Karen Kaiser

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The meaning of the survivor identity for women with breast cancer
    Karen Kaiser
    University of Illinois at Chicago Cancer Center, Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:79-87. 2008
  2. pmc Protecting respondent confidentiality in qualitative research
    Karen Kaiser
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Qual Health Res 19:1632-41. 2009
  3. pmc The import of trust in regular providers to trust in cancer physicians among white, African American, and Hispanic breast cancer patients
    Karen Kaiser
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago UIC, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Suite 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:51-7. 2011
  4. pmc Misconceptions about breast lumps and delayed medical presentation in urban breast cancer patients
    Garth H Rauscher
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:640-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Black women's awareness of breast cancer disparity and perceptions of the causes of disparity
    Karen Kaiser
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 625 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Community Health 38:766-72. 2013
  6. pmc Are racial differences in patient-physician cancer communication and information explained by background, predisposing, and enabling factors?
    Clara Manfredi
    Program for Cancer Control and Population Science, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 15:272-92. 2010

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc The meaning of the survivor identity for women with breast cancer
    Karen Kaiser
    University of Illinois at Chicago Cancer Center, Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:79-87. 2008
    ..These findings illustrate the failure of our cultural conceptions of cancer to adequately reflect lived experience and highlight how individuals actively "craft" illness meanings...
  2. pmc Protecting respondent confidentiality in qualitative research
    Karen Kaiser
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Qual Health Res 19:1632-41. 2009
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  3. pmc The import of trust in regular providers to trust in cancer physicians among white, African American, and Hispanic breast cancer patients
    Karen Kaiser
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago UIC, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Suite 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:51-7. 2011
    ..Interpersonal trust is an important component of the patient-doctor relationship. Little is known about patients' trust in the multiple providers seen when confronting serious illness...
  4. pmc Misconceptions about breast lumps and delayed medical presentation in urban breast cancer patients
    Garth H Rauscher
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:640-7. 2010
    ..Prompt medical attention to a new breast symptom can result in earlier stage at diagnosis, yet many patients delay seeking medical care after becoming aware of a breast symptom...
  5. doi request reprint Black women's awareness of breast cancer disparity and perceptions of the causes of disparity
    Karen Kaiser
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 625 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Community Health 38:766-72. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Are racial differences in patient-physician cancer communication and information explained by background, predisposing, and enabling factors?
    Clara Manfredi
    Program for Cancer Control and Population Science, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 15:272-92. 2010
    ..These differences persisted after controlling for all other factors. Future research should focus on the informational disadvantages of African American patients and how such disadvantages may affect cancer treatment decisions...