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Title Cancer disparities [electronic resource] : causes and evidence-based solutions / Ronit Elk, Hope Landrine, editors.

Imprint New York : Springer Pub., ©2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xxxviii, 542 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography 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 [and others] -- Disparities in cancer treatment : untangling the contributing factors in breast, colorectal, and lung cancer / Ronit Elk [and others] -- Racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic health disparities among cancer survivors and informal caregivers / Tenbroeck Smith [and others] -- The geography of cancer and cancer risk factors : implications of neighbourhood disparities for cancer disparities / Hope Landrine [and others] -- Five-a-day and fit-for-life badge programs for cancer prevention in Boy Scouts / Amy Shirong Lu [and others] -- 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 [and others] -- Promoting healthy eating by strengthening family relations : design and implementation of the entire familia : reflejos de salud intervention / Guadalupe X. Ayala [and others] -- 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 [and others] -- 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 [and others] -- Prostate cancer patient education project (PCPEP) : prostate cancer symptom management in low-literacy men / David M. Latini [and others] -- 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 [and others] -- 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.
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Subject Cancer -- United States.
Cancer -- Epidemiology.
African Americans -- Medical care.
Hispanic Americans -- Medical care.
Neoplasms -- epidemiology.
African Americans.
Health Status Disparities.
Healthcare Disparities.
Hispanic Americans.
Socioeconomic Factors.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Elk, Ronit.
Landrine, Hope, 1954-
Other Form: Print version: Cancer disparities. New York : Springer Pub., ©2012 9780826108821 (DLC) 2011028433 (OCoLC)741340029
ISBN 9780826108838 (electronic bk.)
0826108830 (electronic bk.)
9780826108821 (print)
0826108822 (print)