Cancer Prevention

Indoor Tanning and Melanoma Risk: From Epidemiology to Policy

  Indoor Tanning and Melanoma Risk: From Epidemiology to Policy with DeAnn Lazovich, PhD, MPH Join us to learn about the epidemiologic evidence for the association between indoor tanning and melanoma, and how research, policy, and industry reaction relate to … Read more

UPenn PRC Anniversary Story > Prostate Cancer Evidence Academy: A Year of Progress

               The University of Pennsylvania Celebrates 30 Years of the CDC’s Prevention Research Center Program UPenn PRC Anniversary Story December 2016 Prostate Cancer Evidence Academy: A Year of Progress   Prostate cancer is the … Read more

Tobacco Taxes Help Tackle Smoking Addiction: Cheryl Bettigole, MD

In a recent Philadelphia Inquirer Commentary,  Cheryl Bettigole, MD, UPenn PRC Community Advisory Board member and Director of the Division of Chronic Disease Prevention at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, advocates broadening the tobacco tax increase adopted by the … Read more

Federal Law Fix Needed for Colorectal Cancer Screening: PRC Researcher Chyke Doubeni

Writing in the Philadelphia Inquirer about a loophole in the Affordable Care Act which disadvantages those who need colorectal cancer screening most,  PRC Researcher Chyke A. Doubeni, MD, suggests that “this unfortunate scenario occurs in part because the U.S. Congress … Read more

PRC Researcher Chyke Doubeni on Health Disparities for Colorectal Cancer Screening

  In the May 2016 issue of Gastroenterology, UPenn PRC Researcher Chyke Doubeni examines the barriers to screenings which provide early identification and prevention of colorectal cancer for low-income patients.  Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death … Read more

LDI Research Seminar with Scott Ramsey, MD, PhD “Financial Toxicity: An Emerging Concept & Consequence of Cancer Care”

A Leonard Davis Institute Research Seminar Dr. Ramsey, a general internist and health economist, is a Full Member in the Cancer Prevention Program, Public Health Sciences Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, where he directs Hutchinson … Read more