Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 21, issue 3A, P76-90 2010 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0364 View full text
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José Luis Calderón, Mohsen Bazargan, Nisaratana Sangasubana, Ron D. Hays, Patrick Hardigan, Richard S. Baker

Abstract: Underutilization of screening mammography by Latinas continues unabated and may contribute to disparities in disease-free survival and mortality. Objective Comparison of two discussion group-centered educational interventions at enhancing breast cancer knowledge, breast self-exams (BSE), and screening mammography. Methods Pre-test post-test study design. Two cohorts of 200 Latinas each participated in survey screening and discussion groups at baseline. One cohort also viewed an animated video and had BSE t…

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