Our Mission

Our Partnership is comprised of three main components with the following objectives:

community outreach


Our Outreach Objectives:

To develop active and sustainable collaborations amongst community partners, researchers, and students to:
  • Increase participants in recommended cancer screening among low-income underserved populations.
  • Disseminate best practices for cancer screening and cancer prevention.

community outreach


Our Education Objectives:

To provide research education opportunities in cancer and cancer disparities for promising undergraduate students.

community outreach


Our Research Objectives

To develop and support cancer research by funding state-of-the-art research projects in order to:
  • Develop cancer research capacity at SDSU
  • Enhance cancer health disparities research at UCSD
  • Create successful, long-term research collaborations between UCSD and SDSU.