Handbook of Cancer Control and Behavioral Science: A Resource for Researchers, Practitioners, and Policy Makers

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This volume makes a landmark contribution to explicating the role of behavioral science in oncology, set in the framework of the cancer control continuum, encompassing theory, methodology, state of the science, application and dissemination, and policy. The handbook is a tour de force - a ready-made curriculum, a vital resource volume, and a transdisciplinary guide, crafted by the leading scientists in the field. Reaching across disciplines, the handbook will be of interest to any researcher, clinician, or health professional who wishes to understand how the behavioral and social sciences make a critical and integral contribution to the scientific, medical, and societal conquest of cancer.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433803581
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Publication date: 9/15/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 540,893
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

I Introduction to behavioral science and cancer 1

Ch. 1 Overview, current status, and future directions Suzanne M. Miller Miller, Suzanne M. Deborah J. Bowen Bowen, Deborah J. Robert T. Croyle Croyle, Robert T. Julia H. Rowland Rowland, Julia H. 5

Ch. 2 Trends in modifiable risk factors for cancer and the potential for cancer prevention Cynthia J. Stein Stein, Cynthia J. Graham A. Colditz Colditz, Graham A. 23

Ch. 3 Creation of a framework for public health intervention design Deborah J. Bowen Bowen, Deborah J. Carol Moinpour Moinpour, Carol Beti Thompson Thompson, Beti M. Robyn Andersen Andersen, M. Robyn Hendrika Meischke Meischke, Hendrika Barb Cochrane Cochrane, Barb 43

II Methodology in cancer prevention and control 57

Ch. 4 Designing and evaluating individual-level interventions for cancer prevention and control Susan J. Curry Curry, Susan J. David W. Wetter Wetter, David W. Louis C. Grothaus Grothaus, Louis C. Jennifer B. McClure McClure, Jennifer B. Stephen H. Taplin Taplin, Stephen H. 61

Ch. 5 Design and analysis of group-randomized trials in cancer prevention and control David M. Murray Murray, David M. Sherri L. Pals Pals, Sherri L. Jonathan L. Blitstein Blitstein, Jonathan L. 85

Ch. 6 Participation in cancer clinical trials Electra D. Paskett Paskett, Electra D. Mira L. Katz Katz, Mira L. Cecilia R. DeGraffinreid DeGraffinreid, Cecilia R. Cathy M. Taturn Taturn, Cathy M. 103

Ch. 7 Quality-of-life assessment in cancer Carolyn C. Gotay Gotay, Carolyn C. 115

III Primary prevention : reducing cancer incidence 129

Ch. 8 Understanding and communicating about cancer risk Kevin D. McCaul McCaul, Kevin D. Renee E. Magnan Magnan, Renee E. Amanda Dillard Dillard,Amanda 133

Ch. 9 Prevention of tobacco use Robin Mermelstein Mermelstein, Robin Sarah K. Wahl Wahl, Sarah K. 151

Ch. 10 Interventions for smoking cessation Lara K. Dhingra Dhingra, Lara K. Jamie S. Ostroff Ostroff, Jamie S. 167

Ch. 11 Interventions to modify dietary behaviors for cancer prevention and control Marci Kramish Campbell Campbell, Marci Kramish Jennifer Gierisch Gierisch, Jennifer Lisa Sutherland Sutherland, Lisa 189

Ch. 12 Interventions to modify skin cancer-related behaviors David B. Buller Buller, David B. 209

Ch. 13 Behavioral science applications to gynecologic cancer prevention Lari Wenzel Wenzel, Lari Astrid Reina-Patton Reina-Patton, Astrid Israel De Alba De Alba, Israel 225

Ch. 14 Interventions to modify physical activity Bernardine M. Pinto Pinto, Bernardine M. Carolyn Rabin Rabin, Carolyn Georita M. Frierson Frierson, Georita M. 237

IV Secondary prevention : early detection of cancer 251

Ch. 15 Behavioral research in cancer screening Sally W. Vernon Vernon, Sally W. Jasmin A. Tiro Tiro, Jasmin A. Helen I. Meissner Meissner, Helen I. 255

Ch. 16 Psychological consequences of cancer screening Anne Miles Miles, Anne Jo Waller Waller, Jo Jane Wardle Wardle, Jane 279

Ch. 17 Psychological issues in genetic testing Catharine Wang Wang, Catharine Suzanne M. Miller Miller, Suzanne M. 303

V Tertiary prevention : treating clinical cancer 323

Ch. 18 Practitioner-patient communication in cancer diagnosis and treatment Walter F. Baile Baile, Walter F. Joann Aaron Aaron, Joann Patricia A. Parker Parker, Patricia A. 327

Ch. 19 Behavioral interventions for side effects related to cancer and cancer treatments Gary R. Morrow Morrow, Gary R. Joseph A. Roscoe Roscoe, Joseph A. Karen M. Mustian Mustian, Karen M. Jane T. Hickok Hickok, Jane T. Julie L. Ryan Ryan, Julie L. Sara Matteson Matteson, Sara 347

Ch. 20 Psychosocial response to cancer diagnosis and treatment Beth E. Meyerowitz Meyerowitz, Beth E. Sindy Oh Oh, Sindy 361

Ch. 21 Reduction of psychosexual dysfunction in cancer patients Leslie R. Schover Schover, Leslie R. 379

Ch. 22 Family care during cancer care Barbara A. Given Given, Barbara A. Paula R. Sherwood Sherwood, Paula R. Charles W. Given Given, Charles W. 391

VI Quaternary prevention : cancer survivorship 409

Ch. 23 The experience of survival for patients : psychosocial adjustment Catherine M. Alfano Alfano, Catherine M. Julia H. Rowland Rowland, Julia H. 413

Ch. 24 Physical late effects of cancer : implications for care Jacqueline Casillas Casillas, Jacqueline Patricia Ganz Ganz, Patricia 431

Ch. 25 Psychosocial and behavioral issues in cancer survival in pediatric populations Anne E. Kazak Kazak, Anne E. Melissa A. Alderfer Alderfer, Melissa A. Alyssa M. Rodriguez Rodriguez, Alyssa M. 449

Ch. 26 Long-term effects of cancer on families of adult cancer survivors Laurel I. Northouse Northouse, Laurel I. Suzanne Mellon Mellon, Suzanne Janet Harden Harden, Janet Ann Schafenacker Schafenacker, Ann 467

Ch. 27 Health promotion and disease prevention in adult cancer survivors Wendy Demark-Wahnefried Demark-Wahnefried, Wendy Noreen M. Aziz Aziz, Noreen M. 487

VII Future directions in behavioral science and cancer 495

Ch. 28 Brain, behavior, and immunity in cancer Michael Stefanek Stefanek, Michael Paige Green McDonald McDonald, Paige Green 499

Ch. 29 Translation of research into public health practice Carol R. White White, Carol R. Mark Dignan Dignan, Mark 517

Ch. 30 Transdisciplinary social and behavioral research for cancer prevention Colleen M. McBride McBride, Colleen M. 531

Ch. 31 Interactive health communications for cancer prevention and control Victor Strecher Strecher, Victor 547

Author index 559

Subject index 621

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