Are cancer-related decision aids effective? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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O’Brien, M.A., Whelan, T.J., Villasis-Keever, M., Gafni, A., Charles, C., Roberts, R., Schiff, S., & Cai, W., (2009). Are cancer-related decision aids effective? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 27(6), 974-985.
Purpose Decision aids (DAs) have been developed to improve communication between health professionals and patients, and to involve patients in decisions about their health care. C…

The theory of planned behaviour and breast self-examination: Assessing the impact of past behaviour, contact stability and habit strength.

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Norman, P., & Cooper, Y., (2011). The theory of planned behaviour and breast self-examination: Assessing the impact of past behaviour, contact stability and habit strength. Psychology and Health, 26(9), 1156-1172.
This study applied the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) to the prediction of breast self-examination (BSE) intentions and behaviour, and tested whether the frequency of past beha…

Lung cancer screening: Advantages, controversies, and applications.

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Nanavaty, P., Alvarez, M. S., & Alberts, W. M., (2014). Lung cancer screening: Advantages, controversies, and applications. Cancer Control, 21(1), 9-14.
Background: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Results from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) have shown that low-dose computed tomograp…

Prevalence, cognition and socio-demographic determinants of prostate cancer screening.

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Mirzaei-Alavijeh, M., Ahmadi-Jouybari, T., Vaezi, M., & Jalilian, F., (2017). Prevalence, cognition and socio-demographic determinants of prostate cancer screening. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 19(4), 1041-1046.
Screening may be effective for reducing deaths due to prostate cancer. The aim of this study was determine the prevalence and determinants influencing prostate cancer early detect…

Predictors of colorectal cancer screening awareness among people working in a hospital environment.

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Michopoulos, S., Manios, E., Kourkoutas, H., Argyriou, K., Leonidakis, G., Zampeli, E., … & Dimopoulos, A.-M., (2017). Predictors of colorectal cancer screening awareness among people working in a hospital environment. Annals of Gastroenterology, 30, 315-321.
Background: Compliance rates for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening are much lower than those desired. Appropriate information on CRC risks and screening methods is supposed to sti…

Population level effects of a mass media alcohol and breast cancer campaign: A cross-sectional pre-intervention and post-intervention evaluation.

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Martin, N., Buykx, P., Shevills, C., Sullivan, C., Clark, L., & Newbury-Birch, D., (2018). Population level effects of a mass media alcohol and breast cancer campaign: A cross-sectional pre-intervention and post-intervention evaluation. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 53(1), 31-38.
Aims: To examine the relationship between a TV-led breast cancer mass-media campaign in the North East of England (conducted in two waves: Jul/2015 and Nov/2015), awareness of the…

Variation in health beliefs across different types of cervical screening non-participants.

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Marlow, L. A. V., Ferrer, R. A., Chorley, A. J., Haddrell, J. B., & Waller, J., (2018). Variation in health beliefs across different types of cervical screening non-participants. Preventive Medicine, 111, 204-209.
Understanding factors associated with different types of cancer screening non-participation will help with the development of more targeted approaches for improving informed uptak…

Empowerment beliefs and intention to uptake cervical cancer screening: Three psychosocial mediating mechanisms.

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Luszczynska, A., Durawa, A. B., Scholz, U., & Knoll, N., (2012). Empowerment beliefs and intention to uptake cervical cancer screening: Three psychosocial mediating mechanisms. Erschienen in: Women & Health, 52, 162-181.
Three studies tested if the associations between women's empowerment beliefs and intentions to attend cervical cancer screening could be explained by mediating psychological mecha…

The association between race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status and cervical cancer screening rates and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in Monroe county .

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Licon, D.B. (2013). The association between race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status and cervical cancer screening rates and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in Monroe county (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3560997)
Background/Significance: More research is needed to determine the association between contextual socioeconomic status (SES), racial/ethnic clustering and cervical cancer screening…

Personal and provider level factors influence participation to cervical cancer screening: A retrospective register-based study of 1.3 million women in Norway.

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Leinonen, M. K., Campbell, S., Klungsoyr, O., Lonnberg, S., Hansen, B. T., & Nygard, M., (2017). Personal and provider level factors influence participation to cervical cancer screening: A retrospective register-based study of 1.3 million women in Norway. Preventive Medicine, 94, 31-39.
High coverage is essential for an effective screening programme. Here we present screening barriers and facilitators among 1.3 million women aged 25–69 years eligible for screenin…

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