Ann S Hamilton
Affiliation: University of Southern California
- Type and dose of radiotherapy used for initial treatment of non-metastatic prostate cancerDian Wang
Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53045, USA
Radiat Oncol 9:47. 2014..We sought to describe patterns of initial radiotherapy among non-metastatic prostate cancer (PC) patients by recurrence risk groups...
- Predictors of use of complementary and alternative medicine by non-hodgkin lymphoma survivors and relationship to quality of lifeAnn S Hamilton
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Integr Cancer Ther 12:225-35. 2013....
- Regional, provider, and economic factors associated with the choice of active surveillance in the treatment of men with localized prostate cancerAnn S Hamilton
Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, 2001 N Soto St 318E, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9239, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2012:213-20. 2012..In summary, physician and clinical factors were stronger predictors of AS, whereas demographic and regional factors were related to receiving NT/NP. Physicians appear reluctant to recommend AS for younger patients with no comorbidities...
- Long-term financial burden of breast cancer: experiences of a diverse cohort of survivors identified through population-based registriesReshma Jagsi
Reshma Jagsi, Kent A Griffith, Steven J Katz, and Sarah T Hawley, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI John A E Pottow, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI Cathy Bradley, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Ann S Hamilton, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA and John Graff, Rutgers, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
J Clin Oncol 32:1269-76. 2014..To evaluate the financial experiences of a racially and ethnically diverse cohort of long-term breast cancer survivors (17% African American, 40% Latina) identified through population-based registries...
- The relative importance of genetics and environment on mammographic densityGiske Ursin
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:102-12. 2009..We investigated whether part of the presumed heritability might be attributed to differential sharing of modifiable risk factors in monozygotic (MZ) and dizygotic (DZ) twins...
- A protective role for early oral exposures in the etiology of young adult Hodgkin lymphomaWendy Cozen
Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Blood 114:4014-20. 2009..Our observations support a protective role for increased early oral exposure to the microbiome, suggesting that factors associated with increased Th2 and decreased Th1 cytokines are etiologically relevant to YAHL...
- Trends in the treatment of localized prostate cancer using supplemented cancer registry dataAnn 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...
- Effect of age, tumor risk, and comorbidity on competing risks for survival in a U.S. population-based cohort of men with prostate cancerTimothy J Daskivich
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Ann Intern Med 158:709-17. 2013..Accurate estimation of life expectancy is essential to offering appropriate care to men with early-stage prostate cancer, but mortality risks associated with comorbidity are poorly defined...
- Childhood infections and adult height in monozygotic twin pairsAmie E Hwang
Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
Am J Epidemiol 178:551-8. 2013..The association was not explained by differential nutritional status. Measures of childhood infection were associated with height difference in monozygotic twin pairs, independent of genome, birth length, and available measures of diet. ..
- The USC Adult Twin Cohorts: International Twin Study and California Twin ProgramWendy Cozen
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Twin Res Hum Genet 16:366-70. 2013....
- Concerns about cancer risk and experiences with genetic testing in a diverse population of patients with breast cancerReshma Jagsi
Reshma Jagsi, Center for Bioethics and Social Science in Medicine, University of Michigan Kent A Griffith, Center for Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan Steven J Katz, University of Michigan Sarah T Hawley, Ann Arbor VA Health Care System, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Allison W Kurian, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford Ann S Hamilton, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Monica Morrow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY and John J Graff, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
J Clin Oncol 33:1584-91. 2015..To evaluate preferences for and experiences with genetic testing in a diverse cohort of patients with breast cancer identified through population-based registries, with attention to differences by race/ethnicity...
- Mental health disparities between Hispanic and non-Hispanic parents of childhood cancer survivorsKathleen A Meeske
Children s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90402, USA
Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1470-7. 2013..However, little is known about cultural variation in this experience. We examine parental distress, specifically symptoms of post-traumatic stress (PTSS) and depression, comparing Hispanic and non-Hispanic parents of CCS...
- Employment of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in breast cancer careChristopher R Friese
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Karmanos Cancer Center Wayne State University Metropolitan Detroit Cancer Surveillance System, Detroit, MI Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California Los Angeles County Cancer Surveillance Program, Los Angeles, CA
J Oncol Pract 6:312-6. 2010..We sought to examine the employment of nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in surgical, medical, and radiation oncology practices and to identify correlates of NP and PA employment...
- Racial/ethnic differences in job loss for women with breast cancerMahasin S Mujahid
Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
J Cancer Surviv 5:102-11. 2011..We examined race/ethnic differences in treatment-related job loss and the financial impact of treatment-related job loss, in a population-based sample of women diagnosed with breast cancer...
- Patient-physician communication about health-related quality-of-life problems: are non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivors willing to talk?Neeraj K Arora
Neeraj K Arora, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Roxanne E Jensen, Nadiyah Sulayman, and Arnold L Potosky, Georgetown University, Washington, DC and Ann S Hamilton, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
J Clin Oncol 31:3964-70. 2013..To investigate non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) survivors' willingness to discuss health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) problems with their follow-up care physician...
- Latinas and breast cancer outcomes: population-based sampling, ethnic identity, and acculturation assessmentAnn 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...
- Predictors of intravesical therapy for nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer: results from the surveillance, epidemiology and end results program 2003 patterns of care projectGeorge J Huang
Department of Urology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
J Urol 180:520-4; discussion 524. 2008..We examined patterns of intravesical therapy use in nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer in 2003 to determine whether disparities remained in the quality of cancer care...
- Racial and ethnic disparities in patient-provider communication, quality-of-care ratings, and patient activation among long-term cancer survivorsNynikka R A Palmer
Nynikka R A Palmer, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco Ingrid Oakley Girvan, Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont Ann S Hamilton, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Erin E Kent, Neeraj K Arora, Julia H Rowland, Danielle Blanch Hartigan, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health Noreen M Aziz, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD Laura P Forsythe, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Washington, DC and Kathryn E Weaver, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
J Clin Oncol 32:4087-94. 2014..We examined racial and ethnic disparities in patient-provider communication (PPC), perceived care quality, and patient activation among long-term cancer survivors...
- Cancer-related follow-up care among Hispanic and non-Hispanic childhood cancer survivors: The Project Forward studyJoel E Milam
Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Cancer 121:605-13. 2015..Understanding the factors associated with maintaining follow-up care is needed, especially for Hispanic CCS, who have been under-represented in previous studies...
- Decision Regret following Treatment for Localized Breast Cancer: Is Regret Stable Over Time?Kathryn A Martinez
VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan KAM, STH University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics, Ann Arbor, Michigan YL University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor, Michigan KR Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey JJG Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California ASH University of Michigan, Division of General Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan STH
Med Decis Making 35:446-57. 2015..While studies suggest most women have little regret regarding their breast cancer treatment decisions immediately following treatment, no studies to date have evaluated how regret may change over time...
- Twins as willing research participants: successes from studies nested within the California Twin ProgramMyles G Cockburn
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9175, USA
Twin Res Hum Genet 9:927-32. 2006..However, in most analyses, the participating sample of twins does not differ substantially from the underlying sample from the CTP. Future work will focus on improving methods of re-contacting cohort members...
- Interleukin-2, interleukin-12, and interferon-gamma levels and risk of young adult Hodgkin lymphomaWendy Cozen
Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 9175, USA
Blood 111:3377-82. 2008..8-fold (P=.03) increase in YAHL risk. Thus, both case-twins and their unaffected cotwins had a decreased ability to produce IL-12, which may contribute to YAHL susceptibility...
- Racial/Ethnic differences in functional outcomes in the 5 years after diagnosis of localized prostate cancerTerri 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...