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Health and Well-Being After Cancer Division of Cancer

Details: Explore resources that may help you enhance your health and well-being after cancer treatment. These resources address emotional concerns, nutrition and physical activity, peer-to-peer support, practical concerns, and testing for cancer.

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Health Services and Quality of Care Division of Cancer

Details: The SEER-Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (SEER-MHOS) linked database is designed to improve understanding of the health-related quality of life of cancer patients and survivors enrolled in Medicare Advantage health plans. The database contains clinical, quality-of-life, socioeconomic, demographic, and other information.

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Health Disparities Division of Cancer Control and

Details: Health disparities are differences in the incidence, prevalence, mortality, and burden of cancer and related adverse health conditions that exist among specific population groups. These population groups may be characterized by gender, age, race, ethnicity, education, income, social class, disability, geographic location, or sexual orientation.

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Smart and Connected Health Division of Cancer Control

Details: The Smart and Connected Health program aims to accelerate the development and use of innovative approaches that partner technology-based solutions with biobehavioral health research. The end-goal is a health care system that is proactive, person-centered, and focused on well-being, rather than reactive, hospital-centered, and disease-focused.

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Health Literacy Division of Cancer Control and

Details: Limited health literacy is an important contributor to health disparities and frequently a barrier to medical screening, treatment, health-related quality of life, and cancer communication. HCIRB encourages innovative research that examines the role of health literacy in public health and clinical cancer care.

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Constructs and Measures for Health Behavior Division of

Details: This website provides definitions of major theoretical constructs employed in health behavior research, and information about the best measures of these constructs. This resource is designed for health behavior researchers in public health, health communications, nursing, psychology, and related fields.

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Perceived Benefits Division of Cancer Control and

Details: The perceived benefit construct is included in many health behavior models. For example, it is one of the four major predictors of health-related behavior in the Health Belief Model (Hochbaum 1958). The health-related behavior is an action which is related to decreasing the risk of a certain disease outcome.

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Sample Grant Applications Division of Cancer Control and

Details: R21: Effective Training Models for Implementing Health-Promoting Practices Afterschool. Principal Investigator. Rebekka Mairghread Lee, ScD Harvard School of Public Health* FOA** PAR 13-054. Award Number. R21#CA201567-01A1 . View Funded Grant (PDF, 836.74KB)

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Perceived Severity Division of Cancer Control and

Details: The Health Belief Model (HBM) (Hochbaum, 1958) was developed to understand the uptake of prevention and early detection behaviours, such as attendance at x-ray screening for tuberculosis. The HBM proposes that perceived vulnerability to disease and disease severity combine to form ‘threat’, and that threat perception motivates action.

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Self-Efficacy Division of Cancer Control and Population

Details: The Health Action Process Approach (Schwarzer, 1992, 2001) argues for a distinction between (a) preintentional motivation processes that lead to a behavioral intention and (b) post-intentional volition processes that lead to actual health behavior.

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Training & Education Division of Cancer Control and

Details: Researchers, evaluators, and implementers interested in bridging the gap between evidence, practice, and policy in health and medicine by identifying opportunities, challenges, and strategies of disseminating and implementing research are encouraged to attend. Discuss, debate, and explore in-depth approaches to advance D&I science.

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Theories Project: Improving Theories of Health Behavior

Details: Theory at a Glance: Application to Health Promotion and Health Behavior (Second Edition), describes influential theories of health-related behaviors, processes of shaping behavior, and the effects of community and environmental factors on behavior.It complements existing resources that offer tools, techniques, and model programs for practice; and makes health behavior theory accessible and

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Office of the Director Staff Division of Cancer Control

Details: National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Office of the Director 9609 Medical Center Drive MSC 9764 Bethesda, MD 20892. FedEx, UPS, and courier services: National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute

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Health Surveys Division of Cancer Control and Population

Details: Health Information National Trends Survey. The Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) is a cross-sectional, nationally representative survey of American adults that utilizes self-administered mail questionnaires to monitor the health information environment and assess how people access and use health-related information and technology.

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Perceived Barriers to Self-Management and Preventive

Details: The health belief model (HBM) was one of the earliest to prominently feature perceived barriers (Becker et al., 1979) In the HBM, both barriers to and perceived benefits of a behavior lead to the likelihood of taking recommended action (as do other components such as perceived threat).

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Future of Cancer Health Economics Research Conference

Details: Cancer, in addition to impacts on morbidity, mortality, and quality of life, has substantial economic consequences. The medical care costs for cancer in the U.S. were $183 billion in 2015 and are projected to increase to $246 billion in 2030. Other cancer-related costs across the care continuum may be less well understood.

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Qualitative Methods In Implementation Science

Details: The field extends beyond healthcare into health behavior and promotion, including public and population health (Leeman et al., 2017), as well as education, policy, and other fields. The evidence-based interventions that are the focus of implementation science in healthcare include programs,

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Health Disparities Research Contacts in DCCPS Division

Details: Health services research; Veronica Chollette [email protected] 240-276-6969: Cancer screening; Wen-ying Sylvia Chou [email protected] 240-276-6954: Immigrant health (health and immigration reform) Health and human rights; Mixed methods and systems approach; Health literacy; Global burden of disease; Kathy Cronin [email protected] 240

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Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health

Details: Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (IRINAH), a network of principal investigators and their partners, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), was launched in 2011 through a program titled “Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in …

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Multilevel Interventions Across the Cancer Care Continuum

Details: health care organizations respond to environmental influences, such as national and state health policies and programs, advocacy groups, community demographics, and health care markets. Health services research related to cancer has traditionally examined the role of individual

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Social Media and Health Division of Cancer Control and

Details: The health communication landscape has been revolutionized by the emergence of social media platforms, requiring us to consider the role and impact of these technologies on health-related attitudes and behaviors. HCIRB has been at the forefront of research at the intersection of social media and health, engaging with scholars and practitioners

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Body & Soul: A Guide for Your Church

Details: celebrate good health through healthy eating. Your congregation will: • Learn how health and spirituality are connected • Feel empowered to take charge of their health • Eat more fruits and vegetables every day • Live healthier in other ways, such as eating less fat and getting more physical activity • Gain access to vital health

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Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke

Details: Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke. Tobacco Control Monograph No. 10. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute. NIH Pub. No. 99-4645, August 1999.

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Nurses: Help Your Patients Stop Smoking

Details: advice, and ask other health professionals to do the same. This concise guide will help you do this successfully. Information you can use to confidently talk about quitting smoking A quick and easy-to-use teaching guide: “Steps for Nurses’ Smoking Intervention” Smoking is a proven health hazard, and there are clear benefits to quitting

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Perceived Barriers to Self-Management and Preventive Behaviors

Details: health care system change, barriers experienced by caregivers, and congruence between patient and provider perceptions of barriers (Ruelaz et al., 2007). Finally, the converse issue of facilitators or supports for a given behavior is also an important, and, unfortunately, an often neglected determinant of health behaviors (Glasgow et al., 2005).

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NCI’s Health Behaviors Research Branch (HBRB) Strategic

Details: Introduction. Health-related behavioral risk factors, including tobacco use, physical inactivity and sedentary lifestyle, overweight and obesity, eating an unhealthy diet, lack of sun protection, and nonadherence to cancer-related medical regimens, are important …

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HCIRB Research Priority: Misinformation in the Age of

Details: Health-Related Misinformation. The substantial amount of inaccurate or false health information circulating online [2] [3], coupled with low levels of public trust in social and scientific institutions [4], poses a significant challenge for health communication.In response to these trends and developments, HCIRB has been leading several initiatives to better understand and address online

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Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective

Details: public health action is lacking. Development of international infrastructure for research and information sharing could enhance the ability of many countries to reduce the consequences of ST use. Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective— including the report, a series of product-specific

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Sample Behavioral Research Grant Applications Division

Details: Sexual Health Empowerment for Cervical Health Literacy and Cancer Prevention. Principal Investigator. Megha Ramaswamy, Ph.D. University of Kansas School of Medicine. Grant Mechanism & Award Number. 1R01CA181047-01A1. View Abstract. View Grant Application (PDF, 339KB)

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Behavioral Informatics Division of Cancer Control and

Details: Smart and Connected Health. This joint NSF-NIH program seeks to accelerate the development and use of next generation health care solutions by funding high-risk, high-reward efforts in a variety of areas, including information science, technology, behavior, cognition, …

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A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related

Details: This monograph examines the current evidence surrounding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD) across the tobacco use continuum—initiation, secondhand smoke exposure, current use, frequency and intensity, cessation, relapse, morbidity, and mortality—and the implications for future research and implementation of effective strategies.

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Integrating Theories of Message Effects and Health

Details: In opening a dialogue among researchers in each of these areas, NCI hoped to improve applications in health communication by assessing what researchers know, what they don't know, what they surmise, and how the theories can be integrated, thereby clarifying the agenda for future research into crafting and delivering effective messages.

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Health Related Fitness for Grades 3 and 4

Details: to health and physical fitness, using cardiovascu-lar exercise and diet. The goal for you in using the book is to change the attitudes and behaviors of children so they embrace this commitment to health and fitness. The book emphasizes ready-to-go activities and materials teachers can easily use. The book has a user friendly approach with illus-

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The Role of the Media in Promoting and Reducing Tobacco

Details: Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute. NIH Pub. No. 07-6242, June 2008. View Individual Chapters. Chapters and key topics covered within each chapter are listed below. Chapters generally include an introductory section, details on methodology, a chapter summary

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Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) Evidence

Details: The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) is a lifestyle modification course for groups of adults (aged 18 or older) in any community or workplace setting. The CHIP curriculum is designed to improve nutrition and reduce CVD risk factors by educating participants about the medical benefits of adopting healthy eating and physical activity

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About Health Behaviors Research Branch Division of

Details: A world in which individuals, families, and communities engage in healthy lifestyle behaviors to prevent cancer, improve treatment outcomes, extend life, and optimize health and well-being. Mission To support and catalyze research on the discovery, development, testing, and implementation of effective strategies to promote healthy lifestyle

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Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective

Details: Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective provides a snapshot of current knowledge and data sources on smokeless tobacco (ST) use, characteristics of products, and related policy efforts. It outlines what is currently known about the changing ST product market, industry marketing efforts, and economic and policy factors; and provides an overview of the current state of

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Ali Abazeed, MPH, MPP Division of Cancer Control and

Details: Prior to becoming a Public Health Advisor, Ali was a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) at NIH/NCI. He rotated through the DCCPS OD, where he helped develop RFA tracking visuals and evaluation metrics for division activities and supported various grant portfolios and the division’s brown bag series.

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Pathways to Health Evidence-Based Cancer Control

Details: The Pathways to Health project is a school-based program of cancer prevention and health promotion activities for fifth- and seventh-grade American-Indian students. The program includes a classroom health promotion curriculum, a social influences component, intergenerational activities, storytelling, parent education, school staff training and

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Planet Health Evidence-Based Cancer Control Programs (EBCCP)

Details: Planet Health uses an interdisciplinary curriculum approach. Intervention materials are infused into language, arts, math, science, social studies, and physical education classes, using grade-level and subject appropriate skills and competencies. The Planet Health approach increases the efficiency of program delivery by using classroom teachers

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Opportunities to Advance Health Equity through

Details: There has been an urgency in prioritization of health equity from the broader public and from our own research and practice community. As an implementation science (IS) community, this new year is an opportunity to actively engage in how we tackle this as a field in cancer prevention and control.

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Vietnamese Women's Health Project Evidence-Based Cancer

Details: Lay health workers are trained to act as role models, give social support, and provide tailored responses to each woman's individual barriers to Pap testing (for example, believing that Pap testing is unnecessary for asymptomatic women). During home visits, lay health workers offer participants a copy of the DVD and pamphlet, watch the DVD with

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Keep ME Healthy Evidence-Based Cancer Control Programs

Details: Obesity increases the risk of many chronic health conditions in adulthood, including coronary heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, high total cholesterol, certain cancers, liver and gallbladder disease, and sleep apnea. In a 2011 report, the Institute of Medicine highlighted the opportunity afforded to pediatricians and

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Physical Activity Evidence-Based Programs Listing

Details: Supporting Health and Activity in Preschool Environments (SHAPES) Physical Activity: School Children: Day care / Preschool: 0-10 years (Children) 0-10 years : Female, Male: Alaskan Native, American Indian, Asian, Black - not of Hispanic or Latino origin, Hispanic or Latino, Pacific Islander, White - …

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Filipino-American Health Study Evidence-Based Cancer

Details: The Filipino-American Health Study is a multicomponent, colorectal cancer (CRC) screening intervention consisting of a small-group educational session delivered by trained Filipino-American health educators (nurses). The intervention makes use of take-home print materials, a free fecal occult blood test (FOBT) kit, a follow-up reminder letter

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Nutrition Pathfinders Evidence-Based Cancer Control

Details: Many health-related conditions are linked to obesity, including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer. Obesity can be prevented through healthy eating habits and physical activity. Schools have a unique opportunity to teach students about the importance of healthy behaviors. To improve overall student health, the

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The Physical Activity and Teenage Health (PATH) Program

Details: The Physical Activity and Teenage Health (PATH) Program is a school-based intervention for minority urban adolescents (boys and girls) that integrates vigorous exercise with health and nutrition education to promote knowledge of heart-healthy behaviors, increase fitness levels, and reduce risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease (however, the studies reviewed and reported for this

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Breast Health Education Among Hispanic Elderly Women

Details: The intervention is a culturally sensitive health promotion pilot program, developed to promote the early detection of breast cancer in women aged 65 or older living in Puerto Rico. The goal of the program is to increase compliance with the recommended guidelines for breast cancer screening. Objectives to reach this goal include the following

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Specific Research Objectives and Scope by Institute

Details: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) The NIMHD is interested in funding intervention projects that address the social determinants of health promotion and disease prevention. Obesity and chronic disease prevention are of high priority. Projects are encouraged to integrate ethically sound data-driven community

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