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

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About Us

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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Upcoming Events

  • Project FACCTs (Facts About Cancer Clinical Trials) Program

    2470 Collingwood St.
    Suite 120
    Detroit, MI 48206

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