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Christopher J. Recklitis, PhD, MPH


  • Heinze KE, Rodday AM, Nolan MT, Bingen K, Kupst MJ, Patel SK, Syrjala K, Harris L, Recklitis C, Schwartz L, Davies S, Guinan EC, Noll R, Chang G, Parsons SK.
    The impact of pediatric blood and marrow transplant on parents: introduction of the parent impact scale.
    Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2015;13(1):46.
  • Park ER, Kirchhoff AC, Perez GK, Leisenring W, Weissman JS, Donelan K, Mertens AC, Reschovsky JD, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Franklin M, Hyland KA, Diller LR, Recklitis CJ, Kuhlthau KA.
    Childhood cancer survivor study participants' perceptions and understanding of the affordable care act.
    J Clin Oncol. 2015 Mar 1;33(7):764-72.
  • Recklitis CJ, Zhou ES, Zwemer EK, Hu JC, Kantoff PW.
    Suicidal ideation in prostate cancer survivors: Understanding the role of physical and psychological health outcomes.
    Cancer. 2014 Jun 24.
  • Zhou ES, Recklitis CJ.
    Insomnia in adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from project REACH.
    Support Care Cancer. 2014 Jun 17.
  • Bakan J, Chen B, Medeiros-Nancarrow C, Hu JC, Kantoff PW, Recklitis CJ.
    Effects of a gift certificate incentive and specialized delivery on prostate cancer survivors' response rate to a mailed survey: a randomized-controlled trial.
    Journal Of Geriatric Oncology. 2014 Apr;5(2):127-32.
  • Brinkman TM, Zhang N, Recklitis CJ, Kimberg C, Zeltzer LK, Muriel AC, Stovall M, Srivastava DK, Sklar CA, Robison LL, Krull KR.
    Suicide ideation and associated mortality in adult survivors of childhood cancer.
    Cancer. 2014 Jan 15;120(2):271-7.
  • Chordas C, Manley P, Merport Modest A, Chen B, Liptak C, Recklitis CJ.
    Screening for pain in pediatric brain tumor survivors using the pain thermometer.
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs.;30(5):249-59.
  • Bober SL, Zhou ES, Chen B, Manley PE, Kenney LB, Recklitis CJ.
    Sexual function in childhood cancer survivors: a report from Project REACH.
    The Journal Of Sexual Medicine. 2013 Aug;10(8):2084-93.
  • Park ER, Kirchhoff AC, Zallen JP, Weissman JS, Pajolek H, Mertens AC, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Donelan K, Recklitis CJ, Diller LR, Kuhlthau KA.
    Childhood Cancer Survivor Study participants' perceptions and knowledge of health insurance coverage: implications for the Affordable Care Act.
    J Cancer Surviv. 2012 Sep;6(3):251-9.
  • Liptak C, Manley P, Recklitis CJ.
    The feasibility of psychosocial screening for adolescent and young adult brain tumor survivors: the value of self-report.
    J Cancer Surviv. 2012 Aug 18.
  • Merport A, Recklitis CJ.
    Does the Brief Symptom Inventory-18 Case Rule Apply in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer?: Comparison With the Symptom Checklist-90.
    J Pediatr Psychol. 2012 Mar 26.
  • Varela VS, Ng A, Mauch P, Recklitis CJ.
    Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in survivors of Hodgkin's lymphoma: prevalence of PTSD and partial PTSD compared with sibling controls.
    Psycho Oncology. 2011 Dec 8.
  • Zwemer EK, Mahler HI, Werchniak AE, Recklitis CJ.
    Sun exposure in young adult cancer survivors on and off the beach: results from Project REACH.
    J Cancer Surviv. 2011 Oct 15.
  • Merport A, Bober SL, Grose A, Recklitis CJ.
    Can the distress thermometer (DT) identify significant psychological distress in long-term cancer survivors?: a comparison with the Brief Symptom Inventory-18 (BSI-18).
    Support Care Cancer. 2011 Sep 18.
  • Recklitis CJ, Sanchez Varela V, Ng A, Mauch P, Bober S.
    Sexual functioning in long-term survivors of Hodgkin's lymphoma.
    Psycho Oncology. 2010 Nov;19(11):1229-33.
  • Recklitis CJ, Diller LR, Li X, Najita J, Robison LL, Zeltzer L.
    Suicide ideation in adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.
    J Clin Oncol. 2010 Feb 1;28(4):655-61.
  • Kenney LB, Nancarrow CM, Najita J, Vrooman LM, Rothwell M, Recklitis C, Li FP, Diller L.
    Health status of the oldest adult survivors of cancer during childhood.
    Cancer. 2010 Jan 15;116(2):497-505.
  • Recklitis CJ, Sanchez-Varela V, Bober S.
    Addressing psychological challenges after cancer: a guide for clinical practice.
    Oncology (Huntingt). 2008 Oct;22(11 Suppl Nurse Ed):11-20.
  • Park ER, Bober SL, Campbell EG, Recklitis CJ, Kutner JS, Diller L.
    General internist communication about sexual function with cancer survivors.
    J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Nov;24 Suppl 2:S407-11.
  • Bober SL, Recklitis CJ, Campbell EG, Park ER, Kutner JS, Najita JS, Diller L.
    Caring for cancer survivors: a survey of primary care physicians.
    Cancer. 2009 Sep 15;115(18 Suppl):4409-18.
  • Hoffman KE, McCarthy EP, Recklitis CJ, Ng AK.
    Psychological distress in long-term survivors of adult-onset cancer: results from a national survey.
    Arch Intern Med. 2009 Jul 27;169(14):1274-81.
  • Recklitis CJ.
    Psychometric research and clinical screening: do we really want one without the other?.
    Psychooncology. 2009 Jul;18(7):789-90.
  • Recklitis CJ,Campbell EG,Kutner JS,Bober SL.
    Money talks: non-monetary incentive and Internet administration fail to increase response rates to a physician survey.
    J Clin Epidemiol. 2009 Feb;62(2):224-6.
  • Zwahlen D, Hagenbuch N, Carley MI, Recklitis CJ, Buchi S.
    Screening cancer patients' families with the distress thermometer (DT): a validation study.
    Psycho Oncology. 2008 Oct;17(10):959-66.
  • Ng AK, Li S, Recklitis C, Diller LR, Neuberg D, Silver B, Mauch PM.
    Health Practice in Long-Term Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma.
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Jun 1;71(2):468-76.
  • Zeltzer LK, Lu Q, Leisenring W, Tsao JC, Recklitis C, Armstrong G, Mertens AC, Robison LL, Ness KK.
    Psychosocial outcomes and health-related quality of life in adult childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study.
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Feb;17(2):435-46.
  • Recklitis CJ, Licht I, Ford J, Oeffinger K, Diller L.
    Screening adult survivors of childhood cancer with the distress thermometer: a comparison with the SCL-90-R.
    Psychooncology. 2007 Nov;16(11):1046-9.
  • O'leary TE, Diller L, Recklitis CJ.
    The effects of response bias on self-reported quality of life among childhood cancer survivors.
    Qual Life Res. 2007 Sep;16(7):1211-20.
  • Schultz KA, Ness KK, Whitton J, Recklitis C, Zebrack B, Robison LL, Zeltzer L, Mertens AC.
    Behavioral and social outcomes in adolescent survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study.
    J Clin Oncol. 2007 Aug 20;25(24):3649-56.
  • Recklitis CJ, Rodriguez P.
    Screening childhood cancer survivors with the brief symptom inventory-18: classification agreement with the symptom checklist-90-revised.
    Psycho Oncology. 2007 May;16(5):429-36.
  • Temel JS, Pirl WF, Recklitis CJ, Cashavelly B, Lynch TJ.
    Feasibility and validity of a one-item fatigue screen in a thoracic oncology clinic.
    J Thorac Oncol. 2006 Jun;1(5):454-9.
  • Recklitis CJ, Lockwood RA, Rothwell MA, Diller LR.
    Suicidal ideation and attempts in adult survivors of childhood cancer.
    J Clin Oncol. 2006 Aug 20;24(24):3852-7.
  • Recklitis CJ, Parsons SK, Shih MC, Mertens A, Robison LL, Zeltzer L.
    Factor structure of the brief symptom inventory--18 in adult survivors of childhood cancer: results from the childhood cancer survivor study.
    Psychol Assess. 2006 Mar;18(1):22-32.
  • Ng AK, Li S, Recklitis C, Neuberg D, Chakrabarti S, Silver B, Diller L.
    A comparison between long-term survivors of Hodgkin's disease and their siblings on fatigue level and factors predicting for increased fatigue.
    Ann Oncol. 2005 Dec;16(12):1949-55.
  • Hudson MM, Mertens AC, Yasui Y, Hobbie W, Chen H, Gurney JG, Yeazel M, Recklitis CJ, Marina N, Robison LR, Oeffinger KC,.
    Health status of adult long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.
    JAMA. 2003 Sep 24;290(12):1583-92.
  • Gagnon EM, Recklitis CJ.
    Parents' decision-making preferences in pediatric oncology: the relationship to health care involvement and complementary therapy use.
    Psycho Oncology.;12(5):442-52.
  • Recklitis C, O'Leary T, Diller L.
    Utility of routine psychological screening in the childhood cancer survivor clinic.
    J Clin Oncol. 2003 Mar 1;21(5):787-92.