BOX 7.5 Current Extramural Health Services Research Projects on Cancers Other than Breast Cancer Supported by NCI

Prevention and Screening:

  • Prevention and control of skin cancer
  • Cost-effectiveness of human papillomavirus screening for cervical cancer
  • Abnormal Pap smears--what is cost-effective management?
  • Single-visit cervical cancer prevention program
  • Improving colorectal cancer screening
  • Adding new fecal occult blood tests to sigmoidoscopy
  • Enhancing diagnostic evaluation in colorectal cancer screening


  • Prostate cancer in relation to vasectomy
  • Cost-effectiveness of lung cancer chemotherapy
  • Data resource for analyzing blood and marrow transplants
  • Medical decision making in bone marrow transplantation
  • Determinants of access to pediatric cancer care
  • Minimally invasive surgery in children with cancer
  • Staging and monitoring musculoskeletal sarcomas
  • Pain relief in pancreatic cancer
  • Minimal access surgery for pancreatic cancer
  • Cancer and leukemia Group B--Minnesota Oncology Group
  • Rehabilitation of patients with head and neck cancer
  • CCSP in head and neck cancer rehabilitation
  • Psychosocial factors in adjustment of bone marrow transplant survivors

SOURCES: Brenda K. Edwards, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, personal communication to Maria Hewitt, November 1998; guide/pa; Martin Brown, Head, Health Services and Economics Section, Applied Research Branch, CSRP, DCCPS, NCI, personal communication to Maria Hewitt, December 1998; HSRProj, 1998.

BOX 7.6 Current Extramural General Health Services Research Projects Supported by NCI

Prevention and Cancer Control (Including Early Detection):

  • Community randomized trial of Hispanic cancer prevention
  • Cancer control in North American Chinese women
  • Community trial to increase cancer screening adherence
  • Mujeres Protease/Women Protect Yourself--cancer screening
  • Cancer control among Hispanic women--a research proposal
  • Promoting cancer prevention among Vietnamese immigrants
  • Increasing cancer screening in poor and minority women

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