Biobehavioral Effects in Cancer DiagramThe overall goal of the Biobehavioral Oncology Program (BOP) is to promote innovative and productive interdisciplinary research focused on the role of mind and brain in cancer with the long term objective of contributing to reduced risk of cancer development, earlier detection of cancer, improved cancer treatment response, reduced symptom burden, and enhanced survival.

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Research Themes:

Biobehavioral Analysis of Cancer Risk Behaviors

Biobehavioral research to reduce development and progression of cancer, with a particular focus on smoking

Biobehavioral Factors in Clinical Care and Survivorship

Biobehavioral factors in cancer patient experience, treatment, and survivorship, with a particular focus on symptoms