US National Cancer Institute

  • Blain Murphy (Advisor)

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation


This four-week summer course provides specialized instruction in the principles and practice of cancer prevention and control. Participants will gain a broad-based perspective on concepts, issues, and applications related to this field. The course typically covers the following topics:
Introduction to the Cancer Problem
Generating and Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence
Cancer Surveillance
Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control of Site-Specific Tumors
Global Cancer Prevention
Cancer Risk Modeling
Lifestyle and Cancer Prevention
Environmental and Occupational Exposures
Cancer Screening
Health Disparities and Cancer Prevention in Special Populations
Dissemination and Implementation Science
Health Education, Literacy, and Communication
PeriodJul 2017Aug 2017
VisitingUS National Cancer Institute
Degree of RecognitionInternational