Grant ID RP230426
Awarded On August 16, 2023
Title Baylor Scott and White Health Texas Connect for Cancer Prevention Cohort
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Texas CONNECT for Cancer Prevention Study Award
Institution/Organization Baylor Research Institute
Principal Investigator/Program Director Katherine Sanchez
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $7,499,998
Lay Summary

The Texas Connect for Cancer study is inviting 25,000 Texans to be part of a study that will include 200,000 people across the U.S. to help build a large, diverse database to better understand the causes of and how to prevent cancer. By engaging with people and communities who have been under-represented in medical research, the Baylor Scott and White Health System (BSWH) will work with urban, rural, low-income, and minority populations across 46 counties in Texas to collect information. Because the chance of getting cancer is based on where people live, their race or ethnicity, their age, and other factors, we will collect biological, environmental, behavioral, and demographic information. ...

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