Phone Number: 713-794-5494
Population: Post-menopausal women who are 30-70 years old, currently obese (BMI greater than or equal to 30), and at high risk of
Brief Description: The goal of this research study is to learn the effects of a 16 week weight loss program with or without blood sugar
monitoring on weight loss and cancer risk in women with a high risk of developing breast cancer.
Project Insight (Women's Perceptions of the Benefits and Harms of Breast Cancer Screenings: A Qualitative Inquiry)
Phone Number: 713-745-0317
Population: Black, Hispanic/Latin and White women: Ages 40-75; English or Spanish speakers
Brief Description: Volunteers needed for research focus groups. Researchers will lead small discussion groups with women to talk about breast cancer screening.
Phone Number: 713-794-LUNG or 713-794-5864
Population: Smokers 50 years or older who are willing to receive Luna cancer screening and who are willing to change smoking behaviors
Brief Description: Project Luna is a study designed to provide tobacco cessation treatment for individuals who are either willing to complete a lung cancer screening via low dose CT scan or who have had lung cancer screening within 30 days prior to enrollment into this protocol. After the scan, participants will be enrolled into a tobacco cessation program and may receive an FDA approved tobacco cessation medication.