Paul Helft

  • 2467 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
19982020

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Publications

2020

Mindfulness Training Supports Quality of Life and Advance Care Planning in Adults With Metastatic Cancer and Their Caregivers: Results of a Pilot Study

Johns, S. A., Beck-Coon, K., Stutz, P. V., Talib, T. L., Chinh, K., Cottingham, A. H., Schmidt, K., Shields, C., Stout, M. E., Stump, T. E., Monahan, P. O., Torke, A. M. & Helft, P. R., Feb 1 2020, In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 37, 2, p. 88-99 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2019

Abbreviated dignity therapy for adults with advanced-stage cancer and their family caregivers: Qualitative analysis of a pilot study

Beck, A., Cottingham, A. H., Stutz, P. V., Gruber, R., Bernat, J. K., Helft, P. R., Wilhelm, L., Schmidt, K., Stout, M. E., Willard, C. & Johns, S. A., Jun 1 2019, In : Palliative and Supportive Care. 17, 3, p. 262-268 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Addressing personal barriers to advance care planning: Qualitative investigation of a mindfulness-based intervention for adults with cancer and their family caregivers

Cottingham, A. H., Beck-Coon, K., Bernat, J. K., Helft, P. R., Schmidt, K., Shields, C. G., Torke, A. M. & Johns, S. A., Jun 1 2019, In : Palliative and Supportive Care. 17, 3, p. 276-285 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

International Travel for Living Donor Kidney Donation: A Proposal for Focused Screening of Vulnerable Groups

Hartsock, J. A. & Helft, P. R., Dec 1 2019, In : Transplantation. 103, 12, p. 2576-2581 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Social correlates of mental health in gastrointestinal cancer patients and their family caregivers: Exploring the role of loneliness

Secinti, E., Rand, K. L., Johns, S. A., O’Neil, B. H., Helft, P. R., Shahda, S., Jalal, S. I. & Mosher, C. E., Jun 1 2019, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 27, 6, p. 2077-2086 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Spiritual Experiences of Adults With Advanced Cancer in Outpatient Clinical Settings

Maiko, S., Johns, S. A., Helft, P. R., Slaven, J. E., Cottingham, A. H. & Torke, A. M., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 57, 3, p. 576-586.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2018

Communication Quality Predicts Psychological Well-Being and Satisfaction in Family Surrogates of Hospitalized Older Adults: An Observational Study

Torke, A. M., Callahan, C. M., Sachs, G. A., Wocial, L. D., Helft, P. R., Monahan, P. O., Slaven, J. E., Montz, K., Burke, E. S. & Inger, L., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 33, 3, p. 298-304 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations
10 Scopus citations

Two Months of Therapy: A Case of Pathologic Complete Response to Chemoimmunotherapy in a Patient With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Armstrong, S., Al-Ghawi, H., Helft, P., House, M. G., Spittler, A. J., Wu, H. H. & Shahda, S., Jun 2018, In : Clinical Colorectal Cancer. 17, 2, p. e229-e232

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

A systematic review of psychosocial interventions for colorectal cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Winger, J. G., Given, B. A., Shahda, S. & Helft, P. R., Jul 1 2017, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 25, 7, p. 2349-2362 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations

Ethical barriers in adolescent oncofertility counseling

Runco, D. V., Taylor, J. F. & Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 39, 1, p. 56-61 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Futility Disputes: A Review of the Literature and Proposed Model for Dispute Navigation Through Trust Building

Leland, B. D., Torke, A. M., Wocial, L. D. & Helft, P. R., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. 32, 9, p. 523-527 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Scopus citations

Improving the Quality of Data for Inpatient Claims-Based Measures Used in Public Reporting and Pay-for-Performance Programs

Crews, H., Pronovost, P. J., Helft, P. R. & Austin, J. M., Dec 2017, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 43, 12, p. 671-675 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

3 Scopus citations

Positive changes among patients with advanced colorectal cancer and their family caregivers: a qualitative analysis

Mosher, C. E., Adams, R. N., Helft, P. R., O’Neil, B. H., Shahda, S., Rattray, N. A. & Champion, V. L., Jan 2 2017, In : Psychology and Health. 32, 1, p. 94-109 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Validation of the Family Inpatient Communication Survey

Torke, A. M., Monahan, P., Callahan, C. M., Helft, P. R., Sachs, G. A., Wocial, L. D., Slaven, J. E., Montz, K., Inger, L. & Burke, E. S., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 53, 1, p. 96-108.e4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2016

Clinical benefit of a precision medicine based approach for guiding treatment of refractory cancers

Radovich, M., Kiel, P. J., Nance, S. M., Niland, E. E., Parsley, M. E., Ferguson, M. E., Jiang, G., Ammakkanavar, N. R., Einhorn, L. H., Cheng, L., Nassiri, M., Davidson, D. D., Rushing, D. A., Loehrer, P. J., Pili, R., Hanna, N., Thomas Callaghan, J., Skaar, T. C., Helft, P. R., Shahda, S. & 2 others, O'Neil, B. H. & Schneider, B. P., Jan 1 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 35, p. 56491-56500 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Family caregiving challenges in advanced colorectal cancer: patient and caregiver perspectives

Mosher, C. E., Adams, R. N., Helft, P. R., O’Neil, B. H., Shahda, S., Rattray, N. A. & Champion, V. L., May 1 2016, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 24, 5, p. 2017-2024 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Liver Allocation to Non-U.S. Citizen Non-U.S. Residents: An Ethical Framework for a Last-in-Line Approach

Hartsock, J. A., Ivy, S. S. & Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2016, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 16, 6, p. 1681-1687 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Mental health outcomes during colorectal cancer survivorship: a review of the literature

Mosher, C. E., Winger, J. G., Given, B. A., Helft, P. R. & O'Neil, B. H., Nov 1 2016, In : Psycho-Oncology. 25, 11, p. 1261-1270 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

21 Scopus citations

The use of claims-based data in inpatient public reporting and pay-for-performance programs: Is there opportunity for improvement?

Crews, H. R., Chamness, A. R., Terry, C. L. & Helft, P., 2016, In : Journal for Healthcare Quality. 38, 6, p. 379-395 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2015

CEASE: A guide for clinicians on how to stop resuscitation efforts

Torke, A. M., Bledsoe, P., Wocial, L. D., Bosslet, G. T. & Helft, P. R., Mar 1 2015, In : Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 12, 3, p. 440-445 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Doctor, what would you do? An ANSWER for patients requesting advice about value-laden decisions

Tucker Edmonds, B., Torke, A., Helft, P. & Wocial, L. D., Oct 1 2015, In : Pediatrics. 136, 4, p. 740-745 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

In search of value in cancer care: What resources are available to practicing oncologists?

Tenner, L. & Helft, P. R., Oct 15 2015, In : ONCOLOGY (United States). 29, 10, p. 783-785 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opiate written behavioral agreements: A case for abandonment

Helft, P. R., Williams, J. R. & Bandy, R. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 57, 3, p. 415-423 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Piloting an abbreviated dignity therapy intervention using a legacy-building web portal for adults with terminal cancer: A feasibility and acceptability study

Bernat, J. K., Helft, P. R., Wilhelm, L. R., Hook, N. E., Brown, L. F., Althouse, S. K. & Johns, S. A., Dec 1 2015, In : Psycho-Oncology. 24, 12, p. 1823-1825 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

8 Scopus citations

Reflection on adverse event disclosure in the postsurgical hospital context

Roberts, F., Gettings, P., Torbeck, L. & Helft, P. R., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 72, 4, p. 767-770 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reliability and validity of a tool to assess oncology nurses' experiences with prognosis-related communication

Newman, A. R. & Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2015, In : Oncology nursing forum. 42, 1, p. 64-73 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Treatment without consent?

Helft, P., Jan 1 2015, In : Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 29, 1, p. 71-72 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Ethical considerations surrounding survival benefit-based liver allocation

Keller, E. J., Kwo, P. Y. & Helft, P. R., Feb 1 2014, In : Liver Transplantation. 20, 2, p. 140-146 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

22 Scopus citations

Phase 1 pharmacogenetic and pharmacodynamic study of sorafenib with concurrent radiation therapy and gemcitabine in locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer

Chiorean, E. G., Schneider, B. P., Akisik, F. M., Perkins, S. M., Anderson, S., Johnson, C. S., Dewitt, J., Helft, P., Clark, R., Johnston, E. L., Spittler, A. J., Deluca, J., Bu, G., Shahda, S., Loehrer, P. J., Sandrasegaran, K. & Cardenes, H. R., Jun 1 2014, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 89, 2, p. 284-291 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Scope and outcomes of surrogate decision making among hospitalized older adults

Torke, A. M., Sachs, G. A., Helft, P. R., Montz, K., Hui, S. L., Slaven, J. E. & Callahan, C. M., Mar 2014, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 174, 3, p. 370-377 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

85 Scopus citations

Should i continue an experimental drug?

Helft, P. R., Oct 15 2014, In : ONCOLOGY (United States). 28, 10

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Waiting for a miracle

Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2014, In : ONCOLOGY (United States). 28, 9

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations
2013

A wife asks for futile therapy for her husband, a "fighter": how to respond?

Helft, P. R., Apr 2013, In : Unknown Journal. 27, 4, p. 348-349 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Can i pray with you?

Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2013, In : ONCOLOGY (United States). 27, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Correlation between financial relationships with commercial interests and research prominence at an oncology meeting

Moy, B., Bradbury, A. R., Helft, P. R., Egleston, B. L., Sheikh-Salah, M. & Peppercorn, J., Jul 20 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 31, 21, p. 2678-2684 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Disclosing medical mistakes: a communication management plan for physicians.

Petronio, S., Torke, A., Bosslet, G., Isenberg, S., Wocial, L. & Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2013, In : The Permanente journal. 17, 2, p. 73-79 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Scopus citations

Don't tell me anything negative

Helft, P. R., May 20 2013, In : ONCOLOGY (United States). 27, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

End-of-life decisions and off-label drug use

Tenner, L. L. & Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2013, In : Virtual Mentor. 15, 8, p. 649-652 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethical challenges in oncology, explored through a series of vignettes

Tenner, L. & Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2013, In : ONCOLOGY (United States). 27, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Ethics in oncology: an annotated bibliography of important literature.

Tenner, L. L. & Helft, P. R., Jul 2013, In : Journal of oncology practice / American Society of Clinical Oncology. 9, 4, p. e145-153

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Making decisions for Hospitalized older adults: Ethical factors considered by family surrogates

Fritsch, J., Petronio, S., Helft, P. R. & Torke, A. M., Jun 1 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Ethics. 24, 2, p. 125-134 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Oncology nurses' experiences with prognosis-related communication with patients who have advanced cancer

McLennon, S. M., Lasiter, S., Miller, W. R., Amlin, K., Chamness, A. R. & Helft, P. R., Nov 1 2013, In : Nursing Outlook. 61, 6, p. 427-436 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Oncology nurses' narratives about ethical dilemmas and prognosis-related communication in advanced cancer patients

McLennon, S. M., Uhrich, M., Lasiter, S., Chamness, A. R. & Helft, P. R., Mar 1 2013, In : Cancer nursing. 36, 2, p. 114-121 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Pediatric CSI: Are protons the only ethical approach?

Johnstone, P. A. S., McMullen, K. P., Buchsbaum, J. C., Douglas, J. G. & Helft, P., Oct 1 2013, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 87, 2, p. 228-230 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

32 Scopus citations

Response to Dr Gaskill.

Petronia, S., Torke, A., Bosslet, G., Isenberg, S., Wocial, L. & Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2013, In : The Permanente journal. 17, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

The content of hope in ambulatory patients with colon cancer

Beckman, E. S., Helft, P. & Torke, A., Sep 1 2013, In : Narrative inquiry in bioethics. 3, 2, p. 153-164 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

To transplant or not to transplant?

Helft, P. R., Nov 2013, In : Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 27, 11, p. 1176, 1178

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

A conceptual model of the role of communication in surrogate decision making for hospitalized adults

Torke, A. M., Petronio, S., Sachs, G. A., Helft, P. R. & Purnell, C., Apr 1 2012, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 87, 1, p. 54-61 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

27 Scopus citations