The L.A.U.N.C.H. Collaborative: Linking & Amplifying User-Centered Networks through Connected Health: A Demonstration of Broadband-Enabled Connected Health and Community-Based Co-Design brings together a group of organizations that are eager to use Appalachian Kentucky as a site for the development of a project aimed at creating an environment that addresses two of the nation’s major concerns about cancer. First, individuals who live in rural and remote areas are more likely to die of cancer than those who live in urban or suburban settings. And second, geographic obstacles hinder their ability to access evidence-based strategies that can prevent cancer or treat it once it is diagnosed.



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Scutchfield FD, Patrick K. Introducing the L.A.U.N.C.H. Collaborative. J Appalach Health 2020;2(1):1–5. DOI: https://doi.org/10.13023/jah.0201.01.