EGRP News Flash - March 23, 2012

Registration Open for Conference on Global Prostate Cancer Disparities in Black Men; Abstract Submissions Due April 6, 2012

Three cancer epidemiology consortia, the Afro-Caribbean Cancer Consortium (AC3), the Men of African Descent and Carcinoma of the Prostate (MADCaP) Consortium, and the Prostate Cancer Transatlantic Consortium (CaPTC) will be convening a conference on "The Science of Global Prostate Cancer Disparities in Black Men" November 1-4, 2012 in Nassau, The Bahamas. Registration is now open for the 2012 conference and the organizers are accepting abstracts for presentation. Abstracts are due April 6, 2012.

The goals of this conference are to:

  • Provide opportunities for mutual learning, knowledge transfer, and collaborations among prostate cancer scientists, clinicians, survivors and advocates;
  • Promote transdisciplinary and multidisciplinary prostate cancer research globally;
  • Facilitate networking among individuals involved in all aspects of prostate cancer control, education, and research in Black men;
  • Facilitate the development of a global community of practice to address common challenges in prostate cancer, including prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship; and
  • Contribute to a global impact against prostate cancer through research, training, education, and advocacy programs for low-resource countries.

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Learn more about AC3, MADCaP, CaPTC, and other cancer epidemiology consortia supported by NCI's Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP).

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