Upcoming Events

September 29 
11:00 am - Noon

Artificial Intelligence for Breast Cancer Applications in Rural and Low Resource Areas 

Invited Speaker: John Shepherd, PhD

Interim Deputy Director / Chief Scientific Officer

University of Hawaii Cancer Center

Location: HSRF Room 400 Rowe Conference Room

or Zoom (Meeting ID: 934 6291 3627)


September 30 

25th Annual Women's Health and Cancer Conference

A free community event hosted by the University of Vermont Cancer Center

This free, educational event will again be hosted as a virtual event in order to preserve the safety and comfort of participants.

The conference is aimed at empowering and supporting individuals and communities with knowledge about cancer prevention, detection, treatment, and survivorship. It is for anyone interested in learning more about women's health and cancer, including patients, survivors, health care professionals, caregivers, and the general public. Once again, this conference will be accredited through the Continuing Medical and Interprofessional Education office.

 

This year's conference will include a lunchtime keynote address by UVM Cancer Center member and oncologist Kim Dittus, MD, PhD. More information about our speakers, sessions, and registration will be shared over the summer.

For more information, visit the conference's website here.

Questions about this year's conference? Email Rachel Narkewicz


October 18:
7:00 pm

Rally Against Cancer Games MEN'S SOCCER vs Dartmouth

Presented by Mascoma Bank

Rally Against Cancer games are an annual campaign to raise awareness for cancer research taking place locally at the UVM Cancer Center. UVM athletes will wear special edition lavender socks and jersey's to help bring awareness to the fight against cancer. Fans are encouraged to wear lavender, share stories and will have the chance to win prizes and earn donations for the UVM Cancer Center thanks to the generous support of the presenting sponsor Mascoma Bank.

Location: Virtue Field

Tickets

October 24:
8:45 am - 1:00 pm

Careers in Cancer: The Convergence

As a component of the Convergence program, high school students are invited to connect with experts to learn more about career pathways in cancer.

Program Schedule

8:45 - 9:00 AM: Arrive at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine

9:00 - 9:15 AM: Check in

9:15 - 9:45 AM: Opening Remarks, Arnie Levine, PhD, Founder - Convergence

9:55 - 11:45 AM: Careers in Cancer (rotating stations)

1. Lab tours hosted by UVM Cancer Center researchers

2. The Doctor as Scientist, Randall Holcombe, MD, MBA, Director, UVM Cancer Center

3. Social Science and Cancer Research, Maija Reblin, PhD, Associate Professor

11:45 - 12:20 PM: Lunch

12:20 - 12:50 PM: Forecasting Cancer, Jamie Blundell, PhD Cambridge University

12:50 - 1:00 PM: Departure

Space is limited, RSVP by October 7

For questions, please contact: Kate Strotmeyer

November 5:
11:00 am

Rally Against Cancer Games SWIMMING AND DIVING vs Maine

Presented by Mascoma Bank

Rally Against Cancer games are an annual campaign to raise awareness for cancer research taking place locally at the UVM Cancer Center. UVM athletes will wear special edition lavender socks and jersey's to help bring awareness to the fight against cancer. Fans are encouraged to wear lavender, share stories and will have the chance to win prizes and earn donations for the UVM Cancer Center thanks to the generous support of the presenting sponsor Mascoma Bank.

Location: Forbush Natatorium

Schedule (no tickets required)

November 11

UVMCC Scientific Retreat

Details to follow

 

 

Cancer Center Monthly Program Meetings

September 30:
3:00-4:00 pm

Molecular Mechanisms of Malignancy (MMM)

Zoom link

October 5:
Noon-1:00 pm

Cancer Control and Population Health Sciences (CCPHS)

Zoom link

October 28:
3:00-4:00 pm

Molecular Mechanisms of Malignancy (MMM)

Zoom link

November 2:
Noon-1:00 pm

Cancer Control and Population Health Sciences (CCPHS)

Zoom link


Event Recordings