En Acción Contra el Cancer

  • Principal Investigator: Greg A. Talavera, MD, MPH
  • Project Funding Period: 1993-1997
  • Project Funding Source: National Cancer Institute

En Acción – National Hispanic Leadership Initiative on Cancer was the first comprehensive assessment of risk factors for cancer among Hispanic population and among both men and women. Funded through the National Cancer Institute, the mission of En Acción was to empower the Hispanic community with the knowledge and resources needed to prevent and control cancer. San Diego was one of six cities funded under this initiative (others are Brownsville, Miami, New York, San Antonio, and San Francisco).