E. D. Paskett, PhD, MSHPOhio State University College of Public Health, Department of Medicine/Cancer Prevention and Control, Columbus, OH
C. E. Jojola, MA, H. Cheng, BA, L. J. Wong, MS, E. D. Paskett, PhD, MSHP, K. M. Freund, MD, MPH, F. M. Johnston, MD, MHS
March 7, 2017 | March 2017 Vol 8, No 3
The authors present findings from their review of the literature assessing patient navigation efficacy for cancer patients undergoing treatment.
Eugene J. Lengerich, VMD, MS, Betsy Aumiller, MEd, DEd, Brenda C. Kluhsman, PhD, MSS, Marcyann Bencivenga, BA, Christopher Louis, MHA, PhD(c), Linda Fleisher, PhD, MPH, E. D. Paskett, PhD, MSHP, Mark B. Dignan, PhD, MPH
July 19, 2013 | June 2013 Vol 4, No 3
Encompassing 420 counties in 13 states from southern New York to northern Mississippi, Appalachia is largely rural with a population characterized by a high poverty rate, a low educational level, a high rate of uninsurance or underinsurance, and limited access to healthcare. All pose substantial barriers to cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment and are associated with increased cancer mortality.
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