What Happens After an Elevated PSA Test: The Experience of 13,591 Veterans
Details a study on the time between prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing and a biopsy-confirmed cancer diagnosis in veterans. Compares rural and urban areas.
Author(s): Steven B. Zeliadt, Richard M. Hoffman, Ruth Etzioni, Van Anh T. Ginger, Daniel W. Lin Citation: Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(11), 1205-1210 Date: 11/2010 Type: Document view details
Process for Determining the Cancer Burden of the Hopi Tribe
Describes collaborative and technical processes used by the Hopi Tribe, University of Arizona researchers, and the Arizona Cancer Registry to provide Hopi-specific cancer data from 1995-2005. Includes socioeconomic data and breakdowns by type of cancer.
Author(s): Sylvia R. Brown, Lori Joshweseoma, Timothy Flood, Kathryn Coe Citation: Public Health Reports, 125(6) Date: 11/2010 Type: Document view details
Rural Residents Lag in Preventive Services Use; Lag Increases with Service Complexity
Describes preventive service utilization rates among rural adults and explores the factors that contribute to utilization disparities. Compares utilization rates for the following preventive services: routine physical exams, cervical cancer screening, breast cancer screening, colorectal cancer screening, and adult immunizations. Provides breakdowns by race/ethnicity and rural, urban, and remote areas.
Date: 06/2009 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details