American Family Children's Hospital

The UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program’s mission is to identify effective approaches to reduce the burden of cancer for patients, their families, and communities through improved prevention, early detection, and survival.


Program Leaders

Amy Trentham-Dietz,  PhD Hasan Mukhtar, PhD


Areas of Research


In support of this mission, the program has defined goals within three thematic research areas:

  • Identify promising chemopreventive targets and agents to test in clinical trials
  • Identify effective approaches to improve tobacco cessation
  • Identify effective approaches to deliver cancer-related screening and treatment with an emphasis on reducing over-treatment and improving recovery