3356.0 Cancer Communication Continuum

Monday, November 9, 2009: 2:30 PM
This session will discuss the public health implications of patient education and outreach on cancer prevention and screening.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify the cancer health disparities that exist among various racial and ethnic groups. 2. Discuss best practices and lessons learned from these programs as effective models of health communication.

2:30 PM
Effects of information seeking on cancer patients' concerns about long-term risks
Rebekah H. Nagler, PhD, Angel Ho, MA, Derek Freres, MA, Sarah Parvanta, MPH, Stacy W. Gray, MD, MA, Taressa Fraze, PhD and Robert Hornik, PhD
2:45 PM
Development of an Educational Material about Cancer for School-Aged Children in Japan
Yoko Kawamura, PhD, Hiroko Yako-Suketomo, PhD, Kota Katanoda, PhD and Koichi B. Ishikawa, PhD
3:00 PM
Using Print and Radio to Increase Mammography Screening Among African American Women in Georgia: A Pilot Study
Kymber N. Williams, MA, Ingrid Hall, PhD and C. Ashani Johnson-Turbes, PhD
3:15 PM
Use of theory to develop a decision aid for parents whose daughters face cancer-related threats to fertility
Marla L. Clayman, PhD, MPH, Kathleen Galvin, PhD, Paul Arntson, PhD and Kenzie A. Cameron, PhD MPH
3:30 PM
Improving colorectal cancer screening strategies for low-literacy African Americans: Using risk-benefit segmentation to define a typology of patients and mapping perceptions to design targeted decision aids
Thomas F. Gordon, PhD, Sheryl Burt Ruzek, PhD, MPH, Sarah Bauerle Bass, PhD, MPH, Stephanie Ward, MD, MPH, Karen Lin, MD, MPH, Brian Myer, MD, Sharon Herring, MD, MPH, Caitlin Wolak, MPH, Johnson Britto, MBBS, MPH and Zainab Abedin, BSc

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)