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A Race-Tailored Risk Calculator

“Model More Accurately Estimates Breast-Cancer Risk in African Americans,” NCI Cancer Bulletin; Vol. 4, No. 31; Dec. 4, 2007. Available at www.cancer.gov/ncicancerbulletin/NCI_Cancer_Bulletin_120407/page2

“New Calculations Assess Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women,” NIH Research Matters; Dec. 10, 2007. Available at www.nih.gov/news/research_matters/december2007/12102007breastcancer.htm

“Projecting Individualized Absolute Invasive Breast Cancer Risk in African American Women,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 99, No. 23; Dec. 5, 2007. Available at jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov


Does Family History Matter?

“Family History of Cancer: Is It An Accurate Indicator of Cancer Risk in the Immigrant Population?” Cancer; Vol. 112, No. 2; Jan. 15, 2008. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/28741/home or www.pubmed.gov


Fat Chance?

The Role of Economics in Eating Choices and Weight Outcomes; United States Department of Agriculture; October 2004. Available at www.ers.usda.gov/publications/AIB791

The USDA's webpage on food and nutrition assistance: www.ers.usda.gov/Browse/FoodNutritionAssistance

Breast cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4213.aspx

NCI’s breast cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast


Beating Breast Cancer in the Bronx

Breast cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4213.aspx

NCI’s breast cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast

Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center: www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/html/facilities/lincoln.shtml


A Measure of Grace

Hope Through Grace: www.hopethroughgrace.org or 1-713-668-HOPE (4673)

Colorectal cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4242.aspx

NCI’s colon and rectal cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/colon-and-rectal


Communicating Within the Natural World

Native American Cancer Research organization: natamcancer.org or 1-800-537-8295

Indian Health Service: www.ihs.gov

Minority and special populations cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4268.aspx


Defining Disparities

Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center Appalachia Community Cancer Network: www.osuccc.osu.edu/accn or 1-614-293-2933

The LGBT Cancer Project: www.thelgbtcancerproject.org

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center: www.cbwchc.org 

Maryland Special Populations Cancer Research Network: mspn.umaryland.edu or 1-410-706-1709

Minority and special populations cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4268.aspx

NCI’s cancer health disparities webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/disparities


Bringing the Message Home

You Can Thrive! Foundation: youcanthrive.org

Prevention on Wheels Foundation: 1-718-420-0718

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center: www.cbwchc.org

SHARE: www.sharecancersupport.org or 1-866-891-2392

In My Sister’s Care: inmysisterscare.org or 1-212-802-7686 (New York City) and 1-202-607-1883 (Washington, D.C.)

Minority and special populations cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4268.aspx

NCI’s cancer health disparities webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/disparities


The Influence of Doctor Bias

“Racial Disparities in Cancer Therapy: Did the Gap Narrow Between 1992 and 2002?” Cancer; Vol. 112, No. 4; Feb. 15, 2008. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/28741/home or www.pubmed.gov

“Are Racial and Ethnic Minorities Less Willing to Participate in Health Research?” PLoS Medicine; Vol. 3, No. 2; February 2006. Available at www.plosmedicine.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Racism and Health Inequity Among Americans,” Journal of the National Medical Association; Vol. 98, No. 3; March 2006. Available at www.nmanet.org/index.php/Publications_Sub/jnma or www.pubmed.gov

“Reducing Health Disparities: From Theory to Practice,” Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention; Vol. 12, No. 3; March 2003. Available at cebp.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Commentary on the Meaning of Race in Science and Society;” Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention; Vol. 12, No. 3; March 2003. Available at cebp.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“The Meaning of Race in Science—Considerations for Cancer Research,” Cancer; Vol. 82, No. 1; Jan. 1, 1998. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/28741/home or www.pubmed.gov

Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care; Institute of Medicine, March 2002. Available at www.iom.edu


Ernie Davis’ Last Down

Ernie Davis: The Elmira Express, by Robert C. Gallagher

Leukemia resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4243.aspx

NCI’s leukemia cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/leukemia


Signs of Stress

“Chronic Stress Promotes Tumor Growth and Angiogenesis in a Mouse Model of Ovarian Carcinoma,” Nature Medicine; Vol. 12, No. 8; August 2006. Available at www.nature.com/nm or www.pubmed.gov

“Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and Social Support in Patients With Ovarian Carcinoma,” Cancer; Vol. 95, No. 4; Aug. 15, 2002. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/28741/home or www.pubmed.gov

“Diurnal Cortisol Rhythm as a Predictor of Breast Cancer Survival,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 92, No. 12; June 21, 2000. Available at jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Conquering Cancer Disparities: New Opportunities for Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarker, and Prevention Research,” Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention; Vol. 15, No. 9; September 2006. Available at cebp.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov


Seeing the Pattern

Timothy Rebbeck's lab: www.rebbecklab.org


Cultural Connection

Minority and special populations cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4268.aspx

NCI’s cancer health disparities webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/disparities