Cancer: Training Caregivers to Improve Patient Health Outcomes

Deadline
Multiple
OPPORTUNITY NO.
PAR-16-317
MECHANISM
R01 (also available: R21)
RESEARCH AREA(S)
SYNOPSIS

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for intervention research designed to support caregivers of adult cancer patients. Interventions supported by this FOA are intended to provide caregivers with care training, promote coping skills, and ultimately help them manage care. Outcomes of such interventions are expected to (1) optimize patient health care utilization, (2) improve caregiver well-being, and (3) improve patient physical health and psychosocial outcomes.

Deadlines:

Pre-Application Submission: 30 days before application submission due date
Application Submission: 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization, 
Apr. 11, 2017; Oct. 10, 2017; Apr. 11, 2018; Oct. 10, 2018, Apr. 11, 2019

Companion funding opportunity:

ELIGIBILITY

Any individual(s) with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research as the Program Director(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PD(s)/PI(s)) is invited to work with his/her organization to develop an application for support. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for NIH support.