Dejana Braithwaite

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychological impact of genetic counseling for familial cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Fam Cancer 5:61-75. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of a risk assessment tool for women with a family history of breast cancer
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Carol Franck Buck Breast Care Center, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 2186 Geary Boulevard, Suite 103, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 29:433-9. 2005
  3. pmc Outcomes of screening mammography by frequency, breast density, and postmenopausal hormone therapy
    Karla Kerlikowske
    General Internal Medicine Section, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, Mailing Code 111A1, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:807-16. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Using the Internet to conduct surveys of health professionals: a valid alternative?
    Dejana Braithwaite
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    Fam Pract 20:545-51. 2003
  5. pmc Screening Outcomes in Older US Women Undergoing Multiple Mammograms in Community Practice: Does Interval, Age, or Comorbidity Score Affect Tumor Characteristics or False Positive Rates?
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 185 Berry St, Ste 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:334-41. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychological impact of genetic counseling for familial cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:122-33. 2004
  7. pmc Smoking and survival after breast cancer diagnosis: a prospective observational study and systematic review
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 136:521-33. 2012
  8. pmc Prognostic impact of comorbidity among long-term breast cancer survivors: results from the LACE study
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1115-25. 2012
  9. pmc Long-term prognostic role of functional limitations among women with breast cancer
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 185 Berry St, Ste 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1468-77. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Hypertension is an independent predictor of survival disparity between African-American and white breast cancer patients
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Surgery, Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:1213-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychological impact of genetic counseling for familial cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Fam Cancer 5:61-75. 2006
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the literature to determine the quality and strength of evidence relating to psychological outcomes of genetic counseling for familial cancer...
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of a risk assessment tool for women with a family history of breast cancer
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Carol Franck Buck Breast Care Center, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 2186 Geary Boulevard, Suite 103, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 29:433-9. 2005
    ..We developed a computerized tool that supports stratification of breast cancer risk, genetic risk assessment in the clinical environment (GRACE)...
  3. pmc Outcomes of screening mammography by frequency, breast density, and postmenopausal hormone therapy
    Karla Kerlikowske
    General Internal Medicine Section, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, Mailing Code 111A1, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:807-16. 2013
    ..Controversy exists about the frequency women should undergo screening mammography and whether screening interval should vary according to risk factors beyond age...
  4. ncbi request reprint Using the Internet to conduct surveys of health professionals: a valid alternative?
    Dejana Braithwaite
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    Fam Pract 20:545-51. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether Internet-based surveys of health professionals can provide a valid alternative to traditional survey methods...
  5. pmc Screening Outcomes in Older US Women Undergoing Multiple Mammograms in Community Practice: Does Interval, Age, or Comorbidity Score Affect Tumor Characteristics or False Positive Rates?
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 185 Berry St, Ste 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:334-41. 2013
    ..Conclusion Women aged 66 to 89 years who undergo biennial screening mammography have similar risk of advanced-stage disease and lower cumulative risk of a false-positive recommendation than annual screeners, regardless of comorbidity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychological impact of genetic counseling for familial cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:122-33. 2004
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the literature to determine the quality and strength of evidence relating to psychological outcomes of genetic counseling for familial cancer...
  7. pmc Smoking and survival after breast cancer diagnosis: a prospective observational study and systematic review
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 136:521-33. 2012
    ..Women who smoke following breast cancer diagnosis and treatment are at higher risk of death both from breast cancer and other causes...
  8. pmc Prognostic impact of comorbidity among long-term breast cancer survivors: results from the LACE study
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1115-25. 2012
    ..Little is known about the long-term impact of comorbidity among women with breast cancer...
  9. pmc Long-term prognostic role of functional limitations among women with breast cancer
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 185 Berry St, Ste 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1468-77. 2010
    ..The long-term prognostic role of functional limitations among women with breast cancer is poorly understood...
  10. doi request reprint Hypertension is an independent predictor of survival disparity between African-American and white breast cancer patients
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Surgery, Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:1213-9. 2009
    ..If our findings are replicated in contemporary cohorts, it may be necessary to include hypertension in the Charlson Comorbidity Index and other comorbidity measures...
  11. doi request reprint The relative importance of predictors of body mass index change, overweight and obesity in adolescent girls
    David H Rehkopf
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e233-42. 2011
    ..To determine the relative importance of familial, dietary, behavioral, psychological and social risk factors for predicting body mass index (BMI) change, and onset of overweight and obesity among adolescent girls...
  12. pmc Pre-counseling education for low literacy women at risk of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC): patient experiences using the Cancer Risk Education Intervention Tool (CREdIT)
    Galen Joseph
    Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0128, USA
    J Genet Couns 19:447-62. 2010
    ..In addition, the implementation of CREdIT in diverse clinical settings and the cultural adaptation of CREdIT to specific populations reflect important areas for future work...
  13. ncbi request reprint Internet-based risk assessment and decision support for the management of familial cancer in primary care: a survey of GPs' attitudes and intentions
    Dejana Braithwaite
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK
    Fam Pract 19:587-90. 2002
    ..Computer decision support systems have been proposed as a suitable method to enable primary care practitioners to manage familial cancer and advise about other developments in clinical genetics...
  14. doi request reprint Cancer prevention for global health: a report from the ASPO International Cancer Prevention Interest Group
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1606-10. 2012
    ..Frank Meyskens and Dejana Braithwaite, Dr...
  15. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status in relation to early menarche among black and white girls
    Dejana Braithwaite
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, 185 Berry Street, Lobby 4 Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:713-20. 2009
    ..Early menarche is a risk factor for breast cancer. We investigated the variation in age at menarche by socioeconomic status (SES) and race...
  16. pmc Lay understanding of familial risk of common chronic diseases: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research
    Fiona M Walter
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    Ann Fam Med 2:583-94. 2004
    ..This study systematically reviewed and synthesized the qualitative literature exploring understanding about familial risk held by persons with a family history of cancer, coronary artery disease, and diabetes mellitus...