2019 Early Detection Seminar Series

Seminar & Discussion: 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Reception: 5:30pm - 6:00pm

The Early Detection Seminar Series presents seminars highlighting new research in Early Cancer Detection. This seminar series alternates months with the Information Sciences in Imaging Seminars.

Seminars will be held in Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (LPCH) Freidenrich Auditorium or Li Ka Shing Learning Center (LKSC), Room LK130, Munzer Auditorium, AlwayClark Auditorium, or Clark S360.

NOTE: This seminar does not run through the Summer months.

Invited Speakers

Title: Cancer Etiology and Early Detection

Cristian Tomasetti, PhD, Associate Professor of Oncology and Biostatistics, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine



Title: Screening for Colorectal, lung, and breast cancer: Recommendations from the US Preventative Services Task Force

Douglas K. Owens, MD, Director, CHP/PCOR, Professor of Medicine, Center for Health Policy, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies,Center for Primary Care & Outcomes Research, Stanford School of Medicine




Title: The First Cell and the Human  cost of going after Cancer's last

Azra Raza, MD,  Chan Soon-Shiong Professor of Medicine, Director, MDS Center,  Columbia University Medical Center

Title: TBD

Michael M. Shen, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine, Genetics & Development,  Urology, and Systems Biology
Columbia University Medical Center