Gustavo D Cruz

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral cancer knowledge, risk factors and characteristics of subjects in a large oral cancer screening program
    Gustavo D Cruz
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 324 East 24th Street, Room 806, New York, N Y 10010, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:1064-71; quiz 1094. 2002
  2. pmc The association of immigration and acculturation attributes with oral health among immigrants in New York City
    Gustavo D Cruz
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 250 Park Avenue South, Sixth Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S474-80. 2009
  3. pmc The cultural and social context of oral and pharyngeal cancer risk and control among Hispanics in New York
    Gustavo D Cruz
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:833-46. 2007
  4. pmc Oral and pharyngeal cancer incidence and mortality among Hispanics, 1996-2002: the need for ethnoregional studies in cancer research
    Gustavo D Cruz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2194-200. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Dental caries prevalence among a sample of African American adults in New York City
    Su yan L Barrow
    Department of Dental Hygiene, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 47:57-65, viii-ix. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Determinants of oral health care utilization among diverse groups of immigrants in New York City
    Gustavo D Cruz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, College of Dentistry, New York University, 250 Park Avenue South, New York, N Y 10003 1402, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:871-8. 2010
  7. pmc Association between oral health and gastric precancerous lesions
    Christian R Salazar
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Carcinogenesis 33:399-403. 2012
  8. pmc A deficit in biopsying potentially premalignant oral lesions in Puerto Rico
    Douglas E Morse
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, NY 10003 1402, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:424-30. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Oral cancer risk perception among participants in an oral cancer screening program
    Jennifer L Hay
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:155-8. 2002
  10. pmc Preventing and detecting oral cancer. Oral health care providers' readiness to provide health behavior counseling and oral cancer examinations
    Gustavo D Cruz
    Public Health, New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:594-601; quiz 681-2. 2005

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral cancer knowledge, risk factors and characteristics of subjects in a large oral cancer screening program
    Gustavo D Cruz
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 324 East 24th Street, Room 806, New York, N Y 10010, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:1064-71; quiz 1094. 2002
    ..Screening people who are at high risk of developing oral cancers is a promising tool for decreasing morbidity and mortality attributable to this cancer...
  2. pmc The association of immigration and acculturation attributes with oral health among immigrants in New York City
    Gustavo D Cruz
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 250 Park Avenue South, Sixth Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S474-80. 2009
    ..We examined associations between immigration and acculturation attributes and oral disease among immigrants...
  3. pmc The cultural and social context of oral and pharyngeal cancer risk and control among Hispanics in New York
    Gustavo D Cruz
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:833-46. 2007
    ..There is a need for developing a comprehensive, culturally competent health communication program that targets all key stakeholders in the at-risk Hispanic community of NYC...
  4. pmc Oral and pharyngeal cancer incidence and mortality among Hispanics, 1996-2002: the need for ethnoregional studies in cancer research
    Gustavo D Cruz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2194-200. 2006
    ..We investigated whether oral cavity and pharyngeal cancer (OPC) incidence and mortality statistics among Hispanics in New York State differed from those among Hispanics in the United States as a whole...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dental caries prevalence among a sample of African American adults in New York City
    Su yan L Barrow
    Department of Dental Hygiene, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 47:57-65, viii-ix. 2003
    ..48, the mean DFS was 17.98, and the mean %D/DFS was 29. For all age groups, the findings indicated a high prevalence of dental decay and greater number of filled surfaces compared with the United States national surveys...
  6. ncbi request reprint Determinants of oral health care utilization among diverse groups of immigrants in New York City
    Gustavo D Cruz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, College of Dentistry, New York University, 250 Park Avenue South, New York, N Y 10003 1402, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:871-8. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined utilization of oral health care services among immigrants. The authors examined the determinants of utilization of oral health care among a diverse group of immigrants in New York City...
  7. pmc Association between oral health and gastric precancerous lesions
    Christian R Salazar
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Carcinogenesis 33:399-403. 2012
    ..7%)], independent of potential confounders. Our findings demonstrate that specific oral health conditions and behaviors such as gingival bleeding and tooth flossing are associated with gastric precancerous lesions...
  8. pmc A deficit in biopsying potentially premalignant oral lesions in Puerto Rico
    Douglas E Morse
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, NY 10003 1402, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:424-30. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint Oral cancer risk perception among participants in an oral cancer screening program
    Jennifer L Hay
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:155-8. 2002
    ..09). Those with alcohol abuse histories, and older smokers, may need increased education. These findings support the need for health education materials that incorporate the oral cancer risk perception of high-risk individuals...
  10. pmc Preventing and detecting oral cancer. Oral health care providers' readiness to provide health behavior counseling and oral cancer examinations
    Gustavo D Cruz
    Public Health, New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:594-601; quiz 681-2. 2005
    ..The authors conducted a study to examine oral cancer prevention and early detection practice patterns in a population-based random sample of practicing oral health care professionals in New York state...
  11. ncbi request reprint Barriers that affect achieving and maintaining oral health among Hispanics
    Gustavo D Cruz
    New York University College of Dentistry, New York, New York, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 23:31-2. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint Dental health status and indicators of treatment needs of four Hispanic subgroups in New York City
    Gustavo D Cruz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 47:41-55, viii. 2003
    ..When conducting needs assessment and providing oral health care services for this population, differences among the subgroups must be considered...
  13. pmc An academic dental center grapples with oral cancer disparities: current collaboration and future opportunities
    A Ross Kerr
    Department of Oral Medicine, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Dent Educ 68:531-41. 2004
    ..Improving the quality of life of patients during and following treatment for oral cancer is another important area that has great opportunity for dental-medical collaboration...
  14. ncbi request reprint Community-based, culturally appropriate oral health promotion program for immigrant pregnant women in New York City
    Gustavo D Cruz
    N Y State Dent J 71:34-8. 2005
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  15. pmc Oral cancer prevention and early detection: knowledge, practices, and opinions of oral health care providers in New York State
    Sangeeta Gajendra
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:157-62. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge, practices, and opinions of dentists and dental hygienists in New York State regarding oral cancer prevention and early detection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dental caries prevalence and treatment need among racial/ethnic minority schoolchildren
    Christopher Okunseri
    N Y State Dent J 68:20-3. 2002
    ..The study showed a difference in dental caries prevalence, but the treatment need percentages did not differ between Hispanics and African-Americans in both dentition...
  17. ncbi request reprint Oral cancer. Practical prevention and early detection for the dental team
    A Ross Kerr
    N Y State Dent J 68:44-54. 2002
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  18. ncbi request reprint Latino oral health: A research agenda toward eliminating oral health disparities
    Francisco Ramos-Gomez
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif, 94143 0753, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:1231-40. 2005
    ..The Hispanic population has become the largest minority group in the United States, resulting in an increase in oral health care demands. Developing a research agenda and promoting collaboration on Latino oral health issues are crucial...