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To reduce cancer burden through innovative, epidemiologic research.

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Participating in Tai Chi to Reduce Anxiety and Keep up Physical Function: a Prehabilitation Intervention for Radical Prostatectomy (PEAK-RP)

Dr. Yang

The PEAK-RP study is a randomized controlled trial testing the implementation strategy of a mind-body-exercise intervention that prepares prostate cancer patients and their caregivers for radical prostatectomy…

Alberta Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivor Study

Dr. Fidler-Benaoudia

The Alberta Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivor Study is a population-based, retrospective cohort study that includes all individuals that were diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 15 and 39 years in Alberta from 1983 to 2017. The cohort includes nearly 25,000 adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors, …

Shaping up on physical activity and cancer: Improving estimates of cancer risk using accelerometry and contemporary methods in the UK Biobank

Dr. Yang

There are inherent limitations of self-report data associated with measurement error. This project uses novel and innovative methods to estimate the attenuation of the association between self-reported physical activity and cancer risk associated with measurement error…

The Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research

Since 2001, the scientists of CEPR have been combining traditional epidemiologic study designs with a molecular epidemiologic emphasis. The collection of demographic, lifestyle, and clinical information has now been expanded to include genetic, cellular, biomarker and metabolomic information from collected biological specimens.

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