Esther John

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Diagnostic chest X-rays and breast cancer risk before age 50 years for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers
    Esther M John
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1547-56. 2013
  2. pmc Common variants at 12p11, 12q24, 9p21, 9q31.2 and in ZNF365 are associated with breast cancer risk for BRCA1 and/or BRCA2 mutation carriers
    Antonis C Antoniou
    Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R33. 2012
  3. pmc A genome-wide linkage study of mammographic density, a risk factor for breast cancer
    Celia M T Greenwood
    Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 101 College Street, East Tower, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R132. 2011
  4. pmc Rare variants in the ATM gene and risk of breast cancer
    David E Goldgar
    Department of Dermatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2101, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R73. 2011
  5. pmc Contribution of large genomic BRCA1 alterations to early-onset breast cancer selected for family history and tumour morphology: a report from The Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Letitia D Smith
    Genetic Epidemiology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R14. 2011
  6. pmc Rare, evolutionarily unlikely missense substitutions in CHEK2 contribute to breast cancer susceptibility: results from a breast cancer family registry case-control mutation-screening study
    Florence Le Calvez-Kelm
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon Cedex 08, F 69372, France
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R6. 2011
  7. pmc Meat consumption, cooking practices, meat mutagens, and risk of prostate cancer
    Esther M John
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:525-37. 2011
  8. pmc Adult body size, hormone receptor status, and premenopausal breast cancer risk in a multiethnic population: the San Francisco Bay Area breast cancer study
    Esther M John
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:201-16. 2011
  9. pmc Lifetime physical activity and risk of endometrial cancer
    Esther M John
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1276-83. 2010
  10. pmc Early-life factors and breast cancer risk in Hispanic women: the role of adolescent body size
    Meera Sangaramoorthy
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2572-82. 2011

Collaborators

  • Theresa Hm Keegan
  • Alice Whittemore
  • J L Hopper
  • Ellen T Chang
  • Pamela L Horn-Ross
  • Hilmi Ozcelik
  • Rashmi Sinha
  • Julia A Knight
  • Heather Thorne
  • Robert Haile
  • Valerie McGuire
  • Amanda I Phipps
  • Mariana C Stern
  • Rei Miike
  • S L Glaser
  • Roger L Milne
  • Irene L Andrulis
  • Melissa C Southey
  • David E Goldgar
  • Antonis C Antoniou
  • Georgia Chenevix-Trench
  • Amanda B Spurdle
  • Xiaoqing Chen
  • Andrew K Godwin
  • Sue Healey
  • Celia M T Greenwood
  • Mary Beth Terry
  • Meera Sangaramoorthy
  • Letitia D Smith
  • Florence Le Calvez-Kelm
  • Allison W Kurian
  • Betsy Bove
  • J Margriet Collee
  • Christian F Singer
  • Rosa B Barkardottir
  • Dorothea Gadzicki
  • Cristina Oliani
  • Britta Fiebig
  • Jenny Gross
  • Trevor Cole
  • Shirley Hodgson
  • Claudine Isaacs
  • Yuan C Ding
  • John Byron
  • Orland Diez
  • Nina Ditsch
  • Patrick J Morrison
  • Laima Tihomirova
  • Norbert Arnold
  • Simone Heidemann
  • Siranoush Manoukian
  • Bruno Buecher
  • Susan Domchek
  • Conxi Lazaro
  • Sandra U Ferrer
  • J Del Valle
  • Marc Frenay
  • Fabienne Prieur
  • Vijai Joseph
  • Mercedes Duran
  • Jean Hurteau
  • Katarzyna Jaworska
  • Trinidad Caldes
  • Ute Hamann
  • Andrew Lee
  • Niklas Loman
  • Uffe B Jensen
  • Ana Dutra-Clarke
  • Kenneth Offit
  • Fiona Douglas
  • Frans B Hogervorst
  • Patricia A Ganz
  • Brigitte Bressac-de Paillerets
  • Jan Lubinski
  • Karin Kast
  • Anne Bine Skytte
  • Daniela Zaffaroni
  • Barbara Wappenschmidt
  • Torben A Kruse
  • Mary Daly
  • Laura Papi
  • Raquel Andres
  • Steve D Ellis
  • Annika Lindblom
  • Simon A Gayther
  • Finn C Nielsen
  • Taru A Muranen
  • Senno Verhoef
  • Hagay Sobol
  • Joan Paterson

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Diagnostic chest X-rays and breast cancer risk before age 50 years for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers
    Esther M John
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1547-56. 2013
    ..The effects of low-dose medical radiation on breast cancer risk are uncertain, and few studies have included genetically susceptible women, such as those who carry germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations...
  2. pmc Common variants at 12p11, 12q24, 9p21, 9q31.2 and in ZNF365 are associated with breast cancer risk for BRCA1 and/or BRCA2 mutation carriers
    Antonis C Antoniou
    Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R33. 2012
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  3. pmc A genome-wide linkage study of mammographic density, a risk factor for breast cancer
    Celia M T Greenwood
    Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 101 College Street, East Tower, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R132. 2011
    ..Mammographic breast density is a highly heritable (h2 > 0.6) and strong risk factor for breast cancer. We conducted a genome-wide linkage study to identify loci influencing mammographic breast density (MD)...
  4. pmc Rare variants in the ATM gene and risk of breast cancer
    David E Goldgar
    Department of Dermatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2101, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R73. 2011
    ..However, the magnitude of risk and the subset of variants that are pathogenic for breast cancer remain unresolved...
  5. pmc Contribution of large genomic BRCA1 alterations to early-onset breast cancer selected for family history and tumour morphology: a report from The Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Letitia D Smith
    Genetic Epidemiology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R14. 2011
    ..We sought to test the value of selecting women for BRCA1 mutation testing on the basis of family history and/or breast tumour morphology criteria as well as the value of testing for large genomic alterations in BRCA1...
  6. pmc Rare, evolutionarily unlikely missense substitutions in CHEK2 contribute to breast cancer susceptibility: results from a breast cancer family registry case-control mutation-screening study
    Florence Le Calvez-Kelm
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon Cedex 08, F 69372, France
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R6. 2011
    ..This absence has been due in part to a lack of validated statistical methods for summarizing risk attributable to large numbers of individually rare missense substitutions...
  7. pmc Meat consumption, cooking practices, meat mutagens, and risk of prostate cancer
    Esther M John
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:525-37. 2011
    ..These findings provide further evidence that consumption of processed meat and red meat cooked at high temperature is associated with increased risk of advanced, but not localized, prostate cancer...
  8. pmc Adult body size, hormone receptor status, and premenopausal breast cancer risk in a multiethnic population: the San Francisco Bay Area breast cancer study
    Esther M John
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:201-16. 2011
    ..Despite racial/ethnic differences in body size, inverse associations were similar across the 3 racial/ethnic groups when stratified by hormone receptor status...
  9. pmc Lifetime physical activity and risk of endometrial cancer
    Esther M John
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1276-83. 2010
    ..The role of moderate physical activity and life patterns of activity in reducing endometrial cancer risk remains uncertain...
  10. pmc Early-life factors and breast cancer risk in Hispanic women: the role of adolescent body size
    Meera Sangaramoorthy
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2572-82. 2011
    ..Adult body size has long been known to influence breast cancer risk, and there is now increasing evidence that childhood and adolescent body size may also play a role...
  11. pmc Breast cancer incidence patterns among California Hispanic women: differences by nativity and residence in an enclave
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1208-18. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Migration history, acculturation, and breast cancer risk in Hispanic women
    Esther M John
    Northern California Cancer Center, Suite 300, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2905-13. 2005
    ..We examined the influence of migration history and acculturation on breast cancer risk in Hispanic women ages 35 to 79 years...
  13. ncbi request reprint Medical radiation exposure and breast cancer risk: findings from the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Esther M John
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:386-94. 2007
    ..Given the widespread and increasing use of medical diagnostic radiation, continued surveillance of breast cancer risk is warranted, particularly in women at specific genetic risk, such as those carrying mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure, vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms, and breast cancer risk in a multiethnic population
    Esther M John
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1409-19. 2007
    ..Localized breast cancer was not associated with sun exposure or VDR genotype. This study supports the hypothesis that sunlight exposure reduces risk of advanced breast cancer among women with light skin pigmentation...
  15. pmc Family history of breast cancer and all-cause mortality after breast cancer diagnosis in the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:167-76. 2009
    ..Therefore, clinical management should not depend on family history of breast cancer...
  16. pmc Second primary breast cancer occurrence according to hormone receptor status
    Allison W Kurian
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1058-65. 2009
    ..Little is known about differences in risk for second primary breast cancers related to the estrogen and progesterone receptor (hormone receptor [HR]) status of the first tumor...
  17. pmc Past recreational physical activity, body size, and all-cause mortality following breast cancer diagnosis: results from the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94536, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:531-42. 2010
    ..90-2.15; HR for obese = 1.77, 95% CI: 1.11-2.82). BMI associations did not appear to differ by race/ethnicity. Our findings suggest that physical activity and BMI exert independent effects on overall mortality after breast cancer...
  18. pmc Recent changes in breast cancer incidence and risk factor prevalence in San Francisco Bay area and California women: 1988 to 2004
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R62. 2007
    ..In light of these reports, we examined recent changes in breast cancer incidence and risk factor prevalence among non-Hispanic white women in the SFBA and other regions of California...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure, vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms, and risk of advanced prostate cancer
    Esther M John
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer Res 65:5470-9. 2005
    ..46 to 0.67. Our findings support the hypothesis that sun exposure and VDR polymorphisms together play important roles in the etiology of prostate cancer...

Research Grants3

  1. VITAMIN D RECEPTOR GENE POLYMORPHISM AND BREAST CANCER
    Esther John; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Since vitamin D exposure is potentially modifiable, the proposed research may have important implications for new approaches to breast cancer prevention. ..
  2. VITAMIN D RECEPTOR GENE POLYMORPHISM AND BREAST CANCER
    Esther John; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Since vitamin D exposure is potentially modifiable, the proposed research may have important implications for new approaches to breast cancer prevention. ..
  3. VITAMIN D RECEPTOR GENE POLYMORPHISM AND BREAST CANCER
    Esther John; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Since vitamin D exposure is potentially modifiable, the proposed research may have important implications for new approaches to breast cancer prevention. ..