MARVELLA ELIZABETH FORD

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Unequal burden of disease, unequal participation in clinical trials: solutions from African American and Latino community members
    Marvella E Ford
    College of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Health Soc Work 38:29-38. 2013
  2. pmc Evaluating an intervention to increase cancer knowledge in racially diverse communities in South Carolina
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cancer Disparities Program, Medical University of South Carolina, Hollings Cancer Center, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 83:256-60. 2011
  3. pmc Effects of baseline comorbidities on cancer screening trial adherence among older African American men
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 250955, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1234-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of social support on informed consent in older adults with Parkinson disease and their caregivers
    M E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Med Ethics 34:41-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing perceptions of breast cancer genetic counseling among women in an urban health care system
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, P O Box 250835, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Genet Couns 16:735-53. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Enhancing adherence among older African American men enrolled in a longitudinal cancer screening trial
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, P O Box 250835, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Gerontologist 46:545-50. 2006
  7. pmc Factors influencing behavioral intention regarding prostate cancer screening among older African-American men
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:505-14. 2006
  8. pmc Underuse of surgical resection for localized, non-small cell lung cancer among whites and African Americans in South Carolina
    Nestor F Esnaola
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:220-6; discussion 227. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Underuse of surgical resection in black patients with nonmetastatic colorectal cancer: location, location, location
    Nestor F Esnaola
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Surg 250:549-57. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The risk of dying from lung cancer by race: a prospective cohort study in a biracial cohort in Charleston, South Carolina
    Jill M Nonemaker
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:304-10. 2009

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Unequal burden of disease, unequal participation in clinical trials: solutions from African American and Latino community members
    Marvella E Ford
    College of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Health Soc Work 38:29-38. 2013
    ..The results suggest the importance of developing a tailored, barriers-focused navigation intervention to improve participation among diverse racial and ethnic populations...
  2. pmc Evaluating an intervention to increase cancer knowledge in racially diverse communities in South Carolina
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cancer Disparities Program, Medical University of South Carolina, Hollings Cancer Center, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 83:256-60. 2011
    ..To conduct a cancer education intervention with racially diverse communities in South Carolina...
  3. pmc Effects of baseline comorbidities on cancer screening trial adherence among older African American men
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 250955, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1234-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of baseline comorbidities on screening adherence in a sample of older African American men (ages >or=55 years) enrolled in a case management intervention in a cancer screening trial...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of social support on informed consent in older adults with Parkinson disease and their caregivers
    M E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Med Ethics 34:41-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effects of social support on comprehension and recall of consent form information in a study of Parkinson disease patients and their caregivers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing perceptions of breast cancer genetic counseling among women in an urban health care system
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, P O Box 250835, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Genet Couns 16:735-53. 2007
    ..The results could be used to help develop interventions to improve informed decision-making regarding breast cancer genetic counseling...
  6. ncbi request reprint Enhancing adherence among older African American men enrolled in a longitudinal cancer screening trial
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, P O Box 250835, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Gerontologist 46:545-50. 2006
    ..For this study, we defined adherence as completing the trial screenings...
  7. pmc Factors influencing behavioral intention regarding prostate cancer screening among older African-American men
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:505-14. 2006
    ..To assess factors associated with perceptions of prostate cancer screening among African-American men aged > or = 55 years based upon items developed using the Preventive Health model (PHM)...
  8. pmc Underuse of surgical resection for localized, non-small cell lung cancer among whites and African Americans in South Carolina
    Nestor F Esnaola
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:220-6; discussion 227. 2008
    ..We analyzed the independent effect of race on use of surgical resection in a recent, population-based sample of patients with localized non-small cell lung cancer, controlling for comorbidity and socioeconomic status...
  9. doi request reprint Underuse of surgical resection in black patients with nonmetastatic colorectal cancer: location, location, location
    Nestor F Esnaola
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Surg 250:549-57. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the independent, adverse effect of race on surgical resection, controlling for tumor location, comorbidity, and socioeconomic/insurance status...
  10. doi request reprint The risk of dying from lung cancer by race: a prospective cohort study in a biracial cohort in Charleston, South Carolina
    Jill M Nonemaker
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:304-10. 2009
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  11. pmc Conceptualizing and categorizing race and ethnicity in health services research
    Marvella E Ford
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1658-75. 2005
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