Jun J Mao

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cancer survivors with unmet needs were more likely to use complementary and alternative medicine
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 2:116-24. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Online discussion of drug side effects and discontinuation among breast cancer survivors
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:256-62. 2013
  3. pmc Acupuncture for hot flashes: decision making by breast cancer survivors
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:323-32. 2012
  4. pmc Association of functional polymorphisms in CYP19A1 with aromatase inhibitor associated arthralgia in breast cancer survivors
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street 2 Gates, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Positive changes, increased spiritual importance, and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among cancer survivors
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 9:339-47. 2010
  6. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine use among cancer survivors: a population-based study
    Jun James Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:8-17. 2011
  7. pmc Acupuncture in primary care
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, 2 Gates Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Prim Care 37:105-17. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint De qi: Chinese acupuncture patients' experiences and beliefs regarding acupuncture needling sensation--an exploratory survey
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicne, USA
    Acupunct Med 25:158-65. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint A gain in cultural competence through an international acupuncture elective
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Fam Med 39:16-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine and prayer among a national sample of cancer survivors compared to other populations without cancer
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2 Gates Building 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Complement Ther Med 15:21-9. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Cancer survivors with unmet needs were more likely to use complementary and alternative medicine
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 2:116-24. 2008
    ..This study aims to determine the relationship between patients' perceived UMN and their use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to help with cancer problems during and after treatment...
  2. doi request reprint Online discussion of drug side effects and discontinuation among breast cancer survivors
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:256-62. 2013
    ..We aim to understand the frequency and content of side effects and associated adherence behaviors discussed by breast cancer patients related to using aromatase inhibitors (AIs), with particular emphasis on AI-related arthralgia...
  3. pmc Acupuncture for hot flashes: decision making by breast cancer survivors
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:323-32. 2012
    ..This study seeks to identify attitudes and beliefs about using acupuncture for HFs by BCSs...
  4. pmc Association of functional polymorphisms in CYP19A1 with aromatase inhibitor associated arthralgia in breast cancer survivors
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street 2 Gates, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R8. 2011
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  5. doi request reprint Positive changes, increased spiritual importance, and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among cancer survivors
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 9:339-47. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine use among cancer survivors: a population-based study
    Jun James Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:8-17. 2011
    ..The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among cancer survivors is high, yet less is known about reasons behind such use or the communication of CAM with conventional medical providers...
  7. pmc Acupuncture in primary care
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, 2 Gates Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Prim Care 37:105-17. 2010
    ..The practice of acupuncture in primary care requires rigorous training, financial discipline, and good communication skills. When done correctly, acupuncture is beneficial for both patients and providers...
  8. ncbi request reprint De qi: Chinese acupuncture patients' experiences and beliefs regarding acupuncture needling sensation--an exploratory survey
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicne, USA
    Acupunct Med 25:158-65. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to describe Chinese acupuncture patients' perceived sensations of, and beliefs about, acupuncture needling...
  9. ncbi request reprint A gain in cultural competence through an international acupuncture elective
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Fam Med 39:16-8. 2007
    ..This study describes an international acupuncture elective and its impact on medical students' development of cultural competence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine and prayer among a national sample of cancer survivors compared to other populations without cancer
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2 Gates Building 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Complement Ther Med 15:21-9. 2007
    ..Extensive use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among cancer survivors has been described in literature, but the rate has not previously been compared to other groups in a true population sample...
  11. pmc Uncovering the expectancy effect: the validation of the acupuncture expectancy scale
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Philadelphia, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 16:22-7. 2010
    ..We sought to validate a previously developed Acupuncture Expectancy Scale (AES) as an instrument to measure patients' expected responses to acupuncture...
  12. ncbi request reprint Symptom burden among cancer survivors: impact of age and comorbidity
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:434-43. 2007
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  13. pmc Acupuncture expectancy scale: development and preliminary validation in China
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Explore (NY) 3:372-7. 2007
    ..We seek to develop and validate an instrument that measures patients' expected response from acupuncture...
  14. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for insomnia among breast cancer patients on aromatase inhibitors
    Krupali Desai
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 2 Gates Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:43-51. 2013
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  15. pmc Psychological outcomes and health beliefs in adolescent and young adult survivors of childhood cancer and controls
    Anne E Kazak
    ABPP, Division of Oncology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Room 1486 CHOP North, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:2002-7. 2010
    ..Beliefs about health may be identified and targeted for intervention to improve quality of life, particularly when patient perceptions of current health problems are considered...
  16. pmc A randomised trial of electro-acupuncture for arthralgia related to aromatase inhibitor use
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, PA, United States Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, PA, United States Abramson Cancer Center, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, PA, United States Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 50:267-76. 2014
    ..Arthralgia is a common and debilitating side-effect experienced by breast cancer patients receiving aromatase inhibitors (AIs) and often results in premature drug discontinuation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer survivors willingness to participate in an acupuncture clinical trial: a qualitative study
    Marilyn M Schapira
    The Philadelphia VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 22:1207-15. 2014
    ..The objective of this study is to identify key decision-making factors among breast cancer survivors considering entry into an acupuncture clinical trial for treatment of symptoms...
  18. pmc Joint pain severity predicts premature discontinuation of aromatase inhibitors in breast cancer survivors
    Kannie Chim
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street 2 Gates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:401. 2013
    ..Premature discontinuation of aromatase inhibitors (AIs) in breast cancer survivors compromises treatment outcomes. We aimed to evaluate whether patient-reported joint pain predicts premature discontinuation of AIs...
  19. doi request reprint Taste alteration in breast cancer patients treated with taxane chemotherapy: experience, effect, and coping strategies
    Rebecca M Speck
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1121A Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:549-55. 2013
    ..This study examined the experience and coping strategies for taste alteration in female breast cancer patients treated with docetaxel or paclitaxel...
  20. pmc Predictors of yoga use among patients with breast cancer
    Krupali Desai
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Explore (NY) 6:359-63. 2010
    ..However, very little is known about the characteristics of breast cancer patients who use yoga; thus, this study seeks to identify the sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of yoga users among this population...
  21. pmc Development and validation of the health competence beliefs inventory in young adults with and without a history of childhood cancer
    Branlyn Werba Derosa
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:48-58. 2011
    ..Adolescent and young adult survivors of childhood cancer are a vulnerable population. Health beliefs may be related to necessary follow-up care...
  22. pmc Prospectively examining physical activity in young adult survivors of childhood cancer and healthy controls
    Matthew C Hocking
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:309-15. 2013
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  23. pmc Patient-physician communication about complementary and alternative medicine in a radiation oncology setting
    Jin Ge
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:e1-6. 2013
    ..This study quantified the extent of patient-physician communication about CAM and identified factors associated with its discussion in radiation therapy (RT) settings...
  24. doi request reprint Delivery of survivorship care by primary care physicians: the perspective of breast cancer patients
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:933-8. 2009
    ..This study aims to describe postmenopausal breast cancer survivors' (BCS) perceptions of PCP-related survivorship care...
  25. pmc Integrating acupuncture with exercise-based physical therapy for knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial
    Lan X Chen
    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 19:308-16. 2013
    ..Knee osteoarthritis is a chronic disease associated with significant morbidity and economic cost. The efficacy of acupuncture in addition to traditional physical therapy has received little study...
  26. doi request reprint Validation of QuickDASH outcome measure in breast cancer survivors for upper extremity disability
    Mously Leblanc
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:493-8. 2014
    ..To validate the QuickDASH as a patient-reported outcome measure for assessing upper extremity disability in breast cancer survivors...
  27. doi request reprint Adult cancer survivorship: evolution, research, and planning care
    Linda A Jacobs
    LIVESTRONG Survivorship Center of Excellence Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 59:391-410. 2009
    ..Finally, an overview of evolving treatment summary and care plan initiatives is presented...
  28. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine use and benefit finding among cancer patients
    Sheila N Garland
    1 Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    J Altern Complement Med 19:876-81. 2013
    ..Little is known about the associations between the use of CAM and the ability to find benefit in the cancer experience...
  29. pmc Patterns and risk factors associated with aromatase inhibitor-related arthralgia among breast cancer survivors
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Cancer 115:3631-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the perceived onset, characteristics, and risk factors for AI-related arthralgia (AIA)...
  30. pmc Vitamin d deficiency in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors
    Claire F Friedman
    Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:456-62. 2012
    ..Given the role vitamin D plays in bone metabolism, we examined the prevalence of and risk factors for vitamin D deficiency in a study of postmenopausal BCS on AIs...
  31. pmc Self-reported health problems of young adults in clinical settings: survivors of childhood cancer and healthy controls
    Lisa A Schwartz
    The Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:306-14. 2010
    ..It is unknown how their self-reported health problems differ from those of healthy young adults. Self-reported health problems of cancer survivors and healthy controls are compared in this study...
  32. doi request reprint Impact of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy on treatment delivery in nonmetastatic breast cancer
    Rebecca M Speck
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    J Oncol Pract 9:e234-40. 2013
    ..To determine the incidence of dose-limiting (DL) chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) events in clinical practice...
  33. ncbi request reprint Scope of symptoms and self-management strategies for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in breast cancer patients
    Rebecca M Speck
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:2433-9. 2012
    ..We also examined the variety of taxane-related side effects in women with and without CIPN in order to discriminate the CIPN symptom experience...
  34. pmc Utilization of supportive and palliative care services among oncology outpatients at one academic cancer center: determinants of use and barriers to access
    Pallavi Kumar
    Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street 2 Gates, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:923-30. 2012
    ..Further research is needed to understand patients' needs and beliefs regarding SPCS, and how to integrate SPCS into conventional treatments to improve cancer care...
  35. pmc Development and Validation of an Instrument for Measuring Attitudes and Beliefs about Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use among Cancer Patients
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:798098. 2012
    ..001) than those who did not use CAM. Our study provides the initial evidence that the ABCAM instrument produced reliable and valid scores that measured attitudes and beliefs related to CAM use among cancer patients...
  36. doi request reprint A dilemma in male engagement in preventive services: adolescent males' knowledge and attitudes toward testicular cancer and testicular self-exam
    Peter F Cronholm
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Mens Health 3:134-40. 2009
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  37. ncbi request reprint Endogenous opioids and hot flushes still hypothetical
    Laura J Hanisch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Lancet 367:92-3. 2006
  38. pmc Attitudes and barriers towards participation in an acupuncture trial among breast cancer patients: a survey study
    Jun J Mao
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, 2 Gates Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:7. 2014
    ..We sought to identify socio-demographic, clinical and psychological factors related to willingness to participate (WTP) and to determine barriers to participation in an acupuncture clinical trial among breast cancer patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Integrative Reiki for cancer patients: a program evaluation
    Kimberly A Fleisher
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 13:62-7. 2014
    ..This mixed methods study sought to evaluate the outcomes of an integrative Reiki volunteer program in an academic medical oncology center setting...
  40. pmc Aromatase inhibitor associated musculoskeletal symptoms are associated with reduced physical activity among breast cancer survivors
    Justin C Brown
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Breast J 20:22-8. 2014
    ..Our findings suggest that tailored interventions targeting lower extremity functional limitations are needed to enable breast cancer survivors with aromatase inhibitor associated musculoskeletal symptoms to participate in PA...
  41. doi request reprint Increases in core body temperature precede hot flashes in a prostate cancer patient
    Laura J Hanisch
    Behavioral Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychooncology 18:564-7. 2009
    ..We present preliminary findings of physiological changes in a prostate cancer patient with frequent hot flashes...