K C Johnson

Summary

Affiliation: Public Health Agency of Canada
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Accumulating evidence on passive and active smoking and breast cancer risk
    Kenneth C Johnson
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Int J Cancer 117:619-28. 2005
  2. ncbi Association of obesity and cancer risk in Canada
    Sai Yi Pan
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 159:259-68. 2004
  3. doi Active smoking and secondhand smoke increase breast cancer risk: the report of the Canadian Expert Panel on Tobacco Smoke and Breast Cancer Risk (2009)
    Kenneth C Johnson
    Science Integration Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 785 Carling Avenue, Ottawa K1A0K9, Canada
    Tob Control 20:e2. 2011
  4. pmc Evidence secondhand smoke causes breast cancer in 2005 stronger than for lung cancer in 1986
    K C Johnson
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 120 Colonnade Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0K9
    Prev Med 46:492-6. 2008
  5. pmc Outcomes of planned home births with certified professional midwives: large prospective study in North America
    Kenneth C Johnson
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, PL 6702A, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A OK9
    BMJ 330:1416. 2005
  6. ncbi Alcohol, tobacco and coffee consumption and the risk of pancreatic cancer: results from the Canadian Enhanced Surveillance System case-control project. Canadian Cancer Registries Epidemiology Research Group
    P J Villeneuve
    Cancer Bureau, Laboratory Centre for Disease Control, Health Protection Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:49-58. 2000
  7. ncbi Lifetime residential and workplace exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer in never-smoking women, Canada 1994-97
    K C Johnson
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Cancer 93:902-6. 2001
  8. ncbi Environmental tobacco smoke and the risk of pancreatic cancer: findings from a Canadian population-based case-control study
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Epistream Consulting Inc, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:32-7. 2004
  9. ncbi Dietary risk factors for testicular carcinoma
    Michael J Garner
    R Samuel McLaughlin Center for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Cancer 106:934-41. 2003
  10. ncbi Physical activity, anthropometric factors and risk of pancreatic cancer: results from the Canadian enhanced cancer surveillance system
    A J Hanley
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, 850 600 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, Canada
    Int J Cancer 94:140-7. 2001

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi Accumulating evidence on passive and active smoking and breast cancer risk
    Kenneth C Johnson
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Int J Cancer 117:619-28. 2005
    ..Cohort studies with thorough passive smoking assessment would be helpful and studies exploring biological mechanisms are needed to explain the unexpected similarity of the passive and active risks...
  2. ncbi Association of obesity and cancer risk in Canada
    Sai Yi Pan
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 159:259-68. 2004
    ....
  3. doi Active smoking and secondhand smoke increase breast cancer risk: the report of the Canadian Expert Panel on Tobacco Smoke and Breast Cancer Risk (2009)
    Kenneth C Johnson
    Science Integration Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 785 Carling Avenue, Ottawa K1A0K9, Canada
    Tob Control 20:e2. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Evidence secondhand smoke causes breast cancer in 2005 stronger than for lung cancer in 1986
    K C Johnson
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 120 Colonnade Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0K9
    Prev Med 46:492-6. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Outcomes of planned home births with certified professional midwives: large prospective study in North America
    Kenneth C Johnson
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, PL 6702A, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A OK9
    BMJ 330:1416. 2005
    ..To evaluate the safety of home births in North America involving direct entry midwives, in jurisdictions where the practice is not well integrated into the healthcare system...
  6. ncbi Alcohol, tobacco and coffee consumption and the risk of pancreatic cancer: results from the Canadian Enhanced Surveillance System case-control project. Canadian Cancer Registries Epidemiology Research Group
    P J Villeneuve
    Cancer Bureau, Laboratory Centre for Disease Control, Health Protection Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:49-58. 2000
    ..More work is needed to clarify the role of these and other potentially modifiable risk factors as a means to reduce the incidence of this disease for which treatment results remain disappointing...
  7. ncbi Lifetime residential and workplace exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer in never-smoking women, Canada 1994-97
    K C Johnson
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Cancer 93:902-6. 2001
    ..82. Our results are consistent with the literature suggesting that long-term, regular exposure to either residential or occupational environmental tobacco smoke is associated with increased lung cancer risk in never-smoking women...
  8. ncbi Environmental tobacco smoke and the risk of pancreatic cancer: findings from a Canadian population-based case-control study
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Epistream Consulting Inc, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:32-7. 2004
    ..We investigated the relationship between pancreatic cancer and childhood and adult exposure to ETS using a case-control study design...
  9. ncbi Dietary risk factors for testicular carcinoma
    Michael J Garner
    R Samuel McLaughlin Center for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Cancer 106:934-41. 2003
    ..87; 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.22-2.86; p-trend < 0.001), is associated with an elevated risk of testicular cancer in Canadian males...
  10. ncbi Physical activity, anthropometric factors and risk of pancreatic cancer: results from the Canadian enhanced cancer surveillance system
    A J Hanley
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, 850 600 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, Canada
    Int J Cancer 94:140-7. 2001
    ..06). Our findings support the hypothesis that insulin resistance is an etiologic factor in the development of pancreatic neoplasms among men and possibly women...
  11. ncbi Risk factors for male breast cancer in Canada, 1994-1998
    K C Johnson
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Tunney s Pasture, Locator 0601C1, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0L2
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:253-63. 2002
    ..The small number of cases and multiple comparisons preclude strong conclusions, but our study is consistent with studies suggesting obesity and family history increase risk, and physical activity decreases risk of breast cancer...
  12. ncbi A case-control study of occupational risk factors for bladder cancer in Canada
    Reimar R W Gaertner
    Medical and Occupational Disease Policy Branch, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, 200 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 15:1007-19. 2004
    ..To investigate occupational risk factors for bladder cancer in seven Canadian provinces...
  13. ncbi Brain cancer and occupational exposure to magnetic fields among men: results from a Canadian population-based case-control study
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Environmental Risk Assessment and Case Surveillance Division, Laboratory Centre for Disease Control, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0L2
    Int J Epidemiol 31:210-7. 2002
    ..Emphasis was placed on examining the variations in risk across different histological types...
  14. ncbi A case-control study of diet and the risk of ovarian cancer
    Sai Yi Pan
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1521-7. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi Association of cigarette smoking with the risk of ovarian cancer
    Sai Yi Pan
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Cancer 111:124-30. 2004
    ..13, 2.65, 1.77 and 2.39 for <10, 11-20, 21-30 and >30 pack-years, respectively; p for trend = 0.004). Our data suggest that cigarette smoking is associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer, especially for mucinous types...
  16. ncbi Physical activity and the risk of lung cancer in Canada
    Yang Mao
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 158:564-75. 2003
    ..More studies are needed to confirm the differences between histologic subtypes and between genders and to address the underlying biologic mechanisms...
  17. ncbi Physical inactivity, energy intake, obesity and the risk of rectal cancer in Canada
    Yang Mao
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Cancer 105:831-7. 2003
    ..Our study provides evidence that physical inactivity, high energy intake and obesity are associated with the risk of rectal cancer, and there is a probable synergic effect among the 3 risk factors...
  18. pmc Chlorination disinfection by-products and pancreatic cancer risk
    Minh T Do
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 113:418-24. 2005
    ..3). Null findings were also obtained assuming a latency period for pancreatic cancer induction of 3, 8, or 13 years...
  19. ncbi Residential proximity to industrial plants and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Kenneth C Johnson
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Epidemiology 14:687-93. 2003
    ..A U.S. analysis suggested a relation between self-reported residential proximity to industrial plants and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) risk...
  20. ncbi Environmental tobacco smoke and risk of adult leukemia
    Khaled Kasim
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 16:672-80. 2005
    ..The role of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) in the causation of lung and breast cancer has been repeatedly evaluated over recent years. In contrast, its impact on the risk of adult leukemia has received little attention...
  21. ncbi Lifestyle factors and the risk of adult leukemia in Canada
    Khaled Kasim
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Québec Québec, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 16:489-500. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of active smoking, obesity, and dietary intakes on the risk of adult leukemia...
  22. ncbi The association between exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and breast cancer: a review by the California Environmental Protection Agency
    Mark D Miller
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, 1515 Clay St, Suite 1600, Oakland, CA, USA
    Prev Med 44:93-106. 2007
    ..As part of the assessment, studies on the association between exposure to ETS and breast cancer were reviewed...
  23. ncbi Re: more data regarding the effects of passive smoking on breast cancer risk among younger women
    Kenneth C Johnson
    Int J Cancer 120:2519-20. 2007
  24. ncbi Dietary intake of lycopene is associated with reduced pancreatic cancer risk
    Andre Nkondjock
    Epidemiology Research Unit, Research Centre, Centre hospitalier de l Université de Montréal CHUM Hôtel Dieu, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Nutr 135:592-7. 2005
    ..The results of this study suggest that a diet rich in tomatoes and tomato-based products with high lycopene content may help reduce pancreatic cancer risk...
  25. ncbi Active and passive smoking in breast cancer
    Kenneth C Johnson
    Epidemiology 13:745-6. 2002
  26. ncbi Outcomes of planned home births in Washington State: 1989-1996
    Kenneth C Johnson
    Obstet Gynecol 101:198; author reply 199-200. 2003
  27. ncbi Re: Active smoking, household passive smoking, and breast cancer: evidence from the California Teachers Study
    Kenneth C Johnson
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1041-2; author reply 1042-3. 2004
  28. ncbi Passive and active smoking as possible confounders in studies of breast cancer risk
    Kenneth C Johnson
    Epidemiology 13:610; author reply 610-1. 2002
  29. ncbi Dietary fish intake and risk of leukaemia, multiple myeloma, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Lin Fritschi
    School of Population Health M435, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:532-7. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that a diet high in fish may be protective against lymphohematopoietic cancers and confirm the reduced risk among fish workers...
  30. ncbi Chlorination disinfection by-products in drinking water and the risk of adult leukemia in Canada
    Khaled Kasim
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 163:116-26. 2006
    ..More studies with long-term exposure measures and large enough to evaluate leukemia subtypes are needed to further understanding of the issue...
  31. ncbi Animal-related occupations and the risk of leukemia, myeloma, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Canada
    Lin Fritschi
    Department of Public Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 13:563-71. 2002
    ..This study aimed to examine the risk of leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), and multiple myeloma associated with occupational exposure to animals...
  32. doi An inverse association between preserved fish and prostate cancer: results from a population-based case-control study in Canada
    Kym Mina
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, WA, Australia
    Nutr Cancer 60:222-6. 2008
    ..There was no suggestion of reduced prostate cancer risk with consumption of fresh and canned fish. Our results suggest that consumption of preserved fish may reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer...
  33. ncbi Dietary patterns and risk of pancreatic cancer
    Andre Nkondjock
    Epidemiology Research Unit, Research Center, Centre hospitalier de l Université de Montréal CHUM Hôtel Dieu, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Cancer 114:817-23. 2005
    ..Although the response rate for eligible, recruited subjects was relatively low, our results suggest that the fruits and vegetables dietary pattern reduces pancreatic cancer risk among men...