Understanding Cancer Treatment and Outcomes
The Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS)
Published in: Journal of Clinical Oncology, v. 22, no. 25, Aug. 1, 2004, p. 2992-2996
Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2003
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has funded the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance (CanCORS) Consortium as the centerpiece of the NCI's ongoing initiative to improve cancer care. This commentary provides an introduction to the goals and methods of the CanCORS Consortium to the broader community of cancer researchers and clinicians, many of whom are caring for patients participating in this study.