Exercise as primary treatment for cancer: A translational approach
|4 June 2015
|16:00 - 17:00
|What is it:
|Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences
|Who is it for:
|Adults, Current University students, University staff
|Dr Lee W Jones PhD
Host: Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences
About the event
Dr Lee W Jones PhD - Exercise scientist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA
Dr Lee W Jones is a Member and Attending Physiologist in the Department of Medicine and Director of the Cardiology-Oncology Research Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre.
Dr Jones completed PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowship in Physical Education (Exercise Oncology) at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada). Dr Jones joined MSKCC in February 2014 after eight years at Duke University Medical Centre.
Dr Jones’s research program focuses on a translational approach to investigation of the efficacy of targeted exercise training to:
(1) mitigate cancer therapy-associated cardiovascular injury, and (2) inhibit tumour growth and progression.
He has published numerous scientific articles and book chapters. He also serves on several working groups at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN).
His research program has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, American Cancer Society, and U.S. Department of Defence Breast Cancer Research Program.
Dr Lee W Jones PhD
Role: Attending Physiologist and Director of the Cardiology-Oncology Research Program
Organisation: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York
Travel and Contact Information
Nightingale & Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention Centre
Family History Clinic - Research Dietitians