Ann M O'Mara
Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- A needs assessment of oncology nurses' perceptions of National Cancer Institute-supported clinical trial networksAnn O'Mara
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 34:E23-7. 2007..To describe oncology nurses' understandings of the function and infrastructure of, current level of participation in, and advantages and disadvantages to conducting research through cancer cooperative groups (CCGs)...
- Health related quality of life in NCI-sponsored cancer treatment trialsAnn M O'Mara
Head, Palliative Care Research, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 26:68-78. 2010..To highlight health related quality of life (HRQOL) measures and published outcomes in phase III clinical trials in the four major cancers: breast, prostate, colorectal, and lung...
- Complementary and alternative medicine research and cooperative groups: can it happen?Ann O'Mara
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6130 Executive Blvd, EPN 2010, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:258-60. 2006..This report focuses on 2 CAM trials that opened and accrued participants in the Children's Oncology Group. One trial is aimed at preventing or reducing mucositis and the other at preventing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting...
- Challenges to and lessons learned from conducting palliative care researchAnn M O'Mara
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 37:387-94. 2009..From a survey on the challenges and issues that emerged from their projects, grantees were able to identify specific hurdles and their unique solutions that may help other investigators as they plan their program of research...
- Research-design issues in cancer-symptom-management trials using complementary and alternative medicine: lessons from the National Cancer Institute Community Clinical Oncology Program experienceDavid R Buchanan
National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Plaza, Rm 2149, Bethesda, MD 20892 7317, USA
J Clin Oncol 23:6682-9. 2005..To identify major research-design issues in proposals submitted by investigators in the Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) for clinical trials of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for cancer-symptom management...
- Challenges and recommendations for advancing the state-of-the-science of quality of life assessment in symptom management trialsDavid R Buchanan
Community Oncology and Prevention Trials Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Cancer 110:1621-8. 2007..Finally, there is a growing appreciation that trials must be powered to test for effects on secondary endpoints...
- Health-related quality of life and symptom management research sponsored by the National Cancer InstituteLori M Minasian
Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7340, USA
J Clin Oncol 25:5128-32. 2007..The scope of NCI's research in symptom management and HRQOL is described with attention to its evolution over time and the next steps, through the Clinical Trials Working Group Recommendations...
- Translating research into evidence-based practice: the National Cancer Institute Community Clinical Oncology ProgramLori M Minasian
Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Cancer 116:4440-9. 2010..By describing its keys to success, this article provides practical guidance to cancer-focused, provider-based research networks as well as those in other disciplines...
- Quality-of-life assessment in the symptom management trials of the National Cancer Institute-supported Community Clinical Oncology ProgramDavid R Buchanan
Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute NIH, 6130 Executive Blvd, Room EPN 2149, Bethesda, MD 20892 7317, USA
J Clin Oncol 23:591-8. 2005..To examine how quality of life (QOL) is prospectively conceptualized, defined, and measured in the symptom management clinical trials supported by the National Cancer Institute Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP)...
- Clinical trials referral resource. Current clinical trials in the treatment of colorectal cancerMargaret M Mooney
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
Oncology (Williston Park) 20:830, 832, 837-8 passim. 2006
- Clinical trials referral resource. Current clinical trials of supportive care/palliative careMason Schoenfeldt
EMMES Corporation, Rockville, MD, USA
Oncology (Williston Park) 17:1578, 1583-5, 1589-90. 2003