1. Cancer screening in the United States, 2016: A review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and current issues in cancer screening.

    CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 66(2):96 (2016) PMID 26797525

    Each year the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its guidelines for early cancer detection, data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to cancer screening. In this issue of the journal, we summarize current ACS cancer screening guidelines, including th...
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  2. Breast Cancer Screening for Women at Average Risk: 2015 Guideline Update From the American Cancer Society.

    JAMA 314(15):1599 (2015) PMID 26501536 PMCID PMC4831582

    Breast cancer is a leading cause of premature mortality among US women. Early detection has been shown to be associated with reduced breast cancer morbidity and mortality. To update the American Cancer Society (ACS) 2003 breast cancer screening guideline for women at average risk for breast canc...
  3. US health spending trends by age and gender: selected years 2002-10.

    Health Affairs 33(5):815 (2014) PMID 24799579

    This article presents estimates of personal health care spending by age and gender in selected years during the period 2002-10 and an analysis of the variation in spending among children, working-age adults, and the elderly. Our research found that in this period, aggregate spending on children'...
  4. A profile of skin cancer prevention media coverage in 2009.

    Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 67(4):570 (2012) PMID 22237018

    Little is known about the coverage of skin cancer prevention messages in news print media. To perform a content analysis of mass-media articles from newspaper and magazines pertaining to skin cancer prevention in 4 specific months (January, May, July, and October) in 2009 and assess the extent o...
  5. Stakeholder perspectives on dissemination and implementation of a prospective surveillance model of rehabilitation for breast cancer treatment.

    Cancer 118(8 Suppl):2331 (2012) PMID 22488707

    The prospective surveillance model proposes a paradigm shift in the delivery of care for patients with breast cancer. The model is based on clinical research and clinical practice experience that was reviewed and discussed at a multidisciplinary meeting. The model identifies critical physical se...
  6. Prospective evaluation of physical rehabilitation needs in breast cancer survivors: a call to action.

    Cancer 118(8 Suppl):2187 (2012) PMID 22488692

  7. A prospective surveillance model for rehabilitation for women with breast cancer.

    Cancer 118(8 Suppl):2191 (2012) PMID 22488693

    The current model of care for individuals with breast cancer focuses on treatment of the disease, followed by ongoing surveillance to detect recurrence. This approach lacks attention to patients' physical and functional well-being. Breast cancer treatment sequelae can lead to physical impairment...
  8. American Cancer Society Guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention: reducing the risk of cancer with healthy food choices and physical activity.

    CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 62(1):30 (2012) PMID 22237782

    The American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines to serve as a foundation for its communication, policy, and community strategies and, ultimately, to affect dietary and physical activity patterns among Americans. These Guidelines, published approximately eve...
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  9. Pronounced gender and age differences are evident in personal health care spending per person.

    Health Affairs 30(1):153 (2011) PMID 21148180

    This paper examines differences in national health care spending by gender and age. Our research found significant variations in per person spending by gender across age groups, health services, and types of payers. For example, in 2004 per capita health care spending for females was 32 percent ...
  10. American Cancer Society guideline for the early detection of prostate cancer: update 2010.

    CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 60(2):70 (2010) PMID 20200110

    In 2009, the American Cancer Society (ACS) Prostate Cancer Advisory Committee began the process of a complete update of recommendations for early prostate cancer detection. A series of systematic evidence reviews was conducted focusing on evidence related to the early detection of prostate cance...
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  11. Human GSTA1-1 reduces c-Jun N-terminal kinase signalling and apoptosis in Caco-2 cells.

    Biochemical Journal 400(1):135 (2006) PMID 16836488 PMCID PMC1635444

    The effect of GSTA1-1 (glutathione S-transferase Alpha 1-1) on JNK (c-Jun N-terminal kinase) activation was investigated in Caco-2 cells in which GSTA1 expression increases with degree of confluency, and in MEF3T3 cells with Tet-Off-inducible GSTA1 expression. Comparison of GSTA1 expression in p...