Asian American and Pacific Islander Cancer Survivors Capacity Building Project: Focus Group Summary and Recommendations Report


The focus groups gathered cancer survivors, health care providers, and community members to exchange information about existing support services and their efficacy in the provision of care, encourage dialogue about the challenges and barriers in patients’ pursuit of healthcare services, and brainstorm methods by which to address patient needs and concerns. The insightful feedback of…


South Asians in the United States

Health Brief

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that in 2000 nearly 1.7 million Asian Indians lived in the United States. This number includes data from only certain South Asian communities (identified as Asian Indian, Bengalese, Bharat, Dravidian, East Indian, or Goanese) (U.S. Census Bureau, 2001).