Dallas R English

Summary

Affiliation: The Cancer Council Victoria
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Validation of de-identified record linkage to ascertain hospital admissions in a cohort study
    Alison Beauchamp
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:42. 2011
  2. pmc The 4q27 locus and prostate cancer risk
    Elizabeth A Tindall
    Cancer Genetics Group, Children s Cancer Institute Australia for Medical Research, Sydney Children s Hospital, High St, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    BMC Cancer 10:69. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of a school-based sun protection intervention on the development of melanocytic nevi in children: 6-year follow-up
    Dallas R English
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:977-80. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Ultraviolet radiation at places of residence and the development of melanocytic nevi in children (Australia)
    Dallas R English
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne St, 3053, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:103-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Red meat, chicken, and fish consumption and risk of colorectal cancer
    Dallas R English
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1509-14. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the number needed to excise: excision rates of pigmented lesions by general practitioners
    Dallas R English
    The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:16-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Sun protection and the development of melanocytic nevi in children
    Dallas R English
    The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2873-6. 2005
  8. pmc Evaluation of aid to diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions in general practice: controlled trial randomised by practice
    Dallas R English
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    BMJ 327:375. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of smoking on use of hospital services: the Busselton study
    Dallas R English
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:225-30. 2002
  10. pmc Predictors of mammographic density: insights gained from a novel regression analysis of a twin study
    Gillian S Dite
    The University of Melbourne, Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3474-81. 2008

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Publications114 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Validation of de-identified record linkage to ascertain hospital admissions in a cohort study
    Alison Beauchamp
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:42. 2011
    ..We sought to develop and validate a method for linking a cohort study to a state-wide hospital admissions dataset with limited availability of unique identifying variables...
  2. pmc The 4q27 locus and prostate cancer risk
    Elizabeth A Tindall
    Cancer Genetics Group, Children s Cancer Institute Australia for Medical Research, Sydney Children s Hospital, High St, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    BMC Cancer 10:69. 2010
    ..This region harbors two cytokine genes IL-2 and the recently described IL-21...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of a school-based sun protection intervention on the development of melanocytic nevi in children: 6-year follow-up
    Dallas R English
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:977-80. 2005
    ..Overall, there was weak evidence that the Kidskin intervention reduced the number of new nevi over a 6-year period, but there was stronger evidence of an effect on the trunk in boys...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ultraviolet radiation at places of residence and the development of melanocytic nevi in children (Australia)
    Dallas R English
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne St, 3053, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:103-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the relationship between ambient ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure and number of melanocytic nevi in children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Red meat, chicken, and fish consumption and risk of colorectal cancer
    Dallas R English
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1509-14. 2004
    ..Evidence on the relationship between risk of colorectal cancer and poultry and fish consumption is inconsistent...
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the number needed to excise: excision rates of pigmented lesions by general practitioners
    Dallas R English
    The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:16-9. 2004
    ..To identify doctor and patient characteristics associated with excision of benign versus malignant pigmented skin lesions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sun protection and the development of melanocytic nevi in children
    Dallas R English
    The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2873-6. 2005
    ..Using sunscreen on the back when it was uncovered was not associated with number of nevi (P = 0.59). Children who stayed indoors in the middle of the day and wore clothing while outdoors had fewer nevi...
  8. pmc Evaluation of aid to diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions in general practice: controlled trial randomised by practice
    Dallas R English
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    BMJ 327:375. 2003
    ..To determine whether an aid to the diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions reduces the ratio of benign lesions to melanomas excised in general practice...
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of smoking on use of hospital services: the Busselton study
    Dallas R English
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:225-30. 2002
    ..To use the Busselton study to estimate the impact of smoking on hospital use in Australia...
  10. pmc Predictors of mammographic density: insights gained from a novel regression analysis of a twin study
    Gillian S Dite
    The University of Melbourne, Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3474-81. 2008
    ..The associations between mammographic density measures and height are consistent with shared early life environmental factors that predispose to both height and percent mammographic density and possibly breast cancer risk...
  11. pmc HFE C282Y homozygotes are at increased risk of breast and colorectal cancer
    Nicholas J Osborne
    Gut and Liver, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Hepatology 51:1311-8. 2010
    ..16; 95% CI = 0.74, 1.84), or prostate cancer (HR = 1.08; 95% CI = 0.68, 1.70). Conclusion: HFE C282Y homozygotes have twice the risk of colorectal and breast cancer compared with those individuals without the C282Y variant...
  12. doi request reprint Circulating steroid hormone levels and risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women
    Laura Baglietto
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:492-502. 2010
    ....
  13. pmc Reduced rates of primary joint replacement for osteoarthritis in Italian and Greek migrants to Australia: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R86. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the rates of primary joint replacement for osteoarthritis for Italian and Greek migrants to Australia and Australian-born individuals...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of an FFQ for assessment of antioxidant intake using plasma biomarkers in an ethnically diverse population
    Allison M Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 12:2438-47. 2009
    ....
  15. doi request reprint HFE C282Y homozygosity is associated with an increased risk of total hip replacement for osteoarthritis
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:872-8. 2012
    ..Total joint replacement is considered a surrogate measure for symptomatic end-stage osteoarthritis. We examined the relationship between HFE gene mutations and risk of total hip and knee replacement using a prospective cohort study...
  16. doi request reprint 20/20--Alcohol and age-related macular degeneration: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Madeleine K M Adams
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 176:289-98. 2012
    ..The odds ratio for those drinking more than 20 g of alcohol per day for late AMD was 1.44 (95% confidence interval: 0.85, 2.45; P = 0.17). These results show a modest association between alcohol consumption and increased AMD risk...
  17. doi request reprint Social connectedness and predictors of successful ageing
    Allison M Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council of Victoria, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Maturitas 75:361-6. 2013
    ..As populations age it is important to minimize the time people live in a less than successful state of ageing. Our aim was to identify predictors of successful ageing...
  18. doi request reprint Plasma phospholipid fatty acids, dietary fatty acids and prostate cancer risk
    Julie K Bassett
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    Int J Cancer 133:1882-91. 2013
    ..Higher risks were also observed for dietary n-6 polyunsaturated fats, primarily linoleic acid. ..
  19. doi request reprint Can genetic associations change with age? CFH and age-related macular degeneration
    Madeleine K M Adams
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Hum Mol Genet 21:5229-36. 2012
    ..These findings have important implications for predictive models for AMD and potentially other age-related diseases which extrapolate risks from older cohorts, as they assume homogeneity of association by age, which might not exist...
  20. doi request reprint Increased fasting serum glucose concentration is associated with adverse knee structural changes in adults with no knee symptoms and diabetes
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Maturitas 72:373-8. 2012
    ..We performed a longitudinal cohort study to examine the relationship between serum glucose concentration and knee structure in adults with no knee symptoms or diabetes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and cardiovascular mortality accounting for possible misclassification of intake: 11-year follow-up of the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Linton R Harriss
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 102:1574-85. 2007
    ..To investigate the relationship between usual daily alcohol intake, beverage type and drinking frequency on cardiovascular (CVD) and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality, accounting for systematic misclassification of intake...
  22. doi request reprint Fat consumption and its association with age-related macular degeneration
    Elaine W T Chong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:674-80. 2009
    ..To evaluate associations between past dietary fat intake and the prevalence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Plasma phospholipid and dietary fatty acids as predictors of type 2 diabetes: interpreting the role of linoleic acid
    Allison M Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:189-97. 2007
    ..Dietary fatty acids may be associated with diabetes but are difficult to measure accurately...
  24. ncbi request reprint The natural history of serum iron indices for HFE C282Y homozygosity associated with hereditary hemochromatosis
    Lyle C Gurrin
    Centre for MEGA Epidemiology, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Gastroenterology 135:1945-52. 2008
    ..We characterized the development of elevated iron measures in C282Y homozygotes followed for 12 years...
  25. doi request reprint Circulating steroid hormone concentrations in postmenopausal women in relation to body size and composition
    Laura Baglietto
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 115:171-9. 2009
    ..This effect requires around 6 years to be detectable by way of circulating steroid hormone levels...
  26. pmc Development of bone marrow lesions is associated with adverse effects on knee cartilage while resolution is associated with improvement--a potential target for prevention of knee osteoarthritis: a longitudinal study
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R10. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between development or resolution of bone marrow lesions (BMLs) and knee cartilage properties in a 2 year prospective study of asymptomatic middle-aged adults...
  27. doi request reprint Dietary intake of B vitamins and methionine and colorectal cancer risk
    Julie K Bassett
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Nutr Cancer 65:659-67. 2013
    ..Adequate folate intake might protect against colon cancer risk in those with low methionine intake...
  28. doi request reprint Associations between weight in early adulthood, change in weight, and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women
    Kavitha Krishnan
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1409-16. 2013
    ..Adult weight is positively associated with postmenopausal breast cancer but few studies have investigated whether there are associations with weight and body mass index (BMI) in early adulthood, or subsequent weight change...
  29. doi request reprint Effect of long-term vigorous physical activity on healthy adult knee cartilage
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:985-92. 2012
    ..We then examined whether this effect differed in those with and without bone marrow lesions (BMLs), as an indicator of preclinical joint damage...
  30. pmc A novel association between a SNP in CYBRD1 and serum ferritin levels in a cohort study of HFE hereditary haemochromatosis
    Clare C Constantine
    Centre for MEGA Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Haematol 147:140-9. 2009
    ..004). This putative genetic modifier of iron overload expression accounts for 11% (95% CI 0.4%, 22.6%) of the variance in serum ferritin levels of C282Y homozygotes...
  31. ncbi request reprint A comparison of adiposity measures as predictors of all-cause mortality: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Julie A Simpson
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Council Council Victoria, and Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Level 2 723 Swanston St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:994-1003. 2007
    ..Our goal was to examine five different measures of adiposity as predictors of all-cause mortality...
  32. ncbi request reprint The common variant rs1447295 on chromosome 8q24 and prostate cancer risk: results from an Australian population-based case-control study
    Gianluca Severi
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:610-2. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and diabetes incidence in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Allison M Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 165:603-10. 2007
    ..Avoidance of a dietary pattern including meats and fatty foods, as well as adherence to a pattern including salad and cooked vegetables, is recommended...
  34. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition and colon cancer risk in women
    Robert J Macinnis
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Cancer 118:1496-500. 2006
    ..Central adiposity appears to be associated with colon cancer risk in women...
  35. doi request reprint The longitudinal relationship between body composition and patella cartilage in healthy adults
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:421-7. 2008
    ..Although obesity is a risk factor for patellofemoral osteoarthritis (OA), it is unclear whether the components of body composition, such as muscle and fat mass, are major determinants of articular cartilage properties at the patella...
  36. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition and risk of rectal cancer (Australia)
    Robert J Macinnis
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Carlton South, Vic, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1291-7. 2006
    ..The relationship between rectal cancer risk and central adiposity, overall fat mass, and fat-free mass is unknown...
  37. doi request reprint Dietary intake of B vitamins and methionine and prostate cancer incidence and mortality
    Julie K Bassett
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 23:855-63. 2012
    ..We investigated prospectively the relationship between dietary intakes of methionine, B vitamins associated with one-carbon metabolism, and risk of incident and fatal prostate cancer...
  38. doi request reprint Weight change and prostate cancer incidence and mortality
    Julie K Bassett
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton South, Vic, Australia
    Int J Cancer 131:1711-9. 2012
    ..84, 95% CI: 1.09-3.09. Higher adult weight and BMI increases the risk of aggressive prostate cancer and mortality from prostate cancer. Weight gain during adult life is associated with increased prostate cancer mortality...
  39. doi request reprint Apolipoprotein E gene associations in age-related macular degeneration: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Madeleine K M Adams
    Center for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 175:511-8. 2012
    ..77 (P = 0.005)). These results highlight the importance of stratifying by smoking status in elderly populations. Smokers who survive to old age may be more likely to possess unknown genotypes which modify exposure-disease associations...
  40. doi request reprint Longitudinal effect of vigorous physical activity on patella cartilage morphology in people without clinical knee disease
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Monash University and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1095-102. 2009
    ..We examined the effect of participation in vigorous physical activity on changes to patella cartilage over 2 years...
  41. ncbi request reprint Dietary carbohydrate, fibre, glycaemic index, glycaemic load and the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Graham G Giles
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Cancer 118:1843-7. 2006
    ..43, 0.99), p = 0.005. Our data do not support a strong role for GI and GL in breast carcinogenesis but suggest that increased intake of fibre and carbohydrate may be associated with the diagnosis of cancers of more favourable prognosis...
  42. doi request reprint Inference about causation from examination of familial confounding: application to longitudinal twin data on mammographic density measures that predict breast cancer risk
    Jennifer Stone
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic, and Analytic Epidemiology, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1149-55. 2012
    ..Mammographic density is a strong risk factor for breast cancer. It is unknown whether there are different causes of variation in mammographic density at different ages...
  43. pmc Body mass index in early adulthood and endometrial cancer risk for mismatch repair gene mutation carriers
    Aung Ko Win
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 117:899-905. 2011
    ..To investigate the association of body mass index (BMI) in early adulthood and endometrial cancer risk for carriers of a germline mutation in a DNA mismatch repair gene...
  44. pmc Effect of antioxidants on knee cartilage and bone in healthy, middle-aged subjects: a cross-sectional study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R66. 2007
    ..While our findings need to be confirmed by longitudinal studies, they highlight the potential of the diet to modify the risk of osteoarthritis...
  45. doi request reprint Using mammographic density to improve breast cancer screening outcomes
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2818-24. 2008
    ..There would be little additional benefit in targeting screening based on age and hormone therapy use...
  46. ncbi request reprint Circulating steroid hormones and the risk of prostate cancer
    Gianluca Severi
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:86-91. 2006
    ..06, 0.2, and 0.1, respectively). High levels of testosterone and adrenal androgens are thus associated with reduced risk of aggressive prostate cancer but not with nonaggressive disease...
  47. pmc Dietary fatty acid intake affects the risk of developing bone marrow lesions in healthy middle-aged adults without clinical knee osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R63. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between fatty acid consumption and the incidence of BMLs in healthy middle-aged adults without clinical knee OA...
  48. doi request reprint Is physical activity a risk factor for primary knee or hip replacement due to osteoarthritis? A prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    J Rheumatol 38:350-7. 2011
    ..To estimate prospectively any association between measures of physical activity and the risk of either primary knee or hip replacement due to osteoarthritis (OA)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and cardiovascular mortality in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Linton R Harriss
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:221-9. 2007
    ..Despite increased cardiovascular disease risk factors, migrants to Australia from Mediterranean countries have lower mortality than do native-born Australians. Dietary patterns may contribute to this...
  50. ncbi request reprint Foods, nutrients and prostate cancer
    Allison M Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 15:11-20. 2004
    ..To examine the risk of prostate cancer associated with foods and nutrients, including individual fatty acids and carotenoids...
  51. ncbi request reprint Circulating insulin-like growth factor-I and binding protein-3 and the risk of breast cancer
    Laura Baglietto
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:763-8. 2007
    ..More prospective studies are needed to clarify the age dependence of the association between IGF-I and IGFBP-3 and breast cancer...
  52. doi request reprint Smoking is associated with increased cartilage loss and persistence of bone marrow lesions over 2 years in community-based individuals
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1227-31. 2009
    ..To determine whether smoking is related to change in tibial and patella cartilage, and the development or persistence of bone marrow lesions (BMLs) over 2 years in a cohort of middle-aged adults...
  53. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition and prostate cancer risk
    Robert J Macinnis
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1417-21. 2003
    ..2 (95% confidence interval, 1.2-4.1). For each 10-kg increase in fat mass, the risk ratio was 1.4 (95% confidence interval, 1.0-1.8). Energy imbalance may play a role in the development of aggressive prostate cancer...
  54. doi request reprint Physical activity, body size and composition, and risk of ovarian cancer
    Fiona Chionh
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2183-94. 2010
    ..We examined the association between risk of ovarian cancer and physical activity and anthropometry (body mass index, height, waist, fat, and fat-free mass) in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study...
  55. ncbi request reprint Plasma phospholipid fatty acid composition as a biomarker of habitual dietary fat intake in an ethnically diverse cohort
    Allison M Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:415-26. 2007
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Dietary intake of B vitamins and methionine and breast cancer risk
    Julie K Bassett
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Vic, 3053, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1555-63. 2013
    ..Interactions between different B vitamins and methionine were also examined...
  57. doi request reprint A flatter proximal trochlear groove is associated with patella cartilage loss
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:496-500. 2012
    ....
  58. pmc Second to fourth digit ratio (2D:4D) and concentrations of circulating sex hormones in adulthood
    David C Muller
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:57. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether circulating concentrations of sex hormones and SHBG measured in adulthood was associated with 2D:4D...
  59. ncbi request reprint The rs743572 common variant in the promoter of CYP17A1 is not associated with prostate cancer risk or circulating hormonal levels
    Gianluca Severi
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    BJU Int 101:492-6. 2008
    ..To use a large population-based case-control study to test the association between the common genetic variant rs743572 (-34 T to C), prostate cancer risk and circulating levels of several hormones...
  60. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition and prostate cancer risk: systematic review and meta-regression analysis
    Robert J Macinnis
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton South, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:989-1003. 2006
    ..While increased stature may also increase risk, there is little evidence for an association with central obesity...
  61. ncbi request reprint Women have increased rates of cartilage loss and progression of cartilage defects at the knee than men: a gender study of adults without clinical knee osteoarthritis
    Fahad S Hanna
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 16:666-70. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether there are longitudinal gender differences in knee cartilage in a cohort of healthy, asymptomatic adults with no clinical knee disease...
  62. doi request reprint Body size, weight change, and risk of colon cancer
    Julie K Bassett
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2978-86. 2010
    ..Few studies have investigated effects of weight change on colon cancer risk...
  63. doi request reprint Age-dependent associations between androgenetic alopecia and prostate cancer risk
    David C Muller
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council of Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:209-15. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess whether androgenetic alopecia at ages 20 and 40 years are associated with risk of prostate cancer...
  64. pmc Relationship between body adiposity measures and risk of primary knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R31. 2009
    ..It is unknown whether the adipose mass and the distribution of adipose mass are associated with the risk of primary knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis. The aim of the present investigation was to examine this in a cohort study...
  65. pmc Meat consumption and risk of primary hip and knee joint replacement due to osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:17. 2011
    ..However, whether it affects the risk of knee and hip osteoarthritis is unknown. We performed a prospective cohort study to examine the relationship between meat consumption and risk of primary hip and knee replacement for osteoarthritis...
  66. doi request reprint Dietary patterns and prostate cancer risk
    David C Muller
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council of Victoria and Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3126-9. 2009
    ..87 to 1.14 and all 95% confidence intervals included 1. The analyses by aggressiveness, Gleason score groups, and age at diagnosis did not show any association (all P(trend) > 0.07)...
  67. ncbi request reprint A comparison of different methods for including 'age at menopause' in analyses of the association between hormone replacement therapy use and breast cancer
    Julie A Simpson
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne and the Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 33:11-6. 2007
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Circulating insulin-like growth factor-I and binding protein-3 and risk of prostate cancer
    Gianluca Severi
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1137-41. 2006
    ..49 (95% confidence interval, 1.11-2.00). The HRs did not differ by tumor aggressiveness or age at onset (all Ps > or = 0.4). In our study, high levels of IGFBP-3 but not IGF-I were associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer...
  69. ncbi request reprint Effect of physical activity on articular knee joint structures in community-based adults
    Tina L Racunica
    Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1261-8. 2007
    ..We examined the association between intensity, frequency, and duration of physical activity and knee structures in a community-based population...
  70. pmc Vastus medialis cross-sectional area is positively associated with patella cartilage and bone volumes in a pain-free community-based population
    Patricia A Berry
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Central and Eastern Clinical School, Melbourne, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R143. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine potential determinants of vastus medialis and lateralis cross-sectional areas and the relationship between the cross-sectional area and patella cartilage and bone volumes...
  71. ncbi request reprint Average volume of alcohol consumed, type of beverage, drinking pattern and the risk of death from all causes
    Laura Baglietto
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council of Victoria, Carlton VIC 3053, Melbourne, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:664-71. 2006
    ..The objective was to investigate associations between average volume of alcohol consumption, type of beverage and drinking pattern and all-cause mortality in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study...
  72. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition and colon cancer risk in men
    Robert J Macinnis
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton South, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:553-9. 2004
    ..It is uncertain whether this relationship is due to non-adipose mass, adipose mass, distribution of adipose mass such as central adiposity, or all three...
  73. ncbi request reprint Variants in the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) gene and prostate cancer risk, survival, and circulating PSA
    Gianluca Severi
    Cancer Epidemiology Center, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1142-7. 2006
    ..The genotypes and haplotypes studied might be associated with the PSA gene function or be in linkage disequilibrium with other unmeasured and functional variants in the PSA or other genes...
  74. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and prostate cancer risk: results from the Melbourne collaborative cohort study
    Laura Baglietto
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council of Victoria, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int J Cancer 119:1501-4. 2006
    ..Our results show that alcohol consumption does not influence overall prostate cancer incidence but we found suggestive evidence that alcohol consumption might decrease the incidence of aggressive prostate cancer and mortality...
  75. ncbi request reprint Association of bone marrow lesions with knee structures and risk factors for bone marrow lesions in the knees of clinically healthy, community-based adults
    Ferencz J Baranyay
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:112-8. 2007
    ..Little is known about their role in the knee in those without clinical OA. Our aim was to examine the prevalence and risk factors for BML, and their relationship with other knee structures in community-based adults without clinical OA...
  76. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition and the risk of lymphohematopoietic malignancies
    Robert J Macinnis
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1154-7. 2005
    ..83, 95% CI = 1.15 to 2.90; P = .01), and waist circumference (per 10-cm increase HR = 1.35, 95% CI = 1.06 to 1.72; P = .02). Lymphoproliferative malignancies and subgroups showed little relationship with body size...
  77. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Robert J Macinnis
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton South, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2117-25. 2004
    ....
  78. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of glioblastoma; evidence from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Laura Baglietto
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Cancer 128:1929-34. 2011
    ..79 (0.81 to 3.95) for 20 to 39 g/day, 3.07 (1.26 to 7.47) for 40 to 59 g/day and 2.54 (0.92 to 7.00) for 60 or more g/day. Alcohol consumption at baseline was associated with the risk of glioblastoma in a dose-response relationship...
  79. ncbi request reprint Early growth, adult body size and prostate cancer risk
    Graham G Giles
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Cancer 103:241-5. 2003
    ....
  80. doi request reprint Asthma, asthma medications, and prostate cancer risk
    Gianluca Severi
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council of Victoria, Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2318-24. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether a history of asthma or the use of asthma medications is associated with prostate cancer risk...
  81. doi request reprint Red meat and chicken consumption and its association with age-related macular degeneration
    Elaine W T Chong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne 3002, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 169:867-76. 2009
    ..43, 95% confidence interval: 0.20, 0.91; P-trend = 0.007). These results suggest that different meats may differently affect AMD risk and may be a target for lifestyle modification...
  82. ncbi request reprint Androgenetic alopecia and prostate cancer: findings from an Australian case-control study
    Graham G Giles
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC 3053 Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:549-53. 2002
    ..91 (1.59-5.32) for vertex baldness; and 1.95 (1.10-3.45) for frontal and vertex baldness. This association between the pattern of AA and prostate cancer points to shared androgen pathways that are worthy of additional investigation...
  83. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index and dietary fiber and the risk of type 2 diabetes
    Allison M Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes Care 27:2701-6. 2004
    ..To examine associations between type 2 diabetes and fiber, glycemic load (GL), dietary glycemic index (GI), and fiber-rich foods...
  84. ncbi request reprint Incidence of new and changed nevi and melanomas detected using baseline images and dermoscopy in patients at high risk for melanoma
    Jeremy P Banky
    Dermatology Unit and Victorian Melanoma Service, The Alfred, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dermatol 141:998-1006. 2005
    ..To determine the incidence of new, changed, and regressed nevi and melanomas in a cohort of patients at high risk for melanoma using baseline total body photography and dermatoscopy...
  85. pmc Does dietary folate intake modify effect of alcohol consumption on breast cancer risk? Prospective cohort study
    Laura Baglietto
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    BMJ 331:807. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of dietary folate intake on the relation between alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk...
  86. pmc Adolescents' use of purpose built shade in secondary schools: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Suzanne J Dobbinson
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    BMJ 338:b95. 2009
    ..To examine whether students use or avoid newly shaded areas created by shade sails installed at schools...
  87. ncbi request reprint Increased diabetes incidence in Greek and Italian migrants to Australia: how much can be explained by known risk factors?
    Allison M Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes Care 27:2330-4. 2004
    ....
  88. doi request reprint The effect of socioeconomic status on survival from colorectal cancer in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Helen L Kelsall
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 68:290-7. 2009
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Is cancer risk associated with anger control and negative affect? Findings from a prospective cohort study
    Victoria M White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
    Psychosom Med 69:667-74. 2007
    ..To examine the associations between anger control and negative affect and the risk of five common cancers and total cancers. Possible associations between emotional states and the risk of cancer have long been postulated...
  90. ncbi request reprint The heritability of mammographically dense and nondense breast tissue
    Jennifer Stone
    Centre for Molecular Environmental Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:612-7. 2006
    ..Our previous twin study showed that the heritability of PMD was 63%. This study determined the heritabilities of the components of PMD, the areas of dense and nondense tissue in the mammogram...
  91. doi request reprint Season of diagnosis has no effect on survival from malignant melanoma
    Harindra Jayasekara
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Cancer 125:488-90. 2009
    ..Our findings do not support the hypothesis that melanoma cases diagnosed in winter have worse prognosis than cases diagnosed in other seasons...
  92. doi request reprint Ethnicity and risk for colorectal cancers showing somatic BRAF V600E mutation or CpG island methylator phenotype
    Dallas R English
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Level 1, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1774-80. 2008
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition and the risk of gastric and oesophageal adenocarcinoma
    Robert J Macinnis
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, and Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Cancer 118:2628-31. 2006
    ..An increasing prevalence of obesity may be associated with the increasing incidence of gastro-oesophageal cancer observed in many populations...
  94. pmc Body composition and knee cartilage properties in healthy, community-based adults
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1244-8. 2007
    ..Although obesity is widely accepted as a risk factor for knee osteoarthritis, whether weight per se or the specific components of body composition are the major determinants of properties of articular knee cartilage is unclear...
  95. doi request reprint Appearance of melanocytic nevi on the backs of young Australian children: a 7-year longitudinal study
    Elizabeth Milne
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, West Perth, Australia
    Melanoma Res 18:22-8. 2008
    ..Longitudinal studies have important advantages over cross-sectional studies in the description of nevus development with age, and should be the preferred study design...
  96. pmc Time spent outdoors at midday and children's body mass index
    Elizabeth Milne
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, West Perth
    Am J Public Health 97:306-10. 2007
    ..We investigated whether the Kidskin sun protection intervention increased children's body mass index by reducing the time spent outdoors at midday...
  97. ncbi request reprint The impact of the kidskin sun protection intervention on summer suntan and reported sun exposure: was it sustained?
    Elizabeth Milne
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855, West Perth 6872, Western Australia
    Prev Med 42:14-20. 2006
    ..Kidskin' was a non-randomized, school-based sun protection intervention trial in Perth, Western Australia (1995-1999). Its aim was to determine the extent to which such a program could reduce children's sun exposure...
  98. doi request reprint Multiple newly identified loci associated with prostate cancer susceptibility
    Rosalind A Eeles
    The Institute of Cancer Research, 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5NG, UK
    Nat Genet 40:316-21. 2008
    ..7 x 10(-29)). We confirmed previous reports of common loci associated with prostate cancer at 8q24 and 17q. Moreover, we found that three of the newly identified loci contain candidate susceptibility genes: MSMB, LMTK2 and KLK3...
  99. ncbi request reprint ELAC2/HPC2 polymorphisms, prostate-specific antigen levels, and prostate cancer
    Gianluca Severi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:818-24. 2003
    ..In five of the seven total studies, subject selection was influenced by prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels. We examined the association and possible effect of subject selection in a larger study and a meta-analysis...
  100. pmc Heterogeneity of breast cancer associations with five susceptibility loci by clinical and pathological characteristics
    Montserrat Garcia-Closas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Marylan, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000054. 2008
    ..Understanding the etiologic heterogeneity of breast cancer may ultimately result in improvements in prevention, early detection, and treatment...
  101. ncbi request reprint Heritability of mammographic density, a risk factor for breast cancer
    Norman F Boyd
    Division of Epidemiology and Statistics, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto, Canada
    N Engl J Med 347:886-94. 2002
    ..8 to 6.0 times that of women of the same age with little or no density. Menopausal status, weight, and parity account for 20 to 30 percent of the age-adjusted variation in the percentage of dense tissue...