Recommendations for client- and provider-directed interventions to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening.

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Baron, R. C., (2008). Recommendations for client- and provider-directed interventions to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 35(1), S21-S25.
This report makes recommendations on the evidence of effectiveness of selected community and health care system interventions to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer s…

Speaking to the spirit: Examining the effectiveness of spiritually-framed breast cancer screening messages among African American women .

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Best, A.L. (2012). Speaking to the spirit: Examining the effectiveness of spiritually-framed breast cancer screening messages among African American women (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3552219)
Background: Studies offering plausible solutions to help increase breast cancer screening (BCS) among African American women are lacking. Culturally-framed health communication ma…

Associations between contextual factors and colorectal cancer screening in a racially and ethnically diverse population in Texas.

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Calo, W. A., Vernon, S. W., Lairson, D. R., & Linder, S. H., (2015). Associations between contextual factors and colorectal cancer screening in a racially and ethnically diverse population in Texas. Cancer Epidemiology, 39, 798-804.
Background: Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Increased attention has been given to u…

Cancer screening participation: Comparative willingness of San Juan Puerto Ricans versus New York City Puerto Ricans.

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Claudio, C., Katz, R. V., Green, L., Kressin, N. R., Wang, M. Q., & Russell, S. L. (2007). Cancer screening participation: Comparative willingness of San Juan Puerto Ricans versus New York City Puerto Ricans. Journal of the National Medical Association, 99(5), 542-549.
Objectives: The specific aim of this study was to determine the self-reported likelihood of New York Puerto Ricans (NYPR) and San Juan Puerto Ricans (SJPR) to participate in: 10 s…

African-American and Caribbean-born men’s perceptions of prostate cancer fear and facilitators for screening behaviour: A pilot study.

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Cobran, E. K., Hall, J. N., & Aiken, W. D., (2018). African-American and Caribbean-born men’s perceptions of prostate cancer fear and facilitators for screening behaviour: A pilot study. Journal of Cancer Education, 33, 640-649.
This study describes how a concurrent exploratory mixed methodology (CEMM) approach was used to investigate perceptions of prostate cancer (CaP) fear and facilitators of screening…

Barriers and facilitators of prostate cancer screening among Filipino men in Hawaii.

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Conde, F. A., Landier, W., Ishida, D., Bell, R., Cuaresma, C. F., & Misola, J., (2011). Barriers and facilitators of prostate cancer screening among Filipino men in Hawaii. Oncology Nursing Forum, 38(2), 227-233.
Purpose/Objectives: To examine perceptions, attitudes, and beliefs regarding barriers and facilitators to prostate cancer screening, and to identify potential interventional strat…

Presence, characteristics and equity of access to breast cancer screening programmes in 27 European countries in 2010 and 2014: Results from and international survey.

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Deandrea, S., Molina-Barcelo, A., Uluturk, A., Moreno, J., Neamtiu, L., Peiro-Perez, R., … & Salas, D., (2016). Presence, characteristics and equity of access to breast cancer screening programmes in 27 European countries in 2010 and 2014: Results from and international survey. Preventive Medicine, 91, 250-263.
The European Union Council Recommendation of 2 December 2003 on cancer screening suggests the implementation of organised, population-based breast cancer screening programmes base…

The association between intrapersonal, interpersonal and community factors and prostate cancer screening among African American men .

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Dickey, S.L. (2013). The association between intrapersonal, interpersonal and community factors and prostate cancer screening among African American men (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3612405)
Disproportionate rates of prostate cancer and high-mortality rates from prostate cancer among African American (AA) men have provided the impetus to examine factors which influenc…

An investigation of the factors that predict participation in colorectal cancer screening.

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Ehlinger, S.F. (2001). An investigation of the factors that predict participation in colorectal cancer screening (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3021670)
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States. Compliance with screening guidelines is low among older, economically disadvantaged individuals, puttin…

Improved rates of colorectal cancer screening in an equal access population.

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Brounts, L. R., Lehmann, R. K., Lesperance, K. E., Brown, T. A., & Steele, S. R., (2009). Improved rates of colorectal cancer screening in an equal access population. The American Journal of Surgery, 197, 609-613.
Background: National colorectal cancer (CRC) screening averages 50% to 60%. We aimed to identify screening prevalence in select Department of Defense (DOD) beneficiaries with equa…

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