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American Cancer Society awards 143 research grants to investigators at 83 institutions nationwide
Date:4/24/2009

production of antibodies and T cells responsive to Her-2/neu. This innovative strategy for developing an anti-tumor vaccine could be the basis for future breast cancer clinical trials, particularly for patients in whom antibody therapy fails.

Cancer Control and Prevention Research

  • Jennifer Temel, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, will examine the discrepancy between what patients who are terminally ill and their families want, honest and open communication about their prognosis and options, and the avoidance by doctors and nurses of such conversations. Dr. Temel will examine the barriers that clinicians have in talking about this difficult issue and will focus on methods to help clinicians begin such dialogues with their patients.

  • Eileen Shinn, M.D., Ph.D., MD Anderson Cancer Center, will test a theory-based intervention to increase adherence to rehabilitative exercises among patients with neck and head cancer. Patients who do not perform these exercises are likely to have permanent problems with eating and swallowing, which can affect quality of life. The efficacy of three strategies will be compared: information alone; practical tips and inspirational quotes provided by previous cancer patients; and skills training.

  • Margaret Rosenzweig, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, will explore whether a 45 minute intervention (developed with input from African American breast cancer survivors) that uses video, graphics, teaching tools and supportive testimony can improve adherence to treatment for breast cancer.

  • Carlos Blanco, M.D., Ph.D, Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, will explore approaches to address symptoms of depression in African American and Latino breast cancer patients that can decrease adherence to treatment. Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) a time-limited therapy shown to be effective in treating depression across a wide variety of patients, will be compared to B
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Contact: David Sampson
david.sampson@cancer.org
American Cancer Society
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