John H Choe
Affiliation: University of Washington
- Colorectal cancer among Asians and Pacific Islanders in the U.S.: survival disadvantage for the foreign-bornJohn H Choe
Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Cancer Detect Prev 29:361-8. 2005..Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have better colorectal cancer survival than other racial populations. However, immigrants face challenges that may place them at higher risk for late diagnosis and death...
- Hepatitis B and liver cancer beliefs among Korean immigrants in Western WashingtonJohn H Choe
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Cancer 104:2955-8. 2005..The report concludes with suggestions for future investigations to address the high rates of chronic HBV infection and hepatocellular cancer in this vulnerable population...
- "Heat in their intestine": colorectal cancer prevention beliefs among older Chinese AmericansJohn H Choe
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Ethn Dis 16:248-54. 2006..Data regarding disease prevention behaviors among Asian-American populations are limited. This study explored the beliefs of older Chinese Americans toward colorectal cancer screening modalities, including fecal occult blood testing (FOBT)...
- Health care access and sociodemographic factors associated with hepatitis B testing in Vietnamese American menJohn H Choe
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98104, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 8:193-201. 2006..Programs to reduce HBV transmission and sequelae should make special effort to target these vulnerable Vietnamese Americans...
- Hepatitis B knowledge and testing among Vietnamese-American womenVictoria M Taylor
Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
Ethn Dis 15:761-7. 2005..Intervention strategies that target social networks might be effective in increasing testing levels. Physicians should be educated about the importance of testing Asian immigrants for HBV...
- Hepatitis B testing among Vietnamese American menVictoria M Taylor
Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
Cancer Detect Prev 28:170-7. 2004..Health education about HBV transmission may stimulate patients to seek testing. Intervention programs should specifically target Vietnamese men without a regular source of health care and physicians who serve Vietnamese communities...
- Hepatitis B awareness, testing, and knowledge among Vietnamese American men and womenVictoria M Taylor
Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
J Community Health 30:477-90. 2005..Continued efforts should be made to develop and implement hepatitis B educational campaigns for Vietnamese immigrant communities. These efforts might be tailored to male and female audiences...
- Lay beliefs about hepatitis among North American Chinese: implications for hepatitis preventionHueifang Chen
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Box 359780, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 2420, USA
J Community Health 31:94-112. 2006..In conclusion, any attempt to promote hepatitis testing and vaccination among the North American Chinese should take traditional beliefs and practices into consideration...
- Hepatitis B & Liver Cancer Prevention in Asian AmericansJohn Choe; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Hematopoietic Stem Cell Donor Enrollment and Retention in Korean AmericansJohn Choe; Fiscal Year: 2007..Ultimately, we hope to increase the likelihood of successful stem cell transplant among Asian/Pacific Islander patients. ..