ERIC Number: EJ453470
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Cancer Prevention and Control in American Indians/Alaska Natives.
Hampton, James W.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, v16 n3 p41-49 1992
Examines differences among American Indian tribes and Alaska Natives with regard to incidence and mortality rates for various types of cancer, particularly lung, cervix, breast, biliary, gastric, colorectal, prostate, and primary hepatic cancer. Discusses the influence of genetic and environmental factors, smoking, and inadequate medical screening. Contains 24 references. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Edition. Proceedings: First National Conference on Cancer in Native Americans (Tucson, AZ, October 26-28, 1989).