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Examining mechanisms of peer support and effects on survivorship outcomes for African American women with breast cancer

Description: Collaborating with St. Louis, MO-based breast cancer support and advocacy organization, The Breakfast Club, Inc., this project is a community-based participatory research study which examines peer support and its effects on survivorship outcomes for African American breast cancer survivors. Serving as the dissertation research project of Shannon E. Nicks, MPH, this study provides a basis for further research into the efficacy of peer support interventions as strategy for reducing Black/White disparities in breast cancer survivorship outcomes.

Community Partnerships:

  • The Breakfast Club, Inc.

Primary SLU Contact: Shannon Nicks, snicks2@slu.edu

Collaborator(s): Ricardo Wray, PhD, Stephanie McClure, PhD, Theresa Schwartz, MD

Categories: Other, Race and Ethnicity, Women

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