Resa M Jones
Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
- Is discussion of colorectal cancer screening options associated with heightened patient confusion?Resa M Jones
Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2821-5. 2010..We examined whether patients reported confusion about the options and whether confusion was associated with socio-demographic characteristics, number of options discussed, and adherence...
- Patient-reported barriers to colorectal cancer screening: a mixed-methods analysisResa M Jones
Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
Am J Prev Med 38:508-16. 2010..Prior research has quantified how often patients encounter these challenges but has generally not revealed their complex perspective and experience with barriers...
- The relative importance of patient-reported barriers to colorectal cancer screeningResa M Jones
Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0212, USA
Am J Prev Med 38:499-507. 2010..Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates are suboptimal. The most important barriers identified by patients are poorly understood. A comprehensive assessment of barriers to all recommended modalities is needed...
- Validity of four self-reported colorectal cancer screening modalities in a general population: differences over time and by intervention assignmentResa M Jones
Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:777-84. 2008..Those exposed to more intense interventions to modify screening behavior seemed more likely to overestimate their screening rates compared with those who were not exposed...
- The impact of family history of breast cancer and cancer death on women's mammography practices and beliefsKelly A Tracy
Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
Genet Med 10:621-5. 2008..To summarize the impact of a family history of breast cancer on mammography practices and beliefs...
- Mammography screening after risk-tailored messages: the women improving screening through education and risk assessment (WISER) randomized, controlled trialJoann Bodurtha
Human and Molecular Genetics, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:41-7. 2009..A randomized trial investigated the impact of risk-tailored messages on mammography in diverse women in the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System's gynecology clinics...
- Patient costs as a barrier to intensive health behavior counselingAlex H Krist
Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
Am J Prev Med 38:344-8. 2010..Although intensive health behavior counseling has been demonstrated to help patients lose weight and quit smoking, many payers offer limited coverage for such counseling...
- Patient weight counseling choices and outcomes following a primary care and community collaborative interventionDiane B Wilson
Department of Internal Medicine and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Patient Educ Couns 79:338-43. 2010..We tested a clinician-delivered intervention that utilized community resources for in-depth counseling for unhealthy behaviors including overweight...
- Colorectal cancer screening adherence in a general populationMark W Yeazel
Department of Family Practice and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, MMC 381, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:654-7. 2004..This article describes the self-reported colorectal cancer (CRC) screening adherence rates of adults, aged 50 years and older, living in five nonurban Minnesota counties...
- Tolerance for ambiguity could influence awareness of breast cancer genetic testing and inform health educationJohn M Quillin
Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0033, USA
Cancer Causes Control 19:1227-32. 2008..This exploratory study assessed relationships among education, tolerance for ambiguity, and genetic testing awareness in light of implications for cancer genetics education...
- Duration of an intervention's impact on perceived breast cancer riskJohn Martin Quillin
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0033, USA
Health Educ Behav 35:855-65. 2008..These findings could affect health behaviors, such as annual mammograms, which are influenced by perceived risk...
- Nourishing Our Understanding of Role Modeling to Improve Support and Health (NOURISH): design and methodsSuzanne E Mazzeo
Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, United States
Contemp Clin Trials 33:515-22. 2012..This study is designed explicitly to gather preliminary feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness data to inform a subsequent larger randomized controlled trial...
- Timing of repeat colonoscopy: disparity between guidelines and endoscopists' recommendationAlex H Krist
Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
Am J Prev Med 33:471-8. 2007..The study objective was to examine whether endoscopists' recommendations for repeat colonoscopy, as communicated to primary care clinicians after the procedure, adhered to published guidelines...
- Fruit and vegetable intake among rural youth following a school-based randomized controlled trialDiane Baer Wilson
Department of Internal Medicine and VCU Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1200 East Broad Street, P O Box 980306, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Prev Med 54:150-6. 2012..Data on F/V intake at baseline, immediate post intervention, and 1-year follow-up are presented...
- Avertable deaths associated with household income in VirginiaSteven H Woolf
VCU Center on Human Needs, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
Am J Public Health 100:750-5. 2010..We estimated how many deaths would be averted if the entire population of Virginia experienced the mortality rates of the 5 most affluent counties or cities...
- Recruiting diverse patients to a breast cancer risk communication trial--waiting rooms can improve accessJoann N Bodurtha
Department of Human Genetics, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 99:917-22. 2007....
- Spiritual coping, family history, and perceived risk for breast cancer--can we make sense of it?John M Quillin
Department of Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1101 E Marshall Street, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0033, USA
J Genet Couns 15:449-60. 2006..Results support further research in this area that could influence communication of risk information to cancer genetic counseling patients...
- A randomized trial of direct mailing of fecal occult blood tests to increase colorectal cancer screeningTimothy R Church
Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 96:770-80. 2004..We conducted a randomized trial consisting of direct mailing of FOBT kits to increase colorectal cancer screening among residents of Wright County, Minnesota, a community in which colorectal cancer screening was promoted...
- Project Northland: long-term outcomes of community action to reduce adolescent alcohol useCheryl L Perry
Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
Health Educ Res 17:117-32. 2002..There was no impact in Phase 2 on other student-level behavioral and psychosocial factors. Developmentally appropriate, multi-component, community-wide programs throughout adolescence appear to be needed to reduce alcohol use...