|Awarded On||August 17, 2016|
|Title||Access for Breast Care for West Texas (ABC4WT)Development of a Replication Model for Dissemination and Implementation|
|Award Mechanism||Dissemination of CPRIT-Funded Cancer Control Interventions|
|Institution/Organization||Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Rakhshanda Rahman|
|Cancer Sites||Breast, Cervix Uteri|
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women of all ethnicities; and most common cause of death in Hispanic women. The Hispanic community forms a large part of Texas’s underserved and under-insured population. Successful outreach programs that are designed keeping this specific target population in mind are very important to be replicated in isolated populations of Texas to reduce the healthcare, quality of life and financial burden of breast cancer.
The Access to Breast Care for West Texas (ABC4WT) program was designed for the Texas Panhandle in 2010 to address breast cancer screening disparities for this geographically isolated area. It has been tremendously successf...