|Awarded On||July 27, 2011|
|Title||ALIVE! Primary Cancer Prevention for Tarrant County|
|Award Mechanism||Health Behavior Change Through Public and Professional Education and Training|
|Institution/Organization||Healthy Tarrant County Collaboration|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Linda Fulmer|
Colorectal cancer disproportionately affects African Americans across Texas and within Tarrant County. Colorectal cancer can be largely prevented by healthy nutrition and physical activity habits throughout life. This project will help African American residents ages 20 – 50 reduce their risk of colorectal cancer by helping them adopt healthier nutrition and exercise habits. Our goal is to reach out to 5000 African American residents, and have at least 500 implement the program.
We will reach out to them through churches and community college campuses through on-site promotion and recruitment efforts. . We will bring a new program proven effective in helping people improve their nu...