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Texas A&M Details South Texas Training Program for Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Management

Dr. Julie St. John, South Texas regional director with the Center for Community Health Development, a component of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently authored an article on the Education to Promote Improved Cancer Outcomes (ÉPICO) training program for cancer prevention, treatment, and management. “Promotores and ÉPICO: A model for implementing a cancer training and education program among Hispanics with increased cancer risk,” published in the Fall 2013 issue of the Texas Public Health Journal, examined implementation of the ÉPICO model as a training method for promotores working to tailor their message and strategies to the needs of residents from South Texas colonias.