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Predicting Effective Adaptation to Breast Cancer to Help Women to BOUNCE Back

Objective

Coping with breast cancer more and more becomes a major socio-economic challenge not least due to its constantly increasing incidence in the developing world. There is a growing need for novel strategies to improve understanding and capacity to predict resilience of women to the variety of stressful experiences and practical challenges related to breast cancer. This is a necessary step toward efficient recovery through personalized interventions. BOUNCE will bring together modeling, medical, and social sciences experts to advance current knowledge on the dynamic nature of resilience as it relates to efficient recovery from breast cancer. BOUNCE will take into consideration clinical, cancer-related biological, lifestyle, and psychosocial parameters in order to predict individual resilience trajectories throughout the cancer continuum and eventually increase resilience in breast cancer survivors and help them remain in the workforce and enjoy a better quality of life.
BOUNCE will deliver a unified clinical model of modifiable factors associated with optimal disease outcomes and will deploy a prospective multi-center clinical pilot at four major oncology centers (in Italy, Finland, Israel and Portugal), where a total of 660 women will be recruited in order to assess its clinical validity against crucial patient outcomes (illness progression, wellbeing, and functionality). The advanced computational tools to be employed will validate indices of patients’ capacity to bounce back during the highly stressful treatment and recovery period following diagnosis of breast cancer. The overreaching goal of BOUNCE is to incorporate elements of a dynamic, predictive model of patient outcomes in building a decision-support system used in routine clinical practice to provide physicians and other health professionals with concrete, personalized recommendations regarding optimal psychosocial support strategies.

Call for proposal

H2020-SC1-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-SC1-2017-CNECT-2

Coordinator

HELSINGIN JA UUDENMAAN SAIRAANHOITOPIIRIN KUNTAYHTYMÄ
Net EU contribution
€ 773 625,00
Address
Stenbackinkatu 9
00029 Helsinki
Finland

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (8)

IDRYMA TECHNOLOGIAS KAI EREVNAS
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 738 875,00
Address
N Plastira Str 100
70013 Irakleio

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Region
Ηράκλειο Κρήτη Νησιά Αιγαίου
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ISTITUTO EUROPEO DI ONCOLOGIA SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 385 600,00
Address
Via Filodrammatici 10
20121 Milano

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Region
Nord-Ovest Lombardia Milano
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTER SYSTEMS
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 487 500,00
Address
Patission Str. 42
10682 Athina

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Region
Κεντρικός Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
NHG FINLAND OY
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 747 435,00
Address
Vattuniemenranta 2
00210 Helsinki

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
Israel
Net EU contribution
€ 557 000,00
Address
Edmond J Safra Campus Givat Ram
91904 Jerusalem

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SINGULARLOGIC ANONYMI ETAIREIA PLIROFORIAKON SYSTIMATON KAI EFARMOGONPLIROFORIKIS
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 448 125,00
Address
Achaias 3 & Troizinias
14564 Nea Kifisia

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Βόρειος Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FUNDACAO D. ANNA DE SOMMER CHAMPALIMAUD E DR. CARLOS MONTEZ CHAMPALIMAUD
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 497 000,00
Address
Avenida Brasilia, Centro De Investigacao Da Fundacao Champalimaud
1400-038 Lisboa

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Region
Continente Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS FINLAND OY
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 364 250,00
Address
Paciuksenkatu 21
00270 Helsinki

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00