Darren Mays

Summary

Affiliation: Georgetown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Parental smoking exposure and adolescent smoking trajectories
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    Pediatrics 133:983-91. 2014
  2. pmc Patterns and correlates of multiple risk factors for adult-onset cancer among adolescents(1)
    Darren Mays
    Division of Health Outcomes and Health Behaviors, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Child Health Care 16:250-62. 2012
  3. pmc Correlates of adherence to a telephone-based multiple health behavior change cancer preventive intervention for teens: the Healthy for Life Program (HELP)
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:18-26. 2012
  4. pmc Validation of a milk consumption stage of change algorithm among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:464-8. 2012
  5. pmc Exposure to peers who smoke moderates the association between sports participation and cigarette smoking behavior among non-white adolescents
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Addict Behav 37:1114-21. 2012
  6. doi Cigarette smoking among adolescents with type 1 diabetes: strategies for behavioral prevention and intervention
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 26:148-53. 2012
  7. pmc Efficacy of the Survivor Health and Resilience Education (SHARE) program to improve bone health behaviors among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3300 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Behav Med 42:91-8. 2011
  8. pmc Improving short-term sun safety practices among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer: a randomized controlled efficacy trial
    Darren Mays
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:247-54. 2011
  9. ncbi Sports participation and alcohol use among adolescents: the impact of measurement and other research design elements
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 4:98-109. 2011
  10. pmc Decisional outcomes of maternal disclosure of BRCA1/2 genetic test results to children
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1260-6. 2013

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi Parental smoking exposure and adolescent smoking trajectories
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    Pediatrics 133:983-91. 2014
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  2. pmc Patterns and correlates of multiple risk factors for adult-onset cancer among adolescents(1)
    Darren Mays
    Division of Health Outcomes and Health Behaviors, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Child Health Care 16:250-62. 2012
    ..05) associated with MCRFs. Multiple health behavior change interventions are needed to prevent accumulation of risk factors as youth mature. Self-efficacy may be an important target for prevention interventions...
  3. pmc Correlates of adherence to a telephone-based multiple health behavior change cancer preventive intervention for teens: the Healthy for Life Program (HELP)
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:18-26. 2012
    ..After adjusting for age, teens with poorer session engagement (e.g., less cooperative) completed fewer sessions (B = -1.97, p = .003, R (2) = .24). Implications for adolescent cancer prevention research are discussed...
  4. pmc Validation of a milk consumption stage of change algorithm among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:464-8. 2012
    ..To assess the construct validity of a milk consumption Stages of Change (SOC) algorithm among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer ages 11 to 21 years (n = 75)...
  5. pmc Exposure to peers who smoke moderates the association between sports participation and cigarette smoking behavior among non-white adolescents
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Addict Behav 37:1114-21. 2012
    ..Interventions incorporating sports to prevent smoking should consider these racial/ethnic differences to address disparities in smoking-related disease...
  6. doi Cigarette smoking among adolescents with type 1 diabetes: strategies for behavioral prevention and intervention
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 26:148-53. 2012
    ..Empirical research is also needed to inform the development and deployment of healthcare-based interventions and maximize their impact within this population...
  7. pmc Efficacy of the Survivor Health and Resilience Education (SHARE) program to improve bone health behaviors among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3300 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Behav Med 42:91-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of the Survivor Health and Resilience Education Program intervention--a manualized, behavioral intervention focusing on bone health behaviors among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer...
  8. pmc Improving short-term sun safety practices among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer: a randomized controlled efficacy trial
    Darren Mays
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:247-54. 2011
    ..Skin cancer is one of the most common secondary neoplasms among childhood cancer survivors. However, little evidence exists for effective interventions to promote sun safety behaviors within this population...
  9. ncbi Sports participation and alcohol use among adolescents: the impact of measurement and other research design elements
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 4:98-109. 2011
    ..We reviewed the evidence regarding sports participation and alcohol use among adolescents, with a focus on examining the potential impact of research design elements on this evidence...
  10. pmc Decisional outcomes of maternal disclosure of BRCA1/2 genetic test results to children
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1260-6. 2013
    ..Although BRCA1/2 genetic testing is discouraged in minors, mothers may disclose their own results to their children. Factors affecting patients' disclosure decisions and patient outcomes of disclosure are largely unknown...
  11. pmc Medical mistrust influences black women's level of engagement in BRCA 1/2 genetic counseling and testing
    Vanessa B Sheppard
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 105:17-22. 2013
    ..The impact of medical mistrust on the realization of the benefits of personalized medicine in minority populations should be further examined in future studies...
  12. pmc Outcomes of a systems-level intervention offering breast cancer risk assessments to low-income underserved women
    Darren Mays
    Division of Health Outcomes and Health Behaviors, Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3300 Whitehaven Street, NW, Suite 4100, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Fam Cancer 11:493-502. 2012
    ..More intensive patient navigation addressing the unique barriers encountered within this population may be required to enhance utilization...
  13. pmc Parenting through genetic uncertainty: themes in the disclosure of breast cancer risk information to children
    McKane E Sharff
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 16:376-82. 2012
    ..Among mothers undergoing BRCA1/2 testing and their spouses/partners, this study sought to examine decision support needs and motivations for family communication of genetic risk information to asymptomatic children...
  14. ncbi Influences of tobacco advertising exposure and conduct problems on smoking behaviors among adolescent males and females
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:855-63. 2014
    ..We investigated the associations between gender, conduct problems, and lifetime smoking and adolescents' exposure to tobacco advertising, and we examined prospective relationships with smoking behaviors...
  15. pmc Smoking-related deaths averted due to three years of policy progress
    David T Levy
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, 3300 Whitehaven Street NW, Suite 4100, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 91:509-18. 2013
    ..To evaluate the global impact of adopting highest-level MPOWER tobacco control policies in different countries and territories from 2007 to 2010...
  16. pmc Psychometric properties of the Pediatric Testing Attitudes Scale-Diabetes (P-TAS-D) for parents of children undergoing predictive risk screening
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 14:602-10. 2013
    ..Examine the factor structure, reliability, and validity of the Pediatric Testing Attitudes Scale-Diabetes (P-TAS-D), a measure of parental attitudes about predictive risk screening for type 1 diabetes in children...
  17. pmc Results of an online community needs assessment for psychoeducational interventions among partners of hereditary breast cancer previvors and survivors
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, United States
    J Med Internet Res 14:e15. 2012
    ..Yet, little is known about partners' needs for psychoeducational intervention to enhance their cancer risk knowledge, coping, and support role functioning...