Supportive Care and Symptom Management

The Supportive Care and Symptom Management program supports studies on the prevention or treatment of acute and chronic symptoms and morbidities related to cancer and its treatment. This includes the impact on the quality of life of patients and their informal caregivers. The program also supports studies of patients and their caregivers at the end of life.

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News and Information

Articles from the:

  • NCI Cancer Currents blog
  • DCP Cancer Prevention Science blog
  • Journal of the National Cancer Institute

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Upcoming Building Bridges in Cancer Symptom Science Webinar

Paola Alberti, M.D., Ph.D. and Ellen M. Lavoie Smith, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N., AOCN®, FAAN

In this webinar, Dr. Alberti will discuss methods for studying chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) in preclinical studies and building collaborative translational teams. Dr. Smith will then address methods and techniques for assessing CIPN in clinical trials.

Date: June 18, 2024
Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm ET

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Upcoming DCP Early Career Scientist Spotlight Research Seminar

Venkateshwar Madka, Ph.D

Venkateshwar Madka, Ph.D. will present the next talk entitled, "Exploring chemoprevention strategies for bladder cancer interception".

Date: Monday, July 29, 2024
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm ET

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