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July 29, 2015

Mayo Clinic and ASU Faculty Awarded $3.1M for Joint Cancer Survivorship Efforts

By Sumedha G. Penheiter

An important milestone has been reached with joint efforts between Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University regarding Cancer Survivorship. Specifically, a major RO1 National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute research grant was awarded to a project entitled, “Effects of Meditative Movement (Qigong/Tai Chi Easy) on Fatigued Breast Cancer Survivors” led by Arizona State University’s Linda Larkey, PhD, a professor […]

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Tags: Arizona news, breast cancer, Linda Larkey, news, NIH Grant, Qigong, Tai Chi, top news

October 2, 2014

Barriers and Beliefs that Contribute to Late Stage Treatment of Breast Cancer in African American Women

By OHDR Admin

Researchers Steven C. Ames, Ph.D. Sarah Osian, Ph.D. (UF Health) Gerardo Colón-Otero, M.D. Summary Utilizing focus groups with African American women residing in Health Zone 1 to understand if there are any existing cultural or access barriers that lead to late stage treatment of breast cancer.

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Tags: African American women, breast cancer, Florida project, Gerardo Colón-Otero M.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, project

September 11, 2014

Examining Reasons for Breast Cancer Disparities in African American Women in Duval County, FL

By OHDR Admin

Steven C. Ames, Ph.D. Consultant, Hematology and Oncology Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida Abstract Nationwide statistics report that Duval County (Greater Jacksonville, FL) has the highest breast cancer mortality for AA women in the state of Florida.

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Tags: African American women, breast cancer, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2014, project, Steven C. Ames Ph.D.

September 9, 2014

Living Cancer Out Loud: The Coalition of Blacks Against Breast Cancer (CBBC) in Arizona

By Marion Kelly

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Tags: Arizona news, breast cancer, Coalition of Blacks Against Breast Cancer, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Michele Halyard M.D., news

September 4, 2014

Toward Interventions: Identifying Mediators Of Mammographic Screening Adherence In Higher Risk Native Women In A Minnesota Tribe

By OHDR Admin

Researcher Wesley O. Petersen, Ph.D. Summary Increase breast cancer screening participation in Bemidji area women.

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Tags: breast cancer, health disparities, mammography, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, project, Wesley O. Petersen Ph.D.

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