About the RAISE Network
Tobacco is the #1 preventable cause of chronic disease and death in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities and the RAISE Network is committed to reduce and eliminate the impacts of this killer in our communities. The publications below are available for download for use by community-based organizations, health-care professionals, and individuals working to make AANHPI communities tobacco free.
“Webinar: Asian Smokers’ Quitline: Promoting Cessation in Our Communities” (Slides only) A free webinar that featured Asian Smokers’Quitline (ASQ), a CDC-funded national tobacco cessation quitline for Chinese-, Korean-, and Vietnamese-speaking smokers. The webinar focused on the services ASQ continues to provide, future plans for promotion, and what states and tobacco control advocates can do to raise awareness and ensure ASQ reaches their communities. Click to download.
“What you can do with Asian Smokers’ Quitline (ASQ)” An informational sheet on resources offered by the Asian Smokers’ Quitline. Click to download.
As RAISE Network partners work to fight disparities in cancer rates among populations of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders, there is a continuing need to increase minority participation in clinical trials. For information on current cancer-related research, as well as the need to improve the participation of minorities in that research, please download the documents below.
“Clinical Cancer Advances 2015” The American Society of Clinical Oncoloy (ASCO)’s annual report on progress against cancer, which cites an article written by by Dr. Moon Chen (below) highlighting the need for improving minority participation in cancer-related clinical trials. Click to download.
“Twenty Years Post-NIH Revitalization Act: Enhancing Minority Participation in Clinical Trials (EMPaCT): Laying the Groundwork for Improving Minority Clinical Trial Accrual” An article included in the ASCO’s “Clinical Cancer Advances” authored by Dr. Moon Chen, principle investigator with RAISE partner Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training (AANCART). Click to download.