We know too little about the impact of cancer on the family.
What the Behavioral Research Center Does
What is the Behavioral Research Center doing about the issues and problems of cancer?
Smoking is the number one preventable cause of death in the U.S., it is responsible for one in five (438,000) deaths every year, and increases the risk of 12 cancers.
Quality-of-life issues among persons touched by cancer are not fully understood, and evidence-based interventions are needed.
We know too little about the quality of life, health behaviors, and health care of cancer survivors.
Select Recent Publications by Behavioral Research Center Staff
The Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference brings together investigators, clinicians, and survivors to share and learn about the most up-to-date cancer survivorship research.