Z Djuric

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Affiliation: Wayne State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of varying caloric restriction levels on female rat growth and 5-hydroxymethyl-2'-deoxyuridine in DNA
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, 100 E Warren, Detroit, Michigan 48118, USA
    Toxicol Sci 66:125-30. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Levels of 5-hydroxymethyl-2'-deoxyuridine in DNA from women participating in an intervention trial of low-fat and low-energy diets
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Biomarkers 9:93-101. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Methods to increase fruit and vegetable intake with and without a decrease in fat intake: compliance and effects on body weight in the nutrition and breast health study
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Nutr Cancer 43:141-51. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint A clinical trial to selectively change dietary fat and/or energy intake in women: the Women's Diet Study
    Z Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Nutr Cancer 34:27-35. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Combining weight-loss counseling with the weight watchers plan for obese breast cancer survivors
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Obes Res 10:657-65. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of low-fat and/or low-energy diets on anthropometric measures in participants of the women's diet study
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 21:38-46. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of varying dietary fat levels on rat growth and oxidative DNA damage
    Z Djuric
    Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48118, USA
    Nutr Cancer 39:214-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of soy isoflavone supplementation on markers of oxidative stress in men and women
    Z Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, 110 East Warren, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Cancer Lett 172:1-6. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Oxidative DNA damage levels in rats fed low-fat, high-fat, or calorie-restricted diets
    Z Djuric
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 115:156-60. 1992
  10. ncbi request reprint Oxidative DNA damage levels in blood from women at high risk for breast cancer are associated with dietary intakes of meats, vegetables, and fruits
    Z Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 98:524-8. 1998

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of varying caloric restriction levels on female rat growth and 5-hydroxymethyl-2'-deoxyuridine in DNA
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, 100 E Warren, Detroit, Michigan 48118, USA
    Toxicol Sci 66:125-30. 2002
    ..This data raises the question of whether the previously reported effects of calorie restriction on preventing oxidative stress in mammary gland are dependent on the type of dietary formulation used...
  2. ncbi request reprint Levels of 5-hydroxymethyl-2'-deoxyuridine in DNA from women participating in an intervention trial of low-fat and low-energy diets
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Biomarkers 9:93-101. 2004
    ..The women participating in this study were not selected on the basis of increased cancer risk; therefore, they may have had low baseline levels of damage that were not amenable to further reduction by dietary change...
  3. ncbi request reprint Methods to increase fruit and vegetable intake with and without a decrease in fat intake: compliance and effects on body weight in the nutrition and breast health study
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Nutr Cancer 43:141-51. 2002
    ..Maintenance of energy intake, therefore, did not appear to be attained intrinsically when individuals were counseled to make changes in the composition of their diets...
  4. ncbi request reprint A clinical trial to selectively change dietary fat and/or energy intake in women: the Women's Diet Study
    Z Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Nutr Cancer 34:27-35. 1999
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Combining weight-loss counseling with the weight watchers plan for obese breast cancer survivors
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Obes Res 10:657-65. 2002
    ..The objective was to develop effective weight-loss methods for women who have had breast cancer, because obesity may result in an adverse prognosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of low-fat and/or low-energy diets on anthropometric measures in participants of the women's diet study
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 21:38-46. 2002
    ..To compare the effects of low-fat, low-energy and combination low-fat/low-energy intervention on changes in six anthropometric measures in Caucasian and African-American free-living women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of varying dietary fat levels on rat growth and oxidative DNA damage
    Z Djuric
    Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48118, USA
    Nutr Cancer 39:214-9. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of soy isoflavone supplementation on markers of oxidative stress in men and women
    Z Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, 110 East Warren, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Cancer Lett 172:1-6. 2001
    ..These pilot results suggest that soy isoflavone supplementation decreases levels of oxidative DNA damage in humans, and this may be a mechanism behind the cancer-preventive effects of soy isoflavones...
  9. ncbi request reprint Oxidative DNA damage levels in rats fed low-fat, high-fat, or calorie-restricted diets
    Z Djuric
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 115:156-60. 1992
    ..These results show that changes in dietary intake of both fat and calories can modulate oxidative DNA damage levels, and the effect of diet was more clearly evident in the DNA from mammary gland than in DNA from liver...
  10. ncbi request reprint Oxidative DNA damage levels in blood from women at high risk for breast cancer are associated with dietary intakes of meats, vegetables, and fruits
    Z Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 98:524-8. 1998
    ..We examined the relationship between intakes of specific foods--namely, meats, vegetables, and fruits--with levels of oxidative DNA damage in women consuming their own usual diet or a diet low in fat...
  11. ncbi request reprint Recruitment for a pilot case control study of oxidative DNA damage and breast cancer risk
    M S Simon
    Karmanos Cancer Institute, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 23:283-7. 2000
    ..5), p < 0.001. Overall, these results suggest a possible slight increase in breast cancer risk among women in the highest ODD quartile, after adjusting for race, menopausal status, and family history of breast cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of participant motivation on rapid dietary changes in an intervention trial
    K M Poore
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute of Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Hum Nutr Diet 15:211-4. 2002
    ..Dietary intervention research with free-living subjects relies on the ability of study participants to meet their dietary goals within the study timeframe. Little is known about underlying factors affecting compliance...
  13. ncbi request reprint Soy isoflavone supplementation in healthy men prevents NF-kappa B activation by TNF-alpha in blood lymphocytes
    J N Davis
    Department of Cancer Biology, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 30:1293-302. 2001
    ..This preliminary study demonstrates that soy isoflavone supplementation may protect cells from oxidative stress-inducing agents by inhibiting NF-kappa B activation and decreasing DNA adduct levels...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of iron-catalyzed DNA and lipid oxidation
    Z Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, 110 East Warren, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Biochem Mol Toxicol 15:114-9. 2001
    ..HEPES buffer, which scavenges hydroxyl radicals, inhibited DNA oxidation, whereas lipid peroxidation was unaffected since presumably iron(II) and iron(III) were still available for reaction with liposomes in HEPES buffer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of dietary assessment methods in a low-fat dietary intervention program
    M S Simon
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Nutr Cancer 40:108-17. 2001
    ..67). Traditional correlation testing may overestimate the extent of agreement in dietary instruments among women on a low-fat diet. We found empirical support for the nontraditional method...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quantitation of 5-(hydroxymethyl)uracil in DNA by gas chromatography with mass spectral detection
    Z Djuric
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201
    Chem Res Toxicol 4:687-91. 1991
    ..6-fold higher than when using acid hydrolysis of the DNA. With analysis of 2 micrograms of DNA, the detection limit for 5-(hydroxymethyl)uracil was 3/10(5) thymines...
  17. ncbi request reprint Carotenoids are degraded by free radicals but do not affect lipid peroxidation in unilamellar liposomes under different oxygen tensions
    G Chen
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, 110 East Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    FEBS Lett 505:151-4. 2001
    ..Lycopene and beta-carotene were more sensitive to free radical attack than lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-cryptoxanthin...
  18. ncbi request reprint Phase II randomized clinical trial of lycopene supplementation before radical prostatectomy
    O Kucuk
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Wayne State University, and Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:861-8. 2001
    ..0002 and P = 0.0003, respectively). The results suggest that lycopene supplementation may decrease the growth of prostate cancer. However, no firm conclusions can be drawn at this time because of the small sample size...
  19. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant capacity of lycopene-containing foods
    Z Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, 110 East Warren, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 52:143-9. 2001
    ..This indicates that it may be important to consume a variety of tomato-containing products in order to obtain the largest variety of dietary antioxidants possible...
  20. ncbi request reprint Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use and levels of a lipid oxidation marker in plasma and nipple aspirate fluids
    Ikuko Kato
    Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:145-8. 2006
    ..These results indicate that NSAID use can result in lower levels of 15-F(2t)-isoprostane, which may have implications for the effects of NSAID use on breast cancer risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint Intra- and inter-individual variability in measurements of biomarkers for oxidative damage in vivo: Nutrition and Breast Health Study
    I Kato
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Biomarkers 11:143-52. 2006
    ..There also may be ample room to optimize laboratory techniques to quantify markers of oxidative DNA damage...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of high fruit-vegetable and/or low-fat intervention on plasma micronutrient levels
    Zora Djuric
    Deapartment of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0930, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:178-87. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the relative effects of reduced fat and/or increased fruit-vegetable (FV) intakes on plasma micronutrient levels...
  23. ncbi request reprint Women participating in a dietary intervention trial maintain dietary changes without much effect on household members
    Katherine Radakovich
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Nutrition Department, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Nutr Cancer 55:44-52. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Baseline leptin levels predict change in leptin levels during weight loss in obese breast cancer survivors
    Ananda Sen
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Breast J 13:180-6. 2007
    ..Breast cancer survivors with initially higher leptin levels may differ with regard to regulation of change in leptin during weight loss resulting in relatively smaller changes in leptin with equivalent amounts of weight loss...
  25. ncbi request reprint Quality of life as a predictor of weight loss in obese, early-stage breast cancer survivors
    Linda L Darga
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:86-92. 2007
    ..To investigate whether quality of life (QOL) assessed before weight loss intervention predicts weight loss and, in turn, what the effect of weight loss is on QOL measures after 12 months in early-stage breast cancer survivors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Nutritional predictors for cellular nipple aspirate fluid: Nutrition and Breast Health Study
    Ikuko Kato
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:33-9. 2006
    ..17 (95% CI 0.04-0.65) and 0.19 (95% CI 0.04-0.91), respectively. These results are generally in support of roles of nutritional factors in breast cancer and thus further studies are warranted...
  27. ncbi request reprint Influence of lactation history on breast nipple aspirate fluid yields and fluid composition
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48109 0930, USA
    Breast J 11:92-9. 2005
    ..The results of this study provide further evidence of the potential benefits of prolonged lactation via its influence on NAF composition...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of low-fat and/or high-fruit-and-vegetable diets on plasma levels of 8-isoprostane-F2alpha in the Nutrition and Breast Health study
    Gang Chen
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Nutr Cancer 50:155-60. 2004
    ..These results indicate that low-fat diets or high-FV diets are unlikely to affect plasma levels of 8-isoprostane-F2a in healthy,premenopausal women who do not lose weight during dietary change...
  29. ncbi request reprint Soy isoflavones in the treatment of prostate cancer
    Maha Hussain
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Nutr Cancer 47:111-7. 2003
    ..00002) and from 0.11 to 0.51 microM (P = 0.00001), respectively. No significant changes were observed in serum levels of testosterone, IGF-1, IGFBP-3, or 5-OHmdU. These data suggest that soy isoflavones may benefit some patients with Pca...
  30. ncbi request reprint Improvement of metabolism among obese breast cancer survivors in differing weight loss regimens
    K L Catherine Jen
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Obes Res 12:306-12. 2004
    ..To compare the efficacy of different weight loss regimens on body weight loss and metabolic improvement in breast cancer survivors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Relationship of psychiatric diagnosis and weight loss maintenance in obese breast cancer survivors
    Isabella Jenkins
    Department of Psychiatry, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Obes Res 11:1369-75. 2003
    ..In this pilot study, weight loss maintenance was examined in obese breast cancer survivors with relationship to psychiatric diagnosis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids, tocopherols, and antioxidant capacity in a 12-week intervention study to reduce fat and/or energy intakes
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Nutrition 19:244-9. 2003
    ..Dietary fat and energy may affect intake and bioavailability of carotenoids and tocopherols, and these micronutrient levels in turn can contribute to the antioxidant capacity of plasma...
  33. ncbi request reprint Detection of 2,6-cyclolycopene-1,5-diol in breast nipple aspirate fluids and plasma: a potential marker of oxidative stress
    Gang Chen
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1592-6. 2002
    ..The high levels of 2,6-cyclolycopene-1,5-diol and 8-isoprostane in NAF are consistent with high levels of oxidative stress in the breast...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of lycopene supplementation in patients with localized prostate cancer
    Omer Kucuk
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, 3990 John R, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, 5 Hudson, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 227:881-5. 2002
    ..This pilot study suggests that lycopene may have beneficial effects in prostate cancer. Larger clinical trials are warranted to investigate the potential preventive and/or therapeutic role of lycopene in prostate cancer...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of high fruit-vegetable and/or low-fat intervention on breast nipple aspirate fluid micronutrient levels
    Zora Djuric
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Room 2150 Cancer and Geriatrics Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0930, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1393-9. 2007
    ..A change in diet is known to affect micronutrient levels in blood but to what extent diet can affect micronutrient levels in the breast is not yet well established...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relationships of psychosocial factors to dietary intakes of preadolescent girls from diverse backgrounds
    Zora Djuric
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 2:79-90. 2006
    ..This was a small study, but the data suggest that simple comparisons between ethnic groups may not adequately capture the complexity of family and psychosocial factors contributing to good dietary practices...