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    Mary E Costanza MD

    TitleProfessor Emeritus
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentMedicine
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone774-442-3748
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        1. Mazor KM, Rogers HJ, Williams AE, Roblin DW, Gaglio B, Field TS, Greene SM, Han PK, Costanza ME. The Cancer Message Literacy Tests: Psychometric analyses and validity studies. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Oct; 89(1):69-75.
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        2. Costanza ME. Screening mammograms should not be underestimated. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Mar 12; 172(5):446.
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        3. Mazor KM, Roblin DW, Williams AE, Greene SM, Gaglio B, Field TS, Costanza ME, Han PK, Saccoccio L, Calvi J, Cove E, Cowan R. Health literacy and cancer prevention: Two new instruments to assess comprehension. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Jul; 88(1):54-60.
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        4. Costanza ME, Luckmann R, White MJ, Rosal MC, Cranos C, Reed G, Clark R, Sama S, Yood R. Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial comparing three outreach efforts to improve screening mammography adherence. BMC Health Serv Res. 2011; 11:145.
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        5. Costanza ME, Luckmann RS, Rosal M, White MJ, Lapelle N, Partin M, Cranos C, Leung KG, Foley C. Helping men make an informed decision about prostate cancer screening: A pilot study of telephone counseling. Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Feb; 82(2):193-200.
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        6. Mazor KM, Calvi J, Cowan R, Costanza ME, Han PK, Greene SM, Saccoccio L, Cove E, Roblin D, Williams A. Media messages about cancer: what do people understand? J Health Commun. 2010; 15 Suppl 2:126-45.
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        7. Costanza ME, Luckmann R, White MJ, Rosal MC, LaPelle N, Cranos C. Moving mammogram-reluctant women to screening: a pilot study. Ann Behav Med. 2009 Jun; 37(3):343-9.
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        8. Rider EA, Brashers VL, Costanza ME. Using interprofessional team-based learning to develop health care policy. Med Educ. 2008 May; 42(5):519-20.
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        9. LaPelle N, Costanza ME, Luckmann R, Rosal MC, White MJ, Stark JR. Staging mammography nonadherent women: a qualitative study. J Cancer Educ. 2008; 23(2):114-21.
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        10. Costanza ME. Why don't people adopt recommended health behaviors? J Cancer Educ. 2008; 23(3):138-9.
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        11. Costanza ME, Luckmann R, Stoddard AM, White MJ, Stark JR, Avrunin JS, Rosal MC, Clemow L. Using tailored telephone counseling to accelerate the adoption of colorectal cancer screening. Cancer Detect Prev. 2007; 31(3):191-8.
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        12. Coughlin SS, Costanza ME, Fernandez ME, Glanz K, Lee JW, Smith SA, Stroud L, Tessaro I, Westfall JM, Weissfeld JL, Blumenthal DS. CDC-funded intervention research aimed at promoting colorectal cancer screening in communities. Cancer. 2006 Sep 1; 107(5 Suppl):1196-204.
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        13. Stark JR, Bertone-Johnson ER, Costanza ME, Stoddard AM. Factors associated with colorectal cancer risk perception: the role of polyps and family history. Health Educ Res. 2006 Oct; 21(5):740-9.
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        14. Costanza ME, Luckmann R, Stoddard AM, Avrunin JS, White MJ, Stark JR, Clemow L, Rosal MC. Applying a stage model of behavior change to colon cancer screening. Prev Med. 2005 Sep-Oct; 41(3-4):707-19.
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        15. White MJ, Stark JR, Luckmann R, Rosal MC, Clemow L, Costanza ME. Implementing a computer-assisted telephone interview (CATI) system to increase colorectal cancer screening: a process evaluation. Patient Educ Couns. 2006 Jun; 61(3):419-28.
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        16. Smith RA, Saslow D, Sawyer KA, Burke W, Costanza ME, Evans WP, Foster RS, Hendrick E, Eyre HJ, Sener S. American Cancer Society guidelines for breast cancer screening: update 2003. CA Cancer J Clin. 2003 May-Jun; 53(3):141-69.
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        17. Luckmann R, Savageau JA, Clemow L, Stoddard AM, Costanza ME. A randomized trial of telephone counseling to promote screening mammography in two HMOs. Cancer Detect Prev. 2003; 27(6):442-50.
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        18. Stoddard AM, Fox SA, Costanza ME, Lane DS, Andersen MR, Urban N, Lipkus I, Rimer BK. Effectiveness of telephone counseling for mammography: results from five randomized trials. Prev Med. 2002 Jan; 34(1):90-9.
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        19. Costanza ME, Stoddard AM, Luckmann R, White MJ, Spitz Avrunin J, Clemow L. Promoting mammography: results of a randomized trial of telephone counseling and a medical practice intervention. Am J Prev Med. 2000 Jul; 19(1):39-46.
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        20. Pokorski RJ, Sanderson P, Bennett N, Costanza M, Dicke AA, Eyre H, Hall PH, Hausman S, Lynch J, Meyer RB, Sener S, Wender R, Zeitz K. Insurance issues and genetic testing: challenges and recommendations: workshop no. 1. Cancer. 1997 Aug 1; 80(3 Suppl):627.
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