Comparative effectiveness of audit-feedback versus additional physician communication training to improve cancer screening for patients with limited health literacy.

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Price-Haywood, E.G., Harden-Barrios, J., & Cooper, L.A., (2014). Comparative effectiveness of audit-feedback versus additional physician communication training to improve cancer screening for patients with limited health literacy. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29(8), 1113-1121.
Background: We designed a continuing medical education (CME) program to teach primary care physicians (PCP) how to engage in cancer risk communication and shared decision making w…

Perceived discrimination and cancer screening behaviours in US hispanics: The hispanic community health study/study of latinos sociocultural ancillary study.

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Valdovinos, C., Penedo, F.J., Isasi, C.R., Jung, M., Kaplan, R.C., Giacinto, R.E., …& Greenlee, H.A., (2016). Perceived discrimination and cancer screening behaviours in US hispanics: The hispanic community health study/study of latinos sociocultural ancillary study. Cancer Causes & Control, 27, 27-37.
Purpose Perceived discrimination has been associated with lower adherence to cancer screening guidelines. We examined whether perceived discrimination was associated with adherenc…

Women’s behaviours toward mammogram and pap test: Opportunities to increase cervical cancer screening participation rates among older women.

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Tavasoli, S.M., Kane, E., Chiarelli, A.M., & Kupets, R., (2018). Women’s behaviours toward mammogram and pap test: Opportunities to increase cervical cancer screening participation rates among older women. Women’s Health Issues, 28(1), 42-50.
Objectives: Screening rates for cervical cancer remain moderate among women over 50 years of age. Because cervical and breast screening interventions can be linked, evaluating scr…

A cross-sectional investigation of cancer-screening intentions, sources of information, and understanding of cancer in Japanese adolescents.

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Sugisaki, K., Ueda, S., Ueji, M., Monobe, H., Yako-Suketomo, H., Eto, T., Watanabe, M., & Mori, R., (2018). A cross-sectional investigation of cancer-screening intentions, sources of information, and understanding of cancer in Japanese adolescents. Journal of Cancer Education, 33, 102-108.
The purpose of this study was to describe the cancer-screening intention, sources of cancer information, and cancer understanding among Japanese adolescents. A cross-sectional nat…

Cancer screening in the United States, 2017: A review of current American cancer society guidelines and current issues in cancer screening.

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Smith, R.A., Andrews, K.S., Brooks, D., Fedewa, S.A., Manassaram-Baptiste, D., Saslow, D., Brawley, O.W., & Wender, R.C. (2017). Cancer screening in the United States, 2017: A review of current American cancer society guidelines and current issues in cancer screening. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 67, 100-121.
Each year, the American Cancer Society publishes a summary of its guidelines for early cancer detection, data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to ca…

Consistency in attitudes across cancer screenings in medically underserved minority populations.

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Shaw, S.J., Vivian, J., Orzech, K.M., Torres, C.H., & Armin, J., (2012). Consistency in attitudes across cancer screenings in medically underserved minority populations. Journal of Cancer Education, 27, 165-171.
While a wide range of behavioral and psychosocial literature explores attitudes and beliefs towards cancer screenings, fewer studies examine attitudes across cancer screening type…

Impact of cancer awareness drive on generating awareness of and improving screening for cervical cancer: A study among schoolteachers in India.

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Shankar, A., Roy, S., Rath, G.K., Chakraborty, A., Kamal, V.K., Biswas, A.S., (2018). Impact of cancer awareness drive on generating awareness of and improving screening for cervical cancer: A study among schoolteachers in India. Journal of Global Oncology, 4, JGO.17.00074.
Purpose: Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in India. Our study assessed the level and impact of awareness programs in the adoption of safe practices in prevention a…

Level of awareness of various aspects of lung cancer among college teachers in India: Impact of cancer awareness programmes in prevention and early detection.

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Shankar, A., Roy, S., Malik, A., Rath, G.K., Julka, P.K., Kamal, V.K., Barnwal, K., Upadhyaya, S., Singh, R., & Srivastava, V., (2016). Level of awareness of various aspects of lung cancer among college teachers in India: Impact of cancer awareness programmes in prevention and early detection. Journal of Cancer Education, 31, 709-714.
Lung cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer mortality among men in India and incidence is increasing, but actually, they are largely preventable diseases. In India, adv…

Level of awareness of cervical and breast cancer risk factors and safe practices among college teachers of different states in India: Do awareness programmes have an impact on adoption of safe practices?

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Shankar, A., Rath, G.K., Roy, S., Malik, A., Bhandari, R., Kishor, K., Barnwal, K., Upadyaya, S., Srivastava, V., & Singh, R., (2015). Level of awareness of cervical and breast cancer risk factors and safe practices among college teachers of different states in India: Do awareness programmes have an impact on adoption of safe practices? Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 16(3), 927-932.
Background: Breast and cervical cancers are the most common causes of cancer mortality among women in India, but actually they are largely preventable diseases. Although early det…

Breast, colorectal and skin cancer screening practices and family history of cancer in U.S. women.

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Shah, M., Zhu, K., Palmer, R.C., Jatoi, I., & Wu, H., (2007). Breast, colorectal and skin cancer screening practices and family history of cancer in U.S. women. Journal of Women’s Health, 16(4), 526-534.
Background: Several national medical organizations recommend more intensive screening or screening at an earlier age for individuals with a family history of breast, colorectal, o…

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