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September 4, 2001
Vol. LIII, No. 18

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Breast Cancer Education Program Asks:
How Do Asian American Women View Mammography Screening?

By Nina Goodman

Asian American women may pay little attention to educational messages that are not culturally appropriate, according to the findings of numerous focus groups and interviews conducted by the National Cancer Institute's Office of Communications, as part of its Breast Cancer Education Program. This is just one of the findings from NCI's qualitative research with Asian American immigrant women ages 40 to 74 who still mostly speak their native language.
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A Leaf's-Weight Love Letter
Scientist-Emeritus Scow Makes NIH Docupoem

By Rich McManus

NIDDK's Dr. Robert Scow

Greater love hath no man for his place of employment than he will take videocamera in hand and stroll the NIH campus on a brilliant fall Sunday afternoon, film locations beloved to him, digitally massage the movie 7 years later, then title the 14-minute docupoem, "An October Sunday at NIH." This is what NIDDK scientist emeritus Dr. Robert O. Scow of the Laboratory of Cellular and Developmental Biology has accomplished in his spare time.
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