Public Health Relevance

Despite a proliferation of novel treatment approaches, cancer continues to pose a major public health threat. Improved prevention, through higher screening rates and new strategies enabling eariier detection, will help reduce cancer incidence. For cancer patients at all stages, better symptom management - employing pharmaceutical, cognitive-behavioral, communication, and psychosocial approaches - will minimize suffering and optimize quality of life. Applied research will support the translation of epidemiologic, genetic, and behavioral research findings to improve outcomes, and the quality and cost effectiveness of cancer care.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30CA014236-39
Application #
8424164
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-01-01
Budget End
2013-12-31
Support Year
39
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$33,150
Indirect Cost
Name
Duke University
Department
Type
DUNS #
044387793
City
Durham
State
NC
Country
United States
Zip Code
27705
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