- Body mass index at age 18 years and during adult life and ovarian cancer riskF Lubin
Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Am J Epidemiol 157:113-20. 2003..The authors conclude that, in their population, body mass index at age 18 years is an independent risk factor for ovarian cancer...
- The role of nutritional habits during gestation and child life in pediatric brain tumor etiologyF Lubin
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Int J Cancer 86:139-43. 2000..36; CI 1.06-1.73) in the child diet and potassium intake during gestation (OR = 1.44; CI 1.04-1.99). In conclusion, nutritional associations with pediatric brain tumor etiology, remain unsubstantiated...
- Lifestyle and ethnicity play a role in all-cause mortalityFlora Lubin
Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
J Nutr 133:1180-5. 2003..53 (95% CI: 0.29-0.97)]. Smoking, increased systolic BP, older age and male sex increased mortality risk. We conclude that in our study, although ethnic origin and lifestyle habits are interrelated, each affects mortality independently...
- Dietary intake changes and their association with ovarian cancer riskFlora Lubin
Biostatistics Unit, Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
J Nutr 136:2362-7. 2006..65/100 kcal (418.4 kJ), 95% CI = 0.50 - 0.85]. Our results suggest that substitution of nonanimal for animal fat during adult life might reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, but this requires confirmation in prospective studies...
- Lifestyle intervention in obese Arab women: a randomized controlled trialOfra Kalter-Leibovici
Units of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52621, Israel
Arch Intern Med 170:970-6. 2010..Few randomized controlled trials on lifestyle interventions have been reported in non-Western populations; none have been reported in Arab populations...
- Obesity among Arabs and Jews in Israel: a population-based studyOfra Kalter-Leibovici
Unit of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Isr Med Assoc J 9:525-30. 2007..Arabs in Israel have high morbidity and mortality from diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Obesity is a risk factor for both conditions...
- Effect of BRCA1/2 mutations on long-term survival of patients with invasive ovarian cancer: the national Israeli study of ovarian cancerAngela Chetrit
Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
J Clin Oncol 26:20-5. 2008..To evaluate the long-term survival of ovarian cancer (OvC) patients in total and by BRCA1/2 mutation status...
- Life-style habits and homocysteine levels in an elderly populationRachel Dankner
Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Aging Clin Exp Res 16:437-42. 2004..The aim of our study was to test the hypothesis that there is an association between physical activity, life-style habits and plasma Hcy levels in an elderly population...
- Gynecologic surgeries and risk of ovarian cancer in women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 Ashkenazi founder mutations: an Israeli population-based case-control studyJoni L Rutter
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7246, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1072-8. 2003..We assessed the level and persistence of reduction of ovarian (including peritoneal) cancer risk after gynecologic surgeries for women who carry BRCA1/2 mutations but were not selected from high-risk clinics...
- Demographic and genetic characteristics of patients with borderline ovarian tumors as compared to early stage invasive ovarian cancerWalter H Gotlieb
Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Israel
Gynecol Oncol 97:780-3. 2005..Evaluation whether Jewish founder mutations in BRCA predispose to borderline tumors as they do to early invasive ovarian cancers...
- Re: "Development of a semi-quantitative Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) to assess dietary intake of multiethnic populations" by Danit Shahar, Iris Shai, Hillel Vardi, Ayelet Brener-Azrad & Drora FraserFlora Lubin
Eur J Epidemiol 20:121. 2005
- Maternal medication use and the risk of brain tumors in the offspring: the SEARCH international case-control studyAmanda H Cardy
Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, United Kingdom
Int J Cancer 118:1302-8. 2006..This is the largest case-control study of CBT and maternal medications to date. Our data provide little support for an association between maternal use of medications that may form NOC and subsequent development of CBT in the offspring...
- Primary peritoneal carcinoma--Uterine involvement and hysterectomyJoseph Menczer
Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
Gynecol Oncol 100:565-9. 2006..To assess the frequency of uterine involvement in primary peritoneal carcinoma (PPC) and to describe selected clinical characteristics in patients with and without hysterectomy...
- Farm-related exposures and childhood brain tumours in seven countries: results from the SEARCH International Brain Tumour StudyJimmy T Efird
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:201-11. 2003..0) and unprocessed wool (OR = 3.0). Our findings suggest that various farm-related exposures are positively associated with CBT and warrant further investigation into the public health importance of these associations...