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Research Projects > 2019 Grantees

Daughters, mothers and others against cancer.

Research Type: Cancer Survivors

Project Description

Obesity, inactivity and poor diet habits are common among cancer survivors. This project will examine whether habits can be improved using a web- and text-message based initiative that promotes healthy weight, physical activity and a healthful, plant-based diet among cancer survivors and their partners Improving these factors could help prevent cancer in the partners and improve outcomes in cancer patients. The researchers hypothesize that this eHealth-type intervention will significantly improve physical activity and diet quality among both cancer survivors and their partners.

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