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Michael J. Hassett, Wei Jiang, Melissa E. Hughes, Stephen Edge, Sara H. Javid, Joyce C. Niland, Richard Theriault, Yu-Ning Wong, Deborah Schrag, and Rinaa S. Punglia

one-third were age >60 years at diagnosis, 16% were non-white/Hispanic, almost half were overweight/obese (body mass index ≥25 kg/m 2 ), and one-quarter had a comorbidity score ≥1 ( Table 1 ). Infrequently, the initial DCIS was large (≥2 cm in 10%) or

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Kuan-Ling Kuo, David Stenehjem, Frederick Albright, Saurabh Ray, and Diana Brixner

. 3 Other risk factors for HCC include heavy alcohol use, Asian race, male sex with confirmed heritable metabolic diseases (Wilson disease, porphyria cutanea tarda, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, tyrosinemia, and glycogen storage diseases), obesity

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Simon D. Fung-Kee-Fung, Sima P. Porten, Maxwell V. Meng, and Michael Kuettel

with regard to men undergoing RP. Factors that affected overall patient-reported outcomes were large prostate size, obesity, older age, black race, and a high pretreatment PSA. Adjuvant androgen deprivation in the radiation treatment groups exacerbated

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Crystal S. Denlinger, Jennifer A. Ligibel, Madhuri Are, K. Scott Baker, Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Debra L. Friedman, Mindy Goldman, Lee Jones, Allison King, Grace H. Ku, Elizabeth Kvale, Terry S. Langbaum, Kristin Leonardi-Warren, Mary S. McCabe, Michelle Melisko, Jose G. Montoya, Kathi Mooney, Mary Ann Morgan, Javid J. Moslehi, Tracey O’Connor, Linda Overholser, Electra D. Paskett, Muhammad Raza, Karen L. Syrjala, Susan G. Urba, Mark T. Wakabayashi, Phyllis Zee, Nicole McMillian, and Deborah Freedman-Cass

recommends that treatable contributing factors be assessed and managed. Comorbidities that can contribute to sleep problems include alcohol and substance abuse, obesity, cardiac dysfunction, endocrine dysfunction, anemia, neurologic disorders, pain, fatigue

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Celestia S. Higano

( Table 1 ). 2 ADT has the potential to cause many physical and emotional changes that can diminish longevity (eg, metabolic abnormalities, obesity, sarcopenia, exacerbation of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, weakened bones resulting in fracture

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Zheng Zhou, Alfred W. Rademaker, Leo I. Gordon, Ann S. LaCasce, Allison Crosby-Thompson, Ann Vanderplas, Gregory A. Abel, Maria A. Rodriguez, Auayporn Nademanee, Mark S. Kaminski, Myron S. Czuczman, Michael M. Millenson, Andrew D. Zelenetz, Joyce Niland, Jonathan W. Friedberg, and Jane N. Winter

de Heyning P De Backer W . Body surface area in normal-weight, overweight, and obese adults. A comparison study . Metabolism 2006 ; 55 : 515 – 524 . 9 A predictive model for aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The International Non

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Dayna S. Early and Darrell M. Gray II

high risk were more likely to prefer shared decision-making with their provider. Felsen et al 17 studied how risk factors for CRC and life-style factors that increase CRC risk (diabetes, smoking, obesity) influenced participation in CRCS in a large

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Devon C. Snow and Eric A. Klein

development may not be available as variables. Likewise, newly identified risk factors, such as lifestyle or obesity, will not be incorporated into available nomograms unless that information was available in the population used to develop the initial tool

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James McCanney, Terrell Johnson, Lindsey A.M. Bandini, Shonta Chambers, Lynette Bonar, and Robert W. Carlson

, and obesity rates are all higher for Navajo people compared with the rest of the US population. 9 The unemployment rate for the Navajo people is 61%, and therefore many Navajo patients live on disability and Social Security checks that average $550

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Martin A. Weinstock and David E. Fisher

effects on vitamin D photosynthesis. In particular, elderly adults are much less able to generate vitamin D in the skin in response to UVB than younger adults. Obesity affects one third of the United States population and is associated with low vitamin D