Leah M Ferrucci
Affiliation: Yale University
- Indoor tanning in businesses and homes and risk of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer in 2 US case-control studiesLeah M Ferrucci
Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, Connecticut Electronic address
J Am Acad Dermatol 71:882-7. 2014..Indoor tanning increases skin cancer risk. Beyond early research describing melanoma and sun lamps, few recent reports describe where individuals indoor tan and whether skin cancer risk varies by location (business, home-based)...
- A cross-sectional investigation of regional patterns of diet and cardio-metabolic risk in IndiaCarrie R Daniel
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
Nutr J 10:12. 2011..The role of diet in India's rapidly progressing chronic disease epidemic is unclear; moreover, diet may vary considerably across North-South regions...
- Multi-center feasibility study evaluating recruitment, variability in risk factors and biomarkers for a diet and cancer cohort in IndiaRashmi Sinha
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
BMC Public Health 11:405. 2011..The aim of this feasibility study was to evaluate whether a diet-focused cohort study of cancer could be established in India, providing insight into potentially unique diet and lifestyle exposures...
- Complementary and alternative medicine use in chronic liver disease patientsLeah M Ferrucci
Yale School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
J Clin Gastroenterol 44:e40-5. 2010....
- Causal attribution among cancer survivors of the 10 most common cancersLeah M Ferrucci
Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA
J Psychosoc Oncol 29:121-40. 2011..Additional research in large populations is also needed to determine if other characteristics are associated with identifying modifiable causal attributions and asking "why me."..
- Factors related to the use of dietary supplements by cancer survivorsLeah M Ferrucci
Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
J Altern Complement Med 15:673-80. 2009..We estimated the prevalence of dietary supplement use in a population-based sample of cancer survivors of the 10 most common cancers and examined potential correlates of use...
- Indoor tanning and risk of early-onset basal cell carcinomaLeah M Ferrucci
Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 67:552-62. 2012..Despite an increase in incidence of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) among young people and the ubiquity of indoor tanning in this population, few epidemiologic studies have investigated this exposure-disease relationship...
- Employment experience of cancer survivors 2 years post-diagnosis in the Study of Cancer Survivors-IMiao Yu
Yale School of Public Health, 55 Church Street, Suite 801, New Haven, 06510 CT, USA
J Cancer Surviv 6:210-8. 2012..A large percentage of cancer survivors are in the workforce and it is important to understand their experiences and challenges in the workplace and work status changes...
- Lifetime history of indoor tanning in young people: a retrospective assessment of initiation, persistence, and correlatesKaren Lostritto
Yale School of Public Health, New Haven CT 06520, USA
BMC Public Health 12:118. 2012....
- Tea, coffee, and caffeine and early-onset basal cell carcinoma in a case-control studyLeah M Ferrucci
aDepartments of Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Yale School of Public Health bYale Cancer Center cDepartments of Dermatology and Surgery dDepartment of Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut eDepartment of Neurological Surgery fDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, California, USA
Eur J Cancer Prev 23:296-302. 2014..This study adds to the growing body of literature suggesting potential health benefits from these beverages. ..
- Needs assessment of cancer survivors in ConnecticutM Tish Knobf
Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
J Cancer Surviv 6:1-10. 2012..There are knowledge gaps regarding the needs of cancer survivors in Connecticut and their utilization of supportive services...
- Family history of skin cancer is associated with early-onset basal cell carcinoma independent of MC1R genotypeNicholas L Berlin
Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520, United States
Cancer Epidemiol 39:1078-83. 2015..With comprehensive data on pigment characteristics, lifestyle factors, and melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R) gene sequence, we sought to clarify the role of family history of skin cancer in early-onset basal cell carcinoma (BCC)...
- Novel gene identified in an exome-wide association study of tanning dependenceBrenda Cartmel
Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, CT, USA
Exp Dermatol 23:757-9. 2014..5 × 10(-6) (OR = 0.27) with fewer individuals classified as TD having a minor allele at this locus. These results require replication, but are the first to support a specific genetic association with TD. ..
- Lessons learned from randomized clinical trials of micronutrient supplementation for cancer preventionSusan T Mayne
Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
Annu Rev Nutr 32:369-90. 2012..Based on these data, nutrient supplements are not currently recommended for cancer prevention in the general population. The hypothesis that groups with low nutrient status may benefit from supplementation has yet to be formally tested...
- Host phenotype characteristics and MC1R in relation to early-onset basal cell carcinomaLeah M Ferrucci
Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
J Invest Dermatol 132:1272-9. 2012..BCC risk conferred by MC1R tended to be stronger among those with darker pigment phenotypes, traditionally considered to be at low risk of skin cancer...
- Nutritional status of patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer: a pilot studyLeah M Ferrucci
Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA
Support Care Cancer 19:1729-34. 2011..We evaluated the nutritional status of locally advanced pancreatic cancer (LAPC) patients undergoing chemoradiotherapy who received baseline nutritional assessment and counseling...