6 edition of Cancer Prevention in Minority Populations found in the catalog.
by Mosby-Year Book
Written in English
|Contributions||Sharon J. Olsen (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||384|
Figueiredo's research seeks to understand how environmental and genetic factors affect the development, treatment and prevention of disease, especially among minority populations. Her studies examine risk factors and long-term outcomes for colorectal, prostate and breast cancer patients. Complicating matters is the dearth of cancer prevention efforts targeted toward minorities. Recognizing the need for change, APA is spearheading a $ million initiative funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that promotes evidence-based cancer prevention programs in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations.
In the United States, racial and ethnic minority populations living in rural areas, particularly non-Hispanic Black and Native American/Alaska Native populations, have a greater cancer burden than their urban and White counterparts and often have less access to cancer prevention and treatment services. Primary prevention, which involves reducing the exposure to tobacco, alcohol, and betel quid, has been shown to be effective in reducing the incidence of oral cancer. Secondary prevention involves screening for early detection of oral cancer; irrespective of the screening method used, a positive screening result must be confirmed by a by:
Preventive healthcare, or prophylaxis, consists of measures taken for disease prevention. Disease and disability are affected by environmental factors, genetic predisposition, disease agents, and lifestyle choices and are dynamic processes which begin before individuals realize they are e prevention relies on anticipatory actions that can be categorized as primal, primary. "'Cancer Disparities: Causes and Evidenced-Based Solutions' provides real-life examples of how barriers to cancer prevention, care, and information can be reduced or eliminated," said Otis W. Brawley, M.D., Chief Medical Officer for the American Cancer Society. "We hope this book will help raise awareness about the impact of cancer in minority.
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Why Research on Cancer Health Disparities Is Critical to Progress against the Disease. Although there has been substantial progress in cancer treatment, screening, diagnosis, and prevention over the past several decades, addressing cancer health disparities—such as higher cancer death rates, less frequent use of proven screening tests, and higher rates of advanced cancer diagnoses—in.
The Early Onset Malignancies Initiative (EOMI) is a collaborative initiative between CCG and the Division of Cancer Prevention’s NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) aimed to investigate why certain racial and ethnic populations are at increased risk of developing cancer at an early age, through the collection and characterization of malignancies.
Winner of the Council Chair's Choice Award at the British Medical Association Awards. Cancer Prevention and Screening offers physicians and all clinical healthcare professionals Cancer Prevention in Minority Populations book comprehensive, useful source of the latest information on cancer screening and prevention with both a global and a multidisciplinary perspective.
Cancer screening reduces the risk of death from cancer. Common categorizations of populations used in health‐care data include area of geographical origin, race, family and genetics, ethnicity and culture, and even socio‐economic status and the social deprivation : Otis W. Brawley. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Cancer prevention and early detection in native American and Alaska native populations --Asian/Pacific islander population in the United States: cultural perspectives and their relationship to cancer prevention and early detection --Cancer prevention and early detection in.
Marilyn Frank-Stromborg is the author of Cancer Prevention in Minority Populations ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Cancer Prevent 3/5(1). The goal of the work presented in this book chapter is to highlight similarities and differences in breast cancer morbidity and mortality rates among non-Hispanic white and non-Hispanic black populations.
This book chapter also provides an overview of breast cancer, racial/ethnic disparities in breast cancer, breast cancer incidence and Cited by: 1. Cancer Disparities: A Chartbook This Chartbook highlights some of the greatest gaps and challenges in the cancer continuum.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) ACS CAN, the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, supports evidence. Although cancer data for American Indian and Alaska Native populations are not as readably available when compared with other minority populations, available data show that American Indians have the poorest survival from cancer when compared with other racial and ethnic groups.
11 Table 1 provides an overview of the cancer incidence and Cited by: 9. Hawk has published more than scientific articles and book chapters, is the senior deputy editor for Cancer Prevention Research, serves on the editorial board of Cancer Medicine, and an ad hoc reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals, including JNCI, NEJM, Lancet and Lancet Oncology.
Enrolling Minority and Underserved Populations in Cancer Clinical Research Article (PDF Available) in American journal of preventive medicine 50(1) October with Reads How we measure.
Cancer is second only to cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death among Americans. One in four deaths in the United States is attributable to cancer, and one in three Americans will eventually develop some form of cancer. Furthermore, it is expected to be the leading cause of death in.
cancer refers to checking for the presence of disease in populations at risk, and early 4 Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual detection is defined as testing for cancer when no symptoms are present (ONS, ).
Cancer prevention is the practice of taking active measures to decrease the incidence of cancer and mortality. The practice of prevention is dependent upon both individual efforts to improve lifestyle and seek preventive screening, and socioeconomic or public policy related to cancer prevention.
Globalized cancer prevention is regarded as a critical objective due to its applicability to large. He has also worked hard to include more minority and underserved populations in clinical research, and to integrate aspects of behavioral science and prevention strategies within clinical trials.
According to Hawk, there's now clear proof that prevention is moving to the forefront of the battle against cancer. Breast Cancer Information System Designed to Foster Increased Proactive Prevention Activities among Minority Populations [Leonard A.
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Advancing State-of-the-Art Treatment and Prevention In the previous chapters, the committee has reviewed in detail the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) portfolio of research on cancer among ethnic minority and medically underserved populations and, pursuant to the study charge, has commented on the adequacy and comprehensiveness of this.
Health Promotion in Minority Populations Students Name Institutional Affiliation Description of the ethnic minority group and current health status One of the largest minority groups in the unites states of America is African-Americans. An approximation of one-third of the blacks in America is believed to live below the poverty line.
Tobacco Use in Minority Populations Around the World. Malcom Brock, MD Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Considerations for Prevention of Oropharyngeal Cancer. Cancer Prevention and Control Seminar; Viral Oncology Interest Group Date: Tuesday, January 5, Dan’s latest book, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, is about.Fortunately, the impact of cancer on our inner-city minority populatio ns is now becoming a primary concern.
The first Biennial Conference on Cancer in Minority Populations, skillfully conceived and coordinated by Dr. Lovell Jones of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, has resulted in this publication. Women at elevated risk for breast cancer are those who either have a known predisposing genetic mutation, or have a family history of breast or related cancers sufficient to raise calculated lifetime chance of breast cancer above a certain benchmark—usually 20–25% [4–13].Studies of breast cancer patients and early population-based screening studies suggest that between 10% Cited by: