Community Health Centers to Work Together Joint effort will address cancer health care disparities among Hispanic/Latinos

UC San Diego Health | Yadira Galindo and Beth Chee

A collaborative program aimed at reducing the burden of cancer among Hispanic/Latinos in San Diego and Imperial counties through research and community outreach has received a $13 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. The five-year grant renews funding for a partnership started in 2008 between San Diego State University and Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health… A close partnership with federally qualified community health centers that care for traditionally underserved Hispanic populations is an innovative feature of the program, which includes a research partnership with San Ysidro Health Centers and a community outreach program with Family Health Centers of San Diego.  Read full article here.