• The effects of supportive and nonsupportive behaviors on the quality of life of prostate cancer patients and their spouses
  • Value-based decision making in prostate cancer early detection
  • Microsimulation model of the benefits and costs of prostate cancer screening and treatment

Breast Cancer

  1. Prevention:
  • Psychoeducational group intervention for women at increased risk for breast cancer
  • Breast cancer information system designed to foster increased proactive prevention activities among minority populations
  • Screening:
    • Breast cancer screening by physical examination: a randomized clinical trial in the Philippines
    • Facility inreach strategy to promote annual mammography
    • Regional breast cancer screening network
    • Evaluation of multiple outcall intervention to increase screening mammography use among low-income and minority women
  • Treatment:
    • Surveillance after initial treatment for breast cancer: a population-based study of variation in outcomes of care
    • Follow-up care for older women with breast cancer
    • Cost-effectiveness of alternative treatments for local breast cancer in the elderly
    • Managing menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors
    • Psychoeducational group intervention for women at increased risk for breast cancer
    • Role of physician gender in variation in breast cancer care
    • Effects of meditation-based stress reduction in younger women with breast cancer
    • Psychological intervention for women with breast cancer
  • Other:
    • Emotional processing and expression in breast cancer patients: effects on health and psychological adjustment
    • Multigenerational breast cancer risk factors in African-American women
    • Knowledge and beliefs regarding breast cancer among elderly Puerto Rican women
    • Linkage of molecular and epidemiological breast cancer investigations with treatment data: a specialized registry
    • Establishment of the Fox Chase network breast cancer risk registry
    • Enhancing positive reactions to breast cancer risk appraisal
    • Methodology for case-control studies of breast cancer
    • Effects of a comprehensive coping strategy on clinical outcomes in breast cancer bone marrow transplant patients and primary caregiver

    SOURCES: HSRProj 1998; S. Young-McCaughan, Deputy Director for Research Programs, CDMRP, personal communication to Maria Hewitt, December 1998.

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