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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK2CX002218-01
Title: Integration of Geriatric Measures Alongside Disease-Based Measures to Advance Precision Oncology for Older Veterans with Multiple Myeloma
Principal Investigator:

Clark Dumontier

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2026
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $96,339
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$938,109
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Although leading cancer-focused organizations such as the American Society of Clinical Oncology now recommend geriatric assessments for all older adults with cancer, these assessments have not been widely adopted within VA and elsewhere due to limitations in resources, geriatrics expertise, and time in busy oncology clinics. The VA National Precision Oncology Program is profiling tumor genetics in myeloma and other cancers to characterize disease and personalize therapy in unprecedented fashion....



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