Frequency of colorectal cancer screening and the impact of family physicians on screening behaviour.

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Zarychanski, R., Chen, Y., Bernstein, C.N., & Hebert, P.C., (2007). Frequency of colorectal cancer screening and the impact of family physicians on screening behaviour. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 177(6), 593-597.
Background: Mortality associated with colorectal cancer can be reduced by early detection. However, the participation of eligible people in colorectal cancer screening is thought …

The impact of mandatory insurance coverage of preventive cancer screenings on consumers.

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Xu, Y. (2013). The impact of mandatory insurance coverage of preventive cancer screenings on consumers (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMNI No. 3599092)
This work seeks to understand the association between state and federal mandatory health insurance benefits and utilization of several preventive cancer screenings and the induced…

Demographic, psychosocial, and behavioural associations with cancer screening among a homeless population.

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Williams, L.B., McCall, A., Looney, S.W., Joshua, T., & Tingen, M.S., (2018). Demographic, psychosocial, and behavioural associations with cancer screening among a homeless population. Public Health Nursing, 35, 281-290.
Background: Although cancer incidence and mortality is declining, cancer remains among the leading causes of death in the United States. Research shows that cancer morbidity and m…

Factors influencing behavioural intention regarding prostate cancer screening among older African-American men.

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Ford, M. E., Vernon, S. W., Havstad, S. L., Thomas, S. A., & Davis, S. D., (2006). Factors influencing behavioural intention regarding prostate cancer screening among older African-American men. Journal of the National Medical Association, 98(4), 505-514.
Purpose: To assess factors associated with perceptions of prostate cancer screening among African-American men aged > or = 55 years based upon items developed using the Preventive…

Contemporary nationwide patterns of self-reported prostate-specific antigen screening in US veterans.

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Pucheril, D., Sammon, J.D., Sood, A., Abdollah, F., Choueiri, T.K., Meyer, C., … & Trinh, Q-D., (2015). Contemporary nationwide patterns of self-reported prostate-specific antigen screening in US veterans. Urologic Oncology, 33, 503.e7–503.e15.
Introduction and objectives:The quality of medical care to US veterans, as provided by the Veterans Health Administration, has recently been subjected to heightened scrutiny. We s…

Colorectal cancer screening disparities related to obesity and gender.

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Rosen, A.B., & Schneider, E.C., (2004). Colorectal cancer screening disparities related to obesity and gender. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 19, 332-338.
Background: Obesity is associated with a higher incidence of colorectal cancer and increased colorectal cancer mortality. Obese women are less likely to undergo breast and cervica…

Primary care physicians beliefs about prostate-specific antigen evidence uncertainty, screening efficacy, and test use.

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Ross, L.E., Hall, I.J., Howard, D.L., Rim, S.H., & Richardson, L.C., (2018). Primary care physicians beliefs about prostate-specific antigen evidence uncertainty, screening efficacy, and test use. Journal of the National Medical Association, 110(5), 491-500.
Background/Purpose: Little is known about primary care physicians’ (PCPs) beliefs about prostate cancer screening efficacy, evidence uncertainty, and their actual screening behavi…

Cancer screening among Korean Americans.

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Sarna, L., Tae, Y.S., Kim, Y.H., Brecht, M.L., & Maxwell, A.E., (2001). Cancer screening among Korean Americans. Cancer Practice, 9(3), 134-140.
Purpose: Cancer is a leading cause of death among Korean Americans (KAs), one of the most rapidly growing ethnic minority communities in the United States. An understanding about …

An educational intervention on based information, motivation and behavior skills model and predicting breast self-examination.

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Savabi Esfahani, M., Taleghani, F., Noroozi, M., & Tabatabaeian, M., (2018). An educational intervention on based information, motivation and behavior skills model and predicting breast self-examination. Journal of Preventive Medicine and Hygiene, 59, E277-E281.
Introduction. Breast self-examination recommend as a breast screening method in developing countries where there are limited access to other screening methods. Therefore promoting…

The ‘Be Cancer Alert Campaign’: Protocol to evaluate a mass media campaign to raise awareness about breast and colorectal cancer in Malaysia.

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Schliemann, D., Donnelly, M., Dahlui, M., Loh, S.Y., Ibrahim, N.S.B.T., Somasundaram, S., Donnelly, C., Su, T.T., (2018). The ‘Be Cancer Alert Campaign’: Protocol to evaluate a mass media campaign to raise awareness about breast and colorectal cancer in Malaysia. BMC Cancer, 18(1), 881.
Background: Breast and colorectal cancer are the two most common cancers in Malaysia. Low awareness coupled with stigma and erroneous beliefs delay help-seeking behaviours, lead t…

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