Yutaka Yasui

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of community-intervention trials via generalized linear mixed models
    Yutaka Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, P O Box 19024, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Biometrics 60:1043-52. 2004
  2. pmc SNP-SNP interactions discovered by logic regression explain Crohn's disease genetics
    Irina Dinu
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e43035. 2012
  3. pmc Reasons physicians do not recommend and patients refuse adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer: a population based chart review
    Mohamed El Shayeb
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 3 300 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 1 C9
    BMC Res Notes 5:269. 2012
  4. pmc Relative performance of different exposure modeling approaches for sulfur dioxide concentrations in the air in rural western Canada
    Igor Burstyn
    Community and Occupational Medicine Program, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:43. 2008
  5. pmc Probe-specific mixed-model approach to detect copy number differences using multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification (MLPA)
    Juan R Gonzalez
    Center for research in environmental epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:261. 2008
  6. pmc Improving gene set analysis of microarray data by SAM-GS
    Irina Dinu
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:242. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Familial relative risk estimates for use in epidemiologic analyses
    Yutaka Yasui
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 164:697-705. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Moderators of the effects of exercise training in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: a randomized controlled trial
    Kerry S Courneya
    Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer 112:1845-53. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in PTGS1 (=COX-1) and risk of colorectal polyps
    Cornelia M Ulrich
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:889-93. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Serum leptin concentrations and markers of immune function in overweight or obese postmenopausal women
    Julie A Meyers
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Endocrinol 199:51-60. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of community-intervention trials via generalized linear mixed models
    Yutaka Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, P O Box 19024, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Biometrics 60:1043-52. 2004
    ..This work is motivated by a series of large randomized trials that test community interventions for promoting cancer preventive lifestyles and behaviors...
  2. pmc SNP-SNP interactions discovered by logic regression explain Crohn's disease genetics
    Irina Dinu
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e43035. 2012
    ..R codes, data examples, and a ReadMe file are available for download from our website: http://www.ualberta.ca/~yyasui/homepage.html...
  3. pmc Reasons physicians do not recommend and patients refuse adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer: a population based chart review
    Mohamed El Shayeb
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 3 300 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 1 C9
    BMC Res Notes 5:269. 2012
    ..Despite this, large proportions of patients do not receive adjuvant chemotherapy. We aimed to identify physicians' and patients' reasons for treatment decisions...
  4. pmc Relative performance of different exposure modeling approaches for sulfur dioxide concentrations in the air in rural western Canada
    Igor Burstyn
    Community and Occupational Medicine Program, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:43. 2008
    ..Month-long average air quality measurements were collected over a two-year period (2001-2002) at multiple locations, with some side-by-side measurements, and repeated time-series at selected locations...
  5. pmc Probe-specific mixed-model approach to detect copy number differences using multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification (MLPA)
    Juan R Gonzalez
    Center for research in environmental epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:261. 2008
    ..This method establishes a threshold by using different tolerance intervals that accommodates the specific random error variability observed in each test sample...
  6. pmc Improving gene set analysis of microarray data by SAM-GS
    Irina Dinu
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:242. 2007
    ..We describe here some critical problems with GSEA and propose an alternative method by extending the individual-gene analysis method, Significance Analysis of Microarray (SAM), to gene-set analyses (SAM-GS)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Familial relative risk estimates for use in epidemiologic analyses
    Yutaka Yasui
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 164:697-705. 2006
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Moderators of the effects of exercise training in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: a randomized controlled trial
    Kerry S Courneya
    Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer 112:1845-53. 2008
    ..In this study, the authors examined personal and clinical factors that may predict exercise training responses...
  9. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in PTGS1 (=COX-1) and risk of colorectal polyps
    Cornelia M Ulrich
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:889-93. 2004
    ..These preliminary findings require confirmation in larger studies of colorectal neoplasia...
  10. doi request reprint Serum leptin concentrations and markers of immune function in overweight or obese postmenopausal women
    Julie A Meyers
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Endocrinol 199:51-60. 2008
    ..Our study does not support a link between leptin and other immune parameters among overweight or obese, but otherwise healthy postmenopausal women, perhaps because such effects are only present at low or deficient leptin concentrations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Exercise effect on weight and body fat in men and women
    Anne McTiernan
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1496-512. 2007
    ..The effect of national exercise recommendations on adiposity is unknown and may differ by sex. We examined long-term effects of aerobic exercise on adiposity in women and men...
  12. ncbi request reprint Six-month follow-up of patient-rated outcomes in a randomized controlled trial of exercise training during breast cancer chemotherapy
    Kerry S Courneya
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2572-8. 2007
    ..Few exercise trials in cancer patients have reported longer-term follow-up. Here, we report a 6-month follow-up of exercise behavior and patient-rated outcomes from an exercise trial in breast cancer patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Associations between reproductive and menstrual factors and postmenopausal sex hormone concentrations
    Jessica Chubak
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1296-301. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of a moderate intensity exercise intervention on estrogen metabolism in postmenopausal women
    Charlotte Atkinson
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:868-74. 2004
    ..Thus, this 12-month moderate intensity exercise intervention did not significantly alter urinary excretion of 2-OH E(1), 16alpha-OH E(1), or their ratio in this population of women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Chinese American women in Seattle, Washington
    Matthew J Thompson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 4696, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:222-6. 2002
    ..Chinese Americans have higher rates of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, resulting in higher incidences of liver cancer, compared with the general population...
  16. pmc UDP-glucuronosyltransferase and sulfotransferase polymorphisms, sex hormone concentrations, and tumor receptor status in breast cancer patients
    Rachel Sparks
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 6:R488-98. 2004
    ....
  17. pmc Pediatric cancer survivorship research: experience of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Wendy M Leisenring
    Cancer Prevention and Clinical Statistics Programs, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:2319-27. 2009
    ..Our goal in this article is to provide a resource and reference for other researchers working in the area of long-term cancer survivorship...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of exercise on serum androgens in postmenopausal women: a 12-month randomized clinical trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1099-105. 2004
    ..The association between exercise and breast cancer risk may be partly explained by the effects of exercise on these hormones...
  19. ncbi request reprint Health care access and sociodemographic factors associated with hepatitis B testing in Vietnamese American men
    John H Choe
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98104, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 8:193-201. 2006
    ..Programs to reduce HBV transmission and sequelae should make special effort to target these vulnerable Vietnamese Americans...
  20. pmc Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Cambodian Americans
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12:957-61. 2011
    ..This health disparity can be attributed to high rates of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. We examined HBV awareness, knowledge about HBV transmission, HBV testing levels, and HBV vaccination levels among Cambodian Americans...
  21. pmc A cross-border comparison of hepatitis B testing among chinese residing in Canada and the United States
    Shin Ping Tu R
    Dept of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:483-90. 2009
    ..Studies from the U.S. and Canada demonstrate that immigrants, particularly from Asia, are disproportionately affected by liver cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge and testing among Vietnamese-American women
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:761-7. 2005
    ..Intervention strategies that target social networks might be effective in increasing testing levels. Physicians should be educated about the importance of testing Asian immigrants for HBV...
  23. pmc Gene-set analysis and reduction
    Irina Dinu
    PhD, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 13 106J Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta T6G2G3, Canada
    Brief Bioinform 10:24-34. 2009
    ..Codes to implement SAM-GSR in the statistical package R can be downloaded from http://www.ualberta.ca/~yyasui/homepage.html...
  24. pmc Evaluation of a hepatitis B lay health worker intervention for Chinese Americans and Canadians
    Vicky M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 34:165-72. 2009
    ..Future research should evaluate other intervention approaches to improving hepatitis B testing rates among Chinese in North America...
  25. ncbi request reprint Heart disease prevention among Chinese immigrants
    Vicky M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 32:299-310. 2007
    ..These efforts should specifically aim to increase fruit/ vegetable consumption and regular physical activity. Future efforts to increase cholesterol testing should focus on recent immigrants...
  26. ncbi request reprint Correlates of hepatitis B testing among Chinese Americans
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 32:379-90. 2007
    ..002). Intervention programs to improve HBV testing rates in Chinese Americans should include strategies to improve knowledge about the risk of HBV and encourage effective communication with health care providers about HBV testing...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Chinese immigrants to the United States
    Vicky M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:313-7. 2006
    ..Chronic carriage of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the most common underlying cause of liver cancer among Chinese Americans. Our objective was to describe Chinese immigrants' hepatitis B knowledge, testing, and vaccination levels...
  28. ncbi request reprint Smoking prevalence, knowledge, and attitudes among a population of Vietnamese American men
    Nadine L Chan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S475-84. 2007
    ..28-3.61). The findings suggest a great need to develop appropriate tobacco-control interventions to lower smoking prevalence, improve tobacco-related health knowledge, and reduce the acceptance of smoking among Vietnamese American men...
  29. ncbi request reprint Participation in colorectal cancer screening among Chinese Americans
    Mei Po Yip
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2420, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:645-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe CRC screening among less acculturated Chinese Americans and to identify factors associated with CRC screening...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of an exercise intervention on other health behaviors in overweight/obese post-menopausal women
    Isaac Rhew
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA, 98109 1024, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:472-81. 2007
    ..If other behaviors do change with increasing physical activity, this would complicate interpretation of differences in study outcomes in exercise intervention trials...
  31. pmc Hepatitis B ESL education for Asian immigrants
    Vicky M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 36:35-41. 2011
    ..Future research should evaluate the effectiveness of ESL curricula for other immigrant groups and other health topics, as well as other intervention approaches to increasing levels of HBV testing in Asian immigrant communities...
  32. pmc Alberta physical activity and breast cancer prevention trial: sex hormone changes in a year-long exercise intervention among postmenopausal women
    Christine M Friedenreich
    Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 28:1458-66. 2010
    ....
  33. pmc Pap smear receipt among Vietnamese immigrants: the importance of health care factors
    Victoria M Taylor
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Ethn Health 14:575-89. 2009
    ..Our objective was to provide information about Pap testing barriers and facilitators that could be used to develop cervical cancer control intervention programs for Vietnamese American women...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of exercise on serum estrogens in postmenopausal women: a 12-month randomized clinical trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer Res 64:2923-8. 2004
    ..The association between increased physical activity and reduced risk for postmenopausal breast cancer may be partly explained by effects on serum estrogens...
  35. pmc Hepatitis B testing among Vietnamese American men
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:170-7. 2004
    ..Health education about HBV transmission may stimulate patients to seek testing. Intervention programs should specifically target Vietnamese men without a regular source of health care and physicians who serve Vietnamese communities...
  36. pmc Evaluation of a hepatitis B lay health worker intervention for Cambodian Americans
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 38:546-53. 2013
    ..Our findings indicate LHW interventions are acceptable to Cambodian Americans and can positively impact both HBV testing and knowledge levels...
  37. ncbi request reprint Moderate-intensity exercise reduces the incidence of colds among postmenopausal women
    Jessica Chubak
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, Seattle, Wash 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Med 119:937-42. 2006
    ..Our aim was to assess the effect of a moderate-intensity, year-long exercise program on the risk of colds and other upper respiratory tract infections in postmenopausal women...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise on metabolic risk variables in overweight postmenopausal women: a randomized clinical trial
    Laura Lewis Frank
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Obes Res 13:615-25. 2005
    ..This study examined the effects of exercise on metabolic risk variables insulin, leptin, glucose, and triglycerides in overweight/obese postmenopausal women...
  39. ncbi request reprint Associations between healthy eating patterns and immune function or inflammation in overweight or obese postmenopausal women
    Alanna Boynton
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1445-55. 2007
    ..The link between poor nutritional status and impaired immune function is well established; however, most studies have focused on individual nutrients instead of overall dietary patterns...
  40. doi request reprint Inflammatory marker changes in a yearlong randomized exercise intervention trial among postmenopausal women
    Christine M Friedenreich
    Alberta Health Services, 1331 29 St NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:98-108. 2012
    ..Further trials are needed to corroborate our findings about the optimal dose of exercise required to lower CRP levels and effect modification of CRP changes by levels of body fatness and fitness...
  41. pmc Comparative evaluation of gene-set analysis methods
    Qi Liu
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G2G3, Canada
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:431. 2007
    ..subject sampling. The three methods were compared based on a simulation experiment and analyses of three real-world microarray datasets...
  42. ncbi request reprint A data-analytic strategy for protein biomarker discovery: profiling of high-dimensional proteomic data for cancer detection
    Yutaka Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Biostatistics 4:449-63. 2003
    ..We discuss practical issues associated with our proposed approach to the analysis of SELDI output and its application in cancer biomarker discovery...
  43. pmc Heart disease prevention practices among immigrant Vietnamese women
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1293-300. 2008
    ..Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in the United States as well as in many countries around the world, including Vietnam...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prediction of second malignant neoplasm incidence in a large cohort of long-term survivors of childhood cancers
    Irina Dinu
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:1026-31. 2008
    ..The ability to predict adverse-event occurrences accurately in long-term survivors of childhood cancer is of high importance in late effects research, both clinically and methodologically...
  45. ncbi request reprint Associations between reproductive and menstrual factors and postmenopausal androgen concentrations
    Jessica Chubak
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:704-12. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of a yearlong, moderate-intensity exercise intervention on the occurrence and severity of menopause symptoms in postmenopausal women
    Erin J Aiello
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Menopause 11:382-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effect of moderate-intensity exercise on the occurrence and severity of menopause symptoms...
  47. ncbi request reprint No effect of exercise on insulin-like growth factor 1 and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 in postmenopausal women: a 12-month randomized clinical trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1020-1. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk counseling improves women's functioning
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP 900, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 53:79-86. 2004
    ..Cancer worry decreased in both counseling groups by one scale point (P < 0.05). These results indicate that counseling can relieve women's negative reactions to breast cancer risk...
  49. doi request reprint Effects of exercise dose and type during breast cancer chemotherapy: multicenter randomized trial
    Kerry S Courneya
    Affiliations of authors Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation KSC, DC, CCF, LT, Department of Oncology JRM, School of Public Health YY, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada School of Kinesiology DCM, DJ, LBD, Department of Oncology KG, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Division of Medical Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute JRM, Edmonton, Canada Division of Medical Oncology, British Columbia Cancer Agency KG, Vancouver, Canada Department of Population Health Research, Alberta Health Services CMF, Calgary, Canada University of Ottawa Heart Institute RRD, Ottawa, Canada Ottawa Hospital Cancer Center CP, EW, RJS, Ottawa, Canada Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada EW, RJS
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1821-32. 2013
    ..Exercise improves physical functioning and symptom management during breast cancer chemotherapy, but the effects of different doses and types of exercise are unknown...
  50. pmc Development of an ESL curriculum to educate Chinese immigrants about hepatitis B
    Victoria M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 33:217-24. 2008
    ..Our quantitative and qualitative methods for curriculum development could be replicated for other health education topics and in other limited English speaking populations...
  51. pmc Cervical cancer screening among Chinese Americans
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:139-45. 2002
    ..Chinese women in North America have high rates of invasive cervical cancer and low levels of Papanicolaou (Pap) testing use. This study examined Pap testing barriers and facilitators among Chinese American women...
  52. pmc Physical activity among Cambodian Americans: an exploratory study
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center M3 B232, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 37:1040-8. 2012
    ..Future research should assess the reliability and validity of the IPAQ in a Cambodian American study group...
  53. ncbi request reprint Timing of menarche among survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Eric J Chow
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:854-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine risk factors associated with abnormal timing of menarche among survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer by histologic type (United States)
    Laura M Newcomer
    Program in Epidemiology, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:225-33. 2003
    ..Postmenopausal hormone use and risk of breast cancer by histopathology was examined in a large multi-centered population-based case-control study...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effect of exercise on bone mineral density and lean mass in postmenopausal women
    Jessica Chubak
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, and University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1236-44. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effects of physical activity on bone mineral density, bone mineral content, and lean mass in postmenopausal, overweight/obese women...
  56. pmc Continuity of care and colorectal cancer screening by Vietnamese American patients
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:1125-31. 2010
    ..These variables have not previously been studied in Asian American and limited-English proficient populations...
  57. ncbi request reprint Sources of health information among Vietnamese American men
    Erica D Woodall
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, 98109 1024, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 8:263-71. 2006
    ..Research findings should be used to guide the development of health education interventions for Vietnamese men and subgroups within the Vietnamese male population...
  58. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Chinese Canadian women in Vancouver, British Columbia
    Matthew J Thompson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Can J Public Health 94:281-6. 2003
    ..Liver cancer rates are higher in North American Chinese than non-Asian ethnic/racial groups, largely due to chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection...
  59. pmc Evaluation of a hepatitis B educational ESL curriculum for Chinese immigrants
    Victoria M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, M3 B232, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Can J Public Health 100:463-6. 2009
    ..We conducted a group-randomized trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a hepatitis B ESL educational curriculum for Chinese immigrants...
  60. pmc Identification of a breast cancer susceptibility locus at 4q31.22 using a genome-wide association study paradigm
    Yadav Sapkota
    Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e62550. 2013
    ..Since the original report by Garcia-Closas et al. 2008, this is the second study to confirm the association of 8q24.21-rs13281615 with breast cancer outcomes...
  61. pmc The Alberta moving beyond breast cancer (AMBER) cohort study: a prospective study of physical activity and health-related fitness in breast cancer survivors
    Kerry S Courneya
    Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Cancer 12:525. 2012
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke in the home and Pap testing among Vietnamese American women
    Nadine L Chan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:178-82. 2007
    ..With nearly half of Vietnamese women in our study currently living with smokers, future studies should examine the relationship between secondhand smoke at home and other health behaviors in Vietnamese American households...
  63. ncbi request reprint Associations among circulating sex hormones, insulin-like growth factor, lipids, and mammographic density in postmenopausal women
    Erin J Aiello
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1411-7. 2005
    ..Therefore, we evaluated the relationship of endogenous sex hormones, insulin-like growth factor (IGF), and lipids with mammographic density in 88 overweight, postmenopausal women not taking hormone therapy...
  64. pmc Pap testing among Vietnamese women: health care system and physician factors
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Community Health 29:437-50. 2004
    ..The availability of low cost screening services should be publicized in Vietnamese communities...
  65. ncbi request reprint Serum lipoproteins in overweight/obese postmenopausal women: a one-year exercise trial
    Manish Mohanka
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:231-9. 2006
    ..This analysis was conducted to study the effect of a 1-yr moderate-intensity aerobic exercise program on serum lipoproteins among overweight/obese postmenopausal women...
  66. pmc Modifiable risk factors and major cardiac events among adult survivors of childhood cancer
    Gregory T Armstrong
    Gregory T Armstrong, Daniel A Mulrooney, and Leslie L Robison, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN Kevin C Oeffinger and Charles A Sklar, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY Yan Chen and Yutaka Yasui, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Toana Kawashima, Wendy Leisenring, and Eric J Chow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Eric J Chow, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA Marilyn Stovall and Jean Bernard Durand, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX and Ann C Mertens, William Border, and Lillian R Meacham, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    J Clin Oncol 31:3673-80. 2013
    ..To evaluate the relative contribution of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors on the development of major cardiac events in aging adult survivors of childhood cancer...
  67. pmc Mammography screening among Chinese-American women
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 97:1293-302. 2003
    ..Breast carcinoma is the most common major malignancy among several Asian-American populations. This study surveyed mammography screening knowledge and practices among Chinese-American women...
  68. ncbi request reprint Promoting culturally appropriate colorectal cancer screening through a health educator: a randomized controlled trial
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Cancer 107:959-66. 2006
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a leading cause of cancer mortality in the US. Surveys reveal low CRC screening levels among Asians in the US, including Chinese Americans...
  69. ncbi request reprint Effect of a 12-month exercise intervention on the apoptotic regulating proteins Bax and Bcl-2 in colon crypts: a randomized controlled trial
    Kristin L Campbell
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1767-74. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the effects of a 12-month aerobic exercise program on expression of proteins that promote (Bax) or inhibit (Bcl-2) apoptosis in colon crypts...
  70. pmc Evaluation of an outreach intervention to promote cervical cancer screening among Cambodian American women
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:320-7. 2002
    ..We conducted a group-randomized controlled trial to evaluate a cervical cancer screening intervention program targeting Seattle's Cambodian refugee community...
  71. pmc Evaluation of a cervical cancer control intervention using lay health workers for Vietnamese American women
    Victoria M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1924-9. 2010
    ..We conducted a trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a cervical cancer control intervention for Vietnamese American women that used lay health workers...
  72. ncbi request reprint Knowledge about cervical cancer risk factors, traditional health beliefs, and Pap testing among Vietnamese American women
    H Hoai Do
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:109-14. 2007
    ..The objective of this paper was to examine knowledge about cervical cancer risk factors and traditional health beliefs in relation to Papanicolaou (Pap) testing among Vietnamese women...
  73. ncbi request reprint No effect of exercise on colon mucosal prostaglandin concentrations: a 12-month randomized controlled trial
    Page E Abrahamson
    Cancer Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2351-6. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that an exercise intervention would decrease prostaglandin E(2) concentrations and increase prostaglandin F(2alpha) in colon biopsies compared with controls...
  74. pmc Knowledge of cervical cancer risk factors among Chinese immigrants in Seattle
    James D Ralston
    Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Community Health 28:41-57. 2003
    ..Culturally and linguistically appropriate educational interventions for cervical cancer risk factors should be developed, implemented and evaluated...
  75. ncbi request reprint Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase and thymidylate synthase genotypes and risk of acute graft-versus-host disease following hematopoietic cell transplantation for chronic myelogenous leukemia
    Kim Robien
    Cancer Prevention Program, Public Health Division, University of Washington Cancer Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 12:973-80. 2006
    ..A direct trade-off between drug toxicity and drug efficacy may play a role. Alternatively, the systemic folate environment, regulated by host tissues, might influence donor T-cell growth and activity...
  76. pmc Decreased adult height in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Eric J Chow
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Pediatr 150:370-5, 375.e1. 2007
    ..To determine risk factors associated with reduced adult height in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Partially supervised learning using an EM-boosting algorithm
    Yutaka Yasui
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Biometrics 60:199-206. 2004
    ..Notable improvements in misclassification rates are observed with EM-Boost...
  78. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of the effects of print materials and step pedometers on physical activity and quality of life in breast cancer survivors
    Jeffrey K H Vallance
    Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, Centre for Health Promotion Studies, School of Public Health, and Department of Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 25:2352-9. 2007
    ..To determine the effects of breast cancer-specific print materials and step pedometers on physical activity (PA) and quality of life (QoL) in breast cancer survivors...
  79. ncbi request reprint Mailing strategies and recruitment into an intervention trial of the exercise effect on breast cancer biomarkers
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:73-7. 2002
    ..Our study indicates that bulk mail may be more cost-effective than first-class mail for recruitment into intervention trials and that older women are willing to participate in such studies...
  80. ncbi request reprint All-cause and HIV-related mortality rates among HIV-infected patients after initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy: the impact of Aboriginal ethnicity and injection drug use
    Leah J Martin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
    Can J Public Health 102:90-6. 2011
    ..Therefore, we compared mortality rates between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal HIV patients and between IDU and non-IDU HIV patients after they initiated HAART...
  81. ncbi request reprint Linear combination test for hierarchical gene set analysis
    Xiaoming Wang
    University of Alberta
    Stat Appl Genet Mol Biol 10:Article 13. 2011
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Effects of aerobic and resistance exercise in breast cancer patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy: a multicenter randomized controlled trial
    Kerry S Courneya
    Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 25:4396-404. 2007
    ..We evaluated the relative merits of aerobic and resistance exercise in blunting these effects...
  83. pmc Adiposity and sex hormones in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors
    Anne McTiernan
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, MP 900, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1961-6. 2003
    ..This study examined the association between adiposity and concentrations of estrogens, androgens, and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) in a population-based sample of postmenopausal women with breast cancer...
  84. ncbi request reprint Effects of risk counseling on interest in breast cancer genetic testing for lower risk women
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Genet Med 4:359-65. 2002
    ..A randomized trial was conducted to test the effects of two counseling methods (genetic counseling and group counseling) against a control no-intervention condition on interest in genetic testing in lower risk women...
  85. pmc Long-term fruit and vegetable change in worksites: Seattle 5 a Day follow-up
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:707-20. 2010
    ..To evaluate long-term change in fruit and vegetable intake following a group randomized trial of worksites...
  86. pmc A randomized controlled trial of interventions to promote cervical cancer screening among Chinese women in North America
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:670-7. 2002
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of two alternative cervical cancer screening interventions for Chinese women living in North America...
  87. ncbi request reprint Optimism, perceived risk of breast cancer, and cancer worry among a community-based sample of women
    Bonnie A McGregor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Health Psychol 23:339-44. 2004
    ..Multiple regression analyses revealed that perceived risk partially mediated the relationship between optimism and cancer worry...
  88. ncbi request reprint Awareness and concern about ovarian cancer among women at risk because of a family history of breast or ovarian cancer
    M Robyn Andersen
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:S42-7. 2003
    ..Almost 75% have not heard much about their risk for ovarian cancer. More than 90% failed to use 1 or another of 2 possible tests used for ovarian cancer screening regularly...
  89. pmc Genetic assessment of breast cancer risk in primary care practice
    Wylie Burke
    Department of Bioethics and Humanities, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7120, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 149:349-56. 2009
    ..Educational efforts may be most successful when they emphasize the value of genetic counseling for individuals at risk for inherited cancer and the connection between genetic risk and specific prevention measures...
  90. doi request reprint Estimation of relative risk and prevalence ratio
    Anamaria Savu
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, 3 12 University Terrace, Edmonton, AB T6G2T4, Canada
    Stat Med 29:2269-81. 2010
    ..We demonstrate a lack of robustness of the COPY method against misspecification of the true relationship between binary outcome and explanatory variables, and show robustness of the IPTW approach in this regard...
  91. doi request reprint Breast cancer and microbial cancer incidence in female populations around the world: a surprising hyperbolic association
    Anamaria Savu
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, 13 106 Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Int J Cancer 123:1094-9. 2008
    ....
  92. pmc Analytical validation of serum proteomic profiling for diagnosis of prostate cancer: sources of sample bias
    Dale McLerran
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Chem 54:44-52. 2008
    ..Details of this 3-stage process have been described. This report describes the development of the algorithm and results of the blinded test for stage 1...
  93. ncbi request reprint Effect of a 12-month exercise intervention on patterns of cellular proliferation in colonic crypts: a randomized controlled trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1588-97. 2006
    ..A hypothesized mechanism for exercise-induced colon cancer risk reduction might be through alterations in colon crypt cell architecture and proliferation...
  94. ncbi request reprint An alternate method of radiofrequency neurotomy of the sacroiliac joint: a pilot study of the effect on pain, function, and satisfaction
    Robert S Burnham
    Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:12-9. 2007
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Reliability, effect size, and responsiveness of health status measures in the design of randomized and cluster-randomized trials
    Paula Diehr
    Department of Biostatistics University of Washington, Box 357232, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:45-58. 2005
    ..Studies using better instruments can be performed with smaller sample sizes, but better instruments may be more expensive in terms of dollars, opportunity cost, or poorer data quality due to the response burden of longer instruments...
  96. pmc Statistical considerations in combining biomarkers for disease classification
    Ziding Feng
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Dis Markers 20:45-51. 2004
  97. ncbi request reprint Pap testing adherence among Vietnamese American women
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:613-9. 2004
    ..Previous research has demonstrated low levels of Papanicolaou (Pap) testing among Vietnamese. Our study objective was to examine factors associated with interval Pap testing adherence...
  98. ncbi request reprint Frequent intentional weight loss is associated with lower natural killer cell cytotoxicity in postmenopausal women: possible long-term immune effects
    Erin D Shade
    University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:903-12. 2004
    ..The question of whether this pattern has negative health effects is unresolved. The objective of this research was to investigate associations between weight-loss history and current measures of immune function...
  99. pmc Cancer preventive screening: a cross-border comparison of United States and Canadian Chinese women
    Shin Ping Tu
    University of Washington, USA
    Prev Med 41:36-46. 2005
    ..To compare screening mammography and Pap testing among Chinese women in Seattle, Washington to Vancouver, and British Columbia...