Our Mission

To reduce cancer burden through innovative, epidemiologic research.

Research Projects

Exercise intervention for prostate cancer men managed by active surveillance: a knowledge survey

Dr. Yang

Active surveillance has been recommended as the preferred management strategy to avoid or postpone immediate therapy for low-risk (potentially intermediate-risk) prostate cancer…

Late effects of childhood cancer

Dr. Fidler-Benaoudia

Although survival from childhood cancer has increased substantially in the last decades, treatments used to achieve cure are known to cause late effects, or health problems that occur months or years after treatment has ended…

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…

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.

Latest News

25 year milestone

Congratulations Nicole! On May 9th, Nicole Slot celebrated 25 years of service with ACB/AHS and we would like to recognize her multiple contributions to the research programs of several Scientists in our department. Nicole first started working as an interviewer for the Prostate Cancer Case-control Study where her kind, empathetic and non-judgmental nature proved to…

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