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Clinical Trial

(c-CARE II) Impacting Cancer Health Disparities and Facilitating Cancer Health Equity in Breast, Multiple Myeloma, and Prostate Cancers in Underserved and Minority Populations: The cancer- Community Awareness Access Research & Education II Initiative

The c-CARE II initiative is a research study designed to improve cancer outcomes in minority and underserved populations in a sustainable and collaborative community-based manner, and will achieve this by: (1) using trusted community-based trainers as a sustainable model to deliver evidence-based cancer awareness through health literacy and education, with an emphasis on prevention, screening, and early detection behaviors; (2) providing access and navigation to high-quality cancer screening and early detection services; (3) assisting with navigation to proper care as needed, e.g. upon detection of a suspicious lesion or nodule or a diagnosis of cancer; (4) sharing information about relevant medical and non-medical community-based resources; and (5) measuring pre- and post-intervention knowledge, attitudes and beliefs as well as changes in cancer health behaviors and outcomes.

Eligibility Criteria

  • To be eligible for this study, you must be: At least 18 years of age Attend one of the collaborating faith-based sites (20 churches will be participating) African American (AA) Able to speak English, with no obvious cognitive impairments and able to answer a paper-based or computer survey, either independently or with assistance.

Contact Information

    Martha S. Tingen

    (706) 721-0471