Cancer Prevention and Control

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The science of cancer prevention and control involves the integration of basic and applied research in the areas of chemoprevention, medical science, and the behavioral, social and population sciences.

Investigators in the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Fox Chase target a wide spectrum of populations, including patients diagnosed with cancer, family members of cancer patients, and those groups defined by genetic or environmental risk factors.

Our objective is to address the needs of individuals across the entire continuum of cancer, from risk to survivorship.

The specific goals of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program are to:

  • Identify factors - whether they stem from host, genetic, environmental, behavioral or lifestyle -- that contribute to cancer risk or can serve as markers of cancer risk.
  • Develop and evaluate strategies to reduce or modify risk (through chemoprevention or behavioral modification), and to improve risk communication, decision-making, and screening.
  • Assess interventions to reduce the burden of cancer and enhance heath-related outcomes following diagnosis and treatment.
  • Projects

    These collaborative efforts represent a comprehensive approach to cancer prevention and control. This work spans the continuum from understanding the basic mechanisms of risk to developing appropriate models of risk assessment, defining optimal channels of risk communication, modifying risk profiles, and enhancing patient outcomes to reduce the burden of cancer. Read More.

    Team

    Leaders

    Co-leaders Dr. Margie Clapper and Dr. Carolyn Fang


    The Cancer Prevention and Control Program is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of researchers at Fox Chase who seek to understand how to prevent cancer and/or reduce the burden of cancer. Read More.