Cancer Prevention & Control Program

The Cancer Prevention and Control Program has three broad research themes with specific objectives. These are:

Theme 1: Prevention

Objective 1 - Alter behaviors that are related to development of cancers (smoking, unsafe sexual practices)

Theme 2: Early Detection

Objective 2 - Increase screening for breast and colorectal cancer and translate these findings to clinical practice

Theme 3: Diagnosis and Survivorship

Objective 3 – Identify and test interventions for symptoms experienced by cancer survivors and families.

Cancer Control Continuum