Providing Cancer-Related Services To Tribal Communities

Aug 24, 2018

Dr. Daniel Petereit, Radiation Oncologist in Rapid City and Principal Investigator on cancer disparity program called Walking Forward. 

American Indians have one of the highest rates of cancer daths in the United States. Walking Forward provides cancer-related services to tribal communities; including education, screening, diagnosis and clinical trials. A new initiative looks at lung cancer screening for high-risk smokers.