3449.0 Cancer Communication, Prevention and Survivorship (Organized by HCWG)

Monday, October 31, 2011: 4:30 PM
This session will explore how communication strategies can be successfully used for cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify various health communication strategies and educational resources for cancer prevention and survivorship 2. Evaluate the effectiveness of these health communication strategies in facilitating cancer prevention and healthy survivorship 3. Demonstrate the use of social marketing in cancer prevention and survivorship
Marla L. Clayman, PhD, MPH

4:30 PM
Patient-clinician information engagement improves adherence to colorectal cancer surveillance after curative treatment: Results from a longitudinal study
Andy Tan, MBBS, MPH, MBA, Mihaela Moldovan-Johnson, PhD, Sarah Parvanta, MPH, Stacy W. Gray, MD, MA, Katrina Armstrong, MD, MSCE and Robert Hornik, PhD
4:45 PM
Perceived colonoscopy barriers and facilitators among urban African American patients and their medical residents
Dominique Ruggieri, MA, PhD(c), Sarah Bauerle Bass, PhD, MPH, Michael J. Rovito, PhD, Stephanie Ward, MD, MPH, Thomas F. Gordon, PhD, Anu Paranjape, MD, MPH, Karen Lin, MD, MPH, Brian Meyer, MD, MPH, Lalitha Parameswaran, Caitlin Wolak, MPH, Johnson Britto, MD, MPH and Sheryl Burt Ruzek, PhD, MPH
5:00 PM
SCREEN (Skin Cancer Reduction - Early Education Network): Using social marketing to improve sun safety behaviors in children and their caretakers
Steven Godin, PhD, MPH, PHI Certificate, Jennifer Hoffman, MPH, Christina Kolenut, MPH, Pragati Jain, MPH and Deb Levinson, MPA
5:15 PM
Cancer survivor identity shared in a social media intervention and its psychosocial effects for young adult survivors of childhood cancer
Hayeon Song, PhD, Yujung Nam, MA, Jessica Gould, MA, Scott Sanders, MA, Margaret McLaughlin, PhD, Janet Fulk, PhD, Matthew Weber, PhD and Vikki S. Katz, PhD
5:30 PM
Closing the gap: Results from a national survey of breast cancer survivors regarding breast reconstruction options and health education resources
Ivy Ahmed, MPH, MCHES, Erica Weiss, MPH, Natalie Haskins, MAT, Allison Harvey, MPH, CHES and Marni Amsellem, PhD

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Cancer Forum, Alternative and Complementary Health Practices

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)