Barbara A Cohn

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic studies of human semen quality: considerations for study design
    Barbara A Cohn
    Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:664-71. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Placental characteristics and reduced risk of maternal breast cancer
    B A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:1133-40. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint The National DES Education Program: effectiveness of the California Health Provider Intervention
    Barbara A Cohn
    Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California 94709, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:40-5. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint DDT and DDE exposure in mothers and time to pregnancy in daughters
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, 1683 Shattuck Avenue, Suite B, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Lancet 361:2205-6. 2003
  5. pmc Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposure in mothers and time to pregnancy in daughters
    Barbara A Cohn
    The Center for Research on Women and Children s Health, The Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, United States
    Reprod Toxicol 31:290-6. 2011
  6. pmc Maternal smoking, alcohol, and coffee use during pregnancy and son's risk of testicular cancer
    Morgana L Mongraw-Chaffin
    Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Alcohol 43:241-5. 2009
  7. pmc DDT and breast cancer in young women: new data on the significance of age at exposure
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California 94709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1406-14. 2007
  8. pmc Assaying organochlorines in archived serum for a large, long-term cohort: implications of combining assay results from multiple laboratories over time
    Robert I Sholtz
    Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Environ Int 37:709-14. 2011
  9. pmc Prenatal DDT exposure and testicular cancer: a nested case-control study
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, The Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 65:127-34. 2010
  10. pmc Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congeners measured shortly after giving birth and subsequent risk of maternal breast cancer before age 50
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, 1683 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 136:267-75. 2012

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic studies of human semen quality: considerations for study design
    Barbara A Cohn
    Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:664-71. 2002
    ..Adaptation of the design to anticipate and mitigate bias and to maximize efficiency can yield scientifically sound information. Recommendations for study designs are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Placental characteristics and reduced risk of maternal breast cancer
    B A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:1133-40. 2001
    ..We examined whether other markers of reduced placental size or function, including increased blood pressure during pregnancy, predict a reduction in maternal breast cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint The National DES Education Program: effectiveness of the California Health Provider Intervention
    Barbara A Cohn
    Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California 94709, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:40-5. 2002
    ..The authors report results of an intervention to increase health care providers' awareness of preventive care for women exposed to DES before birth...
  4. ncbi request reprint DDT and DDE exposure in mothers and time to pregnancy in daughters
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, 1683 Shattuck Avenue, Suite B, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Lancet 361:2205-6. 2003
    ..The decreased fecundability associated with prenatal p,p'-DDT remains unexplained. We speculate that the antiandrogenic activity of p,p'-DDE may mitigate harmful androgen effects on the ovary during gestation or early life...
  5. pmc Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposure in mothers and time to pregnancy in daughters
    Barbara A Cohn
    The Center for Research on Women and Children s Health, The Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, United States
    Reprod Toxicol 31:290-6. 2011
    ..This study demonstrates, for the first time, that developmental exposure to PCBs may disrupt pregnancy in humans...
  6. pmc Maternal smoking, alcohol, and coffee use during pregnancy and son's risk of testicular cancer
    Morgana L Mongraw-Chaffin
    Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Alcohol 43:241-5. 2009
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  7. pmc DDT and breast cancer in young women: new data on the significance of age at exposure
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California 94709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1406-14. 2007
    ..Previous studies of DDT and breast cancer assessed exposure later in life when the breast may not have been vulnerable, after most DDT had been eliminated, and after DDT had been banned...
  8. pmc Assaying organochlorines in archived serum for a large, long-term cohort: implications of combining assay results from multiple laboratories over time
    Robert I Sholtz
    Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Environ Int 37:709-14. 2011
    ..For PCB congeners with very low levels, findings caution against pooling of assays without further exploration...
  9. pmc Prenatal DDT exposure and testicular cancer: a nested case-control study
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, The Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 65:127-34. 2010
    ..Whether these associations could be direct, or operate via other pathways is unknown. Further research on interindividual differences in DDT metabolism could provide clues to testicular cancer etiology...
  10. pmc Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congeners measured shortly after giving birth and subsequent risk of maternal breast cancer before age 50
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, Public Health Institute, 1683 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 136:267-75. 2012
    ..It remains unclear whether individual differences in exposure, response to exposure, or both explain risk patterns observed...
  11. pmc Developmental and environmental origins of breast cancer: DDT as a case study
    Barbara A Cohn
    Child Health and Development Studies, The Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94709, United States
    Reprod Toxicol 31:302-11. 2011
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  12. pmc The Pine River statement: human health consequences of DDT use
    Brenda Eskenazi
    School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1359-67. 2009
    ..To better inform current policy, we reviewed epidemiologic studies published from 2003 to 2008 that investigated the human health consequences of DDT and/or DDE (dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene) exposure...
  13. doi request reprint Birth weight and childhood growth in daughters of women with irregular menstrual cycles
    Erica T Wang
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8635 W, 3rd Street 160W, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:615-8. 2013
    ..We conclude that daughters of obese women with irregular MC, in particular, had significantly lower BW compared to daughters of women with regular MC, which did not persist over five years of follow-up...
  14. pmc Preeclampsia and cardiovascular disease death: prospective evidence from the child health and development studies cohort
    Morgana L Mongraw-Chaffin
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, Calif 94709, USA
    Hypertension 56:166-71. 2010
    ..Additionally, women with preeclampsia earlier in pregnancy may be particularly at risk for cardiovascular disease death and could be targeted for early and intensive screening and intervention...
  15. pmc Menstrual irregularity and cardiovascular mortality
    Erica T Wang
    Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E114-8. 2011
    ..However, there are limited prospective studies confirming the link between polycystic ovary syndrome and cardiovascular mortality...
  16. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking, alcohol consumption, and caffeine consumption during pregnancy in relation to a son's risk of persistent cryptorchidism: a prospective study in the Child Health and Development Studies cohort, 1959-1967
    Morgana L Mongraw-Chaffin
    Child Health and Development Studies, Center for Research on Women s and Children s Health, Public Health Institute, Berkeley 94709, CA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:257-61. 2008
    ..Other maternal and perinatal risk factors were not significantly associated with persistent cryptorchidism and did not confound the association with caffeine...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sex steroid hormones in young manhood and the risk of subsequent prostate cancer: a longitudinal study in African-Americans and Caucasians (United States)
    Chiaojung J Tsai
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, HRP Redwood Building, Room T204, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1237-44. 2006
    ..To investigate the relation of sex hormone levels in young adults to subsequent prostate cancer risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prostate specific antigen levels in young adulthood predict prostate cancer risk: results from a cohort of Black and White Americans
    Alice S Whittemore
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305 5405, USA
    J Urol 174:872-6; discussion 876. 2005
    ..Little is known about PSA distribution in young adulthood, when benign and malignant prostatic diseases are rare, or about how PSA within the normal range in youth relates to subsequent prostate cancer risk...