Michelle C. Janelsins-Benton, Ph.D.

Michelle C. Janelsins-Benton, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box CU420658
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 276-4656
Fax: (585) 461-5601
Administrative: (585) 275-5513
Lab: (585) 273-1940

Journal Articles

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2016 Sep
Janelsins MC, Heckler CE, Thompson BD, Gross RA, Opanashuk LA, Cory-Slechta DA. "A clinically relevant dose of cyclophosphamide chemotherapy impairs memory performance on the delayed spatial alternation task that is sustained over time as mice age." Neurotoxicology. 2016 Sep; 56:287-293. Epub 2016 Jun 28.
2016 Sep
Williams AM, Zent CS, Janelsins MC. "What is known and unknown about chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment in patients with haematological malignancies and areas of needed research." British journal of haematology. 2016 Sep; 174(6):835-46. Epub 2016 Jul 08.
2015 Sep
Kamen C, Mustian KM, Heckler C, Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, Mohile S, McMahon JM, Lord R, Flynn PJ, Weiss M, Spiegel D, Morrow GR. "The association between partner support and psychological distress among prostate cancer survivors in a nationwide study." Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice. 2015 Sep; 9(3):492-9. Epub 2015 Jan 21.
2015 Jan
Sprod LK, Fernandez ID, Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, Atkins JN, Giguere J, Block R, Mustian KM. "Effects of yoga on cancer-related fatigue and global side-effect burden in older cancer survivors." Journal of geriatric oncology. 2015 Jan; 6(1):8-14. Epub 2014 Oct 30.
Kamen C, Blosnich JR, Lytle M, Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, Mustian KM. "Cigarette Smoking Disparities among Sexual Minority Cancer Survivors." Preventive medicine reports. 2015 2:283-286.
2014 Feb
Janelsins MC, Kesler SR, Ahles TA, Morrow GR. "Prevalence, mechanisms, and management of cancer-related cognitive impairment." International review of psychiatry. 2014 Feb; 26(1):102-13.
2014 Jan 5
Kamen C, Tejani MA, Chandwani K, Janelsins M, Peoples AR, Roscoe JA, Morrow GR. "Anticipatory nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy." European journal of pharmacology. 2014 Jan 5; 722:172-9. Epub 2013 Oct 21.
2014 Jan
Peppone LJ, Mustian KM, Rosier RN, Carroll JK, Purnell JQ, Janelsins MC, Morrow GR, Mohile SG. "Bone health issues in breast cancer survivors: a Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) study." Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. 2014 Jan; 22(1):245-51. Epub 2013 Sep 17.
Janelsins MC, Kesler S, Ahles TA, Morrow GR. "Prevalence, mechanisms, and management of cancer-related cognitive impairment". Int Rev Psychiatry, In Press. 2014; .
Chandwani KD, Heckler CE, Mohile SG, Mustian KM, Janelsins M, Peppone LJ, Bushunow P, Flynn PJ, Morrow GR. "Hot flashes severity, complementary and alternative medicine use, and self-rated health in women with breast cancer." Explore : the journal of science and healing. 2014 10(4):241-7. Epub 2014 Apr 18.
2013 Sep 10
Mustian KM, Sprod LK, Janelsins M, Peppone LJ, Palesh OG, Chandwani K, Reddy PS, Melnik MK, Heckler C, Morrow GR. "Multicenter, randomized controlled trial of yoga for sleep quality among cancer survivors." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2013 Sep 10; 31(26):3233-41. Epub 2013 Aug 12.
2013 Aug
Kesler S, Hosseini SM, Heckler C, Janelsins M, Palesh O, Mustian K, Morrow G. "Cognitive training for improving executive function in chemotherapy-treated breast cancer survivors." Clinical breast cancer. 2013 Aug; 13(4):299-306. Epub 2013 May 04.
2013 Apr
Janelsins MC, Tejani MA, Kamen C, Peoples AR, Mustian KM, Morrow GR. "Current pharmacotherapy for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in cancer patients." Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy. 2013 Apr; 14(6):757-66.
2013 Mar
Kesler S, Janelsins M, Koovakkattu D, Palesh O, Mustian K, Morrow G, Dhabhar FS. "Reduced hippocampal volume and verbal memory performance associated with interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels in chemotherapy-treated breast cancer survivors." Brain, behavior, and immunity. 2013 Mar; 30 Suppl:S109-16. Epub 2012 Jun 12.
2012 Dec 17
Palesh O, Peppone L, Innominato PF, Janelsins M, Jeong M, Sprod L, Savard J, Rotatori M, Kesler S, Telli M, Mustian K. "Prevalence, putative mechanisms, and current management of sleep problems during chemotherapy for cancer." Nature and science of sleep. 2012 Dec 17; 4:151-162.
2012 Oct
Palesh OG, Mustian KM, Peppone LJ, Janelsins M, Sprod LK, Kesler S, Innominato PF, Roth T, Manber R, Heckler C, Fiscella K, Morrow GR. "Impact of paroxetine on sleep problems in 426 cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: a trial from the University of Rochester Cancer Center Community Clinical Oncology Program." Sleep medicine. 2012 Oct; 13(9):1184-90. Epub 2012 Aug 02.
2012 Aug
Peppone LJ, Rickles AS, Janelsins MC, Insalaco MR, Skinner KA. "The association between breast cancer prognostic indicators and serum 25-OH vitamin D levels." Annals of surgical oncology. 2012 Aug; 19(8):2590-9. Epub 2012 Mar 24.
2012 Jun 1
Kirshner JJ, Heckler CE, Janelsins MC, Dakhil SR, Hopkins JO, Coles C, Morrow GR. "Prevention of pegfilgrastim-induced bone pain: a phase III double-blind placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial of the university of rochester cancer center clinical community oncology program research base." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2012 Jun 1; 30(16):1974-9. Epub 2012 Apr 16.
2012 Jun
Sprod LK, Janelsins MC, Palesh OG, Carroll JK, Heckler CE, Peppone LJ, Mohile SG, Morrow GR, Mustian KM. "Health-related quality of life and biomarkers in breast cancer survivors participating in tai chi chuan." Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice. 2012 Jun; 6(2):146-54. Epub 2011 Dec 10.
2012 Apr 1
Sprod LK, Mohile SG, Demark-Wahnefried W, Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, Morrow GR, Lord R, Gross H, Mustian KM. "Exercise and Cancer Treatment Symptoms in 408 Newly Diagnosed Older Cancer Patients." Journal of geriatric oncology. 2012 Apr 1; 3(2):90-97. Epub 2012 Jan 27.
2012 Apr
Janelsins MC, Mustian KM, Palesh OG, Mohile SG, Peppone LJ, Sprod LK, Heckler CE, Roscoe JA, Katz AW, Williams JP, Morrow GR. "Differential expression of cytokines in breast cancer patients receiving different chemotherapies: implications for cognitive impairment research." Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. 2012 Apr; 20(4):831-9. Epub 2011 May 01.
Chandwani KD, Ryan JL, Peppone LJ, Janelsins MM, Sprod LK, Devine K, Trevino L, Gewandter J, Morrow GR, Mustian KM. "Cancer-related stress and complementary and alternative medicine: a review." Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM. 2012 2012:979213. Epub 2012 Jul 15.
Mustian KM, Sprod LK, Janelsins M, Peppone LJ, Mohile S. "Exercise Recommendations for Cancer-Related Fatigue, Cognitive Impairment, Sleep problems, Depression, Pain, Anxiety, and Physical Dysfunction: A Review." Oncology & hematology review. 2012 8(2):81-88.
2011 Oct
Mohile SG, Heckler C, Fan L, Mustian K, Jean-Pierre P, Usuki K, Sprod L, Janelsins M, Purnell J, Peppone L, Palesh O, Devine KA, Morrow G. "Age-related Differences in Symptoms and Their Interference with Quality of Life in 903 Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy." Journal of geriatric oncology. 2011 Oct; 2(4):225-232.
2011 Sep 29
Janelsins MC, Mustian KM, Peppone LJ, Sprod LK, Shayne M, Mohile S, Chandwani K, Gewandter JS, Morrow GR. "Interventions to Alleviate Symptoms Related to Breast Cancer Treatments and Areas of Needed Research." Journal of cancer science & therapy. 2011 Sep 29; S2
2011 Jun
Janelsins MC, Kohli S, Mohile SG, Usuki K, Ahles TA, Morrow GR. "An update on cancer- and chemotherapy-related cognitive dysfunction: current status." Seminars in oncology. 2011 Jun; 38(3):431-8.
2011 Jun
Janelsins MC, Davis PG, Wideman L, Katula JA, Sprod LK, Peppone LJ, Palesh OG, Heckler CE, Williams JP, Morrow GR, Mustian KM. "Effects of Tai Chi Chuan on insulin and cytokine levels in a randomized controlled pilot study on breast cancer survivors." Clinical breast cancer. 2011 Jun; 11(3):161-70. Epub 2011 Apr 20.
2011 May
Peppone LJ, Huston AJ, Reid ME, Rosier RN, Zakharia Y, Trump DL, Mustian KM, Janelsins MC, Purnell JQ, Morrow GR. "The effect of various vitamin D supplementation regimens in breast cancer patients." Breast cancer research and treatment. 2011 May; 127(1):171-7. Epub 2011 Mar 08.
2011 May
Palesh O, Demark-Wahnefried W, Mustian K, Minasian L, Rowland J, Sprod LK, Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, Sloan J, Basen-Engquist K, Jones LW, Buist D, Paskett ED. "Conducting cancer control and survivorship research via cooperative groups: a report from the American Society of Preventive Oncology." Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 2011 May; 20(5):1050-5. Epub 2011 Apr 18.
2011 Apr 10
Mohile SG, Fan L, Reeve E, Jean-Pierre P, Mustian K, Peppone L, Janelsins M, Morrow G, Hall W, Dale W. "Association of cancer with geriatric syndromes in older Medicare beneficiaries." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2011 Apr 10; 29(11):1458-64. Epub 2011 Mar 14.
Peppone LJ, Mustian KM, Morrow GR, Dozier AM, Ossip DJ, Janelsins MC, Sprod LK, McIntosh S. "The effect of cigarette smoking on cancer treatment-related side effects." The oncologist. 2011 16(12):1784-92. Epub 2011 Dec 01.
Mustian KM, Devine K, Ryan JL, Janelsins MC, Sprod LK, Peppone LJ, Candelario GD, Mohile SG, Morrow GR. "Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting During Chemotherapy." US oncology & hematology. 2011 7(2):91-97.
2010 Oct
Sprod LK, Palesh OG, Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, Heckler CE, Adams MJ, Morrow GR, Mustian KM. "Exercise, sleep quality, and mediators of sleep in breast and prostate cancer patients receiving radiation therapy." Community oncology. 2010 Oct; 7(10):463-471.
2010 Jul 15
Jean-Pierre P, Morrow GR, Roscoe JA, Heckler C, Mohile S, Janelsins M, Peppone L, Hemstad A, Esparaz BT, Hopkins JO. "A phase 3 randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, clinical trial of the effect of modafinil on cancer-related fatigue among 631 patients receiving chemotherapy: a University of Rochester Cancer Center Community Clinical Oncology Program Research base study." Cancer. 2010 Jul 15; 116(14):3513-20.
2010 Jun
Janelsins MC, Roscoe JA, Berg MJ, Thompson BD, Gallagher MJ, Morrow GR, Heckler CE, Jean-Pierre P, Opanashuk LA, Gross RA. "IGF-1 partially restores chemotherapy-induced reductions in neural cell proliferation in adult C57BL/6 mice." Cancer investigation. 2010 Jun; 28(5):544-53.
2010 Jun
Peppone LJ, Mustian KM, Janelsins MC, Palesh OG, Rosier RN, Piazza KM, Purnell JQ, Darling TV, Morrow GR. "Effects of a structured weight-bearing exercise program on bone metabolism among breast cancer survivors: a feasibility trial." Clinical breast cancer. 2010 Jun; 10(3):224-9.
2010 Jan 10
Palesh OG, Roscoe JA, Mustian KM, Roth T, Savard J, Ancoli-Israel S, Heckler C, Purnell JQ, Janelsins MC, Morrow GR. "Prevalence, demographics, and psychological associations of sleep disruption in patients with cancer: University of Rochester Cancer Center-Community Clinical Oncology Program." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2010 Jan 10; 28(2):292-8. Epub 2009 Nov 23.
Sprod, L.K.; Palesh, O.G.; Janelsins, M.C.; Peppone, L.J.; Heckler, C.E.; Adams, M.J.; Morrow, G.R.; Mustian, K.M. "Exercise, Sleep Quality and Mediators of Sleep in Breast and Prostate Cancer Patients Recieving Radiation Therapy". The Journal of Community Oncology. 2010; 7(10): 463-471.
2009 Jan 1
Desai MK, Sudol KL, Janelsins MC, Mastrangelo MA, Frazer ME, Bowers WJ. "Triple-transgenic Alzheimer's disease mice exhibit region-specific abnormalities in brain myelination patterns prior to appearance of amyloid and tau pathology." Glia. 2009 Jan 1; 57(1):54-65.
Mustian, K.M.; Peppone, L.J.; Palesh, O.G.; Janelsins, M.C.; Mohile, S.G.; Carroll, J. "Exercise and Cancer-related fatigue". U.S. Oncology. 2009; 5(2): 2-6.
Mustian KM, Sprod LK, Palesh OG, Peppone LJ, Janelsins MC, Mohile SG, Carroll J. "Exercise for the management of side effects and quality of life among cancer survivors." Current sports medicine reports. 2009 8(6):325-30.
Mustian KM, Peppone LJ, Palesh OG, Janelsins MC, Mohile SG, Purnell JQ, Darling TV. "Exercise and Cancer-related Fatigue." US oncology. 2009 5(2):20-23.
2008 Dec
Janelsins MC, Mastrangelo MA, Park KM, Sudol KL, Narrow WC, Oddo S, LaFerla FM, Callahan LM, Federoff HJ, Bowers WJ. "Chronic neuron-specific tumor necrosis factor-alpha expression enhances the local inflammatory environment ultimately leading to neuronal death in 3xTg-AD mice." The American journal of pathology. 2008 Dec; 173(6):1768-82. Epub 2008 Oct 30.
Mustian, K.M.; Darling, T.V.; Janelsins, M.C.; Jean-Pierre, P.J.; Roscoe, J.A.; Morrow, G.R. "Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting". U.S. Oncology. 2008; 4: 19-23.
Mustian KM, Darling TV, Janelsins MC, Jean-Pierre P, Roscoe JA, Morrow GR. "Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting." US oncology. 2008 4(1):19-23.
2005 Oct 18
Janelsins MC, Mastrangelo MA, Oddo S, LaFerla FM, Federoff HJ, Bowers WJ. "Early correlation of microglial activation with enhanced tumor necrosis factor-alpha and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 expression specifically within the entorhinal cortex of triple transgenic Alzheimer's disease mice." Journal of neuroinflammation. 2005 Oct 18; 2:23. Epub 2005 Oct 18.


Mustian, K. M.; Sprod, L.K., Janelsins, M.C., Peppone, L.J., Carroll, J., Mohile, S.G., Palesh, O.G.. Psychological Aspects of Cancer. B. Carr and J. Steel. New York, NY: Springer, 2012.
Bowers, W.J., Janelsins, M.C., and Federoff, H.J.. "Application to gene therapy and vaccination.". Neuroimmune Pharmacology. : Springer, New York, NY, 2008. 709-724