Yin Cao Receives K Award

Yin Cao, ScD, MPH, assistant professor of surgery, has been awarded a four-year, $567,000 K07 grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Through the award, Optimizing the Impact of Aspirin for Chemoprevention, Dr. Cao and colleagues aim to optimize the impact of aspirin for chemoprevention through an integrated approach. They will first leverage a large clinical […]

Looking for a Good Return on Investment? Fund Public Health Programs

In a recent New England Journal of Medicine Sounding Board article, Karen Emmons and Cancer News in Context’s Graham Colditz detailed the well-established health and economic benefits of disease prevention programs.   One example they highlighted was the more than double return on investment (ROI) of dollars put towards a tobacco cessation program in Massachusetts. […]