Ellen Gritz

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of a preschool staff intervention on children's sun protection: outcomes of sun protection is fun!
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center
    Health Educ Behav 34:562-77. 2007
  2. pmc Long-term outcomes of a cell phone-delivered intervention for smokers living with HIV/AIDS
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 1439, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 57:608-15. 2013
  3. pmc Determinants of smoking initiation among women in five European countries: a cross-sectional survey
    Debora L Oh
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    BMC Public Health 10:74. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Successes and failures of the teachable moment: smoking cessation in cancer patients
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Cancer 106:17-27. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint An intervention for parents to promote preschool children's sun protection: effects of Sun Protection is Fun!
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Prev Med 41:357-66. 2005
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking behavior in a low-income multiethnic HIV/AIDS population
    Ellen R Gritz
    The University of Texas, M D Anderson, Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:71-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking, the missing drug interaction in clinical trials: ignoring the obvious
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2287-93. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of susceptibility to smoking and ever smoking: a longitudinal study in a triethnic sample of adolescents
    Ellen R Gritz
    The University of Texas M D, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:493-506. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation a critical component of medical management in chronic disease populations
    Ellen R Gritz
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Behavioral Science, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S414-22. 2007

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of a preschool staff intervention on children's sun protection: outcomes of sun protection is fun!
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center
    Health Educ Behav 34:562-77. 2007
    ..Knowledge, self-efficacy, and norms were among the psychosocial variables most affected by the intervention. This study demonstrates that the SPF intervention is effective in improving staff outcomes related to children's sun protection...
  2. pmc Long-term outcomes of a cell phone-delivered intervention for smokers living with HIV/AIDS
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 1439, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 57:608-15. 2013
    ..In addition, PLWHA are particularly susceptible to the adverse health effects of smoking. Our primary objective was to design and test the efficacy over 12 months of a smoking cessation intervention targeting PLWHA...
  3. pmc Determinants of smoking initiation among women in five European countries: a cross-sectional survey
    Debora L Oh
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    BMC Public Health 10:74. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Successes and failures of the teachable moment: smoking cessation in cancer patients
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Cancer 106:17-27. 2006
    ..Because motivation and interest in smoking cessation increase after cancer diagnosis, a window of opportunity exists during which healthcare providers can intervene and assist in the quitting process...
  5. ncbi request reprint An intervention for parents to promote preschool children's sun protection: effects of Sun Protection is Fun!
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Prev Med 41:357-66. 2005
    ..This paper reports on the evaluation of Sun Protection is Fun! (S.P.F.), designed to improve parents' practices and psychosocial outcomes related to protecting preschool children from sun exposure...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking behavior in a low-income multiethnic HIV/AIDS population
    Ellen R Gritz
    The University of Texas, M D Anderson, Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:71-7. 2004
    ..The high smoking prevalence in this HIV/AIDS population demonstrates the need for smoking cessation interventions targeted to the special needs of this patient group...
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking, the missing drug interaction in clinical trials: ignoring the obvious
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2287-93. 2005
    ..We provide a suggested set of items for inclusion in clinical trial data sets that also are useful in clinical practice...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of susceptibility to smoking and ever smoking: a longitudinal study in a triethnic sample of adolescents
    Ellen R Gritz
    The University of Texas M D, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:493-506. 2003
    ..The results of this study offer important insights for designing ethnic-specific strategies for preventing smoking during adolescence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation a critical component of medical management in chronic disease populations
    Ellen R Gritz
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Behavioral Science, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S414-22. 2007
    ..Finally, limitations and gaps in smoking research and treatment with chronically ill patients are discussed, and future research priorities are recommended...
  11. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer prevention counseling and clinical practices of pediatricians
    Ellen R Gritz
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030 4009, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:16-24. 2003
    ..Interventions are needed to increase pediatricians' counseling and clinical practices to reduce skin cancer risk among patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Moderator analyses of participants in the Active for Life after cancer trial: implications for physical activity group intervention studies
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:99-104. 2007
    ..Prostate cancer patients on hormonal therapy experience significant treatment-related physical and psychological sequelae...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effects of smoking abstinence on symptom burden and quality of life among persons living with HIV/AIDS
    Damon J Vidrine
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Behavioral Science, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:659-66. 2007
    ..Moreover, these benefits are observable as early as 3 months after quitting and are positively correlated with the length of abstinence...
  14. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment in men with testicular cancer prior to adjuvant therapy
    Jeffrey S Wefel
    Department of Neuro Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 117:190-6. 2011
    ..This study characterized cognitive dysfunction before adjuvant chemotherapy in a sample of men diagnosed with nonseminomatous germ cell tumors (NSGCT) of the testis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Active for Life After Cancer: a randomized trial examining a lifestyle physical activity program for prostate cancer patients
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77230 1439, USA
    Psychooncology 15:847-62. 2006
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Health and lifestyle behaviors among persons at risk of Lynch syndrome
    Allison M Burton
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:513-21. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a proactive cellular telephone intervention for smokers living with HIV/AIDS
    Damon J Vidrine
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    AIDS 20:253-60. 2006
    ..To assess the efficacy of an innovative smoking cessation intervention targeted to a multiethnic, economically disadvantaged HIV-positive population...
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint At-risk drinking in employed men and women
    Carlos A Mazas
    Department of Health Disparities Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77230 1439, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:279-87. 2006
    ..At-risk" drinking is associated with a variety of negative health and social consequences. However, little is known about the characteristics of at-risk drinkers or of changes in at-risk status over time...
  20. doi request reprint The effects of testicular cancer treatment on health-related quality of life
    Damon J Vidrine
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Urology 75:636-41. 2010
    ..Several characteristics of testicular cancer--young age at diagnosis, increasing incidence, and high survival rates--highlight the need for improved understanding of the variables influencing the survivorship experience...
  21. ncbi request reprint A social comparison theory analysis of group composition and efficacy of cancer support group programs
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Behavioral Science Unit, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:262-73. 2007
    ..We also discuss ethical issues with enrolling nondistressed patients whose presence may help others, but whose likelihood of personal benefit is questionable...
  22. pmc Multidimensional analysis of body image concerns among newly diagnosed patients with oral cavity cancer
    Michelle Cororve Fingeret
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Head Neck 32:301-9. 2010
    ..This study uses a multidimensional approach to body image assessment and evaluates relationships between body image, demographic, health, and psychosocial variables...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of a cell phone intervention on mediating mechanisms of smoking cessation in individuals living with HIV/AIDS
    Damon J Vidrine
    Department of Behavioral Science, UT M D Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 301439, Unit 1330, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:S103-8. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the efficacy of the CPI is at least partially mediated by its ability to decrease symptoms of distress while increasing self-efficacy...
  24. doi request reprint The Translational Research Working Group developmental pathway for lifestyle alterations
    Ernest T Hawk
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 14:5707-13. 2008
    ..This article discusses key issues associated with the development of lifestyle alterations in light of the pathway...
  25. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  26. pmc The association between body image and smoking cessation among individuals living with HIV/AIDS
    Michelle Cororve Fingeret
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, TX, United States
    Body Image 4:201-6. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to examine these effects and whether moderate levels of body image concerns in this population reflect realistic body perceptions associated with positive mental health...
  27. doi request reprint Engaging physicians and pharmacists in providing smoking cessation counseling
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77230 1439, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1640-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of continuing education training on physicians' and pharmacists' cessation counseling...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. doi request reprint Lung cancer patients and their spouses: psychological and relationship functioning within 1 month of treatment initiation
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 301439, Houston, TX, 77230 1439, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:129-40. 2008
    ..Lung cancer morbidity and mortality may increase the risk for distress in couples facing this malignancy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the parental sun protection scales
    Mary K Tripp
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Health Educ Res 18:58-73. 2003
    ..These scales may be useful in more fully understanding the determinants of sun-protection behaviors and in evaluating intervention programs designed to improve such behaviors...
  31. 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)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Self-reported health status, health vulnerability, and smoking behavior in college students: implications for intervention
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    The University of Texas M D, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:545-52. 2003
    ..Smoking cessation counselors should consider measuring and demonstrating the early tobacco-attributable health problems to young smokers to possibly enhance motivation to quit...
  33. ncbi request reprint Predicting initiation of smoking in adolescents: evidence for integrating the stages of change and susceptibility to smoking constructs
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Addict Behav 27:697-712. 2002
    ..This new classification system yielded better concurrent and predictive validity than did either stage of smoking acquisition or susceptibility to smoking alone...
  34. ncbi request reprint What accounts for the association of education and smoking cessation?
    David W Wetter
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Med 40:452-60. 2005
    ..Education has been identified as a potent sociodemographic predictor of smoking cessation and the Healthy People 2010 goals include the elimination of health disparities attributable to education...
  35. ncbi request reprint Functional status and overall quality of life in a multiethnic HIV-positive population
    Damon J Vidrine
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 17:187-97. 2003
    ..The impaired functional status findings hold for every social, demographic, and behavioral subgroup examined. Findings suggest that the influence of social inequality persist even among a universally disadvantaged population...
  36. ncbi request reprint Late relapse/sustained abstinence among former smokers: a longitudinal study
    David W Wetter
    Department of Behavioral Science, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Med 39:1156-63. 2004
    ..Relapse remains the most refractory aspect of nicotine dependence, but little is known about relapse that occurs after a period of prolonged abstinence (i.e., "late relapse")...
  37. ncbi request reprint Understanding the associations among education, employment characteristics, and smoking
    David W Wetter
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 243, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Addict Behav 30:905-14. 2005
    ..Identifying the mechanisms underlying this association as well as high risk subgroups of individuals with low education could contribute to reducing the educational gradient in smoking status and warrants further research attention...
  38. ncbi request reprint Assessing a conceptual framework of health-related quality of life in a HIV/AIDS population
    Damon J Vidrine
    Department of Behavior Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:923-33. 2005
    ..e., smoking status, alcohol consumption, and illicit drug use) and SES exert significant effects along this continuum and should be carefully considered when analyzing and interpreting HRQOL data...
  39. ncbi request reprint Concomitant use of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco: prevalence, correlates, and predictors of tobacco cessation
    David W Wetter
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Prev Med 34:638-48. 2002
    ..This study examined the characteristics, tobacco use patterns over time, and predictors of tobacco cessation among concomitant users of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco...
  40. ncbi request reprint Quality of life intervention for prostate cancer patients: design and baseline characteristics of the active for life after cancer trial
    Cindy L Carmack Taylor
    Department of Behavioral Science 243, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030 4095, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:265-85. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the design of the randomized trial and present baseline data that will characterize the QOL of the sample. Challenges to recruitment for the trial also will be presented and discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Increasing access to smoking cessation treatment in a low-income, HIV-positive population: the feasibility of using cellular telephones
    Amy Lazev
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:281-6. 2004
    ..Cellular telephones also may provide unique benefits because of the intensity of counseling and support provided as well as the ability to provide counseling in real-world, real-time situations (in vivo counseling)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in predictors of smoking cessation
    Patricia Daza
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:317-39. 2006
    ..These racial/ethnic differences highlight the specific factors that should be considered when providing smoking cessation treatment to specific populations. Limitations are noted...
  43. ncbi request reprint Measuring progress to protect workers from job-related secondhand smoke in Texas
    Debra A Patt
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd 57, Rm B3 4562, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Tex Med 101:50-6. 2005
    ..Compliance with a smoke-free policy is not a significant workplace issue in Texas; only 2.7% of workers in 2001-02 reported that someone violated their company's smoke-free policy, down from 5.1% in 1992-93...
  44. ncbi request reprint A social network analysis of communication about hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer genetic testing and family functioning
    Laura M Koehly
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 4235, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:304-13. 2003
    ..Results of this study suggest encouraging family members who act in the mother role to take a "team approach" with the family proband when discussing HNPCC risks and management with family members...
  45. ncbi request reprint Reducing tobacco harm: research challenges and issues
    Dorothy K Hatsukami
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S89-101. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Smoking among participants in the childhood cancer survivors cohort: the Partnership for Health Study
    Karen M Emmons
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:189-96. 2003
    ..The purpose of this article is to evaluate demographic, psychosocial, and cancer-related factors that are associated with smoking behavior and mediators of smoking cessation...
  47. ncbi request reprint The relation between alcohol consumption and smoking abstinence: results from the Working Well Trial
    Jennifer B McClure
    Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Addict Behav 27:367-79. 2002
    ..06). The results suggest (a) a dose-response relation between baseline drinking and duration of smoking abstinence, and (b) that heavier drinkers are less likely to quit smoking over a 4-year period...
  48. ncbi request reprint Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer family members' perceptions about the duty to inform and health professionals' role in disseminating genetic information
    Rebecca D Pentz
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Genet Test 9:261-8. 2005
    ..These families with a hereditary colon cancer syndrome favor open sharing of genetic information within the family, and desire the supportive involvement of health care professionals in disseminating genetic information...
  49. ncbi request reprint Women's knowledge of the leading causes of cancer death
    Cheryl G Healton
    American Legacy Foundation, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:761-8. 2007
    ..Our evidence suggests that antismoking media messages may help to correct inaccurate beliefs about the leading causes of cancer death among women...
  50. ncbi request reprint Peer-delivered smoking counseling for childhood cancer survivors increases rate of cessation: the partnership for health study
    Karen M Emmons
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6516-23. 2005
    ..This article reports on the final outcomes of Partnership for Health, a smoking cessation intervention for smokers in the Childhood Cancer Survivors Study (CCSS)...
  51. ncbi request reprint A process evaluation of a telephone-based peer-delivered smoking cessation intervention for adult survivors of childhood cancer: the partnership for health study
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prev Med 42:435-42. 2006
    ..We examine associations between intervention implementation characteristics and study outcomes, as well as participant characteristics related to level of involvement in the intervention...
  52. ncbi request reprint Multiple risk behaviors among smokers in the childhood cancer survivors study cohort
    Rita M Butterfield
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Psychooncology 13:619-29. 2004
    ..Attention to other health behaviors may be an important strategy for helping smokers quit. In particular, helping childhood cancer survivors who smoke to reduce other risk behaviors might also encourage them to quit smoking...
  53. pmc Testicular cancer: a longitudinal pilot study on stress response symptoms and quality of life in couples before and after chemotherapy
    Marrit A Tuinman
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30001, Groningen, 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 15:279-86. 2007
    ..The objectives were to examine couples' patterns of adjustment over time and possible differences in adjustment between the patient and his partner...
  54. ncbi request reprint Promoting health and physical function among cancer survivors: potential for prevention and questions that remain
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Duke University Medical Center, School of Nursing and Department of Surgery, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:5125-31. 2006
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Smoking relapse during the first year after treatment for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer
    Mark S Walker
    Department of Medicie, Washingon University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2370-7. 2006
    ..Despite this, many continue to smoke, with estimates ranging from 13% to approximately 60%...
  56. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variation in the association between weight concern and adolescent smoking
    Jie Wu Weiss
    Department of Health Science, California State University, Fullerton, 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2311-6. 2007
    ..Health educators may wish to design smoking prevention programs which advocate for alternative methods of weight reduction rather than using smoking as a means of weight control...
  57. ncbi request reprint Current research promises and challenges in behavioral oncology: report from the American Society of Preventive Oncology annual meeting, 2002
    Suzanne M Miller
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:171-80. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Exploring the cultural context of tobacco use: a transdisciplinary framework
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, CA 91803, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S101-17. 2003
    ..The framework challenges researchers to think about how the sociocultural context influences tobacco use at micro, meso, and macro levels. Finally, we offer suggestions for improving transdisciplinary research on culture and tobacco...
  59. ncbi request reprint Building a united front: aligning the agendas for tobacco control, lung cancer research, and policy
    Ellen R Gritz
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:859-63. 2007
    ..Working together offers our nation the best chance of significantly reducing the scourge of disease and death caused by tobacco use...

Research Grants5

  1. An Innovative Telephone Intervention for HIV+ Smokers
    Ellen Gritz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..As a secondary exploratory aim, the cost- effectiveness of the two treatments, in terms of costs per treatment per smoker quit, will be compared. ..
  2. An Innovative Telephone Intervention for HIV+ Smokers
    Ellen Gritz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As a secondary exploratory aim, the cost- effectiveness of the two treatments, in terms of costs per treatment per smoker quit, will be compared. ..
  3. An Innovative Telephone Intervention for HIV+ Smokers
    Ellen Gritz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..As a secondary exploratory aim, the cost- effectiveness of the two treatments, in terms of costs per treatment per smoker quit, will be compared. ..
  4. An Innovative Telephone Intervention for HIV+ Smokers
    Ellen R Gritz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As a secondary exploratory aim, the cost- effectiveness of the two treatments, in terms of costs per treatment per smoker quit, will be compared. ..