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唐秀治

 

教授, RN, 博士
唐秀治
聯絡資訊
  長庚大學護理系
桃園縣龜山鄉文化一路259號
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學 歷
 
PhD 耶魯大學護理學系   2002
MS 杜克大學護理學系   1990
BS 台灣大學護理學系   1984
獎 勵  
     
 
2008 中華民國癌症醫學會雜誌」97年度優良論文: 陳貞秀,劉莉妮,徐翠霞,蔣曉文,雷靜怡,唐秀治*.(2008). 影響臺灣地區非安寧照顧下進展性癌症病患認知預後的因素. 中華癌醫會誌,24(1), 49-59.
2007 Oncology Nursing Foundation. New Investigator Award
2002-2004 Oncology Nursing Foundation. Oncology Nursing Research Grant
2002 Eastern Nursing Research Society. Graduate Student Podium Presentation Award
2001-2003 Oncology Nursing Foundation. Palliative Care Research Award
2001-2002 Delta Mu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Internation. Chapter Research Award
2000-2001 Oncology Nursing Foundation. Doctoral Scholarship
 
     
     
教 學
 
安寧照護
高級內外科護理學
高級內外科護理學實習
量性護理研究
生命末期照顧
研究倫理與學術研究
 
 

研究領域
 
末期癌症病人臨終照顧
末期癌症病人家屬照顧負荷
末期癌症病人喪親後哀傷調適
末期癌症病人家屬照顧負擔及安寧居家護理效益
以病人為面向之癌症中心照顧品質
台灣末期癌症病人臨終照顧現況
照顧工作對末期癌症病患家屬之影響與居家護理對家屬之效益
照顧工作對末期癌症病患家屬之哀傷影響
利用健保資料分析癌症病人非因疾病末期死亡估算之可行性分析
「自覺對他人造成負擔」與「創傷後成長」對未期癌症病患生活品質之影響

促進臨終照顧決策決定以達如末期癌症病人所願之善終

End-of-Life care Family caregiving 

  Secondary data analysis
研究
 
  1. 不同家庭衝突型態決定因素及其對末期癌症病患家屬於病人臨終至喪親期之影響(2018-2020)
  2. 加護病房臨終照顧品質對家屬喪親後哀傷調適影響(2018-2022)
  3. 癌症末期病患家屬代理決策者之決策困擾、『決策後悔』分群、與此分群對代理決策者喪親後憂鬱之影響(2016~2019)
  4. 死亡準備預測因子及其對末期癌症病患及家屬之影響(2015-2017)
  5. 互動式預立醫療照護計劃介入措施以促進癌症病人所願之照顧(2013-2017)
  6. 持續化學治療至生命最後一個月對晚期非小細胞肺癌及胃癌病患生活品質及臨終醫療照顧之影響(2012-2015)
  7. 癌症病人臨終醫療處置長期趨勢變化(2012)
  8. 探討癌症末期病人臨終照顧及其家屬的需求與喜好 (2009-2012) 
  9. 促進臨終照顧決策決定以達如末期癌症病人所願之善終 (2010-2012)
  10. 「自覺對他人造成負擔」與「創傷後成長」對末期癌症病患生活品質之影響 (2009-2010)
  11. 利用健保資料分析癌症病人非因疾病末期死亡估算之可行性分析 (National Science Council, R.O.C., 2007-2008)
  12. 照顧工作對末期癌症病患家屬之哀傷影響 (2007-2009)
  13. 照顧工作對末期癌症病患家屬之影響與居家護理對家屬之效益 (National Science Council, R.O.C., 2005-2009)
  14. 利用健保申請資料探討癌症病患臨終前一年接受醫療照顧之情形 (National Science Council, R.O.C., 2004)
  15. 建立國內癌症中心病人層面之相關品質 (2004-2006)
  16. 家屬與癌症末期病患於評估病人生活品質之ㄧ致性 (2003-2004)
  17. 系統性審查檢閱安寧緩和照顧效益文獻—邁向以實證為基礎之臨終照顧 (2003-2004)
  18. 臺灣地區非安寧照顧下癌症末期病人及家屬臨終照護需求與喜好及臨床照護現況評估 (2003-2004)

 論文發表
 
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS—Peer reviewed articles(English)

   

  1. Chen JS, Wen FH, Chou WC, Hsieh CH, Chang WC, Tang ST. (accepted). Terminally ill cancer patients’ distinct symptom-Functional patterns/states are differentially associated with their accurate prognostic awareness in last six months of life. Journal of Palliative Medicine.  (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES).  (Impact factor: 2.490, Rank: 29/94=30.85%). (Corresponding author)
  2. Chen CH. Chen JS, Wen FH, Chang WC, Chou WC, Hsieh CH, Hou MM, Tang ST. (in press). An individualized, interactive intervention promotes terminally ill cancer patients’ prognostic awareness and reduces cardiopulmonary resuscitation received in the last month of life: Secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. (SCI paper, MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL Impact factor: 3.249, Rank: 29/154=18.83%). 
  3. Tang ST. Chen JS, Wen FH, Chou WC, Chang WC, Hsieh CH, Chen CH. (accepted). Advance care planning improves cancer patients’ psychological symptoms but not quality of life and preferred end-of-life care. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (SCI paper, ONCOLOGY, Impact factor: 6.471, Rank: 29/222=13.06%)
  4. Wen FH, Chou WC, Chen JS, Chang WC, Hsieh CH, Tang ST.* Evolution and predictors of patient-caregiver concordance on states of life-sustaining treatment preferences over terminally ill cancer patients’ last 6 months of life. Journal of Palliative Medicine.2019;22:25-33.  (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES).  (Impact factor: 2.490, Rank: 29/94=30.85%). (Corresponding author) 
  5. Wen FH, Chen JS, Chou WC, Chang WC, Hsieh CH, Tang ST.* Factors predisposing terminally ill cancer patients' preferences for distinct patterns/states of life-sustaining treatments over their last six months. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.2019;57:190-198. (SCI paper, MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL Impact factor: 3.249, Rank: 29/154=18.83%).
  6. Wen FH, Chen JS, Chou WC, Chang WC, Shen WC, Hsieh CH, Tang ST.* Family caregivers’ subjective caregiving burden, quality of life, and depressive symptoms are associated with terminally ill cancer patients’ distinct patterns of conjoint symptom distress and functional impairment in their last 6 months of life. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2019; 57: 64-71. (SCI paper, MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL Impact factor: 3.249, Rank: 29/154=18.83%). 
  7. Kuo SC, Chou WC, Hou MM, Shen WC, Wen FH, Tang ST.* Changes in and modifiable patient- and family caregiver-related factors associated with cancer patients’ high self-perceived burden to others at the end of life: a longitudinal study. European Journal of Cancer Care.2018;27:e12942. DOI:10.1111/ecc.12942, 2018 October 1. (Impact factor: 2.409, Rank: 5/118=4.24%). (Corresponding author) Times cited:1
  8. Wen FH, Chen JS, Su PJ, Chang WC, Hsieh CH, Hou MM, Chou WC, Tang ST.* Terminally ill cancer patients' concordance between preferred life-sustaining treatment states in their last 6 months of life and received life-sustaining treatment states in their last month: an observational study. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.2018;56:509-518. (SCI paper, MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL Impact factor: 3.249, Rank: 29/154=18.83%).DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.07.003 Times cited:1
  9. Wen FH, Chen JS, Chou WC, Hsieh CH, Chang WC, Shen WC, Tang ST.* Quality of life and psychological distress are differentially associated with distinct symptom-functional states in terminally ill cancer patients’ last year of life. Psycho-Oncology.2018; 27(9):2111-2118 (SSCI paper; Social, Science, Biomedical). (Impact factor: 3.455, Rank: 3/42=7.14%). 2018 May 25. doi: 10.1002/pon.4775. [Epub ahead of print] Times cited:3
  10. Wen FH, Chen JS, Chou WC, Chang WC, Hsieh CH, Hou MM, Tang ST. Distinct patterns of conjoint symptom distress and functional impairment in the last year of life predict terminally ill cancer patients’ survival. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2018; 55: 1443-1451. (SCI paper, MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL Impact factor: 3.249, Rank: 29/154=18.83%). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.03.007 Times cited:3
  11. Tsai WI, Kuo SC, Wen FH, Prigerson HG, Tang ST. Prolonged grief disorder and depression are distinct for caregivers across their first bereavement year. Psycho-Oncology. 2018;27:1027–1034 (SSCI paper; Social, Science, Biomedical). (Impact factor: 3.455, Rank: 3/42=7.14%). Published online: January 24, 2018 Times cited: 3.
  12. Tang ST, Chen CH, Wen FH, Chen JS, Chang WC, Chou WC, Hsieh CH, Hou MM. Accurate prognostic awareness facilitates, whereas better quality of life and more anxiety symptoms hinder end-of-life care discussions: a longitudinal survey study in terminally ill cancer patients’ last six months of life. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2018; 55: 1068-1076. (SCI paper, MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL Impact factor: 3.249, Rank: 29/154=18.83%). 
  13. Hung YN, Wen FH, Liu TW, Chen JS, Tang ST. Hospice exposure is associated with lower healthcare expenditures in Taiwanese cancer decedents' last year of life: a population-based retrospective cohort study. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2018; 55: 755-765.(SCI paper, MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL Impact factor: 3.249, Rank: 29/154=18.83%). 
  14. Tang ST, Wen FH, Chang WC, Hsieh CH, Chou WC, Chen JS, Hou MM. Preferences for life-sustaining treatments examined by hidden Markov modeling are mostly stable in terminally ill cancer patients’ last 6 months of life. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2017;54:628-636.(SCI paper, Impact factor: 2.905, Rank: 47/238=19.75%).
  15. Kuo SC, Sun JL, Tang ST. Trajectories of depressive symptoms for bereaved family members of chronically ill patients: a systematic review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2017,26: 3784-3799. (SCI, NURSING, (Impact factor: 1.214, Rank: 55/116=47.41%)  (Corresponding author). doi:10.1111/jocn.13720 2017 Jan 2. Times cited: 1.
  16. Chen CH, Wen FH, Hou MM, Hsieh CH, Chou WC, Chen JS, Chang WC, Tang ST. Transitions in prognostic awareness among terminally ill cancer patients in their last 6 months of life examined by multi-state markov modeling. Oncologist, 2017; 22: 1135-1142. Jul 6. pii: theoncologist.2017-0068. (SCI paper, ONCOLOGY, Impact factor: 4.962, Rank: 51/217=23.50%) (Corresponding author).
  17. Liu TW, Wen FH, Wang CH, Hong RL, Chow JM, Chen JS, Chiu CF, Tang ST. Terminally ill Taiwanese cancer patients' and family caregivers' agreement on patterns of life-sustaining treatment preferences is poor to fair and declines over a decade: Results from two independent cross-sectional studies. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2017; 54: 35-45. (SCI paper, Impact factor: 2.905, Rank: 47/238=19.75%). 
  18. Hung YN, Liu TW, Wen FH, Chou WC, Tang ST. Escalating healthcare expenditures in cancer decedents’ last year of life: A decade of evidence from a retrospective population-based cohort study in Taiwan. Oncologist, 2017; 22: 460-469. (SCI paper, ONCOLOGY, Impact factor: 4.962, Rank: 51/217=23.50%) (Corresponding author). Times cited: 1. doi:10.1634/theoncologist.2016-0283. Feb 23, 2017
  19. Dai YL, Yang CT, Chen KH, Tang ST.* Changes in and determinants of quality of life in advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients under initial chemotherapy. Journal of Nursing Research. 2017, 25: 203-215 (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 0.944, Rank: 72/116=62.07%) (Corresponding author) 
  20. Chen CH, Kuo SC, Tang ST. Current status of accurate prognostic awareness in advanced/terminally ill cancer patients: systematic review and meta-regression analysis. Palliative Medicine. 2017; 31(5):406-418 (SCI paper; Public, environmental, and occupational health. Impact factor: 4.220, Rank: 18/176=10.23%). (Corresponding author) 
  21. Tang ST, Hsieh CH, Chiang MC, Chen JS, Chang WC, Chou WC, Hou MM. Impact of high self-perceived burden to others with preferences for end-of-life care and its determinants for terminally ill cancer patients: A prospective cohort study. Psycho-Oncology.2017; 26: 102-108. 2016 Mar 7. doi: 10.1002/pon.4107. (SSCI paper; Social, Science, Biomedical). (Impact factor: 3.095, Rank: 3/39=7.69%).
  22. Kuo SC, Chou WC, Chen JS, Chang WC,  Chiang MC, Hou MM. Tang ST. Longitudinal changes in and modifiable predictors of the prevalence of severe depressive symptoms for family caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients over the first 2 years of bereavement. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2017, 20(1): 15-22. 2016 Nov 29. [Epub ahead of print]  (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES).  (Impact factor: 2.023, Rank: 39/87=44.83%). (Corresponding author) Times cited: 1.
  23. Hung YN, Cheng SHC, Liu TW, Chang WC, Chen JS, Tang ST.* Trend in and correlates of undergoing radiotherapy in Taiwanese cancer patients’ last month of life. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2016; 52: 395-403. (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL).  (Impact factor: 2.905, Rank: 47/238=19.75%). 2016 Jun 3. pii: S0885-3924(16)30144-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.03.011. [Epub ahead of print]
  24. Liu TW, Hung YN, Earle CC, Liu TP, Liu LN, Tang ST. Characteristics and correlates of increasing use of surgery in Taiwanese cancer patients’ last month of life, 2001-2010. Annals of Surgery, 2016; 264(2):283-90.(SCI paper; Surgery). (Impact factor: 8.569, Rank: 1/199=0.50%). (Corresponding author)
  25. Tang ST, Chen JS, Chou WC, Chang WC, Wu CE, Hsieh CH, Chiang MC, Kuo ML. Longitudinal analysis of severe anxiety symptoms in advanced cancer patients’ last year of life: Relationships with proximity to death, burden, and social support. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 2016; 14(6):727-34. (SCI paper, ONCOLOGY, Impact factor: 4.675, Rank: 56/217=25.81%) Accepted March 21, 2016
  26. Tang ST, Wen FH, Liu LN, Chiang MC, Lee SY CK, Chou MC, Feng WL, Lin YC, Liu IP, Kuo YH, Chi SC, Lee KC. A decade of changes in family caregivers’ preferences for life-sustaining treatments for terminally ill cancer patients at end of life in the context of a family-oriented society. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2016; 51(5): 907-915. (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.12.326. (Impact factor: 2.649, Rank: 28/151=18.54%).Published online: February 24 2016 Times cited: 2.
  27. Hung YN, Liu TW, Lin DT, Chen YC, Chen JS, Tang ST. Receipt of life-sustaining treatments for Taiwanese pediatric patients who died of cancer in 2001-2010: A retrospective cohort study. Medicine, 2016; 95: e3461 (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL).  (Impact factor: 1.206, Rank: 77/151=50.99%). (Corresponding author) Time cited: 1
  28. Tsai WI, Prigerson HG, Li CY, Chou WC, Kuo SC, Tang ST.* Longitudinal changes and predictors of prolonged grief for bereaved family caregivers over the first two years after the terminally ill cancer patient’s death. Palliative Medicine. 2016; 30: 495-503. August 26, 2015 (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES). (Impact factor: 3.685, Rank: 9/87=10.34%). (Corresponding author) 2015 Aug 26. pii: 0269216315603261. Time cited: 6
  29. Tang ST, Chang WC, Chen JS, Chou WC, Hsieh CH, Chen CH. Associations of prognostic awareness/acceptance with psychological distress, existential suffering, and quality of life in terminally ill cancer patients’ last year of life. Psycho-Oncology, 2016; 25:455-462. Epub 2015 Sep 18. (SSCI paper; Social, Science, Biomedical). (Impact factor: 3.256, Rank: 2/39=5.13%). Psychooncology. 2015 Aug 17. doi: 10.1002/pon.3943. Time cited: 2
  30. Tang ST, Wen FH, Hsieh CH, Chou WC, Chang WC, Chen JS, Chiang MC. Preferences for life-sustaining treatments and associations with accurate prognostic awareness and depressive symptoms in terminally ill cancer patients’ last year of life. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2016; 51: 41-51. (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL).  (Impact factor: 2.649, Rank: 28/151=18.54%). Times cited: 6.
  31. Tang ST, Chen JS, Chou WC, Lin KC, Chang WC, Hsieh CH, Wu CE. Prevalence of severe depressive symptoms increases as death approaches and is associated with disease burden, tangible social support, and high self-perceived burden to others. Supportive Care in Cancer, 2016; 24: 83-91. Epub 2015 May 3. (SCI paper; Rehabilitation). (Impact factor: 2.535, Rank: 8/65=12.31%). Times cited: 3.
  32. Tang ST, Liu TW, Wen FH, Hsu C, Chang YH, Chang CS, Sung YC, Hsieh CI, Chang SY, Liu LN, Chiang MC. A decade of changes in terminally ill cancer patients’ preferences for life-sustaining treatments. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 2015;13: 1510-1518. (SCI paper, ONCOLOGY, Impact factor: 4.675, Rank: 56/217=25.81%) Times cited: 3.
  33. Hung YN, Liu TW, Tang ST.* Determinants of hospital death for Taiwanese pediatric cancer decedents, 2001-2010. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2015; 50: 685-692. (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL).  (Impact factor: 2.649, Rank: 28/151=18.54%). (Corresponding author)
  34. Liu TW, Hung YN, Thomas C Soong, Tang ST.* Increasing receipt of high-tech/high-cost imaging and its determinants in the last month of Taiwanese patients with metastatic cancer, 2001-2010: A retrospective cohort study. Medicine. 2015; 94:e1354. (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL).  (Impact factor: 1.206, Rank: 77/151=50.99%). (Corresponding author) Times cited: 1.
  35. Tang ST, Liu TW, Chow JM, Chiu CF, Hsu C, Liu, LN, Kuo SC. Gap in the intensity of end-of-life care between younger and older Taiwanese adult cancer decedents may not reflect younger patients’ preferences. Journal of Cancer Research and Practice, 2015, 2: 195-205.
  36. Liu, LN, Chen CH, Liu TW, Lin YC, Lee SY, Lee CK, Tang ST.* Preferences for aggressive end-of-life care and their determinants among Taiwanese terminally ill cancer patients. Cancer Nursing. 2015;38(3):E9-E18.  (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 2.017, Rank: 8/116=6.90%). (Corresponding author) Times cited: 1.
  37. Tang ST, Lin KC, Chen JS, Chang WC, Hsieh CH, Chou WC. Threatened with death but growing: Changes in and determinants of posttraumatic growth over the dying process for Taiwanese terminally ill cancer patients. Psycho-Oncology, 2015; 24: 147-154. (SSCI paper; Social, Science, Biomedical). (Impact factor: 3.256, Rank: 2/39=5.13%). Times cited:5.
  38. Tang ST, Liu, LN, Liu TW, Chiu CF, Hsieh RK, Tsai CM. Physician-patient end-of-life care discussions: Predictors and impact on preferences for life-sustaining treatments among Taiwanese cancer patients surveyed in 2011-2012. Palliative Medicine, 2014; 28: 1222-1230. (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES). (Impact factor: 3.685, Rank: 9/87=10.34%). Times cited: 11.
  39. Tang ST, Liu LN, Lin KC, Chung JH, Hsieh CH, Chou WC. Su PJ. Trajectories of the multidimensional dying experience for terminally ill cancer patients. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2014; 48: 863-874. (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL).  (Impact factor: 2.649, Rank: 28/151=18.54%). Times cited: 6.
  40. Tang ST, Chang WC, Chen JS, Su PJ, Hsieh CH, Chou WC. Trajectory and predictors of quality of life during the dying process: Roles of perceived sense of burden to others and posttraumatic growth. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2014; 22: 2957-2964. (SCI paper; Rehabilitation). (Impact factor: 2.535, Rank: 8/65=12.31%). Times cited: 9.
  41. Tang ST, Liu TW, Chow JM, Chiu CF, Hsieh RK, Chen CH, Liu LN, Feng WL. Associations between accurate prognostic understanding and end-of-life care preferences and its correlates among Taiwanese terminally ill cancer patients surveyed in 2011-2012. Psycho-Oncology. 2014, 23: 780-787. (SSCI paper; Social, Science, Biomedical). (Impact factor: 3.256, Rank: 2/39=5.13%). Times cited: 12.
  42. Chen CH, Lin YC, Liu LN, Tang ST.* Determinants of preference for home death among terminally ill cancer patients in Taiwan: a cross-sectional survey study. Journal of Nursing Research. 2014; 22: 37-44. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 0.955, Rank: 71/116=61.20%) Times cited: 11.
  43. Tang ST, Huang GH, Wei YC, Chang WC, Chen JS, Chou WC. Trajectories of caregiver depressive symptoms while providing end-of-life care. Psycho-Oncology, 2013; 22(12):2702-10. (SSCI paper; Social, Science, Biomedical). (Impact factor: 3.256, Rank: 2/39=5.13%). Times cited: 9.
  44. Chen ML, Chen YY, Tang ST.* Latent class analysis identifies three subtypes of aggressive end-of life care: A population-based study in Taiwan. European Journal of Cancer, 2013; 49: 3284-3291 (SCI paper, ONCOLOGY, Impact factor: 6.163, Rank: 22/213=10.33%) (Corresponding author). Times cited: 2.
  45. Lee KC, Chang WC, Chou WC, Su PJ, Hsieh CH, Chen JS, Tang ST.* Longitudinal Changes and Predictors of Caregiving Burden While Providing End-of-Life Care for Terminally Ill Cancer Patients. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 2013; 16: 632-637. (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES).  (Impact factor: 2.023, Rank: 39/87=44.83%). (Corresponding author) Times cited: 13.
  46. Tang ST, Cheng CCJ, Lee KC, Chen CH, Liu LN. Mediating effects of sense of coherence on family caregivers’ depressive distress while caring for terminally ill cancer patients. Cancer Nursing 2013; 36: E25-E33. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 2.017, Rank: 8/116=6.90%) Times cited: 8.
  47. Tang ST, Chang WC, Chen JS, Wang HM, Shen WC, Li CY, Liao YC. (2013). Course and predictors of depressive symptoms among family caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients until their death. Psycho-Oncology, 2013; 22: 1312-1318 (SSCI paper; Social, Science, Biomedical). (Impact factor: 3.256, Rank: 2/39=5.13%). Times cited: 19.
  48. Tang ST. End of life decision-making in Taiwan: Healthcare practice is rooted in local culture and laws that should be adjusted to patients’ best interests. Journal of Medical Ethics, 2013; 39(6), 387-388. Times cited: 3. (SSCI paper; ethics). (Impact factor: 1.764, Rank: 5/51=9.80%).
  49. Lin SF, Chen ML, Li CY, Chang WC, Shen WC, Tang ST.* (2013). Trajectory and Influencing Factors of Depressive Symptoms in Family Caregivers Before and After the Death of Terminally Ill Patients With Cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 2013; 40 (1): E32-E40. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 2.708, Rank: 2/116=1.72%) Times cited: 8.
  50. Liu TW, Chang WC, Wang HM, Chen JS, Koong SL, Hsiao SC, Tang ST.* Use of chemotherapy at the end of life among Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006. Acta Oncologia, 2012; 51: 505-511. doi:10.3109/0284186X.2011.653440. (SCI paper, ONCOLOGY, Impact factor: 3.730, Rank: 66/213=30.99%) (Corresponding author). Times cited: 12.
  51. Chen CH, Tang ST,* Chen CH. Meta-analysis of cultural differences in Western and Asian patient-perceived barriers to managing cancer pain. Palliative Medicine, 2012; 26: 206-221. (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES). (Impact factor: 3.685, Rank: 9/87=10.34%). Times cited: 25.
  52. Tang ST, Liu TW, Shyu YIL, Huang EW, Koong SL, Hsiao SC. Impact of age on end-of-life care for adult Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006. Palliative Medicine, 2012; 26: 80-88. (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES). (Impact factor: 3.685, Rank: 9/87=10.34%). Times cited:11.
  53. Wang HM, Koong SL, Hsiao SC, Chen JS, Liu TW, Tang ST.* (2011). Impact of availability of an inpatient hospice unit on parent hospital’s quality of palliative care for Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2011; 42:400-409. (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL).  (Impact factor: 2.649, Rank: 28/151=18.54%).  (Corresponding author). Times cited: 7.
  54. Tang ST, Hung YN, Liu TW, Lin DT, Chen YC, Wu SC, Hsu TH. (2011). Pediatric end-of-life care for Taiwanese children who died as a result of cancer from 2001 through 2006. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 29, 890-894. (SCI paper; ONCOLOGY, Impact factor: 20.982, Rank: 5/213=2.35%). Times cited: 23.
  55. Tang ST, Huang EW, Liu TW, Wang HM, Rau KM, Chen JS. (2011). Aggressive end-of-life care significantly influenced propensity for hospice enrollment within the last 3 days of life for Taiwanese cancer decedents. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 41, 68-78. (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL).  (Impact factor: 2.649, Rank: 28/151=18.54%). Times cited:7.
  56. Wu SC, Chen JS, Wang HM, Hung YN, Liu TW, Tang ST.*(2010). Determinants of ICU care in the last month of life for Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006. Chest, 2010; 138:1071-1077. (SCI paper, RESPIRATORY SYSTEM, Impact factor: 5.940; Rank: 6/58=10.34%).(Corresponding author). Times cited:6.
  57. Tang ST, Huang, EW, Liu TW, Wang HM, Chen JS. (2010). A population-based study on the determinants of hospice utilization in the last year of life for Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006. Psycho-Oncology, 2010, 19, 1213-1220. (SSCI paper; Social, Science, Biomedical). (Impact factor: 3.256, Rank: 2/39=5.13%). Times cited: 17.
  58. Tang ST, Huang, EW, Liu TW, Rau KM, Hung YN, Wu SC. (2010). Propensity for home death among Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006 determined by services received at end of life. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2010, 40, 566-574. (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL).  (Impact factor: 2.649, Rank: 28/151=18.54%).  Times cited: 18.
  59. Tang ST, Chen, C. C-H, Tang WR, Liu TW. (2010). Determinants of patient-family caregiver congruence on preferred place of death in Taiwan. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 40, 235-245 (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL).  (Impact factor: 2.649, Rank: 28/151=18.54%). Times cited: 10.
  60. Tang ST, Tang WR, Liu TW, Lin CP, Chen JS. (2010).What really matters in pain management for terminally ill cancer patients in Taiwan. Journal of Palliative Care, 26, 151-158. (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES) (Impact factor: 0.707, Rank: 80/87=91.95%) Times cited: 5.
  61. Tang ST. (2010). Diffusion effects of an inpatient hospice unit on improving the parent hospital’s pain management of terminally ill cancer patients not receiving hospice care in Taiwan. Cancer Nursing, 33, 221-227. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 2.017, Rank: 8/116=6.90%)
  62. Tsai SC, Liu LN, Tang, ST, Chen JC, Chen ML. (2010).Cancer pain as the presenting problem in emergency departments: Incidence and related factors. Supportive Care in Cancer, 18, 57-65. (SCI paper; Rehabilitation). (Impact factor: 2.535, Rank: 8/65=12.31%). Times cited: 15.
  63. Liu TW, Chen JS, Wang HM, Wu SC, Hung YN, Tang ST*. (2009).Quality of end-of-life care between medical oncologists and other physician specialists for Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006. Oncologist, 14: 1232-1241. (SCI paper, ONCOLOGY, Impact factor: 4.789, Rank: 40/213=18.78%) (Corresponding author). Times cited: 13.
  64. Chen JS, Wang HM, Wu SC, Liu TW, Hung YN, Tang TS*. (2009). A population-based study on the prevalence and determinants of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the last month of life for Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006. Resuscitation, 80 (12), 1388-1393. (SCI paper, EMERGENCY MEDICINE, Impact factor: 5.414, Rank: 1/24= 4.17%)   (Corresponding author). Times cited: 10
  65. Tang, ST., Wu, SC, Hung, YN, Chen JS, Huang, EW, & Liu, TW. (2009). Determinants of aggressive end-of-life care for Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 27: 4613-4618. (SCI paper; ONCOLOGY, Impact factor: 20.982, Rank: 5/213=2.35%). Times cited: 50.
  66. Tang, ST. (2009). Supporting terminally ill cancer patients dying at home or at a hospital for Taiwanese family caregivers. Cancer Nursing, 32, 151-157. Times cited: 12. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 2.017, Rank: 8/116=6.90%)
  67. Tang, ST., Wu, SC, Hung, YN, Huang, EW, Chen JS, & Liu, TW. (2009). Trends in quality of end-of-life care for Taiwanese cancer patients who died in 2000-2006. Annals of Oncology, 20, 343-348. Times cited: 58. (SCI paper; ONCOLOGY, Impact factor: 9.269, Rank: 11/213=5.16%).
  68. Chen, C. C-H., Tang, ST., Wang, C., & Huang, G-H. (2009). Trajectory and determinants of nutritional health in older hospitalized patients during and six-month post hospitalization. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 18, 3299-3307. (SCI, NURSING, (Impact factor: 1.384, Rank: 34/116=29.31%). Times cited: 14.
  69. Tang WR, Tang ST, Kao Chen-Yi. (2009). Psychometric Testing of the Caregiver Quality of Life Index-Cancer on a Taiwanese Family Caregiver Sample. Cancer Nursing, 32, 220-229. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 2.017, Rank: 8/116=6.90%) Times cited: 9.
  70. Tang, ST., Liu, TW., Tsai, CM., Wang, CH., Chang, GC., & Liu, LN. (2008). Patient awareness of prognosis, patient-family caregiver congruence on the preferred place of death, and caregiving burden of families contribute to the quality of life for terminally ill cancer patients in Taiwan. Psycho-Oncology, 17 (12), 1202-1209. Times cited: 42. (SSCI paper; Social, Science, Biomedical). (Impact factor: 3.256, Rank: 2/39=5.13%).
  71. Chien CR, Tsai CM, Tang ST, Chung KP, Chiu CH, Lai MS. (2008). Quality of care for lung cancer in Taiwan: A pattern of care based on core measures in the Taiwan Cancer Database registry. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, 107, 635-643. Times cited: 8. (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL). (Impact factor: 2.018, Rank: 44/151=29.14%).
  72. Tang, ST., Li, CY., CCH Chen. (2008). Trajectory and Determinants of the Quality of Life of Family Caregivers of Terminally Ill Cancer Patients in Taiwan. Quality of Life Research, 17, 387-395. Times cited: 43. (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES). (Impact factor: 2.429, Rank: 28/87=32.18%)
  73. Tang, ST., Li, CY. (2008). The important role of sense of coherence in relation to depressive symptoms for Taiwanese family caregivers of cancer patients at the end of life. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 64, 195-203. Times cited: 38. (SSCI paper; PSYCHIATRY). (Impact factor: 2.840, Rank: 36/136=26.47%).
  74. Chung KP, Lai MS, Cheng SH, Tang ST, Huang CC, Cheng AL, Hsieh PC. (2008). Organization-based performance measures of cancer care quality: core measure development for breast cancer in Taiwan. European Journal of Cancer Care, 17 (1), 5-18. Times cited:20. (SSCI paper; Rehabilitation). (Impact factor: 1.794, Rank: 12/71=16.90%)
  75. Chen, C.C.H., Bai TT, Huang GH, Tang ST.* (2007). Revisiting the concept of malnutrition in older people. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 16, 2015-2026. Times cited:30. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 1.384, Rank: 34/116=29.31%) (Corresponding author).
  76. Tang ST, Li CY, Liao YC. Factors associated with depressive distress among Taiwanese family caregivers of cancer patients at the end of life. Palliative Medicine, 2007; 21, 249-257. Times cited: 44. (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES). (Impact factor: 3.685, Rank: 9/87=10.34%).
  77. Tang, ST., Chen, ML., Huang, EW., Koong, SL., Lin GL., Hsiao, SC. (2007). Hospice utilization in Taiwan by cancer patients who died between 2000 and 2004. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 33, 446-453. Times cited: 30. (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL).  (Impact factor: 2.649, Rank: 28/151=18.54%).
  78. Tang, ST., Liu, TW., Lai, MS., Liu, LN, Chen, CH, Koong, SL. (2006).  Congruence of knowledge, experiences and preferences for disclosure of diagnosis and prognosis between terminally-ill cancer patients and their family caregivers in Taiwan. Cancer Investigation, 24, 360-366. Times cited: 60. (SCI paper; ONCOLOGY). (Impact factor: 2.231, Rank: 141/213=61.04%)
  79. Liu, LN, Li, CY, Tang, ST, Huan, CS, Chiou, AF. (2006). Role of continuing supportive cares in increasing social support and reducing perceived uncertainty among women with newly diagnosed breast cancer in Taiwan. Cancer Nursing, 29, 273-282. Times cited: 12. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 2.017, Rank: 8/116=6.90%)
  80. Tang, ST. (2006). Predictors of the Extent of Agreement for Quality of Life Assessments between Terminally Ill Cancer Patients and Their Primary Family Caregivers in Taiwan. Quality of Life Research, 15, 391-404. Times cited: 6. (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES). (Impact factor: 2.429, Rank: 28/87=32.18%)
  81. Tang, ST. (2006). Concordance of quality of life assessments between terminally ill cancer patients and their primary family caregivers in Taiwan. Cancer Nursing, 29, 49-57. Times cited: 20. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 2.017, Rank: 8/116=6.90%)
  82. McCorkle R, Tang ST, Greenwald, H, Holcombe G, Lavery M. (2006). Factors related to depressive symptoms among long-term survivors of cervical cancer. Health Care for Women International, 27, 45-58. Times cited: 18. (SSCI paper; WOMEN'S STUDIES).  (Impact factor: 0.958, Rank: 20/40=50.00%).
  83. Tang, ST., Liu, TW., Lai, MS., Liu, LN, Chen, CH. (2005). Concordance of preferences for end-of-life care between terminally-ill cancer patients and their family caregivers in Taiwan. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 30, 510-518. Times cited: 62. (SCI paper; MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL).  (Impact factor: 2.649, Rank: 28/151=18.54%).
  84. Tang, ST., Liu, TW., Lai, MS., McCorkle, R. (2005). Discrepancy in the preferences of place of death between terminally ill cancer patients and their primary family caregivers in Taiwan. Social Science & Medicine, 61, 1560-1566. Times cited: 60. (SSCI paper; Social, Science, Biomedical). (Impact factor: 2.814, Rank: 5/39=12.82)
  85. Tang, ST., McCorkle, R.& Bradley, E.H. (2004). Determinants of death in an inpatient hospice for terminally ill cancer patients. Palliative and Supportive Care, 2, 361-370. Times cited: 7.
  86. Tang, ST., & Lee, SY. (2004). Cancer diagnosis and prognosis in Taiwan: Patient preferences versus experiences. Psycho-Oncology. 13, 1-13. Times cited: 47. (SSCI paper; Social, Science, Biomedical). (Impact factor: 3.256, Rank: 2/39=5.13%).
  87. Chen, C.C.H., Kenefick, A.L., Tang, S.T., & McCorkle, R. (2004). Utilization of comprehensive geriatric assessment in cancer patients. Critical Reviews in Oncology Hematology, 49, 53-67. (SCI paper; ONCOLOGY) Times cited: 41. (Impact factor:5.039, Rank: 34/213=15.96%)
  88. Tang, ST. (2003) Determinants of Hospice Home Care Use among Terminally Ill Cancer Patients. Nursing Research, 52, 217-225. Times cited: 17. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 1.856, Rank: 13/116=11.21%)
  89. Tang, S.T., McCorkle, R. (2003). Determinants of Congruence between the Preferred and Actual Place of Death for terminally ill cancer patients. Journal of Palliative Care, 19, 230-237. (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES) Times cited: 77. (Impact factor: 0.707, Rank: 80/87=91.95%)
  90. Tang, ST. (2003) When Death is Imminent, Where Terminally Ill Cancer Patients Prefer to Die and Why. Cancer Nursing, 26, 245-251. Times cited: 140. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 2.017, Rank: 8/116=6.90%)
  91. McCorkle, R., Pasacrtea, J., & Tang, ST. (2003). The silent killer: psychological issues in ovarian cancer. Holistic Nursing Practice, 17, 300-308. Times cited: 23. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 0.659, Rank: 94/116=81.03%)
  92. Tang, S.T. (2002). Influencing factors of place of death for home care cancer patients in Taiwan. Cancer Nursing, 25, 158-166. Times cited: 40. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 2.017, Rank: 8/116=6.90%)
  93. Tang, S.T., Dixon, J. (2002). Instrument Translation and Evaluation of Equivalence and Psychometric Properties: The Chinese Sense of Coherence Scale. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 10, 59-76. Times cited: 38.
  94. Tang, S.T., McCorkle, R. (2002). Appropriate Time Frames for Data Collection in Quality of Life Research Among Cancer Patients at the End of Life. Quality of Life Research, 11, 145-155. (SCI paper; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES). Times cited: 21. (Impact factor: 2.429, Rank: 28/87=32.18%).
  95. Tang, S.T., McCorkle, R. (2002).  Use of Family Proxies in Quality of Life Research for Cancer Patients at the End of Life: A   literature review. Cancer Investigation, 20(7-8): 1086-1104. (SCI paper; ONCOLOGY). Times cited: 85. (Impact factor: 2.231, Rank: 141/213=61.04%)
  96. Tang, S.T., McCorkle, R. (2001). Determinants of place of death for terminal care patients. Cancer Investigation, 19, 165-180. (SCI paper; ONCOLOGY). Times cited: 78 (Impact factor: 2.231, Rank: 141/213=61.04%)
  97. Tang, S.T. (2000). Meanings of dying at home for Chinese patients in Taiwan with terminal cancer: A literature review. Cancer Nursing, 23, 367-370. Times cited: 60. (SCI paper; NURSING). (Impact factor: 2.017, Rank: 8/116=6.90%)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS—Peer reviewed articles(Chinese)
  1. 戴鈺娌,陳貞秀,楊政達,陳綱華,江明珠,唐秀治. (2015). 統合分析晚期非小細胞肺癌病人化學治療期間生活品質變化及其影響因素. 台灣癌症醫誌2(3): 224-233.
  2. 郭素青、蔡洧沂、唐秀治.(2014). 癌症末期病患照顧者之喪親後憂鬱歷程及其影響因素. 腫瘤護理雜誌,14;1-11
  3. 陳貞秀、唐秀治*. (2014). 癌症病人預後告知的現況及其影響的探討.台灣癌症醫誌, 1(2), 103-112.
  4. 姜月桃、陳紀雯、蔡培癸、陳全美、唐秀治*.(2012)兒童生命末期症狀盛行率之文獻回顧.榮總護理,29(4), 374-380.
  5. 陳貞秀、 劉莉妮、 徐翠霞、蔣曉文、雷靜怡、唐秀治*.(2008). 影響臺灣地區非安寧照顧下進展性癌症病患認知預後的因素. 中華癌醫會誌,24(1), 49-59.
  6. 陳貞秀、劉滄梧、蔡來蔭、劉憶萍、徐翠霞、唐秀治*. (2006). 臺灣非安寧照顧下末期癌症疼痛處置的適當性。中華癌醫會誌, 22(1), 1-13.
  7. 唐秀治*、陳美伶、鍾國彪、賴美淑、鄭守夏、邱秀渝、邱昭華、孔憲蘭、蕭淑純. (2005).臺灣癌症中心病人面向的照護品質探討。中華癌醫會誌, 21(4), 7-21.
  8. 戴金英、唐秀治*. (2006).影響癌末病人主要照顧家屬正向與負向照顧經驗之因素探討.新臺北護理雜誌,8(1), 17-31. (Corresponding author).
  9. 陳怡亨、唐秀治*. (2005).使用代理人當作無法語言表達病患的資訊替代來源. 臺灣醫學, 9(6), 806-813. (Corresponding author).
  10. 唐秀治*、蔡俊明、鍾國彪、賴美淑、孔憲蘭、蕭淑純. (2004). 肺癌品質指標之建立. 胸腔醫學, 19(6) 463-475.
  11. 劉莉妮、唐秀治*. (2004). 癌症病人突破性疼痛的盛行率與特性. 臺灣醫學, 8(6), 874-878. (Corresponding author).
  12. Tang, S.T. (1997). Cancer pain management. Journal of Nursing Perspective, 7, 31-45. (In Chinese).
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS—Book chapter
  1. McCorkle, R., Tang, S.T., Pasacrtea, J. (2004). Psychosocial Aspects of Hematologic Disorders. In Hoffman, Benz, Shattil, Furie, Cohen, Silberstein & McGlave. (Eds). Hematology: Basic principles and practice. (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Elsevier Science. 1611-1621.
  2. Richmond, T., Tang, S.T., Tulman, L., Fawcett, J., & McCorkle, R. (2004). Measuring function. In Frank-Stromborg, M., & Olsen, S.J. (Eds). Instruments for Clinical Health-Care Research. (3rd ed.) Sudbury: Jones & Bartlett Publishers. 83-99.
  3. Preston, F. A., Tang, S.T., McCorkle, R. (2003). Philosophy, Principles, and Politics of Symptom Management for the Terminally Ill. In Germino, B., Pittman, M., & Corless, I. B. (Eds.). Dying, Death, and Bereavement: A Challenge for Living. New York: Springer Publication. 145-180.
  4. Tang, S.T. (2001). Palliative nursing care in Taiwan. In Ferrell, B. R., & Coyle, N. (Eds.). Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. 747-756.
  5. Tang, S.T. (1997). Cancer Symptom Management. Taipei: Farseeing Publishing Co. (In Chinese).
SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

 

  1. Tang, S.T. (Sep, 2018). Identification of Distinct Symptom-Functional States and Evaluation of their Changes in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients’ Last Year of Life and Their Impact on Survival. Tokyo. Japan.Tang, S.T. (May, 2018). Accurate Prognostic Awareness and Preference States Influence the Concordance between Terminally Ill Cancer Patients’ States of Preferred and Actual Life-Sustaining Treatments in the Last 6 Months of Life. Bern, Switzerland 
  2. Tang, S.T. (Sep, 2017). Accurate prognostic awareness facilitates, whereas better quality of life and more anxiety symptoms hinder end-of-life care discussions: a longitudinal survey study in terminally ill cancer patients’ last six months of life. Edinburg, Scotland
  3. Tang, S.T. (Aug, 2017). Agreement is Poor between States of Preferred and Actual Life-Sustaining Treatments in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients’ Last Months of Life. In the 19th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy conference. Berlin, German
  4. Tang, S.T. (Sep, 2016).  Terminally Ill Cancer Patients' and Family Caregivers' Agreement on Patterns of Life-Sustaining Treatment Preferences Is Poor to Fair and Declines Over a Decade." 21st International Congress on Palliative Care. October 18-21. Montréal, Canada
  5. Tang, S.T. (May, 2016). Preferences for Life-sustaining Treatments Are Mostly Stable in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients' Last 6 Months of Life. 9th World Research Congress of the EAPC. June 6-11. Dublin, Ireland
  6. Tang, S.T. (Sep, 2015).  Impact of high self-perceived burden to others on preferences for end-of-life care and its determinants for terminally ill cancer patients. In The ECCO18-ESMO40 conference. Vienna, Austria.
  7. Tang, S.T. (May, 2015). Increasing Clinical Anxiety over Cancer Patients' Dying Process Is Not Unavoidable, but Is Determinated by Disease Burden, Existential Concerns, and Social Support. In 14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care in Copenhagen, Denmark on 8-10 May 2015.
  8. Tang, S.T. (Oct, 2014).  Increasing clinical depression over the dying process is not inevitable but is associated with mounting disease burden, tangible social support, and sense of burden to others. In The ESMO 39 2014 conference. Madrid, Spain.
  9. Tang, S.T. (June, 2014). Trajectories of the Multidimensional Dying Experience for Terminally Ill Cancer Patients. In 8th World Research Congress of the European Association for Paliative Care.
  10. Tang, S.T. (Apri, 2014). Physician-patient end-of-life care discussions: Predictors and impact on preferences for life-sustaining treatments among Taiwanese cancer patients surveyed in 2011-2012. In The 2nd Asian Clinical Conference (ACC2) in Kyoto.
  11. Tang, S.T. (June, 2013). The impact of “self-perceived burden to others” and “posttraumatic growth” on quality of life for terminally ill cancer patients. 13th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care. Prague, Czech Republic.
  12. Tang, S.T. (June, 2012). Trajectories of Caregiver Depressive Symptoms while Providing End-Of-Life Care. 7th Research Forum of European Association of Palliative Care. Trondheim, Norway.
  13. Tang, S.T. (September 2011) Use of chemotherapy at the end of life among Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006. 2011 European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress. Stockholm, Sweden, September 23-27, 2011.
  14. Tang, S. T. (November, 2010). Impact of age on end-of-life care for adult Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006. Presented at The 1st International Multidisciplinary Forum on Palliative care, Budapest, Hungary, November 11-14, 2010.
  15. Tang, S. T. (September, 2009). Performance of medical oncologists on end-of-life care for Taiwanese cancer decedents, 2001-2006. Presented at ECCO 15/ESMO 34 - Berlin 20 - 24 September 2009.
  16. Tang, S. T. (September, 2009). Diffusion effects of an inpatient hospice unit on improving the parent hospital's pain management of terminally ill cancer patients not receiving hospice care in Taiwan. Presented at ECCO 15/ESMO 34 - Berlin 20 - 24 September 2009.
  17. Tang, S. T. (May, 2008). Does supporting terminally ill cancer patients dying at home create a greater burden for family caregivers in Taiwan? 5th Research Forum of European Association of Palliative Care. Trondheim, Norway.
  18. Tang, S. T. (June, 2007). Longitudinal caregiving impact on quality of life for family caregivers of terminally ill caner patients in Taiwan. 10th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care. Budapest, Hungary.
  19. Tang, S. T. (February, 2007). Caregiver resilience matters a lot for the outcome of caregiving to Taiwanese terminally ill cancer patients.  Presented at 9th Cancer Nursing Research Conference. Hollywood, CA
  20. Tang, S. T. (May, 2006).   Caregiving impact on depressive symptoms for family caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients in Taiwan. Presented at the 4th Research Forum of European Association of Palliative Care. Venice, Italy.
  21. Tang, S. T. (September, 2005). Concordance Of Preferences For End-Of-Life Care Between Terminally-Ill Cancer Patients And Their Family Caregivers In Taiwan. Presented at 8th Australian Palliative Care Conference.
  22. Tang, S. T. (February, 2005). Determinants of death in an inpatient hospice. Presented at 8th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  23. Tang, S. T. (February, 2003). Determinants of congruence between the preferred and actual place of death for terminally ill cancer patients. Presented at 7th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research. St Diego, CA
  24. Tang, S. T. (February, 2003). Use of Family Proxies in Quality of Life Research for Cancer Patients at the End of Life: A   literature review. Presented at 7th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research. St Diego, CA
  25. Tang, S. T. (October, 2002). Information Disclosure of Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis in Taiwan.Presented at 14th International Congress on Care of the Terminally Ill. Montreal, QC
  26. Tang, S. T. (2002). (April, 2002). Determinants of congruence between the preferred and actual place of death for terminal cancer patients. 27th Annual Congress of the Oncology Nursing Society. Washington, DC.
  27. Pasacreta, J V. & Tang, S. T. (April, 2002). Psychosocial Issues Associated with Increased Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk 27th Annual Congress of the Oncology Nursing Society. Washington, DC.
  28. Tang, S. T., & Dixon, J. (March, 2002). Instrument Translation and Evaluation of Equivalence and Psychometric Properties: The Chinese Sense of Coherence Scale.14th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Eastern Nursing Research Society. PA.
  29. Tang, S. T., Cooley, M. E., & McCorkle, R. (February, 2001). The Enforced Social Dependency Scale as an outcome measure in clinical practice and research. 6th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research. Jacksonville, FL
  30. Tang, S. T., & McCorkle, R. (February, 2001). Appropriate time frames for data collection in quality of life research at the end of life. 6th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research. Jacksonville, FL
  31. Tang, S. T. (September, 2000). Influencing factors of place of death among home care cancer patients in Taiwan. 13th International Congress on Care of the Terminally Ill. Montreal, QC.
  32. Tang, S.T. (May, 1998).  Comparison of quality of care between home and hospital terminal cancer care. National Institute of Health, Palliative care outcome research conference. Baltimore