Colorectal, prostate, and skin cancer screening among hispanic and white non-hispanic men, 2000-2005.

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Zhou, J., Enewold, L., Peoples, G.E., McLeod, D.G., Potter, J.F., Steele, S.R., Clive, K.S., Stojadinovic, A., & Zhu, K., (2011). Colorectal, prostate, and skin cancer screening among hispanic and white non-hispanic men, 2000-2005. Journal of the National Medical Association, 103(4), 343-350.
Background: Hispanic men have lower colorectal, prostate, and skin cancer screening rates than white non-Hispanic men. Programs designed to increase screening rates, including the…

Patient-provider communication and cancer screening among unmarried women.

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Politi, M.C., Clark, M.A., Rogers, M.L., McGarry, K., & Sciamanna, C.N., (2008). Patient-provider communication and cancer screening among unmarried women. Patient Education and Counseling, 73(2), 251-255.
Objectives: Unmarried women are less likely than married women to receive recommended cancer screenings. Patient-provider communication is a consistent predictor of cancer screeni…

Factors related to second cancer screening practice in disease-free cervical cancer survivors.

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Park, S.M., Park, C.T., Park, S.Y., Bae, D-S., Nam, J.H., Cho, C-H., … & Yun, Y.H., (2009). Factors related to second cancer screening practice in disease-free cervical cancer survivors. Cancer Causes & Control, 20, 1697-1703.
Background Although cancer survivors are at increased risk for developing cancers at other sites, little is known about the current status of second cancer (cancers other than the…

Intention to receive cancer screening in Native Americans from the Northern Plains.

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Pandhi, N., B.A., Guadagnolo, Kanekar, S., Petereit, D.G., Karki, C., & Smith, M.A., (2011). Intention to receive cancer screening in Native Americans from the Northern Plains. Cancer Causes & Control, 22, 199-206.
Background Native Americans are disproportionately affected by cancer morbidity and mortality. This study examined intention to receive cancer screening in a large sample of Nativ…

Cancer screening in Native Americans from the Northern Plains.

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Pandhi, N., Guadagnolo, B.A., Kanekar, S., Petereit, D.G., & Smith, M.A., (2010). Cancer screening in Native Americans from the Northern Plains. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(4), 389-395.
Background: Native Americans from the Northern Plains have the highest age-adjusted cancer mortality compared to Native Americans from any other region in the U.S.  Purpose: This…

Exploratory study examining barriers to participation in colorectal cancer screening.

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Paddison, J. S., & Yip, M. J., (2010). Exploratory study examining barriers to participation in colorectal cancer screening. The Australian Journal of Rural Health, 18(1), 11-15.
Objective: To examine the Stage of Change distribution for bowel cancer screening in a regional Australian community and the factors associated with varying positions on the conti…

Breast cancer screening in an era of personalized regimens: A conceptual model and national cancer institute initiative for risk-based and preference-based approaches at a population level.

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Onega, T., Beaber, E.F., Sprague, B.L., Barlow, W.E., Haas, J.S., Tosteson, A.N.A., … & Conant, E.F., (2014). Breast cancer screening in an era of personalized regimens: A conceptual model and national cancer institute initiative for risk-based and preference-based approaches at a population level. Cancer, 120, 2955-2964.
Breast cancer screening holds a prominent place in public health, health care delivery, policy, and women’s health care decisions. Several factors are driving shifts in how popula…

Health literacy and cancer screening: A systematic review.

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Oldach, B. R., & Katz, M. L., (2014). Health literacy and cancer screening: A systematic review. Patient Education and Counseling, 94(2), 149-157.
Objective—To evaluate published evidence about health literacy and cancer screening.  Methods—Seven databases were searched for English language articles measuring health literac…

A focus group study of factors influencing African-American men’s prostate cancer screening behavior.

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Odedina, F., Scrivens, J., Emanuel, A., LaRose-Pierre, M., Brown, J., & Nash, R., (2004). A focus group study of factors influencing African-American men’s prostate cancer screening behavior. Journal of the National Medical Association, 96(6), 780-788.
This study was conducted to identify the factors perceived by African-American men as influencing their behavior relative to prostate cancer screening. A total of 49 African-Ameri…

Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women (Review).

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O’Mahony, M., Comber, H., Fitzgerald, T., Corrigan, M.A., Fitzgerald, E., Grunfeld, E.A., … Hegarty, J. (2017). Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017(2), 1-42.
Background: Breast cancer continues to be the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women globally. Early detection, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer are key to better outcome…

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