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Cancer Control and Population Sciences


List of CanCORS Sites

Primary Data Collection and Research Sites (PDCR)
Institution Title Geographic
Lung & Colorectal
Katherine L. Kahn RAND/UCLA* RAND-UCLA CanCORS LA County African-American; Hispanic
John Z. Ayanian Harvard Medical School Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance Consortium 9 counties Northern California: Bay Area and Sacramento region African-American; Hispanic; Asian American and Pacific Islander
Mona N. Fouad University of Alabama at Birmingham* Deep South CanCORS Colorectal and Lung Cancer Site Alabama African-American; Rural/Urban
Jane C. Weeks Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Lung/Colon Cancer Outcomes: The Cancer Research Network HMOs in 5 areas: Seattle, Portland, Hawaii, Detroit, Massachussetts African-American; Asian American and Pacific Islander
Dawn Provenzale

Michelle van Ryn
Durham VA

Minneapolis VA
VA CanCORS 14 Veterans Administration Medical Centers Veterans
Robert S. Sandler University of North Carolina* North Carolina Colorectal Cancer Care Outcomes Research Study Central/East N. Carolina African-American; Rural/Urban
Robert B. Wallace University of Iowa* Lung Cancer Care Outcomes/Surveillance Consortium Iowa Rural Poor; Elderly

Statistical Coordinating Center (SCC)
Principal Investigator Institution Title 
David P. Harrington Dana-Farber Cancer Institute* CanCORS Statistical Coordinating Center

* NCI-designated cancer centers collaborating with local central cancer registries to identify and enroll all eligible cases within defined catchment regions.

A map of the United States, showing the locations of CanCORS sites.

Last modified:
01 Oct 2008
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