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A recent Cancer Currents Blog features research supported by the Immuno-Oncology Translational Network (IOTN) and includes a perspective from Kevin Howcroft, a Branch Chief in DCB: Antibody Drug Ejects Problematic Proteins from Cancer Cells

A recent Cancer Currents Blog includes a perspective from Konstantin Salnikow, a Program Director in DCB: Molecular Burglary: Cancer Cells Hijack Energy from Immune Cells

A recent Cancer Currents Blog features DCB-supported research: A Better Biomarker for Cancer Immunotherapy?

A recent Cancer Currents Blog features DCB-supported research and includes a perspective from Phil Daschner, a Program Director in DCB: Could Bacteria Help Find Cancer?

Upcoming Events 

February 22, 2024 (11:00 - 2:30 pm ET)
Sex and Gender Differences in Cancer Workshop: Basic Biology and Genomics/Epigenomics [Basic Science]
This part of an NCI workshop series will explore the basic biology of sex differences in cancer.

February 28, 2024 (2:00 - 3:00 pm ET)
The Role of Androgens in Cancers in Men: Webinar 1
In this webinar, Dr. Edward Giovannucci will provide an overview of the epidemiology of androgens and cancer risk, and Dr. Katherine McGlynn will discuss the role of androgens in liver cancer.

March 1, 2024 
Registration Deadline for the AI Data Readiness Challenge for the NCI Cancer Research Data Commons (CRDC)
This Challenge seeks to engage the research community to identify considerations and gaps related to the AI readiness of CRDC data, and to promote best practices regarding how future data can be generated to be compatible with downstream AI applications.

March 6, 2024 (2:00 - 3:00 pm ET)
The Role of Androgens in Cancers in Men: Webinar 2
In this webinar, Dr. Ian Thompson, Jr. will share insights from clinical trials on androgens and prostate cancer, Dr. Shalender Bhasin will discuss the effects of sexual dimorphism in cancer risk, progression, and treatment response, and Dr. Gian Dotto Paolo will present the dual role of the androgen receptor in skin aging and cancer.

March 26, 2024 (11:00 - 12:00 pm ET)
Cancer AI Conversations: Machine Learning (ML) in Cancer Care Delivery - Moving from Model Validation to Clinical Workflow
During this webinar, Drs. Leah Zullig (Duke University), William Lotter (Dana-Farber), & Julian Hong (UCSF) will discuss the role of ML in the delivery of cancer care. 

March 28, 2024 (11:00 - 2:30 pm ET)
Sex and Gender Differences in Cancer Workshop: Immunology [Basic Science]
This part of an NCI workshop series will explore the role of immunology in sex differences observed in cancer.

April 5 - 10, 2024 
AACR Annual Meeting
DCB staff will be giving presentations and meeting with researchers at this American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) conference. 

May 2, 2024 (12:00 - 1:00 pm ET)
AI in IO - SITC-NCI Computational Immuno-Oncology Webinar: Real-Time AI Monitoring & Early Detection of Immune-Related Adverse Events
Dr. Sara Mullin (Roswell Park) will share real-time artificial intelligence (AI) monitoring and the early detection immune-related adverse events in a webinar moderated by Dr. Riyue Bao (UPMC Hillman Cancer Center).

May 14 - 15, 2024
Immuno-Oncology Translational Network (IOTN) Capstone Meeting
This meeting will highlight scientific accomplishments in immuno-oncology across the IOTN, which is a Cancer Moonshot initiative.

May 15, 2024 (12:00 - 1:00 pm ET)
AI in IO - SITC-NCI Computational Immuno-Oncology Webinar - AI in Personalized Immunotherapies 
Dr. Rachel Karchin (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine) will discuss the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the development of personalized immunotherapies in a webinar moderated by Dr. Carsten Krieg (MUSC).

May 23, 2024 (11:00 - 2:30 pm ET)
Sex and Gender Differences in Cancer Workshop: Clinical Sciences
This part of an NCI workshop series will explore the role of sex differences in cancer from a clinical perspective.

May 28, 2024 (11:00 - 12:00 pm ET)
Cancer AI Conversations: Machine Learning (ML) in Cancer Care Delivery - Implementation and Sustainability
During this webinar, Drs. Roxanne Jensen (NCI), Tina Hernandez-Boussard (Stanford), & Katharine Rendle (University of Pennsylvania) will discuss the role of ML in implementation science and the delivery of cancer care. 

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