The pain, sadness, and anxiety from cancer affects both patients and their families. My experience of losing a family member to cancer inspires me to create a world with better access to cancer prevention interventions.”
As an Associate Scientist in Tobacco Control Research, Shanshan Wang, MPH, collaborates with researchers from the American Cancer Society (ACS) and ACS CAN to investigate the gap of tobacco control policies for different states and the health outcomes attributable to it. She also works with ACS CAN to promote new policies to cover that gap and reduce health risks related to tobacco.
Wang’s research focuses on the states with smoking rates that are higher than the national average. Her study topics include tobacco taxes, tobacco control funding, smoke-free laws, and tobacco cessation coverage. She collaborates with her colleagues to collect data through:
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