A V Prokhorov

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A randomized controlled trial to assess the efficacy of an interactive mobile messaging intervention for underserved smokers: Project ACTION
    Damon J Vidrine
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 301439, Unit 1330, Houston, TX 77030 1439, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:696. 2012
  2. pmc Experimenting with cigarettes and physical activity among Mexican origin youth: a cross sectional analysis of the interdependent associations among sensation seeking, acculturation, and gender
    Anna V Wilkinson
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite 6, 300, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:332. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Eliminating second-hand smoke from Mexican-American households: outcomes from Project Clean Air-Safe Air (CASA)
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Addict Behav 38:1485-92. 2013
  4. pmc The moderating role of parental smoking on their children's attitudes toward smoking among a predominantly minority sample: a cross-sectional analysis
    Anna V Wilkinson
    Department of Epidemiology, Unit 1340, The University of Texas M, d, Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:18. 2008
  5. pmc Correlates of susceptibility to smoking among Mexican origin youth residing in Houston, Texas: a cross-sectional analysis
    Anna V Wilkinson
    Department of Epidemiology, Unit 1340, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:337. 2008
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Youth tobacco use: a global perspective for child health care clinicians
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e890-903. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Project ASPIRE: an Interactive, Multimedia Smoking Prevention and Cessation curriculum for culturally diverse high school students
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:983-1006. 2010
  9. pmc "Look at your health": outcomes associated with a computer-assisted smoking cessation counseling intervention for community college students
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230, United States
    Addict Behav 33:757-71. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Impact of A Smoking Prevention Interactive Experience (ASPIRE), an interactive, multimedia smoking prevention and cessation curriculum for culturally diverse high-school students
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1477-85. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Enhanced Smoking Cessation for University Students
    Alexander V Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Healthcare Team Approach to Tobacco Cessation
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. Smoking Cessation Program for College Students
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Curbing Tobacco Use in Suburban and Rural Schools
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Curbing Tobacco Use in Suburban and Rural Schools
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Enhancing cancer outreach for low-income adults with innovative smoking cessation
    Damon J Vidrine; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. Curbing Tobacco Use in Suburban and Rural Schools
    Alexander V Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. MOTIVATIONAL INTERVENTION FOR HIGH RISK YOUNG SMOKERS
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2001
  9. TEEN SMOKING PREVENTION AND CESSATION VIA CD ROM PROGRAM
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. pmc A randomized controlled trial to assess the efficacy of an interactive mobile messaging intervention for underserved smokers: Project ACTION
    Damon J Vidrine
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 301439, Unit 1330, Houston, TX 77030 1439, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:696. 2012
    ..e., community centers and churches) and an interactive mobile messaging system to reach and deliver smoking cessation treatment to underserved, low-income communities...
  2. pmc Experimenting with cigarettes and physical activity among Mexican origin youth: a cross sectional analysis of the interdependent associations among sensation seeking, acculturation, and gender
    Anna V Wilkinson
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite 6, 300, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:332. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Eliminating second-hand smoke from Mexican-American households: outcomes from Project Clean Air-Safe Air (CASA)
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Addict Behav 38:1485-92. 2013
    ..The objective of this randomized trial was to estimate the impact of a culturally-sensitive intervention to reduce SHS exposure in Mexican-American households...
  4. pmc The moderating role of parental smoking on their children's attitudes toward smoking among a predominantly minority sample: a cross-sectional analysis
    Anna V Wilkinson
    Department of Epidemiology, Unit 1340, The University of Texas M, d, Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:18. 2008
    ..The goals of the current analysis were to examine these two potential mechanisms...
  5. pmc Correlates of susceptibility to smoking among Mexican origin youth residing in Houston, Texas: a cross-sectional analysis
    Anna V Wilkinson
    Department of Epidemiology, Unit 1340, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:337. 2008
    ..In this analysis we examined the relationship between susceptibility to smoking and well-known risk factors associated with smoking initiation among a cohort of 11 to 13 year old Mexican origin youth residing in Houston, Texas...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Youth tobacco use: a global perspective for child health care clinicians
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e890-903. 2006
    ..In addition, we provide a review of currently available funding opportunities for development and implementation of youth tobacco-control programs...
  8. doi request reprint Project ASPIRE: an Interactive, Multimedia Smoking Prevention and Cessation curriculum for culturally diverse high school students
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:983-1006. 2010
    ..The intervention program holds considerable promise in its ability to reduce smoking among teens...
  9. pmc "Look at your health": outcomes associated with a computer-assisted smoking cessation counseling intervention for community college students
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230, United States
    Addict Behav 33:757-71. 2008
    ..6% in the experimental condition and 10.1% in the standard care condition (p=0.07). Our results indicate that our computer-assisted intervention holds considerable promise in reducing smoking among community college students...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of A Smoking Prevention Interactive Experience (ASPIRE), an interactive, multimedia smoking prevention and cessation curriculum for culturally diverse high-school students
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1477-85. 2008
    ..ASPIRE demonstrated the potential for an interactive multimedia program to promote smoking prevention. Further studies are required to determine ASPIRE's effects on cessation...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adolescent smoking: epidemiology and approaches for achieving cessation
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Paediatr Drugs 5:1-10. 2003
    ..Tobacco cessation efforts can be enhanced by teaming with other health professionals (e.g. nurses, dentists, pharmacists, social workers) or worksite and community-based organizations that provide health promotion services...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Spit tobacco prevention and cessation counseling: statewide survey of health-care professionals and educators
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 37:171-97. 2002
    ..Our findings have implications for community-based efforts aimed at controlling ST use among young people...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence, withdrawal symptoms, and adolescents' readiness to quit smoking
    A V Prokhorov
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 3:151-5. 2001
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and HIV/AIDS: health implications, smoker characteristics and cessation strategies
    Damon J Vidrine
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:3-13. 2009
    ..Moreover, existing findings support the feasibility of smoking cessation treatment within busy HIV clinics...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc The Smoking Consequences Questionnaire: Factor structure and predictive validity among Spanish-speaking Latino smokers in the United States
    Jennifer Irvin Vidrine
    Department of Health Disparities Research, Unit 1440, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301402, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1280-8. 2009
    ..Although the original version of the SCQ has been modified over time for use in different populations, none of the existing versions have been evaluated for use among Spanish-speaking Latino smokers in the United States...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Validation of the modified Fagerström tolerance questionnaire with salivary cotinine among adolescents
    A V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Addict Behav 25:429-33. 2000
    ..40, p < .01), as were six of the seven individual FTQ items (p < .05). Our findings provide preliminary evidence that the modified FTQ scale is valid and applicable to adolescent smokers...
  31. ncbi request reprint The potential of behavior-change interventions to improve the HIV/AIDS survivorship experience: the example of smoking cessation
    Damon J Vidrine
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Res Initiat Treat Action 12:15-7. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of tobacco use and dependence
    Karen Suchanek Hudmon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 60 College Street, Suite 431, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 18:1-11, xi. 2006
    ..This article provides readers with a working knowledge of tobacco use and dependence as background reading for the subsequent articles presented in this special issue addressing tobacco cessation in acute and critical care settings...
  33. ncbi request reprint Youth tobacco control research and activities in the United States: the current national landscape
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    MGH Center for Child and Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:435-54. 2003
    ..This synthesis of current research, funding sources, programmatic activities, and collaborations in the United States will be a valuable resource for clinicians, tobacco control advocates, researchers, and program planners...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Continuing medical education: what delivery format do physicians prefer?
    Nancy Stancic
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 243, Houston, TX 77030 4730, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 23:162-7. 2003
    ..Nicotine Dependence Across the Lifespan was developed as a continuing medical education (CME) program to teach and encourage physicians to deliver effective tobacco prevention and tobacco cessation counseling...
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessing the transtheoretical model of change constructs for physicians counseling smokers
    Elyse R Park
    The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, USA
    Ann Behav Med 25:120-6. 2003
    ..Structural equation modeling procedures supported the hypothesized path analysis model in which 3 constructs related to stage of readiness, which in turn related to reported physicians' counseling behavior...
  37. ncbi request reprint State-of-the-art interventions for office-based parental tobacco control
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    General Pediatrics Division, MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, 50 Staniford St, Suite 901, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 115:750-60. 2005
    ..Ongoing research will help determine how best to implement parental smoking-cessation strategies more widely in a variety of child health care settings...
  38. pmc Effects of nativity, age at migration, and acculturation on smoking among adult Houston residents of Mexican descent
    Anna V Wilkinson
    Department of Epidemiology, Unit 1340, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1043-9. 2005
    ..We investigated differences in smoking behaviors between US-and Mexican-born ever smokers and examined the influence of US culture on smoking initiation...
  39. ncbi request reprint "Withdrawal symptoms" in adolescents: a comparison of former smokers and never-smokers
    Alexander V Prokhorov
    Department of Behavioral Science, Division of Cancer Prevention, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:909-13. 2005
    ..Because most adolescents tend to be lighter smokers, future tobacco use and cessation studies should interpret adult withdrawal symptoms among adolescents with caution...
  40. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and social norms about smoking onset and addictions among urban adolescent cigarette smokers
    Ronald J Peters
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Center for Health Promotion, Research and Development, Houston 77030, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:449-53. 2005
    ..In addition, this research confirmed that friends and siblings who use tobacco are strong reinforcers in youth smoking initiation...
  41. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in factors associated with smoking initiation
    Anna V Wilkinson
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:635-44. 2007
    ..Because the influence of parental smoking was pronounced among the youngest initiators, family smoking dynamics must be addressed to develop effective prevention programs tailored to this at-risk age group...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pharmacy placement of nonprescription nicotine replacement therapy products and community pharmacists' counseling for product use
    Briseis A Kilfoy
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Conn, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 46:723-8. 2006
    ..To investigate the relationship between nonprescription nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) product placement within community pharmacies and the number of patients whom pharmacists report counseling for use of these products...
  43. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the psychological determinants of cigarette smoking
    Jean Francois Etter
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Addiction 97:733-43. 2002
    ..To compare the distributions of smoking-related variables and the size of associations between these variables in men and women...
  44. ncbi request reprint Beliefs regarding cigarette use, motivations to quit, and perceptions on cessation programs among minority adolescent cigarette smokers
    Ronald Peters
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:754-7. 2006
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint The effects of providing lung age and respiratory symptoms feedback on community college smokers' perceived smoking-related health risks, worries and desire to quit
    Isaac M Lipkus
    Duke University Medical Center, 905 West Main St, Box 34, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Addict Behav 32:516-32. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that lung age and respiratory symptoms feedback does not translate readily into appreciable changes in motivation to quit as well as do other often reported mediators of change (e.g., perceived risks and worries)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Tobacco cessation counseling: pharmacists' opinions and practices
    Karen Suchanek Hudmon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, Room 431, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 61:152-60. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint The pharmacist's role in smoking cessation counseling: perceptions of users of nonprescription nicotine replacement therapy
    Karen Suchanek Hudmon
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 420, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 43:573-82. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint The state of office-based interventions for youth tobacco use
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e650-60. 2003
    ..Pediatricians and other clinicians can and should play an important role in treating tobacco dependence in youths...
  49. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of a tobacco cessation training program for students in the health professions
    Kareen Suchanek Hudmon
    School of Pharmacy, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 420, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Cancer Educ 18:142-9. 2003
    ....

Research Grants26

  1. Enhanced Smoking Cessation for University Students
    Alexander V Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will set the stage for a randomized, controlled trial of the smoking prevention and cessation methods among this high-risk population. ..
  2. Healthcare Team Approach to Tobacco Cessation
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Also, to encourage and facilitate health care provider outreach in the community. AIM 5: To evaluate the proposed tobacco cessation counseling strategies for their costs and benefits. ..
  3. Smoking Cessation Program for College Students
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed study will contribute significantly to our understanding of the smoking cessation process among college students, who are an understudied population. ..
  4. Curbing Tobacco Use in Suburban and Rural Schools
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study will be a group-randomized, controlled trial with 2000 participants aged 14-16 years from 16 high schools in suburban and rural southeast Texas. Follow-up assessments will be conducted at 6 weeks and at 6, 12, and 18 months. ..
  5. Curbing Tobacco Use in Suburban and Rural Schools
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Follow-up assessments will be conducted at 6 weeks and at 6, 12, and 18 months. ..
  6. Enhancing cancer outreach for low-income adults with innovative smoking cessation
    Damon J Vidrine; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The treatments will include components such as brief advice to quit, nicotine patch, written materials, motivational interviewing/health feedback counseling, text/pix messaging, and proactive cell phone counseling. ..
  7. Curbing Tobacco Use in Suburban and Rural Schools
    Alexander V Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Follow-up assessments will be conducted at 6 weeks and at 6, 12, and 18 months. ..
  8. MOTIVATIONAL INTERVENTION FOR HIGH RISK YOUNG SMOKERS
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The proposed study will contribute significantly to our understanding of behavior changes among an underserved group of young adult smokers and smoking related cancer risk reduction among these individuals. ..
  9. TEEN SMOKING PREVENTION AND CESSATION VIA CD ROM PROGRAM
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The study design is an 18-month, group-randomized, controlled trial. Study participants will include students 14-16 years of age (10" graders at baseline) from 16 Houston area high schools. ..