F Baker

Summary

Affiliation: American Cancer Society
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Introduction: resilience of cancer survivors across the lifespan
    Julia H Rowland
    Office of Cancer Survivorship, National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 404, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 8336, USA
    Cancer 104:2543-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A POMS short form for cancer patients: psychometric and structural evaluation
    Frank Baker
    American Cancer Society, Behavioral Research Center, 1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 11:273-81. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Health risks associated with cigar smoking
    F Baker
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    JAMA 284:735-40. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk perception and cigar smoking behavior
    F Baker
    American Cancer Society, Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Am J Health Behav 25:106-14. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of cancer and noncancer patients in Medicare managed care
    Frank Baker
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 97:674-81. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary therapies among breast and prostate cancer patients during treatment: a multisite study
    D M Hann
    American Cancer Society Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:294-300. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Oncology professionals' communication with cancer patients about complementary therapy: a survey
    D M Hann
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Complement Ther Med 11:184-90. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Adult cancer survivors: how are they faring?
    Frank Baker
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 104:2565-76. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Predicting physical activity and outcome expectations in cancer survivors: an application of Self-Determination Theory
    Philip M Wilson
    Brock University, St Catharines, Ont, Canada
    Psychooncology 15:567-78. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors: the largest, most diverse investigation of long-term cancer survivors so far
    Kevin Stein
    American Cancer Society s Behavioral Research Center, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:83-5. 2006

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Introduction: resilience of cancer survivors across the lifespan
    Julia H Rowland
    Office of Cancer Survivorship, National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 404, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 8336, USA
    Cancer 104:2543-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A POMS short form for cancer patients: psychometric and structural evaluation
    Frank Baker
    American Cancer Society, Behavioral Research Center, 1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 11:273-81. 2002
    ..Results of a confirmatory factor analysis were supportive of the 6-factor interpretation of the POMS items in the 37-item version of the POMS...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health risks associated with cigar smoking
    F Baker
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    JAMA 284:735-40. 2000
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  4. ncbi request reprint Risk perception and cigar smoking behavior
    F Baker
    American Cancer Society, Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Am J Health Behav 25:106-14. 2001
    ..To examine the cigar smoking perceptions and behaviors of US adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of cancer and noncancer patients in Medicare managed care
    Frank Baker
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 97:674-81. 2003
    ..The MHOS provided baseline estimates of quality of life of cancer survivors in comparison to a frequency age-matched cohort of noncancer patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary therapies among breast and prostate cancer patients during treatment: a multisite study
    D M Hann
    American Cancer Society Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:294-300. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the use of complementary therapies (CT) among breast and prostate cancer patients during active cancer treatment. The authors compared use and beliefs about the role of CT in cancer recovery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Oncology professionals' communication with cancer patients about complementary therapy: a survey
    D M Hann
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Complement Ther Med 11:184-90. 2003
    ..To compare the communication practices of three groups of oncology professionals with regard to discussion of complementary therapies with cancer patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adult cancer survivors: how are they faring?
    Frank Baker
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 104:2565-76. 2005
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  9. ncbi request reprint Predicting physical activity and outcome expectations in cancer survivors: an application of Self-Determination Theory
    Philip M Wilson
    Brock University, St Catharines, Ont, Canada
    Psychooncology 15:567-78. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint The American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors: the largest, most diverse investigation of long-term cancer survivors so far
    Kevin Stein
    American Cancer Society s Behavioral Research Center, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:83-5. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychological adjustment of cancer caregivers with multiple roles
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4521, USA
    Psychooncology 15:795-804. 2006
    ..These findings have significant implications for developing targeted programs to reduce the psychological distress of cancer caregivers with multiple roles and to assist them in recognizing their caregiving experience as meaningful...
  12. ncbi request reprint Exercise use as complementary therapy among breast and prostate cancer survivors receiving active treatment: examination of exercise intention
    Tiffany T Hunt-Shanks
    University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:109-16. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint The American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors
    Kevin Stein
    American Cancer Society s Behavioral Research Center, USA
    Cancer Nurs 29:83-5. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint The rationale, design, and implementation of the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors
    Tenbroeck Smith
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 109:1-12. 2007
    ..Insights valuable to those considering registry-based studies are offered on issues of ascertainment, sampling, and recruitment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cancer caregivers' quality of life: effects of gender, relationship, and appraisal
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:294-304. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Body image dissatisfaction in cancer survivors
    Jessica T DeFrank
    The Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:E36-41. 2007
    ..To explore medical and psychosocial factors associated with body image dissatisfaction in male and female cancer survivors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factor structure and concurrent validity of the Satisfaction with Life Domains Scale for Cancer (SLDS-C)
    Frank Baker
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 25:1-17. 2007
    ..The SLDS-C has a high level of internal consistency (alpha = .94), and differences in SLDS-C total scores were found for time since diagnosis, number of diagnoses, spread of disease, type of cancer, and treatment status...
  18. ncbi request reprint Screening for psychologic distress in ambulatory cancer patients
    Paul B Jacobsen
    Psychosocial and Palliative Care Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Cancer 103:1494-502. 2005
    ..For this study, the authors sought to determine whether the single-item Distress Thermometer (DT) compared favorably with longer measures currently used to screen for distress...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term breast cancer survivors' use of complementary therapies: perceived impact on recovery and prevention of recurrence
    Danette Hann
    American Cancer Society Behavioral Research Center, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:14-20. 2005
    ..7 years) frequency of CT use and their beliefs about the role of CT in cancer recovery and the prevention of cancer recurrence, as well as the relationship of CT use with current life satisfaction...
  20. ncbi request reprint The influence of social support on depressive symptoms in cancer patients: age and gender differences
    Danette Hann
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Psychosom Res 52:279-83. 2002
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Health status and life satisfaction among breast cancer survivor peer support volunteers
    B Alex Matthews
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Psychooncology 11:199-211. 2002
    ..Small age differences were found. Results suggest that incorporating multiple measures of HRQOL contribute to the understanding and measurement of the effects of cancer on perceived health status and life satisfaction...
  22. ncbi request reprint Navigating the health service network: helping cancer survivors find what they need
    Patricia Shfflett
    CA Cancer J Clin 52:190-4. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Research interests in the field of behavioral, psychosocial, and policy cancer research
    Eric J Nehl
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta 30329, USA
    Psychooncology 12:385-92. 2003
    ..Emerging areas of research interest seem to be special populations and health care delivery. Examination of these findings may help with research planning, funding allocation, management, beginning researcher education, and practice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Do adults change their lifestyle behaviors after a cancer diagnosis?
    Chris M Blanchard
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:246-56. 2003
    ..To examine changes in lifestyle behaviors after a cancer diagnosis and medical and demographic influences on such changes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Is absolute amount or change in exercise more associated with quality of life in adult cancer survivors?
    Chris M Blanchard
    University of Ottawa, K1N 6N5 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 37:389-95. 2003
    ..The present study examined the association between quality of life (QOL) in adult cancer survivors and the (a) absolute current amount of exercise and (b) change in exercise since cancer diagnosis...
  26. doi request reprint Frequent search for sense by long-term breast cancer survivors associated with reduced HRQOL
    M Robyn Andersen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Women Health 47:19-37. 2008
    ..01 for all scales). It appears that continued efforts to search for sense in the cancer experience two or more years after cancer diagnosis are associated with PTSS and lower levels of HRQOL in long-term survivors of breast cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint A comparison of physical activity of posttreatment breast cancer survivors and noncancer controls
    Chris M Blanchard
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Med 28:140-9. 2003
    ..Findings from the study suggest that breast cancer survivors engage in as much physical activity as controls do, but that the groups differ in specific activities...
  28. doi request reprint Understanding physical activity behavior in African American and Caucasian college students: an application of the theory of planned behavior
    Chris Blanchard
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Am Coll Health 56:341-6. 2008
    ..Only 30% of college students meet the recommended amount of physical activity (PA) for health benefits, and this number is lower for African American students. Moreover, the correlates of PA may vary by ethnicity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity as a moderator of the theory of planned behavior and physical activity in college students
    Chris M Blanchard
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Res Q Exerc Sport 78:531-41. 2007
    ..Intention significantly predicted PA for both ethnic groups. Furthermore, common and ethnic-specific beliefs were identified...
  30. ncbi request reprint Healthcare professionals' awareness of cancer support services
    B Alex Matthews
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Pract 10:36-44. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to provide baseline information about the awareness, attitude, and willingness of oncology healthcare providers (HCPs) to recommend quality-of-life cancer education and support services to their patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Oncology professionals' views of complementary therapies: a survey of physicians, nurses, and social workers
    Danette M Hann
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Control 11:404-10. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Oncology professionals and patient requests for cancer support services
    B Alex Matthews
    Health Policy Institute, Suite H2755, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, PO Box 26509, Milwaukee, WI 53226 0509, USA
    Support Care Cancer 12:731-8. 2004
    ..S. oncological health care professionals (OHCPs) representative of a typical cancer care team...
  33. ncbi request reprint The Satisfaction with Life Domains Scale for Breast Cancer (SLDS-BC)
    Sarah Spagnola
    Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Breast J 9:463-71. 2003
    ..These results indicated strong concurrent and divergent validity. The SLDS-BC clearly offers a user-friendly format that can briefly and rapidly assess QOL across the breast cancer continuum of care...
  34. ncbi request reprint Validation of a modified Rotterdam Symptom Checklist for use with cancer patients in the United States
    Kevin D Stein
    American Cancer Society Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:975-89. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician communication regarding use of complementary therapies during cancer treatment
    Cleora S Roberts
    School of Social Work, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 23:35-60. 2005
    ..Implications for CAM program development and oncology professionals' roles in patient education regarding complementary therapies are presented...