Effect of a media-led education campaign on breast and cervical cancer screening among Vietnamese-American women.

@article{Jenkins1999EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a media-led education campaign on breast and cervical cancer screening among Vietnamese-American women.},
  author={Christopher N. H. Jenkins and Stephen J. Mcphee and Joyce Adair Bird and Gong-Kha Pham and Bang H. Nguyen and Thoa Nguyen and Ky Q. Lai and Cpy Wong and Thomas Bieber Davis},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={
          395-406
        }
}
BACKGROUND Previous research has shown that breast and cervical cancer screening rates are low among Vietnamese women. METHODS Over a 24-month period, we implemented a media-led community education campaign to promote recognition, intention, receipt, and currency of routine checkups, clinical breast examinations, mammograms, and Pap tests among Vietnamese-American women in Alameda and Santa Clara Counties in northern California. Women in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in southern California… CONTINUE READING

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