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Maria Thomson, D., Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Prevention and Control

Department affiliations

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Policy, School of Medicine


PhD, University of Waterloo, Canada (2010)
MS, University of Alberta, Canada (2005)

Research description

The promotion of informed and shared decision making through effective communication and measuring and evaluating sociocultural and health disparities that influence cancer patient and caregiver information needs, knowledge, attitudes and behaviors.

Disease focus of research

Breast, Hematologic Malignancies, Colorectal

Research keywords

Cancer disparities,Cancer education,Cancer risk behaviors,Community health,Health outcomes,Palliative care,Prevention/population health,Screening,Survivorship

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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