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Media Advisory

Racial/Ethnic Disparities, Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Cancer Risk, New Screening Technologies To Be Highlighted at CDC Cancer Conference

WHAT: The national conference Using Science to Build Comprehensive Cancer Programs: A 2001 Odyssey will feature reports on evidence-based cancer prevention, managed care, cervical cancer screening intervals, and lifestyle strategies, including tobacco use, diet, and physical activity.
SPEAKERS: Louis W. Sullivan, MD, president, the Morehouse School of Medicine

Bernard Levin, MD, chair of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable; Vice President for Cancer Prevention, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Roy Barnes, Governor of Georgia
WHEN: September 4-7, 2001
WHERE: Marriott Marquis Hotel
265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, Georgia

Conference agenda:


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