Susan Peterson

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Oncology nurses' knowledge, practice, and educational needs regarding cancer genetics
    S K Peterson
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Med Genet 98:3-12. 2001
  2. pmc Identifying early dehydration risk with home-based sensors during radiation treatment: a feasibility study on patients with head and neck cancer
    Susan K Peterson
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301436, Unit 1330, Houston, TX 77030
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:162-8. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychological functioning in persons considering genetic counseling and testing for Li-Fraumeni syndrome
    Susan K Peterson
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Psychooncology 17:783-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of the family in genetic testing: theoretical perspectives, current knowledge, and future directions
    Susan K Peterson
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit1330, University of Texas, M D AndersonCancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:627-39. 2005
  5. 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
  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 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
  8. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of prevention strategies for gynecologic cancers in Lynch syndrome
    Janice S Kwon
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Cancer 113:326-35. 2008
  9. pmc Evaluation of a decision aid for families considering p53 genetic counseling and testing
    Susan K Peterson
    Depatment of Behavioral Sciences Unit 330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Genet Med 8:226-33. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between clinical characteristics and risk-reduction interventions in women who underwent BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing: a single-institution study
    Anne Uyei
    Department of Breast Medical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 107:2745-51. 2006

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Oncology nurses' knowledge, practice, and educational needs regarding cancer genetics
    S K Peterson
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Med Genet 98:3-12. 2001
    ..These findings may be used to develop targeted educational approaches that prepare oncology nurses to incorporate cancer genetics into any level of practice...
  2. pmc Identifying early dehydration risk with home-based sensors during radiation treatment: a feasibility study on patients with head and neck cancer
    Susan K Peterson
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301436, Unit 1330, Houston, TX 77030
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:162-8. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the feasibility of using CYCORE to address early at-home identification of dehydration risk in head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychological functioning in persons considering genetic counseling and testing for Li-Fraumeni syndrome
    Susan K Peterson
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Psychooncology 17:783-9. 2008
    ..We evaluated factors associated with cancer-specific distress and perceived self-efficacy in coping with a positive genetic test result among persons at risk of having deleterious p53 mutations...
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of the family in genetic testing: theoretical perspectives, current knowledge, and future directions
    Susan K Peterson
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit1330, University of Texas, M D AndersonCancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:627-39. 2005
    ..Future research should explore decision making about genetic testing or behavior change specifically within the context of the family system and should identify family-based determinants of genetic testing outcomes...
  5. 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)...
  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 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...
  8. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of prevention strategies for gynecologic cancers in Lynch syndrome
    Janice S Kwon
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Cancer 113:326-35. 2008
    ..Screening and prophylactic surgery have been recommended as prevention strategies. In this study, the authors estimated the net health benefits and cost-effectiveness of these strategies in a Markov decision-analytic model...
  9. pmc Evaluation of a decision aid for families considering p53 genetic counseling and testing
    Susan K Peterson
    Depatment of Behavioral Sciences Unit 330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Genet Med 8:226-33. 2006
    ..We evaluated outcomes following the administration of a video-based decision aid (DA) prior to clinical p53 genetic counseling and testing among persons who had previously participated in cancer genetics research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between clinical characteristics and risk-reduction interventions in women who underwent BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing: a single-institution study
    Anne Uyei
    Department of Breast Medical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 107:2745-51. 2006
    ..However, little is known about which clinical, demographic, or cancer-related factors are associated with risk-reduction interventions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of genetic testing for cancer predisposition among Ashkenazi Jewish women
    M Jane Lewis
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Community Genet 10:72-81. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy compared with surveillance in women with BRCA mutations
    Kathleen M Schmeler
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:515-20. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate clinical factors associated with choosing prophylactic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) over surveillance in women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation...
  13. pmc Effect of a computer-based decision aid on knowledge, perceptions, and intentions about genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael J Green
    Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    JAMA 292:442-52. 2004
    ..As the availability of and demand for genetic testing for hereditary cancers increases in primary care and other clinical settings, alternative or adjunct educational methods to traditional genetic counseling will be needed...
  14. pmc Use of an educational computer program before genetic counseling for breast cancer susceptibility: effects on duration and content of counseling sessions
    Michael J Green
    Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Genet Med 7:221-9. 2005
    ..We compared the effectiveness of counseling alone versus counseling preceded by use of a computer-based decision aid among women referred to genetic counseling for a family or personal history of breast cancer...
  15. pmc 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...

Research Grants5

  1. Interactive CD-ROM on Cancer Genetics for Hispanics
    Susan Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In doing so, we will address an important educational void by providing the information women need in a manner that is satisfying, acceptable and effective. ..
  2. Interactive CD-ROM on Cancer Genetics for Hispanics
    Susan Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In doing so, we will address an important educational void by providing the information women need in a manner that is satisfying, acceptable and effective. ..
  3. Multimedia Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults with FAP
    Susan Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will consider our Phase I project to be successful if we demonstrate that the prototype is acceptable to the target audience and relevant to their concerns, easy to understand, and easy to navigate. ..
  4. Interactive CD-ROM on Cancer Genetics for Hispanics
    Susan Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In doing so, we will address an important educational void by providing the information women need in a manner that is satisfying, acceptable and effective. ..