Cancer Clinical Topics
Cancer related clinical and cultural information geared to providers.
Breast Cancer in Asian Women
Information about beliefs and attitudes that guide Asian women's health care seeking behavior, with particular focus on Vietnamese women and screening and treatment of breast cancer.
Cancer Risks and Prevention Practices Among Vietnamese Refugees
Article reprinted with permission from Western Journal of Medicine. By Christopher N. H. Jenkins, MA, MPH, et al. West J Med, July 1990; 153:34-39.
Cultural and Socioeconomic Factors Affecting Cancer Screening, Early Detection and Care in the Latino Population
The goal of this article is to improve rates of cancer screening and cancer outcomes by increasing the medical community’s understanding of the complex cultural and socioeconomic factors affecting Latinos. This article emphasizes cultural issues related to women’s and men's cancers.
Modesty, Sexuality, and Breast Health in Chinese-American Women
Article reprinted with permission from Western Journal of Medicine by Bertha Mo, PhD, MPH, San Francisco, CA. West J Med, September 1992; 157:260-264.