Redes En Acción: National Latino Cancer Research Network

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Investigator: Eliseo J. Perez-Stable, MD
Sponsor: University of Texas Health Science Center

Location(s): United States

Description

Redes En Acción is dedicated to reducing Latino cancer with a national network of community groups, researchers, government health agencies and the public. Core activities include research, training, and stimulating awareness of cancer and resources in Latino communities. 

Redes En Acción: The National Latino Cancer Research Network is a network of more than 2,000 community leaders, researchers, governmental officials and public advocates dedicated to fighting cancer among Latinos through research, training, and education. The network is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, with regional sites in San Francisco, San Diego, Chicago and New York City.

The network:

  1. generates research on Latino cancer issues
  2. promotes training and research and
  3. supports cancer awareness and education in Latino communities.