Raheem J. Paxton

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INTRODUCTION African American breast cancer survivors experience poor cancer outcomes that may, in part, be remedied by healthy lifestyle choices. Few studies have evaluated the health and lifestyle behaviors of this population. The purpose of this study was to characterize the health and lifestyle habits of African American breast cancer survivors and(More)
Despite evidence that prolonged periods of sitting may influence biological mediators of cancer development, few studies have considered these relationships in a cancer-specific context. This cross-sectional study included 755 postmenopausal women enrolled in an ancillary study of the Women’s Health Initiative. Plasma levels of Insulin-like growth factor-I(More)
BACKGROUND In view of evidence that African American cancer survivors experience the greatest challenges in maintaining adequate levels of physical activity, this cross-section study was designed to determine whether individual and residential environment characteristics are associated with physical activity in this population. METHODS A total of 275(More)
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