Michael Huncharek

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perineal application of cosmetic talc and risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis of 11,933 subjects from sixteen observational studies
    Michael Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Marshfield, WI, USA
    Anticancer Res 23:1955-60. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-asbestos related diffuse malignant mesothelioma
    Michael Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic, WI 54481, USA
    Tumori 88:1-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Maternal intake of N-nitroso compounds from cured meat and the risk of pediatric brain tumors: a review
    Michael Huncharek
    Division of Radiation Oncology, John Cochrane VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 29:245-53. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of p53 mutations in non-small cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis of 829 cases from eight published studies
    M Huncharek
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center St Michael s Hospital, 900 Illinois Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481, USA
    Cancer Lett 153:219-26. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of maternal cured meat consumption during pregnancy and the risk of childhood brain tumors
    Michael Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 23:78-84. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and the risk of childhood brain tumors: a meta-analysis of 6566 subjects from twelve epidemiological studies
    Michael Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic, WI, USA
    J Neurooncol 57:51-7. 2002
  7. pmc Use of topical sunscreens and the risk of malignant melanoma: a meta-analysis of 9067 patients from 11 case-control studies
    Michael Huncharek
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Marshfield, WI, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1173-7. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat intake and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis of 6,689 subjects from 8 observational studies
    M Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Nutr Cancer 40:87-91. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidermal growth factor receptor gene amplification as a prognostic marker in glioblastoma multiforme: results of a meta-analysis
    M Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, WI, USA
    Oncol Res 12:107-12. 2000
  10. doi request reprint Perineal talc use and ovarian cancer risk: a case study of scientific standards in environmental epidemiology
    Michael Huncharek
    Meta Analysis Research Group, Columbia, South Carolina 29209, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 20:501-7. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Perineal application of cosmetic talc and risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis of 11,933 subjects from sixteen observational studies
    Michael Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Marshfield, WI, USA
    Anticancer Res 23:1955-60. 2003
    ..Prior epidemiological studies suggest an association between perineal cosmetic talc use and increased risk of epithelial ovarian cancer. A meta-analysis was performed to evaluate this suspected association...
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-asbestos related diffuse malignant mesothelioma
    Michael Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic, WI 54481, USA
    Tumori 88:1-9. 2002
    ..This paper will review existing data related to non-asbestos related mesothelioma and suggest avenues for further research...
  3. ncbi request reprint Maternal intake of N-nitroso compounds from cured meat and the risk of pediatric brain tumors: a review
    Michael Huncharek
    Division of Radiation Oncology, John Cochrane VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 29:245-53. 2010
    ..This paper reviews the current epidemiological evidence dealing with the maternal cured meat intake/childhood brain tumor association and suggests further avenues for research...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of p53 mutations in non-small cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis of 829 cases from eight published studies
    M Huncharek
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center St Michael s Hospital, 900 Illinois Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481, USA
    Cancer Lett 153:219-26. 2000
    ..Future analyses must control for possible confounders in order to determine whether certain p53 mutations are truly associated with poor clinical outcome...
  5. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of maternal cured meat consumption during pregnancy and the risk of childhood brain tumors
    Michael Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 23:78-84. 2004
    ..A meta-analysis was performed examining the possible association of maternal intake of cured meat (an important source of dietary NOCs) during pregnancy and the risk of pediatric brain tumors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and the risk of childhood brain tumors: a meta-analysis of 6566 subjects from twelve epidemiological studies
    Michael Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic, WI, USA
    J Neurooncol 57:51-7. 2002
    ..A meta-analysis was performed statistically pooling all available observational studies on this topic in order to evaluate this suspected association...
  7. pmc Use of topical sunscreens and the risk of malignant melanoma: a meta-analysis of 9067 patients from 11 case-control studies
    Michael Huncharek
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Marshfield, WI, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1173-7. 2002
    ..This study examined the methodology of epidemiological studies that suggest use of topical sunscreen preparations is associated with increased risk of malignant melanoma...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat intake and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis of 6,689 subjects from 8 observational studies
    M Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Nutr Cancer 40:87-91. 2001
    ..Further work is needed to clarify factors that may modify the effects of dietary fat in vivo...
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidermal growth factor receptor gene amplification as a prognostic marker in glioblastoma multiforme: results of a meta-analysis
    M Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, WI, USA
    Oncol Res 12:107-12. 2000
    ..Future work must incorporate these parameters in multivariate analyses to determine whether EGFR gene alterations are truly associated with poor clinical outcome...
  10. doi request reprint Perineal talc use and ovarian cancer risk: a case study of scientific standards in environmental epidemiology
    Michael Huncharek
    Meta Analysis Research Group, Columbia, South Carolina 29209, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 20:501-7. 2011
    ..When applied to the context of a proposed talc/ovarian cancer association, we conclude that the weak statistical associations observed in a number of epidemiological studies do not support a causal association...
  11. ncbi request reprint Single-agent DTIC versus combination chemotherapy with or without immunotherapy in metastatic melanoma: a meta-analysis of 3273 patients from 20 randomized trials
    M Huncharek
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, St Michael s Hospital, Steven s Point, WI 54481, USA
    Melanoma Res 11:75-81. 2001
    ..32). The combination of DTIC and interferon-alpha appears more active than standard single-agent DTIC in metastatic melanoma. Further randomized clinical trials employing a DTIC plus interferon arm are necessary to confirm these results...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of intravesical chemotherapy on recurrence rate of recurrent superficial transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: results of a meta-analysis
    M Huncharek
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Marshfield, WI, USA
    Anticancer Res 21:765-9. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Paternal smoking during pregnancy and the risk of childhood brain tumors: results of a meta-analysis
    M Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI, USA
    In Vivo 15:535-41. 2001
    ..A meta-analysis was performed statistically pooling all available observational studies on this topic in order to evaluate this suspected association...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dietary beta-carotene intake and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis of 3,782 subjects from five observational studies
    M Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Marshfield, WI, USA
    In Vivo 15:339-43. 2001
    ..Prior work suggests that high dietary beta-carotene intake is associated with a decreased risk of this tumor although this association remains speculative. A meta-analysis was performed to evaluate this suspected relationship...
  15. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer risk and dietary intake of calcium, vitamin D, and dairy products: a meta-analysis of 26,335 cases from 60 observational studies
    Michael Huncharek
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Nutr Cancer 61:47-69. 2009
    ..Higher consumption of milk/dairy products reduces the risk of colon cancer, and high calcium intake reduces the risk of CRC. Low vitamin D intake in the study populations may limit the ability to detect a protective effect if one exists...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dietary cured meat and the risk of adult glioma: a meta-analysis of nine observational studies
    Michael Huncharek
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 22:129-37. 2003
    ..A meta-analysis was performed examining the possible association of dietary N-nitroso intake from cured meats and the risk of gliomas in adults...
  17. doi request reprint Dairy products, dietary calcium and vitamin D intake as risk factors for prostate cancer: a meta-analysis of 26,769 cases from 45 observational studies
    Michael Huncharek
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina 29209, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:421-41. 2008
    ..16; 95% CI = 0.98-1.38). The data from observational studies do not support an association between dairy product use and an increased risk of prostate cancer...
  18. pmc Smoking as a risk factor for prostate cancer: a meta-analysis of 24 prospective cohort studies
    Michael Huncharek
    Meta Analysis Research Group, Columbia, SC 29209, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:693-701. 2010
    ..We evaluated the relationship between smoking and adenocarcinoma of the prostate...
  19. ncbi request reprint The influence of intravesical therapy on progression of superficial transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: a metaanalytic comparison of chemotherapy versus bacilli Calmette-Guerin immunotherapy
    Michael Huncharek
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 27:522-8. 2004
    ..A metaanalysis was performed to statistically compare the efficacy of these treatments in preventing tumor progression in this disease setting...
  20. ncbi request reprint Use of cosmetic talc on contraceptive diaphragms and risk of ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis of nine observational studies
    Michael Huncharek
    Meta Analysis Research Group, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:422-9. 2007
    ..All resultant summary relative risks were not statistically significant. The available epidemiological data do not support a causal association between the use of cosmetic talc-dusted diaphragms and ovarian cancer development...
  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of intravesical chemotherapy versus BCG immunotherapy on recurrence of superficial transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: metaanalytic reevaluation
    Michael Huncharek
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 26:402-7. 2003
    ..The currently perceived superiority of BCG therapy may therefore be an artifact of this phenomenon, since most randomized trials include chemotherapy failures in their chemotherapy treatment arms...
  22. pmc Personal use of hair dyes and the risk of bladder cancer: results of a meta-analysis
    Michael Huncharek
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Clinical Oncology, Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center, Marshfield, WI, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:31-8. 2005
    ..This study examined the methodology of observational studies that explored an association between personal use of hair dye products and the risk of bladder cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of the timing of chest irradiation in the combined modality treatment of limited-stage small cell lung cancer
    Michael Huncharek
    Meta Analysis Research Group, 2740 Sunset Boulevard, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481, USA
    Oncologist 9:665-72. 2004
    ..The available randomized trial data support early concurrent chest radiotherapy and systemic chemotherapy in the form of E and P in the management of limited-stage small cell lung cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Presentation of malignant pleural mesothelioma with symptomatic brain metastasis: report of a case
    Michael Huncharek
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI 54481, USA
    Tumori 90:424-7. 2004
    ..This represents only the second case of a patient with pleural mesothelioma presenting with symptomatic central nervous system metastases...
  25. doi request reprint Impact of dairy products and dietary calcium on bone-mineral content in children: results of a meta-analysis
    Michael Huncharek
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, 29209, USA
    Bone 43:312-21. 2008
    ..A meta-analysis was conducted to examine the impact of dietary calcium/dairy supplementation on bone mineral content in this age group...
  26. ncbi request reprint Talc and anti-MUC1 antibodies
    Joshua Muscat
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2679; author reply 2680. 2005