Mary Ann O'Brien

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Are cancer-related decision aids effective? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mary Ann O'Brien
    Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre and McMaster University, 699 Concession St, Room 4 204, Hamilton, Ontario L8V 5C2, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 27:974-85. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Women's perceptions of their treatment decision-making about breast cancer treatment
    Mary Ann O'Brien
    Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre and McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 73:431-6. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Coordination of palliative cancer care in the community: "unfinished business"
    Kevin Brazil
    St Joseph s Health System Research Network, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:819-28. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of a decision aid on knowledge and treatment decision making for breast cancer surgery: a randomized trial
    Timothy Whelan
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 292:435-41. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Cultural influences on the physician-patient encounter: The case of shared treatment decision-making
    Cathy Charles
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, FHS, Rm 3H5, McMaster University, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, Ont L8N3Z5, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 63:262-7. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Physician-related facilitators and barriers to patient involvement in treatment decision making in early stage breast cancer: perspectives of physicians and patients
    Mary Ann O'Brien
    Post doctoral Fellow, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ONAssociate Professor, Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONProfessor, Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONProfessor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONAssociate Professor, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONAssistant Professor, Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONAssistant Professor, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Health Expect 16:373-84. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Women's perceptions of their involvement in treatment decision making for early stage breast cancer
    Mary Ann O'Brien
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 21:1717-23. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment decision aids: conceptual issues and future directions
    Cathy Charles
    Center for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Health Expect 8:114-25. 2005
  9. pmc Providing supportive care to cancer patients: a study on inter-organizational relationships
    Kevin Brazil
    St Joseph s Health System Research Network, Supportive Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Int J Integr Care 8:e01. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of studies evaluating diffusion and dissemination of selected cancer control interventions
    Peter Ellis
    Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Health Psychol 24:488-500. 2005

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Are cancer-related decision aids effective? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mary Ann O'Brien
    Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre and McMaster University, 699 Concession St, Room 4 204, Hamilton, Ontario L8V 5C2, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 27:974-85. 2009
    ..Cancer-related decisions can be difficult due to problems in communicating complex information about prognosis and the modest benefits of available treatments. We conducted a systematic review of cancer-related DAs...
  2. doi request reprint Women's perceptions of their treatment decision-making about breast cancer treatment
    Mary Ann O'Brien
    Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre and McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 73:431-6. 2008
    ..There is limited understanding about what treatment decision making (TDM) means to patients. The study objective was to identify any processes or stages of TDM as perceived by women with early stage breast cancer (ESBC)...
  3. doi request reprint Coordination of palliative cancer care in the community: "unfinished business"
    Kevin Brazil
    St Joseph s Health System Research Network, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:819-28. 2009
    ..This study assessed the degree to which services in south-central Ontario, Canada, were coordinated to meet the supportive care needs of palliative cancer patients and their families...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of a decision aid on knowledge and treatment decision making for breast cancer surgery: a randomized trial
    Timothy Whelan
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 292:435-41. 2004
    ..Consequently, the choice of treatment should be based on a patient's preferences...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cultural influences on the physician-patient encounter: The case of shared treatment decision-making
    Cathy Charles
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, FHS, Rm 3H5, McMaster University, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, Ont L8N3Z5, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 63:262-7. 2006
    ..We explore two key issues: (1) the meaning of culture and the ways that it can affect treatment decision-making; (2) cultural issues and assumptions underlying the development and use of treatment decision aids...
  6. doi request reprint Physician-related facilitators and barriers to patient involvement in treatment decision making in early stage breast cancer: perspectives of physicians and patients
    Mary Ann O'Brien
    Post doctoral Fellow, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ONAssociate Professor, Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONProfessor, Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONProfessor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONAssociate Professor, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONAssistant Professor, Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONAssistant Professor, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Health Expect 16:373-84. 2013
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  7. doi request reprint Women's perceptions of their involvement in treatment decision making for early stage breast cancer
    Mary Ann O'Brien
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 21:1717-23. 2013
    ..This study aimed to describe the perceptions of women with early stage breast cancer regarding their involvement in treatment decision making (TDM)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment decision aids: conceptual issues and future directions
    Cathy Charles
    Center for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Health Expect 8:114-25. 2005
    ....
  9. pmc Providing supportive care to cancer patients: a study on inter-organizational relationships
    Kevin Brazil
    St Joseph s Health System Research Network, Supportive Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Int J Integr Care 8:e01. 2008
    ..Despite the recognition that SCC services must be better coordinated, little research has been done to examine inter-organizational relationships that would enable this goal...
  10. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of studies evaluating diffusion and dissemination of selected cancer control interventions
    Peter Ellis
    Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Health Psychol 24:488-500. 2005
    ..Future research should consider methodological issues such as the most appropriate study design and outcomes to be evaluated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Towards improving the co-ordination of supportive cancer care services in the community
    Kevin Brazil
    The Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Health Policy 70:125-31. 2004
    ..The study generated recommendations to improve co-ordination of supportive cancer care at both the administrative as well as direct care level...