Organizations also will be funded to develop tools and resources to increase patient and provider knowledge of health behaviors and other strategies for reducing disease risk (e.g., recurrences, risk for other chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, etc.) and improving overall health, wellness, and quality of life.
These resources should be useful in helping patients understand recommended diagnostic follow-up of abnormal screening exams, cancer diagnoses, treatment referrals, and preventive behaviors.
CDC received 53 applications from a diverse group of applicants including universities and academic centers, hospitals and cancer centers, non-profit organizations, and state health departments. All applications were objectively reviewed. CDC is funding the following organizations—
- John C. Lincoln Health Foundation-Phoenix AZ
- Living Beyond Breast Cancer
- Louisiana State University and Health Sciences Center
- University of California at Los Angeles
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Washington University at St. Louis
ARE YOU A BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR? ARE YOU CURRENTLY BATTLING THE DISEASE?
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