Environmental exposure and cancer prevention
Programme stream(s): Prevention
Programme session type(s): Recent Advances session
Speaker: John Cherrie, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Speaker: Lion Shahab, University College London, UK
Speaker: Marion MacFarlane, MRC Toxicology Unit, UK
Date and time: Mon 05-Nov-2018, 11:00 am-12:30 pm
This session will examine environmental exposures that may be relevant to cancer and have so far to date received less attention than other potential risk factors. It will also examine these exposures in contrast to well-established preventable risk factors.
The topics to be covered include: carbon nanotubes; air pollution and alternative nicotine delivery devices (e-cigarettes and heat not burn tobacco).