Meeting Presentations

Meta-analysis in more than 80,000 men of African ancestry identified nine novel variants associated with prostate cancer
Year of Publication:
04/15/2021
Author(s):
Chen F, Madduri R, Sheng X, Rodriguez A, Chou A, Darst BF, Bensen JT, Ingles SA, Kittles RA, Strom SS, Rybicki BA, Nemesure B, Isaacs WB, Stanford JL, Zheng W, Sanderson M, John EM, Park JY, Xu J, Stevens VL, Berndt SI, Huff CD, Yeboah ED, Tettey Y, Biritwum RB, Adje AA, Tay E, Truelove A, Niwa S, Sellers TA, Yamoah K, Murphy AB, Crawford DC, Gapstur SM, Bush WS, Aldrich MC, Cussenot O, Petrovics G, Cullen J, Neslund-Dudas C, Stern MC, Jarai Z-K, Govindasami K, Chokkalingam AP, Hsing AW, Goodman PJ, Hoffmann T, Drake BF, Hu JJ, Clark PE, Van Den Eden SK, Blanchet P, Fowke JH, Casey G, Hennis AJM, Lubwama A, Thompson IM, Leach R, Easton DF, Loos R, Gundell SM, Wan P, Mohler JL, Fontham ETH, Smith GJ, Taylor JA, Srivastava S, Eeles RA, Carpten J, Kibel AS, Multigner L, Parent M-E, Menegaux F, Cancel-Tassin G, Klein EA, Brureau L, Edwards T, Cook M, Watya S, Chanock SJ, Witte JS, Blot WJ, PRACTICAL/ELLIPSE Consortium, Million Veterans Program, Conti DV, Gaziano MJ, Justice A, Haiman CA.
Conference Name:
Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2021
Conference Location:
Virtual

Genetic variation in cholesterol metabolism and prostate cancer aggressiveness; results from the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project
Year of Publication:
05/02/2018
Author(s):
Allott E, Voruganti S, Farnan L, Steck SE, Arab L, Su LJ, Fontham ET, Mohler JL, Taylor J, Bensen JT.
Conference Name:
UNC Nutrition Research Institute
Conference Location:
North Carolina Research Campus; Kannapolis, NC

The Role of a FADS Cluster Variant on Prostate Cancer Risk: An Analysis of the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
Year of Publication:
05/18/2018
Author(s):
Dutta R, Rahbar E, Cui T, Seeds M, Sergeant S, Mohler JL, Fontham ETH, Smith G, Langefeld CD, Bensen JT, Chilton FH.
Conference Name:
National American Urological Association
Conference Location:
San Francisco, CA

Associations of Genetic Polymorphisms in SLCO Transporters with Clinical Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer in the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project.
Year of Publication:
05/21/2018
Author(s):
Tang L, Zhu Q, Bensen JT, Taylor J, Smith G, Fontham ET, Pop EA, Azabdaftari G, Mohler JL, Wu Y.
Conference Name:
2018 American Urological Association Annual Meeting.
Conference Location:
San Francisco, CA

The Role of a FADS Cluster Variant on Prostate Cancer Risk: An Analysis of the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
Year of Publication:
03/22/2018
Author(s):
Dutta R, Rahbar E, Cui T, Seeds M, Sergeant S, Mohler JL, Fontham ETH, Smith G, Langefeld CD, Bensen JT, Chilton FH.
Conference Name:
82nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the AUA.
Conference Location:
Orlando, FL.

Sociodemographic, clinical, and lifestyle factors associated with prostate cancer aggressiveness in a population-based study.
Year of Publication:
04/22/2013
Author(s):
Vance TM, Wang YL, Su LJ, Fontham ETH, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Chen MH, Chun OK.
Conference Name:
2013 Experimental Biology Meeting
Conference Location:
Boston, MA

Patterns and Predictors of Self-Reported Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in Prostate Cancer Survivors
Year of Publication:
06/03/2019
Author(s):
Erim DO, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Fontham ETH, Song L, Farnan L, Delacroix SE, Peters ES, Erim T, Chen RC, Gaynes BN.
Conference Name:
AcademyHealth 2019 Annual Research Meeting (ARM)
Conference Location:
Washington, D.C.

A germline variant at 8q24 contributes to familial clustering of prostate cancer in men of African ancestry
Year of Publication:
06/24/2020
Author(s):
Darst BF, Wan P, Sheng X, Bensen JT, Ingles SA, Rybicki BA, Nemesure B, John EM, Fowke JH, Stevens VL, Berndt SI, Huff CD, Strom SS, Park JY, Zheng W, Ostrander EA, Walsh PC, Srivastava S, Carpten J, Sellers TA, Yamoah K, Murphy AB, Sanderson M, Crawford DC, Gapstur SM, Bush WS, Aldrich MC, Cussenot O, Yeager M, Petrovics G, Cullen J, Neslund-Dudas C, Kittles RA, Xu J, Stern MC, Kote-Jarai Z, Govindasami K, Chokkalingam AP, Multigner L, Parent ME, Menegaux F, Cancel-Tassin G, Kibel AS, Klein EA, Goodman PJ, Drake BF, Hu JJ, Clark PE, Blanchet P, Casey G, Hennis AJM, Lubwama A, Thompson IM Jr, Leach R, Gundell SM, Pooler L, Xia L, Mohler JL, Fontham ETH, Smith GJ, Taylor JA, Eeles RA, Brureau L, Chanock SJ, Watya S, Stanford JL, Mandal D, Isaacs WB, Cooney K, Blot WJ, Conti DV, Haiman CA.
Conference Name:
AACR Annual Meeting
Conference Location:
Virtual due to COVID-19

High adherence to a Mediterranean-style diet and the DASH eating plan is inversely associated with high aggressive prostate cancer in PCaP.
Year of Publication:
06/19/2018
Author(s):
Schneider L, Su, LJ, Arab L, Bensen JT, Farnan L, Fontham ETH, Hussey J, Merchant AT, Mohler JL, Steck SE.
Conference Name:
2018 Society for Epidemiologic Research 2018 Annual Meeting.
Conference Location:
Baltimore, MD

Common genetic variations in the calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) gene, plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and aggressive prostate cancer in the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP)
Year of Publication:
03/12/2019
Author(s):
Zheng J, Xiao F, Bensen JT, Anwti S, Arab L, Fontham ETH, Johnson C, Mohler JL, Smith G, Su LJ, Zhang H, Woloszynska A, Steck SE.
Conference Name:
43rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO)
Conference Location:
Tampa, FL

Cross-ancestry genome-wide association study identifies six new loci for breast cancer in women of African and european ancestry
Year of Publication:
06/22/2020
Author(s):
Adedokun B, Du Z, Guimin G, Ahearn T, Lunetta KL, Zirpoli G, Figueroa J, John EM, Bernstein L, Zheng W, Hu JJ, Ziegler RG, Nyante S, Bandera EV, Ingles SA, Press MF, Deming SL, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Yao S, Ogundiran TO, Ojengbede O, Blot W, Troester MA, Nathanson KL, Hennis A, Nemesure B, Ambs S, Sucheston-Campbell LE, Bensen JT, Chanock SJ, Olshan AF, Ambrosone CB, Conti DV, Olopade OI, Garcia-Closas M, Palmer JR, Haiman CA, Huo D.
Conference Name:
AACR Annual Meeting 2020
Conference Location:
Virtual due to COVID-19

H6D polymorphism in non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug activated gene (NAG-1) and CaP progression.
Year of Publication:
04/19/2010
Author(s):
Wang, Xingya
Conference Name:
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 101st Annual Meeting 2010
Conference Location:
Washington, DC

Quality of life disparities in prostate cancer survivors
Year of Publication:
03/16/2017
Author(s):
Brennan C, Oral E, Spiers S, Fontham ET.
Conference Name:
10th Anniversary Health Disparities Conference
Conference Location:
New Orleans, LA

Understanding the Relationship Between Environmental Inorganic Arsenic and Prostate Cancer
Year of Publication:
12/08/2016
Author(s):
Ford MF, Mohler JL, Smith GJ, Farnan L, Hendrix LH, Watson M, Bodnar W, Cable PH, Styblo M, Fry RC, Bensen JT.
Conference Name:
EHS FEST - National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Conference Location:
Durham, NC

Calcium to Magnesium Intake Ratio and Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness
Year of Publication:
04/24/2017
Author(s):
Omonefe O, Lenore A, Su LJ, Bensen JT, Fontham ET, Mohler JL, Steck SE.
Conference Name:
American Society for Nutrition (ASN) for the 81th Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting in conjunction with Experimental Biology 2017 (EB)
Conference Location:
Chicago, IL

Effect of NCCN Guideline-concordant Care on Prostate Cancer Treatment Regret and Health-related Quality of Life.
Year of Publication:
09/30/2016
Author(s):
Ellis SD, Simon DP, Popoola T, Morris BB, Mohler JL, Fontham ET, Chen RC, Bensen JT.
Conference Name:
South Central Section of the American Urological Association 95th Annual Meeting
Conference Location:
Colorado Springs, CO

Associations of polymorphisms in key androgen axis genes with clinical aggressiveness and tumor growth rate in the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
Year of Publication:
05/12/2016
Author(s):
Cheng T-Y D, Tang Li, Yao S, Smith GJ, Bensen JT, Fontham ETH, Attwood KM, Pop EA, Li Y, Stocking JJ, Azabdaftari G, Ambrosone CB, Mohler JL.
Conference Name:
The 3rd International Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting
Conference Location:
Boston, MA

Saturated fat and intake prostate cancer aggressiveness: results from the population-based North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project.
Year of Publication:
04/18/2016
Author(s):
Allott EH, Arab L, Su LJ, Farnan L, Fontham ETH, Mohler JL, Bensen JT, Steck SE.
Conference Name:
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
Conference Location:
New Orleans, LA

SNPs in vitamin D-related genes are associated with prostate cancer aggressiveness in the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
Year of Publication:
04/18/2016
Author(s):
Steck SE, Woloszynska-Read A, Antwi SO, Hongmei Z, Arab L, Fontham ETH, Mohler JL, Su LJ, Feifei X, Smith GJ, Trump D, Johnson C, Bensen JT.
Conference Name:
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
Conference Location:
New Orleans, LA

A Multicenter Comparison of a 17-gene Genomic Prostate Score (GPS) as a Predictor of Outcomes in African-American (AA) and Caucasian (CA) men with Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer (PCa).
Year of Publication:
10/26/2015
Author(s):
Cooperberg MR, Cullen J, Sesterhenn I, Srivastava S, Klein E, Mohler J, Lawrence HJ, Zhang N, Maddala T, Knezevic D, Tsiatis AC, Febbo PG, Carroll PR.
Conference Name:
Western Section of American Urological Association (AUA) 91st Annual Meeting
Conference Location:
Indian Wells, CA

Quality of Care Received in a Population-Based Prospective Prostate Cancer Cohort Using National Consensus Indicators.
Year of Publication:
10/19/2015
Author(s):
Holmes JA; Bensen JT; Mohler JL; Song L; Mishel M; Chen RC. Quality
Conference Name:
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) meeting
Conference Location:
San Antonio, TX

Does the Doctor-Patient Relationship Contribute to Posttraumatic Growth in Men with Prostate Cancer?
Year of Publication:
04/22/2015
Author(s):
Addington EL, Calhoun LG, Cann A, Tedeschi RG, Furr S, Mishel M, Mohler JL, Bensen JT.
Conference Name:
36th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM).
Conference Location:
San Antonio, TX

Dietary, Supplement, and Adipose Tissue Tocopherol Levels in Relation to Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness among African- and European-Americans.
Year of Publication:
04/20/2015
Author(s):
Antwi S, Steck SE, Su LJ, Hebert JR, Zhang H, Fontham ETH, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Arab L.
Conference Name:
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
Conference Location:
Philadelphia, PA

Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in DNA Repair and Oxidative Stress-related Genes, Dietary Alpha and Gamma-tocopherol Intake, and Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness.
Year of Publication:
03/16/2015
Author(s):
Antwi S, Steck SE, Su LJ, Taylor JA, Hebert JR, Zhang H, Fontham ETH, Bensen JT, Smith GJ, Mohler JL, Arab L.
Conference Name:
39th Annual American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO)
Conference Location:
Birmingham, AL

Religious Participation Predicts Prostate Cancer Survivors’ Quality of Life
Year of Publication:
08/08/2014
Author(s):
Addington EL, Calhoun LG, Cann A, Tedeschi RG, Furr S, Song L, Mishel M, Bensen JT, Mohler JL.
Conference Name:
American Psychological Association Annual Scientific Conference
Conference Location:
Washington, DC

Biopsychosocial predictors of quality of life in CaP patients.
Year of Publication:
08/07/2014
Author(s):
Addington L, Calhoun LG, Cann A, Tedeschi RG, Furr S, Song L, Mishel M, Bensen JT, Mohler JL.
Conference Name:
American Psychological Association Annual Convention
Conference Location:
Washington, DC

Level of Cytoplasmic Thioredoxin Reductase 1 in Prostate Tissue is Associated with Prostate Cancer Gleason Score, Total Antioxidant Capacity and Erythrocyte Glutathione Peroxidase Activity.
Year of Publication:
04/28/2014
Author(s):
Vance TM, Azabdaftari G, Pop EA, Lee SG, Su LJ, Fontham ETH, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Chen M-H, Koo1 SI, Chun OK.
Conference Name:
Experimental Biology
Conference Location:


Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness is Positively Associated with Oxidative Stress and Inversely Associated with Plasma Total Antioxidant Capacity.
Year of Publication:
04/28/2014
Author(s):
Vance TM, Lee SG, Azabdaftari G, Su JL, Fontham TH, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Ming-Hui C, Sung IK, Chun OK.
Conference Name:
2014 Experimental Biology Meeting
Conference Location:
San Diego, CA

Associations between dietary antioxidant intake and prostate cancer aggressiveness among African and European American men in the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP)
Year of Publication:
03/10/2014
Author(s):
Antwi S, Steck SE, Su LJ., Hebert JR, Zhang H, Pittman D, Fontham ETH, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Arab L.
Conference Name:
The American Society of Preventive Oncology Annual Meeting
Conference Location:
Arlington, VA

Multivitamin and supplement use and prostate cancer aggressiveness by race in the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
Year of Publication:
12/09/2013
Author(s):
McMahon DM, Steck SE, Su LJ, Zhang H, Hebert JR, Bensen JT, Fontham ETH, Mohler JL, Arab L.
Conference Name:
Sixth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved
Conference Location:
Atlanta, GA

Occupational and recreational physical activity in relation to prostate cancer aggressiveness: The North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
Year of Publication:
12/09/2013
Author(s):
Antwi S, Steck SE, Su LJ, Blackard B, Arp-Adams S, Hebert JR, Fontham ETH, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Arab L.
Conference Name:
Sixth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved
Conference Location:
Atlanta, GA

Ratio of plasma 1,25(OH)2D to 25(OH)D is inversely associated with aggressive prostate cancer in African Americans in the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
Year of Publication:
12/09/2013
Author(s):
Steck SE, Woloszynska-Read A, Arab L, McMahon D, Bensen JT, Adams J, Fontham ETH, Mohler JL, Su LJ, Zhang H, Trump D, Johnson C.
Conference Name:
Sixth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved
Conference Location:
Atlanta, GA

Occupational Risk Factors for High Aggressive Prostate Cancer in a Population-based Study of African Americans and European Americans.
Year of Publication:
10/28/2013
Author(s):
Su LJ, Sun W, Fontham ETH, Bensen JT, Mohler JL.
Conference Name:
Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Meeting
Conference Location:
National Harbor, MD

Dietary total antioxidant capacity and prostate cancer tumor stage among African and Caucasian Americans in a population-based study.
Year of Publication:
04/22/2013
Author(s):
Vance TM, Wang Y, Su JL, Fontham TH, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Ming-Hui C, Chun OK.
Conference Name:
2013 Experimental Biology Meeting
Conference Location:
Boston, MA

Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels are associated with aggressive prostate cancer among African Americans in North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
Year of Publication:
05/20/2013
Author(s):
Vance TM, Wang Y, Su J, Fontham ETH, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Chen M-H, Chun OK.
Conference Name:
2013 Experimental Biology Meeting
Conference Location:


Association of food intake with prostate cancer aggressiveness of African and Caucasian Americans in a population-based study.
Year of Publication:
05/20/2013
Author(s):
Vance TM, Wang Y, Su J, Fontham ETH, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Chen M-H, Chun OK.
Conference Name:
2013 Experimental Biology Meeting
Conference Location:
Boston, MA

Proanthocyanidin intake is inversely associated with advanced prostate tumor stages in newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients.
Year of Publication:
05/20/2013
Author(s):
Wang Y, Vance TM, Su JL, Fontham TH, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Ming-Hui C, Chun OK.
Conference Name:
2013 Experimental Biology Meeting
Conference Location:
Boston, MA

Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels are associated with aggressive prostate cancer among African Americans in North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
Year of Publication:
04/08/2013
Author(s):
Woloszynska-Read A, Arab L, Bensen JT, Adams J, Fontham ETH, Mohler JL, Su JL, Tabung F, Zhang H, Trump D, Johnson C, Steck SE.
Conference Name:
American Association for Cancer Research
Conference Location:
Washington, DC

Challenges in Surveying Elderly AA Men: The Experience of Two Population-based Studies in Louisiana
Year of Publication:
03/07/2013
Author(s):
Simonsen, N, Brennan C, Oral E, Fontham ETH, Luckett B, Berken J, Hayden J.
Conference Name:
Sixth Health Disparities Conference
Conference Location:
New Orleans, LA

Genome-wide methylation analyses reveal racial differences in blood DNA of prostate cancer patients from the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP) cohort.
Year of Publication:
10/29/2012
Author(s):
Woloszynska-Read A, Wang D, Song L, Mohler JL, Trump DL, Johnson C.
Conference Name:
2012 AACR Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved
Conference Location:
San Diego, CA

Flavonoid intake and prostate cancer aggressiveness among African Americans and European Americans in PCaP.
Year of Publication:
10/16/2012
Author(s):
George RR, Steck SE, Su LJ, Mohler JL, Fontham ETH, Bensen JT, Hebert JR, Zhang H, Arab L.
Conference Name:
American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Meeting
Conference Location:
Anaheim, CA

Prostate Cancer Guideline-Concordance in a North Carolina Population-based Sample of African and Caucasian Americans.
Year of Publication:
06/25/2012
Author(s):
Ellis SD, Blackard B, Carpenter WR, Mishel M, Chen RC, Godley PA, Mohler JL, Bensen JT.
Conference Name:
AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting
Conference Location:
Orlando, FL

The influence of patient-provider communication, interpersonal treatment, and communication on patient satisfaction for AA men in NC treated for CaP in PCaP.
Year of Publication:
10/19/2011
Author(s):
Moore AD, Hamilton JB, Knafl GJ, Godley PA, Carpenter WR, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Mishel M.
Conference Name:
37th Annual Conference of Transcultural Nursing Society
Conference Location:
Las Vegas, NV

How does health literacy affect quality of life among men with newly diagnosed clinically localized prostate cancer? Findings from the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
Year of Publication:
07/12/2011
Author(s):
Song L, Mishel M, Bensen JT, Chen RC, Knafl GJ, Blackard B, Farnan L, Fontham, E, Su LJ, Brennan CS, Mohler JL, Godley PA.
Conference Name:
National Cancer Institute Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities Cancer Health Disparities Program Meetings
Conference Location:
Bethesda, MD

Full-fat and reduced-fat dairy product intake and CaP aggressiveness in AAs and EAs in PCaP.
Year of Publication:
04/11/2011
Author(s):
Steck SE, Su LJ, Arab L, Fontham E, Bensen JT, Hebert JR, Zhang H, Mohler JL.
Conference Name:
2011 Experimental Biology Meeting
Conference Location:
Washington, DC

Patient Satisfaction Influenced by Interpersonal Treatment and Communication for African American Men: The North Carolina–Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP)
Year of Publication:
03/30/2011
Author(s):
Moore AD, Hamilton JB, Knafl GJ, Godley PA, Carpenter WR, Bensen JT, Mohler JL, Mishel M.
Conference Name:
Pacific Institute of Nursing Advancing Practice, Education & Research Conference
Conference Location:
Honolulu, HI

The Prostate Cancer Project Video
Year of Publication:
03/09/2011
Author(s):
Mohler JL, Fontham ETH
Conference Name:
Department of Defense IMPaCT Conference
Conference Location:
Orlando, FL

Obesity and CaP aggressiveness among AAs and CAs.
Year of Publication:
04/26/2010
Author(s):
Su LJ, Arab L, Steck SE, Fontham ETH, Schroeder JC, Bensen JT, Mohler JL.
Conference Name:
2010 Experimental Biology Meeting
Conference Location:
Anaheim, CA