January 19, 2023
Tag: Kirsten Nyrop
December 15, 2020
Study illustrates how obesity-related comorbidities may contribute to mortality gap between Black and white women with early breast cancer
Kirsten Nyrop, PhD, and colleagues found Black women with early breast cancer had higher rates of obesity and other health conditions that can affect outcomes, compared with white women.
December 10, 2020
MedScape: Breast Cancer Survival Disparities: Need to Address Obesity
April 21, 2020
Study reveals communication gap between women, doctors about breast cancer treatment symptoms
Kirsten Nyrop, PhD, Hyman Muss, MD, and colleagues compared how women with breast cancer rated the severity of 17 of their own symptoms with physician ratings of chemotherapy toxicity.
February 5, 2020
Nyrop receives grant to study interventions for racial disparities in breast cancer survival
Kirsten Nyrop, PhD, will lead a one-year qualitative research study on how clinicians can discuss weight management with breast cancer survivors in an effort to decrease racial disparities in obesity-related comorbidities that can affect survivorship.