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Guillermo Tortolero-Luna
Title Associate Professor
Faculty Rank Associate Professor
Degree MD
Institution University of Puerto Rico
Department UPR Comprehensive Cancer Center
Clusters Cancer
Women's Health and Reproductive Biology
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UPR-Comprehensive Cancer Center
City San Juan
State PR
Postal Code 00935
Telephone (787) 772-8300
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  Area of Expertise: Endometrial Cancer, Insulin Resistance, Adiponectin.

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1. Ortiz AP, Mendez-Lazaro P, Calo WA, Garcia-Camacho S, Mercado-Casillas A, Cabrera-Márquez J, Tortolero-Luna G. Strengthening resilience and adaptive capacity to disasters in cancer control plans: Lessons learned from Puerto Rico. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 Apr 21.
2. Novinson D, Puckett M, Townsend J, Tortolero-Luna G, Patterson JR, Gelb CA, Stewart SL. Increasing Awareness of Uterine Cancer Risks and Symptoms by Using Campaign Materials from Inside Knowledge: Get the Facts About Gynecologic Cancer. J Cancer Educ. 2019 Dec; 34(6):1190-1197.
3. Joachim C, Veronique-Baudin J, Vinh-Hung V, Contaret C, Macni J, Godaert L, Escarmant P, Farid K, Novella JL, Drame M, Tortolero-Luna G, Babie PT, Zavala DE, Alvarez YG. Building capacity for cancer surveillance and public health research: The Cancer Task Force Project for Cooperation in the Caribbean and Aging Research. J Glob Health. 2019 12; 9(2):020304.
4. Spence D, Argentieri MA, Andall-Brereton G, Anderson BO, Duggan C, Bodkyn C, Bray F, Gibson T, Garcia WG, Greaves N, Gupta S, Hobday V, McLean F, Mery L, Nimrod M, Ocho O, Quee-Brown CS, Tortolero-Luna G, Shields AE. Advancing cancer care and prevention in the Caribbean: a survey of strategies for the region. Lancet Oncol. 2019 Sep; 20(9):e522-e534.
5. Spence D, Dyer R, Andall-Brereton G, Barton M, Stanway S, Argentieri MA, Bray F, Cawich S, Edwards-Bennett S, Fosker C, Gabriel O, Greaves N, Hanchard B, Hospedales J, Luciani S, Martin D, Nimrod M, Ragin C, Simeon D, Tortolero-Luna G, Wharfe G, Sarfati D. Cancer control in the Caribbean island countries and territories: some progress but the journey continues. Lancet Oncol. 2019 Sep; 20(9):e503-e521.
6. Tortolero-Luna G, Torres-Cintrón CR, Alvarado-Ortiz M, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Zavala-Zegarra DE, Mora-Piñero E. Incidence of thyroid cancer in Puerto Rico and the US by racial/ethnic group, 2011-2015. BMC Cancer. 2019 Jun 28; 19(1):637.
7. Cazap E, de Almeida LM, Arrossi S, García PJ, Garmendia ML, Gil E, Hassel T, Mayorga R, Mohar A, Murillo R, Owen GO, Paonessa D, Santamaría J, Tortolero-Luna G, Zoss W, Herrero R, Luciani S, Schüz J, Espina C. Latin America and the Caribbean Code Against Cancer: Developing Evidence-Based Recommendations to Reduce the Risk of Cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean. J Glob Oncol. 2019 06; 5:1-3.
8. Miller KD, Goding Sauer A, Ortiz AP, Fedewa SA, Pinheiro PS, Tortolero-Luna G, Martinez-Tyson D, Jemal A, Siegel RL. Cancer Statistics for Hispanics/Latinos, 2018. CA Cancer J Clin. 2018 11; 68(6):425-445.
9. Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Tortolero-Luna G, Ríos-Motta R, Veintidós-Feliú A, Hunter-Mellado R, Torres-Cintrón CR, Suárez-Ramos T, Magno P. Use of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with stage III colon cancer in Puerto Rico: A population-based study. PLoS One. 2018; 13(3):e0194415.
10. Ortiz AP, Tortolero-Luna G, Romaguera J, Pérez CM, González D, Muñoz C, González L, Marrero E, Suárez E, Palefsky JM, Panicker G, Unger ER. Seroprevalence of HPV 6, 11, 16 and 18 and correlates of exposure in unvaccinated women aged 16-64 years in Puerto Rico. Papillomavirus Res. 2018 06; 5:109-113.
11. Matz M, Coleman MP, Sant M, Chirlaque MD, Visser O, Gore M, Allemani C. Erratum to "The histology of ovarian cancer: Worldwide distribution and implications for international survival comparisons (CONCORD-2)" [Gynecol. Oncol. 144 (2017) 405-413]. Gynecol Oncol. 2017 12; 147(3):726.
12. Matz M, Coleman MP, Carreira H, Salmerón D, Chirlaque MD, Allemani C. Erratum to "Worldwide comparison of ovarian cancer survival: Histological group and stage at diagnosis (CONCORD-2)" [Gynecol. Oncol. 144 (2017) 396-404]. Gynecol Oncol. 2017 12; 147(3):725.
13. Chance WW, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Liao KP, Zavala Zegarra DE, Stauder MC, Giordano SH, Tortolero-Luna G, Guadagnolo BA. Underuse of Radiation Therapy After Breast Conservation Surgery in Puerto Rico: A Puerto Rico Central Cancer Registry-Health Insurance Linkage Database Study. J Glob Oncol. 2018 09; 4:1-9.
14. Ortiz AP, Romaguera J, Pérez CM, González D, Muñoz C, González L, Marrero E, Tortolero-Luna G, Suárez E, Palefsky J. Prevalence, genotyping, and correlates of anogenital HPV infection in a population-based sample of women in Puerto Rico. Papillomavirus Res. 2016 12; 2:89-96.
15. Mayor AM, Santiago-Rodriguez EJ, Rios-Olivares E, Tortolero-Luna G, Hunter-Mellado RF. Malignancies Trends in a Hispanic Cohort of HIV Persons in Puerto Rico before and after cART. Int J Cancer Res. 2016; 12(2):92-100.
16. Reyes JC, Sánchez-Díaz CT, Tortolero-Luna G, Colón HM, Ortiz AP. Demographic and High-Risk Behaviors associated with HPV and HPV Vaccine Awareness among Persons Aged 15-74 Years in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2015 Dec; 34(4):195-200.
17. Ortiz AP, Marrero E, Muñoz C, Pérez CM, Tortolero-Luna G, Romaguera J, Rodríguez N, González-Falero A, Palefsky J, Suárez E. Methods in HPV Surveillance: Experiences from a Population-Based Study of HPV Infection among Women in the San Juan Metropolitan Area of Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2015 Sep; 34(3):117-27.
18. Romaguera J, Caballero-Varona D, Tortolero-Luna G, Marrero E, Suárez E, Pérez CM, Muñoz C, Palefsky J, Ortiz AP. Factors Associated with HPV Vaccine Awareness in a Population-Based Sample of Hispanic Women in Puerto Rico. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2016 06; 3(2):281-90.
19. Coups EJ, Stapleton JL, Medina-Forrester A, Natale-Pereira A, Tortolero-Luna G. Sun protection behaviors among Puerto Rican adults. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Aug; 150(8):899-901.
20. Ortiz AP, Pérez-Irizarry J, Soto-Salgado M, Suárez E, Pérez N, Cruz M, Palefsky J, Tortolero-Luna G, Miranda S, Colón-López V. Human papillomavirus-related cancers among people living with AIDS in Puerto Rico. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 May 15; 11:E80.
21. Ortiz AP, Unger ER, Muñoz C, Panicker G, Tortolero-Luna G, Soto-Salgado M, Otero Y, Suárez E, Pérez CM. Cross-sectional study of HPV-16 infection in a population-based subsample of Hispanic adults. BMJ Open. 2014 Feb 04; 4(2):e004203.
22. Ortiz AP, Romaguera J, Pérez CM, Otero Y, Soto-Salgado M, Méndez K, Valle Y, Da Costa M, Suarez E, Palefsky J, Tortolero-Luna G. Human papillomavirus infection in women in Puerto Rico: agreement between physician-collected and self-collected anogenital specimens. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2013 Apr; 17(2):210-7.
23. Méndez K, Romaguera J, Pérez CM, Soto-Salgado M, Tortolero-Luna G, Palefsky JM, Ortiz AP. Cervical human papillomavirus infection in a sample of Hispanic women living in Puerto Rico: comparison with cervical cytology reports. P R Health Sci J. 2013 Mar; 32(1):3-7.
24. Ortiz AP, Alejandro N, Pérez CM, Otero Y, Soto-Salgado M, Palefsky JM, Tortolero-Luna G, Romaguera J. Acceptability of cervical and anal HPV self-sampling in a sample of Hispanic women in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2012 Dec; 31(4):205-12.
25. Colón-López V, Del Toro-Mejías LM, Ortiz AP, Tortolero-Luna G, Palefsky JM. HPV awareness and willingness to HPV vaccination among high-risk men attending an STI clinic in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2012 Dec; 31(4):227-31.
26. Ortiz AP, López M, Flores LT, Soto-Salgado M, Finney Rutten LJ, Serrano-Rodriguez RA, Hesse BW, Tortolero-Luna G. Awareness of direct-to-consumer genetic tests and use of genetic tests among Puerto Rican adults, 2009. Prev Chronic Dis. 2011 Sep; 8(5):A110.
27. Escobar-Chaves SL, Shegog R, Moscoso-Alvarez MR, Markham C, Tortolero-Luna G, Peskin M, Tortolero S. Cultural tailoring and feasibility assessment of a sexual health middle school curriculum: a pilot test in Puerto Rico. J Sch Health. 2011 Aug; 81(8):477-84.
28. Ortiz AP, Soto-Salgado M, Suárez E, del Carmen Santos-Ortiz M, Tortolero-Luna G, Pérez CM. Sexual behaviors among adults in Puerto Rico: a population-based study. J Sex Med. 2011 Sep; 8(9):2439-49.
29. Burzawa JK, Schmeler KM, Soliman PT, Meyer LA, Bevers MW, Pustilnik TL, Anderson ML, Ramondetta LM, Tortolero-Luna G, Urbauer DL, Chang S, Gershenson DM, Brown J, Lu KH. Prospective evaluation of insulin resistance among endometrial cancer patients. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Apr; 204(4):355.e1-7.
30. Weinberg AD, Jackson PM, DeCourtney CA, Cravatt K, Ogo J, Sanchez MM, Tortolero-Luna G, Rollins RL. Progress in addressing disparities through comprehensive cancer control. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Dec; 21(12):2015-21.
31. Ortiz AP, Soto-Salgado M, Calo W, Nogueras G, Tortolero-Luna G, Hebl S, Figueroa-Vallés N, Suárez E. Disparities in breast cancer in Puerto Rico and among Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites, and non-Hispanics blacks in the United States, 1992-2004. Breast J. 2010 Nov-Dec; 16(6):666-8.
32. Dahlstrom KR, Li G, Tortolero-Luna G, Wei Q, Sturgis EM. Differences in history of sexual behavior between patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma and patients with squamous cell carcinoma at other head and neck sites. Head Neck. 2011 Jun; 33(6):847-55.
33. Ortiz AP, Soto-Salgado M, Calo WA, Tortolero-Luna G, Pérez CM, Romero CJ, Pérez J, Figueroa-Vallés N, Suárez E. Incidence and mortality rates of selected infection-related cancers in Puerto Rico and in the United States. Infect Agent Cancer. 2010 May 14; 5:10.
34. Ortiz AP, Hebl S, Serrano R, Fernandez ME, Suárez E, Tortolero-Luna G. Factors associated with cervical cancer screening in Puerto Rico. Prev Chronic Dis. 2010 May; 7(3):A58.
35. Ortiz AP, Pérez J, Otero-Domínguez Y, García-Rodríguez O, Garced-Tirado S, Escalera-Maldonado F, Gaud-Quintana S, Santiago-Rodríguez E, Svensson K, Vergara-Arroyo JL, Ortiz K, Torres M, Tortolero-Luna G, Figueroa-Vallés N. Endometrial cancer in Puerto Rico: incidence, mortality and survival (1992-2003). BMC Cancer. 2010 Feb 03; 10:31.
36. Tortolero-Luna G, Finney Rutten LJ, Hesse BW, Davis T, Kornfeld J, Sanchez M, Moser RP, Ortiz AP, Serrano-Rodriguez RA, Davis K. Health and cancer information seeking practices and preferences in Puerto Rico: creating an evidence base for cancer communication efforts. J Health Commun. 2010; 15 Suppl 3:30-45.
37. Markham CM, Escobar-Chaves SL, Addy RC, Lewis H, Tortolero-Luna G, Tortolero SR. Knowledge and Risk Perception Regarding HPV Among Latino Alternative School Students in Houston, Texas. Tipica. 2009 Jun 01; 5(1):32-38.
38. Ho GY, Figueroa-Vallés NR, De La Torre-Feliciano T, Tucker KL, Tortolero-Luna G, Rivera WT, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Ortiz-Martínez AP, Rohan TE. Cancer disparities between mainland and island Puerto Ricans. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2009 May; 25(5):394-400.
39. Fernández ME, Gonzales A, Tortolero-Luna G, Williams J, Saavedra-Embesi M, Chan W, Vernon SW. Effectiveness of Cultivando la Salud: a breast and cervical cancer screening promotion program for low-income Hispanic women. Am J Public Health. 2009 May; 99(5):936-43.
40. Fernández ME, Diamond PM, Rakowski W, Gonzales A, Tortolero-Luna G, Williams J, Morales-Campos DY. Development and validation of a cervical cancer screening self-efficacy scale for low-income Mexican American women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Mar; 18(3):866-75.
41. Bosch FX, Burchell AN, Schiffman M, Giuliano AR, de Sanjose S, Bruni L, Tortolero-Luna G, Kjaer SK, Muñoz N. Epidemiology and natural history of human papillomavirus infections and type-specific implications in cervical neoplasia. Vaccine. 2008 Aug 19; 26 Suppl 10:K1-16.
42. Giuliano AR, Tortolero-Luna G, Ferrer E, Burchell AN, de Sanjose S, Kjaer SK, Muñoz N, Schiffman M, Bosch FX. Epidemiology of human papillomavirus infection in men, cancers other than cervical and benign conditions. Vaccine. 2008 Aug 19; 26 Suppl 10:K17-28.
43. Scheurer ME, Guillaud M, Tortolero-Luna G, McAulay C, Follen M, Adler-Storthz K. Human papillomavirus-related cellular changes measured by cytometric analysis of DNA ploidy and chromatin texture. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2007 Sep; 72(5):324-31.
44. Scheurer ME, Guillaud M, Tortolero-Luna G, Follen M, Adler-Storthz K. Epidemiologic modeling of cervical dysplasia with molecular and cytopathological markers. Gynecol Oncol. 2007 Oct; 107(1 Suppl 1):S163-9.
45. Eggleston KS, Coker AL, Williams M, Tortolero-Luna G, Martin JB, Tortolero SR. Cervical cancer survival by socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and place of residence in Texas, 1995-2001. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2006 Oct; 15(8):941-51.
46. Tortolero-Luna G, Byrd T, Groff JY, Linares AC, Mullen PD, Cantor SB. Relationship between English language use and preferences for involvement in medical care among Hispanic women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2006 Jul-Aug; 15(6):774-85.
47. Soliman PT, Wu D, Tortolero-Luna G, Schmeler KM, Slomovitz BM, Bray MS, Gershenson DM, Lu KH. Association between adiponectin, insulin resistance, and endometrial cancer. Cancer. 2006 Jun 01; 106(11):2376-81.
48. Ramondetta LM, Sun C, Hollier L, Jarrett L, Folloder J, Tortolero-Luna G, Hughes A, Jhingran A, Brown J. Advanced cervical cancer treatment in Harris County: pilot evaluation of factors that prevent optimal therapy. Gynecol Oncol. 2006 Nov; 103(2):547-53.
49. Tortolero-Luna G. A case-control study of human papillomavirus and cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL) in Harris County, Texas: differences among racial/ethnic groups. Gynecol Oncol. 2005 Dec; 99(3 Suppl 1):S207-8.
50. Palmer RC, Fernandez ME, Tortolero-Luna G, Gonzales A, Dolan Mullen P. Acculturation and mammography screening among Hispanic women living in farmworker communities. Cancer Control. 2005 Nov; 12 Suppl 2:21-7.
51. Bierl C, Karem K, Poon AC, Swan D, Tortolero-Luna G, Follen M, Wideroff L, Unger ER, Reeves WC. Correlates of cervical mucosal antibodies to human papillomavirus 16: results from a case control study. Gynecol Oncol. 2005 Dec; 99(3 Suppl 1):S262-8.
52. Fernández ME, Gonzales A, Tortolero-Luna G, Partida S, Bartholomew LK. Using intervention mapping to develop a breast and cervical cancer screening program for Hispanic farmworkers: Cultivando La Salud. Health Promot Pract. 2005 Oct; 6(4):394-404.
53. Sarkar AK, Tortolero-Luna G, Follen M, Sastry KJ. Inverse correlation of cellular immune responses specific to synthetic peptides from the E6 and E7 oncoproteins of HPV-16 with recurrence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in a cross-sectional study. Gynecol Oncol. 2005 Dec; 99(3 Suppl 1):S251-61.
54. Scheurer ME, Tortolero-Luna G, Adler-Storthz K. Human papillomavirus infection: biology, epidemiology, and prevention. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2005 Sep-Oct; 15(5):727-46.
55. Palmer RC, Fernandez ME, Tortolero-Luna G, Gonzales A, Mullen PD. Correlates of mammography screening among Hispanic women living in lower Rio Grande Valley farmworker communities. Health Educ Behav. 2005 Aug; 32(4):488-503.
56. Scheurer ME, Tortolero-Luna G, Guillaud M, Follen M, Chen Z, Dillon LM, Adler-Storthz K. Correlation of human papillomavirus type 16 and human papillomavirus type 18 e7 messenger RNA levels with degree of cervical dysplasia. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2005 Aug; 14(8):1948-52.
57. Cárdenas-Turanzas M, Grimes RM, Bruera E, Quill B, Tortolero-Luna G. Clinical, sociodemographic, and local system factors associated with a hospital death among cancer patients. Support Care Cancer. 2006 Jan; 14(1):71-7.
58. Barcenas CH, Delclos GL, El-Zein R, Tortolero-Luna G, Whitehead LW, Spitz MR. Wood dust exposure and the association with lung cancer risk. Am J Ind Med. 2005 Apr; 47(4):349-57.
59. Ho V, Yamal JM, Atkinson EN, Basen-Engquist K, Tortolero-Luna G, Follen M. Predictors of breast and cervical screening in Vietnamese women in Harris County, Houston, Texas. Cancer Nurs. 2005 Mar-Apr; 28(2):119-29; quiz 130-1.
60. Swan DC, Rajeevan M, Tortolero-Luna G, Follen M, Tucker RA, Unger ER. Human papillomavirus type 16 E2 and E6/E7 variants. Gynecol Oncol. 2005 Mar; 96(3):695-700.
61. Ramondetta LM, Tortolero-Luna G, Bodurka DC, Sills D, Basen-Engquist K, Gano J, Levenback C. Approaches for end-of-life care in the field of gynecologic oncology: an exploratory study. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2004 Jul-Aug; 14(4):580-8.
62. Oh JC, Wu W, Tortolero-Luna G, Broaddus R, Gershenson DM, Burke TW, Schmandt R, Lu KH. Increased plasma levels of insulin-like growth factor 2 and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 are associated with endometrial cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2004 May; 13(5):748-52.
63. Frumovitz M, Ramirez PT, Tortolero-Luna G, Malpica A, Eifel P, Burke TW, Levenback C. Characteristics of recurrence in patients who underwent lymphatic mapping for vulvar cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2004 Jan; 92(1):205-10.
64. Wolf JK, Franco EL, Arbeit JM, Shroyer KR, Wu TC, Runowicz CD, Tortolero-Luna G, Herrero R, Crum CP. Innovations in understanding the biology of cervical cancer. Cancer. 2003 Nov 01; 98(9 Suppl):2064-9.
65. Wu X, Tortolero-Luna G, Zhao H, Phatak D, Spitz MR, Follen M. Serum levels of insulin-like growth factor I and risk of squamous intraepithelial lesions of the cervix. Clin Cancer Res. 2003 Aug 15; 9(9):3356-61.
66. Ramondetta LM, Bodurka DC, Tortolero-Luna G, Gordinier M, Wolf JK, Gershenson DM, Sciscione AC. Mentorship and productivity among gynecologic oncology fellows. J Cancer Educ. 2003; 18(1):15-9.
67. Bonilla-Fernández P, López-Cervantes M, Torres-Sánchez LE, Tortolero-Luna G, López-Carrillo L. Nutritional factors and breast cancer in Mexico. Nutr Cancer. 2003; 45(2):148-55.
68. Modesitt SC, Tortolero-Luna G, Robinson JB, Gershenson DM, Wolf JK. Ovarian and extraovarian endometriosis-associated cancer. Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Oct; 100(4):788-95.
69. Deavers MT, Gershenson DM, Tortolero-Luna G, Malpica A, Lu KH, Silva EG. Micropapillary and cribriform patterns in ovarian serous tumors of low malignant potential: a study of 99 advanced stage cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2002 Sep; 26(9):1129-41.
70. Silva EG, Tornos C, Malpica A, Deavers MT, Tortolero-Luna G, Gershenson DM. The association of benign and malignant ovarian adenofibromas with breast cancer and thyroid disorders. Int J Surg Pathol. 2002 Jan; 10(1):33-9.
71. Ramirez PT, Gershenson DM, Tortolero-Luna G, Ramondetta LM, Fightmaster D, Wharton JT, Wolf JK. Expression of cell-cycle mediators in ovarian cancer cells after transfection with p16(INK4a), p21(WAF1/Cip-1), and p53. Gynecol Oncol. 2001 Dec; 83(3):543-8.
72. Malpica A, Deavers MT, Gershenson D, Tortolero-Luna G, Silva EG. Serous tumors involving extra-abdominal/extra-pelvic sites after the diagnosis of an ovarian serous neoplasm of low malignant potential. Am J Surg Pathol. 2001 Aug; 25(8):988-96.
73. Munkarah A, Levenback C, Wolf JK, Bodurka-Bevers D, Tortolero-Luna G, Morris RT, Gershenson DM. Secondary cytoreductive surgery for localized intra-abdominal recurrences in epithelial ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2001 May; 81(2):237-41.
74. Brown DR, Fouad MN, Basen-Engquist K, Tortolero-Luna G. Recruitment and retention of minority women in cancer screening, prevention, and treatment trials. Ann Epidemiol. 2000 Nov; 10(8 Suppl):S13-21.
75. Giuliano AR, Mokuau N, Hughes C, Tortolero-Luna G, Risendal B. Participation of minorities in cancer research: the influence of structural, cultural, and linguistic factors. Ann Epidemiol. 2000 Nov; 10(8 Suppl):S22-34.
76. Lee BN, Follen M, Tortolero-Luna G, Eriksen N, Helfgott A, Hammill H, Shearer WT, Reuben JM. Synthesis of IFN-gamma by CD8(+) T cells is preserved in HIV-infected women with HPV-related cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions. Gynecol Oncol. 1999 Dec; 75(3):379-86.
77. Gershenson DM, Deavers M, Diaz S, Tortolero-Luna G, Miller BE, Bast RC, Mills GB, Silva EG. Prognostic significance of p53 expression in advanced-stage ovarian serous borderline tumors. Clin Cancer Res. 1999 Dec; 5(12):4053-8.
78. Cantor SB, Sun CC, Tortolero-Luna G, Richards-Kortum R, Follen M. A comparison of C/B ratios from studies using receiver operating characteristic curve analysis. J Clin Epidemiol. 1999 Sep; 52(9):885-92.
79. Swan DC, Tucker RA, Tortolero-Luna G, Mitchell MF, Wideroff L, Unger ER, Nisenbaum RA, Reeves WC, Icenogle JP. Human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA copy number is dependent on grade of cervical disease and HPV type. J Clin Microbiol. 1999 Apr; 37(4):1030-4.
80. Mitchell MF, Cantor SB, Ramanujam N, Tortolero-Luna G, Richards-Kortum R. Fluorescence spectroscopy for diagnosis of squamous intraepithelial lesions of the cervix. Obstet Gynecol. 1999 Mar; 93(3):462-70.
81. Tortolero-Luna G. Epidemiology of genital human papillomavirus. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 1999 Feb; 13(1):245-57, x.
82. Gershenson DM, Silva EG, Tortolero-Luna G, Levenback C, Morris M, Tornos C. Serous borderline tumors of the ovary with noninvasive peritoneal implants. Cancer. 1998 Nov 15; 83(10):2157-63.
83. Mitchell MF, Tortolero-Luna G, Cook E, Whittaker L, Rhodes-Morris H, Silva E. A randomized clinical trial of cryotherapy, laser vaporization, and loop electrosurgical excision for treatment of squamous intraepithelial lesions of the cervix. Obstet Gynecol. 1998 Nov; 92(5):737-44.
84. Mitchell MF, Schottenfeld D, Tortolero-Luna G, Cantor SB, Richards-Kortum R. Colposcopy for the diagnosis of squamous intraepithelial lesions: a meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol. 1998 Apr; 91(4):626-31.
85. Cantor SB, Mitchell MF, Tortolero-Luna G, Bratka CS, Bodurka DC, Richards-Kortum R. Cost-effectiveness analysis of diagnosis and management of cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions. Obstet Gynecol. 1998 Feb; 91(2):270-7.
86. Mitchell MF, Tortolero-Luna G, Lee JJ, Hittelman WN, Lotan R, Wharton JT, Hong WK, Nishioka K. Phase I dose de-escalation trial of alpha-difluoromethylornithine in patients with grade 3 cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Clin Cancer Res. 1998 Feb; 4(2):303-10.
87. Fernández MA, Tortolero-Luna G, Gold RS. Mammography and Pap test screening among low-income foreign-born Hispanic women in USA. Cad Saude Publica. 1998; 14 Suppl 3:133-47.
88. Tortolero-Luna G, Mitchell MF, Swan DC, Tucker RA, Wideroff L, Icenogle JP. A case-control study of human papillomavirus and cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL) in Harris County, Texas: differences among racial/ethnic groups. Cad Saude Publica. 1998; 14 Suppl 3:149-59.
89. Hu W, Mitchell MF, Boiko IV, Linares A, Kim HG, Malpica A, Tortolero-Luna G, Hittelman WN. Progressive dysregulation of proliferation during cervical carcinogenesis as measured by MPM-2 antibody staining. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 1997 Sep; 6(9):711-8.
90. Gershenson DM, Baker VV, Price JE, Hung MC, El-Naggar AK, Tortolero-Luna G, Silva EG. Molecular profile of advanced-stage transitional cell carcinoma of the ovary. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1997 Jul; 177(1):120-5.
91. Fujiwara H, Tortolero-Luna G, Mitchell MF, Koulos JP, Wright TC. Adenocarcinoma of the cervix. Expression and clinical significance of estrogen and progesterone receptors. Cancer. 1997 Feb 01; 79(3):505-12.
92. Mitchell MF, Tortolero-Luna G, Lee JJ, Hittelman WK, Lotan R, Wharton JT, Hong WK, Nishioka K. Polyamine measurements in the uterine cervix. J Cell Biochem Suppl. 1997; 28-29:125-32.
93. Edwards CL, Tortolero-Luna G, Linares AC, Malpica A, Baker VV, Cook E, Johnson E, Follen Mitchell M. Vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia and vulvar cancer. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1996 Jun; 23(2):295-324.
94. Wharton JT, Tortolero-Luna G, Linares AC, Malpica A, Baker VV, Cook E, Johnson E, Follen Mitchell M. Vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia and vaginal cancer. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1996 Jun; 23(2):325-45.
95. Morris M, Tortolero-Luna G, Malpica A, Baker VV, Cook E, Johnson E, Follen Mitchell M. Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and cervical cancer. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1996 Jun; 23(2):347-410.
96. Burke TW, Tortolero-Luna G, Malpica A, Baker VV, Whittaker L, Johnson E, Follen Mitchell M. Endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial cancer. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1996 Jun; 23(2):411-56.
97. Levenback CF, Tortolero-Luna G, Pandey DK, Malpica A, Baker VV, Whittaker L, Johnson E, Follen Mitchell M. Uterine sarcoma. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1996 Jun; 23(2):457-73.
98. Gershenson DM, Tortolero-Luna G, Malpica A, Baker VV, Whittaker L, Johnson E, Follen Mitchell M. Ovarian intraepithelial neoplasia and ovarian cancer. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1996 Jun; 23(2):475-543.
99. Freedman RS, Tortolero-Luna G, Pandey DK, Malpica A, Baker VV, Whittaker L, Johnson E, Follen Mitchell M. Gestational trophoblastic disease. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1996 Jun; 23(2):545-71.
100. Mitchell MF, Hamada K, Sastry KJ, Sarkar A, Tortolero-Luna G, Wharton JT, Roth JA. Transgene expression in the rhesus cervix mediated by an adenovirus expressing beta-galactosidase. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1996 Apr; 174(4):1094-101.
101. Mitchell MF, Tortolero-Luna G, Wright T, Sarkar A, Richards-Kortum R, Hong WK, Schottenfeld D. Cervical human papillomavirus infection and intraepithelial neoplasia: a review. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 1996; (21):17-25.
102. Mitchell MF, Hittelman WK, Lotan R, Nishioka K, Tortolero-Luna G, Richards-Kortum R, Wharton JT, Hong WK. Chemoprevention trials and surrogate end point biomarkers in the cervix. Cancer. 1995 Nov 15; 76(10 Suppl):1956-77.
103. Chuang L, Burke TW, Tornos C, Marino BD, Mitchell MF, Tortolero-Luna G, Levenback C, Morris M, Gershenson DM. Staging laparotomy for endometrial carcinoma: assessment of retroperitoneal lymph nodes. Gynecol Oncol. 1995 Aug; 58(2):189-93.
104. Marino BD, Burke TW, Tornos C, Chuang L, Mitchell MF, Tortolero-Luna G, Morris M, Gershenson DM. Staging laparotomy for endometrial carcinoma: assessment of peritoneal spread. Gynecol Oncol. 1995 Jan; 56(1):34-8.
105. Mitchell MF, Hittelman WN, Lotan R, Nishioka K, Tortolero-Luna G, Richards-Kortum R, Hong WK. Chemoprevention trials in the cervix: design, feasibility, and recruitment. J Cell Biochem Suppl. 1995; 23:104-12.
106. Tortolero-Luna G, Mitchell MF. The epidemiology of ovarian cancer. J Cell Biochem Suppl. 1995; 23:200-7.
107. Sarkar AK, Tortolero-Luna G, Nehete PN, Arlinghaus RB, Mitchell MF, Sastry KJ. Studies on in vivo induction of cytotoxic T lymphocyte responses by synthetic peptides from E6 and E7 oncoproteins of human papillomavirus type 16. Viral Immunol. 1995; 8(3):165-74.
108. Tortolero-Luna G, Glober GA, Villarreal R, Palos G, Linares A. Screening practices and knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about cancer among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women 35 years old or older in Nueces County, Texas. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 1995; (18):49-56.
109. Burke TW, Gershenson DM, Morris M, Stringer CA, Levenback C, Tortolero-Luna G, Baker VV. Postoperative adjuvant cisplatin, doxorubicin, and cyclophosphamide (PAC) chemotherapy in women with high-risk endometrial carcinoma. Gynecol Oncol. 1994 Oct; 55(1):47-50.
110. Tortolero-Luna G, Mitchell MF, Rhodes-Morris HE. Epidemiology and screening of ovarian cancer. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1994 Mar; 21(1):1-23.
111. Dildy GA, Pearlman MD, Smith LG, Tortolero-Luna G, Faro S, Cotton DB. Amniotic fluid glucose concentration: a marker for infection in preterm labor and preterm premature rupture of membranes. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 1994; 1(4):166-72.

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