Making epidemiologic studies responsive to the needs of participants and communities: The Carolina Breast Cancer Study experience
Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2002
Copyright © 2002 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis
Volume 39, Issue 2-3, pages 96–101, 2002
How to Cite
Plummer, P., Jackson, S., Konarski, J., Mahanna, E., Dunmore, C., Regan, G., Mattingly, D., Parker, B., Williams, S., Andrews, C., Vannapppagari, V., Hall, S., Deming, S., Hodgson, E., Moorman, P., Newman, B. and Millikan, R. (2002), Making epidemiologic studies responsive to the needs of participants and communities: The Carolina Breast Cancer Study experience. Environ. Mol. Mutagen., 39: 96–101. doi: 10.1002/em.10045
- Issue online: 29 MAR 2002
- Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2002
- Manuscript Accepted: 24 NOV 2001
- Manuscript Revised: 7 NOV 2001
- Manuscript Received: 21 OCT 2001
- Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Breast Cancer of the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute. Grant Number: P50-CA58223
- Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (North Carolina Triangle Affiliate)
- Breast Cancer Coalition of North Carolina
- Rex Healthcare Foundation
- The Breast Cancer Fund
- U.S. Women's Open Women's Wellness Fund
- GlaxoSmith-Kline Oncology
- American Cancer Society
- 1999. Attitudes and beliefs of African Americans toward participation in medical research. J Gen Intern Med 9: 537–546. , , , .
- 2000. A population-based case-control study of farming and breast cancer in North Carolina. Epidemiology 11: 523–531. , , , , , , .
- 2000. Re: Race and differences in breast cancer survival in a managed care population [letter]. J Natl Cancer Inst 92: 1690–1691. , , , , , .
- 1998. Secular trends in the United States black/white hypertension prevalence ratio: potential impact of diminishing response rates. Am J Epidemiol 147: 95–99. , .
- 2000. Challenges of participatory research: reflections on a study of breast cancer self-help groups. Health Expect 3: 243–252. , , , .
- 1999. Raising response rates: getting to yes. Epidemiology 10: 105–106. .
- 2001. Hard luck in the heartland: rural women facing cancer encounter daunting challenges. MAMM Magazine April: 30–57. .
- 1993. Bad blood: the Tuskegee syphilis experiment. New York: Free Press. .
- 2001. Cancer advocacy evolves as it gains seats on research panels. J Natl Cancer Inst 93: 257–259. .
- 1995. Studying environmental influences and breast cancer risk: suggestions for an integrated population-based approach. Br Cancer Res Treat 35: 79–89. , , , .
- 1998. Cigarette smoking and N-acetyltransferases 1 and 2 and breast cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7: 371–378. , , , , , , , , .
- 2000. Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethene, polychlorinated biphenyls, and breast cancer among African-American and white women in North Carolina. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9: 1233–1240. , , , , , , , , .
- 1999. Participation rates in a case-control study: the impact of age, race, and race of interviewer. Ann Epidemiol 9: 188–195. , , , , .
- 1988. Frequency of breast cancer attributable to BRCA1 in a population-based series of American women. J Am Med Assoc 279: 915–921. , , , , , .
- 1995. The Carolina Breast Cancer Study: integrating population-based epidemiology and molecular biology. Breast Cancer Res Treat 34: 51–60. , , , , , , .
- 2001. Commitment of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to community-based participatory research for rural health. Environ Health Perspect 109(Suppl 3): 469–473. , .
- 1996. The recruitment of African-Americans to cancer prevention and control studies. Prev Med 25: 547–553. , , , .
- 2001. Something for everyone? A community and academic partnership to address farmworker pesticide exposure in North Carolina. Environ Health Perspect 109(Suppl 3): 435–441. , , .
- 1986. Respondents' attitudes regarding participation in an epidemiologic study. Am J Epidemiol 123: 362–366. , , , .
- 1995. Response rates among control subjects in case-control studies. Ann Epidemiol 5: 245–249. , , , , .
- 1999. Control response proportions in population-based case-control studies in Germany. Epidemiology 10: 181–183. , , .