Bette J Caan

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Weight change and survival after breast cancer in the after breast cancer pooling project
    Bette J Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1260-71. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Effect of postdiagnosis weight change on hot flash status among early-stage breast cancer survivors
    Bette J Caan
    Kaiser Permanente, Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1492-7. 2012
  3. pmc Generational status and duration of residence predict diabetes prevalence among Latinos: the California Men's Health Study
    Ameena T Ahmed
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:392. 2009
  4. 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
  5. pmc Characterization of the association between 8q24 and colon cancer: gene-environment exploration and meta-analysis
    Carolyn M Hutter
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:670. 2010
  6. pmc Vasomotor symptoms, adoption of a low-fat dietary pattern, and risk of invasive breast cancer: a secondary analysis of the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled dietary modification trial
    Bette J Caan
    DRPH, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:4500-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Soy food consumption and breast cancer prognosis
    Bette J Caan
    Division of Research, Kasier Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:854-8. 2011
  8. pmc Pre-diagnosis body mass index, post-diagnosis weight change, and prognosis among women with early stage breast cancer
    Bette J Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Program of Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1319-28. 2008
  9. pmc Postdiagnosis alcohol consumption and breast cancer prognosis in the after breast cancer pooling project
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:32-41. 2013
  10. pmc Dietary change and reduced breast cancer events among women without hot flashes after treatment of early-stage breast cancer: subgroup analysis of the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1565S-1571S. 2009

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. pmc Weight change and survival after breast cancer in the after breast cancer pooling project
    Bette J Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1260-71. 2012
    ..To further understand effects of postdiagnostic weight variation on survival, we examined the relationship by comorbid status and initial body mass index (BMI)...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of postdiagnosis weight change on hot flash status among early-stage breast cancer survivors
    Bette J Caan
    Kaiser Permanente, Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1492-7. 2012
    ..Treatments other than estrogen replacement to alleviate HF are needed. Body weight is related to hot flashes, but little is known about the effect of weight change on HF...
  3. pmc Generational status and duration of residence predict diabetes prevalence among Latinos: the California Men's Health Study
    Ameena T Ahmed
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:392. 2009
    ..This study examined how generational status, duration of US residence, and language preference are associated with diabetes prevalence and to what extent these explain the higher prevalence among Latinos...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Characterization of the association between 8q24 and colon cancer: gene-environment exploration and meta-analysis
    Carolyn M Hutter
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:670. 2010
    ..Genome-wide association studies and subsequent replication studies have shown that single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the chromosomal region 8q24 are associated with colorectal cancer susceptibility...
  6. pmc Vasomotor symptoms, adoption of a low-fat dietary pattern, and risk of invasive breast cancer: a secondary analysis of the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled dietary modification trial
    Bette J Caan
    DRPH, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:4500-7. 2009
    ..To assess whether the effect of a low-fat dietary pattern on breast cancer incidence varied by report of baseline vasomotor symptoms...
  7. doi request reprint Soy food consumption and breast cancer prognosis
    Bette J Caan
    Division of Research, Kasier Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:854-8. 2011
    ..We examined, using data from the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) study, the effect of soy intake on breast cancer prognosis...
  8. pmc Pre-diagnosis body mass index, post-diagnosis weight change, and prognosis among women with early stage breast cancer
    Bette J Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Program of Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1319-28. 2008
    ..We examined the association between body mass index (BMI) around the time of diagnosis, weight change post-diagnosis, and breast cancer prognosis in a prospective cohort study of 1,692 breast cancer survivors...
  9. pmc Postdiagnosis alcohol consumption and breast cancer prognosis in the after breast cancer pooling project
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:32-41. 2013
    ..Alcohol consumption is an established risk factor for incident breast cancer. However, its role in breast cancer prognosis remains unclear...
  10. pmc Dietary change and reduced breast cancer events among women without hot flashes after treatment of early-stage breast cancer: subgroup analysis of the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1565S-1571S. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Statin use and risk of colorectal cancer in a cohort of middle-aged men in the US: a prospective cohort study
    E Dawn Flick
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Drugs 69:1445-57. 2009
    ..Thus, it is biologically plausible that HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins), therapeutic agents that also possess anti-inflammatory effects, are also associated with a lowered risk of colorectal cancer...
  12. pmc Pre-diagnosis body mass index and survival after breast cancer in the After Breast Cancer Pooling Project
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 132:729-39. 2012
    ..Morbidly obese women were also at increased risk of death from breast cancer. These results suggest that degree of obesity confers differential risk on survival...
  13. pmc High- and low-fat dairy intake, recurrence, and mortality after breast cancer diagnosis
    Candyce H Kroenke
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, 2101 Webster, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:616-23. 2013
    ..Dietary fat in dairy is a source of estrogenic hormones and may be related to worse breast cancer survival. We evaluated associations between high- and low-fat dairy intake, recurrence, and mortality after breast cancer diagnosis...
  14. pmc Multivitamin use and breast cancer outcomes in women with early-stage breast cancer: the Life After Cancer Epidemiology study
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:195-205. 2011
    ..034) had better overall survival. Multivitamin use along with practice of other health-promoting behaviors may be beneficial in improving breast cancer outcomes in select groups of survivors...
  15. pmc Soy isoflavones and risk of cancer recurrence in a cohort of breast cancer survivors: the Life After Cancer Epidemiology study
    Neela Guha
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 118:395-405. 2009
    ..Further confirmation is required in other large prospective studies before recommendations regarding soy intake can be issued to breast cancer survivors...
  16. pmc Dietary pattern influences breast cancer prognosis in women without hot flashes: the women's healthy eating and living trial
    Ellen B Gold
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:352-9. 2009
    ..To determine whether a low-fat diet high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber differentially affects prognosis in breast cancer survivors with hot flashes (HF) or without HF after treatment...
  17. pmc Alcohol consumption and breast cancer recurrence and survival among women with early-stage breast cancer: the life after cancer epidemiology study
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:4410-6. 2010
    ..To examine the association of alcohol consumption after breast cancer diagnosis with recurrence and mortality among early-stage breast cancer survivors...
  18. 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...
  19. pmc Physical activity and risk of recurrence and mortality in breast cancer survivors: findings from the LACE study
    Barbara Sternfeld
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:87-95. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of physical activity following diagnosis and treatment with the risk of breast cancer recurrence and mortality and all-cause mortality in women with early-stage breast cancer...
  20. doi request reprint Social networks, social support, and burden in relationships, and mortality after breast cancer diagnosis in the Life After Breast Cancer Epidemiology (LACE) study
    Candyce H Kroenke
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2101 Webster, 20th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 137:261-71. 2013
    ..74-1.72). Social networks were also more important for caregivers versus noncaregivers. Larger social networks predicted better prognosis after breast cancer, but associations depended on the quality and burden of family relationships...
  21. pmc Dietary patterns and breast cancer recurrence and survival among women with early-stage breast cancer
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:919-26. 2009
    ..To determine the association of dietary patterns with cancer recurrence and mortality of early-stage breast cancer survivors...
  22. pmc The Pathways Study: a prospective study of breast cancer survivorship within Kaiser Permanente Northern California
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1065-76. 2008
    ..Only recently new studies have been designed to examine the impact of lifestyle factors on prognosis, including Pathways, a prospective study of women with breast cancer in Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC)...
  23. doi request reprint Lifetime cigarette smoking and breast cancer prognosis in the after breast cancer pooling project
    John P Pierce
    Affiliations of authors Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA JPP, Rep, CMS, SWF, LN Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA BJC Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN SJN, X OS Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA EMP, WYC Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA WYC
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:djt359. 2014
    ..There is controversy on whether former smokers have increased risk for breast cancer recurrence or all-cause mortality, regardless of how much they smoked...
  24. 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
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Social networks, social support mechanisms, and quality of life after breast cancer diagnosis
    Candyce H Kroenke
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:515-27. 2013
    ..Effective social support interventions need to evolve beyond social-emotional interventions and need to account for disease severity and treatment status...
  26. pmc Patterns and predictors of breast cancer chemotherapy use in Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2004-2007
    Allison W Kurian
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 137:247-60. 2013
    ..72, 95 % CI 1.02-2.90). In this equal-access healthcare system, chemotherapy use followed practice guidelines, but varied by race and socio-demographic factors. These findings may inform efforts to optimize quality in breast cancer care...
  27. pmc Effects of a dietary intervention and weight change on vasomotor symptoms in the Women's Health Initiative
    Candyce H Kroenke
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    Menopause 19:980-8. 2012
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Social networks, social support and burden in relationships, and mortality after breast cancer diagnosis
    Candyce H Kroenke
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, 2101 Webster, 20th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:375-85. 2012
    ..Other social network members were unrelated to mortality. Social relationships may have both adverse and beneficial influences on breast cancer survival. Clarifying these depends on understanding the context of women's relationships...
  29. pmc Epidemiology of breast cancer subtypes in two prospective cohort studies of breast cancer survivors
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R31. 2009
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Red wine consumption and risk of prostate cancer: the California men's health study
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:171-9. 2010
    ..16 (0.83-1.63). Neither red wine nor total alcohol consumption were associated with prostate cancer risk in this population of moderate drinkers...
  31. doi request reprint Alcoholic beverage intake and risk of lung cancer: the California Men's Health Study
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 South Los Robles Avenue, Suite 201, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2692-9. 2008
    ..We investigated the effect of alcoholic beverage consumption on the risk of lung cancer using the California Men's Health Study...
  32. doi request reprint Red wine consumption not associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Nutr Cancer 62:849-55. 2010
    ..Moderate red wine consumption was not associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer in this population of middle-aged men...
  33. doi request reprint A pragmatic cluster randomized clinical trial of diabetes prevention strategies for women with gestational diabetes: design and rationale of the Gestational Diabetes' Effects on Moms (GEM) study
    Assiamira Ferrara
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:21. 2014
    ....
  34. pmc Variation in vitamin D supplementation among adults in a multi-race/ethnic health plan population, 2008
    Nancy P Gordon
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California s Division of Research in Oakland, Oakland, CA, USA
    Nutr J 11:104. 2012
    ..Our study examined variation in vitamin D supplementation practices in an adult health plan population by age, gender, and race-ethnicity...
  35. pmc Design and methods of a multi-site, multi-behavioral treatment trial for menopausal symptoms: the MsFLASH experience
    Barbara Sternfeld
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:25-34. 2013
    ..Behavioral strategies are recommended for menopausal symptoms, but little evidence exists regarding efficacy...
  36. doi request reprint The California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium (CBCSC): prognostic factors associated with racial/ethnic differences in breast cancer survival
    Anna H Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Rm 4443, Los Angeles, CA, 90089, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1821-36. 2013
    ..This cohort will enable analyses to jointly consider a variety of clinical, lifestyle, and contextual factors in attempting to explain the long-standing disparities in breast cancer outcomes...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...

Research Grants11

  1. Long Term Health Outcomes in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Bette Caan; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. BEHAVIORAL CORRELATES OF RECURRENCE IN BREAST CANCER
    Bette Caan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It will also establish a resource for future studies where predictors of long term survival can be examined ..
  3. Molecular Profiles and Lifestyle Factors in Breast Cancer Prognosis
    Bette J Caan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This population-based cohort is uniquely positioned to address several important gaps in our knowledge about cancer survivorship. ..