Asian Americans have one of the lowest rates of large intestinal cancer screening in the United States with only 52% up-to-date on their screening compared to 66% among non-Hispanic whites. An infographic was created to bring awareness to the importance of colorectal cancer screening, prevention, and treatment.
Learn about statistics for the AA & NH/PI communities, signs & symptoms, risk factors, screening & preventative services, and resources for cervical cancer. Download our social media graphics for cervical cancer awareness. Cervical Cancer: English, Korean, Palauan, Pohnpeian, Vietnamese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Khmer, Hmong, Lao, Thai, Samoan, Nepali, Kosraean, Karen, Chuukese
October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Office of Minority Health, chronic liver disease was the sixth leading cause of death for AAPIs between the ages of 25-44. Learn more about the signs, symptoms, and risk factors and how you can protect yourself and your family from liver cancer. Read the English version…
Did you know that men who racially identified as NH/PI had significantly higher rates of prostate cancer incidence? This October, for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we urge you to learn the signs, symptoms, and risk factors to help prevent prostate cancer. Read the English version here.
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. AA NH/PI women are at a higher risk for ovarian cancer. Learn about your risk, get checked, and spread awareness. Read the English version here.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes is a long lasting health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Learn more about the statistics for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, risk factors, signs & symptoms, prevention, and resources!
The Health Care Law and You is a presentation developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to educate community members about the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. This resource has been translated by the Office of Public Engagement at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services into the following languages: Chinese,…