Cancer Prevention

Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarette Packs More Effective than Text: UPenn PRC Researcher Andrew Strasser

In PLOS ONE, Andrew Strasser, PhD, Co-Investigator on the UPenn PRC Skin Cancer Communication project, Daniel Romer, Ph.D, research director at the Annenberg Public Policy Center, and fellow researchers reported on the first naturalistic clinical trial which shows that graphic … Read more


Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, UPenn PRC Director, Keynote Speaker at Int’l Conference on Skin Cancer Prevention

UPenn PRC Director Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, was a Keynote Speaker at the 3rd International Conference on UV and Skin Cancer Prevention in Melbourne Australia, Dec 7 – 11, 2015.             Speaking on the topic, … Read more


UPenn PRC Director Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, discussing WHO link between processed meat and cancer on Knowledge@Wharton

On SiriusXM’s Knowledge@Wharton, Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH,UPenn PRC Director and Professor of Epidemiology, and Jason Riis, PhD, Marketing Lecturer at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, discussed how the World Health Organization came to its conclusions about a … Read more


Prostate Cancer Evidence Academy at the University of Pennsylvania , Nov 13, 2015

Under the direction of Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, and Tim Rebbeck, PhD, the UPenn PRC, the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network, and the Penn Center for Excellence in Prostate Cancer Disparities presented the Prostate Cancer Evidence Academy at the … Read more


Dr. Carmen Guerra in The Philadelphia Inquirer on the WHO report regarding processed meats and cancer risks

In an interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer, Carmen Guerra, MD, MSCE, discussed the new World Health Organization’s conclusions about carcinogens in bacon and other processed meats and the overall picture for cancer risks.  Dr. Guerra is a Co-Investigator on the … Read more


Prostate Cancer Evidence Academy Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CME/CNE-certified course

This one-day CME/CNE-certified conference presents the latest evidence, research, and model programs that are proven effective or being studied to improve prostate cancer prevention, control, treatment, and survivorship.  The goal of the event is to engage clinicians, public health professionals, … Read more