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Research We Fund: Extramural Discovery Science

Peer Review Committee for Cancer Treatment, Palliative Care, and Survivorship Research (CTPS)

Areas Reviewed

  • Interventions focused on symptoms management, treatment adherence, patient-reported outcomes, co-morbidities, psychological, spiritual, and physical well-being, and quality of life in cancer survivors
  • Developing and testing novel approaches for surveillance of new and recurrent cancers
  • Identification of prognostic factors for cancer and treatment-related outcomes
  • Research that addresses the mental, emotional, physical, and financial well-being of caregivers
  • Studies designed to predict, detect, prevent, and/or mitigate the early and late effects of cancer treatment
  • Research involving the delivery and practice of palliative care and the physical, mental, and emotional effects on patients receiving palliative care

Note: Healthy eating, exercise, and weight maintenance interventions in cancer survivors should be reviewed in the Cancer Prevention and Health Promotion (CPHP) peer review committee

Peer Review Committee Chairs

Chair, Oreofe Odejide, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Co-Chair, Angela Bradbury, MD, University of Pennsylvania