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Primary care physicians' attitudes, knowledge, and practices related to cancer clinical trials.
BACKGROUND Participation of patients in cancer clinical trials is disappointingly low and several physician-based factors are thought to be responsible. METHODS In 1998-1999, the National CancerExpand
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The hormone therapy dilemma: women respond.
OBJECTIVE In the wake of the premature end of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study, we sought to assess women's knowledge of and attitudes about hormone therapy (HT) study findings and toExpand
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Probing Consumer Benefits and Barriers for the National 5 A Day Campaign: Focus Group Findings
Abstract This research identifies benefits that target consumers from the national 5 A Day for Better Health media program find motivating, as well as barriers that these benefits must overcome.Expand
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Measurement of Workload by Secondary Tasks
The post-1965 literature on the use of secondary tasks in the assessment of operator workload was surveyed. Twelve classes of tasks were identified; the most frequently used were choice reactionExpand
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Another round in the mammography controversy.
PURPOSE The October 2001 publication of a meta-analysis questioning the scientific basis for recommending screening mammography sparked yet a new flame of controversy about this issue. We conducted aExpand
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Bringing 5 A Day Consumers into Focus: Qualitative Use of Consumer Research to Guide Strategic Decision Making
Abstract As part of the national 5 A Day for Better Health program, a communication strategy based on a social marketing model was developed to guide the program's media campaign. Using thisExpand
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Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior of Women Ages 65 and Older on Mammography Screening and Medicare: Results of a National Survey
ABSTRACT Background: Compared to younger women, women 65+ will experience the greatest increase in new breast cancer cases. In 1991, Medicare began offering partial reimbursement for screeningExpand
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National cancer institute's ethnic and low literacy nutrition education project
The term "literacy" has been defined in the National Literacy Act of 1991 * as "an individual's ability to read, write, and speak in English, and compute and solve problems at levels of proficiencyExpand
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The mammography guideline controversy: where does the consumer fit in?
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Health communications to older americans as a special population
Background. Focus groups conducted by the National Cancer Institute in 1990 revealed that a multitude of fears, anxieties, and negative perceptions underlie the attitudes and behaviors of olderExpand
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