2018 Principles and Practices of Cancer Prevention
and Control Course Participants
2018 Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention
and Control Course Participants

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
  • Chemoprevention
  • 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

Registered participants of the Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control Course will be expected to submit a two-page

prior to attending. Further details will be provided in the spring.

For an overview of the most recent course offerings, held July 8 – August 2, 2018, please see the

2019 Prinicples Syllabus (PDF, 582.38 KB)