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The Centre for Research into Prevention and Screening (CRiPS), University of Dundee, are hosting a one day satellite meeting on Saturday 27 April on behalf of the NIHR Cancer and Nutrition Collaboration with support from:

  • The World Cancer Research Fund
  • Association for the Study of Obesity
  • The Scottish Cancer Prevention Network

The aim of the meeting is to consider current evidence around obesity, intentional weight loss and potential approaches for trials to reduce cancer risk and in cancer survivorship. The meeting has a range of speakers including expertise in epidemiology, trials, behaviour change, obesity, physical activity, cancer survivorship, public perspectives.

In addition Dr Jennifer Ligibel from Harvard Medical School/ Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will be providing insights into her weight loss trial in breast cancer survivors in the US.