Mara A Schonberg

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc External validation of an index to predict up to 9-year mortality of community-dwelling adults aged 65 and older
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1444-51. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Older women's experience with breast cancer treatment decisions
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon, Office 219, Brookline, Boston, MA, 02446, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 145:211-23. 2014
  3. pmc Targeting of mammography screening according to life expectancy in women aged 75 and older
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:388-95. 2013
  4. pmc Factors noted to affect breast cancer treatment decisions of women aged 80 and older
    Mara A Schonberg
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:538-44. 2012
  5. pmc Causes of death and relative survival of older women after a breast cancer diagnosis
    Mara A Schonberg
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon St, Office 202, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:1570-7. 2011
  6. pmc Breast cancer among the oldest old: tumor characteristics, treatment choices, and survival
    Mara A Schonberg
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon, Office 202, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:2038-45. 2010
  7. pmc Index to predict 5-year mortality of community-dwelling adults aged 65 and older using data from the National Health Interview Survey
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon, Brookline, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1115-22. 2009
  8. pmc Weighing the benefits and burdens of mammography screening among women age 80 years or older
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:1774-80. 2009
  9. pmc Perceptions of physician recommendations for joint replacement surgery in older patients with severe hip or knee osteoarthritis
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Masschussetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:82-8. 2009
  10. pmc Preventive health care among older women: missed opportunities and poor targeting
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med 121:974-81. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc External validation of an index to predict up to 9-year mortality of community-dwelling adults aged 65 and older
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1444-51. 2011
    ..To further validate an index predicting mortality in community-dwelling older adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Older women's experience with breast cancer treatment decisions
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon, Office 219, Brookline, Boston, MA, 02446, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 145:211-23. 2014
    ..In conclusion, to improve care of older women with breast cancer, interventions are needed to increase their engagement in treatment decision-making...
  3. pmc Targeting of mammography screening according to life expectancy in women aged 75 and older
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:388-95. 2013
    ..To examine receipt of mammography screening according to life expectancy in women aged 75 and older...
  4. pmc Factors noted to affect breast cancer treatment decisions of women aged 80 and older
    Mara A Schonberg
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:538-44. 2012
    ..To identify factors that influence the breast cancer treatment decisions of women aged 80 and older...
  5. pmc Causes of death and relative survival of older women after a breast cancer diagnosis
    Mara A Schonberg
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon St, Office 202, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:1570-7. 2011
    ..We repeated these analyses stratifying by age...
  6. pmc Breast cancer among the oldest old: tumor characteristics, treatment choices, and survival
    Mara A Schonberg
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon, Office 202, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:2038-45. 2010
    ..Future studies should focus on identifying tumor and patient characteristics to help target treatments to the oldest women most likely to benefit...
  7. pmc Index to predict 5-year mortality of community-dwelling adults aged 65 and older using data from the National Health Interview Survey
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon, Brookline, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1115-22. 2009
    ..Prognostic information is becoming increasingly important for clinical decision-making...
  8. pmc Weighing the benefits and burdens of mammography screening among women age 80 years or older
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:1774-80. 2009
    ..To examine outcomes of mammography screening among women > or = 80 years to inform decision making...
  9. pmc Perceptions of physician recommendations for joint replacement surgery in older patients with severe hip or knee osteoarthritis
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Masschussetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:82-8. 2009
    ..To exfamine patient perceptions of physician discussions and recommendations about total joint arthroplasty (TJA)...
  10. pmc Preventive health care among older women: missed opportunities and poor targeting
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Med 121:974-81. 2008
    ..Generally, immunizations and exercise counseling are recommended for all women aged > or =65 years, while Pap smears are generally not encouraged for these women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer screening in women aged 80 and older: results from a national survey
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1688-95. 2004
    ..To estimate the national rates of mammography screening in women aged 80 and older and examine the relationship between health status and screening within the previous 2 years...
  12. ncbi request reprint After the Women's Health Initiative: decision making and trust of women taking hormone therapy
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:187-95. 2005
    ..To describe decision making and trust of women who were on hormone therapy (estrogen and progestin or estrogen alone) when the Women's Health Initiative findings were initially released July 9, 2002...
  13. ncbi request reprint Menopausal symptom management and prevention counseling after the Women's Health Initiative among women seen in an internal medicine practice
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:507-14. 2005
    ..To describe the management of menopausal symptoms and the prevalence of prevention counseling among women who stopped hormone therapy (HT) after publication of the initial findings of the Women's Health Initiative...
  14. ncbi request reprint Receipt of exercise counseling by older women
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:619-26. 2006
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  15. pmc Decision making and counseling around mammography screening for women aged 80 or older
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:979-85. 2006
    ..Despite uncertain benefit, many women over age 80 (oldest-old) receive screening mammography...
  16. pmc Factors influencing elderly women's mammography screening decisions: implications for counseling
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Geriatr 7:26. 2007
    ..We aimed to identify factors important to mammography screening decisions among women aged 80 and older compared to women aged 65-79...
  17. pmc Preventive health care among older women in an academic primary care practice
    Mara A Schonberg
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:249-56. 2008
    ..We sought to examine the use of preventive health services among older women and to assess how age and illness burden influence care patterns...
  18. pmc The value older women in an academic primary care practice place on preventive health care services: implications for counseling
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon, Office 202, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Gerontologist 48:245-50. 2008
    ..We sought to determine how women aged 80 years or older value different preventive health measures compared to women aged 65 to 79 years...
  19. pmc Emergency department experiences of acutely symptomatic patients with terminal illness and their family caregivers
    Alexander K Smith
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:972-81. 2010
    ..Despite increased focus on improving palliative care in the emergency department (ED), there is little research on how to best address the specific needs of this patient population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a decision aid on mammography screening for women 75 years and older
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
    JAMA Intern Med 174:417-24. 2014
    ..Guidelines recommend that women 75 years and older should be informed of the benefits and risks of mammography before being screened. However, few are adequately informed...
  21. pmc Prognostic indices for older adults: a systematic review
    Lindsey C Yourman
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    JAMA 307:182-92. 2012
    ..To better target services to those who may benefit, many guidelines recommend incorporating life expectancy into clinical decisions...
  22. doi request reprint Am I doing the right thing? Provider perspectives on improving palliative care in the emergency department
    Alexander K Smith
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:86-93, 93.e1. 2009
    ..Little is known about delivering palliative care in the emergency department (ED). We explore the attitudes, experiences, and beliefs of emergency providers about palliative care in the ED, using structured qualitative methods...

Research Grants3

  1. Mammography Screening Decisions in the Elderly
    MARA SCHONBERG; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This is the first study to explore very elderly women's approach to decisions about screening mammography. ..
  2. Benefits and Burdens of Screening Oldest-old Women: the Case of Mammography
    MARA SCHONBERG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will also further her long-term career goal to become a skilled and established independent investigator in the area of disease prevention and health promotion for the oldest-old. ..