KAREN LESLIE SYRJALA

Summary

Affiliation: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Delivering care to long-term adult survivors of hematopoietic cell transplantation
    Karen L Syrjala
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:3746-51. 2012
  2. pmc Development and implementation of an Internet-based survivorship care program for cancer survivors treated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Karen L Syrjala
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, D5 220, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:292-304. 2011
  3. pmc Prospective neurocognitive function over 5 years after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for cancer survivors compared with matched controls at 5 years
    Karen L Syrjala
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:2397-404. 2011
  4. pmc Measuring musculoskeletal symptoms in cancer survivors who receive hematopoietic cell transplantation
    Karen L Syrjala
    Biobehavioral Sciences Department, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:225-35. 2010
  5. pmc Patient training in cancer pain management using integrated print and video materials: a multisite randomized controlled trial
    Karen L Syrjala
    Biobehavioral Sciences, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, D5 220, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Pain 135:175-86. 2008
  6. pmc Sexual function changes during the 5 years after high-dose treatment and hematopoietic cell transplantation for malignancy, with case-matched controls at 5 years
    Karen L Syrjala
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Blood 111:989-96. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of sexual dysfunction in long-term survivors of marrow transplantation
    K L Syrjala
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle 98109 1024, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:3148-57. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Late effects of hematopoietic cell transplantation among 10-year adult survivors compared with case-matched controls
    Karen L Syrjala
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, 98109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6596-606. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Recovery and long-term function after hematopoietic cell transplantation for leukemia or lymphoma
    Karen L Syrjala
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    JAMA 291:2335-43. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychologic changes from before transplantation to 1 year in patients receiving myeloablative allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant
    Karen L Syrjala
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, D5 220, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Blood 104:3386-92. 2004

Research Grants

  1. ENHANCING RECOVERY FROM BLOOD AND MARROW TRANSPLANTATION
    Karen Syrjala; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. ENHANCING LONG TERM SURVIVAL AFTER BMT
    Karen Syrjala; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. Interdisciplinary Studies to Enhance Long Term Survival
    KAREN LESLIE SYRJALA; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Delivering care to long-term adult survivors of hematopoietic cell transplantation
    Karen L Syrjala
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:3746-51. 2012
    ..Clinicians can link survivors to numerous online, print, and video resources to help them advocate for their health needs...
  2. pmc Development and implementation of an Internet-based survivorship care program for cancer survivors treated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Karen L Syrjala
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, D5 220, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:292-304. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Prospective neurocognitive function over 5 years after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for cancer survivors compared with matched controls at 5 years
    Karen L Syrjala
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:2397-404. 2011
    ..This study prospectively examined the trajectory and extent of long-term cognitive dysfunction, with a focus on 1 to 5 years after treatment...
  4. pmc Measuring musculoskeletal symptoms in cancer survivors who receive hematopoietic cell transplantation
    Karen L Syrjala
    Biobehavioral Sciences Department, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:225-35. 2010
    ..We report here on a new measure of muscle and joint symptoms for survivors of hematologic malignancies and hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT)...
  5. pmc Patient training in cancer pain management using integrated print and video materials: a multisite randomized controlled trial
    Karen L Syrjala
    Biobehavioral Sciences, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, D5 220, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Pain 135:175-86. 2008
    ..Using video and print materials, with brief individualized training, effectively improved pain management over time for cancer patients of varying diagnostic and demographic groups...
  6. pmc Sexual function changes during the 5 years after high-dose treatment and hematopoietic cell transplantation for malignancy, with case-matched controls at 5 years
    Karen L Syrjala
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Blood 111:989-96. 2008
    ..05) reported problems. Thus, despite some recovery, sexual dysfunction remained a major problem for men and women after HCT. Aggressive efforts are needed to treat these deficits...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of sexual dysfunction in long-term survivors of marrow transplantation
    K L Syrjala
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle 98109 1024, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:3148-57. 1998
    ..To describe the prevalence of sexual difficulties in men and women after marrow transplantation (MT), and to define medical, demographic, sexual, and psychologic predictors of sexual dysfunction 3 years after MT...
  8. ncbi request reprint Late effects of hematopoietic cell transplantation among 10-year adult survivors compared with case-matched controls
    Karen L Syrjala
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, 98109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6596-606. 2005
    ..To determine late effects of hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) on health problems and health-related quality of life for 10-year survivors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Recovery and long-term function after hematopoietic cell transplantation for leukemia or lymphoma
    Karen L Syrjala
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    JAMA 291:2335-43. 2004
    ..The rate and predictors of physical and emotional recovery after HCT have not been adequately defined in prospective long-term studies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychologic changes from before transplantation to 1 year in patients receiving myeloablative allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant
    Karen L Syrjala
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, D5 220, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Blood 104:3386-92. 2004
    ..Results indicate that long-term cognitive decrements, as distinct from motor disabilities, infrequently derive directly from HCT...
  11. pmc The quality of life of adult survivors of childhood hematopoietic cell transplant
    J E Sanders
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 45:746-54. 2010
    ..002) had more perceived cognitive symptoms. Overall, these data indicate that the majority of adult survivors of a childhood transplant are functioning well, but some have problems that need to be addressed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of delirium on cognition, distress, and health-related quality of life after hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation
    Jesse R Fann
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:1223-31. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint The neuropsychology of cancer treatment. Introduction
    Karen L Syrjala
    Semin Clin Neuropsychiatry 8:197-200. 2003
  14. doi request reprint Physical and psychological long-term and late effects of cancer
    Kevin D Stein
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer 112:2577-92. 2008
    ..Increased awareness of these issues is a key component in the development of follow-up care plans that may allow for adequate surveillance, prevention, and the management of long-term and late effects of cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation of delirium in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Jesse R Fann
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Cancer 103:810-20. 2005
    ..In the current study, the authors investigated the clinical presentation of delirium in HSCT patients, including the time course of these symptoms and comorbid affective distress, fatigue, and pain...
  16. ncbi request reprint Fertility and risk factors for elevated infertility concern in 10-year hematopoietic cell transplant survivors and case-matched controls
    Camille Hammond
    Office of Cancer Survivorship, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3511-7. 2007
    ..To describe fertility status and the prevalence of and risk factors for elevated infertility concern in 10-year adult cancer survivors who underwent myeloablative stem cell transplant (SCT)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Protective buffering and emotional desynchrony among spousal caregivers of cancer patients
    Shelby L Langer
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, WA 98105, USA
    Health Psychol 26:635-43. 2007
    ..To examine protective buffering and emotional desynchrony among spousal caregivers of cancer survivors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Physicians' attitudes about quality-of-life issues in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Stephanie J Lee
    Department of Adult Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Blood 104:2194-200. 2004
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Fatigue is the most important symptom for advanced cancer patients who have had chemotherapy
    Zeeshan Butt
    Center on Outcomes, Research, and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 6:448-55. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Adult cancer pain
    Robert Swarm
    National Comprehensive Cancer Network
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 5:726-51. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Delirium in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Jesse R Fann
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 95:1971-81. 2002
    ....

Research Grants20

  1. ENHANCING RECOVERY FROM BLOOD AND MARROW TRANSPLANTATION
    Karen Syrjala; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The BMT setting provides a well-standardized environment in which to test interventions that will be applicable to both the ever-increasing numbers of transplantation survivors and other populations of cancer survivors. ..
  2. ENHANCING LONG TERM SURVIVAL AFTER BMT
    Karen Syrjala; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The BMT setting provides a well standardized environment in which to examine these aims, all of which are applicable both to the ever-increasing numbers of transplantation survivors and to other populations of cancer survivors. ..
  3. Interdisciplinary Studies to Enhance Long Term Survival
    KAREN LESLIE SYRJALA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..While designed for HSCT long term survivors, the symptoms and diseases targeted are germane to survivors of other cancer treatments as well as to the expanding population of HSCT survivors. ..