People who belong to underserved and underrepresented communities may face additional and unique challenges accessing healthcare and support services. Fortunately, there are resources available to help these individuals overcome these challenges and receive the care and support they need.
American Indian Cancer Foundation
The American Indian Cancer Foundation provides culturally appropriate community-based programs and education to eliminate the burden of cancer through improved access to prevention, early detection, treatment, and survivor support.
Asian American Cancer Support Network
The Asian American Cancer Support Network (AACSN) provides education and resources for Asian Americans affected by cancer.
Black Women’s Health Imperative
Black Women’s Health Imperative provides programs and initiatives to address the challenges faced by Black women and girls in America.
Día de la Mujer Latina
Día de la Mujer Latina promotes health within the underserved Latino community by providing culturally and linguistically proficient wellness education, resources, and more.
Intercultural Center for Health, Research and Wellness
The Intercultural Center for Health, Research and Wellness, provides education and training to community health workers throughout the United States and Latin America to reduce health disparities.
National LGBT Cancer Network
The National LGBT Cancer Network, formerly known as the LGBT Cancer Project, provides education for the LGBT community, training for healthcare providers, and advocacy for survivors
SAGE provides advocacy and services for LGBTQ+ older people of the community to achieve a high quality of life.
Take Action for Health
Take Action for Health provides resources on emotional health and a free workshop on emotional well-being for African American and Black community members.
Take Action for Our Health
Taking Action for Our Health provides resources on emotional health and a free workshop on emotional well-being for Latino and Hispanic community members.
The Latino Cancer Institute
The Latino Cancer Institute provides education, best practices, research efforts, and policy work that impacts Latinos nationwide around issues of cancer.
Last updated April 3, 2023.
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