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  • Growing Up Female Study (Frank Biro) – through the Registry we enriched the sample with girls with a family history of breast cancer. Many published studies but three most notable for stratifying analyses by girls with a family history of breast cancer are:
    • Biro FM, Pinney SM, Huang B, Baker ER, Chandler DW, Dorn LD. Hormone changes in peripubertal girls. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2014 Oct; 99(10):3829-35. doi: 10.1210/jc.2013-4528. Epub 2014 Jul 16.
    • Biro FM, Pinney SM, Schwartz RC, Huang B, Cattran AM,. Haslam, SZ. Amphiregulin as a Novel Serum Marker of Puberty in Girls. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 2017; 30(5):535-539. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2017.02.003. Epub 2017 Feb 16. PMCID:PMC5559336. See Figure 2 below.Amphiregulin Figure 2
    • Pinney SM, Biro FB, Windham G, Herrick RL, Yaghjyan L, Calafat AM, Succop P, Sucharew H, Ball KM, Kato K, Kushi LH, Bornschein R.  Serum biomarkers of polyfluoroalkyl compounds in young girls in greater Cincinnati and the San Francisco Bay area. Environmental Pollution 2014; Jan 184:327-34.

  • Women's Rehabilitation Experiences Following Breast Cancer Surgery (Beverly Reigle, PhD) – a study of women’s exercise behaviors following surgery for breast cancer.
    • Presented at the 2014 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research: Optimizing Health by Addressing Complexity, Washington, DC, 2014.

  • The Relationship between Cognitive Stimulating Activities, Physical Activity and Cognitive Impairment in Women following Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer (Carry A. Hall, PhD).
    • Presented at the conference Transforming Cancer Survivorship through Research and Best Practice, Cincinnati, Ohio, March 27, 2015.

  • Gene-Environment Interactions in Etiology of Breast Cancer (Daniel Nebert, Ph.D and Marina Galvez, Ph.D) – a study of the metabolic products in urine, and how they differ in young breast cancer survivors and their mothers who have never had any cancer.

  • Breast Cancer Recurrence According to Family History by Radiotherapy Status – a study that found that those with a positive family history had no greater rate of recurrence of breast cancer than those without.
    • Li D, Mai V, Gerke T, Pinney SM, Yaghjyan L. Interactions of Family History of Breast Cancer with Radiotherapy in Relation to Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence. Journal of Breast Cancer 2017; 20(4):333-339.

  • A study of Current Exercise Behaviors of Breast Cancer Survivors Diagnosed with Peripheral Neuropathy (Karen Wonders, Phd and Daniel Drury, Phd)
    • Wonders KY, Drury DG. Current Exercise Behaviors of Breast Cancer Patients Diagnosed with Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. Journal of Integrative Oncology 2012; 1:103.

  • Choice to Join a Cancer Registry: Racial Factors (M. Kathryn Brown,PhD, Andrea Kesselring, Andrea Ice
    and Susan M. Pinney, PhD) – a survey study of breast cancer survivors, at the time they received information about the Registry, but before they made the decision whether to enroll.

  • The Effect of Supervised Exercise Training on Symptoms of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (Karen Wonders, PhD) – a study of the effect of peripheral pain after to chemotherapy and how it effects exercise behaviors and the quality of life.

  • Pregnancy Associated Breast Cancer – a study using existing data in the BCRGC database.
    • Pugh A, Giannini C, Hanseman D, Lewis J, Pinney SM, Shaughnessy E. Characteristics and Diagnosis of Pregnancy and Lactation Associated Breast Cancer: Analysis of a Self-Reported Regional Registry. Resubmitted to American Journal of Surgery, May 25, 2018.  Also presented as an oral report by Dr. Pugh at the American Society of Women Surgeon’s meeting in October, 2017.

  • Alcohol Consumption during Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer (Karlynn BrintzenhofeSzoc, PhD).
    • Abstract submitted to the ASCO Oncology Practice Conference, September 27, 2018, Phoenix, AZ.


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