John J Spinelli

Summary

Affiliation: British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Occupational exposures and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: Canadian case-control study
    Chandima P Karunanayake
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Environ Health 7:44. 2008
  2. pmc Clustering of cancer among families of cases with Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL), Multiple Myeloma (MM), Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS) and control subjects
    Helen H McDuffie
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    BMC Cancer 9:70. 2009
  3. pmc Ethnicity and incidence of Hodgkin lymphoma in Canadian population
    Punam Pahwa
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    BMC Cancer 9:141. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in British Columbia, Canada
    John J Spinelli
    BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Cancer 122:630-3. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk in aluminum reduction plant workers (Canada)
    John J Spinelli
    BC Cancer Agency, 675 W 10th Ave, V5Z 1L3, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 17:939-48. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Organochlorines and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    John J Spinelli
    BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Cancer 121:2767-75. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Interaction between organochlorines and the AHR gene, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Carmen H Ng
    BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1L3, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 21:11-22. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk of a second malignant neoplasm among 5-year survivors of cancer in childhood and adolescence in British Columbia, Canada
    Amy C MacArthur
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 48:453-9. 2007
  9. pmc Genetic variation in the NBS1, MRE11, RAD50 and BLM genes and susceptibility to non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Johanna M Schuetz
    Canada s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    BMC Med Genet 10:117. 2009
  10. pmc Non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk and variants in genes controlling lymphocyte development
    Johanna M Schuetz
    Canada s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e75170. 2013

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. pmc Occupational exposures and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: Canadian case-control study
    Chandima P Karunanayake
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Environ Health 7:44. 2008
    ..The objective was to study the association between Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) and occupational exposures related to long held occupations among males in six provinces of Canada...
  2. pmc Clustering of cancer among families of cases with Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL), Multiple Myeloma (MM), Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS) and control subjects
    Helen H McDuffie
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    BMC Cancer 9:70. 2009
    ..The tumours studied have several putative risk factors in common including occupational exposure to certain pesticides and a positive family history of cancer...
  3. pmc Ethnicity and incidence of Hodgkin lymphoma in Canadian population
    Punam Pahwa
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    BMC Cancer 9:141. 2009
    ..Other risk factors important in the etiology of HL are medical history and exposure to pesticides. In this report we investigated the association between ethnicity and HL in the presence of medical history, and exposure to pesticides...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in British Columbia, Canada
    John J Spinelli
    BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Cancer 122:630-3. 2008
    ..The highest risks were associated with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (OR = 7.3, 95%CI = 2.1-25.0) and marginal zone lymphoma (OR = 6.1, 95%CI = 1.1-33.9). Our results provide further evidence that HCV infection contributes to NHL risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk in aluminum reduction plant workers (Canada)
    John J Spinelli
    BC Cancer Agency, 675 W 10th Ave, V5Z 1L3, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 17:939-48. 2006
    ..Analysis of the joint effect of smoking and CTPV exposure on cancer showed the observed dose-response relationships to be independent of smoking...
  6. ncbi request reprint Organochlorines and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    John J Spinelli
    BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Cancer 121:2767-75. 2007
    ..lowest quartile OR = 2.68, 95% confidence interval = 1.69-4.24). Our results provide further evidence that organochlorines contribute to NHL risk...
  7. doi request reprint Interaction between organochlorines and the AHR gene, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Carmen H Ng
    BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1L3, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 21:11-22. 2010
    ..Plasma organochlorines have been implicated to increase the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), and interaction with the aryl hydrocarbon receptor gene (AHR) may modify this risk...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk of a second malignant neoplasm among 5-year survivors of cancer in childhood and adolescence in British Columbia, Canada
    Amy C MacArthur
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 48:453-9. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Genetic variation in the NBS1, MRE11, RAD50 and BLM genes and susceptibility to non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Johanna M Schuetz
    Canada s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    BMC Med Genet 10:117. 2009
    ..The members of the MRE11-RAD50-NBS1 (MRN) complex and BLM have central roles in maintenance of DNA integrity. Severe mutations in any of these genes cause genetic disorders, some of which are characterized by increased risk of lymphoma...
  10. pmc Non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk and variants in genes controlling lymphocyte development
    Johanna M Schuetz
    Canada s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e75170. 2013
    ..It is likely that moderate sample size, inter-subtype and other genetic heterogeneity, and small true effect sizes account for the lack of replicable findings. ..
  11. pmc Genetic variation in cell death genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Johanna M Schuetz
    Canada s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e31560. 2012
    ..Poor control of cell death in lymphocytes can lead to autoimmune disease or cancer, making genes involved in programmed cell death of lymphocytes logical candidate genes for lymphoma susceptibility...
  12. pmc Patterns of physician follow-up among young cancer survivors: report of the Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer Survivors (CAYACS) research program
    Mary L McBride
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 57:e482-90. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer survivors research program of British Columbia: objectives, study design, and cohort characteristics
    Mary L McBride
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:324-30. 2010
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Plasma levels of polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma: a preliminary study
    Richard P Gallagher
    Cancer Control Research Program, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Cancer 128:1872-80. 2011
    ..However, they suggest that environmental factors other than UV radiation may play a role in genesis of CMM, and indicate that it may be productive to search for further agents which might increase risk...
  15. doi request reprint Exposure to anesthetic gases and congenital anomalies in offspring of female registered nurses
    Kay Teschke
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 54:118-27. 2011
    ..We conducted a retrospective cohort study to examine associations between registry-ascertained congenital anomalies in offspring and anesthetic gas exposure of mothers employed as nurses...
  16. pmc Comparison of two indices of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a retrospective aluminium smelter cohort
    Melissa C Friesen
    Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 64:273-8. 2007
    ..The association between coal tar-derived substances, a complex mixture of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and cancer is well established. However, the specific aetiological agents are unknown...
  17. doi request reprint Prostate cancer risk in relation to insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF-binding protein-3: a prospective multiethnic study
    Marilyn J Borugian
    Cancer Control Research, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:252-4. 2008
  18. ncbi request reprint Congenital anomalies in the offspring of nurses: association with area of employment during pregnancy
    Helen Dimich-Ward
    UBC Department of Medicine, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Occup Environ Health 17:195-201. 2011
    ..Further research is needed to determine whether these are chance or consistent findings and whether exposure patterns might provide biological plausibility...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mortality and cancer incidence in a cohort of registered nurses from British Columbia, Canada
    Helen Dimich-Ward
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 50:892-900. 2007
    ..A retrospective cohort study of provincial registered nurses (RNs) from British Columbia, Canada was undertaken to determine risks of mortality and cancer incidence; in particular for breast cancer and leukemia...
  20. pmc Sex- and subtype-specific analysis of H2AFX polymorphisms in non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Karla L Bretherick
    Canada s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e74619. 2013
    ..Further research into the potential sex-specificity of the H2AFX-NHL association may identify a subset of NHL cases that are influenced by genotype at this locus. ..
  21. doi request reprint Late morbidity leading to hospitalization among 5-year survivors of young adult cancer: a report of the childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer survivors research program
    Yang Zhang
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Research Centre, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Cancer 134:1174-82. 2014
    ..22; 95% CI = 2.09-4.94) than the comparators. These findings emphasize that young adult cancer survivors still have high risks of a wide range of late morbidities. ..
  22. doi request reprint Educational outcomes among survivors of childhood cancer in British Columbia, Canada: report of the Childhood/Adolescent/Young Adult Cancer Survivors (CAYACS) Program
    Maria Lorenzi
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Cancer 115:2234-45. 2009
    ..The current study provides a comprehensive assessment of survivors' educational achievements...
  23. doi request reprint Hospitalisations 1998-2000 in a British Columbia population-based cohort of young cancer survivors: report of the Childhood/Adolescent/Young Adult Cancer Survivors (CAYACS) Research Program
    Nicole M E Bradley
    British Columbia Cancer Research Centre, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 46:2441-8. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Intensive care unit survivors have fewer hospital readmissions and readmission days than other hospitalized patients in British Columbia
    Sean P Keenan
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    Crit Care Med 32:391-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the association between ICU admission and number of readmissions to the hospital and number of readmission days...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk of childhood leukemia associated with vaccination, infection, and medication use in childhood: the Cross-Canada Childhood Leukemia Study
    Amy C MacArthur
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 167:598-606. 2008
    ..05). Results persisted for cases diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and for children diagnosed at 1-5 years of age. These findings suggest a role for early immunologic challenge in the expression of childhood leukemia...
  26. ncbi request reprint Rapid infusion rituximab in combination with corticosteroid-containing chemotherapy or as maintenance therapy is well tolerated and can safely be delivered in the community setting
    Laurie H Sehn
    Division of Medical Oncology, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    Blood 109:4171-3. 2007
    ..The adoption of this 90-minute schedule as standard practice has had a positive impact on resource utilization...
  27. ncbi request reprint Adequacy of benzo(a)pyrene and benzene soluble materials as indicators of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a Söderberg aluminum smelter
    Melissa C Friesen
    Cancer Control Research, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:6-14. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint A systematic evaluation of the ataxia telangiectasia mutated gene does not show an association with non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Payal Sipahimalani
    Canada s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Cancer 121:1967-75. 2007
    ..However, some rare, functionally deleterious variants may contribute to an increased risk of development of rare subtypes of the disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mortality among 5-year survivors of cancer diagnosed during childhood or adolescence in British Columbia, Canada
    Amy C MacArthur
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 48:460-7. 2007
    ....
  30. pmc Cancer incidence and adverse pregnancy outcome in registered nurses potentially exposed to antineoplastic drugs
    Pamela A Ratner
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, 302 6190 Agronomy Road, Vancouver, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    BMC Nurs 9:15. 2010
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Risk of childhood leukemia associated with parental smoking and alcohol consumption prior to conception and during pregnancy: the cross-Canada childhood leukemia study
    Amy C MacArthur
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Cancer Research Centre, 675 W 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 19:283-95. 2008
    ..As part of a larger case-control study, the authors evaluated risk of childhood leukemia relative to parental self-reported smoking and alcohol consumption...
  32. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in H2AFX contributes to risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Karen L Novik
    Genome Sciences Centre, British Columbia Cancer Research Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 1L3
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1098-106. 2007
    ..These data support the hypothesis that genetic variation in the H2AFX gene influences genetic susceptibility or resistance to some subtypes of NHL by contributing to the maintenance of genome stability...
  33. pmc Mortality among British Columbians testing for hepatitis C antibody
    Amanda Yu
    BC Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4R4, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:291. 2013
    ....
  34. doi request reprint GBV-C/hepatitis G virus infection and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a case control study
    Mel Krajden
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Cancer 126:2885-92. 2010
    ..This is the largest case-control study to date associating GBV-C viremia and NHL risk. As GBV-C is known to be transmitted through blood products this may have important implications for blood safety...
  35. doi request reprint Impact of genotype misclassification on genetic association estimates and the bayesian adjustment
    Shahadut Hossain
    British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:994-1004. 2009
    ..The authors also provide an example showing the application of the proposed method to study data relating non-Hodgkin lymphoma to a single nucleotide polymorphism in the aryl hydrocarbon receptor gene...
  36. ncbi request reprint Fasting insulin and endogenous hormones in relation to premenopausal breast density (Canada)
    Marilyn J Borugian
    Cancer Control Research, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1L3, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 25:385-94. 2014
    ..This study asks which circulating metabolic and reproductive biomarkers are associated with BD, particularly dense breast area, in premenopausal women not taking exogenous hormones...
  37. doi request reprint Antidepressant use among survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer: a report of the Childhood, Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivor (CAYACS) Research Program
    Rebecca J Deyell
    Division of Oncology, Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant, British Columbia Children s Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:816-22. 2013
    ..Although survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult (AYA) cancer are at risk for late psychological sequelae, it is unclear if they are more likely to be prescription antidepressant users than their peers...
  38. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to whole-body vibration and Parkinson's disease: results from a population-based case-control study
    M Anne Harris
    School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 176:299-307. 2012
    ..Higher intensities of WBV could result in micro-injury, leading to vascular or inflammatory pathology in susceptible neurons...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cancer cluster among police detachment personnel
    Christiaan van Netten
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Division of Public, Occupational and Environmental Health, University of British Columbia, James Mather Building, 5804 Fairview Avenue, V6T 1Z3, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Environ Int 28:567-72. 2003
    ..A possible association between these cancers and the use of police traffic radar is discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Childhood leukemia and socioeconomic status in Canada
    Marilyn J Borugian
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    Epidemiology 16:526-31. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether there is a difference in incidence of childhood leukemia for different levels of SES, as measured by neighborhood income, in an unselected population case group...
  41. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer incidence and neighbourhood income
    Marilyn J Borugian
    British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1L3
    Health Rep 22:7-13. 2011
    ..In developed countries, women of higher socioeconomic status often have higher breast cancer incidence rates, compared with women of lower socioeconomic status...
  42. pmc Cost-effective prediction of gender-labeling errors and estimation of gender-labeling error rates in candidate-gene association studies
    Conghui Qu
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Front Genet 2:31. 2011
    ..We also show how the predictions can be used in a two-phase sampling design to estimate the gender-labeling error rates for an entire study, at a fraction of the cost of a conventional design...
  43. doi request reprint High-resolution whole genome tiling path array CGH analysis of CD34+ cells from patients with low-risk myelodysplastic syndromes reveals cryptic copy number alterations and predicts overall and leukemia-free survival
    Daniel T Starczynowski
    Department of Medical Biophysics, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    Blood 112:3412-24. 2008
    ..002) and was less frequently associated with transformation to acute myeloid leukemia (P = .033). This study suggests a potential role for the use of aCGH in the clinical workup of MDS patients...
  44. doi request reprint Predicting the performance of a genetic testing service for cancer susceptibility
    Chris D Bajdik
    BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 4E6
    Genet Test 11:381-6. 2007
    ..Computer software to predict the performance of a genetic testing service for cancer susceptibility is implemented on the website http://142.103.207.51:8080/gtsim...
  45. ncbi request reprint Introduction of combined CHOP plus rituximab therapy dramatically improved outcome of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in British Columbia
    Laurie H Sehn
    Division of Medical Oncology and Pathology, British Columbia Cancer Agency, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 4E6
    J Clin Oncol 23:5027-33. 2005
    ..We conducted a population-based analysis to assess the impact of this combination therapy on adult patients with DLBCL in the province of British Columbia (BC)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prediagnostic C-peptide and risk of prostate cancer
    Marilyn J Borugian
    Cancer Control Research, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 1L3
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2164-5. 2007
  47. pmc Risk of Late Mortality and Second Malignant Neoplasms among 5-Year Survivors of Young Adult Cancer: A Report of the Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer Survivors Research Program
    Yang Zhang
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Research Centre, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1L3 School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
    J Cancer Epidemiol 2012:103032. 2012
    ..3-3.8). Treatment with radiation resulted in increased risks of death and SMN. These observed increased risks emphasize the importance of prevention, surveillance, and treatment of late effects in survivors of young adult cancers...
  48. pmc HCV co-infection in HIV positive population in British Columbia, Canada
    Jane A Buxton
    BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia
    BMC Public Health 10:225. 2010
    ..This study used a population-based sample of HIV and HCV tested individuals to determine the prevalence of HIV/HCV co-infection, the sequence of virus diagnoses, and demographic and associated risk factors...
  49. ncbi request reprint Tanning beds, sunlamps, and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Richard P Gallagher
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:562-6. 2005
    ..The inconclusive results seen in individual studies have resulted in confusion as to the carcinogenicity of these devices...
  50. ncbi request reprint Analysis of multiple biomarkers shows that lymphoma-associated macrophage (LAM) content is an independent predictor of survival in follicular lymphoma (FL)
    Pedro Farinha
    Department of Pathology, BC Cancer Agency, 600 W 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4E6, Canada
    Blood 106:2169-74. 2005
    ..009 and P = .004, respectively). The LAM content of FL predicts survival, and these data support a prominent role for nonneoplastic immune cells in the biology of FL...
  51. ncbi request reprint Length of ICU stay for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease varies among large community hospitals
    Sean P Keenan
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital 620B 1081 Burrard and University of British Columbia, V6Z 1Y6, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 29:590-5. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Universal prestorage leukoreduction in Canada decreases platelet alloimmunization and refractoriness
    Matthew D Seftel
    Leukemia Bone Marrow Transplantation BMT, Division of Hematology, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    Blood 103:333-9. 2004
    ..0 [95% CI, 2.4-15.3]). In conclusion, ULR reduces alloimmunization, refractoriness, and requirements for HLA-matched platelets when applied as routine transfusion practice to patients receiving CT or SCT...
  53. ncbi request reprint The Extensive Lifestyle Management Intervention (ELMI) after cardiac rehabilitation: a 4-year randomized controlled trial
    Scott A Lear
    School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Am Heart J 152:333-9. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that a modest risk factor and lifestyle management intervention after a CRP would significantly reduce overall cardiovascular risk using the Framingham risk score compared with usual care after 4 years...
  54. ncbi request reprint Intensive care unit admission has minimal impact on long-term mortality
    Sean P Keenan
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Crit Care Med 30:501-7. 2002
    ..To measure the association between intensive care unit (ICU) admission and both hospital and long-term mortality, separate from the effect of hospital admission alone...
  55. ncbi request reprint Risk markers for thrombocytopenia in critically ill patients: a prospective analysis
    Stephen J Shalansky
    Pharmacy Department, Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 22:803-13. 2002
    ..To identify independent risk markers for thrombocytopenia in critically ill patients...
  56. pmc Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and obesity: a pooled analysis from the InterLymph Consortium
    Eleanor V Willett
    Epidemiology and Genetics Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 122:2062-70. 2008
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in TNF and IL10 and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a report from the InterLymph Consortium
    Nathaniel Rothman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Lancet Oncol 7:27-38. 2006
    ..We aimed to test this hypothesis using previously unpublished data from eight European, Canadian, and US case-control studies of the International Lymphoma Epidemiology Consortium (InterLymph)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Insect repellents, phenoxyherbicide exposure, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Helen H McDuffie
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W8, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 47:806-16. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Exposure to animals and selected risk factors among Canadian farm residents with Hodgkin's disease, multiple myeloma, or soft tissue sarcoma
    Punam Pahwa
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, Saskatoon SK S7N 0W8, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 45:857-68. 2003
    ..The independent risk factors after adjustment for covariates were a family history of cancer (MM, STS), occupational uranium exposure (HD), professional driving (MM), and personal previous cancer (MM) or shingles (HD, MM)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and childhood solid tumor and lymphoma incidence in Canada
    Gabor Mezei
    Environment Division, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:170-5. 2006
    ..No association was found for other types of cancer. Although a potential relation between socioeconomic status and childhood cancer cannot be excluded, the overall pattern seems compatible with random variation...
  61. ncbi request reprint Hodgkin lymphoma, multiple myeloma, soft tissue sarcomas, insect repellents, and phenoxyherbicides
    Punam Pahwa
    Institute of Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 48:264-74. 2006
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Assessment of selection bias in the Canadian case-control study of residential magnetic field exposure and childhood leukemia
    Gabor Mezei
    Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1504-10. 2008
    ..Inherent problems in exposure assessment for nonparticipating subjects, however, limit the interpretations of these results, and the role of selection bias cannot entirely be dismissed on the basis of these results alone...
  63. pmc Autoimmune disorders and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes: a pooled analysis within the InterLymph Consortium
    Karin Ekstrom Smedby
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Blood 111:4029-38. 2008
    ..Thus, specific autoimmune disorders are associated with NHL risk beyond the development of rare NHL subtypes in affected organs. The pattern of associations with NHL subtypes may harbor clues to lymphomagenesis...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Childhood leukaemia and socioeconomic status
    Marilyn J Borugian
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1155; author reply 1156. 2007
  66. ncbi request reprint Childhood leukaemia and socioeconomic status
    Marilyn J Borugian
    Int J Epidemiol 36:929. 2007
  67. pmc Proposed classification of lymphoid neoplasms for epidemiologic research from the Pathology Working Group of the International Lymphoma Epidemiology Consortium (InterLymph)
    Lindsay M Morton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Blood 110:695-708. 2007
    ....
  68. pmc Hepatitis C and non-Hodgkin lymphoma among 4784 cases and 6269 controls from the International Lymphoma Epidemiology Consortium
    Silvia de Sanjose
    Unit of Infections and Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:451-8. 2008
    ..We pooled case-control study data to provide robust estimates of the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) subtypes after HCV infection...
  69. pmc Family history of hematopoietic malignancies and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL): a pooled analysis of 10 211 cases and 11 905 controls from the International Lymphoma Epidemiology Consortium (InterLymph)
    Sophia S Wang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Blood 109:3479-88. 2007
    ..0; 95% CI = 1.6-5.6). The pattern of NHL heritability appeared to be uniform across NHL subtypes, but risk patterns differed by specific hematopoietic malignancies and the sex of the relative, revealing critical clues to disease etiology...
  70. ncbi request reprint Locoregional radiation therapy in patients with high-risk breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy: 20-year results of the British Columbia randomized trial
    Joseph Ragaz
    McGill University Health Center, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687 Pine Ave, Montreal, PQ, Canada H3A 1A1
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:116-26. 2005
    ..We report the analysis of data from the 20-year follow-up...