N A Press

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Women's interest in genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility may be based on unrealistic expectations
    N A Press
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    Am J Med Genet 99:99-110. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint 'That's like chopping off a finger because you're afraid it might get broken': disease and illness in women's views of prophylactic mastectomy
    Nancy Press
    Schools of Nursing and Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, SN 5S, Portland, OR 97239 2941, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1106-17. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Oregon physicians' responses to requests for assisted suicide: a qualitative study
    Steven K Dobscha
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:451-61. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Oregon physicians' perceptions of patients who request assisted suicide and their families
    Linda Ganzini
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:381-90. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethical obligations and counseling challenges in cancer genetics
    Wylie Burke
    Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, Box 356120, 1959 NE Pacific, Room A204, Seattle, WA 98195 7120, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4:185-91. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetics as a tool to improve cancer outcomes: ethics and policy
    Wylie Burke
    Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, Box 357120, 1959 North East Pacific, Room A204, Seattle, Washington 98195 7120, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 6:476-82. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of counseling Ashkenazi Jewish women about breast cancer risk
    Deborah J Bowen
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 12:45-56. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of individual and family functioning on interest in genetic testing
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    Community Genet 7:25-32. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Achieving utility with family history: colorectal cancer risk
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, MP900, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:177-82. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic test evaluation: information needs of clinicians, policy makers, and the public
    Wylie Burke
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:311-8. 2002

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Women's interest in genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility may be based on unrealistic expectations
    N A Press
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    Am J Med Genet 99:99-110. 2001
    ..Our data suggest that without a careful counseling process, women could easily be motivated toward interest in a test which will not lead to the disease prevention they are seeking...
  2. ncbi request reprint 'That's like chopping off a finger because you're afraid it might get broken': disease and illness in women's views of prophylactic mastectomy
    Nancy Press
    Schools of Nursing and Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, SN 5S, Portland, OR 97239 2941, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1106-17. 2005
    ..We suggest that while prophylactic mastectomy may prevent the "disease" of breast cancer, it may be of little interest to women who see this surgery as itself mimicking the "illness" of breast cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint Oregon physicians' responses to requests for assisted suicide: a qualitative study
    Steven K Dobscha
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:451-61. 2004
    ..Physicians rarely sought support from colleagues; instead, they tended to discuss emotional aspects of their experiences with their spouses...
  4. ncbi request reprint Oregon physicians' perceptions of patients who request assisted suicide and their families
    Linda Ganzini
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:381-90. 2003
    ..Many family members were reluctant to support these requests until they recognized the strength of the preference...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethical obligations and counseling challenges in cancer genetics
    Wylie Burke
    Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, Box 356120, 1959 NE Pacific, Room A204, Seattle, WA 98195 7120, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4:185-91. 2006
    ..Clinicians must also provide emotional support and accurate information about cancer risks and cancer risk reduction measures, including uncertainties. Teamwork among different specialties is important in addressing these challenges...
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetics as a tool to improve cancer outcomes: ethics and policy
    Wylie Burke
    Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, Box 357120, 1959 North East Pacific, Room A204, Seattle, Washington 98195 7120, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 6:476-82. 2006
    ..When the benefits of testing are well established, efforts must also be made to ensure access to genetic services for all who can benefit...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of counseling Ashkenazi Jewish women about breast cancer risk
    Deborah J Bowen
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 12:45-56. 2006
    ..Counseling can help women gain a more accurate perception of their risk, expose them to the benefits and limitations of genetic testing, and reduce their worry about cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of individual and family functioning on interest in genetic testing
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    Community Genet 7:25-32. 2004
    ..The present study reports on the important issue of how family communication and support regarding breast cancer risk affects interest in genetic testing and mental health...
  9. ncbi request reprint Achieving utility with family history: colorectal cancer risk
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, MP900, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:177-82. 2003
    ..Where available, we cite data to support the issues that could arise. Where there are no studies, we invite further research. The potential of family history as a health improvement tool is still under review...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic test evaluation: information needs of clinicians, policy makers, and the public
    Wylie Burke
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:311-8. 2002
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  11. pmc Translational genomics: seeking a shared vision of benefit
    Wylie Burke
    Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:54-6; discussion W1-3. 2008

Research Grants8

  1. FAMILY DISCLOSURE OF CANCER RISK--AN ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY
    Nancy Press; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This last issue will be addressed by a policy group of major thinkers in the area of bioethics and genetic disclosure who will be convened to closely query the data collected and who will work on policy related interpretations. ..
  2. Is primary care ready to utilize the promise of genetics? A vignette study
    Nancy Press; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is the purpose of this research to try to identify barriers, both ethical and pragmatic, to the ethical and efficient deployment of genetic information to improve health outcomes. ..