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Outcomes Research Branch
Cancer Control and Population Sciences


Areas of Research

The Outcomes Research Branch (ORB) coordinates and sponsors research to measure, evaluate, and improve patient-centered outcomes of cancer care delivery across the cancer care continuum. ORB is particularly interested in morbidity and mortality outcomes, patient symptoms and health-related quality of life (HRQOL), patient experience of and satisfaction with health care, and social and economic consequences of cancer care.

Our outcomes research activities are focused in several areas:

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08 Jan 2008
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