We know… But…Therefore…

We know timing for screening is crucial for early detection and early detection is critical for survival. To be effective breast and cervical cancer screening should be done on a regular recurring bases in accordance to guidelines.

But women are not consistent in adhering to early detection and preventive screenings

Therefore we want to rethink our health promotion and disease prevention intervention designs


Preventing cancer can be a daunting prospect for many people, but can be even more challenging for groups without easy access to cancer prevention information. But Karen Patricia Williams, PhD., is using her expertise in community-based participatory research and women’s health to help African-American and other underrepresented women receive potentially life-saving preventative health care information in the comfort of their own homes and with the support of their families.