Wendy Demark-Wahnefried

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Feasibility outcomes of a presurgical randomized controlled trial exploring the impact of caloric restriction and increased physical activity versus a wait-list control on tumor characteristics and circulating biomarkers in men electing prostatectomy for
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, 346 Webb Nutrition Sciences Bldg, 1675 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Cancer 16:61. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Quality of life outcomes from the Exercise and Nutrition Enhance Recovery and Good Health for You (ENERGY)-randomized weight loss trial among breast cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Wallace Tumor Institute, University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, 1824 6th Avenue, Rm 310D, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 154:329-37. 2015
  3. pmc Randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of combined progressive exercise on metabolic syndrome in breast cancer survivors: rationale, design, and methods
    Christina M Dieli-Conwright
    Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, 1540 E, Alcazar St, CHP 155, 90089 Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BMC Cancer 14:238. 2014
  4. pmc The role of obesity in cancer survival and recurrence
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1244-59. 2012
  5. pmc The effects of depression and use of antidepressive medicines during pregnancy on the methylation status of the IGF2 imprinted control regions in the offspring
    A Soubry
    Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Epigenetics 3:2. 2011
  6. pmc Reach out to enhance wellness home-based diet-exercise intervention promotes reproducible and sustainable long-term improvements in health behaviors, body weight, and physical functioning in older, overweight/obese cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:2354-61. 2012
  7. pmc Weight management and its role in breast cancer rehabilitation
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Cancer 118:2277-87. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Scientific bias arising from sampling, selective recruitment, and attrition: the case for improved reporting
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    1Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1675 University Blvd 346, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:415-8. 2011
  9. pmc Cognitive influences as mediators of family and peer support for pediatric cancer survivors' physical activity
    Margaux B Gilliam
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Psychooncology 22:1361-8. 2013
  10. pmc Flaxseed-derived enterolactone is inversely associated with tumor cell proliferation in men with localized prostate cancer
    Maria Azrad
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Med Food 16:357-60. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Feasibility outcomes of a presurgical randomized controlled trial exploring the impact of caloric restriction and increased physical activity versus a wait-list control on tumor characteristics and circulating biomarkers in men electing prostatectomy for
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, 346 Webb Nutrition Sciences Bldg, 1675 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Cancer 16:61. 2015
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  2. doi request reprint Quality of life outcomes from the Exercise and Nutrition Enhance Recovery and Good Health for You (ENERGY)-randomized weight loss trial among breast cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Wallace Tumor Institute, University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, 1824 6th Avenue, Rm 310D, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 154:329-37. 2015
    ..Increased QOL has been reported in shorter term diet and exercise trials among cancer survivors. These longer term data suggest that diet and exercise interventions improve some aspects of QOL, but these benefits may diminish over time. ..
  3. pmc Randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of combined progressive exercise on metabolic syndrome in breast cancer survivors: rationale, design, and methods
    Christina M Dieli-Conwright
    Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, 1540 E, Alcazar St, CHP 155, 90089 Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BMC Cancer 14:238. 2014
    ..In this trial, we aim to assess the effects of combined (aerobic and resistance) exercise on components of MetS, as well as on physical fitness and QOL, in breast cancer survivors soon after completing cancer-related treatments...
  4. pmc The role of obesity in cancer survival and recurrence
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1244-59. 2012
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  5. pmc The effects of depression and use of antidepressive medicines during pregnancy on the methylation status of the IGF2 imprinted control regions in the offspring
    A Soubry
    Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Epigenetics 3:2. 2011
    ..05%, p = 0.01). In conclusion, our findings suggest a race-dependent response related to maternal use of antidepressants at one of the IGF2 DMRs in the offspring...
  6. pmc Reach out to enhance wellness home-based diet-exercise intervention promotes reproducible and sustainable long-term improvements in health behaviors, body weight, and physical functioning in older, overweight/obese cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:2354-61. 2012
    ..Diet and exercise interventions have been tested in cancer survivors as a means to reduce late effects and comorbidity, but few have assessed adherence and health outcomes long term...
  7. pmc Weight management and its role in breast cancer rehabilitation
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Cancer 118:2277-87. 2012
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  8. doi request reprint Scientific bias arising from sampling, selective recruitment, and attrition: the case for improved reporting
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    1Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1675 University Blvd 346, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:415-8. 2011
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  9. pmc Cognitive influences as mediators of family and peer support for pediatric cancer survivors' physical activity
    Margaux B Gilliam
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Psychooncology 22:1361-8. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the extent to which self-efficacy mediates the relations between social support and childhood cancer survivors' physical activity (PA)...
  10. pmc Flaxseed-derived enterolactone is inversely associated with tumor cell proliferation in men with localized prostate cancer
    Maria Azrad
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Med Food 16:357-60. 2013
    ..We did not observe an association between enterolignans and NFκB. In conclusion, flaxseed-derived enterolignans may hinder cancer cell proliferation via VEGF-associated pathways...
  11. pmc Harvest for health gardening intervention feasibility study in cancer survivors
    Cindy K Blair
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Acta Oncol 52:1110-8. 2013
    ..Evidence suggests that a healthful diet and physical activity may reduce the risk of chronic disease and improve health in this population...
  12. doi request reprint Results of the Exercise and Nutrition to Enhance Recovery and Good Health for You (ENERGY) Trial: A Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention in Overweight or Obese Breast Cancer Survivors
    Cheryl L Rock
    Cheryl L Rock, Shirley W Flatt, Bilgé Pakiz, and Barbara A Parker, University of California, San Diego, Moores Cancer Center, La Jolla Patricia A Ganz, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Tim E Byers, Anthony Elias, Rebecca L Sedjo, and Holly Wyatt, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO Graham A Colditz, Jingxia Liu, and Michael Naughton, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO Wendy Demark Wahnefried and Helen Krontiras, University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL and Kathleen Y Wolin, Coeus Health, Scale Down, and Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    J Clin Oncol 33:3169-76. 2015
    ..The Exercise and Nutrition to Enhance Recovery and Good Health for You (ENERGY) study is the largest weight loss intervention trial among survivors of breast cancer to date...
  13. doi request reprint Rationale, design, and baseline findings from HIPP: A randomized controlled trial testing a home-based, individually-tailored physical activity print intervention for African American women in the Deep South
    Dori Pekmezi
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL US 35294, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 47:340-8. 2016
    ..This line of research in technology-based approaches for promoting physical activity in African American women in the Deep South has great potential to address health disparities and impact public health. ..
  14. pmc Light-intensity activity attenuates functional decline in older cancer survivors
    Cindy K Blair
    1Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 2Center for the Study of Aging Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 3Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 4Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 5Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 6Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 7University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, AL
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:1375-83. 2014
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  15. doi request reprint Practical clinical interventions for diet, physical activity, and weight control in cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Professor of Nutrition Sciences, Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    CA Cancer J Clin 65:167-89. 2015
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  16. pmc Updated evidence in support of diet and exercise interventions in cancer survivors
    Dorothy W Pekmezi
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Acta Oncol 50:167-78. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint Recommendations for Obesity Clinical Trials in Cancer Survivors: American Society of Clinical Oncology Statement
    Jennifer A Ligibel
    Jennifer A Ligibel and Elizabeth S Frank, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA Catherine M Alfano, Elvan C Daniels, and Kevin D Stein, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA Dawn Hershman, Columbia University Clifford A Hudis, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY Rachel M Ballard, National Institutes of Health Worta McCaskill Stevens and Lori M Minasian, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Suanna S Bruinooge and Laura A Levit, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria, VA Kerry S Courneya, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Pamela J Goodwin, University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Wendy Demark Wahnefried, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Melinda L Irwin, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT Mark A O Rourke, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC John P Pierce, University of California San Diego Moores Cancer Center, San Diego, CA and Cynthia A Thomson, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    J Clin Oncol 33:3961-7. 2015
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  18. doi request reprint Symptoms, weight loss, and physical function in a lifestyle intervention study of older cancer survivors
    Kelly M Kenzik
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA Electronic address
    J Geriatr Oncol 6:424-32. 2015
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  19. pmc Social, demographic, and medical influences on physical activity in child and adolescent cancer survivors
    Margaux B Gilliam
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:198-208. 2012
    ..This study evaluated associations between social, environmental, demographic, and medical predictors, and child and adolescent survivors' physical activity (PA)...
  20. pmc Daughters and Mothers Against Breast Cancer (DAMES): main outcomes of a randomized controlled trial of weight loss in overweight mothers with breast cancer and their overweight daughters
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, North Carolina
    Cancer 120:2522-34. 2014
    ..Given the role of obesity in the primary and tertiary prevention of breast cancer, the authors explored the feasibility of a mother-daughter weight loss intervention...
  21. doi request reprint American Society of Clinical Oncology position statement on obesity and cancer
    Jennifer A Ligibel
    Jennifer A Ligibel, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA Catherine M Alfano, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Kerry S Courneya, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Wendy Demark Wahnefried, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Robert A Burger, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Rowan T Chlebowski, Harbor University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA Carol J Fabian, University of Kansas Medical Center, Westwood, KS Ayca Gucalp, Lee W Jones, and Clifford A Hudis, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Dawn L Hershman, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY Melissa M Hudson and Kirsten K Ness, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN Madhuri Kakarala, Van Andel Institute, Grand Rapids, MI and Janette K Merrill and Dana S Wollins, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria, VA
    J Clin Oncol 32:3568-74. 2014
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  22. pmc Identifying and addressing the needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer: summary of an Institute of Medicine workshop
    Sharyl J Nass
    Institute of Medicine, Washington, D C, USA Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA Harvard Medical School, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA School of Medicine and Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Oregon Health and Science University Knight Cancer Institute, Portland, Oregon, USA St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA Oncology Nursing Society, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA LIVESTRONG Foundation, Austin, Texas, USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Oncologist 20:186-95. 2015
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  23. pmc Developing an intervention to address physical activity barriers for African-American women in the deep south (USA)
    Dori Pekmezi
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, 227 RPHB Birmingham, AL 35293, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 9:301-12. 2013
    ..To address high rates of inactivity and related chronic diseases among African-American women...
  24. pmc Prostatic alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) is positively associated with aggressive prostate cancer: a relationship which may depend on genetic variation in ALA metabolism
    Maria Azrad
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e53104. 2012
    ..This study provides evidence that prostatic ALA, independent of the amount of ALA consumed, is positively associated with biomarkers of aggressive prostate cancer and that genetic variation may modify this relationship...
  25. doi request reprint Formative research in the development of a care transition intervention in breast cancer survivors
    Elizabeth A Kvale
    The Birmingham VA Medical Center, 700 S 19th Street, Birmingham, AL, USA The University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1720 2nd Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA Electronic address
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 19:329-35. 2015
    ..Self-management strategies have demonstrated improved outcomes in chronic illness, and may address the unmet needs of breast cancer survivors...
  26. pmc Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism influences aggressive behavior in prostate cancer cells by deregulating cholesterol homeostasis
    Godwin O Ifere
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Int J Oncol 43:1002-10. 2013
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