Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 12th, 1999
African-Americans, in particular, are apprehensive about medical research studies as a result of the Tuskegee, Alabama, syphilis experiment.
In the May 1999 issue of the Journal of the National Medical Association (JNMA), Kimlin Ashing-Giwa, PhD, reported results from a study that analyzed a personal recruitment strategy for African-American breast cancer survivors' participation in cancer prevention and control studies. The study examined 117 African-American women and 161 white women who were mailed recruitment letters.
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