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Why is it so necessary? African American Parents' Perspectives on Delaying and Refusing HPV Vaccination

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The Office of Cancer Health Equity and Community Engagement (OCHECE) leads Karmanos Cancer Institute's community outreach and engagement (COE) efforts. The Office works to monitor the cancer burden in Karmanos' 46 county catchment area and engage our diverse communities and scientists in strategies to reduce that burden and improve cancer outcomes across all populations.

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Meet the advocates aiming to eliminate cancer health disparities and reduce the burden of cancer.

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A team of researchers at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University (WSU) were awarded a $1.4 million, three-year grant ...

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