Module 1: Rationale and Scope of Cancer Research for Cancer Prevention
MATERIAL FOR TRAINERS
This material is designed to facilitate teaching or training sessions for the following audiences:
- Clinicians (e.g. oncologists, general practitioners, nurses, midwives, nutritionists, hygiene practitioners);
- Researchers seeking knowledge of disciplines or procedures beyond their immediate expertise;
- Scientific and medical journalists;
- Health and environmental regulators and advisers;
- Cancer control advocates;
- Funding agency staff and collaborators.
At the end of the session, trainees will be able to:
- Discuss the rationale of cancer research for cancer prevention (cancer burden and opportunities for prevention);
- Differentiate the three levels of cancer prevention strategies;
- Describe the scope of cancer research for cancer prevention;
- Recognize the added value of a multidisciplinary approach to cancer research for cancer prevention;
- Discuss emerging issues and challenges in cancer research for cancer prevention.
This material is designed to facilitate teaching or training sessions of:
- 1 hour, if you are using only the flash quizzes and no other exercises.
- Up to 3 hours if you are using the “country profile” group work exercise.
The material in this training toolkit is published under a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence.
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