Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 16, issue 2, P192-206 2005 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2005.0022 View full text
Claudia R. Baquet, Kelly M. Mack, Joy Bramble, Mary DeShields, Delores Datcher, Mervin A. Savoy, Kery Hummel, Shiraz I. Mishra, Sandra E. Brooks, Stephanie Boykin-Brown

Abstract: Cancer in Maryland is a serious health concern for minority and underserved populations in rural and urban areas. This report describes the National Cancer Institute (NCI) supported Maryland Special Populations Cancer Network (MSPN), a community-academic partnership. The MSPN's priority populations include African Americans, Native Americans, and other medically underserved residents of rural and urban areas. The MSPN has established a community infrastructure through formal collaborations with several communi…

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