12:00 pm

Session 5: Reactions and Panel Discussion—What Are the Policy and Research Implications?
Moderators: Martin Murphy, CEO Roundtable on Cancer and Patricia Ganz, UCLA


Lori Minasian, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI
Linda Nebeling, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI
Jo Anne Zujewski, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI
Edward Partridge, American Cancer Society and University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dean Brenner, American Society of Clinical Oncology and University of Michigan


•  What are the research needs and goals to advance understanding of this topic?

•  What resources and infrastructures are needed to accomplish the research goals?

•  What is needed for effective interdisciplinary research in this area?

•  What policy changes do you suggest to reduce obesity-related cancer incidence and mortality?

•  What are the obstacles to implementing such policy changes? How could those obstacles be overcome?

•  How can we work with other medical fields to accomplish common goals?

1:00 pm

Closing Remarks—Wendy Demark-Wahnefried

1:10 pm


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