May 6, 2012—Dr. Ann Chambers, PhD, presents the role of tumor dormancy in her discussion of the progress and challenges in preventing metastasis.
Bio: Ann Chambers, PhD is Professor in the Departments of Oncology, Pathology, and Medical Biophysics at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada. She also is the Canada Research Chair in Oncology and a Distinguished Oncology Scientist at the London Regional Cancer Program. She is the founding Director of the Pamela Greenaway Kohlmeier Translational Breast Cancer Research Unit. She received her BA in Botany and her PhD in Zoology, both from Duke University, and completed post-doctoral studies at the Ontario Cancer Institute in Toronto. Her laboratory studies mechanisms of cancer metastasis and tumor dormancy.
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