Expanding access to cancer screening and clinical follow-up among the medically underserved.

@article{Freeman1995ExpandingAT,
  title={Expanding access to cancer screening and clinical follow-up among the medically underserved.},
  author={Harold P. Freeman and Beate Muth and Jon F. Kerner},
  journal={Cancer practice},
  year={1995},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={19-30}
}
Blacks have the highest cancer incidences and mortality rates in the United States. Higher mortality rates appear due to higher incidence in some sites and to later-stage diagnoses in others. To address these problems, expanded cancer screening in an inner-city public hospital and a patient navigator intervention were proposed. Patient navigators acted as patient advocates for patients with abnormal screening findings. One thousand thirty-four females and 102 males were screened from July 1990… CONTINUE READING
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One thousand thirty - four females and 102 males were screened from July 1990 through November 1992 ; seven breast cancers and one cervical cancer were found .
One thousand thirty - four females and 102 males were screened from July 1990 through November 1992 ; seven breast cancers and one cervical cancer were found .
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