Genji Terasaki

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Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care and colorectal cancer screening by Vietnamese American patients
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:1125-31. 2010
  2. pmc Cancer preventive screening: a cross-border comparison of United States and Canadian Chinese women
    Shin Ping Tu
    University of Washington, USA
    Prev Med 41:36-46. 2005
  3. pmc Clinical trials: understanding and perceptions of female Chinese-American cancer patients
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Cancer 104:2999-3005. 2005
  4. 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
  5. pmc Mammography screening among Chinese-American women
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 97:1293-302. 2003
  6. doi request reprint 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
  7. ncbi request reprint A cross-border comparison of hepatitis B testing among chinese residing in Canada and the United States
    Shin Ping Tu R
    Dept of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:483-90. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Breast self-examination: self-reported frequency, quality, and associated outcomes
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:175-81. 2006
  9. pmc Breast cancer screening: stages of adoption among Cambodian American women
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:33-41. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of diet and acculturation in Chinese American and Chinese Canadian women
    Jessie Satia-Abouta
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, USA
    Ethn Health 7:21-39. 2002

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care and colorectal cancer screening by Vietnamese American patients
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:1125-31. 2010
    ..These variables have not previously been studied in Asian American and limited-English proficient populations...
  2. pmc Cancer preventive screening: a cross-border comparison of United States and Canadian Chinese women
    Shin Ping Tu
    University of Washington, USA
    Prev Med 41:36-46. 2005
    ..To compare screening mammography and Pap testing among Chinese women in Seattle, Washington to Vancouver, and British Columbia...
  3. pmc Clinical trials: understanding and perceptions of female Chinese-American cancer patients
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Cancer 104:2999-3005. 2005
    ..In addition, decision-making based on Asian philosophies within the context of Euro-American bioethics requires further study...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Mammography screening among Chinese-American women
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 97:1293-302. 2003
    ..Breast carcinoma is the most common major malignancy among several Asian-American populations. This study surveyed mammography screening knowledge and practices among Chinese-American women...
  6. doi request reprint 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint A cross-border comparison of hepatitis B testing among chinese residing in Canada and the United States
    Shin Ping Tu R
    Dept of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:483-90. 2009
    ..Studies from the U.S. and Canada demonstrate that immigrants, particularly from Asia, are disproportionately affected by liver cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Breast self-examination: self-reported frequency, quality, and associated outcomes
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:175-81. 2006
    ..There is little information on the quality of breast self-examination (BSE) and associated outcomes...
  9. pmc Breast cancer screening: stages of adoption among Cambodian American women
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:33-41. 2002
    ..Little information is available on the breast cancer screening behavior of Cambodian American women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of diet and acculturation in Chinese American and Chinese Canadian women
    Jessie Satia-Abouta
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, USA
    Ethn Health 7:21-39. 2002
    ..To examine the influence of diet-related psychosocial constructs on the dietary practices of Chinese populations living in North America...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Cervical cancer screening among Chinese Americans
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:139-45. 2002
    ..Chinese women in North America have high rates of invasive cervical cancer and low levels of Papanicolaou (Pap) testing use. This study examined Pap testing barriers and facilitators among Chinese American women...
  13. pmc Colorectal cancer screening among African Americans: the importance of physician recommendation
    Vicky Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:806-12. 2003
    ..Lack of adherence to colorectal cancer screening recommendations has previously been found to be associated with lower income, lower educational level, and racial/ethnic minority status...
  14. ncbi request reprint Correlates of hepatitis B testing among Chinese Americans
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 32:379-90. 2007
    ..002). Intervention programs to improve HBV testing rates in Chinese Americans should include strategies to improve knowledge about the risk of HBV and encourage effective communication with health care providers about HBV testing...
  15. pmc Evaluation of a hepatitis B lay health worker intervention for Chinese Americans and Canadians
    Vicky M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 34:165-72. 2009
    ..Future research should evaluate other intervention approaches to improving hepatitis B testing rates among Chinese in North America...
  16. ncbi request reprint Simplifying detection of cognitive impairment: comparison of the Mini-Cog and Mini-Mental State Examination in a multiethnic sample
    Soo Borson
    Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:871-4. 2005
    ..To compare detection of cognitive impairment using the Mini-Cog and Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and to identify sociodemographic variables that influence detection in an ethnoculturally diverse sample...
  17. doi request reprint Knowledge of cardiovascular health among Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese immigrants to the US
    Thanh G N Ton
    Department of Neurology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:127-39. 2011
    ..All participants desired more information, and identified barriers to effective communication with healthcare providers. A deeper understanding of beliefs and barriers faced by Asian immigrants can help guide health promotion efforts...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Chinese American women in Seattle, Washington
    Matthew J Thompson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 4696, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:222-6. 2002
    ..Chinese Americans have higher rates of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, resulting in higher incidences of liver cancer, compared with the general population...
  19. pmc A randomized controlled trial of interventions to promote cervical cancer screening among Chinese women in North America
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:670-7. 2002
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of two alternative cervical cancer screening interventions for Chinese women living in North America...
  20. pmc Knowledge of cervical cancer risk factors among Chinese immigrants in Seattle
    James D Ralston
    Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Community Health 28:41-57. 2003
    ..Culturally and linguistically appropriate educational interventions for cervical cancer risk factors should be developed, implemented and evaluated...
  21. ncbi request reprint Screening mammography among Chinese Canadian women
    Sara L Jackson
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Can J Public Health 94:275-80. 2003
    ..Though breast cancer is the most common malignancy among Chinese women, screening mammography is underutilized. This study examined barriers and facilitators of screening mammography among Chinese Canadian women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Using quality of life to predict hospitalization and mortality in patients with obstructive lung diseases
    Vincent S Fan
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
    Chest 122:429-36. 2002
    ..Condition-specific measures of quality of life (QOL) for patients with COPD have been demonstrated to be highly reliable and valid, but they have not conclusively been shown to predict hospitalization or death...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lay beliefs about hepatitis among North American Chinese: implications for hepatitis prevention
    Hueifang 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Participation in colorectal cancer screening among Chinese Americans
    Mei Po Yip
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2420, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:645-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe CRC screening among less acculturated Chinese Americans and to identify factors associated with CRC screening...
  25. ncbi request reprint "Heat in their intestine": colorectal cancer prevention beliefs among older Chinese Americans
    John 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)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Improving identification of cognitive impairment in primary care
    Soo Borson
    Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:349-55. 2006
    ..To compare the relative level and predictors of accuracy of a brief cognitive screen, the Mini-Cog, with spontaneous detection of cognitive impairment by subjects' primary care physicians...
  27. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke in the home and Pap testing among Vietnamese American women
    Nadine L Chan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:178-82. 2007
    ..With nearly half of Vietnamese women in our study currently living with smokers, future studies should examine the relationship between secondhand smoke at home and other health behaviors in Vietnamese American households...
  28. pmc Sources of health information among Chinese immigrants to the Pacific Northwest
    Erica D Woodall
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:334-40. 2009
    ..Chinese immigrants to North America experience cancer-related health disparities and underutilize preventive care. Little is known about Chinese immigrants' sources of health information...
  29. ncbi request reprint Information-seeking behaviors and response to the H1N1 outbreak in Chinese limited-English proficient individuals living in King County, Washington
    Mei Po Yip
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 4:353-60. 2009
    ..To investigate the information seeking behaviors and response to the HIN1 outbreak by limited-English proficient (LEP) Chinese speakers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Smoking prevalence, knowledge, and attitudes among a population of Vietnamese American men
    Nadine L Chan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S475-84. 2007
    ..28-3.61). The findings suggest a great need to develop appropriate tobacco-control interventions to lower smoking prevalence, improve tobacco-related health knowledge, and reduce the acceptance of smoking among Vietnamese American men...
  31. ncbi request reprint Heart disease prevention among Chinese immigrants
    Vicky M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 32:299-310. 2007
    ..These efforts should specifically aim to increase fruit/ vegetable consumption and regular physical activity. Future efforts to increase cholesterol testing should focus on recent immigrants...
  32. pmc Evaluation of an outreach intervention to promote cervical cancer screening among Cambodian American women
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:320-7. 2002
    ..We conducted a group-randomized controlled trial to evaluate a cervical cancer screening intervention program targeting Seattle's Cambodian refugee community...
  33. pmc AANCART best practices: cancer awareness activities for Seattle's Combodian community
    Paularita Seng
    Refugee and Immigrant Health Promotion Program, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer 104:2916-9. 2005
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  34. pmc Current realities of delivering mammography services in the community: do challenges with staffing and scheduling exist?
    Carl D'Orsi
    Breast Imaging Center, Dept of Radiology, Emory Univ, W C I Building, 1701 Uppergate Drive, Suite C1104, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Radiology 235:391-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the current (2001-2002) capacity of community-based mammography facilities to deliver screening and diagnostic services in the United States...
  35. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and behaviour regarding heart disease prevention in Chinese Canadian immigrants
    T Gregory Hislop
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 99:232-5. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the knowledge and practices of Chinese immigrants regarding heart disease prevention...
  36. ncbi request reprint Tobacco knowledge and beliefs in Chinese American men
    Kent K Hu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:434-8. 2006
    ..Chinese American men have relatively high smoking rates. However, there are limited data about the tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of this racial/ethnic group...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Chinese immigrants to the United States
    Vicky M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:313-7. 2006
    ..Chronic carriage of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the most common underlying cause of liver cancer among Chinese Americans. Our objective was to describe Chinese immigrants' hepatitis B knowledge, testing, and vaccination levels...
  38. ncbi request reprint Predisposing, reinforcing and enabling factors associated with hepatitis B testing in Chinese Canadians in British Columbia
    T Gregory Hislop
    Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:39-44. 2007
    ..The PRECEDE framework has been very helpful in identifying factors associated with health practices...
  39. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge, testing and vaccination levels in Chinese immigrants to British Columbia, Canada
    T Gregory Hislop
    Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 98:125-9. 2007
    ..Liver cancer, a significant health problem in Asia, is preventable and can be controlled through HBV blood testing, vaccination, and community education about HBV...
  40. ncbi request reprint Health care services and Pap testing behavior for Chinese women in British Columbia
    T Gregory Hislop
    Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Immigr Health 5:143-52. 2003
    ..The implications of these findings upon the planning of effective health care services within local neighborhoods are discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Translation challenges of cross-cultural research and program development
    Shin Ping Tu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Asian Am Pac Isl J Health 10:58-66. 2003
    ..Translation of cross-cultural surveys and programs pose unique challenges. This paper identifies potential pitfalls of current translation guidelines and presents solutions employed for one project...

Research Grants8

  1. Colorectal Cancer Screening in Chinese Americans
    Shin Ping Tu; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. Cancer Control Dissemination to Asian Americans
    Shin Ping Tu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, 3 focus groups with medical assistants, the intervention agents, anof two focus groups with Vietnamese patients at the intervention clinic will also be completed. ..
  3. Cancer Control Dissemination to Asian Americans
    Shin Ping Tu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, 3 focus groups with medical assistants, the intervention agents, anof two focus groups with Vietnamese patients at the intervention clinic will also be completed. ..