Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Breast cancer education, prevention, and treatment for Latinas: A grant writing proposal
by Monroy, Jeanette, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2012, 60; 1517739
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to develop and fund a program to provide a media campaign on Breast Cancer Awareness and preventive services to Latina women who live in Long Beach, California. The proposed campaign targeted Spanish-speaking whether they are legal or illegal residents of the United States.

An extensive literature review by increased the awareness on breast cancer in Latinas. Concluding, that an estimated that 1 in 20 Latinas will develop breast cancer during their lifetime. Adding to the fact Latinos are the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States.

The Avon Foundation for Women Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP) provides grants to community-based, non-profit breast health programs including: campaigning, free screening, and follow-up care. With the collaboration from AVON BHOP and two local agencies, Centro Shalom and the American Cancer Society Long Beach chapter, this project was able to accomplish its campaign purpose.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Ranney, Molly
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 51/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work, Womens studies, Health education, Hispanic American studies, Oncology
Publication Number: 1517739
ISBN: 9781267471000
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