The Role of Lifestyle Interventions for the Improvement of Cancer-related Symptoms and Quality of Life

Nov 8 2016 - 11:00am
Location: 
College of Nursing, Room 470
Presenter: 
Tracy E. Crane, PhD, RDN

Research Specialist Sr. | UA Cancer Center
Clinical Services Manager | UA Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Dr. Crane has 15 years of direct experience in the delivery of lifestyle interventions for cancer survivors, focused on improving quality of life and progression free survival. Most recently her work has been focused on cancer survivors and symptom science with an emphasis on cancers of the breast and ovary. Her current research is within the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) NR/GOG – 0225, Lifestyle Intervention for Ovarian Cancer Enhanced Survival (LIVES) study. The long-term goal of her program of research is to develop precision lifestyle interventions that improve quality of life through reduced symptom burden and disease progression via adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviors in cancer survivors. Dr. Crane received her PhD from the UA College of Nursing in 2016. Dr. Crane is a senior research specialist within the UA Health Sciences in the College of Nursing and the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

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