Ellen T Chang

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Publications

  1. pmc A nationwide study of aspirin, other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and Hodgkin lymphoma risk in Denmark
    E T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Br J Cancer 105:1776-82. 2011
  2. pmc Adulthood residential ultraviolet radiation, sun sensitivity, dietary vitamin D, and risk of lymphoid malignancies in the California Teachers Study
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA, USA
    Blood 118:1591-9. 2011
  3. pmc Dietary phytocompounds and risk of lymphoid malignancies in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:237-49. 2011
  4. pmc Alcohol consumption over time and risk of lymphoid malignancies in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1373-83. 2010
  5. pmc Disparities in liver cancer incidence by nativity, acculturation, and socioeconomic status in California Hispanics and Asians
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3106-18. 2010
  6. pmc Hepatitis B and liver cancer knowledge and practices among healthcare and public health professionals in China: a cross-sectional study
    Jonathan Chao
    Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:98. 2010
  7. pmc Past recreational physical activity, body size, and all-cause mortality following breast cancer diagnosis: results from the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94536, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:531-42. 2010
  8. pmc Dietary patterns and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:285-91. 2008
  9. pmc Diet and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:802-13. 2007
  10. pmc Body size and the risk of endometrial cancer by hormone therapy use in postmenopausal women in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Alison J Canchola
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California formerly the Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1407-16. 2010

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Publications48

  1. pmc A nationwide study of aspirin, other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and Hodgkin lymphoma risk in Denmark
    E T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Br J Cancer 105:1776-82. 2011
    ..We recently found an inverse association between low-dose aspirin use and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) in northern Denmark. To strengthen the evidence for this association, we expanded the study base to include all of Denmark...
  2. pmc Adulthood residential ultraviolet radiation, sun sensitivity, dietary vitamin D, and risk of lymphoid malignancies in the California Teachers Study
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA, USA
    Blood 118:1591-9. 2011
    ..Dietary vitamin D also was not associated with risk of lymphoid malignancies. These results support a protective effect of routine residential UVR exposure against lymphomagenesis through mechanisms possibly independent of vitamin D...
  3. pmc Dietary phytocompounds and risk of lymphoid malignancies in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:237-49. 2011
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  4. pmc Alcohol consumption over time and risk of lymphoid malignancies in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1373-83. 2010
    ..The higher risk among former drinkers emphasizes the importance of classifying both current and past alcohol consumption and suggests that factors related to quitting drinking, rather than alcohol itself, may increase B-cell NHL risk...
  5. pmc Disparities in liver cancer incidence by nativity, acculturation, and socioeconomic status in California Hispanics and Asians
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3106-18. 2010
    ..Such variations can identify high-priority subgroups for prevention and monitoring...
  6. pmc Hepatitis B and liver cancer knowledge and practices among healthcare and public health professionals in China: a cross-sectional study
    Jonathan Chao
    Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:98. 2010
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  7. pmc Past recreational physical activity, body size, and all-cause mortality following breast cancer diagnosis: results from the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94536, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:531-42. 2010
    ..90-2.15; HR for obese = 1.77, 95% CI: 1.11-2.82). BMI associations did not appear to differ by race/ethnicity. Our findings suggest that physical activity and BMI exert independent effects on overall mortality after breast cancer...
  8. pmc Dietary patterns and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:285-91. 2008
    ..Overall, our results show no convincing associations between dietary patterns and ovarian cancer risk...
  9. pmc Diet and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:802-13. 2007
    ..Although dietary consumption of isoflavones may be associated with decreased ovarian cancer risk, most dietary factors are unlikely to play a major role in ovarian cancer development...
  10. pmc Body size and the risk of endometrial cancer by hormone therapy use in postmenopausal women in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Alison J Canchola
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California formerly the Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1407-16. 2010
    ..To investigate whether hormone therapy (HT) and obesity are associated with endometrial cancer risk among postmenopausal women in the California Teachers Study cohort...
  11. pmc Body size and the risk of ovarian cancer by hormone therapy use in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Alison J Canchola
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2241-8. 2010
    ..To investigate whether obesity and hormone therapy (HT) are associated with ovarian cancer risk among women in the California Teachers Study cohort...
  12. pmc Lymphoid malignancies in U.S. Asians: incidence rate differences by birthplace and acculturation
    Christina A Clarke
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1064-77. 2011
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  13. pmc Recent changes in breast cancer incidence and risk factor prevalence in San Francisco Bay area and California women: 1988 to 2004
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R62. 2007
    ..In light of these reports, we examined recent changes in breast cancer incidence and risk factor prevalence among non-Hispanic white women in the SFBA and other regions of California...
  14. pmc How do social factors explain outcomes in non-small-cell lung cancer among Hispanics in California? Explaining the Hispanic paradox
    Manali I Patel
    Manali I Patel, Scarlett L Gomez, Ellen T Chang, and Heather A Wakelee, Stanford University Scarlett L Gomez and Heather A Wakelee, Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford Clayton W Schupp and Scarlett L Gomez, Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont and Ellen T Chang, Exponent Health Sciences Practices, Menlo Park, CA
    J Clin Oncol 31:3572-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate individual, clinical, and neighborhood factors in survival among Hispanics with NSCLC...
  15. pmc Hidden breast cancer disparities in Asian women: disaggregating incidence rates by ethnicity and migrant status
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S125-31. 2010
    ..We estimated trends in breast cancer incidence rates for specific Asian populations in California to determine if disparities exist by immigrant status and age...
  16. pmc Nativity and papillary thyroid cancer incidence rates among Hispanic women in California
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer 118:216-22. 2012
    ..However, little is known as to whether rates in Hispanic women vary by nativity, which may influence exposure to important risk factors...
  17. doi Racial patterns of extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, in California: a population-based study
    Weiyun Z Ai
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Br J Haematol 156:626-32. 2012
    ..In conclusion, ENKTL is more common and clinically more similar among Hispanics and APIs than non-Hispanic whites with poor outcome in all racial groups...
  18. pmc Disparities in breast cancer survival among Asian women by ethnicity and immigrant status: a population-based study
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:861-9. 2010
    ..We investigated heterogeneity in ethnic composition and immigrant status among US Asians as an explanation for disparities in breast cancer survival...
  19. pmc Papillary thyroid cancer incidence rates vary significantly by birthplace in Asian American women
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:479-85. 2011
    ..To investigate how birthplace influences the incidence of papillary thyroid cancer among Asian American women...
  20. doi Gastric cancer incidence among Hispanics in California: patterns by time, nativity, and neighborhood characteristics
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:709-19. 2012
    ..Better understanding about gastric cancer incidence patterns among Hispanics by birthplace, socioeconomic status (SES), and acculturation can improve preventive strategies and disease models...
  21. ncbi Attitudes toward hepatitis B and liver cancer prevention among Chinese Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area, California
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:605-13. 2008
    ..Chronic hepatitis B and associated liver cancer constitute important health threats with disparity among Asian/Pacific Islander Americans (APIs). However, many APIs are unaware of and unprotected against these diseases...
  22. pmc Survival following non-small cell lung cancer among Asian/Pacific Islander, Latina, and Non-Hispanic white women who have never smoked
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:545-54. 2011
    ..This study examined survival patterns following non-small cell lung cancer in a population-based sample of lung cancer cases from the San Francisco Bay Area Lung Cancer Study (SFBALCS)...
  23. doi Rituximab use and survival after diffuse large B-cell or follicular lymphoma: a population-based study
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 54:743-51. 2013
    ..Lower rituximab use in patients with DLBCL without private insurance suggests that previously identified socioeconomic disparities in survival may, in part, be explained by receipt of rituximab...
  24. pmc Recent trends in breast cancer incidence in US white women by county-level urban/rural and poverty status
    Amelia K Hausauer
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA, USA
    BMC Med 7:31. 2009
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  25. pmc Disparities in survival after Hodgkin lymphoma: a population-based study
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94536, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1881-92. 2009
    ..The racial/ethnic differences in survival were evident for all stages of disease. These data provide evidence for substantial, and probably remediable, racial/ethnic and neighborhood SES disparities in HL outcomes...
  26. pmc Racial/ethnic variation in EBV-positive classical Hodgkin lymphoma in California populations
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:1499-507. 2008
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  27. ncbi Education and counseling of pregnant patients with chronic hepatitis B: perspectives from obstetricians and perinatal nurses in Santa Clara County, California
    Elizabeth J Yang
    Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 14:1707-13. 2013
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  28. pmc Wine and other alcohol consumption and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:91-103. 2007
    ..Whether alcohol consumption influences ovarian cancer risk is unclear. Therefore, we investigated the association between alcohol intake at various ages and risk of ovarian cancer...
  29. pmc The burden of liver cancer in Asians and Pacific Islanders in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, 1990 through 2004
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer 109:2100-8. 2007
    ..In this study, liver cancer incidence trends were evaluated in Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese men and women in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area of California between 1990 and 2004...
  30. pmc Uncovering disparities in survival after non-small-cell lung cancer among Asian/Pacific Islander ethnic populations in California
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2248-55. 2009
    ..To reduce the nationwide burden of lung cancer mortality, it is critical to identify and ameliorate hidden survival disparities such as those among APIs...
  31. pmc Recent breast cancer trends among Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and African-American women in the US: changes by tumor subtype
    Amelia K Hausauer
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R90. 2007
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  32. doi A model program for hepatitis B vaccination and education of schoolchildren in rural China
    Jonathan J Chen
    Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, 490 S California Avenue, Suite 300, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA
    Int J Public Health 57:581-8. 2012
    ..To address these gaps, a pilot program for HBV education and vaccination was launched in rural China...
  33. doi Risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic liver disease: a case-control study
    Nghi B Ha
    Pacific Health Foundation, San Jose, CA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:455-62. 2012
    ..Besides older age, male gender, presence of cirrhosis, and elevated AFP, Asian ethnicity and heavy cumulative tobacco use are strong independent predictors of HCC...
  34. pmc Aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in relation to Hodgkin lymphoma risk in northern Denmark
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:59-64. 2010
    ..In conclusion, our results provide some evidence of a protective effect of low-dose aspirin, but not other NSAIDs, against Hodgkin lymphoma development...
  35. pmc San Francisco hep B free: a grassroots community coalition to prevent hepatitis B and liver cancer
    Meredith B Bailey
    Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, 490 S California Ave, Suite 300, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    J Community Health 36:538-51. 2011
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  36. pmc Racial and social class gradients in life expectancy in contemporary California
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Surveillance Research, 2201 Walnut Ave, Fremont, CA 94538, United States
    Soc Sci Med 70:1373-80. 2010
    ..Neighborhood SES represents a readily-available metric for ongoing surveillance of health disparities in the US...
  37. pmc Family history of breast cancer and all-cause mortality after breast cancer diagnosis in the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:167-76. 2009
    ..Therefore, clinical management should not depend on family history of breast cancer...
  38. pmc Anthropometric, behavioral, and female reproductive factors and risk of multiple myeloma: a pooled analysis
    Sophia S Wang
    Division of Cancer Etiology, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope and the Beckman Research Institute, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1279-89. 2013
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  39. doi Low levels of knowledge and preventive practices regarding vertical hepatitis B transmission among perinatal nurses
    Stephanie D Chao
    Department of Surgery, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 41:494-505. 2012
    ..To evaluate current levels of hepatitis-B-related knowledge and clinical practice among perinatal nurses...
  40. pmc Polymorphic variation in NFKB1 and other aspirin-related genes and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:976-86. 2009
    ..In conclusion, genetic variation in the NF-kappaB pathway seems to influence risk of HL. Pooled studies are needed to detect any heterogeneity in the association with NF-kappaB across HL subgroups, including aspirin users and nonusers...
  41. ncbi Understanding the validity of self-reported positive family history of lymphoma in extended families to facilitate genetic epidemiology and clinical practice
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 48:1110-8. 2007
    ..Thus, familial HL reported by HL patients and controls is highly likely to be lymphoma even in extended family members but less likely to be HL per se. Validity may vary with the subject's family size and medical history...
  42. ncbi Stopping a silent killer in the underserved asian and pacific islander community: a chronic hepatitis B and liver cancer prevention clinic by medical students
    Steven Y Lin
    School of Medicine, Stanford University, CA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:383-6. 2009
    ..To assess and alleviate the burden of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection among low-income, uninsured Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs) in San Jose, California...
  43. ncbi Eliminating the threat of chronic hepatitis B in the Asian and Pacific Islander community: a call to action
    Stephanie D Chao
    The Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, Stanford School of Medicine, CA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:507-12. 2009
    ..Instead, there is a pervasive lack of awareness among API and healthcare providers. New concerted public health actions are needed to eliminate this major health disparity...
  44. ncbi A critical review of perfluorooctanoate and perfluorooctanesulfonate exposure and cancer risk in humans
    Ellen T Chang
    Health Sciences Practice, Exponent, Inc, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 44:1-81. 2014
    ..Taken together, the epidemiologic evidence does not support the hypothesis of a causal association between PFOA or PFOS exposure and cancer in humans. ..
  45. ncbi Body size, physical activity, and risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma in women
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, Suite 300, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1095-101. 2006
    ..These findings show that in women, body size and strenuous physical activity, both modifiable characteristics, are associated with HL risk in adult life possibly through immunologic, infectious, or genetic mechanisms...
  46. ncbi Making sense of seasonal fluctuations in lymphoma diagnosis
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 48:223-4. 2007
  47. ncbi Validity of geographically modeled environmental exposure estimates
    Ellen T Chang
    Health Sciences Practice, Exponent, Inc, Menlo Park, CA, Bowie, MD, and Bellevue, WA, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 44:450-66. 2014
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  48. ncbi The enigmatic epidemiology of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1765-77. 2006
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