Diabetes and obesity are independent and combined risk factors for several cancers. The symposium will review the epidemiological data focused on type 2 diabetes, obesity, and cancer incidence, biological mechanisms linking diabetes to cancer risk, and lifestyle weight loss interventions to reduce risk for cancer.


1:30pm Racial/Ethnic Differences in Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity and Breast Cancer Risk
Tiffany L Carson, PhD
2:00pm Mechanisms Linking Type 2 Diabetes and Cancer Risk
Henry J Thompson, PhD
2:30pm Innovative Lifestyle Interventions Preventing Type-2-diabetes-related Cancers
Justin C Brown, PhD