Multilevel Intervention Raises Latina Participation in Mammography Screening: Findings from ¡Fortaleza Latina!

@article{Coronado2016MultilevelIR,
  title={Multilevel Intervention Raises Latina Participation in Mammography Screening: Findings from ¡Fortaleza Latina!},
  author={Gloria D. Coronado and Shirley A. A. Beresford and Dale McLerran and Ricardo Morales Jim{\'e}nez and Donald L Patrick and India J Ornelas and Sonia K. Bishop and John R Scheel and B. Shachar Y. A. Shapira S. A. Smoyak C. Sus H. O. Th Thompson},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={584-92}
}
BACKGROUND Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States, and Latinas have relatively low rates of screening participation. The Multilevel Intervention to Increase Latina Participation in Mammography Screening study (¡Fortaleza Latina!) sought to assess the efficacy of a clinic- and patient-level program to increase breast cancer screening among Latinas in Western Washington who seek care at a safety net health center. METHODS The study enrolled 536 Latinas… CONTINUE READING
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