CHDI Reports


The High Burden of Cancer Among American Indians/ Alaska Natives in Wisconsin

Look Local: The Value of Cancer Surveillance and Reporting by American Indian Clinics

Place of Residence and Primary Treatment of Prostate Cancer: Examining Trends in Rural and Nonrural Areas in Wisconsin (Urology)


Disparities in Cancer among American Indians/Alaska Natives in Wisconsin, 2007 - 2011

Dane County African American Cancer Profile

Sources of Information Regarding Cancer in Wisconsin

Trends in Cancer Disparities between African Americans and Whites in Wisconsin

UW ICTR Resources Related to Disparities

Cancer Clear & Simple

Cancer Clear & Simple (CC&S) is a set of educational materials about cancer. All CC&S materials incorporate health literacy principles and are designed to build knowledge and improve health-related decision-making.  CC&S was original developed for use in rural communities. CC&S has also been adapted for use with other populations and is currently available for both rural, African American, and Latino populations.

Cancer Clear & Simple includes: a curriculum, Facilitator Guide, and educational handouts.

Wisconsin County Cancer Profiles

CHDI's Wisconsin County Cancer Profiles provide a user-friendly overview of each county's cancer outcomes and risk factors as well as other determinants of health. The profiles are intended to increase awareness and promote thoughtful discussions about cancer's impact on communities throughout Wisconsin. They can also be used to frame community-level assessments and strategic planning initiatives. 

Rural Perceptions of Clinical Trials

CHDI's brief report on Rural Perceptions of Clinical Trials describes rural residents’ attitudes toward clinical trials participation. The report presents findings from two focus groups conducted by CHDI staff in rural Adams County as a part of CHDI's Rural Cancer Disparities Project. Two key findings were the willingness of participants to participate in clinical trials and the importance of forming a trusting relationship between study staff and potential participants.