UOG in the News: Betel Nut Intervention Trial
UOG Cancer Research Center in the News
In a trial betel nut cessation program by the UOG Cancer Research Center and University of Hawaii Cancer Center, 40% of participants quit chewing. Read more about the outcomes of the trial reported in these news articles.
An ongoing trial to help people quit chewing betel nut has seen success, with about 40 percent of those in an intervention program quitting within six months, researchers said during a presentation Thursday at the University of Guam. ...
Despite the increasing population of betel nut chewers, Guam and its neighboring islands do not have a program dedicated solely to quitting betel nut chewing.
On Thursday, a group of researchers from the University of Guam/University of Hawaii Cancer Center Partnership to Advance Cancer Health Equity unveiled the results from the Betel Nut Intervention Trial (BENIT) – their latest study, which could be the model for future prevention strategies. ...
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