oncologic nursing

Summary

Summary: Nursing care provided cancer patients. It includes aspects of family functioning through education of both patient and family. The specialty of oncologic nursing focuses on cancer as a major health care problem.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Follow-up for people with cancer: nurse-led services and telephone interventions
    Karen Cox
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    J Adv Nurs 43:51-61. 2003
  2. ncbi Nurse-led vs. conventional physician-led follow-up for patients with cancer: systematic review
    Ruth Lewis
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, North Wales Clinical School, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
    J Adv Nurs 65:706-23. 2009
  3. ncbi Nurse-led follow-up on demand or by a physician after breast cancer surgery: a randomised study
    I L Koinberg
    Department of Surgery, Varberg Hosptial, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 8:109-17; discussion 118-20. 2004
  4. ncbi Transitioning to cancer survivorship: plans of care
    Nancy G Houlihan
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 23:42-8. 2009
  5. ncbi Implementing the role of patient-navigator nurse at a university hospital centre
    Lise Fillion
    Faculte des sciences infirmieres, Universite Laval, Quebec City, QC
    Can Oncol Nurs J 16:11-7, 5-10. 2006
  6. ncbi The role of the breast care nurse during treatment for early breast cancer: the patient's perspective
    Georgia Halkett
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Division of Health Sciences, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Contemp Nurse 23:46-57. 2006
  7. ncbi The role of the oncology nurse navigator in distress management of adult inpatients with cancer: a retrospective study
    Jay Swanson
    Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:69-76. 2010
  8. ncbi Impact of an educational program on pain management in patients with cancer living at home
    Michele Aubin
    Department of Family Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:1183-8. 2006
  9. pmc Improving the quality and efficiency of follow-up after curative treatment for breast cancer--rationale and study design of the MaCare trial
    Merel L Kimman
    Maastro Clinic, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 7:1. 2007
  10. ncbi Modeling a better way: navigating the healthcare system for patients with lung cancer
    AmyJ Seek
    Frederick Memorial Hospital, Maryland, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:81-5. 2007

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  1. ncbi Follow-up for people with cancer: nurse-led services and telephone interventions
    Karen Cox
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    J Adv Nurs 43:51-61. 2003
    ..However, there has been little attempt to draw some of this knowledge together formally and consider the weight of evidence on the necessity and value of nurse-led follow-up...
  2. ncbi Nurse-led vs. conventional physician-led follow-up for patients with cancer: systematic review
    Ruth Lewis
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, North Wales Clinical School, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
    J Adv Nurs 65:706-23. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of nurse-led follow-up for patients with cancer...
  3. ncbi Nurse-led follow-up on demand or by a physician after breast cancer surgery: a randomised study
    I L Koinberg
    Department of Surgery, Varberg Hosptial, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 8:109-17; discussion 118-20. 2004
    ..This study indicates that women with breast cancer in stages I to II can be followed up by a specialist nurse with high patient satisfaction and good medical safety...
  4. ncbi Transitioning to cancer survivorship: plans of care
    Nancy G Houlihan
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 23:42-8. 2009
    ..Yet, there is a growing acceptance among oncology physicians and nurses that having a plan of care is an essential component of quality survivorship care...
  5. ncbi Implementing the role of patient-navigator nurse at a university hospital centre
    Lise Fillion
    Faculte des sciences infirmieres, Universite Laval, Quebec City, QC
    Can Oncol Nurs J 16:11-7, 5-10. 2006
    ..Several recommendations are formulated, one being the importance of situating the implementation process from an organizational change perspective...
  6. ncbi The role of the breast care nurse during treatment for early breast cancer: the patient's perspective
    Georgia Halkett
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Division of Health Sciences, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Contemp Nurse 23:46-57. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to explore patients' perspectives on the role of the breast care nurse...
  7. ncbi The role of the oncology nurse navigator in distress management of adult inpatients with cancer: a retrospective study
    Jay Swanson
    Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:69-76. 2010
    ..To determine whether the oncology nurse navigator (ONN) role as an intervention decreases the distress of adult inpatients with cancer...
  8. ncbi Impact of an educational program on pain management in patients with cancer living at home
    Michele Aubin
    Department of Family Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:1183-8. 2006
    ..To assess the effect of an educational homecare program on pain relief in patients with advanced cancer...
  9. pmc Improving the quality and efficiency of follow-up after curative treatment for breast cancer--rationale and study design of the MaCare trial
    Merel L Kimman
    Maastro Clinic, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 7:1. 2007
    ..This trial compares the cost-effectiveness of four follow-up strategies for curatively treated breast cancer patients. We investigate the costs and effects of nurse-led telephone follow-up and a short educational group programme...
  10. ncbi Modeling a better way: navigating the healthcare system for patients with lung cancer
    AmyJ Seek
    Frederick Memorial Hospital, Maryland, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:81-5. 2007
    ..A similar program can be implemented in community cancer centers for patients with other diagnoses to improve outcomes and satisfaction with the healthcare system...
  11. ncbi The effects of a 24-h psychological training program on attitudes, communication skills and occupational stress in oncology: a randomised study
    D Razavi
    , , Institut Jules Bordet, , Belgium
    Eur J Cancer 29:1858-63. 1993
    ..S. (P = 0.02). The results indicate that 24-h P.T.P. assessed here are effective. The data also demonstrate the need to consolidate the skills acquired by regular post-training sessions...
  12. ncbi Reduction of chemotherapy-induced anorexia, nausea, and emesis through a structured nursing intervention: a cluster-randomized multicenter trial
    Patrick Jahn
    Institute for Health and Nursing Science, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Strasse 8, 06097, Halle, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 17:1543-52. 2009
    ..The purpose of this present study was to evaluate Self-care Improvement through Oncology Nursing (SCION) program to reduce distressing anorexia, nausea, and emesis (ANE) in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy...
  13. ncbi Perceptions of Chinese cancer patients of the favorable and unfavorable words conveyed by their social support providers
    Jun E Liu
    School of Nursing, The Capital University of Medical Sciences, You An Men, Beijing 100069, People s Republic of China
    Cancer Nurs 28:348-54. 2005
    ..The findings provide guidelines for nurses to communicate with patients with cancer verbally in a Chinese cultural context, and outline strategies for communication to meet psychologic needs of patients...
  14. ncbi The effects of cancer survivorship on families and caregivers
    Frances Marcus Lewis
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Cancer Nurs 29:20-1, 23-5. 2006
  15. ncbi Caring in nursing: investigating the meaning of caring from the perspective of cancer patients in Beijing, China
    Jun E Liu
    School of Nursing, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
    J Clin Nurs 15:188-96. 2006
    ..The aims of the study were to develop an understanding of caring in nursing from the perspective of cancer patients and attempt to identify the concept of caring in the Chinese cultural context...
  16. ncbi Round table: survivor-focused practice models
    Laurie Lewis
    Cancer Nurs 29:86-90. 2006
  17. ncbi Transition: a conceptual analysis in the context of siblings of children with cancer
    Krista Lynn Wilkins
    Helen Glass Center for Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pediatr Nurs 21:256-65. 2006
    ..pp. 37-54). Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lane.] is employed. The result is a definition of transition that is relevant and useful for research and clinical practice in pediatric oncology...
  18. ncbi Multicomponent psychosocial support for newly diagnosed cancer patients: participants' views
    Elizabeth Taylor
    East Lancashire Integrated Health Care Centre, Cribden House, Rossendale Hospital, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 6NE, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:287-95. 2004
    ..Opportunities for staff development are identified...
  19. ncbi Some psycio-social components in assessment and nursing intervention of cancer patients
    Pratima Chatterjee
    West Bengal Nursing Council
    Nurs J India 94:225-6. 2003
  20. ncbi A model of survivorship in cancer genetic care
    Linda A Jacobs
    Living Well After Cancer Program, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 20:196-202. 2004
    ..To propose a shift in the paradigm of survivorship in genetic cancer care...
  21. ncbi The needs of recently diagnosed cancer patients
    Mary Costelloe
    Rossendale Hospice, Lancashire
    Nurs Stand 19:42-4. 2004
    ..This article discusses the development of a service model based on the needs of the service users. This nurse-led service provides informal nurse counselling, practical advice, complementary therapies and peer support...
  22. ncbi Implementing a hospital-based animal therapy program for children with cancer: a descriptive study
    Johanne Gagnon
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Quebec City
    Can Oncol Nurs J 14:217-22. 2004
    ..As well-being is inconsistent with the state of emotional distress, animal-assisted therapy may be a beneficial intervention to alleviate distress in the child, his family and caregivers...
  23. ncbi Level of agreement between patient self-report and observer ratings of health-related quality of life communication in oncology
    Doranne L Hilarius
    Department of Pharmacy, Medical Center Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 65:95-100. 2007
    ..To determine the level of agreement between patients and observers regarding the frequency with which health-related quality of life topics are discussed during outpatient clinical oncology visits...
  24. ncbi Family caring strategies in neutropenia
    Sandra K Eggenberger
    School of Nursing, Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 8:617-21. 2004
    ..Interventions and approaches constructed from the perspective of a family-professional partnership will enhance the family cancer experience as well as ongoing family growth and function...
  25. ncbi Symptom experiences during chemotherapy treatment--with focus on nausea and vomiting
    Karin Bergkvist
    Radiumhemmet, P52 Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:21-9. 2006
    ..The present findings suggest that the individual experiences of nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy treatment may have a profound effect on how treatment is perceived and may influence future decisions concerning further treatment...
  26. ncbi Hair loss with chemotherapy: at a loss over its management?
    J Randall
    Sir John McMichael Centre, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 14:223-31. 2005
    ..Such variation in provision has implications both for patients wishing to access this treatment and for nurses wishing to audit its use and efficacy...
  27. ncbi Evaluation of the feasibility and acceptability of an oral care diary by patients during chemotherapy
    Morven Miller
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Cancer Care Research Centre, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:693-701. 2007
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  28. ncbi Beacon in the storm: an exploration of the spirituality and faith of parents whose children have cancer
    Margaret A Schneider
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 29:3-24. 2006
    ..Health care professionals and nurses in particular have a role to play in facilitating access to spiritual resources as well as acknowledging and accepting the spiritual practices of the families they serve...
  29. ncbi Family care for the older person with cancer
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 22:43-50. 2006
    ..To describe the needs of family members of older persons undergoing cancer treatment and to examine the interventions designed to alleviate caregiver distress...
  30. ncbi The importance of being there: perspectives of social support by adolescents with cancer
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, R3T 2N2, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:122-34. 2006
    ..Although the 3 key supportive relationships were essential in helping adolescents get through cancer, these relationships were at times a source of stress for adolescents...
  31. ncbi An examination of physical activity behaviors in a sample of adolescent cancer survivors
    Melanie R Keats
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:135-42. 2006
    ..It is not clear if the sustained reduction in posttreatment physical activity is attributable to the lingering effects of cancer treatment, but the long-term implications of a reduction in physical activity may be far-reaching...
  32. ncbi Needs of patients living with advanced disease
    Margaret I Fitch
    Psychosocial and Behavioural Research Unit, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre
    Can Oncol Nurs J 15:230-42. 2005
    ..The over-arching perspective is one of seeing human beings as bio-psychosocial-spiritual entities. Holding this perspective has implications for assessment and interventions in caring for patients with advanced disease...
  33. ncbi Parental decision making in pediatric cancer end-of-life care: using focus group methodology as a prephase to seek participant design input
    Deborah Tomlinson
    Population Health Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children, 123 Edward Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1E2
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:198-206. 2006
    ..We found it was extremely beneficial to include a focus group pre-phase in a study that will interview parents in a high sensitivity area...
  34. ncbi Self-care operations and nursing interventions for children with cancer and their parents
    Jean Burley Moore
    George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 19:147-56. 2006
    ..Various nursing interventions that promoted these operations were identified. Recommendations were made for further interventions to support families...
  35. ncbi Content validity and reliability testing of the FIN-PED II: A tool to measure care needs of parents of children with cancer
    Leanne Monterosso
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands WA, Australia
    J Nurs Meas 14:31-44. 2006
    ..All three rating scales achieved high estimates of internal consistency. Evidence of the instrument's stability over time was also achieved. This study provided support for the reliability and content validity of the FIN-PED II...
  36. ncbi Life's final journey: the oncology nurse's role
    Cheryl A Fairbrother
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 9:575-9. 2005
    ..Finally, oncology nurses involved in the care of dying patients are at risk for burnout and need to provide care for their own needs to find balance between their professional and personal lives...
  37. ncbi Needs of young children with cancer during their initial hospitalization: an observational study
    Maria Björk
    Division of Nursing, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:210-9. 2006
    ..Professionals need to support the child and his or her parents so that the parents in their turn can support and alleviate their child's hospitalization and cancer treatment...
  38. ncbi People with intellectual disabilities and their need for cancer information
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    St George s, University of London, Department of Mental Health Learning Disabilities, Jenner Wing, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:106-16. 2006
    ..They wanted this information, and appeared to be capable of comprehending it. Further development of accessible information materials around cancer and palliative care is needed...
  39. ncbi Cancer patient and staff ratings of caring behaviors: relationship to level of pain intensity
    Yuanmay Chang
    School of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, 250 Wu Hsing Street, Taipei 110, Taiwan
    Cancer Nurs 28:331-9. 2005
    ..Results demonstrated that greater patient-staff communication is needed for staff to more accurately provide caring interventions to make patients with cancer pain feel cared for...
  40. ncbi The nature of hope in hospitalized chronically ill patients
    Dal Sook Kim
    Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Jung Gu, Daejeon City, Republic of Korea
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:547-56. 2006
    ..There is a paucity of studies in the literature examining patterns of hope experienced by people in chronic illness or in special life circumstances...
  41. ncbi "Reduced to nods and smiles": experiences of professionals caring for people with cancer from black and ethnic minority groups
    Alison Richardson
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, 5th Floor Franklin Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:93-101; discussion 102-5. 2006
    ..Some staff felt they would benefit from training in working with interpreters...
  42. ncbi Pre-registration nursing students' experience of caring for cancer patients
    Sheila M Cunningham
    School of Health and Social Science, The Archway Campus, Middlesex University, Highgate Hill, London N19 3UA, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:59-67. 2006
    ..The findings and implications for the preparation of pre-registration nursing students in caring for cancer patients were discussed in relation to the theoretical input, clinical support and the use of reflection in practice...
  43. ncbi Nursing education as an intervention to decrease fatigue perception in oncology patients
    Carolina Godino
    Medical Oncology Department, Catalan Oncology Institute ICO, Av Gran Via S N, Km 2, 7, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:150-5. 2006
    ..The nursing intervention with the individualised education and counselling has provided patients with cancer with an effective tool to manage fatigue...
  44. ncbi Nursing the clinic vs. nursing the patient: nurses' experience of a day hospital chemotherapy service
    Sonja McIlfatrick
    School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1170-8. 2006
    ..This study sought to explore the nurses' experience of a day hospital chemotherapy service in an acute general hospital in Northern Ireland and how this compared with their experience of working in an inpatient setting...
  45. ncbi Exploring and encouraging through social interaction: a qualitative study of nurses' participation in self-help groups for cancer patients
    Lis Adamsen
    University Hospitals Center for Nursing and Care Research, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Nurs 26:28-36. 2003
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  46. ncbi Variations in pain, sleep, and activity during hospitalization in children with cancer
    Eufemia Jacob
    Texas Children s Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:208-19. 2007
    ..Consistent assessment and implementation of pain interventions within the 24 hours of admission is recommended, with particular attention to persistent pain after painful procedures...
  47. ncbi The art of pediatric oncology nursing practice
    Mary Ann Cantrell
    College of Nursing at Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:132-8. 2007
    ..This article discusses the art of pediatric oncology nursing practice and its influence on treatment outcomes...
  48. ncbi Family resiliency during childhood cancer: the father's perspective
    Amanda C Brody
    Department of Family Studies at University of Kentucky, Lexington KY 40506 0054, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:152-65. 2007
    ..Further studies are warranted to better understand how fathers cope, so that pediatric oncology nurses and other health care professionals can provide holistic care that addresses the unique needs of all family members...
  49. ncbi Why exemplary oncology nurses seem to avoid compassion fatigue
    Beth Perry
    Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, Athabasca University Edmonton, AB
    Can Oncol Nurs J 18:87-99. 2008
    ..Findings focus on three themes: moments of connection, making moments matter, and energizing moments. Discussion highlights practical implications for clinical nurses, nurse educators, and health care administrators...
  50. ncbi Cultural influence on family management of children with cancer
    Annaka Gustafson Thibodeaux
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Oncology Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:227-33. 2007
    ..Implications for practice include the possibility of providing evidence-based culturally competent care to families of children with cancer...
  51. ncbi 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...
  52. ncbi Understanding the concept of uncertainty in patients with indolent lymphoma
    Erin Elizabeth Elphee
    Malignant Hematology and Lymphoma Disease Site Group, Cancer Care Manitoba, Canada
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:449-54. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi Nurses' management of patients with advanced cancer and weight loss: part 2
    Ann Dewey
    School of Health Sciences and Social Work, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 14:132-8. 2008
    ..The findings provide useful insights and potential explanations to an area where, to date, there has been little published research...
  54. ncbi A systematic qualitative analysis of psychoeducational interventions for depression in patients with cancer
    Andrea M Barsevick
    Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:73-84; quiz 85-7. 2002
    ..To determine whether research-based recommendations can be made about the clinical management of depression in patients with cancer...
  55. ncbi Embracing technology: patients', family members' and nurse specialists' experience of communicating using e-mail
    Amanda Cornwall
    Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:198-208. 2008
    ..Further investigation is recommended involving other health care professionals and different patient groups to ensure the safe and appropriate use of e-mail within health care...
  56. ncbi Use of a modified ESAS in cancer patients: a pilot study of patient and staff experiences
    Kerstin Baba
    Department of Oncology, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:610-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of a modified Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale (ESAS) for monitoring symptoms in oncological palliative care...
  57. ncbi Dealing sensitively with sexuality in a palliative care context
    Jan Woodhouse
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester
    Br J Community Nurs 13:20-5. 2008
    ..Ethics and safety aspects are briefly discussed and implications for practice suggested. Educating staff and focused education for the patient can positively influence sexuality and individuals' quality of life...
  58. pmc Psychological health in cancer survivors
    Michael A Andrykowski
    Department of Behavioural Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 24:193-201. 2008
    ..A conceptual framework for understanding factors associated with psychological health in cancer survivors is presented. Finally, strategies for promoting psychological health in cancer survivors are examined...
  59. ncbi Sexual health in cancer care
    Barry Quinn
    University College Hospital, London
    Nurs Times 99:32-4. 2003
    ..The findings of one of the studies are reported here, together with the subsequent clinical practice developments that were initiated...
  60. ncbi The experiences of older people living with cancer
    Bibbi Thome
    Department of Nursing, Lund University, Sweden
    Cancer Nurs 26:85-96. 2003
    ....
  61. ncbi Couples surviving prostate cancer: Long-term intimacy needs and concerns following treatment
    Sharon Sanders
    Department of Psychology, Loma Linda University, California, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:503-8. 2006
    ..Consequently, healthcare providers in any clinical setting who may interact with prostate cancer survivors must consider the relationship and intimacy needs that are unique to men, women, and couples...
  62. ncbi Turning toward the psychosocial domain of oncology nursing: a main problem analysis in the Netherlands
    Ruud Uitterhoeve
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cancer Nurs 26:18-27. 2003
    ..It further seems that professional caregivers are more prone to act upon the medical-technical aspects of the treatment than to act on psychosocial sequelae of the treatment...
  63. ncbi The problem of distress in patients with cancer: more effective assessment
    Jean Madden
    Nursing Leadership Academy, Advisory Board Company, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:615-9. 2006
    ..Barriers to nursing assessment of distress are included. Signs and symptoms are considered, especially in the context of patients' somatic symptoms...
  64. ncbi Managing children's cancer pain in Morocco
    Patricia McCarthy
    Oncology Department, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:11-5. 2004
    ..To identify issues in managing pain of children with cancer in the two pediatric oncology centers in Morocco...
  65. ncbi Why am I so tired all the time? Understanding cancer-related fatigue
    Jean Madden
    Nursing Leadership Academy, Advisory Board Company, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:659-61. 2006
    ..Unlike other fatigue, CRF is not relieved by sleep or rest...
  66. ncbi Nurses in cancer care--coping strategies when encountering existential issues
    Marieanne Ekedahl
    Stockholm School of Theology, Akeshovsvägen 29, 168 39 Bromma, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:128-39. 2006
    ..The strategies can be used in a functional or dysfunctional way; e.g. dysfunctional coping was present when there was a lack of human support and boundary demarcation...
  67. ncbi Role of the radiation oncology nurse
    Tracy K Gosselin-Acomb
    Oncology Services, Duke University Hospital, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 22:198-202. 2006
    ..To discuss the role of the radiation oncology nurse as changes in technology and treatment impact care delivery...
  68. ncbi Nurses in cancer care--stress when encountering existential issues
    Marieanne Ekedahl
    Stockholm School of Theology, Akeshovsvägen 29, SE 168 39 Bromma, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 11:228-37. 2007
    ..The nurses' stress levels ranged from low to severe, including multifaceted stress with existential dimensions. Different types of stress appear to be related with the individual, group, institutional, and cultural level...
  69. ncbi Self-determination and information seeking in end-stage cancer
    Margareth S Zanchetta
    School of Nursing, Ryerson University, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:803-7. 2006
    ..Nurses must understand patients' reasons for self-determination when facing illness uncertainty. Reflecting on such situations will strengthen nursing practice...
  70. ncbi [Views of students of extension nursing studies about cancer prophylaxis]
    Włodzimierz D Majewski
    Samodzielna Pracownia Pielegniarstwa Chirurgicznego Pomorskiej Akademii Medycznej w Szczecinie, Szczecin
    Ann Acad Med Stetin 53:148-56. 2007
    ..Cancer prophylaxis seems nowadays to be the more and more powerful tool in fight with these serious diseases. The aim of this work is to find out opinions of students of nursing extension studies on contemporary cancer prophylaxis...
  71. ncbi Intrapleural extravasation of epirubicin, 5-fluouracil, and cyclophosphamide, treated with dexrazoxane
    Joris W F Uges
    Medical Centre Haaglanden, Lijnbaan 32, Postbus 432, 2501CK, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Clin Oncol 11:467-70. 2006
    ..We do emphasis the need for stringent surgical and oncological nursing procedures when using central venous access catheters in oncology...
  72. ncbi Expanding nursing expertise in targeted therapy
    Linda Morse
    Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    ONS News 21:55-6. 2006
  73. ncbi Response shift: a theoretical exploration of quality of life following hematopoietic cell transplantation
    D Kathryn Tierney
    Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Cancer Nurs 30:125-38. 2007
    ..Finally, a proposal for studying the QOL of HCT recipients based on the response shift model is offered, which includes a discussion of theory-based interventions...
  74. ncbi Incidence and risk factors of breast cancer lymphoedema
    Jin Hee Park
    College of Nursing, Ajou University, Seoul, Korea
    J Clin Nurs 17:1450-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the incidence of lymphoedema and to identify risk factors of lymphoedema in patients with breast cancer undergoing mastectomy in Korea...
  75. ncbi "Pay for performance" programs are on the not-so-distant horizon
    Christian G Downs
    Association of Community Cancer Centers, USA
    ONS News 21:9. 2006
  76. ncbi Discharge after colorectal cancer surgery 1: an overview
    Claire Taylor
    Burdett Institute of Gastrointestinal Nursing, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex
    Nurs Times 104:28-9. 2008
    ..This first part explores the rationale for different surgical procedures. It also discusses common side-effects and the impact treatment has on patients...
  77. doi Hyperviscosity syndrome in patients with multiple myeloma
    Ellen Mullen
    Lymphoma Myeloma Department, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:350-2. 2008
  78. ncbi Impact of ovarian cancer perceived by women
    Doris Howell
    Psychosocial and Behavioral Research Unit, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Center, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 26:1-9. 2003
    ..Implications for the practice of oncology nurses involve assessment, an understanding of the profound impact that this illness has on both the woman and her family, and the need to access a variety of supportive care programs...
  79. ncbi Evaluation of palliative care nursing education seminars
    Betty Ferrell
    Division of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 14:74-9. 2010
    ..Nurses are crucial in providing care to these individuals and their families as they spend the most time at the bedside with patients and families. Yet many nurses have received little or no education about palliative care...
  80. ncbi Facilitation of self-transcendence in a breast cancer support group: II
    Doris Dickerson Coward
    School of Nursing, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:291-300. 2003
    ..To pilot a second support group intervention study promoting self-transcendence perspectives and activities and to document changes over time in well-being in support group participants compared with nonparticipants...
  81. ncbi The use of unconventional therapies among cancer patients: implications for nursing practice
    Patricia C Ugoalah
    University of Calgary
    Can Oncol Nurs J 12:118-24. 2002
    ....
  82. ncbi Ovarian cancer screening and prevention
    Carol Cherry
    Family Risk Assessment Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 7701 Burholme Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 18:167-73. 2002
    ..To review current ovarian cancer prevention and detection recommendations using a risk assessment framework, and discuss the genes related to hereditary ovarian cancer syndromes...
  83. ncbi Paediatric oncology nurse education: the development of a national framework
    Deborah Tomlinson
    Nursing Studies, University of Edinburgh, 31 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9JT, Scotland, UK
    J Clin Nurs 13:646-54. 2004
    ..Paediatric oncology nurses are facing challenges with clinical advances and the need for specialized care. At present there are no available courses in Scotland offering preparation for nurses working in a paediatric oncology setting...
  84. ncbi NICE supportive and palliative care guidance
    Sheila Payne
    Palliative and End of Life Care Research Group, University of Sheffield, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:123. 2004
  85. ncbi The Oncology Interactive Education Series
    Beverley Page
    Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Toronto
    Can Oncol Nurs J 12:240-2. 2002
  86. ncbi The medical waste revolution is on the horizon: Part I
    Barbara A Biedrzycki
    ONS News 19:11. 2004
  87. ncbi Quality of life after radical prostatectomy
    LouAnn M Rondorf-Klym
    School of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:E24-32. 2003
    ..To examine physical and psychosocial factors that affect the quality of life (QOL) for men 12-24 months after radical prostatectomy treatment for prostate cancer...
  88. ncbi Culture, values and racism: application to nursing
    J D Cortis
    School of Healthcare Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Int Nurs Rev 50:55-64. 2003
    ..The case is then argued for enhancing patient care through the application of these concepts to nursing practice...
  89. ncbi Screening for distress: a role for oncology nursing
    Margaret I Fitch
    Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Oncol 23:331-7. 2011
    ..Interest in screening for distress in cancer patients has escalated in recent years. Despite widespread acknowledgement that screening ought to occur in daily practice, relatively few examples of successful programs exist...
  90. ncbi Use of ethyl chloride topical anesthetic to reduce procedural pain in pediatric oncology patients
    S C Zappa
    Hematology Oncology Outpatient Department, Cook Fort Worth Children s Medical Center, Texas 76104
    Cancer Nurs 15:130-6. 1992
    ..These results verified the staff's perceptions of the advantages of using this noninvasive anesthetic. Ethyl chloride is an easy, effective, concrete approach to reducing procedural pain in pediatric oncology patients...
  91. ncbi Knowledge assessment and information needs of oncology nurses regarding inpatient medication
    Mikael Daouphars
    Cancer Centre Henri Becquerel, Rouen, France
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 16:182-7. 2012
    ..This collaborative study between pharmacy and care wards identifies some difficulties nurses have regarding drugs and will help to establish improvement measures within the hospital...
  92. ncbi Nucare, a coping skills training intervention for oncology patients and families: participants' motivations and expectations
    Suzanne Watts
    School of Nursing and Department of Oncology, McGill University School of Nursing, and a Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology and HOPE and COPE, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, PQ
    Can Oncol Nurs J 14:84-95. 2004
    ..Nucare may be selected as a useful guide to practice...
  93. ncbi Telehealth: a new venue for health care delivery
    L Schlachta-Fairchild
    ITelehealth, Inc, Frederick, MD, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 17:34-40. 2001
    ..IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Oncology nurses are prime candidates to transport their expertise to patients and other providers via telehealth technologies...
  94. ncbi Current trends in managing oral mucositis
    Margaret M Cawley
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 9:584-92. 2005
    ..This article provides an overview of the risk factors, pathophysiology, incidence, impact, clinical presentation, oral assessment tools, management strategies, and nursing implications related to oral mucositis...
  95. ncbi Cancer-related fatigue in children and young people: survey of healthcare professionals' knowledge and attitudes
    Faith Gibson
    Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust and Kings College London, Centre for Nursing and Allied Health Professions Research, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London WCIN 3JH, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:311-6. 2006
  96. ncbi To find inner peace: soft massage as an established and integrated part of palliative care
    Ingela Beck
    School of Health and Society, Kristianstad University
    Int J Palliat Nurs 15:541-5. 2009
    ..The conclusion is that soft massage ought to be offered in the ordinary palliative care. More research is needed to understand what is needed to integrate and establish methods such as soft massage in the palliative care...
  97. ncbi ONS closely monitors the Medicare Modernization Act
    Ilisa M Halpern
    ONS News 19:11. 2004
  98. ncbi Tobacco control policies of oncology nursing organizations
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 20:101-10, table of contents. 2004
    ..Policies addressing tobacco use have been implemented by a variety of national and international nursing organizations. This article reviews existing tobacco control policies in oncology nursing organizations...
  99. ncbi Managing cancer-related fatigue in palliative care
    Ian Lane
    Severn Hospice, Shrewsbury
    Nurs Times 101:38-41. 2005
    ..This article explores the current literature relating to the assessment and management of this complex and distressing symptom in patients with advanced cancer...
  100. ncbi Identification of latent classes in patients who are receiving biotherapy based on symptom experience and its effect on functional status and quality of life
    Marylin J Dodd
    Department of Physiological Nursing in the School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 38:33-42. 2011
    ..to identify subgroups of patients receiving biotherapy with pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance, and depression and to determine functional status and quality of life differences between subgroups...
  101. pmc Children's Oncology Group's 2013 blueprint for research: nursing discipline
    Wendy Landier
    Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1031-6. 2013
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Research Grants65

  1. Quality of Life Intervention in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Karen Dow; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  2. PATIENT AND PUBLIC EDUCATION IN CANCER PAIN MANAGEMENT
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This course will impact 120 healthcare settings to improve pain management and quality of life in cancer patients and to establish model pain education programs for national dissemination. ..
  3. Reducing Barriers to Pain and Fatigue Management
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Oncology Nursing Education in End of Life Care
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. End of Life Nursing Education through Graduate Programs
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. ..
  6. CANCER AND LEUKEMIA GROUP B
    M Cooper; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..5) To develop an improved system of data collection and management to improve patient evaluability. (6) To disseminate improved therapies for neoplastic disease to our regional referral system via the Piedmont Oncology Association. ..
  7. SLEEP, FATIGUE, AND DEXAMETHOSONE IN CHILDHOOD CANCER
    Pamela Hinds; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Our study findings will explicate the relationship between sleep efficiency and fatigue, and between sleep, fatigue, and systemic exposure to dexamethasone. ..
  8. Sleep Disturbances in People with Cancer and Caregivers
    Ann Berger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Fatigue & Breast Cancer-A Behavioral Sleep Intervention
    Ann Berger; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Statistical analyses include RM-ANOVA, generalized estimation equation methodology and multiple regression analysis. Results may inform development of clinical guidelines for fatigue management during adjuvant CT. ..
  10. GRADUATE EDUCATION IN ONCOLOGY NURSING FOR MINORITIES
    Arlene Houldin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania is the primary resource to the program along with a variety of clinical settings that provide services to minority patients. ..
  11. NCI TRANSITION CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
    Theresa Gillespie; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  12. American Psychosocial Oncology Society 4th Annual Conference
    Ruth McCorkle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Abstracts accepted for presentation will be published in a supplement to the journal Psycho-Oncology, and presentations will be posted on the APOS website. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Disparate Metastatic Breast Cancer Symptom Severity and Management Barriers
    Margaret Rosenzweig; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Supportive activities will take place at the Yale University School of Nursing, Harvard University and through the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. ..
  14. Nursing's Impact on QOL Outcomes in Ovarian Cancer
    Ruth McCorkle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data analysis will include: mean difference analyses, individual difference analyses, and outcome analyses. The primary analysis will be a multivariate analysis of covariance with repeated measures. ..
  15. DISSEMINATING END OF LIFE EDUCATION TO CANCER CENTERS
    Marcia Grant; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  16. Cancer Pain Management-Decision Support Computer Program
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. A Multiethnic Internet Study on Menopausal Symptoms
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  18. Exercise to Relieve Cancer-Related Insomnia and Fatigue
    Elizabeth Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As their physical activity and functional status improve, patients can continue to manage their activities of daily living and may be more likely to continue cancer treatment, thus increasing their survival chances. ..
  19. A Standardized Nursing Intervention Protocol for HCT Patients
    Marcia Grant; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Outcomes are evaluated at 3,6 and 12months post hospital discharge. Thestudy builds on over ten years of research collaboration with an interdisciplinary HCT team. ..
  20. Predicting Chemotherapy-Induced Mucositis with Genetic and Clinical Factors
    ELIZABETH ANN contact COLEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, this study will accelerate nursing advancements to the "Science of Health". ..
  21. MATH INTERVENTION FOR CHILDREN WITH LEUKEMIA
    Ida Moore; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  22. Supporting Decisions In Inherited Cancer Susceptibility
    Mary Ropka; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  23. Fostering Independence in Nursing and Outcomes Research
    Christopher Friese; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The research projects examine the relationship between the nursing practice environment and outcomes of care for patients with cancer. ..
  24. CANCER COURSES FOR NURSES WORKING WITH MINORITY GROUPS
    Sandra Millon Underwood; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..to be tested will focus on the degree to which the program facilitates the integration of didactic content, thoughtful discussions, clinical/laboratory experiences, related literature, evidence-based information obtained from the ..
  25. Identifying Symptom Clusters in People with Cancer
    Lillian Nail; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. CLINICAL RESEARCH IN SUPPORTIVE CARE FOR CANCER
    Lillian Nail; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This application takes advantage of new programmatic initiatives at the Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) and coincides with the consolidation of clinical cancer care services at HCI. ..
  27. A Hope Intervention to Influence Quality of Life among Female Survivors of Childh
    Mary Ann Cantrell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These concerns are highlighted in the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) report on improving the care for childhood cancer survivors (Hewitt, Weiner, &Simone, 2003). ..
  28. Enhancing Cultural Congruence in Hospice Care
    Ardith Doorenbos; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results will be instrumental in improving culturally congruent palliative care. ..
  29. Reducing Health Disparities at End of Life
    Ardith Z Doorenbos; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will evaluate the effect of the web-based training for primary health clinicians on quality of end of life communication as assessed by patients and with content-based coding of clinician communication with patients. ..
  30. The Impact of Lymphedema on Overall and Local Functioning
    Marylin Dodd; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Telephone Counseling: Men w/Prostate CA & Partners
    Terry Badger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data will be analyzed through descriptive statistics, a series of two-way mixed design ANOVAs and individual regression analyses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Breast Cancer in the Contex of an Abusive Intimate Partner in Older Women
    ERIKA SAWIN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Therefore, as the population grows and ages, we can assume that the amounts of older women simultaneously experiencing IPA and breast cancer will increase. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Illness Perception, Pain, and Symptom Distress in Gastrointestinal Cancers
    Virginia Sun; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This information will help improve the treatment of these cancers, lower patient distress, and improve QOL. ..
  34. Helping Older African American Cancer Survivors Cope
    Jill Hamilton; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Promoting Colon Cancer Screening Among African Amercians
    Susan M Rawl; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Mediators and moderators of intervention effects and changes in health beliefs related to the interventions also will be determined. ..
  36. Dopamine Genotypes, Experimentally-induced Craving, & Cessation in Female Smokers
    Joel Erblich; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. Treatment decision making in older adults newly diagnosed with multiple myeloma
    Joseph D Tariman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Due to the limited studies in older adults with cancer, these specific aspects of decision-making have not been previously explored. ..
  38. Ginger Control of Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Emesis
    Suzanna Zick; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Participants will be followed for 48 hours after infusion in order to assess frequency and severity of nausea and vomiting. Baseline and 48 hour post chemotherapy labs will be used to assess safety profile of ginger. ..
  39. Promoting Physical Activity after Colorectal Cancer
    Bernardine Pinto; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Management of Mucositis with GM-CSF
    Marylin Dodd; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract not provided ..
  41. Hypertension and Adherence in Rural Practice
    Michelle Martin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  42. COMPARISON OF METHODS TO PROVIDE CONSENT INFORMATION
    Patricia Agre; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The results of this research will help to determine if particular methods work better in particular populations or study types. ..
  43. ASSESSING THE PERFORMANCE OF ALTERNATIVE RISK ADJUSTERS
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: QUALITY OF CARE/SERVICE USE
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Given that roughly 49 million Americans have a disabling condition, addressing concerns about their quality of care is essential. ..
  45. EXERCISE--AN INTERVENTION FOR FATIGUE IN CANCER PATIENTS
    Marylin Dodd; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The findings of this study will greatly assist in building this knowledge base. ..
  46. TELEPHONE LINKED CARE FOR CANCER SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT
    Kathleen Mooney; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If shown to be effective, TLC-Chemo-Alert will provide an innovation directly applicable to cancer care, a breakthrough in cancer supportive care delivery, and significance improvement in methodological aspects of symptom research. ..
  47. PHENOTYPIC AND PSYCHOSOCIAL STUDY OF THE L1307K MUTATION
    Henry Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  48. Mitigating Cancer Treatment-Related Fatigue by Exercise
    Victoria Mock; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The biobehavioral outcomes include both subjective self- reported symptoms and objective physiologic changes in functional capacity and performance. ..
  49. From the Bench to the Bedside
    Paula Rieger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..To translate molecular biology research so that nurses can utilize this new knowledge in clinical care and practice and can accurately and appropriately communicate the information to cancer patients and their families. ..
  50. Phase III Colon Cancer Prevention Trial
    Frank Meyskens; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The overall goal of our work is to develop safe combinations of chemoprevention agents that can be used in the practice setting and complement current surveillance efforts. ..
  51. Behavioral Oncology Career Development
    Mary Cooley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results from the proposed research will provide information needed to develop !interventions and to target those who need more intensive smoking cessation interventions. ..
  52. Exercise CHOICE to Prevent Cancer in Rural Adults
    Jill Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The evidence for CHOICE by Phone's effects on increasing physical activity will be determined by a test of the group by time interaction using a repeated measures analysis of variance. ..
  53. Screening for Ovarian Cancer: Psychobehavioral Outcomes
    Michael Andrykowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. PROSTATE CANCER--FAMILY CARE FOR PATIENTS AND SPOUSES
    Laurel Northouse; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Overall, this study will test the effectiveness of a family-based program of care in improving clinical outcomes, and test the ability of a model to predict which patients and spouses are at increased risk of poorer quality of life. ..
  55. Maintaining Exercise after Cardiac Rehabilitation
    Bernardine Pinto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. A Patient-Controlled Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Cancer Symptoms
    Kristine L Kwekkeboom; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  57. Quality of Life of African American Cancer Survivors
    Carol Ferrans; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The controls as a group will be matched to the survivor group on age, gender, health insurance, status, and education level. Data will be collected by telephone interview and from medical records. ..
  58. Symptom Management in Blood and Marrow Transplantation
    Marlene Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Future research will focus on developing and testing appropriate interventions. ..
  59. An Exploration of Perceived Racial/Ethnic Discrimination in Cancer Care Delivery
    Maureen Campesino; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. HOME BASED MODERATE EXERCISE FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS
    Bernardine Pinto; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study also raises the intriguing possibility of elucidating the physiological effects of exercise on hormonal and immune mechanisms involved in breast cancer. ..
  61. Improving Symptoms in Older Breast Cancer Survivors
    Susan Heidrich; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. Managing Chronic Illness: Telemonitoring vs Telephone
    Kathryn Bowles; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings regarding health outcomes and advantages and disadvantages of the two interventions will guide the design of a larger clinical trial to compare telemonitoring to telephone disease management. ..
  63. RESEARCH TRAINING IN MEDICAL BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE
    Michael Andrykowski; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Postdoctoral fellows will address each of the same elements with an intensity and emphasis that is tailored to their individual needs and prior experience. ..