Selected Publications

  1. LeVan TD, Xiao P, Kumar G, Kupzyk K, Qiu F, Klinkebiel D, Eudy J, Cowan K, Berger AM. Genetic Variants in Circadian Rhythm Genes and Self-Reported Sleep Quality in Women with Breast Cancer. J Circadian Rhythms. 2019 Jul 1;17:6. doi:10.5334/jcr.184. PubMed PMID: 31303884; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6611482.
  2. Maxwell J, Shats O, Aldridge J, Lyden E, Krie A, Conklin R, Manning K, Fahed R, Vaziri I, Deveras RAE, Mateen Z, Crow K, Bjorling V, Meschi JT, Makoni S, Kruter F, Cowan K. The impact of the affordable care act on breast cancer care in the USA: A multi-institutional analysis. Breast J. 2019 Jun 11. doi:10.1111/tbj.13373. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31187577.
  3. Berger AM, Kupzyk KA, Djalilova DM, Cowan KH. Breast Cancer Collaborative Registry informs understanding of factors predicting sleep quality. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Apr;27(4):1365-1373. doi: 10.1007/s00520-018-4417-5. PubMed PMID: 30112722; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6423512.
  4. Shats O, Goldner W, Feng J, Sherman A, Smith RB, and Sherman S. Thyroid Cancer and Tumor Collaborative Registry (TCCR). Cancer Inform. 2016:15 73-79. DOI: 10.4137/CIN.S32470.
  5. Lynch H, Synder C, Wang SM. Considerations for comprehensive assessment of genetic predisposition in familial breast cancer. Breast J. 2015;21(1):67-75. PMID:25472498.
  6. Downs B, Kim YC, Xiao F, Snyder C, Chen P, Fleissner EA, Becirovic D, Wen H, Sherman S, Cowan KH, Lynch HT, Wang SM. Two PALB2 germline mutations found in both BRCA1+ and BRCAx familial breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 151(1):219-224, 2015
  7. Stansifer KJ, Guynan JF, Wachal BM, and Smith RB. Modifiable risk factors and thyroid cancer. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Mar;152(3):432-7. doi: 10.1177/0194599814564537.
  8. Haab BB, Huang Y, Balasenthil S, Partyka K, Tang H, Anderson M, Allen P, Sasson A, Zeh H, Kaul K, Kletter D, Ge S, Bern M, Kwon R, Blasutig I, Srivastava S, Frazier ML, Sen S, Hollingsworth MA, Rinaudo JA, Killary AM, Brand RE. Definitive Characterization of CA 19-9 in Resectable Pancreatic Cancer Using a Reference Set of Serum and Plasma Specimens. PLoS One. 2015 Oct 2;10(10):e0139049. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139049. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26431551; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4592020.
  9. Visovsky C, Berger AM, Hertzog M, Rice J, Shade MY. Breast Cancer Collaborative Registry: Comparison of Physical and Mental Health and Sleep in Breast Cancer Survivors. Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship. Oct2014, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p29.
  10. Wen H, Kim YC, Snyder C, Xiao F, Fleissner EA, Becirovic D, Luo J, Downs B, Sherman S, Cowan KH, Lynch HT, Wang SM. Family-specific, novel, deleterious germline variants provide a rich resource to identify genetic predispositions for BRCAx familial breast cancer. BMC Cancer. 2014 Jun 26;14:470. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-14-470. PubMed PMID: 24969172.
  11. Xiao F, Kim YC, Snyder C, Wen H, Chen PX, Luo J, Becirovic D, Downs B, Cowan KH, Lynch H, Wang SM. Genome instability in blood cells of a BRCA1+ breast cancer family. BMC Cancer. 2014 May 19;14:342. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-14-342. PubMed PMID: 24884718.
  12. Lynch H, Wen H, Kim YC, Snyder C, Kinarsky Y, Chen PX, Xiao F, Goldgar D, Cowan KH, Wang SM. Can unknown predisposition in familial breast cancer be family-specific? Breast J. 2013 Sep-Oct;19(5):520-8. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12145. Epub 2013 Jun 26. PMID: 23800003
  13. Mdzinarishvili T, Sherman S. Basic Equations and Computing Procedures for Frailty Modeling of Carcinogenesis: Application to Pancreatic Cancer Data. Cancer Inform. 2013:12 67-81.
  14. Gleason M, Mdzinarishvili T, Are C, Sasson A, Sherman A, Shats O, and Sherman S. Prognostic Estimator of Survival for Patients with Localized and Extended Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma, Cancer Inform. 2013; 12: 103–114. doi:  10.4137/CIN.S11496. PMCID: PMC3616006
  15. Zahid M, Goldner W, Beseler C, Rogan E, Cavalieri E.  Unbalanced Estrogen Metabolism in Thyroid Cancer.  International Journal of Cancer. 2013 Dec 1;133(11):2642-9:   doi: 10.1002/ijc.28275
  16. Gleason M, Mdzinarishvili T and Sherman S. Breast Cancer Incidence in Black and White Women Stratified by Estrogen and Progesterone Receptor Statuses, PLoS ONE. 2012;7(11):e49359. doi: 10.1371.
  17. Baehr KM, Lyden E, Treude K, Erickson J, and Goldner W. Levothyroxine dose following thyroidectomy is affected by more than just body weight. Laryngoscope. 2012 Apr;122(4):834-8. doi: 10.1002/lary.23186.
  18. Anderson MA, Zolotarevsky E, Cooper KL, Sherman S, Shats O, Whitcomb DC, Lynch HT, Ghiorzo P, Rubinstein WS, Vogel KJ, Sasson AR, Grizzle WE, Ketcham MA, Lee SY, Normolle D, Plonka CM, Mertens AN, Tripon RC, Brand RE. Alcohol and Tobacco Lower the Age of Presentation in Sporadic Pancreatic Cancer in a Dose-Dependent Manner: A Multicenter Study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2012 Aug 28. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2012.288. PubMed PMID: 22929760.
  19. Sherman S, Shats O, Fleissner E, Bascom G, Yiee K, Copur M, Crow K, Rooney J, Mateen Z, Ketcham MA, Feng J, Sherman A, Gleason M, Kinarsky L, Silva-Lopez E, Edney J, Reed E, Berger A, and Cowan K. Multicenter Breast Cancer Collaborative Registry, Cancer Inform. 2011; 10:217-226. PMCID:PMC3169352.
  20. Mdzinarishvili T, Gleason MX, Kinarsky L, and Sherman S. Extension of Cox Proportional Hazard Model for Estimation of Interrelated Age-Period-Cohort Effects on Cancer Survival, Cancer Inform. 2011; 10:31-44. PMCID: PMC3085422.
  21. Sherman S, Shats O, Ketcham MA, Anderson MA, Whitcomb DC, Lynch HT, Ghiorzo P, Rubinstein WS, Sasson AR, Grizzle WE, Haynatzi G, Feng J, Sherman A, Kinarsky, Brand RE.  PCCR: Pancreatic Cancer Collaborative Registry, Cancer Inform. 2011; 10:83-91. PMCID:PMC3085425.
  22. Mdzinarishvili T and Sherman S.  Weibull-like Model of Cancer Development in Aging.  Cancer Inform. 2010; 9:179-188. PMCID:PMC2935819.Mdzinarishvili T, Gleason MX, and Sherman S.  Estimation of Hazard Functions in the Log-Linear Age-Period-Cohort Model: Application to Lung Cancer Risk Associated with Geographical Area.  Cancer Inform. 2010; 9:67-78. PMCID:PMC2867636.
  23. Laney N, Meza J, Lyden E, Erickson J, Treude K, and Goldner W. The prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency is similar between thyroid nodule and thyroid cancer patients.  Int J Endocrinol. 2010;2010:805716. doi: 10.1155/2010/805716.
  24. Mdzinarishvili T., Gleason MX, and Sherman S. A Novel Approach for Analysis of the Long-Linear Age-Period-Cohort Model: Application to Lung Cancer Incidence. Cancer Inform. 2009;7:271-280. PMCID:PMC2883306.
  25. Mdzinarishvili T, Gleason M, Kinarsky L, Sherman S. A Generalized Beta Model for the Age Distribution of Cancers: Application to Pancreatic and Kidney Cancer. Cancer Inform. 2009;7:183-197. PMCID: PMC2730181