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Innovative Approaches to Studying Cancer Communication in the New Media Environment (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.395
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 13, 2019

Scientific/research contact:
Kelly D. Blake, ScD

Peer review contact:
Gabriel Fosu, Ph.D.

Financial and grants management contact:
Erik Edgerton


This program offers grants to apply one or more innovative methodologies in communication research across the cancer control continuum, from prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship, to end of life.

Research projects in 3 distinct domains related to cancer communication are encouraged:

  • Utility of new communication surveillance approaches
  • Development and testing of rapid, pilot cancer communication interventions using innovative methods and designs
  • Development and testing of new cancer communication conceptual models

Applications that target low socioeconomic status, rural populations, or communication inequalities and health disparities are encouraged.


Eligible applicants include:

  • Higher education institutions
    • Public/state controlled institutions
    • Private institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations
    • With 501(c)(3) status
    • Without 501(c)(3) status
    • Native American tribal organizations
    • Faith-based or community-based organizations
    • Regional organizations
  • Governments
    • State
    • County
    • City or township
    • Special districts
    • Federally recognized Indian/Native American tribal governments
    • Indian/Native American tribal governments (other than federally recognized)
    • Eligible agencies of the federal government
    • U.S. territory or possession
  • Other
    • Independent school districts
    • Public housing authorities
    • Indian housing authorities
    • Non-domestic entities
    • Small businesses
    • For-profit organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

The combined budget for direct costs for the 2 year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through

Tagged as
Cancer · Health disparities · Research methods and resources

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