2014.01.20 Weekly Broadcast Email

There were no updates made to the CCCWF CCOP Research Base website for the week of January 20, 2014.

  


Announcement:

Drs. Marvella Ford and Kathryn Weaver are requesting input from sites regarding a new study concept, “Improving Resection Rates among African Americans with NSCLC, Southeastern Lung Cancer Study.”

Please review the attached study summary from Dr. Ford and answer the following questions.

  1. Enter your site data to help approximate number of patients that will be pre-screened, screened, and potentially eligible:

Total number of lung cancers

Number of Caucasians w/NSCLC

Number of Caucasians w/Stage I/II NSCLC

Number of African Americans w/NSCLC

Number of African Americans w/Stage I/II NSCLC

2013

2012

2011

2010

  1. Does your CCOP site have nurse navigators working with the lung cancer population? Do you have thoracic-specific nurse navigators?

  1. Would your CCOP be interested in participating in this important study?

                                                                                                                                      

Please submit your answers along with any additional comments or questions to fordmar@musc.edu, keweaver@wakehealth.edu, genevold@wakehealth.edu and shahne@wakehealth.edu.

Thank you in advance for your participation.

 

Thank you

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