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Prognostic value of metabolic tumor burden on 18F-FDG PET in nonsurgical patients with non-small cell lung cancer
PurposeThe objective of this study was to assess the prognostic value of metabolic tumor burden on 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-glucose (18F-FDG) positron emission tomography (PET)/CT measured with… Expand
Sleep Disturbances and Their Relationship to Glucose Tolerance in Pregnancy
OBJECTIVE To explore relationships among sleep disturbances, glucose tolerance, and pregnancy outcomes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Four validated sleep questionnaires were administered to 169… Expand
Clinical Use of U-500 Regular Insulin: Review and Meta-Analysis
- S. Reutrakul, K. Wroblewski, R. L. Brown
- Journal of diabetes science and technology
- 1 March 2012
The use of U-500 regular insulin (U-500R) to treat diabetic patients with severe insulin resistance has increased. In this review, we performed a meta-analysis of PubMed studies reporting the use of… Expand
Prematurity and severity are associated with Toxoplasma gondii alleles (NCCCTS, 1981-2009).
- R. McLeod, K. Boyer, +12 authors M. Grigg
- Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
- 1 June 2012
BACKGROUND Congenital toxoplasmosis is a severe, life-altering disease in the United States. A recently developed enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) distinguishes Toxoplasma gondii parasite… Expand
Predictors of C-reactive protein in the national social life, health, and aging project.
OBJECTIVE Inflammation plays an important role in many chronic degenerative diseases associated with aging, and social, economic, and behavioral factors that contribute to inflammation may lead to… Expand
Mesothelial cells promote early ovarian cancer metastasis through fibronectin secretion.
- H. Kenny, C. Chiang, +13 authors E. Lengyel
- Biology, Medicine
- The Journal of clinical investigation
- 1 October 2014
Ovarian cancer (OvCa) metastasizes to organs in the abdominal cavity, such as the omentum, which are covered by a single layer of mesothelial cells. Mesothelial cells are generally thought to be… Expand
Family physician preferences and knowledge gaps regarding the care of adolescent and young adult survivors of childhood cancer
PurposeChildhood cancer survivors are at risk for long-term morbidity and early mortality. Since most adult and some adolescent survivors of childhood cancer will receive their long-term care from a… Expand
Measuring financial toxicity as a clinically relevant patient‐reported outcome: The validation of the COmprehensive Score for financial Toxicity (COST)
Cancer and its treatment lead to increased financial distress for patients. To the authors' knowledge, to date, no standardized patient‐reported outcome measure has been validated to assess this… Expand
Assessing gynecologic and breast cancer survivors' sexual health care needs
The objective of this study was to identify patterns of interest in receiving care for sexual concerns among women who were survivors of gynecologic and breast cancers.
Antimüllerian hormone levels are independently related to ovarian hyperandrogenism and polycystic ovaries.
- Robert L. Rosenfield, K. Wroblewski, V. Padmanabhan, E. Littlejohn, M. Mortensen, David A. Ehrmann
- Fertility and sterility
- 1 July 2012
OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship of antimüllerian hormone (AMH) levels to polycystic ovaries and ovarian androgenic function. DESIGN Prospective case-control study. SETTING General… Expand