Why Are Drugs So Hard to Quit?

Ever hear someone with a drug problem talk about quitting?And then they try to quit on their own, with no help.They tell their friends they’ve given up drugs forever.It usually doesn’t work.Eventually, they slip and start using again.Why are drugs so hard to quit?Because addiction is a brain disease.Addiction is when you feel a strong […]

TRACO 2018 – Prostate cancer and small cell lung cancer

TODAY WE HAVE RAVI MADAN AS OURFIRST SPEAKER TALKING ABOUTPROSTATE CANCER SO HE’S CLINICALDIRECTOR OF THE BRANCH.HE GOT HIS MD FROM NEW JERSEYMEDICAL SCHOOL THEN COMPLETEDHIS RESIDENCY AT THE UNIVERSITYOF HE JOINED.CURRENTLY HOLDS A JOINTAPPOINTMENT BETWEEN MEDICALONCOLOGY BRANCH AND LAB OR REOFIMMUNOLOGY AND BIOLOGY.HE’S EXPLORING IMMUNE THERAPYTREATMENTS IN RARE TUMORS.AND TITLE OF HIS TALK TODAY […]

TRACO 2016: Epidemiology and SCLC

OUR FIRST SPEAKER TODAY ISNEIL CAPORASO.HE GOT HIS UNDERGRADUATE DEGREEAND THEN A MASTERS DEGREE ANDTHEN A MEDICAL DOCTOR DEGREEFROM RUTGERS IN 1980.SO HE DID A RESIDENCY ININTERNAL MEDICINE AND IN 1983SAW THE LIGHT AND CAME TO NCIAND NOW HE HAS TO MOVE HISOFFICE EVERY OTHER YEAR.[ LAUGHS ]JUST LIKE THE REST OF US.SO, IN 2011, […]

TRACO 2013 – Introduction & Clinical Trials

THIS IS TRACO AT 4:00 P.M. ET.WE HAVE AN IN CLASS HERE INBUILDING 50.WE ALSO VIDEO CONFERENCE TO NCIFREDERICK.WE WELCOME OUR FELLOWS AT NCIFREDERICK.SO BASICALLY THE GOAL OF TRACOIS TO DISCUSS CONFERENCERESEARCH IN TRANSLATIONAL TERMS.SO FOR CANCER TRADITIONALLY IT’STREATED WITH RADIATION THERAPY,AND SO WE HAVE A LECTURE INRADIATION ONCOLOGY IN OCTOBER.ALSO TREATED WITH CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC DRUGS.ONE […]

TRACO 2017: Epigenetics and Case reports

OUR FIRST SPEAKER TODAY ISMUKESH VERMA.I HAVE KNOWN HIM FOR ALMOST 30YEARS.HE AND I BOTH USED TO WORK ATGEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY.THEN HE CAME TO THE DIVISION OFCANCER PREVENTION ANDSUBSEQUENTLY HE JOINED DCCPS IN2004 AS A PROGRAM DIRECTOR.HE BECAME THEN ACTING CHIEF OFTHE ANALYTIC EPIDEMIOLOGYRESEARCH BRANCH AND THEN IN2007, HE BECAME BRANCH CHIEF OFTHE METHODS AND […]

TRACO 2018 – Health disparities and Case reports

TODAY WE HAVE DR.BRID RYAN FROM IRELAND, GOT HERPh.D. AT THE UNIVERSITY OFCOLLEGE OF DUBLIN, AND THENMASTER’S DEGREE, CAME HERE TONCI, WORKING WITH KIRK HARRIS,AND NOW TENURE-TRACKINVESTIGATOR.TITLE, CANCER HEALTHDISPARITIES.>>THANK FOR THE INVITATION TOTALK WITH YOU.IF I’M GOING TOO FAST LET MEKNOW.I’M RECOVERING FROM A SLIGHTCOLD AS WELL, MY VOICE ISN’TCLEAR LET ME KNOW AND I’LL […]

Pre-Application Webinar for Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Awards (R21)

Thank you for joining good morning.This is Helen Meissner.Director of the tobacco regulatory science program.Welcome to the webinar.We will be discussing two new are essays for R21 grants.[Indiscernible – background noise]Thank you.I think everyone is on mute so we don’t have background noise.For those of you who are new to this area of tobacco regulatory […]

Day 1 – Achieving Health Equity in Preventive Services

>>I’M DAVID MURRAY FROM THEOFFICE OF DISEASE PREVENTION.THIS OFFICE IS HOSTING TODAY’SMEETING.I WANT TO CALL THE MEETING TOORDER AND MOVE IMMEDIATELY TOINTRODUCE OUR NEXT SPEAKER.IT’S MY PLEASURE TO INTRODUCEDR. ELISEO PEREZ-STABLE AND NINSUPPORTS KNOWLEDGE ANDMECHANISMS TO IMPROVE MINORIYHEALTH AND DEVELOPS EFFECTIVEINTERVENTIONS TO REDUCE THEDISPARITIES IN COMMUNITY ANDCLINICAL SETTINGS.HIS RESEARCH IS CENTERED ONIMPROVING THE HEALTH OF […]

Cancer Research Now: Quitting Smoking? Find Support on Facebook

Alison Pilsner: Hi I’m Alison,from the National CancerInstitute’s SmokefreeWomen team.We’re launching a new projecton our Facebook sitewhere we’re talkingto real women on the street.We all knowthat quitting smoking sucks,and we want to hear from you.We want to hear your story,your experiences,how you stay smoke freeand how you encourage yourgirlfriendsto stay smoke free too.Our campaign is […]