Anne L Ersig
Affiliation: University of Iowa
- Communication, encouragement, and cancer screening in families with and without mutations for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer: a pilot studyAnne L Ersig
Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Genet Med 11:728-34. 2009..Little is known about colonoscopy completion in families suspected of having hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer but without identified mutations...
- Explanations of risk in families without identified mutations for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancerAnne L Ersig
College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 42:139-46. 2010..This study explored thoughts about and responses to risk for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) when a family member has received indeterminate genetic test results...
- Understanding patterns of health communication in families at risk for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer: examining the effect of conclusive versus indeterminate genetic test resultsAnne L Ersig
College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1121, USA
Health Commun 26:587-94. 2011..Understanding existing communication patterns could help improve education and counseling processes, and facilitate the development of interventions designed to assist in family discussions of risk...
- Colon cancer screening practices and disclosure after receipt of positive or inconclusive genetic test results for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancerAnne L Ersig
Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 2073, USA
Cancer 115:4071-9. 2009..This study compared endoscopy use and disclosure between individuals with positive and inconclusive genetic test results, within a year after results were received...
- Characteristics of health information gatherers, disseminators, and blockers within families at risk of hereditary cancer: implications for family health communication interventionsLaura M Koehly
Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Building 31, Room B1B37D, 31 Center Drive MSC 2073, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Am J Public Health 99:2203-9. 2009..Given the importance of the dissemination of accurate family history to assess disease risk, we characterized the gatherers, disseminators, and blockers of health information within families at high genetic risk of cancer...