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17-06-2024 | Breast Cancer | Concise Research Report

A Mixed-Methods Feasibility Study Linking a Community-Based Weight Loss Program with an African American Breast Cancer Support Group

Authors: Ryan M. Kane, MD, MPH, Melissa Lowe, MS, Laura J. Fish, PhD, Christina Makarushka, MPH, Leah L. Zullig, PhD, MPH, Nia S. Mitchell, MD, MPH

Published in: Journal of General Internal Medicine

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Excess weight is associated with higher breast cancer-specific and all-cause mortality.1 African American (AA) breast cancer survivors (AABCS) have inequitably higher rates of obesity, post-diagnosis weight gain, and mortality.1,2 Clinical interventions alone neither address the complex social and structural drivers that underlie these inequities nor the growing demand for culturally specific weight management care.3 Primary care providers can leverage community resources to reduce these inequities for their AABCS. …
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Title
A Mixed-Methods Feasibility Study Linking a Community-Based Weight Loss Program with an African American Breast Cancer Support Group
Authors
Ryan M. Kane, MD, MPH
Melissa Lowe, MS
Laura J. Fish, PhD
Christina Makarushka, MPH
Leah L. Zullig, PhD, MPH
Nia S. Mitchell, MD, MPH
Publication date
17-06-2024
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Published in
Journal of General Internal Medicine
Print ISSN: 0884-8734
Electronic ISSN: 1525-1497
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-024-08714-w
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