The Alliance for Reducing Cancer, Northwest (ARC NW) is part of the University of Washington's Health Promotion Research Center. It focuses on the Puget Sound region, as well as other regions of Washington State and the Northwest.
To build relationships between researchers and community partners, conduct cancer-related research, and translate research into community practice.
To facilitate and conduct community-based cancer prevention and control research that:
- Will build upon existing knowledge
- Address critical gaps in the Guide to Community Preventive Services and other published literature
- Lead to the adoption, implementation, and dissemination of successful programs in communities