Asian American & Pacific Islander Volunteer Caucus Actions

Breast cancer is the most diagnosed cancer among women of every AANHPI ethnic group. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander women are 21% more likely to die from breast cancer compared to White women.

Asian Americans are screened for cancers at lower rates than the majority of Americans. Innovative new tests could screen for dozens of cancers at once and have the potential to address cancer mortality disparities by detecting more cancers earlier in more people.