Ann Malone Berger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Update on interventions focused on symptom clusters: what has been tried and what have we learned?
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 5330, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 7:60-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Circadian rhythms, symptoms, physical functioning, and body mass index in breast cancer survivors
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, 985330 NE MED CENTER, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:305-14. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Patterns of circadian activity rhythms and their relationships with fatigue and anxiety/depression in women treated with breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 985330 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:105-14. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Usual and worst symptom severity and interference with function in breast cancer survivors
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    J Support Oncol 10:112-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Cancer-related fatigue: implications for breast cancer survivors
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 5330, USA
    Cancer 118:2261-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Effective grant writing
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    J Infus Nurs 34:167-71. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Fatigue and other variables during adjuvant chemotherapy for colon and rectal cancer
    Ann M Berger
    University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:E359-69. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint An explanatory model of fatigue in women receiving adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy
    A M Berger
    The University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 5330, USA
    Nurs Res 50:42-52. 2001
  9. doi request reprint Variability of patterns of fatigue and quality of life over time based on different breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy regimens
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 36:563-70. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Update on the state of the science: sleep-wake disturbances in adult patients with cancer
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 36:E165-77. 2009

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Update on interventions focused on symptom clusters: what has been tried and what have we learned?
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 5330, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 7:60-6. 2013
    ..This review summarizes the recent literature on interventions that focus on relief of symptom clusters in patients with cancer...
  2. doi request reprint Circadian rhythms, symptoms, physical functioning, and body mass index in breast cancer survivors
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, 985330 NE MED CENTER, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:305-14. 2012
    ..Maintaining strong circadian parameters may reduce symptoms and improve physical functioning and disease-free survival...
  3. doi request reprint Patterns of circadian activity rhythms and their relationships with fatigue and anxiety/depression in women treated with breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 985330 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:105-14. 2010
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  4. doi request reprint Usual and worst symptom severity and interference with function in breast cancer survivors
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    J Support Oncol 10:112-8. 2012
    ..Breast cancer survivors receive routine medical follow-up but are screened less frequently to detect symptom severity and interference with function in daily life...
  5. doi request reprint Cancer-related fatigue: implications for breast cancer survivors
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 5330, USA
    Cancer 118:2261-9. 2012
    ..Throughout the continuum of care for women with breast cancer, clinicians must screen, further assess as indicated, and treat CRF, because it is associated with emotional distress and limits function and willingness to exercise...
  6. doi request reprint Effective grant writing
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    J Infus Nurs 34:167-71. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Fatigue and other variables during adjuvant chemotherapy for colon and rectal cancer
    Ann M Berger
    University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:E359-69. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint An explanatory model of fatigue in women receiving adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy
    A M Berger
    The University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 5330, USA
    Nurs Res 50:42-52. 2001
    ..Fatigue is the most common and disturbing complaint reported by women during adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy, but little is known about the mechanisms influencing it...
  9. doi request reprint Variability of patterns of fatigue and quality of life over time based on different breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy regimens
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 36:563-70. 2009
    ..To examine the relationships among fatigue and physical and mental quality of life (QOL) and different adjuvant chemotherapy regimens in patients with stage I-IIIA breast cancer prior to, during, and after treatment...
  10. doi request reprint Update on the state of the science: sleep-wake disturbances in adult patients with cancer
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 36:E165-77. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Influence of menopausal status on sleep and hot flashes throughout breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy
    Ann M Berger
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 38:353-66. 2009
    ..To examine the patterns and differences among sleep and hot flashes based on menopausal status (pre, peri, or post) in breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy patients before, during, and after treatment...
  12. pmc One-year outcomes of a behavioral therapy intervention trial on sleep quality and cancer-related fatigue
    Ann M Berger
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:6033-40. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Behavioral therapy intervention trial to improve sleep quality and cancer-related fatigue
    Ann M Berger
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    Psychooncology 18:634-46. 2009
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  14. pmc Methodological challenges when using actigraphy in research
    Ann M Berger
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 5330, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:191-9. 2008
    ..More consistent procedures and reporting will advance the science of sleep, daytime activity, and circadian activity rhythms and their association with other health-related variables...
  15. ncbi request reprint Correlates of fatigue during and following adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy: a pilot study
    A M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 27:1443-8. 2000
    ..To examine patterns of and relationships between activity, sleep, symptom distress, health status, and fatigue during and following adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy with doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide...
  16. ncbi request reprint Feasibilty of a sleep intervention during adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy
    Ann M Berger
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:1431-41. 2002
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of an intervention designed to promote sleep and modify fatigue during four cycles of adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Adherence, sleep, and fatigue outcomes after adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy: results of a feasibility intervention study
    Ann M Berger
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nebraska, Ohama, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:513-22. 2003
    ..To evaluate outcomes of an intervention designed to promote sleep and modify fatigue after adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Oncology Nursing Society year 2004 research priorities survey
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:281-90. 2005
    ..To determine the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) research priorities for 2005-2008 for oncology nursing across the entire scope of cancer care, including prevention, detection, treatment, survivorship, and palliative care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sleep wake disturbances in people with cancer and their caregivers: state of the science
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:E98-126. 2005
    ..To review the state of the science on sleep/wake disturbances in people with cancer and their caregivers...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of shift work on the health and safety of nurses and patients
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:465-71. 2006
    ..Nurses can adopt counter measures such as power napping, eliminating overtime on 12-hour shifts, and completing challenging tasks before 4 am to reduce patient care errors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Current methodological approaches to the study of sleep disturbances and quality of life in adults with cancer: a systematic review
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    Psychooncology 16:401-20. 2007
    ..Current approaches usually describe changes over time, but have not described whether a relationship exists between sleep disturbances and QOL in adults with cancer. Directions for future research are suggested...
  22. pmc Values of sleep/wake, activity/rest, circadian rhythms, and fatigue prior to adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy
    Ann M Berger
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:398-409. 2007
    ..Higher total and subscale fatigue scores were correlated with most components of poorer subjective sleep quality (r=0.25-0.42, P< or =0.005)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Enhancing recruitment and retention in randomized clinical trials of cancer symptom management
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:E17-22. 2007
    ..To describe techniques to overcome challenges of collaborating with multiple clinical sites and participants to enhance recruitment and retention for cancer symptom management randomized clinical trials (RCTs)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Modifying cancer-related fatigue by optimizing sleep quality
    Ann Malone Berger
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 6:3-13. 2008
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  25. ncbi request reprint The influence of daytime inactivity and nighttime restlessness on cancer-related fatigue
    A M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 26:1663-71. 1999
    ..To identify indicators involving circadian activity/rest cycles associated with higher levels of cancer-related fatigue (CRF) during the first three chemotherapy cycles after surgery for stage I/II breast cancer...

Research Grants6

  1. Sleep Disturbances in People with Cancer and Caregivers
    Ann Berger; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. Fatigue & Breast Cancer-A Behavioral Sleep Intervention
    Ann Berger; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Statistical analyses include RM-ANOVA, generalized estimation equation methodology and multiple regression analysis. Results may inform development of clinical guidelines for fatigue management during adjuvant CT. ..