Population studies have repeatedly documented a link between obesity and the propensity to some cancers. Additionally, the low-grade inflammation that characterizes obesity is frequently perceived as a factor this amplifies this relationship. This symposium will offer an update of key concepts in this field by emphasizing recent research, allowing us to better understand and intervene.


1:30pm Overview of Link Between Obesity and the Propensity to Some Cancers
Stephen Hursting, PhD MPH RD
2:00pm The Role of Adipose Tissue Inflammation in Breast Cancer
Andrew J Dannenberg, MD
2:30pm Merging Models for Menopause: A Tumor’s Tale of Two…Mammary Glands
Paul S MacLean, PhD