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Fred Hutch is an important center of research on how to improve value in and access to cancer care across all regions and health systems while reducing the financial burden on patients. By 2020, cancer care in the U.S. is projected to cost nearly $173 billion a year â a nearly 40 percent increase over a 10-year period. This estimate does not even include indirect and out-of-pocket expenses borne by cancer patients, many of whom experience extreme financial distress due to the cost of treatment. Meanwhile, payment for cancer care in the U.S. remains largely based on the volume of services provided, not the quality of care. And many in underserved populations are still not able to access appropriate care.
Our researchers apply their expertise in health economics, oncology, behavioral science, clinical psychology and health services research to address several multidimensional challenges: identifying which health services are most effective and cost-effective, addressing barriers to high-quality care, and understanding the patient experience in the health care system. Our goal is to improve patient outcomes across diverse settings and populations.
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Recent projects include a collaboration with a high-tech company to develop and pilot-test technology that helps cancer patients avoid the emergency room through better management of chemotherapy side effects. We are also working with Columbia University, University of Washington and the SWOG Cancer Research Network to evaluate and improve the preventive use of colony-stimulating factors, which are used to help the bone marrow produce red blood cells. These supportive-care drugs are used to reduce the risk of a life-threatening complication called febrile neutropenia in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Fred Hutch researchers investigate disparities in knowledge and access to cancer screening and care, devising culturally appropriate ways to raise awareness about the importance of prevention, early detection and treatment in underserved communities. Projects include a partnership with the Navajo Nation to increase vegetable and fruit consumption and improve general health among tribal members in New Mexico; a project to increase breast cancer screening among Latinas; a qualitative study of the experiences of African-American women who receive an abnormal mammogram result; and the use of simulation modeling to investigate the 郑州老太不会写字卖房卡了壳 公证处无法公证.