Keck School Faculty

Ann S. Hamilton

Ann S. Hamilton

Professor of Research Population and Public Health Sciences
Medicine
SSB 318E 2001 N. Soto Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Association between pelvic nodal radiotherapy and patient-reported functional outcomes through 5 years among men undergoing external-beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer: An assessment of the comparative effectiveness analysis of surgery and radiation (CEASAR) cohortUrol Oncol. 2022 02; 40(2):56. e1-56. e8. . View in PubMed

Radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy: Effect of timing of postprostatectomy radiation on functional outcomesUrol Oncol. 2020 12; 38(12):930. e23-930. e32. . View in PubMed

Change in worry over time among Hispanic women with thyroid cancer J Cancer Surviv. 2022 Aug; 16(4):844-852. . View in PubMed

Localized prostate cancer: An analysis of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Breast and Prostate Cancer Data Quality and Patterns of Care study (CDC PoC-BP) Can Urol Assoc J. 2022 Jul; 16(7):E391-E398. . View in PubMed

Barriers to the Use of Active Surveillance for Thyroid Cancer Results of a Physician Survey Ann Surg. 2022 Jul 01; 276(1):e40-e47. . View in PubMed

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Smoking and Circulating Sex Hormone Levels Among Premenopausal Women Nicotine Tob Res. 2022 Mar 15. . View in PubMed

Association between adherence to radiation therapy quality metrics and patient reported outcomes in prostate cancer Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2022 Feb 25. . View in PubMed

Association between Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer and Mental Health Outcomes J Urol. 2022 05; 207(5):1029-1037. . View in PubMed

Acculturation discrepancy and mental health associations among Hispanic childhood cancer survivors and their parents Psychooncology. 2022 05; 31(5):761-769. . View in PubMed

Acculturation, Mental Health, and Wellbeing Among Hispanic/Latinx Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2022 04; 11(2):223-228. . View in PubMed

Contributions of Social Factors to Disparities in Prostate Cancer Risk Profiles among Black Men and Non-Hispanic White Men with Prostate Cancer in California Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2022 02; 31(2):404-412. . View in PubMed

Sexual function outcomes of radiation and androgen deprivation therapy for localized prostate cancer in men with good baseline function Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2022 02; 25(2):238-247. . View in PubMed

Evaluating the Impact of Social and Built Environments on Health-Related Quality of Life among Cancer Survivors Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2022 01; 31(1):161-174. . View in PubMed

Association of Genetic Testing Results With Mortality Among Women With Breast Cancer or Ovarian Cancer J Natl Cancer Inst. 2022 02 07; 114(2):245-253. . View in PubMed

Association of Treatment Modality, Functional Outcomes, and Baseline Characteristics With Treatment-Related Regret Among Men With Localized Prostate Cancer JAMA Oncol. 2022 Jan 01; 8(1):50-59. . View in PubMed

Factors Associated with Interest in Complementary and Alternative Medicine Among Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer J Pediatr Hematol Oncol Nurs. 2022 Jan-Feb; 39(1):30-39. . View in PubMed

Chemotherapy Regimens Received by Women With BRCA1/2 Pathogenic Variants for Early Stage Breast Cancer Treatment JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2022 07 01; 6(4). . View in PubMed

Physician Specialties Involved in Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: Implications for Improving Health Care Disparities J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2022 02 17; 107(3):e1096-e1105. . View in PubMed

Perceived financial decline related to breast reconstruction following mastectomy in a diverse population-based cohort Cancer. 2022 03 15; 128(6):1284-1293. . View in PubMed

Theory, methods, and operational results of the Young Women's Health History Study: a study of young-onset breast cancer incidence in Black and White women Cancer Causes Control. 2021 Oct; 32(10):1129-1148. . View in PubMed

A Population-Based Analysis of 30-Year Mortality among Five-Year Survivors of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer: The Roles of Primary Cancer, Subsequent Malignancy, and Other Health Conditions Cancers (Basel). 2021 Aug 05; 13(16). . View in PubMed

A cross-sectional examination of caregiver mental health and childhood cancer survivors' tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use Support Care Cancer. 2021 Jul; 29(7):3649-3656. . View in PubMed

Patterns of Cancer Care and Association with Survival among Younger Adolescents and Young Adults: A Population-Based Retrospective Cohort Study Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2021 11; 30(11):2105-2113. . View in PubMed

Project Forward: A Population-Based Cohort Among Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2021 10; 5(5). . View in PubMed

Thyrotropin Suppression for Papillary Thyroid Cancer: A Physician Survey Study Thyroid. 2021 09; 31(9):1383-1390. . View in PubMed

Physician management of thyroid cancer patients' worry J Cancer Surviv. 2021 06; 15(3):418-426. . View in PubMed

Financial Hardship Among Hispanic Women with Thyroid Cancer Thyroid. 2021 05; 31(5):752-759. . View in PubMed

Cancer surveillance and preventive services in a diverse sample of breast and colorectal cancer survivors J Cancer Surviv. 2021 04; 15(2):213-223. . View in PubMed

Patient-Reported Financial Toxicity Associated with Contemporary Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer J Urol. 2021 03; 205(3):761-768. . View in PubMed

Predicted Chemotherapy Benefit for Breast Cancer Patients With Germline Pathogenic Variants in Cancer Susceptibility Genes JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2021 02; 5(1). . View in PubMed

Five-year outcomes from a prospective comparative effectiveness study evaluating external-beam radiotherapy with or without low-dose-rate brachytherapy boost for localized prostate cancer Cancer. 2021 06 01; 127(11):1912-1925. . View in PubMed

Parental Cancer-related Information Seeking, Health Communication and Satisfaction with Medical Providers of Childhood Cancer Survivors: Differences by Race/Ethnicity and Language Preference J Health Commun. 2021 02 01; 26(2):83-91. . View in PubMed

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Patient Experiences With Health Care in Association With Earlier Stage at Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis: Findings From the SEER-CAHPS Data Med Care. 2021 04 01; 59(4):295-303. . View in PubMed

Unmet Information Needs Among Hispanic Women with Thyroid Cancer J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 06 16; 106(7):e2680-e2687. . View in PubMed

Multilevel Factors Associated With More Intensive Use of Radioactive Iodine for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 05 13; 106(6):e2402-e2412. . View in PubMed

Time Trends in Receipt of Germline Genetic Testing and Results for Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer or Ovarian Cancer, 2012-2019 J Clin Oncol. 2021 05 20; 39(15):1631-1640. . View in PubMed

Surgeons' Attitudes on Total Thyroidectomy vs Lobectomy for Management of Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 07 01; 147(7):667-669. . View in PubMed

Barriers to Physician-Based Skin Examinations for Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors of Melanoma in the Project Forward Study JAMA Dermatol. 2021 07 01; 157(7):874-876. . View in PubMed

Association of Family Cancer History With Pathogenic Variants in Specific Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes JCO Precis Oncol. 2021; 5. . View in PubMed

Physician Confidence in Neck Ultrasonography for Surveillance of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Recurrence JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Dec 23. . View in PubMed

Relationships between parent and adolescent/young adult mental health among Hispanic and non-Hispanic childhood cancer survivors J Psychosoc Oncol. 2020 Nov-Dec; 38(6):746-760. . View in PubMed

Estimating cancer treatment intensity from SEER cancer registry data: methods and implications for population-based registry studies of pediatric cancers Cancer Causes Control. 2020 Oct; 31(10):881-890. . View in PubMed

Assessing the Quality of Surgical Care for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer: Results from the CEASAR Study J Urol. 2020 12; 204(6):1236-1241. . View in PubMed

Patient Report of Recurrent and Persistent Thyroid Cancer Thyroid. 2020 09; 30(9):1297-1305. . View in PubMed

Utilizing SEER Cancer Registries for Population-Based Cancer Survivor Epidemiologic Studies: A Feasibility Study Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 09; 29(9):1699-1709. . View in PubMed

Development and Internal Validation of a Web-based Tool to Predict Sexual, Urinary, and Bowel Function Longitudinally After Radiation Therapy, Surgery, or Observation Eur Urol. 2020 08; 78(2):248-255. . View in PubMed

Carboplatin dosing in the era of IDMS-creatinine; the Cockroft-Gault formula no longer provides a sufficiently accurate estimate of glomerular filtration rate for routine use in clinical care Gynecol Oncol. 2020 06; 157(3):793-798. . View in PubMed

Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction: Exploring Plastic Surgeon Practice Patterns and Perspectives Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 04; 145(4):865-876. . View in PubMed

Prevalence and correlates of adherence to skin examination among adolescent and young adult survivors of melanoma from the Project Forward Study Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2020 03; 67(3):e28090. . View in PubMed

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 1b/2 study of ralimetinib, a p38 MAPK inhibitor, plus gemcitabine and carboplatin versus gemcitabine and carboplatin for women with recurrent platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2020 01; 156(1):23-31. . View in PubMed

Energy level and fatigue after surgery for thyroid cancer: A population-based study of patient-reported outcomes Surgery. 2020 01; 167(1):102-109. . View in PubMed

Association of Germline Genetic Testing Results With Locoregional and Systemic Therapy in Patients With Breast Cancer JAMA Oncol. 2020 04 01; 6(4):e196400. . View in PubMed

Physician-Reported Misuse of Thyroid Ultrasonography JAMA Surg. 2020 10 01; 155(10):984-986. . View in PubMed

Primary Care Provider Involvement in Thyroid Cancer Survivorship Care J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 09 01; 105(9). . View in PubMed

Disparities in risk perception of thyroid cancer recurrence and death Cancer. 2020 04 01; 126(7):1512-1521. . View in PubMed

Racial/ethnic differences in patient experiences with health care in association with earlier stage at breast cancer diagnosis: findings from the SEER-CAHPS data Cancer Causes Control. 2020 Jan; 31(1):13-23. . View in PubMed

Patient-Reported Outcomes Through 5 Years for Active Surveillance, Surgery, Brachytherapy, or External Beam Radiation With or Without Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer JAMA. 2020 01 14; 323(2):149-163. . View in PubMed

Assessment of Voice Outcomes Following Surgery for Thyroid Cancer JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Sep 01; 145(9):823-829. . View in PubMed

Emerging Cancer Survival Trends, Disparities, and Priorities in Adolescents and Young Adults: A California Cancer Registry-Based Study JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2019 Jun; 3(2):pkz031. . View in PubMed

Birth Anomalies in Monozygotic and Dizygotic Twins: Results From the California Twin Registry J Epidemiol. 2019 Jan 05; 29(1):18-25. . View in PubMed

Interpretation of Domain Scores on the EPIC-How Does the Domain Score Translate into Functional Outcomes? J Urol. 2019 12; 202(6):1150-1158.. View in PubMed

Obesity and Risk for Second Malignant Neoplasms in Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Case-Control Study Utilizing the California Cancer Registry Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 10; 28(10):1612-1620. . View in PubMed

Patterns and Correlates of Knowledge, Communication, and Receipt of Breast Reconstruction in a Modern Population-Based Cohort of Patients with Breast Cancer Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 08; 144(2):303-313. . View in PubMed

Worry in Thyroid Cancer Survivors with a Favorable Prognosis Thyroid. 2019 08; 29(8):1080-1088. . View in PubMed

Provider Involvement in Care During Initial Cancer Treatment and Patient Preferences for Provider Roles After Initial Treatment J Oncol Pract. 2019 04; 15(4):e328-e337. . View in PubMed

High Birth Weight, Early UV Exposure, and Melanoma Risk in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults Epidemiology. 2019 03; 30(2):278-284. . View in PubMed

Phase 1 trial of olaparib and oral cyclophosphamide in BRCA breast cancer, recurrent BRCA ovarian cancer, non-BRCA triple-negative breast cancer, and non-BRCA ovarian cancer Br J Cancer. 2019 02; 120(3):279-285. . View in PubMed

Preferences for Physician Roles in Follow-up Care During Survivorship: Do Patients, Primary Care Providers, and Oncologists Agree? J Gen Intern Med. 2019 02; 34(2):184-186.. View in PubMed

Population-Based Survey Methods for Reaching Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors of Pediatric Cancer and Their Parents J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2019 02; 8(1):40-48. . View in PubMed

Role of Patient Maximizing-Minimizing Preferences in Thyroid Cancer Surveillance J Clin Oncol. 2019 11 10; 37(32):3042-3049. . View in PubMed

Genetic Testing and Results in a Population-Based Cohort of Breast Cancer Patients and Ovarian Cancer Patients J Clin Oncol. 2019 05 20; 37(15):1305-1315. . View in PubMed

Factors Associated With Diagnosis and Treatment of Thyroid Microcarcinomas J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 12 01; 104(12):6060-6068. . View in PubMed

A Reappraisal of Sex-Specific Cancer Survival Trends Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 05 01; 111(5):509-518. . View in PubMed

Primary care provider-reported involvement in breast cancer treatment decisions Cancer. 2019 06 01; 125(11):1815-1822. . View in PubMed

Response to Siegel et al J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 06 01; 111(6):635-636. . View in PubMed

Insurance Coverage, and Having a Regular Provider, and Utilization of Cancer Follow-up and Noncancer Health Care Among Childhood Cancer Survivors Inquiry. 2019 Jan-Dec; 56:46958018817996. . View in PubMed

Patient-Perceived Lack of Choice in Receipt of Radioactive Iodine for Treatment of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer J Clin Oncol. 2019 08 20; 37(24):2152-2161. . View in PubMed

The Role of Provider Characteristics in the Selection of Surgery or Radiation for Localized Prostate Cancer and Association With Quality of Care Indicators Am J Clin Oncol. 2018 Nov; 41(11):1076-1082. . View in PubMed

Contemporary prostate cancer radiation therapy in the United States: Patterns of care and compliance with quality measures Pract Radiat Oncol. 2018 Sep - Oct; 8(5):307-316. . View in PubMed

Using hospital medical record data to assess the accuracy of the SEER Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program for initial treatment of prostate cancer: a small pilot study Cancer Causes Control. 2018 Sep; 29(9):815-821. . View in PubMed

Obesity, physical activity, and dietary behaviors in an ethnically-diverse sample of cancer survivors with early onset disease J Psychosoc Oncol. 2018 Jul-Aug; 36(4):418-436. . View in PubMed

Second Primary Malignancies in Patients with Well-differentiated/Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma Anticancer Res. 2018 Jun; 38(6):3535-3542. . View in PubMed

Prevalence and correlates of health information-seeking among Hispanic and non-Hispanic childhood cancer survivors Support Care Cancer. 2018 Apr; 26(4):1305-1313. . View in PubMed

Posttraumatic growth among childhood cancer survivors: Associations with ethnicity, acculturation, and religious service attendance J Psychosoc Oncol. 2018 Mar-Apr; 36(2):175-188. . View in PubMed

Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer: Are We Failing Latino Patients at a Large Safety Net Hospital? Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2018 08; 16(4):e719-e727.. View in PubMed

Effect of Prostate Cancer Severity on Functional Outcomes After Localized Treatment: Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Surgery and Radiation Study Results Eur Urol. 2018 07; 74(1):26-33. . View in PubMed

Exploring the feasibility and utility of exome-scale tumour sequencing in a clinical setting Intern Med J. 2018 07; 48(7):786-794. . View in PubMed

Childhood Cancer Survivorship and Substance Use Behaviors: A Matched Case-Control Study Among Hispanic Adolescents and Young Adults J Adolesc Health. 2018 07; 63(1):115-117. . View in PubMed

Depressive Symptoms and Quality of Life Among Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors: Impact of Gender and Latino Culture J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2018 06; 7(3):384-388. . View in PubMed

Knowledge of Clinical Trial Availability and Reasons for Nonparticipation Among Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients: A Population-based Study Am J Clin Oncol. 2018 06; 41(6):581-587. . View in PubMed

The Effect of Nerve Sparing Status on Sexual and Urinary Function: 3-Year Results from the CEASAR Study J Urol. 2018 05; 199(5):1202-1209. . View in PubMed

Association of Attending Surgeon With Variation in the Receipt of Genetic Testing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer JAMA Surg. 2018 10 01; 153(10):909-916. . View in PubMed

Surgeon Influence on Variation in Receipt of Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy for Women With Breast Cancer JAMA Surg. 2018 01 01; 153(1):29-36. . View in PubMed

Gaps in Receipt of Clinically Indicated Genetic Counseling After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer J Clin Oncol. 2018 04 20; 36(12):1218-1224. . View in PubMed

Comparison of Patient-reported Outcomes After External Beam Radiation Therapy and Combined External Beam With Low-dose-rate Brachytherapy Boost in Men With Localized Prostate Cancer Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 09 01; 102(1):116-126. . View in PubMed

Uptake, Results, and Outcomes of Germline Multiple-Gene Sequencing After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer JAMA Oncol. 2018 08 01; 4(8):1066-1072. . View in PubMed

Acculturation, Mental Health, and Quality of Life among Hispanic Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Latent Class Analysis Ethn Dis. 2018; 28(1):55-60. . View in PubMed

Patient views and correlates of radiotherapy omission in a population-based sample of older women with favorable-prognosis breast cancer Cancer. 2018 07 01; 124(13):2714-2723. . View in PubMed

Patient Experiences and Clinician Views on the Role of Radiation Therapy for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 04 01; 100(5):1237-1245. . View in PubMed

Nine-year prostate cancer survival differences between aggressive versus conservative therapy in men with advanced and metastatic prostate cancer Cancer. 2018 05 01; 124(9):1921-1928. . View in PubMed

Homologous Recombination DNA Repair Pathway Disruption and Retinoblastoma Protein Loss Are Associated with Exceptional Survival in High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer Clin Cancer Res. 2018 02 01; 24(3):569-580. . View in PubMed

Recent Trends in Chemotherapy Use and Oncologists' Treatment Recommendations for Early-Stage Breast Cancer J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018 05 01; 110(5):493-500. . View in PubMed

Association of Germline Genetic Test Type and Results With Patient Cancer Worry After Diagnosis of Breast Cancer JCO Precis Oncol. 2018; 2018. . View in PubMed

Unmet need for clinician engagement regarding financial toxicity after diagnosis of breast cancer Cancer. 2018 09 15; 124(18):3668-3676. . View in PubMed

Reply to Radiation therapy does not increase survival in addition to standard androgen deprivation therapy for metastatic prostate cancer: An old, faded picture? Cancer. 2018 09 01; 124(17):3619-3620.. View in PubMed

Treatment decisions and employment of breast cancer patients: Results of a population-based survey Cancer. 2017 Dec 15; 123(24):4791-4799. . View in PubMed

The association between patient attitudes and values and the strength of consideration for contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in a population-based sample of breast cancer patients Cancer. 2017 Dec 01; 123(23):4547-4555. . View in PubMed

Decision-support networks of women newly diagnosed with breast cancer Cancer. 2017 Oct 15; 123(20):3895-3903. . View in PubMed

Trends in Reoperation After Initial Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer: Addressing Overtreatment in Surgical Management JAMA Oncol. 2017 Oct 01; 3(10):1352-1357. . View in PubMed

Patient Preferences for Primary Care Provider Roles in Breast Cancer Survivorship Care J Clin Oncol. 2017 Sep 01; 35(25):2942-2948. . View in PubMed

Treatment experiences of Latinas after diagnosis of breast cancer Cancer. 2017 Aug 15; 123(16):3022-3030. . View in PubMed

Gaps in Incorporating Germline Genetic Testing Into Treatment Decision-Making for Early-Stage Breast Cancer J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jul 10; 35(20):2232-2239. . View in PubMed

Treatment Decision Regret Among Long-Term Survivors of Localized Prostate Cancer: Results From the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jul 10; 35(20):2306-2314. . View in PubMed

Surgeon Attitudes and Use of MRI in Patients Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Jul; 24(7):1889-1896. . View in PubMed

Second Opinions From Medical Oncologists for Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Prevalence, Correlates, and Consequences JAMA Oncol. 2017 Mar 01; 3(3):391-397. . View in PubMed

Racial Variation in Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer: Results from the CEASAR Study Eur Urol. 2017 08; 72(2):307-314. . View in PubMed

The Influence of Psychosocial Constructs on the Adherence to Active Surveillance for Localized Prostate Cancer in a Prospective, Population-based Cohort Urology. 2017 05; 103:173-178. . View in PubMed

Stomach Cancer Disparity among Korean Americans by Tumor Characteristics: Comparison with Non-Hispanic Whites, Japanese Americans, South Koreans, and Japanese Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 04; 26(4):587-596. . View in PubMed

Mainstreaming cancer genetics: A model integrating germline BRCA testing into routine ovarian cancer clinics Gynecol Oncol. 2017 04; 145(1):130-136. . View in PubMed

The influence of 21-gene recurrence score assay on chemotherapy use in a population-based sample of breast cancer patients Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 02; 161(3):587-595. . View in PubMed

Recurrence risk perception and quality of life following treatment of breast cancer Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 02; 161(3):557-565. . View in PubMed

Supporting long-term follow-up of young adult survivors of childhood cancer: Correlates of healthcare self-efficacy Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 02; 64(2):358-363. . View in PubMed

Discordance between original and central laboratories in ER and HER2 results in a diverse, population-based sample Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 01; 161(2):375-384. . View in PubMed

Genetic Testing and Counseling Among Patients With Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer JAMA. 2017 02 07; 317(5):531-534. . View in PubMed

Chemotherapy decisions and patient experience with the recurrence score assay for early-stage breast cancer Cancer. 2017 Jan 01; 123(1):43-51. . View in PubMed

Association Between Radiation Therapy, Surgery, or Observation for Localized Prostate Cancer and Patient-Reported Outcomes After 3 Years JAMA. 2017 03 21; 317(11):1126-1140. . View in PubMed

Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Decisions in a Population-Based Sample of Patients With Early-Stage Breast Cancer JAMA Surg. 2017 03 01; 152(3):274-282. . View in PubMed

Patient Reactions to Surgeon Recommendations About Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy for Treatment of Breast Cancer JAMA Surg. 2017 07 01; 152(7):658-664. . View in PubMed

Treatment-associated toxicities reported by patients with early-stage invasive breast cancer Cancer. 2017 06 01; 123(11):1925-1934. . View in PubMed

Successful external validation of a model to predict other cause mortality in localized prostate cancer BMC Med. 2016 Feb 09; 14:25. . View in PubMed

The Comparative Harms of Open and Robotic Prostatectomy in Population Based Samples J Urol. 2016 Feb; 195(2):321-9. . View in PubMed

Clinical and Demographic Factors Associated With Receipt of Non Guideline-concordant Initial Therapy for Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer Am J Clin Oncol. 2016 Feb; 39(1):55-63. . View in PubMed

Metastatic Colorectal Cancer in Hispanics: Treatment Outcomes in a Treated Population Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2016 12; 15(4):e221-e227. . View in PubMed

Substance use among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors Psychooncology. 2016 11; 25(11):1357-1362. . View in PubMed

Worry about recurrence in a multi-ethnic population of breast cancer survivors and their partners Support Care Cancer. 2016 11; 24(11):4669-78. . View in PubMed

Impact of Adherence to Quality Measures for Localized Prostate Cancer on Patient-reported Health-related Quality of Life Outcomes, Patient Satisfaction, and Treatment-related Complications Med Care. 2016 08; 54(8):738-44. . View in PubMed

Involvement of Primary Care Physicians in the Decision Making and Care of Patients With Breast Cancer J Clin Oncol. 2016 11 20; 34(33):3969-3975. . View in PubMed

Case-linked analysis of clinical trial enrollment among adolescents and young adults at a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center Cancer. 2015 Dec 15; 121(24):4398-406. . View in PubMed

Reply to SM. Sorscher and A. B. Hafeez Bhatti. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Dec 10; 33(35):4233. . View in PubMed

Impact of the AYA HOPE Comorbidity Index on Assessing Health Care Service Needs and Health Status among Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Dec; 24(12):1844-9. . View in PubMed

Fertility preservation knowledge, counseling, and actions among adolescent and young adult patients with cancer: A population-based study Cancer. 2015 Oct 01; 121(19):3499-506. . View in PubMed

Common immune-related exposures/conditions and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a case-control study of disease-discordant twin pairs Am J Epidemiol. 2015 Sep 01; 182(5):417-25. . View in PubMed

Prevalence and predictors of recent skin examination in a population-based twin cohort Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Aug; 24(8):1190-8. . View in PubMed

Liver transplantation for metastatic neuroendocrine tumors: Outcomes and prognostic variables J Surg Oncol. 2015 Aug; 112(2):125-32. . View in PubMed

Radical Prostatectomy or External Beam Radiation Therapy vs No Local Therapy for Survival Benefit in Metastatic Prostate Cancer: A SEER-Medicare Analysis J Urol. 2015 Aug; 194(2):378-85. . View in PubMed

Self-Reported Health Status Predicts Other-Cause Mortality in Men with Localized Prostate Cancer: Results from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Jul; 30(7):924-34. . View in PubMed

Patient-reported Quality of Life and Satisfaction With Cosmetic Outcomes After Breast Conservation and Mastectomy With and Without Reconstruction: Results of a Survey of Breast Cancer Survivors Ann Surg. 2015 Jun; 261(6):1198-206. . View in PubMed

The Evolution of Self-Reported Urinary and Sexual Dysfunction over the Last Two Decades: Implications for Comparative Effectiveness Research Eur Urol. 2015 Jun; 67(6):1019-1025. . View in PubMed

Whole-genome characterization of chemoresistant ovarian cancer Nature. 2015 May 28; 521(7553):489-94. . View in PubMed

Concerns about cancer risk and experiences with genetic testing in a diverse population of patients with breast cancer J Clin Oncol. 2015 May 10; 33(14):1584-91. . View in PubMed

Influence of age on incident diabetes and cardiovascular disease in prostate cancer survivors receiving androgen deprivation therapy J Urol. 2015 Apr; 193(4):1226-31. . View in PubMed

Cancer-related follow-up care among Hispanic and non-Hispanic childhood cancer survivors: The Project Forward study Cancer. 2015 Feb 15; 121(4):605-13. . View in PubMed

Decision Regret following Treatment for Localized Breast Cancer: Is Regret Stable Over Time? Med Decis Making. 2015 05; 35(4):446-57.. View in PubMed

Prediction of long-term other-cause mortality in men with early-stage prostate cancer: results from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study Urology. 2015 Jan; 85(1):92-100. . View in PubMed

Racial and ethnic disparities in patient-provider communication, quality-of-care ratings, and patient activation among long-term cancer survivors J Clin Oncol. 2014 Dec 20; 32(36):4087-94. . View in PubMed

Bone complications among prostate cancer survivors: long-term follow-up from the prostate cancer outcomes study Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2014 Dec; 17(4):338-42. . View in PubMed

Use of appropriate initial treatment among adolescents and young adults with cancer J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Nov; 106(11). . View in PubMed

Access to breast reconstruction after mastectomy and patient perspectives on reconstruction decision making JAMA Surg. 2014 Oct; 149(10):1015-21. . View in PubMed

Treatment patterns for prostate cancer: comparison of Medicare claims data to medical record review Med Care. 2014 Sep; 52(9):e58-64. . View in PubMed

Follow-up care experiences and perceived quality of care among long-term survivors of breast, prostate, colorectal, and gynecologic cancers J Oncol Pract. 2014 Jul; 10(4):e231-9. . View in PubMed

Role of oncologists and primary care physicians in providing follow-up care to non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivors within 5 years of diagnosis: a population-based study Support Care Cancer. 2014 Jun; 22(6):1509-17. . View in PubMed

Long-term financial burden of breast cancer: experiences of a diverse cohort of survivors identified through population-based registries J Clin Oncol. 2014 Apr 20; 32(12):1269-76. . View in PubMed

Contemporary prevalence of pretreatment urinary, sexual, hormonal, and bowel dysfunction: Defining the population at risk for harms of prostate cancer treatment Cancer. 2014 Apr 15; 120(8):1263-71. . View in PubMed

Characteristics associated with the use of complementary health approaches among long-term cancer survivors Support Care Cancer. 2014 Apr; 22(4):927-36. . View in PubMed

Emotional well-being years post-treatment for breast cancer: prospective, multi-ethnic, and population-based analysis J Cancer Surviv. 2014 Mar; 8(1):131-42. . View in PubMed

Type and dose of radiotherapy used for initial treatment of non-metastatic prostate cancer Radiat Oncol. 2014 Feb 05; 9:47. . View in PubMed

Providers of follow-up care in a population-based sample of breast cancer survivors Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Feb; 144(1):179-84. . View in PubMed

Racial and ethnic variation in partner perspectives about the breast cancer treatment decision-making experience Oncol Nurs Forum. 2014 Jan 01; 41(1):13-20. . View in PubMed

Patient-physician communication about health-related quality-of-life problems: are non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivors willing to talk? J Clin Oncol. 2013 Nov 01; 31(31):3964-70.. View in PubMed

Null association between histology of first and second primary malignancies in men with bilateral testicular germ cell tumors Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Oct 15; 178(8):1240-5. . View in PubMed

Mental health disparities between Hispanic and non-Hispanic parents of childhood cancer survivors Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Sep; 60(9):1470-7. . View in PubMed

Childhood infections and adult height in monozygotic twin pairs Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Aug 15; 178(4):551-8. . View in PubMed

Health-related quality of life of adolescent and young adult patients with cancer in the United States: the Adolescent and Young Adult Health Outcomes and Patient Experience study J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jun 10; 31(17):2136-45. . View in PubMed

Talking About Cancer and Meeting Peer Survivors: Social Information Needs of Adolescents and Young Adults Diagnosed with Cancer J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2013 Jun; 2(2):44-52. . View in PubMed

Cardiovascular risk factors among long-term survivors of breast, prostate, colorectal, and gynecologic cancers: a gap in survivorship care? J Cancer Surviv. 2013 Jun; 7(2):253-61.. View in PubMed

Effect of age, tumor risk, and comorbidity on competing risks for survival in a US. population-based cohort of men with prostate cancer. Ann Intern Med. 2013 May 21; 158(10):709-17. . View in PubMed

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Impaired cytotoxic T lymphocyte activity in systemic lupus erythematosus following in vitro polyclonal T cell stimulation: a contributory role for non-T cells Lupus. 1999; 8(4):293-9. . View in PubMed

Detection and titration of human herpesvirus-8-specific antibodies in sera from blood donors, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome patients, and Kaposi's sarcoma patients using a whole virus enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay Blood. 1998 Jul 01; 92(1):53-8. . View in PubMed

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Dr. Hamilton is a cancer epidemiologist whose research has focused on breast, prostate, and testicular cancer, as well as Kaposi's Sarcoma. She has studied cancers in twins and is currently involved with an investigation of the relationship of exercise to endogenous estrogen levels in healthy identical twins.
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