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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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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

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Guru Subramanian Guru Murthy, Aniko Szabo, Laura Michaelis, Karen-Sue Carlson, Lyndsey Runaas, Sameem Abedin, and Ehab Atallah

accuracy, and better reporting and capturing of new cases, in addition to host factors such as obesity, which has been associated with APL. 12 Hispanic patients constituted 21.5% of the study cohort and had a higher disease incidence, similar to earlier

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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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Presenters: Robert Pilarski, Jennifer M. Weiss, Susan M. Domchek, and Moderated by Tuya Pal

of individuals with variants in these genes. “We know that risk based on family history, known exposures, lifestyle, and issues such as smoking and obesity can all help determine a personalized plan for individuals who have mutations in these moderate

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Margaret A. Tempero, Mokenge P. Malafa, Mahmoud Al-Hawary, Stephen W. Behrman, Al B. Benson III, Dana B. Cardin, E. Gabriela Chiorean, Vincent Chung, Brian Czito, Marco Del Chiaro, Mary Dillhoff, Timothy R. Donahue, Efrat Dotan, Cristina R. Ferrone, Christos Fountzilas, Jeffrey Hardacre, William G. Hawkins, Kelsey Klute, Andrew H. Ko, John W. Kunstman, Noelle LoConte, Andrew M. Lowy, Cassadie Moravek, Eric K. Nakakura, Amol K. Narang, Jorge Obando, Patricio M. Polanco, Sushanth Reddy, Marsha Reyngold, Courtney Scaife, Jeanne Shen, Charles Vollmer Jr., Robert A. Wolff, Brian M. Wolpin, Beth Lynn, and Giby V. George

cancer than white Americans. 2 , 3 The incidence of pancreatic cancer in the United States increased from 1999 to 2008, possibly because of the increasing prevalence of obesity, an aging population, and other unknown factors. 3 – 5 Mortality rates have

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Dawn Provenzale, Samir Gupta, Dennis J. Ahnen, Travis Bray, Jamie A. Cannon, Gregory Cooper, Donald S. David, Dayna S. Early, Deborah Erwin, James M. Ford, Francis M. Giardiello, William Grady, Amy L. Halverson, Stanley R. Hamilton, Heather Hampel, Mohammad K. Ismail, Jason B. Klapman, David W. Larson, Audrey J. Lazenby, Patrick M. Lynch, Robert J. Mayer, Reid M. Ness, Scott E. Regenbogen, Niloy Jewel Samadder, Moshe Shike, Gideon Steinbach, David Weinberg, Mary Dwyer, and Susan Darlow

completed less than 2 years of the intervention. Subgroup analyses from this trial showed that the association between obesity and CRC in patients with Lynch syndrome may be attenuated by taking daily aspirin. 81 However, limitations of the CAPP2 trial

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Michael B. Streiff, Paula L. Bockenstedt, Spero R. Cataland, Carolyn Chesney, Charles Eby, John Fanikos, Patrick F. Fogarty, Shuwei Gao, Julio Garcia-Aguilar, Samuel Z. Goldhaber, Hani Hassoun, Paul Hendrie, Bjorn Holmstrom, Kimberly A. Jones, Nicole Kuderer, Jason T. Lee, Michael M. Millenson, Anne T. Neff, Thomas L. Ortel, Judy L. Smith, Gary C. Yee, and Anaadriana Zakarija

, 14 , 21 and obesity was also identified as a risk factor. 21 - 24 Evidence also shows that prechemotherapy thrombocytosis, 24 - 26 leukocytosis, 24 and hemoglobin level less than 10 g/dL 24 , 25 are predictive of VTE in patients undergoing