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Measuring Knowledge of Cancer Screening and Prevention Strategies in HIV Healthcare Professionals.

Authors
  • Colón-López, Vivian1
  • Ortiz, Ana P2
  • Pérez, Naydi3
  • Acevedo, Eliseo4
  • Tamayo, Vivian5
  • Zorrilla, Carmen D6
  • 1 Department of Health Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR; Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Juan, PR. , (Puerto Rico)
  • 2 Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Juan, PR; Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR. , (Puerto Rico)
  • 3 Puerto Rico Central Cancer Registry, Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Juan, PR. , (Puerto Rico)
  • 4 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR. , (Puerto Rico)
  • 5 Ob-Gyn Department, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR. , (Puerto Rico)
  • 6 Ob-Gyn Department, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR; Maternal-Infant Studies Center (CEMI), San Juan, PR. , (Puerto Rico)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Puerto Rico health sciences journal
Publication Date
September 2016
Volume
35
Issue
3
Pages
147–153
Identifiers
PMID: 27623140
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

Health education interventions, tailored to healthcare professionals who recently finished their formal education should be developed in HPV-related cancers. Such training would improve cancer prevention and control efforts, thereby benefitting the HIV population in Puerto Rico.

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