Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC): a striking example of race/ethnicity health disparity due largely to genetics
cSCC is a common cancer for non-Hispanic whites and its incidence is increasing not only in non-Hispanic whites but also in Latinos and Asians. Thus, there is a dire need to understand how cSCC may affect patients from diverse genetic ancestry backgrounds differently.
Bo Zhong and Man Zhang, Wuhan University
The Covid-19 pandemic and impact on breast cancer diagnoses: what happened in England in the first half of 2020
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in England. Data from the NHS Cancer Waiting Time team was used to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on breast cancer diagnoses in the first half of 2020. I will briefly explain the main findings and plans for further work.
Obesity and cancer- moving beyond the epidemiology to focus on intervention research Annie S. Anderson, University of Dundee
Obesity and cancer can be an emotive topic laden with guilt and a feeling of being overburdened. It has been described as the “elephant in the room” but the bottom line is that it is time to move beyond epidemiology and mechanisms to open the door on interventional research.
Pathological features of 11337 patients with primary ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and subsequent events – results from the UK Sloane project