Hai Rim Shin

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Affiliation: International Agency for Research on Cancer
Country: France

Publications

  1. pmc Sexual activity and hepatitis B and C virus infection among young adults after introduction of a vaccination program in an area of high endemicity
    Min Kyung Lim
    National Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Republic of Korea
    J Epidemiol 19:213-8. 2009
  2. pmc The role of TNF genetic variants and the interaction with cigarette smoking for gastric cancer risk: a nested case-control study
    Jae Jeong Yang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    BMC Cancer 9:238. 2009
  3. pmc Descriptive epidemiology of cholangiocarcinoma and clonorchiasis in Korea
    Hai Rim Shin
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Korean Med Sci 25:1011-6. 2010
  4. ncbi [Global activity of cancer registries and cancer control and cancer incidence statistics in Korea]
    Hai Rim Shin
    Data Analysis and Interpretation Group, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Cluster International Agency for Research on Cancer, Korea Central Cancer Registry, National Cancer Center, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 41:84-91. 2008
  5. ncbi Cancer in Asia - Incidence rates based on data in cancer incidence in five continents IX (1998-2002)
    Hai Rim Shin
    Data Analysis and Interpretation Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:11-6. 2010
  6. doi Recent trends and patterns in breast cancer incidence among Eastern and Southeastern Asian women
    Hai Rim Shin
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1777-85. 2010
  7. ncbi Epidemiology of cholangiocarcinoma: an update focusing on risk factors
    Hai Rim Shin
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Sci 101:579-85. 2010
  8. ncbi Secular trends in breast cancer mortality in five East Asian populations: Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan
    Hai Rim Shin
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Sci 101:1241-6. 2010
  9. ncbi Variations in the age-specific curves of human papillomavirus prevalence in women worldwide
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 119:2677-84. 2006
  10. pmc Cancer statistics in Korea: incidence, mortality and survival in 2005
    Kyu Won Jung
    The Korea Central Cancer Registry, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 24:995-1003. 2009

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Publications56

  1. pmc Sexual activity and hepatitis B and C virus infection among young adults after introduction of a vaccination program in an area of high endemicity
    Min Kyung Lim
    National Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Republic of Korea
    J Epidemiol 19:213-8. 2009
    ..In areas where hepatitis is endemic, little is known about the sexual transmission of HBV after introduction of an HBV vaccination program...
  2. pmc The role of TNF genetic variants and the interaction with cigarette smoking for gastric cancer risk: a nested case-control study
    Jae Jeong Yang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    BMC Cancer 9:238. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the role of TNF genetic variants and the combined effect between TNF gene and cigarette smoking in the development of gastric cancer in the Korean population...
  3. pmc Descriptive epidemiology of cholangiocarcinoma and clonorchiasis in Korea
    Hai Rim Shin
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Korean Med Sci 25:1011-6. 2010
    ..2-9.8). Approximately 10% of cholangiocarcinomas in Korea were caused by chronic C. sinensis infections. More specific policies, including health education and an extensive effort for early detection in endemic areas, are needed...
  4. ncbi [Global activity of cancer registries and cancer control and cancer incidence statistics in Korea]
    Hai Rim Shin
    Data Analysis and Interpretation Group, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Cluster International Agency for Research on Cancer, Korea Central Cancer Registry, National Cancer Center, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 41:84-91. 2008
    ..In addition, cancer control activities related to cancer registration in some selected countries are also presented...
  5. ncbi Cancer in Asia - Incidence rates based on data in cancer incidence in five continents IX (1998-2002)
    Hai Rim Shin
    Data Analysis and Interpretation Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:11-6. 2010
    ..The incidence rates of cancer across Asia vary greatly, with approximately three fold differences in both males and females...
  6. doi Recent trends and patterns in breast cancer incidence among Eastern and Southeastern Asian women
    Hai Rim Shin
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1777-85. 2010
    ..However, there are few recent descriptive reports on the epidemiology of breast cancer among Eastern and Southeastern Asian populations...
  7. ncbi Epidemiology of cholangiocarcinoma: an update focusing on risk factors
    Hai Rim Shin
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Sci 101:579-85. 2010
    ..Although progress on cholangiocarcinoma prevention and treatment has been steady, more studies related to classification and risk factors will be helpful to develop an advanced strategy to cure and prevent cholangiocarcinoma...
  8. ncbi Secular trends in breast cancer mortality in five East Asian populations: Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan
    Hai Rim Shin
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Sci 101:1241-6. 2010
    ..Early detection and treatment improvement will continue to reduce the mortality rates in Hong Kong and Singapore as observed in Western countries...
  9. ncbi Variations in the age-specific curves of human papillomavirus prevalence in women worldwide
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 119:2677-84. 2006
    ..These differences, however, underline that great caution should be used in inferring the natural history of HPV from age-specific prevalences...
  10. pmc Cancer statistics in Korea: incidence, mortality and survival in 2005
    Kyu Won Jung
    The Korea Central Cancer Registry, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 24:995-1003. 2009
    ..The nationwide cancer statistics in this paper will provide essential data for evidence-based decisions in the national cancer control program in Korea...
  11. ncbi Sexual behavior, condom use, and human papillomavirus: pooled analysis of the IARC human papillomavirus prevalence surveys
    Salvatore Vaccarella
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:326-33. 2006
    ..Our study showed an effect of both women's and their husbands' sexual behavior on HPV positivity. Furthermore, it suggests some differences in the pattern of the association between sexual behavior and different HPV types...
  12. ncbi Long-term survival of cancer patients in Korea, 1993-2007: National Cancer Registry Study
    Joo Young Lee
    Division of Cancer Registration and Surveillance, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:1459-64. 2010
    ..Improvements of survival for young patients are more significant than for older patients. The results may help clinicians and patients assess long-term prognosis...
  13. ncbi Trends in cervical cancer mortality in Korea 1993-2002: corrected mortality using national death certification data and national cancer incidence data
    Hai Rim Shin
    Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Int J Cancer 122:393-7. 2008
    ..62%, 95% CI: 1.92-5.35). Results of this study will provide evidence-based foundation for the evaluation of the existing cervical cancer-screening programs...
  14. ncbi Long-term trends in cancer mortality in Korea (1983-2007): a joinpoint regression analysis
    Kyu Won Jung
    National Cancer Control Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:1451-7. 2010
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  15. pmc Cancer statistics in Korea: incidence, mortality and survival in 2006-2007
    Kyu Won Jung
    The Korea Central Cancer Registry, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:1113-21. 2010
    ..The nationwide cancer statistics in this paper will provide essential data for cancer research and evidence-based health policy in Korea...
  16. ncbi Comparison of incidence of intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma--focus on East and South-Eastern Asia
    Hai Rim Shin
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:1159-66. 2010
    ..A rise in incidence of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma has been recently reported in Western countries but comparatively little is known about recent cholangiocarcinoma incidence trends in East and South-Eastern Asia...
  17. pmc Cancer survival in Korea 1993-2002: a population-based study
    Kyu Won Jung
    Cancer Registration and Biostatistics Branch, National Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 22:S5-S10. 2007
    ..The median survival durations were 16.3 months in males and 81.6 months in females. This result will be useful for evaluation of cancer treatment outcomes in Korea...
  18. ncbi Seroprevalence of antibodies against human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 in four continents: the International Agency for Research on Cancer HPV Prevalence Surveys
    Salvatore Vaccarella
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2379-88. 2010
    ..Few human papillomavirus (HPV) seroprevalence studies have been carried out in women from low-resource countries...
  19. pmc Attributable fraction of tobacco smoking on cancer using population-based nationwide cancer incidence and mortality data in Korea
    Sohee Park
    Division of Cancer Registration and Surveillance, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    BMC Cancer 14:406. 2014
    ..The purpose of the current study was to perform a systematic review and provide an evidence-based assessment of the burden of tobacco smoking-related cancers in the Korean population...
  20. ncbi [Comparison of cancer survival by age group for 1997 and for 2002: application of period analysis using the National Cancer Incidence Database]
    Seon Hee Yim
    Cancer Registration and Biostatistics Branch, National Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 41:17-22. 2008
    ..Here, we applied period analysis to examine changes in 5-year relative survival (RS) by age group for 1997 and for 2002...
  21. doi Estimates of worldwide burden of cancer in 2008: GLOBOCAN 2008
    Jacques Ferlay
    Section of Cancer Information, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Int J Cancer 127:2893-917. 2010
    ..7%) and liver cancer (696,000 deaths, 9.2%). Cancer is neither rare anywhere in the world, nor mainly confined to high-resource countries. Striking differences in the patterns of cancer from region to region are observed...
  22. pmc Nationwide cancer incidence in Korea, 2003-2005
    Young Joo Won
    The Korea Central Cancer Registry, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Cancer Res Treat 41:122-31. 2009
    ..To estimate the current cancer burden in Korea, newly diagnosed cancer cases and cancer incidence rates were calculated for the years 2003~2005...
  23. ncbi Type-specific human papillomavirus distribution in invasive cervical cancer in Korea, 1958-2004
    Jin Kyoung Oh
    National Cancer Center, Korea
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:993-1000. 2010
    ..To describe the HPV genotype distribution and to investigate the underlying secular trend in the relative contribution of HPV types 16-18 in invasive cervical cancer (ICC) over a period of 47 years (1958-2004) in South Korea...
  24. ncbi Reproductive factors, oral contraceptive use, and human papillomavirus infection: pooled analysis of the IARC HPV prevalence surveys
    Salvatore Vaccarella
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2148-53. 2006
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  25. pmc The prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in Korea: pooled analysis
    Hai Rim Shin
    Division of Registry and Epidemiology, Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 20:985-8. 2005
    ..The anti-HCV positivity was significantly higher in females than in males. Because the risk of HCV exposure in blood recipients has decreased remarkably, the spread of HCV through means other than a transfusion must be prevented...
  26. ncbi A comparison of two methods to estimate the cancer incidence and mortality burden in China in 2005
    Jian Song Ren
    Section of Cancer Information, International Agency for Research on Cancer, France
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:1587-94. 2010
    ..Timely and reliable estimation of cancer can only be realized if accurate information is available from cancer registries covering representative samples of the country...
  27. pmc National cancer incidence for the year 2002 in Korea
    Hai Rim Shin
    Korea Central Cancer Registry, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Cancer Res Treat 39:139-49. 2007
    ..The timely reporting of improved quality of cancer registration is needed for evidence-based decisions regarding cancer control in Korea...
  28. doi Dietary intake, eating habits, and metabolic syndrome in Korean men
    Aesun Shin
    Cohort Study Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Ilsandong gu, Goyang si, Gyonggi Do, Korea
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:633-40. 2009
    ..Dietary factors contribute to the risk of developing metabolic syndrome, a disorder associated with an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, and some cancers...
  29. pmc Population-based breast cancer statistics in Korea during 1993-2002: incidence, mortality, and survival
    Jin Hee Lee
    Korea Central Cancer Registry, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 22:S11-6. 2007
    ..2% in 1993 to 83.5% in 1999. The data from this study will provide valuable information to plan and evaluate actions against breast cancer including national breast cancer screening...
  30. doi Smoking and human papillomavirus infection: pooled analysis of the International Agency for Research on Cancer HPV Prevalence Surveys
    Salvatore Vaccarella
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:536-46. 2008
    ..Smoking increases the risk of squamous-cell carcinoma of the cervix, but it is not clear whether smoking increases the risk of acquisition or persistence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection...
  31. ncbi Control of clonorchiasis in Korea: effectiveness of health education for community leaders and individuals in an endemic area
    Jin Kyoung Oh
    Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Control Institute, National Cancer Center, Gyeounggi do, Korea
    Trop Med Int Health 19:1096-104. 2014
    ..To develop effective intervention programmes to control Clonorchis sinensis infection, three interventions were evaluated in a clonorchiasis-endemic area of Korea...
  32. pmc Population-attributable causes of cancer in Korea: obesity and physical inactivity
    Sohee Park
    Division of Cancer Registration and Surveillance, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    PLoS ONE 9:e90871. 2014
    ..The purpose of the current study was to perform a systematic assessment of cancers attributable to obesity and physical inactivity in Korea...
  33. ncbi Serologic response to oncogenic human papillomavirus types in male and female university students in Busan, South Korea
    Gary M Clifford
    IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1874-9. 2007
    ..In contrast, HPV seropositivity among men was not associated with sexual behavior or the presence of HPV DNA. Seroprevalence correlates with genital HPV exposure in young women, but its meaning in young men is unclear...
  34. ncbi Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in Korea
    Hai Rim Shin
    Division of Cancer Control and Epidemiology, National Cancer Center, 809 Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang, Gyeonggi do 411 769, Korea
    Intervirology 49:18-22. 2006
    ..Moreover, most people infected with HCV in Korea are older than 40 years, and therefore, the surveillance of adults (> or =40 years) for HCV infection will be helpful in early detection of HCC developing in them...
  35. ncbi Genetic polymorphisms in the Rb-binding zinc finger gene RIZ and the risk of lung cancer
    Kyong Ah Yoon
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Carcinogenesis 28:1971-7. 2007
    ..28, 95% CI = 0.13-0.58) as well as overall lung cancer (aOR = 0.50, 95% CI = 0.30-0.82). This study suggested that RIZ polymorphisms may be important predictive markers for lung cancer susceptibility...
  36. doi Cancer survival in Africa, Asia, and Central America: a population-based study
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet Oncol 11:165-73. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to describe and discuss cancer survival in these regions...
  37. ncbi Cervical infection with Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in women from ten areas in four continents. A cross-sectional study
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Sex Transm Dis 34:563-9. 2007
    ..Better information on the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) infection is needed in many world areas...
  38. pmc Acquisition of new infection and clearance of type-specific human papillomavirus infections in female students in Busan, South Korea: a follow-up study
    Jin Kyoung Oh
    Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center, 809 Madu, Ilsan, Goyang, Republic of Korea
    BMC Infect Dis 8:13. 2008
    ..Little is known about the natural history of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in Asian women...
  39. ncbi Increasing trend in the incidence of cervical cancer among the elderly in Korea: a population-based study from 1993 to 2002
    Hoenil Jo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cancer Research Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Acta Oncol 46:852-8. 2007
    ..The current health service must emphasize education for the elderly about cervical cancer prevention while concentrating on screening...
  40. ncbi Prevalence and determinants of genital infection with papillomavirus, in female and male university students in Busan, South Korea
    Hai Rim Shin
    Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, Republic of Korea
    J Infect Dis 190:468-76. 2004
    ..Little is known about the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in young adults in Asia...
  41. ncbi Prevalence of human papillomavirus infection in women in Busan, South Korea
    Hai Rim Shin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Control, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Goyang, Korea
    Int J Cancer 103:413-21. 2003
    ..Among 103 virgins, 4.9% had anti-VLPs (1/73 among those aged 24 years or less)...
  42. ncbi Long-term prediction of female breast cancer mortality in Korea
    Yunhee Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:16-21. 2005
    ..On the basis of our results, female breast cancer in Korea will linearly increase for the forseeable future if the trend over the past 20 years continues...
  43. ncbi [Participation rate and related socio-demographic factors in the national cancer screening program]
    Na Young Sung
    Research Institute, National Cancer Center
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:93-100. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to examine the relationships between the participation rate, the abnormal screening rate and the socio-demographic factors associated with participation in the screening program...
  44. ncbi [Cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, tuberculosis and risk of lung cancer: the Korean multi-center cancer cohort study]
    Jisuk Bae
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 40:321-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the roles of cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, tuberculosis, and their interactions in the risk of lung cancer in a Korean cohort...
  45. ncbi [Analysis of behavioral stage in pap testing by using transtheoretical model]
    Hye Jean Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Ewha Womans University College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:82-92. 2005
    ..To evaluate the relationships among sociodemographic characteristics, health behaviors, levels of pros and cons and stages of change in Pap testing for uterine cervical cancer...
  46. ncbi [Epidemiologic study of Clonorchis sinensis infestation in a rural area of Kyongsangnam-do, South Korea]
    Young Hee Ju
    Cancer Cohort Study Branch, Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:425-30. 2005
    ..sinensis...
  47. ncbi Rising prostate cancer rates in South Korea
    Sue Kyung Park
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Prostate 66:1285-91. 2006
    ..Prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates in South Korea are relatively low, but rising steadily...
  48. ncbi Clonorchis sinensis infection and increasing risk of cholangiocarcinoma in the Republic of Korea
    Min Kyung Lim
    Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Republic of Korea
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:93-6. 2006
    ..Efforts to discourage raw freshwater fish intake, treat egg carriers, and protect water sources from C. sinensis contamination should be strengthened in the Republic of Korea...
  49. ncbi Age-period-cohort analysis of female breast cancer mortality in Korea
    Yunhee Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Breast Cancer 13:266-71. 2006
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine time trends of breast-cancer mortality during the period 1984-2003 in Korea, assessing the importance of the effects of age, period and birth cohort as risk factors...
  50. pmc Epidemiological findings of hepatitis B infection based on 1998 National Health and Nutrition Survey in Korea
    Duk Hee Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Kosin University, Busan, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 17:457-62. 2002
    ..Our study suggested that there might be another transmission route of HBV, which is possibly related to diet...
  51. ncbi [Fasting serum glucose level and gastric cancer risk in a nested case-control study]
    Jae Kwan Jun
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 39:493-8. 2006
    ..However, the association between diabetes and gastric cancer has been inconsistent. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between the fasting serum glucose level and gastric cancer risk in Korea...
  52. ncbi [Fasting serum glucose and subsequent liver cancer risk in a Korean prospective cohort]
    Jin Gwack
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 40:23-8. 2007
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the association between serum glucose levels and liver cancer development in a Korean cohort...
  53. ncbi The hOGG1 Ser326Cys polymorphism is not associated with colorectal cancer risk
    Hye Won Park
    Korean Hereditary Tumor Registry, Cancer Research Institute and Cancer Research Center, Seoul National University, Korea
    J Epidemiol 17:156-60. 2007
    ..Although the Ser326Cys polymorphism of 8-oxoguanine DNA glycosylase (hOGG1) is consistently associated with a range of cancers, there is no consensus regarding this polymorphism and colorectal cancer risk...
  54. ncbi [Cigarette smoking and gastric cancer risk in a community-based cohort study in Korea]
    Yeonju Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 40:467-74. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the relationship between cigarette smoking and gastric cancer risk in a Korean population...
  55. ncbi Coding region polymorphisms in the CHFR mitotic stress checkpoint gene are associated with colorectal cancer risk
    Hio Chung Kang
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Republic of Korea
    Cancer Lett 260:170-9. 2008
    ..These results reveal for the first time that polymorphisms in the CHFR gene are associated with colorectal cancer susceptibility...
  56. ncbi Genomic epidemiology cohorts in Korea: present and the future
    Keun Young Yoo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 110 799, Korea
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:238-43. 2005
    ..A new genomic cohort has been launched since 2001 in Korea, for which the target number of subjects is 250,000 men and women over the next 5 years. This article describes the goals and the designs of each of the above-mentioned cohorts...