Lorenzo Cohen

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prospective randomised evaluation of traditional Chinese medicine combined with chemotherapy: a randomised phase II study of wild toad extract plus gemcitabine in patients with advanced pancreatic adenocarcinomas
    Z Meng
    Department of Integrative Oncology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai, China
    Br J Cancer 107:411-6. 2012
  2. pmc Depressive symptoms and cortisol rhythmicity predict survival in patients with renal cell carcinoma: role of inflammatory signaling
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of General Oncology and the Integrative Medicine Program, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e42324. 2012
  3. ncbi Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: incidence and impact on patient quality of life at community oncology settings
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:497-503. 2007
  4. doi External qigong therapy for women with breast cancer prior to surgery
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 9:348-53. 2010
  5. ncbi Discussing complementary therapies in an oncology setting
    Lorenzo Cohen
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 5:18-24. 2007
  6. ncbi Preoperative coping strategies and distress predict postoperative pain and morphine consumption in women undergoing abdominal gynecologic surgery
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Box 243, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Psychosom Res 58:201-9. 2005
  7. ncbi Endocrine levels at the start of treatment are associated with subsequent psychological adjustment in cancer patients with metastatic disease
    L Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:951-8. 2001
  8. ncbi Psychological adjustment and sleep quality in a randomized trial of the effects of a Tibetan yoga intervention in patients with lymphoma
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 100:2253-60. 2004
  9. doi Presurgical stress management improves postoperative immune function in men with prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:218-25. 2011
  10. ncbi 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

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Publications62

  1. pmc Prospective randomised evaluation of traditional Chinese medicine combined with chemotherapy: a randomised phase II study of wild toad extract plus gemcitabine in patients with advanced pancreatic adenocarcinomas
    Z Meng
    Department of Integrative Oncology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai, China
    Br J Cancer 107:411-6. 2012
    ..We performed a randomised, single-blinded, phase II clinical study of huachansu plus gemcitabine versus placebo plus gemcitabine in patients with locally advanced and/or metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinomas...
  2. pmc Depressive symptoms and cortisol rhythmicity predict survival in patients with renal cell carcinoma: role of inflammatory signaling
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of General Oncology and the Integrative Medicine Program, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e42324. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: incidence and impact on patient quality of life at community oncology settings
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:497-503. 2007
    ..The present study sought to determine the prevalence of acute and delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) across ten community oncology settings. The effect of CINV on quality of life (QOL) was also evaluated...
  4. doi External qigong therapy for women with breast cancer prior to surgery
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 9:348-53. 2010
    ..No clinical changes in tumor measurements from pre- to post-EQT were noted. There was also no suggestion of change in tumor size by PBE or change in QOL. Using the current..
  5. ncbi Discussing complementary therapies in an oncology setting
    Lorenzo Cohen
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 5:18-24. 2007
    ..Strategies for initiating and guiding an informed dialogue are described and important resources are provided...
  6. ncbi Preoperative coping strategies and distress predict postoperative pain and morphine consumption in women undergoing abdominal gynecologic surgery
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Box 243, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Psychosom Res 58:201-9. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to predict postoperative pain and morphine consumption based on preoperative psychosocial factors...
  7. ncbi Endocrine levels at the start of treatment are associated with subsequent psychological adjustment in cancer patients with metastatic disease
    L Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:951-8. 2001
    ..This study examined the association between hormonal profiles at the start of cancer treatment and subsequent psychological symptomatology...
  8. ncbi Psychological adjustment and sleep quality in a randomized trial of the effects of a Tibetan yoga intervention in patients with lymphoma
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 100:2253-60. 2004
    ..The authors examined the effects of the Tibetan yoga (TY) practices of Tsa lung and Trul khor, which incorporate controlled breathing and visualization, mindfulness techniques, and low-impact postures in patients with lymphoma...
  9. doi Presurgical stress management improves postoperative immune function in men with prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:218-25. 2011
    ..To assess whether stress management (SM) improved immune outcomes in men undergoing surgery for prostate cancer...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. ncbi Cancer worry is associated with abnormal prostate-specific antigen levels in men participating in a community screening program
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:610-7. 2003
    ..The present findings suggest that prostate cancer-specific worry was associated significantly with an abnormal PSA level...
  12. pmc Qigong improves quality of life in women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Zhen Chen
    Department of Integrative Oncology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai, China
    Cancer 119:1690-8. 2013
    ..Thus, in the current randomized controlled trial, the authors examined the efficacy of a qigong intervention on QOL in women with breast cancer during and after treatment...
  13. pmc Sham-controlled, randomised, feasibility trial of acupuncture for prevention of radiation-induced xerostomia among patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Zhiqiang Meng
    Department of Integrative Oncology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai 200032, China
    Eur J Cancer 48:1692-9. 2012
    ..This trial determined the feasibility of conducting a sham-controlled trial of acupuncture and whether acupuncture could prevent xerostomia among head/neck patients undergoing radiotherapy...
  14. pmc Systematic review of acupuncture in cancer care: a synthesis of the evidence
    M Kay Garcia
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 0462, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:952-60. 2013
    ..To date, a comprehensive systematic review of acupuncture in cancer care has not been conducted. The purpose of this review was to evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture for symptom management in patients with cancer...
  15. ncbi The association between social support, intrusive thoughts, avoidance, and adjustment following an experimental cancer treatment
    Danielle Devine
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychooncology 12:453-62. 2003
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  16. pmc The effects of a presurgical stress management intervention for men with prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Patricia A Parker
    Department of Behavioral Science, Integrative Medicine Program, Unit 1330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:3169-76. 2009
    ..If these results are replicated, it may be a useful adjunct to standard care for men with prostate cancer undergoing surgery...
  17. pmc Treatment regret and quality of life following radical prostatectomy
    Chelsea G Ratcliff
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Houston, 126 Heyne Building, Houston, TX, 77204, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:3337-43. 2013
    ..The role that treatment regret may have in influencing the association between prostate-specific QOL (i.e., sexual, urinary, bowl functioning) and general QOL following RP has not been examined...
  18. pmc Randomized controlled trial of acupuncture for prevention of radiation-induced xerostomia among patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Zhiqiang Meng
    Department of Integrative Oncology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai, China
    Cancer 118:3337-44. 2012
    ..The objective of this trial was to determine whether acupuncture can prevent xerostomia among head/neck patients undergoing radiotherapy...
  19. pmc Randomized, controlled trial of yoga in women with breast cancer undergoing radiotherapy
    Kavita D Chandwani
    Kavita D Chandwani, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY Kavita D Chandwani, George Perkins, Amy Spelman, Kayla Johnson, Adoneca Fortier, Banu Arun, Qi Wei, Robin Haddad, Janet Scheetz, Alejandro Chaoul, and Lorenzo Cohen, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX G Stephen Morris, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN Hongasandra Ramarao Nagendra, Nelamangala V Raghuram, Raghuram Nagarathna, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bengaluru, India and Clemens Kirschbaum, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 32:1058-65. 2014
    ..Previous research incorporating yoga (YG) into radiotherapy (XRT) for women with breast cancer finds improved quality of life (QOL). However, shortcomings in this research limit the findings...
  20. ncbi Demographic and past screening behaviors of men attending a free community screening program for prostate cancer
    Patricia A Parker
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:213-20. 2006
    ..These results may help guide the development of and promotion for future screening programs. Future efforts should be directed at increasing awareness about screening procedures for prostate cancer...
  21. doi Bufalin enhances the anti-proliferative effect of sorafenib on human hepatocellular carcinoma cells through downregulation of ERK
    Yang Gao
    Department of Integrative Oncology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai, China
    Mol Biol Rep 39:1683-9. 2012
    ..Taken together, the results of our study suggest that bufalin enhances the anti-cancer effects of sorafenib on PLC/PRF/5 and Hep G-2 by contributing to the downregulation of ERK...
  22. pmc Multimodality treatment of pancreatic cancer with liver metastases using chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or Chinese herbal medicine
    Huaqiang Ouyang
    Department of Integrative Oncology, Cancer Hospital, and Department of Biostatistics and Social Medicine, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Pancreas 40:120-5. 2011
    ..To explore the utility of multidisciplinary approaches in the treatment of patients with pancreatic cancer with liver metastases (PCLM)...
  23. doi The association between psychosocial and medical factors with long-term sexual dysfunction after treatment for colorectal cancer
    Kathrin Milbury
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:793-802. 2013
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  24. ncbi 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...
  25. doi Communication in cancer care: discussing complementary and alternative medicine
    Moshe Frenkel
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 9:177-85. 2010
    ..In this article, the authors discuss a possible model of effective patient-physician communication about CAM use in cancer care based on a comprehensive overview of the literature...
  26. doi Integrative medicine consultation service in a comprehensive cancer center: findings and outcomes
    Moshe Frenkel
    Integrative Medicine Program, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 9:276-83. 2010
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  27. ncbi Short-term and long-term psychosocial adjustment and quality of life in women undergoing different surgical procedures for breast cancer
    Patricia A Parker
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1330, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, Texas 77020, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:3078-89. 2007
    ....
  28. pmc Pilot study of huachansu in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, nonsmall-cell lung cancer, or pancreatic cancer
    Zhiqiang Meng
    International Center of Integrative Oncology, Fudan University Cancer Hospital, Shanghai, China
    Cancer 115:5309-18. 2009
    ..melanostictus, has been used in the treatment of various cancers in China. The authors conducted a pilot study, using a phase 1 trial design, of huachansu in patients with advanced cancer...
  29. ncbi Huachansu, containing cardiac glycosides, enhances radiosensitivity of human lung cancer cells
    Li Wang
    Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology, Unit 97, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Anticancer Res 31:2141-8. 2011
    ..To assess radiosensitzing potential of huachansu (HCS) and delineate the underlying mechanisms...
  30. doi Acupuncture for treatment of uncontrolled pain in cancer patients: a pragmatic pilot study
    M Kay Garcia
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 13:133-40. 2014
    ..Prior to implementing a large randomized trial at our institution, we investigated the feasibility, safety, and initial efficacy of acupuncture for uncontrolled pain among cancer patients...
  31. doi Na+/K+-ATPase α3 mediates sensitivity of hepatocellular carcinoma cells to bufalin
    Huaxing Li
    Department of Integrative Oncology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, PR China
    Oncol Rep 25:825-30. 2011
    ..Thus, our study suggests that Na+/K+-ATPase α3 might serve as a therapeutic target for bufalin in HCC, and its expression status may help predict sensitivity of HCC cells to bufalin treatment...
  32. ncbi 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...
  33. ncbi A pilot study of the effects of expressive writing on psychological and behavioral adjustment in patients enrolled in a Phase II trial of vaccine therapy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Carl De Moor
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Health Psychol 21:615-9. 2002
    ..The results suggest that EW may have sleep-related health benefits in terminally ill cancer patients...
  34. doi Treatment-related optimism protects quality of life in a phase II clinical trial for metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Kathrin Milbury
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Ann Behav Med 42:313-20. 2011
    ..Patients on clinical trials often experience declining quality of life (QOL). Little is known about the psychosocial variables that buffer against decline...
  35. ncbi Quality of life in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma participating in a phase I trial of an autologous tumor-derived vaccine
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 243, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Urol Oncol 7:119-24. 2002
    ..We prospectively examined quality of life (QOL) in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma treated with nephrectomy followed by heat shock protein peptide complex 96 (HSPPC-96) vaccine, a nontoxic, active, specific immunotherapy...
  36. doi Acupuncture for radiation-induced xerostomia in patients with cancer: a pilot study
    M Kay Garcia
    Integrative Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Head Neck 31:1360-8. 2009
    ..This pilot study evaluated if acupuncture can alleviate radiation-induced xerostomia among patients with cancer. Secondary objectives were to assess the effects of acupuncture on salivary flow and quality of life (QOL)...
  37. ncbi Improved tolerability and quality of life with maintained efficacy using twice-daily low-dose interferon-alpha-2b: results of a randomized phase II trial of low-dose versus intermediate-dose interferon-alpha-2b in patients with metastatic renal cell carci
    Nizar M Tannir
    Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 107:2254-61. 2006
    ..In a randomized Phase II trial, the authors tested the hypothesis that twice-daily low-dose IFN is more effective than daily intermediate-dose IFN in patients with metastatic renal cell cancer (MRCC)...
  38. ncbi Active coping mediates the association between religion/spirituality and quality of life in ovarian cancer
    Andrea L Canada
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center Unit 1330, PO Box 310439, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 101:102-7. 2006
    ..This study investigated the role of religion/spirituality (R/S) and coping in quality of life (QOL) in 129 women immediately prior to a course of adjuvant chemotherapy for ovarian cancer...
  39. doi A phase II study of GM-CSF and rIFN-gamma1b plus carboplatin for the treatment of recurrent, platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancer
    Kathleen M Schmeler
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 113:210-5. 2009
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  40. ncbi The associations between knowledge, CA125 preoccupation, and distress in women with epithelial ovarian cancer
    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
    Gynecol Oncol 100:495-500. 2006
    ..We also examined the direct and moderating effects of knowledge and CA125 preoccupation on two measures of distress (depressive symptoms and anxiety)...
  41. ncbi Platelet-derived growth factor receptor inhibition and chemotherapy for castration-resistant prostate cancer with bone metastases
    Paul Mathew
    Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 13:5816-24. 2007
    ....
  42. pmc A multisite, community oncology-based randomized trial of a brief educational intervention to increase communication regarding complementary and alternative medicine
    Patricia A Parker
    Department of General Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
    Cancer 119:3514-22. 2013
    ..The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is widespread, yet there is relatively little discussion regarding its use between oncology patients and their health care practitioners...
  43. ncbi Cytotoxic effects of ultra-diluted remedies on breast cancer cells
    Moshe Frenkel
    Integrative Medicine Program Unit 145, Department of Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Int J Oncol 36:395-403. 2010
    ..Further in-depth studies with additional cell lines and animal models are warranted to explore the clinical applicability of these agents...
  44. doi Activism among exceptional patients with cancer
    Moshe Frenkel
    Integrative Medicine Program, Unit 145, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 19:1125-32. 2011
    ..This experience is a puzzling phenomenon that has not been formally investigated in a cancer population. The purpose of this study was to understand exceptional patients' accounts of their experience...
  45. ncbi 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...
  46. ncbi 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...
  47. doi Incorporating complementary and integrative medicine in a comprehensive cancer center
    Moshe Frenkel
    Integrative Medicine Program, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 145, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 22:727-36, ix. 2008
    ..This process requires tremendous team effort, institutional culture change, trust and open communication between all members of the health care team, and support from institutional leaders...
  48. pmc Electroacupuncture for thalidomide/bortezomib-induced peripheral neuropathy in multiple myeloma: a feasibility study
    M Kay Garcia
    Department of Lymphoma Myeloma, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 0429, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Hematol Oncol 7:41. 2014
    ..This single-arm study evaluated feasibility, safety, and initial efficacy of electroacupuncture for thalidomide/bortezomib-induced peripheral neuropathy (PN) in cancer patients with multiple myeloma...
  49. doi Cancer, cognitive impairment, and meditation
    Kelly A Biegler
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Acta Oncol 48:18-26. 2009
    ....
  50. pmc Effective communication about the use of complementary and integrative medicine in cancer care
    Moshe Frenkel
    Integrative Medicine Program, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
    J Altern Complement Med 20:12-8. 2014
    ..The "what" relates to the process of information exchange while assisting patients in decisions about CIM use by using reliable information sources, leading to informed decision-making...
  51. pmc Electro-acupuncture to prevent prolonged postoperative ileus: a randomized clinical trial
    Zhi Qiang Meng
    Department of Integrative Oncology, Fudan University Cancer Hospital, Shanghai 200032, China
    World J Gastroenterol 16:104-11. 2010
    ..To examine whether acupuncture can prevent prolonged postoperative ileus (PPOI) after intraperitoneal surgery for colon cancer...
  52. pmc Screening for depressed mood in patients with cancer using the MD Anderson Symptom Inventory: investigation of a practical approach for the oncologist
    Desiree Jones
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
    J Oncol Pract 10:e95-102. 2014
    ..This study investigated whether a single item or multiple items from an existing multisymptom scale, the MD Anderson Symptom Inventory (MDASI), might serve as effective initial screens for depressed mood...
  53. ncbi Neuromodulation of cancer pain
    Sarah Prinsloo
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 13:30-7. 2014
    ....
  54. ncbi Expressive writing as a presurgical stress management intervention for breast cancer patients
    Janet S de Moor
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, The Ohio State University College of Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:59-66. 2008
    ..EW was not broadly effective as a stress management intervention for women with breast cancer. These data do not support the use of EW as a presurgical mind-body complementary medicine program for this population...
  55. ncbi Imagery intervention for recovering breast cancer patients: clinical trial of safety and efficacy
    Lyn Freeman
    Mind Matters Research, Anchorage, AK 99507, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:67-75. 2008
    ..0001) with subjects practicing imagery the most producing the best scores. Outcomes suggest the imagery program may significantly improve survivor quality of life and reduce stress...
  56. ncbi Preventive analgesia is associated with reduced pain disability 3 weeks but not 6 months after major gynecologic surgery by laparotomy
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology and School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 101:169-74. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to follow up patients who had received general anesthesia plus epidural fentanyl and lidocaine before (group 1) or after (group 2) incision or general anesthesia plus a sham epidural (group 3)...
  57. ncbi Postoperative morphine use and hyperalgesia are reduced by preoperative but not intraoperative epidural analgesia: implications for preemptive analgesia and the prevention of central sensitization
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology and School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 98:1449-60. 2003
    ....
  58. doi Locked out and still knocking: predictors of excessive demands for postoperative intravenous patient-controlled analgesia
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology, York University, 4700 Keele Street, BSB 232, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 55:88-99. 2008
    ..Unrelieved pain and need for pain medication are obvious reasons but other factors may be involved. The aim of the present study was to predict PCA lockout interval demands based on preoperative psychosocial factors...
  59. ncbi Optimism, distress, health-related quality of life, and change in cancer antigen 125 among patients with ovarian cancer undergoing chemotherapy
    Janet S de Moor
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:555-62. 2006
    ..This study also evaluated whether optimism predicted a decrease in cancer antigen (CA) 125 levels during treatment...
  60. ncbi Integrative Oncology Practice Guidelines
    GARY E DENG
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 5:65-84. 2007
  61. doi Complementary and alternative medicine
    Moshe Frenkel
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 22:xv-xx. 2008

Research Grants24

  1. PRESURGICAL STRESS REDUCTION MENTAL HEALTH AND CANCER
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We hypothesize that pre-surgical stress management will reduce the negative impact of RP assessed by psychological, physiological, and quality of life measures. ..
  2. Biobehavioral Effects of Emotional Expression in Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The effects of the intervention should be evident throughout recovery and across indices of quality of life, mental health, subjective symptoms of stress, and immune function. ..
  3. Biobehavioral Effects of Emotional Expression in Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The effects of the intervention should be evident throughout recovery and across indices of quality of life, mental health, subjective symptoms of stress, and immune function. ..
  4. International Center of TCM for Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This information will provide evidence to delineate the role of these cardiac glycosides in antitumor activity. ..
  5. PRESURGICAL STRESS REDUCTION MENTAL HEALTH AND CANCER
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We hypothesize that pre-surgical stress management will reduce the negative impact of RP assessed by psychological, physiological, and quality of life measures. ..
  6. Effects of Tibetan Yoga on Fatigue and Sleep in Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The effects of the intervention should be evident throughout recovery and across physical and psychological indices. ..
  7. PRESURGICAL STRESS REDUCTION MENTAL HEALTH AND CANCER
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..We hypothesize that pre-surgical stress management will reduce the negative impact of RP assessed by psychological, physiological, and quality of life measures. ..
  8. PRESURGICAL STRESS REDUCTION--MENTAL HEALTH AND CANCER
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..We hypothesize that pre-surgical stress management will reduce the negative impact of RP assessed by psychological, physiological, and quality of life measures. ..
  9. Effects of Tibetan Yoga on Fatigue and Sleep in Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The effects of the intervention should be evident throughout recovery and across physical and psychological indices. ..
  10. International Center of TCM for Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information will provide evidence to delineate the role of these cardiac glycosides in antitumor activity. ..
  11. Effects of Tibetan Yoga on Fatigue and Sleep in Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The effects of the intervention should be evident throughout recovery and across physical and psychological indices. ..
  12. Biobehavioral Effects of Yoga During Cancer Treatment
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  13. Effects of Tibetan Yoga on Fatigue and Sleep in Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The effects of the intervention should be evident throughout recovery and across physical and psychological indices. ..
  14. Biobehavioral Effects of Emotional Expression in Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The effects of the intervention should be evident throughout recovery and across indices of quality of life, mental health, subjective symptoms of stress, and immune function. ..
  15. International Center of TCM for Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  16. Biobehavioral Effects of Emotional Expression in Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The effects of the intervention should be evident throughout recovery and across indices of quality of life, mental health, subjective symptoms of stress, and immune function. ..
  17. COMPUTER AIDED STRESS REDUCTION, MENTAL HEALTH & CANCER
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  18. Biobehavioral Effects of Emotional Expression in Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The effects of the intervention should be evident throughout recovery and across indices of quality of life, mental health, subjective symptoms of stress, and immune function. ..
  19. PRESURGICAL STRESS REDUCTION MENTAL HEALTH AND CANCER
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..We hypothesize that pre-surgical stress management will reduce the negative impact of RP assessed by psychological, physiological, and quality of life measures. ..
  20. Yoga for women with breast cancer undergoing radiotherapy
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Future research could examine individual preferences for different types of mind-body or physical activity programs incorporated in the treatment plan to help with recovery. ..