Dr. Sanya A. Springfield Director, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities. Community Networks Program Reducing Disparities Through Outreach, Research, and Training (CNP-II). Presentation for the NCI Board of Scientific Advisors June 22, 2009. Community Networks Program (CNP).
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Center to Reduce Cancer Health DisparitiesCommunity Networks Program Reducing Disparities Through Outreach, Research, and Training (CNP-II)
Presentation for the NCI Board of Scientific AdvisorsJune 22, 2009
Increase access to and use of beneficial interventions for prevention and early detection of cancer.
Identify and develop a cadre of well trained cancer researchers.
CNP Principal Investigators
American Indian & African American
American Indian & Alaska Native
Reaching African American, Hispanics, and Rural/Underserved Women with Mammovans
Rural and Underserved
Reaching underserved Korean women with cervical cancer education and in-language navigation
Post-Intervention Screening Behavior
Differences in Psychosocial Beliefs Post-Intervention
% of women
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P < 0.05.
A Multifaceted Intervention to Increase cervical Cancer Screening Among Underserved Korean Women. Fang CY, Ma GX, Tan Y, Chi N. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2007; 16: 1298-1302
Tu SP, Taylor V, Yasui Y, et al. Promoting Culturally Appropriate Colorectal Cancer Screening Through a Health Educator, Cancer (2006), 107:959-966.
CNP has trained over 330 new investigators.
Ana Maria Lopez, MD, University of Arizona
CNP has published 518 peer reviewed papers and given >200 presentations.
CNP has produced >300 newsletters and websites.
Further increase knowledge of, access to, and
utilization of beneficial biomedical and behavioral procedures for cancer and address co-morbiditiesacross the health care continuumin racial/ethnic minorities and other underserved populations.
treatment, and survivorship
1. Administrative Core
2. Community Outreach Core
3. Research Core
4. Training Infrastructure Core