The Importance of Behavior in Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

December 05, 2020

A large number of cancer deaths are preventable because they result from unhealthy behaviors. By using the best science, we can develop the most effective ways to encourage healthy behaviors. Behavioral research provides the science that can guide the development of programs and policies that promote changes in behaviors and lifestyles – changes that prevent or reduce suffering and death from cancer and other diseases. This research is an important part of the work and mission of the Behavioral Research Center. Read full article at http://www.cancer.org/Research/ResearchProgramsFunding/BehavioralResearchCenter/TheImportanceofBehaviorinCancerPreventionandEarlyDetection/the-importance-of-behavior-in-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection