Montse Garcia

Summary

Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk perceptions in an urban Mediterranean population
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Int J Cancer 117:132-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Implementing and complying with the Smoke-free Hospitals Project in Catalonia, Spain
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut d Investigacio Biomedicale Bellvitge IDIBELL, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:446-52. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Barriers and challenges for tobacco control in a smoke-free hospital
    Cristina Martinez
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Nurs 31:88-94. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Attrition in a population-based cohort eight years after baseline interview: The Cornella Health Interview Survey Follow-up (CHIS.FU) Study
    Montse Garcia
    Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Ann Epidemiol 15:98-104. 2005
  5. pmc Correlates of exposure to second-hand smoke in an urban Mediterranean population
    Jorge Twose
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, Spain
    BMC Public Health 7:194. 2007
  6. pmc Tobacco control policies in hospitals before and after the implementation of a national smoking ban in Catalonia, Spain
    Cristina Martinez
    Tobacco Control and Research Unit, Cancer Prevention and Control Department, Institut Català d Oncologia IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:160. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking reduction in a population-based cohort
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 40:679-84. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint [Initiatives for smoking control: the Catalan Network of Smoke-Free Hospitals]
    Elvira Méndez
    Servicio de Prevencion y Control del Cancer, Instituto Catalán de Oncología, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 18:150-2. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in a urban population]
    Jorge Twose
    Servicio de Prevencion y Control del Cancer, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 123:496-8. 2004
  10. doi request reprint False-positive results from colorectal cancer screening in Catalonia (Spain), 2000-2010
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Group, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Med Screen 19:77-82. 2012

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk perceptions in an urban Mediterranean population
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Int J Cancer 117:132-6. 2005
    ..Smokers reported adopting fewer healthy behaviors than former or never smokers. How people perceive health issues and risk or make choices about their own behavior does not always follow a predictable or rational pattern...
  2. ncbi request reprint Implementing and complying with the Smoke-free Hospitals Project in Catalonia, Spain
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut d Investigacio Biomedicale Bellvitge IDIBELL, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:446-52. 2006
    ..By identifying areas needing attention, providing a guide for policy development and by administering it periodically, one can ensure that progress is kept on track...
  3. doi request reprint Barriers and challenges for tobacco control in a smoke-free hospital
    Cristina Martinez
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Nurs 31:88-94. 2008
    ..Tailored smoking cessation programs should be designed to help healthcare professionals to stop smoking. In addition, healthcare professionals should play a key role in promoting a healthy smoke-free lifestyle...
  4. ncbi request reprint Attrition in a population-based cohort eight years after baseline interview: The Cornella Health Interview Survey Follow-up (CHIS.FU) Study
    Montse Garcia
    Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Ann Epidemiol 15:98-104. 2005
    ..To examine how response at follow-up varied from baseline sociodemographic data in a Spanish population-based cohort after 8 years of follow-up...
  5. pmc Correlates of exposure to second-hand smoke in an urban Mediterranean population
    Jorge Twose
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, Spain
    BMC Public Health 7:194. 2007
    ..To describe the socio-demographic factors associated with exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) in different settings (home, leisure, and workplace)...
  6. pmc Tobacco control policies in hospitals before and after the implementation of a national smoking ban in Catalonia, Spain
    Cristina Martinez
    Tobacco Control and Research Unit, Cancer Prevention and Control Department, Institut Català d Oncologia IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:160. 2009
    ..This study assesses the progression of tobacco control policies in the Catalan Network of Smoke-free Hospitals before and after a comprehensive national smoking ban...
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking reduction in a population-based cohort
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 40:679-84. 2005
    ..To describe the factors associated with smoking reduction in a population-based cohort study in Cornella de Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain)...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Initiatives for smoking control: the Catalan Network of Smoke-Free Hospitals]
    Elvira Méndez
    Servicio de Prevencion y Control del Cancer, Instituto Catalán de Oncología, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 18:150-2. 2004
    ..It provides mutual support in education, training and evaluation and enables common continuing training. Such an initiative, based on consensual work through a network, facilitates progress in tobacco control...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in a urban population]
    Jorge Twose
    Servicio de Prevencion y Control del Cancer, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 123:496-8. 2004
    ..We decided to assess the overall prevalence of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) both in general and according to the settings of exposure (home, workplace and leisure time)...
  10. doi request reprint False-positive results from colorectal cancer screening in Catalonia (Spain), 2000-2010
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Group, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Med Screen 19:77-82. 2012
    ..To identify factors associated with a false-positive result in a population-based colorectal cancer (CRC) screening programme with the faecal occult blood test (FOBT) in Catalonia between 2000 and 2010...
  11. ncbi request reprint Time trends and educational differences in the incidence of quitting smoking in Spain (1965-2000)
    Anna Schiaffino
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 45:226-32. 2007
    ..To analyze the pattern in the incidence of quitting smoking in Spain from 1965 to 2000 according to gender, age and educational level...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gender and educational differences in smoking initiation rates in Spain from 1948 to 1992
    Anna Schiaffino
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 13:56-60. 2003
    ..The pattern of smoking initiation is of importance in understanding the prevalence of smoking and future trends in tobacco-related diseases...
  13. pmc The Cornella Health Interview Survey Follow-Up (CHIS.FU) Study: design, methods, and response rate
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    BMC Public Health 3:12. 2003
    ..The aim of this report is to describe the main characteristics of the design, including response rates, of the Cornella Health Interview Survey Follow-up Study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Phone tracking in a follow-up study
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Soz Praventivmed 50:63-6. 2005
  15. doi request reprint [Adherence to a population-based colorectal cancer screening program in Catalonia (Spain), 2000-2008]
    Núria Milà
    Grupo de Prevención y Control del Cáncer, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 26:217-22. 2012
    ..To analyze correlates of adherence to colorectal cancer screening with biennial fecal occult blood testing in asymptomatic individuals aged 50 to 69 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of the degree of implementation of tobacco control interventions in the Catalan Network of Smoke-Free Hospitals]
    Cristina Martinez
    Servicio de Prevencion y Control del Cancer, Institut Catala d Oncologia, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Enferm Clin 17:177-85. 2007
    ..To evaluate the degree of implementation of tobacco prevention and control interventions and to determine the prevalence of smoking in the Catalan Network of Smoke-Free Hospitals according to the stage of adhesion to the project...
  17. doi request reprint Repeated screening for colorectal cancer with fecal occult blood test in Catalonia, Spain
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Group, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:42-5. 2012
    ..Strategies to enhance initial screening participation for CRC and to improve quality throughout the screening process should be prioritized...