T Byers

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary surveillance for states and communities
    T Byers
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:1210S-1214S. 1997
  2. pmc Effects of social approval bias on self-reported fruit and vegetable consumption: a randomized controlled trial
    Tracy M Miller
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Denver, 4200 East 9th Avenue, Denver, CO, 80262, USA
    Nutr J 7:18. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A midpoint assessment of the American Cancer Society challenge goal to halve the U.S. cancer mortality rates between the years 1990 and 2015
    Tim Byers
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado 80045, USA
    Cancer 107:396-405. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Public health response to the obesity epidemic: too soon or too late?
    Tim Byers
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Nutr 137:488-92. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of nutrition and nutrients in the prevention of chronic diseases
    Tim Byers
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Box C 245, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Prim Care 29:615-27, x. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Sputum cytologic atypia predicts incident lung cancer: defining latency and histologic specificity
    Tim Byers
    School of Medicine, University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center, 13001 East 17th Place, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:158-62. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of epidemiology in determining when evidence is sufficient to support nutrition recommendations. Summary statement
    T Byers
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver 80262, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:1365S-1367S. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of epidemiology in developing nutritional recommendations: past, present, and future
    T Byers
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver 80262, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:1304S-1308S. 1999
  9. doi request reprint The impact of socioeconomic status on survival after cancer in the United States : findings from the National Program of Cancer Registries Patterns of Care Study
    Tim E Byers
    Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Cancer 113:582-91. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Issues in the design and interpretation of studies of fatty acids and cancer in humans
    T Byers
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver 80262, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 66:1541S-1547S. 1997

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary surveillance for states and communities
    T Byers
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:1210S-1214S. 1997
    ..Most important, though, dietary surveillance in states and communities must be more strongly tied to intervention programs intended to improve nutrition in those populations...
  2. pmc Effects of social approval bias on self-reported fruit and vegetable consumption: a randomized controlled trial
    Tracy M Miller
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Denver, 4200 East 9th Avenue, Denver, CO, 80262, USA
    Nutr J 7:18. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the potential influence of social approval bias on self-reports of fruit and vegetable intake obtained using both food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) and 24-hour recall methods...
  3. ncbi request reprint A midpoint assessment of the American Cancer Society challenge goal to halve the U.S. cancer mortality rates between the years 1990 and 2015
    Tim Byers
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado 80045, USA
    Cancer 107:396-405. 2006
    ..S. to reduce cancer mortality rates 50% over the 25 years from 1990 to 2015. The current report is an analysis and commentary on progress toward that goal through 2002, the midpoint of the challenge period...
  4. ncbi request reprint Public health response to the obesity epidemic: too soon or too late?
    Tim Byers
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Nutr 137:488-92. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of nutrition and nutrients in the prevention of chronic diseases
    Tim Byers
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Box C 245, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Prim Care 29:615-27, x. 2002
    ..Physicians have many opportunities to assist their patients in reducing their nutritional risk of chronic diseases...
  6. doi request reprint Sputum cytologic atypia predicts incident lung cancer: defining latency and histologic specificity
    Tim Byers
    School of Medicine, University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center, 13001 East 17th Place, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:158-62. 2008
    ..Radiologic imaging may be more sensitive for peripheral cancers than for cancers arising in the central airways, from which bronchial epithelial cells are exfoliated into the sputum...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of epidemiology in determining when evidence is sufficient to support nutrition recommendations. Summary statement
    T Byers
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver 80262, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:1365S-1367S. 1999
    ..In the future, scientific evidence from the rapidly growing field of nutritional epidemiology will likely play an increasingly important role in developing nutrition policy and advice for the public...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of epidemiology in developing nutritional recommendations: past, present, and future
    T Byers
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver 80262, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:1304S-1308S. 1999
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The impact of socioeconomic status on survival after cancer in the United States : findings from the National Program of Cancer Registries Patterns of Care Study
    Tim E Byers
    Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Cancer 113:582-91. 2008
    ..Understanding the ways in which socioeconomic status (SES) affects mortality is important for defining strategies to eliminate the unequal burden of cancer by race and ethnicity in the United States...
  10. ncbi request reprint Issues in the design and interpretation of studies of fatty acids and cancer in humans
    T Byers
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver 80262, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 66:1541S-1547S. 1997
    ..Although there are substantial obstacles to understanding the relations between fatty acid intakes and cancer risk, there is no better species than humans for inference about diet and cancer risk in people...
  11. doi request reprint Estimating the global and regional burden of suboptimal nutrition on chronic disease: methods and inputs to the analysis
    R Micha
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:119-29. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to develop systematic and comparable methods to quantitatively assess the impact of suboptimal dietary habits on CVD, diabetes and cancer burdens globally and in 21 world regions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association of antibodies to beta2-glycoprotein 1 with pregnancy loss and pregnancy-induced hypertension: a prospective study in low-risk pregnancy
    A Lynch
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 93:193-8. 1999
    ..To determine whether higher levels of anti-beta2-glycoprotein 1 before 25 weeks' gestation are independently associated with either pregnancy loss or pregnancy-induced hypertension...
  13. doi request reprint Does intentional weight loss reduce cancer risk?
    T Byers
    Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, CO, USA
    Diabetes Obes Metab 13:1063-72. 2011
    ..Because both cancer incidence and levels of circulating cancer biomarkers drop fairly rapidly following weight loss, intentional weight loss may well lead to meaningful reductions in cancer risk with a short latency time...
  14. ncbi request reprint Birth characteristics and subsequent risk for breast cancer in very young women
    K Innes
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:1121-8. 2000
    ..11, 95% CI: 0.02, 0.79 for gestational age <33 vs. > or =37 weeks). These findings support a role for early life factors in the development of breast cancer in very young women...
  15. pmc Predictors of nonadherence to screening colonoscopy
    Thomas D Denberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences, Denver, Colo 80262, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:989-95. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint A randomized intervention study of sun protection promotion in well-child care
    Lori A Crane
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, 4200 East 9th Avenue, Box B 119, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Prev Med 42:162-70. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the behavioral impact of a skin cancer prevention program in which health care providers delivered advice and materials to parents of infants over a 3-year period from 1998 to 2001...
  17. ncbi request reprint Latinos report less use of pharmaceutical aids when trying to quit smoking
    Arnold H Levinson
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:105-11. 2004
    ..Proposed underlying causes have included lighter smoking, lower financial status, and less healthcare access. This study assessed these factors as possible explanations for disparate rates of smoking-cessation support...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of a mailed brochure on appointment-keeping for screening colonoscopy: a randomized trial
    Thomas D Denberg
    University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:895-900. 2006
    ..Often, primary care physicians lack sufficient time to educate patients and address their potential misconceptions and fears about this procedure...
  19. pmc Melanocytic nevi and sun exposure in a cohort of colorado children: anatomic distribution and site-specific sunburn
    Athena T Dodd
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, Campus Box B119, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2136-43. 2007
    ..03 for three or more sunburns), but not on the face, arms, or legs. In this high-risk population, there is evidence for two pathways to nevus accumulation: by chronic sun exposure and by intermittent exposure related to sunburns...
  20. doi request reprint Clinic-based support to help overweight patients with type 2 diabetes increase physical activity and lose weight
    JAMES G CHRISTIAN
    PHCC LP, Pueblo, Colorado 81003, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:141-6. 2008
    ..Our objective was to test the effect of physicians providing brief health lifestyle counseling to patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus during usual care visits...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association of a woman's own birth weight with subsequent risk for gestational diabetes
    Kim E Innes
    Southeastern Rural Mental Health Center, McLeod Hall, University of Virginia, 202 15th St SW, Charlottesville, VA 22903 3306, USA
    JAMA 287:2534-41. 2002
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Association of a woman's own birth weight with her subsequent risk for pregnancy-induced hypertension
    Kim E Innes
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:861-70. 2003
    ..0001). These findings support a possible role for early life factors, particularly fetal growth, in the etiology of PIH...
  23. ncbi request reprint First pregnancy characteristics and subsequent breast cancer risk among young women
    Kim E Innes
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Int J Cancer 112:306-11. 2004
    ..1-0.9). These findings suggest that certain perinatal factors influence maternal breast cancer risk and offer indirect support for a role of gestational hormones, and particularly gestational estrogens, in the etiology of breast cancer...

Research Grants10

  1. Partnership to Increase Hispanic Cancer Research for Co*
    Tim Byers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Additionally, and more importantly, it has potential to impact cancer incidence and outcomes within Colorado through our increased collaborative cancer research, education and clinical practice endeavors. ..
  2. FOUR-CORNERS BREAST CANCER STUDY
    Tim Byers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..C-peptide, glycosylated hemoglobin, IGF-1, and IGFBP3 will be evaluated with respect to breast and endometrial cancer in a subset of women. ..
  3. Insulin Resistance and Adenomas of the Colorectum
    Tim Byers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  4. Colorado Program in Aging and Cancer
    Tim Byers; Fiscal Year: 2007
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