R Bastani

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Understanding suboptimal human papillomavirus vaccine uptake among ethnic minority girls
    Roshan Bastani
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1463-72. 2011
  2. pmc Interventions to improve follow-up of abnormal findings in cancer screening
    Roshan Bastani
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer 101:1188-200. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Validation of self-reported colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in a study of ethnically diverse first-degree relatives of CRC cases
    Roshan Bastani
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:791-8. 2008
  4. pmc Integrating theory into community interventions to reduce liver cancer disparities: The Health Behavior Framework
    Roshan Bastani
    School of Public Health, and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Prev Med 50:63-7. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Increasing cervical cancer screening among underserved women in a large urban county health system: can it be done? What does it take?
    Roshan Bastani
    From the School of Public Health, and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Med Care 40:891-907. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B testing for liver cancer control among Korean Americans
    Roshan Bastani
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:365-73. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Low-income women with abnormal breast findings: results of a randomized trial to increase rates of diagnostic resolution
    Roshan Bastani
    School of Public Health, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, University of California Los Angeles, 650 Charles Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1927-36. 2010
  8. pmc Stimulating cancer research in Asian communities and training the next generation of scientists
    Roshan Bastani
    University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer 104:2926-30. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Tailored risk notification for women with a family history of breast cancer
    R Bastani
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Prev Med 29:355-64. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Demographic predictors of cancer screening among Filipino and Korean immigrants in the United States
    A E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Los Angeles School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 90095 6900, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:62-8. 2000

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Publications68

  1. pmc Understanding suboptimal human papillomavirus vaccine uptake among ethnic minority girls
    Roshan Bastani
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1463-72. 2011
    ..However, little is known about vaccination uptake and correlates among low-income, ethnic minority, and immigrant populations in the U.S. who may benefit most from the vaccine...
  2. pmc Interventions to improve follow-up of abnormal findings in cancer screening
    Roshan Bastani
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer 101:1188-200. 2004
    ..Standardization of definitions and measures is needed to facilitate comparisons across studies...
  3. doi request reprint Validation of self-reported colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in a study of ethnically diverse first-degree relatives of CRC cases
    Roshan Bastani
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:791-8. 2008
    ..Evidence about the accuracy of self-reports of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is lacking. We conducted a validation protocol in a randomized trial to increase CRC screening among high-risk individuals...
  4. pmc Integrating theory into community interventions to reduce liver cancer disparities: The Health Behavior Framework
    Roshan Bastani
    School of Public Health, and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Prev Med 50:63-7. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Increasing cervical cancer screening among underserved women in a large urban county health system: can it be done? What does it take?
    Roshan Bastani
    From the School of Public Health, and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Med Care 40:891-907. 2002
    ..Further reduction in avoidable cervical cancer morbidity and mortality may require system-wide, integrated approaches implemented in the public health facilities serving the nation's indigent and minority women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B testing for liver cancer control among Korean Americans
    Roshan Bastani
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:365-73. 2007
    ..Hepatitis B serologic testing of adult immigrants from highly endemic areas such as Asia is recommended as the first step in the control of hepatitis B infection and associated morbidities including liver cancer...
  7. doi request reprint Low-income women with abnormal breast findings: results of a randomized trial to increase rates of diagnostic resolution
    Roshan Bastani
    School of Public Health, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, University of California Los Angeles, 650 Charles Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1927-36. 2010
    ..We report results of a randomized trial assessing the effectiveness of a patient support and navigation intervention in increasing timely diagnostic resolution of abnormal breast findings among indigent women...
  8. pmc Stimulating cancer research in Asian communities and training the next generation of scientists
    Roshan Bastani
    University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer 104:2926-30. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Tailored risk notification for women with a family history of breast cancer
    R Bastani
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Prev Med 29:355-64. 1999
    ..Therefore, interventions to increase the use of mammography in this group are urgently needed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Demographic predictors of cancer screening among Filipino and Korean immigrants in the United States
    A E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Los Angeles School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 90095 6900, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:62-8. 2000
    ..Little is known about cancer-screening practices of various Asian subgroups, and even less is known about factors that may predict screening in these populations...
  11. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among underserved minority population: discrepancy between physicians' recommended, scheduled, and completed tests
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 76:240-7. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The sun sense study: an intervention to improve sun protection in children
    Alice Glasser
    Laughing with Dr Alice Promoting Heath and Wellness Through Therapeutic Humor, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:500-10. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of a multicomponent intervention on parental knowledge, sun avoidance behaviors, and sun protection practices in children 3-10 years...
  13. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes toward condom use--do they predict behavior among Filipino Americans?
    A E Maxwell
    UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Ethn Dis 10:113-24. 2000
    ..Therefore, future studies should identify determinants of AIDS risk behavior among Filipinos and other Asian American populations as a first step towards developing culturally relevant AIDS prevention programs for these groups...
  14. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of depression and anxiety predict mortality in elderly veterans enrolled in the UPBEAT program
    H Lavretsky
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, 760 Westwood Plaza, Room 37 425, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:183-4. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B awareness, knowledge, and screening among Asian Americans
    Tung T Nguyen
    Vietnamese Community Health Promotion Project and UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:266-72. 2007
    ..Due to the high prevalence of hepatitis B, Asian Americans have high rates of liver cancer. Screening for hepatitis B leads to monitoring and treatment and prevent further infection through vaccination of contacts...
  16. ncbi request reprint Latinas with abnormal breast findings: patient predictors of timely diagnostic resolution
    Cynthia M Mojica
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1468-77. 2007
    ....
  17. pmc Why are Korean American physicians reluctant to recommend colorectal cancer screening to Korean American patients? Exploratory interview findings
    Angela M Jo
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:302-9. 2009
    ..Although physician recommendation is one of the most important predictors of cancer screening across populations, only few Korean American patients receive such a recommendation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Low-income women with breast abnormalities: system predictors of timely diagnostic resolution
    Cynthia M Mojica
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Cancer Control 14:176-82. 2007
    ..We examine system predictors of timely diagnostic resolution in low-income, mostly Latina women with breast abnormalities at two Los Angeles County public hospitals...
  19. pmc Colorectal cancer screening among underserved Korean Americans in Los Angeles County
    Angela M Jo
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 650 Charles Young Drive, South A2 125 CHS, Box 956900, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:119-26. 2008
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Impact of a print intervention to increase annual mammography screening among Korean American women enrolled in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
    Annette E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:229-35. 2008
    ..We developed a theory-based Korean-language print intervention to increase annual mammography screening with the goal to disseminate it through the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)...
  21. pmc Behavioral mediators of colorectal cancer screening in a randomized controlled intervention trial
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Prev Med 52:167-73. 2011
    ..This report examines mediators of change in the context of a randomized controlled intervention trial (Los Angeles, 2004-2009) that successfully increased colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among Filipino Americans...
  22. pmc Results of a community-based randomized trial to increase colorectal cancer screening among Filipino Americans
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2228-34. 2010
    ..We conducted 1 of the first community-based trials to develop a multicomponent intervention that would increase colorectal cancer screening among an Asian American population...
  23. pmc Peer navigation improves diagnostic follow-up after breast cancer screening among Korean American women: results of a randomized trial
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 650 Charles Young Drive South, A2 125 CHS, Box 956900, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1931-40. 2010
    ..To test an intervention to increase adherence to diagnostic follow-up tests among Asian American women...
  24. pmc Conducting health research in Korean American churches: perspectives from church leaders
    Angela M Jo
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Community Health 35:156-64. 2010
    ..On the basis of the promising results of the present study, we are planning to conduct a cross sectional survey of Korean church leaders and members in Los Angeles County to substantiate our findings in a larger representative sample...
  25. pmc Constructing a theoretically based set of measures for liver cancer control research studies
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Prev Med 50:68-73. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the first steps in the process of constructing a theoretically based set of measures that is currently used in three trials to reduce liver cancer disparities...
  26. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of increasing access to mammography through mobile mammography for older women
    Arash Naeim
    University of California at Los Angeles, Sepulveda, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:285-90. 2009
    ..To compare the costs of mobile and stationary mammography and examine the incremental cost-effectiveness of using mobile mammography to increase screening rates...
  27. pmc Disparities in the receipt of fecal occult blood test versus endoscopy among Filipino American immigrants
    Annette E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1963-7. 2008
    ..This report examines disparities associated with the type of colorectal screening test, fecal occult blood test versus endoscopy, within a particular racial/ethnic group, Filipino American immigrants...
  28. doi request reprint Rates and sociodemographic correlates of cancer screening among South Asians
    Beth A Glenn
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Community Health 34:113-21. 2009
    ..These results will guide SAN's program planning efforts. Future interventions should focus on increasing cancer screening in this population...
  29. doi request reprint Tobacco use among South Asians: results of a community-university collaborative study
    Beth Ann Glenn
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Health 14:131-45. 2009
    ..We collected data from a community sample of 344 South Asian adults to assess rates of smokeless tobacco product use and smoking and examine demographic predictors of use...
  30. ncbi request reprint How important are psychosocial predictors of mammography receipt among older women when immediate access is provided via on-site service?
    Beth Glenn
    UCLA Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Department of Health Services, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:237-46. 2006
    ..e., health beliefs, knowledge, barriers) in predicting mammogram receipt compared with providing access through a mobile mammography unit among older women who participated in a mobile mammography intervention...
  31. ncbi request reprint A pilot study to define social support among Spanish-speaking women diagnosed with a breast abnormality suspicious for cancer: a brief research report
    Guadalupe Gonzalez
    UCLA Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 23:109-20. 2005
    ..Additional research is needed to assess the impact of social support in increasing adherence to diagnostic follow-up procedures for a breast abnormality...
  32. ncbi request reprint Measuring medical burden using CIRS in older veterans enrolled in UPBEAT, a psychogeriatric treatment program: a pilot study
    Ritesh Mistry
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, and Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:1068-75. 2004
    ..The goal of this pilot study was to determine whether the inclusion of acute medical conditions undermines the usefulness of the CIRS. No such comparison was found in the existing literature...
  33. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of depression and anxiety (MHI) following acute medical/surgical hospitalization and post-discharge psychiatric diagnoses (DSM) in 839 geriatric US veterans
    Sylvia Gerson
    UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:1155-67. 2004
    ..We were unable to find such studies in the literature...
  34. ncbi request reprint Predictors of varying levels of nonadherence to mammography screening in older women
    LENE LEVY-STORMS
    UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:768-73. 2004
    ..To identify predictors of varying levels of nonadherence to mammography screening in older women...
  35. ncbi request reprint Primary care provider perceptions of barriers to and facilitators of colorectal cancer screening in a managed care setting
    Gareth S Dulai
    Division of Gastroenterology, Center for Ulcer Research and Education, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Administration Healthcare System, and Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90073, USA
    Cancer 100:1843-52. 2004
    ..The objectives of the current study were to describe current CRC screening practices and to explore determinants of test use by PCPs in a managed care setting...
  36. ncbi request reprint Improving colorectal cancer screening rates in a managed care health plan: recruitment of provider organizations for a randomized effectiveness trial
    Patricia A Ganz
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:824-9. 2003
    ..Successful implementation of programs that are feasible and take advantage of existing quality improvement mechanisms within the PO has potential to improve CRC screening rates and can have a major public health impact...
  37. ncbi request reprint Results of a randomized trial to increase breast and cervical cancer screening among Filipino American women
    Annette E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Prev Med 37:102-9. 2003
    ..This paper reports the first evaluation of an intervention to increase breast and cervical cancer screening among Filipino American women...
  38. ncbi request reprint Household smoking behavior and ETS exposure among children with asthma in low-income, minority households
    Barbara A Berman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at Los Angeles, A2 125 CHS, Box 956900, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Addict Behav 28:111-28. 2003
    ..Over 47% of the respondents reported absolute restrictions against smoking in the home, and these restrictions were associated with lower reported levels of smoking, ETS exposure, and air nicotine and urine cotinine concentrations...
  39. pmc Physical activity among older Filipino-American women
    Annette E Maxwell
    UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Women Health 36:67-79. 2002
    ..This paper describes the pattern of physical activity among older Filipino-American women and a physical activity intervention specifically designed for this group...
  40. pmc An experimental test of the effect of incentives on recruitment of ethnically diverse colorectal cancer cases and their first-degree relatives into a research study
    Annette E Maxwell
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2620-5. 2009
    ..It is a common practice to use participant incentives to boost response rates, but few studies have systematically examined their effectiveness, particularly among minority groups...
  41. pmc Assessing screening mammography utilization in an urban area
    Bruce Allen
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:5-14. 2002
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Role of community risk factors and resources on breast carcinoma stage at diagnosis
    Pamela L Davidson
    Department of Health Services, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90092 1772, USA
    Cancer 103:922-30. 2005
    ..The literature review yielded 5 studies that analyzed cancer registry data merged with community-level variables (1995-2004)...
  43. pmc Strategies to recruit and retain older Filipino-American immigrants for a cancer screening study
    Annette E Maxwell
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    J Community Health 30:167-79. 2005
    ..Results and implications are discussed in the hope that they may facilitate future participation of Filipinos and other Asian immigrants in research...
  44. ncbi request reprint A patient's race/ethnicity does not explain the underuse of appropriate adjuvant therapy in colorectal cancer
    Marcia L McGory
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Center for Health Sciences, Box 956904, Los Angeles, California, 90095 6904, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:319-29. 2006
    ..Numerous studies have demonstrated underuse of adjuvant therapy in colorectal cancer. The current study examines variables associated with underuse of adjuvant therapy...
  45. ncbi request reprint Do HMO market level factors lead to racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer screening? A comparison between high-risk Asian and Pacific Islander Americans and high-risk whites
    Ninez A Ponce
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Med Care 43:1101-8. 2005
    ..Few studies have explored health care market structure and colorectal cancer (CRC) screening test use, and little is known whether market factors contribute to racial/ethnic screening disparities...
  46. ncbi request reprint Results of a randomized controlled trial to increase colorectal cancer screening in a managed care health plan
    Patricia A Ganz
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer 104:2072-83. 2005
    ..A quality improvement (QI) program to increase CRC screening was developed for use in a managed care health plan...
  47. ncbi request reprint UPBEAT: the impact of a psychogeriatric intervention in VA medical centers. Unified Psychogeriatric Biopsychosocial Evaluation and Treatment
    G Kominski
    UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Care 39:500-12. 2001
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial to assess the benefit of offering on-site mobile mammography in addition to health education for older women
    David B Reuben
    UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of California, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Ste 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:1509-14. 2002
    ..We conducted a cluster randomized clinical trial to compare the benefit of offering on-site mobile mammography in addition to an outreach program designed to increase mammography use by educating patients...
  49. doi request reprint Risk factors for chronic liver disease in Blacks, Mexican Americans, and Whites in the United States: results from NHANES IV, 1999-2004
    Yvonne N Flores
    UCLA Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2231-8. 2008
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Effect of mental health care and shared decision making on patient satisfaction in a community sample of patients with depression
    Karen A Swanson
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:416-30. 2007
    ..Contrary to expectations, patient gender made no difference in the effects of quality of care on patient satisfaction...
  51. ncbi request reprint Do deaf and hard of hearing youth need antitobacco education?
    Barbara A Berman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, USA
    Am Ann Deaf 152:344-55. 2007
    ..Tobacco use covariates, exposure to cigarette marketing and antismoking programming, and tobacco education needs of deaf and hard of hearing youth are discussed...
  52. pmc African-American physicians and smoking cessation counseling
    B A Berman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Jonsson Comprehensive Center, UCLA 90024 3511, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 89:534-42. 1997
    ..Our findings support the need for dissemination of such information, particularly among specialists, to support antitobacco efforts among African-American physicians...
  53. ncbi request reprint Is tobacco use a problem among deaf college students?
    Barbara A Berman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, USA
    Am Ann Deaf 151:441-51. 2006
    ..Limitations of the research are described, including possible underreporting of participants' tobacco use...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk behaviors and screening rates among homeless adults in Los Angeles County
    Sara Chau
    UCLA, School of Medicine, 90095 1720, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:431-8. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training's legacy. The first 5 years
    Moon S Chen
    Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training AANCART, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer 107:2006-14. 2006
    ..AANCART's first 5 years have increased cancer awareness, trained special populations scientists, and advanced the field of Asian American cancer control research. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  56. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic predictors of non-attendance at invitational mammography screening--a population-based register study (Sweden)
    Magdalena Lagerlund
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 13:73-82. 2002
    ..To investigate the role of sociodemographic factors in predicting mammography uptake in an outreach screening program...
  57. ncbi request reprint Promoting culturally appropriate colorectal cancer screening through a health educator: a randomized controlled trial
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Cancer 107:959-66. 2006
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a leading cause of cancer mortality in the US. Surveys reveal low CRC screening levels among Asians in the US, including Chinese Americans...
  58. ncbi request reprint Selection of family members for communication of cancer risk and barriers to this communication before and after genetic cancer risk assessment
    Deborah J MacDonald
    Clinical Cancer Genetics Department, City of Hope Cancer Center, Duarte, California 91010 3000, USA
    Genet Med 9:275-82. 2007
    ..We compared women's selection of family members for cancer risk communication and perceived barriers to this communication before genetic cancer risk assessment and 6 months afterward...
  59. ncbi request reprint Mammography screening and Pacific Islanders: role of cultural and psychosocial factors
    Shiraz I Mishra
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Office of Policy and Planning, University of Maryland School of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:32-6. 2007
    ..There is little information on the associations between cultural and psychosocial factors and not receiving a mammogram by Samoan women...
  60. pmc Results of a randomized trial to increase mammogram usage among Samoan women
    Shiraz I Mishra
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, University of Maryland Statewide Health Network, 401 W Redwood Street, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2594-604. 2007
    ..We tested the effectiveness of a theory-guided, culturally appropriate breast cancer education program (the intervention) designed to increase mammography use among Samoan women...
  61. doi request reprint Predictors of colorectal cancer screening from patients enrolled in a managed care health plan
    Melissa M Farmer
    Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, Sepulveda, California 91343 2036, USA
    Cancer 112:1230-8. 2008
    ....
  62. pmc Development of an ESL curriculum to educate Chinese immigrants about hepatitis B
    Victoria M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 33:217-24. 2008
    ..Our quantitative and qualitative methods for curriculum development could be replicated for other health education topics and in other limited English speaking populations...
  63. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B among Korean Americans: finding ways to improve testing, vaccination, and better health outcomes
    Roshan Bastani
    Ethn Dis 17:416-7. 2007
  64. ncbi request reprint Measures for ascertaining use of colorectal cancer screening in behavioral, health services, and epidemiologic research
    Sally W Vernon
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:898-905. 2004
  65. pmc Development of intervention materials for individuals with limited English proficiency: lessons learned from "Colorectal Cancer Screening in Chinese Americans"
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Med Care 46:S51-61. 2008
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) ranks among the top 3 most common cancers for several Asian ethnic groups, yet screening remains underutilized by Asian Americans...
  66. doi request reprint Comparison of Latina and non-Latina white women's beliefs about communicating genetic cancer risk to relatives
    Deborah J MacDonald
    Cancer Screening and Prevention Program, Clinical Cancer Genetics Department, City of Hope Cancer Center, Duarte, California 91010 3000, USA
    J Health Commun 13:465-79. 2008
    ..15-5.66), Latina ethnicity (odds ratio [OR] 0.22, 95% CI, 0.09-0.53), and Spanish as primary language (OR, 0.17, 95% CI, 0.06-0.47) were independently associated with the belief that a clinician should be the informant...
  67. ncbi request reprint Treatment effects from UPBEAT: a randomized trial of care management for behavioral health problems in hospitalized elderly patients
    David W Oslin
    Section of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Room 3002, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 17:99-106. 2004
    ..Despite a theoretical and practically sound intervention, participation was low and treatment outcomes, while generally good, appeared unaffected by the addition of the program...
  68. ncbi request reprint Predictors of two-year mortality in a prospective "UPBEAT" study of elderly veterans with comorbid medical and psychiatric symptoms
    Helen Lavretsky
    Received August 9, 2000
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:458-68. 2002
    ..Lack of improvement in symptoms of depression and anxiety at 6 months was associated with higher rates of mortality...

Research Grants10

  1. UCLA CANCER EDUCATION AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
    Roshan Bastani; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our Career Development Program will continue to be offered through the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research of the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and School of Public Health, UCLA. ..
  2. Informed Decision Making Regarding PSA Screening
    Roshan Bastani; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING IN HIGH RISK INDIVIDUALS
    Roshan Bastani; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Secondary analysis will examine the predictive value of our theoretical framework in modeling adherence behavior and psychological distress. Cost effectiveness of the intervention will also be assessed. ..