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Comprehensive Cancer Control Engagement in Appalachia Publications: 

Behringer B and Friedell GH. (2006). Appalachia: Where place matters in health. Preventing Chronic Disease [serial online] October. Available from:

Behringer B, Friedell GH, Dorgan K, Hutson S, Krishnan K, Phillips A, Naney C, and Cantrell ES. (2007). Understanding the challenges of reducing cancer in Appalachia: Addressing a place-based health disparity population. California Journal of Health Promotion. May 2007, 40-49.

Behringer B and Krishnan K. (2011). Understanding the Role of Religion in Cancer Care in Appalachia. Southern Medical Journa l. 104(4):295-296, April 2011. doi: 10.1097/SMJ.0b013e3182084108.

Behringer B, Mabe KH, Dorgan KA, Hutson SP. (2009) Local implementation of cancer control activities in rural Appalachia. Preventing Chronic Disease. 6(1).

Behringer B, Lofton S, and McKnight P. (2010). Models for Local Implementation of Comprehensive Cancer Control: Meeting local cancer control needs through community collaboration. Cancer Causes and Control. 21(1), 1995.

Blackley D, Behringer B, and Zheng S. (2012) Cancer Mortality Rates in Appalachia: Descriptive Epidemiology and an Approach to Explaining Differences in Outcomes. J Community Health. 2012 Aug;37(4):804-13 DOI 10.1007/s10900-011-9514-z.

Bounds T, Bumpus J and Behringer B. (2011).  "The Mini-Grant Model: A Strategy to Promote Local Implementation of State Cancer Plans in Appalachian Communities". Preventing Chronic Disease.  8(4)a89.

Dorgan KA, Hutson SP, Gerding G, and Duvall KL. (2009). Culturally tailored cancer communication, education, and research: the highways and back roads of Appalachia. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2009;6(2). .

Dorgan KA, Hutson SP and Phillips A. (2007). {In}credible agent: Cancer communication partners in Appalachia. Business Research yearbook. 14(1), 597-602.

Hutson, S.P., Dorgan, K.A., Phillips, A. and Behringer, B. (2007). The mountains hold things in: The use of community research review workgroups to address cancer disparities in Appalachia. Oncology Nursing Forum. 34(6), 1133-1139.

McLean JE and Behringer, B (2008). Establishing and evaluating equitable partnerships. Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship. 1(1), 66-72.

Rayman KM, Edwards J. (2010) Rural primary care providers' perceptions of their role in the breast cancer care continuum. J Rural Health. 2010 Summer;26(2):189-95. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-0361.2010.00281.x.


These articles were made possible by an interagency agreement between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) (CO-15409-06).


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