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General Cancer Information

General information about cancer (rather than about specific types) in multiple languages.

About Cancer

What is Cancer? - Amharic
Basic explanation of cancer, its causes and warning signs. 4-pages PDF.
What is Cancer? - English
Basic explanation of cancer, its causes and warning signs. 3-pages PDF
What is Cancer? - Khmer
Basic explanation of cancer, its causes and warning signs. 3-pages PDF
What is Cancer? - Oromo
Basic explanation of cancer, its causes and warning signs.
What is Cancer? - Somali
Basic explanation of cancer, its causes and warning signs.
What is Cancer? - Spanish
Basic explanation about cancer, its causes and warning signs.
What is Cancer? - Tigrinya
Basic explanation about cancer, its causes and warning signs. 3-pages PDF
What is Cancer? - Vietnamese
Basic explanation about cancer, its causes and warning signs.

Cancer Prevention

Tips for Cancer Prevention - English
2 pages PDF in English; Information about cancer prevention, including topics: Asian Americans and cancer, nutrition and cancer, smoking and cancer, alcohol and cancer, and hepatitis B
Tips on Cancer Prevention brochure - Khmer/English
8 pages PDF brochure; Khmer and English languages; facts about Asian Americans and cancer; nutition and cancer; hepatitis B transmission, symptoms and prevention; alcohol, smoking and cancer.
Cambodian Health Promotion Poster - Khmer/English
1 page (17in x 11in) PDF poster in Khmer and English with facts about cancer in Asian Americans
Promoting Good Health and Preventing Cancer Poster - Vietnamese/English
PDF; (13in x 19in) Information in English and Vietnamese about healthy lifestyle choices and recommended ages for cancer screening tests.
Promoting Good Health and Preventing Cancer Poster - Khmer/English
1 page, 36 x 24 in. poster, PDF format; Khmer and English languages; Information about healthy lifestyle choices that may help prevent cancers, with information about screening tests and age recommendations to discuss further with a doctor.
Promoting Good Health and Preventing Cancer (Large Poster) - Vietnamese/English
PDF 4ft x 4ft poster; Information about healthy lifestyle choices and recommended ages for cancer screening tests.
 

Cancer 101

A series of educational tutorials (PowerPoint slideshows saved as PDFs) about cancer produced by the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training. The English version has been translated into Khmer as part of AANCART's educational emphasis.

A series of educational tutorials (PowerPoint slideshows saved as PDFs) about cancer produced by the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training. The English version has been translated into Khmer as part of AANCART's educational emphasis.

Cancer 101 Lessons English Khmer Khmer
audio
Cancer Detection and Screening X
X
Cancer Diagnosis and Staging 

X

X X
Cancer Risk and Risk Reduction

X

X
Cancer Treatment

X

X

Biopsy

The following series of handouts and Flash video slideshows provide introductory information about biopsy procedures. A project by EthnoMed and Healthy Roads Media, produced in collaboration with the Community House Calls Program at Harborview and its community partners. This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-0008-C with the University of Washington. Thank you to Safeway Foundation for its support to Harborview Medical Center’s EthnoMed for the development of cancer-related content.

The following series of handouts and Flash video slideshows provide introductory information about biopsy procedures. A project by EthnoMed and Healthy Roads Media, produced in collaboration with the Community House Calls Program at Harborview and its community partners. This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-0008-C with the University of Washington. Thank you to Safeway Foundation for its support to Harborview Medical Center’s EthnoMed for the development of cancer-related content.

Flash Video Slideshows
PDF Handouts
Biopsy - English
Biopsy - Amharic
Biopsy - Khmer
Biopsy - Somali
Biopsy - Spanish
Biopsy - Tigrinya
Biopsy - Vietnamese

Cancer Chemotherapy

The following series of handouts and Flash video slideshows provide introductory information about chemotherapy and treatment and side effects. A project by EthnoMed and Healthy Roads Media, produced in collaboration with the Community House Calls Program at Harborview and its community partners. This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-0008-C with the University of Washington. Thank you to Safeway Foundation for its support to Harborview Medical Center’s EthnoMed for the development of cancer-related content.

The following series of handouts and Flash video slideshows provide introductory information about chemotherapy and treatment and side effects. A project by EthnoMed and Healthy Roads Media, produced in collaboration with the Community House Calls Program at Harborview and its community partners. This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-0008-C with the University of Washington. Thank you to Safeway Foundation for its support to Harborview Medical Center’s EthnoMed for the development of cancer-related content.

Flash Video Slideshows
PDF Handouts
Cancer Chemotherapy - English
Cancer Chemotherapy - Amharic
Cancer Chemotherapy - Khmer
Cancer Chemotherapy - Somali
Cancer Chemotherapy - Spanish
Cancer Chemotherapy - Tigrinya
Cancer Chemotherapy - Vietnamese

Clinical Trial Information

Links to X-Plain multimedia modules about cancer clinical trials published by the Patient Education Institute and licensed by the National Library of Medicine.

X-Plain Cancer Clinical Trials - Spanish tutorial
This X-Plain multimedia module about cancer clinical trials is published by the Patient Education Institute and licensed by the National Library of Medicine
X-Plain Cancer Clinical Trials - English tutorial
This X-Plain multimedia module about cancer clinical trials is published by the Patient Education Institute and licensed by the National Library of Medicine