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From Principles to Practice: Building Partnerships for Trust and Equity in Health Research with COMPPARE

On November 17, Dr. Nancy Mendenhall, COMPPARE Principal Investigator, and Charles Griggs, Minority Engagement Group Coordinator, participated in a special panel discussion entitled “From Principles to Practice: Building Partnerships for Trust and Equity in Health Research” during the 7th annual meeting of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). “This year’s…

COMPPARE Reaches Its Pragmatic Proton Patient Enrollment Goal

The COMPPARE Coordinating Center announced on September 1, 2021 that the study had reached its Pragmatic Proton enrollment goal of 900 patients, completing and closing that arm of the proton cohort. The 900th patient was enrolled by the Proton Therapy Treatment & Research Center of the Loma Linda University Medical…

COMPPARE Newsletter: Summer 2021

A Message from Dr. Nancy Mendenhall COMPPARE has achieved both a remarkable overall accrual rate and a remarkable accrual rate of minorities. In fact, the study stands to become a model for patient-centric clinical research in the future. Read Dr. Mendenhall’s message.   Partner Site…

COMPPARE Invited To Participate in Annual PCORI Meeting

Dr. Nancy Mendenhall, COMPPARE Principal Investigator, and Charles Griggs, Minority Engagement Group Coordinator, have been invited to participate in the seventh annual meeting of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), to be held virtually in November. Dr. Mendenhall and Mr. Griggs will contribute as panelists in a session focused on…

Pragmatic Proton Enrollment Tracker

We needed 900 patients and with your help we made it happen! Thank you for assisting the COMPPARE team in reaching this important goal!            …

The Benefits of Transperineal Prostate Biopsy

About two million American men undergo conventional transrectal biopsies each year and up to 2,000 of them die from the procedure, mostly from sepsis infections and bleeding complications. Brotherhood of the Balloon, a COMPPARE Partner Organization, told their BOB Tales newsletter…

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