Research Highlights

Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Breast Cancer Disparity among Underserved Koreans 

We are conducting a NCI-funded project that aims to improve the quality of life among Korean breast cancer survivors. This research project is one of the first to conduct and examine a culturally and linguistically appropriate program that was specifically developed for Korean women with breast cancer. Read More


Screening to Overcome and Prevent Colorectal Cancer among Chinese and Korean Americans 

We conducted a CDC-funded research project which aims to understand colorectal cancer screening behaviors among Chinese and Korean Americans and to learn about strategies to increase colorectal cancer screening in these populations. Read More


Lay Health Worker Model to Reduce Liver Cancer Disparities 

This research project, which was funded by the NCI, aimed to build a sustainable, liver cancer prevention program that is conducted by lay health workers (LHWs) in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area. This program was developed to be culturally and linguistically tailored to Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese Americans. Read More


Quality of Life among Asian American Breast Cancer Survivors 

We conducted a pilot study, supported by the NIH-NCI's Community Network Program Center, on quality of life among Asian American breast cancer survivors. Findings from our in-depth interviews suggested that there is a need for culturally appropriate programs for these women. Read More


Asian Liver Cancer Education Program in Maryland 

An NCI-funded randomized community trial that delivered culturally appropriate intervention programs to Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese communities in Maryland. Educational materials are free todownload. Read More


Asian American Health Priorities

A health needs assessment in 13 Asian American communities in Montgemory County, Maryland in 2007. Combined reports and individual community reports are available. Read More



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