Leslie Schover

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc ProsCan for Couples: randomised controlled trial of a couples-based sexuality intervention for men with localised prostate cancer who receive radical prostatectomy
    Suzanne K Chambers
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 8:226. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Androgen therapy for loss of desire in women: is the benefit worth the breast cancer risk?
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:129-40. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Premature ovarian failure and its consequences: vasomotor symptoms, sexuality, and fertility
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:753-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Seeking help for erectile dysfunction after treatment for prostate cancer
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science, M D Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 33:443-54. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and experience regarding cancer, infertility, and sperm banking in younger male survivors
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science and Pediatrics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:1880-9. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Patient attitudes toward fertility preservation
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:281-4. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint The use of treatments for erectile dysfunction among survivors of prostate carcinoma
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 95:2397-407. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Defining sexual outcomes after treatment for localized prostate carcinoma
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas77030 4009, USA
    Cancer 95:1773-85. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Oncologists' attitudes and practices regarding banking sperm before cancer treatment
    Leslie R Schover
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:1890-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of peer counseling on reproductive health in African American breast cancer survivors
    Leslie R Schover
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center and Sisters Network Inc, National Headquarters, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:1620-6. 2006

Research Grants

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Publications24

  1. pmc ProsCan for Couples: randomised controlled trial of a couples-based sexuality intervention for men with localised prostate cancer who receive radical prostatectomy
    Suzanne K Chambers
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 8:226. 2008
    ..nurse counselling) on men's and women's sexual and psychosocial adjustment after surgical treatment for localised prostate cancer; in addition to cost-effectiveness...
  2. ncbi request reprint Androgen therapy for loss of desire in women: is the benefit worth the breast cancer risk?
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:129-40. 2008
    ..To contrast the limited evidence that androgen therapy is an effective treatment for low sexual desire in women with the extensive literature suggesting that androgens promote breast cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Premature ovarian failure and its consequences: vasomotor symptoms, sexuality, and fertility
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:753-8. 2008
    ..Options for fertility preservation remain limited but are improving rapidly. Distress about interrupted childbearing has a long-term impact on the quality of life...
  4. ncbi request reprint Seeking help for erectile dysfunction after treatment for prostate cancer
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science, M D Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 33:443-54. 2004
    ..These results suggest that cognitive-behavioral interventions designed to challenge men's negative beliefs about seeking help for ED could potentially increase help-seeking behavior...
  5. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and experience regarding cancer, infertility, and sperm banking in younger male survivors
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science and Pediatrics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:1880-9. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to survey male patients aged 14 to 40 years at diagnosis and recently treated in two cancer centers to determine their knowledge, attitudes, and experiences regarding cancer-related infertility and sperm banking...
  6. doi request reprint Patient attitudes toward fertility preservation
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:281-4. 2009
    ..More research is needed on whether participating in fertility preservation reduces long-term distress about cancer-related fertility. Better evidence-based programs to educate families and reduce decisional conflict are needed...
  7. ncbi request reprint The use of treatments for erectile dysfunction among survivors of prostate carcinoma
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 95:2397-407. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Defining sexual outcomes after treatment for localized prostate carcinoma
    Leslie R Schover
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas77030 4009, USA
    Cancer 95:1773-85. 2002
    ..The objective of this survey was to identify factors associated with good sexual outcomes in a large group of survivors of localized prostate carcinoma...
  9. ncbi request reprint Oncologists' attitudes and practices regarding banking sperm before cancer treatment
    Leslie R Schover
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:1890-7. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to survey oncologists in three different practice settings to determine their knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding referring patients to bank sperm before cancer treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of peer counseling on reproductive health in African American breast cancer survivors
    Leslie R Schover
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center and Sisters Network Inc, National Headquarters, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:1620-6. 2006
    ..We designed a peer counseling program to improve sexual function, increase knowledge about reproductive health, and decrease menopausal symptoms and infertility-related distress for African American breast cancer survivors...
  11. doi request reprint Receiving information on fertility- and menopause-related treatment effects among women who undergo hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: changes in perceived importance over time
    Kazutaka Nakayama
    Department of Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 15:1465-74. 2009
    ..Such counseling is crucial for patients who are young and childless...
  12. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and sexual functioning in cervical cancer survivors
    Michael Frumovitz
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, 1155 Herman Pressler, CPB6 3244, Unit 1362, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:7428-36. 2005
    ..To compare quality of life and sexual functioning in cervical cancer survivors treated with either radical hysterectomy and lymph node dissection or radiotherapy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pilot intervention to enhance sexual rehabilitation for couples after treatment for localized prostate carcinoma
    Andrea L Canada
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77230, USA
    Cancer 104:2689-700. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Finding help for sexual problems after prostate cancer treatment: a phone survey of men's and women's perspectives
    Leah E Neese
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Psychooncology 12:463-73. 2003
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Sexuality and health-related quality of life after prostate cancer in African-American and white men treated for localized disease
    Rosell Jenkins
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 30:79-93. 2004
    ..0003), although their sexual function scores did not differ significantly from those of Whites. African-American men may be more at risk for distress when prostate cancer treatment causes sexual dysfunction...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Behavioral science and the task of resolving health disparities in cancer
    Michelle S Marion
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:S80-6. 2006
    ..Behavioral scientists use health behavior theories to assess beliefs, feelings, and coping styles that predict cancer screening, choice of cancer treatments, or postcancer quality of life...
  18. ncbi request reprint A pilot intervention to enhance psychosexual development in adolescents and young adults with cancer
    Andrea L Canada
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:824-8. 2007
    ..We created and pilot tested a two-session, individually-delivered, counseling intervention to enhance psychosexual development in this unique population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Myth-busters: telling the true story of breast cancer survivorship
    Leslie R Schover
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1800-1. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint American Society of Clinical Oncology recommendations on fertility preservation in cancer patients
    Stephanie J Lee
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2917-31. 2006
    ..To develop guidance to practicing oncologists about available fertility preservation methods and related issues in people treated for cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint The impact of hypogonadism and autonomic dysfunction on fatigue, emotional function, and sexual desire in male patients with advanced cancer: a pilot study
    Florian Strasser
    Section of Oncology Hematology, Department Internal Medicine, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Cancer 107:2949-57. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether hypogonadism and autonomic dysfunction contribute substantially to cancer-related fatigue, decreased sexual desire, and depression in male patients with advanced, incurable cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint After the deluge: the emerging landscape of childbearing potential in pediatric cancer survivors
    Leslie R Schover
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1434-5. 2006
  23. doi request reprint A lesser evil: prophylactic mastectomy for women at high risk for breast cancer
    Leslie R Schover
    J Clin Oncol 26:3918-9. 2008
  24. ncbi request reprint Is the fault in our steroids or in our selves?
    Leslie R Schover
    J Clin Oncol 24:3519-21. 2006

Research Grants7

  1. Parenthood after Cancer
    Leslie Schover; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In the second quarter of 2005 a working group of around 20 will meet to draft a manuscript on proposed clinical guidelines on reproduction and cancer, for submission to a relevant, peer-reviewed journal. ..
  2. SPIRIT:Reproductive Peer Counseling for Breast Cancer
    Leslie Schover; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, we will conduct 50 semi-structured, qualitative phone interviews with survivors diagnosed under age 45, to better identify and characterize concerns of this young, at-risk group. ..
  3. Tendrils: A Multimedia Intervention for Women's Sexual Dysfunction after Cancer
    Leslie Schover; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Although the causes of these problems are known, and brief counseling is often effective at resolving them, few women have access to such information or services. ..