The 46th Annual Meeting, themed Toward Achieving Health Equity, was held March 13-15, 2022 at the Marriott Tucson University Park in Tucson, Arizona. Masked and vaccinated, attendees were excited to be back in person for the first time since 2019.
The 2022 ASPO Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr., Distinguished Achievement Award winner was Scarlett Lin Gomez, PhD. MPH, from UCSF. Dr. Gomez was nominated by Elena Martinez, UCSD Moores Cancer Center.
The 2022 Joseph Cullen Award in Tobacco Research winner was Thomas Eissenberg, PhD, from Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Eissenberg was nominated by Bernard Fuemmeier, Alison Breland, Andrew Barnes, Caroline Oates Cobb, and Eric Soule, Virginia Commonwealth University.
Calle/Rodriguez Minority Travel Awards for a Top-Ranked Abstract (funded by The American Cancer Society)
Ariel Washington, PhD, MSSW, University of Michigan
“Should I Give it to My Kids?”: Factors that Influence HPV Vaccine Hesitancy Among African American Parents
LeCario Benashley, BS, University of Arizona
Paclitaxel Treatment Effects on Neurofilament Light Chain (NF-L), a Possible Biomarker of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN)
11th Annual Electra Paskett Scholarship Travel Award for the Top-Ranked Pre- or Post-doctoral Fellow
Circe LeCompte, MS, ScD, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Understanding Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment Intentions in a Tailored Risk Communication Intervention Randomized Controlled Trial
Other ASPO Travel Awards Chosen from Top-ranked Abstracts
Chelsea Anderson, PhD, University of North Carolina
Adverse Urinary System Outcomes among Older Women with Endometrial Cancer
Moriah Bellissimo, PhD, RD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Changes in Physical Activity, Functional Capacity, and Cardiac Function during Breast Cancer Therapy
Amber Normann, MS, Boston University; DFCI
Improved Sleep Quality Is Associated with Reduced Insulin Resistance in Cancer Survivors Undertaking Circuit, Interval-Based Exercise
Shama Karanth, PhD, University of Florida
The Association Between Cancer and Alzheimer’s-Type Neuropathology: A Community-Based Cohort Study