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On SAGE Insight: Evaluation of interventions to improve participation in cancer screening services

Article title: Rapid review of evaluation of interventions to improve participation in cancer screening services From Journal of Medical Screening Screening participation is spread differently across populations, according to factors such as ethnicity or socioeconomic status. This paper reviews the … Continue reading

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Screening for Alzheimer’s Disease: Inspiration and Ideas From Breast Cancer Strategies

From Journal of Applied Gerontology Rates of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are rising rapidly, yet screening rates for AD and memory impairment are low.  In addition to a significant economic burden, AD leads to stress and suffering for individuals and their … Continue reading

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Angelina Jolie’s announcement about cancer and the substantial effects on patient decision making about medical procedures

Cancer Information Seeking in the Digital Age Effects of Angelina Jolie’s Prophylactic Mastectomy Announcement From Medical Decision Making Public figure or celebrity announcements about cancer can have substantial effects on patient decision making about medical procedures. This study used digital … Continue reading

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