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Breast Cancer Proposal Funded

The specific aim of this project is to develop hypotheses which will lead to better understanding of the social, cultural, spiritual and other factors that influence beliefs and practices preventing early detection of breast cancer among the target population. The objectives are: (1) To identify unexplored barriers to early detection of breast cancer among African-American women over the age of 50, and (2) To identify strategies for reducing these barriers, including methods for testing the effectiveness of these strategies. (more)

Center Submits New Proposal

The Center on Aging in conjunction with EqualityBridge.com a start up technology company submits grant to The Small Business Innovative Research Program to impact outreach, health education and early detection using the Internet and CD ROM technology. (more)

 
         

Prostate Cancer Grant Ending

The Center has completed its Prostate Cancer Training Demonstration Project. This project examines efforts to empower African-American males and their families regarding decision making far Prostate Cancer screening and treatment. (See the final report)

 

Grant Writing Workshop To be held January 29th 31st 2001.

This two-day hands on workshop will offer participants the opportunity to develop a proposal on a topic of their choice. Participants will receive group and personal instruction from the instructors. Each participant will have access to a computer with Internet access. (more)

 

Caregiver Workshop To be Held February 23rd, 2001

This workshop will identify, discuss and demonstrate six ways that computers connected to the Internet can assist caregivers. (more)

 

       
         
         

 

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