Survivorship Publications

Publications in Cancer Survivorship.



  1. Deleemans JM*, Chleilat F, Reimer RA, Baydoun M*, Piedalue K-A*, Lowry DE, Henning J-W, Carlson LE. (2022) The Chemo-Gut Pilot Study: Associations between Gut Microbiota, Gastrointestinal Symptoms, and Psychosocial Health Outcomes in a Cross-Sectional Sample of Young Adult Cancer Survivors. Current Oncology. 2022; 29(5):2973-2994. View.
  2. Patton M*, Forster V, Forbes C, Stokoe M, Noel M, Carlson LE, Birnie K, Reynolds K, Schulte F. (2021). Characterizing pain in long-term survivors of childhood cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer. View.


  1. Deleemans J*, Gajtani Z*, Baydoun M*, Reimer RA, Piedalue KA*, Carlson LE. (2021) The use of Prebiotic and Probiotic Interventions for Treating Gastrointestinal and Psychosocial Health Symptoms in Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Systematic Review. Integrative Cancer Therapy. PMID: 34844479, PMCID: PMC8649088. DOI: 10.1177/15347354211061733. View.
  2. Yang L, Winters-Stone K, Rana B, Cao C, Carlson LE, Courneya KS, Friedenreich CM, Schmitz KH. (2021) Tai Chi for Cancer Survivors: A Systematic Review Toward Consensus-Based Guidelines. Cancer Medicine. DOI: View.


  1. Bowman, C.*, Oberoi, D.*, Radke, L., Francis, GJ., Carlson, LE. (2020) Living with Leg Lymphedema: Developing of a Novel Model of Quality Lymphedema Care for Cancer Survivors. Journal of Cancer Survivorship. View.
  2. Subnis U*, Farb N, Piedalue KL*, Speca M, Lupichuk S, Tang P, Faris P, Thoburn M, Saab BJ, Carlson L.E. (2020). A smartphone app–based mindfulness intervention for Cancer Survivors: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols. JMIR Res Protoc 2020;9(5):e15178. View.


  1. Deleemans, J.M*, Chleilat, F., Reimer, R.A., Henning, J-W., Baydoun, M.*, Piedalue, K-A.*, McLennan, A.*, Carlson, L.E. (2019) The chemo-gut study: investigating the long-term effects of chemotherapy on gut microbiota, metabolic, immune, psychological and cognitive parameters in young adult cancer survivors; study protocol. BMC Cancer. View.
  2. Reynolds, K., Spavor, M., Brandelli, Y., Kwok, C., Li. Y., Sisciglio, M., Carlson, L.E., Schulte, F., Anderson, R., Grundy, P., Giese-Davis, J. (2019). A comparison of two models of follow-up care for adult survivors of childhood cancer. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, August 2019, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 547-557. View.
  3. Kazanjian, A., Jones, J.M., Carlson, L.E., Chasen, M., Bhargava, R., Langelier, D. (2019). Reflections on cancer rehabilitation and suriviorship in Canada: Observing ten years of evidence informed practice. Journal of Cancer Rehabilitation, Volume 2, issue 2, pp. 18-23. View


  1. Carlson, L. E., Toivonen, K.*, & Trask, P. (2018). Distress. In Handbook of Cancer Survivorship (pp. 145-166). Springer, Cham. View
  2. White, J.*, Park, J., Russell, K.B., Reynolds, K. A., Madani, K., Carlson, L.E. & Giese-Davis, J. (2018). Falling through the cracks. A thematic evaluation of unmet needs of Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers. Psycho-oncology. View
  3. Qureshi M*, Zelinski E*, Carlson LE. Cancer and Complementary Therapies: Current Trends in Survivors' Interest and Use. Integr Cancer Ther. 2018 Apr 1:1534735418762496. doi: 10.1177/1534735418762496. View
  4. Johnson, J.A.*, Garland, S.N.*, Carlson, L.E., Savard, J., Simpson, S.A., Ancoli-Israel, S., Campbell, T.S. (2018). Bright light therapy improves symptoms of fatigue in cancer survivors with cancer-related fatigue: A blinded randomized controlled trial. Journal of Cancer Survivorship. View.
  5. Giese-Davis, J., McCormick, J. L.*, Chobanuk, J., Shirt, L., Railton, C., Taylor, A., Zhong, L., Lau, H., Hao, D., Walley, B., Kapusta, B., Joy, A.A., Carlson, L.E. (2018). Alberta Cancer Bridges care plan implementation for breast and head-and-neck cancers. Current Oncology. View.
  6. Wayne PM, Lee MS, Novakowski J, Osypiuk K, Ligibel J, Carlson LE, Song R. (2018). Tai Chi and Qigong for cancer-related symptoms and quality of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 12(2):256-267. View.


  1. Johnson, J.A., Garland, S.N., Carlson, L.E., Savard, J., Simpson, J.S.A., Ancoli-Israel, S., & Campbell, T.S. (2017). Bright light therapy improves cancer-related fatigue in cancer survivors: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Cancer Survivorship. Accepted October 19, 2017.


  1. Collie, K., McCormick, J., Waller, A., Railton, C., Shirt, L., Chobanuk, J., Taylor, A., Lau, H., Hao, D., Walley, B., Kapusta, B., Joy, A.A., Carlson, L.E., and Giese–Davis, J., (2014). Qualitative evaluation of care plans for Canadian breast and head-and-neck cancer survivors. Current Oncology, 22014 Feb;21(1):e18-28. doi: 10.3747/co.21.1698. View


  1. Beck, A.M., Robinson, J.W., Carlson, L.E. (2013). Sexual Values as the Key to Maintaining Satisfying Sex After Prostate Cancer Treatment: The Physical Pleasure–Relational Intimacy Model of Sexual Motivation. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2013 Nov;42(8):1637-47. doi: 10.1007/s10508-013-0168-z View


  1. Lau, G.J., Carlson, L.E.(2012). Commentary: Disease-Specific Self-Concept, Defensive Distancing, and Subjective Well-Being in Head and Neck Cancer.  Landmarks in Psychosocial Care. Cancer Patient Stereotypes. Current Oncology, August 2012.: 11(3),  E31-32. View


  1. Lounsberry, J., MacRae, H., Angen, M., Hoeber, M., Carlson, L.E. (2010) Feasibility study of a telehealth delivered psychoeducatonal support group for allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant patients. Psycho-oncology 19(7), 777-781 
  2. Carlson, L.E. & Bultz, B.D. (2010). Communication and coping as a survivor. In D. Kissane, P. Butow, B. Bultz, & I. Finlay. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care. Oxford University Press (OUP). New York, NY. pp.177-190 ISBN-13: 9780199238361 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.001.0001 View


  1. Beck, A.M., Robinson, J.W. & Carlson, L.E. (2009). Sexual intimacy in heterosexual couples after prostate cancer: What we know and what we still need to learn. Urologic Oncology, 27, 137-143


  1. Palmer, J., Trotter, T., Joy, A.A., & Carlson, L.E. (2008). Cognitive effects of Tamoxifen in pre-menopausal women with breast cancer compared to healthy controls. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 2008 Dec;2(4):275-82. doi: 10.1007/s11764-008-0070-1. Epub 2008 Oct 16. View
  2. Groff, S.L., Carlson, L.E., Tsang, K. & Potter, B.J. (2008). Cancer patients' satisfaction with care in traditional and innovative ambulatory oncology clinics. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 2008 Jul-Sep;23(3):251-7. doi: 10.1097/01.NCQ.0000324590.99460.f6. View


  1. Carlson, L.E., Smith, D., Russell, J., Fibich, C. & Whittaker, T. (2006). Individualized exercise program for the treatment of severe fatigue in patients after allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplant (HSCT). Bone Marrow Transplant, 2006 May;37(10):945-54. View
  2. Garland, S., Carlson, L.E., Campbell, T.S. & Grossman, P. (2006). Relationships between psychological stress and salivary cortisol in women with and without breast cancer. Psychosomatic Medicine, 68(1), A-69. 


  1. Carlson, L.E. & MacRae, J.H. (2002). Quality of life issues following autologous bone marrow transplantation. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, 2002 Apr;2(2):129-46. doi: 10.1586/14737167.2.2.129. View
  2. Simpson, J.S.A., Carlson, L.E., Beck, C. & Patten, S. (2002). Social support and psychiatric morbidity in breast cancer patients. Psycho-Oncology,  2002 Jul-Aug;11(4):282-94. View


  1. Carlson, L.E., Koski, T. & Gluck, S. (2001). Longitudinal effects of high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation on quality of life in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. Bone Marrow Transplantation,  2001 May;27(9):989-98. View
  2. Carlson, L.E., Ottenbreit, N., St. Pierre, M. & Bultz, B.D. (2001). Partner understanding of the breast and prostate cancer experience. Cancer Nursing, 2001 Jun;24(3):231-9. View


  1. Carlson, L.E., Bultz, B.D., Speca, M. & St. Pierre, M. (2000). Partners of cancer patients: Part I. Impact, adjustment, and coping across the illness trajectory. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 12Oct2008: 18(2), 39-63. DOI:10.1300/J077v18n02_03 View
  2. Carlson, L.E., Bultz, B.D., Speca, M. & St. Pierre, M. (2000). Partners of cancer patients: Part II. Current psychosocial interventions and suggestions for improvement. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 12Oct2008: 18(3), 33-43. DOI:10.1300/J077v18n03_03 View