Paul Helft

  • 2533 Citations
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19982020

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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.

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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.

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2 Scopus citations

Am I obligated to give therapy against my better judgment?

Helft, P. R., Oct 2012, In : Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 26, 10, p. 995-996 2 p.

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1 Scopus citations

An evaluation of unit-based ethics conversations

Wocial, L. D., Hancock, M., Bledsoe, P. D., Chamness, A. R. & Helft, P. R., Apr 1 2010, In : JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation. 12, 2, p. 48-54 7 p.

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11 Scopus citations

A phase II study of Gemcitabine in combination with radiation therapy in patients with localized, unresectable, pancreatic cancer: A hoosier oncology group study

Cardenes, H. R., Moore, A. M., Johnson, C. S., Yu, M., Helft, P., Chiorean, E. G., Vinson, J., Howard, T. J., Stephens, A. W., Tai, D. F. & Loehrer, P. J., Oct 1 2011, In : American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials. 34, 5, p. 460-465 6 p.

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43 Scopus citations

A phase II trial of irinotecan, 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin combined with celecoxib and glutamine as first-line therapy for advanced colorectal cancer

Pan, C. X., Loehrer, P., Seitz, D., Helft, P., Juliar, B., Ansari, R., Pletcher, W., Vinson, J., Cheng, L. & Sweeney, C., Aug 1 2005, In : ONCOLOGY. 69, 1, p. 63-70 8 p.

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26 Scopus citations

A phase I study of cantuzumab mertansine administered as a single intravenous infusion once weekly in patients with advanced solid tumors

Helft, P. R., Schilsky, R. L., Hoke, F. J., Williams, D., Kindler, H. L., Sprague, E., DeWitte, M., Martino, H. K., Erickson, J., Pandite, L., Russo, M., Lambert, J. M., Howard, M. & Ratain, M. J., Jul 1 2004, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 10, 13, p. 4363-4368 6 p.

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44 Scopus citations

A retrospective analysis of locally advanced esophageal cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy followed by surgery or surgery alone

Kesler, K. A., Helft, P. R., Werner, E. A., Jain, N. P., Brooks, J. A., DeWitt, J. M., Leblanc, J. K., Fineberg, N. S., Einhorn, L. H. & Brown, J. W., Apr 2005, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 79, 4, p. 1116-1121 6 p.

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33 Scopus citations

Associations among awareness of prognosis, hopefulness, and coping in patients with advanced cancer participating in phase I clinical trials

Helft, P. R., Hlubocky, F., Wen, M. & Daugherty, C. K., Oct 1 2003, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 11, 10, p. 644-651 8 p.

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37 Scopus citations

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.

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Brain death revisited: The case for a national standard

Choi, E. K., Fredland, V., Zachodni, C., Lammers, J. E., Bledsoe, P. & Helft, P. R., Dec 1 2008, In : Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 36, 4, p. 824-836 13 p.

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25 Scopus citations

Can i pray with you?

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

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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.

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5 Scopus citations

Cisplatin, fluorouracil, celecoxib, and RT in resectable esophageal cancer: preliminary results.

Govindan, R., McLeod, H., Mantravadi, P., Fineberg, N., Helft, P., Kesler, K., Hanna, N., Stoner, C., Ansari, R. & Fox, E., Dec 2004, In : Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 18, 14 Suppl 14, p. 18-21 4 p.

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37 Scopus citations

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., 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 35, p. 56491-56500 10 p.

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38 Scopus citations

Communication Pitfalls with Cancer Patients: "Hit-and-Run" Deliveries of Bad News

Helft, P. R. & Petronio, S., Dec 1 2007, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 205, 6, p. 807-811 5 p.

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29 Scopus citations

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.

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9 Scopus citations

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.

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12 Scopus citations

Development and Retrospective Review of a Pediatric Ethics Consultation Service at a Large Academic Center

Leland, B. D., Wocial, L. D., Drury, K., Rowan, C. M., Helft, P. R. & Torke, A. M., Sep 1 2020, In : HEC Forum. 32, 3, p. 269-281 13 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Disclosing medical mistakes: a communication management plan for physicians.

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

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Open Access
12 Scopus citations

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

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

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5 Scopus citations

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.

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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.

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1 Scopus citations

Ethics, law, and commercial surrogacy: A call for uniformity

Drabiak, K., Wegner, C., Fredland, V. & Helft, P. R., Jun 2007, In : Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 35, 2, p. 300-309 10 p.

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26 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

Facilitated ethics conversations: A novel program for managing moral distress in bedside nursing staff

Helft, P. R., Bledsoe, P. D., Hancock, M. & Wocial, L. D., Jan 1 2009, In : JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation. 11, 1, p. 27-33 7 p.

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33 Scopus citations
1 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.

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15 Scopus citations

Follow-up care delivery among colorectal cancer survivors most often seen by primary and subspecialty care physicians

Haggstrom, D. A., Arora, N. K., Helft, P., Clayman, M. L. & Oakley-Girvan, I., Nov 2009, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 24, SUPPL. 2, p. S472-S479

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38 Scopus citations

Genetic testing in cancer: Ethical issues

Tenner, L. & Helft, P. R., May 15 2012, In : ONCOLOGY (United States). 26, 5

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1 Scopus citations

Hard choices.

Helft, P. R., Nov 2012, In : Unknown Journal. 26, 11, 1 p.

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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.

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Inside information: Financial conflicts of interest for research subjects in early phase clinical trials

Helft, P. R., Ratain, M. J., Epstein, R. A. & Siegler, M., May 5 2004, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 96, 9, p. 656-661 6 p.

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Open Access
4 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.

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1 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., 2016, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 16, 6, p. 1681-1687 7 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Long-term survival after excision of a solitary esophageal cancer brain metastasis

Kesler, K. A., Hammoud, Z. T., Helft, P. R., Rieger, K. M., Pritz, M. B. & Brown, J. W., Feb 2006, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 131, 2, p. 497-498 2 p.

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9 Scopus citations
13 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.

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44 Scopus citations

Medical decision-making during the guardianship process for incapacitated, hospitalized adults: A descriptive cohort study

Bandy, R. J., Helft, P. R., Bandy, R. W. & Torke, A. M., Oct 2010, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 25, 10, p. 1003-1008 6 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Metastatic esophageal carcinoma masquerading as inflammatory breast carcinoma

Nebesio, C. L., Goulet, R. J., Helft, P. R. & Billings, S. D., Mar 1 2007, In : International Journal of Dermatology. 46, 3, p. 303-305 3 p.

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10 Scopus citations

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.

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1 Scopus citations

Nurse Ethicist: Innovative Resource for Nurses

Wocial, L. D., Bledsoe, P., Helft, P. R. & Everett, L. Q., Sep 1 2010, In : Journal of Professional Nursing. 26, 5, p. 287-292 6 p.

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9 Scopus citations

O6-alkylguanine-DNA alkyltransferase inactivation by ester prodrugs of O6-benzylguanine derivatives and their rate of hydrolysis by cellular esterases

Dolan, M. E., Roy, S. K., Garbiras, B. J., Helft, P., Paras, P., Chae, M. Y., Moschel, R. C. & Pegg, A. E., May 15 1998, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 55, 10, p. 1701-1709 9 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Oncology nurses' attitudes toward prognosis-related communication: A pilot mailed survey of oncology nursing society members

Helft, P. R., Chamness, A., Terry, C. & Uhrich, M., Jul 1 2011, In : Oncology nursing forum. 38, 4, p. 468-474 7 p.

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30 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.

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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.

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27 Scopus citations

Oncology outpatient and provider responses to a computerized symptom assessment system

Carpenter, J. S., Rawl, S., Porter, J., Schmidt, K., Tornatta, J., Ojewole, F., Helft, P., Potter, D. A., Sweeney, C. & Giesler, R. B., Jul 2008, In : Oncology nursing forum. 35, 4, p. 661-669 9 p.

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22 Scopus citations

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.

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3 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.

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19 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.

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17 Scopus citations