Since 1983, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has collected data by means of its Cancer Information Service (CIS), a toll-free telephone helpline for health care professionals and members of the public who have questions about cancer treatment, diagnosis, and prevention.
These data reveal information about the characteristics of callers and their questions and about how inquiries reflect mass media promotions and secular trends.
A request for a publication is the most common type of inquiry, followed by information about specific cancer sites, smoking prevention and cessation, other types of prevention, cancer treatment.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Prévention, Appel téléphonique, Utilisateur, Centre information, Communication information, Education sanitaire, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Prevention, Telephone call, User, Information center, Information communication, Health education, Human, United States, North America, America
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 92-0376056
Code Inist : 002B30A03A. Création : 199406.