Marilyn S Norton

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To evaluate the barriers and facilitators to taking anti-hormonal medications among medically and historically underserved breast cancer survivors within the first 5 years post chemotherapy, radiation, and/or surgery. The current study was framed within the National Institutes of Health Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities Model (NIHCPHHD(More)
Knowing the clinical prognosis of untreated breast cancer is useful in dealing with patients with neglected disease or in environments with poorly developed healthcare systems. This study analyzes historical survival data in two sets of untreated patients: (1) 250 patients followed until death (up to 12 years) for which autopsy results are available and (2)(More)
Research investigating facilitators of survivorship care among underserved breast cancer survivors (BCS) is sparse. This study aimed to explore facilitators of survivorship care among underserved BCS within the first 5 years following chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery for breast cancer. In-depth interviews were conducted, using a semi-structured interview(More)
The effect of 1% mandelic acid bladder washouts on 40 patients who were using in-dwelling catheters was studied. The procedure appeared to benefit those colonised with Pseudomonas species but not those colonised with Proteus species. The subject of bladder irrigation is briefly reviewed.
Pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is a rare malignancy, and treatment protocols for this tumor are not established. Although Intergroup Rhabdomyosarcoma Study data have led to improvement in overall and disease-free survival for children with juvenile RMS, the applicability of those findings to adult pleomorphic RMS is uncertain. This report presents the(More)
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