2009

Toward the Elimination of Cancer Disparities

Medical and Health Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-0-387-89442-3 (Print) 978-0-387-89443-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Dimensions of Cancer Disparities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-28

      Defining, Investigating, and Addressing Cancer Inequities: Critical Issues

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      Pages 29-48

      Cancer Disparities: Data Systems, Sources, and Interpretation

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      Pages 49-82

      Genes, Environment, and Cancer Disparities

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      Pages 83-105

      Work and Occupation: Important Indicators of Socioeconomic Position and Life Experiences Influencing Cancer Disparities

  3. Specific Challenges in Cancer Disparities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 107-107

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      Pages 109-135

      Disparities in Tobacco Use and Lung Cancer

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      Pages 137-160

      Socioeconomic Status and Breast Cancer Disparities

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      Pages 161-178

      Disparities and Colorectal Cancer

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      Pages 179-202

      Disparities in Prostate Cancer

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      Pages 203-225

      Disparities and Cervical Cancer

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      Pages 227-256

      Melanoma and Primary Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  4. Some Avenues to Address Cancer Disparities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 257-257

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      Pages 259-276

      Interventions, Policy, and Advocacy

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      Pages 277-298

      Health Communication and Communication Inequalities in Addressing Cancer Disparities

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      Pages 299-315

      Overcoming Barriers to Cancer Care: Patient and Public Perspectives

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      Pages 317-357

      Community-Based Approaches to Cancer Disparities

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 359-381