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Centers of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) I Overview

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Advancing the Science, Extending the Reach and Improving the Effectiveness of Cancer Communication

About the CECCRs
Overview: Focus on cancer communication
Goals: Extending the reach and improving the effectiveness of cancer communication
Methods: Design, interventions, data collection

University of Wisconsin
TECC

Supporting patients and caregivers across the cancer continuum
CHESS: Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System
Lung cancer: How patients & caregivers cope
View Presentation from May 2006 Symposium (PDF)
View Presentation from CECCR I final grantee conference

St. Louis University
HARL

Committed to increasing the relevance and reach of cancer communication
4C: Center for Cultural Cancer Communication
Cancer narratives: Creative approaches to reducing health disparities
View Presentation from May 2006 symposium (PDF)
View Presentation from CECCR I final grantee conference (PDF)

University of Pennsylvania
EPIC

Maximizing the benefits of publicly available cancer information
Seeking & Scanning: A descriptive model
Message effects: The effects of cancer communication at the neuropsychological level
View Presentation from May 2006 symposium (PDF)

University of Michigan
CHCR

Tailoring eHealth applications to meet the public's needs
Smoking: Using the web to help smokers quit
Ethnic tailoring: Contextualization and content matching
View Presentation from May 2006 Symposium (PDF)
View Presentation from CECCR I final grantee conference