C M Vajdic

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Governance approval for multisite, non-interventional research: what can Harmonisation of Multi-Centre Ethical Review learn from the New South Wales experience?
    C M Vajdic
    Adult Cancer Program, Lowy Cancer Research Centre and Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 42:127-31. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Anal human papillomavirus genotype diversity and co-infection in a community-based sample of homosexual men
    C M Vajdic
    UNSW Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 85:330-5. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint What types of cancers are associated with immune suppression in HIV? Lessons from solid organ transplant recipients
    Claire M Vajdic
    Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Level 1 SouthWing Edmund Blacket Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 4:35-41. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Cancer incidence and risk factors after solid organ transplantation
    Claire M Vajdic
    UNSW Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Randwick New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Int J Cancer 125:1747-54. 2009
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint De novo cancer-related death in Australian liver and cardiothoracic transplant recipients
    R Na
    Adult Cancer Program, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Transplant 13:1296-304. 2013

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Governance approval for multisite, non-interventional research: what can Harmonisation of Multi-Centre Ethical Review learn from the New South Wales experience?
    C M Vajdic
    Adult Cancer Program, Lowy Cancer Research Centre and Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 42:127-31. 2012
    ..This separation allowed for single-site ethical review of multicentre studies...
  2. doi request reprint Anal human papillomavirus genotype diversity and co-infection in a community-based sample of homosexual men
    C M Vajdic
    UNSW Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 85:330-5. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence and risk factors for anal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in community-based cohorts of homosexual men in Sydney, Australia...
  3. ncbi request reprint What types of cancers are associated with immune suppression in HIV? Lessons from solid organ transplant recipients
    Claire M Vajdic
    Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Level 1 SouthWing Edmund Blacket Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 4:35-41. 2009
    ..To examine recently published evidence of cancer risk after solid organ transplantation to gain insight into cancers that are associated with immune suppression in HIV...
  4. doi request reprint Cancer incidence and risk factors after solid organ transplantation
    Claire M Vajdic
    UNSW Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Randwick New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Int J Cancer 125:1747-54. 2009
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  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint De novo cancer-related death in Australian liver and cardiothoracic transplant recipients
    R Na
    Adult Cancer Program, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Transplant 13:1296-304. 2013
    ..These findings support tailored cancer prevention strategies, surveillance to promote early detection, and guidelines for managing immunosuppression once cancer occurs...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of de novo cancer incidence in Australian liver, heart and lung transplant recipients
    R Na
    Adult Cancer Program, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Transplant 13:174-83. 2013
    ..65, 95%CI 1.26-2.16). Understanding the factors responsible for the higher cancer incidence in cardiothoracic compared to liver recipients has the potential to lead to targeted cancer prevention strategies in this high-risk population...
  14. pmc Cancer, immunodeficiency and antiretroviral treatment: results from the Australian HIV Observational Database (AHOD)
    K Petoumenos
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    HIV Med 14:77-84. 2013
    ..The objective of the study was to conduct a within-cohort assessment of risk factors for incident AIDS-defining cancers (ADCs) and non-ADCs (NADCs) within the Australian HIV Observational Database (AHOD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Inter-ocular characteristics of the pre-contact lens tear film
    E B Papas
    Co operative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Curr Eye Res 20:248-50. 2000
    ..To establish whether the status of the pre-contact lens tear film as indicated by standard, clinical observational techniques is affected by moderate stimulation of the contralateral eye...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis in Australia 1997-2004: a systematic review
    Claire M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Health 2:169-83. 2005
    ..To determine by systematic review the prevalence of genital chlamydial infection in Australia between 1997 and 2004...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. pmc Blind sampling is superior to anoscope guided sampling for screening for anal intraepithelial neoplasia
    C M Vajdic
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2010, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 81:415-8. 2005
    ..We compared these smear techniques with respect to sample quality and patient acceptability...
  29. ncbi request reprint Eye color and cutaneous nevi predict risk of ocular melanoma in Australia
    C M Vajdic
    Cancer Research and Registers Division, New South Wales Cancer Council, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Cancer 92:906-12. 2001
    ..An independent association with cutaneous nevi suggests a role for other genetic factors...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. pmc InterLymph hierarchical classification of lymphoid neoplasms for epidemiologic research based on the WHO classification (2008): update and future directions
    Jennifer J Turner
    Department of Histopathology, Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology, and the Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Blood 116:e90-8. 2010
    ..We encourage epidemiologists to adopt the updated InterLymph hierarchical classification, which incorporates the most recent WHO entities while demonstrating their relationship to older classifications...