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Quality Improvement and Research

With our community partners, PECaD conducts quality-improvement activities. The goals of these activities are:

  • To assess and improve efforts to end cancer disparities
  • To promote appropriate patient participation in clinical studies at the Siteman Cancer Center by gender, race and ethnicity
  • To engage community leadership to strengthen the relevance, reach and direction of cancer disparities research
  • To use community-based participatory research approaches to understand and eliminate cancer disparities

This section of our website houses information about quality-improvement and research projects divided into three categories:

PECaD Grant Projects 
Projects funded through PECaD grants

Collaborative Projects 
Projects led by PECaD and community organizations together

Other Disparities Projects 
Projects in the community led by Washington University to reduce cancer and other health disparities