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Appalachia Cancer Network (ACN)

The Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky, in collaboration with consortium affiliates, regional partners, and community-based cancer control coalitions, established the Appalachia Cancer Network (ACN) to address critical cancer control issues that impact the rural, medically underserved populations of Appalachia in the states of West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New York. The ACN focused on barriers to participation in clinical trials; development of effective interventions; and expansion of regional data collection in Appalachia.

Updated: 07/23/09