Catherine Bender

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Symptom clusters in adults with chronic health problems and cancer as a comorbidity
    Catherine M Bender
    Associate professors School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:E1-E11. 2008
  2. pmc Does lifetime exposure to hormones predict pretreatment cognitive function in women before adjuvant therapy for breast cancer?
    Catherine M Bender
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Menopause 20:922-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
    Catherine M Bender
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, 3500 Victoria Street, Room 415, Victoria Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 6:94-102. 2002
  4. pmc What do perceived cognitive problems reflect?
    Catherine M Bender
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, 3500 Victoria Street, Suite 415, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Support Oncol 6:238-42. 2008
  5. pmc Memory impairments with adjuvant anastrozole versus tamoxifen in women with early-stage breast cancer
    Catherine M Bender
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Menopause 14:995-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment associated with adjuvant therapy in breast cancer
    Catherine M Bender
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Victoria Building, Suite 415, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 15:422-30. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Symptom clusters in breast cancer across 3 phases of the disease
    Catherine M Bender
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:219-25. 2005
  8. pmc Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the BCPT Symptom Checklist with a sample of breast cancer patients before and after adjuvant therapy
    Lauren Terhorst
    Center for Research and Evaluation, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 20:961-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms and management of toxicities associated with high-dose interferon alfa-2b therapy
    John M Kirkwood
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:3703-18. 2002
  10. doi request reprint A house of cards: the impact of treatment costs on women with breast and ovarian cancer
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Cancer Nurs 31:470-7. 2008

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Publications23

  1. pmc Symptom clusters in adults with chronic health problems and cancer as a comorbidity
    Catherine M Bender
    Associate professors School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:E1-E11. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc Does lifetime exposure to hormones predict pretreatment cognitive function in women before adjuvant therapy for breast cancer?
    Catherine M Bender
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Menopause 20:922-9. 2013
    ..The basis for this may partly include hormone exposure during the course of a woman's life...
  3. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
    Catherine M Bender
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, 3500 Victoria Street, Room 415, Victoria Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 6:94-102. 2002
    ..This article examines the state of the science related to chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and reviews both pharmacologic and behavioral strategies that have demonstrated efficacy in managing these distressing symptoms...
  4. pmc What do perceived cognitive problems reflect?
    Catherine M Bender
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, 3500 Victoria Street, Suite 415, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Support Oncol 6:238-42. 2008
    ..At a minimum, our results indicated that women's complaints of cognitive problems should prompt additional assessment to clarify the bases of the problem and initiate appropriate intervention...
  5. pmc Memory impairments with adjuvant anastrozole versus tamoxifen in women with early-stage breast cancer
    Catherine M Bender
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Menopause 14:995-8. 2007
    ..We hypothesized, therefore, that anastrozole would have a more profound effect on cognitive function than tamoxifen, a mixed estrogen agonist/antagonist...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment associated with adjuvant therapy in breast cancer
    Catherine M Bender
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Victoria Building, Suite 415, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 15:422-30. 2006
    ..In conclusion, adjuvant chemotherapy in women with breast cancer can be associated with deteriorations in memory and this may persist over time. The addition of tamoxifen may lead to more widespread memory deficits...
  7. ncbi request reprint Symptom clusters in breast cancer across 3 phases of the disease
    Catherine M Bender
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:219-25. 2005
    ..Future studies are needed to prospectively examine whether these symptoms cluster across 3 phases of breast cancer and the effect of these clusters on the functional ability and quality of life in women with breast cancer...
  8. pmc Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the BCPT Symptom Checklist with a sample of breast cancer patients before and after adjuvant therapy
    Lauren Terhorst
    Center for Research and Evaluation, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 20:961-8. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms and management of toxicities associated with high-dose interferon alfa-2b therapy
    John M Kirkwood
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:3703-18. 2002
    ..It is important to understand the expected adverse events and their underlying mechanisms and to anticipate and aggressively manage toxicity during treatment in order to ensure that patients receive the maximum therapeutic benefit...
  10. doi request reprint A house of cards: the impact of treatment costs on women with breast and ovarian cancer
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Cancer Nurs 31:470-7. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of parental cancer on the adolescent: an analysis of the literature
    Beth R Grabiak
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Victoria Building, Suite 415, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 16:127-37. 2007
    ..These themes will assist the reader in understanding the application of the knowledge gained from the analysis of the literature to directions for future research...
  12. ncbi request reprint The nurse as principal investigator in a pharmaceutically sponsored drug trial: considerations and challenges
    Margaret Q Rosenzweig
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:293-9. 2005
    ..To discuss the process, considerations, benefits, and challenges of the nurse as principal investigator in a cancer care drug trial...
  13. pmc Development and use of a tool to guide junior faculty in their progression toward promotion and tenure
    Linda Garand
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Department of Health and Community Systems, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Prof Nurs 26:207-13. 2010
    ..Likewise, it may provide a foundation for development of a similar tool for nontenure stream faculty...
  14. doi request reprint Guiding research in family care: a new approach to oncology caregiving
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 17:986-96. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe how a mind-body (biobehavioral) model can be adapted to study family caregivers of persons with a brain tumor...
  15. pmc The impact of cognitive function on medication management: three studies
    Carol S Stilley
    Center for Research in Chronic Disorders CRCD, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Health Psychol 29:50-5. 2010
    ..Prior research on cognitive function and medication adherence has yielded mixed results...
  16. pmc Exploring spirituality in family caregivers of patients with primary malignant brain tumors across the disease trajectory
    Alyssa G Newberry
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 40:E119-25. 2013
    ..To determine whether the perceived level of spirituality in family caregivers of patients with primary malignant brain tumors (PMBTs) changes across the disease trajectory...
  17. doi request reprint Self-reported exercise during breast cancer treatment: results of a national survey
    Lisa Marie Bernardo
    School of Nursing, Department of Health and Community Systems, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Cancer Nurs 33:304-9. 2010
    ..Exercise during treatment for early-stage breast cancer is helpful to mitigate fatigue and promote health. Little is known about the experiences of and preferences for exercise during treatment from a national perspective...
  18. ncbi request reprint I could lose everything: understanding the cost of a brain tumor
    Sarah Bradley
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, 336 Victoria Building, 3500 Victoria Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Neurooncol 85:329-38. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction following adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer: two case studies
    Karen Paraska
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:473-8. 2003
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint The decision to prematurely terminate a trial of R-HuEPO due to thrombotic events
    Margaret Q Rosenzweig
    Department of Acute Tertiary Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:185-90. 2004
    ..This may relate to the administration of r-HuEPO in this high-risk population, but the small sample size and possible predisposing risk factors preclude definitive conclusions...
  21. pmc Cerebrospinal fluid 20-HETE is associated with delayed cerebral ischemia and poor outcomes after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Elizabeth A Crago
    School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 807 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Stroke 42:1872-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether cerebrospinal fluid 20-HETE levels were associated with DCI and long-term neuropsychological outcomes in aSAH patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint A preliminary study of PDA-based dietary self-monitoring in hemodialysis patients
    Mary Ann Sevick
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and The Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Ren Nutr 15:304-11. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to pilot test an intervention to enhance the adherence of study participants to the hemodialysis dietary regimen...
  23. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of oncology nurses
    Fisun Senuzun Ergün
    Ege University Izmir Ataturk School of Health, Izmir, Turkey
    Cancer Nurs 28:193-9. 2005
    ..3 for the psychologic domain, 13.57 for the social relationships domain, and 11.78 for the environment domain. It has been concluded that providing care for patients with cancer has a negative impact on the QOL of oncology nurses...

Research Grants5

  1. Cognitive Impairment Related to Anastrozole Use in Women
    Catherine Bender; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Repeated measures analysis, using a mixed modeling approach, logistic regression and latent variable growth curve modeling, will be used to analyze data to address the study aims. ..
  2. Cognitive Impairment Related to Anastrozole Use in Women
    Catherine Bender; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Repeated measures analysis, using a mixed modeling approach, logistic regression and latent variable growth curve modeling, will be used to analyze data to address the study aims. ..
  3. Cognitive Impairment Related to Anastrozole Use in Women
    Catherine Bender; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Repeated measures analysis, using a mixed modeling approach, logistic regression and latent variable growth curve modeling, will be used to analyze data to address the study aims. ..
  4. Cognitive Impairment Related to Anastrozole Use in Women
    Catherine Bender; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Repeated measures analysis, using a mixed modeling approach, logistic regression and latent variable growth curve modeling, will be used to analyze data to address the study aims. ..
  5. Interdisciplinary Training of Nurse Scientists in Cancer Survivorship Research
    Catherine M Bender; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This T32 will prepare oncology nurse scientists to conduct research that will improve the quality of survivorship for patients with cancer and their families. ..