Open Access Articles

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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Frances Lee-Lin
Usha Menon
Michael C. Leo
Nisreen Pedhiwala
ONF 2013, 40(4), 361-372 DOI: 10.1188/13.ONF.361-372
Purpose/Objectives: To assess the feasibility and acceptability of a targeted educational intervention to increase mammography screening among Chinese American women. Design: One-group pre- and post-test quasiexperimental design. Setting: Metropolitan areas of Portland, OR. Sample: 44 foreign-born...
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Wendy McClellan
Jennifer R. Klemp
Hope Krebill
Robin Ryan
Eve-Lynn Nelson
Jyoti Panicker
Mukta Sharma
Kristin Stegenga
ONF 2013, 40(3), 254-262 DOI: 10.1188/13.ONF.254-262
Purpose/Objectives: To report functional (physical and cognitive) late effects, experiences, and information needs of adult survivors of childhood cancer. Design: Descriptive, mixed methods survey. Setting: Two pediatric oncology programs in the Midwest. Sample: Convenience sample of 272 young...
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Jean D. Pawl
Shih-Yu Lee
Patricia C. Clark
Paula R. Sherwood
ONF 2013, 40(2), 171-179 DOI: 10.1188/13.ONF.171-179
Purpose/Objectives: To describe the sleep characteristics of family caregivers of individuals with a primary malignant brain tumor (PMBT). Design: Cross-sectional, correlational design using baseline data from a longitudinal study. Setting: Neuro-oncology and neurosurgery clinics at an urban...
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Kim Wagler Ziner
George W. Sledge
Cynthia J. Bell
Shelley Johns
Kathy D. Miller
Victoria L. Champion
ONF 2012, 39(3), 287-295 DOI: 10.1188/12.ONF.287-295
Purpose/Objectives: To determine the effect that age at diagnosis has on fear of breast cancer recurrence and to identify the predictors of fear of recurrence using self-efficacy as a mediator. Design: Cross-sectional survey. Setting: Two university cancer centers and one cooperative group in the...
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