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Can smartphone apps become a front line treatment for smoking cessation? Michael Businelle, PhD, researcher at the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC), part of the Stephenson Cancer Center, and Matthew Koslovsky, PhD, recent graduate from the University of Texas School of Public Health, are using smartphone technology to better understand the risk factors that lead individuals to smoke again and using that information to develop digital solutions that may help prevent relapse.

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Cancer Center Researcher Receives $3.3 Million Grant from the National Institutes of Health to Improve Health Outcomes for Homeless Adults

A researcher from the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC) at the Stephenson Cancer Center is developing a custom smartphone app to improve health outcomes for homeless adults. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently funded this research with a $3.3 million R01 grant. NIH R01 grants are the oldest and most prestigious type of cancer research grants.

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