Rachel Ballard-Barbash

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc DEXA measures of body fat percentage and acute phase proteins among breast cancer survivors: a cross-sectional analysis
    Anne Dee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Room 418D 2001 Soto Street, MC9239, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    BMC Cancer 12:343. 2012
  2. pmc Trends in research on energy balance supported by the National Cancer Institute
    Rachel Ballard-Barbash
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:416-23. 2013
  3. pmc Physical activity, biomarkers, and disease outcomes in cancer survivors: a systematic review
    Rachel Ballard-Barbash
    Applied Research Program, Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:815-40. 2012
  4. pmc Physical activity, weight control, and breast cancer risk and survival: clinical trial rationale and design considerations
    Rachel Ballard-Barbash
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, EPN 4005, Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:630-43. 2009
  5. pmc Estrogenic botanical supplements, health-related quality of life, fatigue, and hormone-related symptoms in breast cancer survivors: a HEAL study report
    Huiyan Ma
    Division of Cancer Etiology, Department of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:109. 2011
  6. pmc The association between television watching time and all-cause mortality after breast cancer
    Stephanie M George
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 7:247-52. 2013
  7. pmc Postdiagnosis diet quality, the combination of diet quality and recreational physical activity, and prognosis after early-stage breast cancer
    Stephanie M George
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Suite 320, MSC 7232, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:589-98. 2011
  8. pmc Fatigue, inflammation, and ω-3 and ω-6 fatty acid intake among breast cancer survivors
    Catherine M Alfano
    Office of Cancer Survivorship, National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Blvd, Ste 404, Bethesda, MD 20892 8336, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1280-7. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Structure of dietary measurement error: results of the OPEN biomarker study
    Victor Kipnis
    Biometry Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7354, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:14-21; discussion 22-6. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Modeling the dissemination of mammography in the United States
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Applied Research Branch, National Cancer Institute NIH, MSC 8317, Suite 504, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7359, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:701-12. 2005

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  1. pmc DEXA measures of body fat percentage and acute phase proteins among breast cancer survivors: a cross-sectional analysis
    Anne Dee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Room 418D 2001 Soto Street, MC9239, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    BMC Cancer 12:343. 2012
    ..This study examines the association between percent body fat and SAA and CRP and the potential interaction with NSAID use and weight change...
  2. pmc Trends in research on energy balance supported by the National Cancer Institute
    Rachel Ballard-Barbash
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:416-23. 2013
    ..From FY2004 to FY2010, NCI's investment in energy balance and related health behavior research showed growth in funding and diversity of mechanisms, topics, and disciplines-growth that reflects new directions in this field...
  3. pmc Physical activity, biomarkers, and disease outcomes in cancer survivors: a systematic review
    Rachel Ballard-Barbash
    Applied Research Program, Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:815-40. 2012
    ..We systematically reviewed studies that examined relationships between physical activity and mortality (cancer-specific and all-cause) and/or cancer biomarkers...
  4. pmc Physical activity, weight control, and breast cancer risk and survival: clinical trial rationale and design considerations
    Rachel Ballard-Barbash
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, EPN 4005, Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:630-43. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Estrogenic botanical supplements, health-related quality of life, fatigue, and hormone-related symptoms in breast cancer survivors: a HEAL study report
    Huiyan Ma
    Division of Cancer Etiology, Department of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:109. 2011
    ..It remains unclear whether estrogenic botanical supplement (EBS) use influences breast cancer survivors' health-related outcomes...
  6. pmc The association between television watching time and all-cause mortality after breast cancer
    Stephanie M George
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 7:247-52. 2013
    ..In a multiethnic, prospective cohort of breast cancer survivors, we hypothesized that television watching time would be independently associated with an increased risk of death from any cause...
  7. pmc Postdiagnosis diet quality, the combination of diet quality and recreational physical activity, and prognosis after early-stage breast cancer
    Stephanie M George
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Suite 320, MSC 7232, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:589-98. 2011
    ..To investigate, among women with breast cancer, how postdiagnosis diet quality and the combination of diet quality and recreational physical activity are associated with prognosis...
  8. pmc Fatigue, inflammation, and ω-3 and ω-6 fatty acid intake among breast cancer survivors
    Catherine M Alfano
    Office of Cancer Survivorship, National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Blvd, Ste 404, Bethesda, MD 20892 8336, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1280-7. 2012
    ..This study investigated fatigue, inflammation, and intake of ω-3 and ω-6 PUFAs among breast cancer survivors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Structure of dietary measurement error: results of the OPEN biomarker study
    Victor Kipnis
    Biometry Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7354, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:14-21; discussion 22-6. 2003
    ..Results suggest that the interpretation of findings from FFQ-based epidemiologic studies of diet-disease associations needs to be reevaluated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Modeling the dissemination of mammography in the United States
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Applied Research Branch, National Cancer Institute NIH, MSC 8317, Suite 504, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7359, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:701-12. 2005
    ..This paper presents a methodology for piecing together disparate data sources to obtain a comprehensive model for the use of mammography screening in the US population for the years 1975-2000...
  11. pmc Beyond recreational physical activity: examining occupational and household activity, transportation activity, and sedentary behavior in relation to postmenopausal breast cancer risk
    Stephanie M George
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2288-95. 2010
    ..We prospectively examined nonrecreational physical activity and sedentary behavior in relation to breast cancer risk among 97 039 postmenopausal women in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study...
  12. pmc Physical activity and head and neck cancer risk
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1391-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the relation of physical activity to head and neck cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Estimates of the number of US women who could benefit from tamoxifen for breast cancer chemoprevention
    Andrew N Freedman
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:526-32. 2003
    ..67% or higher for breast cancer chemoprevention. However, tamoxifen use has been associated with adverse outcomes, and not all eligible women have a positive benefit/risk ratio...
  14. ncbi request reprint What factors are associated with diagnostic follow-up after abnormal mammograms? Findings from a U.S. National Survey
    K Robin Yabroff
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:723-32. 2004
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  15. pmc Sedentary behavior, health-related quality of life, and fatigue among breast cancer survivors
    Stephanie M George
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Phys Act Health 10:350-8. 2013
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Adiposity, adult weight change, and postmenopausal breast cancer risk
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, EPS, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2091-102. 2007
    ..Obesity is a risk factor for postmenopausal breast cancer, but the role of the timing and amount of adult weight change in breast cancer risk is unclear...
  17. doi request reprint Population-based estimate of the prevalence of HER-2 positive breast cancer tumors for early stage patients in the US
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Invest 28:963-8. 2010
    ..Tumor grade and race were associated with HER-2 for women aged ≥ 50 years after controlling for other variables. HER-2 varies by age and by race and tumor in older women...
  18. pmc Physical activity and esophageal and gastric carcinoma in a large prospective study
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:112-9. 2009
    ..Few studies have investigated the relationship of physical activity to esophageal and gastric carcinoma according to histology and anatomic site...
  19. pmc Physical activity during adulthood and adolescence in relation to renal cell cancer
    Steven C Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:149-57. 2008
    ..82 (95% CI: 0.68, 1.00; p(trend) = 0.05) for activity during adolescence. The authors conclude that increased physical activity, including activity during adolescence, is associated with reduced risk of renal cell cancer...
  20. pmc Disentangling the body weight-bone mineral density association among breast cancer survivors: an examination of the independent roles of lean mass and fat mass
    Stephanie M George
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:497. 2013
    ..Research is needed to determine whether lean mass (LM) and fat mass (FM) independently relate to BMD in this patient group...
  21. pmc Pain in long-term breast cancer survivors: the role of body mass index, physical activity, and sedentary behavior
    Laura P Forsythe
    Office of Cancer Survivorship, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 137:617-30. 2013
    ..05). Weight gain and lack of physical activity place breast cancer survivors at risk for pain long after treatment ends. Weight control and exercise interventions should be tested for effects on long-term pain in these women...
  22. pmc U.S. primary care physicians' diet-, physical activity-, and weight-related care of adult patients
    Ashley Wilder Smith
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:33-42. 2011
    ..Overweight and obesity are substantial problems in the U.S., but few national studies exist on primary care physicians' (PCPs') clinical practices regarding overweight and obesity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Overweight, obesity, and mortality in a large prospective cohort of persons 50 to 71 years old
    Kenneth F Adams
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:763-78. 2006
    ..0 or more, is associated with an increased risk of death, but the relation between overweight (a BMI of 25.0 to 29.9) and the risk of death has been questioned...
  24. pmc Anthropometric correlates of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) and IGF binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) levels by race/ethnicity and gender
    Jessica M Faupel-Badger
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:841-9. 2009
    ..S. population-based study where these associations could also be stratified by race/ethnicity and gender...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening practices from National Health Interview Surveys: past, present, and future
    Robert A Hiatt
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1837-46. 2002
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  26. pmc The roles of support seeking and race/ethnicity in posttraumatic growth among breast cancer survivors
    Erin E Kent
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences and Center for Cancer Training, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 31:393-412. 2013
    ..02). Support program experiences and patient-provider encounters should be examined to determine which attributes facilitate PTG in diverse populations. ..
  27. pmc Sleep duration change across breast cancer survivorship: associations with symptoms and health-related quality of life
    Catherine M Alfano
    Office of Cancer Survivorship, National Cancer Institute, DCCPS NCI NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD, 20892 8336, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:243-54. 2011
    ..These results point to the need for routine assessment of sleep as part of survivorship care...
  28. pmc Data and trends in cancer screening in the United States: results from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey
    Judith Swan
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 116:4872-81. 2010
    ..We also examine trends from 1992 through 2005 to determine whether differences in screening use are increasing, staying the same, or decreasing...
  29. doi request reprint Body mass index, physical activity, and bladder cancer in a large prospective study
    Corinna Koebnick
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1214-21. 2008
    ..358), respectively. In conclusion, these findings provide support for a modest adverse effect of adiposity on risk for bladder cancer. In contrast, our results do not suggest a relation between physical activity and bladder cancer...
  30. pmc Leveraging epidemiology and clinical studies of cancer outcomes: recommendations and opportunities for translational research
    Joanne W Elena
    Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Branch, DCCPS 6130 Executive Blvd, rm 5136 Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:85-94. 2013
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk prediction models: a workshop on development, evaluation, and application
    Andrew N Freedman
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:715-23. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Active transportation increases adherence to activity recommendations
    David Berrigan
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:210-6. 2006
    ..This study explores inclusion of non-leisure-time walking and bicycling (NLTWB) used for transportation on the prevalence of adherence to PA recommendations and the magnitude of apparent disparities in adherence for California adults...
  33. pmc Physical activity and cancer-specific mortality in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study cohort
    Hannah Arem
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
    Int J Cancer 135:423-31. 2014
    ..Future studies should confirm observed associations and further explore timing of physical activity and underlying biological mechanisms. ..
  34. doi request reprint Self-reported and objectively measured activity related to biomarkers using NHANES
    Audie A Atienza
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7335, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:815-21. 2011
    ..S. adults...
  35. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant therapy for breast cancer: practice patterns of community physicians
    Linda C Harlan
    Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:1809-17. 2002
    ..We evaluated the use of adjuvant therapy for breast cancer using the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus Development Conference statements as guideposts for assessing how rapidly community physicians adopt recommended therapies...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy hormone concentrations across ethnic groups: implications for later cancer risk
    Nancy Potischman
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 4005 EPN, 6130 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1514-20. 2005
    ..These data are consistent with hypotheses that in utero hormonal exposures may explain some of the ethnic group differences in cancer risk...
  37. ncbi request reprint Religious and spiritual practices and identification among individuals living with cancer and other chronic disease
    Anita H Ambs
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Prevention Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 5:53-60. 2007
    ..Future research should continue to examine whether and how religious and spiritual practices are used as complementary or alternative medicine, and health care professionals should ask their patients about such use...
  38. pmc Reproducibility of physical activity recall over fifteen years: longitudinal evidence from the CARDIA study
    Ashley Wilder Smith
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:180. 2013
    ..To examine the benefits of physical activity (PA) on diseases with a long developmental period, it is important to determine reliability of long-term PA recall...
  39. ncbi request reprint Sedentary behavior, health-related quality of life, and fatigue among breast cancer survivors
    Stephanie M George
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
    J Phys Act Health 10:350-8. 2013
    ..Conclusion: In this breast cancer survivor cohort, self-reported sedentary time was not associated with HRQOL or fatigue, 3.5 years postdiagnosis...
  40. pmc Race/ethnicity, physical activity, and quality of life in breast cancer survivors
    Ashley Wilder Smith
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:656-63. 2009
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Language use and adherence to multiple cancer preventive health behaviors among Hispanics
    April Oh
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Prevention, Behavioral Researchn Program, Health Promotion Research Branch, Rockville, MD 20852 7335, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:849-59. 2011
    ..Study findings support evidence behaviors occur in combination and contributes to understanding of the role of language use in patterns of behavioral adherence...
  42. ncbi request reprint Physical activity recommendations and decreased risk of mortality
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2453-60. 2007
    ..Whether national physical activity recommendations are related to mortality benefit is incompletely understood...
  43. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor-I binding protein-3: quality control for studies of stored serum
    David Berrigan
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1017-22. 2007
    ..Together, these results highlight the need for care in large studies of putative biomarkers for cancer risk and illustrate some probable sources of heterogeneity in past epidemiologic studies of the IGF axis and cancer...
  44. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and acculturation among adult Hispanics in the United States
    David Berrigan
    Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 77:147-57. 2006
    ..In either case, assessing both types of activity is important for monitoring and understanding Hispanic health behaviors and interpreting epidemiological studies that involve physical activity in Hispanics...
  45. doi request reprint Are patterns of health behavior associated with cancer screening?
    Helen I Meissner
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7331, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:168-75. 2009
    ..This study investigates the relationship between patterns of health behaviors and the use of cancer-screening tests while controlling for sociodemographic and health system factors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Community-based use of chemotherapy and hormonal therapy for early-stage breast cancer: 1987-2000
    Linda C Harlan
    Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:872-7. 2006
    ..We describe trends in the use of chemotherapy and hormonal therapy by nodal and estrogen receptor (ER) status in women with early-stage breast cancer...
  47. ncbi request reprint The frequency of ipsilateral second tumors after breast-conserving surgery for DCIS: a population based analysis
    Joan L Warren
    Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer 104:1840-8. 2005
    ..This analysis of women treated with breast-conserving surgery (BCS) evaluated the impact of radiation therapy (RT) in patient outcomes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Physician use of genetic testing for cancer susceptibility: results of a national survey
    Louise Wideroff
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:295-303. 2003
    ..39; 95% CI, 0.23-0.66%). These findings underscore the importance of establishing effective clinical approaches to test use and promoting physician education to facilitate communication with patients about cancer genetics...
  49. pmc Pediatricians' and family physicians' weight-related care of children in the U.S
    Terry T K Huang
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:24-32. 2011
    ..Few national data exist to assess primary care physicians' (PCPs') clinical practices with regard to childhood obesity...
  50. ncbi request reprint Central adiposity after breast cancer diagnosis is related to mortality in the Health, Eating, Activity, and Lifestyle study
    Stephanie M George
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 146:647-55. 2014
    ..Insulin resistance and inflammation may mediate the effects of central adiposity on mortality among breast cancer patients. ..
  51. ncbi request reprint Is mode of breast cancer detection associated with cancer treatment in the United States?
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer 112:1011-9. 2008
    ..In the current study, the authors explored whether detection by mammography was associated with greater use of guideline-consistent breast cancer treatment among patients with recently diagnosed breast cancer in the United States...
  52. doi request reprint Social and physical environments of sports and exercise reported among adults in the American Time Use Survey
    Genevieve Fridlund Dunton
    Health Promotion Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd EPN 4051C, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892 7365, USA
    Prev Med 47:519-24. 2008
    ..Demographic and temporal patterns in the social and physical environments of sports and exercise in the American Time Use Survey (years 2003-2006) are described...
  53. pmc Physical activity in relation to total, advanced, and fatal prostate cancer
    Steven C Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2458-66. 2008
    ..96; 95% CI, 0.67-1.36; P(trend) = 0.99). Neither vigorous exercise at baseline nor exercise during adolescence was related to risk of total, advanced, or fatal prostate cancer in this large prospective cohort...
  54. ncbi request reprint Quality assurance in follow-up and initial treatment for screening mammography programs in 22 countries
    Carrie N Klabunde
    National Cancer Institute, Health Services and Economics Branch, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:449-61. 2002
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  55. ncbi request reprint Using intake biomarkers to evaluate the extent of dietary misreporting in a large sample of adults: the OPEN study
    Amy F Subar
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1-13. 2003
    ..There was little underreporting of the percentage of energy from protein for men or women. These findings have important implications for nutritional epidemiology and dietary surveillance...
  56. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplement use in individuals living with cancer and other chronic conditions: a population-based study
    Melissa Farmer Miller
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Blvd, Ste 404, MSC 8336, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:483-94. 2008
    ..Our objective was to compare supplement use among those with and without cancer and among those with and without other chronic conditions, and to identify correlates of supplement use by cancer status...
  57. ncbi request reprint Trends in abnormal cancer screening results in the United States of America
    K Robin Yabroff
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Med Screen 14:67-72. 2007
    ..Although recent trends in the use of recommended breast and cervical cancer screening have been well documented in the USA, little is known about trends in the prevalence of abnormal screening results...
  58. doi request reprint Breast and cervical cancer screening programme implementation in 16 countries
    Emily C Dowling
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Med Screen 17:139-46. 2010
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  59. pmc Linking tobacco control policies and practices to early cancer endpoints: surveillance as an agent for change
    Anne M Hartman
    Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2215-9. 2008
    ....
  60. pmc Trends in the treatment and survival for local and regional cutaneous melanoma in a US population-based study
    Linda C Harlan
    Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Melanoma Res 21:547-54. 2011
    ..Survival was associated with tumor thickness. Early detection when the tumor thickness is less may decrease mortality. Future research should especially target decreasing the disparity in survival between men and women...
  61. pmc Colorectal cancer risk prediction tool for white men and women without known susceptibility
    Andrew N Freedman
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, EPN 4005 MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:686-93. 2009
    ....
  62. pmc Prospective study of physical activity and lung cancer by histologic type in current, former, and never smokers
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:542-53. 2009
    ..The inverse findings among former and current smokers in combination with the null results for physical activity among never smokers may point toward residual confounding by cigarette smoking as an explanation for the relations observed...
  63. pmc Cancer pharmacogenomics and pharmacoepidemiology: setting a research agenda to accelerate translation
    Andrew N Freedman
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7393, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1698-705. 2010
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  64. pmc Better postdiagnosis diet quality is associated with reduced risk of death among postmenopausal women with invasive breast cancer in the women's health initiative
    Stephanie M George
    Authors Affiliations Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, Oakland, California Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York Wake Forest School of Medicine, Division of Public Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina and Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:575-83. 2014
    ..In breast cancer survivors, we examined how postdiagnosis Healthy Eating Index (HEI)-2005 scores were associated with all-cause and cause-specific mortality...
  65. pmc Comorbidities, therapy, and newly diagnosed conditions for women with early stage breast cancer
    Linda C Harlan
    Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 3:89-98. 2009
    ..To describe comorbidities in breast cancer patients at diagnosis and examine factors associated with self-reported comorbidities 30 months post-diagnosis...
  66. pmc Urban sprawl, obesity, and cancer mortality in the United States: cross-sectional analysis and methodological challenges
    David Berrigan
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 13:3. 2014
    ..Urban sprawl has the potential to influence cancer mortality via direct and indirect effects on obesity, access to health services, physical activity, transportation choices and other correlates of sprawl and urbanization...
  67. doi request reprint Environmental influences on exercise intensity and duration in a U.S. time use study
    Genevieve F Dunton
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1698-705. 2009
    ..The current study investigated whether the intensity and duration of sports and exercise bouts differ across physical and social environments as reported in a nationally representative time use survey of U.S. adults...
  68. pmc Race/ethnic variation in serum levels of IGF-I and IGFBP-3 in US adults
    David Berrigan
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza North MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Growth Horm IGF Res 19:146-55. 2009
    ..This paper reports on race/ethnic variation in serum levels of IGF-I and IGF-BP3 in a nationally representative and ethnically diverse sample of US adults...
  69. pmc Bias associated with self-report of prior screening mammography
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Statistical Research and Applications Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1699-705. 2009
    ..We examine self-report bias in mammography screening rates overall, by age, and by race/ethnicity...