L A Korde
Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- A possible new syndrome with growth-hormone secreting pituitary adenoma, colonic polyposis, lipomatosis, lentigines and renal carcinoma in association with familial testicular germ cell malignancy: A case reportPhuong L Mai
Clinical Genetics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
J Med Case Reports 1:9. 2007..Familial testicular cancer in the presence of other findings in affected and unaffected family members might indicate a previously-unidentified hereditary cancer syndrome...
- Factors associated with testicular self-examination among unaffected men from multiple-case testicular cancer familiesSusan T Vadaparampil
Division of Population Sciences, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Flordia, USA
Hered Cancer Clin Pract 7:11. 2009..Our data provide a basis for further exploring psychosocial issues that are specific to men with a family history of TC, and formulating intervention strategies aimed at improving adherence to TSE guidelines...
- Assessing breast cancer risk: genetic factors are not the whole storyLarissa A Korde
Division of Cancer Prevention, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Postgrad Med 116:6-8, 11-4, 19-20. 2004..In this article, the authors outline genetic and other risk factors for breast cancer, explore risk-reduction strategies, and encourage primary care physicians to assess breast cancer risk in all their patients...
- Increased prevalence of testicular microlithiasis in men with familial testicular cancer and their relativesL A Korde
Clinical Genetics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
Br J Cancer 99:1748-53. 2008..If proven, this could be clinically important to men in FTGCT families, and may be useful in identifying specific genes involved in FTGCT...
- Childhood soy intake and breast cancer risk in Asian American womenLarissa A Korde
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1050-9. 2009..When Asian women migrate to the United States, their breast cancer risk increases over several generations and approaches that for U.S. Whites. Thus, modifiable factors, such as diet, may be responsible...
- Recruitment to a physical activity intervention study in women at increased risk of breast cancerLarissa A Korde
Clinical Genetics Branch, NCI, Bethesda MD, USA
BMC Med Res Methodol 9:27. 2009..Physical activity is being studied as a breast cancer prevention strategy. Women at risk of breast cancer report interest in lifestyle modification, but recruitment to randomized physical activity intervention studies is challenging...
- Cancer risk assessment for the primary care physicianLarissa A Korde
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Clinical Genetics Branch, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Room 7030, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
Prim Care 36:471-88. 2009..Clinical guidelines, targeting both genetic and modifiable cancer risk factors, are available and can facilitate the application of these health care principles in the primary care setting...