Arkansas special populations access network perception versus reality—cancer screening in primary care clinics (pages 2052–2060)
William Rutledge, Regina Gibson, Eric Siegel, Kelly Duke, Rise Jones, Diane Rucinski, Gary Nunn, W. Alvin Torrence, Charlotte Lewellen-Williams, Chara Stewart, Kimberly Blann, Larry Belleton, Lindsey Fincher, V. Suzanne Klimberg, Paul Greene, Billy Thomas, Deborah Erwin and Ronda Henry-Tillman
Article first published online: 14 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.22147
Physician awareness of cancer risk factors and screening recommendations significantly increased after a quasi-experimental intervention was employed. Utilizing the physician as the central change agent, the Arkansas special populations access network (ASPAN) successfully enhanced cancer screening awareness of minority physicians and their patients.