Radiation Research Program
Cancer Disparities Research Partnership Program
National Cancer Institute
Third Floor, Suite 3W220
9609 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20892
As part of the "Cooperative Planning Grant for Cancer
Disparities Research Partnership Program," (CDRP) the
National Cancer Institute's Center to Reduce Cancer Health
Disparities provided funding for a Patient Navigator Program
to be implemented at the funded sites.
http://crchd.nci.nih.gov/initiatives/pnp/ In September 2002,
two sites, Laredo Medical Center and Rapid City Regional
Hospital, were awarded funds to establish a Patient Navigator Program.
In September 2003, four sites, Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital, New
Hanover Regional Medical Center, Singing River Hospital and UPMC McKeesport, were
awarded funds to establish a Patient Navigator Program.