Publications by authors named "Lauren E Howard"

93Publications

Monocyte counts and prostate cancer outcomes in white and black men: results from the SEARCH database.

Cancer Causes Control 2021 Jan 4. Epub 2021 Jan 4.

Center for Integrated Research On Cancer and Lifestyle, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, 8631 West 3rd Street Suite 430W, Los Angeles, CA, 90048, USA.

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January 2021

Do Hispanic Men Have Worse Outcomes After Radical Prostatectomy? Results From SEARCH.

Urology 2020 Nov 12. Epub 2020 Nov 12.

Section of Urology, Division of Surgery, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Center for Integrated Research in Cancer and Lifestyle, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, and the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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November 2020

Abdominal and pelvic adipose tissue distribution and risk of prostate cancer recurrence after radiation therapy.

Prostate 2020 10 7;80(14):1244-1252. Epub 2020 Aug 7.

Patrick G. Johnston Centre for Cancer Research, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

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October 2020

Obesity, race, and long-term prostate cancer outcomes.

Cancer 2020 Aug 4;126(16):3733-3741. Epub 2020 Jun 4.

Urology Section, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California.

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August 2020

Race does not predict skeletal-related events and all-cause mortality in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Cancer 2020 Jul 6;126(14):3274-3280. Epub 2020 May 6.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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July 2020

Soluble Endoglin (sCD105) as a Novel Biomarker for Detecting Aggressive Prostate Cancer.

Anticancer Res 2020 Mar;40(3):1459-1462

Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.

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March 2020

Partial Validation of the Sleep Health Construct in the Medical Outcomes Study Sleep Questionnaire.

J Clin Psychol Med Settings 2020 Jan 22. Epub 2020 Jan 22.

Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA.

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January 2020

Reply by Authors.

J Urol 2020 01 14;203(1):127. Epub 2019 Oct 14.

Division of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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January 2020

Natural killer cell activity and prostate cancer risk in veteran men undergoing prostate biopsy.

Cancer Epidemiol 2019 10 1;62:101578. Epub 2019 Aug 1.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Center for Integrated Research on Cancer and Lifestyle, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Surgery Section, Durham VA Health Care System, Durham, NC, USA.

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October 2019

The misdiagnosis of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome in a VA population.

Neurourol Urodyn 2019 09 14;38(7):1966-1972. Epub 2019 Jul 14.

Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.

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September 2019

Dietary inflammatory index (DII) and risk of prostate cancer in a case-control study among Black and White US Veteran men.

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 2019 12 12;22(4):580-587. Epub 2019 Apr 12.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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December 2019

Blood and dietary magnesium levels are not linked with lower prostate cancer risk in black or white men.

Cancer Lett 2019 05 15;449:99-105. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Surgery Section, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA; Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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May 2019

Socioeconomic status, race, and long-term outcomes after radical prostatectomy in an equal access health system: Results from the SEARCH database.

Urol Oncol 2019 04 28;37(4):289.e11-289.e17. Epub 2018 Dec 28.

Division of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC; Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. Electronic address:

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April 2019

Statins are Associated With Increased Biochemical Recurrence After Radical Prostatectomy in Diabetic Men but no Association was Seen in Men also Taking Metformin: Results From the SEARCH Database.

Clin Genitourin Cancer 2019 Feb 4;17(1):e140-e149. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

Urology Section, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC; Division of Urology and Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.

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February 2019

Nocturia and associated mortality: observational data from the REDUCE trial.

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 2019 03 13;22(1):77-83. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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March 2019

Early-Life Alcohol Intake and High-Grade Prostate Cancer: Results from an Equal-Access, Racially Diverse Biopsy Cohort.

Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2018 10 23;11(10):621-628. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts.

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October 2018

Is Ki67 prognostic for aggressive prostate cancer? A multicenter real-world study.

Biomark Med 2018 07 15;12(7):727-736. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

Urology Section, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA.

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July 2018

PSA predicts development of incident lower urinary tract symptoms: results from the REDUCE study.

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 2018 06 23;21(2):238-244. Epub 2018 May 23.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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June 2018

Neutrophil, lymphocyte and platelet counts, and risk of prostate cancer outcomes in white and black men: results from the SEARCH database.

Cancer Causes Control 2018 06 17;29(6):581-588. Epub 2018 Apr 17.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 90048, USA.

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June 2018

Serum cholesterol and risk of high-grade prostate cancer: results from the REDUCE study.

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 2018 06 27;21(2):252-259. Epub 2017 Dec 27.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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June 2018

Angiotensin receptor signaling and prostate tumor growth in mice.

J Exp Ther Oncol 2017 Sep;11(2):107-115

Department of Research and Development, Durham VA Medical Center, USA.

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September 2017

Sleep Problems are Associated with Development and Progression of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: Results from REDUCE.

J Urol 2018 02 1;199(2):536-542. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Surgery Section, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Does Early Prostate Specific Antigen Doubling Time after Radical Prostatectomy, Calculated Prior to Prostate Specific Antigen Recurrence, Correlate with Prostate Cancer Outcomes? A Report from the SEARCH Database Group.

J Urol 2018 03 1;199(3):713-718. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Urology Section, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, Durham, North Carolina; Department of Surgery, Division of Urology and Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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March 2018

In Men with Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer, Visceral Metastases Predict Shorter Overall Survival: What Predicts Visceral Metastases? Results from the SEARCH Database.

Eur Urol Focus 2017 10 29;3(4-5):480-486. Epub 2016 Aug 29.

Urology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA; Department of Surgery, Division of Urology and Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Timing of Prostate-specific Antigen Nadir After Radical Prostatectomy and Risk of Biochemical Recurrence.

Urology 2017 Oct 19;108:129-134. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

Urology Section, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC; Department of Surgery, Division of Urology and Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA; Center for Integrated Research in Cancer and Lifestyle, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. Electronic address:

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October 2017

UDP-glucuronosyltransferases and biochemical recurrence in prostate cancer progression.

BMC Cancer 2017 Jul 3;17(1):463. Epub 2017 Jul 3.

Cedars-Sinai Health System, Center for Integrated Research on Cancer and Lifestyle, Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program, Surgery, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90048, USA.

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July 2017

Statin Use, Serum Lipids, and Prostate Inflammation in Men with a Negative Prostate Biopsy: Results from the REDUCE Trial.

Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2017 Jun 9;10(6):319-326. Epub 2017 May 9.

Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.

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June 2017

Does Peak Urine Flow Rate Predict the Development of Incident Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men with Mild to No Current Symptoms? Results from REDUCE.

J Urol 2017 09 17;198(3):650-656. Epub 2017 Apr 17.

Department of Urology, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, and Center for Integrated Research on Cancer and Lifestyle, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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September 2017

Predicting Time From Metastasis to Overall Survival in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: Results From SEARCH.

Clin Genitourin Cancer 2017 02 31;15(1):60-66.e2. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

Urology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC; Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.

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February 2017

Predictors of Time to Metastasis in Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer.

Urology 2016 Oct 16;96:171-176. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

Urology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC; Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.

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October 2016

The Association between Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Inhibitors and Prostate Cancer: Results from the REDUCE Study.

J Urol 2016 Sep 5;196(3):715-20. Epub 2016 Apr 5.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California; Surgery Section, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. Electronic address:

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September 2016

Racial Differences in the Association Between Preoperative Serum Cholesterol and Prostate Cancer Recurrence: Results from the SEARCH Database.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2016 Mar 25;25(3):547-54. Epub 2016 Jan 25.

Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Division of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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March 2016

Does Prostate Size Predict the Development of Incident Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men with Mild to No Current Symptoms? Results from the REDUCE Trial.

Eur Urol 2016 05 24;69(5):885-91. Epub 2015 Dec 24.

Urology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA; Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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May 2016

Metformin use and risk of prostate cancer: results from the REDUCE study.

Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2015 Nov 9;8(11):1055-60. Epub 2015 Sep 9.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Surgery Section, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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November 2015

Adverse pathology and undetectable ultrasensitive prostate-specific antigen after radical prostatectomy: is adjuvant radiation warranted?

BJU Int 2016 06 23;117(6):897-903. Epub 2015 Jun 23.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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June 2016

Does Obesity Modify the Ability of Prebiopsy Prostate Specific Antigen to Detect Prostate Cancer on Repeat Biopsy? Results from the REDUCE Study.

J Urol 2015 Jul 7;194(1):52-7. Epub 2015 Feb 7.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina; Surgery Section, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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July 2015

Aspirin, NSAIDs, and risk of prostate cancer: results from the REDUCE study.

Clin Cancer Res 2015 Feb 17;21(4):756-62. Epub 2014 Dec 17.

Duke Prostate Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. Surgery Section, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. Department of Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.

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February 2015

Practice patterns and predictors of followup imaging after a negative bone scan in men with castration resistant prostate cancer: results from the SEARCH database.

J Urol 2015 Apr 13;193(4):1232-8. Epub 2014 Nov 13.

Urology Section, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Duke Prostate Center, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina; Department of Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. Electronic address:

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April 2015

Carbohydrate intake, glycemic index and prostate cancer risk.

Prostate 2015 Mar 21;75(4):430-9. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Clinical Epidemiologic Research, Program of Cancer Detection, Prevention and Control, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina; Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Duke Prostate Center, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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March 2015

Serum lipid profile and risk of prostate cancer recurrence: Results from the SEARCH database.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2014 Nov 10;23(11):2349-56. Epub 2014 Oct 10.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. Division of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Durham, Durham, North Carolina. Department of Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.

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November 2014

Obesity increases the risk for high-grade prostate cancer: results from the REDUCE study.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2014 Dec 27;23(12):2936-42. Epub 2014 Sep 27.

Duke Prostate Center, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. Surgery Section, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. Department of Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.

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December 2014

Racial differences in adipose tissue distribution and risk of aggressive prostate cancer among men undergoing radiotherapy.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2014 Nov 21;23(11):2404-12. Epub 2014 Aug 21.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. Division of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Durham, North Carolina. Departments of Department of Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.

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November 2014

Smoking and risk of low- and high-grade prostate cancer: results from the REDUCE study.

Clin Cancer Res 2014 Oct 19;20(20):5331-8. Epub 2014 Aug 19.

Urology Section, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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October 2014

Metabolic syndrome-like components and prostate cancer risk: results from the Reduction by Dutasteride of Prostate Cancer Events (REDUCE) study.

BJU Int 2015 May 20;115(5):736-43. Epub 2014 Oct 20.

Urology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA; Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA.

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May 2015

Postoperative statin use and risk of biochemical recurrence following radical prostatectomy: results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) database.

BJU Int 2014 Nov 8;114(5):661-6. Epub 2014 May 8.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, NC, USA; Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Program, Duke Cancer Institute, NC, USA; Division of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Durham, NC, USA.

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November 2014

Functional nasal morphology of chimaerid fishes.

J Morphol 2013 Sep 30;274(9):987-1009. Epub 2013 Apr 30.

Department of Mineralogy, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK.

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September 2013