IARC/NCI Tumour Seminars
"Difficult Questions in Squamous Cell OEsophageal Cancer Research"
29–30 September 2016

Introductions

Stephen Chanock and Paul Brennan

Session 1 - Descriptive and Analytic Epidemiology

Global Burden of ESCC

Melina Arnold, View presentation

The China Story

You-Lin Qiao, View presentation

The Iran Story

Reza Malekzadeh (presented by Arash Etemadi), View presentation

Which risk factors are established?

Farin Kamangar, View presentation

New risk factors?

Christian Abnet, View presentation

Session 2 - Genetics/Genomics

Genetic susceptibility

Phil Taylor, View presentation

Family studies/Exome

Alisa Goldstein, View presentation

Genomic alterations in tumors

Chen Wu

Epigenetic alterations in ESCC

Luis Felipe Ribeiro Pinto, View presentation

Genetics/Genomics research in Africa

Chris Mathew, View presentation

Session 3 - Early Detection and Treatment

Overview

Sandy Dawsey, View presentation

Early detection program in China

Wen-Qiang Wei, presented by You-Lin Qiao, View presentation

STEP & DIRECT studies in Kenya

Mike Mwachiro, View presentation

Primary screening test development

Rebecca Fitzgerald, View presentation

Early Intervention + Stenting

David Fleischer, View presentation

Session 4 - Recent Field Studies and Future Needs

ESCC studies in Kashmir

Nazir Dar

ESCC studies in Tanzania

Katherine Van Loon, View presentation

African Consortium for Esophageal Cancer Research

Val McCormack, View presentation