Tug McGraw Foundation

 

About Us

Tug McGraw Research Center at Duke

At Duke, there is hopeOur mission is to enhance quality of life (QOL) for people with brain tumors and their families. Our aim is to stimulate and facilitate research that addresses the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and/or spiritual impact of the disease.Goals

  • Develop and validate instruments to improve measurement of QOL among patients with brain tumors and their families.
  • Describe QOL needs and priorities among patients with brain tumors and their families.
  • Conduct clinical studies designed to assess interventions with potential to improve QOL among patients with brain tumors and their families including:
    • Behavioral/Cognitive Interventions
    • Psychosocial Interventions
    • Pharmacotherapeutic Interventions
  • Provide data that affords comparisons among treatments options based on QOL outcomes of various treatments.

 

Important Links:

 

 

The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center and TMF

 

Quality of Life/Supportive Care Studies


Research Summary Peer-Reviewed Publications