Current Publications

Robin Lally, PhD, MS, BA, RN, AOCN, FAAN
Interim Associate Dean for Research
Bertha L. Pankratz Professorship in Nursing
Member, Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Current Publications

Lally, R.M. & Brooks, C. (Dec 2016; Epub ahead of print 7-14-15). Psychoeducational interventions for supporters of women with breast cancer: An integrative review. Journal of Cancer Education 4,626 - 632. PMID: 26166444 DOI: 10.1007/s13187-015-0883-3 +

Survivorship, Version 2.2017, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. Denlinger CS, Sanft T, Baker KS, Baxi S, Broderick G, Demark-Wahnefried W, Friedman DL, Goldman M, Hudson M, Khakpour N, King A, Koura D, Kvale E, Lally RM, Langbaum TS, Melisko M, Montoya JG, Mooney K, Moslehi JJ, O'Connor T, Overholser L, Paskett ED, Peppercorn J, Rodriguez MA, Ruddy KJ, Silverman P, Smith S, Syrjala KL, Tevaarwerk A, Urba SG, Wakabayashi MT, Zee P, Freedman-Cass DA, McMillian NR. (September 2017). Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network;15(9), 1140-1163. doi: .6004/jnccn.2017.0146.

Lewis, F.M., Griffith, K.A., Walker, A., Lally, R.M., Loggers, E.T., Zahlis, E.H., Shands, M.E., Alzawd, Z., Mulla, H.AL,Chi, N. (Oct. 2016). The enhancing connections telephone study: A pilot feasibility test of a cancer parenting program. Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer, 25 (2), 615 - 623. PubMed: 27770206 PMC: PMC5199615 DOI: 10.1007/s00520-016-3448-z

Lally, R.M. & Brooks, C. (Dec 2016; Epub ahead of print 7-14-15). Psychoeducational interventions for supporters of women with breast cancer: An integrative review. Journal of Cancer Education 4,626 - 632.+ PMID: 26166444 DOI: 10.1007/s13187-015-0883-3

Lally, R.M., McNees, P, Meneses, K. (February 2015; published on-line October 30, 2014). Application of a novel transdisciplinary communication technique to develop an internet-based psychoeducational program. Applied Nursing Research. E7 – 11. Doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2014.10.006 (Methods used in current research development).

Connors, L.M., Voian, N., Lally, R.M., Austin-Ketch, T., Edge, S.B. (June 2014). Decision making after BRCA genetic testing. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 18(3), E58-E63. (Original data based clinical inquiry project)*+

Obeidat, R. & Lally, R.M. (September 2014). Health-related information exchange experiences of Jordanian women at breast cancer diagnosis. Journal of Cancer Education, 29 (3), 548-554. (Original data based research)* DOI: 10.1007/s13187-013-0574-x.

Obeidat, R., Homish, G. Lally, R.M. (September 2013). Shared decision making among individuals with cancer in non-Western cultures: A literature review. Oncology Nursing Forum, 40(5), 454-463. (Doctoral Advisee, Systematic Search & Narrative Review of Literature; Corresponding Author)+

Lally, R.M., Hydeman, J., Schwert, K, Edge, S.B. (July 2013). Unsupportive social interactions in the weeks immediately following breast cancer diagnosis. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 31(4), 468-488. (Original data based Research)* DOI:10.1080/07347332.2013.798758

Obeidat, R. Dickerson, S., Homish, G, Alqaissi, N. & Lally, RM. (Nov/Dec 2013). Controlling fear: Jordanian women’s perceptions of the diagnosis and surgical treatment of early stage breast cancer. Cancer Nursing, 36 (6), 484-92 (Original data based dissertation research).

Underhill, M.L., Lally, R.M., Kiviniemi, M.T., Murekeyisoni, C., & Dickerson, S.S. (2012). Living my family’s story: Identifying the lived experience within the context of high risk for hereditary breast cancer. Cancer Nursing 35(6), 493-504. (Original Research, Doctoral co-advisee dissertation)*+

Othman, A., Kiviniemi, M.T., Wu, Y. Lally, R.M. (March 2012). Influence of demographic factors, knowledge and beliefs on Jordanian women’s intention to undergo mammography screening. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 44(1), 19 – 25. DOI:10.1111/j.1547-5069.2011.01435.x (Doctoral Advisee Original data based Research; Corresponding Author)*+

Lally, R.M. & Underhill, M. L. (2012). Transition to breast cancer survivorship: A qualitative longitudinal follow-up study of 2 year survivors. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 30(1), 97-127. (Original data based Research) *+

Lally, R.M., Hydeman, J., Schwert, K., Henderson, H., Edge, S. (Jan/Feb 2012). Exploring the first days of adjustment to cancer: A modification of acclimating to breast cancer theory. Cancer Nursing 35 (1), 3 – 18 (doi: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e318227ca62). (Original Research)*+

Obeidat, R., Lally, R.M., Dickerson, S. (2012). Arab American women's lived experience with early-stage breast cancer diagnosis and surgical treatment. Cancer Nursing, 35(4), 302 - 311.doi: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e318231db09 (Doctoral Advisee, Original Research)*+

Obeidat, R., Finnell, D., Lally, R.M. (2011). Decision aids for surgical treatment of early stage breast cancer: Narrative review of the literature. Patient Education and Counseling, 85 (3), e311 – e321. (Doctoral Advisee’s Narrative Review)+

Dickerson, S., Alqaissi, N., & Underhill, M., Lally, R. M. (2011). Surviving the wait: Defining support while awaiting breast cancer surgery. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 67(7), 1468-1479. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05612.x (Original research Dr. Lally’s data)*+

Lally, R.M. (2010). Acclimating to breast cancer: A process of maintaining self-integrity in the pretreatment period. Cancer Nursing, 33(4), 268-279. (Original Research)*

Lally, R.M. (2009). In the moment: Women speak about surgical treatment decision making days after breast cancer diagnosis. Oncology Nursing Forum, 36(5), E257-E265. (Original Research)*

Lally, R.M., Chalmers, K.L., Johnson, J., Kojima, M., Endo, E., Suzuki, S., Lai, Y, Yang, Y., Degner, L., Anderson, E. & Molassiotis, A., (2008). Smoking behavior and patient education practices of oncology nurses in six countries. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 12 (4), 372 - 379. (Original Research)*

Swenson, K.K., Mahipal, A., Nissen, M.J., Tuttle, T.M., Heaton, K., Lally, R. M., Spomer, A., Lee, M.W. (2005). Axillary disease recurrence after sentinel lymph node dissection for breast carcinoma. Cancer, 104, 1834-9. (Original Research)*

Swenson, K.K., Sladek, M.L., Lally, R., & Tuttle, T. (2001). Educating patients on sentinel lymph node dissection for breast cancer. Cancer Practice, 9 (2) 92-96. (Review of Literature & Education)

Nissen, M.J., Swenson, K.K., Ritz, L.J., Farrell, J.B., Sladek, M.L., & Lally, R. (2001). Quality of life after breast cancer surgery: A comparison of three surgical procedures. Cancer, 91, 1238-46. (Original Research)*

Ritz, L.J., Nissen, M.J., Swenson, K.K., Farrell, J.B., Sperduto, P.W., Sladek, M.L., Lally, R.M., & Schroeder, L.M. (2000). Effects of advance practice nursing on quality of life and cost outcomes of women diagnosed with breast cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 27(6), 923-932. (Original Research)*

Lewis, M. Hepburn, K., Narayan, S., Lally, R., Corcoran-Perry, S., Maddox, M., Dropkin, K., & Haase, S. (2000). Decision making by family caregivers of elders experiencing dementia. American Journal of Alzheimers Disease, 15(6), 361-366. (Original Research)*

Lewis, M.L., Corcoran-Perry, S., Narayan, S.M., & Lally, R.M. (1999). Women's approaches to decision making about mammography. Cancer Nursing, 22 (5), 380-388. (Original Research)*

Lewis, M., Hepburn, K., Corcoran-Perry, S., Narayan, S., & Lally, R.M. (1999). OOVL decision-making guide for patients and families. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 25(12), 19-25. (Instrument Development)


Book Chapters

Lally, R.M. & Johnson, J. (2006). Psychosocial support programs and resources for people surviving cancer and their families. In R. M. Carroll-Johnson, L. M. Gorman, & N. J. Bush (Eds.), Psychosocial nursing care: Along the cancer continuum (2nd ed.) pp. 613-647. Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society.

Lally, R.M. (2006). Antineoplastic drugs. In D.F. Gauwitz (Ed.) Complete review for NCLEX-RN. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishing.

Lally, R.M. (2006). Ethical issues. In D.F. Gauwitz (Ed.) Complete review for NCLEX-RN. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishing.

Lally, R.M. (2006). Oncology disorders. In D.F. Gauwitz (Ed.) Complete review for NCLEX-RN. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishing.