Mary M Step
Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
- An Exploration of the relative influence of patient's age and cancer recurrence status on symptom distress, anxiety, and depression over timeMary M Step
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Program on Aging and Cancer, Cleveland, OH, USA
J Psychosoc Oncol 31:168-90. 2013..Recurrent cancer presents a distinct challenge that, for middle-age patients, persists across time. It may be beneficial to develop targeted educational and support resources for middle-age patients with recurrent disease...
- Modeling patient-centered communication: oncologist relational communication and patient communication involvement in breast cancer adjuvant therapy decision-makingMary M Step
Department of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 11001 Cedar Rd, 306, Cleveland, OH, USA
Patient Educ Couns 77:369-78. 2009..It is expected that patients of oncologists who express positive relational communication will be more communicatively involved in their office visits, and regret their decision for adjuvant therapy following surgery less...
- Patient perceptions of oncologist-patient communication about prognosis: changes from initial diagnosis to cancer recurrenceMary M Step
Department of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Health Commun 26:48-58. 2011..Problematic integration theory is offered as an important explanatory mechanism for understanding oncologist-patient communication about prognosis during a cancer recurrence...
- Differences in oncologist communication across age groups and contributions to adjuvant decision outcomesMary M Step
Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 57:S279-82. 2009..Oncologists should carefully assess patient decision-making preferences and be mindful of accommodating their speech to age-related stereotypes...
- The role of primary care physicians in advanced cancer care: perspectives of older patients and their oncologistsElizabeth O'Toole
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 57:S265-8. 2009..To examine data from advanced cancer patients and their oncologists regarding patient age-related differences in patient and oncologist perspectives on involvement of primary care physicians (PCPs) in aspects of cancer management...
- A communication model of shared decision making: accounting for cancer treatment decisionsLaura A Siminoff
Department of Bioethics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4976, USA
Health Psychol 24:S99-S105. 2005..In the CMSDM, decisions depend on (a) antecedent factors that have potential to influence communication, (b) jointly constructed communication climate, and (c) treatment preferences established by the physician and the patient...
- Comparing primary care physicians' smoking cessation counseling techniques to motivational interviewingJames J Werner
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Behavioral Measurement and Practice Based Research Network Shared Resources of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
J Addict Med 7:139-42. 2013..Its purpose was to inform the development of more effective MI-based health behavior change training programs for primary care physicians...
- A Teachable Moment Communication Process for smoking cessation talk: description of a group randomized clinician-focused interventionSusan A Flocke
Department of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 12:109. 2012..In this manuscript, we describe the development and implementation of the Teachable Moment Communication Process (TMCP) intervention and the baseline characteristics of a group randomized trial designed to evaluate its effectiveness...