Marilyn L Kwan

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Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patient-physician interaction and quality of life in recently diagnosed breast cancer patients
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:581-95. 2013
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient awareness and knowledge of breast cancer-related lymphedema in a large, integrated health care delivery system
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 135:591-602. 2012
  4. pmc Validation of AJCC TNM staging for breast tumors diagnosed before 2004 in cancer registries
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1587-91. 2012
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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 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
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Exercise in patients with lymphedema: a systematic review of the contemporary literature
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:320-36. 2011

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc Patient-physician interaction and quality of life in recently diagnosed breast cancer patients
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:581-95. 2013
    ..In the breast cancer treatment setting, characteristics of the patient-physician interaction as perceived by the patient are associated with QOL, yet were not specific to patient race/ethnicity...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient awareness and knowledge of breast cancer-related lymphedema in a large, integrated health care delivery system
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 135:591-602. 2012
    ..With the growing population of breast cancer survivors, increasing patient awareness and education about lymphedema risk reduction and care after cancer diagnosis is warranted...
  4. pmc Validation of AJCC TNM staging for breast tumors diagnosed before 2004 in cancer registries
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1587-91. 2012
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  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  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 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...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Exercise in patients with lymphedema: a systematic review of the contemporary literature
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:320-36. 2011
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the contemporary literature to distill the weight of the evidence and provide recommendations for exercise and lymphedema care in breast cancer survivors...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Maternal diet and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:503-14. 2009
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  13. 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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  14. ncbi request reprint Maternal illness and drug/medication use during the period surrounding pregnancy and risk of childhood leukemia among offspring
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:27-35. 2007
    ..Furthermore, maternal iron supplement use may be protective against childhood leukemia...
  15. pmc NSAIDs and breast cancer recurrence in a prospective cohort study
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:613-20. 2007
    ..We examined the association between NSAID use and breast cancer recurrence in a prospective cohort of 2,292 early-stage breast cancer survivors diagnosed from 1997 to 2000 participating in the Life After Cancer Epidemiology (LACE) Study...
  16. pmc Post-diagnosis statin use and breast cancer recurrence in a prospective cohort study of early stage breast cancer survivors
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 109:573-9. 2008
    ..We examined the association between post-diagnosis statin use (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A [HMG-CoA] inhibitors) and risk of breast cancer recurrence...
  17. 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)...
  18. pmc Change in physical activity during active treatment in a prospective study of breast cancer survivors
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:679-90. 2012
    ..64; P = 0.0001). These data suggest challenges in maintaining physical activity levels during active treatment among women with breast cancer. Interventions to encourage physical activity in breast cancer survivors should be pursued...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clinician awareness and knowledge of breast cancer-related lymphedema in a large, integrated health care delivery setting
    Emily K Tam
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:1029-38. 2012
    ..With the growing number of breast cancer survivors, increasing clinician education about BCRL across all specialties is warranted...
  23. pmc Employment status and quality of life in recently diagnosed breast cancer survivors
    Allegra W Timperi
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Psychooncology 22:1411-20. 2013
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  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Intrinsic subtypes from the PAM50 gene expression assay in a population-based breast cancer survivor cohort: prognostication of short- and long-term outcomes
    Bette J Caan
    Authors Affiliations Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Epidemiology Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah and The Associated Regional and University Pathologist Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, Salt Lake City, Utah
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:725-34. 2014
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  27. pmc 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...
  28. pmc 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...
  29. pmc Race and breast cancer survival by intrinsic subtype based on PAM50 gene expression
    Candyce H Kroenke
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, 5th Floor, Oakland, CA, 94612, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 144:689-99. 2014
    ..Although Black women had a higher risk of the Basal-like subtype, which has poor prognosis, this did not explain the Black-White BC survival disparity...
  30. 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...
  31. pmc Intrinsic Subtypes from PAM50 Gene Expression Assay in a Population-Based Breast Cancer Cohort: Differences by Age, Race, and Tumor Characteristics
    Carol Sweeney
    Authors Affiliations Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah The Associated Regional and University Pathologist Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, Salt Lake City, Utah and Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:714-24. 2014
    ..Data are lacking to describe gene expression-based breast cancer intrinsic subtype patterns for population-based patient groups...
  32. pmc 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...
  33. pmc Smoking and survival after breast cancer diagnosis: a prospective observational study and systematic review
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 136:521-33. 2012
    ..Women who smoke following breast cancer diagnosis and treatment are at higher risk of death both from breast cancer and other causes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Food consumption by children and the risk of childhood acute leukemia
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Public Health Biology and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:1098-107. 2004
    ..These results suggest that fruits or fruit juices that contain vitamin C and/or potassium may reduce the risk of childhood leukemia, especially if they are consumed on a regular basis during the first 2 years of life...
  35. pmc Breastfeeding and the risk of childhood leukemia: a meta-analysis
    Marilyn L Kwan
    Division of Public Health Biology and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:521-35. 2004
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