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Provider Guide for Somali Slideshow “What are Mammograms and Breast Cancer?”

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


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Factors Affecting Cancer Screening 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.

April 19, 2011 · Article


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Modesty, Sexuality, and Breast Health in Chinese-American Women

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


Cancer Risks and Prevention Practices Among Vietnamese Refugees

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


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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.

April 24, 2008 · Article