Pathways to Prevention (P2P) Program

Nutrition as Prevention for Improved Cancer Health Outcomes—Agenda: Day 1

July 26, 2022
12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. ET
Online Only

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Introductory Session

12:00 p.m.


David M. Murray, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Prevention
Director, Office of Disease Prevention
Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health

12:05 p.m.

Opening Remarks

Philip E. Castle, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Director, Division of Cancer Prevention
Senior Investigator, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health

12:15 p.m.

Charge to the Panel

David M. Murray, Ph.D.
NIH Office of Disease Prevention

12:25 p.m.

Overview of Panel Activities

Robert A. Hiatt, M.D., Ph.D.
Workshop and Panel Chair
University of California San Francisco 

12:30 p.m.

Oncology Nutrition Research and Care: Time to Move the Needle

Elaine Trujillo, M.S., R.D.
National Cancer Institute  

12:50 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

Keynote Presentation—Improving Cancer Outcomes Through Nutrition: Learning from the Past and Shaping the Future

Steven K. Clinton, M.D., Ph.D.
The Ohio State University

1:30 p.m.

Attaining Consistency in the Use of Nutrition Related Terminology

Mary Platek, Ph.D., M.S., R.D.
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

1:45 p.m.


Moderated by 
Robert A. Hiatt, M.D., Ph.D.

1:55 p.m.



Key Questions 1 & 2:

What is the effect of nutritional interventions before and during cancer treatment in preventing negative treatment outcomes (e.g., effects on dose tolerance, need for hospital care, survival) in adults diagnosed with cancer who have or are at risk for cancer-associated malnutrition? 

  • Do the effects of nutritional interventions in preventing negative treatment outcomes vary by cancer type, treatment type, or cancer stage?

2:05 p.m.

Evidence-based Practice Center Presentation I: Key Questions 1 & 2 Systematic Review Results

Helen Parsons, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center
Mark Klein, M.D.
Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center, Minneapolis VA Medical Center

2:25 p.m.

Malnutrition Screening in Oncology: Current Issues and Future Directions

Kunal Kadakia, M.D.
Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute

2:40 p.m.

Cachexia: From Animal Models to Clinic

Marcus DaSilva Goncalves, M.D., Ph.D.
Weill Cornell Medicine

2:55 p.m.

Fasting Mimicking Diets in Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Valter Longo, Ph.D.
University of Southern California

3:10 p.m.


3:20 p.m.

Nutrition Intervention Studies: Challenges and Opportunities

Moderated by
Colleen Spees, Ph.D., M.Ed., RDN, LD, FAND
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

4:05 p.m.


Moderated by 
Robert A. Hiatt, M.D., Ph.D.

4:45 p.m.


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