Rachel S. Werk

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PURPOSE The purpose of this review was to synthesize current knowledge about anxiety among adolescent survivors of pediatric cancer and highlights areas for future research. METHODS Systematic literature searches were conducted in five databases for articles published anytime before December 28, 2015. Manuscripts were reviewed by a team of six coders.(More)
The incidence of skin, most HPV-related, liver, and lung cancers can be reduced through primary prevention. Morbidity from breast and testicular cancers can be reduced through secondary prevention. Thus, it is important to understand the mechanisms that predict engagement in primary and secondary prevention behaviors for these cancers. We investigated the(More)
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of childhood cancer survivors living to an old age due to improved cancer treatments. However, these survivors are at risk of numerous late effects as a result of their cancer therapy. Engaging in protective health behaviors and limiting health damaging behaviors are vitally important for these survivors(More)
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