The National Cancer Institute (NCI) held a pre-application webinar for the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) RFA-CA-22-019, “Global Implementation Science for Equitable Cancer Control (GlobalISE Cancer Control, U54 Clinical Trial Optional).”

    September 20, 2022 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Global Disparities: A Global Approach to Understanding the Generative Mechanisms Underpinning Cancer Health Disparities

    15TH AACR CONFERENCE ON THE SCIENCE OF CANCER HEALTH DISPARITIES IN RACIAL/ETHNIC MINORITIES AND THE MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED

    On Monday, September 19, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST, Dr. James R. Alaro will co-moderate concurrent session 5: Global Disparities: "A Global Approach to Understanding the Generative Mechanisms Underpinning Cancer Health Disparities," with Dr. Neal A. Palafox, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawaii. In this session, Dr. Alaro is also presenting, "Unraveling the Generative Mechanisms that Underpin Cancer Health Disparities: A Global Approach."

    September 19, 2022 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Philadelphia Marriott Downtown In Person Philadelphia, PA
  • Transforming HepatoPancreatoBiliary Cancer Research and Care in the Omics Era

    Join NCI Center for Global Health's Dr. James Alaro and NCI Center for Cancer Research's Dr. Xin Wei Wang for two sessions at the Africa HepatoPancreatoBiliary Cancer Consortium (AHPBCC) Conference on August 27 and 28.

    August 25 – August 28, 2022
    Cairo, Egypt
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