Projects

Preventing Cervical Cancer

4CNC Co-Investigator Dr. Noel Brewer conducts research about medical decision-making, including why people feel at risk and other factors that influence health protective behavior. As a member of the CPCRN, Dr. Brewer explores how people make decisions about

Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates

 

Colorectal Cancer Screening in Disadvantaged Communities

Dr. Stephanie Wheeler, 4CNC Co-Investigator, serves as PI of a study to identify North Carolina communities with low colorectal cancer screening rates and increased CRC mortality. Regions with in the Community Care Network of NC with notable characteristics will be selected for research to:

Supporting Implementation of Evidence-based Strategies

4CNC focuses on creating better ways to provide guidance to public health practitioners about how to find, adapt, implement and evaluate evidence-driven programs.

 

Preventing tobacco use and lung cancer, the leading cause of U.S. cancer death

4CNC co-investigator Dr. Kurt Ribisl works with tobacco control partners to research and inform state and federal tobacco control policies. Important North Carolina partners include the NC Department of Health and Human Services Tobacco Control Branch, NC Prevention Partners and 2-1-1