The cancer information service: Using CBPR in building community capacity Journal Article


Authors: Davis, S. W.; Cassel, K.; Moseley, M. A.; Mesia, R.; De Herrera, P. A.; Kornfeld, J.; Perocchia, R.
Article Title: The cancer information service: Using CBPR in building community capacity
Abstract: The National Cancer Institute's (NCIs) Cancer Information Service (CIS) Partnership Program followed many of the key principles of community-based participatory research in providing technical assistance to partner organizations. Using five case studies, this article describes how the CIS Partnership Program served to identify community needs and leaders, bringing resources together to build capacity and increase knowledge, and facilitate further dissemination of findings. CIS Partnership Program staff transcended the traditional health education role by building the capacity of community partners to bring cancer information in culturally appropriate ways to their own communities. The lessons learned by the CIS Partnership Program are useful for both academics and service organizations that would benefit from working with medically underserved communities. © Springer 2010.
Keywords: united states; neoplasm; organization and management; neoplasms; health service; patient care; access to information; patient-centered care; cooperative behavior; national cancer institute (u.s.); cancer control; information services; national health organization; national institutes of health (u.s.); cooperation; public relations; health services needs and demand; medically underserved; community-based participatory research; cancer information service; capacity building; community partnership; cultural competency; technical assistance; information service; community-institutional relations
Journal Title: Journal of Cancer Education
Volume: 26
Issue: 1
ISSN: 0885-8195
Publisher: Springer  
Date Published: 2011-03-01
Start Page: 51
End Page: 57
Language: English
DOI: 10.1007/s13187-010-0159-x
PUBMED: 20872106
PROVIDER: scopus
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Notes: --- - "Export Date: 17 August 2011" - "CODEN: JCEDE" - "Source: Scopus"
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