Behnoosh Momin MS, MPH, a health scientist with the Centers for Disease Control, describes the risk factors and screening recommendations for liver cancer.
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- The Toolbox
- The Community Guide - The Toolbox - Collection of public health materials that assist users in assessing and carrying out evidence-based public health strategies and interventions. Composed of five separate tools that include: asses and evaluate, plan an intervention, engage stakeholders, implement, sustainable programs.
- Liver Cancer
- MedlinePlus: U.S. National Library of Medicine - Liver Cancer - Also called: Hepatocellular carcinoma - Provides a wide array of information from the National Cancer Institute about liver cancer, including: general information, diagnosis and tests, prevention and risk factors, treatments and therapies, living with liver cancer, related issues, statistics and research, clinical trials, journal articles, reference desk, find an expert, children, and patient handouts.
- Integrating Theory into Community Interventions to Reduce Liver Cancer Disparities: The Health Behavior Framwork
- Journal of Preventive Medicine: National Institute of Health Public Access - Integrating Theory into Community Interventions to Reduce Liver Cancer Disparities: The Health Behavior Framework - Paper discusses the Health Behavior Framework, which is a conceptual model that is being used to shape study designs to the development of interventions. The paper advocates for the adoption of the theory into intervention research to accelerate the ability to develop effective interventions.
- Hepatocellular carcinoma: Where are we? - Roberto Mazzanti, Umberto Arena, Renato Tassi
- Describe trends in liver cancer
- List risk factors for liver cancer
- Explain screening recommendations
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Behnoosh Momin, MS, MPH, Centers for Disease Control
Dr. Behnoosh Momin works in the CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Branch as a health scientist in the scientific support and clinical translation team. Dr. Momin obtained a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Science and a Masters of Public Health from Texas A&M University. Dr. Momin’s research includes promotional and smoking cessation interventions for tobacco control in decreasing cancer rates, as well as development and implementation of promising interventions for the prevention and control of liver cancer. She is also the co-founder of the CDC’s Tobacco-Related Cancers workgroup.