Publications

Associations between catecholaminergic, GABAergic, and serotonergic genes and self-reported attentional function in oncology patients and their family caregivers.
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2015 Jun 15;19(3):251-9. Epub 2014 Dec 15.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Box 0610, San Francisco, CA 94143-0610, USA. Electronic address:



Variations in potassium channel genes are associated with distinct trajectories of persistent breast pain after breast cancer surgery.
Pain 2015 Mar;156(3):371-80
aSchools of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA bSchools of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA cInstitute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Predictors of initial levels and trajectories of anxiety in women before and for 6 months after breast cancer surgery.
Cancer Nurs 2014 Nov-Dec;37(6):406-17
Author Affiliations: School of Nursing (Drs Kyranou, Puntillo, Aouizerat, Paul, Cooper, Dodd, and Miaskowski and Ms West), School of Medicine (Drs Dunn and Neuhaus), and the Institute for Human Genetics (Dr Aouizerat), University of California, San Francisco.

Side of cancer does not influence limb volumes in women prior to breast cancer surgery.
Lymphat Res Biol 2014 Sep 16;12(3):189-93. Epub 2014 May 16.
1 Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California San Francisco , San Francisco, California.

Cytokine gene variations associated with subsyndromal depressive symptoms in patients with breast cancer.
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2014 Aug 13;18(4):397-404. Epub 2014 Apr 13.
Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2 Koret Way - N631Y, San Francisco, CA 94143-0610, USA. Electronic address:


Identification of patient subgroups and risk factors for persistent arm/shoulder pain following breast cancer surgery.
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2014 Jun 29;18(3):242-53. Epub 2014 Jan 29.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA; Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.





Associations between cytokine gene variations and severe persistent breast pain in women following breast cancer surgery.
J Pain 2014 Feb 12;15(2):169-80. Epub 2013 Oct 12.
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:


Lymphatic and angiogenic candidate genes predict the development of secondary lymphedema following breast cancer surgery.
PLoS One 2013 16;8(4):e60164. Epub 2013 Apr 16.
Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America.








Preliminary evidence of an association between a functional interleukin-6 polymorphism and fatigue and sleep disturbance in oncology patients and their family caregivers.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2010 Oct 8;40(4):531-44. Epub 2010 Jun 8.
Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0610, USA.

A randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of photon stimulation on pain, sensation, and quality of life in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
J Pain Symptom Manage 2010 Jan 5;39(1):88-99. Epub 2009 Nov 5.
Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System, Martinez, California, USA.

Preliminary evidence of a genetic association between tumor necrosis factor alpha and the severity of sleep disturbance and morning fatigue.
Biol Res Nurs 2009 Jul 5;11(1):27-41. Epub 2009 May 5.
School of Nursing, Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143-0610, USA.

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