The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is joining forces with the Chinatown Service Center to improve access to life-saving cervical cancer screenings, referrals and treatment for Chinese and Latina women in Central Los Angeles. This first-of-its-kind partnership is part of a new program just launched by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to promote equitable access to cancer screenings and care by bringing community health centers together with National Cancer Institute Designated Cancer Centers.

The Chinatown Service Center is one of 11 community health centers across the country sharing a $5 million award from HRSA to implement the new partnerships. It is the only one in Los Angeles.

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