PROMOTING EARLY BREAST CANCER SCREENING: STRATEGIES WITH RURAL AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN
- AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN'S PERCEPTIONS OF THE ROLE OF GENETICS IN BREAST CANCER RISK. Duncan, Veronica J.; Parrott, Roxanne L.; Silk, Kami J. // American Journal of Health Studies;2001, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p50
African American women face an unequal breast cancer burden, due to known contributors, such as lack of access to health care, diet and sedentary lifestyle, as well as speculative causes as geographic location and heredity. African American women's perceptions regarding the role of these four...
- No Excuses for Avoiding Breast Cancer Screening. // Washington Informer;10/4/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 51, p25
The author informs about the increasing rate of breast cancer among African-American women and discusses the use of mammogram screenings to avoid the risk of cancers.
- Study reveals that black women are more likely to die of breast cancer because they detect it too... // Jet;10/17/94, Vol. 86 Issue 24, p18
Reports on the increased risk of breast cancer deaths in black women. Breast cancer's late detection in black women; Evidence of cancerous tumors' aggressiveness in black women; Effects of poverty on early cancer detection; Mammogram recommendations.
- Race, Ethnicity, and the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer. Daly, Bobby; Olopade, Olufunmilayo I. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/13/2015, Vol. 313 Issue 2, p141
The author discusses various topics associated with race, ethnicity, and the diagnosis of breast cancer. Topics discussed include an article within the issue of the periodical about differences in the likelihood of diagnosis with stage I breast cancer and risk of death among ethnic/racial groups...
- Severe Obesity as an Explanatory Factor for the Black/White Difference in Stage at Diagnosis of Breast Cancer. Jones, Beth A.; Kasl, Stanislav V.; Curnen, Mary G. McCrea; Owens, Patricia H.; Dubrow, Robert // American Journal of Epidemiology;1997, Vol. 146 Issue 5, p394
Black women with breast cancer are less likely than white women to be diagnosed while their disease is still at a localized stage. Racial differences in the prevalence of obesity in the United States have also been documented. This study was undertaken to determine the extent to which the...
- Research Finds That for Black Women, Exercise Can Fend Off Aggressive Breast Cancer Filed in Research & Studies on January 24, 2014. // Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (BruCon Publishing Co.);1/30/2014, p4
The article discusses a research study conducted by the scientists at Georgetown University in Washington and Boston University, on the benefits of exercising to prevent aggressive breast cancer in black women.
- NCBWIM Unveils the 5th Annual Pink Sunday. // Tennessee Tribune;9/29/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 39, p5A
The article focuses on the 5th Annual Pink Sunday unveiled by the National Consortium of Black Women in Ministry (NCBWIM) Nashville, Tennessee Chapter in 2011, which provides breast cancer awareness and education.
- U of C oncologist traces overseas links to medical mystery. Klein, Sarah A. // Crain's Chicago Business;11/27/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 49, p15
Reports on research undertaken by University of Chicago oncologist Olufunmilayo Olopade to determine why black women have high breast cancer rates. Plan to compare the genetic profiles of women with breast cancer in several countries.
- Early onset of breast cancer in a group of British black women. Bowen, R. L.; Duffy, S. W.; Ryan, D. A.; Hart, I. R.; Jones, J. L. // British Journal of Cancer;1/29/2008, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p277
Since there are no published data on breast cancer in British black women, we sought to determine whether, like African-American women, they present at a younger age with biologically distinct disease patterns. The method involved a retrospective review of breast cancer to compare age...