Sanja Percac-Lima

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Decreasing disparities in breast cancer screening in refugee women using culturally tailored patient navigation
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Massachusetts General Hospital Chelsea HealthCare Center, 151 Everett Avenue, Chelsea, MA, 02150, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1463-8. 2013
  2. pmc 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint The longitudinal impact of patient navigation on equity in colorectal cancer screening in a large primary care network
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Massachusetts General Hospital Chelsea HealthCare Center, Chelsea, Massachusetts General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer 120:2025-31. 2014
  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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint No-show to primary care appointments: why patients do not come
    Emma Kaplan-Lewis
    Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:251-5. 2013

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Decreasing disparities in breast cancer screening in refugee women using culturally tailored patient navigation
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Massachusetts General Hospital Chelsea HealthCare Center, 151 Everett Avenue, Chelsea, MA, 02150, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1463-8. 2013
    ..Patient navigator (PN) programs can improve breast cancer screening in low income, ethnic/racial minorities. Refugee women have low breast cancer screening rates, but it has not been shown that PN is similarly effective...
  2. pmc 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint The longitudinal impact of patient navigation on equity in colorectal cancer screening in a large primary care network
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Massachusetts General Hospital Chelsea HealthCare Center, Chelsea, Massachusetts General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer 120:2025-31. 2014
    ..The long-term effects of interventions to improve colorectal (CRC) screening in vulnerable populations are uncertain. The authors evaluated the impact of patient navigation (PN) on the equity of CRC prevention over a 5-year period...
  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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint No-show to primary care appointments: why patients do not come
    Emma Kaplan-Lewis
    Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:251-5. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine who were the patients not showing to primary care appointments and their reasons to no-show...