Susan T Vadaparampil

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of acculturation on awareness of genetic testing for increased cancer risk among Hispanics in the year 2000 National Health Interview Survey
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:618-23. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Physician exposure to and attitudes toward advertisements for genetic tests for inherited cancer susceptibility
    Susan Thomas Vadaparampil
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 135:41-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Measurement of psychological factors associated with genetic testing for hereditary breast, ovarian and colon cancers
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive LCS FOW, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Fam Cancer 4:195-206. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Oncology nurses' perceptions of barriers to discussion of fertility preservation with patients with cancer
    Lindsey King
    Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:467-76. 2008
  5. pmc Developing strategies for reducing cancer disparities via cross-institutional collaboration: outreach efforts for the partnership between the Ponce School of Medicine and the Moffitt Cancer Center
    Clement K Gwede
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:807-15. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Physician referral for fertility preservation in oncology patients: a national study of practice behaviors
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:5952-7. 2009
  7. pmc Cognitive and psychological impact of BRCA genetic counseling in before and after definitive surgery breast cancer patients
    Juliette Christie
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Population Science, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:4003-11. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Early onset breast cancer in a registry-based sample of African-american women: BRCA mutation prevalence, and other personal and system-level clinical characteristics
    Tuya Pal
    Division of Population Sciences, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Breast J 19:189-92. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Trends in clinical practice and nurses' attitudes about fertility preservation for pediatric patients with cancer
    Heather Clayton
    Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and Department of Community and Family Health in College of Public Health at University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:249-55. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Discussion of fertility preservation with newly diagnosed patients: oncologists' views
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:146-55. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Social Marketing and Cancer Genetics among Hispanics
    Susan Vadaparampil; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of acculturation on awareness of genetic testing for increased cancer risk among Hispanics in the year 2000 National Health Interview Survey
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:618-23. 2006
    ..These factors must be taken into account when informing individuals about the role of genetics in cancer risk and providing cancer genetic health services...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physician exposure to and attitudes toward advertisements for genetic tests for inherited cancer susceptibility
    Susan Thomas Vadaparampil
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 135:41-6. 2005
    ..At that time, one-quarter of the physicians considered advertisements to play an important role in their clinical decision making, suggesting attention to other sources of information and additional factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Measurement of psychological factors associated with genetic testing for hereditary breast, ovarian and colon cancers
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive LCS FOW, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Fam Cancer 4:195-206. 2005
    ..Our results show deficits in the existing body of literature on psychological factors associated with CGT including limited documentation of psychometrics and variability in instrumentation...
  4. doi request reprint Oncology nurses' perceptions of barriers to discussion of fertility preservation with patients with cancer
    Lindsey King
    Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:467-76. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Developing strategies for reducing cancer disparities via cross-institutional collaboration: outreach efforts for the partnership between the Ponce School of Medicine and the Moffitt Cancer Center
    Clement K Gwede
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:807-15. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Physician referral for fertility preservation in oncology patients: a national study of practice behaviors
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:5952-7. 2009
    ..This study examined the referral practices of oncologists in the United States...
  7. pmc Cognitive and psychological impact of BRCA genetic counseling in before and after definitive surgery breast cancer patients
    Juliette Christie
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Population Science, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:4003-11. 2012
    ..To examine changes in cancer-related knowledge, distress, and decisional conflict from pre- to post-genetic counseling (GC) in before (BDS) and after (ADS) definitive surgery breast cancer (BC) patients...
  8. doi request reprint Early onset breast cancer in a registry-based sample of African-american women: BRCA mutation prevalence, and other personal and system-level clinical characteristics
    Tuya Pal
    Division of Population Sciences, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Breast J 19:189-92. 2013
    ..Finally, the limited number of patients referred for genetic counseling prior to surgical treatment for breast cancer may represent a missed clinical opportunity to inform surgical decisions...
  9. doi request reprint Trends in clinical practice and nurses' attitudes about fertility preservation for pediatric patients with cancer
    Heather Clayton
    Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and Department of Community and Family Health in College of Public Health at University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:249-55. 2008
    ..To examine trends in fertility preservation attitudes and behaviors of pediatric oncology nurses and evaluate their awareness of fertility preservation guidelines published in June 2006 by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)...
  10. doi request reprint Discussion of fertility preservation with newly diagnosed patients: oncologists' views
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:146-55. 2007
    ..This qualitative study sought to identify current physician FP communication practices and determine factors that may impact communication efforts regarding FP...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with preimplantation genetic diagnosis acceptance among women concerned about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Division of Population Sciences, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Genet Med 11:757-65. 2009
    ..To assess sociodemographic, clinical, awareness, and attitudinal factors associated with acceptance of preimplantation genetic diagnosis among women concerned about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of physicians' personal discomfort and patient prognosis on discussion of fertility preservation with young cancer patients
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MRC CANCONT, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:338-43. 2009
    ..This study sought to determine if physician's personal discomfort with the topic of FP and a patient's prognosis would have an impact on the likelihood of discussing FP with cancer patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Educational needs and preferred methods of learning among Florida practitioners who order genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
    Deborah Cragun
    Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:690-7. 2013
    ..These results can be used to enhance participation of community-based providers in educational training programs by targeting educational resources to the most preferred format...
  14. pmc A statewide survey of practitioners to assess knowledge and clinical practices regarding hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
    Tuya Pal
    Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive MRC CANCONT, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 17:367-75. 2013
    ..This study describes practitioner knowledge and practices related to BRCA testing and management and explores how training may contribute to practice patterns...
  15. pmc A pilot study of hereditary breast and ovarian knowledge among a multiethnic group of Hispanic women with a personal or family history of cancer
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 14:99-106. 2010
    ..To examine knowledge about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) among Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Cuban women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Oncologists' use of patient educational materials about cancer and fertility preservation
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Department of Oncologic Science, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Psychooncology 21:1244-9. 2012
    ..This study sought to determine the prevalence of distribution of fertility preservation (FP) materials, source of the materials, and providers' perceived relevance of the materials among a sample of US oncologists...
  17. pmc A pilot study to examine patient awareness and provider discussion of the impact of cancer treatment on fertility in a registry-based sample of African American women with breast cancer
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Department of Oncologic Science, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:2559-64. 2012
    ..e., ‚ȧage 40), little is known about patient awareness of or provider discussion related to fertility in this group. We examined African American women's awareness of the possible impact of cancer treatment on fertility...
  18. doi request reprint Satisfaction with physician recommendation for and information about genetic counseling among breast cancer patients
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Breast J 17:79-82. 2011
    ..From a clinical perspective, the optimal time for attending GC may be BDS. Nevertheless, breast cancer patients appear satisfied with physician recommendation of and information related to GC, regardless of when they attend...
  19. pmc Do Florida Medicaid providers' barriers to HPV vaccination vary based on VFC program participation?
    Teri L Malo
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:609-15. 2013
    ..Increasing participation in the VFC program may decrease physicians' cost-related barriers, which may increase the number of children vaccinated on time according to the recommended schedule...
  20. pmc A national survey about human papillomavirus vaccination: what we didn't ask, but physicians wanted us to know
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 25:254-8. 2012
    ..Qualitative analyses of free text physician responses may offer a more complete and physician-driven description of influences on human papillomavirus vaccine recommendation...
  21. pmc Colorectal cancer survivors' interest in genetic testing for hereditary cancer: implications for universal tumor screening
    Deborah Cragun
    Department of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 16:493-9. 2012
    ..This study explores interest in genetic testing for hereditary CRC among CRC patients who have never received genetic counseling or testing...
  22. ncbi request reprint Developing a referral system for fertility preservation among patients with newly diagnosed cancer
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 9:1219-25. 2011
    ..Through referring and providing patient information, this referral system allows oncologists to fulfill their obligation and make informed decisions about fertility preservation, thereby improving the full cancer care continuum...
  23. doi request reprint Conflict between values and technology: perceptions of preimplantation genetic diagnosis among women at increased risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MRC CANCONT, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Fam Cancer 8:441-9. 2009
    ..Further research is needed to determine how this population would like this information presented to them and how best to instruct health care professionals to present this topic to women who do not know to ask about it...
  24. doi request reprint High risk men's perceptions of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:2543-50. 2010
    ..This study sought to explore perceptions and attitudes towards PGD among males who either carry a BRCA mutation or have a partner or first degree relative with a BRCA mutation...
  25. pmc Perceptions of colorectal cancer among three ethnic subgroups of US blacks: a qualitative study
    Clement K Gwede
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Division of Population Sciences, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 103:669-80. 2011
    ..The study has important implications for the design of educational materials and targeted interventions for diverse groups of US blacks...
  26. pmc Qualitative responses to a national physician survey on HPV vaccination
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Oncologic Science, Tampa, FL 33612, United States
    Vaccine 31:2267-72. 2013
    ..A secondary objective was to investigate comments specific to male HPV vaccination, which was FDA approved after the first survey was completed...
  27. doi request reprint Physicians' undecided attitudes toward posthumous reproduction: fertility preservation in cancer patients with a poor prognosis
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Support Oncol 10:160-5. 2012
    ..In a national study of US oncologists, we examined attitudes toward the use of fertility preservation among patients with a poor prognosis, focusing on attitudes toward posthumous reproduction...
  28. doi request reprint High-risk consumers' perceptions of preimplantation genetic diagnosis for hereditary cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Genet Med 14:191-200. 2012
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  29. pmc Enhancing oncology health care provider's sensitivity to cultural communication to reduce cancer disparities: a pilot study
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MRC CANCONT, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:322-5. 2011
    ..Findings from a pre-post test indicate an overall positive response to the workshop. Results from this study can help inform future efforts to enhance cultural competency among health providers...
  30. doi request reprint Fertility preservation and adolescent/young adult cancer patients: physician communication challenges
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Oncologic Sciences, Tampa, Florida 33647, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:394-400. 2009
    ..This paper provides a preliminary exploration into the barriers experienced by physicians in discussing cancer related fertility issues with patients aged 12-18...
  31. doi request reprint BRCA carriers' thoughts on risk management in relation to preimplantation genetic diagnosis and childbearing: when too many choices are just as difficult as none
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Division of Population Sciences, Moffitt Cancer Center, Department of Oncologic Science, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:2473-5. 2010
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Frozen hope: fertility preservation for women with cancer
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Moffitt Cancer Center USF Health Outcomes, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MRC CANCONT, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 55:175-80. 2010
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  33. pmc Awareness, perceptions, and provider recommendation related to genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer risk among at-risk Hispanic women: similarities and variations by sub-ethnicity
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Department of Oncologic Sciences, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Genet Couns 19:618-29. 2010
    ..This study provides important preliminary information about areas related to HBOC that require additional education in the Hispanic community as a whole and by sub-ethnicity...
  34. ncbi request reprint Experiences of genetic counseling for BRCA1/2 among recently diagnosed breast cancer patients: a qualitative inquiry
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    College of Medicine, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 26:33-52. 2008
    ..Thus, many women felt the information provided during GC had little utility with respect to their current breast cancer diagnosis...
  35. doi request reprint Development of a brochure for increasing awareness of inherited breast cancer in black women
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 15:59-67. 2011
    ..Further, the complexity of our subject matter (i.e., inherited breast and ovarian cancer) underscores the importance of using inviting visuals and personal vignettes, while maintaining a simple and clear message...
  36. pmc Making it work: health care provider perspectives on strategies to increase colorectal cancer screening in federally qualified health centers
    Clement K Gwede
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL, 33612, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:777-83. 2013
    ..Findings readily inform the design of educational materials and interventions to increase CRCS in FQHCs. ..
  37. doi request reprint More research, more responsibility: the expansion of duty to warn in cancer patients considering fertility preservation
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, and Department of Oncologic Science, College of Medicine, Department of Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:98-102. 2013
    ..It is important to continue the advancement of fertility preservation not only in the scientific milieu, but also in addressing a patient's preparedness for long-term decision making. ..
  38. pmc Human papillomavirus vaccine administration among medicaid providers who consistently recommended vaccination
    Teri L Malo
    From the Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, College of Medicine, and the Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD Cancer Epidemiology Program and Center for Infection Research in Cancer, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL and Department of Oncologic Science, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
    Sex Transm Dis 41:24-8. 2014
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  39. pmc Physicians' human papillomavirus vaccine recommendations, 2009 and 2011
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Tampa, Florida Center for Infection Research in Cancer, Tampa, Florida Department of Oncologic Sciences, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:80-4. 2014
    ..Physician recommendation is a key predictor of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine uptake. Understanding factors associated with recommendation is important for efforts to increase current suboptimal vaccine uptake...
  40. pmc Genetic risk assessments in individuals at high risk for inherited breast cancer in the breast oncology care setting
    Tuya Pal
    Population Sciences Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Control 19:255-66. 2012
    ..Knowledge about the risk for hereditary cancer at or as close as possible to the time of diagnosis allows patients access to the most risk reduction options available...
  41. pmc Provider factors associated with disparities in human papillomavirus vaccination among low-income 9- to 17-year-old girls
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer 119:621-8. 2013
    ..This study evaluated provider characteristics associated with HPV vaccination among 9- to 17-year-old female Medicaid enrollees...
  42. pmc Missed clinical opportunities: provider recommendations for HPV vaccination for 11-12 year old girls are limited
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Vaccine 29:8634-41. 2011
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  43. pmc Preferences for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer information among Mexican, Cuban and Puerto Rican women at risk
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Department of Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA
    Public Health Genomics 14:248-58. 2011
    ..Little is known about the preferences of at-risk Hispanic women to gain information on hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Institutional availability of fertility preservation
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, College of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:302-5. 2008
  45. doi request reprint Recall of and reactions to a surgeon referral letter for BRCA genetic counseling among high-risk breast cancer patients
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1973-81. 2009
    ..This qualitative study examined the impact of a surgeon referral letter on recently diagnosed breast cancer patients' uptake of BRCA GC...
  46. pmc Strategies for assessing community challenges and strengths for cancer disparities participatory research and outreach
    Clement K Gwede
    Moffitt Cancer Center and University of South Florida, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:876-87. 2010
    ..The TBCCN is one of 25 programs nationwide addressing cancer disparities through sustainable community-based participatory research, outreach, and screening activities...
  47. pmc Prevalence of cancer visits by physician specialty, 1997-2006
    Benjamin M Craig
    Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MRC CANCONT, Tampa, FL 33612 9416, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:548-55. 2010
    ..Thus, when trying to contact cancer patients or their physicians, health administrators, researchers, and practitioners should consider targeting general surgeons and primary care physicians in addition to hem/onc specialists...
  48. doi request reprint Knowledge about hereditary colorectal cancer among colorectal cancer survivors
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Moffitt Cancer Center, MRC CANCONT, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 14:603-9. 2010
    ..Seven items (with potential responses of yes/no/don't know) assessed patients' knowledge. A t-test was conducted to compare composite knowledge among individuals at increased risk for CRC to those who were not at increased risk...
  49. pmc Exploring disparities and variability in perceptions and self-reported colorectal cancer screening among three ethnic subgroups of U. S. Blacks
    Clement K Gwede
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:581-91. 2010
    ..To explore perceptions of colorectal cancer (CRC) and self-reported CRC screening behaviors among ethnic subgroups of U. S. blacks...
  50. pmc Incidence of colorectal cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: results from a follow-up study
    C M Phelan
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Br J Cancer 110:530-4. 2014
    ..The BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes confer increased susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer and to a spectrum of other cancers. There is controversy regarding the risk of colorectal cancer conferred by germline mutations in these two genes...
  51. pmc Reproductive health in the adolescent and young adult cancer patient: an innovative training program for oncology nurses
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:197-208. 2013
    ..The resulting 10-week curriculum contains a broad-based approach to reproductive health communication aimed at creating individual- and practice-level change...
  52. doi request reprint Important considerations for recruiting women to cancer genetics studies in Puerto Rico
    Euna M August
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Cancer Educ 27:105-11. 2012
    ..These recommendations can inform the design of cancer research projects and interventions targeting the Puerto Rican population...
  53. pmc Initial efforts in community engagement with health care providers: perceptions of barriers to care for cancer patients in Puerto Rico
    VANI N SIMMONS
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida, USA
    P R Health Sci J 30:28-34. 2011
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  54. doi request reprint State laws and regulations addressing third-party reimbursement for infertility treatment: implications for cancer survivors
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Moffitt Cancer Center, Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Tampa, Florida University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:72-8. 2011
    ..To examine codified state policies related to infertility and assess their implications for cancer patients. Lack of insurance is often identified as a barrier to use of fertility preservation (FP) services...
  55. pmc HPV vaccine information-seeking behaviors among US physicians: government, media, or colleagues?
    Shalanda A Bynum
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612 9416, USA
    Vaccine 29:5090-3. 2011
    ..05). There is a need for targeted HPV vaccine communication approaches based on sociodemographic and physician specialty characteristics...
  56. pmc Sensitivity of self-report mammography use in older women
    Benjamin M Craig
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612 9416, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:441-4. 2009
    ..Recent survey evidence indicates a decline in mammography use among older women...
  57. doi request reprint The role of radiation oncologists and discussion of fertility preservation in young cancer patients
    Clement K Gwede
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, MRC CANCONT, Tampa, Florida Department of Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
    Pract Radiat Oncol 2:242-7. 2012
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  58. pmc Do Breast Cancer Patients Tested in the Oncology Care Setting Share BRCA Mutation Results with Family Members and Health Care Providers?
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Cancer Epidemiol 2012:498062. 2012
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  59. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician communication barriers regarding fertility preservation among newly diagnosed cancer patients
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:784-9. 2008
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  60. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting prostate specific antigen testing among first-degree relatives of prostate cancer patients
    Susan Thomas Vadaparampil
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MOD3, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:753-8. 2004
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  61. pmc Updating and refining a study brochure for a cancer registry-based study of BRCA mutations among young African American breast cancer patients: lessons learned
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MRC CANCONT, Tampa, FL, 33612, USA
    J Community Genet 1:63-71. 2010
    ..This approach can be readily adapted to develop study recruitment materials for individuals from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds...
  62. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis of psychological and activity-based interventions for cancer-related fatigue
    Paul B Jacobsen
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Moffitt Cancer Center and University of South Florida, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa FL 33612, USA
    Health Psychol 26:660-7. 2007
    ..Fatigue is among the most common and distressing symptoms experienced by cancer patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Pediatric oncology nurses' attitudes related to discussing fertility preservation with pediatric cancer patients and their families
    Susan T Vadaparampil
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:255-63. 2007
    ..Therefore, with appropriate intervention, nurses may play a key role in facilitating discussions regarding FP with patients and families...
  64. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial aspects of genetic counseling and testing
    Susan Thomas Vadaparampil
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Tampa, FL, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 20:186-95. 2004
    ..To highlight areas where persons who undergo BRCA1/2 mutation testing may benefit from psychosocial or behavioral support and intervention...
  65. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral impact of genetic counseling and testing
    Susan Thomas Vadaparampil
    Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Breast Dis 27:97-108. 2006
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  66. ncbi request reprint Awareness of genetic testing for increased cancer risk in the year 2000 National Health Interview Survey
    Louise Wideroff
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Community Genet 6:147-56. 2003
    ..This study explores factors associated with differential awareness of genetic tests for increased cancer risk in the US...
  67. ncbi request reprint Preventive health behaviors and familial breast cancer
    Lisa Madlensky
    University of California San Diego Cancer Center, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2340-5. 2005
    ..To examine medical and lifestyle preventive behaviors among women with varying levels of familial breast cancer risk...

Research Grants2

  1. Social Marketing and Cancer Genetics among Hispanics
    Susan Vadaparampil; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....