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Racial differences in knowledge, attitudes, and cancer screening practices among a triracial rural population†
Article first published online: 25 OCT 2004
Copyright © 2004 American Cancer Society
Volume 101, Issue 11, pages 2650–2659, 1 December 2004
How to Cite
Paskett, E. D., Tatum, C., Rushing, J., Michielutte, R., Bell, R., Foley, K. L., Bittoni, M. and Dickinson, S. (2004), Racial differences in knowledge, attitudes, and cancer screening practices among a triracial rural population. Cancer, 101: 2650–2659. doi: 10.1002/cncr.20671
The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the National Cancer Institute or the U.S. Government.
- Issue published online: 16 NOV 2004
- Article first published online: 25 OCT 2004
- Manuscript Accepted: 18 AUG 2004
- Manuscript Revised: 15 JUL 2004
- Manuscript Received: 1 APR 2004
- National Cancer Institute. Grant Numbers: CA72022-04, CA57707-08
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