R B Harris

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Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Binational arsenic exposure survey: methodology and estimated arsenic intake from drinking water and urinary arsenic concentrations
    Jason Roberge
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, The University of Arizona, 1515 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1051-67. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in costs of treatment for foot problems between podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons
    R B Harris
    Arizona Prevention Center, Tucson 85716, USA
    Am J Manag Care 3:1577-83. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid composition of red blood cell membranes and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    Robin B Harris
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Arizona Cancer Center, P O Box 245024, 1515 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:906-12. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Strategies for skin cancer prevention
    Robin B Harris
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Arizona Cancer Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Int J Dermatol 43:243-51. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends in the incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancers in southeastern Arizona, 1985-1996
    R B Harris
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 45:528-36. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Fat intake and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    I A Hakim
    Arizona Cancer Center, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    Nutr Cancer 36:155-62. 2000
  7. pmc Predictors for cutaneous basal- and squamous-cell carcinoma among actinically damaged adults
    J A Foote
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Int J Cancer 95:7-11. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Tea intake and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin: influence of type of tea beverages
    I A Hakim
    Cancer Prevention and Control, Arizona Cancer Center, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:727-31. 2000
  9. pmc Joint effects of citrus peel use and black tea intake on the risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    I A Hakim
    University of Arizona College of Public Health and the Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    BMC Dermatol 1:3. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for anogenital human papillomavirus infection in men
    Carrie M Nielson
    Arizona Cancer Center and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1137-45. 2007

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Publications34

  1. pmc Binational arsenic exposure survey: methodology and estimated arsenic intake from drinking water and urinary arsenic concentrations
    Jason Roberge
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, The University of Arizona, 1515 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1051-67. 2012
    ..Other contributors to urinary arsenic concentrations should be evaluated...
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in costs of treatment for foot problems between podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons
    R B Harris
    Arizona Prevention Center, Tucson 85716, USA
    Am J Manag Care 3:1577-83. 1997
    ..We do not know if the utilization difference is due to actual treatment or billing differences. Further, we were unable to determine from the claims data if one specialty had better outcomes than the other...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid composition of red blood cell membranes and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    Robin B Harris
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Arizona Cancer Center, P O Box 245024, 1515 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:906-12. 2005
    ..49; 95% CI, 0.30-0.81) were associated with reduced SCC risk. More studies are needed to elucidate the function of RBC fatty acids so that recommendations can be made to alter the human diet for cancer prevention...
  4. ncbi request reprint Strategies for skin cancer prevention
    Robin B Harris
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Arizona Cancer Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Int J Dermatol 43:243-51. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends in the incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancers in southeastern Arizona, 1985-1996
    R B Harris
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 45:528-36. 2001
    ..Thus the incidence rates of both SCC and BCC in Arizona, although among the highest in the world, do not appear to be increasing as rapidly as predicted elsewhere...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fat intake and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    I A Hakim
    Arizona Cancer Center, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    Nutr Cancer 36:155-62. 2000
    ..More studies are clearly needed to elucidate the function of dietary fatty acids so that recommendations can be made to alter the human diet for cancer prevention, particularly in light of the increasing incidence of SCC of the skin...
  7. pmc Predictors for cutaneous basal- and squamous-cell carcinoma among actinically damaged adults
    J A Foote
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Int J Cancer 95:7-11. 2001
    ..The substantial incidence of skin cancer found among this population confirms the need for active dermatological monitoring among individuals with multiple visible actinic lesions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tea intake and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin: influence of type of tea beverages
    I A Hakim
    Cancer Prevention and Control, Arizona Cancer Center, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:727-31. 2000
    ..Further studies with increased sample sizes are needed to evaluate the interrelationships between preparation techniques, tea type, and other life-style factors...
  9. pmc Joint effects of citrus peel use and black tea intake on the risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    I A Hakim
    University of Arizona College of Public Health and the Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    BMC Dermatol 1:3. 2001
    ..Differences in tea drinking habits and/or citrus peel use are likely to vary by populations and could contribute to the inconsistencies found between studies comparing their consumption and cancer risk...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for anogenital human papillomavirus infection in men
    Carrie M Nielson
    Arizona Cancer Center and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1137-45. 2007
    ..Human papillomavirus (HPV) is strongly associated with cervical and other anogenital cancers. Identification of risk factors for HPV infection in men may improve our understanding of HPV transmission and prevention...
  11. ncbi request reprint Citrus peel use is associated with reduced risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    I A Hakim
    Cancer Prevention and Control, Arizona Cancer Center, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Nutr Cancer 37:161-8. 2000
    ..Further studies with large sample sizes are needed to more completely evaluate the interrelationships between peel intake, bioavailability of d-limonene, and other lifestyle factors...
  12. pmc Older adults need guidance to meet nutritional recommendations
    J A Foote
    Arizona Cancer Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 19:628-40. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the diet of healthy, free-living senior volunteers to the dietary reference intakes (DRIs) and Food Guide Pyramid recommendations...
  13. pmc Impact of a community-based breast cancer screening program on Hopi women
    S R Brown
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 1215 N Martin, Room A 242, Tucson, AZ 85750, USA
    Prev Med 52:390-3. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for anal human papillomavirus infection in heterosexual men
    Alan Nyitray
    Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:1676-84. 2008
    ..These results suggest that anal HPV infection may be common in heterosexual men...
  15. ncbi request reprint Green tea consumption is associated with decreased DNA damage among GSTM1-positive smokers regardless of their hOGG1 genotype
    Iman A Hakim
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Nutr 138:1567S-1571S. 2008
    ..Our finding also suggests that green tea intervention might be effective in decreasing DNA damage in the subgroup of smokers who are GSTM1 positive regardless of their hOGG1 genotype...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on non-melanoma skin cancer incidence in the SKICAP-AK trial
    Mary C Clouser
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:276-83. 2009
    ..These results are counter to the idea that longer duration of NSAID use is more protective. Additional investigations are needed into the role NSAIDs play in the chemoprevention of NMSC...
  17. doi request reprint Landscape-epidemiological study design to investigate an environmentally based disease
    Joseph A Tabor
    Office of Arid Lands Studies, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:197-211. 2011
    ..Landscape ecology provides effective methods for identifying scales of analysis and units for stratification that will improve sampling efficiency when environmental variables of interest are strong predictors...
  18. doi request reprint Dose response of retinol and isotretinoin in the prevention of nonmelanoma skin cancer recurrence
    Mary C Clouser
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Nutr Cancer 62:1058-66. 2010
    ..These analyses confirm the results of the original intent to treat analyses and raise an interesting question related to the potential for increased risk for patients in the first quartile of retinol dose...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk group, skin lesion history, and sun sensitivity reliability in squamous cell skin cancer progression
    Mary C Clouser
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 1430 East Fort Lowell, Suite 301, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2292-7. 2006
    ..In all comparisons, women had higher kappa values than men. These results suggest that self-reported measures of skin cancer risk are reasonably reliable for use in screening subjects into studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Measuring wellness among resident physicians
    Samuel M Keim
    University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson 85724 5057, USA
    Med Teach 28:370-4. 2006
    ..008). The Brief Resident Wellness Profile appears to be a reliable and valid instrument that measures residents' sense of professional accomplishment and mood and can be rapidly administered, scored, and interpreted...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of increased tea consumption on oxidative DNA damage among smokers: a randomized controlled study
    Iman A Hakim
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Nutr 133:3303S-3309S. 2003
    ..These data suggest that regular green tea drinking might protect smokers from oxidative damages and could reduce cancer risk or other diseases caused by free radicals associated with smoking...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of a 4-month tea intervention on oxidative DNA damage among heavy smokers: role of glutathione S-transferase genotypes
    Iman A Hakim
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, University of Arizona and Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:242-9. 2004
    ..This finding also suggests that green tea intervention may be effective in the subgroup of smokers who are GSTM1 and/or GSTT1 positive...
  23. ncbi request reprint Thorough skin self-examination in patients with melanoma
    Lois J Loescher
    College of Nursing and the Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:633-7. 2006
    ..s thorough skin self-examination (TSSE) assessment in patients with melanoma, to describe TSSE characteristics of patients with melanoma, and to explore associations of personal and disease variables with TSSE...
  24. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional analysis demonstrated the healthy volunteer effect in smokers
    Cynthia A Thomson
    The University of Arizona, Arizona Cancer Center, PO Box 245024, Tucson, AZ 85724 5024, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:378-82. 2005
    ..This cross-sectional descriptive analysis sought to determine if a healthy volunteer effect can be demonstrated among smokers selected to participate in a dietary intervention trial...
  25. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus prevalence and type distribution in male anogenital sites and semen
    Carrie M Nielson
    Arizona Cancer Center and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1107-14. 2007
    ..Specifically, the prevalence of type-specific HPV infection and the distribution of infections by anogenital anatomic site in men are incompletely characterized...
  26. pmc Can Internet-based continuing medical education improve physicians' skin cancer knowledge and skills?
    J M Harris
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:50-6. 2001
    ..Remaining challenges include improving the program to increase physician sensitivity for evaluating pigmented lesions while preserving the enhanced specificity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and relative validity of a questionnaire to assess intake of black tea polyphenols in epidemiological studies
    I A Hakim
    Arizona Cancer Center, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:667-78. 2001
    ..This instrument may be a useful tool in studies of the associations between tea consumption, tea polyphenols intake, and risk for chronic disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus persistence and nutrients involved in the methylation pathway among a cohort of young women
    Rebecca L Sedjo
    Arizona Cancer Center, Arizona College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:353-9. 2002
    ..These data suggest a role for circulating vitamin B12 in early cervical carcinogenesis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A, carotenoids, and risk of persistent oncogenic human papillomavirus infection
    Rebecca L Sedjo
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:876-84. 2002
    ..44; 95% confidence interval, 0.19-1.01). These data suggest that vegetable consumption and circulating cis-lycopene may be protective against HPV persistence...
  30. doi request reprint Reliability of sample collection and laboratory testing for HPV detection in men
    Roberto Flores
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MRC 223A, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Virol Methods 149:136-43. 2008
    ..82) or single HPV-type detection (kappa=0.52, 95% CI: 0.32-0.72). In conclusion, the swab method used to obtain skin exfoliated cells is adequate for sample collection, and the specimens can be used reliably for molecular HPV testing...
  31. doi request reprint Design and validation of a multiplex specific primer-directed polymerase chain reaction assay for killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptor genetic profiling
    A T Abalos
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Tissue Antigens 77:143-8. 2011
    ..This assay allows for efficient genotyping of the KIR locus while requiring a minimum amount of DNA input, utilizing the simplicity of SSP-PCR...
  32. ncbi request reprint The optimal anatomic sites for sampling heterosexual men for human papillomavirus (HPV) detection: the HPV detection in men study
    Anna R Giuliano
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, 33612, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1146-52. 2007
    ..Conclusions. At a minimum, the penile shaft and the glans penis/coronal sulcus should be sampled in heterosexual men. A scrotal, perianal, or anal sample should also be included for optimal HPV detection...
  33. doi request reprint Age-specific prevalence, incidence, and duration of human papillomavirus infections in a cohort of 290 US men
    Anna R Giuliano
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:827-35. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to describe the overall and age-specific incidence and clearance of HPV infections in men...
  34. doi request reprint Use of salmeterol with and without concurrent use of inhaled corticosteroids and the risk of asthma-related hospitalization among patients with asthma
    Meng Ting Wang
    School of Pharmacy, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:859-67. 2008
    ..Studies evaluating the safety of salmeterol are inconclusive, which might be the result from not taking into account the impact of concomitant inhaled corticosteroids (ICS)...

Research Grants3

  1. Use of GIS in analyzing environmental cancer risks as a*
    Robin Harris; Fiscal Year: 2003
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