Anna M Chiarelli

Summary

Affiliation: Cancer Care Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Performance measures from 10 years of breast screening in the Ontario Breast Screening Program, 1990/91 to 2000
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:34-42. 2006
  2. doi request reprint The contribution of clinical breast examination to the accuracy of breast screening
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Population Studies and Surveillance Division, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1236-43. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of screening with annual magnetic resonance imaging and mammography: results of the initial screen from the ontario high risk breast screening program
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Anna M Chiarelli, Maegan V Prummel, Derek Muradali, Vicky Majpruz, Meaghan Horgan, Rene S Shumak, and Linda Rabeneck, Cancer Care Ontario Anna M Chiarelli, Derek Muradali, June C Carroll, Andrea Eisen, Ellen Warner, and Linda Rabeneck, University of Toronto June C Carroll, Mount Sinai Hospital Andrea Eisen and Ellen Warner, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Wendy S Meschino, North York General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 32:2224-30. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Digital compared with screen-film mammography: performance measures in concurrent cohorts within an organized breast screening program
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Department of Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Radiology 268:684-93. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Favourable prognostic factors of subsequent screen-detected breast cancers among women aged 50-69
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:499-506. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Tumor characteristics associated with mammographic detection of breast cancer in the Ontario breast screening program
    Victoria A Kirsh
    Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2L7, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:942-50. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Influence of nurses on compliance with breast screening recommendations in an organized breast screening program
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Population Studies and Surveillance, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2L7
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:697-706. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Mammographic density, response to hormones, and breast cancer risk
    Norman F Boyd
    DSC, Ontario Cancer Institute, 610 University Ave, Room 10 415, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 29:2985-92. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Influence of patterns of hormone replacement therapy use and mammographic density on breast cancer detection
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2L7
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1856-62. 2006
  10. pmc Beliefs about optimal age and screening frequency predict breast screening adherence in a prospective study of female relatives from the Ontario site of the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Paul Ritvo
    Research, Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2L7, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:518. 2012

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Performance measures from 10 years of breast screening in the Ontario Breast Screening Program, 1990/91 to 2000
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:34-42. 2006
    ..Although some enhancements of the programme are necessary, the OBSP met or exceeded Canadian targets for most performance measures...
  2. doi request reprint The contribution of clinical breast examination to the accuracy of breast screening
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Population Studies and Surveillance Division, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1236-43. 2009
    ..We compared the accuracy of screening among centers that offered CBE in addition to mammography with that among centers that offered only mammography...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of screening with annual magnetic resonance imaging and mammography: results of the initial screen from the ontario high risk breast screening program
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Anna M Chiarelli, Maegan V Prummel, Derek Muradali, Vicky Majpruz, Meaghan Horgan, Rene S Shumak, and Linda Rabeneck, Cancer Care Ontario Anna M Chiarelli, Derek Muradali, June C Carroll, Andrea Eisen, Ellen Warner, and Linda Rabeneck, University of Toronto June C Carroll, Mount Sinai Hospital Andrea Eisen and Ellen Warner, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Wendy S Meschino, North York General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 32:2224-30. 2014
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first organized screening program for women at high risk for breast cancer...
  4. doi request reprint Digital compared with screen-film mammography: performance measures in concurrent cohorts within an organized breast screening program
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Department of Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Radiology 268:684-93. 2013
    ..To evaluate the performance of digital direct radiography (DR) and computed radiography (CR) compared with that of screen-film mammography (SFM) in large concurrent cohorts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Favourable prognostic factors of subsequent screen-detected breast cancers among women aged 50-69
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:499-506. 2012
    ..As long-term mortality reduction for breast screening may depend on subsequent screens, our study indicates that mammography screening can be effective in women aged 50-69...
  6. doi request reprint Tumor characteristics associated with mammographic detection of breast cancer in the Ontario breast screening program
    Victoria A Kirsh
    Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2L7, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:942-50. 2011
    ..Few studies have compared the prognostic value of tumor characteristics by type of breast cancer diagnosed in the interval between mammographic screenings with screen-detected breast cancers...
  7. doi request reprint Influence of nurses on compliance with breast screening recommendations in an organized breast screening program
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Population Studies and Surveillance, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2L7
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:697-706. 2010
    ..Few studies have evaluated the influence of nurses on compliance with breast screening recommendations...
  8. doi request reprint Mammographic density, response to hormones, and breast cancer risk
    Norman F Boyd
    DSC, Ontario Cancer Institute, 610 University Ave, Room 10 415, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 29:2985-92. 2011
    ..We have examined the magnitude of the association of hormone exposure with PMD according to subsequent breast cancer risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint Influence of patterns of hormone replacement therapy use and mammographic density on breast cancer detection
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2L7
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1856-62. 2006
    ..This study explores this relationship further by examining the influence of patterns of HRT use and the percentage of mammographic density on the detection of breast cancer by classification of interval cancer...
  10. pmc Beliefs about optimal age and screening frequency predict breast screening adherence in a prospective study of female relatives from the Ontario site of the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Paul Ritvo
    Research, Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2L7, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:518. 2012
    ..Although few studies have linked cognitive variables with adherence to mammography screening in women with family histories of breast and/or ovarian cancer, research studies suggest cognitive phenomena can be powerful adherence predictors...
  11. pmc Adherence to breast and ovarian cancer screening recommendations for female relatives from the Ontario site of the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Michael A Campitelli
    Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Prev 20:492-500. 2011
    ..76-4.05). Although the overall level of adherence among high-risk women is suboptimal in the community, women at a higher familial risk are adhering more often to cancer screening recommendations than women at a lower familial risk...
  12. doi request reprint Satisfaction with initial screen and compliance with biennial breast screening at centers with and without nurses
    Sarah A Edwards
    Cancer Care Ontario, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 34:293-301. 2011
    ..A woman's experience during her initial breast screen can influence her participation in subsequent screening...
  13. doi request reprint Stage at diagnosis and comorbidity influence breast cancer survival in First Nations women in Ontario, Canada
    Amanda J Sheppard
    Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2160-7. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of screening result on waiting times to assessment and breast cancer diagnosis: results from the Ontario Breast Screening Program
    Anna M Chiarelli
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto
    Can J Public Health 96:259-63. 2005
    ..This study will examine delays to assessment and diagnosis for women with an abnormal mammogram compared to women with an abnormal clinical breast examination (CBE) or abnormal CBE and mammogram...
  15. doi request reprint Family history, mammographic density, and risk of breast cancer
    Lisa J Martin
    Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:456-63. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which mammographic density explains the association of family history of breast cancer with risk of the disease...
  16. doi request reprint Predisposing factors associated with compliance to biennial breast screening among centers with and without nurses
    Sarah A Edwards
    Population Studies and Surveillance, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2L7
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:739-47. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Perceived risk and adherence to breast cancer screening guidelines among women with a familial history of breast cancer: a review of the literature
    Meghan J Walker
    Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Breast 22:395-404. 2013
    ..A small positive association has been consistently demonstrated between perceived breast cancer risk and mammography use. Evidence specific to women with familial breast cancer risk has not been previously reviewed...
  18. pmc Influence of perceived breast cancer risk on screening behaviors of female relatives from the Ontario site of the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Li Rita Zhang
    Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2L7, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Prev 20:255-62. 2011
    ..These findings may inform educational messages for improving risk communication of women at elevated familial breast cancer risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does perceived risk predict breast cancer screening use? Findings from a prospective cohort study of female relatives from the Ontario site of the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Meghan J Walker
    Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Breast 23:482-8. 2014
    ..Results may inform risk education and management strategies for women with varying levels of familial breast cancer risk. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of familial risk and mammography screening on prognostic indicators of breast disease among women from the Ontario site of the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Meghan J Walker
    Division of Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 2L7, Canada
    Fam Cancer 13:163-72. 2014
    ..80, 95 % CI 1.18-51.50) compared with screen-detected cancers. Screening mammography may be effective for women with a first-degree family history of breast cancer, irrespective of level of familial risk...
  21. pmc Worry is good for breast cancer screening: a study of female relatives from the ontario site of the breast cancer family registry
    Li Rita Zhang
    Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 3L9
    J Cancer Epidemiol 2012:545062. 2012
    ..Conclusions. Medium levels of cancer worries predicted higher rates of screening mammography and CBE among high-risk women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mammographic density as a surrogate marker for the effects of hormone therapy on risk of breast cancer
    Norman F Boyd
    Ontario Cancer Institute, Room 10 415, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2K9
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:961-6. 2006
    ..This research was undertaken to determine whether the effect of hormone therapy on breast cancer risk is mediated by its effect on mammographic density...
  23. ncbi request reprint Detection of later stage breast cancer in First Nations women in Ontario, Canada
    Amanda J Sheppard
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 101:101-5. 2010
    ..To compare the distribution of stage at breast cancer diagnosis between First Nations (FN) and non-FN women, and to investigate factors associated with later diagnosis in FN women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Influence of physician and patient characteristics on adherence to breast cancer screening recommendations
    Nada Abdel-Malek
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:48-53. 2008
    ..7). A low proportion of Ontario physicians adhere to recommended breast screening guidelines. Future research into effective strategies to increase adherence should take into account practice location, setting and patient characteristics...
  25. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of breast screening among women with and without a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer
    Erika Halapy
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2L7, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 90:299-305. 2005
    ..To compare interval cancer rates, sensitivity and specificity of breast cancer screening between women with moderate or strong family history and women without a family history...
  26. pmc Improving work-up of the abnormal mammogram through organized assessment: results from the ontario breast screening program
    May Lynn Quan
    Foothills Medical Center, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta Cancer Care Ontario Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto and St Michaels Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Oncol Pract 8:107-12. 2012
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  27. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer screening program in Canada: successes and challenges
    Verna Mai
    Cancer Care Ontario, 505 University Ave 18th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5G1X3, Canada
    Salud Publica Mex 51:s228-35. 2009
    ..Approaches to breast screening are dependent on the health care services available in countries, but regardless of the approach, good evaluation is necessary...
  28. pmc The impact of pregnancy on breast cancer survival in women who carry a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation
    Adriana Valentini
    Women s College Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 142:177-85. 2013
    ..76; 95 % CI 0.31-1.91; p = 0.56). Pregnancy concurrent with or after a diagnosis of breast cancer does not appear to adversely affect survival among BRCA1/2 mutation carriers...
  29. ncbi request reprint The heritability of mammographically dense and nondense breast tissue
    Jennifer Stone
    Centre for Molecular Environmental Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:612-7. 2006
    ..Our previous twin study showed that the heritability of PMD was 63%. This study determined the heritabilities of the components of PMD, the areas of dense and nondense tissue in the mammogram...