Focused Issue on Population Science in Cancer

Posted On 2019-06-18 07:35:46


This focused issue on “Population Science in Cancer” is edited by Dr. Hui-Yi Lin, from Biostatistics Program, School of Public Health, Louisiana State Univ. Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC), New Orleans, LA, USA; and Dr. Tung-Sung Tseng, from Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, LSUHSC School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Dr. Hui-Yi Lin is Associate Professor in Biostatistics Program, and Director of the Biostatistics & Bioinformatics Core of Center for Translational Viral Oncology at LSUHSC. Dr. Lin’s primary research interest is in genetic statistics, especially gene-gene and gene-environment interactions. She is the principal investigator for a National Cancer Institute (NCI) funded grant for evaluating gene-gene interactions associated with prostate cancer.

Dr. Tung-Sung Tseng is Associate Professor in Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Dr. Tseng is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) / Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) and co-chairs the Ethics Committee of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). His primary research interests include tobacco control, childhood obesity, gene-environment interaction, community-based participatory research (CBPR), risk behavioral patterns, health promotion interventions and evaluations, health disparities, and cancer prevention among ethnic minorities and underserved populations.

    Focused issue outline:

  1. Preface to This Focused Issue
    Hui-Yi Lin, Biostatistics Program, School of Public Health, Louisiana State Univ. Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC), New Orleans, LA, USA
    Tung-Sung Tseng, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, LSUHSC School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA, USA
  2. The Impact of Neighborhood Disadvantage on Health-Related Quality of Life among African American and White Cancer Survivors
    Chien-Ching Li, Rush University, Department of Health Systems Management, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  3. Individual- and County-level Determinants of High Breast Cancer Incidence Rates
    Mario Schootman, Department of Clinical Analytics and Insights, Center for Clinical Excellence, SSM Health, St. Louis, MO, USA
  4. Alcohol Intake Patterns for Cancer and Non-cancer Individuals: A Population Study
    Hui-Yi Lin, Biostatistics Program, School of Public Health, Louisiana State Univ. Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC), New Orleans, LA, USA
  5. Association between Smoking and Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio among Prostate Cancer Survivors: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Tung-Sung Tseng, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, LSUHSC School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA, USA
  6. Family Health History of Colorectal Cancer: A Structural Equation Model of Factors Influencing Chinese Americans’ Communication with Family Members
    Lei-Shih Chen, Department of Health and Kinesiology, TAMU, College Station, Texas, USA
  7. Association between Breast Cancer Risk and Leisure Physical Activity in a Rural Cohort Population
    L. Joseph Su, Department of Epidemiology, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
  8. Chronic Nicotine Exposure Affects PD-L1 Axpression and Sensitivity to EGFR-TKI in Lung Cancer
    Sang Haak Lee, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Eunpyeong St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
  9. The Effect of Metabolic Risk Factors on Cancer Mortality among Blacks and Whites
    Yilin Yoshida, Department of Health Management and Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia; Missouri Cancer Registry and Research Center, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA
  10. Telomere Length in Peripheral Blood Leukocytes and Risk of Renal Cell Carcinoma
    Jong Y. Park, Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, USA
  11. Application of Bayesian Predictive Probability for Interim Futility Analysis in Single-arm Phase II Trial
    Dung-Tsa Chen, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
  12. Assessing Patient Navigation as A Tool to Address Equity in Cancer Early Detection
    Janet Brown, MSc, Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA, USA
  13. Knowledge and Attitudes towards LDCT Lung Cancer Screening and Smoking among African Americans-A Mixed Method Study
    Tung-Sung Tseng, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, LSUHSC School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA, USA