From 2000-2020, the CPFP has hosted an Annual Advances in Cancer Prevention Lecture series to honor researchers and practitioners who have made major contributions to Cancer Prevention and Control.

Date Speaker Presentation Information Video Link
July 21, 2020
Portrait of Avrum “Avi” Spira, M.D., M.S.C.
Avrum Spira, M.D., M.Sc.
Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Bioinformatics; Director, Boston University - Boston Medical Cancer Center; Chief, Division of Computational Biomedicine; Boston University; Boston, MA
Intercepting Lung Cancer via the Airway Transcriptome
via WebEx
2019
Portrait of Scott Lippman, MD
Scott M. Lippman, MD
Director, Moores Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Senior Associate Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor, Cancer Research and Care, University of California, San Diego
The Precancer Genome Atlas (PCGA) and Immune Interception
2018
John T. Schiller, PhD
Deputy Chief, Laboratory of Cellular Oncology, NIH Distinguished Investigator, Center for Cancer Research, NCI
Successes and Challenges of Vaccines to Prevent HPV-associated Cancers
2017
Sir Richard Peto, FRS
Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology at the University of Oxford, UK, and Co-Director of the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU)
Re-visiting the Causes of Cancer
2016
Mary L. (Nora) Disis, MD
Athena Distinguished Professor of Breast Cancer Research and Associate Dean for Translational Health Sciences in the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine
Polyvalent Vaccines Targeting Oncogenic Driver Pathways