Cynthia A Thomson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A randomized trial of diet and physical activity in women treated for stage II-IV ovarian cancer: Rationale and design of the Lifestyle Intervention for Ovarian Cancer Enhanced Survival (LIVES): An NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG-225) Study
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion Sciences, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Ave, PO Box 245209, Tucson, AZ 85724 5209, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 49:181-9. 2016
  2. pmc Diet quality and survival after ovarian cancer: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ CAT University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ CAT, TEC, BCW Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ CAT, TEC Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA MLN Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Amherst, MA WL Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA LGS Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX KMBE Department of Epidemiology Chronic Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT YZ, MLI
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:. 2014
  3. pmc Chemopreventive properties of 3,3'-diindolylmethane in breast cancer: evidence from experimental and human studies
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Cynthia A Thomson is with the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, The University of Arizona Cancer Center, and the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA Emily Ho is with the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, and The Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA Meghan B Strom is with the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Nutr Rev 74:432-43. 2016
  4. pmc Cancer incidence and mortality during the intervention and postintervention periods of the Women's Health Initiative dietary modification trial
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:2924-35. 2014
  5. pmc Nutrition and physical activity cancer prevention guidelines, cancer risk, and mortality in the women's health initiative
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Health Promotion Sciences, Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Street, Tucson, AZ 85721
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 7:42-53. 2014
  6. pmc Relationship between sleep quality and quantity and weight loss in women participating in a weight-loss intervention trial
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1419-25. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and body weight change in postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    C A Thomson
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1158-64. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Diet and breast cancer: understanding risks and benefits
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 27:636-50. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in body weight and body composition among women previously treated for breast cancer consuming a high-vegetable, fruit and fiber, low-fat diet
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Dept of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0038, USA
    Eur J Nutr 44:18-25. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The role of antioxidants and vitamin A in ovarian cancer: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences and Arizona Cancer Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:710-9. 2008

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Publications93

  1. pmc A randomized trial of diet and physical activity in women treated for stage II-IV ovarian cancer: Rationale and design of the Lifestyle Intervention for Ovarian Cancer Enhanced Survival (LIVES): An NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG-225) Study
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion Sciences, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Ave, PO Box 245209, Tucson, AZ 85724 5209, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 49:181-9. 2016
    ..When completed, LIVES will be the largest behavior-based lifestyle intervention trial conducted among ovarian cancer survivors. ..
  2. pmc Diet quality and survival after ovarian cancer: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ CAT University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ CAT, TEC, BCW Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ CAT, TEC Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA MLN Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Amherst, MA WL Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA LGS Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX KMBE Department of Epidemiology Chronic Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT YZ, MLI
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:. 2014
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to evaluate the role of prediagnosis diet quality in ovarian cancer survival...
  3. pmc Chemopreventive properties of 3,3'-diindolylmethane in breast cancer: evidence from experimental and human studies
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Cynthia A Thomson is with the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, The University of Arizona Cancer Center, and the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA Emily Ho is with the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, and The Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA Meghan B Strom is with the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Nutr Rev 74:432-43. 2016
    ..Importantly, this review also focuses on current evidence from human observational and intervention trials that have contributed to a greater understanding of exposure estimates that will inform recommendations for DIM intake. ..
  4. pmc Cancer incidence and mortality during the intervention and postintervention periods of the Women's Health Initiative dietary modification trial
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:2924-35. 2014
    ..3 years intervention). Consent to nonintervention follow-up was 83% (n = 37,858). This analysis was designed to assess postintervention cancer risk in women randomized to the low-fat diet (40%) versus usual diet comparison (60%)...
  5. pmc Nutrition and physical activity cancer prevention guidelines, cancer risk, and mortality in the women's health initiative
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Health Promotion Sciences, Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Street, Tucson, AZ 85721
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 7:42-53. 2014
    ..Behaviors concordant with Nutrition and Physical Activity Cancer Prevention Guidelines were associated with lower risk of total, breast, and colorectal cancers and lower cancer-specific mortality in postmenopausal women...
  6. pmc Relationship between sleep quality and quantity and weight loss in women participating in a weight-loss intervention trial
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1419-25. 2012
    ..These results suggest that sleep quality and quantity may contribute to weight loss in intervention-based studies designed to promote weight control in overweight/obese adult women...
  7. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and body weight change in postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    C A Thomson
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1158-64. 2012
    ..To determine whether alcohol consumption is associated with incident overweight or obesity in normal-weight, postmenopausal women...
  8. doi request reprint Diet and breast cancer: understanding risks and benefits
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 27:636-50. 2012
    ..Extensive research has been completed to evaluate the relationship between dietary factors and breast cancer risk and survival after breast cancer; however, a summary report with clinical inference is needed. Materials and..
  9. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in body weight and body composition among women previously treated for breast cancer consuming a high-vegetable, fruit and fiber, low-fat diet
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Dept of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0038, USA
    Eur J Nutr 44:18-25. 2005
    ..Whether a plant-based diet without specific energy goals will result in weight loss or changes in body composition in women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer has not been fully explored...
  10. doi request reprint The role of antioxidants and vitamin A in ovarian cancer: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences and Arizona Cancer Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:710-9. 2008
    ..The results from this prospective study of well-nourished, postmenopausal women suggest that intake of dietary antioxidants, carotenoids, and vitamin A are not associated with a reduction in ovarian cancer risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint Diet and biomarkers of oxidative damage in women previously treated for breast cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson 85721 0038, USA
    Nutr Cancer 51:146-54. 2005
    ..The results of this nested case-controlled study provide potential mechanisms by which a high fruit and vegetable, low-fat diet might reduce the recurrence rate of or early-stage breast cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Funding nutrition research: where's the money?
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Nutritional Sciences, Medicine, Public Health, University of Arizona, Shantz Building, Room 328, 1177 E 4th Street, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 22:609-17. 2007
    ..This review provides an overview of funding sources, guidelines for securing funding, and recommendations to support a successful application for clinical nutrition research...
  13. doi request reprint Changes in body weight and metabolic indexes in overweight breast cancer survivors enrolled in a randomized trial of low-fat vs. reduced carbohydrate diets
    Cynthia A Thomson
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Nutr Cancer 62:1142-52. 2010
    ..1 ± 36.6; P = 0.01). Significant improvements in weight and metabolic indexes can be demonstrated among overweight breast cancer survivors adherent to either a carbohydrate- or fat-restricted diet...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of dietary influences on mammographic density in pre- and postmenopausal Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721 0038, USA
    Menopause 14:243-50. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Cruciferous vegetable intake questionnaire improves cruciferous vegetable intake estimates
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson 85721 0038, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:631-43. 2007
    ..To develop a validated, focused Cruciferous Vegetable Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) as an assessment tool for specific quantification of dietary cruciferous vegetable exposure...
  16. pmc Comparison of baseline dietary intake of Hispanic and matched non-Hispanic white breast cancer survivors enrolled in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living study
    Mariá A Hernández-Valero
    Center for Research on Minority Health, Department of Health Disparities Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1323-9. 2008
    ..To assess the reported baseline dietary intake of Hispanic and non-Hispanic white breast cancer survivors in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living study, a randomized plant-based dietary intervention clinical trial...
  17. pmc Biomarker-calibrated energy and protein consumption and increased cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    Ross L Prentice
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:977-89. 2009
    ..Calibrated energy and body mass index associations were highly interdependent. Implications for the interpretation of nutritional epidemiology studies are described...
  18. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral profile and predictors of self-reported energy underreporting in obese middle-aged women
    Jaclyn Maurer Abbot
    Nutritional Sciences, Cook College at Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:114-9. 2008
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  19. pmc Increasing the vegetable intake dose is associated with a rise in plasma carotenoids without modifying oxidative stress or inflammation in overweight or obese postmenopausal women
    Tracy E Crane
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Nutr 141:1827-33. 2011
    ..In this variable-dose vegetable study, a dose-response for plasma carotenoids was demonstrated without significant change in oxidative stress and inflammation in overweight, postmenopausal women...
  20. pmc Vitamin D and calcium supplementation and one-year change in mammographic density in the women's health initiative calcium and vitamin D trial
    Elizabeth R Bertone-Johnson
    Division ofBiostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:462-73. 2012
    ..However, results from previous, mostly cross-sectional studies have been mixed, and there have been few randomized clinical trials of the effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on change in mammographic density...
  21. pmc Low-fat dietary pattern and cancer incidence in the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Randomized Controlled Trial
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1534-43. 2007
    ..The trial protocol also listed ovarian cancer and endometrial cancer as outcomes that may be favorably affected by the intervention...
  22. doi request reprint Vegetable intake is associated with reduced breast cancer recurrence in tamoxifen users: a secondary analysis from the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Science, University of Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 85721, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 125:519-27. 2011
    ..Such associations should be explored further as the possibility that vegetable intake is simply a surrogate for other health-promoting behaviors cannot be ruled out...
  23. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of invasive breast cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    JAMA 295:629-42. 2006
    ..The hypothesis that a low-fat dietary pattern can reduce breast cancer risk has existed for decades but has never been tested in a controlled intervention trial...
  24. ncbi request reprint Increase in cruciferous vegetable intake in women previously treated for breast cancer participating in a dietary intervention trial
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Nutr Cancer 57:11-9. 2007
    ..These data suggest that this study population will be the first U.S. population sample to provide ample quantity and variety in cruciferous intake to examine whether these vegetables are protective against breast cancer recurrence...
  25. pmc Dietary vitamin D and calcium intake and mammographic density in postmenopausal women
    Elizabeth R Bertone-Johnson
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    Menopause 17:1152-60. 2010
    ..However, the few studies that have evaluated the association between these nutrients and mammographic density in postmenopausal women have had inconsistent results...
  26. pmc Health outcomes after stopping conjugated equine estrogens among postmenopausal women with prior hysterectomy: a randomized controlled trial
    Andrea Z LaCroix
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M3 A410, PO 19024, Seattle, WA 98109
    JAMA 305:1305-14. 2011
    ..1 years of follow-up because of an increased risk of stroke and little likelihood of altering the balance of risk to benefit by the planned trial termination date. Postintervention health outcomes have not been reported...
  27. doi request reprint Effects of a carrot juice intervention on plasma carotenoids, oxidative stress, and inflammation in overweight breast cancer survivors
    Amy C Butalla
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Nutr Cancer 64:331-41. 2012
    ....
  28. pmc Correlates of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and breast cancer stage in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study
    Elizabeth T Jacobs
    Arizona Cancer Center and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5024, USA
    Nutr Cancer 65:188-94. 2013
    ..59), compared to Stage I. This study confirms previous work regarding the correlates of 25(OH)D concentrations but does not provide support for an association between vitamin D status and breast cancer stage...
  29. pmc Physical activity and survival in postmenopausal women with breast cancer: results from the women's health initiative
    Melinda L Irwin
    Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:522-9. 2011
    ..Women diagnosed with breast cancer should be encouraged to initiate and maintain a program of physical activity...
  30. pmc A comparison of Mediterranean-style and MyPyramid diets on weight loss and inflammatory biomarkers in postpartum breastfeeding women
    Nicole R Stendell-Hollis
    Nutritional Sciences Department, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:48-57. 2013
    ..S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) MyPyramid diet for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding (comparison diet)...
  31. pmc Comparison between dietary assessment methods for determining associations between nutrient intakes and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women
    Vanessa A Farrell
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Shantz 118, PO Box 210038, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:899-904. 2009
    ..Diet records and the Arizona Food Frequency Questionnaire are acceptable dietary tools used to determine the associations of particular nutrients and BMD sites in healthy postmenopausal women...
  32. pmc A low-fat dietary pattern and risk of metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Metabolism 61:1572-81. 2012
    ..Nutrition plays an important role in metabolic syndrome etiology. We examined whether the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification Trial influenced metabolic syndrome risk...
  33. pmc Vitamin D status and breast cancer in Saudi Arabian women: case-control study
    Fatimah M Yousef
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:105-10. 2013
    ..Data regarding the vitamin D status of Saudi Arabian women and its relation to breast cancer risk are lacking...
  34. ncbi request reprint Increased fruit, vegetable and fiber intake and lower fat intake reported among women previously treated for invasive breast cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson 85724, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:801-8. 2002
    ..To describe the dietary intake patterns of women before and after breast cancer diagnosis...
  35. pmc Plasma and dietary carotenoids are associated with reduced oxidative stress in women previously treated for breast cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences and Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Shantz Building, Room 328, 1177 East 4th Street, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2008-15. 2007
    ....
  36. pmc Pet Ownership and Cancer Risk in the Women's Health Initiative
    David O Garcia
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25:1311-6. 2016
    ..The present report examined whether pet ownership (dog, cat, or bird) is associated with lower risk for total cancer and site-specific obesity-related cancers...
  37. pmc Dietary polyamine intake and risk of colorectal adenomatous polyps
    Ashley J Vargas
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:133-41. 2012
    ..A database was developed to estimate dietary polyamine exposure and relate exposure to health outcomes...
  38. pmc Body shape, adiposity index, and mortality in postmenopausal women: Findings from the Women's Health Initiative
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 24:1061-9. 2016
    ..To expand, this study evaluated the relationship between adiposity indices, a body shape index (ABSI) and body adiposity index (BAI), and mortality in 77,505 postmenopausal women...
  39. pmc Metabolic syndrome and elevated C-reactive protein in breast cancer survivors on adjuvant hormone therapy
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:2041-7. 2009
    ..Metabolic syndrome (MetS) and elevated C-reactive protein (CRP), two predictors of CVD, have not been fully evaluated in overweight breast cancer survivors on hormone-modulating agents...
  40. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional analysis demonstrated the healthy volunteer effect in smokers
    Cynthia A Thomson
    The University of Arizona, Arizona Cancer Center, PO Box 245024, Tucson, AZ 85724 5024, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:378-82. 2005
    ..This cross-sectional descriptive analysis sought to determine if a healthy volunteer effect can be demonstrated among smokers selected to participate in a dietary intervention trial...
  41. ncbi request reprint Measuring dietary change in a diet intervention trial: comparing food frequency questionnaire and dietary recalls
    Cynthia A Thomson
    University of Arizona, Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:754-62. 2003
    ....
  42. pmc The relationship between incidence of fractures and anemia in older multiethnic women
    Zhao Chen
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2337-44. 2010
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Cherries and health: a review
    Letitia M McCune
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 51:1-12. 2011
    ..Well-designed cherry feeding studies are needed to further substantiate any health benefits in humans...
  44. doi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of treated diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled dietary modification trial
    Lesley F Tinker
    Women s Health Initiative, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Mail Stop M3 A410, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1500-11. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the effects of a low-fat dietary pattern on incidence of treated diabetes among generally healthy postmenopausal women...
  45. pmc Relationships between dog ownership and physical activity in postmenopausal women
    David O Garcia
    Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Division of Health Promotion Sciences, University of Arizona, 3950S Country Club, Suite 330, Tucson, AZ 85714, United States Electronic address
    Prev Med 70:33-8. 2015
    ..Positive associations between dog ownership and physical activity in older adults have been previously reported...
  46. pmc Expression of epidermal growth factor, transforming growth factor-β1 and adiponectin in nipple aspirate fluid and plasma of pre and post-menopausal women
    Jessica A Miller
    The University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Biomark Res 1:18. 2013
    ..We compared baseline NAF and plasma levels of epidermal growth factor (EGF), transforming growth factor-beta 1 (TGF-β1), and adiponectin and evaluated menopausal status and body mass index (BMI) as potential modifying factors...
  47. pmc Overweight, Obesity, and Postmenopausal Invasive Breast Cancer Risk: A Secondary Analysis of the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Clinical Trials
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington
    JAMA Oncol 1:611-21. 2015
    ..More than two-thirds of US women are overweight or obese, placing them at increased risk for postmenopausal breast cancer...
  48. doi request reprint A systematic review of behavioral interventions to promote intake of fruit and vegetables
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1523-35. 2011
    ..Thus, efforts to combine these interventions with other approaches including social marketing, behavioral economics approaches, and technology-based behavior change models should be tested to ensure goals are met and sustained...
  49. pmc Predictors of improvement in cardiometabolic risk factors with weight loss in women
    Caitlin A Dow
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000152. 2013
    ..Few studies have evaluated the long-term (>18 months) effect of weight loss on these risk factors or sought to identify factors associated with sustained improvements in these measures...
  50. pmc An exploratory study of respiratory quotient calibration and association with postmenopausal breast cancer
    Ross L Prentice
    Authors Affiliations Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, California
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:2374-83. 2013
    ..Fat and alcohol have RQ values of approximately 0.7, compared with 1.0 for carbohydrate, and approximately 0.8 for protein. Here, the association between RQ and postmenopausal breast cancer risk is studied...
  51. doi request reprint Intentional weight loss and risk of lymphohematopoietic cancers
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Epidemiology Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:223-36. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that intentional weight loss may be associated with development of lymphohematopoietic cancers, based on observations of immune suppression following weight loss in short-term studies...
  52. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial and behavioral characteristics related to energy misreporting
    Jaclyn Maurer
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:53-66. 2006
    ..This review will provide a detailed discussion of the published associations among psychosocial and behavioral characteristics and energy misreporting...
  53. pmc Vitamin D and breast cancer recurrence in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) Study
    Elizabeth T Jacobs
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:108-17. 2011
    ..There is a paucity of research evaluating the relation between vitamin D and recurrence of breast cancer after treatment...
  54. pmc Red blood cell folate and plasma folate are not associated with risk of incident colorectal cancer in the Women's Health Initiative observational study
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
    Int J Cancer 137:930-9. 2015
    ..These results do not support an overall association of folate with CRC risk and suggest that folic acid fortification of the US food supply did not alter the associations in these postmenopausal women...
  55. pmc Vegetable protein intake is associated with lower gallbladder disease risk: Findings from the Women's Health Initiative prospective cohort
    Eric M Lander
    University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724, United States Electronic address
    Prev Med 88:20-6. 2016
    ..This study aimed to measure associations between gallbladder disease and protein intake patterns, separated by quantity and type (vegetable vs. animal), among postmenopausal women...
  56. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and diet in the development of gastrointestinal cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, 1515 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245024, Tucson, AZ 85724 5024, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 5:192-202. 2003
    ..Finally, the evidence for a relationship between pancreatic cancer and diet remains sparse and warrants additional investigation...
  57. doi request reprint Dietary patterns, risk and prognosis of breast cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    University of Arizona Cancer Center, Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Arizona, AZ, USA
    Future Oncol 5:1257-69. 2009
    ..g., hormone levels, drug metabolism and oxidative stress), as well as factors that influence non-breast cancer morbidity risk and causes of death in the survivor population...
  58. pmc Phase II study of metformin for reduction of obesity-associated breast cancer risk: a randomized controlled trial protocol
    Jessica A Martinez
    The University of Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N Campbell Ave Rm 2964B, Tucson, AZ, 85724, USA
    BMC Cancer 16:500. 2016
    ..Further, the anti-proliferative effects of metformin suggest it may decrease breast density, an accepted biomarker of breast cancer risk...
  59. pmc Dietary intake and ovarian cancer risk: a systematic review
    Tracy E Crane
    Authors Affiliations Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona University of Arizona Cancer Center Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York and Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:255-73. 2014
    ..Studies of ample sample size, varied exposure, which can better control for dietary measurement error, are needed to fully define dietary recommendations for ovarian cancer prevention...
  60. pmc Dietary biomarker evaluation in a controlled feeding study in women from the Women's Health Initiative cohort
    Johanna W Lampe
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
    Am J Clin Nutr . 2016
    ..Controlled human feeding studies are necessary for robust nutritional biomarker development and validation. Previous feeding studies have typically evaluated single nutrients and tested relatively few diets...
  61. doi request reprint Dietary polyamine intake and polyamines measured in urine
    Ashley J Vargas
    a Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Nutr Cancer 66:1144-53. 2014
    ..42, P = 0.01). Our findings suggest that energy, folate, folic acid, saturated fat, and red meat intake, as opposed to FFQ-estimated dietary polyamines, are correlated with urinary polyamines. ..
  62. doi request reprint The effects of daily consumption of grapefruit on body weight, lipids, and blood pressure in healthy, overweight adults
    Caitlin A Dow
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Metabolism 61:1026-35. 2012
    ..However, the improvements in blood pressure and lipids demonstrated in the intervention group suggest that grapefruit should be further evaluated in the context of obesity and cardiovascular disease prevention...
  63. doi request reprint Adipose tissue accumulation of d-limonene with the consumption of a lemonade preparation rich in d-limonene content
    Jessica A Miller
    Arizona Cancer Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Nutr Cancer 62:783-8. 2010
    ..009). Our results demonstrate accumulation of d-limonene in adipose tissue after oral dosing and support additional studies of d-limonene for chemoprevention in tissues such as the breast that are comprised of a significant fat fraction...
  64. doi request reprint Recruitment of lactating women into a randomized dietary intervention: successful strategies and factors promoting enrollment and retention
    Nicole R Stendell-Hollis
    Nutritional Sciences Department, University of Arizona, 1177 E 4th St, Tucson, AZ, 85721, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:505-11. 2011
    ..The purpose of this report is to identify successful recruitment strategies and evaluate demographic and lifestyle characteristics associated with study completion...
  65. pmc Effects of a short messaging service-based skin cancer prevention campaign in adolescents
    Melanie D Hingle
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 47:617-23. 2014
    ..The ubiquity of mobile phones among teens offers an engaging medium through which to communicate prevention messages...
  66. pmc Physical activity and cancer survivorship
    David O Garcia
    Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Division of Health Promotion Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    Nutr Clin Pract 29:768-79. 2014
    ..Physical activity also is a central component of weight management...
  67. pmc Short sleep duration is associated with decreased serum leptin, increased energy intake and decreased diet quality in postmenopausal women
    Jennifer H Stern
    The University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:E55-61. 2014
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  68. ncbi request reprint Achieving substantial changes in eating behavior among women previously treated for breast cancer--an overview of the intervention
    Vicky A Newman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:382-91; quiz 488. 2005
    ..To report baseline to 12-month dietary change and investigate whether cooking-class attendance influenced adherence to the study's dietary targets...
  69. ncbi request reprint High dietary fiber consumption is not associated with gastrointestinal discomfort in a diet intervention trial
    Archana Jaiswal McEligot
    Department of Medicine at University of California, Irvine, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:549-51. 2002
  70. ncbi request reprint Effects of a high-fiber, low-fat diet intervention on serum concentrations of reproductive steroid hormones in women with a history of breast cancer
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2379-87. 2004
    ..Diet intervention trials are testing whether postdiagnosis dietary modification can influence breast cancer recurrence and survival. One possible mechanism is an effect on reproductive steroid hormones...
  71. ncbi request reprint On the importance of using multiple methods of dietary assessment
    Loki Natarajan
    Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, California 92093 0645, USA
    Epidemiology 15:738-45. 2004
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Validity and systematic error in measuring carotenoid consumption with dietary self-report instruments
    Loki Natarajan
    Division of Biostatistics, University of California, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:770-8. 2006
    ..The use of either self-report method alone in diet-disease studies could lead to substantial bias and error. Multiple methods of dietary assessment may provide more accurate estimates of true dietary intake...
  73. ncbi request reprint Telephone counseling intervention increases intakes of micronutrient- and phytochemical-rich vegetables, fruit and fiber in breast cancer survivors
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Nutr 134:452-8. 2004
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Plasma triacylglycerol and HDL cholesterol concentrations confirm self-reported changes in carbohydrate and fat intakes in women in a diet intervention trial
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Reproductive Medicine, and Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Nutr 134:342-7. 2004
    ..The degree of change in these lipid concentrations was small and does not suggest increased cardiovascular disease risk...
  75. ncbi request reprint Post-diagnosis weight gain and breast cancer recurrence in women with early stage breast cancer
    Bette J Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, 2000 Broadway, 94612 Oakland, CA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 99:47-57. 2006
    ..To examine whether weight gain after diagnosis of breast cancer affects the risk of breast cancer recurrence...
  76. ncbi request reprint Associations between mammographic density and body composition in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women by menopause status
    Graciela Caire-Juvera
    Nutrition Department, Centro de Investigacion en Alimentacion y Desarrollo, Sonora, Mexico
    Menopause 15:319-25. 2008
    ..To evaluate the associations of body composition, including percentage of lean and fat mass, with the percentage of mammographic density and mammographic dense area among pre- and postmenopausal Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women...
  77. pmc Reliability of plasma carotenoid biomarkers and its relation to study power
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Epidemiology 19:338-44. 2008
    ..We assessed reliability of plasma carotenoid levels over time and how it could influence study power through sample size and effect-size...
  78. pmc Influence of a diet very high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in fat on prognosis following treatment for breast cancer: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) randomized trial
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    JAMA 298:289-98. 2007
    ..Evidence is lacking that a dietary pattern high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in total fat can influence breast cancer recurrence or survival...
  79. pmc Greater survival after breast cancer in physically active women with high vegetable-fruit intake regardless of obesity
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores University of California, San Diego Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:2345-51. 2007
    ..Single-variable analyses have associated physical activity, diet, and obesity with survival after breast cancer. This report investigates interactions among these variables...
  80. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and nutrient intake among Arizona WISEWOMAN participants
    Karen Y Gregory-Mercado
    Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:379-89. 2007
    ..Diet quality and risks of chronic disease have been identified, yet nutrient intakes from older uninsured populations have been scarcely described...
  81. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat reduction and breast cancer outcome: interim efficacy results from the Women's Intervention Nutrition Study
    Rowan T Chlebowski
    Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1124 West Carson St, Building J 3, Torrance, CA 90502 2064, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1767-76. 2006
    ..We carried out a randomized, prospective, multicenter clinical trial to test the effect of a dietary intervention designed to reduce fat intake in women with resected, early-stage breast cancer receiving conventional cancer management...
  82. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids and recurrence-free survival in women with a history of breast cancer
    Cheryl L Rock
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6631-8. 2005
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Increases in plasma carotenoid concentrations in response to a major dietary change in the women's healthy eating and living study
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, UCSD Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Dept 0901, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1886-92. 2006
    ..Other intervention studies have not achieved the level of change in circulating carotenoids required to properly test this hypothesis...
  84. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity level in breast cancer survivors participating in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) Study
    Suzi Hong
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 101:225-32. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine factors that are associated with physical activity or inactivity among breast cancer survivors...
  85. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption of older Mexican-American women is associated with their acculturation level
    Karen Y Gregory-Mercado
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:89-95. 2006
    ..Public health efforts to improve the intake of FVs among MA women should be sensitive to their acculturation status...
  86. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in women previously treated for early-stage breast cancer
    Wayne A Bardwell
    University of California, San Diego, Comprehensive Cancer Center, La Jolla 92093 0645, USA
    Psychooncology 13:595-604. 2004
    ..Interventions targeting psychosocial symptoms, weight reduction, physical activity, sleep hygiene, and pain could result in improved HRQOL in these women...
  87. ncbi request reprint Soy and breast cancer: the controversy continues
    Maria Elena Martinez
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:430-1. 2006
  88. pmc Reproductive steroid hormones and recurrence-free survival in women with a history of breast cancer
    Cheryl L Rock
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:614-20. 2008
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Weight gain and recovery of pre-cancer weight after breast cancer treatments: evidence from the women's healthy eating and living (WHEL) study
    Nazmus Saquib
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 105:177-86. 2007
    ..To examine predictors of weight gain following breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent return to pre-cancer weight...
  90. ncbi request reprint Influence of estrogen plus progestin on breast cancer and mammography in healthy postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Trial
    Rowan T Chlebowski
    Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance 90502, USA
    JAMA 289:3243-53. 2003
    ..Outstanding issues not previously addressed include characteristics of breast cancers observed among women using hormones and whether diagnosis may be influenced by hormone effects on mammography...
  91. pmc Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on blood pressure: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Trial
    Karen L Margolis
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Box 1524, Mailstop 21111R, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440 1524, USA
    Hypertension 52:847-55. 2008
    ..01 (95% CI: 0.96 to 1.06.) In postmenopausal women, calcium plus vitamin D3 supplementation did not reduce either blood pressure or the risk of developing hypertension over 7 years of follow-up...
  92. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of leukocyte count as a predictor of incident breast, colorectal, endometrial, and lung cancer and mortality in postmenopausal women
    Karen L Margolis
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, PO Box 1524, Mail Stop 21111R, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1837-44. 2007
    ..The immune system and inflammation are implicated in the pathogenesis of cancer. Prospective studies linking biomarkers of inflammation with cancer incidence and mortality have been inconclusive...
  93. pmc Abdominal aortic aneurysm events in the women's health initiative: cohort study
    Frank A Lederle
    VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BMJ 337:a1724. 2008
    ..To assess the association between potential risk factors and subsequent clinically important abdominal aortic aneurysm events (repairs and ruptures) in women...