Health Studies students recognized for outstanding cancer research

Friday, June 11, 2021

Two University of Waterloo Health Studies students are being recognized for exceptional contributions to cancer research during their co-op terms at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

Emily Lam and Tara Behroozian are winners of the Outstanding Young Investigator Award for 2020 and 2021, respectively.

The award will be officially presented by the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) at its virtual conference June 24 to 26.

Each year, the MASCC presents Young Investigator Awards to authors who present outstanding research.

The titles of research presented by Lam and Behroozian are as follows:

  • Behroozian: “How do Patient-Reported Outcomes Compare with Clinician Assessments? A prospective study of Radiation Dermatitis in Breast Cancer”
  • Lam: “Prospective Study of Patient-Reported Pain in Breast Radiotherapy”

For more details on their work terms and research see Co-operative Education's story Health Studies students recognized for outstanding cancer research.

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