Karen M Mustian

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A pilot study to assess the influence of tai chi chuan on functional capacity among breast cancer survivors
    Karen M Mustian
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Behavioral Medicine Unit, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Support Oncol 4:139-45. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrative nonpharmacologic behavioral interventions for the management of cancer-related fatigue
    Karen M Mustian
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Oncologist 12:52-67. 2007
  3. pmc A 4-week home-based aerobic and resistance exercise program during radiation therapy: a pilot randomized clinical trial
    Karen M Mustian
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Behavior Medicine Unit, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Support Oncol 7:158-67. 2009
  4. pmc Tai Chi Chuan for breast cancer survivors
    Karen M Mustian
    Behavioral Medicine Unit, Department of Radiation Oncology, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Med Sport Sci 52:209-17. 2008
  5. pmc Exercise for the management of side effects and quality of life among cancer survivors
    Karen M Mustian
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Rochester, NY, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 8:325-30. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Exercise and side effects among 749 patients during and after treatment for cancer: a University of Rochester Cancer Center Community Clinical Oncology Program Study
    Karen M Mustian
    Behavioral Medicine Unit, Department of Radiation Oncology, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Box 704, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:732-41. 2006
  7. pmc Polarity Therapy for cancer-related fatigue in patients with breast cancer receiving radiation therapy: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Karen M Mustian
    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 10:27-37. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi Chuan, health-related quality of life and self-esteem: a randomized trial with breast cancer survivors
    Karen M Mustian
    Behavioral Medicine Unit, Department of Radiation Oncology, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Support Care Cancer 12:871-6. 2004
  9. pmc Health-related quality of life and biomarkers in breast cancer survivors participating in tai chi chuan
    Lisa K Sprod
    James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:146-54. 2012
  10. pmc Bone health issues in breast cancer survivors: a Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) study
    Luke J Peppone
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA
    Support Care Cancer 22:245-51. 2014

Research Grants

  1. Polarity Therapy for Cancer-Related Fatigue
    Karen Mustian; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint A pilot study to assess the influence of tai chi chuan on functional capacity among breast cancer survivors
    Karen M Mustian
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Behavioral Medicine Unit, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Support Oncol 4:139-45. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrative nonpharmacologic behavioral interventions for the management of cancer-related fatigue
    Karen M Mustian
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Oncologist 12:52-67. 2007
    ..Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest is found at the end of this article...
  3. pmc A 4-week home-based aerobic and resistance exercise program during radiation therapy: a pilot randomized clinical trial
    Karen M Mustian
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Behavior Medicine Unit, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Support Oncol 7:158-67. 2009
    ..Results of this pilot study provide positive preliminary evidence that exercise during radiation may be beneficial for cancer patients...
  4. pmc Tai Chi Chuan for breast cancer survivors
    Karen M Mustian
    Behavioral Medicine Unit, Department of Radiation Oncology, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Med Sport Sci 52:209-17. 2008
    ..Women who completed treatment for breast cancer were randomized to receive TCC or psychosocial support therapy for 12 weeks (60 min; three times weekly)...
  5. pmc Exercise for the management of side effects and quality of life among cancer survivors
    Karen M Mustian
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Rochester, NY, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 8:325-30. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Exercise and side effects among 749 patients during and after treatment for cancer: a University of Rochester Cancer Center Community Clinical Oncology Program Study
    Karen M Mustian
    Behavioral Medicine Unit, Department of Radiation Oncology, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Box 704, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:732-41. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc Polarity Therapy for cancer-related fatigue in patients with breast cancer receiving radiation therapy: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Karen M Mustian
    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 10:27-37. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi Chuan, health-related quality of life and self-esteem: a randomized trial with breast cancer survivors
    Karen M Mustian
    Behavioral Medicine Unit, Department of Radiation Oncology, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Support Care Cancer 12:871-6. 2004
    ..We sought to compare the efficacy of Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) and psychosocial support (PST) for improving HRQL and self-esteem among breast cancer survivors...
  9. pmc Health-related quality of life and biomarkers in breast cancer survivors participating in tai chi chuan
    Lisa K Sprod
    James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:146-54. 2012
    ..Breast cancer survivors experience diminished health-related quality of life (HRQOL). We report on the influence of tai chi chuan exercise (TCC) on HRQOL and explore associations between changes in HRQOL and biomarkers...
  10. pmc Bone health issues in breast cancer survivors: a Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) study
    Luke J Peppone
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA
    Support Care Cancer 22:245-51. 2014
    ....
  11. pmc Multicenter, randomized controlled trial of yoga for sleep quality among cancer survivors
    Karen M Mustian
    Karen M Mustian, Lisa K Sprod, Michelle Janelsins, Luke J Peppone, Kavita Chandwani, Charles Heckler, and Gary R Morrow, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY Oxana G Palesh, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Pavan S Reddy, Wichita Community Clinical Oncology Program CCOP, Wichita, KS and Marianne K Melnik, Grand Rapids CCOP, Grand Rapids, MI
    J Clin Oncol 31:3233-41. 2013
    ....
  12. pmc Differential expression of cytokines in breast cancer patients receiving different chemotherapies: implications for cognitive impairment research
    MICHELLE C JANELSINS
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:831-9. 2012
    ....
  13. pmc Effects of Tai Chi Chuan on insulin and cytokine levels in a randomized controlled pilot study on breast cancer survivors
    MICHELLE C JANELSINS
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, NY 14642, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 11:161-70. 2011
    ..Despite knowing the beneficial effects of conventional exercise interventions on these mediators, little is known about the physiologic effects of TCC on these pathways in breast cancer survivors...
  14. pmc Effects of a structured weight-bearing exercise program on bone metabolism among breast cancer survivors: a feasibility trial
    Luke J Peppone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 10:224-9. 2010
    ..This pilot study compared the influence of TCC with that of standard support therapy (ST; exercise control) on BL biomarkers among breast cancer survivors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Biobehavioral factors in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
    Joseph A Roscoe
    Cancer Control Program, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2:501-8. 2004
    ....
  16. pmc The effect of cigarette smoking on cancer treatment-related side effects
    Luke J Peppone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Oncologist 16:1784-92. 2011
    ..This study examines the influence of cigarette smoking on side effects among 947 cancer patients during and 6 months following treatment...
  17. pmc Prevalence, demographics, and psychological associations of sleep disruption in patients with cancer: University of Rochester Cancer Center-Community Clinical Oncology Program
    Oxana G Palesh
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704, Rochester, New York, NY 14642, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:292-8. 2010
    ..Sleep disruption is prevalent in patients with cancer and survivors, but the prevalence of insomnia, a distressing sleep disorder, in these populations has yet to be determined in large-scale studies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of paroxetine hydrochloride (Paxil) on fatigue and depression in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy
    Joseph A Roscoe
    University of Rochester Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 704, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 89:243-9. 2005
    ..It commonly co-exists with depression in patients undergoing chemotherapy, suggesting that administration of an antidepressant that alleviates symptoms of depression could also reduce fatigue...
  19. pmc Interventions to Alleviate Symptoms Related to Breast Cancer Treatments and Areas of Needed Research
    MICHELLE C JANELSINS
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, USA
    J Cancer Sci Ther . 2011
    ..Additionally, clinical perspectives on symptom management and recommendations for areas of needed research are provided...
  20. ncbi request reprint Nausea and disturbed sleep as predictors of cancer-related fatigue in breast cancer patients: a multicenter NCORP study
    Anita R Peoples
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, 265 Crittenden Blvd, CU 420658, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA
    Support Care Cancer . 2016
    ..The objectives of this study were to examine the prevalence, severity, and potential predictors for the early onset of CRF after chemotherapy cycle 1 in breast cancer patients...
  21. pmc Exercise and Cancer Treatment Symptoms in 408 Newly Diagnosed Older Cancer Patients
    Lisa K Sprod
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York
    J Geriatr Oncol 3:90-97. 2012
    ..Exercise during these times is associated with less severe symptoms; further clinical research examining the efficacy of formal exercise interventions to reduce symptoms and improve SRH in older cancer patients is needed...
  22. pmc Hot flashes severity, complementary and alternative medicine use, and self-rated health in women with breast cancer
    Kavita D Chandwani
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY Electronic address
    Explore (NY) 10:241-7. 2014
    ..Complementary and alternative medicine is commonly used by cancer patients. However, information on the association of hot flashes severity with such use and self-rated health is lacking...
  23. pmc Getting patients to exercise more: a systematic review of underserved populations
    Jennifer K Carroll
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Family Medicine Research Programs, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Fam Pract 57:170-6, E1-3, 1 p following E3. 2008
  24. pmc The effect of various vitamin D supplementation regimens in breast cancer patients
    Luke J Peppone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 127:171-7. 2011
    ..Clinicians should carefully consider vitamin D supplementation regimens when treating vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency in breast cancer patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine use in cancer patients during treatment
    Jennifer S Yates
    James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Support Care Cancer 13:806-11. 2005
    ..To assess complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies being utilized by cancer patients during treatment and communication about CAM usage between the patient and physician...
  26. doi request reprint Effects of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia and armodafinil on quality of life in cancer survivors: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Anita R Peoples
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, 265 Crittenden Blvd, CU 420658, Rochester, NY, 14642 0658, USA
    J Cancer Surviv . 2017
    ..The present analysis examines the effects of CBT-I, with and without armodafinil, on QOL both directly and indirectly through improvements of insomnia...
  27. pmc Current pharmacotherapy for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in cancer patients
    MICHELLE C JANELSINS
    University of Rochester Medical Center, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, 265 Crittenden Blvd, Box 658, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:757-66. 2013
    ..Many cancer patients consider delaying future chemotherapy cycles and some contemplate stopping chemotherapy altogether because of their fear of experiencing further nausea and vomiting...
  28. pmc The association between partner support and psychological distress among prostate cancer survivors in a nationwide study
    Charles Kamen
    James P Wilmot Cancer Institute, University of Rochester Medical Center, 265 Crittenden Boulevard, Box 420658, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 9:492-9. 2015
    ..Support from a relationship partner can ameliorate psychological distress, but many studies treat relationship status as a dichotomous predictor without accounting for level of support provided by the partner...
  29. pmc The effect of YOCAS©® yoga for musculoskeletal symptoms among breast cancer survivors on hormonal therapy
    Luke J Peppone
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 150:597-604. 2015
    ..Among breast cancer survivors on hormone therapy, the brief community-based YOCAS©® intervention significantly reduced general pain, muscle aches, and physical discomfort...
  30. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of cancer-related fatigue
    Julie L Ryan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Oncologist 12:22-34. 2007
    ..An understanding of relevant mechanisms may offer potential routes for its prevention and treatment in patients with cancer.Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest is found at the end of this article...
  31. ncbi request reprint Treatment of radiotherapy-induced fatigue through a nonpharmacological approach
    Joseph A Roscoe
    University of Rochester, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:8-13. 2005
    ..The findings from a pilot study examining the efficacy of the complementary and alternative practice of Polarity Therapy (PT) in reducing CRF and improving HRQL are reported...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of cancer-related fatigue
    Jennifer K Carroll
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Oncologist 12:43-51. 2007
    ..Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest is found at the end of this article...
  33. pmc Self-reported cognitive impairment in patients with cancer
    Sadhna Kohli
    James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester, Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
    J Oncol Pract 3:54-9. 2007
    ..As part of a large multicenter survey of cancer patients undergoing treatment, we investigated the frequency and severity of self-reported problems with memory and concentration over time...
  34. pmc Exercise Recommendations for Cancer-Related Fatigue, Cognitive Impairment, Sleep problems, Depression, Pain, Anxiety, and Physical Dysfunction: A Review
    Karen M Mustian
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Physical Exercise, Activity and Kinesiology PEAK Laboratory
    Oncol Hematol Rev 8:81-88. 2012
    ..This overview of exercise oncology and side-effect management summarizes existing evidence-based exercise guidelines for cancer patients and survivors...
  35. pmc Racial Differences in Information Needs During and After Cancer Treatment: a Nationwide, Longitudinal Survey by the University of Rochester Cancer Center National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program
    Matthew Asare
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, 265 Crittenden Blvd, Box 420658, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA
    J Cancer Educ . 2016
    ..In clinical practice, tailored approaches may work particularly well in addressing the needs and concerns of black patients...
  36. pmc YOCAS©® Yoga Reduces Self-reported Memory Difficulty in Cancer Survivors in a Nationwide Randomized Clinical Trial: Investigating Relationships Between Memory and Sleep
    MICHELLE C JANELSINS
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA Wilmot Cancer Institute, Rochester, NY, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 15:263-71. 2016
    ..This study assessed the effects of YOCAS©® on memory and identified relationships between memory and sleep...
  37. pmc Cancer-related stress and complementary and alternative medicine: a review
    Kavita D Chandwani
    James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Saunders Research Building, 265 Crittenden Boulevard, Office 2 224, Box CU 420658, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:979213. 2012
    ..Several complementary and alternative medicine therapies could be integrated into standard cancer care to ameliorate cancer-related stress...
  38. pmc Examining the association between cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer using historical case-control data
    Luke J Peppone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, United States
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:182-8. 2009
    ..This study aimed to examine colorectal cancer risk by smoking exposure using data collected in the late-1950s and early-1960s...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cancer patients' expectations of experiencing treatment-related side effects: a University of Rochester Cancer Center--Community Clinical Oncology Program study of 938 patients from community practices
    Maarten Hofman
    University of Rochester Cancer Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Cancer 101:851-7. 2004
    ..However, to the authors' knowledge, less is known regarding what patients expect to experience regarding these side effects and how patient characteristics are related to these expectations...
  40. ncbi request reprint The pathophysiology of treatment-related nausea and vomiting in cancer patients: current models
    Abhay R Shelke
    Behavioral Medicine Unit, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Cancer Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 48:256-68. 2004
    ..This review focuses on both physiological and psychological origins of nausea and vomiting as side effects of chemotherapy...
  41. pmc Yoga for the Treatment of Insomnia among Cancer Patients: Evidence, Mechanisms of Action, and Clinical Recommendations
    Karen M Mustian
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Wilmot Cancer Institute, Rochester, NY 14642
    Oncol Hematol Rev 10:164-168. 2014
    ..The article also provides clinical recommendations for prescribing yoga for the treatment of insomnia in this population...
  42. pmc Vagal regulation, cortisol, and sleep disruption in women with metastatic breast cancer
    Oxana Palesh
    University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:441-9. 2008
    ..To determine the relationship between hypothalamic pituitary axis (HPA) dysregulation, vagal functioning, and sleep problems in women with metastatic breast cancer...
  43. pmc Disparities in psychological distress impacting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender cancer survivors
    Charles Kamen
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Cancer Control Unit, Rochester, NY, USA
    Psychooncology 24:1384-91. 2015
    ..Studies have yet to examine disparities between LGBT and heterosexual cancer survivors in prevalence of psychological distress...

Research Grants1

  1. Polarity Therapy for Cancer-Related Fatigue
    Karen Mustian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Anticipated results could have clinical, methodological, and theoretical application in the treatment and study of CRF, a symptom affecting most cancer patients during radiation therapy. ..