Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research
Penn CECCR Publications 2005-2012

All articles published between 2005 and March 2012 are now available for download. Scroll over the title you are interested in reading and click to begin your download.

Accepted/In press:

  1. Hornik, R., Parvanta, S., Mello, S., Freres, D., Kelly, & Schwartz, J. S. (accepted). Effects of Scanning - Routine Health Information Exposure - on Cancer Prevention and Screening Behaviors in the General Population.Journal of Health Communication.
  2. Lewis, N. (In press). The effects of perceived normative presure and observability of behavior on intention to perform sun protection and nutrition behaviora on behalf of young children among parents.Journal of Applied Social Psychology.
  3. Lewis, N., & Martinez, L. S. (accepted). Does the number of cancer patients' close social ties affect cancer-related information seeking through communication efficacy? Testing a mediation model.Journal of Health Communication.
  4. Nagler, R. (accepted). Adverse outcomes associated with media exposure to contradictory nutrition messages.Journal of Health Communication.
  5. Ramirez, A. S. (accepted). Effects of Ethnic Targeting on the Perceived Effectiveness of Cancer Prevention Messages among Latinas and Non-Hispanic White Women.Journal of Health Communication.
  6. Ramirez, A. S., Freres, D., Martinez, L. S., Lewis, N., Bourgoin, A., Kelly, B., . . . Hornik, R. (accepted). Information seeking from media and family/friends increases the likelihood of engaging in healthy lifestyle behaviors.Journal of Health Communication.


  1. Gray, S.W., Hornik, R.C., Schwartz, J.S., Armstrong, K. (2011). The impact of risk information on women’s beliefs about direct-to-consumer genetic testing for BRCA mutations. Clinical Genetics, 81(1), 29-37.
  2. Kim, H. S., Bigman, C. A., Leader, A. E., Lerman, C., & Cappella, J. N. (2012). Narrative Health Communication and Behavior Change: The Influence of Exemplars in the News on Intention to Quit Smoking. Journal of Communication, 62(3), 473-492.
  3. Lee, C., & Kim, D. (2012). A Comparative Analysis of the Validity of US State- and County-Level Social Capital Measures and Their Associations with Population Health. Social Indicators Research, epub.
  4. Lee, C. J., Ramirez, A. S., Lewis, N., Gray, S. W., & Hornik, R. C. (2012). Looking beyond the internet: examining socioeconomic inequalities in cancer information seeking among cancer patients. Health Communication, 27(8), 806-817.
  5. Lee, S., Cappella, J. N., Lerman, C., & Strasser, A. A. (2012). Effects of Smoking Cues and Argument Strength of Antismoking Advertisements on Former Smokers' Self-efficacy, Attitude, and Intention to Refrain From Smoking. Nicotine Tob Res.
  6. Lewis, N., Martinez, L. S., Freres, D. R., Schwartz, J. S., Armstrong, K., Gray, S. W., . . . Hornik, R. C. (2012). Seeking cancer-related information from media and family/friends increases fruit and vegetable consumption among cancer patients. Health Communication, 27(4), 380-388.
  7. Liao, K., Freres, D. R., & Troxel, A. B. (2012). A transition model for quality-of-life data with non-ignorable non-monotone missing data. Statistics in Medicine, epub.
  8. Mello, S., Tan, A. S., Armstrong, K., Schwartz, J. S., & Hornik, R. (2012). Anxiety and Depression among Cancer Survivors: The Role of information engagement with sources of emotional support information. Health Communication, epub.
  9. Nagler, R., & Hornik, R. (2012). Measuring Media Exposure to Contradictory Health Information: A Comparative Analysis of Four Potential Measures. Communication Methods and Measures, 6(1), 56-75.
  10. Strasser, A. A., Tang, K. Z., Romer, D., Jepson, C., & Cappella, J. N. (2012). Graphic Warning Labels in Cigarette Advertisements Recall and Viewing Patterns. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 43(1), 41-47.
  11. Tan, A. S., Mello, S., & Hornik, R. C. (2012). A longitudinal study on engagement with dieting information as a predictor of dieting behavior among adults diagnosed with cancer. [Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural]. Patient Educ Couns, 88(2), 305-310.
  12. Tan, A. S., Moldovan-Johnson, M., Parvanta, S., Gray, S. W., Armstrong, K., & Hornik, R. C. (2012). Patient-clinician information engagement improves adherence to colorectal cancer surveillance after curative treatment: results from a longitudinal study. Oncologist, 17(9), 1155-1162.
  13. Wong, N. (2012). Interaction of Comparative Cancer Risk and Cancer Efficacy Perceptions on Cancer-Related Information Seeking and Scanning Behaviors. Communication Research Reports, 29(3), 193-203.


  1. Baek, Y.M., Cappella, J.N., Bindman, A. (2011). Automating Content Analysis of Open-Ended Responses: Wordscores and Affective Intonation. Communication Methods and Measures, 5(4), 275-296.
  2. Brechman, J., Lee, C.J., & Cappella, J. (2011). Distorting genetic research about cancer: From bench science to press release to published news. Journal of Communication.
  3. Falcone, M., Jepson, C., Sanborn, P., Cappella, J.N., Lerman, C. & Strasser, A.A. (2011). Association of BDNF and COMT genotypes with cognitive processing of anti-smoking PSAs. Genes, Brain, and Behavior, 10, 862-867.
  4. Giarelli, E., Bruner, D.B., Nguyen, E., Basham, S., Marathe, P., Dao, D., Huynh, T.N., Cappella, J.N., & Nguyen, G. (2011). Research participation among Asian American women at risk for cervical cancer: Exploratory pilot of barriers and enhancers. Journal of Immigrant Minority Health. DOI: 10.1007/s10903-011-9461-x. PMID: 21512747.
  5. Hull, S.J. (2011). Perceived risk as a moderator of the effectiveness of framed HIV-test promotion messages among women: A randomized controlled trial. Health Psychology, 31(1), 114-121.
  6. Lee, S., Cappella, J.N., Lerman, C., & Strasser, A. (2011). Smoking cues, argument strength, and perceived effectiveness of antismoking PSAs. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntq255. PMID: 21330273.
  7. Lee, CJ., Niederdeppe, J. (2011). Genre-specific cultivation effects: Lagged associations between overall TV viewing, local TV news viewing, and fatalistic beliefs about cancer prevention. Communication Research, 38(6), 731-753.
  8. Sanders-Jackson, A.N., Cappella, J.N., Linebarger, D.L., Piotrowski, J.T., O'Keefe, M., & Strasser, A.A. (2011). Visual attention to anti-smoking PSAs: Smoking cues versus other attention-grabbing features. Human Communication Research. 37: 275–292.
  9. Schnoll, R., Cappella, J.N., Lerman, C., Pinto, A., Patterson, F., Wileyto, E.P., Bigman, C., & Leone, F. (2011). A novel recruitment message to increase enrollment into a smoking cessation treatment program: Preliminary results from a randomized trial health communication. Health Communication. 10:1-8. PMID: 21667366.
  10. Shim, M., Cappella, J.N., & Han, J.Y. (2011). How does insightful and emotional disclosure bring potential health benefits?: Study based on online support groups for women with breast cancer. Journal of Communication. 61(3). 432-454.
  11. Smith, D. (2011). Health care consumer’s use and trust of health information sources. Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 4(3):200-210.
  12. Smith-McLallen, A., Hornik, R., & Fishbein, M. (2011). Psychosocial Determinants of cancer-related information seeking among cancer patients. Journal of Health Communication. 1(4): 1-14. PMID: 21207310.
  13. Strasser, A., Orom, H., Tang, K.Z., Dumont, R.L., Cappella, J.N., & Kozlowski, L.T. (2011). Graphic-enhanced information improves perceived risks of cigar smoking. Addictive Behaviors. 36(8); 865-869
  14. Tan, A., Bourgoin, A., Gray, S.W., Armstrong, K., & Hornik., R. (2011). How does patient-clinician information engagement influence self-reported cancer-related problems? Findings from a longitudinal analysis. Cancer. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25804. PMID: 21225869.
  15. Zhao, X., Strasser, A.A., Cappella, J.N., Lerman, C., & Fishbein, M. (2011). A measure of perceived argument strength: Reliability and validity in health communication contexts. Communication Methods and Measures, 5(1), 48-75. DOI: 10.1080/19312458.2010.547822
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  1. Bigman, C. Cappella, J., Hornik, R. (2010). Effective or Ineffective: Attribute framing and the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Patient Education and Counseling, 81S, S70–S7.
  2. Fishman, J., Ten, H.T., & Casarett, D. (2010). Cancer and the media: How does the news report on treatment and outcomes? Archives of Internal Medicine. 170(6):515-518. PMID: 20233800.
  3. Kelly, B.J., Fraze, T.K., & Hornik, R.C. (2010). Response rates to a mailed survey of a representative sample of cancer patients: Incentive and length effects. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 10(65). PMID: 20630101.
  4. Kelly, B.J., Hornik, R.C., Romantan, A., Schwartz, J., Armstrong, K., DeMichele, A., Fishbein, M., Gray, S., Hull, S., Kim, A., Nagler, R., Niederdeppe, J.D., Ramirez, A., Smith-McLallen, A., & Wong, N. (2010). Cancer information scanning and seeking in the general population. Journal of Health Communication. 15: 7, 734—753. PMID: 21104503.
  5. Leader, A., Lerman, C., & Cappella, J.N. (2010). Nicotine vaccines: Will smokers take a shot at quitting? Nicotine Tobacco Research. 12(4):390-7. PMID: 2018551.
  6. Lee, C.J. (2010). The interplay between media use and interpersonal communication in the context of healthy lifestyle behaviors: Reinforcing or substituting? Mass Communication & Society, 13(1), 48-66.
  7. Lee, C.J., Gray, S.W., & Lewis, N. (2010). Internet use leads cancer patients to be active health care consumers. Patient Education & Counseling. 81(S1): S63-S69.
  8. Nagler, R.H., Romantan, A., Kelly, B.J., Stevens, R.S., Gray, S.W., Hull, S.J., Ramirez, A.S., & Hornik, R.C. (2010). How do cancer patients navigate the public information environment? Understanding patterns and motivations for movement among information sources. Journal of Cancer Education. 25(3): 360-7. PMID: 20204573.
  9. Nagler, R., Gray, S.W, Romantan, A., Kelly, B.J., DeMichele, A., Armstrong, K., Schwartz, J.S., & Hornik, R.C. (2010). Differences in information seeking among breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer patients: Results from a population-based survey. Patient Education and Counseling. 81(S1): S54-S62. PMID: 20934297.
  10. Nguyen, G., Shungu, N., Niederdeppe, J., Barg, F., Holmes, J., Armstrong, K., & Hornik, R. (2010). Cancer-related information seeking and scanning behavior of older Vietnamese immigrants. Journal of Health Communication. PMID: 21104504.
  11. Wakefield, M., Loken, V., & Hornik, R. (2010). Use of mass media campaigns to change health behaviour. Lancet. 9; 376(9748), 1261-71. PMID: 20933263.
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  1. Brechman, J., Lee, C-J., & Cappella, J.N. (2009). Lost in Translation? A Comparison of Cancer Genetics Reporting in the Press Release and Its Subsequent Coverage in Press. Science Communication, 30, 453-474.
  2. Cappella, J.N., & Hornik, R. (2009). The Importance of Communication Science in Addressing Core Problems in Public Health. In P. M. Buzzanell & D. Carbaugh (Editors), Distinctive Qualities in Communication Research. Routledge. UK.
  3. Cappella, J.N., Mittermaier, D.J., Weiner, Humphreys, L., Falcone, T., & Giorno, M. (2009). Coding instructions: An example. Krippendorff, K. & Bock, M. (eds.) The content analysis reader, 253-266.
  4. Fishman, J., Dwyer, P., & Lu, H. (2009). Race, treatment preferences, and hospice enrollment: eligibility criteria may exclude patients with the greatest needs for care. Cancer. 115(3): 689–697. PMID: 19107761.
  5. Gray, S.W., Armstrong, K., DeMichele, A., Schwartz, J.S., &Hornik, R. (2009). Colon cancer patient information seeking and the adoption of targeted therapy for on-label and off-label indications. Cancer, 115(7), 1424-1434. PMID: 19235785.
  6. Gray, S.W., O’Grady, C., Karp, L., Smith, S., Schwartz, J.S., Hornik, R., & Armstrong, K. (In Press). Risk Information Exposure and Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing for BRCA Mutations among Women with a Personal or Family History of Breast or Ovarian Cancer. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, 18(4), 1303-1311. PMID: 19318436.
  7. Kang, Y., Cappella, J.N., & Fishbein, M. (2009). The Effect of Marijuana Scenes in Anti-marijuana Public Service Announcements on Adolescents' Evaluation of Ad Effectiveness. Health Communication, 24(6), 483-493.
  8. Kang, Y., Cappella, J.N., Strasser, A., & Lerman, C. (2009). The effect of smoking cues in antismoking advertisements on smoking urge and psychophysiological reactions. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 11(3), 254-261. PMID: 19251767.
  9. Kelly, B., Leader, A., Mittermaier, D., Hornik, R., & Cappella, J.N. (2009). The HPV vaccine and the media: How has the topic been covered and what are the effects on knowledge about the virus and cervical cancer? Patient Education and Counseling, 77(2), 308-313. PMID: 19395221.
  10. Kelly, B.J., Niederdeppe, J., Hornik, R. (2009). Validating Measures of Scanned Information Exposure in the Context of Cancer Prevention and Screening Behaviors. Journal of Health Communication, 14(8), 721-740. PMID: 20029707.
  11. Langleben, D., Loughead, J., Ruparel, K., Hakun, J., Holloway, M., Busch, S., Strasser, A., Cappella, J., & Lerman, C. (2009). Reduced Prefrontal and Temporal Processing and Recall of High “Sensation Value” Ads. NeuroImage, 46(1), 219-225.
  12. Leader, A., Weiner, J., Kelly, B.J., Hornik, R.C., & Cappella, J.N. and others. (2009). Effects of Information Framing on Human Papillomavirus Vaccination. Journal of Women's Health, 18(2), 1-9. PMID: 19183094.
  13. Lee, C-J., & Hornik, R.C. (2009). Physician Trust Moderates the Internet Use and Physician Visit Relationship. Journal of Health Communication, 14(1), 70-76. PMID: 19180372.
  14. Lee, C-J. (2009). The role of Internet engagement in the health-knowledge gap. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 53(3), 365-382.
  15. Lewis, N., Hornik, R.C., & Gray, S.W. (2009). Examining cross source engagement with cancer-related information and its impact on doctor-patient relations. Health Communication, 24(8), 723–734. PMID: 20183381.
  16. Martinez, L., Schwartz, S., Freres, D., Fraze, T., & Hornik, R. (2009). Patient–clinician information engagement increases treatment decision satisfaction among cancer patients through feeling of being informed. Patient Education and Counseling, 77(3), 384-390. 77(3): 384-90. PMID: 19815365.
  17. Nguyen, G., Leader, A., Hung, W.L. (2009). Awareness of Anticancer Vaccines among Asian American Women with Limited English Proficiency: An Opportunity for Improved Public Health Communication. Journal of Cancer Education, 24(4), 280–283. PMID: 19838885.
  18. Niederdeppe, J., Fowler, E.F., Goldstein, K, & Pribble, J. (2009). Does local television news coverage cultivate fatalistic beliefs about cancer prevention? Journal of Communication. 1(60): 230-235. PMID: 20563221.
  19. Smith-McLallen, A. & Fishbein, M. (2009). Predicting intentions to engage in cancer prevention and detection behaviors: Examining differences between Black and White adults. Psychology Health and Medicine, 14(2), 180-189.
  20. Strasser, A., Cappella, J., Jepson, C., Fishbein, M., Tang, K., Han, E., & Lerman, C. (2009). Experimental evaluation of anti-tobacco PSAs: Effects of message content and format on physiological and behavioral outcomes. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 11(3):293-302. PMID: 19246628.
  21. Stryker, J.E., Fishman, J., Emmons, K.M., & Viswanath, K. (2009). Cancer risk communication in mainstream and ethnic newspapers. Preventing Chronic Disease, (6)1.
  22. Wong, N., & Cappella, J.N. (2009). Antismoking Threat and Efficacy Appeals: Effects on Smoking Cessation Intentions for Smokers with Low and High Readiness to Quit. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 37(1), 1-20. PMID: 20046966.
  23. Wong, N.C.H. (2009). Investigating the effects of cancer risk and efficacy perceptions on cancer prevention adherence and intentions. Health Communication, 24(2), 95-105. PMID: 19280453.
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  1. Chernin, A. (2008). The effects of food marketing on children’s preferences: Testing the moderating roles of age and gender. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 615, 102-118.
  2. Fishbein, M. (2008). A Reasoned action approach to health promotion. Medical Decision Making, 28(6), 834-844. PMID: 19015289.
  3. Fishbein, M., & Hornik, R. (2008). Measuring Media Exposure: An Introduction to the Special Issue. Communication Methods and Measures, 2(1-2), 1-5.
  4. Hawkins, R.P., Kreuter, M., Resnicow, K., Fishbein, M., & Dijkstra, A. (2008). Understanding tailoring in communicating about health. Health Education Research, 23(3), 454-466.
  5. Hornik, R., & Niederdeppe, J. (2008). Information Scanning. In W. Donsbach (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Communication (pp. 2257-2261). Oxford, UK & Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
  6. Jordan, A., Kunkle, D., Manganello, J., & Fishbein, M. (Eds). (2008). Media Messages and Public Health: A Decisions Approach to Content Analysis. New York: Taylor & Francis.
  7. Kang, Y., & Cappella, J.N. (2008). Emotional Reactions to and Perceived Effectiveness of Media Messages: Appraisal and Message Sensation Value. Western Journal of Communication, 72(1), 40 - 61.
  8. Lee, C-J. (2008). How does the Internet displace health professionals? Journal of Health Communication, 14(1), 70-6. PMID: 18661387.
  9. Lee, C-J., Hornik, R.C., & Hennessy, M. (2008). The Reliability and Stability of General Media Exposure Measures. Communication Methods and Measures, 13(5), 450-464.
  10. Legare, F., Elwyn, G., Fishbein, M., Fremont, P., Frosch, D., Kenny, D.A., Gagnon, M-P., Labrecque, M., Stacey, D., St-Jacques, S., & van der Weijden, T. (2008). Translating shared decision-making into health care clinical practices: proof of Concepts. Implementation Science, 3(2). Published Online.
  11. Manganello, J.A., & Fishbein, M. (2008). Using theory to Inform Content Analysis. In D. Kunkle, A. Jordan, J. Manganello & M. Fishbein (Eds). Media Messages and Public Health: A Decisions Approach to Content Analysis. New York: Taylor & Francis.
  12. Nguyen, G.T., Barg, F., Armstrong, K., Holmes, J.H., & Hornik, R. (2008). Cancer and communication in the healthcare setting: Experiences of older Vietnamese immigrants, a qualitative study. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 23 (1), 45-50. PMID: 18030538.
  13. Niederdeppe, J. (2008). Beyond knowledge gaps: Examining socioeconomic differences in response to cancer news. Human Communication Research, 34(3), 423–447.
  14. Niederdeppe, J., Frosch, D.L., & Hornik, R. (2008). Cancer news coverage and information seeking. Journal of Health Communication, 13, 181-199. PMID: 18300068.
  15. Romantan, A., Hornik, R., Price, V., Cappella, J.N., & Viswanath, K. (2008). A Comparative Analysis of the Performance of Alternative Measures of Exposure. Communication Methods and Measures, 2(1-2), 80-99.
  16. Shim, M. (2008). Connecting Internet use with gaps in cancer knowledge. Health Communication, 23(5), 448-61.
  17. Smith-McLallen, A., & Fishbein, M. (2008). Predictors of Intentions to Perform Six Cancer-Related Behaviors: Roles for Injunctive and Descriptive Norms. Psychology Health and Medicine, 13 (4), 389-401. PMID: 19235077.
  18. Strasser, A.A., Tang, K.Z., Tuller, M.D., & Cappella, J.N. (2008). PREP advertisement features affect smokers’ beliefs regarding potential harm. Tobacco Control, 17(1), 32-38.
  19. Tjia, J., Micco, E., & Armstrong, K. (2008). Interest in breast cancer chemoprevention among older women. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 108(3): 435-453.
  20. Yanovitzky, I., Hornik, R., & Zanutto, E. (2008). Estimating Causal Effects in Observational Studies: The Propensity Score Approach. In A. F. Hayes, M. D. Slater, and L. B. Snyder (Eds.), The SAGE sourcebook of advanced data analysis methods for communication research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
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  1. Cappella, J.N. (2007). The Role of Discrete Emotions in the Theory of Reasoned Action and its Successors: Quitting smoking in young adults. In I. Ajzen, D. Albarracin, & R. Hornik (Eds.), Prediction and Change of Health Behavior: Applying a Reasoned Action Approach (pp. 43-52 ). Mahweh, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  2. Fishbein, M. (2007). A Reasoned Action Approach: Some Issues, Questions, and Clarifications. In I. Ajzen, D. Albarracin, & R. Hornik (Eds.), Prediction and Change of Health Behavior: Applying a Reasoned Action Approach (pp. 277-291). Mahweh, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  3. Frosch, D., Krueger, P., Hornik, R., Cronholm, P., & Barg F. (2007). Creating demand for prescription drugs: A content analysis of television direct to consumer advertising. Annals of Family Medicine, 5 (1), 6-13.
  4. Gray, S. W., Wong, N., Kelly, B., Romantan, A., Ramirez, S., Fraze, T., Smith-McLallen, A., Armstrong, K., Schwartz, J.S., & Hornik, R. (2007). Physician initiated cancer screening discussions and patient intention to engage in screening behavior [Abstract]. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2007 Annual Meeting Proceedings Part 1, 25(18S), 1528.
  5. Halbert, C.H., Gandy, O.H., Collier, A., & Shaker, L. (2007). Beliefs about tobacco use in African Americans. Ethnicity and Disease, 17, 92-98.
  6. Hornik, R., & Kelly, B. (2007) Communication and Diet: An Overview of Experience and Principles, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 39(Supplement 2), S5-S12.
  7. Hornik, R. (2007). An Extension of the Theory of Reasoned Action and Its Successors to Multiple Behaviors Interventions. In I. Ajzen, D. Albarracin, & R. Hornik (Eds.), Prediction and Change of Health Behavior: Applying a Reasoned Action Approach (pp. 53-68 ). Mahweh, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  8. Jeong, S.H. (2007). Effects of news about genetics and obesity on controllability attributions and helping behaviors. Health Communication. 22(3), 221-228. PMID: 17967144.
  9. Kessler, L., Collier, A., & Halbert, C.H. (2007). Knowledge about genetics among African Americans. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 16(2), 191-200.
  10. Kreuter, M., Holmes, K., Hinyard, L., Houston, T., Woolley, S., Green, M.C., Cappella, J.N., Slater, M., Wise, M., Storey, D., Clark, E., O’Keefe, D., & Erwin, D. (2007). Narrative Communication in Cancer Prevention and Control: A Framework to Guide Research and Application. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 33(3), 221-235.
  11. Nguyen, G.T., Barg, F., Armstrong, K., Holmes, J.H., & Hornik, R. (2007) Cancer and communication in the healthcare setting: Experiences of older Vietnamese immigrants, a qualitative study. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 23(1).
  12. Niederdeppe, J., & Gurmankin Levy, A. (2007). Fatalistic beliefs bout cancer prevention and three prevention behaviors. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention. 16 (5), 998-1003.
  13. Niederdeppe, J., Hornik, R.C., Kelly, B., Frosch, D.L., Romantan, A., Stevens, R., Barg, F., & Weiner, J. (2007). Exploring the dimensions of cancer-related information seeking and scanning behavior. Health Communication, 22(2), 153-167.
  14. Strasser, A., Lerman, C., Sanborn, P., Pickworth, W., & Feldman, E. (2007). New lower nicotine cigarettes can produce compensatory smoking and increased carbon monoxide exposure. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 86(2-3):294-300.
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  1. Cappella, J.N. (2006). Integrating Message Effects and Behavior Change Theories: Organizing Comments and Unanswered Questions. Journal of Communication, 56. (Supp. 1), S265-S279.
  2. Fishbein, M., & Cappella, J.N. (2006). The role of theory in developing effective health communications. Journal of Communication, 56 (Supp. 1), S1-S17.
  3. Frosch, D.L. (2006). Hypothesis: Direct-to-consumer-advertising exposure impedes lifestyle-focused cancer prevention efforts. International Journal of Cancer Prevention, 2, 1-4.
  4. Gray, S.W., Romantan, A., Kelly, B., Ramirez, S., Stevens, R., Wong, N., Kim, A., Schwartz, J.S., & Hornik, R. (2006). Cancer information acquisition differs by patient characteristics. Journal of Clinical Oncology (meeting abstracts), 24 (18S), 16008.
  5. Halbert, C.H., Gandy, O.H. Jr., Collier, A., & Shaker, L. (2006). Intentions to participate in genetics research among African American smokers. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, 15, 150-153.
  6. Halbert, C.H., Gandy, O.H., Armstrong, K., & Shaker, L. (2006). Racial differences in trust in health care providers. Archives of Internal Medicine, 166, 896-901.
  7. Hornik, R., & Ramirez, A.S. (2006). Racial/Ethnic Disparities and Segmentation in Communication Campaigns. American Behavioral Scientist, 49(6), 868-884.
  8. Kang, Y., Cappella, J.N., & Fishbein, M. (2006). The Attentional Mechanism of Message Sensation Value: Interaction between Message Sensation Value and Argument Quality on Message Effectiveness. Communication Monographs, 73(4), 351-378.
  9. Nguyen, G.T., & Bellamy, S. (2006). Cancer Information Seeking Patterns in a National Sample of Asian Americans. Journal of Health Communication, 11 (Supp 1), 173-180.
  10. Shadel, W.G., Lerman, C., Cappella, J., Strasser, A., Pinto, A., & Hornik, R. (2006). Evaluating Smokers' Reactions to Advertising for New Lower Nicotine Quest Cigarettes. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 20(1), 80-84.
  11. Shim, M., Kelly, B., & Hornik, R. (2006). Cancer Information Scanning and Seeking Behavior is Associated with Knowledge, Lifestyle Choices, and Screening. Journal of Health Communication, 11(Supplement 1), 157-172.
  12. Strasser, A., Lerman, C., & Cappella, J. (2006). Lower Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lower Harm. LDI Issue Brief: Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, 12, 2.
  13. Stryker, J.E., Wray, R., Hornik, R., & Yanovitzky, I. (2006). Validation of Database Search Terms for Content Analysis: The Case of Cancer News Coverage. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly Vol. 83, No. 2, 413-430.
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  1. Cappella, J., Lerman, C., Romantan, A., & Baruh, L. (2005). News about Genetics and Smoking: Priming, Family Smoking History and News Story Believability on Inferences of Genetic Susceptibility to Tobacco Addiction. Communication Research. 32, 478-502.
  2. Frosch, D.L., Mello, P., & Lerman, C. (2005). Behavioral consequences of screening for obesity risk. Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 14(6). 1485-1489.
  3. Hendersen, V.R., & Kelly, B. (2005). Food advertising in the age of obesity: content analysis of food advertising on general market and African American television. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 37, 191-196.
  4. Yanovitzky, I., Zanutto, E., & Hornik, R. (2005). Estimating causal effects of public health education campaigns using propensity score methodology. Evaluation and Program Planning, 28(2), 209-220.
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