This guide gives background and guidance for providers using the Somali narrated slideshow “What are Mammograms and Breast Cancer?”.
November 10, 2015 · Article, PDF, Video
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.
April 19, 2011 · Article
Provides insight into the attitudes and cultural and institutional barriers that must be overcome if Chinese women in America are to achieve optimal health.
August 17, 2009 · PDF
Article discusses survey of 215 Vietnamese adults living in San Francisco to assess the population’s behavioral risk factors, use of cancer screening procedures, and knowledge of cancer.
February 10, 2009 · PDF
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.
April 24, 2008 · Article
- AANCART - UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
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- Air Charity Network
Air Charity Network is a charitable organization that provides access for people in need who are seeking free air transportation to specialized health care facilities or distant destinations due to family, community, or national crisis.
- American Cancer Society - Patient Lodging Programs
Getting the best care sometimes means cancer patients must travel away from home. This can place an extra emotional and financial burden on patients and caregivers during an already challenging time. The American Cancer Society is trying to make this difficult situation easier for both cancer patients and their families through our lodging programs.
- Cancer Control Planet
National Cancer Institute website designed to provide access to successful evidence-based intervention programs and products that were developed and evaluated by researchers in the field.
- Cancer Information in Other Languages - American Cancer Society
ACS has cancer educational resources, and have created a special section featuring materials for non-English speaking audiences, links to Asian & Pacific language materials, and Spanish language materials.
- Colorectal Cancer: Routine Screenings--Somali
A short video (6:29, in Somali language only) making the point that colorectal cancer responds best to treatment when it is found as early as possible.
- Hepatocellular Carcinoma
- High cancer rates in Iraq believed due to depleted uranium « nuclear-news
An article discussing the potential correlation of depleted uranium (more reactive) and cancer.
- Lance Armstrong Foundation (LIVESTRONG)
The Lance Armstrong Foundation focuses on prevention, access to screening and care, improvement of quality of life for cancer survivors, and investment in research. They have a wide variety of information available, including educational materials, clinical trials matching, one-on-one support, and links to organizations which provide financial assistance.
- The American Cancer Society
At the American Cancer Society, we're on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we'll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.