We are a team of clinical researchers who focus on improving the health-related, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual experiences of cancer patients. Our strategy has four prongs:
Please view this website as a resource -- whether you are a patient, a friend or relative of a patient, a health care provider, or a potential DCCRP research or clinical partner. Enjoy navigating through and learning about DCCRP, but do not hesitate to contact us directly if you would like additional information. We look forward to hearing from you or meeting you in person.
The mission of the Duke Cancer Care Research Program is todefine, demonstrate, refine, and disseminate new methods of cancer care that best meet the needs of the individual patient. These methods will enhance the patient's quality of life, better manage cancer-related symptoms, and improve the experience of having cancer and receiving cancer care while also ensuring that the patient receives highest quality medical treatment.
Join us for the inagural "Spring for Support" 5K to benefit the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program (DCPSP)
Saturday, March 29th, 2014, come out to the Al Buehler Cross Country Trail at the Washington Duke Golf Course. Your participation and donations directly support the DCPSP and the patients and families it serves. Learn more, donate and sign up at the event website: http://springforsupport5k.org
Scientists receive $10M grant to continue development of Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group
Duke University and the University of Colorado schools of medicine have received a $10 million grant from the National Institute for Nursing Research (NINR), part of the National Institutes of Health, to continue the development of the Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group (PCRC) over the next five years...continue reading the article
Patients, doctors benefit from e/Tablets
August 16, 2010 WRAL News
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The Herald Sun - Duke tries new way of keeping tabs on patients