Faculty

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Jane Figueiredo, PhD
Research Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Part Time)
Preventive Medicine
NRT 1509J 1450 Biggy Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 7752

Publications

Mindfulness practice reduces cortisol blunting during chemotherapy: A randomized controlled study of colorectal cancer patients. Cancer. 2017 Apr 07. View in: PubMed

Nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate and cancer: Evaluation of a possible common genetic background through the analysis of GWAS data. Genom Data. 2016 Dec; 10:22-9. View in: PubMed

Prediagnostic alcohol consumption and colorectal cancer survival: The Colon Cancer Family Registry. Cancer. 2016 Nov 8. View in: PubMed

Barriers to Reconstructive Surgery in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Cross-Sectional Study of 453 Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Patients in Vietnam. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Nov; 138(5):887e-895e. View in: PubMed

Lifestyle and Other Factors Explain One-Half of the Variability in the Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Response to Cholecalciferol Supplementation in Healthy Adults. J Nutr. 2016 Nov; 146(11):2312-2324. View in: PubMed

Association between adenoma location and risk of recurrence. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Oct; 84(4):709-16. View in: PubMed

Shared health characteristics in Hispanic colorectal cancer patients and their primary social support person following primary diagnosis. Psychooncology. 2016 Sep; 25(9):1028-35. View in: PubMed

Changing colorectal cancer trends in Asians. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2016 Aug; 31(8):1537-8. View in: PubMed

Cholecystectomy and the risk of colorectal cancer by tumor mismatch repair deficiency status. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2016 Aug; 31(8):1451-7. View in: PubMed

Impact of sex, age, and ethnicity/race on the survival of patients with rectal cancer in the United States from 1988 to 2012. Oncotarget. 2016 Jul 19. View in: PubMed

Multivitamin, calcium and folic acid supplements and the risk of colorectal cancer in Lynch syndrome. Int J Epidemiol. 2016 Jun; 45(3):940-53. View in: PubMed

Complementary and Integrative Health Practices Among Hispanics Diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer: Utilization and Communication with Physicians. J Altern Complement Med. 2016 Jun; 22(6):473-9. View in: PubMed

Genome-wide association study of colorectal cancer in Hispanics. Carcinogenesis. 2016 Jun; 37(6):547-56. View in: PubMed

CYP24A1 variant modifies the association between use of oestrogen plus progestogen therapy and colorectal cancer risk. Br J Cancer. 2016 Jan 19; 114(2):221-9. View in: PubMed

Variability in Cancer Risk and Outcomes Within US Latinos by National Origin and Genetic Ancestry. Curr Epidemiol Rep. 2016; 3:181-190. View in: PubMed

Epidemiology, Etiology, and Treatment of Isolated Cleft Palate. Front Physiol. 2016; 7:67. View in: PubMed

Randomized controlled trials: who fails run-in? Trials. Randomized controlled trials: who fails run-in? Trials. 2016; 17:374. View in: PubMed

Urinary Metabolites of Prostanoids and Risk of Recurrent Colorectal Adenomas in the Aspirin/Folate Polyp Prevention Study (AFPPS). Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2015 Nov; 8(11):1061-8. View in: PubMed

The Influence of Screening for Precancerous Lesions on Family-Based Genetic Association Tests: An Example of Colorectal Polyps and Cancer. Am J Epidemiol. 2015 Oct 15; 182(8):714-22. View in: PubMed

A Trial of Calcium and Vitamin D for the Prevention of Colorectal Adenomas. N Engl J Med. 2015 Oct 15; 373(16):1519-30. View in: PubMed

Parental risk factors for oral clefts among Central Africans, Southeast Asians, and Central Americans. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2015 Oct; 103(10):863-79. View in: PubMed

Association between Body Mass Index and Mortality for Colorectal Cancer Survivors: Overall and by Tumor Molecular Phenotype. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Aug; 24(8):1229-38. View in: PubMed

Association of aspirin and NSAID use with risk of colorectal cancer according to genetic variants. JAMA. 2015 Mar 17; 313(11):1133-42. View in: PubMed

Smoking-associated risks of conventional adenomas and serrated polyps in the colorectum. Cancer Causes Control. 2015 Mar; 26(3):377-86. View in: PubMed

Corrigendum: Genome-wide association study of colorectal cancer identifies six new susceptibility loci. Nat Commun. 2015; 6:8739. View in: PubMed

Risk Factors for Hemorrhoids on Screening Colonoscopy. PLoS One. 2015; 10(9):e0139100. View in: PubMed

Genome-wide association study of colorectal cancer identifies six new susceptibility loci. Nat Commun. 2015; 6:7138. View in: PubMed

C-reactive Protein and Risk of Colorectal Adenomas or Serrated Polyps: A Prospective Study. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2014 Nov; 7(11):1122-7. View in: PubMed

Genetic Variants in CYP2R1, CYP24A1, and VDR Modify the Efficacy of Vitamin D3 Supplementation for Increasing Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels in a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Oct; 99(10):E2133-7. View in: PubMed

Genetic risk factors for orofacial clefts in Central Africans and Southeast Asians. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Oct; 164(10):2572-80. View in: PubMed

Genetic variation in UGT genes modify the associations of NSAIDs with risk of colorectal cancer: Colon cancer family registry. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2014 Jul; 53(7):568-78. View in: PubMed

Genome-wide diet-gene interaction analyses for risk of colorectal cancer. PLoS Genet. 2014 Apr; 10(4):e1004228. View in: PubMed

Multiple Functional Risk Variants in a SMAD7 Enhancer Implicate a Colorectal Cancer Risk Haplotype. PLoS One. 2014; 9(11):e111914. View in: PubMed

Common variants in genes coding for chemotherapy metabolizing enzymes, transporters, and targets: a case-control study of contralateral breast cancer risk in the WECARE Study. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Aug; 24(8):1605-14. View in: PubMed

Folate-genetics and colorectal neoplasia: what we know and need to know next. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2013 Apr; 57(4):607-27. View in: PubMed

Risk of asynchronous contralateral breast cancer in noncarriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations with a family history of breast cancer: a report from the Women's Environmental Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Study. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Feb 1; 31(4):433-9. View in: PubMed

Variants in tamoxifen metabolizing genes: a case-control study of contralateral breast cancer risk in the WECARE study. Int J Mol Epidemiol Genet. 2013; 4(1):35-48. View in: PubMed

Genetic variation in insulin pathway genes and distal colorectal adenoma risk. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2012 Dec; 27(12):1587-95. View in: PubMed

Association between colorectal cancer susceptibility Loci and survival time after diagnosis with colorectal cancer. Gastroenterology. 2012 Jul; 143(1):51-54. e4. View in: PubMed

Characterization of gene-environment interactions for colorectal cancer susceptibility loci. Cancer Res. 2012 Apr 15; 72(8):2036-44. View in: PubMed

Body mass index and risk of second primary breast cancer: the WECARE Study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Jan; 131(2):571-80. View in: PubMed

Folic acid and prevention of colorectal adenomas: a combined analysis of randomized clinical trials. Int J Cancer. 2011 Jul 1; 129(1):192-203. View in: PubMed

Risk of contralateral breast cancer associated with common variants in BRCA1 and BRCA2: potential modifying effect of BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation carrier status. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Jun; 127(3):819-29. View in: PubMed

Genotype-environment interactions in microsatellite stable/microsatellite instability-low colorectal cancer: results from a genome-wide association study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 May; 20(5):758-66. View in: PubMed

Variation in folate pathway genes and distal colorectal adenoma risk: a sigmoidoscopy-based case-control study. Cancer Causes Control. 2011 Apr; 22(4):541-52. View in: PubMed

Genetic variation in the retinoid X receptor and calcium-sensing receptor and risk of colorectal cancer in the Colon Cancer Family Registry. Carcinogenesis. 2010 Aug; 31(8):1412-6. View in: PubMed

Use of folic acid-containing supplements after a diagnosis of colorectal cancer in the Colon Cancer Family Registry. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Aug; 19(8):2023-34. View in: PubMed

A candidate gene study of folate-associated one carbon metabolism genes and colorectal cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Jul; 19(7):1812-21. View in: PubMed

Genes involved with folate uptake and distribution and their association with colorectal cancer risk. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Apr; 21(4):597-608. View in: PubMed

Case-control study of overweight, obesity, and colorectal cancer risk, overall and by tumor microsatellite instability status. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010 Mar 17; 102(6):391-400. View in: PubMed

Oral contraceptives and postmenopausal hormones and risk of contralateral breast cancer among BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers and noncarriers: the WECARE Study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010 Feb; 120(1):175-83. View in: PubMed

Genetic variation in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) and the vitamin D-binding protein (GC) and risk for colorectal cancer: results from the Colon Cancer Family Registry. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Feb; 19(2):525-36. View in: PubMed

Genetic variability in the MTHFR gene and colorectal cancer risk using the colorectal cancer family registry. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Jan; 19(1):89-100. View in: PubMed

Associations between smoking, alcohol consumption, and colorectal cancer, overall and by tumor microsatellite instability status. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Oct; 18(10):2745-50. View in: PubMed

Family history of breast cancer and all-cause mortality after breast cancer diagnosis in the Breast Cancer Family Registry. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2009 Sep; 117(1):167-76. View in: PubMed

Prediagnosis reproductive factors and all-cause mortality for women with breast cancer in the breast cancer family registry. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Jun; 18(6):1792-7. View in: PubMed

Global DNA hypomethylation (LINE-1) in the normal colon and lifestyle characteristics and dietary and genetic factors. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Apr; 18(4):1041-9. View in: PubMed

Folic acid and risk of prostate cancer: results from a randomized clinical trial. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2009 Mar 18; 101(6):432-5. View in: PubMed

Approaches to complex pathways in molecular epidemiology: summary of a special conference of the American Association for Cancer Research. Cancer Res. 2008 Dec 15; 68(24):10028-30. View in: PubMed

Colorectal adenomas in a randomized folate trial: the role of baseline dietary and circulating folate levels. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Oct; 17(10):2625-31. View in: PubMed

Vitamins B2, B6, and B12 and risk of new colorectal adenomas in a randomized trial of aspirin use and folic acid supplementation. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Aug; 17(8):2136-45. View in: PubMed

Oral contraceptives, postmenopausal hormones, and risk of asynchronous bilateral breast cancer: the WECARE Study Group. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Mar 20; 26(9):1411-8. View in: PubMed

Variants on 9p24 and 8q24 are associated with risk of colorectal cancer: results from the Colon Cancer Family Registry. Cancer Res. 2007 Dec 1; 67(23):11128-32. View in: PubMed

Influence of young age at diagnosis and family history of breast or ovarian cancer on breast cancer outcomes in a population-based cohort study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2007 Sep; 105(1):69-80. View in: PubMed

Polymorphisms cMyc-N11S and p27-V109G and breast cancer risk and prognosis. BMC Cancer. 2007; 7:99. View in: PubMed

Polymorphisms XRCC1-R399Q and XRCC3-T241M and the risk of breast cancer at the Ontario site of the Breast Cancer Family Registry. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2004 Apr; 13(4):583-91. View in: PubMed

The effect of blindness on horizontal plane sound source identification. Int J Audiol. 2002 Jul; 41(5):285-92. View in: PubMed

The effect of the audallion BEAMformer noise reduction preprocessor on sound localization for cochlear implant users. Ear Hear. 2001 Dec; 22(6):539-47. View in: PubMed

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