Scientist in the Spotlight: Dr. Cynthia Thomson

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Dr. Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RDN, leads a research program at the University of Arizona that focuses on the relationships among lifestyle factors, diet and physical activity with cancer prevention and survivorship. Her research currently looks at behavioral changes and how different interventions, using a range of options like eHealth tools and various information delivery systems can impact or improve health after a diagnosis of cancer.

Listen to Dr. Thomson as she gives quick tips on improving nutritional well-being and explains the importance of diet in cancer risk and survivorship.


Author: Ben Smith

Ben Smith is the Digital Communications Manager at AICR. He manages several of the organization’s newsletters as well AICR’s social media.

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