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Treating tobacco use and dependence. Clinical practice guidelines.
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Smoking behavior in a low-income multiethnic HIV/AIDS population.
The aim of this study was to describe smoking prevalence and smoking behavior in a multiethnic low-income HIV/AIDS population. A cross-sectional survey design was used. The study site was ThomasExpand
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Short-Term and Long-Term Psychosocial Adjustment and Quality of Life in Women Undergoing Different Surgical Procedures for Breast Cancer
BackgroundThe various surgical procedures for early-stage breast cancer are equivalent in terms of survival. Therefore, other factors, such as the procedures’ effect on psychosocial adjustment andExpand
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Predictors of susceptibility to smoking and ever smoking: a longitudinal study in a triethnic sample of adolescents.
This report describes a longitudinal study of the natural course of smoking initiation in a school-based, ethnically diverse (42% White, 37% African American, 20% Hispanic) sample of adolescents inExpand
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Psychological impact of genetic testing for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.
PURPOSE This study examines the impact of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) genetic test results on psychological outcomes among cancer-affected and -unaffected participants up to 1Expand
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A social comparison theory analysis of group composition and efficacy of cancer support group programs.
Group-based psychosocial programs provide an effective forum for improving mood and social support for cancer patients. Because some studies show more benefit for patients with initially highExpand
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Predictors of long-term smoking cessation in head and neck cancer patients.
Cigarette smoking is a major risk factor for head and neck cancer, and individuals who continue to smoke past diagnosis and treatment are at elevated risk for further disease. In a randomizedExpand
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Patient Adherence to Cancer Control Regimens: Scale Development and Initial Validation
This article describes the development of a 38-item self-report Adherence Determinants Questionnaire (ADQ) to assess 7 elements of patients' adherence to medical treatment and prevention: (a)Expand
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Peer-delivered smoking counseling for childhood cancer survivors increases rate of cessation: the partnership for health study.
  • K. Emmons, E. Puleo, +5 authors F. Li
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
  • 20 September 2005
PURPOSE Cancer survivors smoke at rates that are only slightly lower than the general population. This article reports on the final outcomes of Partnership for Health, a smoking cessationExpand
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Psychosocial outcomes of cancer: a comparative analysis of Hodgkin's disease and testicular cancer.
PURPOSE The psychosocial outcomes of testicular cancer and Hodgkin's disease were compared to test our hypotheses that more specific dysfunction and less hiding of symptoms would be found in theExpand
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