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Change in international pancreatic cancer incidence and mortality rates. Center for Clinical & Translational Science Research Retreat, UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA (with B. A. Barton) (2012)
Cutaneous manifestations of gastrointestinal diseases (with M. I. Vazquez-Roque), Atlas of Dermatology in Internal Medicine (2012)
Descriptive analysis of racial/ethnic differences in subject enrollment for cancer clinical trials. Multidisciplinary Conference in Clinical Research and Summit of Translational Research in Health Disparities, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR, 2012; Clinical and Translational Research Symposium, Vermont Cancer Center, The University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT, 2011 (2012)
Female breast cancer in New England: Incidence, mortality, and prevention trends with attention to potential cancer racial/ethnic differences. New England Science Symposium, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2012. Clinical and Translational Research Symposium, Vermont Cancer Center, The University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT, 2011 (with V. M. De Jesus-Monge) (2012)
Involvement of canonical Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. AACR Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL (with M. Sano, D. Driscoll, D. S. Klimstra, and B. C. Lewis) (2012)
The activity of Gli transcription factors is essential for Kras-induced pancreatic tumorigenesis. (with M. Rajurkar, D. R. Driscoll, V. A. Appleman, H. Huang, J. L. Cotton, D. S. Klimstra, L. J. Zhu, K. Simin, L. Xu, A. P. McMahon, B. C. Lewis, and J. Mao), Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2012)
Cancer clinical trials: a primer for patients and health care providers (with M. Tirado-Gomez), Buhiti (2011)
Cancer in Worcester, MA: Incidence and mortality trends with a look at racial/ethnic differences. Clinical and Translational Research Symposium, Vermont Cancer Center, The University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT (2011)
Community engagement approach to address contributors to cancer health disparities in Worcester, MA (2011)
Community engagement approach to address contributors to cancer health disparities in Worcester, MA. Community Health & Research: Making the Connections, UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA (with V. M. De Jesus-Monge) (2011)
[My experience as a cancer researcher] (Spanish), [Boricuan Science: Essays and Anecdotes of the Puerto Rican Scientist] (Spanish) (2011)
[The science fair: your first experience in research] (Spanish), [Boricuan Science: Essays and Anecdotes of the Puerto Rican Scientist] (Spanish) (2011)
[La feria científica escolar es la exhibición de proyectos que utilizan el método científico. La...
Age as a deciding factor in the consideration of futility for a medical intervention in patients among Internal Medicine physicians in two practice locations (with D. M. Cruz-Oliver, D. R. Thomas, T. K. Malmstrom, and M. A. Paniagua), J Am Med Dir Assoc (2010)
OBJECTIVES: This study explores physicians' concepts of futility and use of age as a deciding...
Mismatch repair protein expression and colorectal cancer in Hispanics from Puerto Rico (with C. Gonzalez-Keelan, R. Zhao, S. R. Hamilton, M. Rodriguez-Bigas, and M. Cruz-Correa), Fam Cancer (2010)
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality and alterations in mismatch...
[En Puerto Rico, en el 2008, el cáncer fue la segunda causa de muerte, después...
Serrated adenomas (with C. Gonzalez-Keelan and M. Cruz-Correa), Curr Gastroenterol Rep (2009)
Serrated adenomas are categorized as sessile serrated adenomas (SSAs) and traditional serrated adenomas (TSAs). SSAs...
Complementary and alternative medicine in the treatment of colorectal and pancreatic cancers: promising therapies for the future (Abstract P6), J Investig Med 2008;56:814 (2008)
Purpose of Study: Colorectal and pancreatic cancers were estimated to be the third and fourth...
Complementary and alternative medicine in the treatment of colorectal cancer: a systematic review on this promising therapy (Abstract P-273), Ann Oncol 2008;19(Suppl 6):vi98 (2008)
Background: Colorectal cancer is a common malignancy with an annual incidence of over 945,000 cases...
Developing a research study plan, Quick research guide (in CD) (2008)
DNA mismatch repair gene mutation: a common genetic link between colorectal and pancreatic cancers (Abstract P1), J Investig Med 2008;56:812 (2008)
Dysphagia and lung aspiration secondary to anterior cervical osteophytes: a case report and review of the literature (with E. I. Cruz-Cuevas), Ethn Dis (2008)
INTRODUCTION: Two of the most common causes of anterior cervical bony outgrowths are diffuse idiopathic...
Electronic clinical challenges and Images in GI. Illegal drug body packing, Gastroenterology (2008)
How to write a proposal for Institutional Review Board (IRB), Quick research guide (in CD) (2008)
MSH-2 and MLH-1 protein expression in Muir Torre syndrome-related and sporadic sebaceous neoplasms (with A. Morales-Burgos, J. L. Sanchez, L. D. Figueroa, M. R. Cruz-Correa, C. Gonzalez-Keelan, and C. M. Nazario), P R Health Sci J (2008)
BACKGROUND: Muir-Torre Syndrome (MTS) is a rare autosomal-dominant disorder characterized by the predisposition to both...
Proteomics in search of biomarkers for colorectal and pancreatic cancers. National Annual Meeting for CTSA KL2, K12, and K30 Clinical Research Scholars, NIH National Center for Research Resources and Association for Clinical Research Training, Washington, DC (2008)
Transgenic mice engineered to develop colorectal or pancreatic cancer: a valuable animal model of disease (Abstract P2), J Investig Med (2008)
Trends of prevalence of protective and risk factors compared with colorectal cancer incidence in the Hispanic United States population in 2000-2003: an exploratory question. National Hispanic Medical Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC (with V. M. De Jesus-Monge) (2008)
Crohn's disease associated to chordoma: a case report (with E. A. Torres, V. M. Baez, O. De Jesus, L. Rivera, and C. Gonzalez-Keelan), P R Health Sci J (2004)
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease characterized by remissions and exacerbations. Immunosuppressants are frequently...
Response to combination therapy of interferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin in Hispanics with chronic hepatitis C (with H. Munoz, J. Arroyo, E. A. Torres, B. Chinea, H. Gonzalez, N. Aponte, A. Guzman, C. Rivera, F. Rodriguez, and D. H. Toro), P R Health Sci J (2004)
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the response rate of Hispanics with chronic hepatitis C to combination therapy...