Cannas Kwok

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Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Influence of traditional Chinese beliefs on cancer screening behaviour among Chinese-Australian women
    Cannas Kwok
    Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 54:691-9. 2006
  2. ncbi Chinese-Australian women's beliefs about cancer: implications for health promotion
    Cannas Kwok
    Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 29:E14-21. 2006
  3. ncbi The role of culture in breast health practices among Chinese-Australian women
    Cannas Kwok
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 64:268-76. 2006
  4. ncbi Health seeking behaviours among Chinese-Australian women: implications for health promotion programmes
    Cannas Kwok
    Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney, Australia
    Health (London) 11:401-15. 2007
  5. ncbi Mammographic screening practices among Chinese-Australian women
    Cannas Kwok
    Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Nurs Scholarsh 44:11-8. 2012
  6. ncbi Strategies for piloting a breast health promotion program in the Chinese-Australian population
    Fung Kuen Koo
    Sydney Nursing School M02, The University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Sydney, Australia
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E03. 2012
  7. ncbi East meets West: a brief report of a culturally sensitive breast health education program for Chinese-Australian women
    Cannas Kwok
    Sydney Nursing School MO2, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    J Cancer Educ 26:540-6. 2011
  8. ncbi Factors associated with mammographic decisions of Chinese-Australian women
    Cannas Kwok
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Health Educ Res 20:739-47. 2005
  9. ncbi Chinese-Australian women's knowledge, facilitators and barriers related to cervical cancer screening: a qualitative study
    Cannas Kwok
    Cancer Nursing Research Unit, Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:1076-83. 2011
  10. ncbi Cultural and linguistic isolation: the breast cancer experience of Chinese-Australian women - a qualitative study
    Cannas Kwok
    Cancer Nursing Research Unit, Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 39:85-94. 2011

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi Influence of traditional Chinese beliefs on cancer screening behaviour among Chinese-Australian women
    Cannas Kwok
    Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 54:691-9. 2006
    ..This paper reports a study exploring how traditional Chinese life philosophy, including fatalism, influences understanding of the concepts of health and illness, and the impact of these concepts on cancer screening behaviour...
  2. ncbi Chinese-Australian women's beliefs about cancer: implications for health promotion
    Cannas Kwok
    Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 29:E14-21. 2006
    ..These beliefs should be considered in the design of breast health promotion programs because they are likely to have a bearing on Chinese-Australian women's attitudes regarding the value they perceive of cancer screening...
  3. ncbi The role of culture in breast health practices among Chinese-Australian women
    Cannas Kwok
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 64:268-76. 2006
    ..Exploring how cultural meanings of the breast impact on perceived images of breast cancer and breast health practices...
  4. ncbi Health seeking behaviours among Chinese-Australian women: implications for health promotion programmes
    Cannas Kwok
    Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney, Australia
    Health (London) 11:401-15. 2007
    ..It is recommended that ethnic health workers should participate in screening programmes and other health promotion activities...
  5. ncbi Mammographic screening practices among Chinese-Australian women
    Cannas Kwok
    Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Nurs Scholarsh 44:11-8. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi Strategies for piloting a breast health promotion program in the Chinese-Australian population
    Fung Kuen Koo
    Sydney Nursing School M02, The University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Sydney, Australia
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E03. 2012
    ..Using these strategies may be beneficial for designing and implementing breast cancer prevention programs in Cantonese-speaking Chinese immigrant communities...
  7. ncbi East meets West: a brief report of a culturally sensitive breast health education program for Chinese-Australian women
    Cannas Kwok
    Sydney Nursing School MO2, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    J Cancer Educ 26:540-6. 2011
    ..Advocates enjoyed the role but did not always remember to promote awareness. The program appears effective and is suitable for further, more widespread testing...
  8. ncbi Factors associated with mammographic decisions of Chinese-Australian women
    Cannas Kwok
    Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Health Educ Res 20:739-47. 2005
    ..This study provides a useful framework for designing and implementing mammographic screening services for Chinese-Australian women that may improve their participation rates...
  9. ncbi Chinese-Australian women's knowledge, facilitators and barriers related to cervical cancer screening: a qualitative study
    Cannas Kwok
    Cancer Nursing Research Unit, Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:1076-83. 2011
    ..A range of multifaceted facilitators and barriers must be considered when developing interventions to increase the rates of cervical screening in this population...
  10. ncbi Cultural and linguistic isolation: the breast cancer experience of Chinese-Australian women - a qualitative study
    Cannas Kwok
    Cancer Nursing Research Unit, Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 39:85-94. 2011
    ..This paper explores Chinese-Australian women's perceptions of the meaning and experience of a breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and coping mechanism...
  11. ncbi Chinese Breast Cancer Screening Beliefs Questionnaire: development and psychometric testing with Chinese-Australian women
    Cannas Kwok
    Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 66:191-200. 2010
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  12. ncbi Confirmatory factor analysis of the chinese breast cancer screening beliefs questionnaire
    Cannas Kwok
    Author Affiliations Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 35:429-37. 2012
    ..The Chinese Breast Cancer Screening Beliefs Questionnaire (CBCSB) was designed to assess Chinese Australian women's beliefs, knowledge, and attitudes toward breast cancer and screening practices...
  13. ncbi The concepts of health and preventive health practices of Chinese Australian women in relation to cancer screening
    Cannas Kwok
    University of Sydney
    J Transcult Nurs 18:118-26. 2007
    ..These ideas and practices influenced behavior in relation to cancer diagnosis and in particular toward mammography...