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Improving Shared Decision-Making through the use of Risk-Based Breast Cancer Screening in a Primary Care Clinic
Breast cancer screening has historically utilized a population-based approach. However, recent literature and evidence supports improvements in breast cancer screening through the utilization of risk-based tools to guide ...
Promoting Education of Cutaneous Melanoma in Doctor of Nursing Practice Curriculum for Advanced Practice Nursing Students
Problem: Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States (US). According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD, 2017), it is estimated that one in five Americans will develop a skin cancer in their lifetime. ...
Intent to Screen Colorectal Cancer in the Primary Care Setting in the Age Range of 45-75
Background: Currently, Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most diagnosed cancer worldwide and the third leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States for both men and women (Siegel, et al., 2017). Yet, CRC ...
Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening in African American Males
Despite advancements in screening, African Americans continue to exhibit higher incidence of colorectal cancer. A quality improvement study was conducted to increase colorectal cancer screening in African American Males ...
Integration of a MRI Screening Program for Women at High Risk of Breast Cancer: A Quality Improvement Project
Background: It is estimated that in the year 2019, over 260,000 cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the United States and over 40,000 women will die from breast cancer (Siegel, Miller, & Jamal, 2019). National ...