John Pierce

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Quitlines and nicotine replacement for smoking cessation: do we need to change policy?
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:341-56. 2012
  2. doi request reprint What public health strategies are needed to reduce smoking initiation?
    John P Pierce
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Tob Control 21:258-64. 2012
  3. pmc A qualitative investigation of breast cancer survivors' experiences with breastfeeding
    Jessica R Gorman
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 3:181-91. 2009
  4. pmc Physical activity, additional breast cancer events, and mortality among early-stage breast cancer survivors: findings from the WHEL Study
    Lisa A Cadmus Bertram
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 94305 5411, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:427-35. 2011
  5. pmc Telephone counseling helps maintain long-term adherence to a high-vegetable dietary pattern
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Nutr 137:2291-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Tobacco industry price-subsidizing promotions may overcome the downward pressure of higher prices on initiation of regular smoking
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Centre, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0645, USA
    Health Econ 14:1061-71. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Telephone counseling intervention increases intakes of micronutrient- and phytochemical-rich vegetables, fruit and fiber in breast cancer survivors
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Nutr 134:452-8. 2004
  8. pmc Telephone counseling to implement best parenting practices to prevent adolescent problem behaviors
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:324-34. 2008
  9. pmc Dietary change and reduced breast cancer events among women without hot flashes after treatment of early-stage breast cancer: subgroup analysis of the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1565S-1571S. 2009
  10. pmc Changing age-specific patterns of cigarette consumption in the United States, 1992-2002: association with smoke-free homes and state-level tobacco control activity
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, 3855 Health Sciences Drive 0901, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:171-7. 2009

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Publications93

  1. doi request reprint Quitlines and nicotine replacement for smoking cessation: do we need to change policy?
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:341-56. 2012
    ..Some policies actively discourage unassisted smoking cessation despite the documented high success rates of this approach. There is an urgent need to revisit public policy on smoking cessation...
  2. doi request reprint What public health strategies are needed to reduce smoking initiation?
    John P Pierce
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Tob Control 21:258-64. 2012
    ..These case studies provide strong additional evidence of the importance of countries implementing the provisions of the Framework Treaty on Tobacco Control...
  3. pmc A qualitative investigation of breast cancer survivors' experiences with breastfeeding
    Jessica R Gorman
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 3:181-91. 2009
    ..Previous studies have focused on the physiology of lactation after surgery and treatment, but have not explored factors influencing breastfeeding decisions and behavior...
  4. pmc Physical activity, additional breast cancer events, and mortality among early-stage breast cancer survivors: findings from the WHEL Study
    Lisa A Cadmus Bertram
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 94305 5411, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:427-35. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether baseline activity and 1-year change in activity are associated with breast cancer events or mortality...
  5. pmc Telephone counseling helps maintain long-term adherence to a high-vegetable dietary pattern
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Nutr 137:2291-6. 2007
    ..This large change will allow testing of hypotheses on the role of dietary change in preventing additional breast cancer events...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tobacco industry price-subsidizing promotions may overcome the downward pressure of higher prices on initiation of regular smoking
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Centre, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0645, USA
    Health Econ 14:1061-71. 2005
    ..g. young smokers not yet addicted), countering the depressing effect of general price increases on smoking. Thus, we find that the relationship of cigarette price to smoking behavior is more complex than previously described...
  7. ncbi request reprint Telephone counseling intervention increases intakes of micronutrient- and phytochemical-rich vegetables, fruit and fiber in breast cancer survivors
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Nutr 134:452-8. 2004
    ....
  8. pmc Telephone counseling to implement best parenting practices to prevent adolescent problem behaviors
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:324-34. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc Dietary change and reduced breast cancer events among women without hot flashes after treatment of early-stage breast cancer: subgroup analysis of the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1565S-1571S. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Changing age-specific patterns of cigarette consumption in the United States, 1992-2002: association with smoke-free homes and state-level tobacco control activity
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, 3855 Health Sciences Drive 0901, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:171-7. 2009
    ..During the 1990s, both prevalence and average cigarette consumption declined in the United States, but age-specific changes have not been reported...
  11. ncbi request reprint Tobacco industry marketing, population-based tobacco control, and smoking behavior
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S327-34. 2007
    ..For each program, there was a positive association with reduced smoking. The evidence supporting the conclusion that tobacco-control programs reduce smoking behavior is evaluated as strong...
  12. pmc Greater survival after breast cancer in physically active women with high vegetable-fruit intake regardless of obesity
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores University of California, San Diego Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:2345-51. 2007
    ..Single-variable analyses have associated physical activity, diet, and obesity with survival after breast cancer. This report investigates interactions among these variables...
  13. pmc Adolescent smoking decline during California's tobacco control programme
    J P Pierce
    Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0645, USA
    Tob Control 14:207-12. 2005
    ..This study examines whether adolescent smoking declined over this period, whether any decline carried through to young adulthood, and whether it was specific to California...
  14. pmc Diet and breast cancer prognosis: making sense of the Women's Healthy Eating and Living and Women's Intervention Nutrition Study trials
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, MooresUCSD Cancer Center, University of California, SanDiego, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 21:86-91. 2009
    ..To clarify the role of dietary pattern on prognosis in breast cancer survivors...
  15. ncbi request reprint A minimum 6-month prolonged abstinence should be required for evaluating smoking cessation trials
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center University of California San Diego La Jolla CA 92093 0645, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:151-3. 2003
  16. doi request reprint Camel No. 9 cigarette-marketing campaign targeted young teenage girls
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Pediatrics 125:619-26. 2010
    ..The 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) restricted tobacco industry advertising practices that targeted teens...
  17. doi request reprint Forty years of faster decline in cigarette smoking in California explains current lower lung cancer rates
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2801-10. 2010
    ..Declining lung cancer rates in California have been attributed to the California Tobacco Control Program, but may reflect earlier declines in smoking...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tobacco industry promotion of cigarettes and adolescent smoking
    J P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0901, USA
    JAMA 279:511-5. 1998
    ..Whether tobacco advertising and promotion increases the likelihood that youths will begin smoking has important public policy implications...
  19. ncbi request reprint Can strategies used by statewide tobacco control programs help smokers make progress in quitting?
    J P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:459-64. 1998
    ..4% for one factor, and 40.6% for two or more. These results suggest but do not prove that strategies promoted by statewide tobacco control programs can potentially be effective and that these efforts should be continued and expanded...
  20. ncbi request reprint Has the California tobacco control program reduced smoking?
    J P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    JAMA 280:893-9. 1998
    ..Comprehensive community-wide tobacco control programs are considered appropriate public health approaches to reduce population smoking prevalence...
  21. pmc Sharing the blame: smoking experimentation and future smoking-attributable mortality due to Joe Camel and Marlboro advertising and promotions
    J P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0901, USA
    Tob Control 8:37-44. 1999
    ..Recent longitudinal evidence suggests that 34% of new experimentation occurs because of advertising and promotions...
  22. pmc News media coverage of smoking and health is associated with changes in population rates of smoking cessation but not initiation
    J P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0645, USA
    Tob Control 10:145-53. 2001
    ..To determine whether changes in news media coverage of smoking and health issues are associated with changes in smoking behaviour in the USA...
  23. ncbi request reprint Increases in plasma carotenoid concentrations in response to a major dietary change in the women's healthy eating and living study
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, UCSD Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Dept 0901, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1886-92. 2006
    ..Other intervention studies have not achieved the level of change in circulating carotenoids required to properly test this hypothesis...
  24. doi request reprint Prevalence of heavy smoking in California and the United States, 1965-2007
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    JAMA 305:1106-12. 2011
    ..The intensity of smoking, not just prevalence, is associated with future health consequences...
  25. ncbi request reprint Does tobacco marketing undermine the influence of recommended parenting in discouraging adolescents from smoking?
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California San Diego Pierce, Distefan, White, Gilpin, San Diego, California 92093 0645, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:73-81. 2002
    ..Our objective was to examine whether tobacco-industry marketing practices undermine the protective effect of recommended authoritative parenting against adolescent smoking...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of over-the-counter sales on effectiveness of pharmaceutical aids for smoking cessation
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, 0645, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0645, USA
    JAMA 288:1260-4. 2002
    ..Nicotine replacement therapy is heavily promoted to the general population by both the pharmaceutical industry and tobacco control advocates...
  27. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of the effect of a plant-based dietary pattern on additional breast cancer events and survival: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) Study
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0645, USA
    Control Clin Trials 23:728-56. 2002
    ..We will assess evidence of effectiveness by the length of the breast cancer event-free interval, as well as by overall survival separately in all the women in the study as well as specifically in women under and over the age of 55 years...
  28. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a randomized trial of a high-vegetable diet to prevent breast cancer recurrence
    J P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0901, USA
    Nutr Cancer 28:282-8. 1997
    ..Results of this study demonstrate that telephone counseling can be a useful approach in diet intervention and that breast cancer survivors can adopt and maintain a high-vegetable, reduced-fat dietary pattern...
  29. pmc Influence of a diet very high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in fat on prognosis following treatment for breast cancer: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) randomized trial
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    JAMA 298:289-98. 2007
    ..Evidence is lacking that a dietary pattern high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in total fat can influence breast cancer recurrence or survival...
  30. ncbi request reprint The role of curiosity in smoking initiation
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control, Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0645, United States
    Addict Behav 30:685-96. 2005
    ....
  31. pmc The impact of a long-term reduction in dietary energy density on body weight within a randomized diet trial
    Nazmus Saquib
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:31-8. 2008
    ..Our study showed that reducing dietary energy density did not result in a reduction in total energy intake and suggests that this strategy alone is not sufficient to promote long-term weight loss in a free-living population...
  32. pmc Do favorite movie stars influence adolescent smoking initiation?
    Janet M Distefan
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0645, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1239-44. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether adolescents whose favorite movie stars smoke on-screen are at increased risk of tobacco use...
  33. ncbi request reprint Changes in youth smoking participation in California in the 1990s
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0645, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:985-93. 2003
    ..To identify which key transitions in the adolescent smoking uptake process changed during periods of increasing and decreasing adolescent smoking participation in California...
  34. pmc The California Tobacco Control Program's effect on adult smokers: (3) Similar effects for African Americans across states
    Dennis R Trinidad
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Tob Control 16:96-100. 2007
    ..To compare trends in African-American (AA) and non-Hispanic white (NHW) smoking between states categorised as having three different levels of tobacco control practice in the 1990s...
  35. doi request reprint Does a healthy diet help weight management among overweight and obese people?
    Nazmus Saquib
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:518-31. 2009
    ..10) among overweight members of either study group. Without specific efforts to reduce total energy intake, dietary modification does not reduce obesity or result in long-term weight loss...
  36. doi request reprint The effect of smoke-free homes on smoking behavior in the U.S
    Karen Messer
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:210-6. 2008
    ..Evidence from longitudinal population surveys is needed to establish whether smoke-free homes might influence smoking behavior...
  37. ncbi request reprint On the importance of using multiple methods of dietary assessment
    Loki Natarajan
    Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, California 92093 0645, USA
    Epidemiology 15:738-45. 2004
    ....
  38. pmc The California Tobacco Control Program's effect on adult smokers: (1) Smoking cessation
    Karen Messer
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Tob Control 16:85-90. 2007
    ..To estimate national population trends in long-term smoking cessation by age group and to compare cessation rates in California (CA) with those of two comparison groups of states...
  39. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors and vasomotor symptoms in breast cancer survivors: the WHEL Study
    Ellen B Gold
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Menopause 13:423-33. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Population effectiveness of pharmaceutical aids for smoking cessation: what is associated with increased success?
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Rebecca and John Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:661-9. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint A population study of low-rate smokers: quitting history and instability over time
    Shu Hong Zhu
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0905, USA
    Health Psychol 22:245-52. 2003
    ..The overall trend is an increasing proportion of low-consumption smokers while smoking prevalence declines. The dynamic process has implications for tobacco control efforts and for addiction theory...
  42. ncbi request reprint The California Tobacco Control Program and potential harm reduction through reduced cigarette consumption in continuing smokers
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S157-66. 2002
    ....
  43. pmc Clean indoor air: advances in California, 1990-1999
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, Calif 92093 0645, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:785-91. 2002
    ..This study assessed progress in achieving clean indoor air in California...
  44. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity level in breast cancer survivors participating in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) Study
    Suzi Hong
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 101:225-32. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine factors that are associated with physical activity or inactivity among breast cancer survivors...
  45. pmc Depressive symptoms among young breast cancer survivors: the importance of reproductive concerns
    Jessica R Gorman
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:477-85. 2010
    ..Reported reproductive concerns after breast cancer treatment were a significant contributor to consistent depressive symptoms. Younger survivors would benefit from additional information and support related to reproductive issues...
  46. pmc Smoking cessation rates in the United States: a comparison of young adult and older smokers
    Karen Messer
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:317-22. 2008
    ..We compared smoking quit rates by age in a nationally representative sample to determine differences in cessation rates among younger and older adults...
  47. pmc Dietary pattern influences breast cancer prognosis in women without hot flashes: the women's healthy eating and living trial
    Ellen B Gold
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:352-9. 2009
    ..To determine whether a low-fat diet high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber differentially affects prognosis in breast cancer survivors with hot flashes (HF) or without HF after treatment...
  48. pmc Timing of dietary change in response to a telephone counseling intervention: evidence from the WHEL study
    Lisa Madlensky
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, California, USA
    Health Psychol 27:539-47. 2008
    ..Social-cognitive theory asserts that early successes in achieving behavior change increase self-efficacy, leading to longer-term success...
  49. ncbi request reprint Is there a simple correction factor for comparing adolescent tobacco-use estimates from school- and home-based surveys?
    Michael Biglan
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, 92093, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:427-37. 2004
    ..Social desirability bias of self-reported behavior in the different settings may account in part for the observed mode effects...
  50. pmc What contributed to the major decline in per capita cigarette consumption during California's comprehensive tobacco control programme?
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Tob Control 15:308-16. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint What fraction of young adults are at risk for future smoking, and who are they?
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0645, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:747-59. 2005
    ..We conclude that the group of young adults at risk for future smoking is sizable and presents a fertile target for tobacco industry efforts to promote smoking. Counter-efforts might include promotion of smoke-free environments...
  52. pmc Receptivity to tobacco advertising and promotions among young adolescents as a predictor of established smoking in young adulthood
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, Calif 92093 0901, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1489-95. 2007
    ..We investigated whether receptivity to tobacco advertising and promotions during young adolescence predicts young adult smoking 6 years later...
  53. ncbi request reprint Concurrent use of tobacco products by California adolescents
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Prev Med 36:575-84. 2003
    ..To describe patterns and correlates of tobacco product use other than cigarettes in adolescents 12-17 years of age...
  54. pmc Reproductive steroid hormones and recurrence-free survival in women with a history of breast cancer
    Cheryl L Rock
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:614-20. 2008
    ....
  55. pmc Improvement in self-reported physical health predicts longer survival among women with a history of breast cancer
    Ruth E Patterson
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 127:541-7. 2011
    ..38 (95% CI, 0.16-0.85) for all-cause mortality. These results appear to support testing an intervention to improve physical health in breast cancer patients among patients after the acute stage of treatment...
  56. ncbi request reprint Is family history related to preventive health behaviors and medical management in breast cancer patients?
    Lisa Madlensky
    Cancer Prevention and Control, Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, SanDiego, 95000 Gilman Drive, San Diego, California 92093 0901, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 90:47-54. 2005
    ..We investigated whether a relationship exists between family history and health behaviors in a cross-sectional study of breast cancer survivors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Achieving substantial changes in eating behavior among women previously treated for breast cancer--an overview of the intervention
    Vicky A Newman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:382-91; quiz 488. 2005
    ..To report baseline to 12-month dietary change and investigate whether cooking-class attendance influenced adherence to the study's dietary targets...
  58. ncbi request reprint How have smoking risk factors changed with recent declines in California adolescent smoking?
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Addiction 100:117-25. 2005
    ..To compare predictors of smoking initiation in two longitudinal studies in California conducted during periods when adolescent smoking prevalence was increasing (1993-96) and decreasing (1996-99)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Young adult smoking behavior: implications for future population health
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:569-80. 2009
    ..To qualitatively project the future health burden of tobacco from present-day young adult smoking behavior...
  60. ncbi request reprint Effects of a high-fiber, low-fat diet intervention on serum concentrations of reproductive steroid hormones in women with a history of breast cancer
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2379-87. 2004
    ..Diet intervention trials are testing whether postdiagnosis dietary modification can influence breast cancer recurrence and survival. One possible mechanism is an effect on reproductive steroid hormones. Participants and..
  61. ncbi request reprint Does adolescent perception of difficulty in getting cigarettes deter experimentation?
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0645, USA
    Prev Med 38:485-91. 2004
    ..In California, access-law enforcement increased substantially in 1996 compared to earlier in the decade...
  62. doi request reprint Physical activity, diet, adiposity and female breast cancer prognosis: a review of the epidemiologic literature
    Ruth E Patterson
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Maturitas 66:5-15. 2010
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Plasma triacylglycerol and HDL cholesterol concentrations confirm self-reported changes in carbohydrate and fat intakes in women in a diet intervention trial
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Reproductive Medicine, and Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Nutr 134:342-7. 2004
    ..The degree of change in these lipid concentrations was small and does not suggest increased cardiovascular disease risk...
  64. ncbi request reprint Validity and systematic error in measuring carotenoid consumption with dietary self-report instruments
    Loki Natarajan
    Division of Biostatistics, University of California, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:770-8. 2006
    ..The use of either self-report method alone in diet-disease studies could lead to substantial bias and error. Multiple methods of dietary assessment may provide more accurate estimates of true dietary intake...
  65. ncbi request reprint Post-diagnosis weight gain and breast cancer recurrence in women with early stage breast cancer
    Bette J Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, 2000 Broadway, 94612 Oakland, CA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 99:47-57. 2006
    ..To examine whether weight gain after diagnosis of breast cancer affects the risk of breast cancer recurrence...
  66. pmc The relative importance of specific risk factors for insomnia in women treated for early-stage breast cancer
    Wayne A Bardwell
    Rebecca and John Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Psychooncology 17:9-18. 2008
    ..Many individual risk factors for insomnia have been identified for women with a history of breast cancer. We assessed the relative importance of a wide range of risk factors for insomnia in this population...
  67. ncbi request reprint Why does adult African-American smoking prevalence in California remain higher than for non-Hispanic whites?
    Dennis R Trinidad
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0645, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:505-11. 2005
    ..To explain why, contrary to national trends, adult California African-American (AA) smoking prevalence remains higher than for non-Hispanic Whites (W) and to explore how future rates might change...
  68. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' perceptions about quitting and nicotine replacement therapy: findings from the California Tobacco Survey
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0645, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:465-8. 2006
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of homocysteine concentrations to food and supplemental folate intakes in smokers and never-smokers enrolled in a diet intervention trial
    Archana Jaiswal McEligot
    Epidemiology Division, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7555, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:57-66. 2006
    ..05). These findings show that increasing supplemental folic acid can reduce homocysteine concentrations, which may have implications for lowering cardiovascular disease risk for smokers and never-smokers...
  70. pmc The California Tobacco Control Program's effect on adult smokers: (2) Daily cigarette consumption levels
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0901, California, USA
    Tob Control 16:91-5. 2007
    ..To investigate the association of the California Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program with self-reported population trends of cigarette consumption during 1992-2002...
  71. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor I, insulin-like growth factor I binding protein 1, insulin, glucose, and leptin serum levels are not influenced by a reduced-fat, high-fiber diet intervention
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control, Moores Cancer Center, 3855 Health Sciences Drive 0901, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1238-9. 2006
  72. doi request reprint Dietary modification in patients with prostate cancer on active surveillance: a randomized, multicentre feasibility study
    J Kellogg Parsons
    Moores Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 21287, USA
    BJU Int 101:1227-31. 2008
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of implementing a diet-based intervention in men with prostate cancer on active surveillance, as changes in diet might potentially inhibit the progression of prostate cancer...
  73. pmc Marine fatty acid intake is associated with breast cancer prognosis
    Ruth E Patterson
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Nutr 141:201-6. 2011
    ..The investigation indicates that marine fatty acids from food are associated with reduced risk of additional breast cancer events and all-cause mortality...
  74. doi request reprint IGF1 and risk of additional breast cancer in the WHEL study
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0628, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 18:235-44. 2011
    ..Tamoxifen can confound analysis of IGF1 and recurrence. This supports re-evaluating significance of IGF1 to breast cancer recurrence...
  75. ncbi request reprint Demographic differences in patterns in the incidence of smoking cessation: United States 1950-1990
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0645, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:141-50. 2002
    ..We evaluated whether changes in the incidence of successful quitting, a new measure of cessation, can inform policy makers how population subgroups responded...
  76. doi request reprint Telephone counseling promotes dietary change in healthy adults: results of a pilot trial
    Vicky A Newman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1350-4. 2008
    ..001) increase in total plasma carotenoids. This 3-month/eight-call telephone counseling intervention was associated with dietary change in healthy adults consuming fewer than five servings per day of vegetables and fruit at study entry...
  77. pmc Clinically defined type 2 diabetes mellitus and prognosis in early-stage breast cancer
    Kirsten Erickson
    Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:54-60. 2011
    ..Self-reported diabetes has been associated with poor breast cancer outcomes. Research is needed to investigate the relationship between biologically determined glycemic control and breast cancer prognosis...
  78. pmc Sex hormone concentrations and the risk of breast cancer recurrence in postmenopausal women without hot flashes
    Jennifer A Emond
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, UCSD Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:939-45. 2011
    ..We examined if the reduced risk of breast cancer events seen among women without baseline hot flash symptoms in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) dietary intervention trial was related to changes in sex hormone concentrations...
  79. pmc Low to moderate alcohol intake is not associated with increased mortality after breast cancer
    Shirley W Flatt
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:681-8. 2010
    ..An inverse association between alcohol intake and obesity suggests possible confounding between these variables (and perhaps other factors) with breast cancer outcomes...
  80. ncbi request reprint Measuring dietary change in a diet intervention trial: comparing food frequency questionnaire and dietary recalls
    Cynthia A Thomson
    University of Arizona, Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:754-62. 2003
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Increased fruit, vegetable and fiber intake and lower fat intake reported among women previously treated for invasive breast cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson 85724, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:801-8. 2002
    ..To describe the dietary intake patterns of women before and after breast cancer diagnosis...
  82. ncbi request reprint Does tobacco industry marketing of 'light' cigarettes give smokers a rationale for postponing quitting?
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S147-55. 2002
    ..By implying reduced tar or nicotine exposure, tobacco industry marketing using the labels light and ultra-light is misleading smokers. The use of such labels should be regulated...
  83. pmc Reliability of plasma carotenoid biomarkers and its relation to study power
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Epidemiology 19:338-44. 2008
    ..We assessed reliability of plasma carotenoid levels over time and how it could influence study power through sample size and effect-size...
  84. ncbi request reprint Increase in cruciferous vegetable intake in women previously treated for breast cancer participating in a dietary intervention trial
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Nutr Cancer 57:11-9. 2007
    ..These data suggest that this study population will be the first U.S. population sample to provide ample quantity and variety in cruciferous intake to examine whether these vegetables are protective against breast cancer recurrence...
  85. ncbi request reprint Inferring strategies for disseminating physical activity policies, programs, and practices from the successes of tobacco control
    Lawrence W Green
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S66-81. 2006
    ..In the concluding section, some lessons are identified that we believe may be successfully utilized in societal attempts to increase physical activity in world populations...
  86. ncbi request reprint Cigarette promotional offers: who takes advantage?
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioral Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 30:225-31. 2006
    ..How effective they are in actually reaching these groups in the general population of smokers has not yet been investigated...
  87. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids and recurrence-free survival in women with a history of breast cancer
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6631-8. 2005
    ....
  88. doi request reprint The Men's Eating and Living (MEAL) study: a Cancer and Leukemia Group B pilot trial of dietary intervention for the treatment of prostate cancer
    J Kellogg Parsons
    Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Urology 72:633-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of implementing a diet-based intervention in men with prostate cancer...
  89. ncbi request reprint How do smokers control their cigarette expenditures?
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:625-35. 2005
    ..00 US dollars/month. Whereas price-minimizing strategies appeared to save money, cutting consumption could save even more. Thus further substantial tax increases would likely have the desired effect...
  90. pmc Comparison of baseline dietary intake of Hispanic and matched non-Hispanic white breast cancer survivors enrolled in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living study
    Mariá A Hernández-Valero
    Center for Research on Minority Health, Department of Health Disparities Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1323-9. 2008
    ..To assess the reported baseline dietary intake of Hispanic and non-Hispanic white breast cancer survivors in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living study, a randomized plant-based dietary intervention clinical trial...
  91. ncbi request reprint Diet and biomarkers of oxidative damage in women previously treated for breast cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson 85721 0038, USA
    Nutr Cancer 51:146-54. 2005
    ..The results of this nested case-controlled study provide potential mechanisms by which a high fruit and vegetable, low-fat diet might reduce the recurrence rate of or early-stage breast cancer...
  92. ncbi request reprint Population receptivity to tobacco advertising/promotions and exposure to anti-tobacco media: effect of Master Settlement Agreement in California: 1992-2002
    Elizabeth A Gilpin
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine Moores Cancer Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:91S-98S. 2004
    ..These trends indicate less receptivity to tobacco advertising and promotions following the MSA but leave room for additional restrictions to further reduce receptivity...
  93. ncbi request reprint Objective cancer-related variables are not associated with depressive symptoms in women treated for early-stage breast cancer
    Wayne A Bardwell
    Department of Psychiatry, the Rebecca and John Moores University of California San Diego Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA 92093 0804, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2420-7. 2006
    ..The purpose was to identify and determine the relative importance of predictors of depressive symptoms in women treated for early-stage breast cancer...

Research Grants26

  1. Parenting To Prevent Problem Behaviors
    John Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  2. RCT OF PLANT-BASED DIET IN BREAST CANCER RECURRENCE
    John Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The study will also investigate relationships between different components of the dietary pattern, circulating carotenoids and study endpoints. ..
  3. RCT OF PLANT-BASED DIET IN BREAST CANCER RECURRENCE
    John Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Regardless of the outcome of the dietary intervention, the results of this study will have major implications for future directions of research in breast cancer control. ..
  4. RCT OF PLANT-BASED DIET IN BREAST CANCER RECURRENCE
    John Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Regardless of the outcome of the dietary intervention, the results of this study will have major implications for future directions of research in breast cancer control. ..