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George F. Sawaya
University of California, San Francisco
CancerObstetricsCervical cancerGynecologyMedicine
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#1Rebecca B. Perkins (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 19
#2Richard Guido (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 22
Last. Ritu Nayar (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 32
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#1Jin Qin (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 1
#2Mona Saraiya (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 47
Last. George F. Sawaya (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 46
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Importance Pelvic examination is no longer recommended for asymptomatic, nonpregnant women and may cause harms such as false-positive test results, overdiagnosis, anxiety, and unnecessary costs. The bimanual pelvic examination (BPE) is an invasive and controversial examination component. Cervical cancer screening is not recommended for women younger than 21 years. Objectives To estimate prevalence of potentially unnecessary BPE and Papanicolaou (Pap) tests performed among adolescent girls and wo...
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#1Clarice Nguyen (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)
#2George F. Sawaya (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 46
Last. Ari Hoffman (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 8
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AbstractIntroduction: Many high value care educational interventions have focused on shaping clinical decision-making for individual patients. Few have investigated how trainees integrate cost info...
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#1Jingwen Zhang (UC Davis: University of California, Davis)H-Index: 6
#2Gem M. Le (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 13
Last. Damon Centola (UPenn: University of Pennsylvania)H-Index: 18
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Abstract Social media has become a valuable tool for disseminating cancer prevention information. However, the design of messages for achieving wide dissemination remains poorly understood. We conducted a multi-method study to identify the effects of sender type (individuals or organizations) and content type (personal experiences or factual information) on promoting the spread of cervical cancer prevention messages over social media. First, we used observational Twitter data to examine correlat...
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#1Helena C. Lyson (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 1
#2Gem M. Le (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 13
Last. Damon Centola (UPenn: University of Pennsylvania)H-Index: 18
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Online social media platforms represent a promising opportunity for public health promotion. Research is limited, however, on the effectiveness of social media at improving knowledge and awareness of health topics and motivating healthy behavior change. Therefore, we investigated whether participation in an online social media platform and receipt of brief, tailored messages is effective at increasing knowledge, awareness, and prevention behaviors related to human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervic...
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#1George F. Sawaya (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 46
#2Erinn Sanstead (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 2
Last. Shalini L Kulasingam (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 28
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Importance Many cervical cancer screening strategies are now recommended in the United States, but the benefits, harms, and costs of each option are unclear. Objective To estimate the cost-effectiveness of 12 cervical cancer screening strategies. Design, Setting, and Participants The cross-sectional portion of this study enrolled a convenience sample of 451 English-speaking or Spanish-speaking women aged 21 to 65 years from September 22, 2014, to June 16, 2016, identified at women's health clini...
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#1Gladys M. MartinezH-Index: 13
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#1George F. Sawaya (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 46
#2Karen Smith-McCune (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 34
Last. Miriam Kuppermann (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 37
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#1Gem M. LeH-Index: 13
#2Kate RadcliffeH-Index: 1
Last. Urmimala SarkarH-Index: 30
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#1George F. Sawaya (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 46
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