About the Healthcare Delivery Research Program

Mission

The mission of the Healthcare Delivery Research Program (HDRP) is to advance innovative research to improve the delivery of cancer-related care, thereby improving health for individuals and populations.


Vision

The vision of HDRP is optimal health outcomes for individuals, families, and communities affected by cancer.

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HDRP Branches

The figure below describes how the three branches within HDRP fit together
The figure below describes how the three branches within HDRP fit together

HDRP is organized into three branches that oversee and facilitate healthcare delivery research. Program directors in these branches provide information, consultation, and advice about NCI and NIH funding opportunities, grant applications, and science policies and procedures.

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Health care delivery research at NCI is conceptualized as the study of cancer care, factors influencing care, and outcomes of care. Cancer care refers to medical services offered across the cancer continuum, such as screening individuals not known to have cancer; treating cancer patients; following cancer survivors for recurrence; and providing psychosocial support at the end of life for patients and their caregivers.

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Find research conducted by DCCPS staff, grantees, and contract investigators since 1998.

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Last Updated: 16 May, 2019