141st APHA Annual Meeting

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

Monday, November 4, 2013: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Objectives: Identify various health communication strategies and educational resources for cancer prevention and survivorship Evaluate the effectiveness of these health communication strategies in facilitating cancer prevention and healthy survivorship Demonstrate the importance of health literacy in cancer prevention and survivorship

Effectiveness of a health literacy training curriculum for providers and staff at rural oncology clinics: Results from the rural oncology literacy enhancement study (ROLES)
Ana P. Martinez-Donate, PhD, Norma-Jean Simon, Julie Halverson, MA, MS, Paul Smith, MD, Erin Aagesen, MS, MPH, Sue Gaard, RN, MS, David Hahn, MD, Sam Lubner, MD, Ticiana Leal, MD, Jeanne Schaaf Strickland, MA, Rebecca Linskens, MA and Amy Trentham-Dietz, PhD
Health literacy and quality of life among a population-based sample of cancer patients
Julie Halverson, MA, MS, Amy Trentham-Dietz, PhD, Mari Palta, PhD, MS, Matt Walsh, PhD, MPH, Jeanne Schaaf Strickland, MA, Ticiana Leal, MD, Sam Lubner, MD, Paul Smith, MD and Ana P. Martinez-Donate, PhD
Patient-provider communication about chemotherapy-induced side effects and management strategies in medical oncology visits
Marla L. Clayman, PhD, MPH, Betina Yanez, Ph.D., Javiera Pumarino, John M. Salsman, Ph.D., Steven M. Grunberg, M.D., Miriam Rogers, EdD, RN and David Cella, Ph.D.
Predictors of anxiety among colonoscopy patients
Felix Lorenzo, BS, Jennifer Nguyen, MPH, CPH, Tracey E. Barnett, PhD, Amy Dailey, PhD, MPH, Thomas George, MD, Evelyn King-Marshall, MPH, Emmett Martin, MPH, BA, Jane McGinley, BA, Regina Reed, Gregory Riherd, BS, Elisa M. Rodriguez, PhD, MS, Jessica Schumacher, PhD, Shanaz Sultan, MD, Britany Telford, BS, Mary Ellen Young, PhD and Barbara Curbow, PhD
A comprehensive, mixed methods assessment of African-American men's and women's health and cancer decision making
Dawnyea Jackson, PhD candidate, Otis Owens, MPH, Tracey Thomas, MA, MS, Daniela B Friedman, PhD and James R. Hebert, ScD

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Black Caucus of Health Workers