Testing the long-term effects of the Go Sun Smart worksite health communication campaign: A group-randomized experimental study.

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Andersen, P. A., Buller, D. B., Voeks, J. H., Walkosz, B. J., Scott, M. D., Cutter, G. R., & Dignan, M. B., (2008). Testing the long-term effects of the Go Sun Smart worksite health communication campaign: A group-randomized experimental study. Journal of Communication, 58, 447-471.
This study examined the long-term effects of the Go Sun Smart (GSS) campaign, a large-scale health communication intervention designed to promote sun safety to employees at 26 ski…

Reconceptualizing decisional balance in an adolescent sun protection intervention: Mediating effects and theoretical interpretations.

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Adams, M. A., Norman, G. J., Hovell, M. F., Sallis, J. F., & Patrick, K., (2009). Reconceptualizing decisional balance in an adolescent sun protection intervention: Mediating effects and theoretical interpretations. Health Psychology, 28(2), 217-225.
Objective: The Transtheoretical model (TTM) integrates principles of operant learning, such as stimulus control and reinforcement, and psychological factors, such as decisional ba…

A randomised controlled trial of a theory-based intervention to improve sun protective behaviour in adolescents ('you can still be HOT in the shade'): study protocol.

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Hawkes, A. L., Hamilton, K., White, K. M., & Young, R. M. (2012). A randomised controlled trial of a theory-based intervention to improve sun protective behaviour in adolescents ('you can still be HOT in the shade'): study protocol. BMC cancer, 12(1), 1.
Background: Most skin cancers are preventable by encouraging consistent use of sun protective behaviour. In Australia, adolescents have high levels of knowledge and awareness of t…

Tailoring interventions for health behavior change in breast cancer screening.

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Champion, V., Foster, J. L., & Menon, U. (1996). Tailoring interventions for health behavior change in breast cancer screening. Cancer practice, 5(5), 283-288.
Purpose: Health professionals continue to seek strategies to help individuals increase health-promoting behaviors and decrease those behaviors related to unhealthy lifestyles. Var…

Perceptions of testicular cancer and testicular self-examination among college men: A report on intention, vulnerability, and promotional material preferences

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Rovito, M. J., Gordon, T. F., Bass, S. B., & DuCette, J. (2011). Perceptions of testicular cancer and testicular self-examination among college men: A report on intention, vulnerability, and promotional material preferences. American Journal of Men's Health, 5(6), 500-507.
Testicular self-exam (TSE) is an important tool to prevent late-stage diagnosis of testicular cancer (TC). However, most young men remain unaware of their risk for TC despite a gr…

Behavioral mediators of colorectal cancer screening in a randomized controlled intervention trial.

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Maxwell, A. E., Bastani, R., Crespi, C. M., Danao, L. L., & Cayetano, R. T. (2011). Behavioral mediators of colorectal cancer screening in a randomized controlled intervention trial. Preventive Medicine: An International Journal Devoted to Practice and Theory, 52(2), 167-173.
Background: Understanding mediators for behavioral change is important for the optimization of intervention strategies. This report examines mediators of change in the context of …

Effectiveness of the extended parallel process model in promoting colorectal cancer screening.

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Birmingham, W. C., Hung, M., Boonyasiriwat, W., Kohlmann, W., Walters, S. T., Burt, R. W., Kinney, A. Y. (2015). Effectiveness of the extended parallel process model in promoting colorectal cancer screening. Psycho-Oncology, 24(10), 1265-1278.
Objective: Relatives of colorectal cancer (CRC) patients are at increased risk for the disease, yet screening rates still remain low. Guided by the Extended Parallel Process Model…

Colorectal cancer screening in older men and women: Qualitative research findings and implications for intervention.

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Beeker, C., Kraft, J. M., Southwell, B. G., & Jorgensen, C. M. (2000). Colorectal cancer screening in older men and women: Qualitative research findings and implications for intervention. Journal of Community Health: The Publication for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, 25(3), 263-278.
As part of the formative research for developing interventions to increase colorectal cancer screening in men and women aged 50 and older, 14 focus groups were conducted to identi…

Risk perception measures' associations with behavior intentions, affect, and cognition following colon cancer screening messages.

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Dillard, A. J., Ferrer, R. A., Ubel, P. A., & Fagerlin, A. (2012). Risk perception measures' associations with behavior intentions, affect, and cognition following colon cancer screening messages. Health Psychology, 31(1), 106-113.
Objective: Risk perception is important for motivating health behavior (e.g., Janz & Becker, 1984), but different measures of the construct may change how important that relations…

Cancer prevention among rural youth: Building a "bridge" to better health with genealogy.

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Harmon, A. L., Westerberg, A. L., Bond, D. S., Hoy, K. N., Fries, E. A., & Danish, S. J. (2005). Cancer prevention among rural youth: Building a "bridge" to better health with genealogy. Journal of Cancer Education, 20(2), 103-107.
Background: The Bridge to Better Health (BRIDGE) project is a program that focuses on providing rural high school youth with motivation, knowledge, and skills essential to cancer …

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