Christina A Clarke

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Publications

  1. pmc Risk of lymphoma subtypes after solid organ transplantation in the United States
    C A Clarke
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    Br J Cancer 109:280-8. 2013
  2. pmc Age-specific incidence of breast cancer subtypes: understanding the black-white crossover
    Christina A Clarke
    Research Scientist, Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1094-101. 2012
  3. pmc Interaction of area-level socioeconomic status and UV radiation on melanoma occurrence in California
    Christina A Clarke
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2727-33. 2010
  4. 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
  5. pmc Lifetime risks of specific breast cancer subtypes among women in four racial/ethnic groups
    Allison W Kurian
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R99. 2010
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women following the cessation of hormone therapy use: the California Teachers Study
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2006-13. 2012
  10. 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

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Publications48

  1. pmc Risk of lymphoma subtypes after solid organ transplantation in the United States
    C A Clarke
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    Br J Cancer 109:280-8. 2013
    ..A gap in our understanding of post-transplant lymphomas involves the spectrum and associated risks of their many histologic subtypes...
  2. pmc Age-specific incidence of breast cancer subtypes: understanding the black-white crossover
    Christina A Clarke
    Research Scientist, Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1094-101. 2012
    ..We used newly available population-based data to examine whether the age-specific incidences of breast cancer subtypes vary by race and ethnicity...
  3. pmc Interaction of area-level socioeconomic status and UV radiation on melanoma occurrence in California
    Christina A Clarke
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2727-33. 2010
    ..However, because high-SES populations may be colocated in areas of high UVR, we assessed their joint influences on melanoma occurrence to better target subpopulations for melanoma education and screening...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. pmc Lifetime risks of specific breast cancer subtypes among women in four racial/ethnic groups
    Allison W Kurian
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R99. 2010
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women following the cessation of hormone therapy use: the California Teachers Study
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2006-13. 2012
    ..Because many women stopped taking HT after mid-2002, it is important to quantify risks associated with alcohol consumption in the context of HT cessation, as these risks may be more relevant to cancer prevention efforts today...
  10. 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...
  11. 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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  12. pmc Medicaid status and stage at diagnosis of cervical cancer
    Cynthia D O'Malley
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, Calif 94538 2334, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2179-85. 2006
    ..We examined whether Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage cervical cancer than women not enrolled in Medicaid...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint 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...
  15. pmc Increasing burden of melanoma in the United States
    Eleni Linos
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 129:1666-74. 2009
    ..We conclude that screening-associated diagnosis of thinner melanomas cannot explain the increasing rates of thicker melanomas among low SES populations with poorer access to screening...
  16. 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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  17. pmc Dietary assessment in the California Teachers Study: reproducibility and validity
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:595-603. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint 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...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Second primary breast cancer occurrence according to hormone receptor status
    Allison W Kurian
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1058-65. 2009
    ..Little is known about differences in risk for second primary breast cancers related to the estrogen and progesterone receptor (hormone receptor [HR]) status of the first tumor...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Improvements in survival after follicular lymphoma by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status: a population-based study
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:3044-51. 2009
    ..To better understand the reasons for these FL survival differences, we examined the joint influences of diagnostic period, race/ethnicity, and neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) on survival in a large population-based case series...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Breast cancer incidence patterns among California Hispanic women: differences by nativity and residence in an enclave
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1208-18. 2010
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  27. doi request reprint Increases in melanoma among adolescent girls and young women in California: trends by socioeconomic status and UV radiation exposure
    Amelia K Hausauer
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Arch Dermatol 147:783-9. 2011
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood socioeconomic status and Hodgkin's lymphoma incidence in California
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1441-7. 2005
    ....
  29. doi request reprint 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in breast cancer incidence among 6 Asian groups in the Greater Bay Area of Northern California
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1324-9. 2007
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  31. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus as a marker of survival after Hodgkin's lymphoma: a population-based study
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Ste 300, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:7604-13. 2005
    ..This study assessed survival after HL in a population-based cohort large enough to examine the joint effects of EBV with other factors including age, sex, and histologic subtype...
  32. 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...
  33. 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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  34. 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...
  35. pmc Occurrence of breast cancer subtypes in adolescent and young adult women
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R55. 2012
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  36. pmc Population attributable risk of breast cancer in white women associated with immediately modifiable risk factors
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California, USA
    BMC Cancer 6:170. 2006
    ..To justify such efforts, it is vital to quantify the potential population-level impacts on breast cancer considering population variations in behavior prevalence, risk estimate, and baseline incidence...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Changes in cancer registry coding for lymphoma subtypes: reliability over time and relevance for surveillance and study
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:630-8. 2006
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  40. ncbi request reprint 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
  41. ncbi request reprint Validity of cancer registry medicaid status against enrollment files: implications for population-based studies of cancer outcomes
    Jo Kay Chan
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    Med Care 44:952-5. 2006
    ..Cancer registry "payer source" data is collected by many cancer registries in the United States and has been used to compare cancer outcomes across insurance types...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Declines in breast cancer after the WHI: apparent impact of hormone therapy
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:847-52. 2007
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  44. pmc Disparities in mammographic screening for Asian women in California: a cross-sectional analysis to identify meaningful groups for targeted intervention
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA, 94538, USA
    BMC Cancer 7:201. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint 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...
  46. pmc Socioeconomic disparities in mortality after diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the modern treatment era
    Li Tao
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA
    Blood 123:3553-62. 2014
    ..These disparities suggest there are barriers, including inadequate insurance coverage with additional financial burden, to effective treatment among socioeconomically disadvantaged patients. ..
  47. ncbi request reprint Cancer surveillance research: a vital subdiscipline of cancer epidemiology
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1009-19. 2005
    ..Improvement is necessary in these realms to permit cancer surveillance research to realize its potential in resolving the growing cancer burden...
  48. ncbi request reprint Exposure to childhood infections and risk of Epstein-Barr virus--defined Hodgkin's lymphoma in women
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Int J Cancer 115:599-605. 2005
    ..Null findings for EBV-negative HL indicate that etiologic models should be reconsidered for this common form...