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Victoria M. Taylor
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
96Publications
33H-index
3,380Citations
Publications 96
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#1Janet N. Chu (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 2
#2Susan L. Stewart (UC Davis: University of California, Davis)H-Index: 41
Last.Tung T. Nguyen (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 36
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ABSTRACTObjective: There is a lack of controlled studies of community-wide interventions to increase screening for hepatitis B (HBV) among Asian Americans, particularly Vietnamese Americans, who di...
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#1Heather M. Brandt (USC: University of South Carolina)H-Index: 20
#2Robin Vanderpool Drph Ches (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 15
Last.Maria E. Zubizarreta (USC: University of South Carolina)H-Index: 1
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ABSTRACTHuman papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates in the U.S. are suboptimal, requiring innovative partnerships between community and clinical entities to remedy this issue. A rigorous evaluatio...
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#1Linda K. Ko (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 4
#2Victoria M. Taylor (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 33
Last.Rachel L. Winer (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 21
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Abstract Background HPV vaccine studies in East African communities are few and focus mainly on Somali women and girls. We examined how HPV vaccine perceptions and uptake are shaped among Somali, Ethiopian, and Eritrean mothers. Methods We convened three focus groups in Somali, Amharic, and Tigrinya with mothers of 11–17 year old children. The Socio-Context Framework (social, cultural, and religious factors) and Andersen's Behavioral Model (predisposing, enabling, and need for care factors) info...
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#1India J. Ornelas (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 10
#2Khanh Ho (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 1
Last.Victoria M. Taylor (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)H-Index: 33
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Many refugee women emigrate from countries with high cervical cancer incidence rates and have low rates of cervical cancer screening both before and after resettlement. Refugee women face many barriers to cervical cancer screening, including limited knowledge of cervical cancer and screening recommendations and cultural and linguistic barriers to being screened. Our pilot study aimed to develop and evaluate educational videos to promote cervical cancer screening among Karen-Burmese and Nepali-Bh...
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#1Linda K. Ko (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 4
#2Victoria M. Taylor (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 33
Last.John M. Inadomi (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 49
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Background Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Korean Americans (KAs) in part due to low screening rates. Recent studies suggest that some KA patients engage in medical tourism and receive medical care in their home country. The impact of medical tourism on CRC screening is unknown. The purpose of this paper was to 1) investigate the frequency of medical tourism, 2) examine the association between medical tourism and CRC screening, and 3) characterize KA pati...
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#1Annette E. Maxwell (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)H-Index: 34
#2Victoria M. Taylor (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 33
Last.Roshan Bastani (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)H-Index: 41
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Cancer screening tests such as mammograms, Pap smears, and colonoscopies can help detect cancer at an early stage, before symptoms appear. Some screening tests such as colonoscopy and Pap smears can also detect precancerous abnormal tissue, which if removed can prevent the occurrence of cancer. Generally, the earlier cancer is detected, the easier it is to treat. Survival and mortality outcomes are also much better for cancer detected at an early versus late stage. However, in addition to benefi...
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#1Roshan Bastani (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)H-Index: 41
#2Beth A. Glenn (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)H-Index: 21
Last.Victoria M. Taylor (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)H-Index: 33
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Background: In the United States, Korean immigrants experience a disproportionately high burden of chronic hepatitis B (HBV) viral infection and associated liver cancer compared to the general population. However, despite clear clinical guidelines, HBV serologic testing among Koreans remains persistently sub-optimal. Methods: We conducted a cluster-randomized trial to evaluate a church-based small group intervention to improve HBV testing among Koreans in Los Angeles. Fifty-two Korean churches, ...
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#1Nancy J. BurkeH-Index: 22
#2Huyen Hoai DoH-Index: 3
Last.Victoria M. TaylorH-Index: 33
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Objectives The FDA approved the first HPV vaccine in 2006. Research into parental decision-making and concerns about HPV vaccination highlight questions about parenting and parents’ role in the crafting of their daughters’ future sexuality. In contrast to much of this literature, we explore narratives from interviews with Cambodian mothers of HPV vaccine age-eligible daughters who experienced genocide and came to the United States as refugees.
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