Cynthia Owusu

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Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of adjuvant tamoxifen therapy among older women with early stage breast cancer
    Cynthia Owusu
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Breast J 13:374-82. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Clinical management update: evaluation and management of older patients with breast cancer
    Cynthia Owusu
    School of Medicine and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:S250-2. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of tamoxifen discontinuation among older women with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer
    Cynthia Owusu
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Health System Ireland Cancer Center BHC 5055, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 5055, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:549-55. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Shared care in geriatric oncology: primary care providers' and medical/oncologist's perspectives
    Cynthia Owusu
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:S239-42. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of undertreatment on the disparity in age-related breast cancer-specific survival among older women
    Cynthia Owusu
    Hematology and Medical Oncology Section, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Evans Biomedical Research Center, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 102:227-36. 2007
  6. pmc Comorbidities, functional limitations, and geriatric syndromes in relation to treatment and survival patterns among elders with colorectal cancer
    Siran M Koroukian
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:322-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Incidence of heart failure or cardiomyopathy after adjuvant trastuzumab therapy for breast cancer
    Jersey Chen
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:2504-12. 2012
  8. pmc Use of complementary medications among older adults with cancer
    Ronald J Maggiore
    Department of Medicine, Sections of Geriatrics Palliative Medicine and Hematology Oncology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Cancer 118:4815-23. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Mortality impact of less-than-standard therapy in older breast cancer patients
    Marianne Ulcickas Yood
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:66-75. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Receipt of appropriate primary breast cancer therapy and adjuvant therapy are not associated with obesity in older women with access to health care
    Diana S M Buist
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3428-36. 2007

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of adjuvant tamoxifen therapy among older women with early stage breast cancer
    Cynthia Owusu
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Breast J 13:374-82. 2007
    ..53 (95% CI = 0.37-0.77). Adjuvant tamoxifen is associated with improvement in 5-year breast cancer-specific and overall survival in older women with early-stage breast cancer...
  2. doi request reprint Clinical management update: evaluation and management of older patients with breast cancer
    Cynthia Owusu
    School of Medicine and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:S250-2. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of tamoxifen discontinuation among older women with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer
    Cynthia Owusu
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Health System Ireland Cancer Center BHC 5055, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 5055, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:549-55. 2008
    ..However, information on tamoxifen discontinuation is scanty. We sought to identify predictors of tamoxifen discontinuation among older women with breast cancer...
  4. doi request reprint Shared care in geriatric oncology: primary care providers' and medical/oncologist's perspectives
    Cynthia Owusu
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:S239-42. 2009
    ..Studies exploring the feasibility and benefits of a shared care model in the management of older patients with cancer are needed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of undertreatment on the disparity in age-related breast cancer-specific survival among older women
    Cynthia Owusu
    Hematology and Medical Oncology Section, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Evans Biomedical Research Center, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 102:227-36. 2007
    ..Assess the relationship between age and breast cancer-specific survival among older women and determine whether the observed age-related disparities in survival is explained by differences in breast cancer treatments received...
  6. pmc Comorbidities, functional limitations, and geriatric syndromes in relation to treatment and survival patterns among elders with colorectal cancer
    Siran M Koroukian
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:322-9. 2010
    ..To examine patterns of colorectal cancer (CRC) treatment and survival in relation to comorbidities (COM), functional limitations (FL), and geriatric syndromes (GS)...
  7. doi request reprint Incidence of heart failure or cardiomyopathy after adjuvant trastuzumab therapy for breast cancer
    Jersey Chen
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:2504-12. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate heart failure (HF) and cardiomyopathy (CM) rates after adjuvant trastuzumab therapy and chemotherapy in a population of older women with early-stage breast cancer...
  8. pmc Use of complementary medications among older adults with cancer
    Ronald J Maggiore
    Department of Medicine, Sections of Geriatrics Palliative Medicine and Hematology Oncology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Cancer 118:4815-23. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of complementary medication use and to identify the factors associated with its use among older adults with cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mortality impact of less-than-standard therapy in older breast cancer patients
    Marianne Ulcickas Yood
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:66-75. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Receipt of appropriate primary breast cancer therapy and adjuvant therapy are not associated with obesity in older women with access to health care
    Diana S M Buist
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3428-36. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between BMI at breast cancer diagnosis and receipt of appropriate primary tumor therapy and adjuvant therapy...