UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Jane A. Cauley, DrPH

Jane Cauley
Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Epidemiology

Contact Information

Contact Information

130 De Soto Street, A533 Crabtree Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Email: jcauley@pitt.edu

Administrative Assistant
Name: Sharon Happe
Phone: 412-624-3057
Email: happesl@edc.pitt.edu
Fax: 412-624-7397

Research Keywords

Research Keywords

Breast cancer; epidemiology; sex hormones; osteoporosis

Research Summary

Research Summary

Dr. Cauley's primary research interest is the epidemiology of osteoporosis, osteoporosis treatment and the consequences of osteoporosis in both men and women. She also has a major interest in breast cancer and served on the American Society of Clinical Oncology Writing Group about the use of bisphosphonates in women with breast cancer. Her other research has focused on women's health and aging, falls, the interaction between endogenous and exogenous hormones, risk factors, inflammation, and disease outcomes. She examines the physical and psychological changes that occur in postmenopausal women.

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • Hue TF, Cummings SR, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Ensrud KE, Barrett-Connor E, Black DM. Effect of bisphosphonate use on risk of postmenopausal breast cancer: results from the randomized clinical trials of alendronate and zoledronic acid. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Oct 1;174(10):1550-7. PubMed Link
  • Orchard TS, Larson JC, Alghothani N, Bout-Tabaku S, Cauley JA, Chen Z, LaCroix AZ, Wactawski-Wende J, Jackson RD. Magnesium intake, bone mineral density, and fractures: results from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Apr;99(4):926-33. PubMed Link
  • Cauley JA, Chlebowski RT, Wactawski-Wende J, Robbins JA, Rodabough RJ, Chen Z, Johnson KC, O'Sullivan MJ, Jackson RD, Manson JE. Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and health outcomes five years after active intervention ended: the Women's Health Initiative. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2013 Nov;22(11):915-29. PubMed Link
  • Farhat GN, Parimi N, Chlebowski RT, Manson JE, Anderson G, Huang AJ, Vittinghoff E, Lee JS, Lacroix AZ, Cauley JA, Jackson R, Grady D, Lane DS, Phillips L, Simon MS, Cummings SR. Sex hormone levels and risk of breast cancer with estrogen plus progestin. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2013 Oct 2;105(19):1496-503. PubMed Link
  • Cauley JA. Bone loss associated with prevention of breast cancer. Lancet Oncol. 2012 Mar;13(3):221-2. PubMed Link

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