Grant ID PP130071
Awarded On November 22, 2013
Title West Texas Cancer Survivors Network - Phase II (WTCSN - II)
Program Prevention
Award Mechanism Health Behavior Change Through Public and Professional Education and Training
Institution/Organization Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Principal Investigator/Program Director Katherine Chauncey
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $300,000
Lay Summary

This resubmitted proposal, for the West Texas Cancer Survivors Network Phase II (WTCSN-II) is an extension of our current WTCSN grant, funded by CPRIT to address the educational needs of cancer survivors in HSR1 in terms of diet, nutrition, physical activity and quality of life (QoL). The present application involves expanding the service area of our previous WTCSN to the 67 counties outside HSR1, but still within the TTUHSC service area of West Texas, and to use new, more focused strategies to further improve the quality of life and health behaviors of cancer survivors in the Network. We expect this expansion will lead to improved health for cancer survivors and the prevention of cancer rec...

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