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
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- 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.
- Evidence-Based Cancer Control Programs (EBCCP) - NIH
The EBCCP (formerly RTIPs) website is the NIH National Cancer Institute's searchable database of evidence-based cancer control programs and is designed to provide program planners and public health practitioners easy and immediate access to program materials.
- Hepatocellular Carcinoma - NEJM
Each year, more than half a million people worldwide receive a diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma, and hepatocellular carcinoma related to HCV is the fastest rising cause of U.S. cancer-related deaths. This review summarizes recent advances in prevention, surveillance, diagnosis, and treatment.
- Living After Cancer Treatment Brochure - Livestrong Foundation
These culturally relevant brochures in multiple languages are about cancer survivorship and offer resources related to the physical, emotional, and day-to-day concerns of people affected by cancer after treatment.
- Video Series: The Mind-Boggling Burden of Latino Cancer
A five-part video series explores the nuances of cancer in Latino populations. Produced by the Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP).