Grant ID PP200006
Awarded On February 19, 2020
Title De Casa en Casa 3: Cervical Cancer Screening in Underserved Rural and Border Communities in West and South Texas
Program Prevention
Award Mechanism Expansion of Cancer Prevention Services to Rural and Medically Underserved Populations
Institution/Organization Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso
Principal Investigator/Program Director Navkiran K Shokar
Cancer Sites Cervix Uteri
Contracted Amount $1,985,089*

*Pending contract negotiation

Lay Summary

Need: De Casa En Casa 3: Cervical Cancer Screening in Undeserved Rural and Border Communities in West and South Texas was designed to systematically address critical barriers to cervical cancer screening among CPRIT priority populations of the uninsured, the underinsured, those residing in geographically isolated, rural and frontier counties and cultural and racial/ethnic minorities. This program addresses several levels of the socioecological model for health, and includes research-tested outreach, education, clinical service delivery, patient navigation, dissemination and implementation and capacity building. Our target service area comprises 58 counties located within Texas Public Health ...

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