Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Defining Quality of Care in Lung Cancer|
||St Louis, MO
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||Health Services R&D
|| October 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background: Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in Veterans. With the implementation of computed tomography screening, the incidence of Stage I lung cancer (tumors less than 5 cm with no metastases) is increasing exponentially in Veterans. Stage I NSCLC is potentially curable with surgery as the recognized gold standard of therapy. Wide variations exist in the care of Veterans with lung cancer. These inconsistencies in care are directly linked to s...
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