NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention - Additional Lectures for International Participants

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NCI’s Center for Global Health will be including additional lectures that are geared towards international participants, especially those from low-and middle-income countries, with the goal of providing information and tools that can be used for cancer prevention and control in their home countries. The additional lectures will be presented by subject matter experts from NCI, other cancer centers and public and private organizations.

Dr. Joe B. Harford: Palliative Care

July 15th, 2013 - Dr. Joe Harford discusses palliative care, pain control, opioid consumption, and resources in low- and middle-income countries.

Dr. Jack Welch: Cancer Drug and Clinical Trial Development in Low and Middle Income Countries

July 17, 2013 - Dr. Jack Welch discusses cancer drug development in the U.S., NCI's infrastructural role in U.S. clinical trials, international collaborations, and NCI trials in resource-constrained settings.

Dr. Brenda Edwards, Dr. Cynthia Vinson and Dr. Ying Zheng: Cancer Registries

July 22, 2013 - This multi-presentation includes an overview of cancer registries in international settings, an example of a cancer registry in China, and cancer control planning.

Dr. Brenda Edwards: Communication Tools – The Value of Cancer Registries

July 29, 2013 - Dr. Brenda Edwards will discuss how to effectively communicate with health decision makers and influencers using cancer registry data.

Mrs. Kellie Mullen: Communication Tools – The Art of Presentation

July 29, 2013 - Mrs. Kellie Mullen will discuss how to effectively communicate with health decision makers and influencers using cancer registry data.

Dr. Damali Martin: What you should know about the grants process

July 31st, 2013 - Dr. Damali Martin discusses how international researchers can navigate the NIH Grants process, including research proposal development, review process, and grant mechanism types.

  • Posted: June 23, 2014