A study of KPNC members links alcoholic beverage use to colon and rectal cancer. Learn more about htis study
A research team looks at the effectiveness of flexible sigmoidoscopy. Findings result in the Kaiser Permanente Colon Cancer Prevention Program and lead the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force to recommend colorectal cancer screening for the first time. Learn more about…
Kaiser Permanente oncology clinical Trials (KPOCT) is established, enrolling hundreds of Kaiser Permanente patients each year in mostly multicenter, Phase 2 and 3 cancer studies.
First CARDIA paper appears in the journal Controlled Clinical Trials.
The Medical Methods Research Department changes its name to the Division of Research.
The Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center is founded to monitor vaccine safety and effectiveness.
The Division opens a research clinic to support the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study — a longitudinal study of heart health and disparities that continues to this day and has resulted in more than 600 published…