5076.0 Cancer communication, prevention, and control

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will discuss health communication strategies for primary cancer prevention, screening, and survivorship.
Session Objectives: 1. Compare and contrast various uses of health communication strategies and resources for cancer prevention and control. 2. Assess the effectiveness of these strategies to promote knowledge, informed decision-making, and behavior changes in cancer prevention, screening practices, and survivorship

Physician awareness and use of national cancer information resources
Lila Finney Rutten, PhD, MPH, Kia Davis, MPH, Linda Squiers, PhD and Erik Augustson, PhD, MPH
SCREEN (Skin Cancer Reduction - Early Education Network): Program outcomes of a community based social marketing intervention
Steven Godin, PhD, MPH, PHI Certificate, Christina Kolenut, MPH, Jennifer Hoffman, MPH and Marc Katz, MPH
Encouraging low-literacy African Americans to be screened for colorectal cancer: An experimental comparison of "usual care" materials with a customized touch-screen tutorial
Thomas F. Gordon, PhD, Sarah Bauerle Bass, PhD, MPH, Sheryl Burt Ruzek, PhD, MPH, Stephanie Ward, MD, MPH, Anu Paranjape, MD, MPH, Karen Lin, MD, MPH, Brian Meyer, MD, MPH, Caitlin Wolak, MPH, Michael J. Rovito, PhD, Johnson Britto, MBBS, MPH, Zainab Abedin, MPH, Gabriella Mora Rovito, BS, MPH(c) and Kate Musliner, MPH(c)
Experiences of young breast cancer survivors in Appalachia
Laura Miller, PhD and Hannah L. Shinault
Role of informed decision-making and survivor educators in prostate cancer community outreach
Ricardo Wray, PhD Communications, Santosh Vijaykumar, ABD, Mellve Shahid, Ryan Clarke, Keri Jupka, MPH and Stacie Zellin, BS

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Social Work, Women's Caucus, Cancer Forum

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