Norie Sawada

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Affiliation: National Cancer Center
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Vegetable, fruit and antioxidant nutrient consumption and subsequent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: a prospective cohort study in Japan
    N 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
    Br J Cancer 100:181-4. 2009
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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 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
  7. ncbi 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 Plasma isoflavone concentrations are not associated with gastric cancer risk among Japanese men and women
    Azusa Hara
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr 143:1293-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Consumption of n-3 fatty acids and fish reduces risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Norie Sawada
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tsukiji, Chuo ku Tokyo, Japan
    Gastroenterology 142:1468-75. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Body weight at age 20 years, subsequent weight change and breast cancer risk defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--the Japan public health center-based prospective study
    Reiko Suzuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 129:1214-24. 2011

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  1. 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...
  2. pmc Vegetable, fruit and antioxidant nutrient consumption and subsequent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: a prospective cohort study in Japan
    N 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
    Br J Cancer 100:181-4. 2009
    ..61 (95% confidence interval (CI)=0.36-1.03, P(trend)=0.07), 0.65 (95% CI=0.39-1.08, P(trend)=0.06) and 0.59 (95% CI=0.35-1.01, P(trend)=0.04), respectively...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  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 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..
  7. ncbi 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 Plasma isoflavone concentrations are not associated with gastric cancer risk among Japanese men and women
    Azusa Hara
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr 143:1293-8. 2013
    ..We found no association of plasma isoflavone concentrations with gastric cancer risk. Our data support the previously observed null association between isoflavone intake and gastric cancer risk...
  9. doi request reprint Consumption of n-3 fatty acids and fish reduces risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Norie Sawada
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tsukiji, Chuo ku Tokyo, Japan
    Gastroenterology 142:1468-75. 2012
    ..Although consumption of fish and n-3 PUFA has been reported to protect against the development of some types of cancer, little is known about its association with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  10. doi request reprint Body weight at age 20 years, subsequent weight change and breast cancer risk defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--the Japan public health center-based prospective study
    Reiko Suzuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 129:1214-24. 2011
    ..50-3.34)]. Low BMI at age 20 years was substantially associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. In contrast, high recent BMI and subsequent BMI gain from age 20 were associated with increased risk of postmenopausal ER+PR+ tumors...
  11. doi request reprint Combined impact of five lifestyle factors and subsequent risk of cancer: the Japan Public Health Center Study
    Shizuka Sasazuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Prev Med 54:112-6. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether 5 combined healthy lifestyle factors (not smoking, moderate drinking, eating minimum salt-preserved foods, being physically active, and having appropriate body mass index) are associated with reduced risk of cancer...
  12. doi request reprint 10-Year risk of colorectal cancer: development and validation of a prediction model in middle-aged Japanese men
    Enbo Ma
    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 34:534-41. 2010
    ..As fewer studies on cancer risk prediction were seen so far, we initially developed an assessment tool with synthesizing key information from a variety of CRC risk factors through a large population-based cohort study...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Isoflavone intake and risk of gastric cancer: a population-based prospective cohort study in Japan
    Azusa Hara
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:147-54. 2012
    ..The association with gastric cancer might differ between isoflavones and soy foods, and research on the effects of isoflavone intake alone on gastric cancer is needed...
  17. doi request reprint Long-term dietary cadmium intake and cancer incidence
    Norie Sawada
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Epidemiology 23:368-76. 2012
    ..However, data from general populations are sparse. We prospectively examined the association between cadmium exposure and incidence of cancer in a Japanese population with a relatively high dietary intake of cadmium...
  18. pmc Use of vitamin supplements and risk of total cancer and cardiovascular disease among the Japanese general population: a population-based survey
    Azusa Hara
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    BMC Public Health 11:540. 2011
    ..We examined whether vitamin supplement use patterns affect cancer and CVD risk in a population-based cohort study in Japan...
  19. ncbi request reprint Zinc and heme iron intakes and risk of colorectal cancer: a population-based prospective cohort study in Japan
    Azusa Hara
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:864-73. 2012
    ..However, all of the studies on the association between zinc and heme iron intakes and colorectal cancer have been conducted in Western populations...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and breast cancer risk defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Reiko Suzuki
    Division of Medical Nutrition, Department of Medical Healthcare, Tokyo Healthcare University, 3 11 3 Setagaya, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 24:2117-28. 2013
    ..Epidemiological evidence for the impact of fruit and vegetable intake on breast cancer risk among the Japanese populations is scarce...
  25. doi request reprint Plasma testosterone and sex hormone-binding globulin concentrations and the risk of prostate cancer among Japanese men: a nested case-control study
    Norie Sawada
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Sci 101:2652-7. 2010
    ..In conclusion, in this nested case-control study, concentrations of circulating total testosterone, free testosterone or SHBG were not strongly associated with a risk for total prostate cancer...
  26. doi request reprint Body mass index and subsequent risk of kidney cancer: a prospective cohort study in Japan
    Norie Sawada
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 20:466-72. 2010
    ..Herein, we investigate the association between body mass index (BMI) and kidney cancer risk in Japanese persons, a relatively lean population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption-associated breast cancer incidence and potential effect modifiers: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Reiko Suzuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 127:685-95. 2010
    ..15). Excessive alcohol intake was associated with an increase in the risk of breast cancer in this population. There was no statistical evidence for effect modification...
  28. doi request reprint Validity of self-reported cancer among a Japanese population: recent results from a population-based prospective study in Japan (JPHC Study)
    Manami Inoue
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:250-3. 2011
    ..Self-reported diagnoses of cancer do not provide sufficient accuracy for the detection and classification of incident cancers. Our findings may be extrapolated to other Japanese populations...
  29. doi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity and breast cancer risk defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Reiko Suzuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Prev Med 52:227-33. 2011
    ..The study aims to investigate the association between leisure-time physical activity and breast cancer risk in consideration of tumor estrogen-receptor/progesterone-receptor status...
  30. ncbi 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...
  31. pmc Dietary arsenic intake and subsequent risk of cancer: the Japan Public Health Center-based (JPHC) Prospective Study
    Norie Sawada
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1403-15. 2013
    ..However, the effects of arsenic exposure from food on health are still unknown. We researched to examine the association between arsenic exposure from food and incidence of cancer in a Japanese population...
  32. doi request reprint Plasma levels of C-reactive protein and serum amyloid A and gastric cancer in a nested case-control study: Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study
    Shizuka Sasazuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 31:712-8. 2010
    ..005). In conclusion, our results suggest that those who react strongly to inflammation or who have a high host immune response, as reflected by extremely elevated plasma levels of CRP and SAA, are at a high risk to develop gastric cancer...
  33. doi request reprint Plasma isoflavones and the risk of lung cancer in women: a nested case-control study in Japan
    Taichi Shimazu
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, 104 0045 Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:419-27. 2011
    ....
  34. doi request reprint High dietary intake of magnesium may decrease risk of colorectal cancer in Japanese men
    Enbo Ma
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr 140:779-85. 2010
    ..There were no significant associations between magnesium intake and cancer risk in women. Higher dietary intake of magnesium may decrease the risk of CRC in Japanese men...
  35. doi request reprint Seaweed consumption and the risk of thyroid cancer in women: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:254-60. 2012
    ..91, 95% CI: 0.44-1.91; trend P=0.76). This study identified a positive association between seaweed consumption and the risk of thyroid cancer (especially for papillary carcinoma) in postmenopausal women...
  36. pmc Green tea drinking and subsequent risk of breast cancer in a population-based cohort of Japanese women
    Motoki Iwasaki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R88. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi 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...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Impact of five modifiable lifestyle habits on the probability of cancer occurrence in a Japanese population-based cohort: results from the JPHC study
    Hadrien Charvat
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Prev Med 57:685-9. 2013
    ..The present work aims to provide 10-year estimates of the probability of cancer occurrence in the Japanese population based on age, sex, and the pattern of adherence to five healthy lifestyle habits...
  40. doi request reprint Plasma tea polyphenol 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, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 124:827-34. 2010
    ..This nested case-control study found no overall association between plasma tea polyphenols and the risk of breast cancer in Japan...
  41. doi request reprint Intake of n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and development of colorectal cancer by subsite: Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study
    Shizuka Sasazuki
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 129:1718-29. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that intake of marine n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may be inversely related to the risk of cancer in the proximal site of the large bowel...
  42. 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...
  43. doi request reprint Alcohol and smoking and subsequent risk of prostate cancer in Japanese men: the Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study
    Norie Sawada
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 134:971-8. 2014
    ..In conclusion, abstinence from alcohol and prohibition of smoking might be important factors in the prevention of advanced prostate cancer...
  44. doi request reprint Plasma levels of adiponectin and primary liver cancer risk in middle-aged Japanese adults with hepatitis virus infection: a nested case-control study
    Takehiro Michikawa
    Authors Affiliations Environmental Epidemiology Section, Center for Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Department of Virology and Liver Unit, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya and The Research Center for Hepatitis and Immunology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:2250-7. 2013
    ..Few prospective studies have examined the association between circulating adiponectin and liver cancer risk, so we investigated this association in a nested case-control study of a population-based prospective cohort in Japan...
  45. doi request reprint Green tea and coffee consumption and its association with thyroid cancer risk: a population-based cohort study in Japan
    Takehiro Michikawa
    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 22:985-93. 2011
    ..We examined green tea and coffee consumption in association with thyroid cancer risk in a general Japanese population...
  46. pmc Validity of a self-administered food frequency questionnaire for middle-aged urban cancer screenees: comparison with 4-day weighed dietary records
    Ribeka Takachi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 21:447-58. 2011
    ..We examined the validity of ranking individuals according to level of dietary consumption, as estimated by this FFQ, among an urban population in Japan...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. pmc Plasma organochlorines and subsequent risk of prostate cancer in Japanese men: a nested case-control study
    Norie Sawada
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Environ Health Perspect 118:659-65. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first prospective study to investigate the association between blood levels of organochlorines and prostate cancer risk...
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint Coping behaviors and suicide in the middle-aged and older Japanese general population: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Thomas Svensson
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan Department of Neuropsychiatry, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 24:199-205. 2014
    ..Cross-sectional studies have shown an association between different coping styles and suicidal behavior. It is unknown whether there is any prospective association between coping behaviors and suicide in the general population...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. doi request reprint Consumption of sodium and salted foods in relation to cancer and cardiovascular disease: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study
    Ribeka Takachi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:456-64. 2010
    ....
  57. 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...