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Cancer Prevention and Control Science Research Division

Cancer Prevention and Control Science Research Division - Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University The Cancer Prevention and Control Division of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University includes faculty whose research focuses on identification of modifiable lifestyle factors, gene-environment interactions and chemopreventive agents for cancer prevention, development of state-of-the-art technologies for early cancer detection and successful strategies for improving communication of cancer risk and care, palliative care, treatment outcomes and quality of life for cancer patients.
Cancer Prevention (CP) - View Members
  • To identify novel strategies for cancer risk stratification and early detection
  • Develop, test, and implement innovative behavioral interventions to detect and reduce cancer risk
  • Discover and develop new devices and therapeutics to reduce risk


Cancer Control and Survivorship (CCS) - View Members
  • Strengthen and develop programs to improve the measurement, analysis and interpretation of quality of life (QOL) and other patient-reported outcomes.
  • Strengthen our understanding of cancer survivorship and develop targeted interventions that promote optimal survivorship.
  • To strengthen and develop programs targeting the acute and long term effects of cancer and cancer-related therapies, and improve symptom management and supportive care.