UCRF Projects

Making a difference across North Carolina

UCRF Projects Map

Outreach across North Carolina


A. Cancer Data Resources
• Carolina Breast Cancer Study, Phase 3
• Cancer Information and Population Health Resource (CIPHR)
• UNC Health Registry

B. Understanding Cancer Disparities
• Geographic Variation of Colorectal Cancer Mortality in North Carolina: A Spatial Analysis Approach
• Comparative effectiveness of breast cancer screening and diagnostic evaluation by extent of breast density
• Risk based breast cancer screening and surveillance in community practice
• Reproductive health after adolescent and young adult cancer
• Effect of HPV Self-Collection on Cervical Cancer Screening in High Risk Women
• Understanding the relationship between environmental inorganic arsenic and prostate cancer
• Racial disparity and factors that influence receipt of health care following prostate cancer diagnosis
• Racial difference in financial impact of prostate cancer treatment and outcome

C. Cancer Screening
• Carolina Cancer Screening Initiative
• A randomized trial of a culturally-adapted colorectal cancer screening decision aid designed for American Indians
• Mailed reminders plus fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) to increase colorectal cancer screening among patients of Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center

D. Cancer Survivorship
• Efficacy of a Couple-focused, Tailored, Symptom Self-Management mHealth Intervention for Prostate Cancer Patients and Partners
• Improving Cancer Survivorship Care across North Carolina: Training Group Intervention Leaders

E. Clinic-based Prevention
• CHANGE
• Normalizing Preteen HPV Vaccination with Practice-based Communication Strategies
• Duke – UNC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Credentialing Program

F. Community-based Prevention
• Get Real & HEEL: Remote Video Participation
• Our Year of Healthy Living: A Social Marketing Intervention for Child Care & Home
• Care2bWell: A Worksite Physical Activity & Wellness Program for Child Care Staff
• Expanding Go NAP SACC’s Reach through Online Consultant Support Tools
• Lose-Now-NC: Feasibility of a large group format community weight loss program coupled with Internet support
• North Carolina BEAUTY and Health Project 2
• FIT Shop: Promoting Physical Activity in Black Barbershops
• Planning for Sustainability of Evidence based Interventions
• Reducing Disease Risk Factors in Rural Communities in NC
• Mentoring in Community-Engaged Approaches to Address Disparities

G. Improving Treatment Outcomes
• NC ProCESS
• Impact of Geographic Region, Treating Facility, and Physician Network Characteristics on Outcomes for Patients with Acute Leukemia and Multiple Myeloma in North Carolina