Cancer-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among Chamorros on Guam.

  title={Cancer-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among Chamorros on Guam.},
  author={Ronald G Balajadia and Lari Wenzel and Jimi Huh and Jamie M Sweningson and F. Allan Hubbell},
  journal={Cancer detection and prevention},
  volume={32 Suppl 1},
BACKGROUND Cancer is the second leading cause of death among Chamorros, the indigenous population of Guam. This study assessed cancer-related knowledge, attitudes, and preventive behaviors (KAB) among Chamorros on the island. METHODS We conducted a self-administered English language survey regarding cancer-related KAB using a non-probability purposive sample design in 266 self-identified Chamorros (149 women and 117 men) over the age of 50 years. The survey included demographics; health… CONTINUE READING


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