Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
195 Little Albany Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08903-2681
To develop population-based research that fosters collaborative, multidisciplinary, and translational research to reduce the burden of cancer and improve the quality of life for cancer patients, cancer survivors, and those at risk for cancer in the community. The Program fulfills its mission through transdisciplinary research that develops and evaluates behavioral interventions to improve cancer prevention and quality of care available to cancer survivors, their families, and community-dwelling individuals at risk for cancer.
The Cancer Prevention and Control Program will lead to a better understanding of psychological, behavioral, and medical effects of cancer; discover methods to improve patient care in the primary care setting; improve behavioral efforts to prevent cancer; understand and abrogate tobacco addiction; and launch comparative effectiveness studies.