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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Cancer Screening
3022.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Cancer Screening
In this session, the learner will hear about various cancer screening programs and potential barriers to screening for different ethnic groups. The relationship between obesity and cancer screening will also be discussed.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Discuss possible strategies for cancer prevention and screening among API in general and Asian Indians in particular 2. To identify socio-cultural barriers for colorectal cancer screening among Hispanics/Latinos in the US 3. Understand the relationship between obesity and cervical cancer screening 4. Understand the relationship between obesity and colon cancer screening practices 5. Describe and discuss health disparity in cancer screening recommendations
Moderator(s):Resa M. Jones, MPH, PhD
8:30 AMMammogram and Pap smear Screening Behaviors among Asian Indian Women
Ranjita Misra, PhD, CHES
8:42 AMColorectal Cancer Screening Surveillance among Hispanics in the US: Current National Data Is Likely an Over-Estimate
Marielos L. Vega, BSN, RN, Stanley H. Weiss, MD, Ping-Hsin Chen, PhD, Jeanne Ferrante, MD, Ana Natale-Pereira, MD, Sue Rovi, PhD, Mark S. Johnson, MD, MPH
8:54 AMObesity and Cervical Cancer Screening in Caucasian and African-American Women
Hongyu Wu, Kangmin Zhu, Robert J. Lipnick, Tzu-Cheg Kao, PhD, Mona Shah, MPH, John Potter
9:06 AMWhat explains unequal treatment in physician recommendation of endoscopic screening for colorectal cancer?
Nasar U. Ahmed, PhD, MPS, Ashar Ata, MBBS, MPH, Tabassum Z. Insaf, MBBS, MPH, Steven C. Stain, MD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Epidemiology
Endorsed by:Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA