George Luta's Publications

Wang JH, Schwartz MD, Luta G, Maxwell A, Mandelblatt JS. (2012) Intervention Tailoring for Chinese American Women: Comparing the Effects of Two Videos on Knowledge, Attitudes, and Intentions to Obtain a Mammogram. Health Education Research, doi: 10.1093/her/cys007 2012 Jun;27(3):523-36. Epub 2012 Feb 10.

Mueller NT, Noone AM, Luta G, Wallington SF, Huerta EE, Mandelblatt JS. Information channels associated with awareness of human papillomavirus infections and vaccination among Latino immigrants from safety net clinics. J Immigr Minor Health, 14(1):183-8. 2012.

Mays D, Luta G, Walker LR, Tercyak KP. (2012) Exposure to peers who smoke moderates the association between sports participation and smoking behaviors among racial/ethnic minority adolescents, Addictive Behaviors. 2012 Oct;37(10):1114-21. Epub 2012 May 31.

Selsky C, Kreling B, Luta G, Makgoeng SB, Gomez-Duarte J, Barbo AGA, Mandelblatt JS. Latin American Cancer Research Coalition (2012) Hospice Knowledge and Intentions among Latinos using Safety-Net Clinics, Journal of Palliative Medicine; 2012.

Taylor KL, Luta G, Miller AB, Church TR, Kelly SP, Muenz LR, Davis KM, Dawson DL, Edmond SN, Reding D, Mabie JE, Riley TL. (2012) Long-Term Disease-Specific Functioning Among Prostate Cancer Survivors and Non-Cancer Controls in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial (PLCO), Journal of Clinical Oncology 2012 Jun 25.

Mandelblatt JS, Faul LA, Luta G, Makgoeng SB, Isaacs C, Taylor K, Sheppard VB, Tallarico M, Barry WT, Cohen HJ. (2012) Patient and Physician Decision Styles and Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Use in Older Women: Cancer and Leukemia Group B Protocol #369901, Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2012 Jul 20;30(21):2609-14. Epub 2012 May 21.

Luta, G. (2011). On extensions of K-means clustering for automated gating of flow cytometry data. Cytometry: Part A, 79A, 3-5.

Graves, K.D., Peshkin, B.N., Luta, G., Tuong, W., & Schwartz, M.D. (2011). Interest in genetic testing for modest changes in breast cancer risk: Implications for SNP testing. Public Health Genomics, 14, 178-89.

Mandelblatt, J.S., Luta, G., Kwan, M.L., Makgoeng, S.B., Ergas, I.J., Roh, J.M., Sternfeld, B., Adams-Campbell, L.L., & Kushi, L.H. (2011). Associations of physical activity with quality of life and functional ability in breast cancer patients during active adjuvant treatment: The pathways study. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 129, 521-9.

Wallington, S.F., Luta, G., Noone, A.M., Caicedo, L., Lopez-Class, M., Sheppard, V., Spencer, C. & Mandelblatt, J. (2011). Assessing the awareness of and willingness to participate in cancer clinical trials among immigrant Latinos. Journal of Community Health (in press).

Graves, K.D., Peshkin, B.N., Luta, G., Tuong, W., & Schwartz, M.D. (2011). Interest in genetic testing for modest changes in breast cancer risk: Implications for SNP testing, public health genomics. Public Health Genomics, 14(3), 178-89.

Bebu, I., Luta, G., & Dragalin, V. (2010, December). Likelihood inference for a two-stage design with treatment selection. Biom J, 52(6), 811-22. doi: 10.1002/bimj.200900170.

Naumann, U., Luta, G., & Wand, M.P. (2010). The curvHDR method for gating flow cytometry samples. BMC Bioinformatics, 11, 44. doi:10.1186/1471-2105-11-44.

Graves, K.D., Wenzel, L., Schwartz, M.D., Luta, G., Wileyto, P., Narod, S., Peshkin, B.N., Marcus, A., Cella, D., Emsbo, S.P., Barnes, D., & Halbert, C.H. (2010, March 3). Randomized controlled trial of a psychosocial telephone counseling intervention in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010, 19(3), 648-54. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-09-0548.

Liu, J., Chen, Y.Q., Maisog, J.M., & Luta, G. (2010). A new point containment test algorithm based on preprocessing and determining triangles. Computer-Aided Design, 42(12), 1143-1150. doi: 10.1016/j.cad.2010.08.002

Mandelblatt, J.S., Sheppard, V.B., Hurria, A., Kimmick, G., Isaacs, C., Taylor, K.L., Kornblith, A.B., Noone, A.M., Luta, G., Tallarico, M., Barry, W.T., Hunegs, L., Zon, R., Naughton, M., Winer, E., Hudis, C., Edge, S.B., Cohen, H.J., & Muss, H. (2010). Breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy decisions in older women: the role of patient preference and interactions with physicians. J Clin Oncol., 28(19), 3146-53. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2009.24.3295.

Murphy, L.B., Helmick, C.G., Schwartz, T.A., Renner, J.B., Tudor, G., Koch, G.G., Dragomir, A.D., Kalsbeek, W.D., Luta, G., & Jordan, J.M. (2010). One in four people may develop symptomatic hip osteoarthritis in his or her lifetime. Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 18(11), 1372-9.

Pincus T, Swearingen CJ, Luta G, Sokka T. (2009) Efficacy of Prednisone 1-4 mg/day in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Randomised, Double-blind, Placebo controlled Withdrawal Clinical Trial, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 68, 1715-1720.

O'Neill, S.C., Peshkin, B.N., Luta, G., Abraham, A., Walker, L.R., & Tercyak, K.P. (2009). Primary care providers’ willingness to recommend BRCA1/2 testing to adolescents. Familial Cancer, 9, 43-50. doi:10.1007/s10689-009-9243-y.

O'Neil, S.C., Luta, G., Peshkin, B.N., Abraham, S., Walker, L.R., & Tercyak, K.P. (2009). Adolescent medical providers' willingness to recommend genetic susceptibility testing for nicotine addiction and lung cancer risk to adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34(6), 617-26. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsn086.

Gottardo, R., Brinkman, R.R., Luta, G., & Wand, M.P. (2009). Recent bioinformatics advances in the analysis of high throughput flow cytometry data. Advances in Bioinformatics 2009. doi:10.1155/2009/461763.

Jordan, J.M., Helmick, C.G., Renner, J.B., Luta, G., Dragomir, A.D., Woodard, J., Fang, F., Schwartz, T.A., Nelson, A.E., Abbate, L.M., Callahan, L.F., Kalsbeek, W.D., & Hochberg, M.C. (2009). Prevalence of hip symptoms and radiographic and symptomatic hip osteoarthritis in African-Americans and Caucasians: The Johnston county osteoarthritis project. The Journal of Rheumatology, 36(4), 809-15. doi:10.3899/jrheum.080677.

Zhang, L., Dmitrienko, A., & Luta, G. (2008). Sample size calculations in thorough QT studies. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, 18(3), 468-82. doi: 10.1080/10543400801993002.

Graves, K.D., Huerta, E., Cullen, J., Kaufman, E., Sheppard, V., Luta, G., Isaacs, C., Schwartz, M.D., & Mandelblatt, J. (2008). Perceived risk of breast cancer among Latinas attending community clinics: Risk comprehension and relationship with mammography adherence. Cancer Causes & Control, 19(10), 1373-382. doi: 10.1007/s10552-008-9209-7.