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    Ann S. Hamilton, PhD

    TitleProfessor of Research Preventive Medicine
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentPreventive Medicine
    AddressSSB 318E 2001 N. Soto Street
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90033
    Phone+1 323 865 0434
    Emailahamilt@med.usc.edu
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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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      1. Katz SJ, Hawley ST, Hamilton A, Ward KC, Morrow M, Jagsi R, Hofer TP. Surgeon Influence on Variation in Receipt of Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy For Women With Breast Cancer. JAMA Surg. 2017 Sep 13. PMID: 28903158.
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      2. Tobin J, Allem JP, Slaughter R, Unger JB, Hamilton A, Milam JE. Posttraumatic growth among childhood cancer survivors: Associations with ethnicity, acculturation, and religious service attendance. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2017 Aug 17; 0. PMID: 28816639.
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      3. Hawley ST, Griffith KA, Hamilton A, Ward KC, Morrow M, Janz NK, Katz SJ, Jagsi R. 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 Aug 15. PMID: 28810062.
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      4. Wallner LP, Li Y, Furgal AKC, Friese CR, Hamilton A, Ward KC, Jagsi R, Katz SJ, Hawley ST. Patient Preferences for Primary Care Provider Roles in Breast Cancer Survivorship Care. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Sep 01; 35(25):2942-2948. PMID: 28700276.
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      5. Katz SJ, Janz NK, Abrahamse P, Wallner LP, Hawley ST, An LC, Ward KC, Hamilton A, Morrow M, Jagsi R. Patient Reactions to Surgeon Recommendations About Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy for Treatment of Breast Cancer. JAMA Surg. 2017 Jul 01; 152(7):658-664. PMID: 28384687.
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      6. Wallner LP, Li Y, McLeod MC, Hamilton A, Ward KC, Veenstra CM, An LC, Janz NK, Katz SJ, Hawley ST. Decision-support networks of women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Cancer. 2017 Jun 22. PMID: 28640360.
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      7. Morrow M, Abrahamse P, Hofer TP, Ward KC, Hamilton A, Kurian AW, Katz SJ, Jagsi R. Trends in Reoperation After Initial Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer: Addressing Overtreatment in Surgical Management. JAMA Oncol. 2017 Jun 05. PMID: 28586788.
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      8. Kurian AW, Li Y, Hamilton A, Ward KC, Hawley ST, Morrow M, McLeod MC, Jagsi R, Katz SJ. Gaps in Incorporating Germline Genetic Testing Into Treatment Decision-Making for Early-Stage Breast Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Apr 12; JCO2016716480. PMID: 28402748.
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      9. Katz SJ, Wallner LP, Abrahamse PH, Janz NK, Martinez KA, Shumway DA, Hamilton A, Ward KC, Resnicow KA, Hawley ST. Treatment experiences of Latinas after diagnosis of breast cancer. Cancer. 2017 Aug 15; 123(16):3022-3030. PMID: 28398629.
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      10. Morrow M, Hawley ST, McLeod MC, Hamilton A, Ward KC, Katz SJ, Jagsi R. Surgeon Attitudes and Use of MRI in Patients Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Jul; 24(7):1889-1896. PMID: 28332033.
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      11. Barocas DA, Alvarez J, Resnick MJ, Koyama T, Hoffman KE, Tyson MD, Conwill R, McCollum D, Cooperberg MR, Goodman M, Greenfield S, Hamilton A, Hashibe M, Kaplan SH, Paddock LE, Stroup AM, Wu XC, Penson DF. 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. PMID: 28324093.
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      12. Jagsi R, Hawley ST, Griffith KA, Janz NK, Kurian AW, Ward KC, Hamilton A, Morrow M, Katz SJ. Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Decisions in a Population-Based Sample of Patients With Early-Stage Breast Cancer. JAMA Surg. 2017 Mar 01; 152(3):274-282. PMID: 28002555.
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      13. Kurian AW, Friese CR, Bondarenko I, Jagsi R, Li Y, Hamilton A, Ward KC, Katz SJ. Second Opinions From Medical Oncologists for Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Prevalence, Correlates, and Consequences. JAMA Oncol. 2017 Mar 01; 3(3):391-397. PMID: 28033448.
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      14. Lang MF, Tyson MD, Alvarez JR, Koyama T, Hoffman KE, Resnick MJ, Cooperberg MR, Wu XC, Chen V, Paddock LE, Hamilton A, Hashibe M, Goodman M, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH, Stroup A, Penson DF, Barocas DA. The Influence of Psychosocial Constructs on the Adherence to Active Surveillance for Localized Prostate Cancer in a Prospective, Population-based Cohort. Urology. 2017 May; 103:173-178. PMID: 28189554.
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      15. Kurian AW, Griffith KA, Hamilton A, Ward KC, Morrow M, Katz SJ, Jagsi R. Genetic Testing and Counseling Among Patients With Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer . JAMA. 2017 02 07; 317(5):531-534. PMID: 28170472.
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      16. Friese CR, Harrison JM, Janz NK, Jagsi R, Morrow M, Li Y, Hamilton A, Ward KC, Kurian AW, Katz SJ, Hofer TP. Treatment-associated toxicities reported by patients with early-stage invasive breast cancer. Cancer. 2017 Jun 01; 123(11):1925-1934. PMID: 28117882.
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      17. Li Y, Kurian AW, Bondarenko I, Taylor JMG, Jagsi R, Ward KC, Hamilton A, Katz SJ, Hofer TP. 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 Feb; 161(3):587-595. PMID: 28012085.
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      18. Hawley ST, Janz NK, Griffith KA, Jagsi R, Friese CR, Kurian AW, Hamilton A, Ward KC, Morrow M, Wallner LP, Katz SJ. Recurrence risk perception and quality of life following treatment of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Feb; 161(3):557-565. PMID: 28004220.
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      19. Lee E, Liu L, Zhang J, Stern MC, Barzi A, Hwang A, Kim AE, Hamilton A, Wu AH, Deapen D. 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 Apr; 26(4):587-596. PMID: 27908922.
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      20. Griggs JJ, Hamilton A, Schwartz KL, Zhao W, Abrahamse PH, Thomas DG, Jorns JM, Jewell R, Saber ME, Haque R, Katz SJ. Discordance between original and central laboratories in ER and HER2 results in a diverse, population-based sample. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 Jan; 161(2):375-384. PMID: 27900490.
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      21. Tyson MD, Alvarez J, Koyama T, Hoffman KE, Resnick MJ, Wu XC, Cooperberg MR, Goodman M, Greenfield S, Hamilton A, Hashibe M, Paddock LE, Stroup A, Chen VW, Penson DF, Barocas DA. Racial Variation in Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer: Results from the CEASAR Study. Eur Urol. 2017 Aug; 72(2):307-314. PMID: 27816300.
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      22. Wallner LP, Abrahamse P, Uppal JK, Friese CR, Hamilton A, Ward KC, Katz SJ, Hawley ST. Involvement of Primary Care Physicians in the Decision Making and Care of Patients With Breast Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Nov 20; 34(33):3969-3975. PMID: 28440678.
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      23. Friese CR, Li Y, Bondarenko I, Hofer TP, Ward KC, Hamilton A, Deapen D, Kurian AW, Katz SJ. Chemotherapy decisions and patient experience with the recurrence score assay for early-stage breast cancer. Cancer. 2017 Jan 01; 123(1):43-51. PMID: 27775837.
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      24. Shnorhavorian M, Doody DR, Chen VW, Hamilton A, Kato I, Cress RD, West M, Wu XC, Keegan TH, Harlan LC, Schwartz SM. Knowledge of Clinical Trial Availability and Reasons for Nonparticipation Among Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients: A Population-based Study. Am J Clin Oncol. 2016 Sep 15. PMID: 27635619.
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      25. Miller KA, Wojcik KY, Ramirez CN, Ritt-Olson A, Freyer DR, Hamilton A, Milam JE. Supporting long-term follow-up of young adult survivors of childhood cancer: Correlates of healthcare self-efficacy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Feb; 64(2):358-363. PMID: 27567026.
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      26. Sohn W, Resnick MJ, Greenfield S, Kaplan SH, Phillips S, Koyama T, Goodman M, Hamilton A, Hashibe M, Hoffman KE, Paddock LE, Stroup AM, Wu XC, Penson DF, Barocas DA. 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 Aug; 54(8):738-44. PMID: 27219634; PMCID: PMC4945364 [Available on 08/01/17].
      27. Janz NK, Li Y, Beesley LJ, Wallner LP, Hamilton A, Morrison RA, Hawley ST. Worry about recurrence in a multi-ethnic population of breast cancer survivors and their partners. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Nov; 24(11):4669-78. PMID: 27378380.
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      28. Shabihkhani M, Yu SS, Yang D, Lin S, Hamilton A, Lenz HJ, Barzi A. Metastatic Colorectal Cancer in Hispanics: Treatment Outcomes in a Treated Population. Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2016 Dec; 15(4):e221-e227. PMID: 27553907.
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      29. Kent M, Penson DF, Albertsen PC, Goodman M, Hamilton A, Stanford JL, Stroup AM, Ehdaie B, Scardino PT, Vickers AJ. Successful external validation of a model to predict other cause mortality in localized prostate cancer. BMC Med. 2016 Feb 09; 14:25. PMID: 26860993; PMCID: PMC4748497.
      30. Hamilton A, Fleming ST, Wang D, Goodman M, Wu XC, Owen JB, Lo M, Ho A, Anderson RT, Thompson T. 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. PMID: 24390274; PMCID: PMC4514560 [Available on 02/01/17].
      31. Wu XC, Prasad PK, Landry I, Harlan LC, Parsons HM, Lynch CF, Smith AW, Hamilton A, Keegan TH. 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. PMID: 26420768; PMCID: PMC4670595 [Available on 12/01/16].
      32. Collins CL, Malvar J, Hamilton A, Deapen DM, Freyer DR. 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. PMID: 26393950.
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      33. Jagsi R, Griffith KA, Kurian AW, Morrow M, Hamilton A, Graff JJ, Katz SJ, Hawley ST. Reply to S.M. Sorscher and A.B. Hafeez Bhatti. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Dec 10; 33(35):4233. PMID: 26371137.
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      34. O'Neil B, Koyama T, Alvarez J, Conwill RM, Albertsen PC, Cooperberg MR, Goodman M, Greenfield S, Hamilton A, Hoffman KE, Hoffman RM, Kaplan SH, Stanford JL, Stroup AM, Paddock LE, Wu XC, Stephenson RA, Resnick MJ, Barocas DA, Penson DF. The Comparative Harms of Open and Robotic Prostatectomy in Population Based Samples. J Urol. 2016 Feb; 195(2):321-9. PMID: 26343985; PMCID: PMC4916911 [Available on 02/01/17].
      35. Milam J, Slaughter R, Meeske K, Ritt-Olson A, Sherman-Bien S, Freyer DR, Kuperberg A, Hamilton A. Substance use among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors. Psychooncology. 2016 Nov; 25(11):1357-1362. PMID: 26315824.
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      36. Wang J, Mack TM, Hamilton A, Hwang AE, Nathwani BN, Masood K, Buchanan LH, Bernstein L, Deapen DM, Martínez-Maza O, Cozen W. 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. PMID: 26271116; PMCID: PMC4552265.
      37. Shnorhavorian M, Harlan LC, Smith AW, Keegan TH, Lynch CF, Prasad PK, Cress RD, Wu XC, Hamilton A, Parsons HM, Keel G, Charlesworth SE, Schwartz SM. 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. PMID: 26214755; PMCID: PMC4734641.
      38. Sher LS, Levi DM, Wecsler JS, Lo M, Petrovic LM, Groshen S, Ji L, Uso TD, Tector AJ, Hamilton A, Marsh JW, Schwartz ME. Liver transplantation for metastatic neuroendocrine tumors: Outcomes and prognostic variables. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Aug; 112(2):125-32. PMID: 26171686.
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      39. Jagsi R, Li Y, Morrow M, Janz N, Alderman A, Graff J, Hamilton A, Katz S, Hawley S. 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. PMID: 25654742; PMCID: PMC4512928.
      40. Miller KA, Langholz BM, Zadnick J, Hamilton A, Cozen W, Mack TM, Cockburn MG. Prevalence and predictors of recent skin examination in a population-based twin cohort. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Aug; 24(8):1190-8. PMID: 25994738; PMCID: PMC4526388.
      41. Jagsi R, Griffith KA, Kurian AW, Morrow M, Hamilton A, Graff JJ, Katz SJ, Hawley ST. 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. PMID: 25847940; PMCID: PMC4417728.
      42. Satkunasivam R, Kim AE, Desai M, Nguyen MM, Quinn DI, Ballas L, Lewinger JP, Stern MC, Hamilton A, Aron M, Gill IS. 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. PMID: 25711194; PMCID: PMC4834920.
      43. Hoffman RM, Koyama T, Albertsen PC, Barry MJ, Daskivich TJ, Goodman M, Hamilton A, Stanford JL, Stroup AM, Potosky AL, Penson DF. 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. PMID: 25678374; PMCID: PMC4471031.
      44. Martinez KA, Li Y, Resnicow K, Graff JJ, Hamilton A, Hawley ST. Decision Regret following Treatment for Localized Breast Cancer: Is Regret Stable Over Time? Med Decis Making. 2015 May; 35(4):446-57. PMID: 25532824; PMCID: PMC4424135.
      45. Palmer NR, Kent EE, Forsythe LP, Arora NK, Rowland JH, Aziz NM, Blanch-Hartigan D, Oakley-Girvan I, Hamilton A, Weaver KE. 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. PMID: 25403220; PMCID: PMC4265119.
      46. Morgans AK, Fan KH, Koyama T, Albertsen PC, Goodman M, Hamilton A, Hoffman RM, Stanford JL, Stroup AM, Resnick MJ, Barocas DA, Penson DF. 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. PMID: 25451829; PMCID: PMC4542148.
      47. Milam JE, Meeske K, Slaughter RI, Sherman-Bien S, Ritt-Olson A, Kuperberg A, Freyer DR, Hamilton A. 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. PMID: 25345867; PMCID: PMC4319982.
      48. Potosky AL, Harlan LC, Albritton K, Cress RD, Friedman DL, Hamilton A, Kato I, Keegan TH, Keel G, Schwartz SM, Seibel NL, Shnorhavorian M, West MM, Wu XC. Use of appropriate initial treatment among adolescents and young adults with cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Nov; 106(11). PMID: 25301964; PMCID: PMC4200030.
      49. Morrow M, Li Y, Alderman AK, Jagsi R, Hamilton A, Graff JJ, Hawley ST, Katz SJ. Access to breast reconstruction after mastectomy and patient perspectives on reconstruction decision making. JAMA Surg. 2014 Oct; 149(10):1015-21. PMID: 25141939; PMCID: PMC4732701.
      50. Daskivich TJ, Fan KH, Koyama T, Albertsen PC, Goodman M, Hamilton A, Hoffman RM, Stanford JL, Stroup AM, Litwin MS, Penson DF. 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. PMID: 25261048; PMCID: PMC4275422.
      51. Fleming ST, Hamilton A, Sabatino SA, Kimmick GG, Wu XC, Owen JB, Huang B, Hwang W. Treatment patterns for prostate cancer: comparison of Medicare claims data to medical record review. Med Care. 2014 Sep; 52(9):e58-64. PMID: 23222532.
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      52. Resnick MJ, Barocas DA, Morgans AK, Phillips SE, Koyama T, Albertsen PC, Cooperberg MR, Goodman M, Greenfield S, Hamilton A, Hoffman KE, Hoffman RM, Kaplan SH, McCollum D, Paddock LE, Stanford JL, Stroup AM, Wu XC, Penson DF. 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. PMID: 25174325; PMCID: PMC4412750.
      53. Weaver KE, Aziz NM, Arora NK, Forsythe LP, Hamilton A, Oakley-Girvan I, Keel G, Bellizzi KM, Rowland JH. 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. PMID: 24695901; PMCID: PMC4094647.
      54. Jagsi R, Pottow JA, Griffith KA, Bradley C, Hamilton A, Graff J, Katz SJ, Hawley ST. 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. PMID: 24663041; PMCID: PMC3986387.
      55. Resnick MJ, Barocas DA, Morgans AK, Phillips SE, Chen VW, Cooperberg MR, Goodman M, Greenfield S, Hamilton A, Hoffman KE, Kaplan SH, Paddock LE, Stroup AM, Wu XC, Koyama T, Penson DF. 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. PMID: 24510400; PMCID: PMC4930672.
      56. Wang D, Ho A, Hamilton A, Wu XC, Lo M, Fleming S, Goodman M, Thompson T, Owen J. Type and dose of radiotherapy used for initial treatment of non-metastatic prostate cancer. Radiat Oncol. 2014 Feb 05; 9:47. PMID: 24499610; PMCID: PMC3940027.
      57. Friese CR, Martinez KA, Abrahamse P, Hamilton A, Graff JJ, Jagsi R, Griggs JJ, Hawley ST, Katz SJ. Providers of follow-up care in a population-based sample of breast cancer survivors. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Feb; 144(1):179-84. PMID: 24481682; PMCID: PMC3991008.
      58. Forsythe LP, Arora NK, Alfano CM, Weaver KE, Hamilton A, Aziz N, Rowland JH. 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. PMID: 24414999.
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      59. Lillie SE, Janz NK, Friese CR, Graff JJ, Schwartz K, Hamilton A, Gay BB, Katz SJ, Hawley ST. 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. PMID: 24368235.
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      60. Sohl SJ, Weaver KE, Birdee G, Kent EE, Danhauer SC, Hamilton A. Characteristics associated with the use of complementary health approaches among long-term cancer survivors. Support Care Cancer. 2014 Apr; 22(4):927-36. PMID: 24263621; PMCID: PMC3943706.
      61. Janz NK, Friese CR, Li Y, Graff JJ, Hamilton A, Hawley ST. 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. PMID: 24222081; PMCID: PMC4040232.
      62. Arora NK, Jensen RE, Sulayman N, Hamilton A, Potosky AL. 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. PMID: 24062408; PMCID: PMC3805931.
      63. Thomas JP, Davis-Dao C, Lewinger JP, Siegmund KD, Hamilton A, Daneshmand S, Skinner EC, Thomas DC, Cortessis VK. 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. PMID: 23928263; PMCID: PMC3792726.
      64. Kent EE, Smith AW, Keegan TH, Lynch CF, Wu XC, Hamilton A, Kato I, Schwartz SM, Harlan LC. 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. PMID: 23781400.
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      65. Daskivich TJ, Fan KH, Koyama T, Albertsen PC, Goodman M, Hamilton A, Hoffman RM, Stanford JL, Stroup AM, Litwin MS, Penson DF. Effect of age, tumor risk, and comorbidity on competing risks for survival in a U.S. population-based cohort of men with prostate cancer. Ann Intern Med. 2013 May 21; 158(10):709-17. PMID: 23689764; PMCID: PMC3760479.
      66. Smith AW, Bellizzi KM, Keegan TH, Zebrack B, Chen VW, Neale AV, Hamilton A, Shnorhavorian M, Lynch CF. 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. PMID: 23650427; PMCID: PMC3731979.
      67. Hoffman RM, Koyama T, Fan KH, Albertsen PC, Barry MJ, Goodman M, Hamilton A, Potosky AL, Stanford JL, Stroup AM, Penson DF. Mortality after radical prostatectomy or external beam radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2013 May 15; 105(10):711-8. PMID: 23615689; PMCID: PMC3653822.
      68. Hwang AE, Mack TM, Hamilton A, Gauderman WJ, Bernstein L, Cockburn MG, Zadnick J, Rand KA, Hopper JL, Cozen W. Childhood infections and adult height in monozygotic twin pairs. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Aug 15; 178(4):551-8. PMID: 23585330; PMCID: PMC3736755.
      69. Friese CR, Pini TM, Li Y, Abrahamse PH, Graff JJ, Hamilton A, Jagsi R, Janz NK, Hawley ST, Katz SJ, Griggs JJ. Adjuvant endocrine therapy initiation and persistence in a diverse sample of patients with breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Apr; 138(3):931-9. PMID: 23542957; PMCID: PMC3633703.
      70. Meeske KA, Sherman-Bien S, Hamilton A, Olson AR, Slaughter R, Kuperberg A, Milam J. Mental health disparities between Hispanic and non-Hispanic parents of childhood cancer survivors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Sep; 60(9):1470-7. PMID: 23512267; PMCID: PMC4118593.
      71. Weaver KE, Foraker RE, Alfano CM, Rowland JH, Arora NK, Bellizzi KM, Hamilton A, Oakley-Girvan I, Keel G, Aziz NM. 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. PMID: 23417882; PMCID: PMC3756807.
      72. Resnick MJ, Koyama T, Fan KH, Albertsen PC, Goodman M, Hamilton A, Hoffman RM, Potosky AL, Stanford JL, Stroup AM, Van Horn RL, Penson DF. Long-term functional outcomes after treatment for localized prostate cancer. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jan 31; 368(5):436-45. PMID: 23363497; PMCID: PMC3742365.
      73. Cozen W, Hwang AE, Cockburn MG, Hamilton A, Zadnick J, Mack TM. The USC Adult Twin Cohorts: International Twin Study and California Twin Program. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2013 Feb; 16(1):366-70. PMID: 23218448.
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      74. Hamilton A, Wu XC, Lipscomb J, Fleming ST, Lo M, Wang D, Goodman M, Ho A, Owen JB, Rao C, German RR. Regional, provider, and economic factors associated with the choice of active surveillance in the treatment of men with localized prostate cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 2012 Dec; 2012(45):213-20. PMID: 23271776; PMCID: PMC3540885.
      75. Kent EE, Arora NK, Rowland JH, Bellizzi KM, Forsythe LP, Hamilton A, Oakley-Girvan I, Beckjord EB, Aziz NM. Health information needs and health-related quality of life in a diverse population of long-term cancer survivors. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Nov; 89(2):345-52. PMID: 23021856; PMCID: PMC4560240.
      76. Jensen RE, Arora NK, Bellizzi KM, Rowland JH, Hamilton A, Aziz NM, Potosky AL. Health-related quality of life among survivors of aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer. 2013 Feb 01; 119(3):672-80. PMID: 22951588; PMCID: PMC3552112.
      77. Griggs JJ, Hawley ST, Graff JJ, Hamilton A, Jagsi R, Janz NK, Mujahid MS, Friese CR, Salem B, Abrahamse PH, Katz SJ. Factors associated with receipt of breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy in a diverse population-based sample. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Sep 01; 30(25):3058-64. PMID: 22869890; PMCID: PMC3732005.
      78. Kulkarni AR, Katz S, Hamilton A, Graff JJ, Alderman AK. Patterns of use and patient satisfaction with breast reconstruction among obese patients: results from a population-based study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Aug; 130(2):263-70. PMID: 22495206.
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      79. Bellizzi KM, Aziz NM, Rowland JH, Weaver K, Arora NK, Hamilton A, Oakley-Girvan I, Keel G. Double Jeopardy? Age, Race, and HRQOL in Older Adults with Cancer. J Cancer Epidemiol. 2012; 2012:478642. PMID: 22888348; PMCID: PMC3410302.
      80. Hamilton A, Miller MF, Arora NK, Bellizzi KM, Rowland JH. Predictors of use of complementary and alternative medicine by non-hodgkin lymphoma survivors and relationship to quality of life. Integr Cancer Ther. 2013 May; 12(3):225-35. PMID: 22791309.
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      127. Hamilton A, Mack TM. Puberty and genetic susceptibility to breast cancer in a case-control study in twins. N Engl J Med. 2003 Jun 05; 348(23):2313-22. PMID: 12788995.
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