J J Griggs
Affiliation: University of Rochester
- Ciprofloxacin plus piperacillin is an equally effective regimen for empiric therapy in febrile neutropenic patients compared with standard therapyJ J Griggs
Department of Medicine, Hematology Unit, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York, USA
Am J Hematol 58:293-7. 1998....
- Racial disparity in the dose and dose intensity of breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapyJennifer J Griggs
Department of Medicine, Hematology Oncology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 81:21-31. 2003..The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of race and obesity on dose and dose intensity of adjuvant chemotherapy...
- Undertreatment of obese women receiving breast cancer chemotherapyJennifer J Griggs
Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Arch Intern Med 165:1267-73. 2005..The objective of this study was to investigate treatment patterns in overweight and obese women undergoing breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy...
- Breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy dosing in obese patients: dissemination of information from clinical trials to clinical practiceChristopher G Greenman
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
Cancer 112:2159-65. 2008..The purpose of this study was to investigate variations in dose determinations in clinical trial protocols and publications over the last 3 decades as potential sources of this uncertainty...
- Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy in non-Hodgkin's lymphomaJ J Griggs
Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York, USA
Am J Hematol 54:332-4. 1997..The potential for complete response to plasma exchange should be recognized in patients with symptoms, signs, and nerve conduction studies suggestive of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy...
- Exercise and side effects among 749 patients during and after treatment for cancer: a University of Rochester Cancer Center Community Clinical Oncology Program StudyKaren M Mustian
Behavioral Medicine Unit, Department of Radiation Oncology, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Box 704, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Support Care Cancer 14:732-41. 2006....
- Patient-centered care and breast cancer survivors' satisfaction with informationJulie B Mallinger
Department of Medicine, Hematology Oncology, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, P O Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Patient Educ Couns 57:342-9. 2005..These results provide support for the theory that patient satisfaction is improved when physicians incorporate patient-centered behaviors into their care...
- Effect of paroxetine hydrochloride (Paxil) on fatigue and depression in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapyJoseph A Roscoe
University of Rochester Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 704, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 89:243-9. 2005..It commonly co-exists with depression in patients undergoing chemotherapy, suggesting that administration of an antidepressant that alleviates symptoms of depression could also reduce fatigue...
- Pilot study using gabapentin for tamoxifen-induced hot flashes in women with breast cancerKishan J Pandya
James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642 USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 83:87-9. 2004..Two additional patients did not provide complete data. Gabapentin is a promising new agent in the treatment of tamoxifen induced hot flashes, and should be studied further...
- Hot flashes, fatigue, treatment exposures and work productivity in breast cancer survivorsJill E Lavigne
Wegmans School of Pharmacy, St John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618, USA
J Cancer Surviv 2:296-302. 2008..Since symptom burden and perceived health can interfere with work, the present study investigated the relationship among these variables and work outcomes...
- The pen and the scalpel: effect of diffusion of information on nonclinical variations in surgical treatmentJennifer J Griggs
Department of Medicine, Hematology Oncology, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Med Care 47:749-57. 2009..As information is disseminated about best practices, variations in patterns of care should diminish over time...
- Social and racial differences in selection of breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy regimensJennifer J Griggs
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
J Clin Oncol 25:2522-7. 2007..Breast cancer outcomes are worse among black women and women of lower socioeconomic status. The purpose of this study was to investigate racial and social differences in selection of breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy regimens...
- Vitality, mental health, and satisfaction with information after breast cancerJennifer J Griggs
Department of Medicine, Hematology Oncology, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, 4310 CCGC, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0936, United States
Patient Educ Couns 66:58-66. 2007..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between satisfaction with information about treatment-related and survivorship issues and mental health outcomes, including vitality, in long-term breast cancer survivors...
- Effect of patient socioeconomic status and body mass index on the quality of breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapyJennifer J Griggs
Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
J Clin Oncol 25:277-84. 2007..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and the use of intentionally reduced doses of chemotherapy in the adjuvant treatment of breast cancer...
- Stability of decisional role preference over the course of cancer therapyJulie B Mallinger
Department of Medicine, Hematology Oncology, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Psychooncology 15:297-305. 2006..The results from this study highlight the importance of reevaluating patients' preferences for involvement in medical decision making throughout the course of cancer therapy, as such preferences are likely to change...
- Surgeon recommendations and receipt of mastectomy for treatment of breast cancerMonica Morrow
Breast Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10065, USA
JAMA 302:1551-6. 2009..There is concern that mastectomy is overused in the United States...
- Simultaneous analysis of cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin and doxorubicinol by liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometryRobin DiFrancesco
Department of Pharmacy Practice, University at Buffalo, 311 Hochstetter Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 852:545-53. 2007..1 by 30 mm (Milford, MA) column. Detection was achieved in positive mixed reaction monitoring mode on a triple quadrupole mass spectrometer...
- Obesity and cancer treatment: weighing the evidenceJennifer J Griggs
J Clin Oncol 26:4060-2. 2008
- Physician ratings of patient literacy: bending over backwards?Jennifer J Griggs
Patient Educ Couns 69:213; author reply 214. 2007
- Racial/ethnic differences in adequacy of information and support for women with breast cancerNancy K Janz
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
Cancer 113:1058-67. 2008..Providing breast cancer patients with needed information and support is an essential component of quality care. This study investigated racial/ethnic variations in the information received and in the availability of peer support...
- John Henryism--the same old song?Jennifer J Griggs
Am J Public Health 94:1658-9; author reply 1659. 2004