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Melinda S. Merchant, M.D., Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Grady C, Wiener L, Abdoler E, Trauernicht E, Zadeh S, Diekema DS, Wilfond BS, Wendler D.
Assent in research: the voices of adolescents.
J Adolesc Health. 54: 515-20, 2014.
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2)  Martin S, Wolters PL, Baldwin A, Roderick MC, Toledo-Tamula MA, Gillespie A, Widemann B.
Attitudes About Internet Support Groups Among Adolescents and Young Adults with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and their Parents.
J Genet Couns. [Epub ahead of print], 2014.
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3)  Wiener L, Baird K, Crum C, Powers K, Carpenter P, Baker KS, MacMillan ML, Nemecek E, Lai JS, Mitchell SA, Jacobsohn DA.
Child and parent perspectives of the chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD) symptom experience: a concept elicitation study.
Support Care Cancer. 22: 295-305, 2014.
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4)  Zadeh S, Pao M, Wiener L.
Opening end-of-life discussions: How to introduce Voicing My CHOiCES™, an advance care planning guide for adolescents and young adults.
Palliat Support Care. 1-9, 2014.
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5)  Wiener L, Viola A, Koretski J, Perper ED, Patenaude AF.
Pediatric psycho-oncology care: standards, guidelines, and consensus reports.
Psychooncology. [Epub ahead of print], 2014.
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6)  Widemann BC, Dombi E, Gillespie A, Wolters PL, Belasco J, Goldman S, Korf BR, Solomon J, Martin S, Salzer W, Fox E, Patronas N, Kieran MW, Perentesis JP, Reddy A, Wright JJ, Kim A, Steinberg SM, Balis FM.
Phase 2 randomized, flexible crossover, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of the farnesyltransferase inhibitor tipifarnib in children and young adults with neurofibromatosis type 1 and progressive plexiform neurofibromas.
Neuro-oncology. 16: 707-18, 2014.
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7)  Widemann BC, Babovic-Vuksanovic D, Dombi E, Wolters PL, Goldman S, Martin S, Goodwin A, Goodspeed W, Kieran MW, Cohen B, Blaney SM, King A, Solomon J, Patronas N, Balis FM, Fox E, Steinberg SM, Packer RJ.
Phase II trial of pirfenidone in children and young adults with neurofibromatosis type 1 and progressive plexiform neurofibromas.
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 61: 1598-602, 2014.
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8)  Wiener L, Sweeney C, Baird K, Merchant MS, Warren KE, Corner GW, Roberts KE, Lichtenthal WG.
What do parents want to know when considering autopsy for their child with cancer?.
J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol. 36: 464-70, 2014.
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9)  Plotkin SR, Blakeley JO, Dombi E, Fisher MJ, Hanemann CO, Walsh KS, Wolters PL, Widemann BC.
Achieving consensus for clinical trials: the REiNS International Collaboration.
Neurology. 81: S1-5, 2013.
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10)  Hensler MA, Katz ER, Wiener L, Berkow R, Madan-Swain A.
Benefit finding in fathers of childhood cancer survivors: a retrospective pilot study.
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 30: 161-8, 2013.
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This page was last updated on 7/31/2014.