CRH Meeting Preliminary Schedule - CRH Sessions Only


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8:30AM - 5:00PM
SIT Workshop (RSVP Required)
7:30PM - 9:30PM SIT + ESRI Social (RSVP Required)

8:00AM - 8:30AM 
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
8:30AM - 8:45AM 
CRH Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45AM - 10:00AM

Talks from Selected Abstracts

  • Radioactive iodine treatment and cancer mortality in patients with hyperthyroidism: Cari Kitahara
  • Intrinsic subtypes of radiation-associated breast cancers among female atomic bomb survivors: Atsuko Sadakane
  • Leukemia and myeloid malignancies among nine prospectively analyzed cohorts of persons exposed to low doses (<100 mSv) of ionizing radiation in childhood: Mark P. Little
  • Radiation risk of uterine cancer among atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 1958-2009: Mai Utada
10:00AM - 10:15AM 
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10:15AM - 12:15PM

EPI-CT: Design, dosimetry, and latest results 

  • Introduction to the EPI-CT study: overall design and methods: Ausrele Kesminiene
  • Dose reconstruction: methods and results: Steve Simon
  • Results: leukaemia and other haematological malignancies: Elisabeth Cardis
  • Results: brain tumors from paediatric CT scans: Michael Hauptmann
  • Results: other solid cancers and the challenge of model fitting with low case numbers: Graham Byrnes
12:15PM - 1:45PM Lunch on own
1:45PM - 3:15PM

Controversial issues in radiation protection: Chair: Werner Ruehm

  • Dose and dose rate effects (TG-91): Werner Ruehm
  • Protection of the environment (TG-99): J. Garnier-Laplace
  • Detriment calculations (TG-102): D. Laurier
  • Individual radiosensitivity (C-1 Working Party): Andrzej Wojck
 3:15PM - 5:15PM

CRH/RRS Joint Session: Space Radiation and Cancer Risk: Chair: Ianik Plante, Janice Huff

  • Approaches to understanding space radiation cancer risks: Mike Weil
  • Heavy-ion radiation (HZE) has higher relative biological effectiveness for intestinal and colonic tumorigenesis at lower doses in APC1638N/+mice: 
  • Can passive smoking explain the higher radiation-related excess relative risk of lung cancer for women compared to men among atomic bomb survivors? Audrey Hu
  • Associating DNA repair deficiency to radiation-induced cancer and genetic factors in mice and humans: Sylvain Costes
  • Radiation exposure and mortality from cardiovascular disease and cancer in early NASA astronauts 1959-2017:
 5:15PM - 5:30PM Coffee Break with Exhibitors
 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Failla Lecture: Adaciu Adaciu si fa Gran Viaggiu: With a Heavy Ion Accelerator you can Travel to Mars:
Frank Cucinotta
6:45PM - 8:45PM Welcome Reception
 7:30AM - 8:00AM Coffee Break with Exhibitors
8:00AM - 8:50AM  Topical Review 
8:50AM - 9:00AM 
 9:00AM - 10:00AM  RRS Plenary 2: Cancer etiology and mutational signatures: Cristian Tomasetti
 10:00AM - 10:15AM  Coffee Break with Exhibitors

 10:15AM - 12:15PM

A review of the recent low-dose/lowdoes-rate epidemiology: can biases explain the results?: Chair: Amy Berrington de Gonzalez

  • Dosimetry systems used in contemporary epidemiologic studies of low-dose radiation exposure and cancer risks: Assessment of strengths and weaknesses: Harry Cullings
  • Measured confounders: Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
  • Unmeasured confounders: Michael Hauptmann
  • Dose uncertainty, power and interpretation: Ethel Gilbert
 12:15PM - 1:45PM  RRS Members Only Business Forum and Lunch (Members Only, RSVP Require)

 1:45PM - 3:15PM

What is the current state of knowledge in low dose radiobiology?: Chair Daniela Stricklin

  • Low-dose overview: Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff
  • Non-targeted effects: Considerations for Earth and Space research: Marianne Sowa
  • Insight from transcriptomics into low-dose radiobiology: Sally Amundson
  • Multistage clonal expansion models of carcinogenesis: toward a mechanistic understanding of neoplastic progression to cancer: Georg Luebeck
  • European overview: Sisko Salomaa

 3:15PM -4:15PM

Discussion on responses to low-dose exposures: Chair: Larry Dauer

  • Larry Dauer
  • Cancer etiology, mathematical modeling, and radiation: Cristian Tomasetti

ESRI Workshop (Part I)

  • Introductory remarks: ESRI Workshop Chair: Lydia B. Zablotska
  • The role of irradiated heart and left ventricle columes in heart failure occurrence after childhood cancer: Imene Mansouri
  • Thyroid cancer after exposure to radioiodine in childhood: Ljubica Zupunski
  • Cataract risk in US radiologic technologists assisting with fluoroscopically-guided interventional procedures: a retrospective cohort study: Raquel Velazquez-Kronen
 5:45PM - 6:00PM Coffee Break with Exhibitors

6:00PM- 6:30PM

ESRI Workshop (Part II)

  •  Validation of occupational radiation dose and projected cancer risks among interventional radiologists: Seulki Ko
  • Exposure assessment of organ absorbed dose for pediatric patients undergoing diagnostic fluoroscopy examinations in support of an ongoing epidemiological study: Emily Marshall
  • A novel exposure assessment approach for epidemiological studies of nuclear medicine patients: Daphnee Villoing
  • Development of the lifetime attributable risk calculator in r-program: YeongWoo Park
  • Advanced ICRP reference computational phantoms for use in epidemiological studies: Yeon Soo Yeom
  • Final concluding notes
    CRH Banquet (RSVP Required)
Remembering Charles Land- Alina Brenner

 7:30AM - 8:00AM  Coffee Break with Exhibitors
 8:00AM - 8:50AM 

Topical Review

 9:00AM - 10:00AM  CRH Posters
 10:00AM - 10:15AM  Coffee Break with Exhibitors

 10:15AM - 12:15PM


International and domestic health studies among radiation exposed: Chair: Isaf Al-Nabulsi

  • Recent findings of radiation risk of cancer incidence in the atomic bomb survivors: Kotaro Ozasa
  • Overview of the DOE Russian health study program and summary of key research findings: Pat Worthington
  • The US transuranium and uranium registries: 50 years of contributions to plutonium in humans: Sergei Tolmachev
  • Mallinckrodt Chemical Works: a cauldron of uranium exposures and health effects: Betsy Ellis
  • Million Person Study of lowdoes health effects-focus on DOE workers: John Boice
 12:15PM- 1:45PM  CRH discussion on future meetings 
Afternoon on Own 
   RRS Sessions (please see RRS Schedule)

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