Carlos H Sierra-Torres

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad del Cauca
Country: Colombia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk contribution of sexual behavior and cigarette smoking to cervical neoplasia
    C H Sierra-Torres
    Laboratorio de Genetica Humana, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 13:617-25. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint [The prevalence of abnormal cytology and inflammation and their association with risk factors for uterine cervical neoplasms in Cauca, Colombia]
    Yaliana Tafurt-Cardona
    Laboratorio de Genetica Humana, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 14:53-66. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Chromosome aberrations among cigarette smokers in Colombia
    Monica S Sierra-Torres
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX, USA
    Mutat Res 562:67-75. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint [Papillomavirus and factors associated with high-risk, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in Cauca, Colombia]
    Carlos H Sierra-Torres
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 8:47-58. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposure to wood smoke, HPV infection, and genetic susceptibility for cervical neoplasia among women in Colombia
    Carlos H Sierra-Torres
    Laboratorio de Genetica Humana, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Environ Mol Mutagen 47:553-61. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Chromosome aberrations in peripheral blood lymphocytes of high-risk HPV-infected women with HGSIL
    Rosa E Alvarez-Rosero
    Laboratorio de Genetica Humana, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Environ Mol Mutagen 49:688-94. 2008
  7. doi request reprint [High frequency of chromosome aberrations observed in lymphocytes in postmenopausal obese women]
    Yaliana Tafurt-Cardona
    Laboratorio de Genetica Humana, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Biomedica 32:344-54. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of epoxide hydrolase polymorphisms on chromosome aberrations and risk for lung cancer
    Nohelia Cajas-Salazar
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 145:97-102. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint [Genotoxicity from exposure to cigarettes in young smokers in Colombia]
    Yexania Arboleda-Moreno
    Unidad de Toxicología Genética y Citogenética, Departamento de Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales, Exactas y de la Educación, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:367-72. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular disease risk factors in people working at a Colombian health institution]
    Jesús E Díaz-Realpe
    Facultad Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 9:64-75. 2007

Collaborators

  • William W Au
  • Paola Vernaza-Pinzon
  • S Tyring
  • Yaliana Tafurt-Cardona
  • Nohelia Cajas-Salazar
  • Salama A Salama
  • Sulma L Muñoz-Benítez
  • Rosa E Alvarez-Rosero
  • Jesús E Díaz-Realpe
  • Yexania Y Arboleda-Moreno
  • Dat D Dao
  • Monica S Sierra-Torres
  • Yexania Arboleda-Moreno
  • Carsten Harms
  • Joseph B Zwischenberger
  • Claudia P Acosta-Astaiza
  • Wilson Muñoz-Ordóñez
  • Leidy D Jaramillo-Ruiz
  • Jannet Rodríguez-Argote
  • Juliana Muñoz-Martínez
  • Carolina Lema
  • Rolf Konig
  • Sonia C Robazetti
  • L James Lester
  • Miriam Naranjo de Gomez
  • Luz Stella Hoyos
  • Silvio Carvajal
  • Luz S Hoyos
  • Scott K Alpard

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk contribution of sexual behavior and cigarette smoking to cervical neoplasia
    C H Sierra-Torres
    Laboratorio de Genetica Humana, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 13:617-25. 2003
    ..6, 95% CI = 1.7-7.7). The observed differences in risk factors support the need for additional studies in different geographic regions and the information can be used to develop country-specific CC prevention programs...
  2. ncbi request reprint [The prevalence of abnormal cytology and inflammation and their association with risk factors for uterine cervical neoplasms in Cauca, Colombia]
    Yaliana Tafurt-Cardona
    Laboratorio de Genetica Humana, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 14:53-66. 2012
    ..Establishing the prevalence of abnormal and inflammation cytology reports and its association with risks factors for uterine cervical neoplasms amongst females from the Cauca department in Colombia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Chromosome aberrations among cigarette smokers in Colombia
    Monica S Sierra-Torres
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX, USA
    Mutat Res 562:67-75. 2004
    ..60). Our study indicates that the genotoxic effects in lymphocytes from smokers are most likely caused by cigarette smoke constituents, providing scientific evidence to encourage national campaigns to prevent tobacco consumption...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Papillomavirus and factors associated with high-risk, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in Cauca, Colombia]
    Carlos H Sierra-Torres
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 8:47-58. 2006
    ..Evaluating the role of the main factors associated with high-risk cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in women from the Cauca Department in Colombia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposure to wood smoke, HPV infection, and genetic susceptibility for cervical neoplasia among women in Colombia
    Carlos H Sierra-Torres
    Laboratorio de Genetica Humana, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Environ Mol Mutagen 47:553-61. 2006
    ..Further investigations with larger populations will be needed to confirm this association, which may provide important information for improving cervical cancer prevention programs...
  6. doi request reprint Chromosome aberrations in peripheral blood lymphocytes of high-risk HPV-infected women with HGSIL
    Rosa E Alvarez-Rosero
    Laboratorio de Genetica Humana, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Environ Mol Mutagen 49:688-94. 2008
    ..020) and tetraploidy (0.88 +/- 0.23 vs. 0.17 +/- 0.08, P = 0.013) in comparison with HPV(-) controls. These findings suggest the usefulness of peripheral blood lymphocytes to detect genomic instability associated with HPV-induced HGSIL...
  7. doi request reprint [High frequency of chromosome aberrations observed in lymphocytes in postmenopausal obese women]
    Yaliana Tafurt-Cardona
    Laboratorio de Genetica Humana, Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Biomedica 32:344-54. 2012
    ..Epidemiological studies indicate that obesity is associated with an increased risk of 20-25% with several types of cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of epoxide hydrolase polymorphisms on chromosome aberrations and risk for lung cancer
    Nohelia Cajas-Salazar
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 145:97-102. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the CA data provides evidence to support that susceptibility mEH alleles are significantly involved with the development of lung cancer from cigarette smoking...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Genotoxicity from exposure to cigarettes in young smokers in Colombia]
    Yexania Arboleda-Moreno
    Unidad de Toxicología Genética y Citogenética, Departamento de Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales, Exactas y de la Educación, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:367-72. 2004
    ..To evaluate the frequency of chromosome aberrations (CAs) in the peripheral blood lymphocytes of young cigarette smokers in the city of Popayán, Colombia...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular disease risk factors in people working at a Colombian health institution]
    Jesús E Díaz-Realpe
    Facultad Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 9:64-75. 2007
    ..Establishing the prevalence of recognised biological and behavioural cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in a population of workers at a health institution in Popayán, Colombia...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Musculoskeletal pain and its association with ergonomic risk factors in administrative workers]
    Paola Vernaza-Pinzon
    Departamento de Fisioterapia, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 7:317-26. 2005
    ..Establishing the frequency of musculoskeletal lesions in administrative workers and its possible association with ergonomic risk factors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of MPO, GSTM1 and GSTT1 polymorphisms on chromosome aberrations and lung cancer risk
    Nohelia Cajas-Salazar
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1110, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 206:473-83. 2003
    ..Therefore, our study strengthens the combined use of genotype and biomarkers for genetic susceptibility to environmental cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms for chemical metabolizing genes and risk for cervical neoplasia
    Carlos H Sierra-Torres
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, 700 Harborside Drive, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Environ Mol Mutagen 41:69-76. 2003
    ..Further studies using larger populations will be needed to confirm our observations and to validate data for disease prevention...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acquired and genetic susceptibility to cervical cancer
    William W Au
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 700 Harborside Drive, 2 102 Ewing Hall, Galveston, TX 77555 1110, USA
    Mutat Res 544:361-4. 2003
    ..Our study indicates that different acquired and genetic susceptibility factors can make significant contributions to the development of environmental disease such as cervical cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint HLA-DQB1 and cervical cancer in Venezuelan women
    Dat D Dao
    Houston Advanced Research Center HARC, The Woodlands, TX 77381, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 96:349-54. 2005
    ..The role of the HLA system in presenting peptides to antigen-specific T-cells may be critical for genetic susceptibility and genetic resistance to cervical carcinoma...
  16. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes, chromosome aberrations, and lung cancer
    Carsten Harms
    Center of Environmental Research and Technology, Laboratory of Bioanalytic, UFT, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
    Environ Mol Mutagen 44:74-82. 2004
    ..The observation that patients had significantly increased CA frequencies compared with controls, irrespective of genotype, suggests that patients have additional factors that contribute to the development of lung cancer...
  17. pmc Functional characterization of polymorphisms in DNA repair genes using cytogenetic challenge assays
    William W Au
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 700 Harborside Drive, 2 102 Ewing Hall, Galveston, TX 77555 1110, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1843-50. 2003
    ..In addition, the variant genotypes interact significantly, with limited overlap of the two different repair pathways...