Date: November 6, 2014
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Tom Baker Cancer Centre Auditorium, Room cc104


Dr. Darren Brenner, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, Tom Baker Cancer Centre


Lifestyle, Inflammation & Cancer: Research to Prevention. From Motion to Molecules & Back Again

Target Audience:
Cancer researchers and trainees focused on lifestyle, molecular and genetic epidemiology in the development and progression of various cancers.

Sponsored by:
Department of Oncology, University of Calgary


  1. To provide an overview of previous, current and future national and international collaborative research efforts examining the role of inflammation in both the development and progression of several cancers – focusing on lung and breast cancers.
  2. To discuss planned future studies to examine the mechanisms though which lifestyle impacts systemic inflammation.
  3. To provide a discussion of large‐scale genomic initiatives to investigate the role of inflammation pathways in cancer risk.
  4. To highlight efforts at the national and provincial level to translate this and other epidemiologic research into measures of absolute and relative cancer burden.

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Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014
Time: 8:00 am – 9:00 am MST
Location: Tom Baker Cancer Centre Auditorium, Room cc104
Alberta Children’s Hospital, Room B4-222
Richmond Road Diagnostic Treatment Centre, Room 3005
Jack Ady Cancer Centre, Room 1A112
St. Mary’s Hospital, Unit 4 Meeting Room
Central Alberta Cancer Centre, Room WCL 1042

For those of you that are attending the Visiting Speaker Series via videoconferencing at one of the above-noted locations, please complete the attached sign-in sheet and return it to at the conclusion of the presentation.

For Health Care Professionals Only.

This event is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.