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NJMS-UH Cancer Center
Minority- Based
Community
Clinical Oncology
Program
Minority-Based CCOP
• Increase the availability of state-of-the –art
cancer treatment and research to minority
individuals...
Cancer Services at
University Hospital
• Approximately 22,000 patient encounters were
recorded for FY2009
• 2007 – 1132 ne...
Patient Population
Year Total Males % Females
%
Black % Hispanic
%
White % Other %
2005 1135 563
(49.6)
572
(50.4)
351
(30...
Subject Recruitment
5
Efforts to Address Barriers
• Hiring bilingual staff
• IMPACT NJ to develop a patient/family
educational video
• Patient N...
7
Future Directions
• Hire staff
• Open treatment and cancer prevention
trials
• Website
• Develop additional recruitment st...
Team Members
• Medical Director
– Robert Wieder, MD, PhD
• Program Manager
– Tracie Saunders, RN, MS
• Research Coordinato...
Through Oncology
Research HOPE is
becoming a REALITY
Cancer Research Office
973-972-7789
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"Minority- Based Community Clinical Oncology Program" (ppt)

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"Minority- Based Community Clinical Oncology Program" (ppt)

  1. 1. NJMS-UH Cancer Center Minority- Based Community Clinical Oncology Program
  2. 2. Minority-Based CCOP • Increase the availability of state-of-the –art cancer treatment and research to minority individuals within their own community • Proven track record for enrollment to NCI- sponsored studies • Joint efforts of several departments within the NJ Medical School 2
  3. 3. Cancer Services at University Hospital • Approximately 22,000 patient encounters were recorded for FY2009 • 2007 – 1132 newly diagnosed patients – Younger and more advanced stage of disease • 40% AJCC stage III/IV compared to 27% nationwide • Unusually high number of sarcoma, cervical, hepatic and head/neck carcinomas 3
  4. 4. Patient Population Year Total Males % Females % Black % Hispanic % White % Other % 2005 1135 563 (49.6) 572 (50.4) 351 (30.9) 265 (23.3) 429 (37.9) 90 (7.9) 2006 1252 658 (52.6) 594 (47.4) 392 (31.3) 307 (24.5) 307 (24.5) 76 (6.1) 2007 1132 589 (52.1) 541 (47.9) 394 (34.8) 261 (23.1) 359 (31.7) 118 (10.4) 4
  5. 5. Subject Recruitment 5
  6. 6. Efforts to Address Barriers • Hiring bilingual staff • IMPACT NJ to develop a patient/family educational video • Patient Navigator Program 6
  7. 7. 7
  8. 8. Future Directions • Hire staff • Open treatment and cancer prevention trials • Website • Develop additional recruitment strategies • Partner with community organizations 8
  9. 9. Team Members • Medical Director – Robert Wieder, MD, PhD • Program Manager – Tracie Saunders, RN, MS • Research Coordinator – Yasmeen Barber, BA • Regulatory Coordinator – Karen Jackson, CIP • Data Manager • Research Nurse • Program Assistant 9
  10. 10. Through Oncology Research HOPE is becoming a REALITY Cancer Research Office 973-972-7789

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