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The Role of Social Media in Cancer Recovery
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-12-13)
This study investigates the role of social media during cancer treatment and recovery. Qualitative research methods were used, which included semi-structured, in-depth interviews with 20 cancer survivors. Findings indicate ...
Risk factors for oral HPV persistence and HPV-associated cancer
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-03-14)
Background: Persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is a well-known cause of cervical and anogenital cancers. In the past decade, oral HPV infection was established as a cause of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma ...
Evaluating Geographic Cancer Disparities in Baltimore City, Maryland
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-04-04)
Research and policy continue to hold cancer as a top priority in the United States due to its public health burden. As the aging population increases, it is an issue that will likely continue to grow in scope. However, ...