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Faculty Publications

Last updated: July 2014

Archives: 2003 - 2007



Alejandro Chaoul, Kathrin Milbury, Anil K. Sood, Sarah Prinsloo and Lorenzo Cohen, Mind-Body Practices in Cancer Care. Springer Science Business Media New York 2014

Garcia MK, Cohen L, Guo Y, Zhou Y, You B, Chiang J, Orlowski RZ, Weber D, Shah J, Alexanian R, Thomas S, Romaguera J, Zhang L, Badillo M, Chen Y, Wei Q, Lee R, Delasalle K, Green V, Wang M. Electroacupuncture for thalidomide/bortezomib-induced peripheral neuropathy in multiple myeloma: a feasibility study. J Hematol Oncol. 2014;7:41.

Garcia MK, Driver L, Haddad R, Lee R, Palmer JL, Wei Q, Frenkel M, Cohen L. Acupuncture for treatment of uncontrolled pain in cancer patients: a pragmatic pilot study. Integr Cancer Ther. 2014;13:133-140.

Garcia MK, Cohen L, Lopez G, Spelman A, Onyemeh-Sea A, Chaoul A, Milbury K, Wei Q, Graham-Getty L, Spano M, Lee R Analysis of outpatient acupuncture treatments at a major cancer center.  J Altern Complement Med. 2014;20:A93.

Chelsea G. Ratcliff, Sarah Prinsloo, Michael Richardson, Laura Baynham-Fletcher, Richard Lee, Alejandro Chaoul, Marlene Z. Cohen, Marcos de Lima, Lorenzo Cohen Music Therapy for Patients Who Have Undergone Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Volume 2014, Article ID 742941



Archie P, Bruera E, Cohen L. Music-based interventions in palliative cancer care: a review of quantitative studies and neurobiological literature. Support Care Cancer, 5/2013.

Garcia MK, McQuade J, Haddad R, Patel S, Lee R, Palmer L, Yang P, Cohen L.  Acupuncture in cancer care:  a synthesis of the evidence.  J Clin Oncol 2013; 31(7):952-60

Jones D, Vichaya E, Cleeland C, Cohen L, Thekdi S, Wang X. Screening for depressed mood in patients with cancer using the MD Anderson Symptom Inventory: investigation of a practical approach for the oncologist. Journal of Oncology Practice. In Press, 2013.

Lopez G, Lee R, Sumler S, Beinhorn C, Cuello D, Fletcher L, Wei V, Cohen L. Impact of Massage intervention on symptom distress in cancer patients and caregivers. SIO Annual Meeting. Oral Abstract, 2013.

Milbury, K., Badr, H., Fossella, F., Pisters, K., & Carmack, C. L. Longitudinal associations between partner caregiver burden and patient and spouse distress in couples coping with lung cancer. Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer, e-Pub 4/2013. PMID:23546537

Milbury, K., Chaoul, A., Biegler, K., Tenzin, W., Spelman, A, Meyers, C., Arun, B., Palmer, L., Taylor, J., & Cohen, L. Tibetan Sound Meditation for Cognitive Dysfunction: Results of a Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial. Psycho-Oncology, e-Pub 5/2013.PMID:23657969.

Milbury, K., Rosenthal, D. I., El-Naggar, A. & Badr, H. An exploratory study of the informational and psychosocial needs of patients with human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal cancer. Oral Cancer, e-Pub 8/2013. PMID: 23953777.

Ratcliff CG, Cohen L, Pettaway CA, Parker PA. Treatment regret and quality of life following radical prostatectomy. Support Care Cancer. e-Pub 8/2013.

Yennu S, Reddy A, Tannir N, Lee RT, Lopez G, Manzullo E, Frisbee-Hume S, Williams J, Palla S, Cohen L, Bruera, E. High Dose Asian Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) for Cancer Related fatigue (CRF): A Preliminary Report. MASCC/ISOO Poster, Abstract, 6/2013.

Zhen, C., Meng, Z., Milbury, K., Bei, W., Zhang, Y.,Thornton, B., Liao, X., Wei, Q., Chen, J., Guo, X., Liu, L., McQuade, J., & Cohen, L.  Qigong improves depressive symptoms in women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer. Cancer. e-Pub 1/2013.PMID:23355182



Gilts CD, Parker PA, Pettaway CA, Cohen L. Psychosocial Moderators of Presurgical Stress Management for Men Undergoing Radical Prostatectomy. Health Psychol. e-Pub 10/2012.

Lopez G, Lee RT, Sumler S, Beinhorn C, Walker J, Cohen L.Individualized Oncology Massage Intervention for Symptomatic Relief of Chemotherapy- Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. Poster, Abstract. SIO Annual Meeting, 2012

McQuade JL, Meng Z, Chen Z, Wei Q, Zhang Y, Bei W, Palmer JL, Cohen L. Utilization of and Attitudes towards Traditional Chinese Medicine Therapies in a Chinese Cancer Hospital: A Survey of Patients and Physicians. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:504507, 2012. e-Pub 10/2012. PMCID: PMC3475319.

Meng Z, Garcia MK, Hu C, Chiang J, Chambers M, Rosenthal DI, Peng H, Wu C, Zhao Q, Zhao G, Liu L, Spelman A, Palmer L, Wei Q, Cohen L. Sham-controlled, randomized, feasibility trial of acupuncture for prevention of radiation-induced xerostomia among patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma.  EJC 2012; 48(11):1692-1699.

Milbury, K., & Badr, H. Communication patterns, sexual problems, and depressive symptoms  in couples coping with metastatic breast cancer.  Psycho-Oncology. e-Pub 5/2012. PMID:22565300

Milbury, K., Badr, H., & Carmack, C. L., The role of blame in the psychosocial adjustment of couples coping with lung cancer. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. e-Pub 8/2012. PMID:22893024

Milbury, K., Cohen, L., Jenkins, R., Skibber, J. M., & Schover, L. R. Psychosocial and Medical Factors are Associated with Long-Term Sexual Dysfunction after Treatment for Colorectal Cancer. Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer, e-Pub 9/2012.PMID:22948439



Badr, H. & Milbury, K. Associations between Depression, Pain Behaviors, and Partner Responses to Pain in Metastatic Breast Cancer. Pain. e-Pub 9/2011. PMID: 21889263

Chien C-R, Su S-Y, Cohen L, Lin H-W, Lee RT, Shih Y. Use of Chinese Medicine Among Survivors of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma in Taiwan: A Population-Based Study. Integrative Cancer Therapies. e-Pub 4/2011

Gao Y, Li HX, Xu LT, Wang P, Xu LY, Cohen L, Yang PY, Gu K, Meng ZQ. Bufalin enhances the anti-proliferative effect of sorafenib on human hepatocellular carcinoma cells through downregulation of ERK. Mol Biol Rep 39(2):1683-9, 2/2012. e-Pub 5/2011.

Melhem-Bertrandt A, Chavez-Macgregor M, Lei X, Brown EN, Lee RT, Meric-Bernstam F, Sood AK, Conzen SD, Hortobagyi GN, Gonzalez-Angulo AM. Beta-Blockers Use Is Associated With Improved Relapse - Free Survival in Patients with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. J Clin Oncol 29(19):2645-52, 7/2011. e-Pub 5/2011. PMCID: PMC3139371.

Meng Z, Garcia MK, Hu C, Chiang J, Chambers M, Rosenthal DI, Peng H, Zhang Y, Wu C, Zhao Q, Zhao G, Liu L, Spelman A, Wei Q, Cohen L. Randomized controlled trial of acupuncture for the prevention of radiation-induced xerostomia.  Cancer 2011; 118(13):3337.

Milbury, K., Tannir, N., & Cohen, L. Treatment-Related Optimism Protects Quality of Life in a Phase II Clinical Trial for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2011;42(3):313-20. PMID: 21822749



Chandwani KD, Thornton B, Perkins GH, Arun B, Raghuram NV, Nagendra HR, Wei Q, Cohen L. Yoga improves quality of life and benefit finding in women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer. J Soc Integr Oncol. 2010 Spring;8(2):43-55.

Chaoul MA, Cohen L.Rethinking Yoga and the Application of Yoga in Modern Medicine. CrossCurrents 144-167, 6/2010.

Chaoul MA. From Caves to the Clinic and Research: Bon Magical Movements (rtsa rlung 'phrul 'khor) Can Help People with Cancer. East and West. Rome, Italy. 59(1-4):167-190, 12/2010.

Duffy JD, Chaoul MA, Sapire K. Health Care Professional Wellbeing. In: Manual of Psycho-Social Oncology. McGraw-Hill Medical: Burr Ridge, 351-365, 2010.

Frenkel M, Cohen L, Peterson N, Palmer JL, Swint K, Bruera E. Integrative medicine consultation service in a comprehensive cancer center: findings and outcomes. Integr Cancer Ther. 2010 Sep;9(3):276-83.

Frenkel M, Ben-Arye E, Cohen L. Communication in cancer care: discussing complementary and alternative medicine. Integr Cancer Ther. 2010 Jun;9(2):177-85. Epub 2010 Mar 31. Review.

Frenkel M, Mishra BM, Sen S, Yang P, Pawlus A, Vence L, Leblanc A, Cohen L, Banerji P, Banerji P. Cytotoxic effects of ultra-diluted remedies on breast cancer cells. Int J Oncol. 2010 Feb;36(2):395-403.

Li H, Wang P, Gao Y, Zhu X, Liu L, Cohen L, Meng Z, Yang P. Na+/K+-ATPase a3 mediates sensitivity of hepatocellular carcinoma cells to bufalin. Oncol Rep 25(3):825-30, 3/2011. e-Pub 12/2010

Lopez G, Liles D, Knupp C. ESAS (Edmonton Symptom Assessment System) for Symptom Assessment in an Adult Sickle Cell Outpatient Clinic: A Pilot Study- Poster Presentation. Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (#3798), 9/2010.

Lopez G, Lilies D, Knupp C. ESAS (Edmonton Symptom Assessment System) as an effective outpatient serial-longitudinal symptom assessment tool in patients with Sickle Cell Disease- Poster Presentation. American Society of Hematology. Abstract Blood 116(21), 11/2010.

Meng ZQ, Garcia MK, Chiang JS, Peng HT, Shi YQ, Fu J, Liu LM, Liao ZX, Zhang Y, Bei WY, Thornton B, Palmer JL, McQuade J, Cohen L.Electro-acupuncture to prevent prolonged postoperative ileus: a randomized clinical trial. World J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jan 7;16(1):104-11.

Ouyang H, Wang P, Meng Z, Chen Z, Yu E, Jin H, Chang DZ, Liao Z, Cohen L, Liu L. Multimodality Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer With Liver Metastases Using Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, and/or Chinese Herbal Medicine. Pancreas. 2010 Jul 28.

Thomas J, Beinhorn C, Norton D, Richardson M, Sumler SS, Frenkel M. Managing radiation therapy side effects with complementary medicine. J Soc Integr Oncol. 2010 Spring;8(2):65-80.



Biegler KA, Chaoul MA, Cohen L. Cancer, cognitive impairment, and meditation. Acta Oncol. 48(1):18-26, 2009. PMID: 19031161.

Deng GE, Frenkel M, Cohen L, Cassileth BR, Abrams DI, Capodice JL, Courneya KS, Dryden T, Hanser S, Kumar N, Labriola D, Wardell DW, Sagar S; Society for Integrative Oncology. Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for integrative oncology: complementary therapies and botanicals. J Soc Integr Oncol. 2009 Summer;7(3):85-120.

Garcia MK, Chiang JS, Cohen L, Liu M, Palmer JL, Rosenthal DI, Wei Q, Tung S, Wang C, Rahlfs T, Chambers MS. Acupuncture for radiation-induced xerostomia in patients with cancer: a pilot study. Head Neck. 2009 Oct;31(10):1360-8.

Meng Z, Yang P, Shen Y, Bei W, Zhang Y, Ge Y, Newman RA, Cohen L, Liu L, Thornton B, Chang DZ, Liao Z, Kurzrock R. Pilot study of huachansu in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, nonsmall-cell lung cancer, or pancreatic cancer. Cancer. 2009 Nov 15;115(22):5309-18.

Parker PA, Pettaway CA, Babaian RJ, Pisters LL, Miles B, Fortier A, Wei Q, Carr DD, Cohen L. The effects of a presurgical stress management intervention for men with prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Jul 1;27(19):3169-76.

Schmeler KM, Vadhan-Raj S, Ramirez PT, Apte SM, Cohen L, Bassett RL, Iyer RB, Wolf JK, Levenback CL, Gershenson DM, Freedman RS. A Phase II Study of GM-CSF and rIFN-<gamma>1b plus carboplatin for the treatment of recurrent, platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancer. Gynecol Oncol 113(2):210-215, 5/2009. e-Pub 3/2009.

Zhou Y, Garcia MK, Chang DZ, Chiang J, Lu J, Yi Q, Romaguera J, Delasalle K, Guo Y, Forman A, Fang W, Wang M.  Multiple myeloma, painful neuropathy, acupuncture?  Am J Clin Oncol 2009;32(3):319-25.



Ben-Arye E, Frenkel M. Referring to complementary and alternative medicine--a possible tool for implementation. Complement Ther Med. 2008 Dec;16(6):325-30.

Baynham-Fletcher L, Babiak-Vazquez AE, Cuello D, Frenkel MA. Credentialing complementary practitioners in a large academic cancer center. J Soc Integr Oncol. 2008 Fall;6(4):169-75. Review.

Cohen, L. and M. Markman, Integrative Oncology: Incorporating Complementary Medicine into Conventional Cancer Care. 2008, Totowa: Humana Press. ISBN 1588298698, 9781588298690 Textbook

Freeman L, Cohen L, Stewart M, White R, Link J, Palmer JL, Welton D, McBride L, Hild CM. The experience of imagery as a post-treatment intervention in patients with breast cancer: program, process, and patient recommendations. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2008 Nov;35(6):E116-21.

Freeman L, Cohen L, Stewart M, White R, Link J, Palmer JL, Welton D. Imagery intervention for recovering breast cancer patients: clinical trial of safety and efficacy. J Soc Integr Oncol. 2008 Spring;6(2):67-75.

Frenkel M, Cohen L. Complementary and alternative medicine. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2008 Aug;22(4):xv-xx.

Frenkel M, Cohen L. Incorporating complementary and integrative medicine in a comprehensive cancer center. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2008 Aug;22(4):727-36, ix.

Frenkel M. Clinical consultation, a personal perspective: components of a successful integrative medicine clinical consultation. J Soc Integr Oncol. 2008 Summer;6(3):129-33.

Garcia MK, Skibber JM, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, Chang DZ, Feig BW, Bisanz AK, Palmer JL, Cohen L, Chiang JS.  Acupuncture to prevent prolonged postoperative ileus:  a randomized clinical trial. Med Acupunct 2008; 20(2), 83-88. 

Lee RT, Beekman KE, Hussain M, Davis NB, Clark JI, Thomas SP, Nichols KF, Stadler WM. A University of Chicago consortium phase II trial of SB-715992 in advanced renal cell cancer. Clin Genitourin Cancer 6(1):21-4, 3/2008. PMCID: PMC2704464.

Lee RT, Fallarino F, Ashikari A, Gajewski TF. Melanoma presenting as circulating tumor cells associated with failed angiogenesis. Melanoma Res 18(4):289-94, 8/2008.

Lee RT, Hlubocky FJ, Hu JJ, Stafford RS, Daugherty CK. An international pilot study of oncology physicians' opinions and practices on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). Integr Cancer Ther 7(2):70-5, 6/2008. e-Pub 5/2008.

Parker PA, Pettaway CA, Babaian RJ, Pisters LL, Miles B, Fortier A, Wei Q, Carr DD, Cohen L. The effects of a pre-surgical stress management intervention for men with prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy. J Clin Oncol 27(19):3169-3176, 7/2009. e-Pub 4/2009. PMCID: PMC2716938

Richardson MM, Babiak-Vazquez AE, Frenkel MA. Music therapy in a comprehensive cancer center. J Soc Integr Oncol. 2008 Spring;6(2):76-81. 

de Moor JS, Moyé L, Low MD, Rivera E, Singletary SE, Fouladi RT, Cohen L.Expressive writing as a presurgical stress management intervention for breast cancer patients. J Soc Integr Oncol. 2008 Spring;6(2):59-66.

Russell NC, Sumler SS, Beinhorn CM, Frenkel MA. Role of massage therapy in cancer care. J Altern Complement Med. 2008 Mar;14(2):209-14.

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