Program for the Elimination of Cancer Disparities (PECaD)

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Siteman Cancer Center’s Program for the Elimination of Cancer Disparities fulfills the community outreach and engagement requirements for NCI-designated cancer centers.

Real Impact

Our mission is to assure that all cancer patients and communities benefit from the clinical and scientific advances at Siteman to reduce the cancer burden and related disparities, while engaging communities to promote health equity across Siteman’s catchment and beyond.

Community Outreach

Outreach and Education

PECaD offers a number of classes that can enable you to help us reduce cancer disparities. You can also fill out an event request form.

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Research Opportunities

We have tools available that disseminate local data on social determinants of health and cancer care to our clinic and community partners.

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Training and Education Opportunities

We offer both community and academic training and education opportunities.

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Clinical Trials

PECaD’s Clinical Studies Outreach Program promotes diversity in clinical trials through accrual monitoring, patient and provider education, and community outreach.

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Data Resources

We have tools available that disseminate local data on social determinants of health and cancer care to our clinic and community partners.

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Resources and Media

Your risk for a large percentage of cancers and chronic diseases can be lowered by altering your lifestyle.

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Volunteer with us

PECaD welcomes community members and students, ages 18 and older, to join us at our community outreach events.

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Newsletter Sign-up Form

Each month, we like to highlight the work and experiences of one of our community partners.

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Contact PECaD

Have questions or concerns? Email us or give us a call.