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Minorities and cancer

Author: Lovell A Jones
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1989.
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The final chapters summarize the problem and its possible solutions as perceived by leaders at the American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute, the Office of Minority Health Affairs of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lovell A Jones
ISBN: 0387969500 9780387969503 3540969500 9783540969501
OCLC Number: 19324894
Description: xvii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / Lovell A. Jones --
Introduction / Claude Organ Sec. I. Cancer incidence in minority populations --
Introduction to Sec. I / Lovell A. Jones and Guy R. Newell --
Cancer incidence and mortality differences of Black and White Americans : a role for biomarkers / Jerome Wilson --
Specific cancers affecting Hispanics in the United States / J. Henry Montes --
Cancer incidence among Asian-Americans / Marc T. Goodman --
The heterogeneity of cancer in Native American populations / James W. Hampton --
Sec. 2. Prevention and detection programs : national and regional efforts --
Introduction to Sec. 2 / Isaiah W. Dimery --
The Cancer Information Service / Janice A. Allen Chilton --
Cancer prevention and control / Claudia R. Baquet, Linda A. Clayton, Robert G. Robinson --
Nutrition and cancer risk : assessment and prevention program strategies for Black Americans / Margaret K. Hargreaves [and others] --
Cancer control and the community oncology programs : minority participation in the National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Network / Carrie P. Hunter --
Sec. 3. Prevention and detection programs : community-based efforts --
Introduction to Sec. 3 / Lemuel A. Evans --
Cancer education programs / Noma L. Roberson --
Community-based cancer education / Stanley E. Broadnax --
Cancer prevention (smoking) in the Black population : a community research / intervention model / William A. Darity [and others] --
Smoking and smoking-related cancers among Asian and Pacific Islander Americans / Betty Lee Hawks --
The targeting of minority groups by the tobacco industry / Alan Blum --
Sec. 4. Cancer research --
Introduction to Sec. 4 / Edith P. Mitchell --
Hormone receptors, tumor differentiation, and breast cancer in Black Americans / Suresh Mohla [and others] --
Cancer of the Corpus Uteri in Black women / John G. Boyce and Rachel G. Fruchter --
Cancer of the cervix in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas / Mario O. Gonzalez --
The heterogeneity of prostate cancer : implications for research / Andrew C. von Eschenbach --
Head and neck cancer in minority populations / Isaiah W. Dimery, Waun Ki Hong, Robert M. Byers --
Lung cancer in Black populations of the United States : overview and update / Kenneth Olden [and others] --
Childhood cancer in minorities / Jan van Eys --
Sec. 5. Treatment --
Introduction to Sec. 5 / Eddie Reed --
Chemotherapy for minorities and the drug development process / Neil J. Clendeninn --
Use of radiation therapy in treatment of malignant tumors / Jerrold P. Saxton --
Surgery and patient support services / Robert L. DeWitty, Jr. --
Sec. 6. Support resources and provider roles --
Introduction to Sec. 6 / Geraldine V. Padilla --
The role of primary care physicians in primary and secondary prevention of cancer in minority persons / Carlos Vallbona --
The influence of ethnic patient values on cancer nursing / Dolores M. Esparza --
Social service programs for cancer patients / Blanca A. Perez --
Home health care / Joyce A. Guillory --
Patient education for Hispanic cancer patients / Louise A. Villejo --
Sec. 7. The role of historically Black colleges and universities, the government, and national health agencies --
Introduction to Sec. 7 / Lovell A. Jones, Judith Craven, Mickey Leland --
The perspective of the Office of Minority Health / Herbert Nickens --
The role of the National Cancer Institute / Barbara S. Bynum --
Cancer and the disadvantaged --
a crisis / Daniel Hoskins --
The role of minority Academic Health Centers / David Satcher.
Responsibility: Lovell A. Jones, editor.

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