Community-based participatory approach to reduce breast cancer disparities in south Dallas.

@article{Cardarelli2011CommunitybasedPA,
  title={Community-based participatory approach to reduce breast cancer disparities in south Dallas.},
  author={Kathryn M. Cardarelli and Rachael Jackson and Marcus Martin and Kim Linnear and Roy Lopez and Charles Senteio and Preston Weaver and Anna B. Hill and Jesse Banda and Marva Epperson-Brown and J P Morrison and Deborah Parrish and J. Richard Newton and Marcene Royster and Sheila A Haley and Camille Lafayette and Phyllis Penny Braudy Harris and J. K. Vishwanatha and E. Suzanne Johnson},
  journal={Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, and action},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={
          375-85
        }
}
BACKGROUND South Dallas experiences significant disparities in breast cancer mortality, with a high proportion of stage III and IV diagnoses. To address these rates, the Dallas Cancer Disparities Community Research Coalition created an educational intervention to promote breast health and early detection efforts. OBJECTIVES The goals of the intervention were to increase (a) knowledge regarding the chief contributing factors for breast cancer, (b) awareness of the importance of screening for… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-3 of 3 references

@BULLET Disseminate intervention findings to community members first

@BULLET Disseminate intervention findings to community members first

@BULLET Measure community-based participatory research processes to continuously strengthen coalition partnerships

@BULLET Measure community-based participatory research processes to continuously strengthen coalition partnerships

Acknowledge that cancer prevention programs aimed at hard-to-reach populations require innovative, and sometimes resource-intense, approaches to engage the community

Acknowledge that cancer prevention programs aimed at hard-to-reach populations require innovative, and sometimes resource-intense, approaches to engage the community

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…