Association between online information-seeking and adherence to guidelines for breast and prostate cancer screening.

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Kim, H., Filson, C., Joski, P., von Esenwein, S., & Lipscomb, J., (2018). Association between online information-seeking and adherence to guidelines for breast and prostate cancer screening. Preventing Chronic Disease, 15(E45), 170147.
Introduction: From 2012 through 2014, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended biennial mammography for women aged 50 to 75 and recommended against the prostate …

Racial and ethnic differences in accessing timely cancer screening and treatment services: A quantitative analysis.

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King, C.J. (2013). Racial and ethnic differences in accessing timely cancer screening and treatment services: A quantitative analysis (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3568869)
This research is organized into three integrated studies that explored differences in screening and treatment services across the cancer care continuum by race and ethnicity. The …

Where science and communities meet: A comparative case study of strategies to increase cancer screening among rural residents.

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Kluhsman, B.C. (2009). Where science and communities meet: A comparative case study of strategies to increase cancer screening among rural residents (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3360854)
Background: Cancer accounts for one in every four deaths in the U.S. Screening to detect cancer at an early stage when more favorable treatment outcomes are possible can reduce mo…

Predictors of participation in risk-based prostate cancer screening.

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Koitsalu, M., Eklund, M., Adolfsson, J., Sprangers, M. A. G., Gronberg, H., & Brandberg, Y., (2018). Predictors of participation in risk-based prostate cancer screening. PLoS ONE, 13(7), e0200409.
Background: Implementation of risk-based prostate cancer screening has been proposed as a means to reduce the harms of PSA screening. Little is known, however, about the factors i…

Self-reported willingness to have cancer screening and the effects of sociodemographic factors.

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Kressin, N. R., Manze, M., Russell, S. L., Katz, R. V., Claudio, C., Green, L., & Wang, M. Q., (2010). Self-reported willingness to have cancer screening and the effects of sociodemographic factors. Journal of the National Medical Association, 102(3), 219-227.
Background: The relative effects of race/ethnicity and other sociodemographic factors, compared to those of attitudes and beliefs on willingness to have cancer screening, are not …

Breast and cervical cancer screening: Exploring perceptions and barriers with Hmong women and men in Oregon.

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Kue, J., Zukoski, A., Keon, K. L., & Thorburn, S., (2014). Breast and cervical cancer screening: Exploring perceptions and barriers with Hmong women and men in Oregon. Ethnicity & Health, 19(3), 311-327.
Background—Hmong women are reported to have very low rates of breast and cervical cancer screening compared to other Asian and White women in the U.S. Reasons for low cancer scree…

Determinants of awareness and practice of breast self examination among rural women in Trichy, Tamil Nadu.

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Kumarasamy, H., Veerakumar, A. M., Subhathra, S., Suga, Y., & Murugaraj, R., (2017). Determinants of awareness and practice of breast self examination among rural women in Trichy, Tamil Nadu. Journal of Mid-Life Health, 8(2), 84-88.
Introduction: Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide, and it can be detected at an early stage through self-examination which increases the chance of surviv…

Potential links between health literacy and cervical cancer screening behaviors: A systematic review.

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Kyounghae, K., & Hae-Ra, H., (2016). Potential links between health literacy and cervical cancer screening behaviors: A systematic review. Psycho-Oncology, 25(2), 122-130.
Objective: The objective of this study is to critically appraise empirical evidence investigating pathways between health literacy (HL) and cervical cancer screening.  Methods: A…

The predictive validity of a social capital index in routine breast and cervical cancer screening.

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Leader, A.E. (2008). The predictive validity of a social capital index in routine breast and cervical cancer screening (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3297445)
Because community-based interventions to increase breast and cervical cancer screening have had limited success, concepts that move away from individual-level screening predictors…

Breast and cervical cancer screening among Asian American women and Latinas: Does race/ethnicity matter?

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Lee, H. Y., Ju, E., Der Vang, P., & Lundquist, M., (2010). Breast and cervical cancer screening among Asian American women and Latinas: Does race/ethnicity matter? Journal of Women’s Health, 19(10), 1877-1884.
Background: Ethnic minorities are frequently considered as one homogeneous group in research, and this trend is particularly true for Asian Americans. This article seeks to uncove…

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