Open Access Articles

Eileen Danaher Hacker
Mary Catherine Kapella
Chang Park
Carol E. Ferrans
Janet L. Larson
ONF 2015, 42(4), 371-379 DOI: 10.1188/15.ONF.371-379
Purpose/Objectives: To characterize patient-reported and objective sleep assessments and provide a preliminary examination of the relationships among sleep, quality of life, and demographic or treatment factors. Design: A secondary data analysis using a descriptive-correlational design. Setting:...
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Susanna K. Jacobsen
Gabrielle M. Bouchard
Jessica Emed
Karine Lepage
Erin Cook
ONF 2015, 42(3), 250-256 DOI: 10.1188/15.ONF.250-256
Purpose/Objectives: To explore how young adult patients with cancer experience “being known” by their healthcare team. Research Approach: Qualitative, descriptive. Setting: A university-affiliated hospital in Montreal, Quebec. Participants: 13 patients with cancer aged 18–39 years. Methodologic...
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ONF 2015, 42(2), DOI: 10.1188/15.ONF.E110
Abstracts appear as they were submitted and have not undergone editing or the Oncology Nursing Forum’s review process. Only abstracts that will be presented appear here. Poster numbers are subject to change. For updated poster numbers, visit congress.ons.org or check the Congress guide. Data...
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Lixin Song
Christine Rini
Allison M. Deal
Matthew E. Nielsen
Hao Chang
Patty Kinneer
Randall Teal
David C. Johnson
Mary W. Dunn
Barbara Mark
Mary H. Palmer
ONF 2015, 42(2), 183-192 DOI: 10.1188/15.ONF.183-192
Purpose/Objectives: To evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of a newly developed web-based, couple-oriented intervention called Prostate Cancer Education and Resources for Couples (PERC). Design: Quantitative, qualitative, mixed-methods approach. Setting: Oncology outpatient clinics at the...
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Susan R. Mazanec
Susan A. Flocke
Barbara J. Daly
ONF 2015, 42(1), 54-62 DOI: 10.1188/15.ONF.54-62
Purpose/Objectives: To describe the impact of the cancer experience on the health behaviors of survivors' family members and to determine factors associated with family members' intentions for health behavior change. Design: Descriptive, cross-sectional, correlational. Setting: A National Cancer...
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People & Events
Diane M. Otte
ONF 2007, 34(5), 925-927 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.925-927
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G. J. van Londen
Heidi S. Donovan
Ellen B. Beckjord
Alexandra L. Cardy
Dana H. Bovbjerg
Nancy E. Davidson
Jennifer Q. Morse
Galen E. Switzer
Irma M. Verdonck-de Leeuw
Mary Amanda Dew
ONF 2014, 41(6), 660-668 DOI: 10.1188/14.ONF.660-668
Purpose/Objectives: To conduct an investigation of women's experiences related to adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET) and managing AET-related symptoms. Research Approach: Qualitative, focus group design. Setting: Main campus of the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. Participants: 14 breast...
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Elisabeth M. Hicks
Mark S. Litwin
Sally L. Maliski
ONF 2014, 41(5), 509-516 DOI: 10.1188/14.ONF.509-516
Purpose/Objectives: To investigate how familial communication about prostate cancer (PCa) risk and screening affects sons of men with PCa. Research Approach: Qualitative grounded theory. Setting: Southern California. Participants: 17 Latino sons of PCa survivors. Methodologic Approach: The team...
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Janet Harden
Martin G. Sanda
John Thomas Wei
Hossein N. Yarandi
Larry Hembroff
Jill Hardy
Laurel Northouse
ONF 2013, 40(6), 567-573 DOI: 10.1188/13.ONF.567-573
Purpose/Objectives: To determine the long-term effects of prostate cancer treatment on spouse quality of life (QOL) at 36 months following treatment. Design: Descriptive-exploratory; community-based study. Setting: Telephone interviews. Sample: 95 female spouses of men treated for early-stage...
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Fedricker Diane Barber
ONF 2013, 40(5), 481-489 DOI: 10.1188/13.ONF.481-489
Purpose/Objectives: To explore the relationships between adult cancer survivor and caregiver social support, self-efficacy for physical activity (SEPA), physical activity (PA) behavior, and quality of life (QOL); and to understand cancer survivors' and their caregivers' perceptions of social...
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