2014 - Dialogue on Disparities
- Grantee Spotlight: Habtom Ressom, Ph.D. - Multi-Omic Approaches for the Early Detection of Liver Cancer
Dr. Habtom W. Ressom, an NCI CRCHD R21 grantee, works to identify a method for detecting liver cancer early by employing bioinformatic technologies to collect, and make sense of, multi-omic data from liver cancer cases and patients with liver cirrhosis.
- Program Spotlight: Arizona's Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention - Fostering the Next Generation of Native American Cancer Researchers
Monica Yellowhair is a promising young Navajo cancer researcher with the Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention Training Program funded through the CRCHD’s PACHE program.
- Special Spotlight: 2014 AACR Conference: The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved
A focus of the 7thAACR annual conference was community engagement and how to attract and retain racial and ethnic populations. Three community health educators from CRCHD’s National Outreach Network program delivered presentations in this area.
- November Spotlight: Native American Heritage Month and Cancer Awareness Highlights
CRCHD recognizes Lung Cancer Awareness Month and celebrates Native American Heritage Month by highlighting disparities and CRCHD-funded research to reduce disparities.