Aleyamma Mathew

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Affiliation: Regional Cancer Centre
Country: India

Publications

  1. pmc Multi-center feasibility study evaluating recruitment, variability in risk factors and biomarkers for a diet and cancer cohort in India
    Rashmi Sinha
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:405. 2011
  2. ncbi Attributing death to cancer: cause-specific survival estimation
    A Mathew
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College P O, Trivandrum 695 011, India
    J Postgrad Med 48:322-6. 2002
  3. pmc Assessment of follow-up, and the completeness and accuracy of cancer case ascertainment in three areas of India
    Aleyamma Mathew
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:334-41. 2011
  4. ncbi Meat intake and the recurrence of colorectal adenomas
    A Mathew
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiologya nd Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:159-64. 2004
  5. ncbi Physical activity levels among urban and rural women in south India and the risk of breast cancer: a case-control study
    Aleyamma Mathew
    Regional Cancer Center, Kerala, India
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:368-76. 2009
  6. ncbi Fat, fiber, fruits, vegetables, and risk of colorectal adenomas
    Aleyamma Mathew
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 108:287-92. 2004
  7. pmc Anthropometric factors and breast cancer risk among urban and rural women in South India: a multicentric case-control study
    A Mathew
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, India
    Br J Cancer 99:207-13. 2008
  8. ncbi Trends in incidence and mortality rates of squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of cervix--worldwide
    Aleyamma Mathew
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:645-50. 2009
  9. pmc A cross-sectional investigation of regional patterns of diet and cardio-metabolic risk in India
    Carrie R Daniel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Nutr J 10:12. 2011
  10. pmc Common genetic variants and central adiposity among Asian-Indians
    Steven C Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1902-8. 2012

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  1. pmc Multi-center feasibility study evaluating recruitment, variability in risk factors and biomarkers for a diet and cancer cohort in India
    Rashmi Sinha
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:405. 2011
    ..The aim of this feasibility study was to evaluate whether a diet-focused cohort study of cancer could be established in India, providing insight into potentially unique diet and lifestyle exposures...
  2. ncbi Attributing death to cancer: cause-specific survival estimation
    A Mathew
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College P O, Trivandrum 695 011, India
    J Postgrad Med 48:322-6. 2002
    ..Rothman's confidence interval gives the most satisfactory result for survival estimate...
  3. pmc Assessment of follow-up, and the completeness and accuracy of cancer case ascertainment in three areas of India
    Aleyamma Mathew
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:334-41. 2011
    ..A prospective study of diet and cancer has not been conducted in India; consequently, little is known regarding follow-up rates or the completeness and accuracy of cancer case ascertainment...
  4. ncbi Meat intake and the recurrence of colorectal adenomas
    A Mathew
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiologya nd Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:159-64. 2004
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  5. ncbi Physical activity levels among urban and rural women in south India and the risk of breast cancer: a case-control study
    Aleyamma Mathew
    Regional Cancer Center, Kerala, India
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:368-76. 2009
    ..The proportion of BC avoided because of moderate or high PA was estimated to be 19% in urban women and 38% in rural women...
  6. ncbi Fat, fiber, fruits, vegetables, and risk of colorectal adenomas
    Aleyamma Mathew
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 108:287-92. 2004
    ..This is likely to be an indicator of "unhealthy" food (meat, dairy, margarine, mayonnaise, sweet baked food) consumption in this population. Increased intake of dietary fiber was associated with a moderately decreased risk of adenomas...
  7. pmc Anthropometric factors and breast cancer risk among urban and rural women in South India: a multicentric case-control study
    A Mathew
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, India
    Br J Cancer 99:207-13. 2008
    ..05-1.69 for 25.0-29.9 kg/m(2) and OR=1.56, 95% CI: 1.03-2.35 for 30+ kg/m(2)) were associated with pre-menopausal BC risk. Our data support the hypotheses that increased anthropometric factors are risk factors of BC in India...
  8. ncbi Trends in incidence and mortality rates of squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of cervix--worldwide
    Aleyamma Mathew
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:645-50. 2009
    ..In conclusion, cytology screening in combination with HPV screening for high-risk HPV types may maximize the possibilities of having early cervical lesions detected and treated...
  9. pmc A cross-sectional investigation of regional patterns of diet and cardio-metabolic risk in India
    Carrie R Daniel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Nutr J 10:12. 2011
    ..The role of diet in India's rapidly progressing chronic disease epidemic is unclear; moreover, diet may vary considerably across North-South regions...
  10. pmc Common genetic variants and central adiposity among Asian-Indians
    Steven C Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1902-8. 2012
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  11. ncbi Development of a field-friendly automated dietary assessment tool and nutrient database for India
    Carrie R Daniel
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Suite 320, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Br J Nutr 111:160-71. 2014
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  12. ncbi Assessment of nicotine dependence among smokers in a selected rural population in Kerala, India
    R Jayakrishnan
    Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:2663-7. 2012
    ..An attempt was made to understand the nicotine dependence of smokers selected for an ongoing smoking cessation intervention programme in rural Kerala, India...
  13. pmc Measurement of spices and seasonings in India: opportunities for cancer epidemiology and prevention
    Leah M Ferrucci
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:1621-9. 2010
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  14. ncbi Obesity and kidney cancer risk in men: a meta-analysis (1992-2008)
    Grata Ildaphonse
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:279-86. 2009
    ..04-1.06) per unit increase in BMI based on the cohort studies. The present analysis confirmed the evidence of kidney cancer risk with increased BMI in men and obesity may be responsible at least in part for the rising incidence rates...
  15. ncbi Cancer incidence rates among South Asians in four geographic regions: India, Singapore, UK and US
    Tanuja Rastogi
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:147-60. 2008
    ..Examining such rates may provide us with insights into future aetiological research possibilities as well as screening and prevention...
  16. ncbi Assessment of confounding and interaction using the mantel-haenszel risk estimation method
    Sachin Jose
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum 695 011 Kerala, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:323-5. 2008
    ..In the present paper, assessment of the level of confounding and interaction between risk factors are illustrated using a case-control study of lung cancer conducted at the Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum...
  17. ncbi A community based smoking cessation intervention trial for rural Kerala, India
    R Jayakrishnan
    Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12:3191-5. 2011
    ..An attempt was made to compare tobacco prevalence and socioeconomic factors of two groups (intervention and control) from a selected rural community in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India...
  18. doi The role of selective neck dissection (I-III) in the treatment of node negative (N0) neck in oral cancer
    Elizabeth Mathew Iype
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Center, Medical College Campus, Trivandrum 695 003, Kerala, India
    Oral Oncol 44:1134-8. 2008
    ..It probably has a therapeutic role in the selected cases of squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity with N1 neck, and in these cases an extension of dissection to levels IV and V is beneficial...
  19. doi Comparison of quality of life between voice rehabilitated and nonrehabilitated laryngectomies in a developing world community
    Bipin Thomas Varghese
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Acta Otolaryngol 131:310-5. 2011
    ..Quality of life (QOL) scores were significantly higher among voice rehabilitated patients although this was accompanied by significant immediate and long-term morbidity and a cost implication for the patient...
  20. ncbi Malignant tumours of the minor salivary glands: a survival analysis of 17 years from a tertiary referral cancer centre
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College P O Thiruvananthapuram 695 011, India
    J Postgrad Med 49:25-8. 2003
    ..Malignant tumours of the minor salivary glands are rare and constitute less than 0.5% of all malignant neoplasms...
  21. ncbi Soft tissue sarcoma of the head and neck region in adults
    M Pandey
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, 695 011, India
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 32:43-8. 2003
    ..The overall survival rate for patients with soft tissue sarcoma of the head and neck is good, however, disease-free survival is poor as the majority of these fail within 2 years of completing treatment...
  22. ncbi Diet and stomach cancer: a case-control study in South India
    A Mathew
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College PO, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:89-97. 2000
    ..0-13.5) and consumption of high-temperature food (OR 7.0; 95% CI 3.7-12.9). On multivariate analysis, high consumption of rice, high consumption of chilli and consumption of high-temperature food were found to be independent risk factors...
  23. ncbi Obesity and kidney cancer risk in women: a meta-analysis (1992-2008)
    Aleyamma Mathew
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:471-8. 2009
    ..Increasing prevalence of obesity with higher proportion among women may be responsible for the rising incidence rates in women...
  24. doi Treatment outcome in patients undergoing surgery for carcinoma larynx and hypopharynx: a follow-up study
    Bipin T Varghese
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India
    Acta Otolaryngol 129:1480-5. 2009
    ..Hypopharyngeal cancers therefore warrant a closer follow-up after an organ preservation protocol, to detect recurrence at the earliest stage and plan for an effective salvage surgery...
  25. ncbi Multiple approaches and participation rate for a community based smoking cessation intervention trial in rural Kerala, India
    Radhakrishnan Jayakrishnan
    School of Health Sciences, Tampere, Finland and Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 14:2891-6. 2013
    ..To illustrate multiple approaches and to assess participation rates adopted for a community based smoking cessation intervention programme in rural Kerala...
  26. ncbi Urinary bladder cancer risk among motor vehicle drivers: a meta-analysis of the evidence, 1977-2008
    L Manju
    Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:287-94. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to summarize bladder cancer risk in motor vehicle drivers and railroad workers using meta-analysis techniques...
  27. ncbi Cancer pain intensity measurements in outpatients: preferences and comparison of pain scales among patients, caregivers, physicians and nurses in southern India
    Rachel C Koshy
    Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, 695 011, India
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 18:5-13. 2004
    ..Proxy reports were found to equally representative of patient's pain. VAS was the preferred pain assessment tool. In the absence of VAS scale, VDS also could be used. Proxy reports could be relied upon for management of pain...
  28. ncbi Primary malignant mucosal melanoma of the head and neck region: pooled analysis of 60 published cases from India and review of literature
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cencer Centre, Medical College PO, Trivandrum, Kerala, 695 011, India
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:3-10. 2002
    ..Malignant mucosal melanoma has aggressive biological behaviour and poor outcome. Radical surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy may provide a better local control and may help in improving survival...
  29. ncbi Squamous cell cancer of the buccal mucosa in young adults
    E Mathew Iype
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College P O, Trivandrum 695011, Kerala, India
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:185-9. 2004
    ..Although many aetiological factors have been postulated, tobacco alone has been implicated as the main factor in the aetiology of such cancers at any age...
  30. ncbi Primary sarcoma of the breast
    Manoj Pandey
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    J Surg Oncol 87:121-5. 2004
    ..Primary sarcoma occurring in breast is rare and comprises 0.5-1% of all breast neoplasm. Majority of the series include both stromal and cystosarcoma phyllodes, only a few hundred cases of sarcomas other then cystosarcoma are reported...
  31. ncbi Secondary cytoreduction in epithelial ovarian cancer recurrence: a perspective from a regional cancer center in India
    Prabhakaran Nair Rema
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College Campus, Thiruvanandapuram, Kerala, India
    J Reprod Med 54:506-10. 2009
    ..To assess the impact of secondary cytoreduction on survival in our patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer...
  32. ncbi Survival analysis: caveats and pitfalls
    A Mathew
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Ann Chir Gynaecol 88:336-44. 1999
    ..The problem is compounded in papers from third-world countries where bio-statisticians may not be available in all institutions to guide clinicians as to the selection of proper techniques...
  33. ncbi Cadherins as predictive markers of nodal metastasis in breast cancer
    M Madhavan
    Division of Cancer Research, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Mod Pathol 14:423-7. 2001
    ..5873), which requires further evaluation for confirmation of a common regulatory pathway that could be activated in the early onset of nodal metastasis...
  34. pmc Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue among young Indian adults
    E Mathew Iype
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, 695001 India
    Neoplasia 3:273-7. 2001
    ..Results of the present study suggest that contrary to the belief, the survival among young patients is almost similar to that in older patients...
  35. ncbi Oral cancer among patients under the age of 35 years
    E M Iype
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Epidemiology and Clinical studies, Community Oncology and Radiation Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram 695 011, India
    J Postgrad Med 47:171-6. 2001
    ..Cancer of the oral cavity is one of the commonest cancers among males...
  36. ncbi Malignant phyllodes tumor
    M Pandey
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Center, Medical College PO, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
    Breast J 7:411-6. 2001
    ..7) showed a decreased hazards. Cystosarcoma phyllodes is a rare malignancy of the female breast. Surgery with adequate margins is the primary treatment. Adjuvant radiotherapy appears to improve the disease-free survival...
  37. ncbi Primary malignant melanoma of the mucous membranes
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Kerala, India
    Eur J Surg Oncol 24:303-7. 1998
    ..To investigate malignant mucosal melanoma (MMM), a rare disease and one which has, till lately, remained unrecognized. Incidence of MMM ranges from 2 to 10% in various series...
  38. ncbi Global increases in kidney cancer incidence, 1973-1992
    A Mathew
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Regional Cancer Center, Medical College, Trivandrum, 695 011, Kerala, India
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:171-8. 2002
    ..Incidence trends for renal parenchyma cancer tracked those for total kidney cancers, and appeared to result from increases in the prevalence of risk factors and in use of diagnostic imaging procedures...
  39. ncbi Primary intraosseous carcinoma of the jaw: pooled analysis of world literature and report of two new cases
    G Thomas
    Division of Community Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 30:349-55. 2001
    ..The tumour is locally aggressive and metastasizes to regional nodes. The overall and disease free survival is poor with almost 50% patients failing loco-regionally within the first 2 years of follow-up...
  40. ncbi Cancer vaccines: a step towards prevention and treatment of cancer
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College P O, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Eur J Surg Oncol 25:209-14. 1999
    ..This novel concept may help scientist to overcome the immunological tolerance and anti-tumour ineffectiveness induced by many human cancer cells and may lead to generation of tumour-specific vaccines...
  41. ncbi Primary malignant melanoma of the upper aero-digestive tract
    M Pandey
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College PO, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 28:45-9. 1999
    ..One patient was lost to follow-up. We suggest that data from various centres be pooled together in order to carry out a meta-analysis to address the question of optimal treatment for malignant melanoma of the upper aero-digestive tract...
  42. doi Childhood and adolescent meningiomas: a report of 38 cases and review of literature
    G Menon
    Department of Neurosurgery, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, 695011, India
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 151:239-44; discussion 244. 2009
    ..The aim is to study the clinical, radiological and pathological features of childhood and adolescent meningiomas and analyse outcome prognosticators...
  43. ncbi Independent and combined effects of tobacco smoking, chewing and alcohol drinking on the risk of oral, pharyngeal and esophageal cancers in Indian men
    Ariana Znaor
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Int J Cancer 105:681-6. 2003
    ..41 (95% CI 1.46-7.99). Furthermore, significant decreases in risks for all 3 cancer sites were observed in subjects who quit smoking even among those who had quit smoking 2-4 years before the interview...
  44. ncbi Tobacco smoking and chewing, alcohol drinking and lung cancer risk among men in southern India
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, India
    Int J Cancer 107:441-7. 2003
    ..67, 95%CI=1.02-7.02). Bidi smoking seems to have a stronger carcinogenic effect than cigarette smoking: this difference holds no matter which aspect of smoking was considered...