Publications

Predictors of the multidimensional symptom experience of lung cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.
Support Care Cancer 2017 Jun 3;25(6):1931-1939. Epub 2017 Feb 3.
Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 2 Koret Way-N631Y, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA.

Differences in symptom clusters identified using symptom occurrence rates versus severity ratings in patients with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2017 Jun 26;28:122-132. Epub 2017 Apr 26.
Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States. Electronic address:


Alterations in opioid inhibition cause widespread nociception but do not affect anxiety-like behavior in oral cancer mice.
Neuroscience 2017 Jun 30. Epub 2017 Jun 30.
Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, College of Dentistry, New York University, United States; Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, New York University, United States. Electronic address:

Common and Distinct Characteristics Associated With Trajectories of Morning and Evening Energy in Oncology Patients Receiving Chemotherapy.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2017 May 4;53(5):887-900.e2. Epub 2017 Jan 4.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA. Electronic address:

Distinct Wound Healing and Quality-of-Life Outcomes in Subgroups of Patients With Venous Leg Ulcers With Different Symptom Cluster Experiences.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2017 May 4;53(5):871-879. Epub 2017 Jan 4.
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Kelvin Grove, Australia.

Characteristics and Factors Associated With Pain in Older Homeless Individuals: Results From the Health Outcomes in People Experiencing Homelessness in Older Middle Age (HOPE HOME) Study.
J Pain 2017 Apr 12. Epub 2017 Apr 12.
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California; Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:

Inflammatory pathway genes associated with inter-individual variability in the trajectories of morning and evening fatigue in patients receiving chemotherapy.
Cytokine 2017 Mar 19;91:187-210. Epub 2017 Jan 19.
Department of Physiologic Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA. Electronic address:

Potassium Channel Candidate Genes Predict the Development of Secondary Lymphedema Following Breast Cancer Surgery.
Nurs Res 2017 Mar/Apr;66(2):85-94
Betty Smoot, PT, DPTSc, MAS, is Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco. Kord M. Kober, PhD, is Assistant Professor; and Steven M. Paul, PhD, is Principal Statistician, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco. Jon D. Levine, MD, is Professor; and Gary Abrams, MD, is Professor, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco. Judy Mastick, RN, MN, is Project Director, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco. Kimberly Topp, PT, PhD, is Professor, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco. Yvette P. Conley, PhD, FAAN, is Professor, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Christine Miaskowski, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Professor, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco.

The assessment and management of chemotherapy-related toxicities in patients with breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas: A scoping review.
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2017 Feb 22;26:63-82. Epub 2016 Dec 22.
University of Surrey School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Standard Buildings, Office 2.4, 2nd Floor, 94 Hope Street Glasgow, G2 6PH, United Kingdom.


Predictors of Altered Upper Extremity Function During the First Year After Breast Cancer Treatment.
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2016 Sep;95(9):639-55
From the School of Medicine (B. Smoot, JDL, GA, KT), and School of Nursing (SMP, DH, JM, CM), University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California; School of Dentistry, New York University, New York, New York (BEA, B. Schmidt); Redwood Regional Medical Group, Santa Rosa, California (CE); and School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California (LD).

Management of Chronic Pain in Survivors of Adult Cancers: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline.
J Clin Oncol 2016 Sep 25;34(27):3325-45. Epub 2016 Jul 25.
Judith A. Paice, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; Russell Portenoy, MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care; Paul Glare, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York; Marc Citron, ProHealth Care Assoc, Lake Success; Louis S. Constine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; Christina Lacchetti, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria, VA; Toby Campbell, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Andrea Cheville, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, MO; Andrea Cooper, Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD; Frank Keefe, Duke University, Durham, NC; Lakshmi Koyyalagunta and Eduardo Bruera, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; Michael Levy, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA; Christine Miaskowski, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco; Shirley Otis-Green, Coalition for Compassionate Care of California, Sacramento, CA; and Paul Sloan, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Gene Expression Profiling of Evening Fatigue in Women Undergoing Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer.
Biol Res Nurs 2016 Jul 8;18(4):370-85. Epub 2016 Mar 8.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Comparison of Oncology Patients' and Their Family Caregivers' Attitudes and Concerns Toward Pain and Pain Management.
Cancer Nurs 2016 Jul-Aug;39(4):328-34
Author Affiliations: Faculty of Nursing, College of Applied Sciences, Oslo and Akershus University, Norway (Dr Valeberg); Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco (Drs Miaskowski and Paul); Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Department of Research and Development, Oslo University Hospital, and Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Norway (Dr Rustøen).

Differences in Symptom Burden Among Patients With Moderate, Severe, or Very Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 May 17;51(5):849-59. Epub 2016 Feb 17.
Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Department of Research and Development, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; Institute of Health and Society Department of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

Differences in demographic, clinical, and symptom characteristics and quality of life outcomes among oncology patients with different types of pain.
Pain 2016 Apr;157(4):892-900
aDepartment of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, CA, USA bDepartment of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA cDepartment of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA dDepartment of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, New York University, New York, NY eSchool of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY fDivision of Acute Care/Health Systems, College of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.


Polymorphisms in Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Are Associated With Higher Anxiety Levels in Women After Breast Cancer Surgery.
Clin Breast Cancer 2016 Feb 24;16(1):63-71.e3. Epub 2014 Dec 24.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

Comparison of subgroups of breast cancer patients on pain and co-occurring symptoms following chemotherapy.
Support Care Cancer 2016 Feb 4;24(2):605-614. Epub 2015 Jul 4.
Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Way-N631Y, San Francisco, CA, 94143-0610, USA.

A Review of the Literature on Multiple Co-occurring Symptoms in Patients With Colorectal Cancer Who Received Chemotherapy Alone or Chemotherapy With Targeted Therapies.
Cancer Nurs 2016 Nov/Dec;39(6):437-445
Author Affiliations: Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing (Mr Tantoy and Drs Cataldo, Aouizerat, and Miaskowski), School of Medicine (Dr Dhruva), and Institute for Human Genetics (Dr Aouizerat), University of California, San Francisco.

A Longitudinal Study of Depressive Symptoms in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Undergoing Radiotherapy.
Cancer Nurs 2015 Nov-Dec;38(6):436-46
Author Affiliations: Department of Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, Surgery, and Transplantation (Ms Astrup and Dr Bjordal); Department of Research and Development, Division of Emergencies and Critical Care (Dr Rustøen); and Research Support Services (Dr Bjordal), Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway (Dr Rustøen); School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco (Drs Miaskowski and Paul); Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway (Ms Astrup and Dr Bjordal).

Changes in Symptom Occurrence and Severity Before and After Lung Cancer Surgery.
Cancer Nurs 2015 Sep-Oct;38(5):351-7
Author Affiliations: Centre for Shared Decision Making and Collaborative Care Research (Ms Oksholm); Department of Respiratory Medicine (Ms Oksholm and Dr Kongerud); Department for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (Dr Solberg); Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Dr Lie); and Division of Emergencies and Critical Care (Dr Rustoen), Oslo University Hospital, Norway; School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco (Drs Miaskowski, Cooper, and Paul); and Faculty of Medicine (Dr Kongerud) and Institute of Health and Society, Department of Nursing Science (Dr Rustoen), University of Oslo, Norway.

Predictors and Trajectories of Morning Fatigue Are Distinct From Evening Fatigue.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2015 Aug 28;50(2):176-89. Epub 2015 Mar 28.
Department of Physiologic Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. Electronic address:

Trajectories of Evening Fatigue in Oncology Outpatients Receiving Chemotherapy.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2015 Aug 28;50(2):163-75. Epub 2015 Mar 28.
Department of Physiologic Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. Electronic address:

Associations between catecholaminergic, GABAergic, and serotonergic genes and self-reported attentional function in oncology patients and their family caregivers.
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2015 Jun 15;19(3):251-9. Epub 2014 Dec 15.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Box 0610, San Francisco, CA 94143-0610, USA. Electronic address:

Preoperative Breast Pain Predicts Persistent Breast Pain and Disability After Breast Cancer Surgery.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2015 Jun 17;49(6):981-94. Epub 2014 Dec 17.
School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. Electronic address:

Differences in Composition of Symptom Clusters Between Older and Younger Oncology Patients.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2015 Jun 10;49(6):1025-34. Epub 2015 Jan 10.
School of Nursing and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia. Electronic address:


Changes in and predictors of pain characteristics in patients with head and neck cancer undergoing radiotherapy.
Pain 2015 May;156(5):967-79
aDepartment of Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, Surgery and Transplantation, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway bInstitute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway cDepartment of Research and Development, Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway dInstitute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway eSchool of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA fResearch Support Services, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.


Variations in potassium channel genes are associated with distinct trajectories of persistent breast pain after breast cancer surgery.
Pain 2015 Mar;156(3):371-80
aSchools of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA bSchools of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA cInstitute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Predictors of initial levels and trajectories of anxiety in women before and for 6 months after breast cancer surgery.
Cancer Nurs 2014 Nov-Dec;37(6):406-17
Author Affiliations: School of Nursing (Drs Kyranou, Puntillo, Aouizerat, Paul, Cooper, Dodd, and Miaskowski and Ms West), School of Medicine (Drs Dunn and Neuhaus), and the Institute for Human Genetics (Dr Aouizerat), University of California, San Francisco.

Non-medical use of non-opioid psychotherapeutic medications in a community-based cohort of HIV-infected indigent adults.
Drug Alcohol Depend 2014 Oct 27;143:263-7. Epub 2014 Jul 27.
University of California, San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA; Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, SFGH 10, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA. Electronic address:

Side of cancer does not influence limb volumes in women prior to breast cancer surgery.
Lymphat Res Biol 2014 Sep 16;12(3):189-93. Epub 2014 May 16.
1 Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California San Francisco , San Francisco, California.

Cytokine gene variations associated with subsyndromal depressive symptoms in patients with breast cancer.
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2014 Aug 13;18(4):397-404. Epub 2014 Apr 13.
Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way - N631Y, San Francisco, CA 94143-0610, USA. Electronic address:


Identification of patient subgroups and risk factors for persistent arm/shoulder pain following breast cancer surgery.
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2014 Jun 29;18(3):242-53. Epub 2014 Jan 29.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA; Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Symptom assessment in pediatric oncology: how should concordance between children's and parents' reports be evaluated?
Cancer Nurs 2014 Jul-Aug;37(4):252-62
Author Affiliations: Departments of Physiological Nursing (Drs Baggott and Miaskowski) and Community Health Systems (Dr Cooper), University of California San Francisco; Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California (Dr Marina); and Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco (Dr Matthay).



Associations between cytokine gene variations and severe persistent breast pain in women following breast cancer surgery.
J Pain 2014 Feb 12;15(2):169-80. Epub 2013 Oct 12.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:

Occurrence, Characteristics, and Predictors of Pain in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Pain Manag Nurs 2016 04 16;17(2):107-18. Epub 2016 Apr 16.
Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Department of Research and Development, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; Department of Nursing Science, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

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