Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “Diet in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer: The Past, Present, and Future”



Date
October 13, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Colin E. Champ, MD, ABIHM
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UPMC Cancer Center
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Director, Operations, CCEHS


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

Dr. Champ will discuss the historic studies showing the role diet plays in preventing and treating cancer. The presentation will cover the major preclinical studies over the past century and segue to current strategies/studies looking at the effect of diet on cancer prevention and treatment. The final part of the talk will be a general discussion on the prevention of cancer through dietary and lifestyle interventions with some tangible takeaways for patient care.