Donald P Braun

Summary

Affiliation: Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Quality of life assessment as a predictor of survival in non-small cell lung cancer
    Donald P Braun
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:353. 2011
  2. pmc Can changes in health related quality of life scores predict survival in stages III and IV colorectal cancer?
    Donald P Braun
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2520 Elisha Ave, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:62. 2011
  3. pmc Longitudinal health-related quality of life assessment: implications for prognosis in ovarian cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1336 Basswood Road, Schaumburg, IL, 60173, USA
    J Ovarian Res 6:17. 2013
  4. pmc Predicting survival in prostate cancer: the role of quality of life assessment
    Donald P Braun
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:1267-74. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Quantitative expression of apoptosis-regulating genes in endometrium from women with and without endometriosis
    Donald P Braun
    Cancer Institute, Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Medical University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43614 5809, USA
    Fertil Steril 87:263-8. 2007
  6. pmc The relationship between baseline nutritional status with subsequent parenteral nutrition and clinical outcomes in cancer patients undergoing hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy
    Pankaj G Vashi
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2520 Elisha Avenue, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Nutr J 12:118. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Longitudinal health-related quality of life assessment implications for prognosis in stage IV pancreatic cancer
    Donald P Braun
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Pancreas 42:254-9. 2013
  8. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D is inversely associated with body mass index in cancer
    Pankaj G Vashi
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2520 Elisha Avenue, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Nutr J 10:51. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The prognostic role of quality of life assessment in breast cancer
    Edgar D Staren
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Illinois, USA
    Breast J 17:571-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Role of nutritional status in predicting the length of stay in cancer: a systematic review of the epidemiological literature
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 59:96-106. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Quality of life assessment as a predictor of survival in non-small cell lung cancer
    Donald P Braun
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:353. 2011
    ..There are conflicting and inconsistent results in the literature on the prognostic role of quality of life (QoL) in cancer. We investigated whether QoL at admission could predict survival in lung cancer patients...
  2. pmc Can changes in health related quality of life scores predict survival in stages III and IV colorectal cancer?
    Donald P Braun
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2520 Elisha Ave, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:62. 2011
    ..We investigated whether changes in QoL during treatment could predict survival in CRC...
  3. pmc Longitudinal health-related quality of life assessment: implications for prognosis in ovarian cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1336 Basswood Road, Schaumburg, IL, 60173, USA
    J Ovarian Res 6:17. 2013
    ..There is no information in the literature on the impact of changes in quality of life (QoL) scores on prognosis in ovarian cancer. We investigated whether changes in QoL during treatment could predict survival in ovarian cancer patients...
  4. pmc Predicting survival in prostate cancer: the role of quality of life assessment
    Donald P Braun
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:1267-74. 2012
    ..We investigated the association between QoL at presentation and survival in prostate cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quantitative expression of apoptosis-regulating genes in endometrium from women with and without endometriosis
    Donald P Braun
    Cancer Institute, Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Medical University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43614 5809, USA
    Fertil Steril 87:263-8. 2007
    ..To quantitate antiapoptotic and proapoptotic gene expression in endometrial cells (ECs) of women with and without endometriosis...
  6. pmc The relationship between baseline nutritional status with subsequent parenteral nutrition and clinical outcomes in cancer patients undergoing hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy
    Pankaj G Vashi
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2520 Elisha Avenue, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Nutr J 12:118. 2013
    ..This retrospective study investigated the relationship between baseline nutritional assessment with subsequent parenteral nutritional (PN) and clinical outcomes in cancer patients undergoing CRS and HIPEC...
  7. doi request reprint Longitudinal health-related quality of life assessment implications for prognosis in stage IV pancreatic cancer
    Donald P Braun
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Pancreas 42:254-9. 2013
    ..We investigated whether changes in quality of life (QoL) during treatment could predict survival in stage IV pancreatic cancer...
  8. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D is inversely associated with body mass index in cancer
    Pankaj G Vashi
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2520 Elisha Avenue, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Nutr J 10:51. 2011
    ..Moreover, current dietary recommendations for vitamin D do not take into account a person's body mass index (BMI). We investigated the relationship between serum 25-hydroxy-vitamin D [25(OH)D] and BMI in cancer...
  9. doi request reprint The prognostic role of quality of life assessment in breast cancer
    Edgar D Staren
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Illinois, USA
    Breast J 17:571-8. 2011
    ..This study suggests that baseline QoL (in particular, the role function) provides useful prognostic information in breast cancer...
  10. doi request reprint Role of nutritional status in predicting the length of stay in cancer: a systematic review of the epidemiological literature
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 59:96-106. 2011
    ..Length of stay (LOS) has been used as a surrogate marker for patients' well-being during hospital treatment. We systematically reviewed all pertinent literature on the role of nutritional status in predicting LOS in cancer...
  11. pmc Impact of oral vitamin D supplementation on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in oncology
    Pankaj G Vashi
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2610 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Nutr J 9:60. 2010
    ..We investigated the effect of oral vitamin D supplementation as a means for restoring suboptimal levels to optimal levels in cancer...
  12. pmc Effect of naturopathic and nutritional supplement treatment on tumor response, control, and recurrence in patients with prostate cancer treated with radiation therapy
    Donald P Braun
    Office of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 19:198-203. 2013
    ..The effects of concomitant use of NNS with antioxidant activity during radiation therapy for prostate cancer were investigated in terms of clinical tumor responsiveness, kinetics, and durability...
  13. pmc The association of quality of life with potentially remediable disruptions of circadian sleep/activity rhythms in patients with advanced lung cancer
    James F Grutsch
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:193. 2011
    ..This study was initiated to determine the relationship between the severity of potentially remediable cancer-associated circadian disruption and quality of life among patients with advanced lung cancer...
  14. pmc Longitudinal monitoring of CA125 levels provides additional information about survival in ovarian cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL, 60099, USA
    J Ovarian Res 3:22. 2010
    ..We investigated the prognostic impact of changes in serum CA125 levels during the first 3 months of therapy in ovarian cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Can quality of life assessments differentiate heterogeneous cancer patients?
    Ryan M McCabe
    Medicine and Science, Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e99445. 2014
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  16. ncbi request reprint Optimizing innovation in health care organizations
    Edgar D Staren
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion, IL, USA
    Physician Exec 36:54-8, 60-2. 2010
    ..There are many steps to consider when making the move to become an innovative health care organization. Take a look at the people and processes to have in place...
  17. ncbi request reprint Aromatase inhibitors increase the sensitivity of human tumor cells to monocyte-mediated, antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity
    Donald P Braun
    Cancer Institute, 3120 Glendale Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Am J Surg 190:570-1. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to elucidate a mechanism to explain this effect...
  18. ncbi request reprint Immunology of endometriosis
    W Paul Dmowski
    Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 18:245-63. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Relationship between apoptosis and the number of macrophages in eutopic endometrium from women with and without endometriosis
    Donald P Braun
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Endometriosis, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Fertil Steril 78:830-5. 2002
    ..To investigate the relationship between apoptotic cells and macrophages in the eutopic endometrium of women with and without endometriosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal fluid-mediated enhancement of eutopic and ectopic endometrial cell proliferation is dependent on tumor necrosis factor-alpha in women with endometriosis
    Donald P Braun
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Endometriosis and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Fertil Steril 78:727-32. 2002
    ..To determine the effect of autologous peritoneal fluid and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) on proliferation of endometrial cells from women with endometriosis...