University of Ottawa
At least half of all cancers are preventable--so why are many cancers still on the rise? Why do Canadians have so many chemicals in their blood? Why are we still being exposed to so many carcinogens in the air we breathe, the water we use, the products we use and the food we eat?
Prevent Cancer Now and the Saunders-Matthey Cancer Prevention Coalition are co-sponsoring a national conference to ask these important questions, and develop a solid response. Outstanding keynote speakers, topic workshops, regional organizing workshops, and launch of the book Cancer: 101 Solutions to a Preventable Epidemic.
Speakers and Workshop Leaders include Devra Davis, Director of the Centre for Environmental Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Center; Sandra Steingraber, author of Living Downstream: A Scientist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment; Guy Dauncey, Liz Armstrong and Anne Wordsworth, authors of Cancer: 101 Solutions to a Preventable Epidemic; Beverley Thorpe (Clean Production Action); Debra Lynn Dadd (author of Home, Safe Home); Ted Schettler, MD, MPH (Science and Environmental Health Network); Mae Burrows (Labour Environmental Alliance Society); Heather Logan (Canadian Cancer Society); Gideon Foreman (Canadian Ass'n of Physicians for the Environment); Jim Brophy and Margaret Keith (Sarnia Occupational Health Clinic); Nic DeCarlo (CAW Health and Safety); Jose Etcheverry (David Suzuki Foundation); Larry Stoffman (Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control); Thomas Pawlick, author of The End of Food;Wayne Roberts and Lori Stahlbrand, authors of Real Food for a Change; and many others - and you?
Early bird rate $250 until April 15. Then $300
You can fundraise for your expenses to attend the conference by participating in the
2007 Run, Walk & Roll for Cancer Prevention. For more information on this event, visit http://www.StopCancer.org/rwr07.