Carolyn J. Torkelson

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Introduction. Orally administered preparations from the Trametes versicolor (Tv) mushroom have been hypothesized to improve immune response in women with breast cancer after standard chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Methods. A phase I, two-center, dose escalation study was done to determine the maximum tolerated dose of a Tv preparation when taken daily in(More)
The Minnesota Green Tea Trial (MGTT) was a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blinded trial investigating the effect of daily green tea extract consumption for 12 months on biomarkers of breast cancer risk. Participants were healthy postmenopausal women at high risk of breast cancer due to dense breast tissue with differing catechol-O-methyltransferase(More)
Purpose To assess the feasibility of utilizing a web-based data collection system as the research infrastructure for conducting multi-site outcomes research to evaluate complementary , alternative, and integrative medicine. Methods The study was a longitudinal observational, cohort study with data collected at baseline and three months. Nine integrative(More)
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