The Asia Cohort Consortium

ACC Meetings

ACC Working Group Meeting in Washington DC, April 1, 2017

Please join us in Washington DC for the Asia Cohort Consortium Working Group Meeting on April 1, 2017.

Meeting Overview:

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss advances in cohort progress and cross-cohort activities. 

Registration: New Contents

Please click here and fill in your name, affiliation and e-mail address before the Working Group meeting. 

Anyone who is interested in the ACC meeting and its projects is welcome to attend.

Meeting Details: 

Saturday, April 1, 2017, time: 18:00 – 21:00 p.m.

Duke Ellington Room

Cambria Suites Washington DC Convention Center, Washington, D.C., USA

More details will be annouced as and when they become available.  

Working Group Meeting Program: 



Welcome and Overview

Paolo Boffetta


Update of the ACC Coordinating Center

Manami Inoue /Eiko Saito/Shafiur Rahman


ACC Project reports 



  • Diabetes and cancer mortality/BMI and mortality in diabetes

Yu Chen


  • Smoking/physical activity and mortality, diabetes and CVD mortality

Wei Zheng


  • Reproductive aging and mortality in Asian populations

Chunyan He


  • Alcohol and gastric cancer

Paolo Boffetta


  • BMI and gastroesophageal cancer

Jieun Jang


  • Other proposals



Introduction of other consortia

  • The Thailand Initiative in Genomics and Expression Research for Liver Cancer (TIGER-LC) Consortium

Anuradha Budhu


Discussion and closure

Habibul Ahsan/Daehee Kang


Executive Committee Meeting

EC members only

Please note that light snacks and tea/coffee will be provided during the meeting.


Co-hosted by: 

Prof. Paolo Boffetta

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Prof. Habibul Ahsan

University of Chicago


Visa Information: 

 Please email the ACC Coordinating Center ( for an invitation letter for your visa.