Tonya M. Pan 

Tonya M. Pan ( earned her B.A. degree with majors in business economics and psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and M.A. degree in psychology from San Diego State University. She has broad research interests related to the biopsychosocial aspects of the cancer control continuum: prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship, and is particularly interested in exploring these topics as they relate to the following populations: 1) medically underserved communities; 2) child, adolescent, and young adult cancer survivors; and 3) family members/caregivers of people with cancer. 

Master's Thesis: The disclosure experiences of cancer survivors who are in college.

Pan, T. M., Sobel, R. M., Bess, C., Malcarne, V. L., & Sadler, G. (2013, March). Health status and family history of cancer as predictors of cancer worry in Hispanic Americans: Is gender a moderator? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

Pan, T. M., Malcarne, V. L., Branz, P., Fager, M., & Sadler, G. (2013, February). Signs of hope: A cancer education program for the Deaf community. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Huntington Beach, CA.

Pan, T. M., Sobel, R. M., Malcarne, V. L., & Sadler, G. (2012, June). Age, sleep quality, and depressed mood as predictors of fatigue in African American cancer survivors.  Poster presented at the biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference, Arlington, VA.

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