Morgan Daven

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BACKGROUND The goal of the Carolinas Cancer Education and Screening (CARES) Project was to improve colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among low-income women in subsidized housing communities in 11 cities in North and South Carolina who were traditionally underserved by cancer control efforts. METHODS Cross-sectional samples were randomly selected from(More)
The effectiveness of advocacy has been well documented and its use established as a common practice in furthering sound public health policy and practices. Efforts are underway to explain how advocacy has supported, shaped and influenced public policy concerning – and the growth and development of – comprehensive cancer control initiatives. The objective of(More)
"Perspectives on Cancer Health Disparities in West Virginia" provides an overview of the factors that lead to health disparities in general, to the burden of breast and other cancers in our state, and highlights the deep-rooted values and characteristics that will help communities and their partners achieve parity.
INTRODUCTION Cancer disparities continue to exist in the United States. Community health advisors (CHAs) can play a critical role in addressing cancer disparities. The American Cancer Society (ACS) implemented a 3-year pilot CHA program in the South based on an evidence-based program to increase breast cancer screening. STUDY DESIGN Evaluation assessed(More)
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