FORCE - Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered  University of South Florida

Systems-Level Capture of Family History Data to Assess Risk of Cancer

Name of Principal Investigator and Institution

Douglas Corley, MD, PhD
Gastroenterologist, Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center
Research Scientist III, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research


To compare the effectiveness of three methods of family history collection and interpretation for identifying those at increased risk of cancer in a community setting.


The study proposal was submitted to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute on 06/15/16 and waiting to learn if the study will be funded. Expected decision will be 09/15/16.

ABOUT’s Role

ABOUT provided stakeholder input into the design of the proposal. If funded, ABOUT researchers and advocates from the HBOC community will participate on the study team to assist with recruitment, communications, enrollment, and dissemination of study results. 

ABOUT is a Patient-Powered Research Network in PCORnet®,  the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, an initiative funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

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