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Elizabeth M. Cespedes Feliciano, ScD, SM

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Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
2000 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612

510-891-5988  (phone)
elizabeth.m.cespedes@kp.org


Elizabeth M. Cespedes Feliciano, ScD, SM, is a Research Scientist II at the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research. Her research focuses on identifying, understanding, and intervening on modifiable risk factors for obesity and cancer-related metabolic diseases. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University, a Masters in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and a doctorate in Epidemiology and Nutrition, also from Harvard University. Dr. Cespedes Feliciano’s research focuses on two main content areas: (1) cancer survivorship, specifically assessing body composition and cancer outcomes including treatment-related toxicity, surgical complications, recurrence, and survival, and (2) cardiometabolic health, specifically assessing the role of sleep and diet.

Current Position(s):

  • Research Scientist II, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Section Affiliations:

Primary Research Interests:

  • Obesity
  • Cancer
  • Sleep
  • Dietary patterns
  • Ethnic minority health and health disparities
  • Diabetes
  • Behavior change
  • Chronic disease prevention

    Informatics approaches to assessing patient frailty in surgical care

    Patient frailty increases the risk for surgical complications, which are common, costly, and deadly, especially for older Americans. To improve surgical care for older adults, we will investigate whether electronic measures of frailty can help reduce complications by identifying which patients are likely to be readmitted to the hospital or die soon after surgery.
    Investigator: Feliciano, Elizabeth
    Funder: National Institute on Aging

    Body Composition and Breast Cancer Survival: Immune and Metabolic Biomarkers in Breast Tumors

    We previously found that one third of nonmetastatic breast cancer patients had sarcopenia (age-related loss of muscle tissue) at the time of their diagnosis and that having sarcopenia and obesity was associated with an 89% increased risk of death. This study will use 1,400 archived clinical tumor tissues from stage II-III breast cancer patients for whom we have data on body composition, metabolic syndrome, weight history, cancer therapy, and long-term follow-up for breast cancer outcomes. We will classify breast cancer molecular subtypes, measure gene expression levels in immune and metabolic pathways potentially influenced by body composition and the metabolic syndrome, and examine whether  alterations in the breast cancer tumor microenvironment mediate the association of body composition and breast cancer survival.
    Investigator: Feliciano, Elizabeth
    Funder: National Cancer Institute

    D3-creatine dilution to assess skeletal muscle mass in colon cancer patients

    Among colon cancer patients participating in a resistance training intervention during chemotherapy, this study will examine whether a new method to evaluate skeletal muscle mass (d3-creatine dilution) is associated with the key cancer outcomes of strength and physical function, chemotherapy toxicity, inflammation, cardiometabolic risk factors and markers of tumor recurrence.
    Investigator: Feliciano, Elizabeth
    Funder: National Cancer Institute

    Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea: predictive modeling to streamline care

    To prioritize pediatric attended polysomnography and treatment for children most in need while reducing the unnecessary use of overnight sleep studies, we propose to build and rigorously evaluate a clinical risk prediction model. We will combine data from pediatric sleep questionnaires with other risk factors derived from the electronic medical record to predict obstructive sleep apnea severity among pediatric sleep patients and evaluate our model's performance in an independent sample. 
    Investigator: Feliciano, Elizabeth
    Funder: The Permanente Medical Group

    Healthful dietary patterns, intermediate biomarkers and long-term breast cancer prognosis

    To strengthen the dietary guidelines for breast cancer survivors, we examine whether at-diagnosis concordance with healthful dietary patterns is associated with recurrence or breast cancer death, or with prognostic biomarkers (i.e., body composition, inflammation or metabolic syndrome). Secondarily, we will examine whether improving diet quality (or maintaining high diet quality) after diagnosis reduces risk of recurrence or breast cancer death.
    Investigator: Feliciano, Elizabeth
    Funder: American Institute for Cancer Research

    Beyond Body Mass Index: Bringing Body Composition into Oncology Practice

    This project consists of development of electronic tools to rapidly assess body composition in colorectal cancer and breast cancer patients and present this information to clinicians. It leverages Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s electronic medical records and repository of CT images, including 6,000 images from colorectal cancer and breast cancer patients that were previously manually analyzed for body composition. This project has three major aims: validate software to automatically assess body composition from clinically-acquired imaging (Aim 1); improve the predictive performance of established colorectal cancer risk prediction models through the addition of body composition variables (Aim 2); and develop a prototype of an electronic decision support tool that presents personalized patient risk information to clinicians in an understandable and actionable format (Aim 3).
    Investigator: Feliciano, Elizabeth
    Funder: National Cancer Institute

    Body Composition, Adherence to Anthracycline and Taxane-Based Chemotherapy, and Survival After Nonmetastatic Breast Cancer

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Chen WY; Lee V; Albers KB; Prado CM; Alexeeff S; Xiao J; Shachar SS; Caan BJ

    JAMA Oncol. 2020 02 01;6(2):264-270.

    PubMed abstract

    Adipose Tissue Distribution and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among Breast Cancer Survivors

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Chen WY; Bradshaw PT; Prado CM; Alexeeff S; Albers KB; Castillo AL; Caan BJ

    J Clin Oncol. 2019 10 01;37(28):2528-2536. Epub 2019-08-01.

    PubMed abstract

    Chronotype, Social Jet Lag, and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Early Adolescence

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Rifas-Shiman SL; Quante M; Redline S; Oken E; Taveras EM

    JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Sep 16.

    PubMed abstract

    Association of Systemic Inflammation and Sarcopenia With Survival in Nonmetastatic Colorectal Cancer: Results From the C SCANS Study

    Author(s): Feliciano EMC; Meyerhardt JA; Xiao J; Corley D; Weltzien E; Caan BJ; et al.

    JAMA Oncol. 2017 12 01;3(12):e172319.

    PubMed abstract

    Actigraphy-Derived Daily Rest-Activity Patterns and Body Mass Index in Community-Dwelling Adults

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Hipp JA; et al.

    Sleep. 2017 12 01;40(12).

    PubMed abstract

    Metabolic Dysfunction, Obesity, and Survival Among Patients With Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Meyerhardt JA; Xiao J; Weltzien EK; Caan BJ; et al.

    J Clin Oncol. 2016 Sep 6.

    PubMed abstract

    Multiple Healthful Dietary Patterns and Type 2 Diabetes in the Women's Health Initiative.

    Author(s): Cespedes EM; Hu FB; Tinker L; Rosner B; Redline S; Garcia L; Hingle M; Van Horn L; Howard BV; Levitan EB; Li W; Manson JE; Phillips LS; Rhee JJ; Waring ME; Neuhouser ML

    American journal of epidemiology. 2016 Apr 01;183(7):622-33. Epub 2016-03-02.

    PubMed abstract

    Comparison of Self-Reported Sleep Duration With Actigraphy: Results From the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Sueño Ancillary Study.

    Author(s): Cespedes, Elizabeth M EM; Hu, Frank B FB; Redline, Susan S; Rosner, Bernard B; Alcantara, Carmela C; Cai, Jianwen J; Hall, Martica H MH; Loredo, Jose S JS; Mossavar-Rahmani, Yasmin Y; Ramos, Alberto R AR; Reid, Kathryn J KJ; Shah, Neomi A NA; Sotres-Alvarez, Daniela D; Zee, Phyllis C PC; Wang, Rui R; Patel, Sanjay R SR

    American journal of epidemiology. 2016 Mar 15;183(6):561-73. Epub 2016-03-02.

    PubMed abstract

    Long-term changes in sleep duration, energy balance and risk of type 2 diabetes

    Author(s): Cespedes EM; Bhupathiraju SN; Li Y; Rosner B; Redline S; Hu FB

    Diabetologia. 2016 Jan;59(1):101-9. Epub 2015-Nov-02.

    PubMed abstract

    Television viewing, bedroom television, and sleep duration from infancy to mid-childhood.

    Author(s): Cespedes, Elizabeth M EM; Gillman, Matthew W MW; Kleinman, Ken K; Rifas-Shiman, Sheryl L SL; Redline, Susan S; Taveras, Elsie M EM

    Pediatrics. 2014 May ;133(5):e1163-71. Epub 2014-04-14.

    PubMed abstract

    Metabolic abnormalities and survival among patients with non-metastatic breast cancer

    Author(s): Zimbalist, Alexa S; Caan, Bette J; Chen, Wendy Y; Mittendorf, Elizabeth A; Dillon, Deborah A R; Quesenberry, Charles; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M

    BMC Cancer. 2022 Dec 29;22(1):1361. Epub 2022-12-29.

    PubMed abstract

    Body composition from single versus multi-slice abdominal computed tomography: Concordance and associations with colorectal cancer survival

    Author(s): Anyene, Ijeamaka; Caan, Bette; Williams, Grant R; Popuri, Karteek; Lenchik, Leon; Giri, Smith; Chow, Vincent; Beg, Mirza Faisal; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M

    J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2022 Dec;13(6):2974-2984. Epub 2022-09-02.

    PubMed abstract

    Adipose tissue radiodensity and mortality among patients with nonmetastatic breast cancer

    Author(s): Cheng, En; Caan, Bette J; Chen, Wendy Y; Irwin, Melinda L; Prado, Carla M; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M

    Clin Nutr. 2022 Dec;41(12):2607-2613. Epub 2022-10-04.

    PubMed abstract

    Quantifying Frailty Requires a Conceptual Model Before a Statistical Model-Reply

    Author(s): Le, Sidney T; Liu, Vincent X; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M

    JAMA Surg. 2022 Nov 01;157(11):1065-1066.

    PubMed abstract

    Adherence to the American Cancer Society Guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention and obesity-related cancer risk and mortality in Black and Latina Women's Health Initiative participants

    Author(s): Pichardo, Margaret S; Qi, Lihong; Irwin, Melinda L; et al.

    Cancer. 2022 10;128(20):3630-3640. Epub 2022-08-23.

    PubMed abstract

    Adiposity and cancer survival: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Author(s): Cheng, En; Kirley, Jocelyn; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M; Caan, Bette J

    Cancer Causes Control. 2022 Oct;33(10):1219-1246. Epub 2022-08-15.

    PubMed abstract

    Sleep duration, plasma metabolites, and obesity and diabetes: A metabolome-wide association study in US women

    Author(s): Fritz, Josef; Li, Wenjun; Vetter, Céline; et al.

    Sleep. 2022 Sep 20.

    PubMed abstract

    Association of sleep duration and insomnia with metabolic syndrome and its components in the Women's Health Initiative

    Author(s): Peila, Rita; Allison, Matthew; Rohan, Thomas E; et al.

    BMC Endocr Disord. 2022 Sep 14;22(1):228. Epub 2022-09-14.

    PubMed abstract

    The association of abdominal adiposity with premature discontinuation of postoperative chemotherapy in colon cancer

    Author(s): Brown, Justin C; Meyerhardt, Jeffrey A; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M; Cheng, En; Caan, Bette J

    Clin Nutr. 2022 Jul;41(7):1600-1604. Epub 2022-05-27.

    PubMed abstract

    Diabetes Incidence Among Hispanic/Latino Adults in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)

    Author(s): Cordero, Christina; Espinoza Giacinto, Rebeca A; Avilés-Santa, Larissa; et al.

    Diabetes Care. 2022 06 02;45(6):1482-1485.

    PubMed abstract

    Trajectories of objectively measured physical function among older breast cancer survivors in comparison with cancer-free controls

    Author(s): Luo, Juhua; Carter, Stephen J; Feliciano, Elizabeth M Cespedes; Hendryx, Michael

    Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2022 Jun;193(2):467-476. Epub 2022-03-26.

    PubMed abstract

    Predicting obstructive sleep apnea severity in children referred for polysomnography: use of the Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire and Subscales

    Author(s): Bseikri, Mustafa; Zhang, Jie; Kirley, Jocelyn; Lee, Catherine; Castillo, Adrienne; Feliciano, Elizabeth M Cespedes

    Sleep Breath. 2022 May 28.

    PubMed abstract

    Comparison of Electronic Frailty Metrics for Prediction of Adverse Outcomes of Abdominal Surgery

    Author(s): Le, Sidney T; Liu, Vincent X; Kipnis, Patricia; Zhang, Jie; Peng, Peter D; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M

    JAMA Surg. 2022 05 01;157(5):e220172. Epub 2022-05-11.

    PubMed abstract

    Greater Body Fatness Is Associated With Higher Protein Expression of LEPR in Breast Tumor Tissues: A Cross-Sectional Analysis in the Women's Circle of Health Study

    Author(s): Llanos, Adana A M; Qin, Bo; Demissie, Kitaw; et al.

    Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2022;13:879164. Epub 2022-06-29.

    PubMed abstract

    Abdominal adipose tissue radiodensity is associated with survival after colorectal cancer

    Author(s): Feliciano, Elizabeth M Cespedes; Winkels, Renate M; Meyerhardt, Jeffrey A; Prado, Carla M; Afman, Lydia A; Caan, Bette J

    Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 12 01;114(6):1917-1924.

    PubMed abstract

    Neighborhood and Individual Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Survival Among Patients With Nonmetastatic Common Cancers

    Author(s): Cheng, En; Soulos, Pamela R; Irwin, Melinda L; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M; Presley, Carolyn J; Fuchs, Charles S; Meyerhardt, Jeffrey A; Gross, Cary P

    JAMA Netw Open. 2021 12 01;4(12):e2139593. Epub 2021-12-01.

    PubMed abstract

    Plant-Based Dietary Patterns and Breast Cancer Recurrence and Survival in the Pathways Study

    Author(s): Anyene, Ijeamaka C; Ergas, Isaac J; Kwan, Marilyn L; Roh, Janise M; Ambrosone, Christine B; Kushi, Lawrence H; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M

    Nutrients. 2021 Sep 25;13(10). Epub 2021-09-25.

    PubMed abstract

    Weight stability masks changes in body composition in colorectal cancer: a retrospective cohort study

    Author(s): Brown, Justin C; Caan, Bette J; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M; Xiao, Jingjie; Weltzien, Erin; Prado, Carla M; Kroenke, Candyce H; Castillo, Adrienne; Kwan, Marilyn L; Meyerhardt, Jeffrey A

    Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 06 01;113(6):1482-1489.

    PubMed abstract

    Alignment of dietary patterns with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 and risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study

    Author(s): George, Stephanie M; Aragaki, Aaron; Kahle, Lisa; Neuhouser, Marian L; et al.

    Am J Epidemiol. 2021 05 04;190(5):886-892.

    PubMed abstract

    Predictive Value of DXA Appendicular Lean Mass for Incident Fractures, Falls, and Mortality, Independent of Prior Falls, FRAX, and BMD: Findings from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI)

    Author(s): Harvey, Nicholas C; Laddu, Deepika R; McCloskey, Eugene; et al.

    J Bone Miner Res. 2021 04;36(4):654-661. Epub 2021-01-28.

    PubMed abstract

    Diet Quality and Breast Cancer Recurrence and Survival: The Pathways Study

    Author(s): Ergas, Isaac J; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M; Bradshaw, Patrick T; Roh, Janise M; Kwan, Marilyn L; Cadenhead, Jen; Santiago-Torres, Margarita; Troeschel, Alyssa N; Laraia, Barbara; Madsen, Kristine; Kushi, Lawrence H

    JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2021 04;5(2). Epub 2021-03-02.

    PubMed abstract

    Recruitment strategies and design considerations in a trial of resistance training to prevent dose-limiting toxicities in colon cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy

    Author(s): Caan, Bette J; Meyerhardt, Jeffrey A; Brown, Justin C; Campbell, Kristin L; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M; Lee, Catherine; Ross, Michelle C; Quinney, Sara; Quesenberry, Charles; Sternfeld, Barbara; Schmitz, Kathryn H

    Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 02;101:106242. Epub 2020-12-07.

    PubMed abstract

    Sleep characteristics and risk of ovarian cancer among postmenopausal women

    Author(s): Liang, Xiaoyun; Harris, Holly R; Hendryx, Michael; Shadyab, Aladdin H; Hale, Lauren; Li, Yueyao; Crane, Tracy E; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M; Stefanick, Marcia L; Luo, Juhua

    Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2021 01;14(1):55-64. Epub 2020-09-11.

    PubMed abstract

    Evaluation of automated computed tomography segmentation to assess body composition and mortality associations in cancer patients

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Chen WY; Caan BJ; et al.

    J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2020 10;11(5):1258-1269. Epub 2020-04-20.

    PubMed abstract

    Deep learning method for localization and segmentation of abdominal CT

    Author(s): Dabiri, Setareh; Popuri, Karteek; Ma, Cydney; Chow, Vincent; Feliciano, Elizabeth M Cespedes; Caan, Bette J; Baracos, Vickie E; Beg, Mirza Faisal

    Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2020 10;85:101776. Epub 2020-08-14.

    PubMed abstract

    Association of Low Muscle Mass and Low Muscle Radiodensity With Morbidity and Mortality for Colon Cancer Surgery

    Author(s): Xiao, Jingjie; Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M; Meyerhardt, Jeffrey A; Kwan, Marilyn L; Alexeeff, Stacey E; Castillo, Adrienne L; Prado, Carla M; et al.

    JAMA Surg. 2020 10 01;155(10):942-949.

    PubMed abstract

    Association of Prediagnostic Frailty, Change in Frailty Status, and Mortality After Cancer Diagnosis in the Women's Health Initiative

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano, Elizabeth M; Hohensee, Chancellor; Rosko, Ashley E; Anderson, Garnet L; Paskett, Electra D; Zaslavsky, Oleg; Wallace, Robert B; Caan, Bette J

    JAMA Netw Open. 2020 09 01;3(9):e2016747. Epub 2020-09-01.

    PubMed abstract

    Postdiagnosis Physical Activity: Association With Long-Term Fatigue and Sleep Disturbance in Older Adult Breast Cancer Survivors

    Author(s): Vasbinder A; Reding KW; Wang D; Han CJ; Zaslavsky O; Langford D; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Barrington WE; Paskett ED

    Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2020 08 01;24(4):381-391.

    PubMed abstract

    Identifying metabolomic profiles of inflammatory diets in postmenopausal women

    Author(s): Tabung FK; Huang T; Rexrode KM; et al.

    Clin Nutr. 2020 05;39(5):1478-1490. Epub 2019-06-17.

    PubMed abstract

    Body Composition, Adherence to Anthracycline and Taxane-Based Chemotherapy, and Survival After Nonmetastatic Breast Cancer

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Chen WY; Lee V; Albers KB; Prado CM; Alexeeff S; Xiao J; Shachar SS; Caan BJ

    JAMA Oncol. 2020 02 01;6(2):264-270.

    PubMed abstract

    Adipose Tissue Distribution and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among Breast Cancer Survivors

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Chen WY; Bradshaw PT; Prado CM; Alexeeff S; Albers KB; Castillo AL; Caan BJ

    J Clin Oncol. 2019 10 01;37(28):2528-2536. Epub 2019-08-01.

    PubMed abstract

    Chronotype, Social Jet Lag, and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Early Adolescence

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Rifas-Shiman SL; Quante M; Redline S; Oken E; Taveras EM

    JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Sep 16.

    PubMed abstract

    Association of Daily Rest-Activity Patterns With Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Risk Measures in Teens

    Author(s): Quante M; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Rifas-Shiman SL; Mariani S; Kaplan ER; Rueschman M; Oken E; Taveras EM; Redline S

    J Adolesc Health. 2019 08;65(2):224-231. Epub 2019-05-02.

    PubMed abstract

    Muscle segmentation in axial computed tomography (CT) images at the lumbar (L3) and thoracic (T4) levels for body composition analysis

    Author(s): Dabiri S; Popuri K; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Caan BJ; Baracos VE; Beg MF

    Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2019 07;75:47-55. Epub 2019-05-09.

    PubMed abstract

    Body Composition and Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Colorectal Cancer: A Population-Based Retrospective Cohort Study

    Author(s): Brown JC; Caan BJ; Prado CM; Weltzien E; Xiao J; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kroenke CH; Meyerhardt JA

    JAMA Oncol. 2019 Jul 01;5(7):967-972.

    PubMed abstract

    Identifying Metabolomic Profiles of Insulinemic Dietary Patterns

    Author(s): Tabung FK; Balasubramanian R; Liang L; Clinton SK; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Manson JE; Van Horn L; Wactawski-Wende J; Clish CB; Giovannucci EL; Rexrode KM

    Metabolites. 2019 Jun 24;9(6). Epub 2019-06-24.

    PubMed abstract

    Adipose Tissue Distribution and Survival Among Women with Nonmetastatic Breast Cancer

    Author(s): Bradshaw PT; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Prado CM; Alexeeff S; Albers KB; Chen WY; Caan BJ

    Obesity (Silver Spring). 2019 06;27(6):997-1004. Epub 2019-04-25.

    PubMed abstract

    Associations Between Timing of Meals, Physical Activity, Light Exposure, and Sleep With Body Mass Index in Free-Living Adults

    Author(s): Marinac CR; Quante M; Mariani S; Weng J; Redline S; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Hipp JA; Wang D; Kaplan ER; James P; Mitchell JA

    J Phys Act Health. 2019 03 01;16(3):214-221. Epub 2019-02-24.

    PubMed abstract

    The association of medical and demographic characteristics with sarcopenia and low muscle radiodensity in patients with nonmetastatic colorectal cancer

    Author(s): Xiao J; Caan BJ; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Meyerhardt JA; Kroenke CH; Baracos VE; Weltzien E; Kwan ML; Alexeeff SE; Castillo AL; Prado CM

    Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 03 01;109(3):615-625.

    PubMed abstract

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and colorectal cancer survival

    Author(s): Wu K; Zhai MZ; Weltzien EK; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Meyerhardt JA; Giovannucci E; Caan BJ

    Cancer Causes Control. 2019 Feb;30(2):165-168. Epub 2018-11-15.

    PubMed abstract

    The evolution of body composition in oncology-epidemiology, clinical trials, and the future of patient care: facts and numbers

    Author(s): Brown JC; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Caan BJ

    J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2018 Dec;9(7):1200-1208. Epub 2019-01-13.

    PubMed abstract

    Clinical implications of low skeletal muscle mass in early-stage breast and colorectal cancer

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano E; Chen WY

    Proc Nutr Soc. 2018 11;77(4):382-387. Epub 2018-06-04.

    PubMed abstract

    The Obesity Paradox in Cancer: How Important Is Muscle?

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kroenke CH; Caan BJ

    Annu Rev Nutr. 2018 08 21;38:357-379. Epub 2018-05-04.

    PubMed abstract

    Associations of pre-existing co-morbidities with skeletal muscle mass and radiodensity in patients with non-metastatic colorectal cancer

    Author(s): Xiao J; Caan BJ; Weltzien E; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kroenke CH; Meyerhardt JA; Baracos VE; Kwan ML; Castillo AL; Prado CM

    J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2018 08;9(4):654-663. Epub 2018-04-19.

    PubMed abstract

    Screening for low muscularity in colorectal cancer patients: a valid, clinic-friendly approach that predicts mortality

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Avrutin E; Caan BJ; Boroian A; Mourtzakis M

    J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2018 Jul 31.

    PubMed abstract

    Muscle radiodensity and mortality in patients with colorectal cancer

    Author(s): Kroenke CH; Prado CM; Meyerhardt JA; Weltzien EK; Xiao J; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Caan BJ

    Cancer. 2018 07 15;124(14):3008-3015. Epub 2018-05-24.

    PubMed abstract

    Objective Sleep Characteristics and Cardiometabolic Health in Young Adolescents

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Quante M; Rifas-Shiman SL; Redline S; Oken E; Taveras EM

    Pediatrics. 2018 07;142(1). Epub 2018-06-15.

    PubMed abstract

    Association of Muscle and Adiposity Measured by Computed Tomography With Survival in Patients With Nonmetastatic Breast Cancer

    Author(s): Caan BJ; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Prado CM; Alexeeff S; Kroenke CH; Bradshaw P; Quesenberry CP; Weltzien EK; Castillo AL; Olobatuyi TA; Chen WY

    JAMA Oncol. 2018 06 01;4(6):798-804.

    PubMed abstract

    The deterioration of muscle mass and radiodensity is prognostic of poor survival in stage I-III colorectal cancer: a population-based cohort study (C-SCANS)

    Author(s): Brown JC; Caan BJ; Weltzien E; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kroenke CH; Castillo A; Kwan ML; Prado CM; et al.

    J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2018 May 15.

    PubMed abstract

    An Empirical Dietary Inflammatory Pattern Score Is Associated with Circulating Inflammatory Biomarkers in a Multi-Ethnic Population of Postmenopausal Women in the United States

    Author(s): Tabung FK; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Rexrode KM; et al.

    J Nutr. 2018 Apr 20.

    PubMed abstract

    Cardiometabolic risk factors and survival after breast cancer in the Women's Health Initiative

    Author(s): Simon MS; Neuhouser ML; Caan B; et al.

    Cancer. 2018 04 15;124(8):1798-1807. Epub 2018-01-16.

    PubMed abstract

    The Importance of Body Composition in Explaining the Overweight Paradox in Cancer-Counterpoint

    Author(s): Caan BJ; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kroenke CH

    Cancer Res. 2018 04 15;78(8):1906-1912.

    PubMed abstract

    The Plausibility of the Obesity Paradox in Cancer-Response-Reply to Point

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kroenke CH; Caan BJ

    Cancer Res. 2018 04 15;78(8):1904-1905.

    PubMed abstract

    Change in longitudinal trends in sleep quality and duration following breast cancer diagnosis: results from the Women's Health Initiative

    Author(s): Beverly CM; Naughton MJ; Pennell ML; Foraker RE; Young G; Hale L; Feliciano EMC; Pan K; Crane TE; Danhauer SC; Paskett ED

    NPJ Breast Cancer. 2018;4:15. Epub 2018-06-29.

    PubMed abstract

    Association of Systemic Inflammation and Sarcopenia With Survival in Nonmetastatic Colorectal Cancer: Results From the C SCANS Study

    Author(s): Feliciano EMC; Meyerhardt JA; Xiao J; Corley D; Weltzien E; Caan BJ; et al.

    JAMA Oncol. 2017 12 01;3(12):e172319.

    PubMed abstract

    Methodological considerations for disentangling a risk factor's influence on disease incidence versus postdiagnosis survival: The example of obesity and breast and colorectal cancer mortality in the Women's Health Initiative

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Ho GYF; Caan BJ; et al.

    Int J Cancer. 2017 12 01;141(11):2281-2290. Epub 2017-08-31.

    PubMed abstract

    Actigraphy-Derived Daily Rest-Activity Patterns and Body Mass Index in Community-Dwelling Adults

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Hipp JA; et al.

    Sleep. 2017 12 01;40(12).

    PubMed abstract

    Muscle mass at the time of diagnosis of nonmetastatic colon cancer and early discontinuation of chemotherapy, delays, and dose reductions on adjuvant FOLFOX: The C-SCANS study

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Lee VS; Prado CM; Meyerhardt JA; Alexeeff S; Kroenke CH; Xiao J; Castillo AL; Caan BJ

    Cancer. 2017 Sep 07.

    PubMed abstract

    Body mass index, PAM50 subtype, recurrence and survival among patients with nonmetastatic breast cancer

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kwan ML; Kushi LH; Chen WY; Weltzien EK; Castillo AL; Sweeney C; Bernard PS; Caan BJ

    Cancer. 2017 Jul 01;123(13):2535-2542. Epub 2017-03-13.

    PubMed abstract

    Explaining the Obesity Paradox: The Association between Body Composition and Colorectal Cancer Survival (C-SCANS Study)

    Author(s): Caan BJ; Meyerhardt JA; Kroenke CH; Alexeeff S; Xiao J; Weltzien E; Feliciano EC; Castillo AL; Quesenberry CP; Kwan ML; Prado CM

    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 07;26(7):1008-1015. Epub 2017-05-15.

    PubMed abstract

    Adiposity, post-diagnosis weight change, and risk of cardiovascular events among early-stage breast cancer survivors

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kwan ML; Kushi LH; Weltzien EK; Castillo AL; Caan BJ

    Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2017 04;162(3):549-557. Epub 2017-02-07.

    PubMed abstract

    Physical activity induced protection against breast cancer risk associated with delayed parity

    Author(s): Sturgeon KM; Schweitzer A; Leonard JJ; Tobias DK; Liu Y; Cespedes Feliciano E; Malik VS; Joshi A; Rosner B; De Jonghe BC

    Physiol Behav. 2017 Feb 01;169:52-58. Epub 2016-11-21.

    PubMed abstract

    Actigraphic Sleep Patterns of U.S. Hispanics: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos

    Author(s): Dudley KA; Weng J; Sotres-Alvarez D; Simonelli G; Cespedes Feliciano E; Ramirez M; Ramos AR; Loredo JS; Reid KJ; Mossavar-Rahmani Y; Zee PC; Chirinos DA; Gallo LC; Wang R; Patel SR

    Sleep. 2017 Feb 01;40(2).

    PubMed abstract

    Post-diagnosis Weight Change and Survival Following a Diagnosis of Early Stage Breast Cancer

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Kroenke CH; Bradshaw PT; Chen WY; Prado CM; Weltzien EK; Castillo AL; Caan BJ

    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Jan;26(1):44-50. Epub 2016-08-26.

    PubMed abstract

    Association of Weight Change after Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis and Outcomes in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Population

    Author(s): Meyerhardt JA; Kroenke CH; Prado CM; Kwan ML; Castillo A; Weltzien E; Cespedes Feliciano EM; Xiao J; Caan BJ

    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Jan;26(1):30-37. Epub 2016-12-16.

    PubMed abstract

    Variation in actigraphy-estimated rest-activity patterns by demographic factors

    Author(s): Mitchell JA; Glanz K; Kerr J; et al.

    Chronobiol Int. 2017;34(8):1042-1056. Epub 2017-06-26.

    PubMed abstract

    Change in Dietary Patterns and Change in Waist Circumference and DXA Trunk Fat Among Postmenopausal Women

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Tinker L; Manson JE; Allison M; Rohan T; Zaslavsky O; Waring ME; Asao K; Garcia L; Rosal M; Neuhouser ML

    Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Oct;24(10):2176-84. Epub 2016-08-22.

    PubMed abstract

    Physical activity from menarche to first pregnancy and risk of breast cancer

    Author(s): Liu Y; Tobias DK; Sturgeon KM; Rosner B; Malik V; Cespedes E; Joshi AD; Eliassen AH; Colditz GA

    Int J Cancer. 2016 Sep 15;139(6):1223-30. Epub 2016-05-17.

    PubMed abstract

    Metabolic Dysfunction, Obesity, and Survival Among Patients With Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer

    Author(s): Cespedes Feliciano EM; Meyerhardt JA; Xiao J; Weltzien EK; Caan BJ; et al.

    J Clin Oncol. 2016 Sep 6.

    PubMed abstract

    What Should Cardiologists Tell Their Patients About a Healthy Dietary Pattern?

    Author(s): Hu FB; Cespedes Feliciano EM

    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 08 23;68(8):815-7.

    PubMed abstract

    Association between sleeping difficulty and type 2 diabetes in women

    Author(s): Li Y; Gao X; Winkelman JW; Cespedes EM; Jackson CL; Walters AS; Schernhammer E; Redline S; Hu FB

    Diabetologia. 2016 Apr;59(4):719-27. Epub 2016-01-28.

    PubMed abstract

    Multiple Healthful Dietary Patterns and Type 2 Diabetes in the Women's Health Initiative.

    Author(s): Cespedes EM; Hu FB; Tinker L; Rosner B; Redline S; Garcia L; Hingle M; Van Horn L; Howard BV; Levitan EB; Li W; Manson JE; Phillips LS; Rhee JJ; Waring ME; Neuhouser ML

    American journal of epidemiology. 2016 Apr 01;183(7):622-33. Epub 2016-03-02.

    PubMed abstract

    Comparison of Self-Reported Sleep Duration With Actigraphy: Results From the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Sueño Ancillary Study.

    Author(s): Cespedes, Elizabeth M EM; Hu, Frank B FB; Redline, Susan S; Rosner, Bernard B; Alcantara, Carmela C; Cai, Jianwen J; Hall, Martica H MH; Loredo, Jose S JS; Mossavar-Rahmani, Yasmin Y; Ramos, Alberto R AR; Reid, Kathryn J KJ; Shah, Neomi A NA; Sotres-Alvarez, Daniela D; Zee, Phyllis C PC; Wang, Rui R; Patel, Sanjay R SR

    American journal of epidemiology. 2016 Mar 15;183(6):561-73. Epub 2016-03-02.

    PubMed abstract

    Long-term changes in sleep duration, energy balance and risk of type 2 diabetes

    Author(s): Cespedes EM; Bhupathiraju SN; Li Y; Rosner B; Redline S; Hu FB

    Diabetologia. 2016 Jan;59(1):101-9. Epub 2015-Nov-02.

    PubMed abstract

    Television viewing, bedroom television, and sleep duration from infancy to mid-childhood.

    Author(s): Cespedes, Elizabeth M EM; Gillman, Matthew W MW; Kleinman, Ken K; Rifas-Shiman, Sheryl L SL; Redline, Susan S; Taveras, Elsie M EM

    Pediatrics. 2014 May ;133(5):e1163-71. Epub 2014-04-14.

    PubMed abstract