|Awarded On||August 18, 2021|
|Title||Data Management and Analysis Core for Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas|
|Award Mechanism||Core Facility Support Awards|
|Institution/Organization||The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Yong-Fang Kuo|
|Cancer Sites||All Sites|
*Pending contract negotiation
Since 2010, the Data Management and Analysis Core (DMAC) of the Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas (CERCIT) has worked closely with Texas Cancer Registry (TCR) to link multiple large databases, including Medicare and Medicaid, for research use. We propose to continue the DMAC via the CPRIT-Core Facility Support Award. One of the new goals of DMAC is to link TCR databases with nationally representative surveys, to enhance patient-centered outcomes research, and the interpretation and applicability of our findings to the Texas population. Another new goal is to train new comparative effectiveness research (CER) investigators across Texas academic and research institutions wi...