american cancer society

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Summary: A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of cancer through education and research.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The rationale, design, and implementation of the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors
    Tenbroeck Smith
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 109:1-12. 2007
  2. ncbi Cancer survivors' adherence to lifestyle behavior recommendations and associations with health-related quality of life: results from the American Cancer Society's SCS-II
    Christopher M Blanchard
    Dalhousie University, Department of Medicine, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Centre for Clinical Research, 5790 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 26:2198-204. 2008
  3. ncbi American Cancer Society Guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention: reducing the risk of cancer with healthy food choices and physical activity
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 62:30-67. 2012
  4. pmc American Cancer Society, American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, and American Society for Clinical Pathology screening guidelines for the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer
    Debbie Saslow
    Breast and Gynecologic Cancer, Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 16:175-204. 2012
  5. ncbi American Cancer Society's QuitLink: randomized trial of Internet assistance
    K Joanne Pike
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:415-20. 2007
  6. pmc American Cancer Society lung cancer screening guidelines
    Richard Wender
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 63:107-17. 2013
  7. pmc The Ohio Patient Navigation Research Program: does the American Cancer Society patient navigation model improve time to resolution in patients with abnormal screening tests?
    Electra D Paskett
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43201, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1620-8. 2012
  8. ncbi Guidelines for colonoscopy surveillance after polypectomy: a consensus update by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American Cancer Society
    Sidney J Winawer
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Gastroenterology 130:1872-85. 2006
  9. ncbi Cancer screening in the United States, 2011: A review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and issues in cancer screening
    Robert A Smith
    Director of Cancer Screening, Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 61:8-30. 2011
  10. ncbi Flexible modeling of exposure-response relationship between long-term average levels of particulate air pollution and mortality in the American Cancer Society study
    Michal Abrahamowicz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1625-54. 2003

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Publications217 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The rationale, design, and implementation of the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors
    Tenbroeck Smith
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 109:1-12. 2007
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) defines cancer survivorship as beginning at diagnosis with cancer and continuing for the balance of life and views quality of life (QOL) as a key outcome...
  2. ncbi Cancer survivors' adherence to lifestyle behavior recommendations and associations with health-related quality of life: results from the American Cancer Society's SCS-II
    Christopher M Blanchard
    Dalhousie University, Department of Medicine, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Centre for Clinical Research, 5790 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 26:2198-204. 2008
    ..To examine the prevalence and clustering of physical activity (PA), fruit and vegetable consumption (5-A-Day), and smoking across six major cancer survivor groups and to identify any associations with health-related quality of life (HRQoL)...
  3. ncbi American Cancer Society Guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention: reducing the risk of cancer with healthy food choices and physical activity
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 62:30-67. 2012
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines to serve as a foundation for its communication, policy, and community strategies and, ultimately, to affect dietary and physical activity patterns ..
  4. pmc American Cancer Society, American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, and American Society for Clinical Pathology screening guidelines for the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer
    Debbie Saslow
    Breast and Gynecologic Cancer, Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 16:175-204. 2012
    An update to the American Cancer Society (ACS) guideline regarding screening for the early detection of cervical precancerous lesions and cancer is presented...
  5. ncbi American Cancer Society's QuitLink: randomized trial of Internet assistance
    K Joanne Pike
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:415-20. 2007
    Eligible smokers (N = 6,451) visiting the American Cancer Society's Internet site offering cessation assistance were, with informed consent, randomized to receive access either to a static Internet site with quitting advice or to one of ..
  6. pmc American Cancer Society lung cancer screening guidelines
    Richard Wender
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 63:107-17. 2013
    ..Based on the results of the National Lung Screening Trial, the American Cancer Society is issuing an initial guideline for lung cancer screening...
  7. pmc The Ohio Patient Navigation Research Program: does the American Cancer Society patient navigation model improve time to resolution in patients with abnormal screening tests?
    Electra D Paskett
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43201, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1620-8. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to test the Ohio American Cancer Society model of PN as it relates to reducing time to diagnostic resolution among persons with abnormal breast, ..
  8. ncbi Guidelines for colonoscopy surveillance after polypectomy: a consensus update by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American Cancer Society
    Sidney J Winawer
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Gastroenterology 130:1872-85. 2006
    ..These guidelines were developed jointly by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American Cancer Society to provide a broader consensus and thereby increase the use of the recommendations by endoscopists...
  9. ncbi Cancer screening in the United States, 2011: A review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and issues in cancer screening
    Robert A Smith
    Director of Cancer Screening, Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 61:8-30. 2011
    Each year the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its recommendations for early cancer detection, a report on data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to cancer screening...
  10. ncbi Flexible modeling of exposure-response relationship between long-term average levels of particulate air pollution and mortality in the American Cancer Society study
    Michal Abrahamowicz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1625-54. 2003
    ..5)). We reanalyzed the data derived from the American Cancer Society (ACS) Cancer Prevention Study II, a large prospective study conducted in the United States between 1982 ..
  11. ncbi Radon and nonrespiratory mortality in the American Cancer Society cohort
    Michelle C Turner
    Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 176:808-14. 2012
    ..2 million participants recruited in 1982 by the American Cancer Society. There was also a significant positive association with mortality from chronic obstructive pulmonary ..
  12. ncbi Radon and lung cancer in the American Cancer Society cohort
    Michelle C Turner
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, One Stewart Street, Room 313, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:438-48. 2011
    ..Here, the association between residential radon and lung cancer mortality was examined in a large-scale cohort study...
  13. ncbi Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2001, with a special feature regarding survival
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer 101:3-27. 2004
    The American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) collaborate annually to provide ..
  14. ncbi Nutrition and physical activity during and after cancer treatment: an American Cancer Society guide for informed choices
    Colleen Doyle
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:323-53. 2006
    ..To address these concerns, the American Cancer Society (ACS) convened a group of experts in nutrition, physical activity, and cancer to evaluate the scientific ..
  15. ncbi Alcohol, folate, methionine, and risk of incident breast cancer in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
    Heather Spencer Feigelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:161-4. 2003
    ..We examined this question among 66,561 postmenopausal women in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort...
  16. ncbi Cancer screening in the United States, 2013: a review of current American Cancer Society guidelines, current issues in cancer screening, and new guidance on cervical cancer screening and lung cancer screening
    Robert A Smith
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 63:88-105. 2013
    Each year the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its recommendations for early cancer detection, a report on data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to cancer screening...
  17. ncbi Recreational physical activity, leisure sitting time and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoid neoplasms in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Cohort
    Lauren R Teras
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Int J Cancer 131:1912-20. 2012
    ..We examined recreational physical activity and leisure-time sitting in relation to risk of NHL in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort...
  18. pmc Symptom burden in cancer survivors 1 year after diagnosis: a report from the American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors
    Qiuling Shi
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 117:2779-90. 2011
    ..By using baseline data from the American Cancer Society's Study of Cancer Survivors-I, the authors examined cancer survivors with high symptom burden, identified ..
  19. ncbi Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2002, featuring population-based trends in cancer treatment
    Brenda K Edwards
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 8315, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1407-27. 2005
    The American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) collaborate annually to provide ..
  20. ncbi Health-related behavior change after cancer: results of the American cancer society's studies of cancer survivors (SCS)
    Nikki A Hawkins
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, MS K 55, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:20-32. 2010
    ..The present study was undertaken to examine positive and negative behavior changes after cancer and to identify medical, demographic, and psychosocial correlates of changes...
  21. ncbi The role of psychological functioning in the use of complementary and alternative methods among disease-free colorectal cancer survivors: a report from the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors
    Kevin D Stein
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Cancer 115:4397-408. 2009
    ..In addition, sex differences in CAM use and its correlates among colorectal cancer survivors are not well understood...
  22. ncbi The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort: rationale, study design, and baseline characteristics
    Eugenia E Calle
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 94:2490-501. 2002
    ..Epidemiologists and volunteers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) were among the first to establish such cohorts, beginning in the early 1950s and continuing through ..
  23. ncbi American Cancer Society guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention: Reducing the risk of cancer with healthy food choices and physical activity
    Tim Byers
    University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 52:92-119. 2002
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) has set aggressive challenge goals for the nation to decrease cancer incidence and mortality--and to improve the quality of life of cancer survivors--by the year 2015...
  24. ncbi Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer (1973 through 1998), featuring cancers with recent increasing trends
    H L Howe
    H L Howe, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, Springfield, IL 62704 6495, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:824-42. 2001
    The American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS),..
  25. ncbi Cancer screening in the United States, 2010: a review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and issues in cancer screening
    Robert A Smith
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 60:99-119. 2010
    Each year the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its recommendations for early cancer detection, a report on data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to cancer screening...
  26. ncbi New American Cancer Society process for creating trustworthy cancer screening guidelines
    Otis Brawley
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA 306:2495-9. 2011
    ..Because the American Cancer Society (ACS) is an important source of guidance about cancer screening for both health care practitioners and ..
  27. ncbi American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for cancer prevention: reducing the risk of cancer with healthy food choices and physical activity
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Etiology and Prevention Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:254-81; quiz 313-4. 2006
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines to serve as a foundation for its communication, policy, and community strategies and ultimately, to affect dietary and physical activity patterns ..
  28. ncbi Guidelines for colonoscopy surveillance after cancer resection: a consensus update by the American Cancer Society and US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer
    Douglas K Rex
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:160-7; quiz 185-6. 2006
    ..This joint update of guidelines by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer addresses only the use of endoscopy in the ..
  29. ncbi American Cancer Society Award lecture. Psychological care of patients: psycho-oncology's contribution
    Jimmie C Holland
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1242 Second Avenue, Box 421, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:253s-265s. 2003
    ..Both evidence and consensus-based clinical practice guidelines have been promulgated. It now possible to monitor the quality of existing psychosocial services by using these benchmarks of quality that have evolved in recent years...
  30. ncbi Fine particulate matter and mortality: a comparison of the six cities and American Cancer Society cohorts with a medicare cohort
    Sorina E Eftim
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 19:209-16. 2008
    The American Cancer Society study and the Harvard Six Cities study are 2 landmark cohort studies for estimating the chronic effects of fine particulate air pollution (PM2.5) on mortality...
  31. pmc Telephone assistance for smoking cessation: one year cost effectiveness estimations
    A L McAlister
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tob Control 13:85-6. 2004
    A randomised trial evaluated the American Cancer Society's telephone counselling service to assist smoking cessation. Counselling nearly doubles a smokers' odds of quitting and maintaining cessation for one year...
  32. ncbi Cancer screening in the United States, 2008: a review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and cancer screening issues
    Robert A Smith
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 58:161-79. 2008
    Each year the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its recommendations for early cancer detection and a summary of the most current data on cancer screening rates and trends in US adults...
  33. ncbi A midpoint assessment of the American Cancer Society challenge goal to halve the U.S. cancer mortality rates between the years 1990 and 2015
    Tim Byers
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado 80045, USA
    Cancer 107:396-405. 2006
    The American Cancer Society has challenged the U.S. to reduce cancer mortality rates 50% over the 25 years from 1990 to 2015...
  34. ncbi American Cancer Society Guideline for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine use to prevent cervical cancer and its precursors
    Debbie Saslow
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Altanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 57:7-28. 2007
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) has developed guidelines for the use of the prophylactic human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for the prevention of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and cervical cancer...
  35. ncbi Cancer screening in the United States, 2009: a review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and issues in cancer screening
    Robert A Smith
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 59:27-41. 2009
    Each year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a report summarizing its recommendations for early cancer detection, data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to cancer screening...
  36. ncbi Guidelines for colonoscopy surveillance after polypectomy: a consensus update by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American Cancer Society
    Sidney J Winawer
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:143-59; quiz 184-5. 2006
    ..These guidelines were developed jointly by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American Cancer Society to provide a broader consensus and thereby increase utilization of the recommendations by endoscopists...
  37. ncbi Preventing cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes: a common agenda for the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Heart Association
    Harmon Eyre
    Diabetes Care 27:1812-24. 2004
    ..In this article, the American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, and American Heart Association review strategies for the prevention and ..
  38. ncbi Telephone counseling increases cessation rates among young adult smokers
    Vance Rabius
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Health Psychol 23:539-41. 2004
    During June 2000-May 2001, the American Cancer Society conducted a randomized trial of telephone counseling among more than 3,500 current smokers who called to seek assistance in quitting...
  39. ncbi Selection of ecologic covariates in the American Cancer Society study
    Alette Willis
    Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1563-89. 2003
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) Study of the effects of long-term exposure to ambient air pollution on mortality used metropolitan areas to assign exposures to individual cohort members (Pope et al...
  40. ncbi Exploratory factor analysis of the Cancer Problems in Living Scale: a report from the American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors
    Luhua Zhao
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:676-86. 2009
    ..Exploratory factor analysis was applied to data from 5155 cancer survivors included in the American Cancer Society's Study of Cancer Survivors-I (SCS-I), a national, population-based study of survivors of 10 different ..
  41. ncbi The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort: rationale, study design, and baseline characteristics
    Eugenia E Calle
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 94:500-11. 2002
    ..Epidemiologists and volunteers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) were among the first to establish such cohorts, beginning in the early 1950s and continuing through ..
  42. ncbi American Cancer Society perspectives on environmental factors and cancer
    Elizabeth T H Fontham
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1615 Poydras, Suite 1400, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 59:343-51. 2009
    Cancer prevention is central to the mission of the American Cancer Society (ACS)...
  43. ncbi A midpoint assessment of the American Cancer Society challenge goal to decrease cancer incidence by 25% between 1992 and 2015
    Rebecca L Sedjo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 57:326-40. 2007
    In 1998, the American Cancer Society (ACS) set a challenge goal for the nation to reduce cancer incidence by 25% over the period between 1992 and 2015. This report examines the trends in cancer incidence between 1992 and 2004...
  44. ncbi Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1973-1996, with a special section on lung cancer and tobacco smoking
    P A Wingo
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:675-90. 1999
    The American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), provide the second annual report to the nation on ..
  45. ncbi Mortality and long-term exposure to ambient air pollution: ongoing analyses based on the American Cancer Society cohort
    Daniel Krewski
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1093-109. 2005
    This article provides an overview of previous analysis and reanalysis of the American Cancer Society (ACS) cohort, along with an indication of current ongoing analyses of the cohort with additional follow-up information through to 2000...
  46. ncbi The "Welcome to Medicare" physical: a great opportunity for our seniors
    Leticia Flores Dewilde
    CA Cancer J Clin 54:292-4. 2004
  47. ncbi Disease without borders
    Stephen F Sener
    CA Cancer J Clin 55:7-9. 2005
  48. ncbi Plenary session 1A: Primary healthcare challenges. Preventing and treating disease
    Harmon J Eyre
    American Cancer Society, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S62-7. 2005
  49. ncbi Simulation of breast cancer screening: quality assessment of two protocols
    Kimbroe J Carter
    Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Youngstown, USA
    J Healthc Qual 26:31-8. 2004
    ..This study used computer simulation to evaluate two screening protocols. The American Cancer Society (ACS) protocol comprising self-breast examination, professional breast examination and annual mammography ..
  50. pmc Mammography screening of women in their 40s: impact of changes in screening guidelines
    Lisa Calvocoressi
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Cancer 112:473-80. 2008
    In March 1997, the American Cancer Society (ACS) updated its recommended mammography screening interval for women ages 40-49 years from once every 1 to 2 years to once every year...
  51. ncbi Plans, and champions, needed to control growing world cancer burden, IOM report says
    Renee Twombly
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:669-71. 2007
  52. ncbi Trends in mammography and clinical breast examination: a population-based study
    Anees B Chagpar
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Surg Res 140:214-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine trends in the utilization of these techniques over the past 5 years...
  53. pmc Utility of two cancer organization websites for a multiethnic, public hospital oncology population: comparative cross-sectional survey
    Katherine D Nguyen
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e28. 2005
    ..While information websites have been developed by major cancer organizations, their appropriateness for patients in multiethnic, multilingual public hospital settings has received limited attention...
  54. ncbi Cancer screening in the United States, 2007: a review of current guidelines, practices, and prospects
    Robert A Smith
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 57:90-104. 2007
    Each year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its recommendations for early cancer detection, including guideline updates, emerging issues that are relevant to screening for cancer, and a summary of the most current ..
  55. ncbi On the threshold of a dream
    James S Marks
    Cancer 107:217-20. 2006
  56. ncbi The American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors
    Kevin Stein
    American Cancer Society s Behavioral Research Center, USA
    Cancer Nurs 29:83-5. 2006
  57. ncbi The American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors: the largest, most diverse investigation of long-term cancer survivors so far
    Kevin Stein
    American Cancer Society s Behavioral Research Center, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:83-5. 2006
  58. ncbi Evaluation of the American Cancer Society's breast cancer-related documents by cancer survivors
    Eric Nehl
    American Cancer Society Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Cancer Educ 18:106-14. 2003
    In an attempt to address the informational needs of female breast cancer survivors, the American Cancer Society (ACS) develops and distributes written documents...
  59. ncbi Use of the National Cancer Data Base to develop clinical trials accrual targets that are appropriate for minority ethnicity patients: a report from the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Special Population Committee
    Lisa A Newman
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Cancer 106:188-95. 2006
    ..Appropriate targets for accrual of minority ethnicity patients have not previously been defined...
  60. ncbi "For Jimmy and the boys and girls of America": publicizing childhood cancers in twentieth-century America
    Gretchen Krueger
    Family and Business History Center, Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco, California, USA
    Bull Hist Med 81:70-93. 2007
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  61. ncbi Dangers and unreliability of mammography: breast examination is a safe, effective, and practical alternative
    S S Epstein
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois of Chicago, 60612-7260, USA
    Int J Health Serv 31:605-15. 2001
    ..International programs for training nurses how to perform CBE and teach BSE are critical and overdue...
  62. ncbi Meeting the public's cancer information needs: characteristics of callers to the National Cancer Information Center of the American Cancer Society
    Barbara D Powe
    American Cancer Society, Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4250, USA
    J Cancer Educ 20:177-82. 2005
    In this study, we describe the characteristics of the callers of the American Cancer Society's National Cancer Information Center (NCIC), why they called, how they learned about NCIC, and their satisfaction.
  63. ncbi Critique of the American Cancer Society Guidelines for Breast Cancer Screening: Update 2003
    Leilani Ricalde
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 16:322-5. 2004
    The American Cancer Society Guidelines for Breast Cancer Screening: Update 2003 was obtained through the National Guideline Clearinghouse Web site and was critiqued for potential incorporation into practice...
  64. ncbi Not just another researcher
    Michael D Iseman
    Nat Med 8:426. 2002
  65. ncbi Study questions interval for screening sigmoidoscopy
    Deborah Levenson
    Rep Med Guidel Outcomes Res 14:1-2, 5. 2003
  66. doi Texas prepares to invest billions in cancer research
    Joel B Finkelstein
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:696-7. 2008
  67. ncbi Mammograms do save lives, says a new study
    Deborah Levenson
    Rep Med Guidel Outcomes Res 13:5-7. 2002
  68. ncbi Lifestyle interventions to reduce cancer risk and improve outcomes
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230, USA
    Am Fam Physician 77:1573-8. 2008
    ..The American Cancer Society's Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines serve as a source document for communication, policy, and ..
  69. ncbi Setting goals for cancer mortality: earlier initiatives offer lessons for the future
    Katherine Arnold
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1500-1. 2003
  70. pmc Nutrition and the cancer survivor: evidence to guide oncology nursing practice
    Mark Toles
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 24:171-9. 2008
    ..systematic review of scientific reports related to diet and cancer survivorship published since the 2006 American Cancer Society's Guide for Informed Choices on Nutrition and Physical Activity During and After Cancer Treatment and to ..
  71. ncbi Commentary: health review committee
    Millicent Higgins
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1655-87; discussion 1715-22. 2003
  72. ncbi Cancer statistics, 2003
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 53:5-26. 2003
    Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the number of new cancer cases and deaths expected in the United States in the current year, and compiles the most recent data on cancer incidence, mortality, and survival by using ..
  73. ncbi Control plans help states fight cancer locally
    Renee Twombly
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1592-4. 2006
  74. ncbi Overview of the reanalysis of the Harvard Six Cities Study and American Cancer Society Study of Particulate Air Pollution and Mortality
    Daniel Krewski
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1507-51. 2003
    This article provides an overview of the Reanalysis Study of the Harvard Six Cities and the American Cancer Society (ACS) studies of particulate air pollution and mortality...
  75. ncbi Report questions status of National Cancer Institute
    Charles Marwick
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1272. 2003
  76. ncbi The marriage of cancer control and advocacy
    Ralph B Vance
    CA Cancer J Clin 54:6-7. 2004
  77. ncbi American Cancer Society issues 2002 guidelines for the early detection of cancer
    Karen L Hellekson
    Am Fam Physician 66:682, 684. 2002
  78. ncbi Breast cancer activism: past lessons, future directions
    Barron H Lerner
    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 2:225-30. 2002
    ..Here, predominantly using the United States as a case study, I analyse the recent successes of breast cancer activism. I also raise a series of questions about the future goals of activism...
  79. ncbi New directions: a coordinated school health approach to cancer control
    Scott Winnail
    Corbett PE Bldg 114, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    J Sch Health 74:76-8. 2004
  80. ncbi Colonoscopy surveillance after polypectomy and colorectal cancer resection
    Durado D Brooks
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Fam Physician 77:995-1002. 2008
    This article describes a joint update of guidelines by the American Cancer Society and the U.S...
  81. ncbi Cancer, medical groups campaign for uninsured
    Liz Savage
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1660-1, 1663. 2007
  82. ncbi National health strategies to reduce sun exposure in Australia and the United States
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgical Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:215-24. 2004
    ..the National Cancer Institute does determine the incidence of melanoma, which is reported annually by the American Cancer Society in their January/February issue of CA Journal for Clinicians...
  83. pmc Public attitudes about cigarette smoking: results from the 1990 Smoking Activity Volunteer Executed Survey
    S E Marcus
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Public Health Rep 109:125-34. 1994
    ..Telephone interviews were conducted by trained American Cancer Society volunteers using standardized questionnaires...
  84. pmc The risk of death by age, sex, and smoking status in the United States: putting health risks in context
    Steven Woloshin
    The Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group 111B, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:845-53. 2008
    ..Unfortunately, this fundamental information is not readily available to patients or physicians. We created simple one-page charts that present the 10-year chance of dying from various causes according to age, sex, and smoking status...
  85. ncbi The association of insurance and stage at diagnosis among patients aged 55 to 74 years in the national cancer database
    Elizabeth M Ward
    Department of Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer J 16:614-21. 2010
    ..using data from the National Cancer Database, a hospital-based cancer registry jointly sponsored by the American Cancer Society and the American College of Surgeons, which includes approximately 70% of all malignant cancers in the ..
  86. ncbi Beliefs and attitudes regarding smoking cessation among American Indians: a pilot study
    Won S Choi
    University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:35-40. 2006
    ..The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma developed a culturally targeted program called "Second Wind" based on the American Cancer Society's FreshStart smoking cessation program, but it has not been formally tested.
  87. ncbi Knowledge and practice of breast cancer screening among Jordanian nurses
    Israa M Alkhasawneh
    The Maternal, Child, and Family Health Department and an assistant professor of nursing, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:1211-7. 2007
    ..To examine Jordanian nurses' knowledge of a and proficiency with breast self-examination (BSE) and early detection of breast cancer...
  88. pmc Use of Internet audience measurement data to gauge market share for online health information services
    Fred B Wood
    Office of Health Information Programs Development, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e31. 2005
    ..A multidimensional evaluative approach is needed...
  89. ncbi Responding to the challenges of breast cancer in egypt and other arab countries
    Nagi S El Saghir
    Clinical Professor of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Egypt Natl Canc Inst 20:309-12. 2008
    ..Many societies, including the American Cancer Society, recommend mammographic screening starting at age 40 years [7,8]...
  90. ncbi Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2004, featuring cancer in American Indians and Alaska Natives
    David K Espey
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 110:2119-52. 2007
    The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries collaborate annually to provide updated information on cancer ..
  91. ncbi Psychological adjustment of cancer caregivers with multiple roles
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4521, USA
    Psychooncology 15:795-804. 2006
    ..Of the caregivers who completed the American Cancer Society's Quality of Life Survey for Caregivers, 457 caregivers who were middle-aged (18-64) and provided ..
  92. pmc Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2006, featuring colorectal cancer trends and impact of interventions (risk factors, screening, and treatment) to reduce future rates
    Brenda K Edwards
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 8315, USA
    Cancer 116:544-73. 2010
    The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) collaborate annually to provide updated ..
  93. ncbi Knowledge and intentions of ninth-grade girls after a breast self-examination program
    Roberta J Ogletree
    Dept of Health Education and Recreation, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA
    J Sch Health 74:365-9. 2004
    Breast cancer ranks as the second-leading cause of death for women. Until recently the American Cancer Society advocated teaching breast self-examination (BSE) procedures. The Susan G...
  94. ncbi Triple-negative breast cancer in West Virginia
    Jame Abraham
    Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
    W V Med J 105:54-9. 2009
    In 2007, the American Cancer Society ranked West Virginia 43rd in breast cancer incidence rates for individual states...
  95. pmc Persistent exposure to Mycoplasma induces malignant transformation of human prostate cells
    Kazunori Namiki
    Department of Urology, The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6872. 2009
    ..The American Cancer Society, estimates that approximately 20% of all worldwide cancers are caused by infection...
  96. ncbi 131I-Tositumomab (Bexxar) vs. 90Y-Ibritumomab (Zevalin) therapy of low-grade refractory/relapsed non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Andrei Iagaru
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Mol Imaging Biol 12:198-203. 2010
    The American Cancer Society estimated 66,120 new cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in the USA in 2008. Radioimmunotherapy has been shown in clinical trials to be an effective treatment for refractory/relapsed NHL...
  97. ncbi Associations in breast and colon cancer screening behavior in women
    Ruth C Carlos
    VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Radiol 12:451-8. 2005
    ....
  98. pmc Building school health programs through public health initiatives: the first three years of the Healthy Hawaii Initiative partnership for school health
    Beth Pateman
    College of Education, University of Hawaii, WA2 225E, 1776 University Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A10. 2004
    ..This article outlines progress, challenges, and insights from the first 3 years of the Hawaii Partnership for Standards-based School Health Education (the Partnership)...
  99. ncbi Promoting early detection tests for colorectal carcinoma and adenomatous polyps: a framework for action: the strategic plan of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable
    Bernard Levin
    Division of Cancer Prevention, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 95:1618-28. 2002
    ..The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) was founded in 1997 by the American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide strategic leadership, advocacy, long-range ..
  100. ncbi Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2000, featuring the uses of surveillance data for cancer prevention and control
    Hannah K Weir
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1276-99. 2003
    The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) collaborate annually to update cancer rates ..
  101. ncbi Clinical cancer advances 2010: annual report on progress against cancer from the american society of clinical oncology
    Mark G Kris
    American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2318 Mill Road, Suite 800, Alexandria, VA 22314
    J Clin Oncol 28:5327-47. 2010
    ..in December 2009 by the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries found that rates of new diagnoses and ..

Research Grants87

  1. Roles of Nitric Oxide and Superoxide in Cystitis
    ANTHONY JOHN KANAI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for 48% and 21%, respectively, of new tumors diagnosed in the United States in 2012 according to the American Cancer Society (Cancer Facts &Figures, 2012)...
  2. Tobacco Control Research Branch Scientific and Technical Services Support
    KOURTNEY MARSHALL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..the Food and Drug Administration, the American Legacy Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the American Cancer Society, NCI grantees and grantee institutions, and other private and public entities involved in research and ..
  3. The influence of selenium on biomarkers of prostate cancer risk
    KARAM E EL-BAYOUMY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 9,879 (0-39 year-old), 1 in 39 (40-59 year-old), and 1 in 7 (60-79 year-old) will be ..
  4. RidCancerPain Intervention in a Hispanic Population Along the US-Mexico Border
    KRISTYNIA MARIE contact ROBINSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..economic and individual levels for the estimated 11 million Americans who have a cancer diagnosis (American Cancer Society, 2008)...
  5. Impact of exercise on ovarian cancer prognosis
    Melinda L Irwin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Currently, the American Cancer Society recommends a physically active lifestyle for cancer survivors to increase disease-free survival from ..
  6. The new biology of estrogen action in aromatase resistance breast cancer cells
    JOAN SUEDEE LEWIS-WAMBI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Relevance of Research Project: The American Cancer Society has estimated that in 2006, approximately 212,920 women in the United States will be diagnosed with ..
  7. Workplace Health Promotion
    MARGARET A HANNON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We have developed and tested this intervention with our dissemination partner, the American Cancer Society. Employers'adoption of evidence-based cancer prevention interventions improved after they completed ..
  8. Telomere dysfunction, chromosome 9 instability and bladder cancer risk
    Yun Ling Zheng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..estimated new cases (men and women combined) and 13,060 deaths in the United States in 2006, according to American Cancer Society statistics...
  9. Cancer cell signaling through lipids complexed to proteins
    RAYMOND DANIEL BLIND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The American Cancer Society's 2012 report revealed that incidence rates are decreasing or stable for most cancers in the United States since 1999...
  10. Screening Lung Cancer by Ultra Low-Dose Computed Tomography
    JEROME Z LIANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Project Summary/Abstract According to American Cancer Society statistics, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, 212,380 of new ..
  11. Targeting stromal reaction in pancreatic cancer to overcome chemo-resistance
    Hidayatullah G Munshi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The American Cancer Society's most recent estimates showed that there were 43,140 new cases of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) and 36,800 deaths from PDAC in 2010...
  12. Host MMP-mediated regulation of the vicious cycle of prostate to bone metastases
    Conor C Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Significance: In 2008 the American Cancer Society predicted that 28,660 men will die from prostate cancer making it the second leading cause of cancer death in men. Bone is an extremely common site for prostate cancer metastasis...
  13. Role of Epigenetic Repression of IRF8 in Tumor Progression/Metastasis
    Kebin Liu; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..According to American Cancer Society, the 5-year survival rate of colorectal cancer patients is 92% if the cancers have not metastasized...
  14. The role of BMX in Lymphangiogenesis
    Dennis Jones; Fiscal Year: 2011
    According to the American Cancer Society, more than half a million Americans will die from cancer in 2007. Although much effort has been focused on cancer research, it remains the 2nd most common cause of death in the U.S...
  15. Atlanta Regional Community Clinical Oncology Program (ARCCOP)
    Thomas E Seay; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with community advocacy groups, such as the Georgia Cancer Coalition, cancer organizations such as the American Cancer Society, the Oncology Nursing Society and Physician Oncologists groups has been another opportunity to meet the ..
  16. Targeting FGFR to prevent the outgrowth of metastatic breast cancer
    MICHAEL KEITH WENDT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..I am currently funded by a postdoctoral fellowship from the American Cancer Society. My productivity rate has been very strong for the last six years resulting in consistent publication of ..
  17. Noninvasive Measurement Of Strain And Mechanical Properties In Tendons/Ligaments
    Ray Vanderby; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Consider, for example, mechanical property identification. The American Cancer Society estimated in 2005 that approximately 211,240 women were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the U.S...
  18. Role of Vitamin D, Inflammation, and Energy Balance in Colorectal Cancer Survival
    Kimmie Ng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In fact, a consensus panel of the American Cancer Society recommended, "Properly conducted studies of the effect of nutrition and physical activity on the ..
  19. Targeted Polymer Micelles for Treatment of Metastatic Melanoma
    Kevin N Sill; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the American Cancer Society, half of all men and one-third of all women in the United States will develop cancer in their lifetime...
  20. Phosphoinsitide signaling in Breast Epithelial Morphogenesis and Metastasis
    Kun Ling; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..1990, the breast cancer death rate in the United States has decreased by ~2% per year, as reported by the American Cancer Society. This impressive winning streak was made possible in large part by advances in early detection and ..
  21. Integrated 3D Xray and Dynamic Tomographic Optical Breast Imaging System
    David A Boas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..women will have been newly diagnosed and nearly 41,000 will have died of this disease according to the American Cancer Society. While early detection through X-ray mammographic screening is starting to impact mortality rates, ..
  22. C-Src Kinase-Calmodulin Interaction: A Therapeutic Target For Pancreatic Cancer
    NEPALLI RAMA KRISHNA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the most lethal malignancies affecting Americans, and is considered largely incurable - according to the American Cancer Society, the one year survival rate (for all stages together) is 20% while the five-year survival rate is only 4%...
  23. Role of ncRNA-mediated Relocation of AR Transcription Units in Prostate Cancer
    Liuqing Yang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), about 218,890 new cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed in the United States during 2007 and ..
  24. Emory-GA Tech Nanotechnology Center for Personalized an*
    Shuming Nie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..280K sq ft cancer research and care building, and has a special constellation of US partners, the American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control, for accelerating the discovery and clinical translation of ..
  25. Increasing Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions at Low-Wage Worksites
    MARGARET A HANNON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the efficacy of a worksite EBI dissemination program, HealthLinks, developed in partnership with the American Cancer Society, a non-profit organization operating nationwide...
  26. Training African American Peers as Patient Navigators for Colon Cancer Screening
    Lina Jandorf; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..According to the American Cancer Society, AAs have the highest CRC incidence and mortality of any ethnic/racial group...
  27. Interactive MR Image Guided Intervention (iMR-IGI) for Breast Applications
    MICHAEL ROY ZINN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In 2007 the American Cancer Society announced new surveillance guidelines that include annual MRI screening for women known to be at high ..
  28. The 2nd AACR-IASLC Joint Conference on the Molecular Origins of Lung Cancer: Pro
    MARGARET FOTI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Lung cancer remains the most common cause of cancer death in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates there were 222,520 new cases of lung cancer in 2010 (an increase since 2009) with 158,080 ..
  29. HEALTH BEHAVIOR RESEARCH IN MINORITY PEDIATRIC POPULATIONS
    Alan M Delamater; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Study of Sickle Cell Disease NHLBI);educational intervention for children treated for brain cancer (American Cancer Society);prenatal drug exposure and child development (NIDA);children with cochlear implants (NIH);and studies of ..
  30. Hexim-1, a novel regulator of prostate cancer progression
    MANYA DHAR MASCARENO; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..According to the American Cancer society about one quarter million new cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2011...
  31. Identification of Novel Cancer Selective Compounds in 3D Tumor Organoid Assays
    Matthew S Sigman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..death in women and these statistics suggest the need for the development of more effective treatments (American Cancer Society;http://www.cancer.org)...
  32. Detection of Malignant Tumors in the Breast Using Strain-Encoding (SENC) Magnetic
    Nael Osman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the American Cancer Society<s 2009 report, one in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime...
  33. Lung radioprotection by inhibition of TNF-alpha and TGF-beta1
    Ming Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    In 2006, the American Cancer Society estimates a nationwide 174,470 new cases and 162,460 deaths from lung cancer, one of the most deadly malignancies that kills up to 3 millions annually worldwide...
  34. A RCT TO PROMOTE MAMMOGRAPHY ADHERENCE AMONG CHINESE IMMIGRANT WOMEN
    Judy Huei Yu Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These women will be immigrants who are non- adherent to the American Cancer Society guidelines that recommend annual mammograms for women over age 40...
  35. Gene-Based Imaging and Therapy to Target Metastatic Prostate Cancer
    Lily Wu; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..It is the most common solid tumor in men. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be ~219,000 new cases of prostate cancer in the United States in 2007 and ~27,..
  36. A New Approach to Estimating U.S. Annual Cancer Rates using SEER Data
    STEVEN MARK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): PROJECT SUMMARY Each year the National Cancer Institute, the American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries produce an ..
  37. Understanding the Function of TRIM 24 in Mammary Epithelial Cells
    AUNDRIETTA DE VAN DUNCAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..eight American women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in her lifetime, and according to the American Cancer Society an estimated 40,000 women will die from the disease this year alone...
  38. Prostate Cancer In Vivo Using an Ultra Low Field MRI Device
    CHARLIE DANAHER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The American Cancer Society estimates that nearly 200,000 males will be newly diagnosed with prostate cancer in the U.S...
  39. Impact of Bacterial-Animal Lateral Gene Transfer on Human Health
    JULIE HOTOPP; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..causing mutations resulting from insertion of retroviruses, transposons, or mitochondrial DNA? The American Cancer Society estimates that 10% of cancers in developed countries are linked to infections, although many of the ..
  40. Randomized Trial of Optimal Type of Aerobic Training in Breast Cancer
    Lee W Jones; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Based on this data, the American Cancer Society and Institute of Medicine issued guidelines recommending that all cancer patients should exercise e5 days/..
  41. Pathogenetic and prognostic studies for improved therapy of Merkel cell carcinoma
    Paul Nghiem; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Three Aims (1-3) are funded through 2012 via an American Cancer Society grant: Aim 1. Define key genetic aberrations that are recurrent in MCC, Aim 2...
  42. Understanding the Work of Cancer Survivorship for Rural African American Elders
    RACHEL K KLIMMEK; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..provided by applicant): As pointed out in landmark publications by the Institute of Medicine and the American Cancer Society, African Americans experience worse health outcomes following cancer diagnosis than any other racial or ..
  43. Prospective Oral HPV and Risk of Head and Neck Cancers
    Robert D Burk; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study II (CPS II) Nutrition Cohort and the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and ..
  44. Role of tRXRalpha in pancreatic cancer development and therapy
    Xiao Kun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In its 2012 "Cancer Facts &Figures" report, American Cancer Society estimated that 43,920 new cases of pancreatic cancer would occur in the US this year...
  45. Mechanistic Roles of Long mcRNA-regulated Gene Transcription in Prostate Cancer
    Liuqing Yang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), about 218,890 new cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed in the United States during 2007 and ..
  46. Community Volunteers Promoting Physical Activity Among Cancer Survivors
    Bernardine M Pinto; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by community volunteers (specifically, Reach to Recovery [RTR] volunteers of the local office of the American Cancer Society [ACS]) to 25 breast cancer survivors. This was a single group repeated measures design...
  47. APC mutation and breast cancer: Prevention by curcumin
    Meena Katdare; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Recent cancer statistics from the American Cancer Society have estimated 32% incidence (269,000 new breast cancer cases) and a 21% mortality (40,410 breast cancer ..
  48. Dissemination of a Smoking Quitline to the Underserved
    Jennifer Irvin Vidrine; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..e., Quitline), which is provided by the American Cancer Society. The design of the study is a group-randomized trial that will be conducted in 10 community health ..
  49. Annual Uterine Cancer Biology Symposium
    KAREN HSIEH contact LU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..According to the American Cancer Society, incidence of endometrial cancer rose 12% and mortality rose 23% in the last decade...
  50. DOUBLE-TARGETED MACROMOLECULAR THERAPEUTICS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROSTATE CANCER
    JINDRICH H KOPECEK; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In 2007, the American Cancer Society estimates that in the USA there will be about 218,000 new cases and about 27,000 men will die of prostate ..
  51. OV Therapy Induced Changes in Tumor Secretome and Their Impact on Therapy
    Balveen Kaur; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..PROJECT NARRATIVE: The American Cancer Society predicts that there will be 12, 740 deaths due to cancers of the brain/nervous system...
  52. Wnt Signaling and Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis
    JESSICA KELLY SIMMONS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The American Cancer Society estimated that in 2010 over 32,000 men have died of prostate cancer.1 Metastasis is the primary cause of death due to prostate cancer, and the most common site is bone...
  53. Role of atypical PKCs in Pancreatic Tumor Growth and Metastasis
    Nicole R Murray; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The American Cancer Society estimated that, in 2007, approximately 37,170 people in the United States would be diagnosed with ..
  54. MR Diffusion Tensor Imaging for Detection and Characterization of Breast Lesions
    SAVANNAH CORRINA PARTRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Particularly in light of recent American Cancer Society guidelines recommending annual MRI screening for high risk women, estimated to affect up to 1...
  55. CEDAR RAPIDS ONCOLOGY PROJECT
    DEBORAH WEIL WILBUR; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Cancer remains one of the leading causes of death in the United States. The statistics from the American Cancer Society show a very slight trend in lower incidence and mortality this year...
  56. Mechano-Visual Phenotyping of Cancer: From Onset Through Disease Progression
    David J Foran; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The American Cancer Society estimated that 207,090 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 and that 39,840 women died of this disease in the United States alone during that year...
  57. Research Workshop on the Biology, Prevention and Treatment of Head and Neck Cance
    Jennifer Rubin Grandis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of funding agencies such as the National Cancer Institute, The National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research, the National Institute for Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, and the American Cancer Society.
  58. Chicago Cancer Navigation Project
    STEVEN TERRY ROSEN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This program is built, in part, upon a pre-existing navigator program (from the American Cancer Society / Centers for Disease Control funded Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) 2010 ..
  59. HTS Assay to Identify Small Molecule Activators of BRCA1 Expression
    Lisa M Harlan-Williams; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In 2009, the American Cancer Society estimated that 254,650 new cases of invasive and in situ breast cancer were diagnosed among American ..
  60. A Novel Optical Spectral Imaging System for Rapid Imaging of Breast Tumor Margins
    Nirmala Ramanujam; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The American Cancer Society estimates that a total of 192,370 new invasive breast cancers and 62,280 new cases of in situ breast cancer are diagnosed annually...
  61. Role of Physical Properties in Pharmacokinetics, Biodistribution and Tumor Uptake
    ISAAC MORRIS ADJEI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Estimates from the American Cancer Society indicate that breast cancer will account for an estimated 41000 deaths in 2009...
  62. Social Influences on Indoor Tanning Behavior in Young Women
    Jerod Stapleton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The American Cancer Society estimates that 68,000 cases were diagnosed and 8,700 individuals died from melanoma in the U.S...
  63. Preclinical assay development of a novel Colon Cancer Marker (CCSA-4)
    JACK CLEMENS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In 2005, the American Cancer Society estimates 104,950 new cases and 56,290 related deaths for colon cancer...
  64. HAIR DYE USE AND RISK OF NONHODGKINS LYMPHOMA
    Tongzhang Zheng; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..A recent prospective follow-up study from American Cancer Society and two recent case-control studies from the NCI found a strong association between dark hair dye use and ..
  65. A Tumor-Specific Nanoimmunocomplex Markedly Improves MR Imaging
    Esther Chang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The American Cancer Society estimates that 32,000 Americans will be diagnosed with carcinoma of the pancreas in 2005, and 31,800 will ..
  66. Drug-eluting Tracheobronchial Stents to treat Obstruction caused by Lung Cancer
    Narmada Shenoy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Lung cancer is one of the major diseases causing airway obstruction. According to the American Cancer Society it is the single largest cause of cancer deaths in the United States (173,000 estimated new cases ..
  67. Combined Chemoprevention in Beta-Catenin Mutant Mice
    Gayle Orner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 130,000 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer of the colon or rectum this year...
  68. Combined effects of tea plus NSAIDS towards colon cancer
    Gayle Orner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 130,000 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer of the colon or rectum this year...
  69. HPV DNA REPLICATION: NOVEL HOST FACTORS
    Thomas Melendy; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..currently has research support from the NIH (until 2002) to study BPV DNA replication, and from the American Cancer Society to study mechanisms of DNA replication initiation. Support from a K02 award will allow Dr...
  70. Development of a combination therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer
    FRANCIS MARKLAND; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, it trails only lung cancer as a cause of death from cancer. The American Cancer Society estimated that 234,460 new cases of PC would be diagnosed in the United States and 27,350 men would die ..
  71. Past Experiences and Current Mammography Behaviors
    Eileen Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..According to the American Cancer Society, the key to surviving breast cancer is early detection and treatment...
  72. EFFECTS OF AMBIENT AIR POLLUTANTS ON ANNUAL MORTALITY
    George Thurston; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Two prospective cohort studies (Harvard 6-cities and American Cancer Society) showed significant excess annual total, cardiopulmonary, and lung cancer mortality in proportion to ..
  73. Telehealth Intervention for Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Susan Rawl; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The nontailored intervention will be an American Cancer Society health education booklet that contains messages about colorectal cancer, risk factors, screening ..
  74. Increasing Colon Cancer Screening in Primary Care
    Ronald Myers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ABSTRACT=The American Cancer Society recommends that men and women 50 or more years of age have a annual fecal occult blood test (FOBT) and a flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) examination every five years to screen for colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  75. Processing Ac-227 sources for lead-212 and radium-223 required by cancer research
    CHUCK SODERQUIST; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Together 199,280 people in the US will be diagnosed this year and 97,070 will die from these diseases (American Cancer Society 2005 Cancer Facts and Figures)...
  76. Role of senescent fibroblasts in UVB-induced carcinogenesis
    Dan F Spandau; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The American Cancer Society estimates over one million new patients were diagnosed with skin cancer in 2005, representing 40% of all invasive and in situ cancers that occurred in the United States ..
  77. Colorectal Screening Capacity Building Conference
    David Alberts; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Barriers will be addressed as well as developing statewide initiatives. Constituents from Arizona (American Cancer Society and University of Arizona) and New Mexico (New Mexico Medical Society and New Mexico Department of Health)..
  78. Lentiviral Vectors for TCR Immunotherapy Targeted to melanoma
    Boro Dropulic; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..According to the American Cancer Society melanoma is currently the 6th most common cancer in American men and the 7th most common in American ..
  79. WISCONSIN LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
    PAUL CARBONE; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..venture between the UW Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Center of the Medical College of Wisconsin, American Cancer Society-Wisconsin Division, Wisconsin Division of Health, UW Medical School - Milwaukee Campus, Latino Health ..
  80. Schiff base forming sunscreen filters for long-wear UV protection
    Steven Isaacman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), the best way to lower the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer is "to practice sun safety" by applying ..
  81. BREAST IMAGING USING PICOSECOND PULSES OF LIGHT
    Jeremy Hebden; Fiscal Year: 1992
    The American Cancer Society claims that there is a lifetime incidence of breast cancer in the United States of about one woman in eleven...
  82. RESILIENCE & QUALITY OF LIFE IN ADOLESCENTS WITH CANCER
    Joan Haase; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The American Cancer Society had identified adolescent cancer care, including psychosocial care, as a research priority...
  83. FEASIBILITY OF OVERHAUSER-ENHANCED MR MAMMOGRAPHY
    James Lee; Fiscal Year: 1993
    Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in American women. For that reason the American Cancer Society recommends annual x-ray mammograms for women at risk. However, x-ray mammography has its drawbacks...
  84. New York State Oral Cancer Control Partnership
    Jayanth Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..committee consisting of the State Health Department, New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD), American Cancer Society, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, a patient support ..
  85. A PHASE IV CANCER CONTROL PROJECT FOR PRIMARY PHYSICIANS
    Allen Dietrich; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..will be provided through intermediary organizations, the Vermont and New Hampshire state divisions of the American Cancer Society, working with the defined population of remaining NH and VT family physicians and general internists who ..
  86. Whole Slide Imaging System for Tissue Services Core
    Charles Handorf; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..a group of nine NIH-funded research investigators with RO1 grants and one investigator funded through the American Cancer Society require the acquisition of the Whole Slide Imaging System (WSI System) to support their research and ..
  87. KANSAS CITY BREAST CANCER EDUCATION SUMMIT
    ANALEE BEISECKER; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..It will include representatives from our Cancer Center's CIS, American Cancer Society, Kansas State Cooperative Extension Service, rural Area Health Education Centers (AHEC), community ..