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Alaska natives and cancer

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Alaska natives and cancer

by Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

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Published by Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage, AL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pathology -- neoplasms, cysts (general),
  • Pathology -- neoplasms, cysts (general) -- Indians, North America,
  • Indians, North America -- Pathology -- neoplasms, cysts (general),
  • Indians, N orth America -- cancer,
  • cancer -- Indians, North America

  • Edition Notes

    27

    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :bill ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22243448M

    Aim: To evaluate recent trends in gastric cancer incidence, response to treatment, and overall survival among Alaska Native (AN) people. Methods: A retrospective analysis of the Alaska Native Medical Center patient database was performed. Patient history, clinical, pathological, response to treatment and patient outcomes were collected from one-hundred and thirty-two AN gastric cancer patients.   Alaska Natives are at greater risk for colon cancer, but have have less access to early screening resources that can make it more treatable. Now, a new test promises to change that.

      Better cancer screening may be warranted for Alaska Natives Greater efforts are needed to improve cancer screenings for Alaska Natives, according to federal health officials. The nation’s American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) population faces higher risk of many cancers than white Americans, with considerable variation among regional groups. Cancer in Alaska Native People Year Report. Alaska Native Tumor Registry. Acknowledgements. The authors wish to express thanks to the many tumor registrars, medical records personnel and IT staff at health care facilities, and others throughout the state who.

    Now in its third edition, Alaska Natives and American Laws is still the only work of its kind, canvassing federal law and its history as applied to the indigenous peoples of Alaska. Covering through , the authors offer lucid explanations of the often-tangled history of policy and law as applied to Alaska. books based on votes: Alaska and Back: With Dave and Dorothy by Dorothy May Mercer, Two Old Women: An Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Sur.


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Alaska natives and cancer by Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Traditional Food Guide for Alaska Native Cancer Survivors is a popular, easy-to-understand nutrition information book for Alaska Native people who have been diagnosed with cancer or other chronic disease.

It is used by cancer programs across Alaska and America, and is. Frank Wright, Hoonah The Traditional Food Guide is a page full color booklet developed to provide easy-to-understand nutrition information for Alaska Native cancer survivors, their families, and health care team. This is the first time nutrition information gathered from Alaska natives and cancer book sources about Alaska's wild foods is available in one : Cancer Program Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.

American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) have been documented as a population with high rates of cancer mortality in comparison to other racial and ethnic groups in the United States.

During a time when other populations in the United States are experiencing improvements in cancer outcomes, cancer disparities in AIANs persist. The disparities in cancer outcomes in this diverse population.

Purpose/Objectives: To describe the experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native cancer survivors to improve understanding of the trajectory of cancer treatment. Research Approach: Qualitative focus group research.

Setting: Rural and geographically isolated American Indian and Alaska Native communities in the Pacific Northwest. Participants: 30 American Indian and Alaska Native cancer Cited by: 2. In fact, the evidence is so powerful that the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium has built a book, Traditional Food Guide for Alaska Native Cancer Survivors, around the research.

Beyond its role for cancer patients, the book serves as a practical guide to wild food available throughout the state. The book features biographies and life histories of more than 50 men and women, most born between andincluding a special section on the founders of the Alaska Native Brotherhood.

Additional lives are described tangentially. A year and a half ago, he embarked on a new study in partnership with Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to learn more about the epidemic of colon cancer among Alaska Native.

Cancer survival among Alaska Native people. Cancer. Jun 15;(12) Nash SH, Redwood DG. Potentially preventable cancers among Alaska Native people. Cancer. Colorectal Cancer in the American Indian and Alaska Native Population, United States—– (Purchased/Referred Care Delivery Areas) Cancers Associated with Human Papillomavirus in the American Indian and Alaska Native Population, United States—–; Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer, United States—– Main Content; Home.

About UAA. Administration; Administrative Services. FY20 Administrative Review. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States.1 It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men and women combined and is associated with very low survival rates.

2 More than 90% of deaths from lung cancer are caused by cigarette smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke.3 Efforts to reduce lung cancer mortality have focused on the primary prevention. American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) have been documented as a population with high rates of cancer mortality in comparison to other racial and ethnic groups in the United States.

During a time when other populations in the United States are experiencing improvements in cancer outcomes, cancer disparities in AIANs persist. American Indian / Alaskan Native Book List. Introduction. Here you will find a recommended list of American Indian and Alaska Native titles for children and young adult’s.

This selected bibliography of books is not all-encompassing, but is representative of the excellent literature available today. All the titles have been reviewed and. The major female cancers are colon/rectal and breast with cancer of the cervix virtually eliminated.

Breast cancer is found primarily in two villages where its excess is significant (P = ). Inupiat Eskimo cancer epidemiology is unique, differing from both the Alaska Native and other Circumpolar populations. The book “Alaska” by James Michener is OK, but doesn’t come close to being as good as his book “Hawaii”.

I love Larry Kanuit’s “Bear Tales”. Being a survivor of the ‘64 Alaska Quake I’ve read most books written about it including “The Great Quake” by Henry Fountain.

Background: Cancer incidence rates for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations vary by geographic region in the United States.

The purpose of this study is to examine cancer incidence rates and trends in the AI/AN population compared with the non-Hispanic white population in the United States for the years to   March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month; colorectal cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed cancers among Alaska Native people.

This story can also be found in the current issue of the Mukluk Telegraph. We are tackling colorectal cancer (CRC) through research. Alaska Native people have the highest reported rates of CRC in the world. Now in its third edition, Alaska Natives and American Laws is still the only work of its kind, canvassing federal law and its history as applied to the indigenous peoples of Alaska.

Covering throughthe authors offer lucid explanations of the often-tangled history of policy and law as applied to Alaska’s first peoples. Divided conceptually into four broad themes of indigenous. THE ORAL HEALTH STATUS OF ALASKA NATIVES.

Information on the oral health status of Alaska Natives has been gathered in The Oral Health Survey of American Indian and Alaska Native Dental Patients: Findings, Regional Differences and National Comparisons1 conducted by the US Public Health Service, Indian Health Service (IHS) (Figure 1).Previous similar surveys were conducted in.

Life After Treatment: A Guide for American Indians and Alaska Natives Booklet. Life After Treatment is a guide that was developed by the National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center. This resource was then adapted for use in native populations and to supplement COL resources.

Circle Of LifeSM: Cancer Education and Wellness for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities Alternative & Native Healing‐Rev. Suppl. Page 6 Wellness along the Cancer Journey: American Indian, Alaska Native and Complementary Healing Revised October Chapter 2: American Indian and Alaska Native Healing.Hispanic and American Indian/Alaska Native women have higher rates of cervical cancer than women of other racial/ethnic groups; African American women have the highest rates of death from the disease.

American Indians/Alaska Natives have the highest rates of liver and intrahepatic bile duct cancer, followed by Asian/Pacific Islanders and Hispanics. The nation’s American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) population faces higher risk of many cancers than white Americans, with considerable variation among regional groups, according to results published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

“Our data show that the American Indian and Alaska Native .