Grant ID PP170036
Awarded On February 15, 2017
Title Expansion and Continuation of Web-based Clinical Decision Support to Disseminate Tailored Screening Recommendations for Survivors of Pediatric Cancers
Program Prevention
Award Mechanism Competitive Continuation/Expansion - Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services
Institution/Organization Baylor College of Medicine
Principal Investigator/Program Director David Poplack
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $1,500,000
Lay Summary

Need. Texas is home to over 35,000 survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer. Childhood cancer survivors (CCSs) remain at risk for late effects of their cancer therapy, which may affect quality of life (e.g., infertility) or prove life-threatening (e.g., second malignancies, cardiac failure). CCSs face serious obstacles in receiving (and clinicians in delivering) quality care, including lack of access to treatment summaries, as well as limited knowledge of the risks for late effects and the guidelines for appropriate follow-up screening.

To address CCSs’ needs in Texas, with CPRIT support, we developed the Survivor-Centered Service System (SCSS), which includes two Passport ...

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