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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Outcomes of Post-colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer in Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Thomas F. Imperiale

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $267,695
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ANTICIPATED IMPACTS ON VETERAN’S HEALTHCARE: Knowledge generated by this proposal will inform VHA about: 1) the prevalence (and incidence) of post-colonoscopy colorectal cancer (PCCRC) in Veterans; 2) determine whether and the extent to which patient outcomes are affected relative to detected colorectal cancer (DCRC); 3) identify patient-, endoscopist-, and facility- / system-specific factors associated with PCCRC, in patients who do and who do not have one or more index polyps identified and re...

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