Matthew Vargas Olayemi Matthew Deloria Jackson Tifini Austin Rima Tawk Kristin Wallace Clement Gwede John S Luque


Community health advisor (CHA) interventions increase colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates. Focus groups and learner verification were used to adapt National Cancer Institute CRC screening educational materials for delivery by a CHA to African American community health center patients. Such academic-community collaboration improves adoption of evidence-based interventions. This short article describes the adaptation of an evidence-based cancer education intervention for implementation in an African American community.