Y Yasui

Summary

Affiliation: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A statistical method for the estimation of window-period risk of transfusion-transmitted HIV in donor screening under non-steady state
    Yutaka Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, MP702, Seattle, WA 98109 USA
    Biostatistics 3:133-43. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk and "delayed" primary Epstein-Barr virus infection
    Y Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:9-16. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint The shape of age-incidence curves of female breast cancer by hormone-receptor status
    Y Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 10:431-7. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Partially supervised learning using an EM-boosting algorithm
    Yutaka Yasui
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Biometrics 60:199-206. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint A data-analytic strategy for protein biomarker discovery: profiling of high-dimensional proteomic data for cancer detection
    Yutaka Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Biostatistics 4:449-63. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint A methodological issue in the analysis of second-primary cancer incidence in long-term survivors of childhood cancers
    Yutaka Yasui
    Cancer Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1108-13. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of CYP17, CYP19, CYP1B1, and COMT polymorphisms with serum and urinary sex hormone concentrations in postmenopausal women
    Shelley S Tworoger
    The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:94-101. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Cervical cancer screening among Cambodian-American women
    V M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:541-6. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations between reproductive and menstrual factors and postmenopausal sex hormone concentrations
    Jessica Chubak
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1296-301. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint TGFbeta1 polymorphism (L10P) and risk of colorectal adenomatous and hyperplastic polyps
    Rachel Sparks
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:955-61. 2004

Detail Information

Publications99

  1. ncbi request reprint A statistical method for the estimation of window-period risk of transfusion-transmitted HIV in donor screening under non-steady state
    Yutaka Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, MP702, Seattle, WA 98109 USA
    Biostatistics 3:133-43. 2002
    ..A real application of the proposed method is presented using blood bank data from a province of northern Thailand. Advantages and limitations of the proposed method are discussed and compared with the IWP models...
  2. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk and "delayed" primary Epstein-Barr virus infection
    Y Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:9-16. 2001
    ..018). Adjusting for additional potential confounders did not modify the associations appreciably. The implications of the findings and a potential biological mechanism are presented...
  3. ncbi request reprint The shape of age-incidence curves of female breast cancer by hormone-receptor status
    Y Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 10:431-7. 1999
    ..We therefore hypothesized and examined whether the age-specific risk of breast cancer, especially its change at menopause, differs by estrogen and progesterone receptor (ER/PR) status...
  4. ncbi request reprint Partially supervised learning using an EM-boosting algorithm
    Yutaka Yasui
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Biometrics 60:199-206. 2004
    ..Notable improvements in misclassification rates are observed with EM-Boost...
  5. ncbi request reprint A data-analytic strategy for protein biomarker discovery: profiling of high-dimensional proteomic data for cancer detection
    Yutaka Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Biostatistics 4:449-63. 2003
    ..We discuss practical issues associated with our proposed approach to the analysis of SELDI output and its application in cancer biomarker discovery...
  6. ncbi request reprint A methodological issue in the analysis of second-primary cancer incidence in long-term survivors of childhood cancers
    Yutaka Yasui
    Cancer Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1108-13. 2003
    ..These showed appreciable differences in the analytical results by not accounting for the natural age-associated increase of risk, illustrating a significant impact of this methodological issue on study conclusions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of CYP17, CYP19, CYP1B1, and COMT polymorphisms with serum and urinary sex hormone concentrations in postmenopausal women
    Shelley S Tworoger
    The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:94-101. 2004
    ..This study provides further evidence that genetic variation may appreciably alter sex hormone concentrations in postmenopausal women not taking hormone therapy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cervical cancer screening among Cambodian-American women
    V M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:541-6. 1999
    ..Programs targeting Cambodian-Americans are likely to be more effective if they are multifaceted and simultaneously address predisposing, reinforcing, and enabling factors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations between reproductive and menstrual factors and postmenopausal sex hormone concentrations
    Jessica Chubak
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1296-301. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint TGFbeta1 polymorphism (L10P) and risk of colorectal adenomatous and hyperplastic polyps
    Rachel Sparks
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:955-61. 2004
    ..A polymorphism in the signal peptide sequence of the TGFbeta1 gene (L10P) has been associated with increased levels of plasma TGFbeta1 in individuals with the P allele...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of community-intervention trials via generalized linear mixed models
    Yutaka Yasui
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, P O Box 19024, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Biometrics 60:1043-52. 2004
    ..This work is motivated by a series of large randomized trials that test community interventions for promoting cancer preventive lifestyles and behaviors...
  12. pmc Decreased adult height in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Eric J Chow
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Pediatr 150:370-5, 375.e1. 2007
    ..To determine risk factors associated with reduced adult height in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of a moderate intensity exercise intervention on estrogen metabolism in postmenopausal women
    Charlotte Atkinson
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:868-74. 2004
    ..Thus, this 12-month moderate intensity exercise intervention did not significantly alter urinary excretion of 2-OH E(1), 16alpha-OH E(1), or their ratio in this population of women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Participation in colorectal cancer screening among Chinese Americans
    Mei Po Yip
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2420, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:645-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe CRC screening among less acculturated Chinese Americans and to identify factors associated with CRC screening...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge among Vietnamese immigrants: implications for prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma
    V M Taylor
    Public Health Science Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Cancer Educ 15:51-5. 2000
    ..Vietnamese have higher liver cancer rates than any other racial/ethnic group in the United States. Approximately 80% of liver cancers are etiologically associated with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, which is endemic in Southeast Asia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Health care access and sociodemographic factors associated with hepatitis B testing in Vietnamese American men
    John H Choe
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98104, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 8:193-201. 2006
    ..Programs to reduce HBV transmission and sequelae should make special effort to target these vulnerable Vietnamese Americans...
  17. ncbi request reprint Associations between reproductive and menstrual factors and postmenopausal androgen concentrations
    Jessica Chubak
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:704-12. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Mailing strategies and recruitment into an intervention trial of the exercise effect on breast cancer biomarkers
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:73-7. 2002
    ..Our study indicates that bulk mail may be more cost-effective than first-class mail for recruitment into intervention trials and that older women are willing to participate in such studies...
  19. doi request reprint Serum leptin concentrations and markers of immune function in overweight or obese postmenopausal women
    Julie A Meyers
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Endocrinol 199:51-60. 2008
    ..Our study does not support a link between leptin and other immune parameters among overweight or obese, but otherwise healthy postmenopausal women, perhaps because such effects are only present at low or deficient leptin concentrations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise on metabolic risk variables in overweight postmenopausal women: a randomized clinical trial
    Laura Lewis Frank
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Obes Res 13:615-25. 2005
    ..This study examined the effects of exercise on metabolic risk variables insulin, leptin, glucose, and triglycerides in overweight/obese postmenopausal women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Screening mammography among Chinese Canadian women
    Sara L Jackson
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Can J Public Health 94:275-80. 2003
    ..Though breast cancer is the most common malignancy among Chinese women, screening mammography is underutilized. This study examined barriers and facilitators of screening mammography among Chinese Canadian women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Chinese American women in Seattle, Washington
    Matthew J Thompson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 4696, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:222-6. 2002
    ..Chinese Americans have higher rates of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, resulting in higher incidences of liver cancer, compared with the general population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of an exercise intervention on other health behaviors in overweight/obese post-menopausal women
    Isaac Rhew
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA, 98109 1024, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:472-81. 2007
    ..If other behaviors do change with increasing physical activity, this would complicate interpretation of differences in study outcomes in exercise intervention trials...
  24. pmc A cross-border comparison of hepatitis B testing among chinese residing in Canada and the United States
    Shin Ping Tu R
    Dept of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:483-90. 2009
    ..Studies from the U.S. and Canada demonstrate that immigrants, particularly from Asia, are disproportionately affected by liver cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of risk counseling on interest in breast cancer genetic testing for lower risk women
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Genet Med 4:359-65. 2002
    ..A randomized trial was conducted to test the effects of two counseling methods (genetic counseling and group counseling) against a control no-intervention condition on interest in genetic testing in lower risk women...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of mammography promotion by volunteers in rural communities
    M R Andersen
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Andersen, Yasui, Kuniyuki, Etzioni, Urban, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:199-207. 2000
    ..Three interventions were tested. One used an individual counseling strategy, one used a community activities strategy, and a third combined the two strategies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pharmacogenetics of methotrexate: toxicity among marrow transplantation patients varies with the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T polymorphism
    C M Ulrich
    Public Health Sciences Division and Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Blood 98:231-4. 2001
    ..23; 34% slower to 20 000/microL, P =.08). Patients with decreased MTHFR activity appear at risk of higher MTX toxicity. Because of the high prevalence of the TT genotype, these results may have implications for MTX dosage...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of exercise on serum androgens in postmenopausal women: a 12-month randomized clinical trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1099-105. 2004
    ..The association between exercise and breast cancer risk may be partly explained by the effects of exercise on these hormones...
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of CYP19 and COMT polymorphisms on exercise-induced fat loss in postmenopausal women
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Channing Laboratory, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obes Res 12:972-81. 2004
    ..These genes metabolize estrogens and androgens, which are important in body fat regulation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of a 12-month exercise intervention on patterns of cellular proliferation in colonic crypts: a randomized controlled trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1588-97. 2006
    ..A hypothesized mechanism for exercise-induced colon cancer risk reduction might be through alterations in colon crypt cell architecture and proliferation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in PTGS1 (=COX-1) and risk of colorectal polyps
    Cornelia M Ulrich
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:889-93. 2004
    ..These preliminary findings require confirmation in larger studies of colorectal neoplasia...
  32. ncbi request reprint Promoting culturally appropriate colorectal cancer screening through a health educator: a randomized controlled trial
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Cancer 107:959-66. 2006
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a leading cause of cancer mortality in the US. Surveys reveal low CRC screening levels among Asians in the US, including Chinese Americans...
  33. ncbi request reprint Optimism, perceived risk of breast cancer, and cancer worry among a community-based sample of women
    Bonnie A McGregor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Health Psychol 23:339-44. 2004
    ..Multiple regression analyses revealed that perceived risk partially mediated the relationship between optimism and cancer worry...
  34. ncbi request reprint Exercise effect on weight and body fat in men and women
    Anne McTiernan
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1496-512. 2007
    ..The effect of national exercise recommendations on adiposity is unknown and may differ by sex. We examined long-term effects of aerobic exercise on adiposity in women and men...
  35. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke in the home and Pap testing among Vietnamese American women
    Nadine L Chan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:178-82. 2007
    ..With nearly half of Vietnamese women in our study currently living with smokers, future studies should examine the relationship between secondhand smoke at home and other health behaviors in Vietnamese American households...
  36. ncbi request reprint Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genotype affects risk of relapse after hematopoietic cell transplantation for chronic myelogenous leukemia
    Kim Robien
    Cancer Prevention Program, Public Health Sciences Division and Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 10:7592-8. 2004
    ..We evaluated the association of these polymorphisms with risk of relapse and bcr-abl mRNA transcript detection among 336 Caucasian patients who underwent allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for chronic myelogenous leukemia...
  37. pmc Pap testing among Vietnamese women: health care system and physician factors
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Community Health 29:437-50. 2004
    ..The availability of low cost screening services should be publicized in Vietnamese communities...
  38. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of cancer among siblings of long-term childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Debra L Friedman
    University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Suite D5 280, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1922-7. 2005
    ..9-1.0). Seventy percent of siblings' cancers developed in adulthood. These findings suggest that familial cancer syndromes may be revealed as this cohort and family members age and with accrual of more offspring and subjects with SMNs...
  39. ncbi request reprint No effect of exercise on insulin-like growth factor 1 and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 in postmenopausal women: a 12-month randomized clinical trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1020-1. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Pap testing adherence among Vietnamese American women
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:613-9. 2004
    ..Previous research has demonstrated low levels of Papanicolaou (Pap) testing among Vietnamese. Our study objective was to examine factors associated with interval Pap testing adherence...
  41. pmc Pediatric cancer survivorship research: experience of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Wendy M Leisenring
    Cancer Prevention and Clinical Statistics Programs, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:2319-27. 2009
    ..Our goal in this article is to provide a resource and reference for other researchers working in the area of long-term cancer survivorship...
  42. pmc Lessons learned from the application of a Vietnamese surname list for survey research
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:345-51. 2011
    ..Researchers might consider using different combinations of Vietnamese surnames, depending on whether accuracy or high population coverage is the more important consideration...
  43. pmc Mammography screening among Chinese-American women
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 97:1293-302. 2003
    ..Breast carcinoma is the most common major malignancy among several Asian-American populations. This study surveyed mammography screening knowledge and practices among Chinese-American women...
  44. pmc Evaluation of a hepatitis B educational ESL curriculum for Chinese immigrants
    Victoria M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, M3 B232, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Can J Public Health 100:463-6. 2009
    ..We conducted a group-randomized trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a hepatitis B ESL educational curriculum for Chinese immigrants...
  45. pmc Adiposity and sex hormones in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors
    Anne McTiernan
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, MP 900, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1961-6. 2003
    ..This study examined the association between adiposity and concentrations of estrogens, androgens, and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) in a population-based sample of postmenopausal women with breast cancer...
  46. pmc Heart disease prevention practices among immigrant Vietnamese women
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1293-300. 2008
    ..Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in the United States as well as in many countries around the world, including Vietnam...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Chinese Canadian women in Vancouver, British Columbia
    Matthew J Thompson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Can J Public Health 94:281-6. 2003
    ..Liver cancer rates are higher in North American Chinese than non-Asian ethnic/racial groups, largely due to chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection...
  48. pmc Pap smear receipt among Vietnamese immigrants: the importance of health care factors
    Victoria M Taylor
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Ethn Health 14:575-89. 2009
    ..Our objective was to provide information about Pap testing barriers and facilitators that could be used to develop cervical cancer control intervention programs for Vietnamese American women...
  49. pmc Evaluation of a cervical cancer control intervention using lay health workers for Vietnamese American women
    Victoria M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1924-9. 2010
    ..We conducted a trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a cervical cancer control intervention for Vietnamese American women that used lay health workers...
  50. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk counseling improves women's functioning
    Deborah J Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, MP 900, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 53:79-86. 2004
    ..Cancer worry decreased in both counseling groups by one scale point (P < 0.05). These results indicate that counseling can relieve women's negative reactions to breast cancer risk...
  51. pmc Development of an ESL curriculum to educate Chinese immigrants about hepatitis B
    Victoria M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 33:217-24. 2008
    ..Our quantitative and qualitative methods for curriculum development could be replicated for other health education topics and in other limited English speaking populations...
  52. pmc A randomized controlled trial of interventions to promote cervical cancer screening among Chinese women in North America
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:670-7. 2002
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of two alternative cervical cancer screening interventions for Chinese women living in North America...
  53. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Chinese immigrants to the United States
    Vicky M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:313-7. 2006
    ..Chronic carriage of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the most common underlying cause of liver cancer among Chinese Americans. Our objective was to describe Chinese immigrants' hepatitis B knowledge, testing, and vaccination levels...
  54. ncbi request reprint Sources of health information among Vietnamese American men
    Erica D Woodall
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, 98109 1024, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 8:263-71. 2006
    ..Research findings should be used to guide the development of health education interventions for Vietnamese men and subgroups within the Vietnamese male population...
  55. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge and testing among Vietnamese-American women
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:761-7. 2005
    ..Intervention strategies that target social networks might be effective in increasing testing levels. Physicians should be educated about the importance of testing Asian immigrants for HBV...
  56. pmc Hepatitis B ESL education for Asian immigrants
    Vicky M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 36:35-41. 2011
    ..Future research should evaluate the effectiveness of ESL curricula for other immigrant groups and other health topics, as well as other intervention approaches to increasing levels of HBV testing in Asian immigrant communities...
  57. ncbi request reprint Moderate-intensity exercise reduces the incidence of colds among postmenopausal women
    Jessica Chubak
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, Seattle, Wash 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Med 119:937-42. 2006
    ..Our aim was to assess the effect of a moderate-intensity, year-long exercise program on the risk of colds and other upper respiratory tract infections in postmenopausal women...
  58. ncbi request reprint Correlates of hepatitis B testing among Chinese Americans
    Gloria D Coronado
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 32:379-90. 2007
    ..002). Intervention programs to improve HBV testing rates in Chinese Americans should include strategies to improve knowledge about the risk of HBV and encourage effective communication with health care providers about HBV testing...
  59. ncbi request reprint Heart disease prevention among Chinese immigrants
    Vicky M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 32:299-310. 2007
    ..These efforts should specifically aim to increase fruit/ vegetable consumption and regular physical activity. Future efforts to increase cholesterol testing should focus on recent immigrants...
  60. ncbi request reprint Frequent intentional weight loss is associated with lower natural killer cell cytotoxicity in postmenopausal women: possible long-term immune effects
    Erin D Shade
    University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:903-12. 2004
    ..The question of whether this pattern has negative health effects is unresolved. The objective of this research was to investigate associations between weight-loss history and current measures of immune function...
  61. pmc Hepatitis B testing among Vietnamese American men
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:170-7. 2004
    ..Health education about HBV transmission may stimulate patients to seek testing. Intervention programs should specifically target Vietnamese men without a regular source of health care and physicians who serve Vietnamese communities...
  62. pmc Analytical validation of serum proteomic profiling for diagnosis of prostate cancer: sources of sample bias
    Dale McLerran
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Chem 54:44-52. 2008
    ..Details of this 3-stage process have been described. This report describes the development of the algorithm and results of the blinded test for stage 1...
  63. ncbi request reprint Association between late age at infectious mononucleosis, Epstein-Barr virus antibodies, and ovarian cancer risk
    Alyson J Littman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:728-35. 2003
    ..5-18.4) increased risk of ovarian cancer. Together, these two studies provide some support for the hypothesis that late age at primary infection with a common agent (conceivably, EBV) may play a role in the etiology of ovarian cancer...
  64. ncbi request reprint Awareness and concern about ovarian cancer among women at risk because of a family history of breast or ovarian cancer
    M Robyn Andersen
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:S42-7. 2003
    ..Almost 75% have not heard much about their risk for ovarian cancer. More than 90% failed to use 1 or another of 2 possible tests used for ovarian cancer screening regularly...
  65. pmc UDP-glucuronosyltransferase and sulfotransferase polymorphisms, sex hormone concentrations, and tumor receptor status in breast cancer patients
    Rachel Sparks
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 6:R488-98. 2004
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Smoking prevalence, knowledge, and attitudes among a population of Vietnamese American men
    Nadine L Chan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S475-84. 2007
    ..28-3.61). The findings suggest a great need to develop appropriate tobacco-control interventions to lower smoking prevalence, improve tobacco-related health knowledge, and reduce the acceptance of smoking among Vietnamese American men...
  67. pmc Evaluation of a hepatitis B lay health worker intervention for Chinese Americans and Canadians
    Vicky M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Community Health 34:165-72. 2009
    ..Future research should evaluate other intervention approaches to improving hepatitis B testing rates among Chinese in North America...
  68. pmc Knowledge of cervical cancer risk factors among Chinese immigrants in Seattle
    James D Ralston
    Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Community Health 28:41-57. 2003
    ..Culturally and linguistically appropriate educational interventions for cervical cancer risk factors should be developed, implemented and evaluated...
  69. ncbi request reprint Knowledge about cervical cancer risk factors, traditional health beliefs, and Pap testing among Vietnamese American women
    H Hoai Do
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:109-14. 2007
    ..The objective of this paper was to examine knowledge about cervical cancer risk factors and traditional health beliefs in relation to Papanicolaou (Pap) testing among Vietnamese women...
  70. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of two breast cancer risk estimates in women with a family history of breast cancer
    A McTiernan
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:333-8. 2001
    ..If women with a family history of breast cancer are being counseled regarding decisions on genetic testing, tamoxifen use, or other preventive measures, presenting both Claus and Gail estimates may be the best option...
  71. ncbi request reprint The Physical Activity for Total Health (PATH) Study: rationale and design
    A McTiernan
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:1307-12. 1999
    ..The Physical Activity for Total Health study is testing the effect of a 1-yr moderate intensity physical activity intervention on the endogenous sex hormone profile of postmenopausal women in a randomized controlled study...
  72. ncbi request reprint Multiscale processing of mass spectrometry data
    T W Randolph
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Biometrics 62:589-97. 2006
    ..The multiscale decomposition, the scale-based feature definition, the calculation of feature locations, and subsequent quantification of features are carried out by way of a translation-invariant wavelet analysis...
  73. ncbi request reprint A clinic-based mammography intervention targeting inner-city women
    V Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 14:104-11. 1999
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Development of scales to measure dietary acculturation among Chinese-Americans and Chinese-Canadians
    J A Satia
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, 1100 Fairview Ave, MP-702, Seattle, WA 98109-1024, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 101:548-53. 2001
    ..Therefore, the ability to accurately assess dietary acculturation is an important component of nutrition education, interventions, and counseling in these populations...
  75. ncbi request reprint Folic acid supplementation during methotrexate immunosuppression is not associated with early toxicity, risk of acute graft-versus-host disease or relapse following hematopoietic transplantation
    K Robien
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 37:687-92. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that concurrent folic acid supplementation does not change MTX effectiveness or toxicity in this patient population...
  76. ncbi request reprint New primary neoplasms of the central nervous system in survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Joseph P Neglia
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1528-37. 2006
    ..However, the details of the dose-response relationships, the expression of excess risk over time, and the modifying effects of other host and treatment factors have not been well defined...
  77. pmc Probe-specific mixed-model approach to detect copy number differences using multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification (MLPA)
    Juan R Gonzalez
    Center for research in environmental epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:261. 2008
    ..This method establishes a threshold by using different tolerance intervals that accommodates the specific random error variability observed in each test sample...
  78. ncbi request reprint Health status of adult long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis 38105, USA
    JAMA 290:1583-92. 2003
    ..Adult survivors of childhood cancer are at risk for medical and psychosocial sequelae that may adversely affect their health status...
  79. pmc Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Cambodian American women in Seattle, Washington
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Community Health 27:151-63. 2002
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Education, employment, insurance, and marital status among 694 survivors of pediatric lower extremity bone tumors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Rajaram Nagarajan
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 97:2554-64. 2003
    ..The authors described psychosocial outcomes (education, employment, health insurance, and marriage) for survivors of pediatric lower extremity bone tumors...
  81. ncbi request reprint Effect of exercise on total and intra-abdominal body fat in postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial
    Melinda L Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    JAMA 289:323-30. 2003
    ..The increasing prevalence of obesity is a major public health concern. Physical activity may promote weight and body fat loss...
  82. pmc Evaluation of an outreach intervention to promote cervical cancer screening among Cambodian American women
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:320-7. 2002
    ..We conducted a group-randomized controlled trial to evaluate a cervical cancer screening intervention program targeting Seattle's Cambodian refugee community...
  83. ncbi request reprint Risk of disease recurrence and second neoplasms in survivors of childhood cancer treated with growth hormone: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Charles A Sklar
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3136-41. 2002
    ..The increased number of SN, particularly in survivors of acute leukemia, is of concern, but the data need to be interpreted with caution given the small number of events...
  84. ncbi request reprint Serum protein fingerprinting coupled with a pattern-matching algorithm distinguishes prostate cancer from benign prostate hyperplasia and healthy men
    Bao Ling Adam
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia 23501, USA
    Cancer Res 62:3609-14. 2002
    ..This high-throughput proteomic classification system will provide a highly accurate and innovative approach for the early detection/diagnosis of PCA...
  85. pmc Breast cancer screening: stages of adoption among Cambodian American women
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:33-41. 2002
    ..Little information is available on the breast cancer screening behavior of Cambodian American women...
  86. pmc Health care of young adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Kevin C Oeffinger
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex 75390 9067, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:61-70. 2004
    ..We wanted to determine the type of outpatient medical care reported by young adult survivors of childhood cancer and to examine factors associated with limited medical care...
  87. ncbi request reprint Influence of demographic, physiologic, and psychosocial variables on adherence to a yearlong moderate-intensity exercise trial in postmenopausal women
    Melinda L Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Prev Med 39:1080-6. 2004
    ..We examined the patterns of adherence to a yearlong exercise intervention and the influence of demographic, physiologic, and psychosocial variables on patterns of adherence among 173 sedentary, overweight, postmenopausal women...
  88. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B knowledge, testing and vaccination levels in Chinese immigrants to British Columbia, Canada
    T Gregory Hislop
    Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 98:125-9. 2007
    ..Liver cancer, a significant health problem in Asia, is preventable and can be controlled through HBV blood testing, vaccination, and community education about HBV...
  89. ncbi request reprint Survival and late mortality in long-term survivors of pediatric CNS tumors
    E Brannon Morris
    Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:1532-8. 2007
    ..To describe the pattern of survival and late mortality among contemporary long-term survivors of pediatric CNS tumor...
  90. ncbi request reprint Predisposing, reinforcing and enabling factors associated with hepatitis B testing in Chinese Canadians in British Columbia
    T Gregory Hislop
    Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:39-44. 2007
    ..The PRECEDE framework has been very helpful in identifying factors associated with health practices...
  91. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of the effects of print materials and step pedometers on physical activity and quality of life in breast cancer survivors
    Jeffrey K H Vallance
    Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, Centre for Health Promotion Studies, School of Public Health, and Department of Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 25:2352-9. 2007
    ..To determine the effects of breast cancer-specific print materials and step pedometers on physical activity (PA) and quality of life (QoL) in breast cancer survivors...
  92. pmc Hepatitis B awareness, testing, and knowledge among Vietnamese American men and women
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    J Community Health 30:477-90. 2005
    ..Continued efforts should be made to develop and implement hepatitis B educational campaigns for Vietnamese immigrant communities. These efforts might be tailored to male and female audiences...
  93. ncbi request reprint Prediction of second malignant neoplasm incidence in a large cohort of long-term survivors of childhood cancers
    Irina Dinu
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:1026-31. 2008
    ..The ability to predict adverse-event occurrences accurately in long-term survivors of childhood cancer is of high importance in late effects research, both clinically and methodologically...
  94. ncbi request reprint Stroke as a late treatment effect of Hodgkin's Disease: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Daniel C Bowers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9063, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6508-15. 2005
    ..The objectives of this report are to examine the incidence of and risk factors for stroke among childhood Hodgkin's disease (HD) survivors...
  95. pmc Cancer preventive screening: a cross-border comparison of United States and Canadian Chinese women
    Shin Ping Tu
    University of Washington, USA
    Prev Med 41:36-46. 2005
    ..To compare screening mammography and Pap testing among Chinese women in Seattle, Washington to Vancouver, and British Columbia...
  96. ncbi request reprint Long-term medical effects of childhood and adolescent rhabdomyosarcoma: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Judith A Punyko
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 44:643-53. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the incidence of adverse medical conditions and to assess the risk of developing these conditions in a cohort of long-term survivors of rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) diagnosed before age 21...
  97. ncbi request reprint Specimen allocation in longitudinal biomarker studies: controlling subject-specific effects by design
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Channing Laboratory, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1257-60. 2004
    ..These results suggest that bias can be artificially introduced into intervention effect estimates of longitudinal studies if samples from a subject are not assayed in the same batch...
  98. doi request reprint Moderators of the effects of exercise training in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: a randomized controlled trial
    Kerry S Courneya
    Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer 112:1845-53. 2008
    ..In this study, the authors examined personal and clinical factors that may predict exercise training responses...