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1.

Mailed Letter Versus Phone Call to Increase Uptake of Cancer Screening: A Pragmatic, Randomized Trial.

Kiran T, Davie S, Moineddin R, Lofters A.

J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Nov-Dec;31(6):857-868. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2018.06.170369.

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Self-management of pain and depression in adults with spinal cord injury: A scoping review.

Cadel L, DeLuca C, Hitzig SL, Packer TL, Lofters AK, Patel T, Guilcher SJT.

J Spinal Cord Med. 2018 Oct 18:1-18. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2018.1523776. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30335601
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The BETTER WISE protocol: building on existing tools to improve cancer and chronic disease prevention and screening in primary care for wellness of cancer survivors and patients - a cluster randomized controlled trial embedded in a mixed methods design.

Manca DP, Fernandes C, Grunfeld E, Aubrey-Bassler K, Shea-Budgell M, Lofters A, Campbell-Scherer D, Sopcak N, O'Brien MA, Meaney C, Moineddin R, McBrien K, Salvalaggio G, Krueger P.

BMC Cancer. 2018 Sep 26;18(1):927. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-4839-y.

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Cancer screening inequities in a time of primary care reform: a population-based longitudinal study in Ontario, Canada.

Lofters AK, Mark A, Taljaard M, Green ME, Glazier RH, Dahrouge S.

BMC Fam Pract. 2018 Aug 29;19(1):147. doi: 10.1186/s12875-018-0827-1.

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Prescription drug claims following a traumatic spinal cord injury for older adults: a retrospective population-based study in Ontario, Canada.

Guilcher SJT, Hogan ME, Calzavara A, Hitzig SL, Patel T, Packer T, Lofters AK.

Spinal Cord. 2018 Nov;56(11):1059-1068. doi: 10.1038/s41393-018-0174-z. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

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Breast and Colorectal Cancer Screening Barriers Among Immigrants and Refugees: A Mixed-Methods Study at Three Community Health Centres in Toronto, Canada.

Wang AMQ, Yung EM, Nitti N, Shakya Y, Alamgir AKM, Lofters AK.

J Immigr Minor Health. 2018 Jul 2. doi: 10.1007/s10903-018-0779-5. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29968004
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Segmenting women eligible for cervical cancer screening using demographic, behavioural and attitudinal characteristics.

Lofters AK, Vahabi M, Pyshnov T, Kupets R, Guilcher SJT.

Prev Med. 2018 Sep;114:134-139. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.06.013. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

PMID:
29940291
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Incidence of breast and colorectal cancer among immigrants in Ontario, Canada: a retrospective cohort study from 2004-2014.

Shuldiner J, Liu Y, Lofters A.

BMC Cancer. 2018 May 8;18(1):537. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-4444-0.

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Predictors of non-adherence to colorectal cancer screening among immigrants to Ontario, Canada: a population-based study.

Shen SC, Lofters A, Tinmouth J, Paszat L, Rabeneck L, Glazier RH.

Prev Med. 2018 Jun;111:180-189. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.03.002. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

PMID:
29548788
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Strategies to reach marginalized women for cervical cancer screening: A qualitative study of stakeholder perspectives.

Wood B, Lofters A, Vahabi M.

Curr Oncol. 2018 Feb;25(1):e8-e16. doi: 10.3747/co.25.3851. Epub 2018 Feb 28.

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HPV self-sampling: A promising approach to reduce cervical cancer screening disparities in Canada.

Vahabi M, Lofters A.

Curr Oncol. 2018 Feb;25(1):13-18. doi: 10.3747/co.25.3845. Epub 2018 Feb 28. No abstract available.

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Preventive care among primary care patients living with spinal cord injury.

Lofters A, Chaudhry M, Slater M, Schuler A, Milligan J, Lee J, Guilcher SJT.

J Spinal Cord Med. 2018 Feb 9:1-7. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2018.1432308. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29424661
14.

Migrant Live-in Caregivers Mental Health in Canada.

Vahabi M, Wong JP, Lofters A.

Community Ment Health J. 2018 Jul;54(5):590-599. doi: 10.1007/s10597-017-0225-5. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

PMID:
29330696
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Cervical cancer screening uptake among HIV-positive women in Ontario, Canada: A population-based retrospective cohort study.

Burchell AN, Kendall CE, Cheng SY, Lofters A, Cotterchio M, Bayoumi AM, Glazier RH, Antoniou T, Raboud J, Yudin MH, Loutfy M.

Prev Med. 2018 Feb;107:14-20. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.11.023. Epub 2017 Nov 29.

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BETTER HEALTH: Durham -- protocol for a cluster randomized trial of BETTER in community and public health settings.

Paszat L, Sutradhar R, O'Brien MA, Lofters A, Pinto A, Selby P, Baxter N, Donnelly PD, Elliott R, Glazier RH, Kyle R, Manca D, Pietrusiak MA, Rabeneck L, Sopcak N, Tinmouth J, Wall B, Grunfeld E.

BMC Public Health. 2017 Sep 29;17(1):754. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4797-3.

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Cervical Cancer Screening among Women from Muslim-Majority Countries in Ontario, Canada.

Lofters AK, Vahabi M, Kim E, Ellison L, Graves E, Glazier RH.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Oct;26(10):1493-1499. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-17-0323. Epub 2017 Sep 22.

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Breast cancer screening utilization among women from Muslim majority countries in Ontario, Canada.

Vahabi M, Lofters A, Kim E, Wong JP, Ellison L, Graves E, Glazier RH.

Prev Med. 2017 Dec;105:176-183. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.09.008. Epub 2017 Sep 13.

PMID:
28916289
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Emerging role of HPV self-sampling in cervical cancer screening for hard-to-reach women: Focused literature review.

Madzima TR, Vahabi M, Lofters A.

Can Fam Physician. 2017 Aug;63(8):597-601. Review.

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Exploring the acceptability of human papillomavirus self-sampling among Muslim immigrant women.

Lofters AK, Vahabi M, Fardad M, Raza A.

Cancer Manag Res. 2017 Jul 19;9:323-329. doi: 10.2147/CMAR.S139945. eCollection 2017.

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The Effect of Changes in Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines on Chlamydia Testing.

Naimer MS, Kwong JC, Bhatia D, Moineddin R, Whelan M, Campitelli MA, Macdonald L, Lofters A, Tuite A, Bogler T, Permaul JA, McIsaac WJ.

Ann Fam Med. 2017 Jul;15(4):329-334. doi: 10.1370/afm.2097.

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Ko-Pamoja: the feasibility of a lay health educator-led breast and cervical screening program for Black women in Ontario, Canada (short report).

Lofters A, Jain A, Siu W, Kyte M, Lee-Foon N, Scott F, Nnorom O.

Cancer Causes Control. 2017 Nov;28(11):1207-1218. doi: 10.1007/s10552-017-0920-0. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

PMID:
28685277
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Lay health educators within primary care practices to improve cancer screening uptake for South Asian patients: challenges in quality improvement.

Lofters AK, Vahabi M, Prakash V, Banerjee L, Bansal P, Goel S, Dunn S.

Patient Prefer Adherence. 2017 Mar 8;11:495-503. doi: 10.2147/PPA.S127147. eCollection 2017.

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Using self-reported data on the social determinants of health in primary care to identify cancer screening disparities: opportunities and challenges.

Lofters AK, Schuler A, Slater M, Baxter NN, Persaud N, Pinto AD, Kucharski E, Davie S, Nisenbaum R, Kiran T.

BMC Fam Pract. 2017 Feb 28;18(1):31. doi: 10.1186/s12875-017-0599-z.

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Cancer prevalence, incidence and mortality in people who experience incarceration in Ontario, Canada: A population-based retrospective cohort study.

Kouyoumdjian FG, Pivnick L, McIsaac KE, Wilton AS, Lofters A, Hwang SW.

PLoS One. 2017 Feb 22;12(2):e0171131. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171131. eCollection 2017.

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Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening After CARES: A Community Program for Immigrant and Marginalized Women.

Dunn SF, Lofters AK, Ginsburg OM, Meaney CA, Ahmad F, Moravac MC, Nguyen CTJ, Arisz AM.

Am J Prev Med. 2017 May;52(5):589-597. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.11.023. Epub 2017 Jan 13.

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Addressing health inequities in Ontario, Canada: what solutions do the public support?

Kirst M, Shankardass K, Singhal S, Lofters A, Muntaner C, Quiñonez C.

BMC Public Health. 2017 Jan 5;17(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3932-x.

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Comparing stage of diagnosis of cervical cancer at presentation in immigrant women and long-term residents of Ontario: a retrospective cohort study.

Voruganti T, Moineddin R, Jembere N, Elit L, Grunfeld E, Lofters AK.

CMAJ Open. 2016 Aug 12;4(3):E424-E430. eCollection 2016 Jul-Sep.

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Primary care physician use across the breast cancer care continuum: CanIMPACT study using Canadian administrative data.

Jiang L, Lofters A, Moineddin R, Decker K, Groome P, Kendell C, Krzyzanowska M, Li D, McBride ML, Mittmann N, Porter G, Turner D, Urquhart R, Winget M, Zhang Y, Grunfeld E.

Can Fam Physician. 2016 Oct;62(10):e589-e598.

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"I want to save my life": Conceptions of cervical and breast cancer screening among urban immigrant women of South Asian and Chinese origin.

Hulme J, Moravac C, Ahmad F, Cleverly S, Lofters A, Ginsburg O, Dunn S.

BMC Public Health. 2016 Oct 13;16(1):1077.

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Cancer Screening Among Patients Who Self-Identify as Muslim: Combining Self-Reported Data with Medical Records in a Family Practice Setting.

Lofters AK, Slater M, Vahabi M.

J Immigr Minor Health. 2018 Feb;20(1):44-50. doi: 10.1007/s10903-016-0508-x.

PMID:
27714588
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Cholesterol testing among men and women with disability: the role of morbidity.

Lofters AK, Guilcher SJ, Webster L, Glazier RH, Jaglal SB, Bayoumi AM.

Clin Epidemiol. 2016 Sep 1;8:313-21. doi: 10.2147/CLEP.S108761. eCollection 2016.

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Muslim immigrant women's views on cervical cancer screening and HPV self-sampling in Ontario, Canada.

Vahabi M, Lofters A.

BMC Public Health. 2016 Aug 24;16(1):868. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3564-1.

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Patients living with disabilities: The need for high-quality primary care.

Lofters A, Guilcher S, Maulkhan N, Milligan J, Lee J.

Can Fam Physician. 2016 Aug;62(8):e457-64.

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Self-sampling for HPV to enhance uptake of cervical cancer screening: Has the time come in Canada?

Lofters A, Vahabi M.

CMAJ. 2016 Sep 6;188(12):853-4. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.151345. Epub 2016 Apr 25. No abstract available.

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Expanding the meaning of 'being a peer leader': qualitative findings from a Canadian community-based cervical and breast cancer screening programme.

Ahmad F, Ferrari M, Moravac C, Lofters A, Dunn S.

Health Soc Care Community. 2017 Mar;25(2):630-640. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12352. Epub 2016 Apr 24.

PMID:
27109693
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Breast cancer screening disparities among immigrant women by world region of origin: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada.

Vahabi M, Lofters A, Kumar M, Glazier RH.

Cancer Med. 2016 Jul;5(7):1670-86. doi: 10.1002/cam4.700. Epub 2016 Apr 22.

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Facebook as a tool for communication, collaboration, and informal knowledge exchange among members of a multisite family health team.

Lofters AK, Slater MB, Nicholas Angl E, Leung FH.

J Multidiscip Healthc. 2016 Jan 25;9:29-34. doi: 10.2147/JMDH.S94676. eCollection 2016.

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Small-area variation in screening for cancer, glucose and cholesterol in Ontario: a cross-sectional study.

Fernandes KA, Sutradhar R, Borkhoff CM, Baxter N, Lofters A, Rabeneck L, Tinmouth J, Paszat L; Ontario Cancer Screening Research Network.

CMAJ Open. 2015 Oct 29;3(4):E373-81. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20140069. eCollection 2015 Oct-Dec.

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Health and growth status of immigrant and refugee children in Toronto, Ontario: A retrospective chart review.

Salehi L, Lofters AK, Hoffmann SM, Polsky JY, Rouleau KD.

Paediatr Child Health. 2015 Nov-Dec;20(8):e38-42.

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Using Knowledge Exchange to Build and Sustain Community Support to Reduce Cancer Screening Inequities.

Lofters A, Virani T, Grewal G, Lobb R.

Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2015 Autumn;9(3):379-87. doi: 10.1353/cpr.2015.0064.

PMID:
26548789
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Breast cancer screening disparities among urban immigrants: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada.

Vahabi M, Lofters A, Kumar M, Glazier RH.

BMC Public Health. 2015 Jul 21;15:679. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2050-5.

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The early benefits of human papillomavirus vaccination on cervical dysplasia and anogenital warts.

Smith LM, Strumpf EC, Kaufman JS, Lofters A, Schwandt M, Lévesque LE.

Pediatrics. 2015 May;135(5):e1131-40. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-2961.

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Ethnicity and breast cancer stage at diagnosis: an issue of health equity.

Lofters AK.

Curr Oncol. 2015 Apr;22(2):80-1. doi: 10.3747/co.22.2414. No abstract available.

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The validity of self-reported cancer screening history and the role of social disadvantage in Ontario, Canada.

Lofters A, Vahabi M, Glazier RH.

BMC Public Health. 2015 Jan 29;15:28. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1441-y.

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Screening for cervical cancer in women with disability and multimorbidity: a retrospective cohort study in Ontario, Canada.

Lofters A, Guilcher S, Glazier RH, Jaglal S, Voth J, Bayoumi AM.

CMAJ Open. 2014 Oct 1;2(4):E240-7. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20140003. eCollection 2014 Oct.

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Primary care physician characteristics associated with cancer screening: a retrospective cohort study in Ontario, Canada.

Lofters AK, Ng R, Lobb R.

Cancer Med. 2015 Feb;4(2):212-23. doi: 10.1002/cam4.358. Epub 2014 Nov 27.

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Level of disability, multi-morbidity and breast cancer screening: does severity matter?

Guilcher SJ, Lofters A, Glazier RH, Jaglal SB, Voth J, Bayoumi AM.

Prev Med. 2014 Oct;67:193-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.07.025. Epub 2014 Jul 27.

PMID:
25073078
49.

"Brain drain" and "brain waste": experiences of international medical graduates in Ontario.

Lofters A, Slater M, Fumakia N, Thulien N.

Risk Manag Healthc Policy. 2014 May 12;7:81-9. doi: 10.2147/RMHP.S60708. eCollection 2014.

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How do people attribute income-related inequalities in health? A cross-sectional study in Ontario, Canada.

Lofters A, Slater M, Kirst M, Shankardass K, Quiñonez C.

PLoS One. 2014 Jan 13;9(1):e85286. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085286. eCollection 2014.

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