Dennis Deapen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer stage at diagnosis and survival among patients with prior breast implants
    D Deapen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 9007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:535-40. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Rapidly rising breast cancer incidence rates among Asian-American women
    Dennis Deapen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 99:747-50. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Lifetime recreational exercise activity and breast cancer risk among black women and white women
    Leslie Bernstein
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1671-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and breast cancer risk by stage and hormone receptor status
    Sarah F Marshall
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:805-12. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and colon cancer risk among women in the California Teachers Study
    Phuong L Mai
    Clinical Cancer Genetics Department, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:517-25. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Trends in the treatment of localized prostate cancer using supplemented cancer registry data
    Ann S Hamilton
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BJU Int 107:576-84. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Patterns of alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:405-11. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term recreational physical activity and risk of invasive and in situ breast cancer: the California teachers study
    Cher M Dallal
    Keck School of Medicine and USC Norris Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:408-15. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Validating California teachers study self-reports of recent hospitalization: comparison with California hospital discharge data
    Sarah F Marshall
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1012-20. 2003
  10. pmc Adenomyosis and endometriosis in the California Teachers Study
    Claire Templeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:415-24. 2008

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Publications65

  1. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer stage at diagnosis and survival among patients with prior breast implants
    D Deapen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 9007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:535-40. 2000
    ..Although breast implant patients should continue appropriate breast cancer screening behavior, there seems to be no cause for alarm...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rapidly rising breast cancer incidence rates among Asian-American women
    Dennis Deapen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 99:747-50. 2002
    ..Japanese-American rates in Los Angeles County may have already surpassed those of non-Hispanic whites if recent trends have continued unabated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lifetime recreational exercise activity and breast cancer risk among black women and white women
    Leslie Bernstein
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1671-9. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and breast cancer risk by stage and hormone receptor status
    Sarah F Marshall
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:805-12. 2005
    ..We investigated the association of NSAID use with risk of breast cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort, with special attention to risk of specific breast cancer subtypes and to type of NSAID used...
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and colon cancer risk among women in the California Teachers Study
    Phuong L Mai
    Clinical Cancer Genetics Department, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:517-25. 2007
    ..One potential explanation for this inconsistency is that hormone therapy, which is associated with lower colon cancer risk, acts as a modifier of the physical activity/colon cancer relationship...
  6. doi request reprint Trends in the treatment of localized prostate cancer using supplemented cancer registry data
    Ann S Hamilton
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BJU Int 107:576-84. 2011
    ..To conduct an analysis of localized prostate cancer treatment in the USA between 1998 and 2002...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patterns of alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:405-11. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term recreational physical activity and risk of invasive and in situ breast cancer: the California teachers study
    Cher M Dallal
    Keck School of Medicine and USC Norris Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:408-15. 2007
    ..Long-term physical activity may affect breast cancer risk. Few prospective studies have evaluated in situ or invasive breast cancer risk, or breast cancer receptor subtypes, in relation to long-term activity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Validating California teachers study self-reports of recent hospitalization: comparison with California hospital discharge data
    Sarah F Marshall
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1012-20. 2003
    ..The combination of self-reports and secondary medical records provides more accurate and complete morbidity data than does use of either source alone...
  10. pmc Adenomyosis and endometriosis in the California Teachers Study
    Claire Templeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:415-24. 2008
    ..To evaluate the reproductive and lifestyle correlates of a surgically confirmed diagnosis of endometriosis or adenomyosis in a large prospective cohort...
  11. pmc Latinas and breast cancer outcomes: population-based sampling, ethnic identity, and acculturation assessment
    Ann S Hamilton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9175, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2022-9. 2009
    ..A study was designed to recruit a large and representative sample of these subgroups...
  12. pmc Breast cancer risk and ovariectomy, hysterectomy, and tubal sterilization in the women's contraceptive and reproductive experiences study
    David J Press
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, and Norris Comprehensive Can cer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:38-47. 2011
    ..No association with breast cancer risk was observed with tubal sterilization only or partial ovariectomy without hysterectomy. Reproductive organ surgeries may alter ovarian hormone levels, thereby affecting breast cancer risk...
  13. pmc Menopausal hormone therapy and subsequent risk of specific invasive breast cancer subtypes in the California Teachers Study
    Tanmai Saxena
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2366-78. 2010
    ....
  14. pmc Invasive breast cancer incidence trends by detailed race/ethnicity and age
    Lihua Liu
    Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Int J Cancer 130:395-404. 2012
    ..The unique trends of breast cancer incidence by race/ethnicity suggest the need for targeted breast cancer control programs for different racial/ethnic populations...
  15. pmc Body size over the life-course and the risk of endometrial cancer: the California Teachers Study
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA, 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 27:1419-1428. 2016
    ..Obesity is a public health epidemic and a major risk factor for endometrial cancer. Here, we identify key aspects of body size which jointly, over the life-course (since adolescence), are associated with endometrial cancer risk...
  16. pmc Cancer incidence trends among native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders in the United States, 1990-2008
    Lihua Liu
    Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9238, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1086-95. 2013
    ..Lack of annual population estimates for disaggregated Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (NHOPI) populations limits the ability to examine cancer incidence rates and trends to understand the cancer burdens among NHOPIs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer: do specialists make a difference?
    Kristin A Skinner
    Department of Surgery, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:606-15. 2003
    ..Many believe that breast cancer should be treated by specialists. We studied the effect of surgeon and hospital specialization on survival after breast cancer treatment in a large, well-defined patient population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Population-based linkage of AIDS and cancer registries: importance of linkage algorithm
    Dennis Deapen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:134-6. 2007
    ..This study evaluates linkage algorithms used in 1997 for Los Angeles County by the AIDS-Cancer Match Registry to estimate the risk of cancer among people with HIV/AIDS...
  19. ncbi request reprint Developing epidemic of melanoma in the Hispanic population of California
    Myles G Cockburn
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Cancer 106:1162-8. 2006
    ..S. California has among the highest rates of melanoma in the world, yet little is known about trends in melanoma in its Hispanic population...
  20. pmc Reproductive factors and subtypes of breast cancer defined by hormone receptor and histology
    G Ursin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Br J Cancer 93:364-71. 2005
    ..This suggests that parity and lactation act through different mechanisms. This study also suggests that reproductive factors have similar protective effects on breast tumours of lobular and ductal origin...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tamoxifen therapy for breast cancer and endometrial cancer risk
    L Bernstein
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:1654-62. 1999
    ..This study was designed to examine the possible modifying effects of endometrial cancer risk factors on the tamoxifen-endometrial cancer association...
  22. ncbi request reprint Changing relationship between socioeconomic status and prostate cancer incidence
    L Liu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:705-9. 2001
    ..We examined this relationship within the major racial/ethnic groups during the period 1972 through 1997, which spans the introduction of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing...
  23. doi request reprint Residential cancer cluster investigation nearby a Superfund Study Area with trichloroethylene contamination
    David J Press
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA, 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 27:607-13. 2016
    ..We conducted a population-based cancer cluster investigation comparing the incidence of NHL, liver, and kidney cancers in the neighborhood of interest to the incidence among residents in the surrounding four-county region...
  24. pmc Disparities in colorectal cancer incidence among Latino subpopulations in California defined by country of origin
    Mariana C Stern
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 27:147-55. 2016
    ..Using data from the California Cancer Registry, we investigated demographic and clinical characteristics of 36,133 Latinos with CRC living in California during 1995-2011 taking into account subpopulations defined by country of origin...
  25. doi request reprint Incidence trends in the anatomic location of primary malignant brain tumors in the United States: 1992-2006
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 77:518-24. 2012
    ..This study sought to determine incidence trends of the anatomical origin of primary malignant brain tumors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Racial/Ethnic differences in functional outcomes in the 5 years after diagnosis of localized prostate cancer
    Terri Kang Johnson
    University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Dept of Preventive Medicine, 1441 Eastlake Ave, Rm 3427A, MC9175, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9175, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:4193-201. 2004
    ..We investigated racial/ethnic differences in functional outcomes up to 5 years after diagnosis among men with aggressively treated localized prostate cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reproductive factors and risk of breast carcinoma in a study of white and African-American women
    Giske Ursin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Cancer 101:353-62. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Breast implants and breast cancer: a review of incidence, detection, mortality, and survival
    Dennis Deapen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif 90033, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:70S-80S. 2007
    ..In summary, breast implants are not associated with an increased risk of breast cancer incidence or death, and these patients do not experience delayed detection or poorer post-breast cancer survival...
  29. ncbi request reprint High breast cancer incidence rates among California teachers: results from the California Teachers Study (United States)
    Leslie Bernstein
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:625-35. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Cancer surveillance and information: balancing public health with privacy and confidentiality concerns (United States)
    Dennis Deapen
    Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:633-7. 2006
    ..Achieving a proper balance between measures to protect privacy and the ability to guard and improve public health requires careful consideration and development of appropriate policies, regulations and use of technology...
  31. pmc Comparison of SEER Treatment Data With Medicare Claims
    Anne Michelle Noone
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Information Management Services Inc, Calverton, MD Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
    Med Care 54:e55-64. 2016
    ..Activities are ongoing to investigate the opportunity to supplement SEER treatment data with other data sources...
  32. pmc Validity of Race, Ethnicity, and National Origin in Population-based Cancer Registries and Rapid Case Ascertainment Enhanced With a Spanish Surname List
    Lisa C Clarke
    Epidemiology Program, County of Marin, San Rafael, CA School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA Brigham and Women s Hospital Department of Health Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine and Norris Comprehensive, Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont The RAND Corporation, Santa Monica UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
    Med Care 54:e1-8. 2016
    ..Accurate information regarding race, ethnicity, and national origins is critical for identifying disparities in the cancer burden...
  33. doi request reprint Quality of diagnostic staging in patients with bladder cancer: a process-outcomes link
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    Cancer 121:379-85. 2015
    ..Muscle sampling is often used as a surrogate for staging quality in patients with bladder cancer. The association of staging quality at diagnosis and survival was examined among patients with bladder cancer...
  34. pmc Family history of haematopoietic malignancies and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma risk in the California Teachers Study
    Y Lu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center NOR 3429, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9175, USA
    Br J Cancer 100:524-6. 2009
    ..Among 121 216 women participating in the prospective California Teachers Study, NHL risk varied by type of haematopoietic malignancy and gender of the relative...
  35. pmc The influence of race, ethnicity, and individual socioeconomic factors on breast cancer stage at diagnosis
    Paula M Lantz
    Department of Health Management and Policy and the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2173-8. 2006
    ..This study investigated the relation between race/ethnicity, individual socioeconomic status, and breast cancer stage at diagnosis...
  36. pmc Wine and other alcohol consumption and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:91-103. 2007
    ..Whether alcohol consumption influences ovarian cancer risk is unclear. Therefore, we investigated the association between alcohol intake at various ages and risk of ovarian cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Patterns and correlates of patient referral to surgeons for treatment of breast cancer
    Steven J Katz
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:271-6. 2007
    ..Characteristics of surgeons and their hospitals have been associated with cancer treatments and outcomes. However, little is known about factors that are associated with referral pathways...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence, mortality, and associated risk factors among Asian Americans of Chinese, Filipino, Vietnamese, Korean, and Japanese ethnicities
    Melissa McCracken
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 57:190-205. 2007
    ..Differences in cancer burden among Asian American ethnic groups should be considered in the clinical setting and in cancer control planning...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in a population-based study of breast cancer in white and black American women ages 35 to 64 years
    Kathleen E Malone
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Res 66:8297-308. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Recent diet and breast cancer risk: the California Teachers Study (USA)
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:407-15. 2002
    ..We take the opportunity to address the relationship between recent adult diet and breast cancer risk during the first two years of follow-up of the large California Teachers Study cohort...
  41. ncbi request reprint Residential mobility in the California Teachers Study: implications for geographic differences in disease rates
    Susan E Hurley
    Public Health Institute PHI, 1515 Clay Street, Suite 1700, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:1547-55. 2005
    ..This study describes and evaluates characteristics associated with residential mobility in a sub-sample of the California Teachers Study (CTS) cohort...
  42. ncbi request reprint Regional variations in breast cancer among california teachers
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 15:746-54. 2004
    ..This large cohort study has followed female professional school employees for cancer incidence since 1995 and has collected extensive information on breast cancer risk factors...
  43. ncbi request reprint Correlates of active and passive smoking in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Environmental Epidemiology Section, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:778-90. 2004
    ..These analyses were designed to describe characteristics associated with active and passive smoking in a large cohort of women in order to identify possible confounders of the relationship between smoking exposures and breast cancer risk...
  44. ncbi request reprint Residential proximity to agricultural pesticide use and incidence of breast cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Peggy Reynolds
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, 1515 Clay Street, Suite 1700, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Environ Res 96:206-18. 2004
    ..Our analyses suggest that breast cancer incidence is not elevated in areas of recent, high agricultural pesticide use in California...
  45. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of oral contraceptive use and hormone replacement therapy on breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women
    Sandra A Norman
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:933-43. 2003
    ..We examined breast cancer risk related to lifetime exposure to oral contraceptives (OCs) and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in postmenopausal women...
  46. ncbi request reprint Active smoking, household passive smoking, and breast cancer: evidence from the California Teachers Study
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:29-37. 2004
    ..To date, literature addressing this question has been mixed, and the question has seldom been examined in large prospective study designs...
  47. ncbi request reprint Association of regimens of hormone replacement therapy to prognostic factors among women diagnosed with breast cancer aged 50-64 years
    Janet R Daling
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1175-81. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Do thyroid disorders increase the risk of breast cancer?
    Michael S Simon
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1574-8. 2002
    ..There was no statistical interaction between thyroid disorders, thyroid treatments, and race, menopausal status, or parity. We found no association between thyroid disorders or their associated treatments and the risk of breast cancer...
  49. ncbi request reprint Relation of regimens of combined hormone replacement therapy to lobular, ductal, and other histologic types of breast carcinoma
    Janet R Daling
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer 95:2455-64. 2002
    ..However, the use of combined (estrogen and progestin) hormone replacement therapy (CHRT) also has increased during the last decade and may account in part for the increase in invasive lobular breast carcinoma...
  50. ncbi request reprint A comparison of record linkage yield for health research using different variable sets
    Michael S Simon
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University School, 4th Floor Hudson Webber Cancer Research Center, 4100 John R, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 89:107-10. 2005
    ..Five of seven matches identified by SSN were not confirmed by manual review. SSN appears to be fairly accurate for linkage and can be valuable for linking cancer registries to other data sources...
  51. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the familial aggregation of breast cancer and other female cancers
    Michael S Simon
    Division of Haematology and Oncology, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, 4100 John R, 4221 Hudson, Weber Cancer Research Building, Detroit, M1 48201, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 89:227-35. 2005
    ..17 (1.22-3.85). In conclusion, these racially distinct aggregation patterns may reflect different modes of inheritance and/or environmental factors that impact cancer risk...
  52. pmc Patterns and correlates of local therapy for women with ductal carcinoma-in-situ
    Steven J Katz
    Department of Medicine and Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ste 7E12, Box 0429, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3001-7. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Correlates of between-surgeon variation in breast cancer treatments
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Care 44:609-16. 2006
    ..Determinants of between-surgeon variation in breast cancer treatment utilization are not well understood...
  54. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk estimates for relatives of white and African American women with breast cancer in the Women's Contraceptive and Reproductive Experiences Study
    Michael S Simon
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2498-504. 2006
    ..The purpose of this report is to update breast cancer risk estimates associated with a family history of breast cancer for white and AA women...
  55. ncbi request reprint Relationship between established breast cancer risk factors and risk of seven different histologic types of invasive breast cancer
    Christopher I Li
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M4 C308, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:946-54. 2006
    ....
  56. pmc Breast cancer treatment experiences of Latinas in Los Angeles County
    Steven J Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2225-30. 2005
    ..We examined breast cancer treatment experiences of and outcomes for Latinas in Los Angeles County...
  57. ncbi request reprint Correlates of breast reconstruction: results from a population-based study
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111 2497, USA
    Cancer 104:2340-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of the current study was to identify patient attitudes and preferences associated with breast reconstruction, and whether these differed by race...
  58. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of the relationship of treatment and sociodemographics on quality of life for early stage breast cancer
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1467-79. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between cancer stage, surgical treatment and chemotherapy on quality of life (QOL) after breast cancer and determine if sociodemographic characteristics modify the observed relationships...
  59. ncbi request reprint Patient involvement in surgery treatment decisions for breast cancer
    Steven J Katz
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ste 7E12, Box 0429, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:5526-33. 2005
    ..We examined the relationship between patient involvement in decision making and type of surgical treatment for women with breast cancer...
  60. ncbi request reprint General quality of life 2 years following treatment for prostate cancer: what influences outcomes? Results from the prostate cancer outcomes study
    David F Penson
    Section of Urology, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and the Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1147-54. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the relationship between primary treatment, urinary dysfunction, sexual dysfunction, and general health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in prostate cancer...
  61. ncbi request reprint Absence of an effect of injectable and implantable progestin-only contraceptives on subsequent risk of breast cancer
    Brian L Strom
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, 824 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Contraception 69:353-60. 2004
    ..This study does not support an increased risk of breast cancer associated with the use of injectable or implantable progestin-only contraceptives in women aged 35 to 64...
  62. pmc Diet and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:802-13. 2007
    ..Although dietary consumption of isoflavones may be associated with decreased ovarian cancer risk, most dietary factors are unlikely to play a major role in ovarian cancer development...
  63. ncbi request reprint Surgeon perspectives about local therapy for breast carcinoma
    Steven J Katz
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0429, USA
    Cancer 104:1854-61. 2005
    ..Geographic variations in the use of mastectomy and the use of radiation therapy (RT) after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) have motivated concerns that surgeons are not uniformly adhering to treatment standards...
  64. ncbi request reprint Childbearing and survival after breast carcinoma in young women
    Beth A Mueller
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 98:1131-40. 2003
    ..The authors measured relative mortality among young patients with breast carcinoma with and without births occurring after diagnosis...
  65. ncbi request reprint An informed decision? Breast cancer patients and their knowledge about treatment
    Angela Fagerlin
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 64:303-12. 2006
    ..The objective of the current study was to evaluate women's knowledge of survival and recurrence rates for mastectomy and breast conserving surgery (BCS) and the factors associated with this knowledge...