A C Green

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Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The development of a supportive care needs assessment tool for Indigenous people with cancer
    Gail Garvey
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory, PO Box 10639, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia
    BMC Cancer 12:300. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Population-based 20-year survival among people diagnosed with thin melanomas in Queensland, Australia
    Adele C Green
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 30:1462-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Risk factors for lentigo maligna melanoma compared with superficial spreading melanoma: a case-control study in Australia
    Marina Kvaskoff
    Nutrition, Hormones, and Women s Health Team, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Arch Dermatol 148:164-70. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors for limb melanomas compared with trunk melanomas in Queensland
    Adele C Green
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Melanoma Res 22:86-91. 2012
  5. pmc Prospective study of physical activity and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    Petra H Lahmann
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Cancer and Population Studies, 300 Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane 4006, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:516. 2011
  6. pmc A study of head and neck cancer treatment and survival among indigenous and non-indigenous people in Queensland, Australia, 1998 to 2004
    Suzanne P Moore
    Cancer and Population Studies, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:460. 2011
  7. pmc Expression profiling identifies genes involved in neoplastic transformation of serous ovarian cancer
    Melissa A Merritt
    Division of Cancer and Cell Biology, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Cancer 9:378. 2009
  8. pmc Anthropometric measures in relation to basal cell carcinoma: a longitudinal study
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 6:82. 2006
  9. pmc Hypothesis: hair cover can protect against invasive melanoma on the head and neck (Australia)
    Adele C Green
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1263-6. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with premature skin aging (photoaging) before the age of 55: a population-based study
    A C Green
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Dermatology 222:74-80. 2011

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Publications100

  1. pmc The development of a supportive care needs assessment tool for Indigenous people with cancer
    Gail Garvey
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory, PO Box 10639, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia
    BMC Cancer 12:300. 2012
    ..We aimed to adapt an existing supportive care needs assessment tool for use with Indigenous Australians with cancer...
  2. doi request reprint Population-based 20-year survival among people diagnosed with thin melanomas in Queensland, Australia
    Adele C Green
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 30:1462-7. 2012
    ..We determined 20-year survival rates of patients diagnosed with thin melanomas (≤ 1.00 mm) in the general population and also determined the main prognostic factors...
  3. doi request reprint Risk factors for lentigo maligna melanoma compared with superficial spreading melanoma: a case-control study in Australia
    Marina Kvaskoff
    Nutrition, Hormones, and Women s Health Team, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Arch Dermatol 148:164-70. 2012
    ..To investigate risk factors for lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM) compared with superficial spreading melanoma (SSM)...
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors for limb melanomas compared with trunk melanomas in Queensland
    Adele C Green
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Melanoma Res 22:86-91. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Prospective study of physical activity and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    Petra H Lahmann
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Cancer and Population Studies, 300 Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane 4006, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:516. 2011
    ..We prospectively examined the association of recreational and occupational physical activity and incidence of SCC accounting for photoaging and other risk factors...
  6. pmc A study of head and neck cancer treatment and survival among indigenous and non-indigenous people in Queensland, Australia, 1998 to 2004
    Suzanne P Moore
    Cancer and Population Studies, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:460. 2011
    ..We therefore have compared clinical characteristics, treatment and survival between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people diagnosed with head and neck cancer in Queensland, Australia...
  7. pmc Expression profiling identifies genes involved in neoplastic transformation of serous ovarian cancer
    Melissa A Merritt
    Division of Cancer and Cell Biology, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Cancer 9:378. 2009
    ..Given the uncertainty about the relationship between these different forms, we compared their patterns of gene expression...
  8. pmc Anthropometric measures in relation to basal cell carcinoma: a longitudinal study
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 6:82. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Hypothesis: hair cover can protect against invasive melanoma on the head and neck (Australia)
    Adele C Green
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1263-6. 2006
    ..We conclude that hair cover can protect against invasive melanoma on the ear and may similarly protect on the scalp and neck. When discretionary, hair may be an important additional factor to be considered for melanoma prevention...
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with premature skin aging (photoaging) before the age of 55: a population-based study
    A C Green
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Dermatology 222:74-80. 2011
    ..Precise factors associated with premature skin aging, or photoaging, in the general population are unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reduced melanoma after regular sunscreen use: randomized trial follow-up
    Adele C Green
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 29:257-63. 2011
    ..Regular sunscreen use prevents cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma long term, but the effect on melanoma is highly controversial. We evaluated whether long-term application of sunscreen decreases risk of cutaneous melanoma...
  12. pmc Childhood exposure to ultraviolet radiation and harmful skin effects: epidemiological evidence
    Adele C Green
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 107:349-55. 2011
    ..Effective UV radiation protection from childhood is necessary to control both immediate and long-term harmful effects on children's skin...
  13. ncbi request reprint Endometrioid and clear cell ovarian cancers: a comparative analysis of risk factors
    Christina M Nagle
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Eur J Cancer 44:2477-84. 2008
    ..Endometrioid and clear cell ovarian cancers have some shared as well as some distinct risk factors, and therefore should be considered separately in studies of ovarian cancer...
  14. pmc Does type 2 diabetes influence the risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma?
    R E Neale
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia
    Br J Cancer 100:795-8. 2009
    ..Diabetes increased the risk of OAC (adjusted odds ratio 1.59, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.04-2.43), although the risk was attenuated after further adjusting for body mass index (1.32, 95% CI 0.85-2.05)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Body size and risk of epithelial ovarian and related cancers: a population-based case-control study
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 123:450-6. 2008
    ..These results add to the current evidence that obesity increases a woman's risk of developing distinct histological subtypes of ovarian cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reproduction-related risk factors for mucinous and nonmucinous epithelial ovarian cancer
    D M Purdie
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 153:860-4. 2001
    ..These results lend support to the hypothesis that mucinous and nonmucinous ovarian tumors develop via different causal mechanisms...
  17. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in MGMT and DNA repair genes and the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma
    James Doecke
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 123:174-80. 2008
    ..In summary, MGMT SNPs are associated with increased risks of EAC. Exposure to acid reflux, and possibly smoking, confer markedly higher risks among homozygous variant genotype carriers...
  18. doi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms and the risks of oesophageal cancer: are the effects modified by smoking, NSAIDs or acid suppressants?
    N Pandeya
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Gut 59:31-8. 2010
    ..To measure the extent to which risks of oesophageal cancers associated with gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) are modified by common factors including smoking, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and acid suppressant medications...
  19. doi request reprint Do low control response rates always affect the findings? Assessments of smoking and obesity in two Australian case-control studies of cancer
    Nirmala Pandeya
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Division of Population Studies, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:312-9. 2009
    ..Formal assessments of the effect of low participation on odds ratios (OR) are seldom presented however. We sought to quantify possible bias using multiple imputation techniques...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association of diabetes with survival among cohorts of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians with cancer
    Jennifer H Martin
    Diamantina Institute, The University of Queensland and Department of Internal Medicine and Aged Care, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, 4029 Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 20:355-60. 2009
    ..We also assessed survival, stratified by diabetes, amongst a cohort of non-Indigenous Australian cancer patients...
  21. doi request reprint Carbohydrate intake, glycemic load, glycemic index, and risk of ovarian cancer
    C M Nagle
    Gynaecological Cancer Group, Genetics and Population Health Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Ann Oncol 22:1332-8. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine the relationship between dietary glycemic load (GL), glycemic index (GI), carbohydrate intake, and ovarian cancer risk in a population-based case-control study...
  22. ncbi request reprint p53 expression and risk factors for cutaneous melanoma: a case-control study
    D C Whiteman
    Epidemiology Unit, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 77:843-8. 1998
    ..Our findings are consistent with at least 2 independent pathways in the pathogenesis of melanoma, characterized by environmental induction and p53 overexpression on the one hand and pigment cell instability on the other...
  23. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of frequent gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in the Australian community
    N Pandeya
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Dis Esophagus 25:573-83. 2012
    ..Our results confirm that GER symptoms are common and that frequent GER symptoms are associated with a range of modifiable lifestyle factors...
  24. doi request reprint Food intake and risk of basal cell carcinoma in an 11-year prospective study of Australian adults
    J C van der Pols
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:39-46. 2011
    ..The objective was to prospectively investigate the association between food intake and incidence of BCC skin cancers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Body size and ovarian cancer: case-control study and systematic review (Australia)
    D M Purdie
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 12:855-63. 2001
    ..We therefore investigated the association between measures of body mass index (BMI) and ovarian cancer risk...
  26. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for benign, borderline and invasive mucinous ovarian tumors: epidemiological evidence of a neoplastic continuum?
    Susan J Jordan
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 107:223-30. 2007
    ..Such a sequence would predict some shared risk factors between the different tumor types. To investigate this, we examined risk factors for benign, borderline and invasive mucinous ovarian tumors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Associations of duration, intensity, and quantity of smoking with adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus
    Nirmala Pandeya
    Population Studies and Human Genetics Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 168:105-14. 2008
    ..For all types of esophageal cancer, time since quitting was independently associated with approximately 15-19% risk reductions per decade...
  28. pmc Hormone replacement therapy and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    D M Purdie
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, The University of Queensland, Medical School, Herston, Australia
    Br J Cancer 81:559-63. 1999
    ..Additionally, the risk may be increased predominantly in women with an intact genital tract. These associations could reflect a possible role of endometriosis in the development of endometrioid or clear cell ovarian tumours...
  29. ncbi request reprint Childhood sun exposure as a risk factor for melanoma: a systematic review of epidemiologic studies
    D C Whiteman
    Epidemiology and Population Health Unit, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 12:69-82. 2001
    ..To review the evidence that childhood is a period of particular susceptibility to the carcinogenic effects of solar radiation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of histological measures of skin photoaging
    M C Hughes
    Cancer and Populations Studies, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Dermatology 223:140-51. 2011
    ..Dermal elastosis is considered the histological 'gold standard' for evaluation of skin photoaging, but the relation of the level of dermal elastosis to other histological indicators of photoaging is not clear...
  31. doi request reprint The use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the risk of Barrett's oesophagus
    A P Thrift
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Public Health Building, Herston, Brisbane, Australia
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 34:1235-44. 2011
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  32. doi request reprint Leptin and the risk of Barrett's oesophagus
    B J Kendall
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Gut 57:448-54. 2008
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Food intake, dietary patterns, and actinic keratoses of the skin: a longitudinal study
    Maria Celia B Hughes
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1246-55. 2009
    ..Actinic keratoses (AKs) are premalignant actinic tumors of the skin. Evaluation of the role of diet in their development is lacking...
  34. doi request reprint Aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and the risks of cancers of the esophagus
    Shahram Sadeghi
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1169-78. 2008
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  35. ncbi request reprint Combined effects of obesity, acid reflux and smoking on the risk of adenocarcinomas of the oesophagus
    D C Whiteman
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Gut 57:173-80. 2008
    ..To measure the relative risks of adenocarcinomas of the oesophagus and gastro-oesophageal junction associated with measures of obesity, and their interactions with age, sex, gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms and smoking...
  36. doi request reprint Relative weight at ages 10 and 16 years and risk of endometriosis: a case-control analysis
    C M Nagle
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Brisbane 4006, Australia
    Hum Reprod 24:1501-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between endometriosis and relative weight in childhood and adolescence, prior to diagnosis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Determinants of melanocyte density in adult human skin
    D C Whiteman
    Epidemiology Unit, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Dermatol Res 291:511-6. 1999
    ..We speculate that the unequal distribution of melanocytes may partially explain the site-specific incidence of melanoma, offering fresh perspectives on the aetiology of this cancer...
  38. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and risk of skin cancer: a prospective study
    T M R Ansems
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:162-70. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between total alcohol intake and intake of different types of alcoholic beverages in relation to the risk of basal cell (BCC) and squamous cell (SCC) carcinoma of the skin...
  39. doi request reprint Single nucleotide polymorphisms in obesity-related genes and the risk of esophageal cancers
    James D Doecke
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1007-12. 2008
    ..0 kg/m(2), 25.0-29.9 kg/m(2), >30 kg/m(2)). In conclusion, our data suggest that these SNPs do not play a major role in esophageal carcinogenesis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Talcum powder, chronic pelvic inflammation and NSAIDs in relation to risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Melissa A Merritt
    Population Studies and Human Genetics Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 122:170-6. 2008
    ..We conclude that on balance chronic inflammation does not play a major role in the development of ovarian cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure and host phenotype as predictors of cutaneous melanoma associated with neval remnants or dermal elastosis
    Eva Y Lee
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Cancer 119:636-42. 2006
    ..We conclude that melanomas with different histologic characteristics have different risk factor profiles, particularly on the head and neck. These data accord with the hypothesis that melanomas arise through different causal pathways...
  42. ncbi request reprint Repeatability of self-reported information for population-based studies of cancer
    Shamshad Karatela
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029 Australia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:303-8. 2006
    ..To measure the repeatability of a cancer risk factor questionnaire in a population-based case-control study...
  43. ncbi request reprint An analysis of risk factors for cutaneous melanoma by anatomical site (Australia)
    Victor Siskind
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 16:193-9. 2005
    ..We sought to test this hypothesis in a population-based study in Queensland, Australia...
  44. ncbi request reprint Intake of antioxidant nutrients and the risk of skin cancer
    Mirjam M Heinen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Eur J Cancer 43:2707-16. 2007
    ..These data suggest quite different associations between antioxidant intake and SCC compared with BCC, consistent with other evidence of their different causal pathways...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dairy consumption and patterns of mortality of Australian adults
    M Bonthuis
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:569-77. 2010
    ..Dairy foods contain various nutrients that may affect health. We investigated whether intake of dairy products or related nutrients is associated with mortality due to cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer and all causes...
  46. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of Parkinson's disease in an Australian population
    S J McCann
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 17:310-7. 1998
    ..However, the most significant risk factor for PD was a positive family hisotry. This demonstrates the need for improved understanding of the genetic nature of the disease...
  47. ncbi request reprint Comparison of symptoms and presentation of women with benign, low malignant potential and invasive ovarian tumors
    C M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 28:376-80. 2007
    ..To describe symptoms, delay in presentation and reasons for non-presentation among women diagnosed with benign, low malignant potential and malignant ovarian tumors...
  48. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and the risks of adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus
    Nirmala Pandeya
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Gastroenterology 136:1215-24, e1-2. 2009
    ..Alcohol has been declared a carcinogen for cancers of the esophagus, although the evidence relates largely to the squamous subtype. Evidence for an effect on adenocarcinomas is scant and inconsistent...
  49. doi request reprint Serum antioxidants and skin cancer risk: an 8-year community-based follow-up study
    Jolieke C van der Pols
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1167-73. 2009
    ..Antioxidant nutrients can help prevent skin damage caused by ultraviolet radiation from sunlight, but it is not clear whether serum concentrations of such nutrients influence skin cancer risk...
  50. ncbi request reprint Current and past smoking significantly increase risk for Barrett's esophagus
    Kylie J Smith
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:840-8. 2009
    ..However, few population-based studies of BE have been conducted, so little is known about potentially modifiable causes of this disease...
  51. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat intake and risk of skin cancer: a prospective study in Australian adults
    Torukiri I Ibiebele
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Clive Berghofer Cancer Research Centre, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 125:1678-84. 2009
    ..In conclusion, SCC tumor risk increased as total fat intake increased in people with a history of skin cancer. Dietary fats were not associated with BCC occurrence...
  52. ncbi request reprint Incomplete pregnancy and risk of ovarian cancer: results from two Australian case-control studies and systematic review
    Marie Louise B Dick
    Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD, 4129, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1571-85. 2009
    ..6, 2.4; OR = 0.8, 95% CI: 0.47, 1.38), respectively. A systematic review of 37 previous studies of the topic confirmed our findings that a history of incomplete pregnancy does not influence a woman's risk of epithelial ovarian cancer...
  53. pmc High intake of folate from food sources is associated with reduced risk of esophageal cancer in an Australian population
    Torukiri I Ibiebele
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Genetics and Population Health Division, Herston, Brisbane, Australia
    J Nutr 141:274-83. 2011
    ..High intake of folate-containing foods may reduce risk of EAC, but our data raise the possibility that folic acid supplementation may increase risks of BE with dysplasia and EAC...
  54. doi request reprint Clinical signs of photodamage are associated with basal cell carcinoma multiplicity and site: a 16-year longitudinal study
    Naomi M Richmond-Sinclair
    Cancer and Population Studies Unit, The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Cancer 127:2622-9. 2010
    ..Among those newly affected by BCC, chronic cutaneous sun damage predicts those who will be affected by more than 1 BCC, while chronic sun damage on the trunk and limbs predicts BCC occurrence on the trunk and limbs, respectively...
  55. ncbi request reprint Tea consumption and risk of ovarian cancer
    Christina M Nagle
    Genetics and Population Health, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1485-91. 2010
    ..Although the growth inhibitory effects of tea, particularly green tea, and tea polyphenols have been demonstrated in animal models of ovarian cancer, the results of epidemiological studies have been inconclusive...
  56. ncbi request reprint Medical costs and outcomes for Australian women with ovarian cancer: a patient-level analysis over 2.5 years
    Louisa G Gordon
    Genetics and Population Health Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane, Herston 4029, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 20:757-65. 2010
    ..This study investigated medical costs, quality of life, and survival end points for women with ovarian cancer in Australia...
  57. doi request reprint Serum omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and cutaneous p53 expression in an Australian population
    Jolieke C van der Pols
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Locked Bag 2000, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:530-6. 2011
    ..There is some evidence from experimental studies that long-chain n-3 and n-6 fatty acids may be able to modify early skin carcinogenesis, but whether this applies in the general population is not known...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence and mortality in Indigenous Australians in Queensland, 1997-2006
    Suzanne P Moore
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:590-3. 2010
    ..To examine cancer incidence and mortality in Indigenous Queenslanders...
  59. doi request reprint Regular sunscreen use is a cost-effective approach to skin cancer prevention in subtropical settings
    Louisa G Gordon
    Department of Cancer and Population Health Studies, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane, 300 Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    J Invest Dermatol 129:2766-71. 2009
    ..Such community-based interventions promoting regular sunscreen use among Caucasians in subtropical settings can prevent skin cancer and related skin tumors in practical ways and with great cost efficiency...
  60. pmc Nevus density and melanoma risk in women: a pooled analysis to test the divergent pathway hypothesis
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 124:937-44. 2009
    ..This finding supports different etiologic pathways of melanoma development by anatomic site...
  61. ncbi request reprint What impact would effective solarium regulation have in Australia?
    Louisa G Gordon
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 189:375-8. 2008
    ..7) By successfully enforcing solarium regulations that ban use by people younger than 18 years or with fair skin, favourable health and cost benefits could be expected...
  62. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for benign serous and mucinous epithelial ovarian tumors
    Susan J Jordan
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 109:647-54. 2007
    ..To investigate the risk factors for benign serous and mucinous epithelial ovarian tumors...
  63. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Eur J Cancer 43:690-709. 2007
    ..There was no evidence that the association varied for the different histological subtypes of ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer should be added to the list of cancers likely to be related to obesity...
  64. ncbi request reprint Prolonged prevention of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin by regular sunscreen use
    Jolieke C van der Pols
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2546-8. 2006
    ..62; 95% confidence interval, 0.38-0.99). Regular application of sunscreen has prolonged preventive effects on SCC but with no clear benefit in reducing BCC...
  65. ncbi request reprint Does smoking increase risk of ovarian cancer? A systematic review
    Susan J Jordan
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 103:1122-9. 2006
    ..We sought to clarify the relationship between smoking and ovarian cancer by histological subtype...
  66. ncbi request reprint Anatomic site, sun exposure, and risk of cutaneous melanoma
    David C Whiteman
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029 Australia e mail
    J Clin Oncol 24:3172-7. 2006
    ..A current hypothesis postulates that the role of sunlight in causing melanoma differs according to anatomic site. We tested this hypothesis in a population-based case-case comparative study of melanoma patients...
  67. ncbi request reprint Anatomical distribution of solar ultraviolet exposures among cyclists
    Michael G Kimlin
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Qld 4001, Australia
    J Photochem Photobiol B 85:23-7. 2006
    ..Moreover, our observations suggest that even vertically-oriented, potentially shaded sites such as the lower leg typically receive doses of solar radiation no less than half of maximally exposed sites...
  68. ncbi request reprint Food intake and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin in a community: the Nambour skin cancer cohort study
    Maria Celia Hughes
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 119:1953-60. 2006
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Height, age at menarche, and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Susan J Jordan
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, 4029 Herston, Queensland, and School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2045-8. 2005
    ..We investigated this possibility by examining the relationship between ovarian cancer and adult height and age at menarche as both factors reflect pubertal hormonal levels...
  70. ncbi request reprint Alcohol, wine, and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Penelope M Webb
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:592-9. 2004
    ..In this Australian population, the inverse association with alcohol was due solely to wine consumption and so may be a consequence of antioxidants and/or phytoestrogens in wine rather than the alcohol itself...
  71. ncbi request reprint Symptoms and diagnosis of borderline, early and advanced epithelial ovarian cancer
    Penelope M Webb
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 92:232-9. 2004
    ..To document symptoms associated with borderline, early and advanced ovarian cancer and identify personal characteristics associated with early versus late diagnosis...
  72. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure as a risk factor for nuclear cataract
    Rachel E Neale
    Population Studies and Human Genetics Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Epidemiology 14:707-12. 2003
    ..Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness and visual impairment throughout the world. An association of sun exposure with cortical cataract has been well established, but the association with nuclear cataract remains unclear...
  73. ncbi request reprint Melanocytic nevi, solar keratoses, and divergent pathways to cutaneous melanoma
    David C Whiteman
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:806-12. 2003
    ..We tested this hypothesis in a case-case comparative study of melanoma patients in Queensland, Australia...
  74. ncbi request reprint Timing of pregnancy and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    David C Whiteman
    Population and Clinical Sciences Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:42-6. 2003
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  75. ncbi request reprint Measuring behavioral interventions by questionnaires and prospective diaries: an example of sunscreen use
    Rachel E Neale
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Epidemiology 13:224-7. 2002
    ..Diaries are used to measure behavior in intervention trials, despite the tendency of diaries to overestimate adherence...
  76. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the anatomic distribution of cutaneous melanoma in two populations with different levels of sunlight: the west of Scotland and Queensland, Australia 1982-2001
    David C Whiteman
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute for Medical Research, Post Office Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:485-91. 2007
    ..Identifying the causes of these differences is likely to provide better understanding of how sunlight causes melanoma...
  77. ncbi request reprint Dietary pattern in association with squamous cell carcinoma of the skin: a prospective study
    Torukiri I Ibiebele
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1401-8. 2007
    ..The role of diet in the development of skin cancer is inconclusive, and the effect of the combined consumption of foods has never been reported...
  78. ncbi request reprint Histologic and epidemiologic correlates of P-MAPK, Brn-2, pRb, p53, and p16 immunostaining in cutaneous melanomas
    Naomi M Richmond-Sinclair
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, The School of Life Sciences and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Melanoma Res 18:336-45. 2008
    ..Exactly how the expression of each protein relates to the causal pathways needs to be further explored...
  79. doi request reprint Epithelial ovarian cancer: testing the 'androgens hypothesis'
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, 4029, Australia
    Endocr Relat Cancer 15:1061-8. 2008
    ..7; 95% CI 1.1-12.0); however, use of the androgenic medication Danazol did not increase risk (OR 1.0; 95% CI 0.4-2.9). Overall, our results do not support the hypothesis that androgen-related disorders increase the risk of ovarian cancer...
  80. doi request reprint Incidence of basal cell carcinoma multiplicity and detailed anatomic distribution: longitudinal study of an Australian population
    Naomi M Richmond-Sinclair
    Cancer and Population Studies Unit, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Invest Dermatol 129:323-8. 2009
    ..We conclude that actual BCC tumor burden is much greater in the population than is apparent from normal incidence rates. Anatomic distribution of BCC is consistent with general levels of sun exposure across body sites...
  81. ncbi request reprint Ovulation and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    David M Purdie
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 104:228-32. 2003
    ..These findings support the theory that incessant ovulation is a major contributor to the occurrence of ovarian cancer and suggest that ovulations during the 20s may be those most associated with disease risk...
  82. ncbi request reprint Cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survival in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians: a matched cohort study
    Patricia C Valery
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia
    Lancet 367:1842-8. 2006
    ..However, few comparative data exist to prove this disparity. We assessed differences in disease stage at cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survival between these two populations in Queensland...
  83. doi request reprint Changes in the incidence of cutaneous melanoma in the west of Scotland and Queensland, Australia: hope for health promotion?
    David C Whiteman
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute for Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:243-50. 2008
    ..Variations in rates of change at different body sites warrant further monitoring...
  84. ncbi request reprint Serous ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancers: a comparative epidemiological analysis
    Susan J Jordan
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 122:1598-603. 2008
    ..These results also call into question the role of the physical effects of ovulation in the development of serous ovarian cancer...
  85. ncbi request reprint Recreational physical activity and epithelial ovarian cancer: a case-control study, systematic review, and meta-analysis
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, P O Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston 4029, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2321-30. 2007
    ..Thus, pooled results from observational studies suggest that a modest inverse association exists between level of recreational physical activity and the risk of ovarian cancer...
  86. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric factors and risk of melanoma in women: a pooled analysis
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Cancer 122:1100-8. 2008
    ..In aggregate, data from these studies suggest that greater height and weight gain may be risk factors for cutaneous melanoma in women...
  87. ncbi request reprint Point: sunscreen use is a safe and effective approach to skin cancer prevention
    Adele C Green
    Population Studies and Human Genetics Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital Post Office, Brisbane, 4029, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1921-2. 2007
  88. ncbi request reprint Patterns of excision and referral from primary care of melanocytic lesions
    C B Del Mar
    Centre for General Practice, University of Queensland Medical School, Herston, Australia
    Melanoma Res 7:496-9. 1997
    ..5 mm for those > 40 years) (P = 0.001). Wider excisions of skin melanocytic lesions are performed by older and more experienced doctors, on older patients, and for lesions in which malignancy is being addressed...
  89. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of endometrial cancer
    D M Purdie
    Population and Clinical Sciences Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, 4029, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 15:341-54. 2001
    ....
  90. doi request reprint Association of Helicobacter pylori infection with reduced risk for esophageal cancer is independent of environmental and genetic modifiers
    David C Whiteman
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Gastroenterology 139:73-83; quiz e11-2. 2010
    ..We sought to measure the association between H pylori infection and esophageal cancer and identify potential modifiers...
  91. ncbi request reprint Estimation of avoidable skin cancers and cost-savings to government associated with regulation of the solarium industry in Australia
    Nicholas Hirst
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Health Policy 89:303-11. 2009
    ..We estimated the numbers of potential skin cancers prevented through regulation of solaria and the associated cost-savings to the Federal Government...
  92. ncbi request reprint Early menstrual characteristics associated with subsequent diagnosis of endometriosis
    Susan A Treloar
    Center for Military and Veterans Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:534.e1-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between early menstrual characteristics, before symptom onset, and later diagnosis of endometriosis...
  93. pmc A population-based study of Australian twins with melanoma suggests a strong genetic contribution to liability
    Sri N Shekar
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Invest Dermatol 129:2211-9. 2009
    ..Using these data and population prevalences, it was estimated that 55% of the variation in liability to melanoma is due to genetic influences...
  94. ncbi request reprint Long-term increase in sunscreen use in an Australian community after a skin cancer prevention trial
    Jolieke C van der Pols
    Longitudinal Studies Unit, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Prev Med 42:171-6. 2006
    ..In a high-risk community, we assessed long-term sunscreen use among people who had participated in a randomized trial of daily sunscreen application for prevention of skin cancer...
  95. doi request reprint Melanocytic naevi and basal cell carcinoma: is there an association?
    N M Richmond-Sinclair
    Cancer and Population Studies Unit, Queensland Institute of Medical Research School of Life Sciences and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:1092-6. 2012
    ..Melanoma and basal cell carcinoma (BCC) affect similar body sites and share a complex relationship with sun exposure...
  96. ncbi request reprint The influence of reproductive and hormonal factors on ovarian cancer survival
    C M Nagle
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 18:407-13. 2008
    ....
  97. doi request reprint An analysis of clustering of betapapillomavirus antibodies
    K A Mallitt
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    J Gen Virol 91:2062-7. 2010
    ..The lack of clustering of specific viral types identified suggests that if there are betaPV types that are independently related to skin carcinogenesis, they are unlikely to be identified using standard epidemiological methods...
  98. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity and metabolic syndrome in Indigenous Australian youths
    P C Valery
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research and The Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Obes Rev 10:255-61. 2009
    ..Type 2 diabetes was diagnosed in two youths. These very high proportions of overweight or obese Torres Strait youth with metabolic risk factors have major public health implications...
  99. ncbi request reprint Melanocortin-1 receptor genotype is a risk factor for basal and squamous cell carcinoma
    N F Box
    Center for Functional and Applied Genomics, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Invest Dermatol 116:224-9. 2001
    ....
  100. pmc Tobacco smoking and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: a 16-year longitudinal population-based study
    Penelope McBride
    Cancer and Population Studies Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1778-83. 2011
    ..We therefore aimed to prospectively examine the role of tobacco smoking in the development of SCC of the skin in a population-based study...