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Grants

Reducing Functional Health Disparities Among Older Breast Cancer Survivors
Cynthia Owusu, MD
Sponsor Award# R01MD009699

Enhancing Quiltline Services for Black Smokers: RCT of an Evidence-Based DVD
Monica Webb Hooper, PhD
Sponsor Award# 128736-RSG-15-154-01-CPPB

Case Comprehensive Cancer Support Grant: Tobacco Intervention and Psychosocial Support (TIPS)
Monica Webb Hooper, PhD
Sponsor Award# P30CA043703-S

Tobacco Disparities Demonstration Project
Erika Trapl, PhD
Sponsor Award# CSP904017

Getting Ahead for Cancer Control
Heidi Gullett, MD, MPH
Sponsor Award#CCCDA-16-116-01

A Post-Visit Patient Portal Tool to Promote Colorectal Cancer Screening
Sue Flocke, PhD
Sponsor Award# R01CA166375

Publications

Tsai S, Frank SH, Bordeaux JS. (Oct 2017). Improving Sun-Protective Behaviors and Self-Skin Examinations Among African Americans: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Dermatologic surgery: official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.].
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29016548

McNamara C, Abbott SE, Bandera EV, Qin B, Peres LC, Camacho F, Moorman PG, Alberg AJ, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Bondy M, Cote ML, Funkhouser E, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Schildkraut JM, Terry P. (Sept 2017). Tubal ligation and ovarian cancer risk in African American Women. Cancer causes & Control: CCC.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28871344

Nazha A, Al-Issa K, Przychodzen B, Abuhadra N, Hirsch C, Maciejewski JP, Sekeres MA. (Sept 2017). Differences in genomic patterns and clinical outcomes between African-American and White patients with myelodysplatic syndromes. Blood cancer journal.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28862700

Campbell RA, Slopnick EA, Ferry EK, Zhu H, Kim SP, Abouassaly R. (Aug 2017). Disparity between pre-exisitng management of penile cancer and NCCN guidelines. Urologic Oncology.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28363474

Koroukian SM, Bakaki PM, Htoo PT, Han X, Schluchter M, Owusu C, Cooper GS, Rose J, Flocke SA. (Aug 2017). The Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, Medicaid and breast cancer outcomes among Ohio's underserved women. Cancer.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28542870

Williams SB, Huo J, Kosarek CD, Chamie K, Rogers SO Jr, Williams MA, Giordano SH, Kim SP, Kamat AM. (July 2017). Population-based assessment of racial/ethnic differences in utilization of radical cystectomy for patients diagnosed with bladder cancer. Cancer causes & Control: CCC
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28477210

Singh S, Plaga A, Shukla GC. (June 2017) Racial disparities: disruptive genes in prostate carcinogenesis. Frontiers in Bioscience (Scholar Edition)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28410117

Wang H, Schmit SL, Haiman CA, Keku TO, Kato I, Palmer JR, van den Berg D, Wilkens LR, Burnett T, Conti DV, Schumacher FR, Signorello LB, Blot WJ, Zanetti KA, Harris C, Pande M, Berndt SI, Newcomb PA, West DW, Haile R, Stram DO, Figueiredo JC; Hispanic Colorectal Cancer Study, Le Marchand L. (June 2017). Novel colon cancer susceptibility variants identified from a genome-wide association study in African Americans. International journal of cancer.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28295283

Cooper GS, Kou TD, Dor A, Koroukian SM, Schluchter MD. (May 2017) Cancer preventive services, socioeconomic status and the Affordable Care Act. Cancer.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28067955

Peres LC, Bandera EV, Qin B, Guertin KA, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Abbott SE, Alberg AJ, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Bondy M, Cote ML, Funkhouser E, Moorman PG, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Terry PD, Camacho F, Wang F, Schildkraut JM. (Feb 2017). Dietary inflammatory index and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in African American women. International Journal of Cancer.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27727481

Webb Hooper M, Kolar SK. (Oct 2016). Racial/ethnic differences in electronic cigarette knowledge, social norms, and risk perceptions among current and former smokers: Findings from a community-based sample. International journal of environmental research and public health.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27754449

Slopnick EA, Kim SP, Kiechle JE, Gonzalez CM, Zhu H, Abouassaly R. (Oct 2016). Racial Disparities Differ for African Americans and Hispanics in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Penile Cancer. Urology.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27402373