Alina Vrieling

Summary

Affiliation: German Cancer Research Center
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi Pre-diagnostic alcohol consumption and postmenopausal breast cancer survival: a prospective patient cohort study
    Alina Vrieling
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, Unit of Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 136:195-207. 2012
  2. doi Adult weight gain in relation to breast cancer risk by estrogen and progesterone receptor status: a meta-analysis
    Alina Vrieling
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:641-9. 2010
  3. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and postmenopausal breast cancer survival: a prospective patient cohort study
    Alina Vrieling
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 581, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R74. 2011
  4. ncbi Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and postmenopausal breast cancer survival: Influence of tumor characteristics and lifestyle factors?
    Alina Vrieling
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany Department for Health Evidence, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 134:2972-83. 2014
  5. doi The association between dietary lignans, phytoestrogen-rich foods, and fiber intake and postmenopausal breast cancer risk: a German case-control study
    Aida Karina Zaineddin
    Unit of Genetic Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nutr Cancer 64:652-65. 2012
  6. doi Postmenopausal sex hormones in relation to body fat distribution
    Stefanie Liedtke
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1088-95. 2012
  7. doi Serum enterolactone and postmenopausal breast cancer risk by estrogen, progesterone and herceptin 2 receptor status
    Aida Karina Zaineddin
    Unit of Genetic Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 130:1401-10. 2012
  8. pmc Mortality and recurrence risk in relation to the use of lipid-lowering drugs in a prospective breast cancer patient cohort
    Stefan Nickels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e75088. 2013
  9. doi Association of pre-diagnosis physical activity with recurrence and mortality among women with breast cancer
    Martina E Schmidt
    Unit of Physical Activity and Cancer, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 133:1431-40. 2013
  10. ncbi Enterolactone concentrations and prognosis after postmenopausal breast cancer: Assessment of effect modification and meta-analysis
    Petra Seibold
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 135:923-33. 2014

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi Pre-diagnostic alcohol consumption and postmenopausal breast cancer survival: a prospective patient cohort study
    Alina Vrieling
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, Unit of Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 136:195-207. 2012
    ..58). In conclusion, our findings show that consumption of alcohol before diagnosis is non-linearly associated with increased breast cancer-specific mortality but may be associated with decreased risk of mortality due to other causes...
  2. doi Adult weight gain in relation to breast cancer risk by estrogen and progesterone receptor status: a meta-analysis
    Alina Vrieling
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:641-9. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the association between adult weight gain and postmenopausal breast cancer risk is heterogeneous according to ER/PR status and stronger for ER(+)PR(+) than for ER(-)PR(-) tumors...
  3. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and postmenopausal breast cancer survival: a prospective patient cohort study
    Alina Vrieling
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 581, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R74. 2011
    ..Therefore, the aim of our study was to assess the effect of post-diagnostic serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] concentrations on overall survival and distant disease-free survival...
  4. ncbi Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and postmenopausal breast cancer survival: Influence of tumor characteristics and lifestyle factors?
    Alina Vrieling
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany Department for Health Evidence, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 134:2972-83. 2014
    ..This association was not strongly modified by lifestyle factors. ..
  5. doi The association between dietary lignans, phytoestrogen-rich foods, and fiber intake and postmenopausal breast cancer risk: a German case-control study
    Aida Karina Zaineddin
    Unit of Genetic Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nutr Cancer 64:652-65. 2012
    ..Our results provide evidence for a reduced postmenopausal breast cancer risk associated with increased consumption of sunflower and pumpkin seeds and soybeans...
  6. doi Postmenopausal sex hormones in relation to body fat distribution
    Stefanie Liedtke
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1088-95. 2012
    ..On the whole, our results indicate that waist circumference and WHR, but not hip circumference, are associated with SHBG and SHBG-related sex hormones (free estradiol and free testosterone) independently of BMI...
  7. doi Serum enterolactone and postmenopausal breast cancer risk by estrogen, progesterone and herceptin 2 receptor status
    Aida Karina Zaineddin
    Unit of Genetic Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 130:1401-10. 2012
    ..The overall evidence together with other studies supports an inverse association between higher serum enterolactone levels and postmenopausal breast cancer risk...
  8. pmc Mortality and recurrence risk in relation to the use of lipid-lowering drugs in a prospective breast cancer patient cohort
    Stefan Nickels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e75088. 2013
    ..52-1.49). Although compatible with previous findings of an improved prognosis associated with statin use, our results do not provide clear supportive evidence for an association with lipid-lowering drug use due to imprecise estimates. ..
  9. doi Association of pre-diagnosis physical activity with recurrence and mortality among women with breast cancer
    Martina E Schmidt
    Unit of Physical Activity and Cancer, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 133:1431-40. 2013
    ..0045. Thus, breast cancer patients with a physically inactive lifestyle pre-diagnosis may decease prematurely irrespective of their cancer prognosis. Higher levels of exercise may reduce the risk of recurrence of ER-/PR- breast tumors...
  10. ncbi Enterolactone concentrations and prognosis after postmenopausal breast cancer: Assessment of effect modification and meta-analysis
    Petra Seibold
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 135:923-33. 2014
    ..54, 0.39-0.75). Our findings show that high lignan exposure is associated with reduced mortality in breast cancer patients. The inverse association observed in this study cannot be entirely explained by a healthy lifestyle. ..
  11. doi Walking, bicycling, and sports in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors--results from a German patient cohort study
    Christina Bock
    Unit of Physical Activity and Cancer, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Psychooncology 22:1291-8. 2013
    ..However, little is known about activity-specific PA behavior following diagnosis. Our objectives were to describe sports and active transportation in the course of breast cancer and to identify factors associated with these activities...
  12. doi Serum enterolactone and prognosis of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Katharina Buck
    Unit of Genetic Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 29:3730-8. 2011
    ..Dietary lignans are metabolized to enterolignans, which are subsequently absorbed and become bioavailable...
  13. ncbi Meta-analyses of lignans and enterolignans in relation to breast cancer risk
    Katharina Buck
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:141-53. 2010
    ..Epidemiologic studies that examined whether lignans, the most important class of phytoestrogens in the Western diet, protect against breast cancer have yielded inconsistent results...
  14. doi Dietary patterns and the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in a German case-control study
    Katharina Buck
    German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 22:273-82. 2011
    ..Dietary patterns have been inconsistently associated with breast cancer risk. We assessed dietary patterns in association with postmenopausal breast cancer risk using an exploratory approach...
  15. doi Postmenopausal serum sex steroids and risk of hormone receptor-positive and -negative breast cancer: a nested case-control study
    Rebecca E James
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:1626-35. 2011
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  16. doi Fatigue and quality of life in breast cancer survivors: temporal courses and long-term pattern
    Martina E Schmidt
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Cancer Surviv 6:11-9. 2012
    ..We investigated different courses of fatigue from pre-diagnosis, through therapy, to long-term survivorship and evaluated potential implications on long-term quality of life (QoL)...
  17. pmc Ethanol intake and the risk of pancreatic cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 20:785-94. 2009
    ..To examine the association of baseline and lifetime ethanol intake with cancer of the pancreas in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  18. doi Physical activity in a German breast cancer patient cohort: one-year trends and characteristics associated with change in activity level
    Christina Huy
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 48:297-304. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to describe PA behaviour in the course of breast cancer and to identify factors associated with change in PA...
  19. pmc Evidence of gene-environment interactions between common breast cancer susceptibility loci and established environmental risk factors
    Stefan Nickels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003284. 2013
    ..14 (1.11-1.17) in parous women and 0.98 (0.92-1.05) in nulliparous women. These data provide first strong evidence that the risk of breast cancer associated with some common genetic variants may vary with environmental risk factors...
  20. doi Alcohol consumption and the risk for prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology C020, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1282-7. 2008
    ..No statistically significant association was observed for alcohol intake from specific alcoholic beverages. Our results indicate no association between the consumption of alcohol and prostate cancer in this cohort of European men...