Norie Kurahashi

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Affiliation: National Cancer Center
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dairy product, saturated fatty acid, and calcium intake and prostate cancer in a prospective cohort of Japanese men
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:930-7. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Plasma isoflavones and subsequent risk of prostate cancer in a nested case-control study: the Japan Public Health Center
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku Tokyo 104 0045 Japan
    J Clin Oncol 26:5923-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Green tea consumption and prostate cancer risk in Japanese men: a prospective study
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 167:71-7. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Passive smoking and lung cancer in Japanese non-smoking women: a prospective study
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 122:653-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Alcohol and risk of lung cancer among Japanese men: data from a large-scale population-based cohort study, the JPHC study
    Taichi Shimazu
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1095-102. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Daily total physical activity level and total cancer risk in men and women: results from a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 168:391-403. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Female reproductive factors and the risk of gastric cancer in a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan (JPHC study)
    Christina Persson
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:345-53. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Coffee, green tea, and caffeine consumption and subsequent risk of bladder cancer in relation to smoking status: a prospective study in Japan
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Sci 100:294-91. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Isoflavone consumption and subsequent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in a population-based prospective cohort of Japanese men and women
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 124:1644-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Reproductive factors, exogenous female hormone use and colorectal cancer risk: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Munira Akhter
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:515-24. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Dairy product, saturated fatty acid, and calcium intake and prostate cancer in a prospective cohort of Japanese men
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:930-7. 2008
    ..62 (1.15-2.29) and 1.53 (1.07-2.20), respectively. In conclusion, our results suggest that the intake of dairy products may be associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer...
  2. doi request reprint Plasma isoflavones and subsequent risk of prostate cancer in a nested case-control study: the Japan Public Health Center
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku Tokyo 104 0045 Japan
    J Clin Oncol 26:5923-9. 2008
    ..Given the preventive effects of isoflavones on carcinogenesis in the prostate in many nonhuman studies and the high consumption of isoflavones in Japanese, this low incidence may be partly due to the effects of soy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Green tea consumption and prostate cancer risk in Japanese men: a prospective study
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 167:71-7. 2008
    ..52 (95% confidence interval: 0.28, 0.96) for men drinking 5 or more cups/day compared with less than 1 cup/day (p(trend) = 0.01). Green tea may be associated with a decreased risk of advanced prostate cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Passive smoking and lung cancer in Japanese non-smoking women: a prospective study
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 122:653-7. 2008
    ..93, 95% CI 0.88-4.23). These findings confirm that passive smoking is a risk factor for lung cancer, especially for adenocarcinoma among Japanese women...
  5. doi request reprint Alcohol and risk of lung cancer among Japanese men: data from a large-scale population-based cohort study, the JPHC study
    Taichi Shimazu
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1095-102. 2008
    ..Here, we investigated the association between alcohol consumption and lung cancer incidence...
  6. doi request reprint Daily total physical activity level and total cancer risk in men and women: results from a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 168:391-403. 2008
    ..By site, decreased risks were observed for cancers of the colon, liver, and pancreas in men and for cancer of the stomach in women. Increased daily physical activity may be beneficial in preventing cancer in a relatively lean population...
  7. doi request reprint Female reproductive factors and the risk of gastric cancer in a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan (JPHC study)
    Christina Persson
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:345-53. 2008
    ..Although early estrogen exposure may have some protective effect, female reproductive factors may have no substantial influence on gastric cancer development...
  8. doi request reprint Coffee, green tea, and caffeine consumption and subsequent risk of bladder cancer in relation to smoking status: a prospective study in Japan
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Sci 100:294-91. 2009
    ..15–3.66), respectively. In conclusion, cigarette smoking was confirmed as a risk factor for bladder cancer. Coffee and caffeine may be associated with an increased bladder cancer risk in never or former smokers among Japanese men...
  9. doi request reprint Isoflavone consumption and subsequent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in a population-based prospective cohort of Japanese men and women
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 124:1644-9. 2009
    ..Women with hepatitis virus infection may be advised to abstain from isoflavone consumption. Further studies are warranted to confirm these findings...
  10. doi request reprint Reproductive factors, exogenous female hormone use and colorectal cancer risk: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Munira Akhter
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:515-24. 2008
    ..59). In contrast, no statistically significant association was found for rectal cancer. These findings suggest that late age at first birth is associated with a reduced risk of colon cancer in postmenopausal Japanese women...
  11. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in Japan: the JPHC study
    Taiki Yamaji
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 123:1935-40. 2008
    ..Finally, cruciferous vegetables deserve further investigation as foods possibly effective in the prevention of esophageal SCC...
  12. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and risk of endometrial cancer: a prospective study in Japan
    Taichi Shimazu
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 123:2406-10. 2008
    ..Coffee consumption may be associated with a decreased risk of endometrial cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking and flushing response on esophageal cancer risk: a population-based cohort study (JPHC study)
    Seiji Ishiguro
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Lett 275:240-6. 2009
    ..10-5.51). Strong effect modification was detected in heavy smokers. Our results suggest that heavy alcohol consumption together with heavy smoking may increase the risk of ESCC particularly in individuals with the flushing response...
  14. doi request reprint Metabolic factors and subsequent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma by hepatitis virus infection status: a large-scale population-based cohort study of Japanese men and women (JPHC Study Cohort II)
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 20:741-50. 2009
    ..We prospectively examined whether metabolic factors predicts the subsequent risk of HCC in the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Cohort II, in consideration of hepatitis virus infection status...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of coffee and green tea consumption on the risk of liver cancer: cohort analysis by hepatitis virus infection status
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1746-53. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that coffee consumption may reduce the risk of liver cancer regardless of HCV and HBV infection status, whereas green tea may not reduce this risk..
  16. doi request reprint Dietary soy and isoflavone intake and risk of colorectal cancer in the Japan public health center-based prospective study
    Munira Akhter
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2128-35. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that the intake of isoflavones, miso soup, and soy food has no substantial effect on the risk of colorectal cancer in Japanese men and women...
  17. doi request reprint Daily total physical activity level and premature death in men and women: results from a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan (JPHC study)
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 18:522-30. 2008
    ..We prospectively examined the association between daily total physical activity level (METs/day) and subsequent risk of all-cause mortality and mortalities from cancer, heart disease, and cerebrovascular disease...
  18. doi request reprint Plasma isoflavone level and subsequent risk of breast cancer among Japanese women: a nested case-control study from the Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study group
    Motoki Iwasaki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 26:1677-83. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, no prospective study from Asia has assessed blood or urine levels as biomarkers of isoflavone intake...
  19. doi request reprint Plasma levels of carotenoids, retinol and tocopherol and the risk of gastric cancer in Japan: a nested case-control study
    Christina Persson
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo ku 104 0045, Tokyo, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 29:1042-8. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that those who have very low plasma levels of alpha-carotene and beta-carotene are at a higher risk of gastric cancer...
  20. doi request reprint Plasma organochlorine levels and subsequent risk of breast cancer among Japanese women: a nested case-control study
    Motoki Iwasaki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Sci Total Environ 402:176-83. 2008
    ..Our data do not support the hypothesis that plasma levels of p,p'-DDT, p,p'-DDE, HCB, and beta-HCH are associated with an overall increased risk of breast cancer among Japanese women...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of metabolic factors on subsequent cancer risk: results from a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:240-7. 2009
    ..21-2.55). Metabolic factors in the aggregate may have little impact on total cancer risk in the Japanese population, although the association between specific components and specific cancers suggests an etiologic link between them...
  22. doi request reprint Visceral fat volume and the prevalence of colorectal adenoma
    Taiki Yamaji
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1502-11. 2009
    ..The mechanisms of this potential association between visceral adiposity and colorectal carcinogenesis warrant further investigation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Soy product and isoflavone consumption in relation to prostate cancer in Japanese men
    Norie Kurahashi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Tokyo 104 0045 Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:538-45. 2007
    ..52 [95% confidence interval (95% CI), 0.30-0.90], 0.50 (95% CI, 0.28-0.88), and 0.52 (95% CI, 0.29-0.90), respectively. In conclusion, we found that isoflavone intake was associated with a decreased risk of localized prostate cancer...
  24. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and colorectal cancer in Japanese: a pooled analysis of results from five cohort studies
    Tetsuya Mizoue
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1397-406. 2008
    ..An alcohol-colorectal cancer association seems to be more apparent in Japanese than in Western populations. Whether this difference can be ascribed to genetic or environmental factors needs to be clarified...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of biliary tract cancer in a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan (JPHC study); with special focus on cholelithiasis, body mass index, and their effect modification
    Seiji Ishiguro
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 19:33-41. 2008
    ..Particular focus was placed on a history of cholelithiasis, body mass index (BMI), and their effect modification, and whether risk differs by cancer subsite, namely by gallbladder cancer and extrahepatic bile duct cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of total cancer and cardiovascular disease: Japan Public Health Center-Based Prospective Study
    Ribeka Takachi
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 167:59-70. 2008
    ..16) for vegetables. This prospective cohort study demonstrated that, in the Japanese population, consumption of fruit is associated with lower risk of CVD, whereas fruit or vegetables may not be associated with lower risk of total cancer...
  27. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of ESR1 and ESR2 that may influence estrogen activity and the risk of hypospadias
    Susumu Ban
    Department of Public Health, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Hum Reprod 23:1466-71. 2008
    ..Here, we assessed genetic polymorphisms in estrogen receptor genes and their association with hypospadias...
  28. ncbi request reprint Parental and neonatal risk factors for cryptorchidism
    Norie Kurahashi
    Department of Public Health, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Med Sci Monit 11:CR274-283. 2005
    ..We investigated the relation between cryptorchidism and lifestyle, occupational exposure and the characteristics of parents and/or the perinatal and delivery characteristics...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals and human health: a review of epidemiological studies focused on hypospadias and cryptorchidism]
    Norie Kurahashi
    Department of Public Health, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi 60:15-22. 2005
    ..In the future, a well-designed epidemiological study is needed to elucidate the relation between endocrine disrupting chemicals and genital development...
  30. ncbi request reprint The estimated prevalence of hypospadias in Hokkaido, Japan
    Norie Kurahashi
    Department of Public Health, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 14:73-7. 2004
    ..In this study, we examined whether the prevalence of hypospadias in Hokkaido, Japan, increased or not, using standardized diagnostic criteria. We also investigated the degree of its severity...