Welcome to the Behavioral Research Program, DCCPS

The Behavioral Research Program initiates, supports, and evaluates a comprehensive program of research to increase the breadth, depth, and quality of behavioral research in cancer prevention and control.

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About The Behavioral Research Program

BRP-Framework, Prevention: Diet and Alcohol Use, Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, HPV Vaccination, Sleep, Tobacco Use and Exposure, UV Exposure - Early Detection: Cancer Screening, Genetic Testing, Symptom Identification - Diagnosis and Treatment: Adherence, Palliative Care, Patient Engagement, Shared Decision-Making, Self-Management - Survivorship: Coping, Monitoring and Maintenance, End of Life

BRP research priorities address key psychological and behavioral targets across the cancer control continuum, from prevention to end-of-life care. These priorities include basic behavioral and psychological science, interventions in cancer control areas such as tobacco use, diet and energy balance, and sun protection, and processes and effects of communication and informatics.

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