C Y Fang

Summary

Affiliation: Fox Chase Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of racial stressors and hostility on cardiovascular reactivity in African American and Caucasian men
    C Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, Pennsylvania 19012, USA
    Health Psychol 20:64-70. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Functional impairment, marital quality, and patient psychological distress as predictors of psychological distress among cancer patients' spouses
    C Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, Pennsylvania 19012, USA
    Health Psychol 20:452-7. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of avoidance on cytotoxic/suppressor T cells in women with cervical lesions
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    Psychooncology 12:590-8. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of intention to undergo prophylactic oophorectomy among women with a family history of ovarian cancer
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Prev Med 37:424-31. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint A multifaceted intervention to increase cervical cancer screening among underserved Korean women
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1298-302. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of hepatitis B screening and vaccination and liver cancer risks among Vietnamese Americans
    Grace Xueqin Ma
    Department of Public Health and Center for Asian Health, College of Health Professions, at Temple University, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:62-73. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk perceptions and barriers to Hepatitis B screening and vaccination among Vietnamese immigrants
    Grace X Ma
    Department of Public Health, College of Health Professions, Temple University, 1700 N Broad Street, 304A Vivacqua Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122 0843, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:213-20. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Coping with ovarian cancer risk: the moderating effects of perceived control on coping and adjustment
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19012, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 11:561-80. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A brief smoking cessation intervention for Chinese and Korean American smokers
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    Prev Med 43:321-4. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Tobacco dependence, risk perceptions and self-efficacy among Korean American smokers
    Grace X Ma
    Department of Public Health, Center for Asian Health, College of Health Professions, Temple University, 304A Vivacqua Hall, P O Box 2843, Philadelphia, PA 19122 0843, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1776-84. 2006

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of racial stressors and hostility on cardiovascular reactivity in African American and Caucasian men
    C Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, Pennsylvania 19012, USA
    Health Psychol 20:64-70. 2001
    ..These results indicate that even indirect exposure to interpersonal conflict elicits significant reactivity, which can persist after exposure to the stressor, especially among high-hostile men...
  2. ncbi request reprint Functional impairment, marital quality, and patient psychological distress as predictors of psychological distress among cancer patients' spouses
    C Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, Pennsylvania 19012, USA
    Health Psychol 20:452-7. 2001
    ..However, marital quality was related to spouse distress at only 1 time point, but spouse distress was directly associated with patient distress at each time point. Implications for cancer patients and spouses are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of avoidance on cytotoxic/suppressor T cells in women with cervical lesions
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    Psychooncology 12:590-8. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that it may be important to evaluate the impact of cognitive and behavioral avoidance on progression of precancerous cervical lesions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of intention to undergo prophylactic oophorectomy among women with a family history of ovarian cancer
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Prev Med 37:424-31. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine sociodemographic and psychosocial correlates of intention to undergo prophylactic oophorectomy among women with a family history of ovarian cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint A multifaceted intervention to increase cervical cancer screening among underserved Korean women
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1298-302. 2007
    ..Therefore, we evaluated a multifaceted intervention that combined psychoeducational counseling with patient navigation to address both psychosocial and access barriers to screening...
  6. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of hepatitis B screening and vaccination and liver cancer risks among Vietnamese Americans
    Grace Xueqin Ma
    Department of Public Health and Center for Asian Health, College of Health Professions, at Temple University, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:62-73. 2007
    ..5%) while 7.5% were ever screened and 6.3% had been vaccinated. Community-based, culturally appropriate interventions for Vietnamese Americans and health care providers should increase screening and vaccination rates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk perceptions and barriers to Hepatitis B screening and vaccination among Vietnamese immigrants
    Grace X Ma
    Department of Public Health, College of Health Professions, Temple University, 1700 N Broad Street, 304A Vivacqua Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122 0843, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:213-20. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Coping with ovarian cancer risk: the moderating effects of perceived control on coping and adjustment
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19012, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 11:561-80. 2006
    ..The present study was a longitudinal study of the effects of perceived control and problem-focused coping on changes in psychological adjustment and behavioural outcomes among women at increased risk for ovarian cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint A brief smoking cessation intervention for Chinese and Korean American smokers
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    Prev Med 43:321-4. 2006
    ..This study evaluated changes in smoking-related beliefs and behavior following a brief, culturally adapted smoking cessation intervention for Chinese and Korean smokers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Tobacco dependence, risk perceptions and self-efficacy among Korean American smokers
    Grace X Ma
    Department of Public Health, Center for Asian Health, College of Health Professions, Temple University, 304A Vivacqua Hall, P O Box 2843, Philadelphia, PA 19122 0843, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1776-84. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that enhancing self-efficacy among older and less educated smokers may improve the efficacy of smoking cessation efforts that target Korean smokers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Correlates of soy food consumption in women at increased risk for breast cancer
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1552-8. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes and behavior regarding secondhand smoke among Asian Americans
    Grace X Ma
    Department of Public Health, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122 0843, USA
    Prev Med 41:446-53. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use, secondhand smoke exposure and their related knowledge, attitudes and behaviors among Asian Americans
    Grace X Ma
    Department of Public Health, College of Health Professions, Temple University, 304A Vivacqua Hall, P O Box 2843, Philadelphia, PA 19122 0843, USA
    Addict Behav 30:725-40. 2005
    ..S. Findings provide comprehensive insights into tobacco use and related KAB among Asian Americans that reflect the need for developing culturally appropriate programs for this underserved population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Current research promises and challenges in behavioral oncology: report from the American Society of Preventive Oncology annual meeting, 2002
    Suzanne M Miller
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:171-80. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of risks of smoking among Asian Americans
    Grace X Ma
    Department of Public Health, Center for ATECAR, Temple University, 304A Vivacqua Hall, P O Box 2843, Philadelphia, PA 19122 0843, USA
    Prev Med 37:349-55. 2003
    ..Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of illness and death in the United States. Few studies focus on Asian Americans, one of the fastest growing but underserved populations in the United States...
  16. pmc Perceived stress is associated with impaired T-cell response to HPV16 in women with cervical dysplasia
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:87-96. 2008
    ..Research suggests that stress is associated with cervical disease progression, but few studies have examined the biological mechanisms that may be driving this association...
  17. ncbi request reprint Asian Tobacco Education and Cancer Awareness Research Special Population Network. A model for reducing Asian American cancer health disparities
    Grace X Ma
    Center for Asian Health, Department of Public Health, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122 0843, USA
    Cancer 107:1995-2005. 2006
    ..Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...

Research Grants4

  1. DISTRESS AND IMMUNE FUNCTION IN CERVICAL DYSPLASIA
    Carolyn Fang; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. Biobehavioral Pathways in Oral Precancers
    Carolyn Fang; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. A Biobehaviorial Model of Cancer Risk
    Carolyn Fang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Receipt of this award will help the candidate to establish an independent research program by providing protected time and necessary resources as the candidate transitions from a mentored position. ..
  4. Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on Immune Response to HPV
    Carolyn Fang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such findings would have clinical implications for the management of women at risk for cervical cancer. ..