Research Programs - Penn State Cancer Institute
Research Programs Overview
The three research programs of Penn State Cancer Institute encompass a range of topics and disciplines. Investigators from across Penn State participate in basic, translational and clinical research in these areas.
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The Next-Generation Therapies research program discovers and characterizes novel agents and pathways; translates these discoveries through innovative, preclinical proof-of-principle studies; and provides more effective cancer therapies to our patients.
Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis
The Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis research program investigates the mechanisms of carcinogenesis induced by viruses, chemicals and environmental/dietary agents through basic research.
The Cancer Control research program conducts research and interventions to reduce the incidence and mortality from cancer in Pennsylvania and nationally.