Stephen L. Rose

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BACKGROUND Hypermethylation of promoter CpG islands with associated loss of gene expression, and hypomethylation of CpG-rich repetitive elements that may destabilize the genome are common events in most, if not all, epithelial cancers. METHODS The methylation of 6,502 CpG-rich sequences spanning the genome was analyzed in 137 ovarian samples (ten normal,(More)
OBJECTIVE Personal beliefs about one's medical condition have been related to health behaviors and psychological distress among individuals with serious illness. We examined whether beliefs about cause of cancer and prevention of recurrence were associated with health practices and distress in 134 long-term endometrial and cervical cancer survivors. (More)
PURPOSE To review the effect of non-gynecologic laparoscopic procedures performed during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy on pregnancy outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS A review of the patient log for the antenatal obstetrical unit was used to identify the patients in this series from January 1, 1997 to December 31, 1997. Medical records were(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate (1) circadian rest-activity rhythm disturbances among endometrial cancer patients as they recover from surgery in comparison to a historical reference group of women with no cancer history and (2) health- and treatment-related predictors of dysregulated rest-activity rhythms in endometrial cancer patients. METHODS 60 endometrial(More)
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