U.S. Embassy Announces Cancer Prevention Training Opportunities
HANOI, February 1, 2012 – The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce that the National Cancer Institute is accepting applications from international English-speaking physicians, scientists, and other health care professionals to register for two courses in cancer prevention.
The four-week course, “Principles and Practices of Cancer Prevention and Control,” will take place from July 9 – August 3, 2012, and focus on concepts, methods, issues, and applications related to cancer prevention and control.
The one-week course, “Molecular Prevention,” will take place from August 6-10, 2012, and provide a strong background in the molecular biology and genetics of cancer and an overview of basic laboratory approaches applied to cutting-edge research in the fields of molecular epidemiology, chemoprevention, biomarkers, and translational research.
There is no cost to register or attend either course, and limited funding for living expenses may be available. Both courses will take place in Rockville, Maryland, and feature faculty from the National Institute of Health, National Cancer Institute, other government agencies, academia, cancer centers, and public and private organizations.
Registration is now open to all applicants, and the deadline to apply is February 15, 2012.
More information is available at https://cpfp.cancer.gov/summer/summer.php