A Comprehensive Cancer Center Designated by the National Cancer Institute

Simon M. Shubitz Cancer Prize and Lectureship

Margaret R. Spitz, MD, MPH
MD Anderson Cancer Center
The University of Texas
Houston, Texas

Dr. Spitz has conducted innovative molecular and genetic epidemiologic research that helped propel the cancer prevention program at MD Anderson to international prominence. Her research focus is on inter-individual variation in susceptibility to the development of tobacco-related cancers and the construction of risk models to identify high-risk subgroups of smokers.

Shubitz Lecture:
Prediction of Lung Cancer Risk and Outcome: An Integrative Epidemiologic Approach

Margaret R. Spitz, MD, MPH, and Cancer Center Director Michelle Le Beau, PhD