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Marie Flannery, PhD,  RN

Marie Flannery, PhD, RN

(Pronouns: she/her)
  • Director, PhD Program in Nursing & Health Science
  • Associate Professor of Nursing


  • Fellowship in Cancer Control and Research Training, 2016. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY
  • PhD in Nursing, 2003. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY
  • Post Masters in Adult Nurse Practitioner, 1992. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY
  • Masters in Oncology Nursing, 1986. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY
  • BS in Nursing, 1979. University at Albany. Albany, NY
  • Certificate in Oncology Nursing, 1978. Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Buffalo, NY


Marie Flannery's research focuses on the older adults with advanced cancer. Particular areas are patient-reported outcomes including  symptoms, and decision regret.  Research focuses on the older adult population with cancer, particularly those with advanced cancer.  The goal is to understand the individual and their caregivers  response to  diagnosis and treatment  and to develop interventions that can decrease the burden of patients' symptoms and improve the quality of their lives. She is particularly interested in finding new methods to improve symptom reporting and communication between health care providers and individuals, as well as their family caregivers, as a way to enhance symptom management.

Flannery is an active member of the Geriatric Oncology Research Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Flannery was the first nurse selected for a prestigious three-year fellowship in a National Cancer Institute-funded R-25 Cancer Control Research Training Program, which provides researchers with the experience to establish careers as outstanding independent investigators in cancer control and prevention research. She has received funding from the Wilmot Cancer Institute and the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation for her research. She brings extensive clinical experience to her work. For nearly 25 years, she was the senior nurse practitioner in a medical oncology ambulatory practice, where she cared for individuals with advanced cancer and helped them manage pain and other symptoms.

Flannery's clinical and research expertise has been recognized repeatedly. Among her many honors, she is the recipient of the School of Nursing's Most Promising New Investigator Award, the American Society of Clinical Oncology Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award in Palliative Care Oncology, and the March of Dimes Oncology Nurse of the Year.

Professional Experience

Associate ProfessorSchool of Nursing,
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. 2020 - Current

Assistant Professor,
University of Rochester Medical Center, School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US. 9/2016 - Current

Cancer Control Research Training,
University of Rochester Cancer Control Behavioral Medicine Unit, Rochester, NY. 9/2013 - 8/2016

Research Associate,
UR Medical Center, Rochester, NY, US. 2013 - 8/2016

Assistant Professor,
URMC School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US. 7/2010 - 7/2013

Senior Nurse Practitioner,
James P. Wilmot Cancer Center (Oncology), Rochester, NY, US. 1986 - 2010

Assistant Professor Clinical Nursing,
University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US. 1985 - 7/2010

Special Project Nurse,
James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, Rochester, NY, US. 1986 - 1987

Assistant Clinician,
Srong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 1985 - 1986

Head Nurse,
St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Utica, NY, US. 1983 - 1985

Level I-III Staff RN,
Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 1979 - 1983


Cynthia N Rittenberg Award in Excelellence
Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer, 2022

First Place Abstract Palliative and Psychosocial Care
ONS-NCI_NINR Scientific Colloquium, 2021

Elaine C. Hubbard Center for Nursing Research
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2019

Promising New Investigator
University of Rochester, School of Nursing, 2017

Merit Award
Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO, 2015

Outstanding Oncology Nurse of the Year
March of Dimes, 2014

Outstanding Scholarly Practitioner
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2004

Kathleen Donohoe Doctoral Student Award for Scholarly Nurse Practitioner
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2000

Cancer Nursing Research Short Course
NIH & Oncology Nursing Foundation, 1998

Scholarship to attend Oncology Nursing Society Congress
Oncology Nursing Foundation, 1996

Outstanding Faculty Colleague
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 1991


Comorbidities and patient- reported outcomes in individuals with cancer: Focus on symptoms and function
National Cancer Institute, 2023

Older adults with advanced cancer: Decision regret and adverse events during cancer treatment
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, State of the Science, 2022

Enhancing the role of advanced practice providers in oncology trials; Educational Workshop
Southwest Oncology Group, 2022

Factors Associated with Decision Regret in Older Adults with Advanced Cancer Receiving Systemic Treatment
International Society for Geriatric Oncology, 2022

Harnessing the power of NCORP collected PRO data to optimize patient care: Key findings from the NCI Moonshot Tolerability Treatment Consortium
National Cancer Institute NCORP Meeting, 2022

Examining decision regret and associated factors among older adults with advanced cancer receiving systemic treatment
Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 2022

Using Sankey Flow Diagrams to visualize the symptom experience in older adults with cancer
Symptom Science Advances in Oncology Nursing / ONS-NCI-NINR Symptom Science Colloquium, 2021

Patient reported outcome common terminology criteria for adverse events: Free-text symptom responses in older adults.
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, 2020

Patient-reported outcome completion in older adults with advanced cancer; A University of Rochester National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Program Trial
Multi-national Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC, 2019
San Francisco, California

Improving person-centered communication of goals, proxy and advanced directives in older patients with advanced cancer: Secondary analysis from a University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program Cluster Randomized Control Trial
American Society Clinical Oncology (ASCO),, 2019
Chicago, Illinois

Four-month feasibility study of electronic patient-reported symptoms data capture and extraction: University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program
Multi-national Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC), 2018
Vienna, California, Austria

Electronic patient-reported symptoms: Feasibility study for University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program.
Society Behavioral Medicine, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana

Enhancing geriatric oncology care with a multi-disciplinary, multi-site geriatric oncology clinical and research program.
American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS), 2018
Tucson, Arizona

Modeling of quality of life in older adults with advanced cancer: Data from a URCC NCORP multisite trial.
American Society Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Palliative Care, 2017
San Diego, California

The relationship between geriatric impairments, symptom severity and quality of life in 342 older adults with advanced cancer: A University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program (UR NCORP) multisite trial.
International Society Geriatric Oncology (SIOG, 2017
Warsaw, Apo / Fpo Europe, Poland

Examining the patient's identified priority symptom in advanced lung cancer.
Oncology Nursing Society Congress, 2016
San Antonio, Texas

Age-related differences in symptom burden in adults with dyspnea and advanced stage cancer.
Society of Behavioral Medicine, 2015
San Antonio, Texas

Feasibility of a structured symptom assessment intervention: Lung cancer pilot study,
International Conference on Cancer Nursing,, 2015
Vancouver, Canada, Canada

Mild Cancer Related Distress and Symptoms
Annual Conference, American Psychosocial Oncology Society, 2014
Tampa, Florida

Nursing care of a the client with lung cancer
Core Curriculum, Oncology Nursing, 2014

Exploratory Analysis of Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) Concurrent Symptoms and Interference with Walking and General Activity: A URCC CCOP Research Base Study
Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC), 2014
Miami, Florida

Palliative care needs: Symptom reporting during geriatric oncology evaluation, ASCO Palliative Care
Conference, American Society of Clinical Oncology Palliative Oncology, 2014

Multiple Symptoms in Advanced Cancer have a Superadditive Effect on Quality of Life and Depression.
Washington, District Of Columbia

Exploratory analysis of chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), concurrent symptoms and interference with walking and general activity: A URCC CCOP Research Base Study
Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, CTSI, 2014
Miami, Florida

Distress increases total toxicity burden and interferes with activities of daily living among 382 advanced stage cancer patients: A URCC CCOP Research Base Study
American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2014

Disparities in psychological distress among LGBT cancer survivors
Society of Behavioral Medicine, CTSI, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Self-Regulation Theory: RCT of Structured Symptom Assessment for Individuals with Lung Cancer
Eastern Nursing Research Society, URSON, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Multiple Symptoms & Interference: Modeling the Relationship
Society of Behavioral Medicine, URSON, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Design, Conduct and Testing of Theory Based Interventions: Exemplars, Challenges
Eastern Nursing Research Society, URSON, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fidelity Measurement: Case Exemplar of Design and Conduct
Eastern Nursing Research Society, URSON, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Quality of psychosocial cancer care delivered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) versus heterosexual cancer survivors
American Psychosocial Oncology Society, CTSI, 2014
Tampa, Florida

Maximizing feasibility design and conduct in a randomized clinical trial
Oncology Nursing Society Connections, 2013
Dallas, Texas

Telephone calls by individuals with cancer
Oncology Nursing Forum, 2013

Examining Underuse of Opioid medications by Individuals with Cancer
Eastern Nursing Research, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Maximizing Feasibility Design, Collection and Reporting
Oncology Nursing Society Cancer Connections Conference, 2013
Dallas, Texas

Telephone Reporting Identifies Symptoms Most Important to patients.
ONS Connect, ONS, 2013

Study Reveals reasons for calls to Wilmot Cancer Center
URMC Blog, URMC, 2013
Rochester, New York

Symptoms in Lung Cancer
Nursing Grand Rounds, Wilmot Cancer Center, 2013
Rochester, New York

Naturalistic Symptom Reporting by Telephone
Oncology Nursing Society Connections, 2012
Phoenix, Arizona

Examining opioid underuse by individuals with cancer
Cancer Nursing Research, 2009
Orlando, Florida

Nurses time investment and care management in ambulatory oncology phone calls
Cancer Nursing Research, 2009
Orlando, Florida

Please call if you have a problem: Nursing management of oncology telephone calls
Cancer Nursing Research, 2007
Hollywood, California

Describing nursing triage of oncology patients' telephone calls
Oncology Nursing Society Congress, 2007
Las Vegas, Nevada

Quality of life for lung cancer patients receiving pulsed paclitaxel with concurrent radiation therapy: A companion study
Cancer Nursing Research Conference, 2003
San Diego, California

Cancer patient satisfaction with pain management
Cancer Nursing Research Conference, 1999
Newport Beach, California

Cancer pain knowledge & attitudes: Comparing nurses and physicians in training
Oncology Nursing Congress, 1998
San Francisco, California

Collaborative care systems for ambulatory oncology
8th International Conference on Cancer Nursing, 1994
British Colombia, Canada

Pain management in cervical cancer
Society of Gynecologic Nurse Oncologists, 1994
Orlando, Florida

Pain Education
6th International MASCC Symposium, Supportive Care in Cancer, 1994
New Orleans, Louisiana

Advances in cancer pain management
Oncology Nursing Society, New Jersey Interest Group, 1993
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Implementing a familial ovarian screening program
Congress, Oncology Nursing Society, 1992
San Diego, California

Monitoring the effectiveness of cancer management through a quality assurance program
First International Nursing Research Symposium on Cancer Pain, Cancer Nursing Research, 1992
Seattle, Washington

Patient telephone calls and nursing care in an ambulatory oncology setting
Sunnybrook Medical Center conference, 1988
Toronto, Canada

Documenting ambulatory oncology nursing practice
Annual Meeting, Oncology Nursing Society, 1988
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


  • Mohamed, M., Rich, D., Seplaki, C., Lund, J., Flannery, M., Culakova, E., Magnunson, A., Wells, M., Tylock, R., Mohile, S. (2024). Primary treatment modification and treatment tolerability among older chemotherapy recipients with advanced cancer.. JAMA Network Open, 7 (3). DOI: Doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.56106

  • Jensen-Battaglia, M., LoCastro, M., OH, Haejung, Sanapala, C., Flannery, M., Mendler, J., Liesveld, Huselton, E., Loh, K.P. (2024). Patient-oncologist discussion of treatment decisions: Exploring the role of a patient-centered communication tool for older adults with acute myeloid leukemia and their caregivers. Journal of Geriatric Oncology. DOI: doi:10.1016/j.jgo.2024.10716

  • Zhang, Y., Flannery, M., Zhang, Z., Underhill-Blazey, M., Bobry, M., Leblanc, N., Rodriguez, D. & Zhang, C. (2024). Digital Health Psychosocial Intervention in Adult Patients With Cancer and Their Families: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. JMIR Cancer. PMID: 38315546 DOI: 10.2196/46116

  • Braun-Inglis, C.M., Dressler, E.V., Myers, J.S., Benson III, A.B., Flannery, M., Good, M., Denicoff, A., Berenberg, J.L., DeTroye, A.T., O'Brien, B., Kottschade, L., Omatsu, D.A., Kittel, C.A., Nightingale, C.L., Foust, M., & Lesser, G.J. (2024). Defining the Role of the Advanced Practice Provider Within the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program. JCO Oncology Practice. PMID: 38175992 DOI: 10.1200/OP.23.00501

  • Xu H, Mohamed M, Flannery M, Peppone L, Ramsdale E, Loh KP, Wells M, Jamieson L, Vogel VG, Hall B, Mustian K, Mohile SG, Culakova E (2023). Association of symptom clusters with adverse outcomes among older adults with advanced cancer: an unsupervised machine learning approach.. JAMA Network Open, 6 (3). DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.4198

  • Locastro, M., Sanapal, C., Mendler, J., Norton, S., Bernacki, R., Carroll, T., Klepin, H., Watson, E., Liesveld, J., Huselton, E., O’Dwyer, K., Baran, A., Flannery, M., Kluger, B., Loh, K.P. (2023). Advance care planning in older patients with acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes. Journal of Geriatric Oncology, 14. DOI: doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2022.09.003

  • Culakova, E., Mohile, S., Peppone, L., Ramsdale, E., Mohamed, M., Xu, H., Wells, M., Tylock, R., Java, J., Loh, K.P., Magnuson, A., Jamieson, L., Vogel, V., Duberstein, P.R., Dale, W., Flannery, M. (2023). Effects of a geriatric assessment intervention on patient -reported symptomatic toxicity in older adults with advanced cancer.. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 41 (4). DOI: 10.1200/JCO.22.00738

  • Sanapala, C., Jensen-Battaglia,M., Watson, E., Konatham,S., Locastro, M., Wang, Y., Culakova, E., Sohn, M., Flannery, M., Magnuson, A., Wildes, T., Loh, K.P (2023). In-person and virtual assessment of Short Physical Performance Battery test in older adults with myeloid malignancies.. Blood Advances. DOI: doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2022009396

  • Arana-Chicas, E., Culakova, E., Mohamed, M., Tylock, R., Wlls, M., Flannery, M., Mustian, K., Cupertino, P., Magnuson, A.., Mohile, S (2023). Older adults with advanced cancer report pain not captured by clinician-graded Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events ( CTCAE).. Journal of Geriatric Oncology, 14. DOI: doi:10.1016/j.jgo.2023.101480

  • Mohamed, M., Mohile, S., Juba, K., Awad, H., Wells, M., Loh, K.P., Flannery, M., Tylock, R., Ramsdale, E. (2023). Association of polypharmacy and potential drug-drug interactions with adverse treatment outcomes in older adults with advanced cancer.. Cancer, 29, 1096-1104. DOI: doi: 10.1002/cncr.34642

  • Flannery, M., Culacove, E., & Mohile, S. (2023). Reply to T. Kaneko et al. Journal of Clinical Oncology. PMID: 36930847 DOI: 10.1200/JCO.23.00248

  • Yilmaz, S., Janelsins, M.C., Flannery, M., Culakova, E., Wells, M., Lin, P.-J., Loh, K.P., Epstein, R., Kamen, C., Kleckner, A.S., Norton, S.A., Plumb, S., Alberti, S., Doyle, K., Porto, M., Weber, M., Dukelow, N., Magnuson, A., Kehoe, L.A., Nightingale, G., Jensen-Battaglia, M., Mustian, K.M., & Mohile, S.G. (2022). Protocol paper: Multi-site, cluster-randomized clinical trial for optimizing functional outcomes of older cancer survivors after chemotherapy. Journal of Geriatric Oncology. PMID: 35292232 PMCID: PMC9283231 DOI: 10.1016/j.jgo.2022.03.001

  • Zhang, Y., Mohile, S., Culakova, E., Norton, S., Poh Loh, K., Kadambi, S., Kehoe, L., Aarne Grossman, V., Vogel, V.G., Burnette, B.L., Bradley, T.P., & Flannery, M. (2022). The shared uncertainty experience of older adults with advanced cancer and their caregivers. Psycho-Oncology. PMID: 35112424 PMCID: PMC9177692 DOI: 10.1002/pon.5895

  • Gilmore, N., Xu, H., Kehoe, L., Kleckner, A.S., Moorthi, K., Lei, L., Mohamed, M.R.S., Loh, K.P., Culakova, E., Flannery, M., Ramsdale, E., Duberstein, P.R., Canin, B., Kamen, C., Giri, G., Watson, E., Patil, A., Onitilo, A.A., Burnette, B., Janelsins, M., & Mohile, S.G. (2022). Evaluating the association of frailty with communication about aging-related concerns between older patients with advanced cancer and their oncologists. ACS Journals, Cancer. PMID: 34762734 PMCID: PMC8837685 DOI: 10.1002/cncr.34010

  • Otto, E., Culakova, E., Meng, S., Zhang, Z., Xu, H., Mohile, S., & Flannery, M.A. (2022). Overview of Sankey flow diagrams: Focusing on symptom trajectories in older adults with advanced cancer. Journal of Geriatric Oncology. PMID: 35000890 PMCID: PMC9232856 DOI: 10.1016/j.jgo.2021.12.017

  • Flannery, M.A., Mohile, S., Culakova, E., Norton, S., Kamen, C., Dionne-Odom, J.N., DiGiovanni, G., Griggs, L., Bradley, T., Hopkins, J.O., Liu, J.J., & Loh, K.P. (2022). Completion of Patient-Reported Outcome Questionnaires Among Older Adults with Advanced Cancer. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 63 (2), 301-310. PMID: 34371137 PMCID: PMC8816807 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.07.032

  • Zhang Z., Stein K., Norton, S., & Flannery, M. (2022). An analysis and evaluation of Kumpfer’s resilience framework. Advances in Nursing Science.

  • Loh, K.P., Seplaki, C.L., Sanapala, C., Yousefi-Nooraie, R., Lund, J.L., Epstein, R.M., Duberstein, P.R., Flannery, M., Culakova, E., Xu. H., McHugh, C., Klepin, H.D., Lin,P.-J., Watson, E., Grossman, V.A. Liu, J.J., Geer, J., O'Rourke, M.A., Mustian, K., & Mohile, S.G. (2022). Association of Prognostic Understanding with Health Care Use among Older Adults with Advanced Cancer: A Secondary Analysis of a Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Network Open, 5 (2). PMID: 35179585 PMCID: PMC8857680 DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.0018

  • Loh, K.P., Watson, E., Culakova, E., Flannery, M., Sohn, M., Xu, H., Kadambi, S., Magnuson, A., McHugh, C., Sanapala, C., Kehoe, L., Vogel, V.G., Burnette, B.L., Vinciguerra, V., Mohile, S.G., & Duberstein, P.R. (2022). Caregiver-oncologist prognostic concordance, caregiving esteem, and caregiver outcomes. Journal of Geriatric Oncology. PMID: 35277372 PMCID: PMC9283218 DOI: 10.1016/j.jgo.2022.02.018

  • Presley, C.J., Mohamed, M.R., Culakova, E., Flannery, M., Vibhakar, P.H., Hoyd, R., Amini, A., VanderWalde, N., Wong, M.L., Tsubata, Y., Spakowicz, D.J., & Mohile, S.G. (2022). A Geriatric Assessment Intervention to Reduce Treatment Toxicity Among Older Adults With Advanced Lung Cancer: A Subgroup Analysis From a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Frontiers in Oncology, 12. PMID: 35433441 PMCID: PMC9008713 DOI: 10.3389/fonc.2022.835582

  • Choi, Y., Rhee, H., & Flannery, M. (2022). Health behaviors in adolescent survivors of cancer: An integrative review. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. PMID: 35654646 DOI: 10.1016/j.pedn.2022.05.002

  • Presley, C., Mohamed, M., Culakova, E., Flannery, M., Vibhaker, P., Hoyd, R., Amini, A., VanderWalse, N., Wong, M., Tsubata, Y., Spakowica, D., & Mohile, S. (2022). A geriatric assessment intervention to reduce treatment toxicity among older adults with advanced cancer: A subgroup analysis from a cluster randomized controlled trial.. Frontiers in Oncology.

  • LoCastro, M., Sanapala, C., Mendler, J.H., Norton, S., Bernacki, R., Carroll, T., Klepin, H., Watson, E., Liesveld, J., Huselton, E., O'Dwyer, K., Baran, A., Flannery, M., Kluger, B.M., & Loh, K.P. (2022). Advance care planning in older patients with acute myeloid leukemia and myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes. Journal of Geriatric Oncology.

  • Gilmore, N., Kehoe, L., Bauer, J., Xu, H., Hall, B., Wells, M., Lei, L., Culakova, E., Flannery, M., Grossman, V.A., Sardari, R.A., Subramanya, H., Kadambi, S., Belcher, E., Kettinger, J., O'Rourke, M.A., Dib, E.G., Vogelzang, N.J., Dale, W., & Mohile, S. (2021). The Relationship Between Frailty and Emotional Health in Older Patients with Advanced Cancer. Oncologist, 26 (12), e2181-e2191. PMID: 34510642 PMCID: PMC8649062 DOI: 10.1002/onco.13975

  • Zubkoff, L., Lyons, K.D., Dionne-Odom, J.N., Hagley, G., Pisu, M., Azuero, A., Flannery, M., Taylor, R., Carpenter-Song, E., Mohile, S., & Bakitas, M.A. (2021). A cluster randomized controlled trial comparing Virtual Learning Collaborative and Technical Assistance strategies to implement an early palliative care program for patients with advanced cancer and their caregivers: a study protocol. Implementation Science, 16 (1). PMID: 33706770 PMCID: PMC7951124 DOI: 10.1186/s13012-021-01086-3

  • Tuch, G., Sanapala, C., Mohile, S.G., Duberstein, P.R., Soto-Perez-de-Celis, E., Xu, H., Culakova, E., Flannery, M., Yousefi-Nooraie, R., Epstein, R.M., McHugh, C., Aarne, V., Kim, H., Geer, J., O'Rourke, M.A., Vogelzang, N.J., & Loh, K.P. (2021). Association Between Caregiver-Oncologist Discordance in Patient's Life Expectancy Estimates and Caregiver Perceived Autonomy Support by the Oncologist. Oncologist, 26 (11), e1992-e2001. PMID: 34309111 PMCID: PMC8571759 DOI: 10.1002/onco.13913

  • Loh, K.P., Mohamed, M.R., Kadambi, S., Culakova, E., Xu, H., Magnuson, A., Flannery, M., Duberstein, P.R., Epstein, R.M., McHugh, C., Nipp, R.D., Trevino, K.M., Sanapala, C., Hall, B.A., Canin, B., Gayle, A.A., Conlin, A., Bearden, J., & Mohile, S.G. (2021). Caregiver–Oncologist Prognostic Concordance, Caregiver Mastery, and Caregiver Psychological Health and Quality of Life. Oncologist, 26 (4), 310-317. PMID: 33523583 PMCID: PMC8018313 DOI: 10.1002/onco.13699

  • Mohile, S.G., Mohamed, M.R., Xu, H., Culakova, E., Loh, K.P., Magnuson, A., Flannery, M.A., Obrecht, S., Gilmore, N., Ramsdale, E., Dunne, R.F., Wildes, T., Plumb, S., Patil, A., Wells, M., Lowenstein, L., Janelsins, M., Mustian, K., Hopkins, J.O., Berenberg, J., Anthony, N., & Dale, W. (2021). Evaluation of geriatric assessment and management on the toxic effects of cancer treatment (GAP70+): a cluster-randomised study. The Lancet, 398 (10314), 1894-1904. PMID: 34741815 PMCID: PMC8647163 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01789-X

  • Mohamed, M.R., Kyi, K., Mohile, S.G., Xu, H., Culakova, E., Loh, K.P., Flannery, M., Obrecht, S., Ramsdale, E., Patil, A., Dunne, R.F., DiGiovanni, G., Hezel, A., Burnette, B., Desai, N., Giguere, J., & Magnuson, A. (2021). Prevalence of and factors associated with treatment modification at first cycle in older adults with advanced cancer receiving palliative treatment. Journal of Geriatric Oncology, 12 (8), 1208-1213. PMID: 34272204 PMCID: PMC8557119 DOI: 10.1016/j.jgo.2021.06.007

  • Flannery, M.A., Culakova, E., Canin, B., Peppone, L., Ramsdale, E., & Mohile, S. (2021). Understanding Treatment Tolerability in Older Adults With Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology. PMID: 34043433 PMCID: PMC8238902 DOI: 10.1200/JCO.21.00195

  • Loh, K.P., Soto-Perex-de-Celis, E., Duberstein, P.R., Culakova, E., Epstein, R.M., Xu, H., Kadambi, S., Flannery, M., Magnuson, A., McHugh, C., Trevino, K.M., Tuch, G., Ransdale, E., Yousefi-Nooraie, R., Sedenquist, M., Liu, J.J., Melnyk, N., Geer, J., & Mohile, S.G. (2020). Patient and caregiver agreement on prognosis estimates for older adults with advanced cancer. ACS Jounals, Cancer. PMID: 33036063 PMCID: PMC7736110 DOI: 10.1002/cncr.33259

  • Mohile, S.G., Epstein, R. M., Hurria, A., Heckler, C. E., Canin, B., Culakova, E., Duberstein, P., Gilmore, N., Xu, H., Plumb, S., Wells, M., Lowenstein, L. M., Flannery, M.A., Janelsins, M., Magnuson, A., Loh, K.P., Kleckner, A.S., Mustian, K.M., Hopkins, J. O., Liu, J.J., Ger, J., Gorawara-Bhat, R., Morrow, G.R., & Dale, W (2020). Communication with Older Patients with Cancer Using Geriatric Assessment: A Cluster-Randomized Clinical Trial from the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program. JAMA Oncology. PMID: 31697365 PMCID: PMC6865234 DOI: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.4728

  • Arastu, A., Patel, A., Mohile, S.G., Ciminelli, J., Kaushik, R., Wells, M., Culakova, E., Lei, L., Xu, H., Dougherty, D.W., Mohamed, M.R., Hill, E., Duberstein, P., Flannery, M.A., Kamen, C.S., Pandya, C., Berenberg, J.L., Aarne Grossman, V.G., Liu, Y., & Loh, K.P. (2020). Assessment of Financial Toxicity Among Older Adults With Advanced Cancer. JAMA network open, 3 (12), e2025810. PMID: 33284337 PMCID: PMC8184122 DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.25810

  • Kadambi S, Loh KP, Dunne R, Magnuson, A., Maggiore, R., Zittel, J., Flannery, M., Inglis, J., Gilmore, N., Mohamed, M., Ramsdale, E., & Mohile, S. G. (2020). Older adults with cancer and their caregivers — current landscape and future directions for clinical care. Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology. PMID: 32879429 PMCID: PMC7851836 DOI: 10.1038/s41571-020-0421-z

  • Loh K.P., Mohile S.G., & Flannery M. (2020). Electronic symptom monitoring: not everyone fits the mold. Annals Of Oncology, 31 (1), 13-14. PMID: 31912786 PMCID: PMC7365107 DOI: 10.1016/j.annonc.2019.10.016

  • Dzikowicz, D., Yang, Y. C., & Flannery, M. (2019). The scaffolding theory of aging and cognition: A theory analysis focused on cardiovascular disease and level of cognitive function. Nursing Research, 68 (2), 26. DOI: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000351

  • Dougoud, N., Norton, S., Flannery, M., & Quill, T (2019). Family member contributions in palliative care consultations among patients with advanced cancer. Nursing Research, 68 (2), 120. DOI: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000351

  • Gilmore, N., Canin, B., Whitehead, M., Griggs, L., Finch, L., Grossman, V., Targia, V., Wells, M., Kamen, C., Flannery, M., Magnuson, A., Plumb, S., Obrecht, S., Lowenstein, L., Lopez, G., Anderson, J., Berenberg, J., Vogel, V., Bearden, J., Dale, W., & Mohile, S. (2019). Engaging older patients with cancer and their caregivers as partners in cancer research. ACS Journals, Cancer. PMID: 31420878 PMCID: PMC6856383 DOI: 10.1002/cncr.32402

  • Loh, K.P, Mohile, S.G., Epstein, R.M, McHugh C., Flannery, M., Culakova, E., Lei, L., Wells, M., Gilmore, N., Babu, D., Whitehead, M.I., Dale, W., Hurria, A., Wittink, M., Magnuson, A., Conlin, A., Thomas, M., Berenberg, J., & Duberstein, P.R. (2019). Willingness to bear adversity and beliefs about the curability of advanced cancer in older adults. ACS Journals, Cancer. PMID: 30920646 PMCID: PMC6602839 DOI: 10.1002/cncr.32074

  • Kehoe, L. A., Xu, H., Duberstein, P., Loh, K. P., Culakova, E., Canin, B., Hurrian, A., Wells, M., Gilmore, N., Kleckner, A.S., Lund, J., Kamen, C., Flannery, M., Hoerger, M., Hopkins, J.O., Epstein, R., & Mohile, S. G. (2019). Quality of life of caregivers of older patients with advanced cancer. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. PMID: 30924548 PMCID: PMC7818364 DOI: 10.1111/jgs.15862

  • Loh, K.P., Duberstein, P., Zittel, J., Lei, L., Culakova, E., Xu, H., Plumb, S., Flannery, M., Magnuson, A., Bautista, J., Wittnik, M., Gilmore, N., Targia, V., Conlin, A., Berenberg, J., Vogel, V. G., & Mohile, S. G (2019). Relationships of self-perceived age with geriatric assessment domains in older adults with cancer. Journal of Geriatric Oncology. PMID: 31899198 PMCID: PMC7326651 DOI: 10.1016/j.jgo.2019.12.011

  • Flannery, M., Culakova, E., Loh, K. P., Liu, J. J., Melynk, N., & Mohile, S. (2019). Factors associated with symptom burden in older adults with age related conditions: A University of Rochester (UR) NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP Study). Oncology Nursing Forum, 46 (2), 255. DOI: 10.1188/19.ONF.E73

  • Pandya, C., Magnuson, A., Flannery, M., Zittel, J., Duberstein, P., Loh, K.P., Ramsdale, E., Gilmore, N., Dale, W., & Mohile, S.G. (2019). Association Between Symptom Burden and Physical Function in Older Patients with Cancer. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. PMID: 30848838 PMCID: PMC7851835 DOI: 10.1111/jgs.15864

  • Loh, K.P., Kleckner, I.R., Lin, P.J., Mohile, S.G., Canin, B.E., Flannery, M.A., Fung, C., Dunne, R.F., Bautista, J., Culakova, E., Kleckner, A.S., Peppone, L.J., Janelsins, M., McHugh, C., Conlin, A., Cho, J.K., Kasbari, S., Esparaz, B.T., Kuebler, J.P., & Mustian, K.M. (2019). Effects of a Home-based Exercise Program on Anxiety and Mood Disturbances in Older Adults with Cancer Receiving Chemotherapy.. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. PMID: 31034591 PMCID: PMC6544022 DOI: 10.1111/jgs.15951

  • Loh, K. P., Zittel, J., Kadambi, S., Pandya, C., Xu, H. W., Flannery, M., Magnuson, A., Bautista, J., McHugh, C., Mustian, K., Dale, W., Duberstein, P., & Mohile, S.G. (2018). Elucidating the associations between sleep disturbance and depression, Cheek for fatigue, and pain in older adults with cancer. Journal of Geriatric Oncology. PMID: 29506921 PMCID: PMC5660663 DOI: 10.1016/j.jgo.2018.02.006

  • Flannery, M., Stein, K. F., Dougherty, D. W., Mohile, S., Guido, J., & Wells, N. (2018). Nurse-delivered symptom assessment for individuals with advanced lung cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 45 (5), 619-630. PMID: 30118448 PMCID: PMC6379074 DOI: 10.1188/18.onf.619-630

  • Lowenstein, L. M., Volk, R. J., Street, R., Flannery, M., Magnuson, A., Epstein, R., & Mohile, S. G. (2018). Communication about geriatric assessment domains in advanced cancer settings: "Missed opportunities". Journal of Geriatric Oncology. PMID: 29884597 PMCID: PMC6281774 DOI: 10.1016/j.jgo.2018.05.014

  • Loh, K.P., McHugh, C., Mohile, S.G., Mustian, K., Flannery, M., Klepin, H., Schnall, R., Culakova, E., & Ramsdale, E. (2018). Using Information Technology in the Assessment and Monitoring of Geriatric Oncology Patients. Current Oncology Reports. PMID: 29511850 PMCID: PMC5878089 DOI: 10.1007/s11912-018-0672-3

  • Mohile, S.G., Magnuson, A., Pandya, C., Velarde, C., Duberstein, P., Hurria, A., Loh, KP., Wells, M., Plumb, S., Gilmore, N., Flannery, M., Wittink, M., Epstein, R., Heckler, C.E., Janelsins, M., Mustian, K., Hopkins, J.O, Liu, .J Peri, S., & Dale, W. (2018). Community oncologists’ decision-making for treatment of older patients with cancer. Journal of the national comprehensive cancer network. PMID: 29523669 PMCID: PMC5878087 DOI: 10.6004/jnccn.2017.7047

  • Flannery, M. (2018). Enhancing geriatric oncology care with a multi-disciplinary, multi-site geriatric oncology clinical and research program. Psycho-Oncology, 25 (10), 3161-3169.

  • Chuang, Y.C., & Flannery, M. (2017). Evolutionary Concept Analysis of Nursing Autonomy. Nursing Research.

  • Loh, K.P., Pandya, C., Zittel, J., Kadambi, S., Flannery, M., Reizine, N., Maguson, A., Braganza, G., Mustian, K., Dale, W., Duberstein, P., & Mohile, S.G. (2017). Associations of sleep disturbance with physical function and cognition in older adults with cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer. PMID: 28455547 PMCID: PMC5660663 DOI: 10.1007/s00520-017-3724-6

  • Flannery, M., Yang, Y.C., Conrow, L., & Mohile, S. (2017). Multiple Symptoms and Patient Reported Importance from 109 Vulnerable Older Adults with Advanced Cancer. International Society of Nurse4s in Cancer Care.

  • Flannery, M. (2017). Conceptual Issues Surrounding Quality of Life in Oncology Nursing.. Oncology Nursing Forum, 44 (3), 285-287. PMID: 28635974 DOI: 10.1188/17.ONF.285-287

  • Flannery, M. (2017). Self-Determination Theory: Intrinsic Motivation and Behavioral Change. Oncology Nursing Forum.

  • Flannery, M; Chuang, YC; & Conrow, L (2017). Baseline Symptoms in 348 Vulnerable Older Adults with Advanced Cancer: Findings from a National Clinical Trial. Oncology Nursing Forum.

  • Kamen, C., Jabson, J., Mustian. K., Flannery, M., & Boehmer, U. (2017). Psychological distress, minority stress, and psychosocial resources among sexual minority breast cancer survivors. Citation.

  • Flannery, M., Kamen, C., Magnuson, A., & Mohile, S. (2017). Examining distress level and symptom burden in 366 geriatric oncology patients. Citation.

  • Asare, M., Flannery, M., & Kamen, C. (2017). Social Determinants of Health: A Framework for Studying Cancer Health Disparities and Minority Participation in Research. Oncology Nursing Forum.

  • Flannery, M (2016). Explicit assumptions about knowing. Oncology Nursing Forum, 43 (2), 245-247. PMID: 26906135 DOI: 10.1188/16.ONF.245-247

  • Flannery M., Mohile S.G., Dale W., Arora N.K., Azar L., Breslau E.S., Cohen H.J., Dotan E., Eldadah B.A., Leach C.R., Mitchell S.A., Rowland J.H., & Hurria A. (2016). Interventions to improve the quality of life and survivorship of older adults with cancer: The funding landscape at NIH, ACS and PCORI. Journal Geriatric Oncology. PMID: 27197917 PMCID: PMC4969185 DOI: 10.1016/j.jgo.2016.02.001

  • Flannery M., & Rotonodo L. (2016). Changing Practice: Frameworks from Implementation. Oncology Nursing Forum. DOI: 10.1188/16.ONF.385-388

  • Kamen, C., Smith-Stoner, M., Heckler, C., Flannery, M., & Margolies, L. (2016). Social support, health, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) identity disclosure to cancer care providers. Oncology Nursing Forum, 42 (1), 44-51.

  • Flannery M. (2016). Common Perspectives in Qualitative Research. Oncology Nursing Forum. PMID: 27314194 DOI: 10.1188/16.ONF.517-518

  • Flannery, M. (2016). Examining The Patient's Identified Priority Symptom In Advanced Lung Cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum.

  • Arida, J.A., Sherwood, P.R., Flannery, M., & Donovan, H.S. (2016). Representational Approach: A Conceptual Framework to Guide Patient Education Research and Practice. ONS. PMID: 27768130

  • Mohile S.G., Hurria A., Cohen H.J., Rowland J.H., Leach C.R., Arora N.K., Canin B., Muss H.B., Magnuson A., Flannery M., Lowenstein L., Allore H.G., Mustian K.M., Demark-Wahnefried W., Extermann M., Ferrell B., Inouye S.K., Studenski S.A., & Dale W. (2016). Improving the quality of survivorship for older adults with cancer. ACS Journals, Cancer. PMID: 27172129 PMCID: PMC4974133 DOI: 10.1002/cncr.30053

  • Flannery, M. (2015). Nursing care of the client with lung cancer. Core Curriculum Oncology Nursing, 81-89.

  • Flannery, M., & Wells, N. (2015). Patient's Priority Symptom: Examination In Advanced Lung Cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum.

  • Peoples A.R., Bushunow P.W., Garland S.N., Heckler C.E., Roscoe J.A., Peppone L.L., Dudgeon D.J., Kirshner J.J., Banerjee T.K., Hopkins J.O., Dakhil S.R., Flannery M.A., & Morrow G.R. (2015). Buspirone for management of dyspnea in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: a randomized placebo-controlled URCC CCOP study. Support Care Cancer. PMID: 26329396 PMCID: PMC4731275 DOI: 10.1007/s00520-015-2903-6

  • Flannery, M.A., Magnuson, A., Guido, J.J., Peppone, L.J., Dale, W., & Mohile, S.G. (2015). Comparison of older adult symptom occurrence rates in a geriatric-oncology clinic with meta-analysis for adults receiving chemotherapy. Journal of Clinical oncology.

  • Flannery, M. (2015). Nursing care of the client with lung cancer. In J. Itano & K,. Taija (Eds.).. Core Curriculum, Oncology Nursing (5th ed.).

  • Kamen, C.S., Peppone, L.J., Janelsins, M.C., Peoples, A.R., Tejani, M.A., Flannery, M.A., Morrow, G.R., & Mustian, K.M. (2015). A dyadic exercise intervention to reduce psychological distress among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and heterosexual cancer survivors. Journal of Clinical Oncology. DOI: 10.1200/jco.2015.33.15_suppl.e17593

  • Peppone, L.J., Tejani, M.A., Mustian, K.M., Janelsins, M.C., Kamen, C.S., Mohile, S.G., Peoples, A.R., Flannery, M.A., & Skinner, K.A. (2015). Prognostic characteristics of 492 newly diagnosed breast cancer patients by serum vitamin D levels. Journal of Clinical Oncology.

  • Tejani, M.A., Kamen, C., Peoples, A.., Flannery, M., Mustian, K., Janelsins, M., Peppone, L., Mohile, S. & Morrow, G. (2015). IMPACT OF PATIENT-PHYSICIAN COMMUNICATION ON PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS AMONG 5,106 CANCER PATIENTS FROMA US NATIONAL SURVEY. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

  • Peoples, A.R., Roscoe, J.A., Heckler, C.E., Kamen, C., Peppone, L., Janelsins, M., Flannery, M., Mustian, K., & Morrow, G. (2015). Benefits Of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For Insomnia (Cbt-I) On Depression In Cancer Survivors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

  • Flannery, M., Heckler, C.E., Kamen, C., Tejani, M.A., Banjerjee, T., Esparaz, B., Giguere, J., Chen, MC., Mohile, S. & Morrow, G. (2015). AGE-RELATED DIFFERENCES IN SYMPTOM BURDEN: OLDER ADULTS WITH DYSPNEA AND ADVANCED STAGE CANCER. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

  • Kamen, C., Margolies, L., Scout, N., Smith-Stoner, M., Peoples, A.R., Tejani, M.A., Flannery, M., Morrow, G., & Mustian, K. (2015). Experiences Of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender (Lgbt) Patients In The Context Of Cancer Care. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

  • Kamen C.S., Smith-Stoner M., Heckler C.E., Flannery M., & Margolies L. (2015). Social support, self-rated health, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender identity disclosure to cancer care providers. Oncology Nursing Forum.

  • Chimenti, R. L., Flemister, A. S., Tome, J., McMahon, J. M., Flannery, M. A., Xue, Y., & Houck, J. R. (2014). Altered tendon characteristics and mechanical properties associated with insertional achilles tendinopathy. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy.

  • Flannery, Marie, McAndrews, Leanne, & Stein, Karen F. (2013). Telephone calls by individuals with cancer.. Oncology Nursing Forum, 40 (5), 464-471. PMID: 23989020 DOI: 10.1188/13.ONF.464-471

  • Flannery, M., McAndrews, L., & Stein, K.F. (2013). Symptom reporting by telephone for individuals with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum. PMID: 23989020 DOI: 10.1188/13.ONF.464-471

  • Jungquist, C.R., Flannery, M., Perlis, M.L., & Grace, J.T. (2012). Relationship of Chronic Pain and Opioid Use with Respiratory Disturbance During Sleep. Pain Management Nursing. PMID: 22652280 DOI: 10.1016/j.pmn.2010.04.003

  • Flannery, M., Phillips, S., & Lyons, C. (2009). Examining telephone calls in ambulatory oncology. Journal of Oncology Practice, 5 (2), 57-60.

  • Flannery, M, (2003). Examining predictors of the association between pain and opioid use in cancer patients. Dissertation Abstracts International.

  • Locastro, M., Sanapala, C., Mendler, J.H., Norton, S.A., Bernacki, R., Carrol, T., Klepin, H.C., Liesveld, J.L., Huselton, E.J., O’Dwyer, K.M., Baran, A.M., Flannery, M., Kluger, B., Loh, K.P. (2003). Adaptation of Serious Illness Care Program to be delivered via telehealth for older patients with hematologic malignancy. Blood Advances, 7 (9). DOI: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2022008996

  • Flannery, M. (1997). Nursing care of the client with genital cancers. Core Curriculum Oncology Nursing, 524-551.

  • Flannery, M. (1995). Reproductive Cancers. Instructor's Resource Manual for the ONS Core Curriculum.

  • Flannery, M. (1994). Gynecologic Oncology. Oncology Nursing Forum, 21, 606.

  • Flannery, M. (1992). Reproductive Cancers. Core Curriculum Oncology Nursing, 451-469.

  • Flannery, M. (1992). Characteristics of major cancers: Reproductive. Study Guide for the Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing, 185-190.

  • Nail, L., Greene, D., Jones, L.S., & Flannery, M. (1989). Nursing care by telephone: Describing practice in an ambulatory oncology center. Oncology Nursing Forum, 16, 387-395. PMID: 2734217

  • Jones, L., Whittenberg, J., Nail, L., Greene, D., & Flannery, M. (1987). Occupational hazards for nurses exposed to radiation and antineoplastic agents. Journal of the NYS Nurses' Association, 18 (3), 42-60. PMID: 3316540


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