Robert C Hornik

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Response rates to a mailed survey of a representative sample of cancer patients randomly drawn from the Pennsylvania Cancer Registry: a randomized trial of incentive and length effects
    Bridget J Kelly
    Research Triangle Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:65. 2010
  2. pmc Effects of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign on youths
    Robert Hornik
    Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:2229-36. 2008
  3. pmc An analysis of the association between cancer-related information seeking and adherence to breast cancer surveillance procedures
    Andy S L Tan
    University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:167-74. 2013
  4. doi request reprint How does patient-clinician information engagement influence self-reported cancer-related problems?: findings from a longitudinal analysis
    Andy S L Tan
    Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Cancer 117:2569-76. 2011
  5. pmc A longitudinal study on engagement with dieting information as a predictor of dieting behavior among adults diagnosed with cancer
    Andy S L Tan
    Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 88:305-10. 2012
  6. pmc Patient-clinician information engagement increases treatment decision satisfaction among cancer patients through feeling of being informed
    Lourdes S Martinez
    Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:384-90. 2009
  7. pmc How do cancer patients navigate the public information environment? Understanding patterns and motivations for movement among information sources
    Rebekah H Nagler
    Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:360-70. 2010
  8. pmc Patient-clinician information engagement improves adherence to colorectal cancer surveillance after curative treatment: results from a longitudinal study
    Andy S L Tan
    Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA19104, USA
    Oncologist 17:1155-62. 2012
  9. pmc Effective or ineffective: attribute framing and the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
    Cabral A Bigman
    Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S70-6. 2010
  10. pmc Cancer and communication in the health care setting: experiences of older Vietnamese immigrants, a qualitative study
    Giang T Nguyen
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:45-50. 2008

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Publications18

  1. pmc Response rates to a mailed survey of a representative sample of cancer patients randomly drawn from the Pennsylvania Cancer Registry: a randomized trial of incentive and length effects
    Bridget J Kelly
    Research Triangle Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:65. 2010
    ..In recent years, response rates to telephone surveys have declined. Online surveys may miss many older and poorer adults. Mailed surveys may have promise in securing higher response rates...
  2. pmc Effects of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign on youths
    Robert Hornik
    Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:2229-36. 2008
    ..We examined the cognitive and behavioral effects of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign on youths aged 12.5 to 18 years and report core evaluation results...
  3. pmc An analysis of the association between cancer-related information seeking and adherence to breast cancer surveillance procedures
    Andy S L Tan
    University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:167-74. 2013
    ..However, relatively little is known about the prevalence and determinants of adherence to surveillance procedures, including associations with seeking of cancer-related information from medical and nonmedical sources...
  4. doi request reprint How does patient-clinician information engagement influence self-reported cancer-related problems?: findings from a longitudinal analysis
    Andy S L Tan
    Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Cancer 117:2569-76. 2011
    ..The authors examined the influence of PCIE on self-reported problems associated with cancer diagnosis and treatment based on a longitudinal survey among a randomly selected sample from the 2005 Pennsylvania Cancer Registry...
  5. pmc A longitudinal study on engagement with dieting information as a predictor of dieting behavior among adults diagnosed with cancer
    Andy S L Tan
    Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 88:305-10. 2012
    ..This study explores cancer survivors' engagement with information about dieting to control weight from doctors, interpersonal, and media sources and examines whether engagement from these sources impacts subsequent dieting behavior...
  6. pmc Patient-clinician information engagement increases treatment decision satisfaction among cancer patients through feeling of being informed
    Lourdes S Martinez
    Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:384-90. 2009
    ..Examine how patient-clinician information engagement (PCIE) may operate through feeling informed to influence patients' treatment decision satisfaction (TDS)...
  7. pmc How do cancer patients navigate the public information environment? Understanding patterns and motivations for movement among information sources
    Rebekah H Nagler
    Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:360-70. 2010
    ..Understanding how patients navigate an increasingly complex information environment may help clinicians and educators to guide patients to appropriate, high-quality sources...
  8. pmc Patient-clinician information engagement improves adherence to colorectal cancer surveillance after curative treatment: results from a longitudinal study
    Andy S L Tan
    Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA19104, USA
    Oncologist 17:1155-62. 2012
    ..This finding provides support for encouraging greater patient-physician communication among CRC patients...
  9. pmc Effective or ineffective: attribute framing and the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
    Cabral A Bigman
    Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S70-6. 2010
    ..e. attribute framing) affects perceived effectiveness of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, vaccine-related intentions and policy opinions...
  10. pmc Cancer and communication in the health care setting: experiences of older Vietnamese immigrants, a qualitative study
    Giang T Nguyen
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:45-50. 2008
    ..As patients grow older, accurate communication with health care providers about cancer becomes increasingly important. However, little is known about the cancer communication experiences of older Asian immigrants...
  11. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression among cancer survivors: the role of engagement with sources of emotional support information
    Susan Mello
    Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Commun 28:389-96. 2013
    ..198; 95% CI: -0.393 to -0.003; p = 0.047). Important implications for health communication research and practice are discussed...
  12. pmc Psychosocial determinants of cancer-related information seeking among cancer patients
    Aaron Smith-McLallen
    Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6220, USA
    J Health Commun 16:212-25. 2011
    ..Practical implications are discussed...
  13. pmc Physician trust moderates the Internet use and physician visit relationship
    Chul Joo Lee
    Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Health Commun 14:70-6. 2009
    ..S. nationally representative sample gathered in 2005 and 2006. The results show that the effects of Internet use on physician visits are larger for those who have low levels of trust in both cross-sectional and panel analyses...
  14. pmc Cancer-related information seeking and scanning behavior of older Vietnamese immigrants
    Giang T Nguyen
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Health Commun 15:754-68. 2010
    ..Knowledge of SSB patterns among linguistically isolated communities is essential for efficient dissemination of cancer information to these at-risk communities...
  15. pmc Examining cross-source engagement with cancer-related information and its impact on doctor-patient relations
    Nehama Lewis
    Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Commun 24:723-34. 2009
    ..There is also evidence that patients who bring information from a source are referred back to that source...
  16. pmc Effects of information framing on human papillomavirus vaccination
    Amy E Leader
    Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:225-33. 2009
    ..Little is known about how attitudes toward this vaccine will be influenced by the way the vaccine is portrayed in the media or in public debate...
  17. pmc Cancer news coverage and information seeking
    Jeff Niederdeppe
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53726 2397, USA
    J Health Commun 13:181-99. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Examining the dimensions of cancer-related information seeking and scanning behavior
    Jeff Niederdeppe
    Department of Population Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53726, USA
    Health Commun 22:153-67. 2007
    ..These findings shed new light on how individuals navigate the media environment and suggest future research should examine predictors and effects of less purposeful efforts to obtain cancer-related information...

Research Grants2

  1. Effects of Public Information in Cancer (EPIC Center)
    Robert Hornik; Fiscal Year: 2007
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