2019 Disrupting Cancer: Systemic Problems, Systemic Solutions Webinar

Todd Whitehead, Ph.D.

Cancer Risk and Prevention Strategies, from Population to Individual Level

Dr. Todd Whitehead provides an example of environmental contributors to cancer. Highlighting examples from “Stephen’s Story,” a chapter in the award-winning A Story of Health eBook and continuing education course.

2018 Cancer in Children and Young People International Scientific and Medical Conference, UK, September 12-14, 2018.

Catherine Metayer, M.D., Ph.D.

Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Childhood and Young Adult Cancer

Dr. Metayer provides an overview of CLIC and discusses the associations between maternal supplementation with folic acid and other vitamins and risk of leukemia in offspring.

Risk Factors of Childhood Leukemia

Dr. Metayer presents findings on risk factors of childhood leukemia. Her population-based studies examine the association between occupational exposures to pesticides, home use of paints, maternal smoking during pregnancy, prenatal paternal smoking and children exposure to tobacco smoking and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).