Katherine Collins

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BACKGROUND The mechanisms of paraneoplastic thrombocytosis in ovarian cancer and the role that platelets play in abetting cancer growth are unclear. METHODS We analyzed clinical data on 619 patients with epithelial ovarian cancer to test associations between platelet counts and disease outcome. Human samples and mouse models of epithelial ovarian cancer(More)
Although it is widely recognized that sexual content pervades television, research rarely examines how television's sexual messages are gendered and occur in a relational context. This study describes the development and implementation of a new coding scheme to evaluate sexual content from a feminist perspective. Merging scripting theory (Gagnon and Simon,(More)
OBJECTIVES Diagnosis and treatment for a life threatening illness such as cancer are known to be psychologically impactful. However, little is known about the influence that non-cancer life stressors have on the quality of life (QOL) of ovarian cancer patients. The goal of the present study was to examine associations between non-cancer life stressors and(More)
The aim of the study was to evaluate the levels of physical activity in individuals with primary Sjögren’s syndrome (PSS) and its relationship to the clinical features of PSS. To this cross-sectional study, self-reported levels of physical activity from 273 PSS patients were measured using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire-short form(More)
  • Leo F Gurry, Marcy State, +24 authors Marqaret J Gregg
  • 2010
Leo F. Gurry, Marcy State Hospital; Katherine I. Collins, Brooklyn State Hospital; Mrs. Lucy Baumgras, Marcy State Hospital; Mary Burda, Manhattan State Hospital; M. G. Loughlin, Central Islip State Hospital; John Boscardin, Harlem Valley State Hospital; Mrs. Alice Sina, Harlem Valley State Hospital; William Storey, Craig Colony; Chester B. Bice, Craig(More)
BACKGROUND Rates of pre-gestational obesity and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are increasing in Australia. While both are established risk factors for neonatal hypoglycaemia, the additive effect of both risks on neonatal hypoglycaemia is not well understood. AIMS To determine the influence of obesity on neonatal hypoglycaemia among infants born to(More)
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