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…

Status of HPV vaccine introduction and barriers to country uptake.

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Gallagher, K. E., LaMontagne, D. S., & Watson-Jones, D., (2018). Status of HPV vaccine introduction and barriers to country uptake. Vaccine, 36, 4761-4767.
During the last 12 years, over 80 countries have introduced national HPV vaccination programs. The majority of these countries are high or upper-middle income countries. The barri…

Parental acceptance and uptake of the HPV vaccine among African-Americans and Latinos in the United States: A literature review.

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Galbraith, K. V., Lechuga, J., Jenerette, C. M., Moore, A. D., Palmer, M. H., & Hamilton, J. B., (2016). Parental acceptance and uptake of the HPV vaccine among African-Americans and Latinos in the United States: A literature review. Social Science & Medicine, 159, 116-126.
Background: African-Americans and Latinos suffer the highest cervical cancer burden compared to other populations and have sub-optimal HPV vaccination rates. Objective: To conden…

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…

Associations of trust and healthcare provider advice with HPV vaccine acceptance among African American parents.

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Fu, L. Y., Zimet, G. D., Latkin, C. A., & Joseph, J. G., (2017). Associations of trust and healthcare provider advice with HPV vaccine acceptance among African American parents. Vaccine, 35, 802-807.
Objective: Healthcare providers (HCPs) are advised to give all parents a strong recommendation for HPV vaccination. However, it is possible that strong recommendations could be le…

Educational interventions to increase HPV vaccination acceptance: A systematic review.

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Fu, L. Y., Bonhomme, L.-A., Cooper, S. C., Joseph, J. G., & Zimet, G. D., (2014). Educational interventions to increase HPV vaccination acceptance: A systematic review. Vaccine, 32, 1902-1920.
Background: The Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has been available for protection against HPV-associated cervical cancer and genital warts since 2006. Nonetheless, uptake has v…

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