Sugantha Govindarajan

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Affiliation: National University of Singapore
Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. pmc Gender-specific associations between soy and risk of hip fracture in the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Woon Puay Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Epidemiol 170:901-9. 2009
  2. pmc Body mass index and smoking-related lung cancer risk in the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    W P Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Br J Cancer 102:610-4. 2010
  3. pmc Diabetes and risk of hip fracture in the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Woon Puay Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Diabetes Care 33:1766-70. 2010
  4. pmc Aromatase (CYP19) promoter gene polymorphism and risk of nonviral hepatitis-related hepatocellular carcinoma
    Woon Puay Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Cancer 117:3383-92. 2011
  5. pmc Glutathione S-transferase (GST) gene polymorphisms, cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer risk among Chinese in Singapore
    Woon Puay Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Carcinogenesis 32:1507-11. 2011
  6. pmc Combined effects of MDM2 SNP309 and TP53 R72P polymorphisms, and soy isoflavones on breast cancer risk among Chinese women in Singapore
    Woon Puay Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, MD3, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:1011-9. 2011
  7. pmc Smoking as an independent risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma: the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    W P Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, MD3, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Br J Cancer 105:1430-5. 2011

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Publications7

  1. pmc Gender-specific associations between soy and risk of hip fracture in the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Woon Puay Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Epidemiol 170:901-9. 2009
    ..8 mg/1,000 kcal/day), those in the second-fourth quartiles exhibited 21%-36% reductions in risk (all P < 0.036). Risk levels were comparable across the second, third, and fourth quartiles of soy intake categories...
  2. pmc Body mass index and smoking-related lung cancer risk in the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    W P Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Br J Cancer 102:610-4. 2010
    ..Smokers with low body mass index (BMI) may be more susceptible to lung cancer...
  3. pmc Diabetes and risk of hip fracture in the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Woon Puay Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Diabetes Care 33:1766-70. 2010
    ..Asian populations are documenting rapid increases in the rates of diabetes and hip fracture, but there are no prospective data linking both diseases in Asian studies. We investigated this association among a cohort of Chinese in Singapore...
  4. pmc Aromatase (CYP19) promoter gene polymorphism and risk of nonviral hepatitis-related hepatocellular carcinoma
    Woon Puay Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Cancer 117:3383-92. 2011
    ..Hepatic aromatase level and activity have been shown to be markedly elevated in HCC. Aromatase expression in liver tumors is driven by a promoter upstream of CYP19 exon I.6...
  5. pmc Glutathione S-transferase (GST) gene polymorphisms, cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer risk among Chinese in Singapore
    Woon Puay Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Carcinogenesis 32:1507-11. 2011
    ..Our data indicate an important role for GST enzymes in the detoxification of colorectal carcinogens in tobacco smoke...
  6. pmc Combined effects of MDM2 SNP309 and TP53 R72P polymorphisms, and soy isoflavones on breast cancer risk among Chinese women in Singapore
    Woon Puay Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, MD3, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:1011-9. 2011
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  7. pmc Smoking as an independent risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma: the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    W P Koh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, MD3, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Br J Cancer 105:1430-5. 2011
    ..Given the close correlation between smoking and alcohol intake in most epidemiologic studies, it is difficult to exclude the residual confounding effect of alcohol in the association between smoking and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...