Faina Linkov

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bariatric surgery interest around the world: What Google Trends can teach us
    Faina Linkov
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 10:533-8. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Chronic disease epidemiology, cancer and mobile global approaches to disease prevention
    F Linkov
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5150 Centre Ave, Suite 4 C, Room 466, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Public Health 126:206-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Longitudinal evaluation of cancer-associated biomarkers before and after weight loss in RENEW study participants: implications for cancer risk reduction
    Faina Linkov
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 125:114-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Global Networking of Cancer and NCD professionals using internet technologies: the Supercourse and mHealth applications
    Faina Linkov
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Prev Med Public Health 43:472-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Multilayer and multimetric quality control: the Supercourse
    Faina Linkov
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5150 Centre Ave, Suite 4 C, Room 466, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:478-83. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing endometrial cancer mortality: the Western Pennsylvania Registry
    Faina Linkov
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5150 Centre Ave, Suite 4 C, Room 466, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Future Oncol 4:857-65. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with mortality after breast cancer metastasis
    Su Yon Jung
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, 714 Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:103-12. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Comorbidity as a mediator of survival disparity between younger and older women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer
    Su Yon Jung
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Hypertension 59:205-11. 2012
  9. pmc Comparison of survival outcomes between patients with malignant mixed mullerian tumors and high-grade endometrioid, clear cell, and papillary serous endometrial cancers
    Ashley Sinclair Felix
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologic Oncology, Magee Women s Hospital of UPMC Health System, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 21:877-84. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Web quality control for lectures: Supercourse and Amazon.com
    Faina Linkov
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, 3512 Fifth Ave, Room 312, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Croat Med J 46:875-8. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Bariatric surgery interest around the world: What Google Trends can teach us
    Faina Linkov
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 10:533-8. 2014
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  2. doi request reprint Chronic disease epidemiology, cancer and mobile global approaches to disease prevention
    F Linkov
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5150 Centre Ave, Suite 4 C, Room 466, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Public Health 126:206-9. 2012
    ..It also highlighted several components of the Supercourse library, including the former Soviet Union network, the Latin American network, and some other initiatives...
  3. doi request reprint Longitudinal evaluation of cancer-associated biomarkers before and after weight loss in RENEW study participants: implications for cancer risk reduction
    Faina Linkov
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 125:114-9. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to explore longitudinal biomarker changes in obese women who underwent weight loss intervention, testing the hypothesis biomarker levels can be altered through intentional weight loss...
  4. doi request reprint Global Networking of Cancer and NCD professionals using internet technologies: the Supercourse and mHealth applications
    Faina Linkov
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Prev Med Public Health 43:472-8. 2010
    ..In this paper, we highlight the need for the development of Cancer Supercourse with Satellite in Asia and encourage faculty members from Asia to join the network...
  5. doi request reprint Multilayer and multimetric quality control: the Supercourse
    Faina Linkov
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5150 Centre Ave, Suite 4 C, Room 466, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:478-83. 2010
    ..We hope that future scientific research on peer review as well as on emerging multilayer QC methodologies will help us to determine best measures of QC, especially in the field of rapidly developing cancer education...
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing endometrial cancer mortality: the Western Pennsylvania Registry
    Faina Linkov
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5150 Centre Ave, Suite 4 C, Room 466, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Future Oncol 4:857-65. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze factors associated with endometrial cancer mortality in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Magee Cancer Registry (PA, USA)...
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with mortality after breast cancer metastasis
    Su Yon Jung
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, 714 Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:103-12. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study was to identify factors related to survival in breast cancer patients after diagnosis with metastatic disease...
  8. doi request reprint Comorbidity as a mediator of survival disparity between younger and older women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer
    Su Yon Jung
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Hypertension 59:205-11. 2012
    ..The study findings suggest that hypertension should be included in the comorbidity information for decision-making support programs...
  9. pmc Comparison of survival outcomes between patients with malignant mixed mullerian tumors and high-grade endometrioid, clear cell, and papillary serous endometrial cancers
    Ashley Sinclair Felix
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologic Oncology, Magee Women s Hospital of UPMC Health System, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 21:877-84. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to compare recurrence-free survival (RFS), disease-specific survival (DSS), and overall survival (OS) among EC subtypes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Web quality control for lectures: Supercourse and Amazon.com
    Faina Linkov
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, 3512 Fifth Ave, Room 312, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Croat Med J 46:875-8. 2005
    ..Rapid explosion of internet technologies could be leveraged to produce better, more cost effective systems for quality control in the biomedical publications and across all sciences...
  11. ncbi request reprint An exploratory investigation of links between changes in adipokines and quality of life in individuals undergoing weight loss interventions: possible implications for cancer research
    Faina Linkov
    Magee Women s Research Institute, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 133:67-72. 2014
    ..The study objective was to examine the hypothesis that adipokine changes during intentional weight loss may be associated with changes in QOL...
  12. pmc Reliability of tumor markers, chemokines, and metastasis-related molecules in serum
    Faina Linkov
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, 5150 Centre Ave, Room 466, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Eur Cytokine Netw 20:21-6. 2009
    ..55, indicating that a single serum measurement can be used in prospective epidemiological studies using the xMAPTM method...
  13. pmc Factors associated with Type I and Type II endometrial cancer
    Ashley S Felix
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 4 C, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1851-6. 2010
    ..We investigated risk factors for Type II (n = 176) vs. Type I (n = 1,576) endometrial cancer (EC) in cases treated at Magee-Womens Hospital between 1996 and 2008...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Supercourse of fisheries: importance of sharing educational materials and implications for cancer and chronic disease research
    Faina Linkov
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Nutr Health 20:31-40. 2009
    ..This article outlines the importance of creating easily accessible educational modules on the issues of nutrition, environmental health challenges, and fisheries...
  15. pmc Development of multimarker panel for early detection of endometrial cancer. High diagnostic power of prolactin
    Zoya Yurkovetsky
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Hillman Cancer Center, 5117 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 107:58-65. 2007
    ..Therefore, prevention and early detection may further reduce the burden of this challenging disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Biomarker approaches to the development of cancer screening tests: can cancer blood tests become a routine health check-up?
    Faina Linkov
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 5117 Centre Avenue, Suite 1 19, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Future Oncol 3:295-8. 2007
    ..A large number of research teams are investigating the role of biomarkers in cancer detection and progression, making the dream of early and painless cancer detection become a reality...
  17. doi request reprint Endometrial hyperplasia, endometrial cancer and prevention: gaps in existing research of modifiable risk factors
    Faina Linkov
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Eur J Cancer 44:1632-44. 2008
    ..This review paper presents the existing knowledge about modifiable risk factors leading to endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial cancer and highlights the need for more studies in this area...
  18. pmc Papyrus to PowerPoint (P 2 P): metamorphosis of scientific communication
    Ronald E LaPorte
    Global Health Network, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 3512 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    BMJ 325:1478-81. 2002
  19. doi request reprint Hormones as biomarkers: practical guide to utilizing luminex technologies for biomarker research
    Faina Linkov
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 520:129-41. 2009
    ..St. Louis, MO). Human Pituitary LINCOplex Kit is utilized for simultaneous quantification of six pituitary hormones in serum, plasma, tissue lysate, and culture supernatant samples: Prolactin, FSH, LH, TSH, GH, and ACTH...
  20. pmc Quality control of epidemiological lectures online: scientific evaluation of peer review
    Faina Linkov
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Croat Med J 48:249-55. 2007
    ..To examine the feasibility of using peer review for the quality control of online materials...
  21. doi request reprint Endometrial cancer: multiplexed Luminex approaches for early detection
    Faina Linkov
    Research Assistant Professor University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, 5150 Centre Avenue, 4th Floor, Room 466, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA 1 412 303 0394
    Expert Opin Med Diagn 2:527-37. 2008
    ..Additionally, the role of lifestyle factors in the endometrial cancer development and prevention is discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Public awareness and disaster risk reduction: just-in-time networks and learning
    Ali Ardalan
    Health in Emergency and Disaster Department, Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:286-8. 2008
    ..The core materials can be prepared for disasters resulting from events such as earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, floods, and bioterrorism...
  23. ncbi request reprint Maternal and child health supercourse for the former Soviet Union countries
    Saida Karimova
    UCIS, University of Pittsburgh, 399 Ocean Pkwy, 7F, New York, NY 11218, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:628-33. 2007
    ..Currently, an increasing number of lectures in the Supercourse library are dedicated to the theme of MCH. Low cost, high impact projects such as Supercourse are needed to improve and deploy MCH education worldwide...
  24. doi request reprint Advancements in the use of blood tests for cancer screening in women at high risk for endometrial and breast cancer
    Erica Ambeba
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Future Oncol 7:1399-414. 2011
    ..The overall purpose of this manuscript is to provide an overview of screening techniques and to identified barriers and alternate biomarker-based approaches for improvement of endometrial and breast cancer screening in obese women...
  25. ncbi request reprint Early detection of head and neck cancer: development of a novel screening tool using multiplexed immunobead-based biomarker profiling
    Faina Linkov
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:102-7. 2007
    ..The data presented show that simultaneous testing using a multiplexed panel of serum biomarkers may present a promising new approach for the early detection of head and neck cancer...
  26. doi request reprint The effect of delays in treatment for breast cancer metastasis on survival
    Su Yon Jung
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Epidemiology Data Coordinating Center, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, 127 Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:953-64. 2011
    ..The findings of this study support targeted efforts to ensure prompt treatment initiation in patients diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer...
  27. pmc Whisking research into the classroom
    Ronald E LaPorte
    WHO Collaborating Center, 3512 Fifth Avenue, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMJ 324:99. 2002