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Oncology

​Completed

(POEM) Practice of Embracing each Moment
Ai Kubo | DSGP | Completed

Adherence to Oral Chemotherapy in Patients with Solid Tumors
Laurel Habel | CH | Completed

All-Stage melanoma: rapid case ascertainment
Tatjana Kolevska, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Assessing Adherence to Follow-Up Care After Low-Dose Computed Tomography Screening for Lung Cancer
Lori Sakoda | CH | Completed

Assessing Gaps in Recommended Follow-up Surveillance for Survivors of Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer
Lesile Manace Brenman, Devon Check | TAP | Completed

Assessing practice patterns and potential quality gaps in primary nodule evaluation
Archan Shah, Dinesh Kotek, Lori Sakoda | DSGP | Completed

Assessing Trends in Breast Cancer Incidence, Screening and Mortality among Men: A 10-Year Observational Study of a Rare Disease.
Elizabeth Shurell Linehan | CH | Completed

Automatic risk stratification for hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism to improve utilization of risk-appropriate pharmacological prophylaxis
Raymond Liu, Gabriel Escobar, Vincent Liu | DSGP | Completed

Cancer Wizard
David Baer, Tracy Lieu | RAU | Completed

Changes in utilization, staging, and treatment after implementation of regionalized care for upper gastrointestinal cancer
Robert Li, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Communication Optimization and Methodology For Oncologist Hospice Referral Timing (COMFORT Trial): A Qualitative Study
Mina Chang MD HMDC FAAHPM | CH | Completed

Communication Optimization and Methodology For Oncologist Hospice Referral Timing (COMFORT) Study
Mina Chang | CH | Completed

Current Landscape of Molecular Testing, Treatment Selection, and Associated Outcomes for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lori Sakoda | CH | Completed

Developing a TPMG Pathway for Selective Oncotype Testing in Early Breast Cancer
Veronica Shim, Laurie Habel | DSGP | Completed

Does timing to surgery for lung cancer have an effect on outcomes?
Jeffrey Velotta, Lori Sakoda | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Efficient triaging of adnexal masses (3 phases)
Betty Suh-Burgmann, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Epithelial ovarian cancer: rapid case ascertainment
Chunnan Liu, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Evaluating outcomes and efficiency of consolidated multidisciplinary care for head and neck cancer
Charles Meltzer, Lori Sakoda | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Evaluating the impact of cancer on COVID-19 diagnoses and outcomes
Andrea Harzstark, Julie Schmittdiel, Archana Anantharaman | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Evaluation of structured reporting of lung nodules detected on chest CT
Tom Urbania, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Gastric cancer: rapid case ascertainment
Yan Li, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Genetic and non-genetic factors affecting weight loss variability after bariatric surgery
Hélène Choquet | CH | Completed

Genetic testing of women with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome
Bethan Powell, Larry Kushi | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Genome-wide Pleiotropy Scan across Multiple Cancers
Doug Corley | CH | Completed

Hepatocellular carcinoma and interventional radiology
Maud Morshedi, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Hodgkin's lymphomas: rapid case ascertainment
Antoine Sayegh, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Identifying Predictors of Complete Pathologic Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Andrea Harzstark | CH | Completed

Implementation of Patient Reported Outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer
Jed Katzel, Stephen Van Den Eeden | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Infection risk in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients
Stevenson, Ryan MD | CH | Completed

Mesothelioma: rapid case ascertainment
Jennifer (Marie) Suga, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Mobile health mindfulness in cancer palliative care
Tatjana Kolevska, Yan Li, Ai Kubo | DSGP | Completed

PAN #3: Efficacy and Value
Kourosh Kojouri, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Patient reported outcomes in pancreatic cancer
Piyush Srivastava, Stephen Van Den Eeden | DSGP | Completed

Physical Function in Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Stephen Van Den Eeden, | DSGP | Completed

Predictors of recurrence and survival in a contemporary cohort of young patients with breast cancer
Vuong, Brooke MD | CH | Completed

PRognostic Information SysteM (PRISM): refinement and testing in actual practice
David Baer,Tracy Lieu | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Racial disparities in treatment and outcomes of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma
Bijay Nair | CH | Completed

Racial disparities in treatment and outcomes of newly diagnosed patients with multiple myeloma
Bijay Nair | CH | Completed

Rapid case ascertainment and review for bladder cancer
Andrea Harzstark, Liyan Liu | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Rapid Case Ascertainment for pancreatic cancer
Tilak Sundaresan, Liyan Liu | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Regionalization of testicular cancer
Andrea Harzstark, Lisa Herrinton | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Risk factors for adverse clinical outcomes in patients with MGUS
Ashok Pai | CH | Completed

Sarcoma: rapid case ascertainment
Minggui Pan, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Surgical referral and outcomes of standardized ultrasound reporting of adnexal masses
Betty Suh-Burgmann, Lisa Herrinton | PRP | Completed | View Summary

Survivorship in Advanced Melanoma: Planning Beyond Remission
Juraj Kavecansky | CB | Completed

T- and NK- cell lymphomas: rapid case ascertainment
Lisa Law, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Testicular cancer: rapid case ascertainment
Andrea Harzstark, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

The impact of the use of anticoagulants and antiplatelets on the risk of hospitalization and mortality in patients with COVID-19
Ashok Pai, Gwendolyn Ho, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Time Trends in Therapies and Outcomes for a Community-based Population of Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, 2013-2017
Lisa Law, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Up-Front Vs. Genetic Consultation for Genetic Testing Increases Compliance, Reduces Time to Test, and Increases Detection
Veronica Shim, Laurel Habel | TAP | Completed | View Summary

ViTelemedicine (Compared to in-Person Gastroenterology Visits) Had High Patient Satisfaction and Comparable Physician Decision-Making
Craig Munroe, Doug Corley | RAU | Completed | View Summary

​Ongoing

[2022 Deferred Funding] Racial disparities in treatment and outcomes of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma
Bijay Nair | CH | Ongoing

Assess Inflammatory Potential of Diet Among Breast Cancer Patients: Novel Index and Short-Form Questionnaire
En Cheng | CH | Ongoing

Cancer outcomes with KPNC vs. national community averages: an overview study
Raymond Liu, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Ongoing

Comparative analysis of safety and effectiveness of non-transplant treatment options for early-to-intermediate stage hepatocellular carcinoma across a large, integrated health care system in Northern California
Nizar  Mukhtar | CH | Ongoing

Effect of Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma on cancer-related and all-cause mortality in patients with cirrhosis-a population-based case control study
Sreepriya Balasubramanian, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Ongoing

Incorporation of informed-decision making into the e-visit for PSA testing
Joseph Presti, Andy Avins | DSGP | Ongoing

Making the right thing easy to do: automatic risk stratification for hospital-acquired thromboembolism
Elad Neeman | DSGP | Ongoing

Patterns, determinants, and outcomes of guideline-recommended imaging surveillance after surgical resection of early-stage lung cancer
Lori Sakoda | CH | Ongoing

Pregnancy in women with gynecologic precancer or cancer
Christine Garcia | CH | Ongoing

Racial disparity in the treatment of multiple myeloma
Bijay Nair | CH | Ongoing