Corpus ID: 10648775

Closing the disparity gap: cancer screening interventions among Asians--a systematic literature review.

  title={Closing the disparity gap: cancer screening interventions among Asians--a systematic literature review.},
  author={S. Hou and Diadrey-Anne Sealy and C. Kabiru},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  volume={12 11},
  • S. Hou, Diadrey-Anne Sealy, C. Kabiru
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP
  • BACKGROUND Cancer is a leading cause of deaths among Asian Americans. However, the rates of screening among Asian Americans are low. The use of effective culturally-appropriate interventions needs to be explored. METHODS Electronic databases were searched for articles published between January 1995 and December 2010 for a comprehensive literature review. Interventions to increase breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening among Asians populations in the US and overseas were included… CONTINUE READING
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