Cancer Prevention and Control
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.