Academic-community partnership development lessons learned: evidence-based interventions to increase screening mammography in rural communities

Frances Lee-Lin, Lisa J. Domenico, Lauren A. Ogden, Venus Fromwiller, Nancy Magathan, Sharon Vail, Paul N. Gorman

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Abstract

Early detection of breast cancer leads to higher survival; yet, women who live in rural areas have lower screening rates and receive diagnosis at later stages. Effective screening approaches have been published in scientific journals but are not easily available to and understandable by community members. This article describes the development of an academic-community collaboration to implement evidence-based interventions to increase screening.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)379-385
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of nursing care quality
Volume29
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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