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CINDY LYNN CARMACK

TitleProfessor
InstitutionMD Anderson
DepartmentPalliative Care & Rehabilitation Medicine
Address1400 Pressler St
Houston TX 77030-4008
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    1. Milbury K, Liao Z, Shannon V, Mallaiah S, Nagarathna R, Li Y, Yang C, Carmack C, Bruera E, Cohen L. Dyadic yoga program for patients undergoing thoracic radiotherapy and their family caregivers: Results of a pilot randomized controlled trial. Psychooncology. 2019 Mar; 28(3):615-621. PMID: 30659739.
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    2. Dev R, Kim YJ, Reddy A, Hui D, Tanco K, Liu D, Park M, Williams J, Carmack C, Bruera E. Association between tobacco use, pain expression, and coping strategies among patients with advanced cancer. Cancer. 2019 Jan 01; 125(1):153-160. PMID: 30351502.
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    3. Ann-Yi S, Bruera E, Wu J, Liu DD, Agosta M, Williams JL, Balankari VR, Carmack CL. Characteristics and Outcomes of Psychology Referrals in a Palliative Care Department. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Sep; 56(3):344-351. PMID: 29885458.
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    4. Mayer DK, Landucci G, Awoyinka L, Atwood AK, Carmack CL, Demark-Wahnefried W, McTavish F, Gustafson DH. SurvivorCHESS to increase physical activity in colon cancer survivors: can we get them moving? J Cancer Surviv. 2018 02; 12(1):82-94. PMID: 28994035.
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    5. Cox M, Basen-Engquist K, Carmack CL, Blalock J, Li Y, Murray J, Pisters L, Rodriguez-Bigas M, Song J, Cox-Martin E, Demark-Wahnefried W. Comparison of Internet and Telephone Interventions for Weight Loss Among Cancer Survivors: Randomized Controlled Trial and Feasibility Study. JMIR Cancer. 2017 Sep 27; 3(2):e16. PMID: 28954716.
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    6. Scruggs S, Mama SK, Carmack CL, Douglas T, Diamond P, Basen-Engquist K. Randomized Trial of a Lifestyle Physical Activity Intervention for Breast Cancer Survivors: Effects on Transtheoretical Model Variables. Health Promot Pract. 2018 01; 19(1):134-144. PMID: 28627254.
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    7. Brown AJ, Shen MJ, Urbauer D, Taylor J, Parker PA, Carmack C, Prescott L, Rosemore C, Kolawole E, Sun C, Ramondetta L, Bodurka DC. The Advance Care Planning Readiness Scale: Development and Validation of a Measure of Willingness to Discuss and Acceptance of End-of-Life Care in Gynecologic Cancer Patients. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017 05; 27(4):838-846. PMID: 28399031.
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    8. Shinn EH, Valentine A, Baum G, Carmack C, Kilgore K, Bodurka D, Basen-Engquist K. Comparison of four brief depression screening instruments in ovarian cancer patients: Diagnostic accuracy using traditional versus alternative cutpoints. Gynecol Oncol. 2017 06; 145(3):562-568. PMID: 28400146.
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    9. Arun B, Austin T, Babiera GV, Basen-Engquist K, Carmack CL, Chaoul A, Cohen L, Connelly L, Haddad R, Harrison C, Li Y, Mallaiah S, Nagarathna R, Parker PA, Perkins GH, Reuben JM, Shih YT, Spelman A, Sood A, Yang P, Yeung SJ. A Comprehensive Lifestyle Randomized Clinical Trial: Design and Initial Patient Experience. Integr Cancer Ther. 2017 03; 16(1):3-20. PMID: 27903842.
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    10. Armbruster SD, Song J, Bradford A, Carmack CL, Lu KH, Basen-Engquist KM. Sexual health of endometrial cancer survivors before and after a physical activity intervention: A retrospective cohort analysis. Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Dec; 143(3):589-595. PMID: 27678296.
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    11. Brown AJ, Shen MJ, Urbauer D, Taylor J, Parker PA, Carmack C, Prescott L, Kolawole E, Rosemore C, Sun C, Ramondetta L, Bodurka DC. Room for improvement: An examination of advance care planning documentation among gynecologic oncology patients. Gynecol Oncol. 2016 09; 142(3):525-30. PMID: 27439968.
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    12. Martin EC, Basen-Engquist K, Cox MG, Lyons EJ, Carmack CL, Blalock JA, Demark-Wahnefried W. Interest in Health Behavior Intervention Delivery Modalities Among Cancer Survivors: A Cross-Sectional Study. JMIR Cancer. 2016 Feb 11; 2(1):e1. PMID: 28410164.
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    13. Shinn EH, Valentine A, Jethanandani A, Basen-Engquist K, Fellman B, Urbauer D, Atkinson E, Yusuf SW, Lenihan D, Woods ML, Kies MS, Sood AK, Carmack C, Morrison WH, Gillenwater A, Sturgis EM, Garden AS. Depression and Oropharynx Cancer Outcome. Psychosom Med. 2016 Jan; 78(1):38-48. PMID: 26632757; PMCID: PMC4696911 [Available on 01/01/17].
    14. Bluethmann SM, Basen-Engquist K, Vernon SW, Cox M, Gabriel KP, Stansberry SA, Carmack CL, Blalock JA, Demark-Wahnefried W. Grasping the 'teachable moment': time since diagnosis, symptom burden and health behaviors in breast, colorectal and prostate cancer survivors. Psychooncology. 2015 Oct; 24(10):1250-1257. PMID: 26060053.
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    15. Milbury K, Mallaiah S, Lopez G, Liao Z, Yang C, Carmack C, Chaoul A, Spelman A, Cohen L. Vivekananda Yoga Program for Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer and Their Family Caregivers. Integr Cancer Ther. 2015 Sep; 14(5):446-51. PMID: 25917816; PMCID: PMC4537807.
    16. Cox M, Carmack C, Hughes D, Baum G, Brown J, Jhingran A, Lu K, Basen-Engquist K. Antecedents and mediators of physical activity in endometrial cancer survivors: Increasing physical activity through steps to health. Health Psychol. 2015 Oct; 34(10):1022-32. PMID: 25642840; PMCID: PMC4522397 [Available on 10/01/16].
    17. Badr H, Carmack CL, Diefenbach MA. Psychosocial interventions for patients and caregivers in the age of new communication technologies: opportunities and challenges in cancer care. J Health Commun. 2015; 20(3):328-42. PMID: 25629218; PMCID: PMC4361271.
    18. Milbury K, Chaoul A, Engle R, Liao Z, Yang C, Carmack C, Shannon V, Spelman A, Wangyal T, Cohen L. Couple-based Tibetan yoga program for lung cancer patients and their caregivers. Psychooncology. 2015 Jan; 24(1):117-20. PMID: 24890852.
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    19. Basen-Engquist K, Carmack C, Brown J, Jhingran A, Baum G, Song J, Scruggs S, Swartz MC, Cox MG, Lu KH. Response to an exercise intervention after endometrial cancer: differences between obese and non-obese survivors. Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Apr; 133(1):48-55. PMID: 24680591; PMCID: PMC3979927.
    20. Baum G, Basen-Engquist K, Swartz MC, Parker PA, Carmack CL. Comparing PROMIS computer-adaptive tests to the Brief Symptom Inventory in patients with prostate cancer. Qual Life Res. 2014 Sep; 23(7):2031-5. PMID: 24532436; PMCID: PMC4371595.
    21. DuBenske LL, Gustafson DH, Namkoong K, Hawkins RP, Atwood AK, Brown RL, Chih MY, McTavish F, Carmack CL, Buss MK, Govindan R, Cleary JF. CHESS improves cancer caregivers' burden and mood: results of an eHealth RCT. Health Psychol. 2014 Oct; 33(10):1261-72. PMID: 24245838; PMCID: PMC4121384.
    22. Milbury K, Badr H, Fossella F, Pisters KM, Carmack CL. Longitudinal associations between caregiver burden and patient and spouse distress in couples coping with lung cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2013 Sep; 21(9):2371-9. PMID: 23546537.
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    23. Basen-Engquist K, Carmack CL, Li Y, Brown J, Jhingran A, Hughes DC, Perkins HY, Scruggs S, Harrison C, Baum G, Bodurka DC, Waters A. Social-cognitive theory predictors of exercise behavior in endometrial cancer survivors. Health Psychol. 2013 Nov; 32(11):1137-48. PMID: 23437853; PMCID: PMC4057057.
    24. Gustafson DH, DuBenske LL, Namkoong K, Hawkins R, Chih MY, Atwood AK, Johnson R, Bhattacharya A, Carmack CL, Traynor AM, Campbell TC, Buss MK, Govindan R, Schiller JH, Cleary JF. An eHealth system supporting palliative care for patients with non-small cell lung cancer: a randomized trial. Cancer. 2013 May 01; 119(9):1744-51. PMID: 23355273; PMCID: PMC3684251.
    25. Milbury K, Badr H, Carmack CL. The role of blame in the psychosocial adjustment of couples coping with lung cancer. Ann Behav Med. 2012 Dec; 44(3):331-40. PMID: 22893024.
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    26. Carmack CL, Basen-Engquist K, Gritz ER. Survivors at higher risk for adverse late outcomes due to psychosocial and behavioral risk factors. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Oct; 20(10):2068-77. PMID: 21980014.
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    27. Carmack CL, Basen-Engquist K, Yuan Y, Greisinger A, Rodriguez-Bigas M, Wolff RA, Barker T, Baum G, Pennebaker JW. Feasibility of an expressive-disclosure group intervention for post-treatment colorectal cancer patients: results of the Healthy Expressions study. Cancer. 2011 Nov 01; 117(21):4993-5002. PMID: 21480203.
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    28. Hawkins RP, Pingree S, Baker T, Roberts LJ, Shaw B, McDowell H, Serlin R, Dillenburg L, Swoboda CM, Han JY, Stewart JA, Carmack CL, Salner A, Schlam TR, McTavish F, Gustafson DH. Integrating eHealth With Human Services for Breast Cancer Patients. Transl Behav Med. 2011 Mar; 1(1):146-154. PMID: 22496712.
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    29. Basen-Engquist K, Carmack CL, Perkins H, Hughes D, Serice S, Scruggs S, Pinto B, Waters A. Design of the Steps to Health Study of Physical Activity in Survivors of Endometrial Cancer: Testing a Social Cognitive Theory Model. Psychol Sport Exerc. 2011 Jan 01; 12(1):27-35. PMID: 21218163.
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    30. Jovanovic JL, Hughes DC, Baum GP, Carmack C, Greisinger AJ, Basen-Engquist K. Accelerometry and self-report in sedentary populations. Am J Health Behav. 2011 Jan-Feb; 35(1):71-80. PMID: 20950160; PMCID: PMC3979893.
    31. Spidell S, Wallace A, Carmack CL, Nogueras-Gonzalez GM, Parker CL, Cantor SB. Grief in healthcare chaplains: an investigation of the presence of disenfranchised grief. J Health Care Chaplain. 2011; 17(1-2):75-86. PMID: 21534068.
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    32. Hawkins RP, Pingree S, Shaw B, Serlin RC, Swoboda C, Han JY, Carmack CL, Salner A. Mediating processes of two communication interventions for breast cancer patients. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Dec; 81 Suppl:S48-53. PMID: 21081261; PMCID: PMC3536886.
    33. Hughes D, Baum G, Jovanovic J, Carmack C, Greisinger A, Basen-Engquist K. An acute exercise session increases self-efficacy in sedentary endometrial cancer survivors and controls. J Phys Act Health. 2010 Nov; 7(6):784-93. PMID: 21088310; PMCID: PMC3024053.
    34. Badr H, Carmack CL, Kashy DA, Cristofanilli M, Revenson TA. Dyadic coping in metastatic breast cancer. Health Psychol. 2010 Mar; 29(2):169-80. PMID: 20230090; PMCID: PMC3138118.
    35. Shinn EH, Taylor CL, Kilgore K, Valentine A, Bodurka DC, Kavanagh J, Sood A, Li Y, Basen-Engquist K. Associations with worry about dying and hopelessness in ambulatory ovarian cancer patients. Palliat Support Care. 2009 Sep; 7(3):299-306. PMID: 19788771; PMCID: PMC3265166.
    36. Badr H, Taylor CL. Sexual dysfunction and spousal communication in couples coping with prostate cancer. Psychooncology. 2009 Jul; 18(7):735-46. PMID: 19061199; PMCID: PMC4476400.
    37. Perkins HY, Baum GP, Taylor CL, Basen-Engquist KM. Effects of treatment factors, comorbidities and health-related quality of life on self-efficacy for physical activity in cancer survivors. Psychooncology. 2009 Apr; 18(4):405-11. PMID: 19241489.
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    38. Basen-Engquist K, Scruggs S, Jhingran A, Bodurka DC, Lu K, Ramondetta L, Hughes D, Carmack Taylor C. Physical activity and obesity in endometrial cancer survivors: associations with pain, fatigue, and physical functioning. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Mar; 200(3):288.e1-8. PMID: 19110220; PMCID: PMC2666540.
    39. Basen-Engquist K, Hughes D, Perkins H, Shinn E, Taylor CC. Dimensions of physical activity and their relationship to physical and emotional symptoms in breast cancer survivors. J Cancer Surviv. 2008 Dec; 2(4):253-61. PMID: 18923906; PMCID: PMC3076788.
    40. Carmack Taylor CL, Badr H, Lee JH, Fossella F, Pisters K, Gritz ER, Schover L. Lung cancer patients and their spouses: psychological and relationship functioning within 1 month of treatment initiation. Ann Behav Med. 2008 Oct; 36(2):129-40. PMID: 18797978.
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    41. Badr H, Taylor CL. Effects of relationship maintenance on psychological distress and dyadic adjustment among couples coping with lung cancer. Health Psychol. 2008 Sep; 27(5):616-27. PMID: 18823188.
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    42. Badr H, Acitelli LK, Taylor CL. Does talking about their relationship affect couples' marital and psychological adjustment to lung cancer? J Cancer Surviv. 2008 Mar; 2(1):53-64. PMID: 18648987.
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    43. Carmack Taylor CL, Kulik J, Badr H, Smith M, Basen-Engquist K, Penedo F, Gritz ER. A social comparison theory analysis of group composition and efficacy of cancer support group programs. Soc Sci Med. 2007 Jul; 65(2):262-73. PMID: 17448580.
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    44. Swartz RJ, de Moor C, Cook KF, Fouladi RT, Basen-Engquist K, Eng C, Carmack Taylor CL. Mode effects in the center for epidemiologic studies depression (CES-D) scale: personal digital assistant vs. paper and pencil administration. Qual Life Res. 2007 Jun; 16(5):803-13. PMID: 17295102.
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    45. Carmack Taylor CL, de Moor C, Basen-Engquist K, Smith MA, Dunn AL, Badr H, Pettaway C, Gritz ER. Moderator analyses of participants in the Active for Life after cancer trial: implications for physical activity group intervention studies. Ann Behav Med. 2007 Feb; 33(1):99-104. PMID: 17291175.
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    46. Carmack Taylor CL, Demoor C, Smith MA, Dunn AL, Basen-Engquist K, Nielsen I, Pettaway C, Sellin R, Massey P, Gritz ER. Active for Life After Cancer: a randomized trial examining a lifestyle physical activity program for prostate cancer patients. Psychooncology. 2006 Oct; 15(10):847-62. PMID: 16447306.
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    47. Badr H, Taylor CL. Social constraints and spousal communication in lung cancer. Psychooncology. 2006 Aug; 15(8):673-83. PMID: 16287210.
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    48. Basen-Engquist K, Taylor CL, Rosenblum C, Smith MA, Shinn EH, Greisinger A, Gregg X, Massey P, Valero V, Rivera E. Randomized pilot test of a lifestyle physical activity intervention for breast cancer survivors. Patient Educ Couns. 2006 Dec; 64(1-3):225-34. PMID: 16843633.
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    49. Badr H, Basen-Engquist K, Carmack Taylor CL, de Moor C. Mood states associated with transitory physical symptoms among breast and ovarian cancer survivors. J Behav Med. 2006 Oct; 29(5):461-75. PMID: 16705484.
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    50. Carmack Taylor CL. Spousal intimacy after cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2005 Dec; 99(3 Suppl 1):S217-8. PMID: 16419212.
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    51. O'Hea EL, Boudreaux ED, Jeffries SK, Carmack Taylor CL, Scarinci IC, Brantley PJ. Stage of change movement across three health behaviors: the role of self-efficacy. Am J Health Promot. 2004 Nov-Dec; 19(2):94-102. PMID: 15559709.
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    52. Carmack Taylor CL, Smith MA, de Moor C, Dunn AL, Pettaway C, Sellin R, Charnsangavej C, Hansen MC, Gritz ER. Quality of life intervention for prostate cancer patients: design and baseline characteristics of the active for life after cancer trial. Control Clin Trials. 2004 Jun; 25(3):265-85. PMID: 15157729.
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    53. Carmack Taylor CL, Basen-Engquist K, Shinn EH, Bodurka DC. Predictors of sexual functioning in ovarian cancer patients. J Clin Oncol. 2004 Mar 01; 22(5):881-9. PMID: 14990644.
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    54. Cohen L, Fouladi RT, Babaian RJ, Bhadkamkar VA, Parker PA, Taylor CC, Smith MA, Gritz ER, Basen-Engquist K. Cancer worry is associated with abnormal prostate-specific antigen levels in men participating in a community screening program. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2003 Jul; 12(7):610-7. PMID: 12869399.
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    55. Boudreaux ED, Wood KB, Mehan D, Scarinci I, Taylor CL, Brantley PJ. Congruence of readiness to change, self-efficacy, and decisional balance for physical activity and dietary fat reduction. Am J Health Promot. 2003 May-Jun; 17(5):329-36. PMID: 12769046.
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    56. Boudreaux ED, Francis JL, Carmack Taylor CL, Scarinci IC, Brantley PJ. Changing multiple health behaviors: smoking and exercise. Prev Med. 2003 Apr; 36(4):471-8. PMID: 12649056.
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    57. Carmack Taylor CL, Boudreaux ED, Jeffries SK, Scarinci IC, Brantley PJ. Applying exercise stage of change to a low-income underserved population. Am J Health Behav. 2003 Mar-Apr; 27(2):99-107. PMID: 12639067.
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    58. Bodurka-Bevers D, Basen-Engquist K, Carmack CL, Fitzgerald MA, Wolf JK, de Moor C, Gershenson DM. Depression, anxiety, and quality of life in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2000 Sep; 78(3 Pt 1):302-8. PMID: 10985884.
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    59. Wetter DW, Carmack CL, Anderson CB, Moore CA, De Moor CA, Cinciripini PM, Hirshkowitz M. Tobacco withdrawal signs and symptoms among women with and without a history of depression. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2000 Feb; 8(1):88-96. PMID: 10743908.
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    60. Brantley PJ, Scarinci IC, Carmack CL, Boudreaux E, Streiffer RH, Rees AC, Givler DN. Prevalence of high-risk behaviors and obesity among low-income patients attending primary care clinics in Louisiana. J La State Med Soc. 1999 Mar; 151(3):126-35. PMID: 10319605.
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    61. Carmack CL, Boudreaux E, Amaral-Melendez M, Brantley PJ, de Moor C. Aerobic fitness and leisure physical activity as moderators of the stress-illness relation. Ann Behav Med. 1999; 21(3):251-7. PMID: 10626033.
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    62. Gritz ER, Carmack CL, de Moor C, Coscarelli A, Schacherer CW, Meyers EG, Abemayor E. First year after head and neck cancer: quality of life. J Clin Oncol. 1999 Jan; 17(1):352-60. PMID: 10458254.
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    63. Baranowski T, Anderson C, Carmack C. Mediating variable framework in physical activity interventions. How are we doing? How might we do better? Am J Prev Med. 1998 Nov; 15(4):266-97. PMID: 9838973.
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    64. Boudreaux E, Carmack CL, Searinci IC, Brantley PJ. Predicting smoking stage of change among a sample of low socioeconomic status, primary care outpatients: replication and extension using decisional balance and self-efficacy theories. Int J Behav Med. 1998; 5(2):148-65. PMID: 16250710.
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    65. Natural language use and couples' adjustment to head and neck cancer. Health Psychology. 35:1069-1080.
    66. Exercise as a component of the physical and psychological rehabilitation of hemodialysis patients. International Journal of Rehabilitation and Health. 1:13-23.
    67. Erratum. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 17:98.
    68. Antecedents and mediators of physical activity in endometrial cancer survivors. Health Psychology. 34:1022-1032.
    69. Depression and oropharynx cancer outcome. Psychosomatic Medicine. 78:38-48.
    70. Design of the steps to health study of physical activity in survivors of endometrial cancer. Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 12:27-35.
    71. The Webster/Cella Article Reviewed. Oncology. 12:714-717.
    72. Does couple identity mediate the stress experienced by caregiving spouses?. Psychology and Health. 22:211-229.
    73. Integrating eHealth with human services for breast cancer patients. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 1:146-154.
    74. Predicting noncompliance to fluid restrictions in hemodialysis patients. Dialysis and Transplantation. 22:614-616+618+620+622.
    75. Room for improvement. Gynecologic Oncology. 142:525-530.
    76. Vivekananda Yoga Program for Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer and Their Family Caregivers. Integrative Cancer Therapies. 14:446-451.
    77. Grasping the 'teachable moment'. Psycho-Oncology. 24:1250-1257.
    78. Optimizing eHealth breast cancer interventions. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 1:134-145.
    79. Sexual health of endometrial cancer survivors before and after a physical activity intervention. Gynecologic Oncology. 143:589-595.
    80. Psychosocial interventions for couples coping with cancer. 177-198.
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