African-American and Caribbean-born men’s perceptions of prostate cancer fear and facilitators for screening behaviour: A pilot study.

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Cobran, E. K., Hall, J. N., & Aiken, W. D., (2018). African-American and Caribbean-born men’s perceptions of prostate cancer fear and facilitators for screening behaviour: A pilot study. Journal of Cancer Education, 33, 640-649.
This study describes how a concurrent exploratory mixed methodology (CEMM) approach was used to investigate perceptions of prostate cancer (CaP) fear and facilitators of screening…

Barriers and facilitators of prostate cancer screening among Filipino men in Hawaii.

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Conde, F. A., Landier, W., Ishida, D., Bell, R., Cuaresma, C. F., & Misola, J., (2011). Barriers and facilitators of prostate cancer screening among Filipino men in Hawaii. Oncology Nursing Forum, 38(2), 227-233.
Purpose/Objectives: To examine perceptions, attitudes, and beliefs regarding barriers and facilitators to prostate cancer screening, and to identify potential interventional strat…

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine initiation in minority Americans.

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De, P., & Budhwani, H., (2017). Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine initiation in minority Americans. Public Health, 144, 86-91.
Objectives: Transmission of the human papillomavirus (HPV) is a significant public health concern. HPV is preventable through a series of vaccinations; however, knowledge gaps exi…

Presence, characteristics and equity of access to breast cancer screening programmes in 27 European countries in 2010 and 2014: Results from and international survey.

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Deandrea, S., Molina-Barcelo, A., Uluturk, A., Moreno, J., Neamtiu, L., Peiro-Perez, R., … & Salas, D., (2016). Presence, characteristics and equity of access to breast cancer screening programmes in 27 European countries in 2010 and 2014: Results from and international survey. Preventive Medicine, 91, 250-263.
The European Union Council Recommendation of 2 December 2003 on cancer screening suggests the implementation of organised, population-based breast cancer screening programmes base…

The association between intrapersonal, interpersonal and community factors and prostate cancer screening among African American men .

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Dickey, S.L. (2013). The association between intrapersonal, interpersonal and community factors and prostate cancer screening among African American men (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3612405)
Disproportionate rates of prostate cancer and high-mortality rates from prostate cancer among African American (AA) men have provided the impetus to examine factors which influenc…

An investigation of the factors that predict participation in colorectal cancer screening.

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Ehlinger, S.F. (2001). An investigation of the factors that predict participation in colorectal cancer screening (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3021670)
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States. Compliance with screening guidelines is low among older, economically disadvantaged individuals, puttin…

Improved rates of colorectal cancer screening in an equal access population.

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Brounts, L. R., Lehmann, R. K., Lesperance, K. E., Brown, T. A., & Steele, S. R., (2009). Improved rates of colorectal cancer screening in an equal access population. The American Journal of Surgery, 197, 609-613.
Background: National colorectal cancer (CRC) screening averages 50% to 60%. We aimed to identify screening prevalence in select Department of Defense (DOD) beneficiaries with equa…

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…

Social determinants of HPV vaccination delay rationales: Evidence from the 2011 National Immunization Survey-Teen.

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Burdette, A. M., Gordon-Jokinen, H., & Hill, T. D., (2014). Social determinants of HPV vaccination delay rationales: Evidence from the 2011 National Immunization Survey-Teen. Preventive Medicine Reports, 1, 21-26.
Objective. To examine social variations in parental rationales for delaying or forgoing human papillomavirus vaccination in their U.S. adolescent children.  Methods. Using data f…

Racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer screening across healthcare systems.

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Burnett-Hartman, A. N., Mehta, S. J., Zheng, Y., Ghai, N. R., McLerran, D. F., Chubak, J., …& Doubeni, C. A., (2016). Racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer screening across healthcare systems. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 51(4), e107-e115.
Introduction: Racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and diagnostic testing present challenges to CRC prevention programs. Thus, it is important to underst…

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