4409.0 Invited Session: Detection of Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancers in Communities

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
This joint session by the Cancer Forum and Medical Care Section reviews screening experiences for cancer of the breast, cervix, and colon in three locations in the US and Taiwan. Influences of local health care delivery and insurance plans are shown. Traits such as obesity can interfere with screening in multiple ways.
Session Objectives: Describe screening efforts for three frequent kinds of cancer Discuss how local health care delivery and insurance affect detection Explain how obesity influences screening

Reference-dependent decision-making in colorectal cancer screening: Evidence from HINTS
Brendan Walsh, BA MA MPhil, Stephen O'Neill, BA MA and Ciaran O'Neill, PhD

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Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, Cancer Forum

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

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