Cancer Disparities: Causes and Evidence-Based Solutions by American Cancer Society, Ronit Elk Ph.D., Hope Landrine

By American Cancer Society, Ronit Elk Ph.D., Hope Landrine Ph.D.

Melanoma isn't really randomly dispensed within the usa. Its prevalence varies through race, ethnicity, socioeconomic prestige, and different geographic and demographic components. This quantity, co-published with the yank melanoma Society, is the 1st to envision the organic, racial, and socioeconomic elements that impression melanoma occurrence and survival. moreover, it offers 15 formerly unpublished, evidence-based interventions to minimize and cast off melanoma disparities. The publication explains the character, scope, and factors of melanoma disparities throughout diverse populations after which offers specified courses confirmed to minimize such inequalities within the components of melanoma prevention, screening and early detection, remedy, and survivorship. They characterize various cancers, populations, and groups around the U.S. Descriptions of every intervention comprise checks of effectiveness and are written in adequate element for readers to copy them inside their very own groups. Key positive aspects: deals an in-depth examine the most recent examine at the back of melanoma disparities Written through hugely revered and released melanoma researchers contains 15 never-before released, evidence-based interventions that readers can mirror Discusses breast, colorectal, cervical, and different pernicious cancers contains interventions for African-American, Hispanic, local American, and different populations

Show description

Read or Download Cancer Disparities: Causes and Evidence-Based Solutions PDF

Best diagnosis books

Diagnosis, Conceptualization, and Treatment Planning for Adults: A Step-by-step Guide

Inspite of the theoretical wisdom of analysis and review, case conceptualization, and therapy making plans imparted via their direction teachers, such a lot scholars are careworn concerning the interrelationships of those approaches in perform and are not able to use what they've got realized to the answer of thorny consumer difficulties.

Cancer Disparities: Causes and Evidence-Based Solutions

Melanoma isn't randomly dispensed within the usa. Its occurrence varies by way of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic prestige, and different geographic and demographic components. This quantity, co-published with the yank melanoma Society, is the 1st to ascertain the organic, racial, and socioeconomic elements that effect melanoma prevalence and survival.

Theranostics, Gallium-68, and Other Radionuclides: A Pathway to Personalized Diagnosis and Treatment

This publication relies on contributions offered on the 1st global Congress on Gallium-68 and Peptide Receptor Radionuclide treatment, which tested fresh advancements in theranostics – the rising box of molecular focusing on of vectors that may be used for either prognosis and remedy, while transformed consequently.

Extra resources for Cancer Disparities: Causes and Evidence-Based Solutions

Example text

Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) was launched in the late 1980s. It is run by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and supported by the American Cancer Society. The NCDB registry has grown to include hospitals that treat more than 70% of Americans with cancer. It gathers such demographic data as insurance status and time to treatment received, thereby allowing additional analysis of differences in quality of treatment.  Recently, quality of life for cancer patients and cancer survivors (pediatric and adult) has become a concern in the health disparities community.

The coding contained in the DNA is responsible for the formation and function of the complete spectrum of different cells and organs, as well as the biologic changes that occur as we age. The changes in the DNA that lead to cancer alter critical cellular processes that govern cell behavior, leading to cells that can invade and move to places where they do not belong (Markowitz & Bertagnolli, 2009; Michor, Iwasa, Vogelstein, Lengauer, & Nowak, 2005; Vogelstein & Kinzler, 2004). , 2008; Mishra, Glod, & Banerjee, 2009).

2009). Conclusion Health equity can only be achieved through open-mindedness and a committed interest on the part of health care providers, social scientists, health consumers, and health advocates. In some instances, the medical and medical–social professions have to change their preconceived notions. In Â�order to achieve health equity, it is imperative that we: DESIGN SERVICES OF xxxviâ•… Introduction • Realize the meaning of race, ethnicity, area of geographic origin, and socioeconomic status, and appreciate the limitations of those categories.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.84 of 5 – based on 25 votes