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Deadline: January 3, 2020

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Improving Outcomes for Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors (U01 Clinical Trial Required)

This program is associated with the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment Access, and Research (STAR) Act of 2018 that is intended to maximize discovery and accelerate development and availability of promising childhood cancer treatments. The purpose of this initiative is to stimulate the scientific development of effective, feasible, and scalable interventions to address adverse physical and psychosocial effects in survivors of pediatric and or adolescent/young adult (AYA) cancers. These interventions may be delivered by providers, communities, and/or health care systems Applications from investigators should: (i) develop and test interventions that prevent, mitigate, or manage adverse outcomes in pediatric and/or AYA cancer survivors; (ii) evaluate models of care that strengthen coordination, continuity, and quality, reduce access barriers to needed services including follow-up care, and improve outcomes, across the survivor’s lifespan. Development of interventions to address disparities in outcomes and/or access to needed care, and to address the needs of minority or medically underserved pediatric and/or AYA populations is of high priority.

Amount: An anticipated $4,800,000 million will be available to fund up to eight awards not to exceed $500,000 per year. The maximum project period is five years.

Eligibility: Special district governments; State governments; public and State controlled institutions of higher education; Native American tribal organizations and tribal governments; nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS; private institutions of higher education; for profit organizations; county governments; independent school districts; city or township governments; public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, small businesses; Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); eligible agencies of the Federal Government; faith-based or community-based organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); non-domestic (non-U.S.) entities (foreign organizations); regional organizations; tribally controlled colleges and universities (TCCUs); and U.S. territory or possession.

Link: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=311959

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