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Project Status
Project Type

Implementing Patient Decision Support for Lung Cancer Screening through Tobacco Quitlines

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
| Texas
Robert J. Volk, PhD
Project Status:
In progress; Recruitment not applicable
Project Type:
Implementation Project (Limited Competition D&I PFA)
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research

Comparing Ways to Promote Quitting Smoking for People Referred for Lung Cancer Screenings

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
Scott Halpern, MD, PhD
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®

Comparing Ways to Provide Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer

Massachusetts General Hospital
| Massachusetts
Jennifer S. Temel, MD
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research

Comparing Two Ways to Provide Palliative Care to Older Adults with Serious Illness

New York University School of Medicine
| New York
Corita R. Grudzen MD, MS
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research
Project Status:
In progress; Enrollment complete
Project Type:
Research
Project Status:
In PCORI Peer-Review Process
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Evaluating a Telehealth Program for Ostomy Self-Care among Cancer Survivors

The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania^
| Pennsylvania
Robert S. Krouse, MD, MS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts Posted
Project Type:
Research

Comparing Oral and Injectable Blood Thinners to Prevent and Treat Blood Clots in Patients with Cancer -- The CANVAS Trial

The Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Foundation
| Illinois
Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH
Project Status:
In PCORI Peer-Review Process
Project Type:
Research
Project Status:
In PCORI Peer-Review Process
Project Type:
Research

Comparing More Versus Less Frequent Monitoring to Diagnose Lung Cancer Early -- The Watch the Spot Trial

Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, a Division of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
| California
Michael K. Gould, MD, MS
Project Status:
In progress; Enrollment complete
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Training Doctors to Discuss Goals of Care with Patients Who Have Advanced Cancer

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
| New York
Nina Bickell, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Developing a Method for Engaging People in Setting Research Agendas

Virginia Commonwealth University
| Virginia
Emily Zimmerman, MS, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

How Do Preferences for Treatment Change after Patients with Lung Cancer Start Chemotherapy?

University of Nebraska Medical Center
| Nebraska
KM Islam, MBBS, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

A Patient Decision Aid to Help Heavy Smokers Make Decisions about Lung Cancer Screening

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
| Texas
Robert J. Volk, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Two Programs to Increase Cancer Screening for Women with Depression

Clinical Directors Network, Inc.
| New York
Jonathan Tobin, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

How Often Should Patients with Lung Cancer Have Imaging Tests after Surgery?

The Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Foundation
| Illinois
Benjamin David Kozower, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research

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