Catherine M Olsen

Summary

Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Obesity and risk of ovarian cancer subtypes: evidence from the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
    Catherine M Olsen
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Locked Bag 2000, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Endocr Relat Cancer 20:251-62. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: the QSkin Sun and Health Study
    Catherine M Olsen
    Population Health Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia and University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, Manchester, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:929-929i. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Population attributable fractions of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer Control Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 174:582-90. 2011
  5. pmc Biologic markers of sun exposure and melanoma risk in women: pooled case-control analysis
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 129:713-23. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Estimating the attributable fraction for melanoma: a meta-analysis of pigmentary characteristics and freckling
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer Control Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, QLD 4029, Australia
    Int J Cancer 127:2430-45. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Estimating the attributable fraction for cancer: A meta-analysis of nevi and melanoma
    Catherine M Olsen
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 3:233-45. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Familial melanoma: a meta-analysis and estimates of attributable fraction
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer Control Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:65-73. 2010
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. 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
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  2. pmc Obesity and risk of ovarian cancer subtypes: evidence from the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
    Catherine M Olsen
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Locked Bag 2000, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Endocr Relat Cancer 20:251-62. 2013
    ..Other modifiable factors must be identified to control this disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: the QSkin Sun and Health Study
    Catherine M Olsen
    Population Health Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia and University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, Manchester, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:929-929i. 2012
    ..Approval to access QSkin data can be obtained on application to the study investigators and submission of a formal research plan that has previous approval from the human research ethics committee of the applicant's institution...
  4. doi request reprint Population attributable fractions of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer Control Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 174:582-90. 2011
    ..The present study suggests that these cancers may be largely prevented by maintaining healthy body mass index, avoiding smoking, and controlling symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux...
  5. pmc Biologic markers of sun exposure and melanoma risk in women: pooled case-control analysis
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 129:713-23. 2011
    ..Solar keratoses strongly increased the risk of head and neck melanoma (pOR 4.91, 95%CI 2.10-11.46), but data were insufficient to assess risk for other sites. Reported sunburn is strongly associated with melanoma on all major body sites...
  6. doi request reprint Estimating the attributable fraction for melanoma: a meta-analysis of pigmentary characteristics and freckling
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer Control Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, QLD 4029, Australia
    Int J Cancer 127:2430-45. 2010
    ..18 vs. 0.13). The PAF of melanoma associated with red hair colour was 0.10. These estimates of melanoma burden attributable to pigmentary characteristics provide a basis for designing prevention strategies for melanoma...
  7. doi request reprint Estimating the attributable fraction for cancer: A meta-analysis of nevi and melanoma
    Catherine M Olsen
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 3:233-45. 2010
    ..This work is the necessary first step in designing targeted preventive strategies for melanoma, which must now be overlaid with information about cost and utility...
  8. ncbi request reprint Familial melanoma: a meta-analysis and estimates of attributable fraction
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer Control Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:65-73. 2010
    ..040 for all regions combined). Our findings suggest that only a small percentage of melanoma cases (always <7%) are attributable to familial risk; the majority of melanomas are presumably attributable to other factors...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Good test-retest reproducibility for an instrument to capture self-reported melanoma risk factors
    Conrad J Morze
    Dermatology Research Centre, The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, 119 Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Queensland, 4102, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:1329-36. 2012
    ..To examine the test-retest reliability and validity of self-reported items capturing phenotypic characteristics and sun exposure measures in the baseline survey instrument used for a prospective study of skin cancer and melanoma...
  17. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of pigmentary characteristics, sun sensitivity, freckling and melanocytic nevi and risk of basal cell carcinoma of the skin
    Mohammad Khalesi
    Department of Population Health, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:534-43. 2013
    ..To calculate pooled risk estimates of the association between pigmentary characteristics and basal cell carcinoma (BCC) of the skin...
  18. doi request reprint Beyond parity: association of ovarian cancer with length of gestation and offspring characteristics
    Susan J Jordan
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Public Health Building, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 170:607-14. 2009
    ..22, 95% CI: 0.74, 2.02). The results suggest that pregnancies associated with differing hormonal milieux have different effects on ovarian cancer risk and that some of these associations may vary with histologic subtype...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the proportion of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma cases attributable to tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption
    Nirmala Pandeya
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:579-84. 2013
    ..Quantifying the burden of ESCC attributable to these causal factors is necessary to inform potential preventive strategies...
  21. doi request reprint Physical activity in women with ovarian cancer and its association with decreased distress and improved quality of life
    Vanessa L Beesley
    Genetics and Population Health Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Psychooncology 20:1161-9. 2011
    ..To document levels of and changes in physical activity before and after ovarian cancer diagnosis and explore associations with psychosocial outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index, glycemic load and endometrial cancer risk: results from the Australian National Endometrial Cancer study and an updated systematic review and meta-analysis
    Christina M Nagle
    Gynaecological Cancers, Population Health Research Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Eur J Nutr 52:705-15. 2013
    ....
  23. pmc Skin cancer arising in scars: a systematic review
    Sarah C Wallingford
    School of Translational Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    Dermatol Surg 37:1239-44. 2011
    ..Despite numerous case reports, epidemiologic evidence regarding true rate of skin cancer in scars of any etiology is sparse...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Melanocortin 1 receptor and risk of cutaneous melanoma: a meta-analysis and estimates of population burden
    Patricia F Williams
    Genetics and Population Health Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 129:1730-40. 2011
    ..More compatible and comparable research would allow for more powerful data that could be clinically applied to predict melanoma risk...
  26. ncbi request reprint Turning the tide? Changes in treatment rates for keratinocyte cancers in Australia 2000 through 2011
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer Control Group, Population Health Department, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    J Am Acad Dermatol 71:21-6.e1. 2014
    ..Keratinocyte cancers (basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma) are the commonest cancers in human beings. Population data on incidence trends are scant because few jurisdictions reliably record diagnoses or treatments...
  27. pmc Risk of melanoma in people with HIV/AIDS in the pre- and post-HAART eras: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Catherine M Olsen
    Department of Population Health, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e95096. 2014
    ..Whether melanoma risk has also changed in HIV/AIDS patients post-HAART is unknown and therefore we evaluated this in comparison with the risk before HAART...