Presence of Pain on Three or More Days of the Week Is Associated with Worse Patient Reported Outcomes in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease.
Abstract While acute episodic pain is the hallmark of sickle cell disease (SCD), transition to chronic pain is a major cause of morbidity and impaired quality of life. One of...Full Article
Subtle Hippocampal Deformities in Breast Cancer Survivors with Reduced Episodic Memory and Self-Reported Cognitive Concerns.
Abstract Cancer survivors have lingering cognitive problems, however the anatomical basis for these problems has yet to be fully elucidated. Clinical studies as well as animal models of chemotherapy have...Full Article
The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS): Progress of an NIH Roadmap Cooperative Group During its First Two Years.
Abstract Background The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Roadmap initiative (www.nihpromis.org) is a 5-year cooperative group program of research designed to develop, validate, and...Full Article
NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery (CB): Measuring Episodic Memory. Chapter III.
ABSTRACT One of the most significant domains of cognition is episodic memory, which allows for rapid acquisition and long‐term storage of new information. For purposes of the NIH Toolbox, we...Full Article
Perioperative sexual interest in women with suspected gynecologic malignancies.
Abstract OBJECTIVES: For women with gynecologic cancer, the impact of surgery on sexual interest and desire in the immediate and later postoperative period is not well characterized. The objective of...Full Article
Patient-Reported Outcomes in Supportive Care.
Traditionally, anticancer therapy has focused on eradication of neoplastic tissue, predominantly by invasive and/or toxic treatments. In modern studies, patient-reported outcomes (PROs) have become more common, and give a true...Full Article