Jessica Chubak

Summary

Affiliation: Group Health Cooperative
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perspectives of cancer survivors on the role of different healthcare providers in an integrated delivery system
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA, 98101, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 8:229-38. 2014
  2. pmc Uptake and positive predictive value of fecal occult blood tests: A randomized controlled trial
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 357236, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:671-8. 2013
  3. pmc Measurement in comparative effectiveness research
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:513-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of 1-year change in patient activation in older adults with diabetes mellitus and heart disease
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1316-21. 2012
  5. pmc Administrative data algorithms to identify second breast cancer events following early-stage invasive breast cancer
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:931-40. 2012
  6. pmc Tradeoffs between accuracy measures for electronic health care data algorithms
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:343-349.e2. 2012
  7. pmc Colorectal cancer risk in relation to use of acid suppressive medications
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:540-4. 2009
  8. pmc Breast cancer recurrence risk in relation to antidepressant use after diagnosis
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 112:123-32. 2008
  9. pmc Colorectal cancer risk in relation to antidepressant medication use
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Int J Cancer 128:227-32. 2011
  10. pmc Cost of breast-related care in the year following false positive screening mammograms
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Med Care 48:815-20. 2010

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Perspectives of cancer survivors on the role of different healthcare providers in an integrated delivery system
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA, 98101, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 8:229-38. 2014
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe patient perspectives on survivorship care 1 year after cancer diagnosis...
  2. pmc Uptake and positive predictive value of fecal occult blood tests: A randomized controlled trial
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 357236, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:671-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the uptake of three mailed high-sensitivity fecal occult blood tests (FOBTs)...
  3. pmc Measurement in comparative effectiveness research
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:513-9. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Predictors of 1-year change in patient activation in older adults with diabetes mellitus and heart disease
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1316-21. 2012
    ..To identify patterns and predictors of 1-year change in patient activation in chronically ill older adults...
  5. pmc Administrative data algorithms to identify second breast cancer events following early-stage invasive breast cancer
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:931-40. 2012
    ..An alternative is using administrative health-care data to identify second breast cancer events; however, these algorithms must be validated against a gold standard...
  6. pmc Tradeoffs between accuracy measures for electronic health care data algorithms
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:343-349.e2. 2012
    ..We review the uses of electronic health care data algorithms, measures of their accuracy, and reasons for prioritizing one measure of accuracy over another...
  7. pmc Colorectal cancer risk in relation to use of acid suppressive medications
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:540-4. 2009
    ..A few epidemiologic studies have investigated acid suppressant use and CRC risk; none has documented an overall association. We sought to investigate whether acid suppressants are associated with CRC risk...
  8. pmc Breast cancer recurrence risk in relation to antidepressant use after diagnosis
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 112:123-32. 2008
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  9. pmc Colorectal cancer risk in relation to antidepressant medication use
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Int J Cancer 128:227-32. 2011
    ..Future studies with larger sample sizes should further examine individual drugs as well as dose, duration and recency of use...
  10. pmc Cost of breast-related care in the year following false positive screening mammograms
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Med Care 48:815-20. 2010
    ..We sought to estimate the direct cost, from the perspective of the health insurer or purchaser, of breast-care services in the year following a false positive screening mammogram compared with a true negative examination...
  11. pmc Antidepressant medications and change in mammographic density in postmenopausal women
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:676-9. 2009
    ..Several studies suggest antidepressant medications can increase prolactin levels. Some, but not all, studies suggest prolactin levels are positively associated with mammographic breast density, an established risk factor for breast cancer...
  12. doi request reprint An automated intervention with stepped increases in support to increase uptake of colorectal cancer screening: a randomized trial
    Beverly B Green
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101 1466, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:301-11. 2013
    ..Screening decreases colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality, yet almost half of age-eligible patients are not screened at recommended intervals...
  13. pmc Nonparticipation in a population-based trial to increase colorectal cancer screening
    Beverly B Green
    Group Health Permanente, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:390-7. 2012
    ..Many trials have tested different strategies to increase colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. Few describe whether participants are representative of the population from which they are recruited...
  14. ncbi request reprint Associations between reproductive and menstrual factors and postmenopausal androgen concentrations
    Jessica Chubak
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:704-12. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Moderate-intensity exercise reduces the incidence of colds among postmenopausal women
    Jessica Chubak
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, Seattle, Wash 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Med 119:937-42. 2006
    ..Our aim was to assess the effect of a moderate-intensity, year-long exercise program on the risk of colds and other upper respiratory tract infections in postmenopausal women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of exercise on bone mineral density and lean mass in postmenopausal women
    Jessica Chubak
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, and University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1236-44. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effects of physical activity on bone mineral density, bone mineral content, and lean mass in postmenopausal, overweight/obese women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Associations between reproductive and menstrual factors and postmenopausal sex hormone concentrations
    Jessica Chubak
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1296-301. 2004
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  19. pmc Frequent antibiotic use and second breast cancer events
    Heidi S Wirtz
    Departments of Pharmacy, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1588-99. 2013
    ..Antibiotic use may be associated with higher breast cancer risk and breast cancer mortality, but no study has evaluated the relation between antibiotic use and second breast cancer events (SBCE)...
  20. pmc Patient-reported discontinuation of endocrine therapy and related adverse effects among women with early-stage breast cancer
    Erin J Aiello Bowles
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Oncol Pract 8:e149-57. 2012
    ..We conducted a larger self-report evaluation of endocrine therapy discontinuation associated with patient characteristics and therapy-related adverse effects...
  21. pmc Threats to validity of nonrandomized studies of postdiagnosis exposures on cancer recurrence and survival
    Jessica Chubak
    Affiliations of authors Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA JC, DMB, HSW Department of Epidemiology JC, NSW, Department of Pharmacy DMB, HSW, and Department of Biostatistics BM, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA NSW
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1456-62. 2013
    ..Attention to known challenges in epidemiologic research is critical for the validity of studies of postdiagnosis exposures and cancer outcomes. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Serum lipoproteins in overweight/obese postmenopausal women: a one-year exercise trial
    Manish Mohanka
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:231-9. 2006
    ..This analysis was conducted to study the effect of a 1-yr moderate-intensity aerobic exercise program on serum lipoproteins among overweight/obese postmenopausal women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer risk in estrogen users after switching to estrogen-progestin therapy
    Jessica Chubak
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1001-7. 2007
    ..It is unknown whether postmenopausal unopposed estrogen users are better off, in terms of endometrial cancer risk, switching to a combined estrogen-progestin regimen or stopping hormone use altogether...
  24. pmc Systems of support to increase colorectal cancer screening and follow-up rates (SOS): design, challenges, and baseline characteristics of trial participants
    Beverly B Green
    Group Health Permanente, Seattle, WA 98101, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:589-603. 2010
    ..Screening decreases colorectal cancer (CRC) morbidity and mortality, yet remains underutilized. Screening breakdowns arise from lack of uptake and failure to follow-up after a positive screening test...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparative safety of cardiovascular medication use and breast cancer outcomes among women with early stage breast cancer
    Denise M Boudreau
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA, 98101, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 144:405-16. 2014
    ..A majority of CVD medications evaluated in this study appear safe with respect to SBCE, but ACEI and BB use warrant further evaluation. The study presented is one example of the questions that can be addressed using the COMBO cohort...
  26. pmc Patient-reported care coordination: associations with primary care continuity and specialty care use
    David T Liss
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:323-9. 2011
    ..This study investigated (1) the association between care coordination and continuity of primary care, and (2) differences in this association by level of specialty care use...
  27. pmc Effect of exercise on serum sex hormones in men: a 12-month randomized clinical trial
    Vivian N Hawkins
    Cancer Prevention Program, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:223-33. 2008
    ..This analysis was conducted to examine the effects of long-term aerobic exercise on serum sex hormones in middle-aged to older men...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. pmc Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in relation to tricyclic antidepressant use
    Sarah J Lowry
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA
    Ann Epidemiol 23:349-54. 2013
    ..We investigated the relationship between use of tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Previous studies provided some evidence of an association, but did not assess risk of NHL subtypes...
  30. pmc Referral, receipt, and completion of chemotherapy in patients with early-stage breast cancer older than 65 years and at high risk of breast cancer recurrence
    Diana S M Buist
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:4508-14. 2009
    ..Some women with early-stage breast cancer are at higher risk of recurrence and can benefit from chemotherapy. We describe patterns of referral, receipt, and completion of chemotherapy among older women at high risk of recurrence...
  31. pmc Endocrine therapy initiation from 2001 to 2008 varies by age at breast cancer diagnosis and tumor size
    Erin J Aiello Bowles
    Group Health Research Institute and Group Health Physicians, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA
    J Oncol Pract 8:113-20. 2012
    ..To evaluate tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitor (AI) initiation over time and by patient characteristics among women diagnosed with breast cancer in a community setting...
  32. pmc Prophylactic oophorectomy rates in relation to a guideline update on referral to genetic counseling
    Gaia Pocobelli
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 126:229-35. 2012
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  33. pmc Transitioning to independence and maintaining research careers in a new funding climate: american society of preventive oncology junior members interest group report
    Jada G Hamilton
    Authors Affiliations Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention Process of Care Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Health Behaviors Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut Group Health Research Institute and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:2138-42. 2013
    ..These lessons can be used by early-career investigators in cancer prevention and control as they transition to independence and build programs of fundable research...
  34. ncbi request reprint Association of CYP17, CYP19, CYP1B1, and COMT polymorphisms with serum and urinary sex hormone concentrations in postmenopausal women
    Shelley S Tworoger
    The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:94-101. 2004
    ..This study provides further evidence that genetic variation may appreciably alter sex hormone concentrations in postmenopausal women not taking hormone therapy...