Tag Archives: cancer

The next Sub Saharan African epidemic? A case study of the determinants of cervical cancer…

Publication date: Available online 14 December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Joseph Kangmennaang, Elizabeth O.

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The researchers’ role in knowledge translation: a realist evaluation of the development and…

In examining an initiative to develop and implement new cancer diagnostic pathways in two English localities, this paper evaluates ‘what works’ and examines the role of researchers in facilitating knowledge tr…

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Fear, family and the placing of emotion: Black women’s responses to a breast cancer awareness…

Publication date: December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 195 Author(s): Tim Brown, Isabel Dyck, Beth Greenhough, Menah Raven-Ellison, Melanie Dembinsky, Mark Ornstein, Stephen W.

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Effectiveness of Interventions for Breast Cancer Screening in African American Women: A…

Objective The purpose of this study was to report the results of a meta-analysis conducted on the effects of clinical trials in breast cancer screening for African American women between 1997 and 2017.

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Impact of a decision aid about stratified ovarian cancer risk-management on women’s knowledge…

Risk stratification using genetic and other types of personal information could improve current best available approaches to ovarian cancer risk reduction, improving identification of women at increased risk o…

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Developing a scale to assess health regulatory focus

Publication date: December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 195 Author(s): Rebecca A.

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Medical egg freezing and cancer patients’ hopes: Fertility preservation at the intersection…

Publication date: December 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 195 Author(s): Marcia C.

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Psychosocial predictors of breast self-examination behavior among female students: an…

Breast cancer is a life-threatening condition affecting women around the world.

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The long-term financial consequences of breast cancer: a Danish registry-based cohort study

A breast cancer diagnosis affects an individual’s affiliation to labour market, but the long-term consequences of breast cancer on income in a Danish setting have not been examined.

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Understanding the effects of socioeconomic status along the breast cancer continuum in…

Globally, the provision of equitable outcomes for women with breast cancer is a priority for governments.

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Financial burden of healthcare for cancer patients with social medical insurance: a…

Cancer accounts for one-fifth of the total deaths in China and brings heavy financial burden to patients and their families.

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Assessment of spatial variation in breast cancer-specific mortality using Louisiana SEER data

Publication date: November 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 193 Author(s): Rachel Carroll, Andrew B.

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Aging and Health [DataGraphic]

As the US population ages, researchers have been testing various policies and models of care aimed at improving the quality of care for elderly patients, including those living at home and in nursing centers.

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Impact of HPV vaccination: health gains in the Italian female population

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the leading cause of cervical cancer and other malignant and benign neoplastic lesions.

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