“las famosas picardías mexicanas…/ the famous Mexican mischievousness…”: Risk communication amongst Latino families affected by prostate cancer
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Communication and informatics
Diversity and culture
Public health or related education
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe analysis techniques used to develop risk communication models used by Latino men to obtain screening for, seek treatment for, and disclose information about prostate cancer to their families. Discuss the role family plays in healthcare decision making and the inclusion of family in the promotion of screening.
Keyword(s): Psychosocial Issues of Cancer, Risk Communication
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal investigator on several federally funded grants with the DOD and NIH. My research interests include oncology, Latino health, sexual minority health, nursing, and quality of life. I have enjoyed on ongoing collaboration with Department Urology with which I am currently studying prostate cancer recovery. I use qualitative methods with some mixed methods. I am an Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the School of Nursing at UCLA.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.