R E Patterson

Summary

Affiliation: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Durability and diffusion of the nutrition intervention in the Working Well Trial
    R E Patterson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Prev Med 27:668-73. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a simplified vitamin supplement inventory developed for the Women's Health Initiative
    R E Patterson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Public Health Nutr 2:273-6. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in food sources of dietary fat in response to an intensive low-fat dietary intervention: early results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Ruth E Patterson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:454-60. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes in diet, weight, and serum lipid levels associated with olestra consumption
    R E Patterson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, MP 702, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2600-4. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Olestra consumption does not predict serum concentrations of carotenoids and fat-soluble vitamins in free-living humans: early results from the sentinel site of the olestra post-marketing surveillance study
    M D Thornquist
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Nutr 130:1711-8. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Olestra Postmarketing Surveillance Study: design and baseline results from the sentinel site
    A R Kristal
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 98:1290-6. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of retinol, alpha-tocopherol and the carotenoids are influenced by diet, race and obesity in a sample of healthy adolescents
    M L Neuhouser
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Nutr 131:2184-91. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint A household food inventory for North American Chinese
    J A Satia
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, MP 702, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Public Health Nutr 4:241-7. 2001

Research Grants

  1. DIET AND GENETIC RISKS FOR LUNG CANCER
    Ruth Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. ncbi request reprint Durability and diffusion of the nutrition intervention in the Working Well Trial
    R E Patterson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Prev Med 27:668-73. 1998
    ..We used data from 107 worksites in the WWT to test whether the nutrition intervention activities were maintained after the research program (i.e., durability) or were adopted by control sites (i.e., diffusion)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a simplified vitamin supplement inventory developed for the Women's Health Initiative
    R E Patterson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Public Health Nutr 2:273-6. 1999
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of a simplified inventory procedure for assessing nutrient intake from vitamin and mineral supplements...
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in food sources of dietary fat in response to an intensive low-fat dietary intervention: early results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Ruth E Patterson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:454-60. 2003
    ..To evaluate changes in food sources of dietary fat made by participants in the Women's Health Initiative Low-Fat Dietary Modification Trial...
  4. ncbi request reprint 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes in diet, weight, and serum lipid levels associated with olestra consumption
    R E Patterson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, MP 702, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2600-4. 2000
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  7. ncbi request reprint Olestra consumption does not predict serum concentrations of carotenoids and fat-soluble vitamins in free-living humans: early results from the sentinel site of the olestra post-marketing surveillance study
    M D Thornquist
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Nutr 130:1711-8. 2000
    ..06 in the cohort). In summary, there was no statistically significant evidence in this free-living population of associations between olestra consumption and decreased serum concentrations of carotenoids and fat-soluble vitamins...
  8. ncbi request reprint Olestra Postmarketing Surveillance Study: design and baseline results from the sentinel site
    A R Kristal
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 98:1290-6. 1998
    ..The purpose of the OPMSS is to monitor consumption patterns of olestra-containing snacks and to determine whether consumption affects nutritional status...
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of retinol, alpha-tocopherol and the carotenoids are influenced by diet, race and obesity in a sample of healthy adolescents
    M L Neuhouser
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Nutr 131:2184-91. 2001
    ..01) except lycopene. These models explained 20% of the variability in serum retinol, 28% of the variability in serum alpha-tocopherol, and 14-24% of the variability in serum carotenoids...
  10. ncbi request reprint A household food inventory for North American Chinese
    J A Satia
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, MP 702, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Public Health Nutr 4:241-7. 2001
    ..To determine whether a short set of questions about foods in the household can provide information about the fat-related dietary behaviour of individual household members in less-acculturated Chinese populations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Differences in fat-related dietary patterns between black, Hispanic and White women: results from the Women's Health Trial Feasibility Study in Minority Populations
    A R Kristal
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Public Health Nutr 2:253-62. 1999
    ..This report examines how sources of fat and patterns of fat-related dietary habits differed between black, Hispanic and white women participating in a randomized trial of a low-fat diet intervention...
  12. ncbi request reprint A brief dietary assessment instrument for assessing target foods, nutrients and eating patterns
    M L Neuhouser
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Public Health Nutr 4:73-8. 2001
    ..To develop and validate a new dietary assessment tool, the focused recall, and to use this to measure co-consumption of carotenoid-containing fruits and vegetables with savory snacks...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Precision and bias of food frequency-based measures of fruit and vegetable intakes
    A R Kristal
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:939-44. 2000
    ..24-0.32). These results, which were consistent across diverse participant samples, suggest that the 5 A Day method yields both biased and imprecise measures of vegetable intake and that research to improve this measure is needed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Is there a consumer backlash against the diet and health message?
    R E Patterson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave North, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 101:37-41. 2001
    ..Anecdotal evidence exists that the public is becoming skeptical about nutrition messages. This article examines whether there is a backlash against dietary recommendations and whether it is associated with less healthful diets...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of self-initiated, healthful dietary change
    A R Kristal
    Cancer Prevention Research Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 101:762-6. 2001
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  17. ncbi request reprint Development of scales to measure dietary acculturation among Chinese-Americans and Chinese-Canadians
    J A Satia
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, 1100 Fairview Ave, MP-702, Seattle, WA 98109-1024, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 101:548-53. 2001
    ..Therefore, the ability to accurately assess dietary acculturation is an important component of nutrition education, interventions, and counseling in these populations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Components of the working well trial intervention associated with adoption of healthful diets
    R E Patterson
    Working Well Trial Research Group, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 13:271-6. 1997
    ..This report examines whether variability in the type and amount of the nutrition intervention in a worksite-based intervention could explain dietary outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Study of diet, biomarkers and cancer risk in the United States, China and Costa Rica
    J A Satia
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Int J Cancer 82:28-32. 1999
    ..9 microg/dl in King County, 585.7 +/- 35.9 microg/dl in Shanghai and 461.1 +/- 33.1 microg/dl in Costa Rica. Plasma trans fatty acids (a biomarker of a diet high in hydrogenated fats) were highest in King County and lowest in Shanghai...
  20. ncbi request reprint 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplement use in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial: implications for prevention trials
    M L Neuhouser
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Nutr Cancer 39:12-8. 2001
    ..Our results can be generalized to similar chemoprevention trials...
  22. ncbi request reprint Indirect calorimetry protocol development for measuring resting metabolic rate as a component of total energy expenditure in free-living postmenopausal women
    N K Horner
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, WA 98109-1024, USA
    J Nutr 131:2215-8. 2001
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Serum carotenoids and risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in Southwestern American Indian women
    M A Schiff
    University of Washington, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1219-22. 2001
    ..17-0.95) were associated with the lowest risk of CIN. In conclusion, specially targeted intervention efforts to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables may protect Southwestern American Indian women from developing CIN...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dietary and other risk factors in women having fibrocystic breast conditions with and without concurrent breast cancer: a nested case-control study in Shanghai, China
    Wenjin Li
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Int J Cancer 115:981-93. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive examination of health conditions associated with obesity in older adults
    Ruth E Patterson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:385-90. 2004
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of risk factors for fibrocystic breast conditions: Shanghai Nutrition and Breast Disease Study, China, 1995-2000
    Chunyuan Wu
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:945-60. 2004
    ..A diet rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce cellular proliferation in the mammary epithelium; this is one mechanism by which such a diet could reduce risk of breast cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Frequency of soy food consumption and serum isoflavone concentrations among Chinese women in Shanghai
    Cara L Frankenfeld
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Public Health Nutr 7:765-72. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to validate the assessment of soy and isoflavone (daidzein and genistein) intakes, measured by an FFQ, by comparing intakes with serum isoflavone concentrations...
  29. ncbi request reprint Supplement use among cancer survivors in the Vitamins and Lifestyle (VITAL) study cohort
    Heather Greenlee
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:660-6. 2004
    ..These analyses describe the use of specific supplements by 10,857 cancer survivors in comparison to cancer-free controls (n = 64,226)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and physical activity and chronic disease prevention: research strategies and recommendations
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M3 A410, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1276-87. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Differences between estimated caloric requirements and self-reported caloric intake in the women's health initiative
    James R Hebert
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and the Center for Research on Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, and the South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:629-37. 2003
    ..To compare energy intake derived from a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) with estimated energy expenditure in postmenopausal women participating in a large clinical study...
  32. ncbi request reprint A practical method for collecting 3-day food records in a large cohort
    Ann Shattuck Kolar
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Epidemiology 16:579-83. 2005
    ..However, food records are considered unsuitable for large studies due to the need to train participants and to review and correct completed records...
  33. pmc Hip bone density predicts breast cancer risk independently of Gail score: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Zhao Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Arizona College of Public Health, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5211, USA
    Cancer 113:907-15. 2008
    ..The objective of the current study was to investigate whether hip BMD predicts postmenopausal breast cancer risk independently of the Gail score...
  34. doi request reprint A prospective study of the effect of hypertension and baseline blood pressure on cognitive decline and dementia in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study
    Karen C Johnson
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennesse 38163, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1449-58. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between baseline hypertension, blood pressure, and the development of cognitive decline in participants in the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study (WHIMS)...
  35. doi request reprint Relation of demographic factors, menstrual history, reproduction and medication use to sex hormone levels in postmenopausal women
    Anne McTiernan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:217-31. 2008
    ..These results suggest that while age, oophorectomy status, and NSAID use may be associated with selected sex hormone concentrations, few menstrual or reproductive factors affect endogenous sex hormones in the postmenopausal period...
  36. pmc Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of incident diabetes in the Women's Health Initiative
    Ian H De Boer
    Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:701-7. 2008
    ..We examined the effect of calcium plus vitamin D supplementation on the incidence of drug-treated diabetes in postmenopausal women...
  37. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E and selenium supplementation and risk of prostate cancer in the Vitamins and lifestyle (VITAL) study cohort
    Ulrike Peters
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:75-87. 2008
    ..We aimed to investigate the association of vitamin E and selenium supplementation with prostate cancer in the VITamins And Lifestyle (VITAL) study, a cohort study specifically designed to examine supplement use and future cancer risk...
  38. pmc Cystatin-C, renal function, and incidence of hip fracture in postmenopausal women
    Andrea Z LaCroix
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1434-41. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between chronic kidney disease and incident hip fracture using serum cystatin-C as a biomarker of renal function calculated without reference to muscle mass...
  39. ncbi request reprint 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Development of a glycemic index database for food frequency questionnaires used in epidemiologic studies
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Nutr 136:1604-9. 2006
    ..The augmentation of this FFQ database with GI and GL values will enable etiologic investigations of GI and GL with numerous disease outcomes in the WHI and other epidemiologic studies that utilize this FFQ...
  41. ncbi request reprint Olestra is associated with slight reductions in serum carotenoids but does not markedly influence serum fat-soluble vitamin concentrations
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:624-31. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplements and weight control in a middle-age population
    M C Nachtigal
    Bastyr University Research Institute, Kenmore, WA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:909-15. 2005
    ..This study investigates the association of long-term (10-year) use of 14 nutritional supplements, marketed as weight-control aids, with weight change over the past 10 years among individuals age 53 to 57 years...
  43. ncbi request reprint Assessment of a one-page questionnaire on long-term recreational physical activity
    Alyson J Littman
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Epidemiology 15:105-13. 2004
    ..Although there is considerable published research on methods to assess current or recent recreational physical activity, there are few short, self-administered questionnaires designed to assess long-term physical activity...
  44. ncbi request reprint Demographic and health-related correlates of herbal and specialty supplement use
    Susan Gunther
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:27-34. 2004
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Validation of a soy food frequency questionnaire with plasma concentrations of isoflavones in US adults
    Cara L Frankenfeld
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1407-13. 2002
    ..To validate assessment of soy intake using food frequency questionnaires (FFQs) compared with plasma isoflavone (genistein and daidzein) concentrations...
  46. ncbi request reprint Participant characteristics associated with errors in self-reported energy intake from the Women's Health Initiative food-frequency questionnaire
    Neilann K Horner
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:766-73. 2002
    ..Errors in self-reported dietary intake threaten inferences from studies relying on instruments such as food-frequency questionnaires (FFQs), food records, and food recalls...
  47. ncbi request reprint Dietary acculturation: applications to nutrition research and dietetics
    Jessie Satia-Abouta
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, Wash, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1105-18. 2002
    ..Practitioners working with immigrants should determine the degree to which dietary counseling should be focused on maintaining traditional eating habits, adopting the healthful aspects of eating in Western countries, or both...
  48. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of diet and acculturation in Chinese American and Chinese Canadian women
    Jessie Satia-Abouta
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, USA
    Ethn Health 7:21-39. 2002
    ..To examine the influence of diet-related psychosocial constructs on the dietary practices of Chinese populations living in North America...
  49. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Energy from fat is associated with obesity in U.S. men: results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial
    Jessie Satia-Abouta
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, MP 702, Seattle, Washington, 98109, USA
    Prev Med 34:493-501. 2002
    ..However, the literature on fat consumption and human obesity is inconclusive. This research examines associations between dietary fat intake and obesity in men participating in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial...
  51. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors and dietary habits associated with vegetable consumption
    Jessie A Satia
    The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Nutrition 18:247-54. 2002
    ..We assessed scales of psychosocial factors and dietary habits related to vegetable consumption and examined associations of these scales with vegetable intake...
  52. ncbi request reprint Diet and lifestyle correlates of lutein in the blood and diet
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Nutr 132:525S-530S. 2002
    ..4% increase in serum lutein concentration. Notably, however, the amount of variance in serum concentration that is explained by demographic characteristics, health-related behaviors and lifestyle factors remains substantial...
  53. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplement use and medical conditions: the VITAL study
    Jessie Satia-Abouta
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:43-51. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Validation of a soy food-frequency questionnaire and evaluation of correlates of plasma isoflavone concentrations in postmenopausal women
    Cara L Frankenfeld
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:674-80. 2003
    ..Soy foods may have various health benefits, but little is known about the patterns and correlates of soy consumption among postmenopausal women in the United States...
  55. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant supplement use in Women's Health Initiative participants
    James M Shikany
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Prev Med 36:379-87. 2003
    ..Although antioxidant supplements are widely available and commonly used in the United States, there is a lack of detailed information on their use, including types of supplements used, doses, duration of use, and changes in use over time...
  56. ncbi request reprint Selected nutritional biomarkers predict diet quality
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Cancer Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, POB 19024, MP 702, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Public Health Nutr 6:703-9. 2003
    ..To examine associations of biomarkers of nutrient intake with overall diet quality...
  57. ncbi request reprint The Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification trial: overview and baseline characteristics of participants
    Cheryl Ritenbaugh
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:S87-97. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint Is olestra consumption associated with changes in dietary intake, serum lipids, and body weight?
    Jessie Satia-Abouta
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Nutrition 19:754-9. 2003
    ..This report gives associations of olestra consumption (in savory snacks) with changes in nutrient intake, serum lipid concentrations, and body weight 1 y after these snacks became available nationally in the United States...
  59. ncbi request reprint The association between vitamin C and vitamin E supplement use before hematopoietic stem cell transplant and outcomes to two years
    Barbara Bruemmer
    Department of Epidemiology, Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Box 353410, 305 M Raitt Hall, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:982-90. 2003
    ..To examine the prevalence of supplement use in persons before receiving hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) and the association of select supplements with outcomes...
  60. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of self-report of vitamin and mineral supplement use in the vitamins and lifestyle study
    Jessie Satia-Abouta
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:944-54. 2003
    ..07). This self-administered questionnaire demonstrated high reproducibility and validity for collecting detailed information on supplement use...
  61. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables are associated with lower lung cancer risk only in the placebo arm of the beta-carotene and retinol efficacy trial (CARET)
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:350-8. 2003
    ..However, persons who use beta-carotene supplements do not benefit from the protective compounds in plant foods...
  62. ncbi request reprint VITamins And Lifestyle cohort study: study design and characteristics of supplement users
    Emily White
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:83-93. 2004
    ..These methods may be useful to other researchers implementing a large cohort study or designing a passive follow-up system...
  63. pmc Obesity and risk of pancreatic cancer among postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative (United States)
    J Luo
    Institute of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
    Br J Cancer 99:527-31. 2008
    ..Women in the highest quintile of waist-to-hip ratio had 70% (95% confidence interval 10-160%) excess risk of pancreatic cancer compared with women in the lowest quintile...
  64. pmc Effects of estrogen with and without progestin and obesity on symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux
    Zongli Zheng
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 135:72-81. 2008
    ..An association between female hormones and symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and may be modified by obesity is suggested but not proven. Factors affecting GERD progression, however, are largely unknown...
  65. pmc Usefulness of baseline lipids and C-reactive protein in women receiving menopausal hormone therapy as predictors of treatment-related coronary events
    Paul F Bray
    Cardeza Foundation for Hematologic Research and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1599-1605. 2008
    ..However, women with favorable lipid levels, especially LDL/HDL cholesterol ratio <2.5, did not have increased risk of coronary heart disease with CEE with or without MPA irrespective of hs-CRP...
  66. pmc Oophorectomy, hormone therapy, and subclinical coronary artery disease in women with hysterectomy: the Women's Health Initiative coronary artery calcium study
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Menopause 15:639-47. 2008
    ..In this study, we aimed to determine the associations between coronary artery calcium (CAC) and hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and hormone therapy use with a focus on the duration of menopause for which there was no hormone therapy use...
  67. ncbi request reprint Statin use and incident frailty in women aged 65 years or older: prospective findings from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Andrea Z LaCroix
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:369-75. 2008
    ..This study examines associations between current use, duration, and potency of statin medications and incident frailty in initially nonfrail women 65 years old or older...
  68. pmc Associations between age-related nuclear cataract and lutein and zeaxanthin in the diet and serum in the Carotenoids in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study, an Ancillary Study of the Women's Health Initiative
    Suzen M Moeller
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726 2336, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:354-64. 2008
    ..To evaluate associations between nuclear cataract (determined from slitlamp photographs between May 2001 and January 2004) and lutein and zeaxanthin in the diet and serum in patients between 1994 and 1998 and macula between 2001 and 2004...
  69. doi request reprint Estrogen plus progestin and breast cancer detection by means of mammography and breast biopsy
    Rowan T Chlebowski
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:370-7; quiz 345. 2008
    ..The effect of combined hormone therapy on breast cancer detection is not established...
  70. ncbi request reprint Effects of estrogen plus progestin on health-related quality of life
    Jennifer Hays
    Center for Women s Health, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77025, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1839-54. 2003
    ..The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) and other clinical trials indicate that significant health risks are associated with combination hormone use. Less is known about the effect of hormone therapy on health-related quality of life...
  71. pmc Abdominal aortic aneurysm events in the women's health initiative: cohort study
    Frank A Lederle
    VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BMJ 337:a1724. 2008
    ..To assess the association between potential risk factors and subsequent clinically important abdominal aortic aneurysm events (repairs and ruptures) in women...

Research Grants1

  1. DIET AND GENETIC RISKS FOR LUNG CANCER
    Ruth Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This work addresses important questions about the etiology and prevention of lung cancer, and can be completed with a modest amount of funding in addition to what has already been invested in this large chemoprevention trial. ..