Education Forum X: Lifestyle Modifications and Cancer Prevention for Your Patients (Obesity and Prevention)

Education Forum

Moderator:

  • Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Speakers:

  • Victoria Bae-Jump, MD, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Tracy Crane, PhD, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Description: This session will focus on lifestyle modifications such as diet, physical activity, and smoking cessation that may influence the risk of gynecologic cancer progression, prevention of new cancers, and survival outcomes. The effects of high-fat diet and obesity in preclinical models of gynecologic cancer will be reviewed as well as the implementation of lifestyle modifications in clinical practice.

Location: Kalakaua B

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