Advancing Health Equity in the Cancer Care Sector: Resources

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Relevant Publications:

Access denied: Nurses’ perspectives of access to oncology care among Indigenous peoples in Canada.

Horrill, T., Martin, D., Lavoie, J. & Schultz, A. Access denied: Nurses’ perspectives of access to oncology care among Indigenous peoples in Canada. Advances in Nursing Science, Publish Ahead of Print, (2022). https://doi.org/10.1097/ANS.0000000000000428.

Interventions designed to increase the uptake of lung cancer screening and implications for priority populations: a scoping review protocol

Sayani, A., Ali, M. A., Corrado, A. M., Ziegler, C., Sadler, A., Williams, C., & Lofters, A. (2021). Interventions designed to increase the uptake of lung cancer screening and implications for priority populations: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open11(7), e050056. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050056

A Critical Analysis of the Lived Experiences of Financial Toxicity and Cancer in Canada

Sayani, A., Dilney, J., Kuhnke, J., McNeil, T. (2021). “My Cancer Is Worth Only Fifteen Weeks?” A Critical Analysis of the Lived Experiences of Financial Toxicity and Cancer in Canada. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, x(x), 1-9. doi: 10.34172/ijhpm.2021.83

Advancing Health Equity in Cancer Care: The Lived Experiences of Poverty and Access to Lung Cancer Screening

Sayani, A., & Lofters, A. (2021). P61.07 Advancing Health Equity in Cancer Care: The Lived Experiences of Poverty and Access to Lung Cancer Screening. Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 16(10), S1174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2021.08.642

Toward equity-oriented cancer care: a Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) protocol to promote equitable access to lung cancer screening

Sayani, A., Manthorne, J., Nicholson, E., Bloch, G., Parsons, J.A., Hwang, S.W., Bikila, A., Freedman, H., Rathbone, M., Jeji, T., Wathen, N., Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., & Lofters, A.  (2022) Toward equity-oriented cancer care: a Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) protocol to promote equitable access to lung cancer screening. Research Involvement and Engagement, 8(11). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-022-00344-y

Interventions designed to increase the uptake of lung cancer screening and implications for priority populations: a scoping review protocol

Sayani, A, Ali, M.A., Corrado, A.M., Ziegler, C., Sadler, Al., Williams, C.,& Lofters, A. (2021). Interventions designed to increase the uptake of lung cancer screening and implications for priority populations: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open, 11. 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050056

Building Equitable Patient Partnerships during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges and Key Considerations for Research and Policy

Sayani, A., Maybee, A., Manthorne, J., Nicholson, E., Bloch, G., Parsons, J. A., Hwang, S. W., & Lofters, A. (2021). Building Equitable Patient Partnerships during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges and Key Considerations for Research and Policy. Healthcare policy, 17(1), 17–24. https://doi.org/10.12927/hcpol.2021.26582

Advancing health equity in cancer care: The lived experiences of poverty and access to lung cancer screening

Sayani, A., Vahabi, M., O’Brien, M.A., Liu, G., Hwang, S., Selby, P., Nicholson, E., Giuliani, M., Lawson, E., & Lofters, A. (2021). Advancing health equity in cancer care: The lived experiences of poverty and access to lung cancer screening. PLoS ONE, 16(5). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0251264

Socially based inequities in breast cancer care: intersections of the social determinants of health and the cancer care continuum

Sayani, A. (2017). Socially based inequities in breast cancer care: intersections of the social determinants of health and the cancer care continuum. Critical Studies: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal23(1). http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5391-7769

Perspectives of family physicians towards access to lung cancer screening for individuals living with low income – a qualitative study

Sayani, A., Vahabi, M., O’Brien, M.A., Liu, G., Hwang, S.W., Selby, P., Nicholson, E. & Lofters, A. (2021). Perspectives of family physicians towards access to lung cancer screening for individuals living with low income – a qualitative study. BMC Family Practice, 22(1), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-020-01354-z

Assuming policy responsibility for health equity: local public health action in Ontario, Canada

Raphael, D., & Sayani, A. (2019). Assuming policy responsibility for health equity: local public health action in Ontario, Canada. Health Promotion International, 34(2), 215-226. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dax073

Inequities in genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer: implications for public health practice

Sayani, A. (2019). Inequities in genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer: implications for public health practice. Journal of Community Genetics, 10(1), 35–39. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12687-018-0370-8