Kathy McCance

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OBJECTIVE To examine the cancer information seeking behaviors and preferences of cancer survivors. METHODS This cross-sectional study used the National Cancer Institute's 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey data to evaluate 619 cancer survivors. RESULTS Two-thirds (67.5%, n = 418) of the survivors sought cancer information (InfoSeek) and(More)
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To describe health behaviors of cancer survivors by cancer diagnosis and to compare them to people without a personal or family cancer history. DESIGN Cross-sectional secondary data analysis. SETTING A national, list-assisted telephone survey using random-digit dialing of U.S. adults about use of cancer-related information and cancer(More)
INTRODUCTION Ten percent of all new cancers are diagnosed in cancer survivors and second cancers are the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths. Little is known, however, about survivors' screening practices for other cancers. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a cancer diagnosis on survivors' screening beliefs and practices compared to(More)
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