|Awarded On||February 16, 2022|
|Title||Leveraging Passport for Care to Reduce Childhood Cancer Survivorship Outcome Disparities in the Rio Grande Valley|
|Award Mechanism||Expansion of Cancer Prevention Services to Rural and Medically Underserved Populations|
|Institution/Organization||Baylor College of Medicine|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Maria Gramatges|
|Cancer Sites||All Sites|
Need: Childhood cancer survivors (CCS) are at risk for cancer therapy-related late effects. Evidence-based long-term follow-up guidelines for CCS are readily available and maintained by the Children's Oncology Group (COG). However, dissemination and uptake of these guidelines is suboptimal, especially among CCS not routinely followed in a Long Term Survivor (LTS) Clinic. Up to 50% of CCS have little to no recollection of their cancer diagnosis, let alone the treatments they received as children, information that is required to inform exposure-based risks and screening. Beyond these barriers and their risk for late effects, CCS are more likely to live in financial hardship and be under or uni...