Alfred C Marcus

Summary

Affiliation: AMC Cancer Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Telephone counseling in psychosocial oncology: a report from the Cancer Information and Counseling Line
    Alfred C Marcus
    AMC Cancer Research Center, 1600 Pierce Street, Denver, CO 80214, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 46:267-75. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The CIS model for collaborative research in health communications: a brief retrospective from the current generation of research
    Alfred C Marcus
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80214, USA
    J Health Commun 10:235-45. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A case study in dissemination: lessons learned from a pilot study involving the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service
    Alfred C Marcus
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80214, USA
    J Health Commun 10:219-33. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of tailored print materials in promoting colorectal cancer screening: results from a randomized trial involving callers to the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service
    Alfred C Marcus
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80214, USA
    J Health Commun 10:83-104. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Cancer patient and survivor research from the cancer information service research consortium: a preview of three large randomized trials and initial lessons learned
    Alfred C Marcus
    University of Colorado Cancer Center, University of Colorado, Denver, 12474 E 19th Avenue, Mail Stop F427, Room 141, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Health Commun 18:543-62. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Evaluating initial reach and robustness of a practical randomized trial of smoking reduction
    Russell E Glasgow
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Health Psychol 27:780-8. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Long-term results of a smoking reduction program
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente, Denver, Colorado 80237 8066, USA
    Med Care 47:115-20. 2009
  8. pmc Can telephone counseling post-treatment improve psychosocial outcomes among early stage breast cancer survivors?
    Alfred C Marcus
    AMC Cancer Research Center of the University of Colorado Cancer Center, University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80214, USA
    Psychooncology 19:923-32. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiple tailored messages are effective in increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among callers to the Cancer Information Service
    Jerianne Heimendinger
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80829, USA
    J Health Commun 10:65-82. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Tailored behavioral support for smoking reduction: development and pilot results of an innovative intervention
    Arnold H Levinson
    University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:335-46. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Telephone counseling in psychosocial oncology: a report from the Cancer Information and Counseling Line
    Alfred C Marcus
    AMC Cancer Research Center, 1600 Pierce Street, Denver, CO 80214, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 46:267-75. 2002
    ..Recommendations for future research are discussed within the context of this review...
  2. ncbi request reprint The CIS model for collaborative research in health communications: a brief retrospective from the current generation of research
    Alfred C Marcus
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80214, USA
    J Health Commun 10:235-45. 2005
    ..The CIS model for collaborative research is presented as an exemplar that other service organizations might embrace as a strategic tool for quality improvement in health communications...
  3. ncbi request reprint A case study in dissemination: lessons learned from a pilot study involving the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service
    Alfred C Marcus
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80214, USA
    J Health Commun 10:219-33. 2005
    ..Based on this pilot study, the CIS is now positioned for widespread dissemination of the 5 A Day tailored print intervention. Several key lessons learned are also identified to facilitate the transition from research to dissemination...
  4. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of tailored print materials in promoting colorectal cancer screening: results from a randomized trial involving callers to the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service
    Alfred C Marcus
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80214, USA
    J Health Commun 10:83-104. 2005
    ..Directions for future research are discussed in light of the results summarized above...
  5. doi request reprint Cancer patient and survivor research from the cancer information service research consortium: a preview of three large randomized trials and initial lessons learned
    Alfred C Marcus
    University of Colorado Cancer Center, University of Colorado, Denver, 12474 E 19th Avenue, Mail Stop F427, Room 141, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Health Commun 18:543-62. 2013
    ..The authors present 5 initial lessons learned that may help inform future cancer communications research...
  6. doi request reprint Evaluating initial reach and robustness of a practical randomized trial of smoking reduction
    Russell E Glasgow
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Health Psychol 27:780-8. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the reach, initial effectiveness, and potential moderators and mediators of results of a smoking reduction program...
  7. doi request reprint Long-term results of a smoking reduction program
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente, Denver, Colorado 80237 8066, USA
    Med Care 47:115-20. 2009
    ..There have been few comprehensive evaluations of smoking reduction, especially in health care delivery systems, and little is known about its cost, maintenance of reduced smoking, or robustness across patient subgroups...
  8. pmc Can telephone counseling post-treatment improve psychosocial outcomes among early stage breast cancer survivors?
    Alfred C Marcus
    AMC Cancer Research Center of the University of Colorado Cancer Center, University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80214, USA
    Psychooncology 19:923-32. 2010
    ..To determine whether a telephone counseling program can improve psychosocial outcomes among breast cancer patients post-treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiple tailored messages are effective in increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among callers to the Cancer Information Service
    Jerianne Heimendinger
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80829, USA
    J Health Commun 10:65-82. 2005
    ..The intervention mechanisms responsible for this effect merit further research. Retailoring did not produce a significant difference when compared with longitudinal baseline tailoring...
  10. ncbi request reprint Tailored behavioral support for smoking reduction: development and pilot results of an innovative intervention
    Arnold H Levinson
    University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:335-46. 2008
    ..An ongoing trial is evaluating effectiveness, cost and relationship to eventual cessation...
  11. ncbi request reprint The Living Well by Faith Health and wellness program for African Americans: an exemplar of community-based participatory research
    Gaye Woods
    University of Colorado Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Control, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:223-9. 2013
    ..Using community-based participatory research (CBPR) as a guiding framework, a faith-based diet, nutrition and physical activity intervention for African Americans was implemented and evaluated as a small-scale randomized trial...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of a mailed brochure on appointment-keeping for screening colonoscopy: a randomized trial
    Thomas D Denberg
    University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:895-900. 2006
    ..Often, primary care physicians lack sufficient time to educate patients and address their potential misconceptions and fears about this procedure...
  13. pmc Predictors of nonadherence to screening colonoscopy
    Thomas D Denberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences, Denver, Colo 80262, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:989-95. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Disseminating effective cancer screening interventions
    Russell E Glasgow
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado 80237 8066, USA
    Cancer 101:1239-50. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Brief physician-initiated quit-smoking strategies for clinical oncology settings: a trial coordinated by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
    Robert A Schnoll
    Psychosocial and Behavioral Medicine Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19012, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:355-65. 2003
    ..Because patients have regular contact with oncologists, the efficacy of a physician-based smoking cessation treatment was evaluated...
  16. ncbi request reprint Increasing cervical cancer screening among underserved women in a large urban county health system: can it be done? What does it take?
    Roshan Bastani
    From the School of Public Health, and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Med Care 40:891-907. 2002
    ..Further reduction in avoidable cervical cancer morbidity and mortality may require system-wide, integrated approaches implemented in the public health facilities serving the nation's indigent and minority women...
  17. ncbi request reprint A brief assessment of concerns associated with genetic testing for cancer: the Multidimensional Impact of Cancer Risk Assessment (MICRA) questionnaire
    David Cella
    Center on Outcomes Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Illinois 60201, USA
    Health Psychol 21:564-72. 2002
    ..77), and Positive Experiences (4 items, alpha = .75). All 3 MICRA subscales differentiated participants who were BRCA1/2 positive from the other 3 groups. MICRA thus helps identify subgroups of vulnerable genetic testing participants...
  18. pmc Why don't we see more translation of health promotion research to practice? Rethinking the efficacy-to-effectiveness transition
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1261-7. 2003
    ..Recommendations are offered to help close the gap between efficacy and effectiveness research and to guide evaluation and possible adoption of new programs...