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Engaging Rural Communities in Cancer Prevention and Control Research: Development and Preliminary Insights from a Community-Based Research Registry

Description
Discusses the establishment of the Virginia Living Well (VALW) registry in 2018 and the methodology involved to include rural and underrepresented populations in cancer research through community outreach. Includes county-level maps of cancer data in Virginia as well as demographic data on VALW participants broken down by employment, income, insurance status, cancer screening frequency, race, rural versus urban, and more.
Author(s)
Maria D. Thomson, April R. Williams, Arnethea L. Sutton, et al.
Citation
Cancer Medicine, 10, 7726–7734
Date
07/2021
Type
Document
Tagged as
Black or African American · Cancer · County-by-county data · Research methods and resources · Rural-urban differences · Virginia