Victoria M. Taylor

Research Professor, 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

Bastani R, Glenn BA, Maxwell AE, Jo AM, Herrmann AK, Crespi CM, Wong WK, Chang LC, Stewart SL, Nguyen TT, Chen MS Jr, Taylor VM. Cluster-Randomized Trial to Increase Hepatitis B Testing among Koreans in Los Angeles. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Sep;24(9):1341-9. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-1396. Epub 2015 Jun 23.  PMID: 26104909    PMCID: PMC4560609

Sin MK, Taylor V, Tu SP. Issues in Lung Cancer Screening Among Asian American Immigrants. J Immigr Minor Health. 2015 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 26048357

Coronado GD, Petrik AF, Spofford M, Talbot J, Do HH, Taylor VM. Clinical perspectives on colorectal cancer screening at latino-serving federally qualified health centers. Health Educ Behav. 2015 Feb;42(1):26-31. doi: 10.1177/1090198114537061. Epub 2014 Jun 20.  PMID: 24952378

Glenn BA, Tsui J, Singhal R, Sanchez L, Nonzee NJ, Chang LC, Taylor VM, Bastani R. Factors associated with HPV awareness among mothers of low-income ethnic minority adolescent girls in Los Angeles. Vaccine. 2015 Jan 3;33(2):289-93. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.11.032. Epub 2014 Nov 27.  PMID: 25434792

Taylor VM, Burke NJ, Ko LK, Sos C, Liu Q, Do HH, Talbot J, Yasui Y, Bastani R. Understanding HPV vaccine uptake among Cambodian American girls. J Community Health. 2014 Oct;39(5):857-62. doi: 10.1007/s10900-014-9844-8.  PMID: 24532309    PMCID: PMC4134757

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers: Special Interest Project Competitive Supplements (SIPS) (U48)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Harris           Dates:    9/30/2009 - 9/29/2014

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.