Ann R. Ward

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Evidence is accumulating for physical activity as an effective, well-tolerated, highly rewarding complementary behavioral intervention for enhancing quality of life (QOL) as well as fitness among individuals with chronic and even terminal illnesses. However, relatively few studies have examined the feasibility and potential health benefits of supervised,(More)
OBJECTIVES To conduct a pilot population-based study within a general practice catchment area to determine whether the incidence of breast cancer was increased in the Ashkenazi population. DESIGN Population-based cohort study. SETTING A single general practice catchment area in North London. PARTICIPANTS 1947 women over the age of 16 who responded to(More)
BACKGROUND We assessed ovarian cancer screening outcomes in women with a positive family history of ovarian cancer divided into a low-, moderate- or high-risk group for development of ovarian cancer. METHODS 545 women with a positive family history of ovarian cancer referred to the Ovarian Screening Service at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London from(More)
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This volume has its origin in a workshop that I developed and organized for the 13 thank the University of Cyprus for organizing and convening the conference and the ISSEI for sponsoring it. I would also like to thank Ezra Talmor and Rachel Ben-David of the ISSEI for inviting me to develop and chair the workshop that has given this volume(More)
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