Test of Cure: Use of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) testing to optimize the cervical cancer screening clinical pathway post-treatment

Dr Kopciuk

The results of this project will inform the implementation of HPV test of cure to optimize the clinical follow-up pathway for Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN) post-treatment, which will improve patient outcomes in Alberta, reduce variability in clinical practice, reduce wait times for colposcopy, and reduce related health care costs …

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Determinants of cancer stage at diagnosis

Dr. Kopciuk

This project will explore factors associated with early stage of cancer at diagnosis, using data from Alberta’s Tomorrow Project The specific aims are to: (1) develop multivariable regression models using ordinal logistic regression to identify independent and synergistic factors (clinical, lifestyle, screening, etc.) associated with cancer stage at diagnosis; (2) develop spatial regression models to account for geographic and other factors …

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Colorectal Cancer Lifestyle & Environment in Alberta Research (CLEAR) Study

Dr. Kopciuk

Dr. Brockton and investigators from Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary are studying lifestyle and environmental factors related to the progression of colorectal cancer. Using information from all colorectal cancer patients, they hope to learn more about why some colorectal cancers advance faster than others, and how this might be prevented. The spread…

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