Publications by authors named "Vani N Simmons"

54Publications

Facilitating smoking cessation using reduced nicotine cigarettes: Intervention development and RCT study design.

Contemp Clin Trials 2020 Nov 8;98:106172. Epub 2020 Oct 8.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL, United States of America; Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, United States of America. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2020.106172DOI Listing
November 2020

Oncologists' experiences caring for LGBTQ patients with cancer: Qualitative analysis of items on a national survey.

Patient Educ Couns 2020 Sep 22. Epub 2020 Sep 22.

Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Population Health, New York University Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; Perlmutter Cancer Center, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2020.09.022DOI Listing
September 2020

Preventing smoking relapse in patients with cancer: A randomized controlled trial.

Cancer 2020 Dec 9;126(23):5165-5172. Epub 2020 Sep 9.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.33162DOI Listing
December 2020

Comparing Methods of Recruiting Spanish-Preferring Smokers in the United States: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial.

J Med Internet Res 2020 08 14;22(8):e19389. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

Tobacco Research & Intervention Program, Department of Health Outcomes & Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/19389DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7455877PMC
August 2020

The relationship of mindfulness and mindfulness-related practices with alcohol use among Hispanics/Latinx.

Psychiatry Res 2020 Jan 7;285:112774. Epub 2020 Jan 7.

University of Houston, Houston, TX 77004, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2020.112774DOI Listing
January 2020

Use of biomarker testing in lung cancer among Puerto Rico and Florida Physicians: Results of a comparative study.

J Clin Pathw 2019 Oct;5(8):33-40

Departments of OB-GYN, Population Health and Center for Medical Ethics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6953751PMC
October 2019

Vaping Expectancies: A Qualitative Study among Young Adult , Smokers, , and Dual Users.

Subst Abuse 2019 19;13:1178221819866210. Epub 2019 Aug 19.

Department of Population Health, New York University, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1178221819866210DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6702779PMC
August 2019

Does smoking abstinence predict cancer patients' quality of life over time?

Psychooncology 2019 08 2;28(8):1702-1711. Epub 2019 Jul 2.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.5145DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6691965PMC
August 2019

Capitalizing on a teachable moment: Development of a targeted self-help smoking cessation intervention for patients receiving lung cancer screening.

Lung Cancer 2019 04 18;130:121-127. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA; Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2019.02.014DOI Listing
April 2019

Associations between the smoking-relatedness of a cancer type, cessation attitudes and beliefs, and future abstinence among recent quitters.

Psychooncology 2018 09 14;27(9):2104-2110. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.4774DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6156937PMC
September 2018

Reducing racial/ethnic tobacco cessation disparities via cognitive behavioral therapy: Design of a dualsite randomized controlled trial.

Contemp Clin Trials 2018 05 1;68:127-132. Epub 2018 Apr 1.

Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2018.03.017DOI Listing
May 2018

Ask and Tell: The Importance of the Collection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data to Improve the Quality of Cancer Care for Sexual and Gender Minorities.

J Oncol Pract 2017 08 18;13(8):542-546. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, and University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; and National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2017.024281DOI Listing
August 2017

A randomized controlled trial of a smoking cessation self-help intervention for dual users of tobacco cigarettes and E-cigarettes: Intervention development and research design.

Contemp Clin Trials 2017 09 22;60:56-62. Epub 2017 Jun 22.

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, 12902 USF Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, United States; University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2017.06.014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5559662PMC
September 2017

High-risk community and primary care providers knowledge about and barriers to low-dose computed topography lung cancer screening.

Lung Cancer 2017 04 31;106:42-49. Epub 2017 Jan 31.

Department of Health Outcomes & Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, United States; Department of Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2017.01.012DOI Listing
April 2017

Evaluation of Promotional Materials To Promote Low-Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) Screening to High-Risk Consumers and Health Care Providers.

J Cancer Educ 2018 10;33(5):1043-1051

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, 4115 E. Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL, 33617, USA.

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October 2018

Development of a Targeted Smoking Relapse-Prevention Intervention for Cancer Patients.

J Cancer Educ 2018 04;33(2):440-447

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 4115 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL, 33617, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13187-016-1089-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5288399PMC
April 2018

Smoking relapse-prevention intervention for cancer patients: Study design and baseline data from the surviving SmokeFree randomized controlled trial.

Contemp Clin Trials 2016 09 25;50:84-9. Epub 2016 Jul 25.

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, 12902 USF Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, United States; University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2016.07.015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5564185PMC
September 2016

Smoking cessation interventions within the context of Low-Dose Computed Tomography lung cancer screening: A systematic review.

Lung Cancer 2016 08 1;98:91-98. Epub 2016 Jun 1.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA; Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA; Department of Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2016.05.028DOI Listing
August 2016

Health, Stigma, and the Burden of Smoking in College: A Thematic Analysis.

Am J Health Behav 2016 May;40(3):381-8

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.40.3.10DOI Listing
May 2016

Translating Hispanic Genomic Factors in Lung Cancer Into Clinical Practice: EGFR Testing for Improved Outcomes.

Gene Cell Tissue 2016 Apr 14;3(2). Epub 2016 Feb 14.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, United States.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5990038PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/gct-35961DOI Listing
April 2016

Extended Self-Help for Smoking Cessation: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Am J Prev Med 2016 07 8;51(1):54-62. Epub 2016 Feb 8.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2015.12.016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4914420PMC
July 2016

Gender differences in use and expectancies of e-cigarettes: Online survey results.

Addict Behav 2016 Jan 14;52:91-7. Epub 2015 Sep 14.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA; Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA; Department of Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.09.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4644488PMC
January 2016

E-cigarettes and expectancies: why do some users keep smoking?

Addiction 2015 Nov 18;110(11):1833-43. Epub 2015 Aug 18.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.13043DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4609252PMC
November 2015

Relapse-Prevention Booklets as an Adjunct to a Tobacco Quitline: A Randomized Controlled Effectiveness Trial.

Nicotine Tob Res 2016 Mar 6;18(3):298-305. Epub 2015 Apr 6.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL; Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntv079DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4757931PMC
March 2016

Expectancies for cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and nicotine replacement therapies among e-cigarette users (aka vapers).

Nicotine Tob Res 2015 Feb 28;17(2):193-200. Epub 2014 Aug 28.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL; Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Department of Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntu149DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4438353PMC
February 2015

A content analysis of attributions for resuming smoking or maintaining abstinence in the post-partum period.

Matern Child Health J 2015 Mar;19(3):664-74

Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, PCD4118G, Tampa, FL, 33620, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-014-1556-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4284152PMC
March 2015

Smoking behavior and motivation to quit among chronic pain patients initiating multidisciplinary pain treatment: a prospective study.

Pain Med 2014 Aug 15;15(8):1294-303. Epub 2014 Feb 15.

Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee MoffittCancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA; The Counseling Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pme.12364DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4374596PMC
August 2014

Transcreation of validated smoking relapse-prevention booklets for use with Hispanic populations.

J Health Care Poor Underserved 2011 Aug;22(3):886-93

Tobacco Research and Intervention Program, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33617, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/hpu.2011.0091DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3804252PMC
August 2011

Risk perception and motivation to quit smoking: a partial test of the Health Action Process Approach.

Addict Behav 2011 Jul 21;36(7):789-91. Epub 2011 Mar 21.

Department of Public Health Sciences, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, 96822, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2011.03.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3081897PMC
July 2011

A measure of smoking abstinence-related motivational engagement: development and initial validation.

Nicotine Tob Res 2010 Apr 26;12(4):432-7. Epub 2010 Feb 26.

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntq020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2847080PMC
April 2010