Cancer Prevention & Control Research

Penn DFMCH Grand Rounds with Dr. Richard Wender

Penn’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is pleased to host Dr. Richard C. Wender, MD, Chief Cancer Control Officer of the American Cancer Society. Join DFMCH for “Working Together to Shape Future Determinants in the Control of Cancer,” … Read more


Abramson Cancer Center Population Science Research Seminar Series

The Population Science Research Seminar Series is designed to offer state-of-the-art knowledge on advances in oncological research and care, including new clinical and laboratory investigations, techniques, and practices, as well as to facilitate new initiatives in translational and clinical research … Read more


PRC Director Karen Glanz Tackles the Stigma Associated With Prostate Cancer

UPenn PRC Director and Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor Karen Glanz, PhD, is tackling the stigma associated with prostate cancer in a new project with collaborator Neha Vapiwala, MD, Penn associate professor of radiation oncology.  Building on the 2015 UPenn PRC … Read more


New Research on Smokers’ Behaviors: Two Studies Led by PRC Researcher Andrew Strasser

PRC Researcher Andrew Strasser, PhD, recently published two studies about the behaviors of smokers which show that low-nicotine cigarettes may not significantly change smokers’ habits and that smokers tend to ignore warning label boxes in tobacco advertisements. In a randomized … 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