EVELYN C CHAN
Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- Informed consent for cancer screening with prostate-specific antigen: how well are men getting the message?Evelyn C Y Chan
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin Street, 1 122 MSB, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Am J Public Health 93:779-85. 2003..Because PSA screening for prostate cancer is controversial, professional organizations recommend informed consent for screening...
- Promoting an ethical approach to unproven screening imaging testsEvelyn C Y Chan
Biomedical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Houston Health Sciences Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 2:311-20. 2005....
- Brief report: physicians and their personal prostate cancer-screening practices with prostate-specific antigen. A national surveyEvelyn C Y Chan
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:257-9. 2006..There is inconclusive evidence that prostate cancer screening with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) reduces mortality. Although PSA testing is widespread, it is unknown how many physicians have taken the PSA test themselves...
- A community-based intervention to promote informed decision making for prostate cancer screening among Hispanic American men changed knowledge and role preferences: a cluster RCTEvelyn C Y Chan
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Patient Educ Couns 84:e44-51. 2011..We assessed the short-term effects of a community-based intervention for Hispanic men to encourage informed decision making (IDM) about prostate cancer screening with prostate specific antigen (PSA)...
- Do men know that they have had a prostate-specific antigen test? Accuracy of self-reports of testing at 2 sitesEvelyn C Y Chan
Biomedical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, 1 122 MSB, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Am J Public Health 94:1336-8. 2004..Concordance, sensitivity, and false-negative values were 65%, 67%, and 33%, respectively, at 1 clinic site and 88%, 64%, and 36% at the other. The accuracy of self-reports of PSA testing should be interpreted with caution...
- Cultural sensitivity and informed decision making about prostate cancer screeningEvelyn C Y Chan
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Community Health 28:393-405. 2003..Physicians promoting informed decision making about controversial screening tests should take cultural sensitivity into account when designing educational interventions and using them...
- Physician perspectives on the importance of facts men ought to know about prostate-specific antigen testingEvelyn C Y Chan
Division of General Internal Medicine ECYC, FTO, CA, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:350-6. 2003..To determine physicians' rating of the importance of key facts men ought to know about prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening and whether there are differences by specialty...
- What is needed for informed decisions about prostate cancer screening: perspectives of African-American and Hispanic menStephanie L McFall
The University of Texas School of Public Health, San Antonio Regional Campus, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
Health Educ Res 24:280-91. 2009..Health education to support IDM requires some shifts in focus and strategy. It is important that interventions with minority men build upon a strong conceptual framework...
- Implementing an intervention to promote colon cancer screening through e-mail over the Internet: lessons learned from a pilot studyEvelyn C Y Chan
Division of General Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Houston School of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Med Care 46:S117-22. 2008..Multiple CRCS options may confuse patients and lead to inaction. E-mail between patients and physicians may raise awareness about CRCS and allow physicians to answer questions about test options...
- Informed decision making: what is its role in cancer screening?Barbara K Rimer
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7295, USA
Cancer 101:1214-28. 2004..More work is needed in this area as well. In addition, research is needed to learn how to incorporate IDM into ongoing clinical practice and to determine whether there are unintended negative consequences of IDM...
- Promoting informed choice: transforming health care to dispense knowledge for decision makingSteven H Woolf
Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, West Hospital, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0251, USA
Ann Intern Med 143:293-300. 2005..Today's health care system is unprepared for the convergence of these 2 burgeoning domains, and the need to address systemic deficiencies will grow more urgent over time...