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Increases in Light and Intermittent Smoking Among Asian Americans and Non-Hispanic Whites

Asian Americans are the fastest growing immigrant group in the United States and are more likely to be light and intermittent smokers (LITS) compared with non-Hispanic Whites (NHWs). LITS experience adverse health effects related to smoking. Previous research has aggregated Asian American ethnic groups, masking important differences between groups. We sought to compare LITS rates before and after the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) among Asian American subgroups and NHWs in California utilizing data from the California Tobacco Surveys (CTS).

Minority Cancer Awareness Week 2014

As the National Center for Reducing Asian American Health Disparities, the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training (AANCART) will be recognizing National Minority Cancer Awareness Week of 2014.

Clinical Trials and Biospecimen Donations

FRIDAY, APRIL 11th, 2014: "(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — In an effort to reduce cancer health disparities among Asian-Americans, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center now offers individual, in-language education and culturally sensitive materials for every Asian-American cancer patient.

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