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Is there a menopausal syndrome? Menopausal status and symptoms across racial/ethnic groups.
In recent years, research on menopausal symptomalogy has focused on identifying symptom groupings experienced by women as they progress from premenopausal to postmenopausal status. However, most ofExpand
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Negotiating cross-cultural issues at the end of life: "You got to go where he lives".
Culture fundamentally shapes how individuals make meaning out of illness, suffering, and dying. With increasing diversity in the United States, encounters between patients and physicians of differentExpand
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Understanding the breast cancer experience of Asian American women
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women and affects women across all ethnic groups. Although the psychosocial impact of breast cancer is being studied, there is little information onExpand
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A Strategy to Reduce Cross‐cultural Miscommunication and Increase the Likelihood of Improving Health Outcomes
Encounters between physicians and patients from different cultural backgrounds are becoming commonplace. Physicians strive to improve health outcomes and increase quality of life for every patient,Expand
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Attitudes toward menopause and aging across ethnic/racial groups.
OBJECTIVE Attitudes have a potential role to play in the experience of menopause. The objective of this study was to examine the degree to which attitudes toward menopause and aging vary acrossExpand
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Cancer statistics for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, 2016: Converging incidence in males and females
Cancer is the leading cause of death among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs). In this report, the American Cancer Society presents AANHPI cancer incidence data fromExpand
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Cancer, Culture, and Health Disparities: Time to Chart a New Course?
Little progress has been made over the last 40 years to eliminate the racial/ethnic differences in incidence, morbidity, avoidable suffering, and mortality from cancer that result from factors beyondExpand
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Health Disparities And Prevention: Racial/ethnic Barriers To Flu Vaccinations
To address the widening disparity between Whites and non-Whites for influenza vaccination rates, this study employed the Health Belief Model to examine these rates in five racial ethnic groupsExpand
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Access versus acculturation: identifying modifiable factors to promote cancer screening among Asian American women.
BACKGROUND Asian Americans (AA) have the lowest rates of cancer screening of all ethnic groups. Reasons for these low rates of screening frequently include low acculturation levels. However,Expand
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Asian American women in California: a pooled analysis of predictors for breast and cervical cancer screening.
OBJECTIVES We examined patterns of cervical and breast cancer screening among Asian American women in California and assessed their screening trends over time. METHODS We pooled weighted data fromExpand
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