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Victoria M. Taylor

Research Professor Emeritus, Health Services


MPH   University of Washington, 1989   (Epidemiology)
MD   University of Nottingham (UK), 1978   (Medicine (MD))
BMedSci   University of Nottingham (UK), 1976   (Community Health)

Contact Info


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Avenue North
PO Box 19024 (M3-B232)
Seattle, WA 98109

voice:   206-667-5114


Vicky Taylor is a Full Member in the Cancer Prevention Research Program of the Public Health Sciences Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her training is in Medicine and Epidemiology. She has been the Principal Investigator of multiple National Cancer Institute-funded grants addressing cancer control in racial-ethnic minority populations.

Special populations; health disparities; cancer control; secondary prevention

Lor B, Ornelas IJ, Magarati M, Do HH, Zhang Y, Jackson JC, Taylor VM. We Should Know Ourselves: Burmese and Bhutanese Refugee Women's Perspectives on Cervical Cancer Screening. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2018;29(3):881-897. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2018.0066.  PMID: 30122670

Zhang Y, Ornelas IJ, Do HH, Magarati M, Jackson JC, Taylor VM. Provider Perspectives on Promoting Cervical Cancer Screening Among Refugee Women. J Community Health. 2017 Jun;42(3):583-590. doi: 10.1007/s10900-016-0292-5.  PMID: 27838808    PMCID: PMC5409861
PubMed Central

Ribisl KM, Fernandez ME, Friedman DB, Hannon PA, Leeman J, Moore A, Olson L, Ory M, Risendal B, Sheble L, Taylor VM, Williams RS, Weiner BJ. Impact of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network: Accelerating the Translation of Research Into Practice. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Mar;52(3S3):S233-S240. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.08.026.  PMID: 28215371

Ko LK, Taylor VM, Yoon J, Copeland WK, Hwang JH, Lee EJ, Inadomi J. The impact of medical tourism on colorectal screening among Korean Americans: A community-based cross-sectional study. BMC Cancer. 2016 Dec 1;16(1):931.  PMID: 27905896    PMCID: PMC5134124
PubMed Central

Sin MK, Ha A, Taylor V. Sociocultural Barriers to Lung Cancer Screening Among Korean Immigrant Men. J Community Health. 2016 Aug;41(4):790-7. doi: 10.1007/s10900-016-0154-1.  PMID: 26846627

Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness Research and Training

Seattle is one of the six regional sites for the Asian Special Populations Network, funded by the National Cancer Institute. Specific objectives are: to increase cancer awareness in Asian American communities; to promote research addressing cancer control among Asian Americans; and to support the career development of students and junior faculty of Asian descent.

Cancer Control in a Vietnamese American Population

This project addresses cervical cancer and hepatitis B-liver cancer control among Vietnamese Americans in Seattle, Washington. The specific objectives are: to collect qualitative and quantitative information about the cervical and liver cancer prevention behavior of Vietnamese Americans; and to evaluate the acceptability and feasibility of a cervical and liver cancer control intervention for Vietnamese households.

Colorectal Cancer Screening in Chinese Americans

This project addresses colorectal cancer screening participation among Chinese patients of Seattle's International Community Health Services. The specific objectives are: to collect qualitative and quantitative information about the colorectal cancer screening behavior of Chinese Amercians; and to conduct a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a clinic-based fecal occult blood testing intervention program for Chinese men and women.

Liver Cancer Control in North American Chinese

This project addresses hepatitis B and liver cancer control among Chinese in Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. Specific objectives are: to collect qualitative and quantitative information about the liver cancer prevention behavior of Chinese Americans/Canadians; and to conduct a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a liver cancer control outreach intervention for individuals of Chinese descent.