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Main Title Cancer risk communication : what we know and what we need to learn /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Rimer, Barbara K.
Van Nevel, J. Paul.
Publisher The Institute,
Year Published 1999
OCLC Number 42694600
ISBN 9780199224760; 0199224765
Subjects Health risk communication--United States--Congresses ; Communication in medicine--United States--Congresses ; Cancer--Risk factors--United States--Congresses ; Neoplasms ; Cáncer--Factores de riesgo ; Comunicación en medicina ; Neoplasms--Congresses ; Risk--Congresses ; Communication--Congresses
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EJEM  RC268.48.C373 1999 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 12/03/1999
Collation 185 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Based on a conference held at the National Cancer Institute. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Cancer risk communication meeting in perspective -- Workshop keynote address -- Introduction of section: challenges inherent in communicating cancer risk information -- Why (cancer) risk communication can be hard -- Improving cancer risk communication: a discussion of Fischhoff -- What does it mean to understand a risk? Evaluating risk comprehension -- Introduction of section: Overarching considerations in risk communications: romancing the message -- Communicating health risk to ethnic groups: reaching Hispanics as a case study -- Dealing with competing and conflicting risks in cancer communication -- New directions for risk communication research: a discussion with additional suggestions -- Introduction of section: enabling informed decisions about cancer risk -- Treating people with information: an analysis and review of approaches to communicating health risk information -- Cancer screening decisions -- Risk communication in genetic testing for cancer susceptibility -- Decision aids for patients considering options affecting cancer outcomes: evidence of efficacy and policy implications -- Population risk, actual risk, perceived risk, and cancer control: a discussion -- Matching strength of message to strength of evidence: a discussion -- Introduction of section: persuasion for the purpose of cancer risk reduction: understanding responses to risk communications -- Effect of risk communication on risk perceptions: the significance of individual differences -- Risk perception and risk communication for cancer screening behaviors: a review -- Persuasion for the purpose of cancer risk reduction: a discussion -- Introduction of section: implications for improving risk communication through various channels -- Risk communication in clinical practice: putting cancer in context -- Interactive multimedia and risk communication -- Is there a use for tailored print communications in cancer risk communication? -- Visual communication of risk -- Risky business -- Communicating scientific findings to the public -- Living can be hazardous to your health: how the news media cover cancer risks -- Communicating cancer risk in print journalism -- Challenges to improving health risk communication in the 21st century: a discussion -- Implications for improving risk communication through various channels: a discussion -- Introduction of section: breakout session reports -- Cancer risk communication-what we need to learn -- Cancer risk communication-what we know.