|Awarded On||July 27, 2011|
|Title||EPICO: Education to Promote Improved Cancer Outcomes|
|Award Mechanism||Health Behavior Change Through Public and Professional Education and Training|
|Institution/Organization||Texas A&M University System Health Science Center|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Julie A St. John|
|Cancer Sites||Breast, Cervix Uteri, Colorectal|
Goals ÉPICO: Education to Promote Improved Cancer Outcomes is a program designed to increase delivery of comprehensive cancer services through development of a replicable, sustainable tailored training program for promotores on prevention, treatment, and healthy survivorship for colorectal, breast and cervical cancers among at-risk residents in the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV) on the Texas-Mexico border. The primary goals are to: 1) equip promotores to educate residents on cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship issues; 2) enable promotores to use tailoring strategies to improve outreach efforts; and 3) increase residents’ prevention, treatment, and healthy survivorship behaviors. ...