Jolanta Lissowska

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Oncology
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. pmc Analysis of terminal duct lobular unit involution in luminal A and basal breast cancers
    Xiaohong R Yang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R64. 2012
  2. pmc Recent alcohol consumption and risk of incident ovarian carcinoma: a pooled analysis of 5,342 cases and 10,358 controls from the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
    Linda E Kelemen
    Department of Population Health Research, Alberta Health Services Cancer Care, AB, Canada
    BMC Cancer 13:28. 2013
  3. pmc Genetic variation in PRL and PRLR, and relationships with serum prolactin levels and breast cancer risk: results from a population-based case-control study in Poland
    Sarah J Nyante
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R42. 2011
  4. pmc Assessing interactions between the associations of common genetic susceptibility variants, reproductive history and body mass index with breast cancer risk in the breast cancer association consortium: a combined case-control study
    Roger L Milne
    Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Group, Human Cancer Genetics Programme, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre CNIO, Madrid, 28029, Spain
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R110. 2010
  5. pmc Method for determination of (-102C>T) single nucleotide polymorphism in the human manganese superoxide dismutase promoter
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    BMC Genet 5:33. 2004
  6. pmc Ovarian cancer risk and common variation in the sex hormone-binding globulin gene: a population-based case-control study
    Montserrat Garcia-Closas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20952 7234, USA
    BMC Cancer 7:60. 2007
  7. ncbi Smoking, alcohol, diet, dentition and sexual practices in the epidemiology of oral cancer in Poland
    J Lissowska
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Cancer Center and M Sklodowska Curie Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:25-33. 2003
  8. ncbi Lung cancer and indoor pollution from heating and cooking with solid fuels: the IARC international multicentre case-control study in Eastern/Central Europe and the United Kingdom
    Jolanta Lissowska
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention, Cancer Center and M Sklodowska Curie Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Epidemiol 162:326-33. 2005
  9. ncbi Intake of fruits, and vegetables in relation to breast cancer risk by hormone receptor status
    Jolanta Lissowska
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Cancer Center and M Sklodowska Curie Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 107:113-7. 2008
  10. ncbi Tobacco smoking, NAT2 acetylation genotype and breast cancer risk
    Jolanta Lissowska
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Cancer Center and M Sklodowska Curie Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Cancer 119:1961-9. 2006

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Publications70

  1. pmc Analysis of terminal duct lobular unit involution in luminal A and basal breast cancers
    Xiaohong R Yang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R64. 2012
    ..Accordingly, we performed a masked microscopic assessment of TDLU involution in benign tissues associated with luminal A and CBP breast cancers diagnosed among women less than age 55 years...
  2. pmc Recent alcohol consumption and risk of incident ovarian carcinoma: a pooled analysis of 5,342 cases and 10,358 controls from the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
    Linda E Kelemen
    Department of Population Health Research, Alberta Health Services Cancer Care, AB, Canada
    BMC Cancer 13:28. 2013
    ..Because OC and ovarian borderline tumor histologic types differ genetically, molecularly and clinically, large numbers are needed to estimate risk associations...
  3. pmc Genetic variation in PRL and PRLR, and relationships with serum prolactin levels and breast cancer risk: results from a population-based case-control study in Poland
    Sarah J Nyante
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R42. 2011
    ..Thus, we examined the relationship between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in PRL and PRLR, serum prolactin levels and breast cancer risk in a population-based case-control study...
  4. pmc Assessing interactions between the associations of common genetic susceptibility variants, reproductive history and body mass index with breast cancer risk in the breast cancer association consortium: a combined case-control study
    Roger L Milne
    Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Group, Human Cancer Genetics Programme, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre CNIO, Madrid, 28029, Spain
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R110. 2010
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  5. pmc Method for determination of (-102C>T) single nucleotide polymorphism in the human manganese superoxide dismutase promoter
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
    BMC Genet 5:33. 2004
    ..The aim of our study was to develop a method to identify and determine the frequency of this (-102C>T) polymorphism in human tissues...
  6. pmc Ovarian cancer risk and common variation in the sex hormone-binding globulin gene: a population-based case-control study
    Montserrat Garcia-Closas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20952 7234, USA
    BMC Cancer 7:60. 2007
    ..We evaluated whether common genetic variation in SHBG and its 3' neighbor ATP1B2, in linkage disequilibrium, is associated with the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer...
  7. ncbi Smoking, alcohol, diet, dentition and sexual practices in the epidemiology of oral cancer in Poland
    J Lissowska
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Cancer Center and M Sklodowska Curie Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:25-33. 2003
    ..In conclusion, smoking and drinking cessation and increase of fresh fruit intake are likely to be effective preventive measures against oral cancer. These findings indicate also that poor oral hygiene may be an independent risk factor...
  8. ncbi Lung cancer and indoor pollution from heating and cooking with solid fuels: the IARC international multicentre case-control study in Eastern/Central Europe and the United Kingdom
    Jolanta Lissowska
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention, Cancer Center and M Sklodowska Curie Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Epidemiol 162:326-33. 2005
    ..The odds ratio for the longest duration of time since switching was 0.76 (95% CI: 0.63, 0.92). The data suggest a modest increased risk of lung cancer related to solid-fuel use for cooking rather than heating...
  9. ncbi Intake of fruits, and vegetables in relation to breast cancer risk by hormone receptor status
    Jolanta Lissowska
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Cancer Center and M Sklodowska Curie Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 107:113-7. 2008
    ..88), p-trend = 0.01) than ER- tumors (0.89 (0.67-1.19), p-trend = 0.57) (p-heterogeneity = 0.02). In conclusion, this study suggests that fruit intake might have differential associations for breast tumor subtypes defined by ER status...
  10. ncbi Tobacco smoking, NAT2 acetylation genotype and breast cancer risk
    Jolanta Lissowska
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Cancer Center and M Sklodowska Curie Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Cancer 119:1961-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our data indicate that passive smoking is not associated with breast cancer risk; however, active smoking might be associated with an increased risk for early onset breast cancers...
  11. ncbi Diet and stomach cancer risk in Warsaw, Poland
    Jolanta Lissowska
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Cancer Center and M Sklodowska Curie Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland
    Nutr Cancer 48:149-59. 2004
    ..Our data also suggest that high carbohydrate consumption may influence risk, but further confirmation is needed...
  12. ncbi Family history and lung cancer risk: international multicentre case-control study in Eastern and Central Europe and meta-analyses
    Jolanta Lissowska
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, The M Skłodowska Cure Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, WK Roentgena 5, 02 781 Warsaw, Poland
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1091-104. 2010
    ..The results of meta-analysis were consistent with that of our study with regard to young onset, non-smokers and histology. FH of lung cancer is a predictor of an increased risk of lung cancer, especially in subjects aged less than 50...
  13. ncbi Occupation and risk of lung cancer in Central and Eastern Europe: the IARC multi-center case-control study
    Alicja Bardin-Mikolajczak
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention, Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, ul Roentgena 5, Warsaw, 02 781, Poland
    Cancer Causes Control 18:645-54. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the role of occupation and industry in lung carcinogenesis in six countries in Central and Eastern Europe...
  14. ncbi Genetic polymorphisms in the one-carbon metabolism pathway and breast cancer risk: a population-based case-control study and meta-analyses
    Jolanta Lissowska
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Cancer Center and M Sklodowska Curie Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Cancer 120:2696-703. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this report does not support a substantial overall association between the evaluated polymorphisms in the one-carbon metabolism pathway and breast cancer risk...
  15. doi Human papillomavirus infection in women with and without cervical cancer in Warsaw, Poland
    A Bardin
    The Maria Sklodowska Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, 5 W K Roentgena Street, 02 781 Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Cancer 44:557-64. 2008
    ..In summary, we report a relatively high burden of HPV infection in Warsaw, Poland, where 79% of cervical cancers are theoretically preventable by HPV16/18 vaccines...
  16. ncbi A functional polymorphism of toll-like receptor 4 gene increases risk of gastric carcinoma and its precursors
    Georgina L Hold
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Aberdeen University, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Gastroenterology 132:905-12. 2007
    ..The TLR4+896A>G polymorphism linked with impaired reactivity to bacterial lipopolysaccharide may play a role in gastric carcinogenesis...
  17. ncbi Uncommon CHEK2 mis-sense variant and reduced risk of tobacco-related cancers: case control study
    Paul Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Hum Mol Genet 16:1794-801. 2007
    ..g. by forcing nearby stem cells to divide before they have repaired their own DNA damage from tobacco smoke). If so, reducing the rate of apoptosis by reducing CHEK2 activity could be protective-although not smoking would be far more so...
  18. ncbi Occupation and breast cancer risk in Polish women: a population-based case-control study
    Beata Peplonska
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Am J Ind Med 50:97-111. 2007
    ..The etiology of breast cancer is not well understood and the role of occupational exposures in breast carcinogenesis is still uncertain...
  19. ncbi Development of lung cancer before the age of 50: the role of xenobiotic metabolizing genes
    Federica Gemignani
    Genetics, Department of Biology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 28:1287-93. 2007
    ..Finally, extensive EPHX1 metabolizers showed an increased risk as compared with the poor metabolizers...
  20. pmc Genome-wide association study identifies novel breast cancer susceptibility loci
    Douglas F Easton
    CR UK Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Nature 447:1087-93. 2007
    ..05 level compared with an estimated 1,343 that would be expected by chance, indicating that many additional common susceptibility alleles may be identifiable by this approach...
  21. ncbi Genetic polymorphisms in alcohol metabolism, alcohol intake and the risk of stomach cancer in Warsaw, Poland
    Fang Fang Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:2060-4. 2007
    ..Furthermore, heavy drinkers of alcohol who were genetically prone to accumulate acetaldehyde may face an increased risk of stomach cancer...
  22. ncbi A common coding variant in CASP8 is associated with breast cancer risk
    Angela Cox
    Sheffield University Medical School, Sheffield S10 2RX, UK
    Nat Genet 39:352-8. 2007
    ..02-1.13) and 1.16 (95% c.i.: 1.08-1.25), respectively; P(trend) = 2.8 x 10(-5)). These results demonstrate that common breast cancer susceptibility alleles with small effects on risk can be identified, given sufficiently powerful studies...
  23. ncbi Common genetic variation in TP53 and its flanking genes, WDR79 and ATP1B2, and susceptibility to breast cancer
    Montserrat Garcia-Closas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:2532-8. 2007
    ..However, data suggested that common variation in TP53 or WDR79 could be associated with ER negative breast cancers...
  24. pmc Genetic variants in T helper cell type 1, 2 and 3 pathways and gastric cancer risk in a Polish population
    Rajeev Mahajan
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:626-33. 2008
    ..7-1.3) for C/T and 0.6 (95% CI, 0.3-1.0) T/T carriers compared with C/C carriers (P = 0.03). These results suggest that IL5 rs2069812 and IL7R rs1389832, rs1494556 and rs1494555 polymorphisms may contribute to gastric cancer etiology...
  25. doi Multiple ADH genes are associated with upper aerodigestive cancers
    Mia Hashibe
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Nat Genet 40:707-9. 2008
    ..0002 and 0.065, respectively). Both gene effects were independent of each other, implying that multiple ADH genes may be involved in upper aerodigestive cancer etiology...
  26. pmc Heterogeneity of breast cancer associations with five susceptibility loci by clinical and pathological characteristics
    Montserrat Garcia-Closas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Marylan, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000054. 2008
    ..Understanding the etiologic heterogeneity of breast cancer may ultimately result in improvements in prevention, early detection, and treatment...
  27. pmc Consortium analysis of 7 candidate SNPs for ovarian cancer
    Susan J Ramus
    Translational Research Laboratory, University College London EGA Institute for Women s Health, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 123:380-8. 2008
    ..These null results for SNPs identified from relatively large initial studies shows the importance of replicating associations by a consortium approach...
  28. doi A susceptibility locus for lung cancer maps to nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit genes on 15q25
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon 69008, France
    Nature 452:633-7. 2008
    ..Our results provide compelling evidence of a locus at 15q25 predisposing to lung cancer, and reinforce interest in nicotinic acetylcholine receptors as potential disease candidates and chemopreventative targets...
  29. doi Adulthood lifetime physical activity and breast cancer
    Beata Peplonska
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Epidemiology 19:226-36. 2008
    ..However, the effects of moderate activities, timing of activities, and intervening effects of other risk factors remain less clear...
  30. doi Sequence variants of NAT1 and NAT2 and other xenometabolic genes and risk of lung and aerodigestive tract cancers in Central Europe
    James D McKay
    Association for International Cancer Research, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:141-7. 2008
    ..We therefore conclude that, of the genetic variation studied, NAT1 gene was the most likely candidate to influence the risk of developing a tobacco-related cancer...
  31. doi Genetic variation in CYP17 and endometrial cancer risk
    Mia M Gaudet
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Hum Genet 123:155-62. 2008
    ..Further evaluation in consortia is necessary to confirm potential weak associations between common variation in CYP17 and endometrial cancer risk and to address the concern of publication bias...
  32. ncbi Common genetic variation in GATA-binding protein 3 and differential susceptibility to breast cancer by estrogen receptor alpha tumor status
    Montserrat Garcia-Closas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Room 7076, MSC 7234, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2269-75. 2007
    ..These differential associations are consistent with markedly different levels of GATA3 protein by ER status. Additional epidemiologic studies are needed to clarify these intriguing relationships...
  33. ncbi Oral health and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck and esophagus: results of two multicentric case-control studies
    Neela Guha
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1159-73. 2007
    ..18, 95% CI: 1.04, 4.59). These results indicate that periodontal disease (as indicated by poor condition of the mouth and missing teeth) and daily mouthwash use may be independent causes of cancers of the head, neck, and esophagus...
  34. ncbi Genetic polymorphisms in folate metabolism and the risk of stomach cancer
    Fang Fang Zhang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Advanced Technology Center, National Cancer Institute, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:115-21. 2007
    ..Our study did not identify strong genetic determinants in the folate metabolism pathway for stomach cancer risk...
  35. ncbi Genetic variation in tumor necrosis factor and lymphotoxin-alpha (TNF-LTA) and breast cancer risk
    Mia M Gaudet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Hum Genet 121:483-90. 2007
    ..Additional studies are required to replicate these findings and to determine whether rs361525 is a causative SNP or is a marker of a causative SNP...
  36. ncbi Estimating age-specific breast cancer risks: a descriptive tool to identify age interactions
    William F Anderson
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health, Executive Plaza South 8070, 6120 Executive Plaza Blvd, Rockville, MD 20892 7242, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:439-47. 2007
    ..Clarifying age-specific female breast cancer risks and interactions may provide important etiologic clues...
  37. ncbi Interleukin-8 polymorphisms are not associated with gastric cancer risk in a Polish population
    Sharon A Savage
    Section of Genomic Variation, Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Advanced Technology Center, 8717 Grovemont Circle, Bethesda, MD 20892 4605, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:589-91. 2006
  38. ncbi Genetic polymorphisms in base-excision repair pathway genes and risk of breast cancer
    Yawei Zhang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:353-8. 2006
    ..6; 95% CI, 1.1-2.4; P = 0.02). In conclusion, our results do not support that the polymorphisms evaluated in six BER pathway genes play a major role in breast carcinogenesis, particularly in Caucasian populations...
  39. ncbi Polymorphisms in DNA double-strand break repair genes and risk of breast cancer: two population-based studies in USA and Poland, and meta-analyses
    Montserrat Garcia-Closas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Room 7076, Rockville, MD 20952 7234, USA
    Hum Genet 119:376-88. 2006
    ..Evaluation of potential underlying gene-gene interactions or associations in population subgroups will require even larger sample sizes...
  40. ncbi Lung cancer risk and occupational exposure to meat and live animals
    Raika Durusoy
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 118:2543-7. 2006
    ..The authors identified a more consistent association with exposure to live animals...
  41. ncbi Effect of cruciferous vegetables on lung cancer in patients stratified by genetic status: a mendelian randomisation approach
    Paul Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet 366:1558-60. 2005
    ..These data provide strong evidence for a substantial protective effect of cruciferous vegetable consumption on lung cancer...
  42. ncbi Is the risk of lung cancer reduced among eczema patients?
    Marine Castaing
    Gene Environment Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 162:542-7. 2005
    ..This study provides further evidence for an inverse association between history of eczema and lung cancer risk, which is unlikely to be due to chance, bias, or confounding...
  43. ncbi Large-scale investigation of base excision repair genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer risk in a multicenter study
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:567-76. 2005
    ..We examined associations among four well-characterized polymorphisms of BER genes (OGG1 Ser326Cys, XRCC1 Arg194Trp, XRCC1 Arg280His, and XRCC1 Arg399Gln) and lung cancer risk...
  44. ncbi Selected DNA repair polymorphisms and gastric cancer in Poland
    Wen Yi Huang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Carcinogenesis 26:1354-9. 2005
    ..These results need replication in larger epidemiological studies of gastric cancer...
  45. ncbi No apparent association between genetic polymorphisms (-102 C>T) and (-9 T>C) in the human manganese superoxide dismutase gene and gastric cancer(1)
    Robert C G Martin
    Department of Surgery, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Surg Res 124:92-7. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate possible associations of the (-9 T>C) and (-102 C>T) polymorphisms with gastric cancer in a population-based case-control study conducted in Warsaw, Poland...
  46. ncbi Occupational X-ray examinations and lung cancer risk
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 115:263-7. 2005
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  47. ncbi Occupational exposure to vinyl chloride, acrylonitrile and styrene and lung cancer risk (europe)
    Ghislaine Scelo
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon 69008, France
    Cancer Causes Control 15:445-52. 2004
    ..Exposure to acrylonitrile was associated in our study with risk of lung cancer. Exposure to styrene does not seem to increase lung cancer risk...
  48. ncbi Loss of antigenicity in stored sections of breast cancer tissue microarrays
    Jennifer H Fergenbaum
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Executive Plaza South, Room 7080, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:667-72. 2004
    ..Improved methods for sectioning TMAs and storing tissue sections aimed at reducing loss of immunoreactivity are critical for the use of TMAs in epidemiological studies...
  49. ncbi Human papillomavirus and oral cancer: the International Agency for Research on Cancer multicenter study
    Rolando Herrero
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France rherrero amnet co cr
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1772-83. 2003
    ..To investigate these associations, we conducted a multicenter case-control study of cancer of the oral cavity and oropharynx in nine countries...
  50. ncbi No apparent association between NAT1 and NAT2 genotypes and risk of stomach cancer
    Qing Lan
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:384-6. 2003
  51. pmc The ATM missense mutation p.Ser49Cys (c.146C>G) and the risk of breast cancer
    Denise L Stredrick
    Laboratory of Population Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 5060, USA
    Hum Mutat 27:538-44. 2006
    ..S49C, may be breast cancer susceptibility alleles. Because of their low frequency, even larger sample sizes are required to more firmly establish these associations...
  52. ncbi High cumulative risk of lung cancer death among smokers and nonsmokers in Central and Eastern Europe
    Paul Brennan
    Group of Genetic Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1233-41. 2006
    ..This substantial reduction in risk among former smokers confirms that lung cancer mortality in Central Europe over the next three decades will be determined by the extent to which current smokers can successfully quit smoking...
  53. ncbi Comprehensive assessment of genetic variation of catechol-O-methyltransferase and breast cancer risk
    Mia M Gaudet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 7055, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Res 66:9781-5. 2006
    ..The suggestion of increased risk associated with a haplotype in the 3' UTR of COMT needs to be confirmed in independent study populations...
  54. pmc Occupational exposure to asbestos and man-made vitreous fibres and risk of lung cancer: a multicentre case-control study in Europe
    Rafael Carel
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Occup Environ Med 64:502-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the contribution of occupational exposure to asbestos and man-made vitreous fibres (MMVF) to lung cancer in high-risk populations in Europe...
  55. ncbi Lung cancer and occupation in nonsmokers: a multicenter case-control study in Europe
    Ariana Zeka
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Epidemiology 17:615-23. 2006
    ..Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the association between lung cancer and occupation independent of smoking...
  56. ncbi Construction and validation of tissue microarrays of ductal carcinoma in situ and terminal duct lobular units associated with invasive breast carcinoma
    Xiaohong Rose Yang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Diagn Mol Pathol 15:157-61. 2006
    ..Additional exploration of this approach is needed...
  57. ncbi DNA repair and cell cycle control genes and the risk of young-onset lung cancer
    Stefano Landi
    Dip Biologia Genetics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Cancer Res 66:11062-9. 2006
    ..38). Consideration of the relatively large number of markers assessed diminishes the significance of these findings; thus, these SNPs should be considered promising candidates for further investigation in other independent populations...
  58. ncbi Occupational exposure to crystalline silica and risk of lung cancer: a multicenter case-control study in Europe
    Adrian Cassidy
    Roy Castle Lung Cancer Research Programme, University of Liverpool Cancer Research Centre, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 18:36-43. 2007
    ..Relatively few large community-based studies have been conducted to investigate the lung cancer risk from exposure to silica at low levels, taking into account potential confounding factors...
  59. ncbi Sequence variants in cell cycle control pathway, X-ray exposure, and lung cancer risk: a multicenter case-control study in Central Europe
    Rayjean J Hung
    IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Res 66:8280-6. 2006
    ..However, a definite conclusion can only be drawn on replication by different studies among individuals who are highly exposed to IR...
  60. ncbi Genetic variation of Cytochrome P450 1B1 (CYP1B1) and risk of breast cancer among Polish women
    Mia M Gaudet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 16:547-53. 2006
    ..The present study provides strong evidence against the existence of a substantial overall association between common genetic variation in CYP1B1 and breast cancer risk...
  61. ncbi Intrauterine environment and breast cancer risk in a population-based case-control study in Poland
    Sue Kyung Park
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2136-41. 2006
    ..Our results add support to the growing evidence that some perinatal exposures may relate to breast cancer risk. Additional studies are needed to confirm associations and clarify the biologic mechanisms underlying these associations...
  62. ncbi Re: more data regarding the effects of passive smoking on breast cancer risk among younger women
    Jolanta Lissowska
    Int J Cancer 120:2517-8. 2007
  63. ncbi Mannose-binding lectin-2 genetic variation and stomach cancer risk
    Andrea Baccarelli
    EPOCA Epidemiology Research Centre, Maggiore Hospital IRCCS Foundation, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 119:1970-5. 2006
    ..6-7.6; p = 0.001). Our findings suggest that the codon 52 D MBL2 variant causing a cysteine > arginine replacement, but not B and C variants producing glycine substitutions, is specifically associated with gastric cancer risk...
  64. ncbi Lack of association between polymorphisms in inflammatory genes and lung cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:538-9. 2005
  65. ncbi Differences in risk factors for breast cancer molecular subtypes in a population-based study
    Xiaohong R Yang
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Room 7014, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:439-43. 2007
    ..Results from this study have shown that breast cancer risk factors may vary by molecular subtypes identified in expression studies, suggesting etiologic, in addition to clinical, heterogeneity of breast cancer...
  66. ncbi Folate-related genes and the risk of tobacco-related cancers in Central Europe
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372, 69008, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Carcinogenesis 28:1334-40. 2007
    ..These results support an important role of folate in protecting against tobacco-related cancers...
  67. ncbi Lack of association between -251 T>A polymorphism of IL8 and lung cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2457-8. 2005
  68. ncbi Variation in breast cancer hormone receptor and HER2 levels by etiologic factors: a population-based analysis
    Mark E Sherman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:1079-85. 2007
    ..07) for low PR and HER2 expression vs. OR = 1.78 (95% CI = 1.25-2.55) for high expression (p-heterogeneity = 0.001). PR and HER2 levels in breast cancer vary by BMI, suggesting a heterogeneous etiology for tumors related to these markers...
  69. ncbi Inherited predisposition of lung cancer: a hierarchical modeling approach to DNA repair and cell cycle control pathways
    Rayjean J Hung
    IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2736-44. 2007
    ..In particular, further investigation of OGG1, MGMT, and CHEK2 focusing on the genetic regions where the present markers are located or the haplotype blocks tightly linked with these markers might be warranted...
  70. ncbi Hormonal markers in breast cancer: coexpression, relationship with pathologic characteristics, and risk factor associations in a population-based study
    Xiaohong R Yang
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Cancer Res 67:10608-17. 2007
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