Carolyn Fang

Summary

Affiliation: Fox Chase Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Depressive symptoms and serum lipid levels in young adult women
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Robert C Young Pavilion, 4th Floor, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19111, USA
    J Behav Med 36:143-52. 2013
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. pmc Family cohesion moderates the relation between free testosterone and delinquent behaviors in adolescent boys and girls
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, 510 Township Line Road, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:590-7. 2009
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Behavioral correlates of HPV vaccine acceptability in the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:319-26. 2010
  9. pmc Enhanced psychosocial well-being following participation in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program is associated with increased natural killer cell activity
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:531-8. 2010
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Depressive symptoms and serum lipid levels in young adult women
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Robert C Young Pavilion, 4th Floor, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19111, USA
    J Behav Med 36:143-52. 2013
    ..The present findings suggest that depressive symptoms are inversely associated with serum LDL-C levels in young adult women, but that these associations are not likely mediated by adverse lifestyle behaviors...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Family cohesion moderates the relation between free testosterone and delinquent behaviors in adolescent boys and girls
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, 510 Township Line Road, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:590-7. 2009
    ..This study examined the associations of free testosterone and family environment with delinquent and aggressive behaviors among adolescent boys and girls with elevated low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol levels...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. pmc Behavioral correlates of HPV vaccine acceptability in the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:319-26. 2010
    ..005). These results suggest that behavioral health factors may be associated with vaccine acceptability and further our understanding of how behavioral patterns may contribute to the uptake of new cancer prevention strategies...
  9. pmc Enhanced psychosocial well-being following participation in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program is associated with increased natural killer cell activity
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:531-8. 2010
    ....
  10. 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
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Workplace-based breast cancer screening intervention in china
    Grace X Ma
    Department of Public Health, Center for Asian Health, College of Health Professions, Temple University, 913 Ritter Annex, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:358-67. 2012
    ..Indeed, studies have shown a consistent increase in breast cancer rates among Chinese women over the past two decades in the absence of breast cancer screening guidelines...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Evidence-based intervention to reduce access barriers to cervical cancer screening among underserved Chinese American women
    Xingjie Wang
    Center for Asian Health, Department of Public Health, College of Health Professions, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:463-9. 2010
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  14. pmc Adolescent diet and subsequent serum hormones, breast density, and bone mineral density in young women: results of the Dietary Intervention Study in Children follow-up study
    Joanne F Dorgan
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1545-56. 2010
    ..Adolescent diet is hypothesized to influence breast cancer risk. We evaluated the long-term effects of an intervention to lower fat intake among adolescent girls on biomarkers that are related to breast cancer risk in adults...
  15. doi request reprint Food frequency questionnaires and overnight urines are valid indicators of daidzein and genistein intake in U.S. women relative to multiple 24-h urine samples
    Marilyn Tseng
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:619-26. 2008
    ..We conclude that targeted soy food questionnaires, comprehensive FFQs, and multiple overnight urines are all reasonable options for assessing isoflavone intake in epidemiologic studies...
  16. 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...
  17. 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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  18. 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...
  19. pmc A prospective study of quality of life among women undergoing risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy versus gynecologic screening for ovarian cancer
    Carolyn Y Fang
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 112:594-600. 2009
    ..The primary objective of the study was to prospectively assess quality of life (QOL) among women at increased risk of ovarian cancer who are undergoing risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) or serial screening...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...

Research Grants5

  1. Diet and Breast Density over Time in US Chinese Women
    Carolyn Fang; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  2. Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on Immune Response to HPV
    Carolyn Fang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such findings would have clinical implications for the management of women at risk for cervical cancer. ..
  3. Diet and Breast Density over Time in US Chinese Women
    Carolyn Fang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on Immune Response to HPV
    Carolyn Y Fang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such findings would have clinical implications for the management of women at risk for cervical cancer. ..