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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Personalized Life Expectancy to Encourage High Value Prostate Cancer Care
Principal Investigator:

John T. Leppert

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: March 2017 - February 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $52,574
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


As an integrated system with access to granular and longitudinal data, the Veterans Health administration (VHA) is ideally positioned to advance the understanding of the life expectancy, to improve prostate cancer screening strategies, and to generate models of personalized risk-adjusted life expectancy estimates to provide critical information to inform prostate cancer treatment decisions. Veterans receiving care in the Veterans Health Administration may have higher prostate cancer risk due to...

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