Darren Mays

Summary

Affiliation: Georgetown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi The Effects of Brief Waterpipe Tobacco Use Harm and Addiction Education Messages Among Young Adult Waterpipe Tobacco Users
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:777-84. 2016
  2. doi The Impact of Health Warning Labels for Swedish Snus Advertisements on Young Adults' Snus Perceptions and Behavioral Intentions
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:1371-5. 2016
  3. pmc Support for indoor tanning policies among young adult women who indoor tan
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Transl Behav Med 6:613-621. 2016
  4. pmc Framing Pictorial Cigarette Warning Labels to Motivate Young Smokers to Quit
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res 17:769-75. 2015
  5. pmc Parental smoking exposure and adolescent smoking trajectories
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    Pediatrics 133:983-91. 2014
  6. pmc Patterns and correlates of multiple risk factors for adult-onset cancer among adolescents(1)
    Darren Mays
    Division of Health Outcomes and Health Behaviors, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Child Health Care 16:250-62. 2012
  7. pmc Correlates of adherence to a telephone-based multiple health behavior change cancer preventive intervention for teens: the Healthy for Life Program (HELP)
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:18-26. 2012
  8. pmc Validation of a milk consumption stage of change algorithm among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:464-8. 2012
  9. pmc Exposure to peers who smoke moderates the association between sports participation and cigarette smoking behavior among non-white adolescents
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Addict Behav 37:1114-21. 2012
  10. doi Cigarette smoking among adolescents with type 1 diabetes: strategies for behavioral prevention and intervention
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 26:148-53. 2012

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi The Effects of Brief Waterpipe Tobacco Use Harm and Addiction Education Messages Among Young Adult Waterpipe Tobacco Users
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:777-84. 2016
    ..This study investigated the immediate effects of brief education messages delivered online about harms and addictiveness of waterpipe tobacco use among young adult waterpipe users aged 18 to 30 years...
  2. doi The Impact of Health Warning Labels for Swedish Snus Advertisements on Young Adults' Snus Perceptions and Behavioral Intentions
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:1371-5. 2016
    ..This study examined the impact of warning labels conveying the potential harms and addictiveness of Swedish snus and the potential-reduced harms of Swedish snus among young adult nonsmokers and smokers...
  3. pmc Support for indoor tanning policies among young adult women who indoor tan
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Transl Behav Med 6:613-621. 2016
    ..g., increasing the minimum age to 21) should be investigated to inform future steps to reduce indoor tanning and the associated health risks...
  4. pmc Framing Pictorial Cigarette Warning Labels to Motivate Young Smokers to Quit
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res 17:769-75. 2015
    ..This study investigated the impact of warning label message framing on young smokers' motivation to quit, examining cessation self-efficacy, and perceived risks as moderators of message framing impact...
  5. pmc Parental smoking exposure and adolescent smoking trajectories
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    Pediatrics 133:983-91. 2014
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  6. pmc Patterns and correlates of multiple risk factors for adult-onset cancer among adolescents(1)
    Darren Mays
    Division of Health Outcomes and Health Behaviors, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Child Health Care 16:250-62. 2012
    ..05) associated with MCRFs. Multiple health behavior change interventions are needed to prevent accumulation of risk factors as youth mature. Self-efficacy may be an important target for prevention interventions...
  7. pmc Correlates of adherence to a telephone-based multiple health behavior change cancer preventive intervention for teens: the Healthy for Life Program (HELP)
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:18-26. 2012
    ..After adjusting for age, teens with poorer session engagement (e.g., less cooperative) completed fewer sessions (B = -1.97, p = .003, R (2) = .24). Implications for adolescent cancer prevention research are discussed...
  8. pmc Validation of a milk consumption stage of change algorithm among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:464-8. 2012
    ..To assess the construct validity of a milk consumption Stages of Change (SOC) algorithm among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer ages 11 to 21 years (n = 75)...
  9. pmc Exposure to peers who smoke moderates the association between sports participation and cigarette smoking behavior among non-white adolescents
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Addict Behav 37:1114-21. 2012
    ..Interventions incorporating sports to prevent smoking should consider these racial/ethnic differences to address disparities in smoking-related disease...
  10. doi Cigarette smoking among adolescents with type 1 diabetes: strategies for behavioral prevention and intervention
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 26:148-53. 2012
    ..Empirical research is also needed to inform the development and deployment of healthcare-based interventions and maximize their impact within this population...
  11. pmc Improving short-term sun safety practices among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer: a randomized controlled efficacy trial
    Darren Mays
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:247-54. 2011
    ..Skin cancer is one of the most common secondary neoplasms among childhood cancer survivors. However, little evidence exists for effective interventions to promote sun safety behaviors within this population...
  12. ncbi Sports participation and alcohol use among adolescents: the impact of measurement and other research design elements
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 4:98-109. 2011
    ..We reviewed the evidence regarding sports participation and alcohol use among adolescents, with a focus on examining the potential impact of research design elements on this evidence...
  13. pmc Efficacy of the Survivor Health and Resilience Education (SHARE) program to improve bone health behaviors among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer
    Darren Mays
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3300 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Behav Med 42:91-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of the Survivor Health and Resilience Education Program intervention--a manualized, behavioral intervention focusing on bone health behaviors among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer...
  14. pmc Decisional outcomes of maternal disclosure of BRCA1/2 genetic test results to children
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1260-6. 2013
    ..Although BRCA1/2 genetic testing is discouraged in minors, mothers may disclose their own results to their children. Factors affecting patients' disclosure decisions and patient outcomes of disclosure are largely unknown...
  15. pmc Women's concerns about the emotional impact of awareness of heritable breast cancer risk and its implications for their children
    Suzanne C O'Neill
    Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, 3300 Whitehaven Street, NW, Suite 4100, Washington, DC, 20007, USA
    J Community Genet 6:55-62. 2015
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  16. pmc Distress and the parenting dynamic among BRCA1/2 tested mothers and their partners
    Darren Mays
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center
    Health Psychol 33:765-73. 2014
    ..To investigate the influence of dyadic parenting relationships on psychological distress among mothers tested for BRCA1/2 genetic mutations and their untested partners...
  17. pmc Parenting through genetic uncertainty: themes in the disclosure of breast cancer risk information to children
    McKane E Sharff
    Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 16:376-82. 2012
    ..Among mothers undergoing BRCA1/2 testing and their spouses/partners, this study sought to examine decision support needs and motivations for family communication of genetic risk information to asymptomatic children...
  18. pmc Medical mistrust influences black women's level of engagement in BRCA 1/2 genetic counseling and testing
    Vanessa B Sheppard
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 105:17-22. 2013
    ..The impact of medical mistrust on the realization of the benefits of personalized medicine in minority populations should be further examined in future studies...
  19. pmc Outcomes of a systems-level intervention offering breast cancer risk assessments to low-income underserved women
    Darren Mays
    Division of Health Outcomes and Health Behaviors, Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3300 Whitehaven Street, NW, Suite 4100, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Fam Cancer 11:493-502. 2012
    ..More intensive patient navigation addressing the unique barriers encountered within this population may be required to enhance utilization...
  20. pmc Influences of tobacco advertising exposure and conduct problems on smoking behaviors among adolescent males and females
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:855-63. 2014
    ..We investigated the associations between gender, conduct problems, and lifetime smoking and adolescents' exposure to tobacco advertising, and we examined prospective relationships with smoking behaviors...
  21. pmc The influence of framed messages and self-affirmation on indoor tanning behavioral intentions in 18- to 30-year-old women
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Health Psychol 35:123-30. 2016
    ..To investigate the effects of gain- and loss-framed indoor tanning (IT) prevention messages among young adult women, and examine the potential moderating effect of self-affirmation...
  22. pmc Cigarette packaging and health warnings: the impact of plain packaging and message framing on young smokers
    Darren Mays
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Tob Control 24:e87-92. 2015
    ..This study examined the impact of pictorial cigarette-warning labels, warning-label message framing and plain cigarette packaging, on young adult smokers' motivation to quit...
  23. pmc Correlates of Sun Safety Practices in a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Sample of Adolescents: Implications for Skin Cancer Prevention Interventions
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC
    Pediatr Dermatol 32:e288-90. 2015
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  24. pmc An experimental study of the effects of electronic cigarette warnings on young adult nonsmokers' perceptions and behavioral intentions
    Darren Mays
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, 3300 Whitehaven St NW Suite 4100, Washington DC, 20007 USA
    Tob Induc Dis 14:17. 2016
    ..This study examined the effects of e-cigarette warnings on perceptions of e-cigarettes and cigarettes and other cognitive precursors to tobacco use among young adult non-smokers...
  25. doi Public health benefits from pictorial health warnings on US cigarette packs: a SimSmoke simulation
    David T Levy
    Department of Oncology, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Tob Control . 2016
    ..Tobacco industry litigation blocked implementation of a 2011 Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) rule requiring large PWLs. To inform FDA action on PWLs, this study provides research-based estimates of their public health impacts...
  26. pmc Smoking-related deaths averted due to three years of policy progress
    David T Levy
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, 3300 Whitehaven Street NW, Suite 4100, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 91:509-18. 2013
    ..To evaluate the global impact of adopting highest-level MPOWER tobacco control policies in different countries and territories from 2007 to 2010...
  27. pmc Young Adult Smokers' Neural Response to Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels
    Adam E Green
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
    Addict Behav Rep 3:28-32. 2016
    ..The study examined young adult smokers' neural response to graphic warning labels (GWLs) on cigarette packs using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)...
  28. pmc Survey on Addressing the Information and Support Needs of Jewish Women at Increased Risk for or Diagnosed with Breast Cancer: The Sharsheret Experience
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Division of Population Sciences, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Healthcare (Basel) 3:324-37. 2015
    ..These data suggest that culturally-relevant information and support services for Jewish women could be scaled-up for larger dissemination to meet the anticipated needs in this special population. ..
  29. ncbi The Effect of Tobacco Control Policies on US Smokeless Tobacco Use: A Structured Review
    David T Levy
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
    Nicotine Tob Res . 2016
    ..While the focus has been mostly on cigarette-oriented policies, it is important to gauge the effects of policies targeting other products. We review and critique the literature on how policies affect smokeless tobacco (ST)...
  30. doi Seven years of progress in tobacco control: an evaluation of the effect of nations meeting the highest level MPOWER measures between 2007 and 2014
    David T Levy
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Tob Control . 2016
    ..We estimated the subsequent reduction in smoking-related deaths from all new highest level measures adopted between 2007 and 2014...
  31. pmc Framing Indoor Tanning Warning Messages to Reduce Skin Cancer Risks Among Young Women: Implications for Research and Policy
    Darren Mays
    Darren Mays and Kenneth P Tercyak are with the Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, and Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC
    Am J Public Health 105:e70-6. 2015
    ..We investigated the impact of indoor tanning device warnings that communicate the risks associated with indoor tanning (i.e., loss framed) or the benefits of avoiding indoor tanning (i.e., gain framed)...
  32. pmc Psychometric properties of the Pediatric Testing Attitudes Scale-Diabetes (P-TAS-D) for parents of children undergoing predictive risk screening
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 14:602-10. 2013
    ..Examine the factor structure, reliability, and validity of the Pediatric Testing Attitudes Scale-Diabetes (P-TAS-D), a measure of parental attitudes about predictive risk screening for type 1 diabetes in children...
  33. pmc Results of an online community needs assessment for psychoeducational interventions among partners of hereditary breast cancer previvors and survivors
    Kenneth P Tercyak
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, United States
    J Med Internet Res 14:e15. 2012
    ..Yet, little is known about partners' needs for psychoeducational intervention to enhance their cancer risk knowledge, coping, and support role functioning...