|Awarded On||August 02, 2012|
|Title||Unidas por Vida y Salud: Increasing Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening in El Paso|
|Award Mechanism||Evidence-Based Prevention Programs and Services|
|Institution/Organization||Cancer and Chronic Disease Consortium|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Adriana Valdes|
|Cancer Sites||Cervix Uteri|
The Cancer and Chronic Disease Consortium (CCDC) of El Paso will implement the program “Unidas por Vida y Salud: Increasing Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening in El Paso.” We will create a continuum of cancer care that spans primary prevention (education and outreach), secondary prevention (screening services and diagnostic services), and tertiary prevention (treatment services) for uninsured, underserved, and low-income women in El Paso.
CCDC is a Texas Breast and Cervical Cancer Services (BCCS) contractor with a network of over 64 health care organizations and over 92 providers. Texas BCCS is funded by the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. In addition to the se...