Kirsten Kimberlie Ness

Summary

Affiliation: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Exercise interventions in children with cancer: a review
    Tseng Tien Huang
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2011:461512. 2011
  2. pmc Deficits in physical function among young childhood cancer survivors
    Megan C Hoffman
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:2799-805. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Chemotherapy-related neuropathic symptoms and functional impairment in adult survivors of extracranial solid tumors of childhood: results from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:1451-7. 2013
  4. pmc Predictors of inactive lifestyle among adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Cancer 115:1984-94. 2009
  5. pmc Physical performance limitations in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort
    Kirsten K Ness
    Departments of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, Oncology, and Radiologic Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:2382-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The impact of limitations in physical, executive, and emotional function on health-related quality of life among adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:128-36. 2008
  7. pmc Assessment of selection bias in clinic-based populations of childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:379-86. 2009
  8. pmc Characteristics of responders to a request for a buccal cell specimen among survivors of childhood cancer and their siblings
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:165-70. 2010
  9. pmc Neuromuscular impairments in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: associations with physical performance and chemotherapy doses
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38138, USA
    Cancer 118:828-38. 2012
  10. pmc Physical performance limitations among adult survivors of childhood brain tumors
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Cancer 116:3034-44. 2010

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Publications44

  1. pmc Exercise interventions in children with cancer: a review
    Tseng Tien Huang
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2011:461512. 2011
    ..Additional randomized studies are needed to confirm these benefits in larger populations of children with ALL, and in populations with cancer diagnoses other than ALL...
  2. pmc Deficits in physical function among young childhood cancer survivors
    Megan C Hoffman
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:2799-805. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Chemotherapy-related neuropathic symptoms and functional impairment in adult survivors of extracranial solid tumors of childhood: results from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:1451-7. 2013
    ..To ascertain prevalence of peripheral sensory and motor neuropathy, and to evaluate impairments in relation to function...
  4. pmc Predictors of inactive lifestyle among adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Cancer 115:1984-94. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Physical performance limitations in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort
    Kirsten K Ness
    Departments of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, Oncology, and Radiologic Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:2382-9. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The impact of limitations in physical, executive, and emotional function on health-related quality of life among adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:128-36. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Assessment of selection bias in clinic-based populations of childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:379-86. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Characteristics of responders to a request for a buccal cell specimen among survivors of childhood cancer and their siblings
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:165-70. 2010
    ..Analysis of biological samples in large cohort studies may provide insight into the mechanism of, and risk factors for, disease onset and progression...
  9. pmc Neuromuscular impairments in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: associations with physical performance and chemotherapy doses
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38138, USA
    Cancer 118:828-38. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Physical performance limitations among adult survivors of childhood brain tumors
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Cancer 116:3034-44. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate muscle strength, fitness, physical performance, and task participation among adult survivors of childhood BTs...
  11. pmc Reliability and validity of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study Neurocognitive Questionnaire
    Kevin R Krull
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Cancer 113:2188-97. 2008
    ..This study reports the results of a questionnaire developed to identify those survivors who may be experiencing neurocognitive problems...
  12. pmc Pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma survivors at negligible risk for significant bone mineral density deficits
    Sue C Kaste
    Department of Radiological Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:516-21. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) survivors would have bone mineral density (BMD) deficits compared to their peers because of osteotoxic chemotherapy during the time of greatest BMD accretion...
  13. pmc Long-term outcomes among adult survivors of childhood central nervous system malignancies in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Gregory T Armstrong
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Mail Stop 735, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:946-58. 2009
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  14. pmc Adolescent behavior and adult health status in childhood cancer survivors
    Kevin R Krull
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 3678, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:210-7. 2010
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  15. pmc Proximal dentatothalamocortical tract involvement in posterior fossa syndrome
    E Brannon Morris
    Department of Oncology, Division of Cancer Survivorship, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 North Lauderdale St, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Brain 132:3087-95. 2009
    ....
  16. pmc Temporal trends in cause-specific late mortality among 5-year survivors of childhood cancer
    Gregory T Armstrong
    MSCE, Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Mail Stop 735, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:1224-31. 2010
    ..We investigated changes in patterns of late mortality over time and cause-specific attribution of late-mortality among 5-year survivors...
  17. pmc Prospective medical assessment of adults surviving childhood cancer: study design, cohort characteristics, and feasibility of the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort study
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Oncology, Division of Cancer Survivorship, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:825-36. 2011
    ..Jude Children's Research Hospital (SJCRH) is establishing a lifetime cohort of survivors...
  18. pmc Acute leukemia as a secondary malignancy in children and adolescents: current findings and issues
    Nobuko Hijiya
    Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplant, Children s Memorial Hospital, and Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614 3394, USA
    Cancer 115:23-35. 2009
    ..More studies are needed to confirm this finding in the pediatric patient population...
  19. doi request reprint Psychosocial outcomes and health-related quality of life in adult childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Lonnie K Zeltzer
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:435-46. 2008
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  20. pmc Medical care in long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Paul C Nathan
    Division of Haematology Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 26:4401-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether childhood cancer survivors receive regular medical care focused on the specific morbidities that can arise from their therapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of overweight and obesity in pediatric survivors of cancer
    Paul C Nathan
    Division of Haematology Oncology, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 149:518-25. 2006
    ..To compare the prevalence of overweight in a cohort of pediatric survivors of cancer with that in the general population...
  22. pmc Fatigue and sleep disturbance in adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study (CCSS)
    Daniel A Mulrooney
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Blood and Marrow Transplantation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Sleep 31:271-81. 2008
    ..To examine the prevalence of and risk factors for fatigue and sleep disturbance among adult survivors of childhood cancer...
  23. pmc Health knowledge about symptoms of heart attack and stroke in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    James G Gurney
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:778-81. 2007
    ..Long-term survivors of childhood ALL, however, carry an elevated risk of early mortality from cardiac events and stroke and a disproportionately high prevalence of dyslipidemia and obesity, presumably as an adverse effect of treatment...
  24. doi request reprint Twenty years of follow-up among survivors of childhood and young adult acute myeloid leukemia: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Daniel A Mulrooney
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School and Cancer Center, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer 112:2071-9. 2008
    ..Limited data exist on the comprehensive assessment of late medical and social effects experienced by survivors of childhood and young adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Physical performance limitations and participation restrictions among cancer survivors: a population-based study
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:197-205. 2006
    ..The aim of this analysis was to estimate the prevalence of physical performance limitations and participation restrictions among recent (< 5 years since diagnosis), and long-term (> or = 5 years) cancer survivors...
  26. doi request reprint Endothelial function in young adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Donald R Dengel
    School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 30:20-5. 2008
    ..2+/-7.1 y) adult survivors of childhood ALL who received chemotherapy without cranial radiation (n=25) or chemotherapy combined with cranial radiation (n=50) compared with a healthy control group of similar sex, age, and weight (n=59)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in relation to self-reported cancer history
    Kirsten K Ness
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:202-6. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in persons with a history of cancer from a population-based sample of adults, and compare that prevalence to persons without a history of cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in long-term adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Lillian R Meacham
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer 103:1730-9. 2005
    ..The goals of the current study were to determine the distribution of body mass index (BMI) of survivors of common pediatric malignancies and to identify factors associated with abnormal BMI...
  29. ncbi request reprint Performance limitations and participation restrictions among childhood cancer survivors treated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: the bone marrow transplant survivor study
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:706-13. 2005
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  30. ncbi request reprint Limitations on physical performance and daily activities among long-term survivors of childhood cancer
    Kirsten K Ness
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:639-47. 2005
    ..Survivors of childhood cancer may experience important disease- and treatment-related late effects, including functional limitations...
  31. ncbi request reprint Visual, auditory, sensory, and motor impairments in long-term survivors of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation performed in childhood: results from the Bone Marrow Transplant Survivor study
    James G Gurney
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, 300 NIB 6E02 Box 0456, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Cancer 106:1402-8. 2006
    ..Because of treatment-related toxicity, research is increasingly being focused on long-term sequelae secondary to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in survivor populations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in adult survivors of childhood Wilms tumor or neuroblastoma: A report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Paul C Nathan
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:704-15. 2007
    ..Long-term survivors of Wilms tumor and neuroblastoma may experience significant late adverse effects from their disease and its therapy. Little is known, however, about the health-related quality of life experienced by these survivors...
  33. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and growth hormone deficiency in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    James G Gurney
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Cancer 107:1303-12. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Late effects in survivors of chronic myeloid leukemia treated with hematopoietic cell transplantation: results from the Bone Marrow Transplant Survivor Study
    K Scott Baker
    University of Minnesota Cancer Center, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Blood 104:1898-906. 2004
    ..However, adverse medical late effects with significant morbidity were uncommon. Chronic GVHD is the most important predictor of adverse medical late effects and poor overall health...
  35. pmc Diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular events in survivors of hematopoietic cell transplantation: a report from the bone marrow transplantation survivor study
    K Scott Baker
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Blood 109:1765-72. 2007
    ..42; 95% CI, 1.55-7.52). Thus, HCT survivors have a higher age- and BMI-adjusted risk of diabetes and hypertension, potentially leading to a higher than expected risk of CV events with age...
  36. ncbi request reprint Body composition, muscle strength deficits and mobility limitations in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:975-81. 2007
    ..We compared body composition, muscle strength, and mobility between 75 adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and expected values based on population normative data...
  37. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of sociocultural factors and young adults' smoking in two Midwestern communities
    Jeanne R Steele
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S73-82. 2007
    ..6), being female (OR = 1.3), and scoring higher on the Social Utility scale (OR = 3.06) increased the risk of smoking, whereas being a student (OR = 0.53) decreased the risk substantially...
  38. ncbi request reprint Adverse late effects of childhood cancer and its treatment on health and performance
    Kirsten K Ness
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:279-302. 2007
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  39. ncbi request reprint Comparison of indicators for a primary care medical home between children with autism or asthma and other special health care needs: National Survey of Children's Health
    Allison E Brachlow
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:399-405. 2007
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  40. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of children who underwent hematopoeitic cell transplant (HCT) for AML or ALL at less than 3 years of age
    Joanna L Perkins
    Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:958-63. 2007
    ..Hematopoeitic cell transplantation (HCT) in childhood has been associated with late complications including endocrine, neurocognitive, and cardiopulmonary abnormalities. Little is known about the complications of transplantation in infants...
  41. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and social outcomes in adolescent survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Kris Ann P Schultz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3649-56. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate behavioral and social outcomes of adolescent childhood cancer survivors using data from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study...
  42. pmc Late effects in survivors of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma treated with autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation: a report from the bone marrow transplant survivor study
    Navneet S Majhail
    Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 13:1153-9. 2007
    ..4, 95% CI 1.0-5.5). HL and NHL survivors of autologous HCT have a high prevalence of long-term health-related complications and require continued monitoring for late effects of transplantation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hearing loss, quality of life, and academic problems in long-term neuroblastoma survivors: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    James G Gurney
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls St, Room 6E02, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1229-36. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Long-term complications in survivors of advanced stage neuroblastoma
    Caroline Laverdiere
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:324-32. 2005
    ..Few studies have assessed late effects in neuroblastoma (NB) survivors, particularly those with advanced stage disease...