Mechanisms of Disparities in Etiology and Outcomes of Lung Cancer in the U.S.: The Role of Risk and Protective Factors (R01 and R21)
Application: Mar 4, 2021
This program provides grants to support exploratory, developmental, and multidisciplinary research to understand the underlying causal factors and mechanisms that result in lung cancer disparities in U.S. health disparity populations.
Specific areas of interest related to health disparity populations include but are not limited to:
- Risk factors such as social stressors, environmental and occupational exposures to combustion products and pollutants/toxins, diet, exercise, that could influence the disease burden and outcomes for lung cancer. This includes multiple levels of influence including individual, neighborhood, and system levels.
- Causes of disparities related to stage of diagnosis and treatment management of lung cancer among sexual gender minorities, low socioeconomic status, rural, and racial/ethnic minority populations
- Influence of patient (attitudes, beliefs, stigma), clinician (biases, communication, and shared decision making), and system/policy-level factors (care coordination, access to specialty care, reimbursement policies) that may affect the utilization of cancer screening, diagnostic evaluation tests, and referral for treatment options
- Role of healthcare access and quality in explaining
disparities in lung cancer mortality among health
- Access to care – insurance, affordability, location of services, distance, transportation, rurality
- Quality of care- prevention, screening, treatment, follow-up
There are two funding opportunities under this program:
Eligible applicants include
- State, county, city, township, territory, or special district governments
- Independent school districts
- Public and private institutions of higher education
- Federally recognized or other than federally recognized tribal governments
- Public and Indian housing authorities
- Native American tribal organizations
- Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status, faith-based, and community-based organizations
- For-profit organizations and small businesses
The combined budget for R21 project 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.
R01 project budgets are not limited, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is 5 years.
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