Genomes and Genes


Laurel Habel


Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA


  1. Check D, Albers K, Uppal K, Suga J, Adams A, Habel L, et al. Examining the role of access to care: Racial/ethnic differences in receipt of resection for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer among integrated system members and non-members. Lung Cancer. 2018;125:51-56 pubmed publisher
    ..g., patient-provider communication) may underlie disparities. Future research should focus on identifying such modifiable factors. ..
  2. Habel L, Achacoso N, Haque R, Nekhlyudov L, Fletcher S, Schnitt S, et al. Declining recurrence among ductal carcinoma in situ patients treated with breast-conserving surgery in the community setting. Breast Cancer Res. 2009;11:R85 pubmed publisher
    ..Changes in pathology factors have likely also contributed to this decline. ..
  3. Bradley M, Ferrara A, Achacoso N, Ehrlich S, Quesenberry C, Habel L. A Cohort Study of Metformin and Colorectal Cancer Risk among Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2018;27:525-530 pubmed publisher
    ..i>Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev; 27(5); 525-30. ©2018 AACRSee related commentary by Jackson and García-Albéniz, p. 520. ..
  4. Habel L, Cooper W, Sox C, Chan K, Fireman B, Arbogast P, et al. ADHD medications and risk of serious cardiovascular events in young and middle-aged adults. JAMA. 2011;306:2673-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Apparent protective associations likely represent healthy-user bias. ..
  5. Kwan M, Kroenke C, Sweeney C, Bernard P, Weltzien E, Castillo A, et al. Association of high obesity with PAM50 breast cancer intrinsic subtypes and gene expression. BMC Cancer. 2015;15:278 pubmed publisher
    ..ER expression may not increase correspondingly with increasing degree of obesity. Highly obese patients are more likely to have tumor subtypes associated with high proliferation and poorer prognosis. ..
  6. Hassett M, Jiang W, Habel L, Nekhlyudov L, Achacoso N, Acton L, et al. Characteristics of second breast events among women treated with breast-conserving surgery for DCIS in the community. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016;155:541-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Understanding the characteristics of SBCs and identifying correlations between these and index DCIS events could influence treatment choices for DCIS, and may help patients and providers develop treatment paradigms for SBCs. ..
  7. Habel L, Lipson J, Achacoso N, Rothstein J, Yaffe M, Liang R, et al. Case-control study of mammographic density and breast cancer risk using processed digital mammograms. Breast Cancer Res. 2016;18:53 pubmed publisher
    ..Processed digital mammograms acquired for routine clinical care in a general practice setting are suitable for breast density and cancer research. ..
  8. Habel L, Ray G, Silverberg M, Horberg M, Yawn B, Castillo A, et al. The epidemiology of herpes zoster in patients with newly diagnosed cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013;22:82-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Cancer patients are at substantially increased risk of HZ and among those with HZ, complications are relatively common. Better HZ prevention and treatment options for cancer patients are needed. ..