Decision-making processes for breast, colorectal, and prostate cancer screening: The DECISIONS survey.

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Hoffman, R. M., Lewis, C. L., Pignone, M. P., Couper, M. P., Barry, M. J., Elmore, J. G., …& Zikmund-Fisher, B. J., (2010). Decision-making processes for breast, colorectal, and prostate cancer screening: The DECISIONS survey. Medical Decisions Making, 30(5), 53S-64S.
Background—Patients should understand the risks and benefits of cancer screening in order to make informed screening decisions.  Objectives—Evaluate the extent of informed decisi…

Exploring racial differences surrounding prostate cancer screening: Beliefs and attitudes in community dwelling men attending an urban men’s health event.

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Hewitt, T., Killinger, K. A., Hiller, S., Boura, J. A., & Lutz, M., (2018). Exploring racial differences surrounding prostate cancer screening: Beliefs and attitudes in community dwelling men attending an urban men’s health event. American Journal of Men’s Health, 12(6), 1929-1936.
The purpose of the study was to explore attitudes/beliefs in men attending an urban health fair to explore barriers to prostate cancer (PCa) screening. Five hundred and forty-four…

Factors associated with non-participation in cervical cancer screening - A nationwide study of nearly half a million women in Denmark.

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Harder, E., Juul, K. E., Jensen, S. M., Thomsen, L. T., Frederiksen, K., & Kjaer, K., (2018). Factors associated with non-participation in cervical cancer screening - A nationwide study of nearly half a million women in Denmark. Preventive Medicine, 111, 84-100.
Cervical cancer occurs most often in under-screened women. In this nationwide register study, we described differences in sociodemographic characteristics between passive and acti…

Risk factors of breast cancer and breast self-examination in early detection: Systematic review of awareness among Indian women in community and health care professionals.

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Gupta, R., Gupta, S., Mehrotra, R., Sodhani, P., (2019). Risk factors of breast cancer and breast self-examination in early detection: Systematic review of awareness among Indian women in community and health care professionals. Journal of Public Health, 1-14.
Background: This review aims at evaluating the awareness of risk factors for breast cancer (BC) and the knowledge of breast self-examination (BSE) among Indian women and health ca…

Could mobile mammography reduce social and geographic inequalities in breast cancer screening participation?

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Guillaume, E., Launay, L., Dejardin, O., Bouvier, V., Guittet, L., Dean, P., Notari, A., De Mil, R., Launoy, G., (2017). Could mobile mammography reduce social and geographic inequalities in breast cancer screening participation? Preventive Medicine, 100, 84-88.
Evaluation of mobile mammography for reducing social and geographic inequalities in breast cancer screening participation. We examined the responses to first invitations to underg…

Previous cancer screening behaviour as predictor of endoscopic colon cancer screening among women aged 50 and over, in NYC 2002.

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Guerrero-Preston, R., Chan, C., Vlahov, D., Mitchell, M. K., Johnson, S. B., & Freeman, H., (2008). Previous cancer screening behaviour as predictor of endoscopic colon cancer screening among women aged 50 and over, in NYC 2002. Journal of Community Health, 33, 10-21.
Colon cancer screening rates in women are low. Whether screening for breast and cervical cancer is associated with colon cancer screening behavior is unknown but could provide lin…

Cancer screening participation in schizophrenic outpatients and the influence of their functional disability on the screening rate: A cross-sectional study in Japan.

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Fujiwara, M., Inagaki, M., Nakaya, N., Fujimori, M., Higuchi, Y., Hayashibara, C., … & Yamada, N., (2017). Cancer screening participation in schizophrenic outpatients and the influence of their functional disability on the screening rate: A cross-sectional study in Japan. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 71, 813-825.
Aim: The influence of schizophrenic patients’ functional disability on cancer screening participation worldwide is unclear. There are few findings on the disparities in schizophre…

Using a mass media campaign to raise women’s awareness of the link between alcohol and cancer: Cross-sectional pre-intervention and post-intervention evaluation surveys.

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Dixon, H. G., Pratt, I. S., Scully, M. R., Miller, J. R., Patterson, C., Hood, R., & Slevin, T. J., (2015). Using a mass media campaign to raise women’s awareness of the link between alcohol and cancer: Cross-sectional pre-intervention and post-intervention evaluation surveys. BMJ Open, 5, e006511.
Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of a population-based, statewide public health intervention designed to improve women’s awareness and knowledge of the link between alcoh…

Influence of health insurance coverage on breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening in rural primary care settings.

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Carney, P. A., O’Malley, J., Buckley, D. I., Mori, M., Lieberman, D. A., Fagnan, L. J., …& Morris, C., (2012). Influence of health insurance coverage on breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening in rural primary care settings. Cancer, 118, 6217-6225.
BACKGROUND:The current study was performed to determine, in rural settings, the relation between the type and status of insurance coverage and being up-to-date for breast, cervica…

Racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer screening across healthcare systems.

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Burnett-Hartman, A. N., Mehta, S. J., Zheng, Y., Ghai, N. R., McLerran, D. F., Chubak, J., …& Doubeni, C. A., (2016). Racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer screening across healthcare systems. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 51(4), e107-e115.
Introduction: Racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and diagnostic testing present challenges to CRC prevention programs. Thus, it is important to underst…

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