Affiliation: Fox Chase Cancer Center
- Build it, and will they come? Unexpected findings from a study on a Web-based intervention to improve colorectal cancer screeningLinda 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...
- Using health communication best practices to develop a web-based provider-patient communication aid: the CONNECT studyLinda 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...
- 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....
- Cancer patient preferences for quality and length of lifeNeal 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...
- The development and preliminary testing of a multimedia patient-provider survivorship communication module for breast cancer survivorsKuang 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...
- The Appalachia Cancer Network: cancer control research among a rural, medically underserved populationEugene 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...
- Colorectal cancer knowledge is not associated with screening compliance or intentionDavid 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...
- Increasing access to clinical and educational studiesRonald 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...
- 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 ServiceSarah 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...
- Facilitating informed decision making about breast cancer risk and genetic counseling among women calling the NCI's Cancer Information ServiceSuzanne M Miller
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Fox Chase, Pennsylvania, USA
J Health Commun 10:119-36. 2005....
- Awareness of cancer information among Asian AmericansGrace 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...
- Future directions for the cancer information service and cancer educationGary 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...
- Exploring e-Health usage and interest among cancer information service users: the need for personalized interactions and multiple channels remainsMary 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...
- The CIS model for collaborative research in health communications: a brief retrospective from the current generation of researchAlfred 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...
- A randomized controlled trial of multiple tailored messages for smoking cessation among callers to the cancer information serviceVictor 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...