Cancer risk reduction counseling: A computer-assisted curriculum

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Abstract

Significant progress has been made in the identification of factors associated with an increased risk of developing cancer. Cancer is increasingly viewed as a preventable disease. Its prevention involves risk reduction counseling. This counseling is an important skill for the family physician but can be difficult to learn and to teach. We used a prototype, computer-assisted cancer risk reduction counseling curriculum with first-year medical students. We found a statistically significant change in both knowledge-based and attitudinal questions and answers after the use of this curriculum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)244-247
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine
Volume7
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1991

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Risk Reduction Behavior
Curriculum
Counseling
Neoplasms
Family Physicians
Medical Students

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  • Medicine(all)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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Cancer risk reduction counseling : A computer-assisted curriculum. / Gordon, Paul R; Bassford, Tamsen L; Lippman, S. M.

In: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1991, p. 244-247.

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