UC Davis Well being is on a mission to enhance the well being of native communities.
To assist make clear the most cancers burden in our space, the UC Davis Complete Most cancers Heart is collaborating with group companions to host most cancers screening and training occasions all through the area.
The following most cancers training well being honest is scheduled for Saturday, April fifteenth at Winters Metropolis Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The group is invited to attend and study sources and well being screenings. Free meals, blood strain checks and colorectal most cancers screening kits will probably be distributed on the occasion. This may permit folks to manage self-tests at their properties.
“Colorectal most cancers is the second-leading reason for mortality in Latinos, and colorectal most cancers screenings are easy to self-administer within the consolation of your personal house. Holding these well being gala’s is a method to educate the group about how easy a screening take a look at is and hopefully improve screening charges in the neighborhood,” stated Luis Carvajal-Carmona, founding director of the Heart for Advancing Most cancers Well being Fairness and affiliate vice chancellor for the Workplace of Tutorial Variety.
The well being honest is a collaboration of The Heart for Advancing Most cancers Well being Fairness on the most cancers heart, Latinos United for Most cancers Well being Development (LUCHA) with Winters Healthcare, Rise Inc. and Genentech.