Brenda Y Hernandez

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hawaii
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Circumcision and human papillomavirus infection in men: a site-specific comparison
    B Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:787-94. 2008
  2. pmc Burden of invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the penis in the United States, 1998-2003
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Cancer 113:2883-91. 2008
  3. pmc Comparison of physician- and self-collected genital specimens for detection of human papillomavirus in men
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:513-7. 2006
  4. pmc Anal human papillomavirus infection in women and its relationship with cervical infection
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2550-6. 2005
  5. pmc Acceptability of prophylactic human papillomavirus vaccination among adult men
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Hum Vaccin 6:467-75. 2010
  6. pmc Relationship of body mass, height, and weight gain to prostate cancer risk in the multiethnic cohort
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Epidemiology Department, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2413-21. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint CK20 and CK7 protein expression in colorectal cancer: demonstration of the utility of a population-based tissue microarray
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Hawaii Tumor Registry Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96813, USA
    Hum Pathol 36:275-81. 2005
  8. pmc Reduced clearance of penile human papillomavirus infection in uncircumcised men
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala St, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1340-3. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Diet and premalignant lesions of the cervix: evidence of a protective role for folate, riboflavin, thiamin, and vitamin B12
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:859-70. 2003
  10. pmc Transmission of human papillomavirus in heterosexual couples
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    University of Hawaii, Manoa, HI 96813, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:888-94. 2008

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. pmc Circumcision and human papillomavirus infection in men: a site-specific comparison
    B Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:787-94. 2008
    ..Lack of circumcision has been identified as a risk factor for male genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, although this association has not been consistently supported...
  2. pmc Burden of invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the penis in the United States, 1998-2003
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Cancer 113:2883-91. 2008
    ..Although human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is an established etiologic agent in at least 40% of penile SCCs, relatively little is known about the epidemiology of this malignancy...
  3. pmc Comparison of physician- and self-collected genital specimens for detection of human papillomavirus in men
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:513-7. 2006
    ..The emery paper-swab method offers an efficient sampling method for genital HPV DNA detection in men that could be used both within and outside of the clinical setting...
  4. pmc Anal human papillomavirus infection in women and its relationship with cervical infection
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2550-6. 2005
    ..The relationship of anal to cervical infection as described in this study has implications for the development of anal malignancies in women...
  5. pmc Acceptability of prophylactic human papillomavirus vaccination among adult men
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Hum Vaccin 6:467-75. 2010
    ..HPV vaccine acceptability was examined as part of a cohort study of HPV infection among adult males...
  6. pmc Relationship of body mass, height, and weight gain to prostate cancer risk in the multiethnic cohort
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Epidemiology Department, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2413-21. 2009
    ..Ethnic differences in risk may be explained by variation in the distribution of accumulated body fat that could differentially affect prostate carcinogenesis...
  7. ncbi request reprint CK20 and CK7 protein expression in colorectal cancer: demonstration of the utility of a population-based tissue microarray
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Hawaii Tumor Registry Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96813, USA
    Hum Pathol 36:275-81. 2005
    ..This well-characterized TMA offers a powerful tool for testing hypotheses regarding colorectal carcinogenesis, including the identification of potential markers of neoplastic development and progression...
  8. pmc Reduced clearance of penile human papillomavirus infection in uncircumcised men
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala St, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1340-3. 2010
    ..04). Circumcision may protect against HPV-associated disease by enhancing the resolution of infection...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diet and premalignant lesions of the cervix: evidence of a protective role for folate, riboflavin, thiamin, and vitamin B12
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:859-70. 2003
    ..A case-control study was conducted among a population of multiethnic women identified from clinics on Oahu, Hawaii between 1992 and 1996 to explore the relationship between diet and cervical dysplasia...
  10. pmc Transmission of human papillomavirus in heterosexual couples
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    University of Hawaii, Manoa, HI 96813, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:888-94. 2008
    ..Couples who transmitted HPV were more sexually active and used condoms less frequently. These results have implications for HPV prevention and control strategies, including the targeting of prophylactic vaccines...
  11. doi request reprint Acquisition of anal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in women: the Hawaii HPV Cohort study
    Marc T Goodman
    Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:957-66. 2008
    ..The majority of anal cancer is associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, yet little is known about women's risk of acquisition of anal HPV infection...
  12. pmc Prevalence, acquisition, and clearance of cervical human papillomavirus infection among women with normal cytology: Hawaii Human Papillomavirus Cohort Study
    Marc T Goodman
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii and University Health Services, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Cancer Res 68:8813-24. 2008
    ..Our data suggest several viral and nonviral determinants of cervical HPV acquisition and clearance that might be used in cervical cancer prevention programs...
  13. pmc Plasma micronutrients and the acquisition and clearance of anal human papillomavirus infection: the Hawaii HPV cohort study
    Yurii B Shvetsov
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Cancer Res 70:9787-97. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that several carotenoids can reduce the risk and clearance of anal HPV infections that contribute to anal cancer...
  14. pmc Sequential acquisition of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection of the anus and cervix: the Hawaii HPV Cohort Study
    Marc T Goodman
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala St, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1331-9. 2010
    ..Relatively little is known about the epidemiology of anal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in healthy women and its association with cervical HPV infection...
  15. pmc Duration and clearance of anal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection among women: the Hawaii HPV cohort study
    Yurii B Shvetsov
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:536-46. 2009
    ..We investigated patterns of duration and clearance of anal HPV infection in a cohort of healthy women in Hawaii...
  16. pmc Plasma matrix metalloproteinases and postmenopausal breast cancer risk: a nested case-control study in the Multiethnic Cohort study
    Yeonju Kim
    Epidemiology Program, University of Hawai i Cancer Center, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 136:837-45. 2012
    ..05). Few significant differences in risk by levels of the MMPs were found by any of the clinical variables. Circulating MMPs were not associated with postmenopausal breast cancer risk...
  17. pmc Prediagnostic leptin, adiponectin, C-reactive protein, and the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Nicholas J Ollberding
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Epidemiology Program, 1236 Lauhala St, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 6:188-95. 2013
    ..Further prospective studies examining the role of adipokines and inflammatory processes in the etiology of postmenopausal breast cancer are warranted. Cancer Prev Res; 6(3); 188-95. ©2013 AACR...
  18. pmc The influence of multiple human papillomavirus types on the risk of genotype-concordant incident infections of the anus and cervix: the Hawaii HPV cohort study
    Marc T Goodman
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, HI 96813, USA
    J Infect Dis 203:335-40. 2011
    ..Potential synergy in acquisition of cervical and anal HPV infections has implications for prophylactic vaccine effectiveness...
  19. pmc Erythrocyte membrane fatty acid composition, serum lipids, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma risk in a nested case-control study: the multiethnic cohort
    Yukiko Morimoto
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1693-703. 2012
    ..Composition of dietary fatty acid intake, which influences cytokine production, may contribute to the development of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Serum lipid levels may serve as biomarkers of inflammation associated with NHL risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hawaii cohort study of serum micronutrient concentrations and clearance of incident oncogenic human papillomavirus infection of the cervix
    Marc T Goodman
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Res 67:5987-96. 2007
    ..Results from this investigation support an association of micronutrients with the rapid clearance of incident oncogenic HPV infection of the uterine cervix...
  21. pmc Soy consumption and histopathologic markers in breast tissue using tissue microarrays
    Gertraud Maskarinec
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Nutr Cancer 61:708-16. 2009
    ..The results of this investigation provide some assurance that soy intake does not adversely affect markers of proliferation. TMAs were shown to be a useful tool for epidemiologic research...
  22. pmc Prediagnostic serum tocopherol levels and the risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma: the multiethnic cohort
    Yukiko Morimoto
    Authors Affiliations University of Hawaii Cancer Center Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio and Community and Population Health Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:2075-83. 2013
    ..Compromised immunity and chronic inflammation are thought to contribute to the development of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Because tocopherols protect cells through antioxidant mechanisms, they may play a role in NHL etiology...
  23. doi request reprint Genital and extra-genital warts increase the risk of asymptomatic genital human papillomavirus infection in men
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Center, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 87:391-5. 2011
    ..To evaluate the relationship of warts in different parts of the body and the risk of asymptomatic genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in men...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reports: plasma and dietary phytoestrogens and risk of premalignant lesions of the cervix
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 96813, USA
    Nutr Cancer 49:109-24. 2004
    ..The results of this investigation should be considered preliminary and need to be verified in larger, prospective studies...
  25. doi request reprint Cervical and anal human papillomavirus infection in adult women in American Samoa
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:19-31. 2013
    ..In multivariate analyses, only age remained associated with cervical HPV and anal HPV. Cervical and anal HPV was more prevalent among younger women; only anal HPV was detected in older women...
  26. pmc Prediagnostic circulating carotenoid levels and the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: the Multiethnic Cohort
    Nicholas J Ollberding
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Blood 119:5817-23. 2012
    ..These data provide support for a protective role of carotenoid-rich fruits and vegetables in the etiology of NHL...
  27. ncbi request reprint Demographic and pathologic differences in the incidence of invasive penile cancer in the United States, 1995-2003
    Marc T Goodman
    Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1833-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this analysis was to describe the distribution of penile cancer in the United States by demographic, pathologic, and clinical features...
  28. pmc Human papillomavirus (HPV) L1 and L1-L2 virus-like particle-based multiplex assays for measurement of HPV virion antibodies
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 19:1348-52. 2012
    ..44). The HPV L1-L2 VLP seroassay performs well for the concurrent measurement of HPV16 and -18 antibodies in large numbers of samples and may be extended to include other HPV types...
  29. pmc Mammographic Density and Matrix Metalloproteinases in Breast Tissue
    Jana S Steude
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI, 96813, USA
    Cancer Microenviron . 2009
    ..However, future investigations into activities and ratios of additional proteases and their inhibitors as well as other pathways, such as inflammation, are needed...
  30. pmc Intraindividual variability in serum micronutrients: effects on reliability of estimated parameters
    Yurii B Shvetsov
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Epidemiology 20:36-43. 2009
    ..The extent to which multiple samples per person might improve reliability is useful information for planning studies and interpreting results...
  31. ncbi request reprint Tissues from population-based cancer registries: a novel approach to increasing research potential
    Marc T Goodman
    Etiology Program, Hawaii Tumor Registry, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Hum Pathol 36:812-20. 2005
    ..SEER-based tissue resources represent a step forward in true, population-based tissue repositories of tumors from US patients and may serve as a foundation for molecular epidemiology studies of cancer in this country...
  32. ncbi request reprint Highlights of recent cancer incidence data in Hawaii
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, USA
    Hawaii Med J 62:17-8. 2003
  33. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus prevalence in invasive anal cancers in the United States before vaccine introduction
    Martin Steinau
    1Chronic Viral Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA 2University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 3Community and Population Health Research Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 4Michigan Cancer Surveillance Program, Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, MI 5Department of Epidemiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 6Los Angeles Cancer Registry, Los Angeles, CA 7Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL 8Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA 9Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 10College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 11Battelle Memorial Institute, Durham, NC and 12Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 17:397-403. 2013
    ..This study aimed to conduct a representative survey of human papillomavirus (HPV) prevalence and its genotype distribution in invasive anal cancer specimens in the United States...
  34. ncbi request reprint A tailored multi-media campaign to promote the human papillomavirus cohort study to young women
    Abigail W Bushley
    Cancer Research Center, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Prev Med 41:98-101. 2005
    ..The Cancer Research Center of Hawaii developed a low-cost and culturally sensitive multimedia campaign to recruit Oahu women to their HPV cohort study, specifically targeting women 18 to 35 years of age...
  35. doi request reprint Evaluation of genital self-sampling methods for HPV detection in males
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Honolulu, HI, USA
    J Clin Virol 58:168-75. 2013
    ..There are no population-based HPV prevalence estimates in males because optimal sampling methods are unclear...
  36. pmc Parity and expression of epithelial histopathologic markers in breast tissue
    Yukiko Morimoto
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:404-8. 2013
    ..The current findings suggest that pregnancies may protect against breast cancer by reducing susceptibility to estrogenic stimuli and proliferative activity as assessed by the expression of ERα and PCNA in breast tissue. ..
  37. pmc Preview of Hawaii Cancer Facts and Figures 2010
    Brenda Y Hernandez
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Hawaii Med J 69:223-4. 2010
    ..The following are highlights of years 2000-2006 (a 6-year period) data as featured in Hawaii Cancer Facts & Figures 2010...
  38. pmc Mammographic density and epithelial histopathologic markers
    Martijn Verheus
    Cancer Research Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
    BMC Cancer 9:182. 2009
    ..We explored the association of mammographic density, a breast cancer risk factor, with hormonal and proliferation markers in benign tissue from tumor blocks of pre-and postmenopausal breast cancer cases...