“MBSR(BC) Reduces Post-Treatment Symptoms in Breast Cancer Patients” Wins Best Research Poster Award at American Psychosocial Oncology Conference
The College of Nursing’s R-21 and R01 research teams presented three posters at the American Psychosocial Oncology 7th Annual Conference in New Orleans, one of which received the prestigious “Best Research Poster Award.”
“Study Design and Recruitment for an R-01 Symptom Cluster Trial for Breast Cancer Survivors” was presented by: Lengacher, C. A., Barta, M.K., Budhrani, P., Shelton, M. M., Carranza, I., Araya, W., Ramesar, S., & Mogos, M.
“Comparison of the Sample and Delivery of an MBSR Intervention among Oncology Participants” was presented by: Lengacher, C.A., RN, PhD, Shelton, M.M. RN, MS, Barta, M.K., MPH.
“MBSR(BC) Reduces Post-Treatment Symptoms in Breast Cancer Patients” received the “Best Research Poster Award” and was presented by: Lengacher, C. A., Reich, R.R., Post-White, J., Barta, M., Shelton, M.M & Budhrani, P.
Collaborating with Moffit Cancer Center and the USF College of Medicine, Dr. Lengacher and her team are evaluating the effectiveness of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Breast Cancer (BC) program among breast cancer survivors. The primary goals of this randomized controlled trial are to determine how effective the program is for improving patient symptoms and outcomes after treatment, what aspects of the program are most effective, and which types of patients respond best to the program. Read more about this research in Nursing Life magazine.
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