W F Baile

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Oncologists' attitudes toward and practices in giving bad news: an exploratory study
    Walter F Baile
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:2189-96. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Applying sociodramatic methods in teaching transition to palliative care
    Walter F Baile
    Departments of Behavioral Science and Faculty Development, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:606-19. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Using sociodrama and psychodrama to teach communication in end-of-life care
    Walter F Baile
    Department of Behavioral Science and Faculty Development, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1402, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:1006-10. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Training oncology practitioners in communication skills
    Walter F Baile
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33:S115-22. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Assessment of palliative care cancer patients' most important concerns
    Walter F Baile
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Support Care Cancer 19:475-81. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and nicotine dependency in patients with head and neck cancer
    Walter F Baile
    Department of Faculty Development, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Support Oncol 6:165-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint SPIKES-A six-step protocol for delivering bad news: application to the patient with cancer
    W F Baile
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Oncologist 5:302-11. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician communication in oncology: past, present, and future
    Walter F Baile
    Department of Neuro Oncology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 17:331-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Giving bad news to cancer patients: matching process and content
    Walter F Baile
    Section of Psychiatry, Department of Neuro Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:49s-51s. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Communication training in oncology: results of intensive communication workshops for Italian oncologists
    R Lenzi
    Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 20:196-203. 2011

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Oncologists' attitudes toward and practices in giving bad news: an exploratory study
    Walter F Baile
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:2189-96. 2002
    ..To examine the attitudes and practices of oncologists in disclosure of unfavorable medical information to cancer patients...
  2. doi request reprint Applying sociodramatic methods in teaching transition to palliative care
    Walter F Baile
    Departments of Behavioral Science and Faculty Development, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:606-19. 2013
    ..We also describe how we set up practice dyads to give the learners an opportunity to try out new skills with each other. An evaluation of the workshop and similar workshops we conducted is presented...
  3. doi request reprint Using sociodrama and psychodrama to teach communication in end-of-life care
    Walter F Baile
    Department of Behavioral Science and Faculty Development, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1402, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:1006-10. 2012
    ..Finally, we present an evaluation completed by the 26 participants who attended the course...
  4. doi request reprint Training oncology practitioners in communication skills
    Walter F Baile
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33:S115-22. 2011
    ..It concludes with a consideration of the various ways that such workshops can be evaluated...
  5. doi request reprint Assessment of palliative care cancer patients' most important concerns
    Walter F Baile
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Support Care Cancer 19:475-81. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and nicotine dependency in patients with head and neck cancer
    Walter F Baile
    Department of Faculty Development, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Support Oncol 6:165-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint SPIKES-A six-step protocol for delivering bad news: application to the patient with cancer
    W F Baile
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Oncologist 5:302-11. 2000
    ..Directions for continuing assessment of the protocol are suggested...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician communication in oncology: past, present, and future
    Walter F Baile
    Department of Neuro Oncology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 17:331-5. 2005
    ..This review highlights relevant studies bearing on important outcomes of communication with the cancer patient and discusses the implication for training oncologists of the future...
  9. ncbi request reprint Giving bad news to cancer patients: matching process and content
    Walter F Baile
    Section of Psychiatry, Department of Neuro Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:49s-51s. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Communication training in oncology: results of intensive communication workshops for Italian oncologists
    R Lenzi
    Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 20:196-203. 2011
    ..The course was feasible and succeeded in improving parameters associated with effective communication behaviours...
  11. ncbi request reprint Breaking bad news about cancer: patients' preferences for communication
    P A Parker
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:2049-56. 2001
    ..The goal of this study was to assess patients' preferences regarding the way in which physicians deliver news about their cancer diagnosis and management...
  12. ncbi request reprint The psychologic distress in patients with cancer
    D Sivesind
    Psychiatry Section, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 36:809-25, viii. 2001
    ..The management of psychologic distress may improve adherence to treatment programs, reduce toxicity, achieve a better quality of life, and enhance grace and dignity at the end of life...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effects of smoking deprivation and nicotine administration on emotional reactivity
    Paul M Cinciripini
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:379-92. 2006
    ..These effects are consistent with formulations of addiction, stressing that withdrawal may both increase the reinforcement salience of smoking stimuli and decrease habituation to negative emotional stimuli...
  14. ncbi request reprint Design, conduct and evaluation of a communication course for oncology fellows
    Renato Lenzi
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    J Cancer Educ 20:143-9. 2005
    ..Training in the communication components of cancer care is necessary for the practice of oncology. We conducted a communication course for oncology fellows...
  15. doi request reprint Communicating with cancer patients: what areas do physician assistants find most challenging?
    Patricia A Parker
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:524-9. 2010
    ..There are areas in which enhancement of communication skills may be needed, and educational opportunities should be developed for PAs working in oncology...
  16. ncbi request reprint Career satisfaction, practice patterns and burnout among surgical oncologists: report on the quality of life of members of the Society of Surgical Oncology
    Henry M Kuerer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:3043-53. 2007
    ..Studies show that 30-50% of medical oncologists experience burnout, but little is known about burnout among surgical oncologists. We hypothesized that wide variation in burnout and career satisfaction exist among surgical oncologists...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and demographic predictors of quality of life in a large sample of cancer patients
    Patricia A Parker
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Psychooncology 12:183-93. 2003
    ..Assessing patients' level of social support may help to identify patients at risk for distress...
  18. doi request reprint Road map for maintaining career satisfaction and balance in surgical oncology
    Henry M Kuerer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:435-42. 2008
  19. doi request reprint Wooden's pyramid: building a hierarchy of skills for successful communication
    Daniel E Epner
    Department of General Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Teach 33:39-43. 2011
    ..Wooden's pyramid is a powerful symbol that he and others have used for several decades as an educational tool to promote leadership and teamwork...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effects of depressed mood on smoking cessation: mediation by postcessation self-efficacy
    Paul M Cinciripini
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030 4095, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:292-301. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint How families communicate about HNPCC genetic testing: findings from a qualitative study
    Susan K Peterson
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 119:78-86. 2003
    ..Interventions may also need to emphasize the relevance of hereditary cancer information beyond the immediate family and to unaffected family members who may be central to the communication process (e.g., spouses of mutation carriers)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Silence is not golden: communicating with children dying from cancer
    Estela A Beale
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3629-31. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Psychological impact of genetic testing for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd 243, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:1902-10. 2005
    ..This study examines the impact of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) genetic test results on psychological outcomes among cancer-affected and -unaffected participants up to 1 year after results disclosure...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physiological and psychological effects of delivering medical news using a simulated physician-patient scenario
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, Box 243, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Behav Med 26:459-71. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that a simulated physician-patient scenario produces an acute stress response in the "physician," with the delivery of bad medical news more stressful than the delivery of good medical news...
  25. doi request reprint Breast cancer: unique communication challenges and strategies to address them
    Patricia A Parker
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230, USA
    Breast J 15:69-75. 2009
    ..These strategies are now viewed as essential skills in that they can affect patient distress and quality of life, satisfaction, and malpractice litigation as well as practitioner stress and burnout...
  26. doi request reprint Patient-centered care: the key to cultural competence
    D E Epner
    Department of General Oncology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Oncol 23:33-42. 2012
    ..We then illustrate how to apply principles of patient centered care to these challenges...
  27. ncbi request reprint Communicating with patients in cancer care; what areas do nurses find most challenging?
    Debra Sivesind
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cancer Educ 18:202-9. 2003
    ..Patient communication is a cornerstone of comprehensive oncology nursing care. Oncology nurses, however, do not appear to receive much advanced training in communication skills and many nurses do not feel adequately trained in this area...
  28. ncbi request reprint AACE Launches a new section of cancer communication
    Walter F Baile
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Cancer Educ 18:180-1. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of communication skills training for giving bad news and discussing transitions to palliative care
    Anthony L Back
    Department of Medicine Oncology, University of Washington, 825 Eastlake Ave E, PO Box 19023, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:453-60. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy of Oncotalk in changing observable communication behaviors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Japanese cancer patients' communication style preferences when receiving bad news
    Maiko Fujimori
    Psycho Oncology Division, Research Center for Innovative Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwanoha 6 5 1, Kashiwa, Chiba 277 8577, Japan
    Psychooncology 16:617-25. 2007
    ..g. gender), medical (disease status) and psychosocial characteristics (fighting spirit and anxious preoccupation) of patients when delivering bad news...
  31. ncbi request reprint Breaking bad news: more than just guidelines
    Walter F Baile
    J Clin Oncol 24:3217; author reply 3217-8. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Is there a cost to poor communication in cancer care?: a critical review of the literature
    Sally E Thorne
    University of British Columbia School of Nursing, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Psychooncology 14:875-84; discussion 885-6. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Assessing communication between oncology professionals and their patients
    Cleora Roberts
    University of South Florida, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institution, Tampa, 33620, USA
    J Cancer Educ 20:113-8. 2005
    ..Effective communication with cancer patients continues to be an elusive goal for health care professionals (HCPs) and cancer educators...
  34. ncbi request reprint Approaching difficult communication tasks in oncology
    Anthony L Back
    University of Washington Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 55:164-77. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint On saying goodbye: acknowledging the end of the patient-physician relationship with patients who are near death
    Anthony L Back
    University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:682-5. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint Teaching communication skills to medical oncology fellows
    Anthony L Back
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, S 111, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:2433-6. 2003