C A Thomson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An integrated nutrition curriculum in medical education
    C A Thomson
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    J Cancer Educ 15:127-9. 2000
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional analysis demonstrated the healthy volunteer effect in smokers
    Cynthia A Thomson
    The University of Arizona, Arizona Cancer Center, PO Box 245024, Tucson, AZ 85724 5024, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:378-82. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Vegetable intake is associated with reduced breast cancer recurrence in tamoxifen users: a secondary analysis from the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Science, University of Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 85721, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 125:519-27. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Dietary patterns, risk and prognosis of breast cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    University of Arizona Cancer Center, Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Arizona, AZ, USA
    Future Oncol 5:1257-69. 2009
  6. pmc Metabolic syndrome and elevated C-reactive protein in breast cancer survivors on adjuvant hormone therapy
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:2041-7. 2009
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and diet in the development of gastrointestinal cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, 1515 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245024, Tucson, AZ 85724 5024, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 5:192-202. 2003
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint A systematic review of behavioral interventions to promote intake of fruit and vegetables
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1523-35. 2011

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. ncbi request reprint An integrated nutrition curriculum in medical education
    C A Thomson
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    J Cancer Educ 15:127-9. 2000
    ..After the grant support ended, nutrition began to be crowded out of the curriculum by other, more traditional, topics, but a 57% gain over baseline was sustained. External support for nutrition education is urgently needed...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional analysis demonstrated the healthy volunteer effect in smokers
    Cynthia A Thomson
    The University of Arizona, Arizona Cancer Center, PO Box 245024, Tucson, AZ 85724 5024, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:378-82. 2005
    ..This cross-sectional descriptive analysis sought to determine if a healthy volunteer effect can be demonstrated among smokers selected to participate in a dietary intervention trial...
  4. doi request reprint Vegetable intake is associated with reduced breast cancer recurrence in tamoxifen users: a secondary analysis from the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Science, University of Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 85721, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 125:519-27. 2011
    ..Such associations should be explored further as the possibility that vegetable intake is simply a surrogate for other health-promoting behaviors cannot be ruled out...
  5. doi request reprint Dietary patterns, risk and prognosis of breast cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    University of Arizona Cancer Center, Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Arizona, AZ, USA
    Future Oncol 5:1257-69. 2009
    ..g., hormone levels, drug metabolism and oxidative stress), as well as factors that influence non-breast cancer morbidity risk and causes of death in the survivor population...
  6. pmc Metabolic syndrome and elevated C-reactive protein in breast cancer survivors on adjuvant hormone therapy
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:2041-7. 2009
    ..Metabolic syndrome (MetS) and elevated C-reactive protein (CRP), two predictors of CVD, have not been fully evaluated in overweight breast cancer survivors on hormone-modulating agents...
  7. 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
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  8. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and diet in the development of gastrointestinal cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, 1515 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245024, Tucson, AZ 85724 5024, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 5:192-202. 2003
    ..Finally, the evidence for a relationship between pancreatic cancer and diet remains sparse and warrants additional investigation...
  9. 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
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  10. doi request reprint A systematic review of behavioral interventions to promote intake of fruit and vegetables
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1523-35. 2011
    ..Thus, efforts to combine these interventions with other approaches including social marketing, behavioral economics approaches, and technology-based behavior change models should be tested to ensure goals are met and sustained...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Green tea improves metabolic biomarkers, not weight or body composition: a pilot study in overweight breast cancer survivors
    N R Stendell-Hollis
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Hum Nutr Diet 23:590-600. 2010
    ..This pilot study tested the effect of daily decaffeinated green tea consumption for 6 months on weight and body composition, select metabolic parameters and lipid profiles in overweight breast cancer survivors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of an integrated nutrition curriculum on medical education, student clinical performance, and student perception of medical-nutrition training
    D L Taren
    Division of Health Promotion Sciences, University of Arizona, College of Public Health, Tucson 85724, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:1107-12. 2001
    ..However, most schools do not have an identifiable nutrition curriculum. Medical schools that do include nutrition have not evaluated its effect on clinical skills...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cruciferous vegetable intake questionnaire improves cruciferous vegetable intake estimates
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson 85721 0038, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:631-43. 2007
    ..To develop a validated, focused Cruciferous Vegetable Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) as an assessment tool for specific quantification of dietary cruciferous vegetable exposure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of dietary influences on mammographic density in pre- and postmenopausal Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721 0038, USA
    Menopause 14:243-50. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Funding nutrition research: where's the money?
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Nutritional Sciences, Medicine, Public Health, University of Arizona, Shantz Building, Room 328, 1177 E 4th Street, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 22:609-17. 2007
    ..This review provides an overview of funding sources, guidelines for securing funding, and recommendations to support a successful application for clinical nutrition research...
  17. doi request reprint The role of antioxidants and vitamin A in ovarian cancer: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences and Arizona Cancer Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:710-9. 2008
    ..The results from this prospective study of well-nourished, postmenopausal women suggest that intake of dietary antioxidants, carotenoids, and vitamin A are not associated with a reduction in ovarian cancer risk...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison between dietary assessment methods for determining associations between nutrient intakes and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women
    Vanessa A Farrell
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Shantz 118, PO Box 210038, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:899-904. 2009
    ..Diet records and the Arizona Food Frequency Questionnaire are acceptable dietary tools used to determine the associations of particular nutrients and BMD sites in healthy postmenopausal women...
  19. pmc Vitamin D and breast cancer recurrence in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) Study
    Elizabeth T Jacobs
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:108-17. 2011
    ..There is a paucity of research evaluating the relation between vitamin D and recurrence of breast cancer after treatment...
  20. doi request reprint Changes in body weight and metabolic indexes in overweight breast cancer survivors enrolled in a randomized trial of low-fat vs. reduced carbohydrate diets
    Cynthia A Thomson
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Nutr Cancer 62:1142-52. 2010
    ..1 ± 36.6; P = 0.01). Significant improvements in weight and metabolic indexes can be demonstrated among overweight breast cancer survivors adherent to either a carbohydrate- or fat-restricted diet...
  21. pmc The relationship between incidence of fractures and anemia in older multiethnic women
    Zhao Chen
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2337-44. 2010
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  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial and behavioral characteristics related to energy misreporting
    Jaclyn Maurer
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:53-66. 2006
    ..This review will provide a detailed discussion of the published associations among psychosocial and behavioral characteristics and energy misreporting...
  25. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and body weight change in postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    C A Thomson
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1158-64. 2012
    ..To determine whether alcohol consumption is associated with incident overweight or obesity in normal-weight, postmenopausal women...
  26. doi request reprint Adipose tissue accumulation of d-limonene with the consumption of a lemonade preparation rich in d-limonene content
    Jessica A Miller
    Arizona Cancer Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Nutr Cancer 62:783-8. 2010
    ..009). Our results demonstrate accumulation of d-limonene in adipose tissue after oral dosing and support additional studies of d-limonene for chemoprevention in tissues such as the breast that are comprised of a significant fat fraction...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral profile and predictors of self-reported energy underreporting in obese middle-aged women
    Jaclyn Maurer Abbot
    Nutritional Sciences, Cook College at Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:114-9. 2008
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  31. 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...
  32. 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
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  33. 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...
  34. 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..
  35. 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
    ....
  36. 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
  37. ncbi request reprint Associations between mammographic density and body composition in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women by menopause status
    Graciela Caire-Juvera
    Nutrition Department, Centro de Investigacion en Alimentacion y Desarrollo, Sonora, Mexico
    Menopause 15:319-25. 2008
    ..To evaluate the associations of body composition, including percentage of lean and fat mass, with the percentage of mammographic density and mammographic dense area among pre- and postmenopausal Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women...
  38. 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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  39. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and nutrient intake among Arizona WISEWOMAN participants
    Karen Y Gregory-Mercado
    Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:379-89. 2007
    ..Diet quality and risks of chronic disease have been identified, yet nutrient intakes from older uninsured populations have been scarcely described...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat reduction and breast cancer outcome: interim efficacy results from the Women's Intervention Nutrition Study
    Rowan T Chlebowski
    Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson St, Building J 3, Torrance, CA 90502 2064, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1767-76. 2006
    ..We carried out a randomized, prospective, multicenter clinical trial to test the effect of a dietary intervention designed to reduce fat intake in women with resected, early-stage breast cancer receiving conventional cancer management...
  41. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of invasive breast cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    JAMA 295:629-42. 2006
    ..The hypothesis that a low-fat dietary pattern can reduce breast cancer risk has existed for decades but has never been tested in a controlled intervention trial...
  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. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. pmc Low-fat dietary pattern and cancer incidence in the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Randomized Controlled Trial
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1534-43. 2007
    ..The trial protocol also listed ovarian cancer and endometrial cancer as outcomes that may be favorably affected by the intervention...
  47. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption of older Mexican-American women is associated with their acculturation level
    Karen Y Gregory-Mercado
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:89-95. 2006
    ..Public health efforts to improve the intake of FVs among MA women should be sensitive to their acculturation status...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint Influence of estrogen plus progestin on breast cancer and mammography in healthy postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Trial
    Rowan T Chlebowski
    Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance 90502, USA
    JAMA 289:3243-53. 2003
    ..Outstanding issues not previously addressed include characteristics of breast cancers observed among women using hormones and whether diagnosis may be influenced by hormone effects on mammography...
  51. 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...
  52. pmc Abdominal aortic aneurysm events in the women's health initiative: cohort study
    Frank A Lederle
    VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BMJ 337:a1724. 2008
    ..To assess the association between potential risk factors and subsequent clinically important abdominal aortic aneurysm events (repairs and ruptures) in women...
  53. pmc Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on blood pressure: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Trial
    Karen L Margolis
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Box 1524, Mailstop 21111R, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440 1524, USA
    Hypertension 52:847-55. 2008
    ..01 (95% CI: 0.96 to 1.06.) In postmenopausal women, calcium plus vitamin D3 supplementation did not reduce either blood pressure or the risk of developing hypertension over 7 years of follow-up...
  54. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of leukocyte count as a predictor of incident breast, colorectal, endometrial, and lung cancer and mortality in postmenopausal women
    Karen L Margolis
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, PO Box 1524, Mail Stop 21111R, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1837-44. 2007
    ..The immune system and inflammation are implicated in the pathogenesis of cancer. Prospective studies linking biomarkers of inflammation with cancer incidence and mortality have been inconclusive...
  55. 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
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Soy and breast cancer: the controversy continues
    Maria Elena Martinez
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:430-1. 2006
  57. doi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of treated diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled dietary modification trial
    Lesley F Tinker
    Women s Health Initiative, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Mail Stop M3 A410, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1500-11. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the effects of a low-fat dietary pattern on incidence of treated diabetes among generally healthy postmenopausal women...

Research Grants2

  1. Isothiocyanates, Limonene and Breast Cancer Prevention
    Cynthia Thomson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This research will provide the foundation for future phytochemical assessment, a critical gap in current cancer prevention-diet research. ..
  2. Evaluation of Di-indolylmethane supplementation to modulate tamoxifen efficacy in
    Cynthia A Thomson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If effective, this combinational approach could reduce breast cancer burden for those at risk. ..