Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Kathryn Schmitz, PhD, MPH, FACSM

Kathryn Schmitz, PhD, MPH, FACSM

Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Division of Health Services and Behavioral Research
Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
Disease Teams:
Survivorship
kzs95@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Exercise
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Survivors
  • Neoplasms
  • Therapeutics
  • Lymphedema
  • Health
  • Randomized Controlled Trials
  • Weights and Measures
  • Obesity
  • Research
  • Resistance Training

Clinical Trials

Impact of Prehabilitation in Oncology Via Exercise - Breast Cancer
FORCE: Focus on Reducing Dose-Limiting Toxicities in Colon Cancer with Resistance Exercise
Imaging and Mobile Assessments of Cognition, Environment, and Sleep Study
Personalized Exercise Oncology (PEXO) - Study
The Effects of a Prehabilitation Exercise Program in Adults Receiving a Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

Recent Publications

2019

Chu, CM, Schmitz, K, Khanijow, K, Stambakio, H, Newman, DK, Arya, LA & Andy, UU 2019, 'Feasibility and outcomes: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a home-based integrated physical exercise and bladder-training program vs usual care for community-dwelling older women with urinary incontinence', Neurourology and Urodynamics, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 1399-1408. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.23999
Ecker, BL, Lee, JY, Sterner, CJ, Solomon, AC, Pant, DK, Shen, F, Peraza, J, Vaught, L, Mahendra, S, Belka, GK, Pan, TC, Schmitz, K & Chodosh, LA 2019, 'Impact of obesity on breast cancer recurrence and minimal residual disease', Breast Cancer Research, vol. 21, no. 1, 41. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13058-018-1087-7
Chu, CM, Khanijow, KD, Schmitz, K, Newman, DIK, Arya, LA & Harvie, HS 2019, 'Physical Activity Patterns and Sedentary Behavior in Older Women with Urinary Incontinence: An Accelerometer-based Study', Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 318-322. https://doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0000000000000552

2018

Brown, JC, Damjanov, N, Courneya, KS, Troxel, AB, Zemel, BS, Rickels, MR, Ky, B, Rhim, AD, Rustgi, AK & Schmitz, K 2018, 'A randomized dose-response trial of aerobic exercise and health-related quality of life in colon cancer survivors', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 1221-1228. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.4655
Lippman, SM, Abate-Shen, C, Colbert Maresso, KL, Colditz, GA, Dannenberg, AJ, Davidson, NE, Disis, ML, DuBois, RN, Szabo, E, Giuliano, AR, Hait, WN, Jack Lee, J, Kensler, TW, Kramer, BS, Limburg, P, Maitra, A, Martinez, ME, Rebbeck, TR, Schmitz, K, Vilar, E & Hawk, ET 2018, 'AACR White paper: Shaping the future of cancer prevention - A roadmap for advancing science and public health', Cancer Prevention Research, vol. 11, no. 12, pp. 735-778. https://doi.org/10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-18-0421
Schmitz, K, Wiskemann, J, Alfano, C & Stubblefield, MD 2018, Barriers to accessing cancer rehabilitation. in Cancer Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice, Second Edition. Springer Publishing Company, pp. 1140-1146.
Owusu, C, Schluchter, M, Koroukian, SM, Schmitz, K & Berger, NA 2018, 'Black-white disparity in physical performance among older women with newly diagnosed non-metastatic breast cancer: Exploring the role of inflammation and physical activity' Journal of Geriatric Oncology, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 613-619. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgo.2018.04.004
Mathis, KM, Sturgeon, K, Winkels, R, Wiskemann, J, De Souza, MJ & Schmitz, K 2018, 'Bone resorption and bone metastasis risk', Medical Hypotheses, vol. 118, pp. 36-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2018.06.013
Sturgeon, K, Foo, W, Heroux, M & Schmitz, K 2018, 'Change in inflammatory biomarkers and adipose tissue in BRCA1/2þ breast cancer survivors following a yearlong lifestyle modification program' Cancer Prevention Research, vol. 11, no. 9, pp. 545-550. https://doi.org/10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-18-0098
Dean, LT, Schmitz, K, Frick, KD, Nicholas, LH, Zhang, Y, Subramanian, SV & Visvanathan, K 2018, 'Consumer credit as a novel marker for economic burden and health after cancer in a diverse population of breast cancer survivors in the USA', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 306-315. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-017-0669-1
Brown, JC, Rickels, MR, Troxel, AB, Zemel, BS, Damjanov, N, Ky, B, Rhim, AD, Rustgi, AK, Courneya, KS & Schmitz, K 2018, 'Dose-response effects of exercise on insulin among colon cancer survivors', Endocrine-Related Cancer, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 11-19. https://doi.org/10.1530/ERC-17-0377
Sweegers, MG, Altenburg, TM, Brug, J, May, AM, Van Vulpen, JK, Aaronson, NK, Arbane, G, Bohus, M, Courneya, KS, Daley, AJ, Galvao, DA, Garrod, R, Griffith, KA, Van Harten, WH, Hayes, SC, Herrero-Román, F, Kersten, MJ, Lucia, A, McConnachie, A, Van Mechelen, W, Mutrie, N, Newton, RU, Nollet, F, Potthoff, K, Schmidt, ME, Schmitz, K, Schulz, KH, Sonke, G, Steindorf, K, Stuiver, MM, Taaffe, DR, Thorsen, L, Twisk, JW, Velthuis, MJ, Wenzel, J, Winters-Stone, KM, Wiskemann, J, Paw, MJCA & Buffart, LM 2019, 'Effects and moderators of exercise on muscle strength, muscle function and aerobic fitness in patients with cancer: A meta-analysis of individual patient data', British journal of sports medicine, vol. 53, no. 13. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2018-099191
Brown, JC, Rhim, AD, Manning, SL, Brennan, L, Mansour, AI, Rustgi, AK, Damjanov, N, Troxel, AB, Rickels, MR, Ky, B, Zemel, BS, Courneya, KS & Schmitz, K 2018, 'Effects of exercise on circulating tumor cells among patients with resected stage I-III colon cancer', PloS one, vol. 13, no. 10, e0204875. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204875
Mathis, KM, Sturgeon, K, Winkels, R, Wiskemann, J, Williams, N & Schmitz, K 2018, 'Exercise and chemotherapy-induced amenorrhea' Medical Hypotheses, vol. 116, pp. 49-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2018.04.022
Yee, NS-S, Lengerich, E, Schmitz, K, Maranki, J, Gusani, NJ, Tchelebi, L, Mackley, H, Krok, K, Baker, M, de Boer, C & Yee, JD 2018, 'Frontiers in gastrointestinal oncology: Advances in multi-disciplinary patient care', Biomedicines, vol. 6, no. 2, 64. https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines6020064
Bluethmann, S, Sciamanna, C, Winkels, R, Sturgeon, K & Schmitz, K 2018, 'Healthy Living After Cancer Treatment: Considerations for Clinical and Community Practice' American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 215-219. https://doi.org/10.1177/1559827618755681
Spinelli, B, Kallan, MJ, Zhang, X, Cheville, A, Troxel, A, Cohn, J, Dean, L, Sturgeon, K, Evangelista, M, Zhang, Z, Ebaugh, D & Schmitz, K 2019, 'Intra- and Interrater Reliability and Concurrent Validity of a New Tool for Assessment of Breast Cancer–Related Lymphedema of the Upper Extremity', Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 100, no. 2, pp. 315-326. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2018.08.185
Bamman, MM, Cutter, GR, Brienza, DM, Chae, J, Corcos, DM, DeLuca, S, Field-Fote, E, Fouad, MN, Lang, CE, Lindblad, A, Motl, RW, Perna, CG, Reisman, D, Saag, KM, Savitz, SI, Schmitz, K, Stevens-Lapsley, J, Whyte, J, Winstein, CJ & Michel, ME 2018, 'Medical Rehabilitation: Guidelines to Advance the Field With High-Impact Clinical Trials', Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 99, no. 12, pp. 2637-2648. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2018.08.173
Owusu, C, Antognoli, E, Nock, N, Hergenroeder, P, Austin, K, Bennet, E, Berger, NA, Cerne, S, Foraker, K, Heine, K, Heyman, E, Moore, H, Petkac, J, Schluchter, M, Schmitz, K, Whitson, A & Flocke, S 2018, 'Perspective of older African-American and Non-Hispanic white breast cancer survivors from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds toward physical activity: A qualitative study', Journal of Geriatric Oncology, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 235-242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgo.2017.12.003
Sanders, AB, Conroy, DE, Schmitz, K & Gusani, NJ 2018, 'Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Older Gastrointestinal Cancer Survivors: Need and Acceptability of Digital Health Interventions', Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer, pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12029-018-0128-x
Dean, LT, Gehlert, S, Neuhouser, ML, Oh, A, Zanetti, K, Goodman, M, Thompson, B, Visvanathan, K & Schmitz, K 2018, 'Social factors matter in cancer risk and survivorship', Cancer Causes and Control, vol. 29, no. 7, pp. 611-618. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10552-018-1043-y
Sweegers, MG, May, AM, Chinapaw, MJ, Van Vulpen, JK, Newton, RU, Galvão, DA, Aaronson, NK, Stuiver, MM, Jacobsen, PB, Verdonck-De Leeuw, IM, Steindorf, K, Irwin, ML, Hayes, S, Griffith, KA, Lucia, A, Herrero-Roman, F, Mesters, I, Van Weert, E, Knoop, H, Goedendorp, MM, Mutrie, N, Daley, AJ, McConnachie, A, Bohus, M, Thorsen, L, Schulz, KH, Short, CE, James, EL, Plotnikoff, RC, Arbane, G, Schmidt, ME, Potthoff, K, Van Beurden, M, Oldenburg, HS, Sonke, GS, Van Harten, WH, Garrod, R, Schmitz, K, Winters-Stone, KM, Velthuis, MJ, Taaffe, DR, Van Mechelen, W, Kersten, MJ, Nollet, F, Wenzel, J, Wiskemann, J, Brug, J, Courneya, KS & Buffart, LM 2018, 'Targeting exercise interventions to patients with cancer in need: An individual patient data meta-analysis', Journal of the National Cancer Institute, vol. 110, no. 11, djy161. https://doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djy161
Zhang, X, Wiskemann, J & Schmitz, K 2018, Therapeutic exercise in cancer. in Cancer Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice, Second Edition. Springer Publishing Company, pp. 824-833.
Demark-Wahnefried, W, Schmitz, K, Alfano, CM, Bail, JR, Goodwin, PJ, Thomson, CA, Bradley, DW, Courneya, KS, Befort, CA, Denlinger, CS, Ligibel, JA, Dietz, WH, Stolley, MR, Irwin, ML, Bamman, MM, Apovian, CM, Pinto, BM, Wolin, KY, Ballard, RM, Dannenberg, AJ, Eakin, EG, Longjohn, MM, Raffa, SD, Adams-Campbell, LL, Buzaglo, JS, Nass, SJ, Massetti, GM, Balogh, EP, Kraft, ES, Parekh, AK, Sanghavi, DM, Morris, GS & Basen-Engquist, K 2018, 'Weight management and physical activity throughout the cancer care continuum', CA Cancer Journal for Clinicians, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 64-89. https://doi.org/10.3322/caac.21441
Dean, LT, Moss, SL, Ransome, Y, Frasso-Jaramillo, L, Zhang, Y, Visvanathan, K, Nicholas, LH & Schmitz, K 2019, '“It still affects our economic situation”: long-term economic burden of breast cancer and lymphedema', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 1697-1708. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4418-4

2017

Basen-Engquist, K, Alfano, CM, Maitin-Shepard, M, Thomson, CA, Schmitz, K, Pinto, BM, Stein, K, Zucker, DS, Syrjala, KL, Fallon, E, Doyle, C & Demark-Wahnefried, W 2017, 'Agenda for Translating Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Weight Management Interventions for Cancer Survivors into Clinical and Community Practice', Obesity, vol. 25, pp. S9-S22. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.22031
Igwebuike, LT, Zhang, X, Brown, JC & Schmitz, K 2018, 'Applying pre-participation exercise screening to breast cancer survivors: a cross-sectional study' Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 1825-1831. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-017-4020-1
Zhang, X, Brown, JC, Paskett, ED, Zemel, BS, Cheville, AL & Schmitz, K 2017, 'Changes in arm tissue composition with slowly progressive weight-lifting among women with breast cancer-related lymphedema', Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, vol. 164, no. 1, pp. 79-88. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-017-4221-9
Brown, JC, Troxel, AB, Ky, B, Damjanov, N, Zemel, BS, Rickels, MR, Rhim, AD, Rustgi, AK, Courneya, KS & Schmitz, K 2018, 'Dose-response Effects of Aerobic Exercise Among Colon Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Phase II Trial', Clinical Colorectal Cancer, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 32-40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clcc.2017.06.001
Brown, JC, Zemel, BS, Troxel, AB, Rickels, MR, Damjanov, N, Ky, B, Rhim, AD, Rustgi, AK, Courneya, KS & Schmitz, K 2017, 'Dose-response effects of aerobic exercise on body composition among colon cancer survivors: A randomised controlled trial', British Journal of Cancer, vol. 117, no. 11, pp. 1614-1620. https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2017.339
Buffart, LM, Kalter, J, Sweegers, MG, Courneya, KS, Newton, RU, Aaronson, NK, Jacobsen, PB, May, AM, Galvão, DA, Chinapaw, MJ, Steindorf, K, Irwin, ML, Stuiver, MM, Hayes, S, Griffith, KA, Lucia, A, Mesters, I, van Weert, E, Knoop, H, Goedendorp, MM, Mutrie, N, Daley, AJ, McConnachie, A, Bohus, M, Thorsen, L, Schulz, KH, Short, CE, James, EL, Plotnikoff, RC, Arbane, G, Schmidt, ME, Potthoff, K, van Beurden, M, Oldenburg, HS, Sonke, GS, van Harten, WH, Garrod, R, Schmitz, K, Winters-Stone, KM, Velthuis, MJ, Taaffe, DR, van Mechelen, W, Kersten, MJ, Nollet, F, Wenzel, J, Wiskemann, J, Verdonck-de Leeuw, IM & Brug, J 2017, 'Effects and moderators of exercise on quality of life and physical function in patients with cancer: An individual patient data meta-analysis of 34 RCTs', Cancer Treatment Reviews, vol. 52, pp. 91-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctrv.2016.11.010
Baker, WB, Li, Z, Schenkel, SS, Chandra, M, Busch, DR, Englund, EK, Schmitz, K, Yodh, AG, Floyd, TF & Mohler, ER 2017, 'Effects of exercise training on calf muscle oxygen extraction and blood flow in patients with peripheral artery disease', Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 123, no. 6, pp. 1599-1609. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00585.2017
Zhang, X, McClean, D, Ko, E, Morgan, MA & Schmitz, K 2017, 'Exercise among women with ovarian cancer: A feasibility and pre-/post-test exploratory pilot study', Oncology nursing forum, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 366-374. https://doi.org/10.1188/17.ONF.366-374
Kraschnewski, J & Schmitz, K 2017, 'Exercise in the Prevention and Treatment of Breast Cancer: What Clinicians Need to Tell Their Patients', Current Sports Medicine Reports, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 263-267. https://doi.org/10.1249/JSR.0000000000000388
Schmitz, K 2017, 'Incorporating Strength Training into Cancer Care: Translating PAL into the Strength After Breast Cancer Program' Obesity, vol. 25, pp. S32-S33. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.22018
Haggerty, AF, Sarwer, DB, Schmitz, K, Ko, EM, Allison, KC & Chu, CS 2017, 'Obesity and Endometrial Cancer: A Lack of Knowledge but Opportunity for Intervention' Nutrition and cancer, vol. 69, no. 7, pp. 990-995. https://doi.org/10.1080/01635581.2017.1359313
Sturgeon, K, Fisher, C, McShea, G, Sullivan, SK, Sataloff, D & Schmitz, K 2018, 'Patient preference and timing for exercise in breast cancer care', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 507-514. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-017-3856-8
Sturgeon, K, Hackley, R, Fornash, A, Dean, LT, Laudermilk, M, Brown, JC, Sarwer, DB, DeMichele, AM, Troxel, AB & Schmitz, K 2018, 'Strategic recruitment of an ethnically diverse cohort of overweight survivors of breast cancer with lymphedema' Cancer, vol. 124, no. 1, pp. 95-104. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.30935
Brown, JC & Schmitz, K 2017, 'The dose-response effects of aerobic exercise on musculoskeletal injury: a post hoc analysis of a randomized trial' Research in Sports Medicine, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 277-289. https://doi.org/10.1080/15438627.2017.1314295
Cormie, P, Zopf, EM, Zhang, X & Schmitz, K 2017, 'The impact of exercise on cancer mortality, recurrence, and treatment-related adverse effects', Epidemiologic Reviews, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 71-92. https://doi.org/10.1093/epirev/mxx007
Winkels, R, Sturgeon, K, Kallan, MJ, Dean, LT, Zhang, Z, Evangelisti, M, Brown, JC, Sarwer, DB, Troxel, AB, Denlinger, C, Laudermilk, M, Fornash, A, DeMichele, A, Chodosh, LA & Schmitz, K 2017, 'The women in steady exercise research (WISER) survivor trial: The innovative transdisciplinary design of a randomized controlled trial of exercise and weight-loss interventions among breast cancer survivors with lymphedema', Contemporary Clinical Trials, vol. 61, pp. 63-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2017.07.017
Schmitz, K, Ochoa, A, Salcedo Price, R, Hegde, V, M. Hoelscher, D & Demark-Wahnefried, W 2017, 'Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer: From Adipose Tissue to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Summit Recommendations' Obesity, vol. 25, pp. S7-S8. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.22026
Bauml, J, Kim, J, Zhang, X, Aggarwal, C, Cohen, RB & Schmitz, K 2017, 'Unsupervised exercise in survivors of human papillomavirus related head and neck cancer: how many can go it alone?', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 462-468. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-017-0604-5

2016

Buchan, J, Janda, M, Box, R, Schmitz, K & Hayes, S 2016, 'A Randomized Trial on the Effect of Exercise Mode on Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema', Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, vol. 48, no. 10, pp. 1866-1874. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000000988
Brown, JC, Troxel, AB, Ky, B, Damjanov, N, Zemel, BS, Rickels, MR, Rhim, AD, Rustgi, AK, Courneya, KS & Schmitz, K 2016, 'A randomized phase II dose–response exercise trial among colon cancer survivors: Purpose, study design, methods, and recruitment results', Contemporary Clinical Trials, vol. 47, pp. 366-375. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2016.03.001
Cormie, P, Singh, B, Hayes, S, Peake, JM, Galvão, DA, Taaffe, DR, Spry, N, Nosaka, K, Cornish, B, Schmitz, K & Newton, RU 2016, 'Acute Inflammatory Response to Low-, Moderate-, and High-Load Resistance Exercise in Women with Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema', Integrative Cancer Therapies, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 308-317. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735415617283
Rogers, BH, Brown, JC, Gater, D & Schmitz, K 2017, 'Association Between Maximal Bench Press Strength and Isometric Handgrip Strength Among Breast Cancer Survivors', Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 98, no. 2, pp. 264-269. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2016.07.017
Zhang, X, Brown, JC & Schmitz, K 2016, 'Association between body mass index and physical function among endometrial cancer survivors', PLoS One, vol. 11, no. 8, e0160954. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0160954
Sturgeon, K, Dean, LT, Heroux, M, Kane, J, Bauer, T, Palmer, E, Long, J, Lynch, S, Jacobs, L, Sarwer, DB, Leonard, MB & Schmitz, K 2017, 'Commercially available lifestyle modification program: randomized controlled trial addressing heart and bone health in BRCA1/2+ breast cancer survivors after risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 246-255. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-016-0582-z
Lytle, LA & Schmitz, K 2016, Community-level influences and interventions for pediatric obesity. in Handbook of Pediatric Obesity: Etiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention. CRC Press, pp. 271-290.
Arem, H, Sorkin, M, Cartmel, B, Fiellin, M, Capozza, S, Harrigan, M, Ercolano, E, Zhou, Y, Sanft, T, Gross, C, Schmitz, K, Neogi, T, Hershman, D, Ligibel, J & Irwin, ML 2016, 'Exercise adherence in a randomized trial of exercise on aromatase inhibitor arthralgias in breast cancer survivors: the Hormones and Physical Exercise (HOPE) study', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 654-662. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-015-0511-6
Sturgeon, K, Digiovanni, L, Good, J, Salvatore, D, Fenderson, D, Domchek, S, Stopfer, J, Galantino, ML, Bryan, C, Hwang, WT & Schmitz, K 2016, 'Exercise-induced dose-response alterations in adiponectin and leptin levels are dependent on body fat changes in women at risk for breast cancer', Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, vol. 25, no. 8, pp. 1195-1200. https://doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-15-1087
Dean, LT, Brown, J, Coursey, M & Schmitz, K 2016, 'Great expectations: racial differences in outcome expectations for a weight lifting intervention among black and white breast cancer survivors with or without lymphedema', Psycho-Oncology, pp. 1064-1070. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.4175
Pahwa, AK, Andy, UU, Newman, DK, Stambakio, H, Schmitz, K & Arya, LA 2016, 'Nocturnal enuresis as a risk factor for falls in older community dwelling women with urinary incontinence', Journal of Urology, vol. 195, no. 5, pp. 1512-1516. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2015.11.046
Zhang, Z, Brown, JC, O’Malley, BW, Troxel, AB, Bauml, JM, Rubnitz, KR, Grosso, CM, Weinstein, GS & Schmitz, K 2016, 'Post-treatment weight change in oral cavity and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 2333-2340. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-015-3029-6
Dean, LT, Kumar, A, Kim, T, Herling, M, Brown, JC, Zhang, Z, Evangelisti, M, Hackley, R, Kim, J, Cheville, A, Troxel, AB, Schwartz, JS & Schmitz, K 2016, 'Race or Resource? BMI, Race, and Other Social Factors as Risk Factors for Interlimb Differences among Overweight Breast Cancer Survivors with Lymphedema', Journal of Obesity, vol. 2016, 8241710. https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/8241710
Dean, LT, Zhang, X, Latif, N, Giuntoli, R, Lin, L, Haggerty, A, Kim, S, Shalowitz, D, Stashwick, C, Simpkins, F, Burger, R, Morgan, M, Ko, E & Schmitz, K 2016, 'Race-based disparities in loss of functional independence after hysterectomy for uterine cancer', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 24, no. 8, pp. 3573-3580. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-016-3185-3
Bauml, JM, Troxel, A, Epperson, CN, Cohen, RB, Schmitz, K, Stricker, C, Shulman, LN, Bradbury, A, Mao, JJ & Langer, CJ 2016, 'Scan-associated distress in lung cancer: Quantifying the impact of “scanxiety”', Lung Cancer, vol. 100, pp. 110-113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2016.08.002
Schmitz, K, Gehlert, S, Patterson, RE, Colditz, GA, Chavarro, JE, Hu, FB, Neuhouser, ML, Sturgeon, K, Thornquist, M, Tobias, D & Nebeling, LC 2016, 'TREC to WHERE? Transdisciplinary research on energetics and cancer', Clinical Cancer Research, vol. 22, no. 7, pp. 1565-1571. https://doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-14-1214
Brown, JC, Kontos, D, Schnall, MD, Wu, S & Schmitz, K 2016, 'The dose-response effects of aerobic exercise on body composition and breast tissue among women at high risk for breast cancer: A randomized trial', Cancer Prevention Research, vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 581-588. https://doi.org/10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-15-0408
Thomas, GA, Cartmel, B, Harrigan, M, Fiellin, M, Capozza, S, Zhou, Y, Ercolano, E, Gross, CP, Hershman, D, Ligibel, J, Schmitz, K, Li, FY, Sanft, T & Irwin, ML 2017, 'The effect of exercise on body composition and bone mineral density in breast cancer survivors taking aromatase inhibitors', Obesity, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 346-351. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.21729
Segal, S, John, G, Sammel, M, Andy, UU, Chu, C, Arya, LA, Brown, J & Schmitz, K 2017, 'Urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders after radiation therapy in endometrial cancer survivors', Maturitas, vol. 105, pp. 83-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2017.03.313
Owusu, C, Margevicius, S, Schluchter, M, Koroukian, SM, Schmitz, K & Berger, NA 2016, 'Vulnerable elders survey and socioeconomic status predict functional decline and death among older women with newly diagnosed nonmetastatic breast cancer', Cancer, vol. 122, no. 16, pp. 2579-2586. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.30046
Befort, CA, Klemp, JR, Sullivan, DK, Shireman, T, Diaz, FJ, Schmitz, K, Perri, MG & Fabian, C 2016, 'Weight loss maintenance strategies among rural breast cancer survivors: The rural women connecting for better health trial', Obesity, vol. 24, no. 10, pp. 2070-2077. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.21625

2015

Schmitz, K, DiSipio, T, Gordon, LG & Hayes, SC 2015, 'Adverse breast cancer treatment effects: the economic case for making rehabilitative programs standard of care', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 1807-1817. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-014-2539-y
Brown, JC, Kumar, A, Cheville, AL, Tchou, JC, Troxel, AB, Harris, SR & Schmitz, K 2015, 'Association between lymphedema self-care adherence and lymphedema outcomes among women with breast cancer-related lymphedema' American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 94, no. 4, pp. 288-296. https://doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000000178
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