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#1Caryn E. Peterson (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 8
#2Abigail Silva (RMIT: RMIT University)
Last. Jon Andrew Dykens (UIUC: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)
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PURPOSE Compared to US urban populations, rural residents have a higher incidence of HPV-related cancer and lower HPV vaccine coverage. This study determined what is known about barriers and facilitators to vaccine uptake in US rural settings. METHODS A scoping review was conducted to describe individual, interpersonal, organizational, and community/societal barriers and facilitators to HPV vaccine initiation and completion among US rural populations and to identify gaps in the current research....
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#1Samuel T. Pellom (Meharry Medical College)H-Index: 6
#2Terrica Arnold (Meharry Medical College)
Last. A . Dexter Samuels (Meharry Medical College)H-Index: 1
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Breast cancer is a commonly diagnosed malignancy and the second leading cause of cancer-related death among American women today. The literature suggests that African American Women (AAW) are more likely to die from the disease each year compared to their White counterparts. A biological basis for this disparity exists-early age of onset, more advanced stage of the disease, more aggressive histological changes, and worse survival. Even though mechanisms underlying these disparities are poorly un...
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#1Michael Brumm (UI: University of Iowa)
#2Michele M. West (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 13
Last. Brian J. Smith (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 50
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PURPOSE Overweight and obesity are risk factors for several cancers; however, population-based cancer registries do not routinely collect data on body mass index (BMI). This study evaluated the utility of supplementing cancer registry data with BMI data derived from driver's license records. METHODS We linked self-reported height and weight data from driver's license records to directly measured values, obtained via medical record abstraction, in a sample of 712 adult Iowa residents with cancer ...
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#1Lusine Yaghjyan (UF: University of Florida)H-Index: 11
#2Akemi T. Wijayabahu (UF: University of Florida)H-Index: 1
Last. Rulla M. Tamimi (Brigham and Women's Hospital)H-Index: 57
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Purpose We investigated the associations of aspirin and other non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs with mammographic breast density (MBD) and their interactions in relation to breast cancer risk. Methods This study included 3,675 cancer-free women within the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) and Nurses' Health Study II (NHSII) cohorts. Percent breast density (PD), absolute dense area (DA), and non-dense area (NDA) were measured from digitized film mammograms using a computer-assisted thresholding techni...
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#1Eric C. Ip (HKU: University of Hong Kong)H-Index: 5
#2Shing Fung Lee (Tuen Mun Hospital)
The continuing outbreak of the�coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has inflicted considerable burdens onto the health system of China, the world's most populous country. Remarkably, among spectrum of potential�mitigation strategies, the Chinese government has implemented all-out�lockdowns on large geographical areas, unprecedented in the modern era. This inevitably undermined�the right to healthcare of many who now faced great difficulty in getting trea...
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#1Ahmed Arafa (Osaka University)H-Index: 1
#2Alshimaa Mostafa (Kyoto University)
Last. Jia-Yi Dong (Osaka University)H-Index: 1
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PURPOSE The association between smoking and the risk of skin cancers has been studied without reaching consistent findings. This study aims to assess this association through an updated meta-analysis of cohort studies. METHODS We retrieved cohort studies that investigated the temporal association between smoking and the risk of basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), and malignant melanoma (MM). Pooled relative risks (RRs) and confidence intervals (CIs) of the included article...
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#1Jingxin Liu (UM: University of Miami)
#2Heidy Medina (UM: University of Miami)H-Index: 1
Last. Paulo S. Pinheiro (UM: University of Miami)H-Index: 22
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PURPOSE The prognosis for gastric carcinoma (GC) remains challenging with less than 35% of patients surviving 5 years. GC survival varies greatly by anatomical site, cardia and non-cardia. However, these important differences have not been thoroughly studied in relation to the increasing diversity in US populations such as Florida. In this study we examined, for the first time, the effect of race-ethnicity on risk of death from GC controlling for potential risk factors separately for cardia and ...
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#1Nathan C. Coleman (BYU: Brigham Young University)H-Index: 1
#2Richard T. Burnett (Health Canada)H-Index: 78
Last. Allen L. Robinson (CMU: Carnegie Mellon University)H-Index: 63
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PURPOSE Air pollution and smoking are associated with various types of mortality, including cancer. The current study utilizes a publicly accessible, nationally representative cohort to explore relationships between fine particulate matter (PM2.5) exposure, smoking, and cancer mortality. METHODS National Health Interview Survey and mortality follow-up data were combined to create a study population of 635,539 individuals surveyed from 1987 to 2014. A sub-cohort of 341,665 never-smokers from the ...
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#1Mindy C. DeRouen (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 12
#2Meg McKinleyH-Index: 4
Last. Scarlett Lin Gomez (UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)H-Index: 41
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PURPOSE: Hispanic men in the USA experience the second-highest incidence rate of testicular germ cell tumors (TGCTs), behind non-Hispanic (NH) White men, and have experienced steep increases in TGCT in recent decades. It is unknown whether increases in incidence differ according to neighborhood sociodemographic factors. METHODS: We conducted a population-based study of n = 3759 Hispanic and n = 8469 NH White men (n = 12,228 total) diagnosed with TGCT in California during the three most recent pe...
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#1Lisa M. Pollack (WashU: Washington University in St. Louis)H-Index: 3
#2Donatus U. EkwuemeH-Index: 34
Last. Su-Hsin Chang (WashU: Washington University in St. Louis)H-Index: 13
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PURPOSE: The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) provides free cervical cancer screening to low-income women. This study estimated the health benefits gained in terms of life years (LYs) saved and quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) gained if cervical cancer screening by the NBCCEDP increased to reach more eligible women. METHODS: Data from Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results, NBCCEDP, and Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys were used. LYs saved and QALYs ...
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