Lynda Balneaves, PhD, RN

Associate Professor- Tenured (on-leave)


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Journal Articles

Weeks, L., Verhoef, M.J, Balneaves, L.G., & Paterson, C. (2014). Complementary and alternative medicine decision making by cancer patients: An integrative literature review. Open Medicine, 8(2), e54-e66.

Black, A., Balneaves, L.G., Garrosino, C. (2014). Innovation at the point of care: The Providence Health Care Practice-based Research Challenge. Canadian Nurse, 110(3), 18-20.

Balneaves, L.G. (2014). Top ten things to think about CAM therapies. Family Practice Oncology Network Journal, 22, 7.

Fouladbakhsh, J., Balneaves, L.G., & Jenuwine, L. (2013). Understanding CAM natural health products: Implications of use among cancer patients and survivors. Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology, 4, 289-306.

Jenkins, E., Balneaves, L.G., & Lust, A. (2011). “Transitioning between cultures”: The process of baccalaureate nursing students’ participation in international health care experiences. Canadian Nurse, 107(7), 27-30.

Pirotta, M., Howard, A.F., & Balneaves, L.G. (2011). Psychological sequelae of ovarian cancer screening and genetic testing for ovarian cancer susceptibility. Current Women’s Health Review, 7, 358-366.

Balneaves, L.G., Bottorff, J.L., and Kang B. (2009). The Health Effects of Medical Marijuana Project (HEMPP). Visions: BC’s Mental Health and Addictions Journal, 5(4), 27.

Balneaves, L.G., Bottorff, J.L., Grewal, S.K, Naidu, P., Johnson, J.L., & Howard, F.A. (2007). Never alone: Caring for Punjabi women with breast cancer. Family and Community Health, 30(1), 16-28.

Chiu, L., Balneaves, L.G., Barroteva, M.C., Doll, R. & Leis, A. (2006). The use of complementary therapies by Chinese cancer patients living with cancer in British Columbia. Journal of Complementary and Integrative Therapies, 3(1), article 2.

Book Chapters

Howard, A.F., Balneaves, L.G., & Kazanjian, A. (2013). Mastectomy to prevent breast cancer: Psychosocial aspects of women’s decision making (pp. 65-74). In B.I. Carr & J.L. Steel (Eds.), Psychological Aspects of Cancer. NY: Springer.

Balneaves, L.G., Seely, D., & Weeks, L. (2012). Patient decision-making about CAM in cancer management: context and process (pp.71-78). Reprinted article as chapter in Adams J, Andrews G, Barnes J, Broom A, Magin P. (Eds.), Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicine: An International Reader. Palgrave MacMillan.

Leis, A., Sagar, S., Verhoef, M., Balneaves, L.G., Seely, D., & Oneschuk, D. (2010). Shifting the paradigm: From complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to integrative oncology. Chapter in J.M. Elwood and S. B. Sutcliffe (Eds.), Cancer Control, Oxford: Oxford University Press.