The future of research that promotes cancer screening

Authors

  • Helen I. Meissner Ph.D., Sc.M.,

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    1. Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland
    • Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, Suite 4102, Rockville, MD 20852
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  • Sally W. Vernon Ph.D.,

    1. Department of Epidemiology and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas–Houston School of Public Health, Houston, Texas
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  • Barbara K. Rimer Dr.P.H.,

    1. Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health/Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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  • Katherine M. Wilson Ph.D., M.P.H.,

    1. Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
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  • William Rakowski Ph.D.,

    1. Department of Community Health and Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
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  • Peter A. Briss M.D., M.P.H.,

    1. Systematic Reviews Section, Community Guide Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Robert A. Smith Ph.D.

    1. Cancer Control Sciences Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia
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  • This article is a U.S. Government work and, as such, is in the public domain in the United States of America.

  • The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the U.S. Government.

Abstract

The authors draw on the lessons highlighted in preceding articles in the current supplement to provide recommendations for cancer screening intervention research and to highlight some of the many questions that will require further investigation. Cancer 2004. Published 2004 by the American Cancer Society.

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