Brian L Sprague

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vermont
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction with breast and colorectal cancer survivorship care plans
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Surgery and the Office of Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont in Burlington, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 17:266-72. 2013
  2. pmc A sustained decline in postmenopausal hormone use: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2010
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Surgery and Office of Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:595-603. 2012
  3. pmc Socioeconomic status and survival after an invasive breast cancer diagnosis
    Brian L Sprague
    University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Cancer 117:1542-51. 2011
  4. pmc Circulating sex hormones and mammographic breast density among postmenopausal women
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, 1 S Prospect St, Rm 4428B, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Horm Cancer 2:62-72. 2011
  5. pmc The contribution of postmenopausal hormone use cessation to the declining incidence of breast cancer
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:125-34. 2011
  6. pmc The vitamin D pathway and mammographic breast density among postmenopausal women
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:255-65. 2012
  7. pmc Proportion of invasive breast cancer attributable to risk factors modifiable after menopause
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:404-11. 2008
  8. pmc Change in lifestyle behaviors and medication use after a diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 124:487-95. 2010
  9. pmc Effects of birth order and maternal age on breast cancer risk: modification by whether women had been breast-fed
    Hazel B Nichols
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Epidemiology 19:417-23. 2008
  10. pmc Socioeconomic disparities in the decline in invasive breast cancer incidence
    Brian L Sprague
    University of Wisconsin Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, 610 Walnut St, WARF Rm 307, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 122:873-8. 2010

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction with breast and colorectal cancer survivorship care plans
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Surgery and the Office of Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont in Burlington, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 17:266-72. 2013
    ..Future efforts to improve care plans should focus on better descriptions of how survivorship care will be coordinated...
  2. pmc A sustained decline in postmenopausal hormone use: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2010
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Surgery and Office of Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:595-603. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate national trends in the prevalence of hormone use and to assess variation by type of formulation and patient characteristics...
  3. pmc Socioeconomic status and survival after an invasive breast cancer diagnosis
    Brian L Sprague
    University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Cancer 117:1542-51. 2011
    ..However, very few studies have examined individual-level SES in relation to breast cancer survival or have assessed the contextual role of community-level SES independent of individual-level SES...
  4. pmc Circulating sex hormones and mammographic breast density among postmenopausal women
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, 1 S Prospect St, Rm 4428B, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Horm Cancer 2:62-72. 2011
    ..These results suggest that breast density has a hormonal etiology; however, it may differ in important ways from that of breast cancer risk...
  5. pmc The contribution of postmenopausal hormone use cessation to the declining incidence of breast cancer
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:125-34. 2011
    ..Further efforts are needed to quantify the potential contributions of other factors, such as the plateau in screening mammography utilization...
  6. pmc The vitamin D pathway and mammographic breast density among postmenopausal women
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:255-65. 2012
    ..While it remains possible that vitamin D could influence breast cancer risk, our results suggest that such an effect would be mediated through pathways other than breast density...
  7. pmc Proportion of invasive breast cancer attributable to risk factors modifiable after menopause
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:404-11. 2008
    ..3%. These findings suggest that a substantial fraction of postmenopausal breast cancer may be avoided by purposeful changes in lifestyle later in life...
  8. pmc Change in lifestyle behaviors and medication use after a diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 124:487-95. 2010
    ..These findings indicate that women make substantial changes in their behaviors after a DCIS diagnosis. This cohort will be further monitored to evaluate the association between these behaviors and health outcomes following DCIS...
  9. pmc Effects of birth order and maternal age on breast cancer risk: modification by whether women had been breast-fed
    Hazel B Nichols
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Epidemiology 19:417-23. 2008
    ..Recent studies have also considered potential health effects associated with exposure to environmental contaminants in breastmilk...
  10. pmc Socioeconomic disparities in the decline in invasive breast cancer incidence
    Brian L Sprague
    University of Wisconsin Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, 610 Walnut St, WARF Rm 307, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 122:873-8. 2010
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that a saturation of screening mammography utilization contributed to the overall decline in breast cancer incidence...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in TP53 and risk of breast cancer in a population-based case control study
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:1680-6. 2007
    ..03). These results indicate that common variation in the TP53 gene could modify the risk of invasive breast cancer...
  12. pmc Investigation of mammographic breast density as a risk factor for ovarian cancer
    Karen J Wernli
    Affiliations of authors Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA KJW, ESO, DLM, DSMB Department of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, General Internal Medicine Section, Department of Veterans Affairs, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA KK Division of Biostatistics, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA DLM, CYM Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM CYM Department of Community and Family Medicine, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH TO Department of Surgery and Office of Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT BLS Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC LMH
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:djt341. 2014
    ..Endogenous hormones and growth factors that increase mammographic breast density could increase ovarian cancer risk. We examined whether high breast density is associated with ovarian cancer risk...
  13. pmc Serum calcium and breast cancer risk in a prospective cohort study
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Population Health Sciences and Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:82-5. 2010
    ..1(st) quartile) or ionized (HR = 0.85; 95% CI: 0.53, 1.38; 4(th) vs. 1(st) quartile) serum calcium levels. Additionally, we found no evidence for an association among subgroups defined by menopausal status and body mass index...
  14. pmc Fertility drug use and mammographic breast density in a mammography screening cohort of premenopausal women
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Population Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3128-33. 2008
    ..04). Our results indicate no overall association between fertility drug use and mammographic density, but provide evidence that density may be lower in women more recently dispensed a fertility drug...
  15. ncbi request reprint Modification of breast cancer risk according to age and menopausal status: a combined analysis of five population-based case-control studies
    Amy Trentham-Dietz
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, 610 Walnut St, Madison, WI, 53726, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 145:165-75. 2014
    ..Variation in the association of family history, obesity, and alcohol use with breast cancer risk by age and menopausal status may need to be considered when determining individual risk for breast cancer...
  16. pmc Variation in tumor natural history contributes to racial disparities in breast cancer stage at diagnosis
    Nataliya G Batina
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1513 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 138:519-28. 2013
    ..These differences suggest that targeted prevention and detection strategies that go beyond equalizing access to mammography may be needed to eliminate breast cancer disparities...
  17. pmc Mammographic breast density and serum phytoestrogen levels
    Sarah J Lowry
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Nutr Cancer 64:783-9. 2012
    ..Additional studies are needed to determine effects of higher levels, particularly given patterns of increasing phytoestrogen intake...
  18. ncbi request reprint Registry-based Study of Trends in Breast Cancer Screening Mammography before and after the 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations
    Brian L Sprague
    From the Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, 1 S Prospect St, Burlington, VT 05401
    Radiology 270:354-61. 2014
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  19. pmc Disease-free survival by treatment after a DCIS diagnosis in a population-based cohort study
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Surgery and Office of Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont, South Prospect St, Rm 4425, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 141:145-54. 2013
    ..20; 95 % CI 0.71-2.02). In this population-based sample, the use of BCS with radiation and tamoxifen resulted in high DFS rates comparable to those achieved by ipsilateral mastectomy...
  20. pmc Serum factors and clinical characteristics associated with serum E-screen activity
    Jue Wang
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:962-71. 2013
    ..We sought to identify serum molecules and patient characteristics associated with serum E-Screen activity among postmenopausal women...
  21. doi request reprint Thyroid cancer incidence and socioeconomic indicators of health care access
    Brian L Sprague
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 610 Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:585-93. 2008
    ..This study investigated the relation between the incidence of thyroid cancer and socioeconomic indicators of health care access...
  22. pmc Lifestyle factors and the risk of a second breast cancer after ductal carcinoma in situ
    Vicki Hart McLaughlin
    Authors Affiliations Department of Surgery and Office of Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin and Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:450-60. 2014
    ..Improved understanding of the role of lifestyle factors is important to survivors wishing to reduce their risk of a second breast cancer diagnosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life before and after a breast cancer diagnosis
    Amy Trentham-Dietz
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 109:379-87. 2008
    ..9 (95% CI: -6.3, 0.6) on the PCS and MCS scales, respectively. These results suggest that breast cancer survivors experience relative declines in health-related QOL across a broad spectrum of domains, even many years after diagnosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lifetime recreational and occupational physical activity and risk of in situ and invasive breast cancer
    Brian L Sprague
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:236-43. 2007
    ..Lifetime strenuous occupational activity was not associated with invasive breast cancer risk. These results provide further evidence that, for most women, physical activity may reduce the risk of invasive breast cancer...