Heather Orom

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Perceived risk for breast cancer and its relationship to mammography in Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites
    Heather Orom
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Behav Med 36:466-76. 2013
  2. pmc Personality predicts prostate cancer treatment decision-making difficulty and satisfaction
    Heather Orom
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institue, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Psychooncology 18:290-9. 2009
  3. pmc Perceived cancer risk: why is it lower among nonwhites than whites?
    Heather Orom
    The School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:746-54. 2010
  4. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in receipt of pelvic lymph node dissection among men with localized/regional prostate cancer
    Matthew H Hayn
    Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Cancer 117:4651-8. 2011
  5. pmc Psychological distress and smoking behavior: the nature of the relation differs by race/ethnicity
    Marc T Kiviniemi
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, 314 Kimball Tower, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:113-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Parent caregiver self-efficacy and child reactions to pediatric cancer treatment procedures
    Amy M Peterson
    1Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 31:18-27. 2014
  7. pmc Longitudinal study of parent caregiving self-efficacy and parent stress reactions with pediatric cancer treatment procedures
    Felicity W K Harper
    Karmanos Cancer Institute Population Studies and Disparities Research Program, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Psychooncology 22:1658-64. 2013
  8. pmc Patterns of information behavior and prostate cancer knowledge among African-American men
    Levi Ross
    Office of Cancer Health Disparities Research, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:708-16. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiple physician recommendations for prostate cancer treatment: a Pandora's box for patients?
    Willie Underwood
    Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Can J Urol 17:5346-54. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Breast cancer racial disparities: unanswered questions
    Foluso O Ademuyiwa
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Cancer Res 71:640-4. 2011

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Perceived risk for breast cancer and its relationship to mammography in Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites
    Heather Orom
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Behav Med 36:466-76. 2013
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  2. pmc Personality predicts prostate cancer treatment decision-making difficulty and satisfaction
    Heather Orom
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institue, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Psychooncology 18:290-9. 2009
    ..This study investigated the roles of dispositional optimism and self-efficacy in PCa treatment decision-making difficulty and satisfaction...
  3. pmc Perceived cancer risk: why is it lower among nonwhites than whites?
    Heather Orom
    The School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:746-54. 2010
    ..We explored racial/ethnic differences in perceived cancer risk and determinants of these differences in a nationally representative sample of whites, blacks, Hispanics, and Asians...
  4. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in receipt of pelvic lymph node dissection among men with localized/regional prostate cancer
    Matthew H Hayn
    Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Cancer 117:4651-8. 2011
    ..The current study was conducted to examine the association between race/ethnicity and the receipt of pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) among men with localized/regional PCa...
  5. pmc Psychological distress and smoking behavior: the nature of the relation differs by race/ethnicity
    Marc T Kiviniemi
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, 314 Kimball Tower, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:113-9. 2011
    ..We explored how the relation between psychological distress and smoking behavior differed as a function of race/ethnicity of respondents to a representative national survey...
  6. doi request reprint Parent caregiver self-efficacy and child reactions to pediatric cancer treatment procedures
    Amy M Peterson
    1Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 31:18-27. 2014
    ..Findings suggest the utility of identifying parents who would benefit from targeted interventions to increase self-efficacy about caregiving during treatment procedures. ..
  7. pmc Longitudinal study of parent caregiving self-efficacy and parent stress reactions with pediatric cancer treatment procedures
    Felicity W K Harper
    Karmanos Cancer Institute Population Studies and Disparities Research Program, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Psychooncology 22:1658-64. 2013
    ..We examined relationships between parents' caregiving self-efficacy, parents' affect in response to their children's cancer-related treatment procedures, and parents' symptoms of post-traumatic stress at follow-up...
  8. pmc Patterns of information behavior and prostate cancer knowledge among African-American men
    Levi Ross
    Office of Cancer Health Disparities Research, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:708-16. 2011
    ..The findings emphasize the need to connect lower-income and lower-educated African-American men to physicians as a source of prostate cancer control information...
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiple physician recommendations for prostate cancer treatment: a Pandora's box for patients?
    Willie Underwood
    Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Can J Urol 17:5346-54. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Breast cancer racial disparities: unanswered questions
    Foluso O Ademuyiwa
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Cancer Res 71:640-4. 2011
    ..In addition, we make research recommendations by discussing some of the remaining gaps in knowledge that may lead to further understanding of disparities and consequently improved outcomes for all women with breast cancer...
  11. pmc Influence of clinical communication on patients' decision making on participation in clinical trials
    Terrance L Albrecht
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, 4100 John R St, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2666-73. 2008
    ..To investigate how communication among physicians, patients, and family/companions influences patients' decision making about participation in clinical trials...
  12. doi request reprint The social and learning environments experienced by underrepresented minority medical students: a narrative review
    Heather Orom
    Dr Orom is assistant professor, Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York Ms Semalulu is practice facilitator, Primary Care Research Institute, Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York Dr Underwood is associate professor, Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York
    Acad Med 88:1765-77. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc Race/ethnicity, psychological distress, and fruit/vegetable consumption. The nature of the distress-behavior relation differs by race/ethnicity
    Marc T Kiviniemi
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, 314 Kimball Tower, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Appetite 56:737-40. 2011
    ..We explored how the relation between psychological distress and fruit/vegetable consumption differed as a function of race/ethnicity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Family history of cancer: is it an accurate indicator of cancer risk in the immigrant population?
    Heather Orom
    Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Cancer 112:399-406. 2008
    ..Patients' self-reports of family history of cancer influence physician cancer screening recommendations. Little is known about rates of reporting a family history of cancer in the immigrant population...