Meeting report: leaders in translational cancer research meet in Udaipur, a historical town of India: an International Symposium onTranslational Cancer Research: Cancer Prevention. Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, december 16-19, 2011.
Department of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1950, Houston, TX 77230, USA. [email protected]
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International Institute of Anticancer Research
- Publication Date
Apr 01, 2013
Like most countries in the Western world, most non-communicable diseases, such as cancer, are very much on the rise. Extensive research suggests that cancer is a preventable disease that requires a major change in lifestyle. The fourth International Translational Cancer Research Symposium on Cancer Prevention was convened from Dec. 16th through Dec. 19th, 2011 in Udaipur, Rajasthan, the largest state located on the northwestern side of India. Scientists, clinicians, and trainees from different countries participated in this conference to discuss biological processes involved in cancer and various avenues to prevent cancer. It became clear from this conference that tobacco use, alcohol consumption, diet and obesity, radiation, and pollution may account for many carcinomas.
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