B K Rimer

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Searching for evidence about health education and health behavior interventions
    B K Rimer
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Health Educ Behav 28:231-48. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Methods and strategies to recruit African Americans into cancer prevention surveillance studies
    Jessie A Satia
    Department of Nutrition, Univeresity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:718-21. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of a mammography decision-making intervention at 12 and 24 months
    Barbara K Rimer
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:247-57. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Cancer control research 2001
    B K Rimer
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 11:257-70. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint The short-term impact of tailored mammography decision-making interventions
    B K Rimer
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Room 242, 6130 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 43:269-85. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of tailored interventions on a community health center population
    B K Rimer
    National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, Room 242, Bethesda, MD 20892 7335, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 37:125-40. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Tailoring communications for primary care settings
    B K Rimer
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC, USA
    Methods Inf Med 37:171-7. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with men's use of prostate-specific antigen screening: evidence from Health Information National Trends Survey
    Lila J Finney Rutten
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention and Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7361, USA
    Prev Med 40:461-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Promoting cancer screening: Learning from experience
    Helen I Meissner
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Cancer 101:1107-17. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The future of research that promotes cancer screening
    Helen I Meissner
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer 101:1251-9. 2004

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Searching for evidence about health education and health behavior interventions
    B K Rimer
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Health Educ Behav 28:231-48. 2001
    ..Ultimately, if evidence-based interventions are not disseminated, the interventions will not achieve their potential. The goal should be to develop more effective interventions and disseminate them to improve the public's health...
  2. ncbi request reprint Methods and strategies to recruit African Americans into cancer prevention surveillance studies
    Jessie A Satia
    Department of Nutrition, Univeresity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:718-21. 2005
    ..This report describes a study of different methods and strategies to recruit African Americans into a population-based assessment of cancer behavioral risk factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of a mammography decision-making intervention at 12 and 24 months
    Barbara K Rimer
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:247-57. 2002
    ..Numerous groups have called for informed decision making about mammography, but few programs have resulted. Our research is intended to fill this gap...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cancer control research 2001
    B K Rimer
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 11:257-70. 2000
    ..Cancer control research must aim to reduce cancer risk, incidence, and mortality, and improve quality of life. These are important challenges for the new millennium...
  5. ncbi request reprint The short-term impact of tailored mammography decision-making interventions
    B K Rimer
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Room 242, 6130 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 43:269-85. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of tailored interventions on a community health center population
    B K Rimer
    National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, Room 242, Bethesda, MD 20892 7335, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 37:125-40. 1999
    ..These results show that a combination of tailored interventions may have potential for reaching the women who have too often been labeled the 'hard to reach.'..
  7. ncbi request reprint Tailoring communications for primary care settings
    B K Rimer
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC, USA
    Methods Inf Med 37:171-7. 1998
    ..TPCs offer opportunities to expand the reach of health professionals and to give personalized, individualized massages in an era of shrinking professional contact time...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with men's use of prostate-specific antigen screening: evidence from Health Information National Trends Survey
    Lila J Finney Rutten
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention and Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7361, USA
    Prev Med 40:461-8. 2005
    ..Rapid uptake of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing has occurred in the United States despite inconclusive evidence regarding mortality benefit...
  9. ncbi request reprint Promoting cancer screening: Learning from experience
    Helen I Meissner
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Cancer 101:1107-17. 2004
    ..The application of the lessons from this extensive knowledge base not only should accelerate the uptake of the effective cancer screening tests currently available, but also can guide future directions for research...
  10. ncbi request reprint The future of research that promotes cancer screening
    Helen I Meissner
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer 101:1251-9. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Initiation and discontinuation of hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms: results from a community sample
    Hayden B Bosworth
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Behav Med 28:105-14. 2005
    ..These findings highlight the importance of physicians discussing HT with their patients, particularly because of recent clinical trial developments...
  12. pmc How new subscribers use cancer-related online mailing lists
    Barbara K Rimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina, NC 27599 7295, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e32. 2005
    ..These are stated cancer communication goals of the US National Cancer Institute...
  13. ncbi request reprint Public education and cancer control
    Barbara K Rimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 21:286-95. 2005
    ..To provide an overview of public education efforts in tobacco, obesity, environmental health, and cancer screening...
  14. ncbi request reprint Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends Survey
    Bradford W Hesse
    National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2618-24. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to provide nationally representative estimates for health-related uses of the Internet, level of trust in health information sources, and preferences for cancer information sources...
  15. ncbi request reprint Retention and use of breast cancer recurrence risk information from genomic tests: the role of health literacy
    Sarah E Lillie
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:249-55. 2007
    ..Because these genomic tests are so new, little is known about how well patients understand the tests and their results...
  16. pmc Critical issues in eHealth research
    Audie A Atienza
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S71-4. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint Research for North Carolina: The University Cancer Research Fund
    Michael S O'Malley
    UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    N C Med J 69:299-302. 2008
    ..We embrace that opportunity and that responsibility and pledge ourselves to our shared vision of a better future for the citizens of North Carolina...
  18. doi request reprint Interventions to increase recommendation and delivery of screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers by healthcare providers systematic reviews of provider assessment and feedback and provider incentives
    Susan A Sabatino
    CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S67-74. 2008
    ..e., flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, or double-contrast barium enema)...
  19. doi request reprint Client-directed interventions to increase community demand for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a systematic review
    Roy C Baron
    Community Guide Branch, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S34-55. 2008
    ..e., flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, double contrast barium enema). Specific areas for further research are also suggested in this report...
  20. doi request reprint Methods for conducting systematic reviews of evidence on effectiveness and economic efficiency of interventions to increase screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers
    Roy C Baron
    Community Guide Branch, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S26-33. 2008
  21. doi request reprint Introducing the community guide's reviews of evidence on interventions to increase screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers
    Rosalind A Breslow
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S14-20. 2008
  22. ncbi request reprint Women's interest in gene expression analysis for breast cancer recurrence risk
    Suzanne C O'Neill
    University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:4628-34. 2007
    ..We assessed interest in genomic RFR testing and patient preferences for incorporating results into treatment decision making...
  23. pmc Frustrated and confused: the American public rates its cancer-related information-seeking experiences
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:223-8. 2008
    ..Ensuring access to high-quality cancer-related information is important for the success of cancer prevention and control efforts...
  24. pmc Triangulating differential nonresponse by race in a telephone survey
    Jessica T DeFrank
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7295, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7295, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A60. 2007
    ..This study illustrates methods to assess differential survey nonresponse when population race data are incomplete, which is often the case when studies are conducted among members of health plans...
  25. ncbi request reprint Informed decision making: what is its role in cancer screening?
    Barbara K Rimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7295, USA
    Cancer 101:1214-28. 2004
    ..More work is needed in this area as well. In addition, research is needed to learn how to incorporate IDM into ongoing clinical practice and to determine whether there are unintended negative consequences of IDM...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of repeat mammography among women aged 55-79 in the Year 2000 National Health Interview Survey
    William Rakowski
    Department of Community Health and The Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Prev Med 39:1-10. 2004
    ..This study examines the prevalence and cross-sectional correlates of repeat mammography, among women aged 55-79, using a 12-month (N = 3,502) and a 24-month interval (N = 3,491)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Coping styles and personality domains related to menopausal stress
    Hayden B Bosworth
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Womens Health Issues 13:32-8. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint The hormone therapy dilemma: women respond
    Erica S Breslau
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:33-43. 2003
    ..In the wake of the premature end of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study, we sought to assess women's knowledge of and attitudes about hormone therapy (HT) study findings and to appraise women's responses and intentions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Evaluating participants' use of a hormone replacement therapy decision-making intervention
    Lori A Bastian
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street 152, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 48:283-91. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Pre-counseling education materials for BRCA testing: does tailoring make a difference?
    Celette Sugg Skinner
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Community and Family Medicine and the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Genet Test 6:93-105. 2002
    ..91% NPM; p < 0.05). TPMs showed an advantage in increasing knowledge and enhancing accuracy of perceived risk. Both are critical components of informed decision making...
  31. pmc A tailored intervention to aid decision-making about hormone replacement therapy
    Colleen M McBride
    The Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710 2949, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1112-4. 2002
  32. pmc Factors associated with patient-recalled smoking cessation advice in a low-income clinic
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Durham, North Carolina 27710 2949, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:354-63. 2002
    ..Future studies should address the dynamics of patient-provider communication about smoking cessation, especially in populations that include ethnically diverse patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of interventions to promote mammography among women with historically lower rates of screening
    Julie Legler
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:59-71. 2002
    ..2-30.6, five studies). Access-enhancing strategies are an important complement to individual- and system-directed interventions for women with historically lower rates of screening...
  34. ncbi request reprint The effect of a stage-matched and tailored intervention on repeat mammography(1)
    Melissa A Clark
    Department of Community Health, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:1-7. 2002
    ..Each woman in Group 3 received materials based on her stage of adoption for mammography and TTM constructs...
  35. ncbi request reprint Progress in cancer screening practices in the United States: results from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey
    Judith Swan
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer 97:1528-40. 2003
    ..In 2000, the new cancer control module added to the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) collected more detailed information on cancer screening compared with previous surveys...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of telephone counseling for mammography: results from five randomized trials
    Anne M Stoddard
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Prev Med 34:90-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this report is to compare the effectiveness of a barrier-specific telephone counseling intervention across the five study sites of the Breast Cancer Screening Consortium (BCSC)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Provider characteristics and mammography recommendation among women in their 40s and 50s
    Kelli L Dominick
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27713, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:61-71. 2003
    ..We examined the relationship of provider gender, age, medical specialty, and duration of relationship with the patient to report mammography recommendation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Another round in the mammography controversy
    Helen I Meissner
    Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7331, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:261-76. 2003
    ..We conducted a national survey in March 2002 to provide information about women's perspectives on the issues, including the evidence regarding the efficacy of mammography and, ultimately, their intentions to continue screening...
  39. ncbi request reprint Attitudes, knowledge, risk perceptions and decision-making among women with breast and/or ovarian cancer considering testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 and their spouses
    Leslie G Bluman
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychooncology 12:410-27. 2003
    ..Overall, spouses were satisfied with their role in the decision-making process. Future interventions to improve the decision-making process regarding genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility should be undertaken...
  40. ncbi request reprint The evolution of cancer control research: an international perspective from Canada and the United States
    Allan Best
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 1L8 A B
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:705-12. 2003
    ..We conclude by calling for an international forum for the systematic advancement of cancer control research, and closer ties between the cancer control communities in North America...
  41. ncbi request reprint Facilitating transdisciplinary research: the experience of the transdisciplinary tobacco use research centers
    Glen D Morgan
    Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 7337, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S11-9. 2003
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Measures for ascertaining use of colorectal cancer screening in behavioral, health services, and epidemiologic research
    Sally W Vernon
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:898-905. 2004
  43. doi request reprint Client-directed interventions to increase community access to breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a systematic review
    Roy C Baron
    Community Guide Branch, National Center for Health Marketing, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S56-66. 2008
    ..e., flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, double contrast barium enema). Specific areas for further research are also suggested in this report...
  44. ncbi request reprint Incorporating genetic susceptibility feedback into a smoking cessation program for African-American smokers with low income
    Colleen M McBride
    Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke Department of Community and Family Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27710 2949, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:521-8. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint The Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS): development, design, and dissemination
    David E Nelson
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7365, USA
    J Health Commun 9:443-60; discussion 81-4. 2004
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Reminder letter, tailored stepped-care, and self-choice comparison for repeat mammography
    William Rakowski
    Department of Community Health, Box G A4, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:308-14. 2003
    ..The main benefits of mammography come from regular on-schedule screening. However, few studies have examined interventions to achieve repeat screening...
  47. ncbi request reprint Patterns of change in hostility from college to midlife in the UNC Alumni Heart Study predict high-risk status
    Ilene C Siegler
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:738-45. 2003
    ..To examine hostility measured in college and patterns of change in hostility from college to midlife as predictors of high health-related risk later in midlife...
  48. pmc How cancer survivors provide support on cancer-related Internet mailing lists
    Andrea Meier
    School of Social Work, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e12. 2007
    ..Most studies of these mailing lists have investigated lists dedicated to one type of cancer, most often breast cancer. Little is known about whether the lessons learned from experiences with breast cancer lists apply to other cancers...
  49. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of tailored print materials in promoting colorectal cancer screening: results from a randomized trial involving callers to the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service
    Alfred C Marcus
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80214, USA
    J Health Commun 10:83-104. 2005
    ..Directions for future research are discussed in light of the results summarized above...