Prevention and control in diverse Hispanic populations: A national initiative for research and action

Amelie G. Ramirez, Alfred L. McAlister, Roberto Villarreal, Lucina Suarez, Gregory A. Talavera, Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, Jose Martí, Edward J. Trapido

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Abstract

The National Hispanic Leadership Initiative: En Accion is a multisite program of research and action for prevention and control among diverse U.S. Hispanic populations. The work includes surveys that display wide differences in screening and smoking rates in different regions and cultures. Education and advocacy is carried OUt within six communities through mass media and community organization. Our common approach to research and action has proven itself to be adaptable among diverse Hispanic populations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1825-1829
Number of pages5
JournalCancer
Volume83
Issue number8 SUPPL.
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 15 1998
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Advocacy
  • Cancer prevention
  • Hispanic
  • Media

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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