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Cancer and Alcohol: Myths, Evidence, Action & Precautionary Policies, Alcohol Working Group of the Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition

Toronto, Ontario
November 15, 2013

8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Metro Hall, 55 John Street, 3rd Floor, Rooms 308/309

Themes and expected outcomes

  • Discuss national and international evidence
  • Review recent strategies initiated by governments and NGOs
  • Identify risk reduction and precautionary policies
  • Increase awareness of the cultural dimensions of alcohol consumption
  • Network with stakeholders and collaborators in planning precautionary policies and strategies
  • Cancer and Alcohol

Invited speakers include:

  • Diane Buhler, Parents Against Drugs
  • Beth Easton, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Cathy Edwards, Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health
  • Norman Giesbrecht, Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
  • Heather Manson, Public Health Ontario
  • David McKeown, Toronto Public Health
  • Fiona Nelson, Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition
  • Robert Nuttall, Canadian Cancer Society
  • Jurgen Rehm, Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
  • Robert Strang, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
  • Stephanie Young, Cancer Care Ontario

General admission is $50.

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Seating is limited.