K P Tercyak

Summary

Affiliation: Georgetown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parental communication of BRCA1/2 genetic test results to children
    K P Tercyak
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 317, 20007, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 42:213-24. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychological response to prenatal genetic counseling and amniocentesis
    K P Tercyak
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 43:73-84. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of coping style and BRCA1 and BRCA2 test results on anxiety among women participating in genetic counseling and testing for breast and ovarian cancer risk
    K P Tercyak
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    Health Psychol 20:217-22. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychological issues among children of hereditary breast cancer gene (BRCA1/2) testing participants
    K P Tercyak
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC 20007, USA
    Psychooncology 10:336-46. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Interacting effects of depression and tobacco advertising receptivity on adolescent smoking
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007 4104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 27:145-54. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint On using a cancer center cancer registry to identify newly affected women eligible for hereditary breast cancer syndrome testing: practical considerations
    Tiffani A Demarco
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007 2401, USA
    J Genet Couns 15:129-36. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Brief report: social risk factors predict cigarette smoking progression among adolescents with asthma
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Cancer Control Program, Department of Oncology and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 317, Washington, Federal District of Columbia 20007 4104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:246-51. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of self-control indices on peer smoking and adolescent smoking progression
    Janet Audrain-McGovern
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:139-51. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiple behavioral risk factors among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer in the Survivor Health and Resilience Education (SHARE) program
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 2401, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 47:825-30. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Can a computer-based system be used to educate women on genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility?
    Marc D Schwartz
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 2:24-5. 2005

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Parental communication of BRCA1/2 genetic test results to children
    K P Tercyak
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 317, 20007, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 42:213-24. 2001
    ..Research is needed to evaluate the process and content of post-test disclosure episodes and the impact on participant, child, and family functioning...
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychological response to prenatal genetic counseling and amniocentesis
    K P Tercyak
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 43:73-84. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that women who participate in prenatal counseling and testing may be subject to experience distress and unrealistic perceptions of their risk and may benefit from interventions designed to lessen these states...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of coping style and BRCA1 and BRCA2 test results on anxiety among women participating in genetic counseling and testing for breast and ovarian cancer risk
    K P Tercyak
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    Health Psychol 20:217-22. 2001
    ..After test results were disclosed, greater distress was associated with testing positive for a mutation. The implications of the findings for breast and ovarian cancer patients are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychological issues among children of hereditary breast cancer gene (BRCA1/2) testing participants
    K P Tercyak
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC 20007, USA
    Psychooncology 10:336-46. 2001
    ..To the extent that learning about a parent's positive test result could exacerbate these tendencies, recommendations to promote child psychological and family communications research that monitor such responses are offered...
  5. ncbi request reprint Interacting effects of depression and tobacco advertising receptivity on adolescent smoking
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007 4104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 27:145-54. 2002
    ..To evaluate the independent effects of exposure to others who smoke and receptivity to tobacco advertising on adolescent smoking practices and the moderating influence of depression on these relationships...
  6. ncbi request reprint On using a cancer center cancer registry to identify newly affected women eligible for hereditary breast cancer syndrome testing: practical considerations
    Tiffani A Demarco
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007 2401, USA
    J Genet Couns 15:129-36. 2006
    ..It also underscores the role that genetic counseling professionals play in this process...
  7. ncbi request reprint Brief report: social risk factors predict cigarette smoking progression among adolescents with asthma
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Cancer Control Program, Department of Oncology and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 317, Washington, Federal District of Columbia 20007 4104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:246-51. 2006
    ..To compare smoking progression in adolescents with and without asthma and to compare their psychosocial risk factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of self-control indices on peer smoking and adolescent smoking progression
    Janet Audrain-McGovern
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:139-51. 2006
    ..To determine the direct impact of self-control variables on baseline smoking and smoking progression and determine whether self-control had indirect effects on smoking practices through effects on peer smoking...
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiple behavioral risk factors among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer in the Survivor Health and Resilience Education (SHARE) program
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 2401, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 47:825-30. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Can a computer-based system be used to educate women on genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility?
    Marc D Schwartz
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 2:24-5. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Interest of adolescents in genetic testing for nicotine addiction susceptibility
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3300 Whitehaven Street, NW, Suite 4100, Washington, DC 20007 2401, USA
    Prev Med 42:60-5. 2006
    ..This paper examines adolescents' interest in, and reasons behind interest in, such testing and correlates of interest...
  12. ncbi request reprint Opportunities and challenges in the prevention and control of cancer and other chronic diseases: children's diet and nutrition and weight and physical activity
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Department of Oncology and Pediatrics and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007 2401, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:750-63. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Behavioral risk factors among Black and White women newly diagnosed with breast cancer
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Oncology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 2401, USA
    Psychooncology 16:224-31. 2007
    ..To determine the rates of three behavioral risk factors (depression symptoms, smoking, and drinking) among women newly diagnosed with breast cancer and to examine if the rates under investigation differed between Black and White women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in newly diagnosed high-risk breast cancer patients who underwent BRCA1/2 gene testing
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 2401, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:285-91. 2007
    ..In this study, we compared the impact of BRCA1/2 genetic test result and CPM on these outcomes among newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who opted for CPM at the time of their definitive surgical treatment versus patients who did not...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of participation in a smoking cessation program among young adult smokers
    Janet Audrain-McGovern
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:617-9. 2007
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  16. pmc Interest in genetic counseling and testing for adolescent nicotine addiction susceptibility among a sample of adolescent medicine providers attending a scientific conference on adolescent health
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:42-50. 2007
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  17. pmc High school seniors' smoking initiation and progression 1 year after graduation
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1397-8. 2007
    ..Risk for smoking initiation does not end at adolescence, and the public health community must continue tobacco control initiatives throughout adolescence and young adulthood...
  18. pmc Information needs of mothers regarding communicating BRCA1/2 cancer genetic test results to their children
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 2401, USA
    Genet Test 11:249-55. 2007
    ..In conjunction with enhanced genetic counseling focusing on family disclosure, educational literature, and psychosocial support may promote improved outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity symptoms on development of nicotine dependence from mid adolescence to young adulthood
    Daniel Rodriguez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:563-75. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the relationship of ADHD Hyperactivity-Impulsivity (H/I) and Inattention (I) symptoms with ND symptoms in a community sample from adolescence to young adulthood (ages 18-21)...
  20. doi request reprint Prevention of tobacco use among medically at-risk children and adolescents: clinical and research opportunities in the interest of public health
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 2401, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:119-32. 2008
    ..This article provides an overview of considerations in the prevention of tobacco use in this special population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Social and behavioral correlates of cigarette smoking among mid-Atlantic Latino primary care patients
    Lisa Sanderson Cox
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, MS 1008, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1976-80. 2005
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  22. ncbi request reprint Decision making and decision support for hereditary breast-ovarian cancer susceptibility
    Marc D Schwartz
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Psychol 24:S78-84. 2005
    ..In particular, the authors discuss the role of anxiety and worry in relation to testing and surgery decisions...
  23. ncbi request reprint All in the family: evaluation of the process and content of sisters' communication about BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic test results
    Chanita Hughes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Med Genet 107:143-50. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Recruiting adolescents into genetic studies of smoking behavior
    Janet Audrain
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:249-52. 2002
    ..43; confidence interval = 1.37-4.32, P = 0.003)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms with levels of cigarette smoking in a community sample of adolescents
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:799-805. 2002
    ..This paper reports the association of ADHD symptoms with smoking practices in a community sample of adolescents...
  26. ncbi request reprint Parent-child factors and their effect on communicating BRCA1/2 test results to children
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 317, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 47:145-53. 2002
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of alternate tobacco product use during early adolescence
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    Prev Med 35:193-8. 2002
    ..The objective was to assess psychosocial correlates of alternate tobacco product (chew/snuff, cigar, pipe, bidi, kretek) use...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence treatment for patients with cancer
    Lisa Sanderson Cox
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Cancer 98:632-44. 2003
    ..In contrast, stopping smoking may improve quality of life and facilitate cancer treatment. Unfortunately, limited attention has been given to addressing tobacco use and treating nicotine dependence in cancer patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial risk factors for tobacco use among adolescents with asthma
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 317, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:495-504. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of smoking among adolescents with asthma and smoking's psychosocial risk factors (environmental smoking exposure, autonomy, depression)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Which adolescents are most receptive to tobacco industry marketing? implications for counter-advertising campaigns
    Janet Audrain-McGovern
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Commun 15:499-513. 2003
    ..Counter-advertising messages should consider individual differences in novelty-seeking, because novelty-seekers may be most receptive to tobacco industry promotional campaigns...
  31. ncbi request reprint Identifying, recruiting, and enrolling adolescent survivors of childhood cancer into a randomized controlled trial of health promotion: preliminary experiences in the Survivor Health and Resilience Education (SHARE) Program
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 317, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:252-61. 2006
    ..To report on the identification, recruitment, and enrollment of adolescent survivors of childhood cancer into an ongoing randomized controlled trial (RCT) of health promotion...
  32. ncbi request reprint Identifying and characterizing adolescent smoking trajectories
    Janet Audrain-McGovern
    Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2023-34. 2004
    ..Adolescent smoking prevention and intervention programs will need to consider this heterogeneity and tailor or enhance attention to risk and protective factors depending on the subpopulation...
  33. pmc Role of parenting relationship quality in communicating about maternal BRCA1/2 genetic test results with children
    Tiffani A Demarco
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3300 Whitehaven Street, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Genet Couns 17:283-7. 2008
    ..Finally, this report addresses potential ways in which the genetic counselor may be able to facilitate parental communication regarding the evolving process of disclosure of genetic information to children and adolescents...
  34. pmc Women's satisfaction with genetic counseling for hereditary breast-ovarian cancer: psychological aspects
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 131:36-41. 2004
    ..The implications for future research and clinical practice are discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Brief report: health beliefs among survivors of childhood cancer
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Department of Oncology and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:397-402. 2004
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  36. ncbi request reprint Applying a behavioral economic framework to understanding adolescent smoking
    Janet Audrain-McGovern
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 18:64-73. 2004
    ..Adolescents who smoke may have fewer reinforcers that protect against smoking and more reinforcers that promote smoking. Discounting of future rewards affects smoking through reinforcer type...
  37. ncbi request reprint Personality differences associated with smoking experimentation among adolescents with and without comorbid symptoms of ADHD
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Departments of Oncology and Pediatrics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:1953-70. 2003
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  38. ncbi request reprint Genetic testing: psychological aspects and implications
    Caryn Lerman
    Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:784-97. 2002
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  39. ncbi request reprint Editorial: prevention in child health psychology and the Journal of Pediatric Psychology
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:31-4. 2008