Erika A Waters

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc "Don't know" responses to risk perception measures: implications for underserved populations
    Erika A Waters
    Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University Medical School, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Med Decis Making 33:271-81. 2013
  2. pmc Worry about cancer progression and low perceived social support: implications for quality of life among early-stage breast cancer patients
    Erika A Waters
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Behav Med 45:57-68. 2013
  3. pmc Use of tamoxifen and raloxifene for breast cancer chemoprevention in 2010
    Erika A Waters
    Department of Surgery Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8100, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 134:875-80. 2012
  4. pmc Correlates of unrealistic risk beliefs in a nationally representative sample
    Erika A Waters
    Department of Surgery Prevention and Control, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8100, 660 S Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Behav Med 34:225-35. 2011
  5. pmc Perceived risk, trust and health-related quality of life among cancer survivors
    Erika A Waters
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:91-7. 2010
  6. pmc Prevalence of tamoxifen use for breast cancer chemoprevention among U.S. women
    Erika A Waters
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Center for Cancer Training, Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:443-6. 2010
  7. pmc Food and Drug Administration evaluation and cigarette smoking risk perceptions
    Annette R Kaufman
    Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:766-76. 2011
  8. pmc Explanations for side effect aversion in preventive medical treatment decisions
    Erika A Waters
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Office of Preventive Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7365, USA
    Health Psychol 28:201-9. 2009
  9. pmc Requests for cancer prevention information: the cancer information service (2002-2006)
    Helen W Sullivan
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute NCI, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:16-22. 2010
  10. pmc What is my cancer risk? How internet-based cancer risk assessment tools communicate individualized risk estimates to the public: content analysis
    Erika A Waters
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7365, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e33. 2009

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc "Don't know" responses to risk perception measures: implications for underserved populations
    Erika A Waters
    Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University Medical School, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Med Decis Making 33:271-81. 2013
    ..However, some survey respondents may not know (or may not indicate) their risk perceptions. The scope of "don't know" (DK) responding is unknown...
  2. pmc Worry about cancer progression and low perceived social support: implications for quality of life among early-stage breast cancer patients
    Erika A Waters
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Behav Med 45:57-68. 2013
    ..Worry about cancer progression and perceived social support can affect cancer survivors' quality of life (QOL)...
  3. pmc Use of tamoxifen and raloxifene for breast cancer chemoprevention in 2010
    Erika A Waters
    Department of Surgery Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8100, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 134:875-80. 2012
    ..Multiple possible explanations for the low use exist, including lack of awareness and/or concern about side effects among primary care physicians and patients...
  4. pmc Correlates of unrealistic risk beliefs in a nationally representative sample
    Erika A Waters
    Department of Surgery Prevention and Control, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8100, 660 S Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Behav Med 34:225-35. 2011
    ..UO and UP are associated with different demographic, health, and behavioral characteristics. Population segments that are already vulnerable to negative health outcomes displayed more UP than less vulnerable populations...
  5. pmc Perceived risk, trust and health-related quality of life among cancer survivors
    Erika A Waters
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:91-7. 2010
    ..To design effective interventions that improve cancer survivors' health-related quality of life (HRQoL), it is necessary to understand how HRQoL is related to cancer cognitions and interpersonal/social factors...
  6. pmc Prevalence of tamoxifen use for breast cancer chemoprevention among U.S. women
    Erika A Waters
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Center for Cancer Training, Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:443-6. 2010
    ..Tamoxifen can reduce the risk of developing invasive estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer by 49%, but it is unknown how many women in the United States are taking tamoxifen for primary prevention of breast cancer...
  7. pmc Food and Drug Administration evaluation and cigarette smoking risk perceptions
    Annette R Kaufman
    Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:766-76. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between a belief about Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety evaluation of cigarettes and smoking risk perceptions...
  8. pmc Explanations for side effect aversion in preventive medical treatment decisions
    Erika A Waters
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Office of Preventive Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7365, USA
    Health Psychol 28:201-9. 2009
    ..One was derived from mental accounting, one examined the mere presence of a side effect, and one focused on computational difficulties...
  9. pmc Requests for cancer prevention information: the cancer information service (2002-2006)
    Helen W Sullivan
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute NCI, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:16-22. 2010
    ..Demographic characteristics were associated with patterns of change across time. Results suggest that efforts are needed to increase public awareness of cancer prevention, particularly among certain populations...
  10. pmc What is my cancer risk? How internet-based cancer risk assessment tools communicate individualized risk estimates to the public: content analysis
    Erika A Waters
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7365, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e33. 2009
    ..However, poorly communicated information on these websites may result in unintended adverse health outcomes...
  11. pmc Cancer prevention information-seeking among Hispanic and non-Hispanic users of the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service: trends in telephone and LiveHelp use
    Erika A Waters
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Health Commun 14:476-86. 2009
    ..When communicating cancer prevention information via multiple channels, it is important to consider differences in access to communication technologies and preferred communication channels among ethnic minority groups...