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May 22, 2013
Angelina Jolie's announcement that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer highlights the need for more cancer prevention options, according to a Purdue University breast-cancer expert.
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March 28, 2013
8th CCE Retreat
April 30th, 2013
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Cancer Care Engineering
Cancer Care Engineering applies systems engineering principles and unique data visualization and statistical model building to the broad spectrum of cancer prevention, treatment, and care delivery.CCEHub.org
Cancer Culture and Community
The Cancer Culture and Community program features an annual Colloquium focused on the human response to cancer as expressed through literature.Learn More
A recent report from the American Cancer Society estimates that 50% of cancer deaths could be prevented by modifiable lifestyle factors and appropriate use of available screening for early detection of cancers.Learn More
Cancer Prevention Interdisciplinary Education Program (CPIP)
The Cancer Prevention Interdisciplinary Education Program is a National Cancer Institute funded program to faculty partnering with the Oncological Sciences Center and the Discovery Learning Center. The program provides support and curricular activities for undergraduate and graduate students with the goal of attracting and training researchers in the area of cancer prevention.Learn More
Walther Oncology, Physical Sciences & Engineering Embedding Program
The Oncological Sciences Center at Purdue and the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center have created the Walther Oncology Physical Sciences and Engineering Research Embedding Program through a collaborative grant from the Walther Cancer Foundation.Learn More
International Breast Cancer and Nutrition
The international breast cancer and nutrition (IBCN) project is focused on breast cancer prevention research to inform health communication, interventions, and public policy. This project benefits from a global perspective through the establishment of culturally aware multidisciplinary and international collaborations. Learn More
Cancer Care Engineering IU Health Arnett
Although Purdue University is not affiliated with a medical school, it is in close proximity to two community hospitals with which it has established a research relationship. These hospitals serve as the basis of a regional medical hub that services the great Lafayette area where Purdue is located. Learn More
Cancer Research Advocate Program
Purdue University's Oncological Sciences Center is launching a cancer advocacy network to advance research for cancer prevention and treatment and to support the sample collection effort at IU Health Arnett for the Cancer Care Engineering colorectal cancer discovery clinical trial. Learn More
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