Developing an Epi Study to Investigate Risk Factors for Colorectal Cancer Among Alaska Native People

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Sarah Nash, PhD, MPH, Director of Cancer Surveillance at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, and Diana Redwood, PhD, MPH, an Epidemiologist at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, discuss their study, "Developing an Epidemiologic Study to Investigate Risk Factors for Colorectal Cancer Among Alaska Native People," which describes the process of working with tribal communities to initiate a research study of lifestyle and genetic risk factors for colorectal cancer in Alaska Native communities. The report is published in a special supplement issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice -- Tribal Epidemiology Centers: Advancing Public Health in Indian Country for Over 20 Years.

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