S A Beresford

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Characterization of the association between 8q24 and colon cancer: gene-environment exploration and meta-analysis
    Carolyn M Hutter
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:670. 2010
  2. pmc Environmental assessment at worksites after a multilevel intervention to promote activity and changes in eating: the PACE project
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, Box 357236, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:S22-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Worksite study promoting activity and changes in eating (PACE): design and baseline results
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 357236, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:4S-15S. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The examination of two short dietary assessment methods, within the context of multiple behavioral change interventions in adult populations. Introduction
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    J Nutr 138:183S-184S. 2008
  5. pmc Long-term fruit and vegetable change in worksites: Seattle 5 a Day follow-up
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:707-20. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of colorectal cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    JAMA 295:643-54. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Seattle 5 a Day worksite program to increase fruit and vegetable consumption
    S A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Prev Med 32:230-8. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Seattle 5-a-Day Work-Site Project: process evaluation
    S A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7236, USA
    Health Educ Behav 27:213-22. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint The association of dietary fat and plant foods with endometrial cancer (United States)
    A J Littman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:691-702. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of endometrial cancer in relation to use of low-dose, unopposed estrogens
    K L Cushing
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98109 1024, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 91:35-9. 1998

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Publications82

  1. pmc Characterization of the association between 8q24 and colon cancer: gene-environment exploration and meta-analysis
    Carolyn M Hutter
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:670. 2010
    ..Genome-wide association studies and subsequent replication studies have shown that single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the chromosomal region 8q24 are associated with colorectal cancer susceptibility...
  2. pmc Environmental assessment at worksites after a multilevel intervention to promote activity and changes in eating: the PACE project
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, Box 357236, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:S22-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate changes in the worksite environment in response to a multilevel intervention over a 2-year period...
  3. doi request reprint Worksite study promoting activity and changes in eating (PACE): design and baseline results
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 357236, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:4S-15S. 2007
    ..The design and evaluation plan of the group-randomized trial and the recruitment of worksites are described. Preliminary results regarding the dietary and physical activity behaviors associated with BMI are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint The examination of two short dietary assessment methods, within the context of multiple behavioral change interventions in adult populations. Introduction
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    J Nutr 138:183S-184S. 2008
  5. pmc Long-term fruit and vegetable change in worksites: Seattle 5 a Day follow-up
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:707-20. 2010
    ..To evaluate long-term change in fruit and vegetable intake following a group randomized trial of worksites...
  6. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of colorectal cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    JAMA 295:643-54. 2006
    ..Observational studies and polyp recurrence trials are not conclusive regarding the effects of a low-fat dietary pattern on risk of colorectal cancer, necessitating a primary prevention trial...
  7. ncbi request reprint Seattle 5 a Day worksite program to increase fruit and vegetable consumption
    S A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Prev Med 32:230-8. 2001
    ..The Seattle 5 a Day worksite investigators designed and evaluated an intervention, organized on stages of behavioral change, to increase worksitewide fruit and vegetable consumption...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seattle 5-a-Day Work-Site Project: process evaluation
    S A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7236, USA
    Health Educ Behav 27:213-22. 2000
    ..Work sites with medium average baseline intake were the most responsive. These findings can guide the development of more efficient community-based dietary interventions...
  9. ncbi request reprint The association of dietary fat and plant foods with endometrial cancer (United States)
    A J Littman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:691-702. 2001
    ..To examine the associations of dietary fat and selected plant foods with endometrial cancer in a population-based case-control study...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of endometrial cancer in relation to use of low-dose, unopposed estrogens
    K L Cushing
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98109 1024, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 91:35-9. 1998
    ..To determine whether a low dosage (0.3 mg/day) of unopposed conjugated estrogens can be used without incurring an elevated risk of endometrial cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Information women receive about heart attacks and how it affects their knowledge, beliefs, and intentions to act in a cardiac emergency
    Hendrika Meischke
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Health Care Women Int 23:149-62. 2002
    ..The results are discussed in terms of their pragmatic implications...
  12. pmc Cancer control planners' perceptions and use of evidence-based programs
    Peggy A Hannon
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:E1-8. 2010
    ..The Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network consortium is using these findings to develop a Web-based interactive training and decision support tool that is responsive to the needs identified by the survey respondents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening practices of primary care physicians in Washington State
    Peggy A Hannon
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Cancer Control 15:174-81. 2008
    ..While research has identified barriers to screening from the patient perspective, less research has addressed screening from the physician perspective...
  14. doi request reprint Disseminating a successful dietary intervention to faith communities: feasibility of using staff contact and encouragement to increase uptake
    Peggy A Hannon
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:175-80. 2008
    ..To test the feasibility of a dissemination strategy to increase faith communities' (FCs) adoption and implementation of a tested dietary intervention...
  15. doi request reprint Strategies and stakeholders: minority recruitment in cancer genetics research
    Rosalina D James
    Department of Medical History and Ethics and Genome Sciences, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Mass, USA
    Community Genet 11:241-9. 2008
    ..Here, we review the outcome of these efforts to increase minority recruitment to the CGN, and ask what lessons the findings suggest for future minority recruitment initiatives...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lactose metabolism and time to pregnancy
    L J Herrinton
    University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA
    Fertil Steril 66:384-8. 1996
    ..To investigate whether, in the absence of galactosemia, relatively high intestinal lactase activity or low activity of an enzyme involved in galactose catabolism reduces fertility, as it does in the presence of galactosemia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cost and outcomes of Medicare reimbursement for HMO preventive services
    D L Patrick
    Department of Health Services, H689, Box 357660, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 20:25-43. 1999
    ..Despite these changes, the intervention did not yield lower cost per quality-adjusted life year in this historically prevention-oriented HMO...
  18. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E genotype and the risk of gallbladder disease in pregnancy
    C W Ko
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Hepatology 31:18-23. 2000
    ..However, an effect could not be ruled out in certain subgroups, such as blacks or women who are homozygous for apoE4...
  19. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of partnering with African-American barbershops to provide prostate cancer education
    Alton Hart
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:269-73. 2004
    ..It will be feasible to work with barbershops and their clients for a community-based prostate cancer screening decision-aid intervention for African-American men...
  20. ncbi request reprint Recreational physical activity and endometrial cancer risk
    A J Littman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:924-33. 2001
    ..However, the absence of a difference by duration or intensity levels and the inconsistent results from other studies suggest caution before interpreting this association as causal...
  21. ncbi request reprint Recruitment of religious organisations into a community-based health promotion programme
    Catherine L Christensen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Health Soc Care Community 13:313-22. 2005
    ..These data will be helpful in recruiting community organisations into health promotion programmes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictors of self-referral into a cancer genetics registry
    Nora Beidler Henrikson
    Institute for Public Health Genetics, University of Washington, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1387-92. 2007
    ..However, recruitment methods may attract different subgroups of individuals, so examining characteristics of samples recruited using different methods can help detect threats to the external validity of research results...
  23. doi request reprint Increasing minority participant enrollment into a cancer family registry: the Cancer Genetics Network
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Community Genet 11:191-2. 2008
  24. ncbi request reprint Theoretical foundations for interventions designed to promote informed decision making for cancer screening
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, School of Public Health, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:202-10. 2006
    ..Decision aids are currently being developed and evaluated for use in cancer-screening decisional settings...
  25. ncbi request reprint Achieving utility with family history: colorectal cancer risk
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, MP900, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:177-82. 2003
    ..Where available, we cite data to support the issues that could arise. Where there are no studies, we invite further research. The potential of family history as a health improvement tool is still under review...
  26. ncbi request reprint Changes in diet, physical activity, and supplement use among adults diagnosed with cancer
    Ruth E Patterson
    Department of Epidemiology and Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:323-8. 2003
    ..Design/subjects Telephone interviews of a population-based sample of 126 breast, 114 prostate, and 116 colorectal cancer patients from the state of Washington...
  27. ncbi request reprint Baseline data and design for a randomized intervention study of dietary change in religious organizations
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Prev Med 39:602-11. 2004
    ..Several studies have identified methods of changing dietary fat consumption in small, intensive intervention settings. Fewer studies have examined how to improve dietary habits of individuals in the general public...
  28. ncbi request reprint Healthy eating, exercise, and weight: impressions of sexual minority women
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Women Health 44:79-93. 2006
    ..These data can guide the design of effective intervention strategies to improve health behaviors in sexual minority women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparing sexual minority status across sampling methods and populations
    Deborah J Bowen
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Women Health 44:121-34. 2006
    ..g., rates of regular mammography screening). These findings provided a possible explanation for the variety of findings in the published literature and identified rigorous sampling methods that can be used in future research...
  30. doi request reprint Effects of a multilevel dietary intervention in religious organizations
    Deborah J Bowen
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:15-22. 2009
    ..This study examined how to improve dietary habits of individuals from the general public...
  31. ncbi request reprint Jewish identity and intentions to obtain breast cancer screening
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP900, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 9:79-87. 2003
    ..Religious identity was a significant predictor of intention to adhere to mammography recommendations. Findings show that culture and religion, although correlated, may have different associations with health attitudes...
  32. ncbi request reprint The lack of cancer surveillance data on sexual minorities and strategies for change
    Deborah J Bowen
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:343-9. 2007
    ..To consider options for gathering cancer incidence and risk factor data in sexual minority individuals...
  33. ncbi request reprint Recruiting patients with breast cancer and their families to behavioral research in the post-HIPAA period
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:1049-54. 2007
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  34. doi request reprint Effects of a mail and telephone intervention on breast health behaviors
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:479-89. 2010
    ..Changes in knowledge of breast cancer, genetic testing, and cancer worry all significantly predicted intervention changes. This successful intervention can help women make better breast health choices without causing increased worry...
  35. ncbi request reprint Family history of diabetes as a potential public health tool
    Tabitha A Harrison
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:152-9. 2003
    ..Adequate levels of funding to further evaluate this approach and to develop appropriate tools should be made available for research activities focused on this important area...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of individual and family functioning on interest in genetic testing
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    Community Genet 7:25-32. 2004
    ..The present study reports on the important issue of how family communication and support regarding breast cancer risk affects interest in genetic testing and mental health...
  37. ncbi request reprint Types of alternative medicine used by patients with breast, colon, or prostate cancer: predictors, motives, and costs
    Ruth E Patterson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, University of Washington Department of Epidemiology and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 8:477-85. 2002
    ..DESIGN, LOCATION, SUBJECTS: Telephone survey of 356 patients with colon, breast, or prostate cancer identified from the population-based Cancer Surveillance System of western Washington...
  38. ncbi request reprint Is religious orientation associated with fat and fruit/vegetable intake?
    Alton Hart
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1292-6. 2004
    ..These results support further exploration of religious orientation's potential influence on dietary behaviors and its applicability to dietary interventions...
  39. ncbi request reprint Women's approaches to the use of new technology for cancer risk information
    Heidi K Unruh
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Women Health 40:59-78. 2004
    ....
  40. doi request reprint A review of obesity issues in sexual minority women
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:221-8. 2008
  41. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing prostate cancer screening decisions among African American men
    Michael A Sanchez
    Health Services Department, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:374-80. 2007
    ..The purposes of this study were: 1) to investigate components involved with decision-making for prostate cancer screening among African American men; and 2) to identify cultural factors that may influence screening decisions...
  42. pmc Adaptation of a smoking cessation and prevention website for urban American Indian/Alaska Native youth
    MAILE TAUALII
    Seattle Indian Health Board and the Urban Indian Health Institute, Seattle, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:23-31. 2010
    ..Future research should examine if successful programs for reducing non-ceremonial tobacco use among urban AI/AN youth can keep young irregular smokers from becoming adult smokers...
  43. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in relation to all-site and lung cancer incidence and mortality in current and former smokers
    Catherine M Alfano
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2233-41. 2004
    ..Prospective studies using more sophisticated measures of physical activity assessed at multiple time points during follow-up are needed to corroborate these associations...
  44. doi request reprint Adjusting to pancreatic cancer: perspectives from first-degree relatives
    Kerri Petrin
    Puget Sound Health Alliance, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Palliat Support Care 7:281-8. 2009
    ..To design effective interventions for families with a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, there is need for a model of family members' adjustment to cancer that is specific to these unique aspects of pancreatic cancer...
  45. pmc What do we mean by Internet access? A framework for health researchers
    Nigel E Bush
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A15. 2004
    ..We group issues into two categories: connectivity and human interface. Our focus is to conceptualize access as a multicomponent issue that can either reduce or enhance the public health utility of electronic communications...
  46. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk counseling improves women's functioning
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP 900, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 53:79-86. 2004
    ..Cancer worry decreased in both counseling groups by one scale point (P < 0.05). These results indicate that counseling can relieve women's negative reactions to breast cancer risk...
  47. doi request reprint Involvement in decision-making and breast cancer survivor quality of life
    M Robyn Andersen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Health Psychol 28:29-37. 2009
    ..This study examined the long-term effects on women's health related quality of life (HRQOL) of involvement in decision-making about their treatment for breast cancer and about follow-up care after treatment...
  48. ncbi request reprint Marketing genetic tests: empowerment or snake oil?
    Deborah J Bowen
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:676-85. 2005
    ..The authors argue that more regulation is needed to control and correct this problem in the United States...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effects of breast cancer risk counseling for sexual minority women
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Health Care Women Int 27:59-74. 2006
    ..These data add to the growing body of knowledge on sexual minority women's health and point to areas of community action and future research...
  50. doi request reprint Frequent search for sense by long-term breast cancer survivors associated with reduced HRQOL
    M Robyn Andersen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Women Health 47:19-37. 2008
    ..01 for all scales). It appears that continued efforts to search for sense in the cancer experience two or more years after cancer diagnosis are associated with PTSS and lower levels of HRQOL in long-term survivors of breast cancer...
  51. ncbi request reprint Measures and correlates of resilience
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Women Health 38:65-76. 2003
    ..We collected data on several aspects of resilience and related them to personal perceptions of breast cancer risk and worry about cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effects of an exercise intervention on other health behaviors in overweight/obese post-menopausal women
    Isaac Rhew
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA, 98109 1024, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:472-81. 2007
    ..If other behaviors do change with increasing physical activity, this would complicate interpretation of differences in study outcomes in exercise intervention trials...
  53. ncbi request reprint Dietary interventions to prevent disease
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP 900, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 23:255-86. 2002
    ..Particularly, we need to transfer some of the knowledge from the individual-based trials to community-level interventions. Also, more research with rigorous methodology must be done to test current and future intervention options...
  54. doi request reprint Use of recovery biomarkers to calibrate nutrient consumption self-reports in the Women's Health Initiative
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1247-59. 2008
    ..The authors confirm the existence of systematic bias in dietary self-reports and provide methods of correcting for measurement error...
  55. ncbi request reprint Modifications to the Healthy Eating Index and its ability to predict obesity: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Sue K Gao
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:64-9. 2008
    ..The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) is a measure of diet quality developed based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA)...
  56. doi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of treated diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled dietary modification trial
    Lesley F Tinker
    Women s Health Initiative, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Mail Stop M3 A410, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1500-11. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the effects of a low-fat dietary pattern on incidence of treated diabetes among generally healthy postmenopausal women...
  57. doi request reprint Calcium, vitamin D supplementation, and physical function in the Women's Health Initiative
    Robert L Brunner
    University of Nevada School of Medicine, PMB 251, MS 145, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1472-9. 2008
    ..Now we examine whether the treatment affected self-reported physical functioning and objective measures of physical functioning...
  58. doi request reprint Health risks and benefits 3 years after stopping randomized treatment with estrogen and progestin
    Gerardo Heiss
    University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 3628, USA
    JAMA 299:1036-45. 2008
    ..The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial of estrogen plus progestin vs placebo was stopped early, after a mean 5.6 years of follow-up, because the overall health risks of hormone therapy exceeded its benefits...
  59. doi request reprint Mediation of adult fruit and vegetable consumption in the National 5 A Day for Better Health community studies
    Marci Kramish Campbell
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:49-60. 2008
    ..The 5 A Day for Better Health community studies demonstrated in randomized trials the efficacy of population-based strategies to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in diverse geographic areas and settings...
  60. pmc Insulin resistance and incident gallbladder disease in pregnancy
    Cynthia W Ko
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:76-81. 2008
    ..Insulin resistance is associated with prevalent gallstones, but its effect on initial gallstone formation is not well-understood...
  61. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Barbara V Howard
    MedStar Research Institute Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    JAMA 295:655-66. 2006
    ..Multiple epidemiologic studies and some trials have linked diet with cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention, but long-term intervention data are needed...
  62. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of invasive breast cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    JAMA 295:629-42. 2006
    ..The hypothesis that a low-fat dietary pattern can reduce breast cancer risk has existed for decades but has never been tested in a controlled intervention trial...
  63. ncbi request reprint Incidence, natural history, and risk factors for biliary sludge and stones during pregnancy
    Cynthia W Ko
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Hepatology 41:359-65. 2005
    ..Prepregnancy obesity and serum leptin are strong risk factors for pregnancy-associated gallbladder disease...
  64. pmc Increasing fruit and vegetable intake in homebound elders: the Seattle Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Pilot Program
    Donna B Johnson
    Interdisciplinary Program in Nutritional Sciences and Center for Public Health Nutrition, Nutritional Sciences, University of Washington, Box 353410, Seattle, WA 98195
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A03. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if the program increased fruit and vegetable intake in individuals who received the baskets...
  65. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of community-intervention trials via generalized linear mixed models
    Yutaka Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, P O Box 19024, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Biometrics 60:1043-52. 2004
    ..This work is motivated by a series of large randomized trials that test community interventions for promoting cancer preventive lifestyles and behaviors...
  66. ncbi request reprint Dose of progestin in postmenopausal-combined hormone therapy and risk of endometrial cancer
    Susan D Reed
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Public Health Sciences, University of Washington, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1146-51. 2004
    ..The pattern and number of days per month that progestin is given in postmenopausal combined hormone therapy appears to affect endometrial cancer risk. We assessed the impact of progestin dose on this risk...
  67. ncbi request reprint Effects of conjugated equine estrogen in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled trial
    Garnet L Anderson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109 1024, USA
    JAMA 291:1701-12. 2004
    ..Despite decades of use and considerable research, the role of estrogen alone in preventing chronic diseases in postmenopausal women remains uncertain...
  68. ncbi request reprint The relation of dietary patterns to future survival, health, and cardiovascular events in older adults
    Paula Diehr
    Departments of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Box 357232, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:1224-35. 2003
    ..There have been few long-term follow-up studies of older adults who follow different dietary patterns...
  69. ncbi request reprint Effects of estrogen plus progestin on gynecologic cancers and associated diagnostic procedures: the Women's Health Initiative randomized trial
    Garnet L Anderson
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    JAMA 290:1739-48. 2003
    ..The effects of continuous combined hormone therapy on gynecologic cancers have not been investigated previously in a randomized trial setting...
  70. ncbi request reprint Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of fractures
    Rebecca D Jackson
    Division of Endocrinology, Ohio State University, 485 McCampbell, 1581 Dodd Dr, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:669-83. 2006
    ..The efficacy of calcium with vitamin D supplementation for preventing hip and other fractures in healthy postmenopausal women remains equivocal...
  71. ncbi request reprint Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of colorectal cancer
    Jean Wactawski-Wende
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:684-96. 2006
    ..However, randomized-trial evidence that calcium with vitamin D supplementation is beneficial in the primary prevention of colorectal cancer is lacking...
  72. pmc Low-fat dietary pattern and cancer incidence in the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Randomized Controlled Trial
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1534-43. 2007
    ..The trial protocol also listed ovarian cancer and endometrial cancer as outcomes that may be favorably affected by the intervention...
  73. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer risk in estrogen users after switching to estrogen-progestin therapy
    Jessica Chubak
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1001-7. 2007
    ..It is unknown whether postmenopausal unopposed estrogen users are better off, in terms of endometrial cancer risk, switching to a combined estrogen-progestin regimen or stopping hormone use altogether...
  74. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for the incidence of endometrial cancer according to the aggressiveness of disease
    Jocelyn M Weiss
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:56-62. 2006
    ..In general, a woman's risk of endometrial cancer appears to be influenced by similar risk factors regardless of disease severity...
  75. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight by socio-economic status in Vietnam: 1992 to 2002
    Minh Duc Nguyen
    National Institute of Nutrition of Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Public Health Nutr 10:115-21. 2007
    ..To explore socio-economic factors associated with rising rates of overweight among Vietnamese adults...
  76. ncbi request reprint Correlates of fat intake behaviors in participants in the eating for a healthy life study
    Alton Hart
    Division of Quality Health Care, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1605-13. 2006
    ..This study identified socioeconomic correlates of total dietary fat intake in the Eating for a Healthy Life Study, a community-based dietary intervention study involving religious organizations...
  77. ncbi request reprint Development of a glycemic index database for food frequency questionnaires used in epidemiologic studies
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Nutr 136:1604-9. 2006
    ..The augmentation of this FFQ database with GI and GL values will enable etiologic investigations of GI and GL with numerous disease outcomes in the WHI and other epidemiologic studies that utilize this FFQ...
  78. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women: principal results From the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled trial
    Jacques E Rossouw
    Division of Women s Health Initiative, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 6705 Rockledge Dr, One Rockledge Ctr, Suite 300, Bethesda, MD 20817
    JAMA 288:321-33. 2002
    ..Despite decades of accumulated observational evidence, the balance of risks and benefits for hormone use in healthy postmenopausal women remains uncertain...
  79. ncbi request reprint The fish in secondary prevention of heart disease (FISH) survey--primary care physicians and omega3 fatty acid prescribing behaviors
    Robert C Oh
    Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:459-67. 2006
    ..Consumption of fish oil has been shown to reduce mortality in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study aims to determine the frequency and associations of dietary fish prescribing by family physicians...
  80. ncbi request reprint Factors related to participatory employee advisory boards in small, blue-collar worksites
    Beti Thompson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:430-7. 2005
    ..To identify factors related to formation, participation, and characteristics of employee advisory boards (EABs) in blue-collar worksites...
  81. ncbi request reprint Enhancing recruitment of healthy African American volunteers in a city with a small African American community: results from a dietary supplement crossover trial
    Cheryl A M Anderson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:555-9. 2007
    ..To describe strategies for enhancing recruitment of African Americans to a longterm intervention study requiring frequent blood draws and follow-up visits, in a city with relatively few African Americans...
  82. pmc Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on blood pressure: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Trial
    Karen L Margolis
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Box 1524, Mailstop 21111R, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440 1524, USA
    Hypertension 52:847-55. 2008
    ..01 (95% CI: 0.96 to 1.06.) In postmenopausal women, calcium plus vitamin D3 supplementation did not reduce either blood pressure or the risk of developing hypertension over 7 years of follow-up...

Research Grants20

  1. Enhancing Long-Term 5-a-Day Behavior Change in Worksites
    Shirley Beresford; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Reducing Obesity at the Workplace: A Randomized Trial
    Shirley Beresford; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We anticipate that this project will yield important contributions to the understanding of obesity prevention. ..
  3. Explaining the SES/Overweight and Obesity Relationship
    Shirley Beresford; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Explaining the SES/Overweight and Obesity Relationship
    Deborah J Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. WORKSITE PROGRAM TO INCREASE FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKE
    Shirley Beresford; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The analysis will be conducted using an iterative weighted least squares linear model, adjusting for both individual and environmental effects, and taking into account the group randomized design...
  6. WORKSITE PROGRAM TO INCREASE FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKE
    Shirley Beresford; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This rigorous study has the potential to produce an intervention to increase fruit and vegetable intake of demonstrated efficacy, thereby contributing to cancer prevention. ..
  7. Explaining the SES/Overweight and Obesity Relationship
    Deborah J Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....