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College of Nursing

  • Cancer Survivorship Center Faculty

Cancer Survivorship Research Center

Our Mission is to create, expand, and disseminate knowledge addressing survivorship across the cancer continuum.

Our Vision is to conduct research that alleviates the impact of cancer in South Carolina, the nation, and the world.

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Meet the Experts

Center Co-Directors

  • E-health interventions for young adult cancer survivors
  • Exercise interventions 
  • Peer mentoring 
  • Maintaining healthy lifestyles 
  • Theoretically-based family-targeted intervention development and testing 
  • Mobile health technologies as an intervention delivery modality 
  • Lung cancer survivorship 
  • Lung cancer screening

Core Faculty

  • Physical activity for breast cancer prevention
  • Geographical information systems and cancer
  • Trauma and cancer outcomes 
  • Molecular testing in non-small cell lung cancer
  • Bright light to improve sleep disruption in breast cancer survivors
  • Yoga to improve sleep and breathing in patients with lung cancer
  • Impact of comorbidities in patients treated for breast cancer
  • Mechanisms underlying fatigue and disrupted sleep in persons with cancer
  • Health disparities
  • Access to cancer care
  • Cancer survivorship
  • Outcomes research
  • Symptoms related to oral targeted therapy
  • Adherence to oral cancer therapy
  • Aging and cancer
  • Oncology clinical trials
  • Sources of dietary inflammation and chronic disease risk, especially cancer
  • Health disparities
  • Cortisol levels and pattern on health outcomes
  • Effect of meditation on symptoms among cancer survivors


Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.