During Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, May 2013, National Cancer Institute-CRCHD recognizes Dr. Grace Ma, for her contributions and achievements in research, prevention and training initiatives that address cancer health disparities among Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). (http://crchd.cancer.gov/)
Cancer is the leading cause of death in the Asian American community. Among the cancers that specifically effect women, cervical cancer has a profound impact on the lives of many Asian Americans. Please view the following video, designed to raise awareness of the disparity created by cervical cancer in this population.