Meaghan Cosgrove

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Long-term sequelae of testicular cancer have not been reported from the perspective of patient and spouse. As part of a larger study, both members of 34 married couples were interviewed individually, almost 4 years after treatment ended. Spouse and patient responses were compared for concordance (agreement) regarding psychosexual functioning and fertility(More)
Functional neuroimaging studies of cue-elicited craving in smokers have identified a distributed system of brain activation which includes the frontal cortex. As electroencephalographic (EEG) activity recorded from frontal brain regions indexes emotive functions, which are believed to play a key role in craving processes, this study examined frontal EEG in(More)
Systemic biochemical indexes of sympathetic nerve functionplasma catecholamine concentrations and serum dopamine-beta-hydroxylase activitywere correlated with regional indexesnorepinephrine concentration activities of norepinephrine biosynthetic enzymes in the vas deferensānd with blood pressures and pulse rates of 57 men at the time of vasectomy. Mean(More)
The histology of intestinal urinary conduits (8 ileal and 2 sigmoid) in place for 10 months to 10 years was studied in 10 patients between 20 and 65 years old. It is concluded that the ileum and the large intestine do not undergo adaptive metaplastic transformation. The only changes observed are related to a condition of chronic irritation to which the(More)
We have characterizedseveral histologicalvariations of the transplantable R-3327 prostatic adenocarcinoma and correlated these histologicaltypes with steroid hor mone receptorcontent.One type is clearly an adenocar cinoma.This tumoris hormonallyresponsive(growsbet ter in male than in female rats) and containssubstantial amounts of both androgen and estrogen(More)
Thirty patients with prostatic carcinoma treated for varying lengths of time by radiation or endocrine therapy alone and in combination underwent staging and biospy of the prostate 3 years ago. Survival data for these patients have been correlated with the clinical and histologic findings of 3 years ago. A negative biopsy was associated with a better(More)
Since in utero exposure to diethylstilbestrol (DES) is known to cause abnormalities of the female genital tract later in life, exposed male offspring were located, surveyed by mail, and compared with unexposed male offspring from the same period and medical practices. The exposed and unexposed respondents appeared comparable and did not differ in their(More)