The recruitment of breast cancer survivors into cancer control studies: a focus on African-American women.

@article{AshingGiwa1999TheRO,
  title={The recruitment of breast cancer survivors into cancer control studies: a focus on African-American women.},
  author={Kimlin Tam Ashing-Giwa},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={1999},
  volume={91 5},
  pages={255-60}
}
The recruitment of African Americans into cancer prevention and control studies has presented a major challenge to scientific investigators. Scientific findings, whether biomedical or behavioral, may not be appropriate and applicable to ethnic minority populations unless they are adequately represented as study participants. Moreover, the need to involve greater numbers of ethnic minorities is quite urgent due to the poor morbidity and mortality outcomes associated with ethnic minority group… CONTINUE READING