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Abstracts appear as they were submitted and have not undergone editing or the Oncology Nursing Forum's review process. If any errors or omissions have been made, please accept our apologies. Abstracts that are not being presented do not appear.
Ramos Rebecca - - 2013
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Wang Hongwei - - 2013
The therapeutic effects of 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA)-mediated photodynamic therapy (PDT) on cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are not fully understood, and the usefulness of topical PDT in the treatment of SCC is still debatable. The most interesting aspect in SCC PDT is perhaps its potential in inducing antitumor immune responses. ...
Fein Miriam R MR Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1 Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724, - - 2013
The prognosis of metastatic cancer in patients is poor. Interfering with metastatic spread is therefore important for achieving better survival from cancer. Metastatic disease is established through a series of steps, including breaching of the basement membrane, intravasation and survival in lymphatic or blood vessels, extravasation, and growth at distant ...
Firmes Luciana Barbosa - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of conjugated equine estrogens (CEE) and estradiol benzoate on the blood pressure and body weight of spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRs) and the associated changes in several components of the natriuretic peptide system. The blood pressure of randomly distributed female SHRs ...
Holman Dawn M - - 2013
In an effort to explore opportunities for cancer prevention during preadolescence and adolescence, the Cancer Prevention Across the Lifespan workgroup within the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) convened an informal panel of experts for a 2-day workshop August 9-10, 2011. ...
Hwang Bo-Mi - - 2013
Curcumin (diferuloylmethane) is a polyphenol derived from turmeric (Curcuma longa), which is commonly used as a spice. Recent studies have shown that curcumin has a wide range of pharmacological activities, including anticarcinogenic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antiangiogenic activities. However, the antiphotoageing effects of curcumin have yet to be characterized. In this ...
Bryce Jane - - 2013
A 46-year-old Caucasian male named N.M. was diagnosed in March 2002 with melanoma of the trunk. The melanoma was resected and a left axillary sentinel lymph node biopsy was negative for malignant cells. Three years later, melanoma recurred to the left axillary lymph nodes, which were subsequently dissected. No adjuvant ...
Flaherty Anne Marie C - - 2013
Oncology Nursing Forum (ONF) published an article in its early newsletter format in 1977 entitled "Variables Affecting Nausea and Vomiting" (Mayer Scogna, 1977). That literature review provided an excellent analysis of the state of the art in the management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) at that time. Healthcare providers ...
Wen Qiang - - 2013
The objective of this study was to evaluate the outcome and feasibility of concurrent chemotherapy with paclitaxel plus carboplatin and radiotherapy (RT) in patients with high-risk or advanced endometrial cancer. A retrospective analysis of patients treated between January 2003 and December 2009 was conducted. Adjuvant therapy consisted of external beam ...
Bay-Jensen Anne C - - 2013
Joint health is affected by local and systemic hormones. It is well accepted that systemic factors regulate the metabolism of joint tissues, and that substantial cross-talk between tissues actively contributes to homeostasis. In the current review, we try to define a subtype of osteoarthritis (OA), metabolic OA, which is dependent ...
Applegate Kimberly E - - 2013
Recently, the Cancer Prevention Across the Lifespan workgroup at the Centers for Disease Control held a workshop entitled "Identifying Opportunities for Cancer Prevention During Pre-Adolescence and Adolescence." With the goal of raising awareness and developing community and policy interventions to decrease risk factors for cancer, one session highlighted the danger ...
Potera Carol - - 2013
Results in American Samoa could translate to other medically underserved areas.
Melnik Bodo C - - 2013
Acne in adolescents of developed countries is an epidemic skin disease and has currently been linked to the Western diet (WD). It is the intention of this viewpoint to discuss the possible impact of WD-mediated nutrient signalling in the pathogenesis of acne. High glycaemic load and dairy protein consumption both ...
Bennett Jill A JA School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA. - - 2013
To describe frailty and associated factors in breast cancer survivors (BCSs) and evaluate whether BCSs are frail at an earlier age than female participants from in two large epidemiological studies. Descriptive, cross-sectional. School of Nursing at Oregon Health and Science University. 216 BCSs aged 53-87 years who were a mean ...
Arndt Sophia - - 2013
The formation of radicals plays an important role in the development of atopic eczema or barrier-disrupted skin. We evaluated the radical scavenging effect of a cream containing a Hypericum perforatum extract rich in hyperforin in a double-blind placebo-controlled study on 11 healthy volunteers. Electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy was applied to ...
Albouy Philippe - - 2013
Congenital amusia is a lifelong disorder of music perception and production. The present study investigated the cerebral bases of impaired pitch perception and memory in congenital amusia using behavioural measures, magnetoencephalography and voxel-based morphometry. Congenital amusics and matched control subjects performed two melodic tasks (a melodic contour task and an ...
Hickson Josiane - - 2013
: This study investigated the perceptions of nursing hostility and job satisfaction of new RNs, comparing the working settings of Magnet® and non-Magnet hospitals. : An online survey of new graduate RNs was conducted using the Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised, the McCloskey/Mueller Satisfaction Survey, the Casey-Fink Graduate Nurse Experience Survey, and ...
Siegel Vivian - - 2013
Journals do more than publish collections of research articles and reviews; they also create community, influence standards for community behavior and 'provoke progress' in a particular field. In this Editorial, founding Editor-in-Chief Vivian Siegel compares launching a journal to raising a child, and reflects on the choices and successes of ...
Neubauer Hans - - 2013
Clinical trials have demonstrated an increased risk of breast cancer during estrogen/norethisterone (NET) therapy. With this in mind, the effects of estrogen/NET combination on the proliferation of breast cancer cells overexpressing the progesterone receptor membrane component 1 (PGRMC1) were examined. The same combination was used for the first time in ...
Santelli John S - - 2013
Adolescent risk-taking may have long-term consequences for adult cancer risk. Behaviors such as smoking and sexual activity, commonly initiated during adolescence, may result-decades later-in cancer. Life course epidemiology focuses on unique vulnerabilities at specific development periods and their importance to later development of disease. A life course epidemiological perspective that ...
McClellan Wendy W Survive and Thrive Survivorship Program, Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO, USA. - - 2013
To report functional (physical and cognitive) late effects, experiences, and information needs of adult survivors of childhood cancer. Descriptive, mixed methods survey. Two pediatric oncology programs in the Midwest. Convenience sample of 272 young adult survivors. Voluntary survey completion by young adult survivors regarding late effects, experiences, and educational needs ...
Yang Rong - - 2013
It has been revealed that osteocalcin is a regulator of energy metabolism. We investigated the relationship between serum osteocalcin levels and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in Chinese postmenopausal women. A total of 1,789 postmenopausal women, aged 41 to 78 years, were selected from four communities in Shanghai, China. Serum levels of ...
Lazovich DeAnn D Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA. - - 2013
Indoor tanning usually begins during adolescence, but few strategies exist to discourage adolescent use. We developed and tested a parent-teenager intervention to decrease indoor tanning use. Through focus groups, we identified key messages to enhance parent-teenager communication about indoor tanning, and then developed a pamphlet for parents and postcards for ...
McMillan Susan C - - 2013
Purpose/Objectives: To determine the severity and trajectory of constipation among patients with cancer from opioids and/or vinca alkaloids.Design: Exploratory, descriptive.Setting: Moffitt Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Tampa, FL.Sample: 400 patients at risk for developing medication-induced constipation from opioids, vinca alkaloids, or both.Methods: Patients' baseline data ...
Cheng Guojun - - 2013
The aim of this study was to evaluate among postmenopausal women the effects of a 3-month treatment with estradiol (E2) alone or in combination with norethindrone acetate (NA) on expression of hormone receptors and proliferation in the breast as well as on lipids and climacteric symptoms. Sixty healthy postmenopausal women ...
Frazier A Lindsay AL Division of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA. - - 2013
It is well established that exposures during childhood and adolescence affect breast cancer risk much later in life. Recently, studies have begun to evaluate whether early life exposures might also impact the risk of developing benign breast disease (BBD). A diagnosis of proliferative BBD independent of other breast cancer risk ...
Langford Jl - - 2013
To profile Thoroughbreds that incurred a ban under Australian Rule of Racing 53A on New South Wales racetracks between August 1999 and July 2008, determine the effect on their careers and identify the factors that predict whether these horses would race again or experience a recurrence of epistaxis. Differences between ...
Hickey Sean - - 2013
Purpose/Objectives: To create and evaluate an educational video designed to increase breast cancer-related knowledge and screening behaviors among women who are deaf and use American Sign Language (ASL) as their preferred communication method.Design: A test-retest survey was used to determine retained knowledge following an intervention with an ASL breast cancer ...
Biro Frank M FM Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA. - - 2013
Early life exposures during times of rapid growth and development are recognized increasingly to impact later life. Epidemiologic studies document an association between exposures at critical windows of susceptibility with outcomes as diverse as childhood and adult obesity, timing of menarche, and risk for hypertension or breast cancer. This article ...
Jacobson Joy - - 2013
Despite regional and national efforts to improve access, many eligible patients aren't getting the care they need.
Lehto Rebecca H - - 2013
Purpose/Objectives: To examine perceived cognitive effectiveness and worry in individuals with suspected lung cancer before and after surgical resection and to determine any differences between individuals with and without a postoperative diagnosis of lung cancer.Design: A repeated measures longitudinal design.Setting: A comprehensive cancer center and a Veterans Administration medical center ...
Adams Jeffrey M - - 2013
This study uses the qualitatively developed Adams Influence Model© (AIM) and concepts from the psychometrically validated Revised Professional Practice Environment scale to guide the development of the Leadership Influence Over Professional Practice Environments Scale. Nurse executives and others can use this scale individually or in conjunction with instruments targeting staff ...
Katz Anne - - 2013
Have you ever noticed how sometimes things just work out perfectly? I love it when that happens… I am hard at work on another book for Hygeia Media, the consumer imprint of the Oncology Nursing Society, and the book focuses on young adults with cancer. Although many memoirs are available ...
Jung Yong Wook - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE; insertion/deletion), angiotensinogen (AGT M235T), and angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AT1R 1166A>C) and the prevalence of primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) in Korean women. A total of 133 women with POI and 238 controls were genotyped for ...
Strunin Lee L Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118-2605, USA. - - 2013
This article describes a feasibility study of a program that mentors boys aged 14-18 living in inner city public housing, engages them in a basketball league, and provides educational sessions on life skills and ways to resolve conflicts without violence. Such programs have the potential to engage adolescent males living ...
- - 2013
Abstracts appear as they were submitted and have not undergone editing or the Oncology Nursing Forum's review process. If any errors or omissions have been made, please accept our apologies. Abstracts that are not being presented do not appear.Abstracts are marked as poster (ps) or podium (pd) sessions throughout.
Rupert Amy E AE Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, United - - 2013
We demonstrate here a method that perfuses a small region of an organotypic hippocampal culture with a solution containing an enzyme substrate, a neuropeptide. Perfusate containing hydrolysis products is continually collected and subsequently analyzed for the products of the enzymatic degradation of the peptide substrate. The driving force for perfusion ...
Walton David S - - 2013
PURPOSE:To describe a cohort of children with late-recognized primary congenital glaucoma (LRPCG), including age of presentation, age-related diagnostic signs, clinical abnormalities, and results of glaucoma surgery. METHODS:The medical records of 31 patients (49 eyes) with PCG recognized after 1 year of age were reviewed retrospectively. Patients were confirmed to have ...
Lorena Silvia Helena Tavares - - 2013
PURPOSE:To determine the incidence of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO) in premature and full-term children. METHODS:Medical records of 200 premature and 200 full-term children from July 2004 to November 2009 at the Peri-Peri Health Center were retrospectively reviewed. Fifty-three nasolacrimal ducts in 32 premature children (21 patients were bilateral) and ...
Rogers Kerrylee - - 2013
We propose a framework in which thresholds of potential concern (TPCs) and limits of acceptable change (LACs) are used in concert in the assessment of wetland condition and vulnerability and apply the framework in a case study. The lower Murrumbidgee River floodplain (the 'Lowbidgee') is one of the most ecologically ...
Breyer F - - 2013
As healthcare expenditure typically rises during a person's lifetime, there are widespread fears that the ageing of the German population together with technical progress in medicine will be a serious threat to future healthcare financing. The relationship between ageing and growth of healthcare expenditure has been intensively studied over the ...
Bui Thuyet D - - 2013
Coastal shrimp farming may lead to the contamination of sediments of surrounding estuarine and marine ecosystems as shrimp farm effluent often contains high levels of pollutants including a range of organic compounds (from uneaten feed, shrimp feces, and living and dead organisms) which can accumulate in the sediments of receiving ...
Hofbauer G - - 2013
Phototherapy successfully uses the short-term effects of ultraviolet light against inflammation and proliferation. For its long-term effects, however, ultraviolet light was recently classified as a carcinogen. The wave spectrum employed in phototherapy has various carcinogenic effects in experimental systems, most notably DNA mutations in keratinocytes. Clinically, PUVA increases the risk ...
Hippe Hans-Jörg - - 2013
Heterotrimeric G proteins are key regulators of signaling pathways in mammalian cells. Beyond G protein-coupled receptors, the amount and mutual ratio of specific G protein α, β, and γ subunits determine the G protein signaling. However, little is known about mechanisms that regulate the concentration and composition of G protein ...
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During 2003-2010, the U.S. oil and gas extraction industry (onshore and offshore, combined) had a collective fatality rate seven times higher than for all U.S. workers (27.1 versus 3.8 deaths per 100,000 workers). The 11 lives lost in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion provide a reminder of the hazards involved ...
Kitko Lisa A - - 2013
Heart failure requires complex home management, which is typically performed by a spouse. Yet little is known about the actual "work" of caregiving in individuals with heart failure. The purpose of this study was to describe the types of work manifested in long-term spousal caregiving for older adults across the ...
Fadini G P - - 2013
AIM/HYPOTHESIS: Monocytes/macrophages play important roles in adipose and vascular tissues and can be polarised as inflammatory M1 or anti-inflammatory M2. We sought to analyse monocyte polarisation status in type 2 diabetes, which is characterised by chronic inflammation. METHODS: We enrolled 60 individuals without diabetes and 53 patients with type 2 ...
Choi Jeungok - - 2013
Current text-based discharge instructions are unsuitable for low-literate older adults who have difficulty following written action-based instructions. To address this issue, we developed discharge instructions for low-literate older adults after hip replacement surgery using pictographs (i.e., simple line drawings with stick 3 gures showing explicit care actions). The aim of ...
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Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) are safe and effective for reducing illness and deaths caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. Recommendations for PCV use from the World Health Organization (WHO) and funding from the GAVI Alliance have resulted in an increase in PCV introductions into national immunization programs, especially in lower-income countries. Additionally, ...
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