3444.0 Cancer communication: Prevention and survivorship (organized by HCWG)

Monday, October 29, 2012: 4:30 PM - 6:00 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. Describe cancer prevention and survivorship in unique populations.

Anxiety and depression among cancer survivors: The role of engagement with sources of emotional support information
Susan Mello, MA, Andy Tan, MBBS, MPH, MBA, Katrina Armstrong, MD, MSCE, J. Sanford Schwartz, MD and Robert C. Hornik, PhD
Carrying the Burden: Perspectives of African American Pastors on Peer Support for People with Cancer
Melissa A. Green, MPH, Justin Lucas, BS, Laura Hanson, MD, MPH, Michelle Hayes, BA, Stacie Peacock, MHA, Moses Goldmon, EdD, MRE, Tonya Armstrong, PhD, MTS, Sharon Elliott-Bynum, PhD, RN and Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc
An analysis of the relationship between cancer-related information seeking and adherence to breast cancer surveillance procedures after curative treatment
Andy Tan, MBBS, MPH, MBA, Mihaela Moldovan-Johnson, PhD, Stacy W. Gray, MD, MA, Robert C. Hornik, PhD and Katrina Armstrong, MD, MSCE

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Cancer Forum

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