Publications

Weight Change in Breast Cancer Survivors

“Weight change in breast cancer survivors compared to cancer-free women: a prospective study in women at familial risk of breast cancer” Gross AL, Axilbund JE, Armstrong DK, May BJ, Roden R, Visvanathan K. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention 2015:1262-9.

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“Evaluation of osteopenia and osteoporosis in the younger breast cancer survivors compared with cancer-free women: a prospective cohort study.”“Evaluation of osteopenia and osteoporosis in the younger breast cancer survivors compared with cancer-free women: a prospective cohort study.”  Cody Ramin, Betty J. May, Richard B.S. Roden, Mikialia M. Orellana, Brenna C. Hogan, Michelle S. McCullough, Dana Petry, Deborah K. Armstrong, Kala Visvanathan.  Breast Cancer Research, (2018) 20:134

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Abstracts

Breast cancer screening adherence at multiple time points over 8 years among women in a familial cohort
Abstract No. 1557

Marcy L. Schaeffer, Betty J. May, Brenna C. Hogan, Mikiaila M. Orellana, Michelle S. McCullough, Deborah K. Armstrong, Kelly Myers, and Kala Visvanathan. Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.  DOl: 10.1200/JCO.2019.37.15_suppl.1557 Journal of Clinical Oncology 37, bi, 15_suppl (May20 2019) 1557-1557

2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Mg; May 31-June 4, 2019; Chicago, IL

Longitudinal examination of breast cancer screening adherence among women in a prospective familial cohort
Abstract No. 2423

Marcy l. Schaeffer, Betty J. May, Brenna C. Hogan, Mikiaila M. Orellana, Danna Petry, Katie Fiallos, Michelle S. McCullough, Deborah K. Armstrong, Kelly Myers, Kala Visvanathan. Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD To be published in Cancer Research

2019 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting; March 29-April3, 2019; Atlanta GA

Factors Impacting the accuracy of self-reported procedures among women with and without breast cancer
Abstract No. P4-10-06

ML Schaeffer, B May, A Cimino-Mathews, M Orellanan, M McCullough, B Hogan, D Armstrong, and K Visvanathan; Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCO); December 4-8, 2018; San Antonio, TX

All-cause mortality in breast cancer survivors compared to cancer-free women: Results from community-based cohort
Abstract No. LB096

Ramin, C; Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland. To be published in a supplement of American Journal of Epidemiology

2018 Annual Society for Epidemiologic Research Mtg.  (SER); June 19-22, 2018; Baltimore, MD

Understanding the predictors of bone loss in young breast cancer survivors compared to cancer-free women
Abstract Number: 831

Ramin C, May B, Roden R, Petry D, Henninger M, McCullough M, Armstrong D, Visvanathan K.

2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCO), San Antonio, TX Dec 5-9,2017

Evaluation of bone health in breast cancer survivors compared to cancer –free women: A prospective study within a young familial risk cohort
Abstract Number 3271/4

Ramin C, May B, Roden R, Petry D, Armstrong D, Visvanathan K.

2017 AACR Annual Meeting in DC,  April 1-5, 2017

Presentations

  • “Association Between Flame-broiled Fish Consumption and Breast Cancer: A Case-control Study in Women with High Familial Risk”, poster presented at the 2016 American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Conference
  • “Adiposity Post Oophorectomy in Young Women at High Risk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer”, poster presented at the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting
  • “Longitudinal Comparison of Body Mass Index (BMI) in Breast Cancer Survivors to Cancer Free Women: A Prospective Study in High Risk Women”, poster presented at the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting
  • “Characterizing Benign Breast Disease in Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer”, presented at the  2010 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting (currently being updated)
  • “Information on Perceived Breast Cancer Risk May Help Tailor Risk Assessment Among High Risk Women”, poster presented at the 2008 American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Conference

Other Presentations

Doorways to Discovery | Breast Cancer Prevention

Principal Investigator of the BOSS Cohort, Dr. Kala Visvanathan discusses promising advances in breast cancer prevention.

Inherited Breast Cancer Concerns

Medical Oncologist and Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Breast and Ovarian Surveillance Service (BOSS) Dr. Kala Visvanathan discusses cancer as a family disease, who may be a good candidate for genetic testing, how testing is done, and what individuals need to know if they test positive for a genetic mutation.


Staying abreast:  Learn the Facts about Breast Cancer Risk

staying-abreastMedical Oncologist and Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Clinical Cancer Genetics and Prevention Service Dr. Kala Visvanathan discusses breast cancer risk at the annual Johns Hopkins women’s conference, A Woman’s Journey.