Division of Cancer Prevention & Population Sciences
|The ultimate goal of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences is to keep people in a state of health and wellness, preventing them from crossing the threshold to disease and requiring treatment.|
Our mission is to advance the fields of cancer prevention and population sciences and eliminate health disparities in cancer through multidisciplinary programs in research, patient care, education and cancer control.
The Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences is home to one of the largest and most developed cancer prevention programs in the nation. It comprises five departments, multiple centers and two institutes. It is also home to one of the oldest and most successful cancer prevention research training programs in the country.
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Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences Faculty in the News
- MD Anderson study reveals new insight into DNA repair - Guang Peng, M.D., Ph.D.
- 1 in 3 colon cancers in young people has genetic link - Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez, M.D., Ph.D.
- Study reveals that women who sit too much have increased risk of cancer - Karen Basen-Engquist, Ph.D., M.P.H.
- Cancer prevention as our first best hope: Action in prevention research and cancer control - Ernest Hawk, M.D., M.P.H.