The focus of the ACCN Community Outreach Program is to use Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) principles and methodology to increase knowledge of, access to, and use of beneficial biomedical and behavioral procedures that will ultimately decrease the cancer burden in Appalachian counties in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54CA153604-05
Application #
8727475
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Kentucky
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
Lexington
State
KY
Country
United States
Zip Code
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