D J Bowen

Summary

Affiliation: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Comparing sexual minority status across sampling methods and populations
    Deborah J Bowen
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Women Health 44:121-34. 2006
  2. ncbi Results of an adjunct dietary intervention program in the Women's Health Initiative
    Deborah Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1631-7. 2002
  3. ncbi Achieving utility with family history: colorectal cancer risk
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, MP900, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:177-82. 2003
  4. ncbi Effects of fat content on fat hedonics: cognition or taste?
    Deborah Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Physiol Behav 78:247-53. 2003
  5. ncbi Recruitment of religious organisations into a community-based health promotion programme
    Catherine L Christensen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Health Soc Care Community 13:313-22. 2005
  6. ncbi Theoretical foundations for interventions designed to promote informed decision making for cancer screening
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, School of Public Health, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:202-10. 2006
  7. ncbi Jewish identity and intentions to obtain breast cancer screening
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP900, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 9:79-87. 2003
  8. ncbi Comparing women of differing sexual orientations using population-based sampling
    Deborah J Bowen
    The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, 98109 1024, USA
    Women Health 40:19-34. 2004
  9. doi A review of obesity issues in sexual minority women
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:221-8. 2008
  10. ncbi Measures and correlates of resilience
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Women Health 38:65-76. 2003

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Publications84

  1. ncbi Comparing sexual minority status across sampling methods and populations
    Deborah J Bowen
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Women Health 44:121-34. 2006
    ..g., rates of regular mammography screening). These findings provided a possible explanation for the variety of findings in the published literature and identified rigorous sampling methods that can be used in future research...
  2. ncbi Results of an adjunct dietary intervention program in the Women's Health Initiative
    Deborah Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1631-7. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi Achieving utility with family history: colorectal cancer risk
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, MP900, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:177-82. 2003
    ..Where available, we cite data to support the issues that could arise. Where there are no studies, we invite further research. The potential of family history as a health improvement tool is still under review...
  4. ncbi Effects of fat content on fat hedonics: cognition or taste?
    Deborah Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Physiol Behav 78:247-53. 2003
    ..Women who expected low-fat shakes reported liking them more than those who expected high-fat milkshakes. These data indicate that both physiology and cognition play a role in determining consumption of high- and low-fat foods...
  5. ncbi Recruitment of religious organisations into a community-based health promotion programme
    Catherine L Christensen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Health Soc Care Community 13:313-22. 2005
    ..These data will be helpful in recruiting community organisations into health promotion programmes...
  6. ncbi Theoretical foundations for interventions designed to promote informed decision making for cancer screening
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, School of Public Health, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:202-10. 2006
    ..Decision aids are currently being developed and evaluated for use in cancer-screening decisional settings...
  7. ncbi Jewish identity and intentions to obtain breast cancer screening
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP900, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 9:79-87. 2003
    ..Religious identity was a significant predictor of intention to adhere to mammography recommendations. Findings show that culture and religion, although correlated, may have different associations with health attitudes...
  8. ncbi Comparing women of differing sexual orientations using population-based sampling
    Deborah J Bowen
    The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, 98109 1024, USA
    Women Health 40:19-34. 2004
    ..Area probability sampling was used to conduct a women's health survey in Boston, MA. Sexual minority women (SMW) and heterosexual adult women were compared on a variety of health-related measures...
  9. doi A review of obesity issues in sexual minority women
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:221-8. 2008
  10. ncbi Measures and correlates of resilience
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Women Health 38:65-76. 2003
    ..We collected data on several aspects of resilience and related them to personal perceptions of breast cancer risk and worry about cancer...
  11. ncbi The relationship between perceived risk, affect, and health behaviors
    Deborah J Bowen
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:409-17. 2004
    ..We must look beyond risk perceptions and family history to understand motivations for health behaviors...
  12. ncbi Predictors of women's Internet access and Internet health seeking
    Deborah Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Health Care Women Int 24:940-51. 2003
    ..Internet use motivators are complex; these findings have relevance to the design of Internet-based interventions...
  13. ncbi Effects of individual and family functioning on interest in genetic testing
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    Community Genet 7:25-32. 2004
    ..The present study reports on the important issue of how family communication and support regarding breast cancer risk affects interest in genetic testing and mental health...
  14. ncbi Breast cancer risk counseling improves women's functioning
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP 900, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 53:79-86. 2004
    ..Cancer worry decreased in both counseling groups by one scale point (P < 0.05). These results indicate that counseling can relieve women's negative reactions to breast cancer risk...
  15. ncbi Baseline data and design for a randomized intervention study of dietary change in religious organizations
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Prev Med 39:602-11. 2004
    ..Several studies have identified methods of changing dietary fat consumption in small, intensive intervention settings. Fewer studies have examined how to improve dietary habits of individuals in the general public...
  16. ncbi Marketing genetic tests: empowerment or snake oil?
    Deborah J Bowen
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:676-85. 2005
    ..The authors argue that more regulation is needed to control and correct this problem in the United States...
  17. ncbi Stopping the active intervention: CARET
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Control Clin Trials 24:39-50. 2003
    ..These activities led to smooth closure of active intervention and maintained high retention rates during the transition...
  18. ncbi Participation in breast cancer risk counseling among women with a family history
    D Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:581-5. 1999
    ..The results presented here may have implications for recruiting women in the general population with a family history of breast cancer for counseling about their risk for the disease...
  19. ncbi The role of participation in the women's health trial: feasibility study in minority populations
    D Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Prev Med 31:474-80. 2000
    ....
  20. ncbi Recruiting women into a smoking cessation program: who might quit?
    D J Bowen
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Women Health 31:41-58. 2000
    ..However, level of stress, cognitive restraint, and weight gain concerns did predict self-efficacy. These data indicate strong interest in quitting among women and highlight the role of affect and weight concerns in quitting confidence...
  21. ncbi Effects of counseling Ashkenazi Jewish women about breast cancer risk
    Deborah J Bowen
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 12:45-56. 2006
    ..Counseling can help women gain a more accurate perception of their risk, expose them to the benefits and limitations of genetic testing, and reduce their worry about cancer...
  22. ncbi Dietary interventions to prevent disease
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP 900, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 23:255-86. 2002
    ..Particularly, we need to transfer some of the knowledge from the individual-based trials to community-level interventions. Also, more research with rigorous methodology must be done to test current and future intervention options...
  23. ncbi Healthy eating, exercise, and weight: impressions of sexual minority women
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Women Health 44:79-93. 2006
    ..These data can guide the design of effective intervention strategies to improve health behaviors in sexual minority women...
  24. ncbi Effects of breast cancer risk counseling for sexual minority women
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Health Care Women Int 27:59-74. 2006
    ..These data add to the growing body of knowledge on sexual minority women's health and point to areas of community action and future research...
  25. ncbi Attitudes and interest in genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility in diverse groups of women in western Washington
    S J Durfy
    Department of Medical History, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7120, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:369-75. 1999
    ....
  26. ncbi Measurement characteristics of 2 different self-monitoring tools used in a dietary intervention study
    L F Tinker
    Cancer Prevention Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash. 98109, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 101:1031-40. 2001
    ..Dietetics professionals are encouraged to assess the measurement properties of self-monitoring tools to use them appropriately in supporting dietary changes...
  27. ncbi Use of alternative medicine by children with cancer in Washington state
    M L Neuhouser
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Prev Med 33:347-54. 2001
    ..Our objective was to investigate the distribution and patterns of alternative medicine use by children diagnosed with cancer in Washington State...
  28. ncbi The triple threat: a discussion of gender, class, and race differences in weight
    D J Bowen
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Women Health 17:123-43. 1991
    ..Areas of further exploration and of action are identified to address problems that women face regarding weight...
  29. pmc Evaluation of Cancer 101: an educational program for native settings
    Teresa Garrett Hill
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:329-36. 2010
    ..Cancer 101 provides a critical pathway to increase knowledge and promote action to reduce the burden and improve survival of cancer within tribal communities...
  30. ncbi Effect of exercise on serum androgens in postmenopausal women: a 12-month randomized clinical trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1099-105. 2004
    ..The association between exercise and breast cancer risk may be partly explained by the effects of exercise on these hormones...
  31. ncbi Effects of exercise on metabolic risk variables in overweight postmenopausal women: a randomized clinical trial
    Laura Lewis Frank
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Obes Res 13:615-25. 2005
    ..This study examined the effects of exercise on metabolic risk variables insulin, leptin, glucose, and triglycerides in overweight/obese postmenopausal women...
  32. ncbi Worry about ovarian cancer risk and use of screening by high-risk women: how you recruit affects what you find
    M Robyn Andersen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 129:130-5. 2004
    ..High-risk women recruited via mass mailing were less likely than those recruited via physicians or affected relatives to report either worry about their risk or use of ovarian cancer screening tests...
  33. pmc A case study of the South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency's comprehensive cancer control planning and community mobilization process
    Carrie Nass
    National Cancer Institute s Cancer Information Service Northwest Region, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, J2 400, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A53. 2008
    ..The high rates of cancer among American Indians and Alaska Natives are of growing concern...
  34. pmc Low-fat, increased fruit, vegetable, and grain dietary pattern, fractures, and bone mineral density: the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Seattle, WA 98019, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1864-76. 2009
    ..The effects of dietary changes on osteoporosis, low bone density, and frequent falls are unestablished...
  35. ncbi Differences in eating pattern labels between maintainers and nonmaintainers in the Women's Health Initiative
    S Hopkins
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Nutr Educ 33:278-83. 2001
    ..RESULTS: The label "consistent/patterned" was a predictor of dietary nonmaintenance (p <.05). IMPLICATIONS: Future studies should use this information to re-educate nonmaintainers on compliance issues...
  36. ncbi Effects of a moderate intensity exercise intervention on estrogen metabolism in postmenopausal women
    Charlotte Atkinson
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:868-74. 2004
    ..Thus, this 12-month moderate intensity exercise intervention did not significantly alter urinary excretion of 2-OH E(1), 16alpha-OH E(1), or their ratio in this population of women...
  37. ncbi Effect of exercise on serum estrogens in postmenopausal women: a 12-month randomized clinical trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer Res 64:2923-8. 2004
    ..The association between increased physical activity and reduced risk for postmenopausal breast cancer may be partly explained by effects on serum estrogens...
  38. ncbi Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of colorectal cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    JAMA 295:643-54. 2006
    ..Observational studies and polyp recurrence trials are not conclusive regarding the effects of a low-fat dietary pattern on risk of colorectal cancer, necessitating a primary prevention trial...
  39. doi Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of treated diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled dietary modification trial
    Lesley F Tinker
    Women s Health Initiative, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Mail Stop M3 A410, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1500-11. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the effects of a low-fat dietary pattern on incidence of treated diabetes among generally healthy postmenopausal women...
  40. ncbi Awareness and concern about ovarian cancer among women at risk because of a family history of breast or ovarian cancer
    M Robyn Andersen
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:S42-7. 2003
    ..Almost 75% have not heard much about their risk for ovarian cancer. More than 90% failed to use 1 or another of 2 possible tests used for ovarian cancer screening regularly...
  41. ncbi Effects of a yearlong moderate-intensity exercise and a stretching intervention on sleep quality in postmenopausal women
    Shelley S Tworoger
    The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, Wash 98109 1024, USA
    Sleep 26:830-6. 2003
    ....
  42. ncbi Effect of a yearlong, moderate-intensity exercise intervention on the occurrence and severity of menopause symptoms in postmenopausal women
    Erin J Aiello
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Menopause 11:382-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effect of moderate-intensity exercise on the occurrence and severity of menopause symptoms...
  43. doi Frequent search for sense by long-term breast cancer survivors associated with reduced HRQOL
    M Robyn Andersen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Women Health 47:19-37. 2008
    ..01 for all scales). It appears that continued efforts to search for sense in the cancer experience two or more years after cancer diagnosis are associated with PTSS and lower levels of HRQOL in long-term survivors of breast cancer...
  44. ncbi Effects of an exercise intervention on other health behaviors in overweight/obese post-menopausal women
    Isaac Rhew
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA, 98109 1024, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:472-81. 2007
    ..If other behaviors do change with increasing physical activity, this would complicate interpretation of differences in study outcomes in exercise intervention trials...
  45. ncbi Recruiting African-American barbershops for prostate cancer education
    Alton Hart
    Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1012-20. 2008
    ..We conclude from this study that African-American barbershops in general are welcoming environments in which to implement community-based prostate cancer education and public health research...
  46. ncbi Changes in cancer worry associated with participation in ovarian cancer screening
    M Robyn Andersen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Psychooncology 16:814-20. 2007
    ..Further research will be required to examine the possibility that screening reduces worry when women receive only normal, presumably reassuring, results...
  47. ncbi Cholecystokinin C-45T polymorphism and smoking cessation in women
    Thanh G Ton
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:147-51. 2007
    ..Our results fail to support prior evidence of an association of the CCK C-45T polymorphism with the ability to quit smoking...
  48. pmc Possible socioeconomic and ethnic disparities in quality of life in a cohort of breast cancer survivors
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 106:85-95. 2007
    ..This paper describes the ethnic and socioeconomic correlates of functioning in a cohort of long-term nonrecurring breast cancer survivors...
  49. ncbi The relationship between the social environment within religious organizations and intake of fat versus fruits and vegetables
    Alton Hart
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:503-16. 2007
    ..These results support further exploration of the potential influence of religious organizations' social environment on health behaviors and its applicability to dietary change interventions...
  50. ncbi Recruiting patients with breast cancer and their families to behavioral research in the post-HIPAA period
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:1049-54. 2007
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  51. ncbi Factors influencing prostate cancer screening decisions among African American men
    Michael A Sanchez
    Health Services Department, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:374-80. 2007
    ..The purposes of this study were: 1) to investigate components involved with decision-making for prostate cancer screening among African American men; and 2) to identify cultural factors that may influence screening decisions...
  52. ncbi Colorectal cancer screening practices of primary care physicians in Washington State
    Peggy A Hannon
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Cancer Control 15:174-81. 2008
    ..While research has identified barriers to screening from the patient perspective, less research has addressed screening from the physician perspective...
  53. ncbi Cancer yield of mammography, MR, and US in high-risk women: prospective multi-institution breast cancer screening study
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G3 200, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    Radiology 244:381-8. 2007
    ..To prospectively determine cancer yield, callback and biopsy rates, and positive predictive value (PPV) of mammography, magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, and ultrasonography (US) in women at high risk for breast cancer...
  54. ncbi Predictors of self-referral into a cancer genetics registry
    Nora Beidler Henrikson
    Institute for Public Health Genetics, University of Washington, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1387-92. 2007
    ..However, recruitment methods may attract different subgroups of individuals, so examining characteristics of samples recruited using different methods can help detect threats to the external validity of research results...
  55. ncbi Predictors of dietary change and maintenance in the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial
    Lesley F Tinker
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1155-66. 2007
    ..Candidate predictors included intrapersonal, interpersonal, intervention program characteristics, and clinical center...
  56. pmc Overweight and obesity in sexual-minority women: evidence from population-based data
    Ulrike Boehmer
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1134-40. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether lesbians have higher rates of overweight and obesity than women of other sexual orientations...
  57. doi Disseminating a successful dietary intervention to faith communities: feasibility of using staff contact and encouragement to increase uptake
    Peggy A Hannon
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:175-80. 2008
    ..To test the feasibility of a dissemination strategy to increase faith communities' (FCs) adoption and implementation of a tested dietary intervention...
  58. pmc Physical activity, long-term symptoms, and physical health-related quality of life among breast cancer survivors: a prospective analysis
    Catherine M Alfano
    Comprehensive Cancer Center and School of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:116-28. 2007
    ..This prospective study investigated physical activity (PA), occurrence of physical symptoms, and HRQOL in a large, ethnically-diverse cohort of breast cancer survivors...
  59. ncbi Genetic information: Special or not? Responses from focus groups with members of a health maintenance organization
    Brenda Diergaarde
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 143:564-9. 2007
    ..These data may guide future research and policy concerning the use and protection of medical information, including genetic information...
  60. ncbi Decision making in cancer primary prevention and chemoprevention
    Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin
    Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:179-87. 2006
    ..We know very little about how individuals decide to undertake, maintain, or discontinue cancer primary prevention or chemoprevention...
  61. ncbi Optimism, perceived risk of breast cancer, and cancer worry among a community-based sample of women
    Bonnie A McGregor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Health Psychol 23:339-44. 2004
    ..Multiple regression analyses revealed that perceived risk partially mediated the relationship between optimism and cancer worry...
  62. ncbi The feasibility of partnering with African-American barbershops to provide prostate cancer education
    Alton Hart
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:269-73. 2004
    ..It will be feasible to work with barbershops and their clients for a community-based prostate cancer screening decision-aid intervention for African-American men...
  63. ncbi Current research promises and challenges in behavioral oncology: report from the American Society of Preventive Oncology annual meeting, 2002
    Suzanne M Miller
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:171-80. 2004
    ....
  64. ncbi Evaluation of strategies used by family food preparers to influence healthy eating
    Emily Bourcier
    Center for Health Education and Research, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Appetite 41:265-72. 2003
    ..Findings have implications for designing dietary interventions to have the largest public health impact...
  65. ncbi Correlations in perceived food use between the family food preparer and their spouses and children
    Peggy A Hannon
    University of Washington, USA
    Appetite 40:77-83. 2003
    ..05). These findings indicate that dietary interventions targeting the FFP may benefit other family members...
  66. ncbi Changes in diet, physical activity, and supplement use among adults diagnosed with cancer
    Ruth E Patterson
    Department of Epidemiology and Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:323-8. 2003
    ..Design/subjects Telephone interviews of a population-based sample of 126 breast, 114 prostate, and 116 colorectal cancer patients from the state of Washington...
  67. ncbi Family history of diabetes as a potential public health tool
    Tabitha A Harrison
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:152-9. 2003
    ..Adequate levels of funding to further evaluate this approach and to develop appropriate tools should be made available for research activities focused on this important area...
  68. ncbi Effects of risk counseling on interest in breast cancer genetic testing for lower risk women
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Genet Med 4:359-65. 2002
    ..A randomized trial was conducted to test the effects of two counseling methods (genetic counseling and group counseling) against a control no-intervention condition on interest in genetic testing in lower risk women...
  69. ncbi Types of alternative medicine used by patients with breast, colon, or prostate cancer: predictors, motives, and costs
    Ruth E Patterson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, University of Washington Department of Epidemiology and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 8:477-85. 2002
    ..DESIGN, LOCATION, SUBJECTS: Telephone survey of 356 patients with colon, breast, or prostate cancer identified from the population-based Cancer Surveillance System of western Washington...
  70. ncbi Patient preferences of decision-making in the context of genetic testing for breast cancer risk
    Almut W Helmes
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP900, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Genet Med 4:150-7. 2002
    ..We conducted a study on women's preferred physician involvement in the decision to obtain genetic testing for breast cancer risk...
  71. ncbi Is religious orientation associated with fat and fruit/vegetable intake?
    Alton Hart
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1292-6. 2004
    ..These results support further exploration of religious orientation's potential influence on dietary behaviors and its applicability to dietary interventions...
  72. ncbi Sex differences in motives for use of complementary and alternative medicine among cancer patients
    Monique M Hedderson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:58-64. 2004
    ..There is evidence that the prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is increasing especially among women. However, little is known about why there are sex differences in the use of CAM...
  73. ncbi Correlates of fat intake behaviors in participants in the eating for a healthy life study
    Alton Hart
    Division of Quality Health Care, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1605-13. 2006
    ..This study identified socioeconomic correlates of total dietary fat intake in the Eating for a Healthy Life Study, a community-based dietary intervention study involving religious organizations...
  74. ncbi Retention in a breast cancer risk information trial: motivations of a population-based sample of women
    Kiley Ariail
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Genetics Program, Portland, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:591-603. 2006
    ..Increasing age predicted study assessment completion, and both cancer worry and White ethnicity predicted intervention retention...
  75. pmc Psychometric evaluation of the Brief Cancer Impact Assessment among breast cancer survivors
    Catherine M Alfano
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Oncology 70:190-202. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the psychometric properties of the 16-item Brief Cancer Impact Assessment (BCIA)...
  76. ncbi Reliability and validity of 2 single-item measures of psychosocial stress
    Alyson J Littman
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Epidemiology 17:398-403. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the measurement characteristics of 2 single-item measures on the amount of stress and the ability to handle stress...
  77. pmc What do we mean by Internet access? A framework for health researchers
    Nigel E Bush
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A15. 2004
    ..We group issues into two categories: connectivity and human interface. Our focus is to conceptualize access as a multicomponent issue that can either reduce or enhance the public health utility of electronic communications...
  78. ncbi Results of a randomized study of telephone versus in-person breast cancer risk counseling
    Almut W Helmes
    Institute of Psychology, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology, University of Freiburg, 79085 Freiburg, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 64:96-103. 2006
    ..Breast cancer risk counseling may help women to learn about their risk and appropriate options of testing. This study measured the effects of an intervention in-person and by telephone, compared to a control group...
  79. ncbi Research and practice opportunities at the intersection of health education, health behavior, and genomics
    Catharine Wang
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, and Michigan Center for Genomics and Public Health School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:686-701. 2005
    ..This analysis has identified the need to consider potential application efforts in genomics and HBHE from an ecological perspective, with an emphasis on multiple levels of intervention and analysis...
  80. ncbi Women's approaches to the use of new technology for cancer risk information
    Heidi K Unruh
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Women Health 40:59-78. 2004
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  81. ncbi The effects of physical and emotional status on adherence to a low-fat dietary pattern in the Women's Health Initiative
    Lesley F Tinker
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:789-800, 888. 2002
    ..To examine whether the effects of physical and emotional status on adherance to a low-fat (20% energy) dietary pattern are mediated by participation in an intervention program (attending sessions and self-monitoring)...
  82. ncbi Physical activity in relation to all-site and lung cancer incidence and mortality in current and former smokers
    Catherine M Alfano
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2233-41. 2004
    ..Prospective studies using more sophisticated measures of physical activity assessed at multiple time points during follow-up are needed to corroborate these associations...
  83. ncbi Information women receive about heart attacks and how it affects their knowledge, beliefs, and intentions to act in a cardiac emergency
    Hendrika Meischke
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Health Care Women Int 23:149-62. 2002
    ..The results are discussed in terms of their pragmatic implications...