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Prior studies have documented inferior health outcomes in vulnerable populations, including racial minorities and those with disadvantaged socioeconomic status. The impact of immigration on cancer-related outcomes is less clear.
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Name: Journal of oncology practice
Breast cancer screening disparities continue to prevail with immigrant women being at the forefront of the under screened population. There is a paucity of knowledge about the role of religious affili...
Evidence suggests that many risk factors for cancer are overrepresented in people who experience incarceration, and data on cancer epidemiology are limited for this population. We aimed to describe ca...
Canada's old age security (OAS), a flat benefit public pension, is internationally lauded as an accessible and effective safety net for seniors. This paper explores discrepancies in OAS uptake using C...
This study assessed adherence with first-line gonorrhoea treatment recommendations in Ontario, Canada, following recent guideline changes due to antibiotic resistance.
The highest rates of thyroid cancer are observed in Pacific Island nations as well as Australia and Asian countries bordering the Pacific. The objective of this study was to determine the risk for thy...
The ACCELERATION (ACtivity, smoking Cessation, healthy Eating and aLcohol Education, inteRvention, and motivATION) Program is a collaborative project in cancer and chronic disease preventi...
Bupropion and varenicline are indicated for smoking cessation. The objectives of this study are two-fold: (1) to explore the logistic feasibility of distributing bupropion and varenicline ...
This study will evaluate the effectiveness of an online Chronic Disease Self-Management Program for participants in Canada living with chronic health conditions. This pilot will look for i...
RATIONALE: Collecting information about the impact of lymphedema on symptoms, functional status, and quality of life after treatment in patients with head and neck cancer may help doctors ...
Although the harms of screening for prostate cancer with the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test outweigh the benefits, 560,000 Ontario men undergo PSA screening each year. Guideline deve...
Foreign nationals residing in a country without legal immigration status, or in violation of the immigration laws of that country.
A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)
State bounded on the north by Lake Ontario and Canada, on the east by Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, on the south by the Atlantic Ocean, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, and on the west by Pennsylvania, Lake Erie, and Canada.
The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.
A quality-of-life scale developed in the United States in 1972 as a measure of health status or dysfunction generated by a disease. It is a behaviorally based questionnaire for patients and addresses activities such as sleep and rest, mobility, recreation, home management, emotional behavior, social interaction, and the like. It measures the patient's perceived health status and is sensitive enough to detect changes or differences in health status occurring over time or between groups. (From Medical Care, vol.xix, no.8, August 1981, p.787-805)
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Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...