The role of cancer worry in cancer screening: A theoretical and empirical review of the literature.

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Hay, J.L., Buckley, T.R., & Ostroff, J.S. (2005). The role of cancer worry in cancer screening: A theoretical and empirical review of the literature. Psycho-Oncology, 14(7), 517-534.
This paper reviews findings regarding the influence of cancer worry on cancer screening behaviors. The role of cancer worry in motivating cancer screening has been pursued for ove…

“HPV? Never heard of it!”: A systematic review of girls’ and parents’ information needs, views and preferences about human papilloma virus vaccination.

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Hendry, M., Lewis, R., Clements, A., Damery, S., & Wilkinson, C., (2013). “HPV? Never heard of it!”: A systematic review of girls’ and parents’ information needs, views and preferences about human papilloma virus vaccination. Vaccine, 31, 5152-5167.
Background and objective: Two human papillomavirus vaccines were licenced in 2006/2007 for cervical cancer prevention. National vaccination programmes for schoolgirls were subsequ…

Cervical cancer screening among Arab women in the United States: An integrative review.

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Abboud, S., De Penning, E., Brawner, B. M., Menon, U., Glanz, K., & Sommers, M. S., (2017). Cervical cancer screening among Arab women in the United States: An integrative review. Oncology Nursing Forum, 44(1), E20-E33.
Problem Identification: Arab American women are an ethnic minority and immigrant population in the United States with unique and nuanced sociocultural factors that influence preve…

Factors affecting cervical cancer screening among African women living in the United States.

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Adeyemi, M. (2013). Factors affecting cervical cancer screening among African women living in the United States (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3605324)
More than half of the incidents and mortality rates from cervical cancer occur among minority groups, including immigrant women from continental Africa living in the United States…

Interventions to promote cancer awareness and early presentation: Systematic review.

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Austoker, J., Bankhead, C., Forbes, L. J. L., Atkins, L., Martin, F., Robb, K., Wardles, J., & Ramirez, A. J., (2009). Interventions to promote cancer awareness and early presentation: Systematic review. British Journal of Cancer, 101, S31-S39.
Background: Low cancer awareness contributes to delay in presentation for cancer symptoms and may lead to delay in cancer diagnosis. The aim of this study was to review the eviden…

Recommendations for client- and provider-directed interventions to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening.

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Baron, R. C., (2008). Recommendations for client- and provider-directed interventions to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 35(1), S21-S25.
This report makes recommendations on the evidence of effectiveness of selected community and health care system interventions to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer s…

Speaking to the spirit: Examining the effectiveness of spiritually-framed breast cancer screening messages among African American women .

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Best, A.L. (2012). Speaking to the spirit: Examining the effectiveness of spiritually-framed breast cancer screening messages among African American women (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3552219)
Background: Studies offering plausible solutions to help increase breast cancer screening (BCS) among African American women are lacking. Culturally-framed health communication ma…

Associations between contextual factors and colorectal cancer screening in a racially and ethnically diverse population in Texas.

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Calo, W. A., Vernon, S. W., Lairson, D. R., & Linder, S. H., (2015). Associations between contextual factors and colorectal cancer screening in a racially and ethnically diverse population in Texas. Cancer Epidemiology, 39, 798-804.
Background: Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Increased attention has been given to u…

Cost-effectiveness of nonavalent HPV vaccination among males aged 22 through 26 years in the United States.

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Chesson, H. W., Meites, E., Ekwueme, D. U., Saraiya, M., & Markowitz, L. E., (2018). Cost-effectiveness of nonavalent HPV vaccination among males aged 22 through 26 years in the United States. Vaccine, 36, 4362-4368.
Introduction: In the United States, routine human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is recommended for females and males at age 11 or 12 years; the series can be started at age 9 y…

Cancer screening participation: Comparative willingness of San Juan Puerto Ricans versus New York City Puerto Ricans.

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Claudio, C., Katz, R. V., Green, L., Kressin, N. R., Wang, M. Q., & Russell, S. L. (2007). Cancer screening participation: Comparative willingness of San Juan Puerto Ricans versus New York City Puerto Ricans. Journal of the National Medical Association, 99(5), 542-549.
Objectives: The specific aim of this study was to determine the self-reported likelihood of New York Puerto Ricans (NYPR) and San Juan Puerto Ricans (SJPR) to participate in: 10 s…

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