|Awarded On||January 18, 2012|
|Title||Salud San Antonio! A Clinical and Health Education Collaborative for Cancer Screening|
|Award Mechanism||Evidence-Based Prevention Programs and Services|
|Institution/Organization||The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Cynthia M Mojica|
|Cancer Sites||Breast, Cervix Uteri, Colon|
Cancer, the second-leading cause of death in the U.S. and Texas, is expected to become the nation’s top killer within a decade. Despite effective tests to detect cancer early, 40% of breast cancer, 36% of cervical cancer, and 54% of colorectal cancer in Texas are detected at late, less treatable stages, and Latinos typically suffer worse cancer outcomes.
Salud San Antonio! A Clinical and Health Education Collaborative for Cancer Screening, a unique evidence-based cancer prevention services program, led by the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The University of T Health Science Center at San Antonio, will position community health workers (promotoras) at five community health gro...