prostate cancer, 53, 69, 109, 111-113, 115, 122, 197-198, 201, 224, 305, 312

public education, 18, 128, 129, 142

research involvement by professionals, 132, 134, 145, 156, 166, 172

rural areas, 9, 48-49, 53, 78, 113, 143-144

smoking, 29-30, 118-119, 120

surveillance, 3, 74, 109, 111-113, 115-118 (passim), 126, 128-129, 143-146, 149

SEER, 9, 24, 47, 48-49, 53, 58, 59, 60, 78, 82, 108, 111-112, 206, 210

survivorship, 57, 59, 82, 91, 111, 129, 142

urban areas, 49, 119, 129

women, 1, 14, 28, 30, 69, 112, 115, 116, 123, 126, 128-129, 163-164, 165, 201, 204, 205, 206, 210, 215, 250, 300-313

Aged persons,

see Elderly persons

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, 115

Agricultural workers, 114, 117, 143-144

AIDS, 113-114, 116, 146

funding, 97, 99, 101, 102-103, 145

Alaska Natives,

see American Indians/Alaska Natives

Alcohol consumption, 116-117

Alternative therapies,

see Natural remedies

American Anthropological Association, 34, 83

American Cancer Society, 28, 40, 59, 60, 80, 120, 193, 194, 225, 240

American College of Surgeons, 59, 80

American Digestive Health Foundation, 117

American Indians/Alaska Natives, 19, 24, 123, 128, 130-131

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, 73

cancer incidence, 52, 61-62, 64, 65, 66-67, 113

cancer sites, various, 61-64, 66-67, 68, 109, 113, 114, 123

cervical and uterine cancer, 53, 54, 56, 57, 67, 303, 310

classification of, 3, 9, 34, 36, 44, 65, 82

clinical trials, recruitment, 124, 194-195 199, 201, 204, 208-209

defined, 36

diet, 119, 284

Indian Health Service, 64, 65, 112, 113, 199

journal articles on, 224-225, 226-227, 239, 240-241

leadership initiative, 24

mammography, 75, 76

men, 62-64, 65, 66, 300-313

mortality, 61, 62-64, 252-254, 300-313

poor, 43, 71-72

preventive measures, 61, 111, 119, 121, 130-131, 142, 208-209

public education, 121, 128, 129, 130-131, 216, 284

regional factors, 64, 65

research by and professional training for, 131, 132, 134, 156, 172

screening, 75, 76, 123, 128

smoking, 29-30, 119

surveillance, 61-64, 69, 74, 75, 111, 112, 113, 131

SEER, 9, 49, 52, 61-64, 65, 79, 107-108, 201

survival rates, 2, 61, 68, 88

women, 62-63, 64, 65, 67, 75, 204, 205, 300-313

American Stop Smoking Intervention Study, 120

Appalachia, 2, 9, 20, 24, 48, 52, 53, 61, 78, 128, 130, 155, 160, 165, 281

Appalachian Leadership Institute, 20, 24, 128, 130, 155, 160, 281

Asians/Pacific Islanders, 89, 114, 116, 117, 118, 189

cancer incidence, 1, 3, 53, 54, 60

cancer sites, 12, 55-56, 57, 116-117

Chinese, 49, 50, 52, 54-57, 83, 89, 107, 108, 116, 117, 123, 163

classification of, 34, 36, 44, 82, 83, 168

clinical trials, recruitment, 122, 123, 124, 196, 197, 201, 204, 208-209, 210

hepatitis and liver cancer, 12

journal articles on, 224, 226-227, 239, 240-241

leadership initiative, 131

mortality, 28, 55-56, 60, 253, 296, 300-313

poor, 43, 71-72

prevention, 120, 121

professional education, 132

researchers, 131, 132, 156, 171, 172

smoking, 30, 120, 197

surveillance, 60, 110

SEER, 49, 53, 60, 79, 107, 201



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