Cancer Care

More than a million people in the United States are diagnosed with cancer each year. Researchers are learning about what causes certain cancers and discovering new treatments every day. CERTAIN is helping improve cancer care by evaluating the effectiveness of certain cancer treatments and ensuring those treatments are relevant to the needs and priorities of patients.

Current Projects:

Collaborative to Improve Native Cancer Outcomes (CINCO)
Improving cancer health outcomes and quality of life for American Indians and Alaskan Natives.

Breast Cancer Patient-reported Outcomes
Patients & researchers collaborating to improve breast cancer care through quality improvement.

Lung Cancer Quality Improvement Collaborative
Thoracic surgeons and clinicians working  to understand the landscape of lung cancer surgery in Washigton State and improve the quality and value of thoracic oncologic care.

Urology Care
Physicians and patients collaborating to develop quality improvement and research activities that will improve prostate cancer care in Washington State.