Joan R Bloom
Affiliation: University of California
- Then and now: quality of life of young breast cancer survivorsJoan R Bloom
University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
Psychooncology 13:147-60. 2004..Women under age 50, a quarter of all cases of breast cancer, are especially vulnerable to physical and psychosocial late effects of their treatment due to having more aggressive treatment and their relative youth...
- Quality of life of younger breast cancer survivors: persistence of problems and sense of well-beingJoan R Bloom
University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Psychooncology 21:655-65. 2012..We predicted that QOL in the physical and social domains would be poorer, but improvements would be found in the psychological domain...
- Capitation of public mental health services in Colorado: a five-year follow-up of system-level effectsJoan R Bloom
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Psychiatr Serv 62:179-85. 2011..This study examined the five-year effects of capitated financing in community mental health centers (CMHCs) by comparing not-for-profit with for-profit programs...
- Addressing the needs of young breast cancer survivors at the 5 year milestone: can a short-term, low intensity intervention produce change?Joan R Bloom
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94729 7360, USA
J Cancer Surviv 2:190-204. 2008..5 million survivors. The largest group of survivors are those of breast cancer. Reductions in mortality are occurring at a greater rate for women under age 50 at diagnosis than among older women...
- Improving the health and well-being of cancer survivors: past as prologueJoan R Bloom
Divisionof Health Policy and Management, 247 E University Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Psychooncology 17:525-32. 2008..The challenge of our time is to translate what we already know into programs to improve quality of life and to focus research toward increasing our understanding the mechanisms...
- Effects of a telephone counseling intervention on sisters of young women with breast cancerJoan R Bloom
University of California, 409 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Prev Med 43:379-84. 2006..An intervention to provide objective risk information, reduce worries, and promote screening and healthy behaviors was developed...
- Post-treatment regret among young breast cancer survivorsSara Fernandes-Taylor
Health Services and Policy Analysis Program, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Psychooncology 20:506-16. 2011..The study addresses: (1) what women regret about their breast cancer treatment 5 years later, and (2) what characteristics of disease and treatment predict post-treatment regret...
- Capitation and racial and ethnic differences in use and cost of public mental health servicesLonnie R Snowden
School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 34:456-64. 2007..Differential rejection by, or exclusion of, African American and Latino consumers did not appear to occur in response to capitation...
- Breast cancer screening in women surviving Hodgkin diseaseJoan R Bloom
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-7360, USA
Am J Clin Oncol 29:258-66. 2006..Telephone counseling is a method that can provide risk information and is easily transferable to settings where people seek health information, such as telephone information lines...
- Multi-dimensional quality of life among long-term (5+ years) adult cancer survivorsJoan R Bloom
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Psychooncology 16:691-706. 2007..Review of findings may assist researchers and clinicians wishing to enhance the QOL of the long-term survivor population by identifying the most pressing and widely experienced concerns and by providing directions for future research...
- Social networks and their relationship to mental health service use and expenditures among Medicaid beneficiariesSoo Hyang Kang
Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Psychiatr Serv 58:689-95. 2007..This study examined the relationship between social networks and mental health services utilization and expenditures...
- Depression experienced by young women newly diagnosed with breast cancerEvaon C Wong-Kim
Department of Social Work, College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences, California State University, Hayward, CA 94542-3048, USA
Psychooncology 14:564-73. 2005..Early intervention may prevent these biopsychosocial symptoms progressing to major depression and, thus, enhance the quality of life...
- Mammographic screening in women at increased risk of breast cancer after treatment of Hodgkin's diseaseAva Kwong
Department of Radiology, Standford Unviersity School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
Breast J 14:39-48. 2008..However, early mammographic screening facilitated diagnosis of in situ and early invasive cancer in 3.5% of our subjects...
- Family history, perceived risk, and prostate cancer screening among African American menJoan R Bloom
University of California, School of Public Health, 409 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2167-73. 2006....
- Body image and sexual problems in young women with breast cancerPat Fobair
Stanford University, USA
Psychooncology 15:579-94. 2006..The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of body image and sexual problems in the first months after treatment among women diagnosed with breast cancer at age 50 or younger...
- Two-year outcomes of fee-for-service and capitated medicaid programs for people with severe mental illnessBrian J Cuffel
United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
Health Serv Res 37:341-59. 2002..Furthermore, the type of capitation model was unrelated to outcomes in this study...
- Surviving and thriving?Joan R Bloom
Psychooncology 11:89-92. 2002