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Jennifer Mack, MD, MPH


  • Liu PH, Landrum MB, Weeks JC, Huskamp HA, Kahn KL, He Y, Mack JW, Keating NL.Physicians' Propensity To Discuss Prognosis Is Associated with Patients' Awareness of Prognosis for Metastatic Cancers.J Palliat Med. 2014 Apr 17.
  • Dy SM, Walling AM, Mack JW, Malin JM, Pantoja P, Lorenz KA, Tisnado DM.Evaluating the Quality of Supportive Oncology Using Patient-Reported Data.J Oncol Pract. 2014 Mar 11.
  • Mack JW, Joffe S.Communicating about prognosis: ethical responsibilities of pediatricians and parents.Pediatrics. 2014 Feb;133 Suppl 1:S24-30.
  • Kaye E, Mack JW.Parent perceptions of the quality of information received about a child's cancer.Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Nov;60(11):1896-901.
  • Mack JW, Chen K, Boscoe FP, Gesten FC, Roohan PJ, Weeks JC, Schymura MJ, Schrag D.Underuse of hospice care by Medicaid-insured patients with stage IV lung cancer in New York and California.J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jul 10;31(20):2569-79.
  • Benoit MM, Vargas SO, Bhattacharyya N, McGill TA, Robson CD, Ferraro N, Didas AE, Labow BI, Upton J, Taghinia A, Meara JG, Marcus KJ, Mack J, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Rahbar R.The presentation and management of mandibular tumors in the pediatric population.Laryngoscope. 2013 May 13.
  • Weeks JC, Mack JW, Schrag D.Talking with patients about dying.N Engl J Med. 2013 Jan 31;368(5):480-1.
  • Mack JW, Cronin A, Keating NL, Taback N, Huskamp HA, Malin JL, Earle CC, Weeks JC.Associations between end-of-life discussion characteristics and care received near death: a prospective cohort study.J Clin Oncol. 2012 Dec 10;30(35):4387-95.
  • Weeks JC, Catalano PJ, Cronin A, Finkelman MD, Mack JW, Keating NL, Schrag D.Patients' expectations about effects of chemotherapy for advanced cancer.N Engl J Med. 2012 Oct 25;367(17):1616-25.
  • Williams DA, Mack J.Enough is indeed enough: ACGME required changes in pediatric training.Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Dec 15;59(7):1158-9.
  • Mack JW, Smith TJ.Reasons why physicians do not have discussions about poor prognosis, why it matters, and what can be improved.J Clin Oncol. 2012 Aug 1;30(22):2715-7.
  • Mack JW, Wolfe J, Cook EF, Grier HE, Cleary PD, Weeks JC.Parents' Roles in Decision Making for Children With Cancer in the First Year of Cancer Treatment.J Clin Oncol. 2011 Apr 4.
  • Mack JW, Paulk ME, Viswanath K, Prigerson HG.Racial disparities in the outcomes of communication on medical care received near death.Arch Intern Med. 2010 Sep 27;170(17):1533-40.
  • Wright AA, Mack JW, Kritek PA, Balboni TA, Massaro AF, Matulonis UA, Block SD, Prigerson HG.Influence of patients' preferences and treatment site on cancer patients' end-of-life care.Cancer. 2010 Oct 1;116(19):4656-63.
  • Williams DA, Porter ES, Lux SE, Grier HE, Mack JW, Orkin SH.Training program in cancer and blood diseases: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program, Children's Hospital Boston/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.Am J Hematol. 2010 Oct;85(10):793-4. Review.
  • Lannen P, Wolfe J, Mack J, Onelov E, Nyberg U, Kreicbergs U.Absorbing information about a child's incurable cancer.Oncology. 2010;78(3-4):259-66.
  • Mack JW, Weeks JC, Wright AA, Block SD, Prigerson HG.End-of-life discussions, goal attainment, and distress at the end of life: predictors and outcomes of receipt of care consistent with preferences.J Clin Oncol. 2010 Mar 1;28(7):1203-8.
  • Mack JW,Block SD,Nilsson M,Wright A,Trice E,Friedlander R,Paulk E,Prigerson HG.Measuring therapeutic alliance between oncologists and patients with advanced cancer: the Human Connection Scale.Cancer. 2009 Jul 15;115(14):3302-11.
  • Mack JW,Wolfe J,Cook EF,Grier HE,Cleary PD,Weeks JC.Peace of mind and sense of purpose as core existential issues among parents of children with cancer.Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2009 Jun;163(6):519-24.
  • Mack JW,Joffe S,Hilden JM,Watterson J,Moore C,Weeks JC,Wolfe J.Parents' views of cancer-directed therapy for children with no realistic chance for cure.J Clin Oncol. 2008 Oct 10;26(29):4759-64.
  • Mack JW, Nilsson M, Balboni T, Friedlander RJ, Block SD, Trice E, Prigerson HG.Peace, Equanimity, and Acceptance in the cancer experience (PEACE): validation of a scale to assess acceptance and struggle with terminal illness.Cancer. 2008 Jun;112(11):2509-17.
  • Mack JW, Wolfe J, Cook EF, Grier HE, Cleary PD, Weeks JC.Hope and prognostic disclosure.J Clin Oncol. 2007 Dec 10;25(35):5636-42.
  • Mack JW, Cook EF, Wolfe J, Grier HE, Cleary PD, Weeks JC.Understanding of prognosis among parents of children with cancer: parental optimism and the parent-physician interaction.J Clin Oncol. 2007 Apr 10;25(11):1357-62.
  • Mack JW, Wolfe J, Grier HE, Cleary PD, Weeks JC.Communication about prognosis between parents and physicians of children with cancer: parent preferences and the impact of prognostic information.J Clin Oncol. 2006 Nov 20;24(33):5265-70.
  • Mack JW, Hilden JM, Watterson J, Moore C, Turner B, Grier HE, Weeks JC, Wolfe J.Parent and Physician Perspectives on Quality of Care at the End of Life in Children With Cancer.J Clin Oncol. 2005 Dec 20;23(36):9155-61.