Anita Koushik

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables, and colon cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1471-83. 2007
  2. pmc Intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of pancreatic cancer in a pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre CRCHUM, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 176:373-86. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Characteristics of menstruation and pregnancy and the risk of lung cancer in women
    Anita Koushik
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Int J Cancer 125:2428-33. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Selected class I and class II HLA alleles and haplotypes and risk of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Steven Ades
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Cancer 122:2820-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and ovarian cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2160-7. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Low-risk human papillomavirus type 6 DNA load and integration in cervical samples from women with squamous intraepithelial lesions
    Francois Coutlee
    Département de Microbiologie Infectiologie et Centre de Recherche, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal CHUM, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Virol 45:96-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Dairy products and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Room 339, Building 2, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:364-72. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Intake of the major carotenoids and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2148-54. 2006
  9. doi request reprint The risk of lung cancer related to dietary intake of flavonoids
    Krista Yorita Christensen
    University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Nutr Cancer 64:964-74. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen G polymorphism is associated with an increased risk of invasive cancer of the uterine cervix
    Rhea Ferguson
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Cancer 131:E312-9. 2012

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables, and colon cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1471-83. 2007
    ..Statistical power to examine associations by colon site has been limited in previous studies...
  2. pmc Intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of pancreatic cancer in a pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre CRCHUM, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 176:373-86. 2012
    ..99, 1.06) for total vegetables. Associations were similar for men and women separately and across studies. These results suggest that fruit and vegetable intake during adulthood is not associated with a reduced pancreatic cancer risk...
  3. doi request reprint Characteristics of menstruation and pregnancy and the risk of lung cancer in women
    Anita Koushik
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Int J Cancer 125:2428-33. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to confirm these findings, and to assess the possible contribution of hormone replacement therapy...
  4. doi request reprint Selected class I and class II HLA alleles and haplotypes and risk of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Steven Ades
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Cancer 122:2820-6. 2008
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  5. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and ovarian cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2160-7. 2005
    ..Associations for total fruits and vegetables were similar for different histologic types. These results suggest that fruit and vegetable consumption in adulthood has no important association with the risk of ovarian cancer...
  6. doi request reprint Low-risk human papillomavirus type 6 DNA load and integration in cervical samples from women with squamous intraepithelial lesions
    Francois Coutlee
    Département de Microbiologie Infectiologie et Centre de Recherche, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal CHUM, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Virol 45:96-9. 2009
    ..The association between human papillomavirus (HPV) viral load and high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) of the uterine cervix has been demonstrated for high-risk HPV-16 but has not been investigated for low-risk HPV types...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dairy products and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Room 339, Building 2, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:364-72. 2006
    ..Although case-control studies have reported conflicting results for dairy foods and lactose, several cohort studies have shown positive associations between skim milk, lactose, and ovarian cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Intake of the major carotenoids and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2148-54. 2006
    ..These results suggest that consumption of the major carotenoids during adulthood does not play a major role in the incidence of ovarian cancer...
  9. doi request reprint The risk of lung cancer related to dietary intake of flavonoids
    Krista Yorita Christensen
    University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Nutr Cancer 64:964-74. 2012
    ..70 (0.53-0.94) for flavanones. An inverse association with total flavone and flavanone intake was observed for squamous cell carcinoma but not adenocarcinoma. In conclusion, low flavonoid intake from food may increase lung cancer risk...
  10. doi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen G polymorphism is associated with an increased risk of invasive cancer of the uterine cervix
    Rhea Ferguson
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Cancer 131:E312-9. 2012
    ..These results suggest that HLA-G polymorphism is an independent risk factor for the development of invasive cervical cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Viral load of episomal and integrated forms of human papillomavirus type 33 in high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions of the uterine cervix
    Soraya Khouadri
    Laboratoire de Virologie Moléculaire du Centre de Recherche, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Cancer 121:2674-81. 2007
    ..0004] was associated with the presence of HPV-33 integration. High episomal loads in HSIL and the presence of integration in women without SIL are likely to weaken the usefulness of HPV load of integrated forms in clinical practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Nonsynonymous polymorphisms in genes in the one-carbon metabolism pathway and associations with colorectal cancer
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2408-17. 2006
    ..Our results corroborate previous findings for MTHFR Ala(222)Val and suggest that other genes involved in one-carbon metabolism, particularly those that affect DNA methylation, may be associated with colorectal cancer risk...
  13. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus type 56 polymorphism in Canadian women with and without cervical lesions
    Catherine Rodrigues-Coutlée
    Centre de Recherche et Département de Microbiologie Médicale et Infectiologie, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal CHUM, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Virol 58:660-5. 2013
    ..The genomic diversity of high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPV) has been associated with viral persistence and HPV-induced lesions. Studies on HPV56 persistence are still pending...
  14. doi request reprint Distribution of human papillomavirus genotypes in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive cervical cancer in Canada
    Francois Coutlee
    Department of Microbiology and Infectiology, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Med Virol 83:1034-41. 2011
    ..001). Adjusting for multiple HPV types, HPV16 accounted for 52.1% and HPV18 for 18.1% of ICCs, for a total of 70.2%. Current HPV vaccines should protect against HPV types responsible for 70% of ICCs in Canadian women...
  15. doi request reprint Body mass index, lifetime smoking intensity and lung cancer risk
    Mariam El-Zein
    Institut Armand Frappier, Universite du Quebec, Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Cancer 133:1721-31. 2013
    ..The inverse association between recent BMI and lung cancer is unlikely to be largely attributable to residual confounding by smoking. Reverse causality or a true relationship between BMI and lung cancer remain plausible. ..
  16. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus type 52 polymorphism and high-grade lesions of the uterine cervix
    Aurélie Formentin
    Centre de Recherche et Département de Microbiologie Médicale et Infectiologie, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Cancer 132:1821-30. 2013
    ..1-32.0), and the K93R variation in E6 (OR 6.9, 95% CI 1.3-36.8), after adjusting for age, detection of HPV16 or 18 and study site. These findings indicate that HPV52 polymorphism influences risk of CIN-2,3 and possibly invasive cancer...
  17. doi request reprint Influence of human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV-16) E2 polymorphism on quantification of HPV-16 episomal and integrated DNA in cervicovaginal lavages from women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Naoufel Azizi
    Laboratoire de Virologie Moleculaire, Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Gen Virol 89:1716-28. 2008
    ..24) or CIN-1 (5 of 14, P=0.50). HPV-16 E2 polymorphism was a significant factor that influenced measures of HPV-16 integrated viral load...
  18. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor-I and risk of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Andrea Schaffer
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:716-22. 2007
    ..In contrast to the previously reported study, our results suggest that levels of IGF-I in young women may be inversely associated with HGCIN, a precursor to cervical cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint p53 Arg72Pro polymorphism and risk of colorectal adenoma and cancer
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1863-8. 2006
    ..09, 95% CI = 1.28-3.40) but not proximal colon or rectal cancers. Our results suggest that Arg72Pro may play a role in the early stages of colorectal neoplasia and possibly in progression to invasive disease, depending on site and sex...
  20. doi request reprint Assessment of the effect of occupational exposure to formaldehyde on the risk of lung cancer in two Canadian population-based case-control studies
    Amel Mahboubi
    University of Montreal Hospital Research Center CRCHUM, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:401-10. 2013
    ..This study aimed to explore the possible association between formaldehyde exposure and lung cancer risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint p53 codon 72 polymorphism and cervical neoplasia: a meta-analysis review
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:11-22. 2004
    ..Future investigations require appropriate attention to design and methodological issues...
  22. doi request reprint Biological validation of self-reported condom use among sex workers in Guinea
    Joséphine Aho
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Outremont, Canada
    AIDS Behav 14:1287-93. 2010
    ..PSA could be useful to validate self-reported condom use in surveys and to allow a better understanding of factors associated with social desirability in sexual behaviour reporting...
  23. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type II is not a cofactor to human papillomavirus in cancer of the uterine cervix
    Danh Tran-Thanh
    Départements de Microbiologie Infectiologie, Gynécologie Obstétrique et de Pathologie, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:129-34. 2003
    ..In a cross-sectional study, we investigated the role of herpes simplex virus type 2 as a cofactor to human papillomavirus in cervical cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Detection of human herpes virus type 6 DNA in precancerous lesions of the uterine cervix
    Danh Tran-Thanh
    Départements de Microbiologie Médicale et Infectiologie, Gynécologie Obstétrique et Pathologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    J Med Virol 68:606-10. 2002
    ..4, 95% CI = 0.3-128.5). HHV-6 was detected in cervical samples from women with precancerous and cancerous lesions of the cervix, but not significantly more frequently than in normal women...