Peer-Reviewed Literature (Cancer)
Cancers Impact on Hispanics/Latinos
- Cancer-related risk factors and preventive measures in US Hispanics/Latinos. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. (Sept 2012).
- Cancer Incidence in First Generation US Hispanics. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. (Jun 2009).
- Health Disparities in the Latino Population. American Journal of Epidemiology. (Jul 2009).
- Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975–2011, Featuring Incidence of Breast Cancer Subtypes by Race/Ethnicity, Poverty, and State. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (Mar 2015).
- US Incidence of Breast Cancer Subtypes Defined by Joint Hormone Receptor and HER2 Status. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (Feb 2014).
- Trends in Breast Cancer by Race and Ethnicity: Update 2006. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. (May 2006).
- Breast Cancer Statistics. Breast Cancer Metastasis and Drug Resistance. (Jul 2013).
- Differences between Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women with breast cancer for clinical characteristics and their correlates. Annals of Epidemiology. (Jan 2013).
- Genetic ancestry modifies the association between genetic risk variants and breast cancer risk among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women. Carcinogenesis. (Apr 2013).
- Incidence of Breast Cancer With Distant Involvement Among Women in the United States, 1976 to 2009. Journal of the American Medical Association. (Feb 2013).
- Survival of patients with de-novo metastatic breast cancer: analysis of data from a large breast cancer-specific private practice, a university-based cancer center and review of the literature. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. (Sep 2015).
- Heterogeneity of breast cancer subtypes and survival among Hispanic women with invasive breast cancer in California. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. (Feb 2014).
- Ethnicity and Breast Cancer: Factors Influencing Differences in Incidence and Outcome. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (Mar 2005).
- A review of body size and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and African American women. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. (Dec 2011).
- Underutilization of BRCA1/2 testing: Black and Hispanic women particularly at risk. Genetics in Medicine. (Feb 2011).
- A Pilot Study of Knowledge and Interest of Genetic Counseling and Testing for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome Among Puerto Rican Women. Vadaparampil ST, Quinn GP, et al. (Dec 2011).
- A Social Media Approach to Inform Youth About Breast Cancer and Smoking: an Exploratory Descriptive Study. Collegian. (2014).
- Identification of the prevalent BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in the female population of Puerto Rico. Dutil J, Colon-Colon JL, et al. Cancer Genet. (May 2012).
- Breast-cancer risk in families with mutations in PALB2. The New England Journal of Medicine. (Aug 2014).
- Alcohol intake between menarche and first pregnancy: a prospective study of breast cancer risk. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (Mar 2013).
- Geographic Factors and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Initiation Among Adolescent Girls in the United States. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. (Jan 2016).
- Human Papillomavirus Testing in the Prevention of Cervical Cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (Dec 2010).
- Colorectal cancer statistics, 2017. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. (Feb 2017).
- Colorectal Cancer Incidence Patterns in the United States, 1974–2013. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (Feb 2017).
- Colorectal cancer screening: Estimated future colonoscopy need and current volume and capacity. Cancer. (May 2016).
- New York Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition: A public health effort to increase colon cancer screening and address health disparities. Cancer. (November 2015)
- Against Colorectal Cancer in Our Neighborhoods, a Community-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening Program Targeting Low-Income Hispanics Program Development and Costs. Shokar NK, Byrd T, et al. (Sept 2015)
- Promotion and Provision of Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Comparison of Colorectal Cancer Control Program Grantees and Nongrantees 2011-2012. Maxwell AE, Hannon PA, et al. (Oct 2014).
- Challenges and possible solutions to colorectal cancer screening for the underserved. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (Apr 2014).
- Patient Navigation in a Colorectal Cancer Screening Program. Journal of Public Health Management Practice. (2014).
- Can Cologuard Improve Cancer Screening Rates? Medscape. (2014).
- Colorectal Cancer in Hispanics: a population at risk. American Journal of Clinical Oncology. (2006).
- Biases in Recommendations for and Acceptance of Prostate Biopsy Significantly Affect Assessment of Prostate Cancer Risk Factors: Results From Two Large Randomized Clinical Trials. Journal of Clinical Oncology. (Dec 2016).
Exercise and Cancer Prevention
- Sedentary behavior increases the risk of certain cancers. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (Jul 2014).
- An active lifestyle for cancer prevention. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (Jun 2014).
- Indoor Tanning, even without burning, increases the risk of melanoma. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (Jul 2014).
- A Cautionary Note on Melanoma Screening in the Hispanic/Latino Population. Jaimes N, Oliveria S, and Halpern A, JAMA Dermatology 149, no. 4 (April 1, 2013).
- Increasing Melanoma Screening Among Hispanic/Latino Americans: A Community-Based Educational Intervention. Chung, Grace Y., Gina Brown, and Desmond Gibson, Health Education & Behavior (April 4, 2015)
Other- Cancer Related Topics
- Cancer Incidence in Appalachia, 2004 - 2011. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. (Jan 2016).
- Advancing Health Equity in Cancer Survivorship: Opportunities for Public Health. American Journal of Preventative Medicine. (December 2015)
- Costs of Chronic Diseases at the State Level: The Chronic Disease Cost Calculator. Preventing Chronic Disease. (September 2015).
- Recruiting and Surveying Catholic Parishes for Cancer Control Initiatives Lessons Learned From the CRUZA Implementation Study Allen JD, Tom LS, et al. (Sept 2015)
- Enhancing Oncology Health Care Provider’s Sensitivity to Cultural Communication to Reduce Cancer Disparities: A Pilot Study. Quinn GP, Jiménez J, et al; J Cancer Educ. (Jun 2011).
- Impact of State-Specific Medicaid Reimbursement and Eligibility Policies on Receipt of Cancer Screening. Cancer. (2014).