Selected Publications

 

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bellizziKeith M. Bellizzi, Ph.D., MPH
Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
Joint Appointment in the Center for Public Health and Health Policy

 

 

 

 

 

Schonberg MA, Breslau ES, Bellizzi KM, McCarthy EP. (2015) Colon Cancer Screening Among US Adults Aged 65 and Older: The Influence of Life Expectancy and Age. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63, 750-756.

DeRouen MC, Smith AW, Tao L, Bellizzi KM, Lynch CF, Parsons HM, Kent EE, Keegan THM. (2015). Cancer-related information needs and cancer’s impact on control over life influence health-related quality of life among adolescents and young adults with cancer. November, Psycho-Oncology, 24, 1104-1115.

Rowland JH & Bellizzi KM. (2014). Cancer Survivorship Issues: Life After Treatment and Implications for an Aging Population. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 32, 2662-2668.

Leach CR, Weaver KE, Aziz NM, Alfano CM, Bellizzi KM, Kent EE, Forsythe LP, Rowland JH. (2014). The complex health profile of long-term cancer survivors: Prevalence and predictors of comorbid conditions. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 9, 239-251

Weaver KE, Aziz NM, Arora NK, Forsythe LP, Hamilton AS, Oakley-Girvan I, Keel G, Bellizzi KM, Rowland JH. (2014) Follow-up care experiences and perceived quality of care among long-term survivors of breast, prostate, colorectal, and gynecologic cancers. Journal of Oncology Practice

Forsythe LP, Alfano CM, Kent EE, Weaver KE, Bellizzi KM, Arora NK, Aziz NM, Keel G, Rowland JH. (2014). Social support, self-efficacy for decision making, and follow up care use in long-term cancer survivors. Psycho-oncology, 23, 788-796.

Smith AW, Bellizzi KM, Keegan THM, Zebrack B, Chen VW, Neale AV, Hamilton A, Shnorhavorian M, Lynch CF, and the AYA HOPE Study Collaborative Group. (2013). Health-related Quality of Life of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients in the United States: the AYA HOPE study. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 31, 2136-2145

Smith AW, Parsons HM, Kent EE, Bellizzi KM, Zebrack BJ, Keel G, Lynch CF, Rubenstein MB, Keegan THM, and the AYA HOPE Study Collaborative Group. (2013). Unmet support service needs and health-related quality of life among adolescents and young adults with cancer: The AYA HOPE Study. Frontiers in Pediatric Oncology, 3, 1-11.

Jensen RE, Arora NK, Bellizzi KM, Rowland JH, Hamilton AS, Aziz NM & Potosky AL. (2013). Health-related quality of life among survivors of aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer, 119, 672-680

Hamilton AS, Miller MF, Arora NK, Bellizzi KM, & Rowland JH. (2013). Predictors of use of complementary and alternative medicine by non-Hodgkin Lymphoma survivors and relationship to quality of life. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 12, 225-235.

Weaver KE, Foraker RE, Alfano CM, Rowland JH, Arora NK, Bellizzi KM, Hamilton AS, Oakley-Girvan I, Keel G, & Aziz NM. (2013). Cardiovascular risk factors among long-term survivors of breast, prostate, colorectal, and gynecologic cancers: a gap in survivorship care? Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 7 (online ahead of print)

Kent EE, Arora NK, Rowland JH, Bellizzi KM, Forsythe LP, Hamilton AS, Oakley-Girvan I, Beckjord EB, Aziz N. (2012). Health information needs and health-related quality of life in a diverse population of long term survivors. Patient Education and Counseling, 89, 345-352.

Bellizzi KM, Wilder Smith A, Schmidt S, Keegan T, Zebrack B, Lynch C, Deapen D, Shnorhavorian M, Tompkins B, Simon M. (2012). Positive and negative psychosocial impact of being diagnosed with cancer as an adolescent or young adult. Cancer, 118, 5155-5162

Keegan T, Lichtenztain D, Kato I, Kent E, Wu X, West M, Hamilton A, Zebrack B, Bellizzi KM, Smith A. (2012).  Unmet adolescent and young adult cancer survivors information and service needs:  A population-based cancer registry study. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice, 6, 239-250.

Bellizzi KM, Aziz NM, Rowland JH, Weaver K, Arora NK, Hamilton AS, Oakley-Girvan I, Keel G. (2012). Double jeopardy? Age, race, and HRQOL in older adults with cancer. Journal of Cancer Epidemiology. 2012, 1-9.

Kent EE, Arora NK, Rowland JH, Bellizzi KM, Forsythe LP, Hamilton AS, Oakley-Girvan I, Beckjord EB, & Aziz NM. (2012). Health information needs and health-related quality of life in a diverse population of long-term cancer survivors. Patient Education and Counseling, 89, 345-352.

Schmidt, SD, Blank, TO, Bellizzi, KM & Park, CL. (2012). The relationship of coping strategies, social support, and attachment style with posttraumatic growth in cancer

survivors. Journal of Health Psychology, 17, 1033-1040.

Bellizzi KM, Breslau, E., Burness, A., & Waldron, W. (2011) Prevalence and correlates of cancer screening in older racially diverse adults: Still screening after all these years. Archives of Internal Medicine, 171, 1-7.

Beckjord E, Arora NK, Bellizzi KM & Rowland JH. (2011). Sexual function in survivors of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). Oncology Nursing Society, 38, E351-E359.

Weaver, K.E., Rowland, J.H., Bellizzi, K.M., & Aziz, N.M. (2010).Forgoing medical care because of cost: Assessing disparities in health care access among cancer survivors living in the United States. Cancer, 116, 3493-3504.

Bellizzi, K.M., Smith, A.W., Reeve, B.B., Alfano, C., Bernstein, L., Meeske, K., Baumgartner, K.B., & Ballard-Barbash, R. (2010). Posttraumatic growth and health-related quality of life in a racially diverse cohort of breast cancer survivors. Journal of Health Psychology, 15 (4) 615−626.

Bellizzi, K.M., Rowland, J.H., Aziz, N.M., Hamilton, A., & Arora, N.K. (2009). Physical activity and quality of life in adult non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivors. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 27 (6) 960-966.

Bellizzi, K.M., Mustian, K.M., Palesh, O.G., & Diefenbach, M. (2008). Cancer survivorship and aging: Moving the science forward. Cancer, 113 (12) 3530-3539.

Bellizzi, K.M., Miller, S.M., Bowen, D.J., Mustian, K.M., & Resnick B. (2008). Aging in the context of cancer prevention and control: Perspectives from behavioral medicine. Cancer, 113 (12) 3479-3483.

Bellizzi, K.M., Latini, D.M., Cowan, J.E., Duchane J., Carroll, P.R. and the CaPSURE Investigators. (2008). Fear of recurrence, symptom burden and quality of life in men with prostate cancer.Urology, 72 (6) 1269-73.

Smith, A.W., Reeve, B., Bellizzi, K.M., Harlan, L.C., Klabunde, C.N., Amsellem, M., Bierman, A.S., & Hays, R.D. (2008). Cancer, comorbidities and health-related quality of life of older adults. Health Care Financing Review, 29 (4) 41-56.

Clauser, S., Arora N.K., Bellizzi, K.M., Haffer, C., Topor, M., & Hayes, R. (2008). Disparities in HRQOL of cancer survivors and non-cancer managed care enrollees. Health Care Financing Review, 29 (4) 23-40.

Blank, T.O., & Bellizzi, K.M. (2008). A gerontological perspective on cancer and aging. Cancer, 112 (11) 2569-2576.

Rowland, J.H., & Bellizzi, K.M. (2008). Cancer Survivors and Survivorship Research: A Reflection on Today’s Successes and Tomorrow’s Challenges. Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, 22 (2) 181-200.

Aziz, N.M., & Bellizzi, K.M. (2008). Older survivors and cancer care. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 100 (1), 4-5.

Bellizzi, K.M., & Rowland, J.H. (2007). Comorbidity, cancer-related symptoms and the health of elderly cancer survivors. Aging Health, 3 (5), 625-635.

Bellizzi, K.M., Miller, M.F., Arora, N.K., & Rowland, J.H. (2007). Positive and negative life changes in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma survivors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 34 (2), 188-199.

Bellizzi, K.M., & Blank, T.O. (2007). Cancer related identity and positive affect in survivors of prostate cancer. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 1, 44-48.

Arora, N.K., Hamilton, A.S., Potosky, A.L., Rowland, J.H., Aziz, N.M., Bellizzi, K.M., Klabunde, C.N., McLaughlin, W., & Stevens, J. (2007). Population-based survivorship research using cancer registries: A study of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivors. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 1, 49-63.

Bellizzi, K.M., & Blank, T.O. (2006). Predicting posttraumatic growth in breast cancer survivors.Health Psychology, 25 (1), 47-56.

Bellizzi, K.M., Rowland, J.H., & Jeffery, D.D. (2005). Current health behaviors of cancer survivors: Examining opportunities for cancer control intervention. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23 (34), 8884-8893.

Bellizzi, K.M. (2004). Expressions of generativity and posttraumatic growth in adult cancer survivors. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 58, 247-267.

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cpark03Crystal Park, Ph.D.
Professor,
Clinical Psychology
Principal Investigator,
The Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Park, C. L. (in press). Meaning making in cancer survivorship. In P. T. P. Wong (Ed.). Handbook of Meaning, 2nd Edition. Mahwah, NJ: Sage.

Exline, J. J., Park, C. L., Smyth, J. M., & Carey, M. P. (2011). Anger toward God: Five foundational studies emphasizing predictors, doubts about God’s existence, and adjustment to bereavement and cancer.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 129-148.

Park, C. L., Chmielewski, J., & Blank, T. O. (2010). Post-traumatic growth: Finding positive meaning in cancer survivorship moderates the impact of intrusive thoughts on adjustment in younger adults. Psycho-Oncology, 19, 1139-1147.

Park, C. L., Edmondson, D., & Blank, T. O. (2009). Religious and non-religious pathways to stress-related growth in cancer survivors. Applied Psychology: Health & Well-Being, 1, 321-335.

Park, C. L., Edmondson, D., Hale-Smith, A., & Blank, T. O. (2009). Religiousness/spirituality and health behaviors in younger adult cancer survivors: Does faith promote a healthier lifestyle?Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 32, 582-591.

Park, C. L., Zlateva, I., & Blank, T. O. (2009). Self-Identity after cancer: “Survivor”, “Victim”, “Patient”, and “Person with cancer”. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 24(Supplement 2: Special issue on survivorship), S430-S435.

Yanez, B., Edmondson, D., Stanton, A. L., Park, C. L., Kwan, L., Ganz, P. A., & Blank, T. O. (2009).Facets of spirituality as predictors of adjustment to cancer: Relative contributions of having faith and finding meaning. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 730-741.
Edmondson, D., Park, C. L., Blank, T., Fenster, J. R., & Mills, M. A. (2008). Deconstructing spiritual well-being: Existential well-being and HRQOL in cancer survivors. Psycho-Oncology, 17, 161-169.

Park, C. L., Edmondson, D., Fenster, J. R., & Blank, T. O. (2008). Meaning making and psychological adjustment following cancer: The mediating roles of growth, life meaning, and restored just world beliefs. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 863-875.

Park, C. L., Edmondson, D., Fenster, J. R., & Blank, T. O. (2008). Positive and negative health behavior changes in cancer survivors: A stress and coping perspective. Journal of Health Psychology, 13, 1198-1206.

Park, C. L. (2007). Religion, Use of Interventions. In G. A. Colditz & J.G. Golson, (Eds.),Encyclopedia of cancer and society (pp. 740-742). New York: Sage.

Park, C. L., & Gaffey, A. E. (2007). Health behavior changes in cancer survivors: An integrative review of psychosocial factors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 34, 115-134.

 

Thomas O. Blank, Ph. D.14

Professor Emeritus, Human Development and Family Studies

 

 

 

 

 

 

Park, C. L., Chmielewski, J., & Blank, T. O. (2010). Post-traumatic growth: Finding positive meaning in cancer survivorship moderates the impact of intrusive thoughts on adjustment in younger adults.Psycho-Oncology, 19, 1139-1147.

Blank, T.O., Schmidt, S. D., Vangsness, S. A., Monteiro, A. K., & Santagata, P. V. (2010). Differences among breast and prostate cancer online support groups. Computers in Human Behavior, 26,1400-1404.

Park, C. L., Edmondson, D., & Blank, T. O. (2009). Religious and non-religious pathways to stress-related growth in cancer survivors. Applied Psychology: Health & Well-Being, 1, 321-335.

Park, C. L., Edmondson, D., Hale-Smith, A., & Blank, T. O. (2009). Religiousness/spirituality and health behaviors in younger adult cancer survivors: Does faith promote a healthier lifestyle?Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 32, 582-591.

Blank, T. O. (2009). Cancer from both sides now: combining personal and research perspectives on survivorship. Journal of General Internal Medicine,24 (Supplement 2), S425-S428.

Asencio, M., Blank, T., Descartes, L., & Crawford, A. (2009). Prospect of prostate cancer: a challenge for gay men’s sexualities as they age. Sexuality Research and Social Policy: Journal of NSRC, 6, 38-51.

Park, C. L., Zlateva, I., & Blank, T. O. (2009). Self-Identity after cancer: “Survivor”, “Victim”, “Patient”, and “Person with cancer”. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 24(Supplement 2: Special issue on survivorship), S430-S435.

Blank, T. O., Asencio, M. W., Descartes, L., & Griggs, J. (2009). Aging, health, and GLBTQ family and community life with an example of prostate cancer. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 5, 9-34.

Yanez, B., Edmondson, D., Stanton, A. L., Park, C. L., Kwan, L., Ganz, P. A., & Blank, T. O. (2009).Facets of spirituality as predictors of adjustment to cancer: Relative contributions of having faith and finding meaning. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 730-741.

Blank, T. O., & Bellizzi, K. M. (2008). A gerontologic perspective on cancer and aging. Cancer, 112, 2569-2576.
Edmondson, D., Park, C. L., Blank, T., Fenster, J. R., & Mills, M. A. (2008). Deconstructing spiritual well-being: Existential well-being and HRQOL in cancer survivors. Psycho-Oncology, 17, 161-169.

Park, C. L., Edmondson, D., Fenster, J. R., & Blank, T. O. (2008). Meaning making and psychological adjustment following cancer: The mediating roles of growth, life meaning, and restored just world beliefs. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 863-875.

Park, C. L., Edmondson, D., Fenster, J. R., & Blank, T. O. (2008). Positive and negative health behavior changes in cancer survivors: A stress and coping perspective. Journal of Health Psychology, 13, 1198-1206.

Blank, T. O. (2008). The challenge of prostate cancer: “Half a man or man and a half?” Generations, 32, 68-72.
Trask, P. C., Blank, T. O., & Jacobsen, P. (2008). Future perspectives on the treatment issues associated with cancer and aging. Cancer,113, 3512-3518.

Bellizzi, K. M., & Blank, T. O. (2007). Cancer-related identity and positive and negative affect in survivors of prostate cancer. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 1, 44-48.

Blank, T. O., & Adams-Blodnieks, M. (2007). The who and what of usage of two cancer online mailing lists. Computers in Human Behavior, 23, 1249-1257.

Bellizzi, K.M. & Blank, T. O. (2006). Understanding the dynamics of post-traumatic growth in breast cancer survivors. Health Psychology, 25, 47-56.

Blank, T. O., Graves, K., Sepucha, K., & Llewellyn-Thomas, H. (2006). Understanding treatment decision-making: Contexts, commonalities, complexities, and challenges. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 32, 211-217.

Blank, T. O., & Bellizzi, K. M. (2006). After prostate cancer: Predictors of well-being among long-term prostate cancer survivors. Cancer, 106, 2128-2135.

Blank, T.O. (2005). Gay men and prostate cancer: Invisible diversity. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23, 2593-2596.

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