Sanja Percac-Lima

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The impact of a culturally tailored patient navigator program on cervical cancer prevention in Latina women
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Massachusetts General Hospital Chelsea HealthCare Center, Chelsea, Massachusetts 02150, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:426-31. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Patient navigation to improve breast cancer screening in Bosnian refugees and immigrants
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Chelsea HealthCare Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Chelsea, MA 02150, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:727-30. 2012
  3. pmc A culturally tailored navigator program for colorectal cancer screening in a community health center: a randomized, controlled trial
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Chelsea HealthCare Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Chelsea, MA 02150, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:211-7. 2009
  4. pmc Barriers to follow-up of an abnormal Pap smear in Latina women referred for colposcopy
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Chelsea HealthCare Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 151 Everett Avenue, Chelsea, MA 02150, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1198-204. 2010
  5. pmc Barriers to screening colonoscopy for low-income Latino and white patients in an urban community health center
    Alexander R Green
    The Disparities Solutions Center at the Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:834-40. 2008
  6. pmc Patient perspectives of clinical care and patient navigation in follow-up of abnormal mammography
    Karen Donelan
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:116-22. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Perspectives on preventive health care and barriers to breast cancer screening among Iraqi women refugees
    Altaf Saadi
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02150, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:633-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint The impact of a culturally tailored patient navigator program on cervical cancer prevention in Latina women
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Massachusetts General Hospital Chelsea HealthCare Center, Chelsea, Massachusetts 02150, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:426-31. 2013
    ..Cervical cancer disproportionately affects Latina women in the United States. This study evaluated the impact of patient navigation on cervical cancer prevention in Latinas...
  2. doi request reprint Patient navigation to improve breast cancer screening in Bosnian refugees and immigrants
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Chelsea HealthCare Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Chelsea, MA 02150, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:727-30. 2012
    ..0% after 1-year (P = 0.001). A culturally-tailored, language-concordant navigator program designed to overcome specific barriers to breast cancer screening can significantly improve mammography rates in refugees/immigrants...
  3. pmc A culturally tailored navigator program for colorectal cancer screening in a community health center: a randomized, controlled trial
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Chelsea HealthCare Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Chelsea, MA 02150, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:211-7. 2009
    ..Minority racial/ethnic groups have low colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates...
  4. pmc Barriers to follow-up of an abnormal Pap smear in Latina women referred for colposcopy
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Chelsea HealthCare Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 151 Everett Avenue, Chelsea, MA 02150, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1198-204. 2010
    ..Lower rates of follow-up after an abnormal Pap smear in racial and ethnic minorities may contribute to the higher incidence and mortality rates of cervical cancer seen in these groups...
  5. pmc Barriers to screening colonoscopy for low-income Latino and white patients in an urban community health center
    Alexander R Green
    The Disparities Solutions Center at the Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:834-40. 2008
    ..Colonoscopy is a screening modality for the early detection of colonic polyps and cancers but is underutilized, particularly among minorities...
  6. pmc Patient perspectives of clinical care and patient navigation in follow-up of abnormal mammography
    Karen Donelan
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:116-22. 2011
    ..Patient navigation has been shown to improve timely follow-up of abnormal breast screenings for underserved patients. Few studies showed the impact of navigation on patient experiences of care...
  7. doi request reprint Perspectives on preventive health care and barriers to breast cancer screening among Iraqi women refugees
    Altaf Saadi
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02150, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:633-9. 2012
    ..To improve cancer prevention and decrease disparities in care in this most vulnerable population, culturally appropriate health education and outreach programs, as well as further community-level targeted studies, are needed...