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Although breast cancer deaths have declined, the mortality rate among women from medically underserved communities is disproportionally high. Screening mammography is the most effective tool for detec...
The purpose of this study was to refine and test a mobile-health behavioral cancer pain coping skills training protocol for women with breast cancer and pain from medically underserved areas. Three fo...
Few national studies have examined the influence of role models as a potential predictor for caring for medically underserved (MUS) patients. This study tested associations between previous physician ...
To assess long-term differences in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of older ovarian cancer survivors compared to both an age-matched normative population and to younger survivors. In addition, ...
Objectives: - Assess the prevalence and severity of depression and anxiety in underserved and minority women seen in the gynecologic oncology clinic at Lyndon Baines Johnson Gener...
The Purpose of this project is to implement ENABLE (Educate, Nurture, Advise, Before Life Ends) at four community cancer practices that have a high percentage of rural and/or medically-und...
This pilot study is evaluating a new smartphone application named the LETSGO app. The LETSGO app is designed to promote empowerment in patients after treatment for gynecological cancer.
To test the effectiveness of interventions designed to promote long-term weight management of obese women in medically underserved rural counties.
The purpose of this study is to understand the feasibility and impact of integrated psychological care in outpatient gynecologic oncology clinics with the goal of creating a new standard o...
A geographic location which has insufficient health resources (manpower and/or facilities) to meet the medical needs of the resident population.
Individuals or groups with no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Those falling into this category usually comprise three primary groups: the medically indigent (MEDICAL INDIGENCY); those whose clinical condition makes them medically uninsurable; and the working uninsured.
Physicians specializing in MEDICAL ONCOLOGY or its sub-specialties of RADIATION ONCOLOGY or SURGICAL ONCOLOGY.
Process of evaluating the health of a patient and determining if they are healthy enough for surgery.
A performance measure for rating the ability of a person to perform usual activities, evaluating a patient's progress after a therapeutic procedure, and determining a patient's suitability for therapy. It is used most commonly in the prognosis of cancer therapy, usually after chemotherapy and customarily administered before and after therapy. It was named for Dr. David A. Karnofsky, an American specialist in cancer chemotherapy.
Bladder Cancer Brain Cancer Breast Cancer Cancer Cervical Cancer Colorectal Head & Neck Cancers Hodgkin Lymphoma Leukemia Lung Cancer Melanoma Myeloma Ovarian Cancer Pancreatic Cancer ...