Heffernan, Cristina Lindquist
The mission of the 15-40 Connection is to create awareness that there have been close to no improvements in teen and young adult cancer survival rates since 1975, and to promote health awareness to provide the advantage of early detection. ASSISTments is a free web-based tutoring platform by WPI which provides teachers and students with immediate feedback from the use of problem sets containing flexible pre built and custom content. A team of students combined these missions by building custom cancer problem sets and conducting a study in order to identify successful messages that promote cancer awareness and behavior change.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Interactive Qualifying Project
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