Successful use of interventions in combination to improve human papilloma virus vaccination coverage rates among adolescents - Chicago, 2013 to 2015.

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Choi, N., Curtis, R., Loharikar, A., Fricchione, M., Jones, E., Balzer, E., …& Caskey, R., (2018). Successful use of interventions in combination to improve human papilloma virus vaccination coverage rates among adolescents - Chicago, 2013 to 2015. Academic Pediatric Association, 18(2S), S93-S100.
In 2013, National Immunization Survey-Teen data indicated that >40% of female adolescents had not initiated the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series and >60% had not complete…

A quality improvement initiative to increase HPV vaccine rates using an educational and reminder strategy with parents of preteen girls.

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Cassidy, B., Braxter, B., Charron-Prochownik, D., & Schlenk, E. A., (2014). A quality improvement initiative to increase HPV vaccine rates using an educational and reminder strategy with parents of preteen girls. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 28, 155-164.
Introduction: A quality improvement project was undertaken to determine if an evidence-based educational brochure and reminder system can increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vacci…

Barriers, facilitators, and potential strategies for increasing HPV vaccination: A statewide assessment to inform action.

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Cartmell, K. B., Young-Pierce, J., McGue, S., Alberg, A. J., Luque, J. S., Zubizarreta, M., & Brandt, H. M., (2018). Barriers, facilitators, and potential strategies for increasing HPV vaccination: A statewide assessment to inform action. Papillomavirus Research, 5, 21-31.
Objective: The objective was to investigate how state level strategies in South Carolina could maximize HPV vaccine uptake. Design: An environmental scan identified barriers, faci…

Associations in breast and colon cancer screening behaviour in women.

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Carlos, R. C., Fendrick, M., Patterson, S. K., & Bernstein, S. J., (2005). Associations in breast and colon cancer screening behaviour in women. Academic Radiology, 12, 451-458.
Gender-based psychosocial factors appear to influence colorectal cancer (CRC) screening adherence. Given its near-universal acceptance by the public, screening mammography represe…

Organized colorectal cancer screening programmes: How to optimize efficiency in the general population.

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Calazel-Benque, A., Viguier, J., Roussel, C., Pivot, X., Eisinger, F., Blay, J.-Y., … & Morere, J.-F. (2011). Organized colorectal cancer screening programmes: How to optimize efficiency in the general population. European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 20, s20-s25.
In France, free faecal occult blood testing is offered to individuals aged between 50 and 74 years every 2 years as a method of screening for colorectal cancer (CRC). To assess ho…

Reasons for acceptance or refusal of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in a California pediatric practice.

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Brown, B., Gabra, M. I., & Pellman, H., (2017). Reasons for acceptance or refusal of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in a California pediatric practice. Papillomavirus Research, 3, 42-45.
Despite the effectiveness and availability of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, HPV remains the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States and has the l…

Knowledge and awareness of HPV and the HPV vaccine among young women in the first routinely vaccinated cohort in England.

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Bowyer, H. L., Marlow, L. A. V., Hibbitts, S., Pollock, K. G., & Waller, J., (2013). Knowledge and awareness of HPV and the HPV vaccine among young women in the first routinely vaccinated cohort in England. Vaccine, 31, 1051-1056.
A national school-based human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme has been available for 12–13 year old females in the UK since 2008, offering protection against HPV types …

The Latina breast cancer screening scale: Beliefs about breast cancer and breast cancer screening.

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Borrayo, E. A., Gonzalez, P., Swaim, R., Marcus, A., Flores, E., & Espinoza, P., (2009). The Latina breast cancer screening scale: Beliefs about breast cancer and breast cancer screening. Journal of Health Psychology, 14(7), 944-955.
The Latina Breast Cancer Screening (LBCS) was developed to measure Latinas’ culturally-shared health beliefs about breast cancer and breast cancer screening. A 60-item LBCS scalew…

Factors affecting HPV vaccine acceptance in west Austria: Do we need to revise the current immunization scheme?

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Borena, W., Luckner-Hornischer, A., Katzgraber, F., & Holm-von Laer, D., (2016). Factors affecting HPV vaccine acceptance in west Austria: Do we need to revise the current immunization scheme? Papillomavirus Research, 2, 173-177.
Background: Austria introduced a school-based gender-neutral human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization program in February 2014. In order to assure high coverage, factors influencin…

A qualitative meta-synthesis examining the role of women in African American men’s prostate cancer screening and treatment decision making.

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Bergner, E. M., Cornish, E. K., Horne, K., & Griffith, D. M., (2017). A qualitative meta-synthesis examining the role of women in African American men’s prostate cancer screening and treatment decision making. Psycho-Oncology, 27, 781-790.
Objective: Being an African American man is a risk factor for prostate cancer, and there is little consensus about the use of screening, early detection, and the efficacy of treat…

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