Coordinating Centers

Coordinating centers are key to public health and clinical research, serving as a hub for standardized data collection and centralized data management and reporting. Westat frequently serves as a coordinating center, managing the design, implementation, and analysis and playing a critical role in communication and quality control for multicenter collaborative studies.

Project Highlights

Are pesticides a health hazard for farmers?

Despite a lower overall mortality rate than the general population, farmers experience an excess of certain cancers, such as leukemia, myeloma, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and cancers of the lip, stomach,...

Does cancer screening save lives?

Questions about the efficacy of screening are key to impacting cancer morbidity and mortality. The Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial was designed by the National...