Anne Kricker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does sunlight have a beneficial influence on certain cancers?
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, NSW 2006, Australia
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 92:132-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Why do large breast cancers still present in a population offered screening?
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Cancer 123:2907-14. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Personal sun exposure and risk of non Hodgkin lymphoma: a pooled analysis from the Interlymph Consortium
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Cancer 122:144-54. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Effects of life event stress and social support on the odds of a >or= 2 cm breast cancer
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 20:437-47. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of a telephone questionnaire for estimating lifetime personal sun exposure in epidemiologic studies
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2427-32. 2005
  6. pmc Ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast, a population-based study of epidemiology and pathology
    A Kricker
    School of Public Health, Level 6, Medical Foundation Building K25, University of Sydney NSW 2006, Australia
    Br J Cancer 90:1382-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Ambient UV, personal sun exposure and risk of multiple primary melanomas
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, NSW, 2006, Australia, and Women s College Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 18:295-304. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgery and outcomes of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: a population-based study in Australia
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, Level 6, Medical Foundation Building K25, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Eur J Cancer 40:2396-402. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure may protect against non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a case-control study
    Ann Maree Hughes
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J Cancer 112:865-71. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Artificial ultraviolet radiation and ocular melanoma in Australia
    Claire M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Cancer 112:896-900. 2004

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Does sunlight have a beneficial influence on certain cancers?
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, NSW 2006, Australia
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 92:132-9. 2006
    ..Data on variation in survival from cancer by season of diagnosis suggest that sun exposure may also improve outcome from cancers of the breast, colon and prostate and Hodgkin lymphoma...
  2. ncbi request reprint Why do large breast cancers still present in a population offered screening?
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Cancer 123:2907-14. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint Personal sun exposure and risk of non Hodgkin lymphoma: a pooled analysis from the Interlymph Consortium
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Cancer 122:144-54. 2008
    ..Increased recreational sun exposure may protect against NHL...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of life event stress and social support on the odds of a >or= 2 cm breast cancer
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 20:437-47. 2009
    ..To examine the contribution of life event and social support factors to diagnosis with a >or= 2 cm breast cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of a telephone questionnaire for estimating lifetime personal sun exposure in epidemiologic studies
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2427-32. 2005
    ..Research is needed into how this might be done to improve sun exposure measurement in women...
  6. pmc Ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast, a population-based study of epidemiology and pathology
    A Kricker
    School of Public Health, Level 6, Medical Foundation Building K25, University of Sydney NSW 2006, Australia
    Br J Cancer 90:1382-5. 2004
    ..Young age, high grade, mixed architecture and multifocality were significant and independent predictors of 2+ cm DCIS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ambient UV, personal sun exposure and risk of multiple primary melanomas
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, NSW, 2006, Australia, and Women s College Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 18:295-304. 2007
    ..Sun exposure is the main cause of melanoma in populations of European origin. No previous study has examined the effect of sun exposure on risk of multiple primary melanomas compared with people who have one melanoma...
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgery and outcomes of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: a population-based study in Australia
    Anne Kricker
    School of Public Health, Level 6, Medical Foundation Building K25, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Eur J Cancer 40:2396-402. 2004
    ..Based on cancer registrations alone, 97.7% of women were free of ipsilateral invasive cancer after three years; more women who had mastectomy were cancer-free (100%) than women who had breast-conserving surgery (97.2%; P=0.05)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure may protect against non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a case-control study
    Ann Maree Hughes
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J Cancer 112:865-71. 2004
    ..Increasing evidence that vitamin D may protect against cancer makes UV-mediated synthesis of vitamin D a plausible mechanism whereby sun exposure might protect against NHL...
  10. ncbi request reprint Artificial ultraviolet radiation and ocular melanoma in Australia
    Claire M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Cancer 112:896-900. 2004
    ..There was no evidence that these exposures increased the risk of iris (n = 25) or conjunctival (n = 19) melanomas. Personal exposure to sunlamps and welding predicts risk of choroid and ciliary body melanoma in Australia...
  11. pmc Tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte grade in primary melanomas is independently associated with melanoma-specific survival in the population-based genes, environment and melanoma study
    Nancy E Thomas
    Nancy E Thomas, Pamela A Groben, Honglin Hao, and David W Ollila, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Klaus J Busam, Irene Orlow, Anne S Reiner, and Colin B Begg, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY Lynn From, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario Richard P Gallagher, British Columbia Cancer Research Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Anne Kricker and Bruce K Armstrong, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales Alison Venn, Menzies Research Institute, Tasmania, Australia Hoda Anton Culver, University of California, Irvine Stephen B Gruber, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Roberto Zanetti and Stefano Rosso, Center for Cancer Prevention, Torino, Italy Terence Dwyer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France Peter A Kanetsky, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Li Luo, Susan Paine
    J Clin Oncol 31:4252-9. 2013
    ..We addressed the issue in an international population-based study of patients with single and multiple primary melanomas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Incidence of ocular melanoma in Australia from 1990 to 1998
    Claire M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Cancer 105:117-22. 2003
    ..The absence of a strong latitude gradient in incidence does not argue against such a role because exposure of the eye to solar UV is probably determined most by the horizon sky, where ambient solar UV is less affected by latitude...
  13. ncbi request reprint Etiologic and other factors predicting nevus-associated cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Mark P Purdue
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2015-22. 2005
    ..However, it is possible that high UV exposure causes involution of nevi, thus reducing the density of nevi in exposed skin and thereby the probability of N+ melanoma...
  14. ncbi request reprint Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma growth rates and determinants of size in community patients
    Anne Kricker
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    J Am Acad Dermatol 70:456-64. 2014
    ..Cutaneous basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) and squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) have poorer outcomes if treated when large...
  15. pmc Survival for patients with single and multiple primary melanomas: the genes, environment, and melanoma study
    Anne Kricker
    Cancer Epidemiology and Services Research, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    JAMA Dermatol 149:921-7. 2013
    ..Because people with a first primary melanoma are known to have an increased risk of being diagnosed with another, evidence for prognosis is needed...
  16. pmc Sun exposure, vitamin D receptor polymorphisms FokI and BsmI and risk of multiple primary melanoma
    Rochelle Mandelcorn-Monson
    Division of Dermatology, 1448 Laurence Avenue East, Suite 302, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:e105-10. 2011
    ..Vitamin D effects are mediated through the vitamin D receptor (VDR). We hypothesized that genetic variation in VDR affects the relationship of sun exposure to risk of a further melanoma in people who have already had one...
  17. pmc MC1R genotype may modify the effect of sun exposure on melanoma risk in the GEM study
    Anne Kricker
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2137-47. 2010
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  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure predicts risk of ocular melanoma in Australia
    Claire M Vajdic
    Cancer Research and Registers Division, New South Wales Cancer Council, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Cancer 101:175-82. 2002
    ..There was inconclusive evidence for an association between sun exposure and iris (n = 25) or conjunctival (n = 19) melanomas. Sun exposure is an independent risk factor for choroidal and ciliary body melanoma in Australia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pigmentary characteristics, sun sensitivity and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Ann Maree Hughes
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Cancer 110:429-34. 2004
    ..5- to 2-fold increases in risk but with wide confidence intervals. These results provide weak support for the possibility that sun sensitivity or perhaps sun exposure increases risk of NHL...
  21. pmc Clinicopathologic features of incident and subsequent tumors in patients with multiple primary cutaneous melanomas
    Rajmohan Murali
    Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1024-33. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint Bodyweight and other correlates of symptom-detected breast cancers in a population offered screening
    Anne Kricker
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, QEII Building D02, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 23:89-102. 2012
    ..To determine the factors associated with symptom-detected breast cancers in a population offered screening...
  23. ncbi request reprint WHO non-Hodgkin's lymphoma classification by criterion-based report review followed by targeted pathology review: an effective strategy for epidemiology studies
    Jennifer J Turner
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, St Vincent s Hospital, Level 6, Xavier Building, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2213-9. 2005
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  24. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal gains and losses in ocular melanoma detected by comparative genomic hybridization in an Australian population-based study
    Claire M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 144:12-7. 2003
    ..Sublocalization of these chromosomal changes to single-band resolution should accelerate the identification of genes involved in the genesis of ocular melanoma...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Bruce K Armstrong
    Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown 2050, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:396-400. 2007
    ..Results of additional studies in individuals and a planned original-data meta-analysis of case-control studies should help to resolve the present conflicting results on sun exposure and NHL...
  26. doi request reprint Sun exposure may increase risk of prostate cancer in the high UV environment of New South Wales, Australia: a case-control study
    Visalini Nair-Shalliker
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Cancer 131:E726-32. 2012
    ..Further studies are needed to test the hypothesis that high solar UV exposure is a risk factor for prostate cancer and to explore possible mechanisms for such an association...
  27. ncbi request reprint Etiologic factors associated with p53 immunostaining in cutaneousmalignant melanoma
    Mark P Purdue
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Cancer 117:486-93. 2005
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  28. doi request reprint Cervical screening, high-grade squamous lesions, and cervical cancer in illicit drug users
    Anne Kricker
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1449-57. 2013
    ..We sought to examine risk of cervical neoplasia and to estimate cervical screening prevalence in drug users compared to non-drug-users in Australia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma associated with occupational exposure to solvents, metals, organic dusts and PCBs (Australia)
    Lin Fritschi
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 16:599-607. 2005
    ..We aimed to use accurate means to assess occupational exposures to solvents, metals, organic dusts and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in a case-control study...
  30. doi request reprint Exposure to ultraviolet radiation and risk of malignant lymphoma and multiple myeloma--a multicentre European case-control study
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1080-94. 2008
    ..Three recent studies have reported a decreased risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) for high ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure and mortality from melanoma
    Marianne Berwick
    University of New Mexico, Department of Internal Medicine, New Mexico Cancer Research Facility, MSC08 4630, Room 103A, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:195-9. 2005
    ..We therefore evaluated the association between measures of skin screening and death from cutaneous melanoma...
  32. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation of melanoma risks in a large population-based sample of melanoma cases
    Colin B Begg
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:957-65. 2004
    ..In this study we use information from a large series of incident cases of melanoma from an international population-based study to examine the patterns of incidence of melanoma in the first-degree relatives of these cases...
  33. ncbi request reprint Ocular melanoma and cutaneous melanoma
    Anne Kricker
    Int J Cancer 104:259. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Lifetime risk of melanoma in CDKN2A mutation carriers in a population-based sample
    Colin B Begg
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1507-15. 2005
    ..In this study, we examined lifetime melanoma risk among CDKN2A mutation carriers using carriers who were identified in a population-based study of melanoma...
  35. ncbi request reprint A design for cancer case-control studies using only incident cases: experience with the GEM study of melanoma
    Colin B Begg
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:756-64. 2006
    ..The use of a novel case-control design in which cases have second primaries and controls are cancer survivors has been proposed for this purpose...
  36. ncbi request reprint One-carbon metabolism gene polymorphisms and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Australia
    Kyoung Mu Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd EPS 8118, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Hum Genet 122:525-33. 2007
    ..01). In conclusion, the results of this study suggest that genetic polymorphisms of one-carbon metabolism genes such as MTHFR and TYMS may influence susceptibility to NHL...
  37. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in New South Wales, Australia
    Min Shen
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Haematologica 92:1180-5. 2007
    ..We investigated whether putatively functional single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) in DNA repair genes influence susceptibility to NHL in a population-based case-control study conducted in Australia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes and risk of multiple primary melanoma: the Genes Environment and Melanoma Study
    Robert C Millikan
    Department of Epidemiology, CB 7435, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Carcinogenesis 27:610-8. 2006
    ..ORs for XPD and XPC genotypes were stronger for melanoma diagnosed at an early age, but tests for interaction were not statistically significant. The results provide further evidence for a role of XPD in the etiology of melanoma...
  39. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in immune function genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: findings from the New South Wales non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Study
    Mark P Purdue
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:704-12. 2007
    ..06, 95% CI=0.88-4.83; trend test, P=0.02). Our findings offer further evidence that variation in the IL10 and TNF loci influences NHL risk. Additional studies are needed to clarify the genetic and biologic basis for these relationships...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Ken K Karipidis
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 80:663-70. 2007
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  43. ncbi request reprint Latitude and incidence of ocular melanoma
    Claire M Vajdic
    Photochem Photobiol 83:985. 2007
  44. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Mark P Purdue
    Haematologica 92:1145-6. 2007
    ..The BsmI B and TaqI t alleles were associated with an increased risk of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. These findings suggest that variants in VDR may influence lymphomagenesis...
  45. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of CDKN2A germ-line mutations and relative risk for cutaneous malignant melanoma: an international population-based study
    Marianne Berwick
    University of New Mexico, Department of Internal Medicine, New Mexico Cancer Research Facility, MSC08 4630, Room 103A, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1520-5. 2006
    ..The results suggest that the relative risk of mutation carriers in the population may be lower than currently believed and that different mutations on the CDKN2A gene may confer substantially different risks of melanoma...
  46. ncbi request reprint BRCA2 mutations in a population-based series of patients with ocular melanoma
    Rodney J Scott
    Discipline of Medical Genetics, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
    Int J Cancer 102:188-91. 2002
    ..This figure was similar to previous estimates of 2.8% and 2% in nonrepresentative samples of patients with ocular melanoma and 2.1% in a representative sample of young women with breast cancer...
  47. ncbi request reprint CDKN2A germline mutations in individuals with cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Irene Orlow
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 127:1234-43. 2007
    ..With the exception of the variant in position -34 of CDKN2A of known functional consequence, the remaining rare variants in the non-coding region have no apparent impact on risk...
  48. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of natural variation in the melanocortin-1 receptor gene and melanoma
    Peter A Kanetsky
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Cancer Res 66:9330-7. 2006
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  49. ncbi request reprint Re: Atopy and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Andrew Edwin Grulich
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1417. 2007