"Our commitment to deliver the best possible care to our young patients means we are always looking for innovative and effective solutions," said E. Anders Kolb, MD, Hematology/Oncology Division Chief at duPont Hospital for Children. "Our pediatric transplant group has had a positive relationship with Remedy Informatics, and after further investigation we could see that their registry technology was the right fit for our pediatric oncology registry project."
Earlier this year, the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders received a two-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish the Nemours Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP), only the second of its kind in the United States. The goal of the consortium is to bring together four Nemours sites and several cancer investigators in an integrated pediatric cancer network.
According to Dr. Kolb, this collaborative nature of the CCOP is one of its strengths, and "Remedy Informatics' platform-based approach makes sharing the data and findings between our institutions and researchers, spread across the country, much easier than we could have imagined. I believe this increased ability to share information will lead our researchers to make discoveries and develop new cancer treatments more quickly."
The project will also be funded by a Hope on Wheels® 2013 Hyundai Scholar Grant. Recipients, known as Hyundai Scholars, receive grants to pursue research and clinical programs aimed at improving the lives of children battling pediatric cancer.
"Our goal is to allow Nemours' researchers to focus on discovery without having to wor
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