B J Caan

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Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does nutritionist review of a self-administered food frequency questionnaire improve data quality?
    B J Caan
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program of Northern California, Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Public Health Nutr 2:565-9. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of postmenopausal weight gain
    Bette Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:893-902. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Life After Cancer Epidemiology (LACE) Study: a cohort of early stage breast cancer survivors (United States)
    Bette Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:545-56. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Low energy reporting may increase in intervention participants enrolled in dietary intervention trials
    Bette Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program of Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:357-66; quiz 491. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Post-diagnosis weight gain and breast cancer recurrence in women with early stage breast cancer
    Bette J Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, 2000 Broadway, 94612 Oakland, CA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 99:47-57. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Low-energy reporting in women at risk for breast cancer recurrence. Women's Healthy Eating and Living Group
    B J Caan
    Division of Research, The Kaiser Permanente Medical Group Inc, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:1091-7. 2000
  7. pmc Leptin and leptin receptor genotypes and colon cancer: gene-gene and gene-lifestyle interactions
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:1611-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids and recurrence-free survival in women with a history of breast cancer
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6631-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations between vitamin D, vitamin D receptor gene and the androgen receptor gene with colon and rectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    University of Utah, Health Research Center, Salt Lake City, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:3140-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Energy balance and rectal cancer: an evaluation of energy intake, energy expenditure, and body mass index
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 46:166-71. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Does nutritionist review of a self-administered food frequency questionnaire improve data quality?
    B J Caan
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program of Northern California, Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Public Health Nutr 2:565-9. 1999
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  2. ncbi request reprint Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of postmenopausal weight gain
    Bette Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:893-902. 2007
    ..Obesity in the United States has increased significantly during the past several decades. The role of calcium in the maintenance of a healthy body weight remains controversial...
  3. ncbi request reprint Life After Cancer Epidemiology (LACE) Study: a cohort of early stage breast cancer survivors (United States)
    Bette Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:545-56. 2005
    ..These data suggest that in the early years post-diagnosis, breast cancer survivors exhibit similar patterns to the general population in many health behaviors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Low energy reporting may increase in intervention participants enrolled in dietary intervention trials
    Bette Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program of Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:357-66; quiz 491. 2004
    ..To examine differences in low energy intake reporting between intervention and control groups during a dietary intervention trial...
  5. ncbi request reprint Post-diagnosis weight gain and breast cancer recurrence in women with early stage breast cancer
    Bette J Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, 2000 Broadway, 94612 Oakland, CA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 99:47-57. 2006
    ..To examine whether weight gain after diagnosis of breast cancer affects the risk of breast cancer recurrence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Low-energy reporting in women at risk for breast cancer recurrence. Women's Healthy Eating and Living Group
    B J Caan
    Division of Research, The Kaiser Permanente Medical Group Inc, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:1091-7. 2000
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  7. pmc Leptin and leptin receptor genotypes and colon cancer: gene-gene and gene-lifestyle interactions
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:1611-7. 2008
    ..VDR polymorphisms interacted with all LEP and LEPR polymorphisms. These data support an association between LEP and colon cancer. They also suggest that the mechanisms linking leptin to colon cancer may be independent of energy balance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids and recurrence-free survival in women with a history of breast cancer
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6631-8. 2005
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  9. ncbi request reprint Associations between vitamin D, vitamin D receptor gene and the androgen receptor gene with colon and rectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    University of Utah, Health Research Center, Salt Lake City, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:3140-6. 2006
    ..05) relative to men with fewer than 23 CAG repeats of the AR gene. These data provide support for the role of vitamin D and sunshine exposure in the etiology of colorectal cancer and suggest that AR gene may modulate the association...
  10. ncbi request reprint Energy balance and rectal cancer: an evaluation of energy intake, energy expenditure, and body mass index
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 46:166-71. 2003
    ..However, both physical activity and energy intake were significantly associated with rectal cancer risk. These data suggest that energy expenditure and energy intake alter rectal cancer risk through mechanisms other than energy balance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms, dietary promotion of insulin resistance, and colon and rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 55:35-43. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Increases in plasma carotenoid concentrations in response to a major dietary change in the women's healthy eating and living study
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, UCSD Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Dept 0901, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1886-92. 2006
    ..Other intervention studies have not achieved the level of change in circulating carotenoids required to properly test this hypothesis...
  13. pmc Dietary intake of folate and co-factors in folate metabolism, MTHFR polymorphisms, and reduced rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:153-63. 2007
    ..Folate intake, low methyl donor status, and MTHFR polymorphisms may play independent roles in the etiology of rectal cancer...
  14. pmc Reproductive steroid hormones and recurrence-free survival in women with a history of breast cancer
    Cheryl L Rock
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:614-20. 2008
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  15. pmc Comparison of baseline dietary intake of Hispanic and matched non-Hispanic white breast cancer survivors enrolled in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living study
    Mariá A Hernández-Valero
    Center for Research on Minority Health, Department of Health Disparities Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1323-9. 2008
    ..To assess the reported baseline dietary intake of Hispanic and non-Hispanic white breast cancer survivors in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living study, a randomized plant-based dietary intervention clinical trial...
  16. pmc Influence of a diet very high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in fat on prognosis following treatment for breast cancer: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) randomized trial
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    JAMA 298:289-98. 2007
    ..Evidence is lacking that a dietary pattern high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in total fat can influence breast cancer recurrence or survival...
  17. ncbi request reprint Increase in cruciferous vegetable intake in women previously treated for breast cancer participating in a dietary intervention trial
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Nutr Cancer 57:11-9. 2007
    ..These data suggest that this study population will be the first U.S. population sample to provide ample quantity and variety in cruciferous intake to examine whether these vegetables are protective against breast cancer recurrence...
  18. ncbi request reprint On the importance of using multiple methods of dietary assessment
    Loki Natarajan
    Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, California 92093 0645, USA
    Epidemiology 15:738-45. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Eating frequency and the risk of colon cancer
    Ashley O Coates
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94612 2304, USA
    Nutr Cancer 43:121-6. 2002
    ..The increased risk of colon cancer limited to men eating less than three times per day may be due to uncontrolled confounding...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association of fluids from beverages with risk of rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84101, USA
    Nutr Cancer 49:25-31. 2004
    ..Associations of alcohol to risk for rectal cancer may be related to cellular hyperproliferation and may be modified by NSAID use...
  21. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and colon cancer: an evaluation of the modifying effects of estrogen (United States)
    M L Slattery
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 375 Chipeta Way, Suite A, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:75-84. 2003
    ..The association between body mass index (BMI) and colon cancer has been reported to be different for men and women. No prior literature has examined if estrogen influences these differences...
  22. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of the effect of a plant-based dietary pattern on additional breast cancer events and survival: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) Study
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0645, USA
    Control Clin Trials 23:728-56. 2002
    ..We will assess evidence of effectiveness by the length of the breast cancer event-free interval, as well as by overall survival separately in all the women in the study as well as specifically in women under and over the age of 55 years...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sex-specific differences in colon cancer associated with p53 mutations
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 49:41-8. 2004
    ..For these analyses, women were classified as estrogen positive or negative, based on menopausal status and use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Achieving substantial changes in eating behavior among women previously treated for breast cancer--an overview of the intervention
    Vicky A Newman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:382-91; quiz 488. 2005
    ..To report baseline to 12-month dietary change and investigate whether cooking-class attendance influenced adherence to the study's dietary targets...
  25. ncbi request reprint PPARgamma, energy balance, and associations with colon and rectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 51:155-61. 2005
    ..These data do not support the hypothesis that the P12A PPARgamma polymorphism is associated with colon or rectal cancer through regulation of energy balance...
  26. ncbi request reprint Telephone counseling intervention increases intakes of micronutrient- and phytochemical-rich vegetables, fruit and fiber in breast cancer survivors
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Nutr 134:452-8. 2004
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  27. ncbi request reprint Interactions of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor {gamma} and diet in etiology of colorectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Suite A, 375 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1224-9. 2005
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  28. ncbi request reprint Statin use and risk of prostate cancer in the California Men's Health Study cohort
    E Dawn Flick
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, 5th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2218-25. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest that long-term statin use might be associated with a reduced risk of prostate cancer but perhaps only among regular nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug users...
  29. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor pathway polymorphisms associated with body size in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Research Center, Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Suite A, 375 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1802-9. 2005
    ..These results provide evidence that IGF pathway polymorphisms have functional effects on growth and central obesity and indicate that genotype-phenotype relationships are ethnic specific...
  30. pmc Reliability of plasma carotenoid biomarkers and its relation to study power
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Epidemiology 19:338-44. 2008
    ..We assessed reliability of plasma carotenoid levels over time and how it could influence study power through sample size and effect-size...
  31. pmc Transcription factor 7-like 2 polymorphism and colon cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:978-82. 2008
    ..78; 95% CI, 0.62-0.98) in a dose-response fashion (P for linear trend across genotypes = 0.03). These data suggest that colon cancer risk associated with the rs7903146 TCF7L2 polymorphism is modified by use of aspirin/NSAIDs...
  32. pmc The MLH1 -93 G>A promoter polymorphism and genetic and epigenetic alterations in colon cancer
    Wade S Samowitz
    Department of Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 47:835-44. 2008
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  33. pmc Telephone counseling helps maintain long-term adherence to a high-vegetable dietary pattern
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Nutr 137:2291-6. 2007
    ..This large change will allow testing of hypotheses on the role of dietary change in preventing additional breast cancer events...
  34. pmc IL6 genotypes and colon and rectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1095-105. 2007
    ..This study provides further support for inflammation-related factors in the etiology of CRC. Other studies are needed to explore other genes in this and other inflammation-related pathways...
  35. pmc Tamoxifen, hot flashes and recurrence in breast cancer
    Joanne E Mortimer
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:421-6. 2008
    ..The strength of this finding suggests that further study of the relationship between hot flashes and breast cancer progression is warranted. Additional work is warranted to clarify the mechanism of hot flashes in this setting...
  36. ncbi request reprint Meat consumption patterns and preparation, genetic variants of metabolic enzymes, and their association with rectal cancer in men and women
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    J Nutr 134:776-84. 2004
    ..These data suggest that mutagens such as HCA that form when meat is cooked may be culpable substances in rectal cancer risk, not red meat itself...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association of smoking, CpG island methylator phenotype, and V600E BRAF mutations in colon cancer
    Wade S Samowitz
    Department of Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1731-8. 2006
    ..We investigated whether the association between smoking and all colon cancers could be explained through induction of CIMP and/or BRAF mutations...
  38. ncbi request reprint The CYP1A1 genotype may alter the association of meat consumption patterns and preparation with the risk of colorectal cancer in men and women
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    J Nutr 135:179-86. 2005
    ..Genetic susceptibility may modify the associations of some meat or meat preparation factors with the risk of colorectal cancer...
  39. pmc California Men's Health Study (CMHS): a multiethnic cohort in a managed care setting
    Shelley M Enger
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Pasadena, CA 91188, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:172. 2006
    ..We established a male, multiethnic cohort primarily to study prostate cancer etiology and secondarily to study the etiologies of other cancer and non-cancer conditions...
  40. ncbi request reprint Haplotype analysis of common vitamin D receptor variants and colon and rectal cancers
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:744-9. 2006
    ..In this analysis, haplotypes of the VDR influenced risk of colon cancer, but haplotype variables had only slightly better ability to explain case-control differences than genotype variables...
  41. ncbi request reprint Associations between ERalpha, ERbeta, and AR genotypes and colon and rectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, School of Medicine, University of Utah, 375 Chipeta Way, Suite A, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2936-42. 2005
    ..71; 95% CI, 2.89-15.6). Our results suggest that the ERbeta gene is more important than ERalpha in the etiology of colorectal cancer...
  42. pmc CDX2 VDR polymorphism and colorectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, 375 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2752-5. 2007
    ..71; 95% CI, 0.52-0.97) but not colon cancer. These data suggest that haplotype analysis that encompasses different domains of the VDR gene might further our understanding of associations between the VDR gene and colon and rectal cancer...