K M Emmons

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patients adhering to a hospital's no-smoking policy
    K M Emmons
    Miriam Hospital Brown University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 27:846-53. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoking among participants in the childhood cancer survivors cohort: the Partnership for Health Study
    Karen M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:189-96. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoking initiation and cessation among childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Karen Emmons
    Division of Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02067, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:1608-16. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevention for working class, multi-ethnic populations through health centers: the healthy directions study
    Karen M Emmons
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:727-37. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Motivational interviewing in health care settings. Opportunities and limitations
    K M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Department of Adult Oncology, Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:68-74. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint A qualitative evaluation of the Harvard Cancer Risk Index
    K M Emmons
    Division of Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 4:181-93. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between organizational characteristics and the adoption of workplace smoking policies
    K M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Community Based Research, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 27:483-501. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Behavioral risk factors among women presenting for genetic testing
    K M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:89-94. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation and tobacco control: an overview
    K M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Chest 116:490S-492S. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Intervention and policy issues related to children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke
    K M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Prev Med 32:321-31. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patients adhering to a hospital's no-smoking policy
    K M Emmons
    Miriam Hospital Brown University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 27:846-53. 1998
    ..The purpose of this paper is to examine the characteristics of smokers who adhere to a hospital smoking ban, compared to those who do not...
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoking among participants in the childhood cancer survivors cohort: the Partnership for Health Study
    Karen M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:189-96. 2003
    ..The purpose of this article is to evaluate demographic, psychosocial, and cancer-related factors that are associated with smoking behavior and mediators of smoking cessation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoking initiation and cessation among childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Karen Emmons
    Division of Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02067, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:1608-16. 2002
    ..To examine the determinants of smoking behavior among participants in the Childhood Cancer Survivors Study (CCSS)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevention for working class, multi-ethnic populations through health centers: the healthy directions study
    Karen M Emmons
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:727-37. 2003
    ..This study is part of the Harvard Cancer Prevention Program Project...
  5. ncbi request reprint Motivational interviewing in health care settings. Opportunities and limitations
    K M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Department of Adult Oncology, Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:68-74. 2001
    ..This paper provides an overview of important issues to consider in adapting an effective counseling strategy to new settings, and is intended to begin a dialogue about the use of MI in community health care settings...
  6. ncbi request reprint A qualitative evaluation of the Harvard Cancer Risk Index
    K M Emmons
    Division of Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 4:181-93. 1999
    ..Further quantitative evaluation of the HCRI is planned...
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between organizational characteristics and the adoption of workplace smoking policies
    K M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Community Based Research, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 27:483-501. 2000
    ..Efforts to identify predictors of companies' adoption and implementation of workplace-based policies and interventions are an important part of tobacco control efforts and will enhance future intervention and research efforts...
  8. ncbi request reprint Behavioral risk factors among women presenting for genetic testing
    K M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:89-94. 2000
    ..Inclusion of behavioral risk factor counseling in the context of the genetic testing process may be an important opportunity to reach this at-risk population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation and tobacco control: an overview
    K M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Chest 116:490S-492S. 1999
    ..Health-care providers play a vital role in the effort to reduce the prevalence of smoking by delivering smoking cessation advice, supporting community-based efforts to control tobacco, and becoming involved in the tobacco control debate...
  10. ncbi request reprint Intervention and policy issues related to children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke
    K M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Prev Med 32:321-31. 2001
    ..Children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) is unacceptably high; almost 40% of children in the United States are regularly exposed to ETS...
  11. pmc Home matters: work and household predictors of smoking and cessation among blue-collar workers
    C A Okechukwu
    Harvard University School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 56:130-4. 2013
    ..This study examined the joint influence of work- and household-related variables on smoking behavior among a population representative sample of blue-collar workers with live-in partners...
  12. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial to reduce passive smoke exposure in low-income households with young children
    K M Emmons
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 108:18-24. 2001
    ..Providers can help parents work toward reducing household passive smoke exposure using motivational strategies and providing a menu of approaches regardless of whether the parents are ready to quit...
  13. ncbi request reprint Views of female breast cancer patients who donated biologic samples regarding storage and use of samples for genetic research
    K A Kaphingst
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Genet 69:393-8. 2006
    ..Further research with different and diverse patient populations is critical to establishing an appropriate balance between protecting the rights of human subjects in genetic research and allowing research to progress...
  14. doi request reprint Multiple levels of influence in the adoption of sun protection policies in elementary schools in Massachusetts
    Alan C Geller
    RN, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Ave, DOB801A, Boston MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:491-6. 2008
    ..To understand the factors that may influence sun protection policy development if the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines are to be realized...
  15. pmc Feasibility of using a web-based nutrition intervention among residents of multiethnic working-class neighborhoods
    Lorna H McNeill
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1100 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 125, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A55. 2007
    ..This pilot study tested the usefulness of a Web-based intervention designed to deliver nutrition-related information to and increase fruit and vegetable consumption among adults from working-class neighborhoods...
  16. ncbi request reprint Immigration and obesity among lower income blacks
    Gary G Bennett
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney St, SM256, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1391-4. 2007
    ..Our objective was to examine the associations of nativity, immigrant generation, and language acculturation with obesity among lower income black adult men and women...
  17. pmc The influence of social context on changes in fruit and vegetable consumption: results of the healthy directions studies
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1216-27. 2007
    ..We also observed differences between our intervention sites. Social context can play an important role in promoting changes in fruit and vegetable consumption...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reducing aversion to side effects in preventive medical treatment decisions
    Erika A Waters
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, NJ, USA
    J Exp Psychol Appl 13:11-21. 2007
    ..The ability of arrays to reduce side effect aversion was not attributable to greater accuracy in evaluating the treatment's net benefit...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impact of intervention dose on cancer-related health behaviors among working-class, multiethnic, community health center patients
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Social and Behavioral Research Branch, 2 Center Drive, MSC 0249, Building 2, Room 4E30, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:262-6. 2007
    ..DESIGN. Analysis of intervention condition participant data from a randomized controlled trial...
  20. pmc Screening patients with a family history of colorectal cancer
    Robert H Fletcher
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:508-13. 2007
    ..To compare screening practices and beliefs in patients with and without a clinically important family history...
  21. ncbi request reprint Uncovering differences across the cancer control continuum: a comparison of ethnic and mainstream cancer newspaper stories
    Jo Ellen Stryker
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 44:20-5. 2007
    ..An important first step is to understand how newspapers cover cancer and if differences exist between mainstream and ethnic newspapers...
  22. pmc Television viewing and pedometer-determined physical activity among multiethnic residents of low-income housing
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1681-5. 2006
    ..We evaluated the association between television viewing and pedometer-determined physical activity among predominantly racial/ethnic minority residents of low-income housing in metropolitan Boston in 2005...
  23. pmc Does race/ethnicity moderate the association between job strain and leisure time physical activity?
    Gary G Bennett
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:60-7. 2006
    ..Racial/ethnic minorities report myriad barriers to regular leisure time physical activity (LTPA), including the stress and fatigue resulting from their occupational activities...
  24. ncbi request reprint Social influences, social context, and health behaviors among working-class, multi-ethnic adults
    Karen M Emmons
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:315-34. 2007
    ..By examining how key social influence and contextual mediating variables relate to health behaviors, we can learn more about the types of interventions that might be needed to promote sustained health behavior change in this population...
  25. pmc Pedometer-determined physical activity among multiethnic low-income housing residents
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:768-73. 2006
    ..We sought to characterize pedometer-determined physical activity among a predominantly racial and ethnic minority sample of adults residing in low-income housing...
  26. doi request reprint The SunWise Policy intervention for school-based sun protection: a pilot study
    Karen M Emmons
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
    J Sch Nurs 24:215-21. 2008
    ..Use of study interventions for improving sun protection practices such as policy toolkits or brief counseling can be easily interwoven into school hours by school nurses and other health educators...
  27. ncbi request reprint Familial risk and colorectal cancer screening health beliefs and attitudes in an insured population
    Richard C Palmer
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 45:336-41. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between health beliefs and attitudes toward colorectal cancer screening, strength of family history risk, and being appropriately screened for colorectal cancer...
  28. doi request reprint Translating science to practice: community and academic perspectives
    Graham A Colditz
    Department of Surgery, Washington University, Campus Box 8109, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:144-9. 2008
    ..Changes in the approaches used to structure and implement scientific advances into practice will help achieve the enormous potential to advance the health of the population...
  29. doi request reprint The role of transdisciplinary collaboration in translating and disseminating health research: lessons learned and exemplars of success
    Karen M Emmons
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S204-10. 2008
    ..Examples of transdisciplinary collaborations in academic and community settings are provided, along with factors that may influence the long-term outcomes of transdisciplinary efforts...
  30. ncbi request reprint Social context of physical activity and weight status in working-class populations
    Karen E Peterson
    Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Building 2 331, Boston, MA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:381-96. 2007
    ..Persistent disparities suggest that multiple aspects of social context may influence leisure-time physical activity levels and weight status in multiethnic, working-class populations...
  31. pmc Exploring social contextual correlates of computer ownership and frequency of use among urban, low-income, public housing adult residents
    Lorna H McNeill
    Department of Health Disparities Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1100 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 125, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e35. 2007
    ..Larger social contextual factors, such as social networks and neighborhood factors, may influence computer ownership and the number of places where individuals have access to computers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Has the surge in media attention increased public awareness about colorectal cancer and screening?
    Paul C Schroy
    Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University School of Medicine, 85 E Concord St, Suite 7715, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Community Health 33:1-9. 2008
    ..Race and education were independent correlates of knowledge. These data suggest that recent media campaigns have been effective in increasing public awareness about CRC risk and screening but important gaps in knowledge remain...
  33. doi request reprint Smoking prevention and cessation interventions for cancer survivors
    Janet S de Moor
    Division of Health Behaviour and Health Promotion, The Ohio State University College of Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 24:180-92. 2008
    ..To provide a systematic review of smoking prevention and cessation interventions that have been conducted with cancer survivors...
  34. pmc Understanding the role of cancer worry in creating a "teachable moment" for multiple risk factor reduction
    Colleen M McBride
    National Human Genome Research Institute, Social and Behavioral Research Branch, 2 Center Drive, Building 2, Room E408, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:790-800. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Development of an integrated approach to cancer disparities: one cancer center's experience
    Karen M Emmons
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2186-92. 2007
  36. pmc Safe to walk? Neighborhood safety and physical activity among public housing residents
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 4:1599-606; discussion 1607. 2007
    ..In such settings, neighborhood safety may impact willingness to be regularly physically active. We examined the association of perceived neighborhood safety with pedometer-determined physical activity and physical activity self-efficacy...
  37. pmc Nativity and cigarette smoking among lower income blacks: results from the Healthy Directions Study
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:305-11. 2008
    ..Our findings highlight the importance of intervening early new Black immigrants to stem the uptake of cigarette smoking behaviors as individuals become acculturated...
  38. pmc Cost-effectiveness of motivational interviewing for smoking cessation and relapse prevention among low-income pregnant women: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Value Health 11:191-8. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Developing smoking cessation programs for chronically ill teens: lessons learned from research with healthy adolescent smokers
    Leslie A Robinson
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:133-44. 2008
    ..Medically fragile teens who smoke need access to smoking cessation programs, because they are at even higher risk than their healthy peers for smoking-related complications...
  40. ncbi request reprint A process evaluation of a telephone-based peer-delivered smoking cessation intervention for adult survivors of childhood cancer: the partnership for health study
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prev Med 42:435-42. 2006
    ..We examine associations between intervention implementation characteristics and study outcomes, as well as participant characteristics related to level of involvement in the intervention...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of multiple behavioral risk factors for colon cancer
    Karen M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 40:527-34. 2005
    ..g., red meat consumption, fruit and vegetable intake, multivitamin intake, alcohol, smoking, and physical inactivity), co-occurrence among these behaviors, and motivation for change among patients at increased risk...
  42. ncbi request reprint Maternal/female caregiver influences on adolescent indoor tanning
    Jo Ellen Stryker
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:528.e1-9. 2004
    ....
  43. pmc Undoing an epidemiological paradox: the tobacco industry's targeting of US Immigrants
    Dolores Acevedo-Garcia
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2188-93. 2004
    ..We sought to ascertain whether the tobacco industry has conceptualized the US immigrant population as a separate market...
  44. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer risk counseling by health-care providers: perceived barriers and response to an internet-based cancer risk appraisal instrument
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:95-7. 2004
    ..Risk appraisal instruments may be helpful in reinforcing prevention messages, although little is known about physician acceptance of such instruments...
  45. ncbi request reprint Tailored computer-based cancer risk communication: correcting colorectal cancer risk perception
    Karen M Emmons
    Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Health Commun 9:127-41. 2004
    ..Of those with inaccurate risk perception at baseline, more than half of the participants in intervention groups had corrected risk perceptions at post-test, compared to only 12% in the control group...
  46. ncbi request reprint Implementation of a cancer prevention program for working class, multiethnic populations
    Rebecca Lobb
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Prev Med 38:766-76. 2004
    ..Healthy Directions-Health Centers was designed to address social contextual factors relevant to cancer prevention interventions for working class, multi-ethnic populations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Decreasing women's anxieties after abnormal mammograms: a controlled trial
    Mary B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:529-38. 2004
    ..e., a radiology intervention) and of an educational intervention that taught skills to cope with anxiety on the psychological status of women whose mammograms were normal or abnormal...
  48. ncbi request reprint Age-related vulnerabilities of older adults with colon adenomas: evidence from Project Prevent
    Elizabeth C Clipp
    School of Nursing, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer 100:1085-94. 2004
    ..S. overall and the first leading cause among individuals age > or = 75 years. Because polyp risk increases with age, interventions to prevent recurrent polyps among older adults likely would reduce CRC morbidity and mortality...
  49. ncbi request reprint The cancer screening practices of adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Mark W Yeazel
    Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 100:631-40. 2004
    ..The current study characterized the self-reported cancer screening practices of adult survivors of childhood cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint Self-reported health status, health vulnerability, and smoking behavior in college students: implications for intervention
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    The University of Texas M D, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:545-52. 2003
    ..Smoking cessation counselors should consider measuring and demonstrating the early tobacco-attributable health problems to young smokers to possibly enhance motivation to quit...
  51. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in young adults' beliefs about sunscreen use
    Lorien Abroms
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior, Boston, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:29-43. 2003
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of their implications for the design of future interventions...
  52. ncbi request reprint A qualitative exploration of health perceptions and behaviors among adult survivors of childhood cancers
    Elyse B Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:211-5. 2002
    ..Adult survivors of childhood cancer are a growing population. The objective of this study was to draw upon qualitative methods to learn more about survivors' perceived health risks and health behaviors...
  53. ncbi request reprint Use of a computerized risk-appraisal instrument for cancer prevention education of medical students
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:183-5. 2002
    ..Interactive computer-based tools are increasingly used for patient and medical student instruction...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cancer disparities: developing a multidisciplinary research agenda - preface
    Nancy Krieger
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge 717, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1-3. 2005
    ....
  55. pmc Acculturation and physical activity in a working class multiethnic population
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Med 42:266-72. 2006
    ..Determinants of physical activity in minority populations remain under-explored. Acculturation is one proposed mechanism for the disparities that exist between racial and ethnic groups in health outcomes...
  56. ncbi request reprint Accessibility of web sites containing colorectal cancer information to adults with limited literacy (United States)
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:147-51. 2006
    ..Little research, however, has systematically examined factors other than writing style related to the reading difficulty of cancer information on the Internet. In the present study we assessed the reading difficulty of 19 CRC Web sites...
  57. pmc Biomarker validation of dietary intervention in two multiethnic populations
    A Heather Eliassen
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A44. 2006
    ..The Healthy Directions intervention studies were designed to increase multivitamin use, fruit and vegetable consumption, and physical activity in working-class, multiethnic populations...
  58. ncbi request reprint Health insurance coverage in survivors of childhood cancer: the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:9187-97. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence and predictors of health insurance coverage and the difficulties obtaining coverage in a large cohort of childhood cancer survivors...
  59. ncbi request reprint Peer-delivered smoking counseling for childhood cancer survivors increases rate of cessation: the partnership for health study
    Karen M Emmons
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6516-23. 2005
    ..This article reports on the final outcomes of Partnership for Health, a smoking cessation intervention for smokers in the Childhood Cancer Survivors Study (CCSS)...
  60. ncbi request reprint The effect of immigrant generation on smoking
    Dolores Acevedo-Garcia
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1223-42. 2005
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Project PREVENT: a randomized trial to reduce multiple behavioral risk factors for colon cancer
    Karen M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1453-9. 2005
    ..This report examines the outcome data for Project PREVENT, a two-site randomized control trial designed to reduce behavioral risk factors for colorectal cancer among individuals who have been diagnosed with adenomatous colon polyps...
  62. pmc Cancer prevention among working class, multiethnic adults: results of the healthy directions-health centers study
    Karen M Emmons
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1200-5. 2005
    ..We analyzed outcomes from a study that examined social-contextual factors in cancer prevention interventions for working class, multiethnic populations...
  63. ncbi request reprint Availability of smoking prevention and cessation services for childhood cancer survivors
    Janet S de Moor
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:423-30. 2007
    ..To characterize the smoking-related services available to childhood cancer survivors and describe organizational characteristics that were related to institutions' capacity to provide smoking services...
  64. ncbi request reprint Norms and their relationship to behavior in worksite settings: an application of the Jackson Return Potential Model
    Laura Linnan
    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:258-68. 2005
    ..To measure health norms and assess their influence on behavior among 2541 employees in 16 manufacturing worksites using an adapted Jackson's Return Potential Model (RPM)...
  65. doi request reprint Perceptions and management approaches of physicians who care for women with ductal carcinoma in situ
    Ann Partridge
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 8:275-80. 2008
    ..We sought in a longitudinal cohort study of women with DCIS to assess the attitudes and management approaches toward DCIS among physicians who provide care to women...
  66. pmc Beauty and the beast: results of the Rhode Island smokefree shop initiative
    Laura A Linnan
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:27-8. 2002
    ..A statewide survey of hairdressing facilities was followed by interventions targeted to the readiness level (high/low) of respondents to adopt smoke-free policies...
  67. ncbi request reprint A content analysis of news coverage of skin cancer prevention and detection, 1979 to 2003
    Jo Ellen Stryker
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health and Department of Dermatology, Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:491-6. 2005
    ..To analyze newspaper coverage between 1979 and 2003 to understand how print coverage may affect primary and secondary skin cancer prevention in the US population...
  68. ncbi request reprint How can we increase translation of research into practice? Types of evidence needed
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:413-33. 2007
    ..Greater attention is needed to connectedness across program levels and components. Finally, examples are provided of evaluation models and current programs that can help accelerate translation of research to practice and policy...
  69. ncbi request reprint Contentment with quality of life among breast cancer survivors with and without contralateral prophylactic mastectomy
    Ann M Geiger
    Research and Evaluation Department, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:1350-6. 2006
    ..To understand psychosocial outcomes after prophylactic removal of the contralateral breast in women with unilateral breast cancer...
  70. ncbi request reprint Do cancer patients fully understand clinical trial participation? A pilot study to assess informed consent and patient expectations
    Ricardo J Wray
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:21-4. 2007
    ..Accepted practices of informed consent often result in suboptimal patient understanding of research studies...
  71. pmc Economic evaluations of smoking cessation and relapse prevention programs for pregnant women: a systematic review
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Value Health 11:180-90. 2008
    ..This study aims to critically assess economic evaluations of smoking cessation and relapse prevention programs for pregnant women...
  72. ncbi request reprint Aversion to side effects in preventive medical treatment decisions
    Erika A Waters
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, USA
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