Linda Fleisher

Summary

Affiliation: Fox Chase Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Build it, and will they come? Unexpected findings from a study on a Web-based intervention to improve colorectal cancer screening
    Linda Fleisher
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, 510 Township Line Road, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    J Health Commun 17:41-53. 2012
  2. pmc Using health communication best practices to develop a web-based provider-patient communication aid: the CONNECT study
    Linda Fleisher
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19012, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 71:378-87. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The NCI's Cancer Information Service's Research Continuum Framework: integrating research into cancer education practice (1999-2004)
    Linda Fleisher
    Atlantic Region, Cancer Information Service, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:S41-8. 2007
  4. pmc Cancer patient preferences for quality and length of life
    Neal J Meropol
    Division of Medical Science and Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Cancer 113:3459-66. 2008
  5. pmc The development and preliminary testing of a multimedia patient-provider survivorship communication module for breast cancer survivors
    Kuang Yi Wen
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 88:344-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint The Appalachia Cancer Network: cancer control research among a rural, medically underserved population
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, University Park, PA, USA
    J Rural Health 20:181-7. 2004
  7. pmc Colorectal cancer knowledge is not associated with screening compliance or intention
    David S Weinberg
    Department of Medicine, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:225-32. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Increasing access to clinical and educational studies
    Ronald E Myers
    Division of Genetic and Preventive Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer 107:1962-70. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship of Internet health information use with patient behavior and self-efficacy: experiences of newly diagnosed cancer patients who contact the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service
    Sarah Bauerle Bass
    Temple University Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    J Health Commun 11:219-36. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Facilitating informed decision making about breast cancer risk and genetic counseling among women calling the NCI's Cancer Information Service
    Suzanne M Miller
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Fox Chase, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Health Commun 10:119-36. 2005

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Build it, and will they come? Unexpected findings from a study on a Web-based intervention to improve colorectal cancer screening
    Linda Fleisher
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, 510 Township Line Road, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    J Health Commun 17:41-53. 2012
    ..004). Among true users, most (81%) logged on once only. These findings raise questions about how to increase use of important health communication interventions...
  2. pmc Using health communication best practices to develop a web-based provider-patient communication aid: the CONNECT study
    Linda Fleisher
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19012, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 71:378-87. 2008
    ..This paper highlights the development of a theory-guided, web-based communication aid (CONNECT), designed to facilitate treatment decision-making among patients with advanced cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint The NCI's Cancer Information Service's Research Continuum Framework: integrating research into cancer education practice (1999-2004)
    Linda Fleisher
    Atlantic Region, Cancer Information Service, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cheltenham, PA, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:S41-8. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Cancer patient preferences for quality and length of life
    Neal J Meropol
    Division of Medical Science and Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Cancer 113:3459-66. 2008
    ..The objective of the current study was to describe cancer patient values regarding QOL and LOL and explore associations with communication preferences...
  5. pmc The development and preliminary testing of a multimedia patient-provider survivorship communication module for breast cancer survivors
    Kuang Yi Wen
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 88:344-9. 2012
    ..This paper describes the development of a theory-guided and evidence-based multimedia training module to facilitate breast cancer survivors' preparedness for effective communication with their health care providers after active treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint The Appalachia Cancer Network: cancer control research among a rural, medically underserved population
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, University Park, PA, USA
    J Rural Health 20:181-7. 2004
    ..Important issues and questions related to the effectiveness of such research networks have also been articulated...
  7. pmc Colorectal cancer knowledge is not associated with screening compliance or intention
    David S Weinberg
    Department of Medicine, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:225-32. 2009
    ..Increasing colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is a public health goal. We hypothesized that non-compliant, average risk women would demonstrate low levels of CRC knowledge and underestimate their CRC risk...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increasing access to clinical and educational studies
    Ronald E Myers
    Division of Genetic and Preventive Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer 107:1962-70. 2006
    ..Lessons learned from the Project can guide the implementation of such projects in the future. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship of Internet health information use with patient behavior and self-efficacy: experiences of newly diagnosed cancer patients who contact the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service
    Sarah Bauerle Bass
    Temple University Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    J Health Commun 11:219-36. 2006
    ..The results of this study show that patients who are newly diagnosed with cancer perceive the Internet as a powerful tool, both for acquiring information and for enhancing confidence to make informed decisions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Facilitating informed decision making about breast cancer risk and genetic counseling among women calling the NCI's Cancer Information Service
    Suzanne M Miller
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Fox Chase, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Health Commun 10:119-36. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Awareness of cancer information among Asian Americans
    Grace X Ma
    Center for ATECAR, Department of Health Studies, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122 0843, USA
    J Community Health 28:115-30. 2003
    ..This study suggests urgent needs to educate Asian Americans about important cancer control issues and services and highlights the differences in baseline knowledge and attitudes among the various ethnic groups...
  12. ncbi request reprint Future directions for the cancer information service and cancer education
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:S70-3. 2007
    ..However, the CIS is still growing; it is continually innovating and refining its programs and services. This concluding article examines the potential for increasing CIS contributions to cancer education and cancer control in the future...
  13. ncbi request reprint Exploring e-Health usage and interest among cancer information service users: the need for personalized interactions and multiple channels remains
    Mary Anne Bright
    Office of Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 8322, USA
    J Health Commun 10:35-52. 2005
    ..A crucial question is how best to harness and integrate these new technologies within the current generation of mediated health information systems...
  14. ncbi request reprint The CIS model for collaborative research in health communications: a brief retrospective from the current generation of research
    Alfred C Marcus
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80214, USA
    J Health Commun 10:235-45. 2005
    ..The CIS model for collaborative research is presented as an exemplar that other service organizations might embrace as a strategic tool for quality improvement in health communications...
  15. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of multiple tailored messages for smoking cessation among callers to the cancer information service
    Victor J Strecher
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0471, USA
    J Health Commun 10:105-18. 2005
    ..The qualities of specific psychosocial and communication elements in tailored materials should receive attention in future research...