Breast, cervical, and colorectal carcinoma screening in a demographically defined region of the southern U.S.

@article{Coughlin2002BreastCA,
  title={Breast, cervical, and colorectal carcinoma screening in a demographically defined region of the southern U.S.},
  author={Steven Scott Coughlin and Trevor D. Thompson and Laura C. Seeff and Thomas Richards and Fred L Stallings},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={95 10},
  pages={2211-22}
}
BACKGROUND The "Southern Black Belt," a term used for > 100 years to describe a subregion of the southern U.S., includes counties with high concentrations of African Americans and high levels of poverty and unemployment, and relatively high rates of preventable cancers. METHODS The authors analyzed data from a state-based telephone survey of adults age >or= 18 years to compare the cancer screening patterns of African-American and white men and women in nonmetropolitan counties of this region… CONTINUE READING
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