Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training - AANCART

Organization URL(s)

Other Contact Information

University of California, Davis, Cancer Center 4800 2nd Street, Suite 2200
Sacramento, CA 95817


The Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training (AANCART) is a cooperative agreement between the national Cancer Institute (NCI) and the University of California, Davis. AANCART seeks to build partnerships to increase cancer awareness, to promote greater accrual of Asian Americans in clinical studies, to increase training opportunities for Asian Americans and to develop pilot programs in four targeted regions: Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Seattle. The overall mission of AANCART is to reduce cancer health disparities by conducting community-based participatory education, training, and research by, for, and with Asian Americans in Sacramento, CA (also serves as Headquarters); San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Seattle, WA; Honolulu, HI, and Boston, MA.

Online Resources

Print Resources

The Network features the Asian and Pacific Islander Cancer Education Material (APICEM) Web portal, a catalog of information about cancer made possible in cooperation with the American Cancer Society. This tool provides links to participating Web sites that have Asian or Pacific Islander education materials on their Web sites.

Review Date

Wednesday, Jan 07, 2009