Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Being young, female, and BRCA positiveRebekah Hamilton
College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA
Am J Nurs 112:26-31, quiz 46, 32. 2012..Relatively little is known about the psychosocial consequences-especially regarding marriage and childbearing-in young women who test positive for one of these mutations...
- Living with genetic test results for hereditary breast and ovarian cancerRebekah Hamilton
Department of Women, Children and Family Health Science, School of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 41:276-83. 2009..To examine adaptation by nonsymptomatic individuals who knew the results of a genetic test for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) for at least 4 years...
- Life trajectories, genetic testing, and risk reduction decisions in 18-39 year old women at risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancerRebekah Hamilton
Women, Children and Family Health Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
J Genet Couns 18:147-59. 2009..Understanding possible influences behind decision making for genetic testing and risk reduction in young women may assist health care providers in offering age appropriate guidance and support...
- Nursing advocacy in a postgenomic ageRebekah Hamilton
Department of Women, Children and Family Health Science MC 802, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Nurs Clin North Am 44:435-46. 2009..Ethical, legal, and social issues are integral to the delivery of genomic health care, and nurses must have an astute understanding of such complexities. What it means to know, to reason, and to act in this postgenomic age is explored...
- Genetics: breast cancer as an exemplarRebekah Hamilton
Department of Women, Children and Family Health Science, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Nurs Clin North Am 44:327-38. 2009..Examining experiences of women with BRCA mutations can serve as an exemplar for other populations at risk for genetically associated adult-onset diseases...
- Conditions and consequences of a BRCA mutation in young, single women of childbearing ageRebekah Hamilton
Department of Women, Children, and Family Nursing in the College of Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 37:627-34. 2010..To explore the experiences of young, single women who are at increased risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) because of a BRCA mutation...
- Theory development from studies with young women with breast cancer who are BRCA mutation negativeRebekah Hamilton
Department of Women, Children and Family Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 36:E41-53. 2013..The author's published Theory of Genetic Vulnerability is expanded to incorporate the outcomes of this analysis...
- Changes in caregiver perceptions over time in response to providing care for a loved one with a primary malignant brain tumorAllison Hricik
School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 38:149-55. 2011..To examine how family members of patients with a primary malignant brain tumor transition into the caregiver role and how their perceptions of this transition change over time...
- A house of cards: the impact of treatment costs on women with breast and ovarian cancerPaula R Sherwood
School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
Cancer Nurs 31:470-7. 2008....
- "No one else sees the difference: "family members' perceptions of changes in persons with preclinical Huntington diseaseJanet K Williams
College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:636-41. 2007..Findings further support the need for a more comprehensive assessment and management of early HD symptoms as well as support for family members...
- Autonomy, informed consent, and genetic testing: an uneasy tensionRebekah Hamilton
School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
J Nurs Law 9:7-17. 2003