Wendy Demark-Wahnefried

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduced rates of metabolism and decreased physical activity in breast cancer patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy
    W Demark-Wahnefried
    Stedman Center for Nutritional Studies, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:1495-501. 1997
  2. pmc Lifestyle intervention development study to improve physical function in older adults with cancer: outcomes from Project LEAD
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    School of Nursing, Department of Surgery, Older Americans Independence Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:3465-73. 2006
  3. pmc Dietary intervention in the management of prostate cancer
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    School of Nursing and Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 17:168-74. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Main outcomes of the FRESH START trial: a sequentially tailored, diet and exercise mailed print intervention among breast and prostate cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Duke School of Nursing, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:2709-18. 2007
  5. pmc Riding the crest of the teachable moment: promoting long-term health after the diagnosis of cancer
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Program of Cancer Preventive, Detection and Control Research, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:5814-30. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Promoting health and physical function among cancer survivors: potential for prevention and questions that remain
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Duke University Medical Center, School of Nursing and Department of Surgery, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:5125-31. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Leading the Way in Exercise and Diet (Project LEAD): intervening to improve function among older breast and prostate cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Control Clin Trials 24:206-23. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Design of FRESH START: a randomized trial of exercise and diet among cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:415-24. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Partnering with African American churches to achieve better health: lessons learned during the Black Churches United for Better Health 5 a day project
    W Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cancer Educ 15:164-7. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Early onset baldness and prostate cancer risk
    W Denmark-Wahnefried
    Division of Urology Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:325-8. 2000

Research Grants

  1. Daughters And MothErS (DAMES) Against Breast Cancer
    Wendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. STRENGTH--Survivor TRaining for ENhancinG Total Health
    Wendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. Daughters And MothErS (DAMES) Against Breast Cancer
    Wendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2008

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Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduced rates of metabolism and decreased physical activity in breast cancer patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy
    W Demark-Wahnefried
    Stedman Center for Nutritional Studies, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:1495-501. 1997
    ..Additional research in this area will provide valuable insight into creating optimal interventions to curb weight gain in women with breast cancer...
  2. pmc Lifestyle intervention development study to improve physical function in older adults with cancer: outcomes from Project LEAD
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    School of Nursing, Department of Surgery, Older Americans Independence Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:3465-73. 2006
    ..Declines in physical functioning (PF) among elderly cancer patients threaten quality of life and the ability to maintain independence. Adherence to healthy lifestyle behaviors may prevent functional decline...
  3. pmc Dietary intervention in the management of prostate cancer
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    School of Nursing and Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 17:168-74. 2007
    ..This review integrates recent reports related to the dietary management of prostate cancer with the existing body of science in an effort to best inform practicing clinicians...
  4. ncbi request reprint Main outcomes of the FRESH START trial: a sequentially tailored, diet and exercise mailed print intervention among breast and prostate cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Duke School of Nursing, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:2709-18. 2007
    ..The FRESH START trial tested the efficacy of sequentially tailored versus standardized mailed materials on improving cancer survivors' diet and exercise behaviors...
  5. pmc Riding the crest of the teachable moment: promoting long-term health after the diagnosis of cancer
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Program of Cancer Preventive, Detection and Control Research, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:5814-30. 2005
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  6. ncbi request reprint Promoting health and physical function among cancer survivors: potential for prevention and questions that remain
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Duke University Medical Center, School of Nursing and Department of Surgery, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:5125-31. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Leading the Way in Exercise and Diet (Project LEAD): intervening to improve function among older breast and prostate cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Control Clin Trials 24:206-23. 2003
    ..In reporting our methods, we hope to give others "a leg up," so that they can hurdle with greater ease the barriers we experienced, and thus advance the field more rapidly...
  8. ncbi request reprint Design of FRESH START: a randomized trial of exercise and diet among cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:415-24. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Partnering with African American churches to achieve better health: lessons learned during the Black Churches United for Better Health 5 a day project
    W Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cancer Educ 15:164-7. 2000
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Early onset baldness and prostate cancer risk
    W Denmark-Wahnefried
    Division of Urology Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:325-8. 2000
    ....
  11. pmc Carbohydrate restriction, prostate cancer growth, and the insulin-like growth factor axis
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Surgery, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Prostate 68:11-9. 2008
    ..Recent evidence suggests carbohydrate intake may influence prostate cancer biology. We tested whether a no-carbohydrate ketogenic diet (NCKD) would delay prostate cancer growth relative to Western and low-fat diets in a xenograft model...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Diet Quality Index-Revised: a tool to promote and evaluate dietary change among older cancer survivors enrolled in a home-based intervention trial
    Denise Clutter Snyder
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Box 3322 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1519-29. 2007
    ..To utilize the Diet Quality Index-Revised (DQI-R) as a framework for delivering and evaluating an intervention to improve overall diet quality among older cancer survivors...
  13. pmc Differences in baseline characteristics and outcomes at 1- and 2-year follow-up of cancer survivors accrued via self-referral versus cancer registry in the FRESH START Diet and exercise trial
    Denise Clutter Snyder
    School of Nursing, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3322, Room 1057, 311 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1288-94. 2008
    ..05). Several differences exist between self-referred and registry-ascertained participants, including motivation to respond to standardized educational materials, which appears significantly greater in self-referred populations...
  14. ncbi request reprint IGF1 (CA)19 repeat and IGFBP3 -202 A/C genotypes and the risk of prostate cancer in Black and White men
    Joellen M Schildkraut
    Program of Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:403-8. 2005
    ..Further research is needed to confirm these findings...
  15. pmc Predictors of variation in serum IGF1 and IGFBP3 levels in healthy African American and white men
    Cathrine Hoyo
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2914, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:711-6. 2009
    ..Factors associated with variation in circulating levels of these peptide hormones remain unclear...
  16. pmc Effects of home-based diet and exercise on functional outcomes among older, overweight long-term cancer survivors: RENEW: a randomized controlled trial
    Miriam C Morey
    Duke University Older Americans Independence Center, and Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    JAMA 301:1883-91. 2009
    ..Lifestyle interventions may provide benefit, but it is unknown whether long-term cancer survivors can modify their lifestyle behaviors sufficiently to improve functional status...
  17. ncbi request reprint Agreement between a brief mailed screener and an in-depth telephone survey: observations from the Fresh Start study
    Denise Clutter Snyder
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1593-6. 2004
    ..Decisions to use brief screening instruments should be based on available resources and tolerance for misclassification...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of intermittent fasting with or without caloric restriction on prostate cancer growth and survival in SCID mice
    W Cooper Buschemeyer
    Division of Urology, and the Duke Prostate Center, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Prostate 70:1037-43. 2010
    ..We hypothesized intermittent fasting (i.e., intermittent extreme CR), may be better tolerated and prolong survival of prostate cancer (CaP) bearing mice...
  19. pmc Reach out to ENhancE Wellness in Older Cancer Survivors (RENEW): design, methods and recruitment challenges of a home-based exercise and diet intervention to improve physical function among long-term survivors of breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer
    Denise Clutter Snyder
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychooncology 18:429-39. 2009
    ..Lifestyle interventions may hold promise in reorienting functional decline in older cancer survivors, but few studies have been conducted...
  20. pmc Insulin-like growth factor 2/H19 methylation at birth and risk of overweight and obesity in children
    Ellen Perkins
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Pediatr 161:31-9. 2012
    ..To determine whether aberrant DNA methylation at differentially methylated regions (DMRs) regulating insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF2) expression in umbilical cord blood is associated with overweight or obesity in a multiethnic cohort...
  21. ncbi request reprint Childhood cancer survivors' perceived barriers to improving exercise and dietary behaviors
    Whitney D Arroyave
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:121-30. 2008
    ..To determine childhood cancer survivors' barriers to increasing exercise and consuming less fat and more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and calcium-rich foods...
  22. ncbi request reprint Response rates to a mailed survey targeting childhood cancer survivors: a comparison of conditional versus unconditional incentives
    Philip M Rosoff
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, 222 Bell Building, Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1330-2. 2005
    ..A study was undertaken among childhood cancer survivors and their parents to determine if response rate to a mailed survey differed with provision of immediate versus delayed incentives...
  23. ncbi request reprint Survivors of childhood cancer and their guardians
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA demar001mc duke edu
    Cancer 103:2171-80. 2005
    ..Although some data regarding health behaviors of this population exist, receptivity to health promotion is largely unknown...
  24. pmc Effect of physical activity guidelines on physical function in older adults
    Miriam C Morey
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Geriatric Research, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1873-8. 2008
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  25. pmc Association of cord blood methylation fractions at imprinted insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF2), plasma IGF2, and birth weight
    Cathrine Hoyo
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 2200 West Main Street, Ste 600, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:635-45. 2012
    ..We examined associations among DNA methylation at IGF2 differentially methylated regions (DMRs), circulating IGF2 protein concentrations in umbilical cord blood (UCB) and birth weight in newborns...
  26. ncbi request reprint No difference in response rate to a mailed survey among prostate cancer survivors using conditional versus unconditional incentives
    Brian R Evans
    Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:277-8. 2004
    ..Other means, however, appear necessary to achieve acceptable response rates among minority group cancer survivors...
  27. pmc Diet, physical activity, and body composition changes during the first year of treatment for childhood acute leukemia and lymphoma
    Bernard F Fuemmeler
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 35:437-43. 2013
    ..This pilot study evaluates changes in physical activity and body composition among children being treated for ALL and lymphoma and their parents...
  28. pmc Folic acid supplementation before and during pregnancy in the Newborn Epigenetics STudy (NEST)
    Cathrine Hoyo
    Department of Community and Family Medicine and Program of Cancer Detection, Prevention and Control, Duke University, PO Box 104006, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:46. 2011
    ..The primary objective is to estimate the proportion of women taking folic acid (FA) doses exceeding the TUL before and during pregnancy, and to identify correlates of high FA use...
  29. pmc Methylation variation at IGF2 differentially methylated regions and maternal folic acid use before and during pregnancy
    Cathrine Hoyo
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Epigenetics 6:928-36. 2011
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  30. ncbi request reprint Diet, exercise, and complementary therapies after primary treatment for cancer
    Lee W Jones
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Lancet Oncol 7:1017-26. 2006
    ..Overall, this review provides important information to oncology care providers who counsel their patients on preventive lifestyle practices to maximise health and longevity after a diagnosis of cancer...
  31. pmc Comparing the 7-day physical activity recall with a triaxial accelerometer for measuring time in exercise
    Richard Sloane
    The Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1334-40. 2009
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  32. ncbi request reprint Nutrition-related issues for the breast cancer survivor
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Semin Oncol 30:789-98. 2003
    ..Furthermore, diets high in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and low-fat dairy foods, and low in saturated fat, may help to lower overall disease risk in this population...
  33. pmc Nutrition and the cancer survivor: evidence to guide oncology nursing practice
    Mark Toles
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 24:171-9. 2008
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  34. pmc Grade-specific prostate cancer associations of IGF1 (CA)19 repeats and IGFBP3-202A/C in blacks and whites
    Cathrine Hoyo
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Hanes House Room 347, Trent Drive, Box 2914, Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:718-22. 2007
    ..If confirmed in larger studies, these findings support the hypothesis that the association between IGFBP3 C allele and prostate cancer is grade specific in both ethnic groups...
  35. ncbi request reprint Supplement use among men with prostate cancer
    Jeremy B Wiygul
    Division of Urology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 66:161-6. 2005
    ..To characterize supplement use within a sample population of men diagnosed with prostate cancer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin and erythropoietin receptor expression in human prostate cancer
    Murat O Arcasoy
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC27710, USA
    Mod Pathol 18:421-30. 2005
    ..The coexpression of erythropoietin receptor and its ligand erythropoietin in human prostate cancer cells suggests the potential for growth regulation by erythropoietin-erythropoietin receptor in an autocrine or paracrine manner...
  37. pmc Androgenetic alopecia at various ages and prostate cancer risk in an equal-access multiethnic case-control series of veterans
    Jean Alfred Thomas
    Division of Urology, Duke Prostate Center, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1045-52. 2013
    ..Epidemiological data are conflicting regarding the association between androgenetic alopecia (AA) and prostate cancer (CaP). We examined the relationship between these two conditions...
  38. pmc Light-intensity activity attenuates functional decline in older cancer survivors
    Cindy K Blair
    1Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 2Center for the Study of Aging Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 3Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 4Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 5Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 6Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 7University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, AL
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:1375-83. 2014
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  39. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle interventions in cancer survivors: designing programs that meet the needs of this vulnerable and growing population
    Valeda B Stull
    School of Nursing and Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Nutr 137:243S-248S. 2007
    ..More research is necessary to develop interventions that can reach and effectively promote long-term behavior change in this ever-increasing population...
  40. pmc A simple, flexible and scalable approach for generating tailored questionnaires and health education messages
    Jennifer M Macri
    Division of Clinical Informatics, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 23:316-21. 2005
    ..One project has provided patient-tailored decision support for physicians for over 82,000 patient encounters and the other generates tailored health questions and messages for patients through a tool developed in less than 4 months...
  41. ncbi request reprint The older cancer survivor
    Arati V Rao
    Division of Geriatrics, Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center and Durham VA Medical Center DUMC, Box 3003, Durham 27710, North Carolina, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 60:131-43. 2006
    ..This paper also suggests some surveillance guidelines for following elderly cancer survivors and identifies areas that require further research...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pilot study to explore effects of low-fat, flaxseed-supplemented diet on proliferation of benign prostatic epithelium and prostate-specific antigen
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 63:900-4. 2004
    ..Unknown, however, is the potential effect of such a diet on benign prostatic epithelium...
  43. ncbi request reprint Interest in healthy diet and physical activity interventions peripartum among female partners of active duty military
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center Box 2914, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Mil Med 168:320-5. 2003
    ..Interest was high for interventions that promote physical activity and facilitate social interaction. Based on these results, a postpartum exercise intervention is being designed for female partners of active duty soldiers...
  44. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obese perimenopausal and postmenopausal women exhibit increased abnormal mammary epithelial cytology
    Victoria L Seewaldt
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2628, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:613-6. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to confirm these findings and to determine if this potential biomarker is responsive to changes in body weight resulting from diet and/or exercise interventions...
  45. pmc The effects of varying dietary carbohydrate and fat content on survival in a murine LNCaP prostate cancer xenograft model
    John C Mavropoulos
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2:557-65. 2009
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  46. ncbi request reprint Management of terminal cancer in elderly patients
    Linda M Sutton
    Duke Oncology Network at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Lancet Oncol 4:149-57. 2003
    ..We present a rational approach to nutritional issues along with a description of the psychosocial issues that must be included in the overall management of these patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of flaxseed supplementation on prostatic carcinoma in transgenic mice
    Xu Lin
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and Center for Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 60:919-24. 2002
    ..To investigate the effects of flaxseed supplementation on prostatic neoplasia in the transgenic adenocarcinoma mouse prostate (TRAMP) model...
  48. pmc Using cognitive interviews to evaluate items for measuring sexual functioning across cancer populations: improvements and remaining challenges
    Alice K Fortune-Greeley
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:1085-93. 2009
    ..We describe how cognitive interviews improved the quality of the items and discuss remaining challenges to assessing sexual functioning in research with cancer populations...
  49. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle interventions to reduce cancer risk and improve outcomes
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230, USA
    Am Fam Physician 77:1573-8. 2008
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  50. ncbi request reprint Can lifestyle modification increase survival in women diagnosed with breast cancer?
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Nutr 132:3504S-3507S. 2002
    ..The results of these studies will contribute to understanding the roles of diet and physical activity in the progression of breast cancer...
  51. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and physical activity during and after cancer treatment: an American Cancer Society guide for informed choices
    Jean K Brown
    University at Buffalo School of Nursing, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 53:268-91. 2003
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  52. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and women's health: position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada
    Sandra Affenito
    St Joseph College, West Hartford, CT, USA
    Can J Diet Pract Res 65:85-9. 2004
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  53. pmc Cancer survival: time to get moving? Data accumulate suggesting a link between physical activity and cancer survival
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    J Clin Oncol 24:3517-8. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and physical activity during and after cancer treatment: an American Cancer Society guide for informed choices
    Colleen Doyle
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:323-53. 2006
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  55. ncbi request reprint Health behaviours in survivors of childhood cancer
    Marina Reeves
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, University of Queensland, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:95-6. 2007
    ..These survivors expressed strong interest in health promotion aimed at improving diet and physical activity...
  56. pmc Move onward, press forward, and take a deep breath: can lifestyle interventions improve the quality of life of women with breast cancer, and how can we be sure?
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    J Clin Oncol 25:4344-5. 2007
  57. pmc Promoting a healthy lifestyle among cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1155 Herman P Pressler, CPPB3 3245, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 22:319-42, viii. 2008
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  58. ncbi request reprint Results of a diet/exercise feasibility trial to prevent adverse body composition change in breast cancer patients on adjuvant chemotherapy
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 8:70-9. 2008
    ..Exercise interventions can prevent these changes, but time and travel pose barriers to participation. The Survivor Training for Enhancing Total Health (STRENGTH) trial assessed the feasibility and impact of 2 home-based interventions...
  59. pmc Overcoming challenges in designing and implementing a phase II randomized controlled trial using a presurgical model to test a dietary intervention in prostate cancer
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Department of Behavioral Science, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Clin Trials 5:262-72. 2008
    ..Despite the many strengths of presurgical models, there are practical issues and challenges that arise when using this approach...
  60. pmc Nutrition and survival after the diagnosis of breast cancer: a review of the evidence
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Dept 901, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:3302-16. 2002
    ..To review and summarize evidence from clinical and epidemiologic studies that have examined the relationship between nutritional factors, survival, and recurrence after the diagnosis of breast cancer...
  61. ncbi request reprint Enterolactone induces apoptosis in human prostate carcinoma LNCaP cells via a mitochondrial-mediated, caspase-dependent pathway
    Li Hua Chen
    Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
    Mol Cancer Ther 6:2581-90. 2007
    ..Mechanistic studies suggested roles for Akt, GSK-3beta, MDM2, and p53 in enterolactone-dependent apoptosis. Our findings encourage further studies of enterolactone as a promising chemopreventive agent against prostate cancer...

Research Grants3

  1. Daughters And MothErS (DAMES) Against Breast Cancer
    Wendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will determine the feasibility of a home-based, diet and exercise intervention focused on weight loss in both mothers diagnosed with breast cancer and their overweight adult daughters. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. STRENGTH--Survivor TRaining for ENhancinG Total Health
    Wendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If data show promise, further and larger study will be pursued - study which will be focused on testing an optimal intervention and powered on known effect sizes. ..
  3. Daughters And MothErS (DAMES) Against Breast Cancer
    Wendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project will determine the feasibility of a home-based, diet and exercise intervention focused on weight loss in both mothers diagnosed with breast cancer and their overweight adult daughters. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..