Handbook of cancer control and behavioral science : a resource for researchers, practitioners, and policymakers /
edited by Suzanne M. Miller ... [et al.].
1st ed.
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2009.
xxiv, 652 p.
1433803585 (hbk.), 9781433803581 (hbk.)
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Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2009.
1433803585 (hbk.)
9781433803581 (hbk.)
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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This text is a synthesis of what is known, what is suspected, and what is still unknown about core behavioural and sociocultural aspects of cancer control.
Table of Contents
Contributorsp. xiii
Forewordp. xvii
Prefacep. xxi
Introduction to Behavioral Science and Cancerp. 1
Overview, Current Status, and Future Directionsp. 5
Trends in Modifiable Risk Factors for Cancer and the Potential for Cancer Preventionp. 23
Creation of a Framework for Public Health Intervention Designp. 43
Methodology in Cancer Prevention and Controlp. 57
Designing and Evaluating Individual-Level Interventions for Cancer Prevention and Controlp. 61
Design and Analysis of Group-Randomized Trials in Cancer Prevention and Controlp. 85
Participation in Cancer Clinical Trialsp. 103
Quality-of-Life Assessment in Cancerp. 115
Primary Prevention: Reducing Cancer Incidencep. 129
Understanding and Communicating About Cancer Riskp. 133
Prevention of Tobacco Usep. 151
Interventions for Smoking Cessationp. 167
Interventions to Modify Dietary Behaviors for Cancer Prevention and Controlp. 189
Interventions to Modify Skin Cancer-Related Behaviorsp. 209
Behavioral Science Applications to Gynecologic Cancer Preventionp. 225
Interventions to Modify Physical Activityp. 237
Secondary Prevention: Early Detection of Cancerp. 251
Behavioral Research in Cancer Screeningp. 255
Psychological Consequences of Cancer Screeningp. 279
Psychological Issues in Genetic Testingp. 303
Tertiary Prevention: Treating Clinical Cancerp. 323
Practitioner-Patient Communication in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatmentp. 327
Behavioral Interventions for Side Effects Related to Cancer and Cancer Treatmentsp. 347
Psychosocial Response to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatmentp. 361
Reduction of Psychosexual Dysfunction in Cancer Patientsp. 379
Family Care During Cancer Carep. 391
Quaternary Prevention: Cancer Survivorshipp. 409
The Experience of Survival for Patients: Psychosocial Adjustmentp. 413
Physical Late Effects of Cancer: Implications for Carep. 431
Psychosocial and Behavioral Issues in Cancer Survival in Pediatric Populationsp. 449
Long-Term Effects of Cancer on Families of Adult Cancer Survivorsp. 467
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Adult Cancer Survivorsp. 487
Future Directions in Behavioral Science and Cancerp. 495
Brain, Behavior, and Immunity in Cancerp. 499
Translation of Research Into Public Health Practicep. 517
Transdisciplinary Social and Behavioral Research for Cancer Preventionp. 531
Interactive Health Communications for Cancer Prevention and Controlp. 547
Author Indexp. 559
Subject Indexp. 621
About the Editorsp. 651
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