Access to Cancer Services for Rural Colorectal Cancer Patients
Brief overview of findings from a study to determine how far rural and urban colorectal cancer (CRC) patients travel to three types of specialty cancer care services: surgery, medical oncology consultation, and radiation oncology consultation.
Date: 10/2007 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center view details
Rural Healthy People 2010
A three-volume publication that focuses on the top rural health concerns and objectives associated with the Healthy People 2010 focus areas. Volume 1 contains brief overviews of the top ten rural health priority areas, as well as associated models for practice. Volume 2 contains in-depth literature reviews for each of the top rural health priority areas. Volume 3 addresses additional focus areas, with overviews, literature reviews, and accompanying models for practice.
Date: 2003 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Southwest Rural Health Research Center view details
Iowa Cancer Maps
Displays ZIP code-level Iowa maps by cancer incidence, late stage cancer, and cancer mortality with 2004-2018 data. Includes information on breast, cervical, colorectal, liver, lung, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, prostate, and skin melanoma cancers. Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Iowa Cancer Registry view details
Public Health Strategies to Help Cancer Survivors in Rural Communities
Resource guide that describes the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, highlighting key steps to improving care for rural cancer survivors. Modules cover lessons learned regarding collaboration, tailoring program services to local needs, recruitment and education of healthcare providers, and monitoring and program evaluation. Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details
Cardiovascular & Cancer Rates for the Rural Delta Region
Interactive mapping tool showing 13 health measures for people in Delta Region counties/parishes. Allows users to compare rates by county, rural or urban status, to peer counties, to the national average, to national quartiles, by Health Resources and Services Administration regions, and by states. Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program view details
Rural-Urban Disparities in Cancer
Provides data and maps reflecting cancer incidence and mortality, comparing rural, nonmetro urban, and metro counties. Explores urban and rural disparities regarding cancer type, access to healthcare for rural residents, risk factors for cancer incidence, and preventative care. Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Cancer Institute view details