|Awarded On||August 16, 2023|
|Title||Baylor Scott and White Health Texas Connect for Cancer Prevention Cohort|
|Award Mechanism||Texas CONNECT for Cancer Prevention Study Award|
|Institution/Organization||Baylor Research Institute|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Katherine Sanchez|
|Cancer Sites||All Sites|
*Pending contract negotiation
The Texas Connect for Cancer study is inviting 25,000 Texans to be part of a study that will include 200,000 people across the U.S. to help build a large, diverse database to better understand the causes of and how to prevent cancer. By engaging with people and communities who have been under-represented in medical research, the Baylor Scott and White Health System (BSWH) will work with urban, rural, low-income, and minority populations across 46 counties in Texas to collect information. Because the chance of getting cancer is based on where people live, their race or ethnicity, their age, and other factors, we will collect biological, environmental, behavioral, and demographic information. ...