National Cancer Institute
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Outcomes Research Branch
Cancer Control and Population Sciences


What are NCI's future plans for the SEER-MHOS?

NCI's plans for the SEER-MHOS include the following activities.

  • Expand SEER-MHOS linkage to include 2002-2005 data.
  • Building on the Health Care Financing Review special Summer 2008 issue that highlighted the SEER-MHOS, produce additional studies of the relationship between cancer and HRQOL.
  • Create a Fee-for-Service HRQOL sample and link to Medicare claims data.
  • Using the SEER Rapid Response Surveillance Studies mechanism, initiate studies related to HRQOL and patient experience.

Last modified:
18 Dec 2008
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