Objectives: Cancer is the leading cause of death among Asian Americans. Chinese Americans comprise the largest Asian American ethnic group. Low health literacy LHL is associated with lower cancer screening rates, but this association has not been studied in Chinese Americans. Design: Observational study of Chinese respondents in the California Health Interview Survey, a population-based survey.
Unmet Needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander Cancer Survivors
First Asian American OUSD superintendent dies of cancer
References in periodicals archive? Asians wield significant influence, buying power. Fourteen breakout sessions focused on a variety of topics including Asian and Asian American students' understanding of self-perception, self-esteem and empowerment; racial identity; reverse culture shock as an international student; pursuing non-traditional careers; Asian American masculinity; and advocacy and support for LGBTQ individuals in the community. Yet despite that cultural heterogeneity, what is most politically striking about Asian American subgroups is their similarity to each other.
Top Cancer Organizations Launch First Online Portal of Asian Language Cancer Information
There were over Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders made up 0. By sub-groups, prevalence of cigarette smoking among Asian Americans varies considerably: 5. Moreover, estimates of U. Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link.
The number one cause of death among Asian and Pacific Islander females in the United States is cancer. These statistics and the growing number of cancer sufferers among family and friends alarmed Sunnyvale resident May Bakken, an Asian herself. Fidelia Butt, an ear, nose and throat surgeon whom Bakken met last year at another charity event. The two decided in early July to form a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing rising rates of cancer among Asians in the U. Bakken, an Australian of Chinese descent who immigrated to the U.