Stanley Steyer Institute for Cancer Epidemiology and Research: Symposium on Infections and Cancer

February 29, 2016 ● Stanley Steyer Institute for Cancer Epidemiology and Research: Symposium on Infections and Cancer featured presentations from leading physicians, professors, and researchers.

The Symposium of Infections and Cancer, hosted by the Stanley Steyer Institute for Cancer Epidemiology and Research, took place on February 29, 2016 at Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. Faculty, physicians, and students attended the presentations given by the following speakers: Dr. Ravit Bassal, Prof. Ziv Ben-Ari, Prof. Gabriel Chodick, Dr. Yael Raz, Prof. Gustavo Malinger, Prof. Elizabeth Miller, Dr. Zohar Mor, Dr. Khitam Muhsen, and Dr. Barbara Silverman. Among topics included in the symposium were: epidemiology of cervical cancer, effectiveness of HPV vaccines, gastric cancer, HCV epidemiology, and more. The full symposium schedule is available here.
 

Characterization of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia 3 and cervical cancer and identification of risk and protective factors among women in Israel 
Dr. Ravit Bassal (Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health)
 
HCV and HBV 2016 - reversible? Complete cure?
Prof. Ziv Ben-Ari (Liver Disease Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer & Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University)
 
Harnessing real-world data to monitor HCV epidemiology and treatment patterns in the community
Prof. Gabriel Chodick (Epidemiology and Database Research Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services & School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University)
 
Cervical cancer epidemiology in former Soviet Union immigrants to Israel
Dr. Yael Raz (Lis Maternity and Women's Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center & Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University)
 
Zika virus and intrauterine infections: What to look for?
Prof. Gustavo Malinger (OBGYN Ultrasound Unit, Lis Maternity and Women's Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center & Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University)
 
Post licensure evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of the HPV vaccines
Prof. Elizabeth Miller (Public Health England & School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University)
 
Cancer incidence in HIV-infected individuals in Israel (Cohort Study 1981-2010)
Dr. Zohar Mor (District Health Bureau, Tel Aviv, Ministry of Health & School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University)
 
Helicobacter pylori, atrophic gastritis, and gastric cancer 
Dr. Khitam Muhsen ​(School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University)
 
Estimating the impact of infections on cancer burden in Israel 
Dr. Barbara Silverman (National Cancer Registry and Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health & School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University)
 

Session Chairs

Prof. Dani Cohen (School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University & Director of the Stanley Steyer Institute for Cancer Epidemiology and Research)

Prof. Tamy Shohat (Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health & School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University)

Prof. Dan Grisaru (Lis Maternity and Women's Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center & Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University)

 

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