Andrew E Grulich

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sex in Australia: homosexual experience and recent homosexual encounters
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:155-63. 2003
  2. pmc Effect of reduced immunosuppression after kidney transplant failure on risk of cancer: population based retrospective cohort study
    Marina T van Leeuwen
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria St, Sydney, NSW, 2010, Australia
    BMJ 340:c570. 2010
  3. pmc Cancers in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD): a retrospective analysis of risk factors
    Kathy Petoumenos
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:51. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint AIDS-associated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    A E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 21:S27-30. 1999
  5. doi request reprint Cancer: the effects of HIV and antiretroviral therapy, and implications for early antiretroviral therapy initiation
    Andrew E Grulich
    HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney 2010, Australia
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 4:183-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour and human herpesvirus 8 infection in homosexual men in Australia
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW 2010 Australia
    Sex Health 2:13-8. 2005
  7. pmc Birth order and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma--true association or bias?
    Andrew E Grulich
    HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 172:621-30. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Andrew E Grulich
    HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Pathology 37:409-19. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Cancers attributable to human papillomavirus infection
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2021, Australia
    Sex Health 7:244-52. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Altered immunity as a risk factor for non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:405-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications93

  1. ncbi request reprint Sex in Australia: homosexual experience and recent homosexual encounters
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:155-63. 2003
    ..To describe the prevalence and features of homosexual experience and recent homosexual encounters among a representative sample of Australian adults...
  2. pmc Effect of reduced immunosuppression after kidney transplant failure on risk of cancer: population based retrospective cohort study
    Marina T van Leeuwen
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria St, Sydney, NSW, 2010, Australia
    BMJ 340:c570. 2010
    ..Incident cancers were ascertained using linkage with national cancer registry records...
  3. pmc Cancers in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD): a retrospective analysis of risk factors
    Kathy Petoumenos
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:51. 2010
    ..This retrospective survey describes types of cancers diagnosed in HIV-infected subjects in Asia, and assesses risk factors for cancer in HIV-infected subjects using contemporaneous HIV-infected controls without cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint AIDS-associated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    A E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 21:S27-30. 1999
    ..Unless more complete immune reconstitution can be achieved, it is likely that NHL will become proportionately more important as a cause of morbidity and mortality in people with HIV and AIDS...
  5. doi request reprint Cancer: the effects of HIV and antiretroviral therapy, and implications for early antiretroviral therapy initiation
    Andrew E Grulich
    HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney 2010, Australia
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 4:183-7. 2009
    ..This review examines whether the incidence and mortality from cancer is associated with impaired immunity and whether effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) may reduce risk of cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour and human herpesvirus 8 infection in homosexual men in Australia
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW 2010 Australia
    Sex Health 2:13-8. 2005
    ..Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) is a common sexually transmitted agent among homosexual men, but there are few Australian data. We aimed to describe the prevalence and risk factors for seropositivity to HHV-8 in Australian homosexual men...
  7. pmc Birth order and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma--true association or bias?
    Andrew E Grulich
    HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 172:621-30. 2010
    ..Results were very similar for the related variable of sibship size. The known correlation of high birth order with low SES suggests that selection bias related to SES may be responsible for the association between birth order and NHL...
  8. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Andrew E Grulich
    HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Pathology 37:409-19. 2005
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Cancers attributable to human papillomavirus infection
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2021, Australia
    Sex Health 7:244-52. 2010
    ..However, almost one-quarter of the potentially preventable cancer cases are in men, who are not included in the current national immunisation program...
  10. ncbi request reprint Altered immunity as a risk factor for non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:405-8. 2007
    ..Cohort studies of the role of altered immunity should be a top priority in epidemiologic studies of NHL etiology...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in HIV incidence in homosexual men in developed countries
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 5:113-8. 2008
    ..To describe trends in HIV notifications and in other measures of HIV incidence in homosexual men in developed countries...
  12. ncbi request reprint Incidence of cancers in people with HIV/AIDS compared with immunosuppressed transplant recipients: a meta-analysis
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Lancet 370:59-67. 2007
    ..Our aim was to compare cancer incidence in population-based cohort studies of people with HIV/AIDS and people immunosuppressed after solid organ transplantation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Birth order, atopy, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Andrew Edwin Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:587-94. 2005
    ..Because late birth order and childhood crowding are inversely associated with atopy, we also investigated their associations with NHL risk...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sex in Australia: injecting and sexual risk behaviour in a representative sample of adults
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:242-50. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the prevalence of these risk factors in the general population of Australia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sex in Australia: sexually transmissible infection and blood-borne virus history in a representative sample of adults
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:234-41. 2003
    ..To describe the lifetime and recent history of STIs and BBV, including place of seeking treatment, in a representative sample of Australian adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evidence of success in HIV prevention in Africa
    A E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Lancet 360:3-4. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint B-cell stimulation and prolonged immune deficiency are risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in people with AIDS
    A E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS 14:133-40. 2000
    ..To identify risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in people with HIV infection...
  18. ncbi request reprint Rates of non-AIDS-defining cancers in people with HIV infection before and after AIDS diagnosis
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS 16:1155-61. 2002
    ..To describe the incidence of non-AIDS-defining cancers in people with HIV infection before and after the occurrence of AIDS, and to examine the association of cancer risk with immune deficiency...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sex in Australia: knowledge about sexually transmissible infections and blood-borne viruses in a representative sample of adults
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:230-3. 2003
    ..To describe knowledge related to sexually transmitted infection (STI) and blood-borne virus (BBV) infection in a representative sample of Australian adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint Trends in HIV prevalence among homosexual and bisexual men in eastern Australian states
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:103-7. 2008
    ..We examined whether trends in HIV prevalence in community-based samples of homosexual men were consistent with the trends in HIV notifications...
  21. doi request reprint High incidence of syphilis in HIV-positive homosexual men: data from two community-based cohort studies
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 6:281-4. 2009
    ..We report incidence and risk factors for syphilis in two community-based cohorts of HIV-negative and HIV-positive homosexual men in Sydney, Australia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Trend in HIV incidence in a cohort of homosexual men in Sydney: data from the Health in Men Study
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 5:109-12. 2008
    ..To determine the incidence of HIV seroconversion in a community-based cohort of homosexual men in Sydney from 2002 to 2006...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence before and after kidney transplantation
    Claire M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    JAMA 296:2823-31. 2006
    ..Although it is generally accepted that other cancers do not occur at increased rates, there have been few long-term population-based cohort studies performed...
  24. doi request reprint Chlamydia trends in men who have sex with men attending sexual health services in Australia, 2004-2008
    Rebecca Jane Guy
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 38:339-46. 2011
    ..We assessed trends and predictors of chlamydia testing and positivity among men who have sex with men (MSM), attending sexual health services in Australia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Trends in HIV testing among homosexual and bisexual men in eastern Australian states
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:119-23. 2008
    ..We examined whether trends in HIV testing in community-based samples of homosexual men may account for the convergence in HIV notification rates in homosexual men across the eastern states of Australia...
  26. doi request reprint Immunosuppression and other risk factors for early and late non-Hodgkin lymphoma after kidney transplantation
    Marina T van Leeuwen
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, and School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Blood 114:630-7. 2009
    ..These findings support 2 mechanisms of lymphomagenesis, one predominantly of primary EBV infection in the context of intense immunosuppression, and another of dysregulated lymphoid proliferation in a prolonged immunosuppressed state...
  27. pmc The impact of HIV seroadaptive behaviors on sexually transmissible infections in HIV-negative homosexual men in Sydney, Australia
    Fengyi Jin
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 39:191-4. 2012
    ..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seroadaptive behaviors, such as serosorting and strategic positioning, are being increasingly practised by homosexual men; however, their impact on sexually transmissible infections is unclear...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence, incidence and risk factors for pharyngeal gonorrhoea in a community-based HIV-negative cohort of homosexual men in Sydney, Australia
    David J Templeton
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Sydney NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 86:90-6. 2010
    ..Pharyngeal gonorrhoea is common in homosexual men and may be important in maintaining community prevalence of anogenital infections...
  29. ncbi request reprint Differing trends in sexual risk behaviours in three Australian states: New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, 1998-2006
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:125-30. 2008
    ..In recent years, the number of new diagnoses stabilised in New South Wales (NSW), but increased in other states. We reviewed the trends in sexual behaviours to explain this difference...
  30. doi request reprint Does circumcision make a difference to the sexual experience of gay men? Findings from the Health in Men (HIM) cohort
    Limin Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Sex Med 5:2557-61. 2008
    ..The relevance of circumcision in preventing male-to-male sexual transmission of HIV is poorly understood, in particular because any potential beneficial effect could be diminished by the impact of circumcision on sexual behavior...
  31. doi request reprint Geographical clustering of anal cancer incidence in Australia
    I Mary Poynten
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 9:509-12. 2012
    ..Homosexual men are at an increased risk of anal cancer. We aimed to establish the burden of anal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in those parts of Australia where homosexual men are most likely to live...
  32. ncbi request reprint Atopy, exposure to pesticides and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Claire M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, 2376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Int J Cancer 120:2271-4. 2007
    ..Although this study had limited power, the findings do not suggest modification of the association between pesticide exposure and NHL risk by asthma or atopic disease more generally...
  33. doi request reprint Immunosuppression and other risk factors for lip cancer after kidney transplantation
    Marina T van Leeuwen
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:561-9. 2009
    ..During transplant function, lip cancer risk is associated with the duration of immunosuppression, receipt of specific immunosuppressive agents, and UV exposure...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis A and B infection and vaccination in a cohort of homosexual men in Sydney
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 1:227-37. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence and incidence of hepatitis A (HAV) and B (HBV) infection and vaccination in HIV-negative homosexual men in Sydney, and associated risk factors...
  35. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus types 6 and 11 seropositivity: risk factors and association with ano-genital warts among homosexual men
    I Mary Poynten
    Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    J Infect 66:503-11. 2013
    ..Human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6 and 11 are most commonly associated with ano-genital warts. There are few data on the sero-epidemiology of HPV6 and HPV11 among homosexual men...
  36. ncbi request reprint Sexual partner's age as a risk factor for HIV seroconversion in a cohort of HIV-negative homosexual men in Sydney
    Fengyi Jin
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, CFI Building, Corner West and Boundary Streets, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 17:2426-9. 2013
    ..027). Men who reported much older partners were at increased risk of HIV infection, independent of unprotected anal intercourse with sero-nonconcordant partners. ..
  37. doi request reprint Nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis, subsequent risk behaviour and HIV incidence in a cohort of Australian homosexual men
    I Mary Poynten
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS 23:1119-26. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationship between nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis (NPEP) use and future HIV risk behaviours and HIV infection in a cohort of HIV-negative homosexual men in Sydney, Australia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for genital and anal warts in a prospective cohort of HIV-negative homosexual men: the HIM study
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 34:488-93. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors for genital and anal warts in HIV-negative homosexual men in Sydney...
  39. pmc Unprotected anal intercourse, risk reduction behaviours, and subsequent HIV infection in a cohort of homosexual men
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS 23:243-52. 2009
    ..A range of risk reduction behaviours in which homosexual men practise unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) has been described. We aimed to assess the extent of any reduction in HIV risk associated with these behaviours...
  40. pmc High rates of sexually transmitted infections in HIV positive homosexual men: data from two community based cohorts
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Level 2, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 83:397-9. 2007
    ..We compared rates of common STIs between HIV positive and HIV negative homosexual men from two ongoing community based cohort studies in Sydney, Australia...
  41. doi request reprint Anal sexually transmitted infections and risk of HIV infection in homosexual men
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:144-9. 2010
    ..We examined a range of common bacterial and viral sexually transmitted infections as risk factors for HIV seroconversion in a community-based cohort of HIV-negative homosexual men in Sydney, Australia...
  42. ncbi request reprint Specific infections, infection-related behavior, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adults
    Claire M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Level 2 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1102-8. 2006
    ..This study provides consistent evidence that sexually transmitted infections and zoonoses are not risk factors for non-Hodgkin lymphoma...
  43. doi request reprint Does age affect sexual behaviour among gay men in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia?
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 21:1098-105. 2009
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Cutaneous melanoma is related to immune suppression in kidney transplant recipients
    Claire M Vajdic
    UNSW Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick NSW 2031, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2297-303. 2009
    ..Melanoma risk was also associated with proxy indicators of high personal sun exposure and sensitivity. These findings show the marked influence of immunologic control over melanoma incidence...
  45. doi request reprint The epidemiology of anal cancer
    Andrew E Grulich
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 9:504-8. 2012
    ..For the current generation of adult high-risk populations, screening programs to allow early detection and treatment are under investigation...
  46. doi request reprint Understanding trends in genital Chlamydia trachomatis can benefit from enhanced surveillance: findings from Australia
    Hammad Ali
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 88:552-7. 2012
    ..To determine trends and correlates of chlamydia positivity among young heterosexuals attending Australian sexual health services and to compare these with population-based notification data...
  47. doi request reprint No excess risk of follicular lymphoma in kidney transplant and HIV-related immunodeficiency
    Claire M Vajdic
    UNSW Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Cancer 127:2732-5. 2010
    ..82, 95% CI: 0.10-2.96) and in people with HIV (SIR 1.25, 95% CI: 0.41-2.91). The findings argue against an infectious or other immunodeficiency-related etiology for FL and clearly differentiate it from diffuse large B-cell lymphoma...
  48. doi request reprint Prevalence, incidence and risk factors for hepatitis C in homosexual men: data from two cohorts of HIV-negative and HIV-positive men in Sydney, Australia
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 86:25-8. 2010
    ..We report prevalence, incidence and risk factors for HCV infection in community-based cohorts of HIV-negative and HIV-positive homosexual men in Sydney...
  49. ncbi request reprint Could sexually transmissible infections be contributing to the increase in HIV infections among men who have sex with men in Australia?
    Melanie G Middleton
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Level 2 376 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 5:131-40. 2008
    ..To review existing data on sexually transmissible infections (STI) in men who have sex with men in Australia in order to determine the possible contribution of STI to diverging trends in HIV notifications in different states...
  50. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, incidence, and risk factors for human papillomavirus 16 seropositivity in Australian homosexual men
    Isobel Mary Poynten
    HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program, The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 39:726-32. 2012
    ..This cancer is markedly increasing among homosexual men. There is limited knowledge of the epidemiology and natural history of anal HPV infection in homosexual men...
  51. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for HIV seroconversion in homosexual men in Australia
    Jonathan E Volk
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 3:45-51. 2006
    ..Rates of newly acquired HIV infection are increasing in Australia, and sexual contact between men accounts for 85% of cases...
  52. ncbi request reprint Transmission of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 in a prospective cohort of HIV-negative gay men: the health in men study
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    J Infect Dis 194:561-70. 2006
    ..Despite increasing reports of herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1 (HSV-1)-associated anogenital herpes, there are very limited data comparing the seroepidemiological profile of and risk factors for HSV-1 and HSV type 2 (HSV-2) infection...
  53. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of eye after kidney transplantation
    Claire M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Level 2 376 Victoria St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1340-2. 2007
    ..Our data also support an interaction between immune suppression and sun exposure in the development of ocular SCC after kidney transplantation...
  54. ncbi request reprint How homosexual men believe they became infected with HIV: the role of risk-reduction behaviors
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:245-7. 2007
    ..It is uncertain how commonly these behaviors might result in HIV infection. We describe sexual behaviors and associated risk reduction strategies reported by homosexual men in their accounts of their recent seroconversion...
  55. pmc Per-contact probability of HIV transmission in homosexual men in Sydney in the era of HAART
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Australia
    AIDS 24:907-13. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to estimate per-contact probability of HIV transmission in homosexual men due to unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) in the era of HAART...
  56. doi request reprint Time for a strategic research response to anal cancer
    Andrew E Grulich
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Health 9:628-31. 2012
    ..In this summary paper, we will review the data presented in this issue and elsewhere on the magnitude of the issue, the means of prevention and treatment, and suggest a way forward...
  57. doi request reprint The epidemiology and natural history of anal human papillomavirus infection in men who have sex with men
    Dorothy A Machalek
    The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 9:527-37. 2012
    ..However, with limited epidemiological data available on infection dynamics and associated behavioural risk factors, it is difficult to draw conclusions on how persistent anal HPV infection is in this population...
  58. ncbi request reprint Homosexual men in Australia: population, distribution and HIV prevalence
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:97-102. 2008
    ..To assess the size, distribution and changes in the population of homosexual and bisexual men in Australia, and the capacity of available measures to make this estimation...
  59. pmc Using population attributable risk to choose HIV prevention strategies in men who have sex with men
    Rebecca J Guy
    Kirby Institute formerly the National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:247. 2011
    ..We undertook an analysis of the potential population impact and cost saving that would likely result from modifying key HIV risk factors among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Sydney, Australia...
  60. pmc Circumcision and risk of sexually transmissible infections in a community-based cohort of HIV-negative homosexual men in Sydney, Australia
    David J Templeton
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    J Infect Dis 200:1813-9. 2009
    ..Circumcision status was examined as an independent risk factor for sexually transmissible infections (STIs) in the Health in Men cohort of homosexual men in Sydney...
  61. doi request reprint Anal human papillomavirus infection and associated neoplastic lesions in men who have sex with men: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dorothy A Machalek
    The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 13:487-500. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess available data for anal HPV disease that can inform pre-cancer screening programmes...
  62. doi request reprint Sexually transmissible infections in aging HIV populations
    I Mary Poynten
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 8:508-11. 2011
    ..Higher risk sexual behaviour and disproportionately higher rates of STI indicate that regardless of age, a thorough STI assessment should be regularly undertaken for all HIV-positive gay men as part of their routine HIV care...
  63. ncbi request reprint "Serosorting" in casual anal sex of HIV-negative gay men is noteworthy and is increasing in Sydney, Australia
    Limin Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS 20:1204-6. 2006
    ..Prevention and intervention programmes are urgently needed to alert HIV-negative gay men to the risks associated with "serosorting", and remind them of the need for consistent condom use...
  64. doi request reprint Australian gay men who have taken nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis for HIV are in need of effective HIV prevention methods
    Iryna B Zablotska
    Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 2010
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:424-8. 2011
    ..We explored trends and predictors of PEP use among Australian gay men to inform future biomedical prevention programs...
  65. ncbi request reprint Sex in Australia: sexual and emotional satisfaction in regular relationships and preferred frequency of sex among a representative sample of adults
    Juliet Richters
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:171-9. 2003
    ..To document sexual and emotional satisfaction with their relationships and desired and actual frequency of sex among a representative sample of Australian adults...
  66. doi request reprint Circumcision and risk of HIV infection in Australian homosexual men
    David J Templeton
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Sydney NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS 23:2347-51. 2009
    ..To assess circumcision status as a risk factor for HIV seroconversion in homosexual men...
  67. doi request reprint HIV, cancer, and aging
    Andrew E Grulich
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 8:521-5. 2011
    ..In addition, active research is required to establish whether anal cancer screening would prevent the unacceptably high levels of morbidity caused by this disease in people with HIV, most particularly in gay men...
  68. pmc Continuing declines in some but not all HIV-associated cancers in Australia after widespread use of antiretroviral therapy
    Marina T van Leeuwen
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS 23:2183-90. 2009
    ..To describe changes in cancer incidence in people with HIV in Australia since the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Risk behaviour among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander gay men: comparisons with other gay men in Australia
    Chris G Lawrence
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
    Sex Health 3:163-7. 2006
    ..To determine any differences in HIV-risk and drug-use behaviour among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander gay men and other gay men in Australia...
  70. doi request reprint Trends in anal cancer in Australia, 1982-2005
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Vaccine 29:2322-7. 2011
    ..In order to understand the burden of potentially preventable anal cancer in Australia, we examine the incidence and survival from invasive anal SCC 1982-2005...
  71. doi request reprint Risk factors for HIV seroconversion in men who have sex with men in Victoria, Australia: results from a sentinel surveillance system
    Rebecca J Guy
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, 45 Beach Street, Coggee, NSW 2031, Australia
    Sex Health 8:319-29. 2011
    ..We determined predictors of HIV positivity and seroconversion among MSM in Victoria, Australia...
  72. ncbi request reprint Sex in Australia: autoerotic, esoteric and other sexual practices engaged in by a representative sample of adults
    Juliet Richters
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:180-90. 2003
    ..To describe the prevalence of a range of autoerotic and other non-coital sexual practices among Australians...
  73. ncbi request reprint Estimation of risk of cancers before occurrence of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus
    Yueming Li
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 155:153-8. 2002
    ..These analyses suggest that cancer risk in persons with HIV before AIDS diagnosis may be estimated reliably based on cancer experience 5 years before AIDS...
  74. ncbi request reprint Number of risk acts by relationship status and partner serostatus: Findings from the HIM cohort of homosexually active men in Sydney, Australia
    June M Crawford
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Behav 10:325-31. 2006
    ..Patterns of UAI suggest that risk of transmission may be greater with steady partners. Men appear to modify practice according to both the nature of the relationship (steady or casual) and (assumed) serostatus of partner...
  75. doi request reprint Gay men who engage in group sex are at increased risk of HIV infection and onward transmission
    Garrett P Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 13:724-30. 2009
    ..This study shows that gay men who engage in group sex represent an important priority for targeted HIV prevention activities and research...
  76. ncbi request reprint Circumcision in Australia: prevalence and effects on sexual health
    Juliet Richters
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 17:547-54. 2006
    ..Neonatal circumcision was routine in Australia until the 1970s. It appears not to be associated with significant protective or harmful sexual health outcomes. This study provides no evidence about the effects on sexual sensitivity...
  77. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of hepatitis C in HIV-negative homosexual men in Sydney, Australia
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:536-9. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence and risk factors for hepatitis C (HCV) in HIV-negative homosexual men in Sydney...
  78. doi request reprint Serosorting may increase the risk of HIV acquisition among men who have sex with men
    David P Wilson
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 37:13-7. 2010
    ..However, the effectiveness of serosorting as a strategy to reduce HIV risk is unclear, especially since it depends on the frequency of HIV testing...
  79. ncbi request reprint Epidemic syphilis among homosexually active men in Sydney
    Fengyi Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:179-83. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Sex in Australia: contraceptive practices among a representative sample of women
    Juliet Richters
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:210-6. 2003
    ..To document the use of contraception by a representative sample of Australian women aged 16-59 years...
  81. doi request reprint Are antibody deficiency disorders associated with a narrower range of cancers than other forms of immunodeficiency?
    Claire M Vajdic
    Prince of Wales Clinical School and Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Blood 116:1228-34. 2010
    ....
  82. pmc Atopic disease and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: an InterLymph pooled analysis
    Claire M Vajdic
    University of New South Wales Cancer Research Center, Prince of Wales Clinical School and National Center in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, and Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Cancer Res 69:6482-9. 2009
    ..This pooled study shows evidence of a modest but consistent reduction in the risk of B-cell NHL associated with atopy...
  83. doi request reprint Demographic and psychosocial features of participants in bondage and discipline, "sadomasochism" or dominance and submission (BDSM): data from a national survey
    Juliet Richters
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Sex Med 5:1660-8. 2008
    ..People with sexual interests in bondage and discipline, "sadomasochism" or dominance and submission (BDSM) have been seen by many professionals as damaged or dangerous...
  84. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C transmission and HIV post-exposure prophylaxis after needle- and syringe-sharing in Australian prisons
    Belinda G O'Sullivan
    New South Wales Department of Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:546-9. 2003
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Is screening for anal cancer warranted in homosexual men?
    Jonathan StC Anderson
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Sex Health 1:137-40. 2004
    ..The currently available data does not support the implementation of a screening programme for AIN and anal cancer in homosexual men in Australia...
  86. doi request reprint Re-testing for chlamydia at sexual health services in Australia, 2004-08
    Rebecca Guy
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2034, Australia
    Sex Health 8:242-7. 2011
    ..To describe the frequency of the 3-month test for re-infection among sexual health service patients in Australia...
  87. doi request reprint Male circumcision to reduce the risk of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men
    David J Templeton
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 23:45-52. 2010
    ..This review summarizes the available data on the association of circumcision and HIV/STI among MSM populations...
  88. doi request reprint Relation between HIV viral load and infectiousness: a model-based analysis
    David P Wilson
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Lancet 372:314-20. 2008
    ..We analysed the implications of this statement at a population level...
  89. doi request reprint Casual sexual encounters among gay men: familiarity, trust and unprotected anal intercourse
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Behav 15:607-12. 2011
    ..HIV prevention services should address this issue and develop programs to improve men's skills in negotiating safer sex...
  90. doi request reprint Squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx in Australian males induced by human papillomavirus vaccine targets
    Angela M Hong
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Vaccine 28:3269-72. 2010
    ..56 cases of oropharyngeal cancer per 100,000 males per year were associated with HPV types targeted by the vaccine. Vaccinating males may substantially reduce the burden of oropharyngeal cancer in Australia...
  91. doi request reprint Contemporary HIV diagnoses trends in Australia can be predicted by trends in unprotected anal intercourse among gay men
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS 24:1955-8. 2010
    ..Increasing UAIC was strongly associated with increasing numbers of HIV diagnoses 2 years later (P = 0.001). This suggests an important public health role of UAIC as a predictor of changes in HIV diagnoses in Australia...
  92. doi request reprint Lymphogranuloma venereum is rare in Australian community-based samples of men who have sex with men
    David J Templeton
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 38:48-9. 2011
    ..3 per 100 PY, 95% Confidence Interval 0.008-1.7. Routine LGV typing of chlamydia infections in asymptomatic Australian men who have sex with men does not appear justified...
  93. ncbi request reprint Re: Atopy and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Andrew Edwin Grulich
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1417. 2007