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Key Dates


  • March 6, 2012 – Online Registration Opens

  • March 12, 2012 – Abstract submission Closes (all abstracts due at this time)

  • March 12, 2012 - New Investigator Award Applications Due

  • April 16, 2012 - Accepted abstracts for Poster Session, New Investigators Announced

  • May 4, 2012 - Hotel Reservations Close

  • May 21, 2012 - Online Registration Closes

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Sun, Jun 10

Conference Registration Sun, Jun 10, 1:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Rose Room

 
New Investigators Training Session Sun, Jun 10, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Carriage House

Organizer(s): Alice Sigurdson, National Cancer Institute; Lydia B. Zablotska, UCSF

2:10 PM

Dose-effect relationships for adverse events after cranial radiotherapy in childhood cancer survivors
Irma W.E.M. van Dijk, Academic Medical Center (AMC)

2:25 PM

EPI-CT: European cohort study of cancer risk after paediatric computed tomography
L Krille, University Medical Centre Mainz

2:40 PM

Effects of factors other than Chornobyl radiation on the risk of leukemia among accidental emergency and recovery operation workers from Ukraine
Nataliya Gudzenko, Research Center for Radiation Medicine

2:55 PM

Incident basal cell carcinoma and occupational ionizing radiation exposure in United States radiologic technologists, 1983-2006
Terrence Lee, Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute

3:20 PM

Radiation Exposure Assessment in Late Effects Studies: Overview of Available Methods and Design/Rationale of the DCOG Later Dosimetry Research Project
Judith L. Kok, DCOG LATER/ Emma Children's Hospital/ AMC

3:35 PM

Risk of cancer associated with interventional cardiology during childhood: Setting up of a cohort study in France
H. Baysson, Instit de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire

3:50 PM

Sensitivity Analysis of Median Lifetime on Radiation Risks Estimates for Cancer and Circulatory Disease amongst Never-Smokers
Lori J Chappell, USRA Division of Space Life Sciences

4:05 PM

Integrating informative priors from experimental research with Bayesian methods: an example from radiation epidemiology
Ghassan Hamra, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Discussant(s): Lydia B. Zablotska, UCSF

 
Coffee Break Sun, Jun 10, 3:10 PM - 3:20 PM
Carriage House

 
Opening Reception Sun, Jun 10, 4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Oceanside Porch

 
Conference Welcome Sun, Jun 10, 6:30 PM - 6:40 PM
Carriage House

Organizer(s): Peter Jacob, Helmholtz Zentrum München

 
Session 1: Breast Cancer Risk Sun, Jun 10, 6:40 PM - 9:30 PM
Carriage House

Organizer(s): Peter Jacob, Helmholtz Zentrum München; Dan Stram, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

6:45 PM

Genetic Determinants of Breast Cancer
Douglas F. Easton, University of Cambridge

7:15 PM

The WECARE Study of Gene-Radiation Exposure Interactions as a Cause of Contralateral Breast Cancer: Extending the study of interactions
Dan Stram, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

7:45 PM

Breast cancer risk in the Swedish haemangioma cohort: Influence of radiation dose, reproductive factors and familial predisposition
Erik Holmberg, Gothenburg University

8:35 PM

Breast Cancer Risk in Atomic Bomb Survivors from Multi-Model Inference
Jan Christian Kaiser, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Institute of Radiation Protection

Discussant(s): Peter Jacob, Helmholtz Zentrum München

 
Coffee Break Sun, Jun 10, 8:15 PM - 8:35 PM
Carriage House

 

Mon, Jun 11

Conference Registration Mon, Jun 11, 8:00 AM - 1:15 PM
Rose Room

 
Session 2: Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Mon, Jun 11, 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Carriage House

Organizer(s): Jonine Bernstein, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Ruth Anne Kleinerman, National Cancer Institute

9:05 AM

Sarcomas after retinoblastoma: Role of genetic susceptibility and radiation dose
Ruth Anne Kleinerman, National Cancer Institute

9:35 AM

Genetic effects and radiosensitivity in childhood cancer survivors and their offspring
John Boice, Vanderbilt University

10:05 AM

Cardiovascular Disease in Adult Survivors of Childhood and Adolescent Cancer: A Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS)
Daniel A. Mulrooney, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

10:55 AM

Risk of subsequent primary cancer and radiation exposure in the British Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
Michael Magnus Hawkins, University of Birmingham

11:25 AM

Radiation Treatment Summaries and Predicting Risk of Breast Cancer in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Chaya S. Moskowitz, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Discussant(s): Cecile M Ronckers, Dutch Childhood Oncology Group

 
Coffee Break Mon, Jun 11, 10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
Carriage House

 
Lunch Mon, Jun 11, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Porch Dining Room

 
Conference Registration Mon, Jun 11, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Rose Room

 
Session3: Radiation-Related Risks of Leukemia Mon, Jun 11, 6:30 PM - 9:15 PM
Carriage House

Organizer(s): David Pawel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Lydia B. Zablotska, UCSF

6:35 PM

Low-dose rate radiation exposure and leukemia risks in the Mayak Worker and Techa River cohorts
Dale L Preston, Hirosoft International

7:05 PM

Radiation-related risks of leukemia among Chornobyl cleanup workers from Ukraine
Lydia B. Zablotska, UCSF

7:35 PM

An update on current epidemiology studies of leukaemia risks associated with CT scans
Mark S. Pearce, Newcastle University

8:25 PM

Radiation Leukemogenesis in Mice and Humans
Michael M. Weil, Colorado State University

Discussant(s): Mark Peter Little, National Cancer Institute, Radiation Epidemiology Branch

 
Coffee Break Mon, Jun 11, 8:05 PM - 8:25 PM
Carriage House

 
The Fukushima accident: Workers and the evacuated/relocated population Mon, Jun 11, 9:15 PM - 9:50 PM
Carriage House

9:20 PM

The accident at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant: Workers and the evacuated/relocated populations
Makoto Akashi, National Institute of Radiological Sciences

 

Tue, Jun 12

Conference Registration Tue, Jun 12, 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Rose Room

 
Session 4: Elaine Ron Memorial Symposium on Thyroid Cancer Tue, Jun 12, 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Carriage House

Organizer(s): Alina Brenner, National Cancer Institute; Alice Sigurdson, National Cancer Institute

9:05 AM

Pooled analysis of thyroid cancer and radiation exposure in childhood cancer survivors: first results of the PIRATES project
Lene H.S. Veiga, Institute of Radiation Protection and Dosimetry

9:35 AM

Thyroid cancer incidence among atomic-bomb survivors: An update in the Life Span Study
Kyoji Furukawa, Radiation Effects Research Foundation

10:05 AM

Uncertainty in modeling the risk of thyroid cancer after Chernobyl
Mark Peter Little, National Cancer Institute, Radiation Epidemiology Branch

10:55 AM

Examinations on gene expression in tumor and normal tissue on Chernobyl thyroid cancer
Michael Abend, Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology

11:25 AM

Genetic susceptibility in differentiated thyroid cancer
Erich M. Sturgis, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Discussant(s): Maureen Hatch, National Cancer Institute

 
Coffee Break Tue, Jun 12, 10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
Carriage House

 
Lunch Tue, Jun 12, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Porch Dining Room

 
RH 2012 Planning Committee Meeting & Lunch (by invitation only) Tue, Jun 12, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Marine Room Lounge

 
Poster Session Tue, Jun 12, 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Ballroom

The following New Investigator Training Session participants will also be presenting poster abstracts in the poster session. 1) Abstract ID 302246 presented by Irma van Dijk “Dose-effect relationships for adverse events after cranial radiotherapy in childhood cancer survivors” 2) Abstract ID 302241 presented by L Krille entitled “EPI-CT: European cohort study of cancer risk after paediatric computed tomography” 3) Abstract ID 302255 presented by Terrence Lee “Incident basal cell carcinoma and occupational ionizing radiation exposure in United States radiologic technologists, 1983-2006” 4) Abstract ID 302245 presented by Judith Kok “Radiation Exposure Assessment in Late Effects Studies: Overview of Available Methods and Design/Rationale of the DCOG Later Dosimetry Research Project” 5) Abstract ID 302271 presented by H. Baysson “Risk of cancer associated with interventional cardiology during childhood: Setting up of a cohort study in France” 6) Abstract ID 302234 presented by Lori Chappell entitled “Sensitivity Analysis of Median Lifetime on Radiation Risks Estimates for Cancer and Circulatory Disease amongst Never-Smokers” 7) Abstract ID 302259 presented by Nataliya Gudzenko “Effects of factors other than Chornobyl radiation on the risk of leukemia among accidental emergency and recovery operation workers from Ukraine” 8) Abstract ID 302279 presented by Ghassan Hamra “Integrating informative priors from experimental research with Bayesian methods: an example from radiation epidemiology”

Methodological extension of the measurement error model which adjusts dosimetric errors
Kazutaka Doi, National Institute of Radiological Sciences

Adhesiveness of Aortic Endothelium in Response to High-LET Radiation is Chemokine Dependent
Dennis F. Kucik, University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Dutch study on leukemia among children and young adults after radiation exposure from pediatric computed tomography
Cecile M Ronckers, Dutch Childhood Oncology Group

Propensity based approach for analysis of radiotherapy effect on cardiovascular and pulmonary disease risks in lung and breast cancer patients using SEER-Medicare database
Igor Akushevich, Center for Population Health and Aging, Duke University

Variation in the risk of radiation-related contralateral breast cancer by histology and estrogen receptor expression in SEER
Gila Neta, REB/DCEG/NCI

Risk of leukemia mortality from exposure to ionizing radiation in U.S. nuclear workers
Robert Douglas Daniels, NIOSH

Pediatric Computed Tomography and Associated Radiation Exposure and Cancer Risk
Diana L. Miglioretti, Group Health Research Institute

Accounting for Neutron Doses Received by the Japanese Atomic-bomb Survivors
Harry M Cullings, Radiation Effects Research Foundation

Long-term effects of chronic exposure to ionizing radiation on the hematopoietic system in man
Galina Veremeyeva, Urals Research Center for Radiation Medicine

Effect of dose uncertainty on estimated threshold of skin cancer dose-response in the Radiation Effects Research Foundation Life Span Study cohort
Munechika Misumi, Radiation Effects Research Foundation

Joint radiation risk from several carefully selected models for leukemia mortality in Japanese A-bomb survivors with mortality data (1950 - 2000)
Jan Christian Kaiser, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Institute of Radiation Protection

 
Conference Registration Tue, Jun 12, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Rose Room

 
Conference Banquet Reception Tue, Jun 12, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ocean Terrace & Pool Area

 
Conference Banquet Tue, Jun 12, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Grand Dining Room

Organizer(s): Dan Stram, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

7:15 PM

Living with Uncertainty about Low-Dose Radiation Risks
David J Brenner, Center for Radiological Research

 

Wed, Jun 13

Session 5: Cardiopulmonary Effects from Therapeutic and Diagnostic Radiation Wed, Jun 13, 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Carriage House

Organizer(s): Michael Jacob Adams, MD, MPH, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; Sarah Darby, Clinical Trial Service Unit & Epidemiological Studies Unit

9:05 AM

Radiation Exposure and Potential Cancer Risk from Cardiac Imaging
Andrew J Einstein, Columbia University Medical Center

9:35 AM

Coronary Heart Disease after Irradiation for sn Enlarged Thymus: Results from the Hempelmann Cohort
Michael Jacob Adams, MD, MPH, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

10:05 AM

Therapeutic Irradiation Acute and Chronic Effects on the Lung
Lawrence B. Marks, University of North Carolina

10:55 AM

Preventing or Reducing Late Cardiopulmonary Side Effects of Radiation Therapy: Radiation Meets Molecular Pathology
Soren M. Bentzen, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Discussant(s): Sarah Darby, Clinical Trial Service Unit & Epidemiological Studies Unit

 
Coffee Break Wed, Jun 13, 10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
Carriage House

 
Conference Closure Wed, Jun 13, 11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Carriage House

Organizer(s): Dan Stram, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

 
Conference Adjournment Wed, Jun 13, 12:00 PM -

 
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