Thu Quach

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reducing chemical exposures in nail salons through owner and worker trainings: an exploratory intervention study
    Thu Quach
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:806-17. 2013
  2. pmc Experiences and perceptions of medical discrimination among a multiethnic sample of breast cancer patients in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, California
    Thu Quach
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1027-34. 2012
  3. pmc Characterizing workplace exposures in Vietnamese women working in California nail salons
    Thu Quach
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S271-6. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Cancer incidence in female cosmetologists and manicurists in California, 1988-2005
    Thu Quach
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:691-9. 2010
  5. pmc Nativity and papillary thyroid cancer incidence rates among Hispanic women in California
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer 118:216-22. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint A preliminary survey of Vietnamese nail salon workers in Alameda County, California
    Thu Quach
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2001 Center Street, Suite 700, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    J Community Health 33:336-43. 2008
  7. pmc Papillary thyroid cancer incidence rates vary significantly by birthplace in Asian American women
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:479-85. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Birth size and breast cancer risk among young California-born women
    Susan Hurley
    Department of Research, Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2001 Center Street, Suite 700, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1461-70. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint An excess of breast cancer among young California-born Asian women
    Peggy Reynolds
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Berkeley, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:196-201. 2011
  10. pmc The influence of nativity and neighborhoods on breast cancer stage at diagnosis and survival among California Hispanic women
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:603. 2010

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Reducing chemical exposures in nail salons through owner and worker trainings: an exploratory intervention study
    Thu Quach
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:806-17. 2013
    ..Nail salons represent a rapidly growing industry with mainly Vietnamese immigrant workers. Workers routinely handle nail products containing hazardous compounds, yet have limited accessible information to minimize workplace exposures...
  2. pmc Experiences and perceptions of medical discrimination among a multiethnic sample of breast cancer patients in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, California
    Thu Quach
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1027-34. 2012
    ..We conducted qualitative interviews with breast cancer survivors to identify themes related to institutional, personally mediated, and internalized discrimination in the medical setting...
  3. pmc Characterizing workplace exposures in Vietnamese women working in California nail salons
    Thu Quach
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S271-6. 2011
    ..We engaged Vietnamese nail salon workers in a community-based participatory research (CBPR) study to measure personal and area concentrations of solvents in their workplace...
  4. doi request reprint Cancer incidence in female cosmetologists and manicurists in California, 1988-2005
    Thu Quach
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:691-9. 2010
    ..Additionally, the relatively young ages of cohort members and demographic shifts in the industry composition in recent years suggest a need for further follow-up...
  5. pmc Nativity and papillary thyroid cancer incidence rates among Hispanic women in California
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer 118:216-22. 2012
    ..However, little is known as to whether rates in Hispanic women vary by nativity, which may influence exposure to important risk factors...
  6. ncbi request reprint A preliminary survey of Vietnamese nail salon workers in Alameda County, California
    Thu Quach
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2001 Center Street, Suite 700, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    J Community Health 33:336-43. 2008
    ..Moreover, the predominance of Vietnamese immigrant women in this workforce makes it an important target group for further research and health interventions...
  7. pmc Papillary thyroid cancer incidence rates vary significantly by birthplace in Asian American women
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:479-85. 2011
    ..To investigate how birthplace influences the incidence of papillary thyroid cancer among Asian American women...
  8. doi request reprint Birth size and breast cancer risk among young California-born women
    Susan Hurley
    Department of Research, Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2001 Center Street, Suite 700, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1461-70. 2011
    ..Evaluate the risk of breast cancer associated with birth size among young California-born women...
  9. ncbi request reprint An excess of breast cancer among young California-born Asian women
    Peggy Reynolds
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Berkeley, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:196-201. 2011
    ..To compare breast cancer risk among young Asian and Pacific Islander (API) women to White women, all of whom were born in California during the 1960s...
  10. pmc The influence of nativity and neighborhoods on breast cancer stage at diagnosis and survival among California Hispanic women
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:603. 2010
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  11. pmc Hidden breast cancer disparities in Asian women: disaggregating incidence rates by ethnicity and migrant status
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S125-31. 2010
    ..We estimated trends in breast cancer incidence rates for specific Asian populations in California to determine if disparities exist by immigrant status and age...