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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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Mary Laudon Thomas
Janette E. Elliott
Stephen M. Rao
Kathleen F. Fahey
Steven M. Paul
Christine Miaskowski
ONF 2012, 39(1), 39-49 DOI: 10.1188/12.ONF.39-49
Purpose/Objectives: To test the effectiveness of two interventions compared to usual care in decreasing attitudinal barriers to cancer pain management, decreasing pain intensity, and improving functional status and quality of life (QOL). Design: Randomized clinical trial. Setting: Six outpatient...
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