Grant ID PP120143
Awarded On August 02, 2012
Title Eliminating Cancer Disparities in the Multicultural Community of Southwest Houston
Program Prevention
Award Mechanism Health Behavior Change Through Public and Professional Education and Training
Institution/Organization Asian American Health Coalition of Greater Houston (dba Hope Clinic)
Principal Investigator/Program Director Andrea Caracostis
Cancer Sites Breast, Breast, Cervix Uteri, Colorectal, Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct, Lung and Bronchus
Contracted Amount $196,611
Lay Summary

The Asian American Health Coalition (AAHC) dba HOPE Clinic proposes to develop a the project called “Eliminating Cancer Disparities in the multicultural community of Southwest Houston”, to address the great cancer disparities in the Asian American community of Houston as well as other ethnic and racial groups receiving care at HOPE Clinic. Through this funding opportunity, HOPE Clinic will continue its work addressing the cancer burden in the Houston Asian Community by developing a comprehensive outreach strategy in coordination with several other community organizations and second a sustainable individual cancer prevention education program that is integrated into the patient visit and s...

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