Testing the feasibility of a culturally tailored breast cancer screening intervention with Native Hawaiian women in rural churches.

@article{Kaopua2011TestingTF,
  title={Testing the feasibility of a culturally tailored breast cancer screening intervention with Native Hawaiian women in rural churches.},
  author={Lana Sue L Ka'opua and Soon Hyung Park and M E Ward and Kathryn Lenzner Braun},
  journal={Health & social work},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={55-65}
}
The authors report on the feasibility of delivering a church-based breast cancer screening intervention tailored on the cultural strengths of rural-dwelling Hawaiians. Native Hawaiian women are burdened by disproportionately high mortality from breast cancer, which is attributed to low participation in routine mammography. Mammography is proven to be an effective means for detecting disease at its earliest stages, when treatments are most likely to be successful. Culturally tailored screening… CONTINUE READING

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