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Cancer disparities : causes and evidence-based solutions / Ronit Elk, Hope Landrine, editors
New York : Springer Pub., c2012
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 4th Floor  RA645.C3 C362 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Cancer -- United States
Cancer -- Epidemiology
African Americans -- Medical care
Hispanic Americans -- Medical care
Physical Description xxxviii, 542 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The biology of cancer and its relationship to disparities in cancer occurrence and outcomes / Brooke Sylvester, Olufunmilayo I. Olipade, and Margaret K. Offermann -- Racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in cancer incidence, stage, survival, and mortality in the U.S. / Jiemin Ma, Rebecca Siegel, and Ahmedin Jemal -- Disparities in cancer risk factors and cancer screening in the U.S. / Vilma Cokkinides ... [et al.] -- Disparities in cancer treatment : untangling the contributing factors in breast, colorectal, and lung cancer / Ronit Elk ... [et al.] -- Racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic health disparities among cancer survivors and informal caregivers / Tenbroeck Smith ... [et al.] -- The geography of cancer and cancer risk factors : implications of neighbourhood disparities for cancer disparities / Hope Landrine ... [et al.] -- Five-a-day and fit-for-life badge programs for cancer prevention in Boy Scouts / Amy Shirong Lu ... [et al.] -- A systematic approach to developing contextually, culturally, and gender-sensitive interventions for African American men : the example of Men 4 Health / Derek M. Griffiths, Katie Gunger, and Julie O. Allen -- The North Carolina beauty and health project : preventing cancer in African American beauty salons / Laura Linnan ... [et al.] -- Promoting healthy eating by strengthening family relations : design and implementation of the entire familia : reflejos de salud intervention / Guadalupe X. Ayala ... [et al.] -- Racial disparities in breast and cervical cancer : can legislative action work? / E. Kathleen Adams and Li-Nien Chien -- Messengers for health : a community-based participatory research intervention in a native American community / Vanessa Watts Simonds -- Tools for improving colorectal cancer screening rates : multimedia vs. print in an underserved community / Gregory Makoul, David Baker and Denise Scholtens --
Partnering with safety-net primary care clinics : a model to enhance screening in low income populations : principles, challenges, and key lessons / Samantha Hendren, Sharon Humiston, and Kevin Fiscella -- Esperanza y vida : familias saludables empiezan con mujeres saludables (hope and life : health families begin with healthy women) / Deborah O. Erwin ... [et al.] -- A decision support intervention for black women eligible for adjuvant systemic therapy : sisters informing sisters about breast cancer treatment : an intervention to reduce treatment disparities / Vanessa B. Sheppard ... [et al.] -- Prostate cancer patient education project (PCPEP) : prostate cancer symptom management in low-literacy men / David M. Latini ... [et al.] -- Automated pain intervention for underserved African American and Latina women with breast cancer / Karen O. Anderson -- Psycho-educational and spiritual interventions for low income cancer patients : results of randomized and patient preference trials on adherence and quality of life outcomes / Alyson B. Moadel ... [et al.] -- Psycho-educational intervention among underserved cervical cancer survivors / Kimlin Ashing-Giwa, Jung-won Lim, and Mayra Serrano -- Sexual minority women with a history of breast cancer: moving towards interventions / Ulrike Boehmer and Deborah Bowen -- Paths for the future : using what we've learned to eliminate cancer disparities / Bruce Rapkin
Alternate Author Elk, Ronit
Landrine, Hope, 1954-

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