Amy Trentham-Dietz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of breast carcinoma in situ
    Amy Trentham-Dietz
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Epidemiology 18:629-38. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Correlates of age at menarche among sixth grade students in Wisconsin
    Amy Trentham-Dietz
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, USA
    WMJ 104:65-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Weight change and risk of endometrial cancer
    A Trentham-Dietz
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:151-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk factors and second primary malignancies among women with breast cancer
    Amy Trentham-Dietz
    Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 105:195-207. 2007
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in female long-term colorectal cancer survivors
    A Trentham-Dietz
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Oncologist 8:342-9. 2003
  7. 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
  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. ncbi request reprint From menarche to menopause: trends among US Women born from 1912 to 1969
    Hazel B Nichols
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1003-11. 2006
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. Breast Cancer in situ: Recurrence and Quality of Life
    Amy Trentham Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Annual Conference: American Society of Preventive Oncology
    Amy Trentham Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Breast Cancer in situ: Recurrence and Quality of Life
    Amy Trentham Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Breast Carcinoma in situ: Predicting Risk and Outcomes
    Amy Trentham Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of breast carcinoma in situ
    Amy Trentham-Dietz
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Epidemiology 18:629-38. 2007
    ..Although the associations with cigarette smoking have been explored extensively for invasive breast cancer, the relation to in situ cancer has not previously been examined in depth...
  2. ncbi request reprint Correlates of age at menarche among sixth grade students in Wisconsin
    Amy Trentham-Dietz
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, USA
    WMJ 104:65-9. 2005
    ..03) and participated in fewer hours of sporting activity (P=0.08) than students who had not yet reached menarche. These preliminary data suggest that further investigation of the determinants of menarche is both feasible and warranted...
  3. ncbi request reprint Weight change and risk of endometrial cancer
    A Trentham-Dietz
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:151-8. 2006
    ..Obesity is an established risk factor for endometrial cancer. Less well understood is the role of weight gain and weight change in determining risk...
  4. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk factors and second primary malignancies among women with breast cancer
    Amy Trentham-Dietz
    Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 105:195-207. 2007
    ..To examine the association between breast cancer risk factors and second primary cancers (independent diagnoses occurring at least 12 months after the initial breast cancer diagnosis) among breast cancer survivors...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in female long-term colorectal cancer survivors
    A Trentham-Dietz
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Oncologist 8:342-9. 2003
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  7. 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...
  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. ncbi request reprint From menarche to menopause: trends among US Women born from 1912 to 1969
    Hazel B Nichols
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1003-11. 2006
    ..1 years among women born between 1915 and 1919 to 37.7 years among the 1935-1939 cohort (p = 0.0001). These findings have implications for women's lifetime exposure to circulating endogenous hormones...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Differences in breast cancer risk factors by tumor marker subtypes among premenopausal Vietnamese and Chinese women
    Hazel B Nichols
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:41-7. 2005
    ..Our findings support the hypothesis that some breast cancer risk factors differ by ER and HER-2/neu tumor marker subtypes...
  12. pmc Potential exposure to PCBs, DDT, and PBDEs from sport-caught fish consumption in relation to breast cancer risk in Wisconsin
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, 53726, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:156-62. 2004
    ..16-2.50). In this study we found no overall association between recent consumption of sport-caught fish and breast cancer, although there may be an increased breast cancer risk for subgroups of women who are young and/or premenopausal...
  13. pmc Breast cancer susceptibility associated with rs1219648 (fibroblast growth factor receptor 2) and postmenopausal hormone therapy use in a population-based United States study
    Shaneda Warren Andersen
    University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, Madison, WI, USA
    Menopause 20:354-8. 2013
    ..We assessed the hypothesis that the association between rs1219648 (FGFR2) SNP and breast cancer risk is modified by postmenopausal HT use in a population-based case-control study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptive use, reproductive factors, and colorectal cancer risk: findings from Wisconsin
    Hazel B Nichols
    UW Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, WARF Building Room 305, 610 Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1212-8. 2005
    ..No significant associations were observed between colorectal cancer risk and age at menarche or age at menopause. These findings suggest differential roles of reproductive factors in colon and rectal cancer etiology...
  15. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptive use and risk of breast carcinoma in situ
    Hazel B Nichols
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2262-8. 2007
    ..16; 95% CI, 1.01-1.32 for ever versus never use). Consistent with invasive breast cancer, these results suggest that oral contraceptive use is at most a minor contributor to BCIS risk...
  16. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to electromagnetic field and breast cancer risk in a large, population-based, case-control study in the United States
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:266-74. 2007
    ..Our objective was to evaluate women who were occupationally exposed to electromagnetic fields (EMF) and breast cancer risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal estrogen and progestin use in relation to breast cancer risk
    Polly A Newcomb
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:593-600. 2002
    ..09; 95% CI, 1.07-4.07 for ever use versus nonuse). Estrogen-progestin use, both sequential and continuous, appears to be more strongly associated with risk of breast cancer than use of estrogen alone...
  18. pmc Physical activity, white blood cell count, and lung cancer risk in a prospective cohort study
    Brian L Sprague
    Departments of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, 610 Walnut Street, Madison WI 53726, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2714-22. 2008
    ..Although the potential for residual confounding by smoking could not be eliminated, these data suggest that physical activity and WBC count are independent risk factors for lung cancer...
  19. pmc Late age at first full term birth is strongly associated with lobular breast cancer
    Polly A Newcomb
    University of Wisconsin Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Cancer 117:1946-56. 2011
    ..Late age at first full-term birth and nulliparity are known to increase breast cancer risk. The frequency of these risk factors has increased in recent decades...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk of breast cancer for women living in rural areas from adult exposure to atrazine from well water in Wisconsin
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:207-14. 2007
    ..The possible risk for women exposed to levels of atrazine at or above statutory action levels of >or=3 ppb (OR 1.3, 95% CI 0.3-6.5) could not be ruled out due to small numbers in this category...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cadmium exposure and breast cancer risk
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Room 307 WARF, 610 Walnut St, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:869-73. 2006
    ..Whether increased cadmium is a causal factor for breast cancer or reflects the effects of treatment or disease remains to be determined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer incidence in relation to electric blanket use
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:262-7. 2002
    ..49, 1.54) as compared with never users. Despite its small size and potential misclassification of exposure, this study provides evidence against an association between electric blanket or mattress cover use and endometrial cancer...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint What causes cancer? Reports from sixth-grade girls
    Hazel B Nichols
    The University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:142-6. 2006
    ..We evaluated students' perception of cancer causation among sixth-grade girls living in Wisconsin...
  27. ncbi request reprint Duration of sleep and breast cancer risk in a large population-based case-control study
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, 53726, USA
    J Sleep Res 15:241-9. 2006
    ..In contrast, short duration of sleep (<7 h/night) is not substantially associated with increased risk. Further research in this area is warranted...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc The associations between a polygenic score, reproductive and menstrual risk factors and breast cancer risk
    Shaneda Warren Andersen
    University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, 610 Walnut St, WARF Room 307, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 140:427-34. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that the interactions between breast cancer susceptibility loci and reproductive factors are not strong contributors to breast cancer risk. ..
  31. 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...
  32. pmc Self- and registry-reported cancer in a population-based longitudinal study
    Barbara E K Klein
    University of Wisconsin Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 610 N Walnut St, 4th Fl WARF, Madison, WI 53726 2336, USA
    WMJ 109:261-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate the concordance of cancer diagnosis from self- and registry reports...
  33. pmc A case-control study of the HER2 Ile655Val polymorphism in relation to risk of invasive breast cancer
    Stephanie E Nelson
    McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R357-64. 2005
    ..Animal studies and protein modeling suggest that the Ile655Val polymorphism located in the transmembrane domain of the HER2 protein might influence breast cancer development by altering the efficiency of homodimerization...
  34. doi request reprint Cancer information sources used by patients to inform and influence treatment decisions
    Matthew C Walsh
    Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Health Commun 15:445-63. 2010
    ..These findings provide a deeper understanding of the information needs of cancer patients and have implications for dissemination strategies that can minimize disparities in access to cancer information...
  35. pmc Complicated grief symptoms in caregivers of persons with lung cancer: the role of family conflict, intrapsychic strains, and hospice utilization
    Betty J Kramer
    University of Wisconsin Madison, School of Social Work, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Omega (Westport) 62:201-20. 2010
    ..Implications for enhancing complicated grief assessment tools and preventative interventions across the continuum of cancer care are highlighted...
  36. ncbi request reprint Social networks and quality of life among female long-term colorectal cancer survivors
    Amy L Sapp
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Cancer 98:1749-58. 2003
    ..The current study examines female long-term colorectal cancer survivors' health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in relation to social networks...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Nitrogen-nitrate exposure from drinking water and colorectal cancer risk for rural women in Wisconsin, USA
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin, Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Water Health 6:399-409. 2008
    ..These results suggest that if an association exists with nitrate-nitrogen exposure from residential drinking water consumption, it may be limited to proximal colon cancer...
  39. ncbi request reprint Geocoding addresses from a large population-based study: lessons learned
    Jane A McElroy
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Epidemiology 14:399-407. 2003
    ..The goal of this project was to develop an iterative geocoding process that would achieve a high match rate in a large population-based health study...
  40. pmc Acculturation and cigarette smoking among pregnant Hispanic women residing in the United States
    M Gabrielle Detjen
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53726, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2040-7. 2007
    ..We explored whether higher levels of acculturation were associated with higher rates of cigarette smoking among pregnant Hispanic women residing in the United States...
  41. pmc Rat Mcs5a is a compound quantitative trait locus with orthologous human loci that associate with breast cancer risk
    David J Samuelson
    McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, Department of Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:6299-304. 2007
    ..The minor allele of rs6476643 increases risk, whereas the rs2182317 minor allele decreases risk. Both alleles have a high population frequency and a low penetrance toward breast cancer risk...
  42. pmc Physical activity and function in older, long-term colorectal cancer survivors
    Brent L Johnson
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin, 2000 Observatory Dr, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:775-84. 2009
    ..Since physical activity has been shown to ameliorate age-related functional declines, we evaluated the association between physical activity and function in older, long-term colorectal cancer survivors...
  43. doi request reprint 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and treatment of menopausal symptoms among breast cancer survivors
    Patricia F Harris
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:501-9. 2002
    ..Instead, cases treat menopausal symptoms with vitamin E and soy products, even though the safety and efficacy of these therapies are unproven. The increased use of soy products in this population has not been previously documented...
  45. ncbi request reprint Trends in childhood cancer incidence in Wisconsin, 1980-1999
    Priti Bandi
    University of Wisconsin Population Health Program Madison, WI 53726, USA
    WMJ 105:30-7. 2006
    ..To support these goals, population-level data were used to examine trends in childhood cancer incidence among children aged 0-14 years in Wisconsin from 1980 to 1999...
  46. ncbi request reprint Community trends in the early detection of breast cancer in Wisconsin, 1980-1998
    LeAnn D Andersen
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:51-5. 2004
    ..Rates of early detection have increased over the past several decades, contributing to recent declines in mortality. Despite these overall trends, however, some populations have experienced less progress than others...
  47. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic risk factors for breast cancer: distinguishing individual- and community-level effects
    Stephanie A Robert
    School of Social Work, Center for Demography of Health and Aging, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    Epidemiology 15:442-50. 2004
    ..We examined whether women living in such communities remained at greater risk of breast cancer after controlling for individual education and other known individual-level risk factors...
  48. doi request reprint Place of residence and primary treatment of prostate cancer: examining trends in rural and nonrural areas in Wisconsin
    Jeremy P Cetnar
    University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Urology 81:540-6. 2013
    ..To determine whether rural residents were at a disadvantage compared with urban residents with regard to the receipt of curative therapy for prostate cancer...
  49. 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...
  50. doi request reprint Health literacy and urbanicity among cancer patients
    Julie Halverson
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    J Rural Health 29:392-402. 2013
    ..This study examined the association between urbanicity and health literacy, as well as factors related to low health literacy, among cancer patients...
  51. pmc Dose-response relationships between physical activity, social participation, and health-related quality of life in colorectal cancer survivors
    Keith M Thraen-Borowski
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2000 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 7:369-78. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between physical activity (PA), social participation, and health-related quality of life (HQOL) in older, long-term colorectal cancer survivors...
  52. pmc Predictors of family conflict at the end of life: the experience of spouses and adult children of persons with lung cancer
    Betty J Kramer
    MSSW, School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1350 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706 1510, USA
    Gerontologist 50:215-25. 2010
    ..Guided by an explanatory matrix of family conflict at the end of life, the purpose of this article was to examine the correlates and predictors of family conflict reported by 155 spouses and adult children of persons with lung cancer...
  53. pmc Availability of driver's license master lists for use in government-sponsored public health research
    Matthew C Walsh
    Carbone Cancer Center, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53562, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1414-8. 2011
    ..Although the Driver's Privacy Protection Act has restricted access to data on licensed drivers, these data are still an available resource in many states...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Detection method and breast carcinoma histology
    Laura M Newcomer
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 95:470-7. 2002
    ..The association between method of detection and breast carcinoma histopathology has not been assessed adequately in a population-based setting...
  56. ncbi request reprint Whole-genome amplification of oral rinse self-collected DNA in a population-based case-control study of breast cancer
    Xueying Liang
    Center for Human Genetics Research and Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1610-4. 2007
    ..Whole-genome amplification may introduce substantial allele amplification bias in gDNA collected using a common protocol in population-based epidemiologic studies...
  57. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in tumor necrosis factor and lymphotoxin-alpha (TNF-LTA) and breast cancer risk
    Mia M Gaudet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Hum Genet 121:483-90. 2007
    ..Additional studies are required to replicate these findings and to determine whether rs361525 is a causative SNP or is a marker of a causative SNP...
  58. ncbi request reprint Early life factors in relation to breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women
    Linda Titus-Ernstoff
    Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:207-10. 2002
    ..Overall, our results are consistent with previous studies and suggest that these early life factors have a modest influence on breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women...
  59. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer by histologic type (United States)
    Laura M Newcomer
    Program in Epidemiology, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:225-33. 2003
    ..Postmenopausal hormone use and risk of breast cancer by histopathology was examined in a large multi-centered population-based case-control study...
  60. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D receptor polymorphism and breast cancer risk
    Polly A Newcomb
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1503-4. 2002
  61. ncbi request reprint Early life risk factors in cancer: the relation of birth weight to adult obesity
    Nicole M Leong
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 103:789-91. 2003
    ..76). These data suggest that both low and high birth weights are associated with higher adult BMI and support the hypothesis that fetal experience may influence adult obesity with potential consequences for risk of several major cancers...
  62. ncbi request reprint Association of NAT2 and smoking in relation to breast cancer incidence in a population-based case-control study (United States)
    Kathleen M Egan
    Division of General Internal Medicine and the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:43-51. 2003
    ..To evaluate the potential interaction between N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2) and smoking in breast cancer incidence...
  63. ncbi request reprint Patterns of postmenopausal progestin use with estrogen in relation to endometrial cancer (United States)
    Polly A Newcomb
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:195-201. 2003
    ..To investigate the risk of endometrial cancer associated with various regimens of postmenopausal hormone therapy...
  64. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptive use and risk of breast cancer by histologic type
    Laura M Newcomer
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Int J Cancer 106:961-4. 2003
    ..Oral contraceptive use was not clearly associated with ductal carcinoma (OR = 1.2, 95%CI = 0.8-1.9). These results suggest that the association between oral contraceptive use and risk of breast cancer may vary by histologic type...
  65. pmc Prediagnostic use of hormone therapy and mortality after breast cancer
    Polly A Newcomb
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:864-71. 2008
    ..Due to the high prevalence of past and current hormone use, it is important to investigate whether these preparations are related to breast cancer mortality...
  66. doi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and change in mammographic density: a cohort study using pharmacy records on over 29,000 postmenopausal women
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1088-95. 2008
    ..Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) has been associated with a decrease in breast cancer risk, but it is unknown if they also reduce mammographic density, a strong intermediate marker of breast cancer risk...
  67. ncbi request reprint Relation of anthropometric measurements to ovarian cancer risk in a population-based case-control study (United States)
    Neeraja B Peterson
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Medical Center East, Suite 6000, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:459-67. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between anthropometric measures and ovarian cancer by menopausal status...
  68. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and the risk of death following the diagnosis of colorectal cancer in postmenopausal women (United States)
    V Paul Doria-Rose
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M4 B402, P O Box 19024, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:63-70. 2006
    ..We examined survival in a group of postmenopausal women according to BMI...
  69. ncbi request reprint STK15 polymorphism and breast cancer risk in a population-based study
    Kathleen M Egan
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Suite 6000, MCE, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Carcinogenesis 25:2149-53. 2004
    ..79). No interaction was detected between STK15 variants and estrogenic risk factors, although the power of these analyses was limited. These results suggest that STK15 may represent a low penetrance type breast cancer susceptibility gene...
  70. ncbi request reprint Retrospective cost-effectiveness analysis of screening mammography
    Natasha K Stout
    Center for Risk Analysis, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:774-82. 2006
    ..We performed a retrospective cost-effectiveness analysis comparing actual and alternative screening mammography scenarios...
  71. ncbi request reprint Statin use and risk of breast cancer
    Gaia Pocobelli
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 112:27-33. 2008
    ..We analyzed data from a population-based case-control study to evaluate the association between the use of statins and breast cancer risk...
  72. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and ovarian cancer risk in a population-based case-control study
    Neeraja B Peterson
    Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2423-7. 2006
    ..30), though results for other subtypes were based on sparse data and results were imprecise. In this study, neither total alcohol consumption as a young adult nor recently was associated with an increase in the risk of ovarian cancer...
  73. ncbi request reprint Familial relative risk estimates for use in epidemiologic analyses
    Yutaka Yasui
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 164:697-705. 2006
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  74. doi request reprint Physical activity and survival after diagnosis of invasive breast cancer
    Crystal N Holick
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:379-86. 2008
    ..This study provides support for reduced overall mortality and mortality from breast cancer among women who engage in physical activity after breast cancer diagnosis...
  75. ncbi request reprint Measuring progress in cancer control: a bird's eye view
    Patrick L Remington
    Oncologist 8:539-40. 2003
  76. ncbi request reprint The characteristics and training of professionals in cancer prevention and control: a survey of theAmerican Society for Preventive Oncology
    Shine Chang
    Office of Preventive Oncology, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7105, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1094-8. 2004
    ..9, 95% CI = 1.1-3.3). In sum, addressing the career development needs of future leaders in the field by providing career and mentoring sessions at annual meetings may help individuals in the field and enrich the discipline overall...

Research Grants9

  1. Breast Cancer in situ: Recurrence and Quality of Life
    Amy Trentham Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed population-based cohort offers a powerful opportunity to inform women and physicians as they consider the trade-offs currently inherent in BCIS treatment. ..
  2. Annual Conference: American Society of Preventive Oncology
    Amy Trentham Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An award will be given for the best poster. Journal advertisements, posters and direct mail will be used to publicize the meeting. ..
  3. Breast Cancer in situ: Recurrence and Quality of Life
    Amy Trentham Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed population-based cohort offers a powerful opportunity to inform women and physicians as they consider the trade-offs currently inherent in BCIS treatment. ..
  4. Breast Carcinoma in situ: Predicting Risk and Outcomes
    Amy Trentham Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The long-term goal of this project is to reduce the public health impact of BCIS by quantifying both contextual and personal risk factors for the development of BCIS and the recurrence of breast cancer after a BCIS diagnosis. ..