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Our highly trained specialists are available 24/7 via phone and on weekdays can assist through video calls and online chat. We connect patients, caregivers, and family members with essential services and resources at every step of their cancer journey. Ask us how you can get involved and support the fight against cancer. Some of the topics we can assist with include:
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For medical questions, we encourage you to review our information with your doctor.
This program accepts grant applications that focus on studies in humans that investigate how to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer. Special emphasis is placed on studies that include diverse populations, with respect to race, ethnicity, geography, age, sexual and gender minorities, socioeconomic status, and beyond.
Topics may include, but are not limited to:
Analysis of longitudinal data to identify factors associated with cancer risk and survival
Development, testing, and evaluation of innovative methods and technologies to promote and sustain behavioral change
Applying advanced statistical methods and machine-learning to interrogate multiple large databases for risk prediction and prognostic modeling
Application of novel screening tools to more effectively detect cancer
Evaluation of innovative methods to improve access to care, delivery of cancer care, and research on palliative care
Non-medical factors that influence health, the ability to function, risk for health problems, and quality of life. These include conditions in the environments where people are born, live, work, play, worship, and age as well as the social, economic, and political systems that shape those conditions of daily life. Social determinants of health are closely linked with health disparities.