Grant ID PP130084
Awarded On November 22, 2013
Title Improving Breast Cancer Screening and Follow-up of Medically Underserved Harris County Residents
Program Prevention
Award Mechanism Evidence-Based Prevention Programs and Services
Institution/Organization Baylor College of Medicine
Principal Investigator/Program Director Maria Jibaja-Weiss
Cancer Sites Breast
Contracted Amount $1,467,966
Lay Summary

The present proposal addresses the need for reaching medically underserved Harris County residents with Breast Cancer (BC) screening information, and assisting eligible residents in gaining access to Harris County Hospital District (HCHD) to receive BC screening services, and improving follow-up of high risk residents screened for BC.

We propose to build on an existing CPRIT-funded project, which has developed partnerships with multiple community service agencies in Harris County, Texas including HCHD to create an infrastructure to improve cancer prevention and outreach services for the medically underserved. We will establish additional partnerships with existing community service agencies ...

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