Breast cancer knowledge, attitudes, and screening behaviors among African American women: the Black cosmetologists promoting health program
- Survivor Network Educates African American Women. Teffeteller, Elmeria // ONS Connect;Jun2008, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p16
The article highlights several programs of the Cancer Outreach Services of the Thompson Cancer Survival Center in Tennessee. These include Hats, Hemlines and Health where, along with a spring fashion show, adult African American women cancer survivors share their personal testimonies and discuss...
- Recent Trends in Breast Cancer Morality among White and Black US Women. Chevarley, Frances; White, Emily // American Journal of Public Health;May97, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p775
Objectives. Time trends in breast cancer mortality were analyzed from 1970 to 1992 among White and Black US women aged 25 and over. Methods. Mortality data from the National Center for Health Statistics were summarized within three periods: 1970 to 1979, 1980 to 1988, and 1989 to 1992. The...
- Triple-negative breast cancer in African-American women: disparities versus biology. Dietze, Eric C.; Sistrunk, Christopher; Miranda-Carboni, Gustavo; O'Regan, Ruth; Seewaldt, Victoria L. // Nature Reviews Cancer;Apr2015, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p248
Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is an aggressive breast cancer subtype that disproportionately affects BRCA1 mutation carriers and young women of African origin. There is evidence that African-American women with TNBC have worse clinical outcomes than women of European descent. However, it...
- Increasing Use of Mammography Among Older, Rural African American Women: Results From a Community Trial. Earp, Jo Anne; Eng, Eugenia; O'Malley, Michael S.; Altpeter, Mary; Rauscher, Garth; Mayne, Linda; Mathews, Holly F.; Lynch, Kathy S.; Qaqish, Bahjat // American Journal of Public Health;Apr2002, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p646
Objectives. A community trial was undertaken to evaluate the effectiveness of the North Carolina Breast Cancer Screening Program, a lay health advisor network intervention intended to increase screening among rural African American women 50 years and older. Methods. A stratified random sample...
- Notebook. White, Kristin // Journal of Women's Health;May98, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p403
Women and minorities are benefiting less than white men from the encouraging new statistics on cancer incidence and mortality. Although overall cancer rates for men and women of every race dropped, a closer look at the statistics shows that new cases of lung cancer, the leading cancer killer...
- BEAUTY PILGRIMAGE. // Ebony;Aug1954, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p38
The article discusses the largest beauty tour to Europe which was attended by 195 beauty specialists who are members of the Alpha Chi Phi Omega sorority and fraternity for beauty experts founded by Marjorie Stewart Joyner, a community leader and beauty consultant.
- EUROPEANS SHOWER HONORS ON 195 VISITING BEAUTICIANS. // Ebony;Aug1954, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p40
The article discusses the admiration and respect received by 195 African American beauty specialists, headed by community leader and beauty consultant Marjorie Stewart Joyner, from the Europeans during the beauticians' tour.
- TOUR HAILED AS EFFECTIVE BLOW AGAINST COMMUNISM. // Ebony;Aug1954, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p44
The article focuses on the European tour of African American beauty specialists headed by community leader and beauty consultant Marjorie Stewart Joyner, which was commended by the American Ambassador to France in 1954, Clarence Douglas Dillon as a useful drive versus communism.
- Blacks more likely to die of breast cancer than whites, even with identical care. // Hem/Onc Today;12/25/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 24, p15
The article presents findings of two studies on the incidence of breast cancer among African American women in the U.S.