Barbara D Powe

Summary

Affiliation: American Cancer Society
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of African American cancer survivors. A review of the literature
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 109:435-45. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer fatalism: the state of the science
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Nurs 26:454-65; quiz 466-7. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Comparing knowledge of colorectal and prostate cancer among African American and Hispanic men
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:412-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Self-reported cancer screening rates versus medical record documentation: incongruence, specificity, and sensitivity for African American women
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center at American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:199-204. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceptions about breast cancer among African American women: do selected educational materials challenge them?
    Barbara D Powe
    Special Populations Research, American Cancer Society, Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 56:197-204. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of cancer fatalism and cancer knowledge: a comparison of older and younger African American women
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 24:1-13. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Enhancing knowledge of colorectal cancer among African Americans: why are we waiting until age 50?
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Gastroenterol Nurs 29:42-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparing perceptions of cancer fatalism among African American patients and their providers
    Barbara D Powe
    Special Populations Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 17:318-24. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors among African Americans by use of community health workers: the ABCD community intervention pilot project
    Elvan C Daniels
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr SW, NCPC Bldg, Ste 305, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 104:179-85. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Perceptions about breast cancer among college students: implications for nursing education
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Nurs Educ 44:257-65. 2005

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of African American cancer survivors. A review of the literature
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 109:435-45. 2007
    ..Research is needed that uses consistent, culturally appropriate measures, theoretical frameworks, and definitions across studies. Cancer 2007. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer fatalism: the state of the science
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Nurs 26:454-65; quiz 466-7. 2003
    ..Emphasis must be placed on recognizing the role of cancer fatalism when planning health promotion activities. Future studies should focus on the consistent measurement of cancer fatalism and testing intervention strategies...
  3. doi request reprint Comparing knowledge of colorectal and prostate cancer among African American and Hispanic men
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:412-7. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that culturally and educationally appropriate intervention strategies are needed to enhance knowledge and that the television/radio may be an effective medium for delivering these strategies...
  4. doi request reprint Self-reported cancer screening rates versus medical record documentation: incongruence, specificity, and sensitivity for African American women
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center at American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:199-204. 2008
    ..To evaluate levels of incongruence, specificity, and sensitivity between self-reported screening and medical record documentation for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening...
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceptions about breast cancer among African American women: do selected educational materials challenge them?
    Barbara D Powe
    Special Populations Research, American Cancer Society, Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 56:197-204. 2005
    ..Pamphlets did not explicitly challenge the misperceptions and the SMOG reading level was high. Intervention studies are needed to identify the effective methods to challenge and correct misperceptions about breast cancer for these women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of cancer fatalism and cancer knowledge: a comparison of older and younger African American women
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 24:1-13. 2006
    ..Women at health centers had higher cancer fatalism and lower cancer knowledge. Differences in life experiences may help explain these findings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Enhancing knowledge of colorectal cancer among African Americans: why are we waiting until age 50?
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Gastroenterol Nurs 29:42-9. 2006
    ..Screening and early detection of CRC followed by effective treatment is crucial to reducing these mortality rates...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparing perceptions of cancer fatalism among African American patients and their providers
    Barbara D Powe
    Special Populations Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 17:318-24. 2005
    ..To describe perceptions of cancer fatalism and identify demographic correlates; to explore whether providers believe their patients are fatalistic about cancer and compare these views to the patients' views...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors among African Americans by use of community health workers: the ABCD community intervention pilot project
    Elvan C Daniels
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr SW, NCPC Bldg, Ste 305, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 104:179-85. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, more longitudinal research and a larger sample size are needed to confirm the impact of CHWs in community settings to change factors associated with CVD risk...
  10. ncbi request reprint Perceptions about breast cancer among college students: implications for nursing education
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Nurs Educ 44:257-65. 2005
    ..More research is needed to understand how the nursing students' perceptions about breast cancer influence their ability to provide patient care across the cancer continuum...
  11. ncbi request reprint Meeting the public's cancer information needs: characteristics of callers to the National Cancer Information Center of the American Cancer Society
    Barbara D Powe
    American Cancer Society, Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4250, USA
    J Cancer Educ 20:177-82. 2005
    ..In this study, we describe the characteristics of the callers of the American Cancer Society's National Cancer Information Center (NCIC), why they called, how they learned about NCIC, and their satisfaction...
  12. doi request reprint A review of intervention studies that seek to increase colorectal cancer screening among African-Americans
    Barbara D Powe
    Underserved Populations Research, Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:92-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this paper is to critically review intervention studies that aimed to increase African-Americans' participation in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening...
  13. ncbi request reprint Spirituality among African American cancer survivors: having a personal relationship with God
    Jill B Hamilton
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Nurs 30:309-16. 2007
    ..These findings also suggest that many African Americans perceive their survival from cancer as a gift from God. Therefore, for them, finding a way to give back is an important component of their spirituality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of oral cancer risk factors among african americans: do nurses have a role?
    Barbara D Powe
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:785-91. 2004
    ..To assess the knowledge of oral cancer risk factors among African Americans...
  15. doi request reprint Testicular cancer among African American college men: knowledge, perceived risk, and perceptions of cancer fatalism
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Mens Health 1:73-80. 2007
    ..Rates of testicular cancer screening were low for all the men. Research should focus on further understanding the relationship between cancer fatalism and health-promoting behaviors among African American men...
  16. pmc Attitudes and beliefs about smoking among African-American college students at historically black colleges and universities
    Barbara D Powe
    Underserved Populations Research, Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:338-44. 2007
    ..Campus clubs and organizations can play a vital role in long-term changes in smoking behaviors for these students...
  17. ncbi request reprint Eliminating cancer disparities
    Barbara D Powe
    Underserved Populations Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 109:345-7. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Promoting fecal occult blood testing in rural African American women
    Barbara D Powe
    Special Populations Research, Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer Pract 10:139-46. 2002
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  19. doi request reprint Social support provided by and strain experienced by African-American cancer caregivers
    Dexter L Cooper
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA, 30303, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:2719-25. 2013
    ..As treatments improve, the number of cancer caregivers will increase. However, there is limited research about African-American cancer caregivers (AACCs)...
  20. ncbi request reprint An intervention study to increase colorectal cancer knowledge and screening among community elders
    Barbara D Powe
    Behavioral Reserach Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:435-42. 2004
    ..Similar strategies may be implemented in community settings and health care agencies to inform elders about colorectal cancer...