C L Rock

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Weight loss, glycemic control, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in response to differential diet composition in a weight loss program in type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
    Diabetes Care 37:1573-80. 2014
  2. pmc Weight loss is associated with increased serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in overweight or obese women
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, and Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2296-301. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Favorable changes in serum estrogens and other biologic factors after weight loss in breast cancer survivors who are overweight or obese
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 13:188-95. 2013
  4. pmc Reducing breast cancer recurrence with weight loss, a vanguard trial: the Exercise and Nutrition to Enhance Recovery and Good Health for You (ENERGY) Trial
    Cheryl L Rock
    University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:282-95. 2013
  5. pmc Dose escalation of a curcuminoid formulation
    Christopher D Lao
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 2150 CCGC, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0930, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:10. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Diet and breast cancer: can dietary factors influence survival?
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia 8:119-32. 2003
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant supplement use in cancer survivors and the general population
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, CA, USA
    J Nutr 134:3194S-3195S. 2004
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications99

  1. ncbi request reprint Weight loss, glycemic control, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in response to differential diet composition in a weight loss program in type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
    Diabetes Care 37:1573-80. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Weight loss is associated with increased serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in overweight or obese women
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, and Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2296-301. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that weight loss, presumably associated with a reduction in body fat, is associated with increased serum 25(OH)D concentration in overweight or obese women...
  3. doi request reprint Favorable changes in serum estrogens and other biologic factors after weight loss in breast cancer survivors who are overweight or obese
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 13:188-95. 2013
    ..This study aimed to assess the effects of weight loss on these factors...
  4. pmc Reducing breast cancer recurrence with weight loss, a vanguard trial: the Exercise and Nutrition to Enhance Recovery and Good Health for You (ENERGY) Trial
    Cheryl L Rock
    University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:282-95. 2013
    ..This trial initiates the effort to establish weight loss support for overweight or obese breast cancer survivors as a new standard of clinical care...
  5. pmc Dose escalation of a curcuminoid formulation
    Christopher D Lao
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 2150 CCGC, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0930, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:10. 2006
    ..However, few systematic studies of curcumin's pharmacology and toxicology in humans have been performed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diet and breast cancer: can dietary factors influence survival?
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia 8:119-32. 2003
    ..Hypothesized mechanisms include effects of diet modification on gonadal hormones, retinoid-like activities of carotenoids, and other protective effects of biologically active dietary constituents...
  7. 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...
  8. 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..
  9. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant supplement use in cancer survivors and the general population
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, CA, USA
    J Nutr 134:3194S-3195S. 2004
  10. 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
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  11. 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
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  12. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin-multimineral supplements: who uses them?
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:277S-279S. 2007
    ..Thus, MVMM use contributes a considerable proportion of nutrient intakes in the United States and may contribute to risk of excessive intakes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of a multifaceted commercial weight loss program
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Dept 0901, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:939-49. 2007
    ..To test whether a commercial weight loss program promotes greater weight loss in overweight or obese women compared with control conditions and to describe the effect on plasma lipids, carotenoids, hormones, and fitness...
  14. pmc Longitudinal biological exposure to carotenoids is associated with breast cancer-free survival in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study
    Cheryl L Rock
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores University of California, San Diego Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:486-94. 2009
    ..23). Higher biological exposure to carotenoids, when assessed over the time frame of the study, was associated with greater likelihood of breast cancer-free survival regardless of study group assignment...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of a free prepared meal and incentivized weight loss program on weight loss and weight loss maintenance in obese and overweight women: a randomized controlled trial
    Cheryl L Rock
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, and Moores UCSD Cancer Center, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    JAMA 304:1803-10. 2010
    ..Commercial weight loss programs may contribute to efforts to reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity, although few studies have examined their efficacy in controlled trials...
  16. ncbi request reprint Can lifestyle modification increase survival in women diagnosed with breast cancer?
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Nutr 132:3504S-3507S. 2002
    ..The results of these studies will contribute to understanding the roles of diet and physical activity in the progression of breast cancer...
  17. pmc Nutrition and survival after the diagnosis of breast cancer: a review of the evidence
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Dept 901, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:3302-16. 2002
    ..To review and summarize evidence from clinical and epidemiologic studies that have examined the relationship between nutritional factors, survival, and recurrence after the diagnosis of breast cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint Racial group differences in plasma concentrations of antioxidant vitamins and carotenoids in hemodialysis patients
    C L Rock
    Program in Human Nutrition, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:844-50. 1997
    ..02), independent of age and plasma lipid concentrations. Diabetes comorbidity had an independent negative association with plasma beta-carotene concentration but was not associated with other measures...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reduction in fat intake is not associated with weight loss in most women after breast cancer diagnosis: evidence from a randomized controlled trial
    C L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer 91:25-34. 2001
    ..A reduction in dietary fat intake has been suggested as a method to promote weight loss in women at risk for breast cancer recurrence...
  20. ncbi request reprint Nutrition, genetics, and risks of cancer
    C L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0901, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 21:47-64. 2000
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  21. ncbi request reprint High vegetable and fruit diet intervention in premenopausal women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    C L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 101:1167-74. 2001
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Diet and lifestyle correlates of lutein in the blood and diet
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Nutr 132:525S-530S. 2002
    ..4% increase in serum lutein concentration. Notably, however, the amount of variance in serum concentration that is explained by demographic characteristics, health-related behaviors and lifestyle factors remains substantial...
  23. ncbi request reprint Eating pathology and obesity in women at risk for breast cancer recurrence
    C L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California 92093 0901, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 27:172-9. 2000
    ..It compared women at risk for recurrence of breast cancer and women who had not been diagnosed with breast cancer and were recruited from the same community and age group (middle-aged and older)...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Serum beta-carotene and vitamin C as biomarkers of vegetable and fruit intakes in a community-based sample of French adults
    A Drewnowski
    Human Nutrition Program, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:1796-802. 1997
    ..However, other dietary and lifestyle factors also have a significant effect on circulating concentrations of these antioxidant micronutrients...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
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  28. ncbi request reprint Demographic, dietary and lifestyle factors differentially explain variability in serum carotenoids and fat-soluble vitamins: baseline results from the sentinel site of the Olestra Post-Marketing Surveillance Study
    C L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Nutr 129:855-64. 1999
    ..24), and the carotenoids (R2 = 0.15-0.26); only modest amounts of the variability in serum phylloquinone concentration (R2 = 0.40); and more substantial amounts of the variability in serum alpha-tocopherol concentration (R2 = 0.62)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Correlates of obesity in postmenopausal women with breast cancer: comparison of genetic, demographic, disease-related, life history and dietary factors
    L Wasserman
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0639, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:49-56. 2004
    ..If genetic factors contribute to obesity, and the PR and AIB1 genes influence estrogenic, insulin and IGF pathways, then genetic patterns resulting from PR and AIB1 polymorphisms may be associated with obesity in postmenopausal women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms, eating psychopathology, and physical activity in obese breast cancer survivors
    Karen Yeter
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0901, USA
    Psychooncology 15:453-62. 2006
    ..05) in a model that explained 61% of the variance. Eating attitudes and behaviors, and physical activity level, are independently associated with depressive symptoms in overweight or obese breast cancer survivors...
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Underreporting of food intake among Mexican/Mexican-American Women: rates and correlates
    Elizabeth K G Bothwell
    Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:624-32. 2009
    ..Underreporting of food intake threatens the validity of dietary assessment; yet, little is known about the prevalence or correlates of underreporting in the Mexican/Mexican-American community...
  34. 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
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Do antioxidants still have a role in the prevention of human cancer?
    M T Ruffin
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Michigan Medical School, 1018 Fuller Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0708, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 3:306-13. 2001
    ..The ability of the antioxidant micronutrients to influence the risk for tissue injury and for cancer, mediated by their antioxidant activities, remains hypothetical...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in women previously treated for early-stage breast cancer
    Wayne A Bardwell
    University of California, San Diego, Comprehensive Cancer Center, La Jolla 92093 0645, USA
    Psychooncology 13:595-604. 2004
    ..Interventions targeting psychosocial symptoms, weight reduction, physical activity, sleep hygiene, and pain could result in improved HRQOL in these women...
  39. ncbi request reprint A cognitive behavioral therapy intervention to promote weight loss improves body composition and blood lipid profiles among overweight breast cancer survivors
    Kari Mefferd
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 104:145-52. 2007
    ..These results indicate that 16 weeks of a CBT program for weight management may reduce obesity and CVD risk in overweight breast cancer survivors...
  40. ncbi request reprint "You ate all that!?": caretaker-child interaction during children's assisted dietary recall interviews
    E J Sobo
    Center for Child Health Outcomes and Trauma Services, Children s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, USA
    Med Anthropol Q 15:222-44. 2001
    ..Suggestions for improving dietary recall methods are provided. Findings are relevant for other research methods involving children...
  41. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Healthy Eating Index with use of plasma biomarkers in a clinical sample of women
    C S Hann
    Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:479-86. 2001
    ..There was a further association between HEI scores and socioeconomic variables. Women with higher HEI scores were more likely to be older, married, and better educated and to have higher household incomes. CONCLUSIONS:..
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. pmc Development of a polyamine database for assessing dietary intake
    Christine Zoumas-Morse
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1024-7. 2007
    ..Development of this database linked to an FFQ provides a means of estimating polyamine intake and contributes to investigations relating polyamines to cancer...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Adopting a plant-based diet minimally increased food costs in WHEL Study
    Joseph A Hyder
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 00901, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:530-9. 2009
    ..To assess the cost of adopting a plant-based diet...
  50. 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...
  51. pmc A text message-based intervention for weight loss: randomized controlled trial
    Kevin Patrick
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e1. 2009
    ....
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. pmc Medical comorbidities predict mortality in women with a history of early stage breast cancer
    Ruth E Patterson
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 122:859-65. 2010
    ..Given that 85% of deaths were caused by breast cancer, these findings suggest that multiple comorbidities may reduce the likelihood of surviving additional breast cancer events...
  56. 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...
  57. 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
    ....
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Tetrahydrocurcumin in plasma and urine: quantitation by high performance liquid chromatography
    Dennis D Heath
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 824:206-12. 2005
    ..6%. The average recovery of THC from plasma and urine was greater than 98.5%. These data demonstrate a rapid, sensitive and accurate method for HPLC quantification of THC in plasma and urine...
  61. ncbi request reprint Folate intake assessment: validation of a new approach
    Jelin Yen
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:991-1000; discussion 1000. 2003
    ..To describe the performance characteristics and validate a folate-specific focused recall approach to estimating folate intake...
  62. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and diet intervention in individuals at risk for recurrence of colorectal adenomas
    Bilge Pakiz
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Psychooncology 14:85-93. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that even though the intervention participants made significant modifications in their eating behavior, these changes did not impact their perceived QOL negatively...
  63. 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...
  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 Curcumin in plasma and urine: quantitation by high-performance liquid chromatography
    Dennis D Heath
    UCSD Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive, Dept 0901, San Diego, 92093 0901, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 783:287-95. 2003
    ..The data presented in this report demonstrate that the method provides rapid, sensitive, precise and accurate measurements of curcumin concentrations in plasma and urine...
  66. ncbi request reprint Amount of raw vegetables and fruits needed to yield 1 c juice
    Vicky Newman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:975-7. 2002
  67. 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
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. pmc Parent/Child training to increase preteens' calcium, physical activity, and bone density: a controlled trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:118-28. 2009
    ..To test effects of parent/child training designed to increase calcium intake, bone-loading physical activity (PA), and bone density...
  71. 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...
  72. pmc Tamoxifen, hot flashes and recurrence in breast cancer
    Joanne E Mortimer
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:421-6. 2008
    ..The strength of this finding suggests that further study of the relationship between hot flashes and breast cancer progression is warranted. Additional work is warranted to clarify the mechanism of hot flashes in this setting...
  73. pmc Measurement error of dietary self-report in intervention trials
    Loki Natarajan
    Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:819-27. 2010
    ..Diet interventions can impact measurement errors of dietary self-report. Appropriate statistical methods should be applied to examine intervention-associated biases when interpreting results of diet trials...
  74. pmc Role of dietary polyamines in a phase III clinical trial of difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) and sulindac for prevention of sporadic colorectal adenomas
    K P Raj
    Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Br J Cancer 108:512-8. 2013
    ..Polyamines are synthesised endogenously and obtained from dietary sources. Here we investigate dietary polyamine intake and outcomes in the DFMO+sulindac colorectal adenoma prevention trial...
  75. ncbi request reprint Community-based education in nutrition and cancer: the Por La Vida Cuidándome curriculum
    A M Navarro
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0622, USA
    J Cancer Educ 15:168-72. 2000
    ..The program has been well received. An ongoing study examines how it enhances nutrition and cancer prevention...
  76. ncbi request reprint Weight gain and recovery of pre-cancer weight after breast cancer treatments: evidence from the women's healthy eating and living (WHEL) study
    Nazmus Saquib
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 105:177-86. 2007
    ..To examine predictors of weight gain following breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent return to pre-cancer weight...
  77. ncbi request reprint Validation of the WHI brief physical activity questionnaire among women diagnosed with breast cancer
    Marilyn Johnson-Kozlow
    San Diego State University Research Foundation, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:193-202. 2007
    ..To investigate the psychometric properties of the physical activity (PA) measure of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Primary dietary prevention: is the fiber story over?
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0901, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 174:171-7. 2007
    ..Also, laboratory and clinical studies that continue to provide insight into biological mechanisms may help to better target intervention efforts...
  79. ncbi request reprint Diet modifications to control hypertension: the multifactorial approach
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Clin Perform Programme 9:155-64; discussion 164-7. 2004
  80. ncbi request reprint Differential associations for menopause and age in measures of vitamin K, osteocalcin, and bone density: a cross-sectional exploratory study in healthy volunteers
    Jane L Lukacs
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Menopause 13:799-808. 2006
    ..To distinguish the effects of midlife aging from early postmenopause on vitamin K measures, bone formation biomarkers, and bone density...
  81. pmc Curcumin structure-function, bioavailability, and efficacy in models of neuroinflammation and Alzheimer's disease
    Aynun N Begum
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 326:196-208. 2008
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Carotenoid update
    Cheryl L Rock
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:423-5. 2003
  83. ncbi request reprint Olestra is associated with slight reductions in serum carotenoids but does not markedly influence serum fat-soluble vitamin concentrations
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:624-31. 2006
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle interventions to reduce cancer risk and improve outcomes
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230, USA
    Am Fam Physician 77:1573-8. 2008
    ....
  85. 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...
  86. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and physical activity during and after cancer treatment: an American Cancer Society guide for informed choices
    Colleen Doyle
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:323-53. 2006
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Using recall cues to improve measurement of dietary intakes with a food frequency questionnaire in an ethnically diverse population: an exploratory study
    Georg E Matt
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92182 4611, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1209-17. 2006
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Curcumin content of turmeric and curry powders
    Reema F Tayyem
    Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Allied Health Sciences Faculty, The Hashemite University, Jordan
    Nutr Cancer 55:126-31. 2006
    ....
  89. 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
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Main outcomes of the FRESH START trial: a sequentially tailored, diet and exercise mailed print intervention among breast and prostate cancer survivors
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Duke School of Nursing, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:2709-18. 2007
    ..The FRESH START trial tested the efficacy of sequentially tailored versus standardized mailed materials on improving cancer survivors' diet and exercise behaviors...
  91. ncbi request reprint Recall strategies used by respondents to complete a food frequency questionnaire: an exploratory study
    Marilyn Johnson-Kozlow
    San Diego State University Foundation, CA 92123, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:430-3. 2006
    ..The recall strategies identified in this study may serve as cues to be included on food frequency questionnaires to aid recall and thus improve accuracy of self-reported dietary intake...
  92. pmc Plasma and dietary carotenoids are associated with reduced oxidative stress in women previously treated for breast cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences and Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Shantz Building, Room 328, 1177 East 4th Street, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2008-15. 2007
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and physical activity during and after cancer treatment: an American Cancer Society guide for informed choices
    Jean K Brown
    University at Buffalo School of Nursing, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 53:268-91. 2003
    ....
  94. 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...
  95. 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...
  96. ncbi request reprint High dietary fiber consumption is not associated with gastrointestinal discomfort in a diet intervention trial
    Archana Jaiswal McEligot
    Department of Medicine at University of California, Irvine, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:549-51. 2002
  97. ncbi request reprint Nutrition-related issues for the breast cancer survivor
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Semin Oncol 30:789-98. 2003
    ..Furthermore, diets high in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and low-fat dairy foods, and low in saturated fat, may help to lower overall disease risk in this population...
  98. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in body weight and body composition among women previously treated for breast cancer consuming a high-vegetable, fruit and fiber, low-fat diet
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Dept of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0038, USA
    Eur J Nutr 44:18-25. 2005
    ..Whether a plant-based diet without specific energy goals will result in weight loss or changes in body composition in women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer has not been fully explored...
  99. ncbi request reprint Is olestra consumption associated with changes in dietary intake, serum lipids, and body weight?
    Jessie Satia-Abouta
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Nutrition 19:754-9. 2003
    ..This report gives associations of olestra consumption (in savory snacks) with changes in nutrient intake, serum lipid concentrations, and body weight 1 y after these snacks became available nationally in the United States...

Research Grants3

  1. HEALTHY WEIGHT MANAGEMENT FOR BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
    Cheryl Rock; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Hormones During Weight Loss in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Cheryl Rock; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  3. Reducing Breast Cancer Recurrence with Weight Loss: A Vanguard Trial
    Cheryl L Rock; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If the eventual full trial can document lower recurrence risk with this same intervention, this trial initiates the effort to establish weight control support for breast cancer survivors as a new standard of care. ..