Lessons from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Data about the Double Burden of Cancer and Social Determinants of Health (2018)

Patients undergoing cancer care treatment require tailored screening, navigation, and legal problem-solving to address health-related social needs.

Home visitors learn more about a family’s situation than other professionals, allowing for preventive legal problem-solving.

The Project DULCE intervention generated reduced emergency department utilization, enhanced adherence to preventive care, and greater access to concrete supports.

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This pilot partnership aims to build skills and knowledge among current and future workforce members relating to social determinants of health.