Cornelia M Ulrich
- DEXA measures of body fat percentage and acute phase proteins among breast cancer survivors: a cross-sectional analysisAnne Dee
Department of Preventive Medicine, Room 418D 2001 Soto Street, MC9239, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
BMC Cancer 12:343. 2012..This study examines the association between percent body fat and SAA and CRP and the potential interaction with NSAID use and weight change...
- Gene expression changes in adipose tissue with diet- and/or exercise-induced weight lossKristin L Campbell
National Center for Tumor Diseases NCT, Division of Preventive Oncology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 460, Heidelberg 69120, Germany
Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 6:217-31. 2013..Cancer Prev Res; 6(3); 217-31. ©2013 AACR...
- Metabolic, hormonal and immunological associations with global DNA methylation among postmenopausal womenCornelia M Ulrich
Division of Preventive Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Epigenetics 7:1020-8. 2012..Results from this screening suggest that global DNA methylation is generally stable, with differential associations for sex hormones and immune markers depending on one-carbon status...
- [Physiologic and molecular mechanisms linking physical activity to cancer risk and progression]C M Ulrich
Abteilung Präventive Onkologie, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum und Nationales Centrum für Tumorerkrankungen, Heidelberg, Deutschland
Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 55:3-9. 2012..Randomized controlled studies with biomarker measurements are essential to increase evidence for causality and to identify the most effective intervention strategies and pharmacologic targets...
- Linking epidemiology to epigenomics--where are we today?Cornelia M Ulrich
National Center for Tumor Diseases Heidelberg NCT, Division of Preventive Oncology, Im Neuenheimer Feld 460, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 3:1505-8. 2010..beginning on page 1552 in this issue of the journal). Rapidly improving techniques for assessing epigenetic alterations promise to yield important insights for cancer prevention...
- Randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of progressive resistance training compared to progressive muscle relaxation in breast cancer patients undergoing adjuvant radiotherapy: the BEST studyKarin Potthoff
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Heidelberg Medical Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, Heidelberg 69120, Germany
BMC Cancer 13:162. 2013..In the BEST trial we aim to assess the effects of resistance training on fatigue, QoL and physical fitness as well as on molecular, immunological and inflammatory changes in breast cancer patients during adjuvant radiotherapy...
- Biomarkers of inflammation are associated with colorectal cancer risk in women but are not suitable as early detection markersAdetunji T Toriola
Division of Preventive Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases NCT and German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
Int J Cancer 132:2648-58. 2013..68). Elevated inflammatory biomarkers are associated with an increased risk of CRC, mainly colon cancer. Nevertheless, changes in the biomarkers over time do not suggest that they merit consideration as early detection markers for CRC...
- B vitamin intakes and incidence of colorectal cancer: results from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study cohortStefanie Zschäbitz
Division of Preventive Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases, Heidelberg, Germany
Am J Clin Nutr 97:332-43. 2013..The role of one-carbon metabolism nutrients in colorectal carcinogenesis is not fully understood. Associations might be modified by mandated folic acid (FA) fortification or alcohol intake...
- Effects of a partly self-administered exercise program before, during, and after allogeneic stem cell transplantationJoachim Wiskemann
Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
Blood 117:2604-13. 2011..In conclusion, this partly supervised exercise intervention is beneficial for patients undergoing allo-HSCT. Because of low personnel requirements, it might be valuable to integrate such a program into standard medical care...
- Exercise in patients with non-small cell lung cancerLea Kuehr
1Division of Preventive Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases and German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, GERMANY 2Department of Thoracic Oncology, Thoraxklinik, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, GERMANY 3Division of Medical Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases and University Clinic Heidelberg, Heidelberg, GERMANY and 4National Center for Tumor Diseases and German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:656-63. 2014..This study aimed to evaluate the safety, feasibility, and effects of an 8-wk combined resistance and endurance exercise program in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) during in- and outpatient care...
- PTGS1, PTGS2, ALOX5, ALOX12, ALOX15, and FLAP SNPs: interaction with fatty acids in colon cancer and rectal cancerNina Habermann
National Center for Tumor Diseases, Im Neuenheimer Feld 460, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
Genes Nutr 8:115-26. 2013..49, 0.25-0.75). Overall, these data provide some modest evidence for interactions between dietary fat intake and genetic variation in genes involved in eicosanoid metabolism and colorectal cancer risk...
- Impact of resistance training in cancer survivors: a meta-analysisBarbara Strasser
1Institute for Nutritional Sciences and Physiology, University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, AUSTRIA 2Division of Environmental Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, GERMANY 3Division of Preventive Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases NCT, Heidelberg, GERMANY 4German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany, 5Division of Medical Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases NCT, University Clinic Heidelberg, Heidelberg, GERMANY and 6Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, and 7Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:2080-90. 2013..We also investigate potential dose-response relationships between intensity, duration, and frequency of RT and assessed outcomes...
- Specialty supplement use and biologic measures of oxidative stress and DNA damageElizabeth D Kantor
Authors Affiliations Public Health Sciences Division, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Departments of Epidemiology, Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Division of Preventive Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases Division of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:2312-22. 2013..Identifying factors associated with reduced oxidative stress and resulting damage may guide future disease-prevention strategies...
- Glutathione peroxidase tagSNPs: associations with rectal cancer but not with colon cancerUlrike Haug
Division of Preventive Oncology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Genes Chromosomes Cancer 51:598-605. 2012....
- Progressive resistance versus relaxation training for breast cancer patients during adjuvant chemotherapy: design and rationale of a randomized controlled trial (BEATE study)Martina E Schmidt
Unit of Physical Activity and Cancer, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Contemp Clin Trials 34:117-25. 2013..Therefore, it is unclear to what extent the observed effects on fatigue are based on physical adaptations by exercise itself, or rather on psycho-social factors linked to the group support or attention by the trainer...
- Consideration of family history of cancer in medical routine: a survey in the primary care setting in GermanyJonas Fiederling
aCancer Registry Baden Württemberg, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ bDivision of Preventive Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases NCT German Cancer Research Center DKFZ cDivision of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
Eur J Cancer Prev 23:199-205. 2014..Options to improve this situation, such as the implementation of standardized tools or centralized counselling systems, are needed. ..
- Physical performance and psychosocial status in lung cancer patients: results from a pilot studySimone Hummler
Department of Oncology, Clinic for Thoracic Diseases, Heidelberg, Germany
Oncol Res Treat 37:36-41. 2014..The feasibility and benefit of a structured exercise intervention in this specific population need to be evaluated, in particular its effect on psychosocial well-being. © 2014 S. Karger GmbH, Freiburg. ..
- Use of folic acid-containing supplements after a diagnosis of colorectal cancer in the Colon Cancer Family RegistryRebecca S Holmes
National Center for Tumor Diseases Heidelberg, Division of Preventive Oncology, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 581, Heidelberg, Germany
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2023-34. 2010..Few studies have evaluated the use of folic acid-containing supplements (FAS) and its predictors in colorectal cancer patients...