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COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING IN PRIMARY CARE PRACTICE

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - Jan 29, 2004
Applications Due:


Multiple Receipt Dates - See Link to Full Announcement for details.

total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: Not Available
type of funding: Grant
Description:

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer death in the
United States. A growing body of evidence indicates that the number of
individuals dying of colorectal cancer could be greatly reduced through
appropriate screening. Although there is now general agreement that average-
risk adults aged 50 and older should be screened for colorectal cancer,
national survey data show that less than half of eligible adults have ever
been screened for this disease. Primary care practice is an important point
of entry for colorectal cancer screening. The National Cancer Institute and
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality are interested in promoting
research to improve colorectal cancer screening delivery, utilization, and
outcomes in primary care practice. The objective of this Program Announcement
is to encourage health services, social and behavioral, and outcomes
researchers to develop innovative research projects to increase the knowledge
base for enhanced translation of effective colorectal cancer screening
techniques into community practice. Both R21 and R01 projects will be
supported by this program.

Who can apply:

Anyone/General Public
City Or Township Governments
County Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Independent School Districts
Individual/Family
Minority Group
Native American Organization
Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Profit Organization
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
Special District Governments
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Cancer Control
Research on Healthcare Costs, Quality and Outcomes

More Information:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-04-036.html

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: NIH OER Webmaster

Address Info:

Office of Extramural Programs
6705 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-7963

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