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Michael A. Diefenbach

TitleASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
InstitutionMount Sinai
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    TitleASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
    InstitutionMount Sinai
    DepartmentOncological Sciences


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    1. Han PK, Hootsmans N, Neilson M, Roy B, Kungel T, Gutheil C, Diefenbach M, Hansen M. The value of personalised risk information: a qualitative study of the perceptions of patients with prostate cancer. BMJ Open. 2013; 3(9):e003226.
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    2. Mohamed NE, Chaoprang Herrera P, Hudson S, Revenson TA, Lee CT, Quale DZ, Zarcadoolas C, Hall SJ, Diefenbach MA. Muscle invasive bladder cancer: examining survivor burden and unmet needs. J Urol. 2014 Jan; 191(1):48-53.
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    3. Sanderson SC, Diefenbach MA, Zinberg R, Horowitz CR, Smirnoff M, Zweig M, Streicher S, Jabs EW, Richardson LD. Willingness to participate in genomics research and desire for personal results among underrepresented minority patients: a structured interview study. J Community Genet. 2013 Oct; 4(4):469-82.
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    4. Tursch M, Kvam AM, Meyer M, Veldman A, Diefenbach M. Stratification of patients in long-distance, international, fixed-wing aircraft. Air Med J. 2013 May-Jun; 32(3):164-9.
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    5. Stanton AL, Morra ME, Diefenbach MA, Miller SM, Slevin Perocchia R, Raich PC, Fleisher L, Wen KY, Tran ZV, Mohamed NE, George R, Bright MA, Marcus AC. Responding to a significant recruitment challenge within three nationwide psychoeducational trials for cancer patients. J Cancer Surviv. 2013 Sep; 7(3):392-403.
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    6. Marcus AC, Diefenbach MA, Stanton AL, Miller SM, Fleisher L, Raich PC, Morra ME, Perocchia RS, Tran ZV, Bright MA. Cancer patient and survivor research from the cancer information service research consortium: a preview of three large randomized trials and initial lessons learned. J Health Commun. 2013; 18(5):543-62.
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    7. Meropol NJ, Egleston BL, Buzaglo JS, Balshem A, Benson AB, Cegala DJ, Cohen RB, Collins M, Diefenbach MA, Miller SM, Fleisher L, Millard JL, Ross EA, Schulman KA, Silver A, Slater E, Solarino N, Sulmasy DP, Trinastic J, Weinfurt KP. A Web-based communication aid for patients with cancer: the CONNECT Study. Cancer. 2013 Apr 1; 119(7):1437-45.
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    8. Kronish IM, Diefenbach MA, Edmondson DE, Phillips LA, Fei K, Horowitz CR. Key barriers to medication adherence in survivors of strokes and transient ischemic attacks. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 May; 28(5):675-82.
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    9. Park ER, Gareen IF, Jain A, Ostroff JS, Duan F, Sicks JD, Rakowski W, Diefenbach M, Rigotti NA. Examining whether lung screening changes risk perceptions: National Lung Screening Trial participants at 1-year follow-up. Cancer. 2013 Apr 1; 119(7):1306-13.
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    10. Sanderson SC, Diefenbach MA, Streicher SA, Jabs EW, Smirnoff M, Horowitz CR, Zinberg R, Clesca C, Richardson LD. Genetic and lifestyle causal beliefs about obesity and associated diseases among ethnically diverse patients: a structured interview study. Public Health Genomics. 2013; 16(3):83-93.
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    11. Diefenbach MA. To screen or not to screen…: a comment on Lepore et Al. Ann Behav Med. 2012 Dec; 44(3):299-300.
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    12. Lavery HJ, Levinson AW, Hobbs AR, Sebrow D, Mohamed NE, Diefenbach MA, Samadi DB. Baseline functional status may predict decisional regret following robotic prostatectomy. J Urol. 2012 Dec; 188(6):2213-8.
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    13. Wu LM, Mohamed NE, Winkel G, Diefenbach MA. Patient and spouse illness beliefs and quality of life in prostate cancer patients. Psychol Health. 2013; 28(4):355-68.
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    14. Wu LM, Diefenbach MA, Gordon WA, Cantor JB, Cherrier MM. Cognitive problems in patients on androgen deprivation therapy: A qualitative pilot study. Urol Oncol. 2013 Nov; 31(8):1533-8.
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    15. Mohamed NE, Diefenbach MA, Goltz HH, Lee CT, Latini D, Kowalkowski M, Philips C, Hassan W, Hall SJ. Muscle invasive bladder cancer: from diagnosis to survivorship. Adv Urol. 2012; 2012:142135.
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    16. Wen KY, Miller SM, Stanton AL, Fleisher L, Morra ME, Jorge A, Diefenbach MA, Ropka ME, Marcus AC. The development and preliminary testing of a multimedia patient-provider survivorship communication module for breast cancer survivors. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Aug; 88(2):344-9.
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    17. Hart SL, Hoyt MA, Diefenbach M, Anderson DR, Kilbourn KM, Craft LL, Steel JL, Cuijpers P, Mohr DC, Berendsen M, Spring B, Stanton AL. Meta-analysis of efficacy of interventions for elevated depressive symptoms in adults diagnosed with cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2012 Jul 3; 104(13):990-1004.
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    18. Jonnalagadda S, Bergamo C, Lin JJ, Lurslurchachai L, Diefenbach M, Smith C, Nelson JE, Wisnivesky JP. Beliefs and attitudes about lung cancer screening among smokers. Lung Cancer. 2012 Sep; 77(3):526-31.
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    19. Horne R, Faasse K, Cooper V, Diefenbach MA, Leventhal H, Leventhal E, Petrie KJ. The perceived sensitivity to medicines (PSM) scale: an evaluation of validity and reliability. Br J Health Psychol. 2013 Feb; 18(1):18-30.
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    20. Diefenbach MA, Mohamed NE, Butz BP, Bar-Chama N, Stock R, Cesaretti J, Hassan W, Samadi D, Hall SJ. Acceptability and preliminary feasibility of an internet/CD-ROM-based education and decision program for early-stage prostate cancer patients: randomized pilot study. J Med Internet Res. 2012; 14(1):e6.
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    21. Mohamed NE, Bovbjerg DH, Montgomery GH, Hall SJ, Diefenbach MA. Pretreatment depressive symptoms and treatment modality predict post-treatment disease-specific quality of life among patients with localized prostate cancer. Urol Oncol. 2012 Nov-Dec; 30(6):804-12.
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    22. Streicher SA, Sanderson SC, Jabs EW, Diefenbach M, Smirnoff M, Peter I, Horowitz CR, Brenner B, Richardson LD. Reasons for participating and genetic information needs among racially and ethnically diverse biobank participants: a focus group study. J Community Genet. 2011 Sep; 2(3):153-63.
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    23. Diefenbach MA. Introduction to the special edition of keynote addresses and master lectures presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Ann Behav Med. 2011 Apr; 41(2):139-40.
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    24. Montgomery GH, Schnur JB, Erblich J, Diefenbach MA, Bovbjerg DH. Presurgery psychological factors predict pain, nausea, and fatigue one week after breast cancer surgery. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2010 Jun; 39(6):1043-52.
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    25. Davis SN, Diefenbach MA, Valdimarsdottir H, Chen T, Hall SJ, Thompson HS. Pros and cons of prostate cancer screening: associations with screening knowledge and attitudes among urban African American men. J Natl Med Assoc. 2010 Mar; 102(3):174-82.
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    26. Park ER, Ostroff JS, Rakowski W, Gareen IF, Diefenbach MA, Feibelmann S, Rigotti NA. Risk perceptions among participants undergoing lung cancer screening: baseline results from the National Lung Screening Trial. Ann Behav Med. 2009 Jun; 37(3):268-79.
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    27. Porter MC, Diefenbach MA. Pushed and pulled: the role of affect and cognition in shaping CAM attitudes and behavior among men treated for prostate cancer. J Health Psychol. 2009 Mar; 14(2):288-96.
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    28. Diefenbach M, Turner G, Carpenter KM, Sheldon LK, Mustian KM, Gerend MA, Rini C, von Wagner C, Gritz ER, McQueen A, Prayor-Patterson HM, Miller SM. Cancer and patient-physician communication. J Health Commun. 2009; 14 Suppl 1:57-65.
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    29. Meropol NJ, Egleston BL, Buzaglo JS, Benson AB, Cegala DJ, Diefenbach MA, Fleisher L, Miller SM, Sulmasy DP, Weinfurt KP. Cancer patient preferences for quality and length of life. Cancer. 2008 Dec 15; 113(12):3459-66.
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    30. Peters E, Diefenbach MA, Hess TM, Västfjäll D. Age differences in dual information-processing modes: implications for cancer decision making. Cancer. 2008 Dec 15; 113(12 Suppl):3556-67.
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    31. Bellizzi KM, Mustian KM, Palesh OG, Diefenbach M. Cancer survivorship and aging : moving the science forward. Cancer. 2008 Dec 15; 113(12 Suppl):3530-9.
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    32. Porter M, Kolva E, Ahl R, Diefenbach MA. Changing patterns of CAM use among prostate cancer patients two years after diagnosis: reasons for maintenance or discontinuation. Complement Ther Med. 2008 Dec; 16(6):318-24.
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    33. Fleisher L, Buzaglo J, Collins M, Millard J, Miller SM, Egleston BL, Solarino N, Trinastic J, Cegala DJ, Benson AB, Schulman KA, Weinfurt KP, Sulmasy D, Diefenbach MA, Meropol NJ. Using health communication best practices to develop a web-based provider-patient communication aid: the CONNECT study. Patient Educ Couns. 2008 Jun; 71(3):378-87.
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    34. Diefenbach M, Mohamed NE, Horwitz E, Pollack A. Longitudinal associations among quality of life and its predictors in patients treated for prostate cancer: the moderating role of age. Psychol Health Med. 2008 Mar; 13(2):146-61.
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    35. Diefenbach MA, Mohamed NE. Regret of treatment decision and its association with disease-specific quality of life following prostate cancer treatment. Cancer Invest. 2007 Sep; 25(6):449-57.
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    36. Hamrick N, Diefenbach MA. Religion and spirituality among patients with localized prostate cancer. Palliat Support Care. 2006 Dec; 4(4):345-55.
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    37. Veldman A, Diefenbach M, Fischer D. Long-distance air medical transport of a neonate suffering from a complete AV canal combined with a hypoplastic left ventricle. Air Med J. 2005 May-Jun; 24(3):96-8.
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    38. Veldman A, Diefenbach M, Fischer D, Benton A, Bloch R. Long-distance transport of ventilated patients: advantages and limitations of air medical repatriation on commercial airlines. Air Med J. 2004 Mar-Apr; 23(2):24-8.
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    39. Miller SM, Bowen DJ, Campbell MK, Diefenbach MA, Gritz ER, Jacobsen PB, Stefanek M, Fang CY, Lazovich D, Sherman KA, Wang C. Current research promises and challenges in behavioral oncology: report from the American Society of Preventive Oncology annual meeting, 2002. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2004 Feb; 13(2):171-80.
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    40. Diefenbach MA, Butz BP. A multimedia interactive education system for prostate cancer patients: development and preliminary evaluation. J Med Internet Res. 2004 Jan 21; 6(1):e3.
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    41. Fischer D, Veldman A, Schäfer V, Diefenbach M. Bacterial colonization of patients undergoing international air transport: a prospective epidemiologic study. J Travel Med. 2004 Jan-Feb; 11(1):44-8.
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    42. Meropol NJ, Weinfurt KP, Burnett CB, Balshem A, Benson AB, Castel L, Corbett S, Diefenbach M, Gaskin D, Li Y, Manne S, Marshall J, Rowland JH, Slater E, Sulmasy DP, Van Echo D, Washington S, Schulman KA. Perceptions of patients and physicians regarding phase I cancer clinical trials: implications for physician-patient communication. J Clin Oncol. 2003 Jul 1; 21(13):2589-96.
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    43. Diefenbach MA, Hamrick N, Uzzo R, Pollack A, Horwitz E, Greenberg R, Engstrom PF. Clinical, demographic and psychosocial correlates of complementary and alternative medicine use by men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer. J Urol. 2003 Jul; 170(1):166-9.
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    44. Hallman WK, Kipen HM, Diefenbach M, Boyd K, Kang H, Leventhal H, Wartenberg D. Symptom patterns among Gulf War registry veterans. Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr; 93(4):624-30.
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    45. Diefenbach MA, Dorsey J, Uzzo RG, Hanks GE, Greenberg RE, Horwitz E, Newton F, Engstrom PF. Decision-making strategies for patients with localized prostate cancer. Semin Urol Oncol. 2002 Feb; 20(1):55-62.
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    46. Miller SM, Diefenbach MA, Kruus LK, Watkins-Bruner D, Hanks GE, Engstrom PF. Psychological and screening profiles of first-degree relatives of prostate cancer patients. J Behav Med. 2001 Jun; 24(3):247-58.
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    47. Veldman A, Fischer D, Brand J, Racky S, Klug P, Diefenbach M. Proposal for a new scoring system in international interhospital air transport. J Travel Med. 2001 May-Jun; 8(3):154-7.
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    48. Jackson P, Sändig N, Diefenbach M, Schröder D, Schwarz H, Srinivas R. The importance of dihydrogen complexes HnGe(H2)+ (n=0,1) to the chemistry of cationic germanium hydrides: advanced theoretical and mass spectrometric analysis. Chemistry. 2001 Jan 5; 7(1):151-60.
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    49. Cameron LD, Diefenbach MA. Responses to Information about Psychosocial Consequences of Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Susceptibility: Influences of Cancer Worry and Risk Perceptions. J Health Psychol. 2001 Jan; 6(1):47-59.
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    50. Diefenbach MA, Schnoll RA, Miller SM, Brower L. Genetic testing for prostate cancer. Willingness and predictors of interest. Cancer Pract. 2000 Mar-Apr; 8(2):82-6.
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    51. Diefenbach MA, Miller SM, Daly MB. Specific worry about breast cancer predicts mammography use in women at risk for breast and ovarian cancer. Health Psychol. 1999 Sep; 18(5):532-6.
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    52. Bruner DW, Baffoe-Bonnie A, Miller S, Diefenbach M, Tricoli JV, Daly M, Pinover W, Grumet SC, Stofey J, Ross E, Raysor S, Balshem A, Malick J, Engstrom P, Hanks GE, Mirchandani I. Prostate cancer risk assessment program. A model for the early detection of prostate cancer. Oncology (Williston Park). 1999 Mar; 13(3):325-34; discussion 337-9, 343-4 pas.
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    53. Diefenbach MA, Leventhal EA, Leventhal H, Patrick-Miller L. Negative affect relates to cross-sectional but not longitudinal symptom reporting: data from elderly adults. Health Psychol. 1996 Jul; 15(4):282-8.
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    54. Leventhal EA, Hansell S, Diefenbach M, Leventhal H, Glass DC. Negative affect and self-report of physical symptoms: two longitudinal studies of older adults. Health Psychol. 1996 May; 15(3):193-9.
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    55. Diefenbach MA, Weinstein ND, O'Reilly J. Scales for assessing perceptions of health hazard susceptibility. Health Educ Res. 1993 Jun; 8(2):181-92.
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