KAREN MENESES

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Transition from treatment to survivorship: effects of a psychoeducational intervention on quality of life in breast cancer survivors
    Karen Dow Meneses
    School of Nursing, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:1007-16. 2007
  2. pmc Does economic burden influence quality of life in breast cancer survivors?
    KAREN MENESES
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 124:437-43. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Development of the Fertility and Cancer Project: an Internet approach to help young cancer survivors
    KAREN MENESES
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:191-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint An evaluation of the Train the Trainer International Breast Health and Breast Cancer Education: lessons learned
    Karen Dow Meneses
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1210, USA
    J Cancer Educ 23:267-71. 2008
  5. pmc Preliminary evaluation of psychoeducational support interventions on quality of life in rural breast cancer survivors after primary treatment
    KAREN MENESES
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, GM029, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:385-97. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Fertility and Cancer Project (FCP) among young breast cancer survivors
    KAREN MENESES
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Psychooncology 19:1112-5. 2010
  7. pmc An application of longitudinal analysis with skewed outcomes
    Andres Azuero
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, NE, USA
    Nurs Res 59:301-7. 2010
  8. pmc A revision of the quality of life-breast cancer survivors (QOL-BCS) instrument
    Andres Azuero
    Department of Community Health Outcomes and Systems, University of Alabama at Birmingham, NB1019G 1720 2nd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 1210, USA
    Res Nurs Health 36:423-34. 2013
  9. pmc Out of pocket cost comparison between Caucasian and minority breast cancer survivors in the Breast Cancer Education Intervention (BCEI)
    Maria Pisu
    School of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 127:521-9. 2011
  10. pmc The out of pocket cost of breast cancer survivors: a review
    Maria Pisu
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:202-9. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Quality of Life Intervention in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Karen Dow; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Rural Breast Cancer Survivors Intervention
    KAREN MENESES; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Rural Breast Cancer Survivors Intervention
    KAREN MENESES; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Rural Breast Cancer Survivors Intervention
    KAREN MENESES; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Transition from treatment to survivorship: effects of a psychoeducational intervention on quality of life in breast cancer survivors
    Karen Dow Meneses
    School of Nursing, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:1007-16. 2007
    ..To examine the effectiveness of a psychoeducational intervention on quality of life (QOL) in breast cancer survivors in post-treatment survivorship...
  2. pmc Does economic burden influence quality of life in breast cancer survivors?
    KAREN MENESES
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 124:437-43. 2012
    ..Yet, economic burden is rarely examined in cancer survivorship. The goal of this paper is to describe the effect of economic hardship and burden among women with breast cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Development of the Fertility and Cancer Project: an Internet approach to help young cancer survivors
    KAREN MENESES
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:191-7. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint An evaluation of the Train the Trainer International Breast Health and Breast Cancer Education: lessons learned
    Karen Dow Meneses
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1210, USA
    J Cancer Educ 23:267-71. 2008
    ..Train the Trainer (TTT) Breast Health and Breast Cancer Education program was a workshop for nurses to improve knowledge about breast health and breast cancer...
  5. pmc Preliminary evaluation of psychoeducational support interventions on quality of life in rural breast cancer survivors after primary treatment
    KAREN MENESES
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, GM029, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:385-97. 2009
    ..Thus, it appears that at least some rural breast cancer survivors can and will participate in a larger trial and will maintain their participation and that those that do participate experience significant QOL benefit...
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Fertility and Cancer Project (FCP) among young breast cancer survivors
    KAREN MENESES
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Psychooncology 19:1112-5. 2010
    ..We report FCP participants' (a) changes in mood and functioning and (b) changes in knowledge of fertility and cancer from baseline to 6-month follow-up...
  7. pmc An application of longitudinal analysis with skewed outcomes
    Andres Azuero
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, NE, USA
    Nurs Res 59:301-7. 2010
    ..However, these designs present statistical challenges particularly related to accounting for the variance and covariance of the repeated measurements on the same participants and to modeling outcomes that are not normally distributed...
  8. pmc A revision of the quality of life-breast cancer survivors (QOL-BCS) instrument
    Andres Azuero
    Department of Community Health Outcomes and Systems, University of Alabama at Birmingham, NB1019G 1720 2nd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 1210, USA
    Res Nurs Health 36:423-34. 2013
    ..Future work includes fine-tuning the measurement model and examining its generalizability among non-rural BCS...
  9. pmc Out of pocket cost comparison between Caucasian and minority breast cancer survivors in the Breast Cancer Education Intervention (BCEI)
    Maria Pisu
    School of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 127:521-9. 2011
    ..Future studies can investigate how this burden affects the quality of life of breast cancer survivors, especially minorities...
  10. pmc The out of pocket cost of breast cancer survivors: a review
    Maria Pisu
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:202-9. 2010
    ..Current turbulent economic climate increases the urgency to better understand this burden. Few studies or systematic reviews focus on OOP costs...
  11. doi request reprint Predictors of attrition among rural breast cancer survivors
    KAREN MENESES
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
    Res Nurs Health 37:21-31. 2014
    ..Findings contribute to future research efforts to reduce research attrition among rural underserved populations. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  12. doi request reprint Self-assessed knowledge of treatment and fertility preservation in young women with breast cancer
    Angela M Jukkala
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:2396-8. 2010
    ..These women need access to high-quality health information to support their participation in medical decision making about fertility preservation...
  13. doi request reprint Live item index technique: an intervention research tool
    Patrick McNees
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 1210, USA
    Nurs Res 57:69-74. 2008
    ..Yet, discrete items within those scales may be insensitive indicators for a specific population sample or intervention, thus creating what often appears to be chaotic data...
  14. doi request reprint Quality of life in cancer survivorship: 20 years later
    KAREN MENESES
    chool of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 26:36-46. 2010
    ..To discuss the unique quality-of-life (QOL) issues for cancer survivors and provide guidance for the selection of measures to assess them...
  15. pmc Developing an intervention to address physical activity barriers for African-American women in the deep south (USA)
    Dori Pekmezi
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, 227 RPHB Birmingham, AL 35293, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 9:301-12. 2013
    ..To address high rates of inactivity and related chronic diseases among African-American women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Technology, cognitive remediation, and nursing: directions for successful cognitive aging
    David E Vance
    School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 1210, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 35:50-6. 2009
    ..As such, guiding older patients, as well as some facilities, in this direction may be a way to help. However, certain caveats and suggestions are warranted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Upper extremity lymphedema after treatment for breast cancer: a review of the literature
    Karen Dow Meneses
    College of Nursing, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida 38216, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 53:16-29. 2007
    ..Currently available evidence also indicates that increased clinician and patient awareness and education may help reduce the risk of lymphedema-associated complications through early detection and prompt interventions...
  18. doi request reprint The longitudinal effects of cancer treatment on sexuality in individuals with lung cancer
    Judith A Shell
    Osceola Cancer Center, Kissimmee, FL, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:73-9. 2008
    ..To examine changes in sexual functioning during treatment for lung cancer and the extent to which age, gender, social support, and mood status affect sexual dysfunction...

Research Grants8

  1. Quality of Life Intervention in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Karen Dow; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  2. Rural Breast Cancer Survivors Intervention
    KAREN MENESES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such innovation is necessary if the deleterious consequences of survivorship neglect are to be avoided. ..
  3. Rural Breast Cancer Survivors Intervention
    KAREN MENESES; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such innovation is necessary if the deleterious consequences of survivorship neglect are to be avoided. ..
  4. Rural Breast Cancer Survivors Intervention
    KAREN MENESES; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such innovation is necessary if the deleterious consequences of survivorship neglect are to be avoided. ..