Expert Panel Workshop on Early-Life Events and Cancer

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
National Cancer Institute
6130 Executive Boulevard, Executive Plaza North (EPN), Room CDEF - Rockville, Maryland


Workshop Agenda
Wednesday, May 25 Topic
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Robert Croyle, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Workshop Overview and Objectives
Somdat Mahabir, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Program Director, Modifiable Risk Factors Branch
Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Early-Life Events and Cancer: Provocative Opportunities and Formidable Challenges
Robert N. Hoover, M.D., Sc.D.
Director, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Animal Models and Hypothesis Development for Perinatal Carcinogenesis
Lucy Anderson, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.
Chief, Cellular Pathogenesis Section (Retired)
Laboratory of Comparative Carcinogenesis
National Cancer Institute
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Early-Life Events and Breast Cancer Development
Daniel Medina, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. In Utero Exposures to Tobacco and Obesity: Programming the Fetal Epigenome
Kjersti Aagaard-Tillery, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baylor College of Medicine
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 p.m. Coffee Break
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Early-Life Exposures and Onset of Puberty as a Window on Breast Cancer Etiology
Robert Hiatt, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Director of Population Sciences and Deputy Director
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Comprehensive Cancer Center
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. The Pathophysiology of Early-Life Roots of Breast Cancer
Dimitrios Trichopoulos, M.D., Ph.D.
Vincent L. Gregory Professor of Cancer Prevention
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Epidemiological Indications of the Importance of Early-Life Events in Cancer
Steinar Tretli, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Etiological Cancer Research
The Cancer Registry of Norway
12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Impact of Early-Life Exposure Cancer Risk: New Developments and Opportunities at IARC
Zdenko Herceg, D.V.M., Ph.D.
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Break
1:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Working Group Members Only
Dr. Robert Hoover, NCI
Dr. Somdat Mahabir, NCI
Dr. Martha Linet, NCI
Dr. Nancy Potischman, NCI
Dr. Rebecca Troisi, NCI
Dr. Zdenko Herceg, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Dr. Daniel Medina, Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Dimitrios Trichopoulos, Harvard School of Public Health
Dr. Lucy Anderson, NCI (retired)
Dr. Robert Hiatt, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Dr. Steinar Tretli, The Cancer Registry of Norway
Dr. Kjersti Aagaard-Tillery, Baylor College of Medicine

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