The UConn Cancer Survivorship Research Program is a collaborative laboratory through the Departments of Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS), Psychological Sciences on the Storrs campus and other schools and departments across the University. Our research program is dedicated to better understanding the cancer survivorship experience of individuals and families across the entire life course. Current research foci, include 1) mechanisms and outcomes of resilience, 2) accelerated aging in adults with cancer, 3) couple’s communication about intimacy in the context of with reproductive cancers, 4) cancer survivorship in disadvantaged populations.
News from the Lab
- Dr. Bellizzi Interviewed for NCI Inside Cancer Careers PodcastDr. Keith Bellizzi was interviewed on the NCI’s “Inside Cancer Careers” Podcast, Episode 14: Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program Listen here: https://www.cancer.gov/grants-training/training/inside-cancer-careers
- Living with Cancer on Your Own Terms – Article in CopingDr. Keith Bellizzi was featured in “Coping with Cancer” giving practical guidance as a resilience expert and cancer survivor. You can read the article here: Living with Cancer on Your Own Terms
- Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ!Graduate students Emily Fritzson, Cali Salafia, Zach Magin, and Katherine Gnall (not pictured) presented research at the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) conference in late April 2023.