|Awarded On||November 22, 2013|
|Title||Enhanced Breast & Cervical Cancer Prevention for Low-Income and Underserved Using Transdisciplinary Collaboration in a Family Medicine Setting|
|Award Mechanism||Evidence-Based Prevention Programs and Services|
|Institution/Organization||Texas A&M University System Health Science Center|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||David McClellan|
|Cancer Sites||Breast, Cervix Uteri|
Need: Low-income and minority women residing in the rural and medically underserved areas of Texas, including the Brazos Valley region, suffer from significantly higher morbidity and mortality rates associated with breast and cervical cancer (B&CC). Women’s B&CC prevention (screening and education services) and care (treatment and follow-up) in rural and medically underserved areas have been the focus of significant and prolonged concern in Texas. Family medicine physicians, nurses, and staff practicing in rural and underserved areas play an important role in providing B&CC screenings, diagnostics, and treatment.
This project will increase the capacity of the Texas A&M Family Medicine Reside...