Affiliation: Cancer Care Ontario
- Common breast cancer susceptibility alleles are associated with tumour subtypes in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: results from the Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2Anna Marie Mulligan
Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, 2 Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
Breast Cancer Res 13:R110. 2011..It is currently unknown how these alleles are associated with different breast cancer subtypes in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers defined by estrogen (ER) or progesterone receptor (PR) status of the tumour...
- Assessing interactions between the associations of common genetic susceptibility variants, reproductive history and body mass index with breast cancer risk in the breast cancer association consortium: a combined case-control studyRoger L Milne
Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Group, Human Cancer Genetics Programme, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre CNIO, Madrid, 28029, Spain
Breast Cancer Res 12:R110. 2010....
- A qualitative study evaluating parental attitudes towards the creation of a female youth cohort (LEGACY) in the Breast Cancer Family RegistryGord Glendon
Ontario Cancer Genetics Network, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Psychooncology 19:93-101. 2010..Since BCFR parents are the gatekeepers of their daughters' future enrollment, it is important to explore their interests and attitudes towards LEGACY...
- Adherence to breast and ovarian cancer screening recommendations for female relatives from the Ontario site of the Breast Cancer Family RegistryMichael 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...
- 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 RegistryPaul 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...
- Influence of perceived breast cancer risk on screening behaviors of female relatives from the Ontario site of the Breast Cancer Family RegistryLi 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...
- Ethnicity, but not cancer family history, is related to response to a population-based mailed questionnaireCristina Mancuso
Ontario Familial Breast Cancer Registry, Ontario Cancer Institute, Division of Epidemiology and Statistics, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Ann Epidemiol 14:36-43. 2004..03). CONCLUSIONS: Having a family history of cancer did not appear to influence response to a mailed questionnaire, but those reporting an ethnic/racial background other than White were more likely to respond to a telephone interview...
- A multicenter study of supportive-expressive group therapy for women with BRCA1/BRCA2 mutationsMary Jane Esplen
Behavioral Sciences and Health Research Division, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cancer 101:2327-40. 2004..The current study developed, standardized, and conducted preliminary testing of a supportive-expressive group therapy intervention designed to address these challenges...