Walking forward: a program designed to lower cancer mortality rates among American Indians in western South Dakota.

@article{Kanekar2009WalkingFA,
  title={Walking forward: a program designed to lower cancer mortality rates among American Indians in western South Dakota.},
  author={Shalini Kanekar and Daniel Petereit},
  journal={South Dakota medicine : the journal of the South Dakota State Medical Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={151-3, 155-7, 159}
}
Walking Forward is a community-based participatory research program in western South Dakota funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The primary goal of this initiative is to address the high and ominously increasing cancer mortality rates among American Indians by facilitating access to innovative clinical trials, behavioral and genetic research and tailored patient navigation. The critical outcomes include: an unprecedented accrual rate of 25 percent in clinical trials, including cancer… CONTINUE READING

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