Nirmala Pandeya

Summary

Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Repeated occurrence of basal cell carcinoma of the skin and multifailure survival analysis: follow-up data from the Nambour Skin Cancer Prevention Trial
    Nirmala Pandeya
    Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 161:748-54. 2005
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. doi 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
  6. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection and the risks of Barrett's oesophagus: a population-based case-control study
    Aaron P Thrift
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 130:2407-16. 2012
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Alpha B-crystallin, a new independent marker for poor prognosis in head and neck cancer
    David Chin
    Melanoma Genomics Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Laryngoscope 115:1239-42. 2005

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Repeated occurrence of basal cell carcinoma of the skin and multifailure survival analysis: follow-up data from the Nambour Skin Cancer Prevention Trial
    Nirmala Pandeya
    Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 161:748-54. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate the importance of conducting multiple-event analysis for recurring events, as risk factors for a single event may differ from those where repeated events are considered...
  3. 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...
  4. 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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  5. doi 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...
  6. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection and the risks of Barrett's oesophagus: a population-based case-control study
    Aaron P Thrift
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 130:2407-16. 2012
    ..Helicobacter pylori infection is inversely associated with BO, and our findings suggest that decreased acid load is not the only mechanism underlying the H. pylori protective effect...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Alpha B-crystallin, a new independent marker for poor prognosis in head and neck cancer
    David Chin
    Melanoma Genomics Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Laryngoscope 115:1239-42. 2005
    ..The objective was to confirm this in routine paraffin sections at the protein level...
  11. doi request reprint Lifetime alcohol consumption and risk of Barrett's Esophagus
    Aaron P Thrift
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:1220-30. 2011
    ..However, few studies have investigated this association and findings have been inconsistent. We sought to examine the association between measures of total and beverage-specific alcohol consumption and BE risk...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Basal cell carcinoma on the trunk is associated with excessive sun exposure
    Rachel E Neale
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill, Queensland, Australia
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:380-6. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the phenotypic determinants and patterns of sun exposure that give rise to BCC on the head and trunk vary in a way that explains the anomalous site distribution...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and pancreatic cancer risk: more to the story than just pack-years
    Annaka Schulte
    Department of Population Health, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 50:997-1003. 2014
    ..We analysed data from the Queensland Pancreatic Cancer Study (QPCS), an Australian population-based case-control study, with the aim of determining which smoking component is primarily important to pancreatic cancer risk...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sun-related factors, betapapillomavirus, and actinic keratoses: a prospective study
    Penelope McBride
    Cancer and Population Studies Unit, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4029
    Arch Dermatol 143:862-8. 2007
    ..To examine prospectively the relationship among sun exposure, Betapapillomavirus, and development of actinic keratoses...
  18. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of Helicobacter pylori sero-positivity in the Australian adult community
    Nirmala Pandeya
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:1283-9. 2011
    ..To estimate the sero-prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori infection in the Australian adult population and identify determinants...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the risk of actinic keratoses and squamous cell cancers of the skin
    Gregory J Butler
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:966-72. 2005
    ....
  20. doi request reprint A model to determine absolute risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Aaron P Thrift
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:138-44.e2. 2013
    ..Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) develops rapidly and has a high mortality rate. We aimed to develop a prediction model to estimate the absolute 5-year risks, based on different profiles of factors, for developing EAC...
  21. pmc A clinical risk prediction model for Barrett esophagus
    Aaron P Thrift
    Cancer Control Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Locked Bag 2000, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:1115-23. 2012
    ..The prediction model performed reasonably well and has the potential to be an effective and useful clinical tool in selecting patients with gastroesophageal reflux symptoms to refer for endoscopic screening for Barrett esophagus...
  22. doi request reprint Body mass index, long-term weight change, and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: is the inverse association modified by smoking status?
    Petra H Lahmann
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Cancer and Population Studies, Brisbane, Australia
    Cancer 118:1901-9. 2012
    ..However, questions remain regarding reverse causation and confounding, especially by smoking, as alternative explanations...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint The effect of skin examination surveys on the incidence of basal cell carcinoma in a Queensland community sample: a 10-year longitudinal study
    Patricia Casarolli Valery
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australian Center for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 9:148-51. 2004
    ..We conclude that BCC that might otherwise go unreported are detected during skin examination surveys and thus that such skin cancer screening can influence the apparent burden of skin cancer...
  25. 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
    ....
  26. pmc The androgen receptor CAG repeat polymorphism and modification of breast cancer risk in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers
    Amanda B Spurdle
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R176-83. 2005
    ..Women with germline BRCA1 mutations who carry at least one AR allele with 28 or more repeats have been reported to have an earlier age at onset of breast cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prediction of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation status using post-irradiation assays of lymphoblastoid cell lines is compromised by inter-cell-line phenotypic variability
    Paul K Lovelock
    School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 104:257-66. 2007
    ..We assessed the ability of several assays of LCLs to distinguish carriers of germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations from mutation-negative controls to determine their utility for use in a diagnostic setting...
  28. pmc Control of scabies, skin sores and haematuria in children in the Solomon Islands: another role for ivermectin
    Gregor Lawrence
    Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Post Office, Royal Brisbane Hospital Queensland 4029, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 83:34-42. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Morphological and molecular heterogeneity within nonmicrosatellite instability-high colorectal cancer
    Vicki L J Whitehall
    Conjoint Gastroenterology Laboratory, Clinical Research Centre, Royal Brisbane Hospital Research Foundation, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Res 62:6011-4. 2002
    ..004) and lower frequency of hMLH1 methylation (P < 0.001) in the latter. These data demonstrate that the separation of CRC into two nonoverlapping groups (MSI-H versus MSS/MSI-L) is a misleading oversimplification...
  30. doi request reprint Prevalence and stability of antibodies to 37 human papillomavirus types--a population-based longitudinal study
    Annika Antonsson
    Genetics and Population Health Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Virology 407:26-32. 2010
    ..Seroprevalence to cutaneous HPV types are relatively stable over time, and a single measure can be used as a reasonable marker of long-term antibody status...
  31. ncbi request reprint Quantified tracheobronchomalacia disorders and their clinical profiles in children
    Ian B Masters
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Chest 133:461-7. 2008
    ..The objectives of the study were to prospectively examine the relationship between malacia lesions and their respiratory illness profiles...
  32. ncbi request reprint Novel markers for poor prognosis in head and neck cancer
    David Chin
    Melanoma Genomics Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 113:789-97. 2005
    ..001). Our study represents the first instance of SPARC as an independent prognostic marker in HNSCC...
  33. ncbi request reprint Associations between NOD2/CARD15 genotype and phenotype in Crohn's disease--Are we there yet?
    Graham Radford-Smith
    IBD Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7097-103. 2006
    ..This review underlines the significant phenotypic differences that exist among populations, including similar ethnic groups, and has demonstrated the need for further studies of patients with long-term "inflammatory" Crohn's disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Skin surface topography grading is a valid measure of skin photoaging
    Diana Battistutta
    Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 22:39-45. 2006
    ....
  35. pmc Effectiveness of quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine for the prevention of cervical abnormalities: case-control study nested within a population based screening programme in Australia
    Elizabeth Crowe
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Brisbane, Australia
    BMJ 348:g1458. 2014
    ..To measure the effectiveness of the quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine against cervical abnormalities four years after implementation of a nationally funded vaccination programme in Queensland, Australia...
  36. ncbi request reprint Radiation doses to children during modified barium swallow studies
    Kelly A Weir
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Level 3 RCH Foundation Building, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland, 4029, Australia
    Pediatr Radiol 37:283-90. 2007
    ..There are minimal data on radiation doses to infants and children undergoing a modified barium swallow (MBS) study...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association between apolipoprotein E epsilon4 and neuropsychiatric symptoms during interferon alpha treatment for chronic hepatitis C
    Peter A Gochee
    Department of Surgery and Psychiatry, Univerity of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Psychosomatics 45:49-57. 2004
    ..Moreover, pathways involving APOE should be considered in understanding the pathophysiology of interferon alpha-induced neuropsychiatric complications...
  38. ncbi request reprint Fas ligand and tumour counter-attack in colorectal cancer stratified according to microsatellite instability status
    Julie M Michael-Robinson
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Laboratory, Royal Brisbane Hospital Foundation Clinical Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    J Pathol 201:46-54. 2003
    ..004; p = 0.046 respectively). This study therefore suggests that MSS colorectal cancers are killing incoming TILs in an effective tumour counter-attack, but apparently not via membrane-bound FasL...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of a comprehensive health assessment programme for Australian adults with intellectual disability: a cluster randomized trial
    Nicholas Lennox
    Queensland Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disability QCIDD, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Mater Hospitals, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane 4101, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 36:139-46. 2007
    ..They die prematurely, and often have a number of unrecognized or poorly managed medical conditions as well as inadequate health promotion and disease prevention...
  40. ncbi request reprint Ross River virus disease in tropical Queensland: evolution of rheumatic manifestations in an inception cohort followed for six months
    David Harley
    Developmental Disability Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Mater Hospital, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:352-5. 2002
    ..To describe the natural history of rheumatic manifestations of Ross River virus (RRV) disease...
  41. ncbi request reprint The "Fas counterattack" is not an active mode of tumor immune evasion in colorectal cancer with high-level microsatellite instability
    Aileen M Houston
    Department of Medicine, National University of Ireland Cork, Clinical Science Building, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Hum Pathol 39:243-50. 2008
    ..059). Together, these findings suggest that the abundance of TILs found in MSI-H tumors may be due to the failure of these tumor cells to up-regulate FasL and may explain, in part, the improved prognosis associated with these tumors...