(April 11, 2019) – Assistant Professor Faith A. Strunk, Ph.D., R.N., Department of Graduate Studies, is co-author of an article accepted March 21 for publication in an upcoming issue of Supportive Care in Cancer and available online now.

Whisenant, M., Strunk, F., Tripathy, D., & Williams, L. (2019). What symptoms are important to patients? Developing a symptom burden measure for women with breast cancer.  Supportive Care in Cancer (online). doi.org/10.1007/s00520-019-04770-9

Strunk and colleagues at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center examined the MD Anderson Symptom Inventory (MDASI) and generated an instrument with content validity for measuring symptom burden specific to women with breast cancer.