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Annual Meetings

The 2020 NCI Cohort Consortium Annual Meeting will be held virtually on November 16-17, 2020. More details about the meeting will be forthcoming.

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NCI Cohort Consortium Webinar Series


The purpose of this new webinar series is to share best practices for cancer epidemiology cohorts, identify challenges and share possible solutions, foster career development, and provide an opportunity to test out new ideas in a supportive environment. The idea for a webinar series, which emanated from the consortium’s two-year strategic planning process, was one of several strategies to help advance the mission of the consortium. Learn more about the NCI Cohort Consortium Strategic Initiatives.

Any interested individual is invited to participate; however, pre-registration is required. Each presentation will be about 30-40 minutes in length and allow for 30 minutes of discussion. Instructions for connecting to the webinars will be sent via e-mail to individuals who register.

Suggestions for webinar topic ideas can be submitted using the webinar proposal form, which will be reviewed by the Steering Committee.

Upcoming Topics and Speakers

Upcoming webinars will be posted as they are scheduled.

Past Webinar Topics and Speakers

Jun 29 2020

COronavirus Pandemic Epidemiology (COPE) Consortium: An Update

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET

Andrew T. Chan, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Vice chair, Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Chief, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

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In March 2020, Dr. Andrew T. Chan organized the COronavirus Pandemic Epidemiology (COPE) consortiumExternal Web Site Policy, which includes over 20 cohorts that have deployed a mobile app to collect real-time data about COVID-19 across three countries. In this webinar, Dr. Chan provided an update on the progress of COPE, lessons learned so far, and implementation in cancer cohorts.

COronavirus Pandemic Epidemiology (COPE) Consortium: An Update