Category: MVTCP Events

VICC Annual Retreat – October 6

22nd Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Annual Scientific Retreat Genitourinary Cancers October 6th, 8:30am – 3:30pm Featured Speakers: Arul Chinnaiyan, MD, PhD | Rogel Cancer Center Celeste Simon, PhD| Abramson Cancer Center Angie Smith, MD, MS | UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Samra Turajlic, MBBS, PhD | The Francis Crick Institute Randy Vince, Jr., MD | Rogel

Let’s Talk About Cancer Risk – September 11th and 30th

Let’s Talk About Cancer Risk… A workshop about how to live a healthier lifestyle and when to start early detection screenings. Two opportunities available! Saturday, September 11th | 11:00am – 12:00pm CDT Guest Speakers: Rebecca Selove, PhD, MPH, Tennessee State University Jenny Biggs, Health Educator, UT Extension Join Zoom Meeting Or call 646-558-8656 | Meeting ID:

International Cancer Education Conference

Registration for the 2021 International Cancer Education Conference (ICEC) is now open! The conference will be held virtually this year from October 12-16th, and the theme is Integrating Culture, Spirituality, and Social Support into Cancer Education to Improve Health Equity. Registration is now open, visit here! The 2021 International Cancer Education Conference is co-organized by the American Association for Cancer

AACR Virtual Conference: 14th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved – Oct. 6-8

14th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved will be on Oct. 6-8, 2021 • Virtual Meeting • Scholarships to attend this conference are available to undergraduate and graduate students, medical students and residents, and clinical or postdoctoral fellows. Apply by September 17. If you have previously

African American Men’s Cancer Summit – September 25th

Please join The African American Men’s Cancer Summit on September 25th from 9AM – 11AM (free registration here). Speakers include health experts and providers, and cancer survivors speaking on a range of topics including cancer prevention, risk factors, screening, treatment, and life after cancer. Check out the CANCER SUMMIT FLYER and please join us in attending on September 25th.

Important Notice: Lung Cancer Screening

Lung cancer screening can save your life! View the Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s VUMC Lung Cancer Screening Infographic to find more information on lung cancer, lung screening eligibility criteria, and related resources. Please share this infographic with colleagues and community to increase awareness about the importance of getting screened. For more information visit: www.vicc.org/research/lung-cancer-screening