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Interventions with Family Caregivers of Cancer Patients: Meta‐Analysis of Randomized Trials
Family caregivers of cancer patients receive little preparation, information, or support to perform their caregiving role. However, their psychosocial needs must be addressed so they can maintainExpand
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A Tailored Web-Based Psychoeducational Intervention for Cancer Patients and Their Family Caregivers
Background: Most programs addressing psychosocial concerns of cancer survivors are in-person programs that are expensive to deliver, have limited availability, and seldom deal with caregivers’Expand
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PS1 N- and C-terminal fragments form a complex that functions in APP processing and Notch signaling
  • D. Levitan, J. Lee, +4 authors L. Zhang
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2 October 2001
Presenilin proteins play critical roles in the proteolytic processing of both Notch and amyloid precursor protein (APP). Presenilin itself undergoes endoproteolytic processing to generate anExpand
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Improving couples' quality of life through a Web-based prostate cancer education intervention
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). Expand
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Assessing longitudinal quality of life in prostate cancer patients and their spouses: a multilevel modeling approach
PurposeThis study aimed at examining the relationship between quality of life (QOL) in prostate cancer (PCa) patients and partners and how baseline demographics, cancer-related factors, andExpand
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Study of dyadic communication in couples managing prostate cancer: a longitudinal perspective
Objective: Cancer patients and partners often report inadequate communication about illness‐related issues, although it is essential for mutual support and informal caregiving. This study examinedExpand
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Biochemical characterization of the gamma-secretase activity that produces beta-amyloid peptides.
Recent studies of gamma-secretase have pointed out that it may be comprised of a multisubunit complex with presenilin 1 and presenilin 2 as central components. Elucidation of the biochemicalExpand
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How does health literacy affect quality of life among men with newly diagnosed clinically localized prostate cancer?
Health literacy deficits affect half of the US overall patient population, especially the elderly, and are linked to poor health outcomes among noncancer patients. Yet little is known about howExpand
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Associations between patient-provider communication and socio-cultural factors in prostate cancer patients: a cross-sectional evaluation of racial differences.
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between socio-cultural factors and patient-provider communication and related racial differences. METHODS Data analysis included 1854 men with prostate cancerExpand
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Treatment decisional regret among men with prostate cancer: Racial differences and influential factors in the North Carolina Health Access and Prostate Cancer Treatment Project (HCaP‐NC)
It has been demonstrated that treatment decisional regret affects quality of life in patients with prostate cancer (CaP); however, there are limited studies that identify factors associated withExpand
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