Lisa B Signorello

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Publications

  1. pmc Comparing diabetes prevalence between African Americans and Whites of similar socioeconomic status
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA lisa
    Am J Public Health 97:2260-7. 2007
  2. pmc Differences in the association between serum leptin levels and body mass index in black and white women: a report from the Southern Community Cohort Study
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 60:90-7. 2012
  3. pmc A prospective study of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d levels and mortality among African Americans and non-African Americans
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:171-9. 2013
  4. pmc Obesity and all-cause mortality among black adults and white adults
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:431-42. 2012
  5. pmc Congenital anomalies in the children of cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:239-45. 2012
  6. pmc Lung cancer risk among smokers of menthol cigarettes
    William J Blot
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Ste 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:810-6. 2011
  7. pmc Southern community cohort study: establishing a cohort to investigate health disparities
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:972-9. 2005
  8. pmc Sedentary and physically active behavior patterns among low-income African-American and white adults living in the southeastern United States
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e59975. 2013
  9. pmc Parity and breastfeeding in relation to obesity among black and white women in the southern community cohort study
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1323-32. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint A nationwide followup study of autoimmune and connective tissue disease among hip and knee implant patients
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 12:255-62. 2002

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Publications42

  1. pmc Comparing diabetes prevalence between African Americans and Whites of similar socioeconomic status
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA lisa
    Am J Public Health 97:2260-7. 2007
    ..We investigated whether racial disparities in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes exist beyond what may be attributable to differences in socioeconomic status (SES) and other modifiable risk factors...
  2. pmc Differences in the association between serum leptin levels and body mass index in black and white women: a report from the Southern Community Cohort Study
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 60:90-7. 2012
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  3. pmc A prospective study of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d levels and mortality among African Americans and non-African Americans
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:171-9. 2013
    ..These findings provide support for the hypothesis that vitamin D status may have an important influence on mortality for both African Americans and non-African Americans...
  4. pmc Obesity and all-cause mortality among black adults and white adults
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:431-42. 2012
    ..89, 1.43) and 0.87 (95% CI: 0.72, 1.04) for black males and black females, respectively). In this large cohort, obesity in mid-to-late adulthood among blacks was not associated with the same excess mortality risk seen among whites...
  5. pmc Congenital anomalies in the children of cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:239-45. 2012
    ..This question has been inadequately studied to date because of a lack of detailed individual treatment exposure assessment such as gonadal radiation doses...
  6. pmc Lung cancer risk among smokers of menthol cigarettes
    William J Blot
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Ste 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:810-6. 2011
    ..The Food and Drug Administration is currently considering whether to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes in the United States...
  7. pmc Southern community cohort study: establishing a cohort to investigate health disparities
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:972-9. 2005
    ..To demonstrate the methods of recruitment of a low-income, predominantly African-American study population for the Southern Community Cohort Study (SCCS), a prospective epidemiologic investigation of racial disparities in cancer risk...
  8. pmc Sedentary and physically active behavior patterns among low-income African-American and white adults living in the southeastern United States
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e59975. 2013
    ..These results indicate that public health campaigns should focus on both reducing sedentary behavior and increasing physical activity in all adult US populations...
  9. pmc Parity and breastfeeding in relation to obesity among black and white women in the southern community cohort study
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1323-32. 2009
    ..This research sought to describe associations among parity, breastfeeding, and adult obesity in black and white women in the southeastern United States...
  10. ncbi request reprint A nationwide followup study of autoimmune and connective tissue disease among hip and knee implant patients
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 12:255-62. 2002
    ..After long-term followup, the associations we observed with polyarteritis nodosa and fibrositis could be the basis for future investigations...
  11. pmc Biochemical validation of food frequency questionnaire-estimated carotenoid, alpha-tocopherol, and folate intakes among African Americans and non-Hispanic Whites in the Southern Community Cohort Study
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD20850, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:488-97. 2010
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  12. pmc Sedentary behavior, physical activity, and likelihood of breast cancer among Black and White women: a report from the Southern Community Cohort Study
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 6:566-76. 2013
    ..Differences in these associations between Black and White women require further investigation. Reducing sedentary behavior and increasing physical activity are potentially independent targets for breast cancer prevention interventions...
  13. pmc A multi-stage approach to maximizing geocoding success in a large population-based cohort study through automated and interactive processes
    Jennifer S Sonderman
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Geospat Health 6:273-84. 2012
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  14. pmc Reproducibility of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d and vitamin D-binding protein levels over time in a prospective cohort study of black and white adults
    Jennifer S Sonderman
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:615-21. 2012
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  15. pmc Stillbirth and neonatal death in relation to radiation exposure before conception: a retrospective cohort study
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Lancet 376:624-30. 2010
    ..By studying the risk of untoward pregnancy outcomes, we indirectly assessed the risk of transmission of germline damage to the offspring of survivors of childhood cancer who were given radiotherapy and chemotherapy...
  16. pmc Adult weight gain and diabetes among African American and white adults in southeastern US communities
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Prev Med 49:476-81. 2009
    ..To examine associations between adult weight gain and diabetes among African Americans and Whites...
  17. pmc Obesity and colorectal cancer screening among black and white adults
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:709-16. 2012
    ..To examine whether body mass index is associated with reduced colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in a large population of black and white adults...
  18. pmc Racial differences in serum cotinine levels of smokers
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Dis Markers 27:187-92. 2009
    ..We conclude that differences in cotinine levels among smokers suggest racial variation in exposure to and/or metabolism of tobacco smoke constituents, but our findings do not support a role for menthol preference in this disparity...
  19. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study of mortality among adults prescribed paracetamol in Denmark
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:796-801. 2003
    ..We examined overall and cause-specific mortality in a population-based cohort of individuals prescribed paracetamol. We evaluated rates of death due to liver and renal disease, cancer, and other major causes of death...
  20. ncbi request reprint Confounding by indication: implications for implant research
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:63-8. 2003
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  21. pmc Individual and neighborhood-level socioeconomic characteristics in relation to smoking prevalence among black and white adults in the Southeastern United States: a cross-sectional study
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:877. 2011
    ..Recent work has examined whether neighborhood-level SES may affect smoking behavior independently from individual-level measures. However, few comparisons of neighborhood-level effects on smoking by race and gender are available...
  22. pmc Female survivors of childhood cancer: preterm birth and low birth weight among their children
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Ste 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1453-61. 2006
    ..We investigated whether children of female childhood cancer survivors are at elevated risk of being born preterm or exhibiting restricted fetal growth and evaluated the associations of different cancer treatments on these outcomes...
  23. pmc Estimating nutrient intake from a food frequency questionnaire: incorporating the elements of race and geographic region
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:104-11. 2009
    ..These types of refinements in nutrient databases can be considered a means of enhancing the accuracy of dietary estimation using FFQs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Obesity and recent mammography use among black and white women in the Southern Community Cohort Study (United States)
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:765-73. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between obesity and mammography use in a large population of black and white women...
  25. ncbi request reprint Incidence of cancer among patients with knee implants in Sweden, 1980-1994
    Jon P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Cancer 94:3057-62. 2002
    ..We investigated cancer occurrence in a nationwide population-based cohort of 30,011 patients who underwent knee replacement surgery in Sweden from 1980 to 1994...
  26. pmc Common variation in vitamin D pathway genes predicts circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D Levels among African Americans
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e28623. 2011
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  27. ncbi request reprint Single leg separation prevalence among explanted Björk-Shiley prosthetic heart valves
    William J Blot
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:657-61. 2007
    ..Limited data are available on the prevalence of single leg separations (SLS) of the valves' outlet struts, a potential precursor to complete valve fracture...
  28. ncbi request reprint The reliability of dietary data for self- and next-of-kin respondents
    Jon P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:278-83. 2002
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  29. ncbi request reprint Maternal caffeine consumption and spontaneous abortion: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Epidemiology 15:229-39. 2004
    ..Until studies can overcome these limitations, evidence for a causal link between caffeine and spontaneous abortion will remain inconclusive...
  30. ncbi request reprint Confounding by indication in epidemiologic studies of commonly used analgesics
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Ther 9:199-205. 2002
    ..In this article we review examples from the published literature to demonstrate how confounding by indication can affect the findings of pharmacoepidemiologic studies relating analgesic use to various health outcomes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Obesity and prostate cancer screening among African-American and Caucasian men
    Jay H Fowke
    Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Prostate 66:1371-80. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship between obesity and PSA testing, and evaluated the role of prior diagnoses and disease screening on PSA testing patterns...
  32. pmc Race and socioeconomic status are independently associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Jay H Fowke
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 1738, USA
    J Urol 180:2091-6; discussion 2096. 2008
    ..We investigated racial differences in and surgical intervention for benign prostatic hyperplasia in a large and predominantly low income population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Mammography use in the Southern Community Cohort Study (United States)
    Yong Cui
    Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:102-17. 2007
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  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of obesity and height on prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and percentage of free PSA levels among African-American and Caucasian men
    Jay H Fowke
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Cancer 107:2361-7. 2006
    ..The association between body mass index (BMI) and height on PSA and percentage of free PSA (%fPSA) was investigated within AA and CA men without a prior prostate cancer diagnosis...
  35. pmc Use of colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy among African Americans and whites in a low-income population
    Neeraja B Peterson
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A28. 2008
  36. doi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency among African-Americans in the southeastern United States: implications for cancer disparities (United States)
    Kathleen M Egan
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:527-35. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence and predictors of vitamin D insufficiency among black and white adult residents of the southern US...
  37. pmc Correlates of high serum C-reactive protein levels in a socioeconomically disadvantaged population
    Xianglan Zhang
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Dis Markers 24:351-9. 2008
    ..Moreover, inflammatory response to obesity differed by race and sex, which may contribute to CVD disparities...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer screening between low-income African-American and Caucasian men
    Jay H Fowke
    Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Urol Oncol 23:333-40. 2005
    ..We investigated racial differences in prostate cancer screening according to age and socioeconomic and demographic indices in a large and predominantly low-income population...
  39. ncbi request reprint Separate estimates of portion size were not essential for energy and nutrient estimation: results from the Southern Community Cohort food-frequency questionnaire pilot study
    David G Schlundt
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:245-51. 2007
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  40. pmc Colonoscopy screening in African Americans and Whites with affected first-degree relatives
    Harvey J Murff
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:625-31. 2008
    ..Racial differences in colon cancer mortality could be related to variations in screening of increased-risk individuals...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of caffeine exposure during pregnancy on birth weight and gestational age
    Britt Clausson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 155:429-36. 2002
    ..These results do not support an association between moderate caffeine consumption and reduced birth weight, gestational age, or fetal growth...
  42. ncbi request reprint A decline in breast-cancer incidence
    Lisa B Signorello
    N Engl J Med 357:512-3; author reply 513. 2007