Lawrence Kushi

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association between dietary fiber and endometrial cancer: a dose-response meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1730-7. 2007
  2. pmc OBAYA (obesity and adverse health outcomes in young adults): feasibility of a population-based multiethnic cohort study using electronic medical records
    Corinna Koebnick
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 Los Robles, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA, 91101, USA
    Popul Health Metr 10:15. 2012
  3. pmc Does neighborhood environment influence girls' pubertal onset? findings from a cohort study
    Julianna Deardorff
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:27. 2012
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle factors and survival in women with breast cancer
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Nutr 137:236S-242S. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic research on the obesity epidemic: a socioenvironmental perspective
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 17:131-3. 2006
  7. pmc A practical method for collecting food record data in a prospective cohort study of breast cancer survivors
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1315-23. 2010
  8. 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
  9. pmc A cohort study of vitamin D intake and melanoma risk
    Maryam M Asgari
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 129:1675-80. 2009
  10. pmc Antioxidant supplementation and risk of incident melanomas: results of a large prospective cohort study
    Maryam M Asgari
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:879-82. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Prospective Study of Breast Cancer Survivorship
    Lawrence Kushi; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Prospective Study of Breast Cancer Survivorship
    Lawrence H Kushi; Fiscal Year: 2010

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Publications28

  1. pmc Association between dietary fiber and endometrial cancer: a dose-response meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1730-7. 2007
    ..Although dietary fiber has been shown to beneficially reduce estrogen concentrations and prevent obesity, its role in endometrial cancer has received relatively little attention...
  2. pmc OBAYA (obesity and adverse health outcomes in young adults): feasibility of a population-based multiethnic cohort study using electronic medical records
    Corinna Koebnick
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 Los Robles, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA, 91101, USA
    Popul Health Metr 10:15. 2012
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  3. pmc Does neighborhood environment influence girls' pubertal onset? findings from a cohort study
    Julianna Deardorff
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:27. 2012
    ..The current study prospectively examined associations between neighborhood environment and timing of pubertal onset in a multi-ethnic cohort of girls. Body mass index (BMI) was examined as a mediator of these associations...
  4. 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
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  5. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle factors and survival in women with breast cancer
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Nutr 137:236S-242S. 2007
    ..This and other studies promise to provide some of the first objective information regarding diet and breast cancer prognosis and serve as models for studies of diet and prognosis of other cancers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic research on the obesity epidemic: a socioenvironmental perspective
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 17:131-3. 2006
  7. pmc A practical method for collecting food record data in a prospective cohort study of breast cancer survivors
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1315-23. 2010
    ..When participants receive proper instruction, undocumented food records can be satisfactory for large epidemiologic studies...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc A cohort study of vitamin D intake and melanoma risk
    Maryam M Asgari
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 129:1675-80. 2009
    ..13, CI=0.89-1.43), or combined dietary and supplemental intake (1.05, CI=0.79-1.40). In this large prospective cohort, we did not find an association between vitamin D intake and melanoma risk...
  10. pmc Antioxidant supplementation and risk of incident melanomas: results of a large prospective cohort study
    Maryam M Asgari
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:879-82. 2009
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  11. pmc Risk factors for lymphedema in a prospective breast cancer survivorship study: the Pathways Study
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, 94612, USA
    Arch Surg 145:1055-63. 2010
    ..To determine the incidence of breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL) during the early survivorship period as well as demographic, lifestyle, and clinical factors associated with BCRL development...
  12. ncbi request reprint American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for cancer prevention: reducing the risk of cancer with healthy food choices and physical activity
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Etiology and Prevention Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:254-81; quiz 313-4. 2006
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  13. pmc Quality of life among women recently diagnosed with invasive breast cancer: the Pathways Study
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:507-24. 2010
    ..Quality of life as influenced by a diagnosis of breast cancer is an important factor in cancer survivorship. Age, stage at diagnosis, and social support are key factors in this important variable...
  14. 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...
  15. 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)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and cancer
    Lawrence Kushi
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Am J Med 113:63S-70S. 2002
    ..This conclusion is consistent with current recommendations for cancer prevention as promulgated by the American Cancer Society...
  17. doi request reprint Colon cancer survival with herbal medicine and vitamins combined with standard therapy in a whole-systems approach: ten-year follow-up data analyzed with marginal structural models and propensity score methods
    Michael McCulloch
    Pine Street Foundation, San Anselmo, CA, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 10:240-59. 2011
    ..Combining PAM+V with conventional therapy improved survival, compared with conventional therapy alone, suggesting that prospective trials combining PAM+V with conventional therapy are justified...
  18. doi request reprint Dietary patterns and breast density in the Minnesota Breast Cancer Family Study
    Marilyn Tseng
    Division of Population Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19111, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:481-9. 2008
    ..Whether dietary patterns, rather than single foods or nutrients, are associated with breast density is not known. We investigated this in the Minnesota Breast Cancer Family Study...
  19. ncbi request reprint The development of a questionnaire to assess past year physical activity in a multi-ethnic/racial urban population
    Julie A Britton
    Division of Environmental Health Science, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Soz Praventivmed 47:178-94. 2002
    ..Describe energy expenditure (EE) patterns in the sample used for questionnaire development...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and risk of lung cancer in a pooled analysis of prospective studies
    Stephanie A Smith-Warner
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:987-92. 2002
    ..These data do not support an important relation between fat or cholesterol intakes and lung cancer risk. The means to prevent this important disease remains avoidance of smoking...
  21. ncbi request reprint Interaction of dietary folate intake, alcohol, and risk of hormone receptor-defined breast cancer in a prospective study of postmenopausal women
    Thomas A Sellers
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1104-7. 2002
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint High-folate diets and breast cancer survival in a prospective cohort study
    Thomas A Sellers
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nutr Cancer 44:139-44. 2002
    ..These findings, although preliminary, afford some reassurance that folate supplementation is unlikely to have a significant adverse effect on survival after chemotherapy for breast cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and physical activity during and after cancer treatment: an American Cancer Society guide for informed choices
    Jean K Brown
    University at Buffalo School of Nursing, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 53:268-91. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Body size changes in relation to postmenopausal breast cancer among women on Long Island, New York
    Sybil M Eng
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:229-37. 2005
    ..55, 95% CI: 0.32, 0.96). These results add to the literature by focusing on the perimenopausal weight trajectory and support efforts urging women to avoid weight gain as they age...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and endometrial cancer risk: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Nutr Cancer 58:6-21. 2007
    ..We did not find any cohort studies evaluating fruit and vegetables separately. No firm conclusion can be drawn at this time in the absence of additional well-conducted population-based studies and, particularly, prospective data...
  26. pmc Dietary lipids and endometrial cancer: the current epidemiologic evidence
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St, 5568, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:687-703. 2007
    ..We summarize here the current evidence for several dietary lipids...
  27. pmc Consumption of animal foods and endometrial cancer risk: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany St, 5568, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:967-88. 2007
    ..The current literature does not support an association with dairy products, while the evidence is inconsistent for poultry, fish, and eggs. More studies, particularly prospective studies, are needed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Meat and dairy food consumption and breast cancer: a pooled analysis of cohort studies
    Stacey A Missmer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:78-85. 2002
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the risk of breast cancer associated with meat and dairy food consumption and to assess whether non-dietary risk factors modify the relation...

Research Grants8

  1. Prospective Study of Breast Cancer Survivorship
    Lawrence Kushi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..10. This study will provide some of the first information on these risk factors and breast cancer prognosis. ..
  2. Prospective Study of Breast Cancer Survivorship
    Lawrence H Kushi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....