Ellen T Chang

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Seasonal variation in the diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma in Sweden
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 115:127-30. 2005
  2. ncbi Family history of hematopoietic malignancy and risk of lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1466-74. 2005
  3. ncbi Alcohol drinking and risk of localized versus advanced and sporadic versus familial prostate cancer in Sweden
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 16:275-84. 2005
  4. ncbi Alcohol intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 15:1067-76. 2004
  5. ncbi Dietary factors and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma in men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:512-20. 2005
  6. ncbi Body mass index and risk of malignant lymphoma in Scandinavian men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:210-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Number of siblings and risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1236-43. 2004
  8. ncbi Dietary intake of phytoestrogens, estrogen receptor-beta polymorphisms and the risk of prostate cancer
    Maria Hedelin
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Prostate 66:1512-20. 2006
  9. ncbi Autoimmune and chronic inflammatory disorders and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma by subtype
    Karin Ekstrom Smedby
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:51-60. 2006
  10. ncbi Childhood social environment and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adults
    Karin Ekstrom Smedby
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Res 67:11074-82. 2007

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Publications44

  1. ncbi Seasonal variation in the diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma in Sweden
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 115:127-30. 2005
    ..The seasonal pattern in HL diagnosis among young adults and boys is consistent with an infectious origin, whereas the results among older adults neither support nor dispute the possibility of an infectious etiology in this age group...
  2. ncbi Family history of hematopoietic malignancy and risk of lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1466-74. 2005
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  3. ncbi Alcohol drinking and risk of localized versus advanced and sporadic versus familial prostate cancer in Sweden
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 16:275-84. 2005
    ..It is unknown whether the association of alcohol consumption with prostate cancer risk varies between localized and advanced cases, or between sporadic and familial cases...
  4. ncbi Alcohol intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 15:1067-76. 2004
    ..The effect of alcohol intake on risk of NHL is unclear. We therefore conducted a population-based case-control study to examine the association between alcohol and NHL risk...
  5. ncbi Dietary factors and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma in men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:512-20. 2005
    ..Diet could influence NHL risk by modulating the immune system, although evidence is limited. We did a population-based case-control study to determine whether differences in diet were associated with NHL risk...
  6. ncbi Body mass index and risk of malignant lymphoma in Scandinavian men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:210-8. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi Number of siblings and risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1236-43. 2004
    ..In contrast, HL among children and older adults may be associated with earlier childhood infection. This study examines the associations of HL risk with having older or younger siblings...
  8. ncbi Dietary intake of phytoestrogens, estrogen receptor-beta polymorphisms and the risk of prostate cancer
    Maria Hedelin
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Prostate 66:1512-20. 2006
    ..Because phytoestrogens bind tightly to the estrogen receptor-beta, we conducted an epidemiologic investigation of synergistic effects between phytoestrogen intake and estrogen receptor-beta gene polymorphisms...
  9. ncbi Autoimmune and chronic inflammatory disorders and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma by subtype
    Karin Ekstrom Smedby
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:51-60. 2006
    ..Because different NHL subtypes develop at different stages of lymphocyte differentiation, associations of autoimmune and inflammatory disorders with specific NHL subtypes could lead to a better understanding of lymphomagenic mechanisms...
  10. ncbi Childhood social environment and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adults
    Karin Ekstrom Smedby
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Res 67:11074-82. 2007
    ..Effect mechanisms may be related to early age at onset and high frequency of specific infections or total microbial exposure in childhood...
  11. ncbi Association of frequent consumption of fatty fish with prostate cancer risk is modified by COX-2 polymorphism
    Maria Hedelin
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 120:398-405. 2007
    ..Frequent consumption of fatty fish and marine fatty acids appears to reduce the risk of prostate cancer, and this association is modified by genetic variation in the COX-2 gene...
  12. ncbi Reliability of self-reported family history of cancer in a large case-control study of lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:61-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the reliability of self-reported data, we analyzed questionnaire and registry-based data on familial cancer from a population-based case-control study of malignant lymphoma...
  13. ncbi Nutrient intake and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1222-32. 2006
    ..Nutrients that affect inflammation, vitamin D activity, oxidative DNA damage, or DNA methylation may be associated with risk of NHL...
  14. ncbi Medication use and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 162:965-74. 2005
    ..However, most of the medications examined were not associated with NHL risk...
  15. ncbi Variation in DNA repair genes ERCC2, XRCC1, and XRCC3 and risk of follicular lymphoma
    Karin Ekstrom Smedby
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:258-65. 2006
    ..The link between skin cancer and follicular lymphoma is unlikely to be mediated through common variation in the studied DNA repair gene polymorphisms...
  16. doi Genetic variation in chromosomal translocation breakpoint and immune function genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Pia Fernberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 21:759-69. 2010
    ..Chromosomal translocation breakpoint genes are of interest, given their documented involvement in lymphoma progression...
  17. ncbi Sex- and kindred-specific familial risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2496-9. 2007
    ..5 (95% CI, 1.2-1.9). Our results suggest that part of the familial risk of NHL may be attributable to shared environmental exposures, particularly between same-sex siblings...
  18. ncbi Dietary phytoestrogen, serum enterolactone and risk of prostate cancer: the cancer prostate Sweden study (Sweden)
    Maria Hedelin
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 17:169-80. 2006
    ..Based on evidence that phytoestrogens may protect against prostate cancer, we evaluated the associations between serum enterolactone concentration or dietary phytoestrogen intake and risk of prostate cancer...
  19. doi Lifestyle factors, autoimmune disease and family history in prognosis of non-hodgkin lymphoma overall and subtypes
    Julia F Simard
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 132:2659-66. 2013
    ..Further investigations are needed to determine how these factors should be incorporated into clinical prognostic assessment...
  20. doi Enigmatic sex disparities in cancer incidence
    Gustaf Edgren
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:187-96. 2012
    ..Thus, the basis of many of the largest sex disparities in cancer incidence seems mostly unknown, highlighting the need for intensified research into its origins...
  21. ncbi Cancer risk among patients with condylomata acuminata
    Caroline Nordenvall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 119:888-93. 2006
    ..In conclusion, condylomata acuminata are strongly associated with increased risk of cancers of the vulva, vagina, penis and anus, as well as some nonanogenital malignancies, but not invasive cervical cancer...
  22. pmc GWAS of follicular lymphoma reveals allelic heterogeneity at 6p21.32 and suggests shared genetic susceptibility with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    Karin E Smedby
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS Genet 7:e1001378. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that the HLA class II region plays a complex yet important role in NHL...
  23. doi Hepatitis C infection and risk of malignant lymphoma
    Claudia Schöllkopf
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 122:1885-90. 2008
    ..7 (0.2-16.2; n = 3) for NHL overall. Our findings from a population with a low prevalence of HCV suggest a positive association between HCV and risk of NHL, in particular of B-cell origin...
  24. pmc Borrelia infection and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Claudia Schöllkopf
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Blood 111:5524-9. 2008
    ..2 [2.0-8.9]). Our observations suggest a previously unreported association between B. burgdorferi infection and risk of mantle cell lymphoma...
  25. ncbi Cigarette smoking and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma: a population-based case-control study
    Henrik Hjalgrim
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, University of Copenhagen, Artillerivej 5, DK 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1561-6. 2007
    ..The conflicting finding may reflect etiologic heterogeneity between HL subtypes, warranting further characterization of the relationship...
  26. pmc Lung cancer incidence in never smokers
    Heather A Wakelee
    Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:472-8. 2007
    ..However, data on this topic, particularly lung cancer incidence rates in never smokers, are limited...
  27. ncbi Body size, physical activity, and risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma in women
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, Suite 300, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1095-101. 2006
    ..These findings show that in women, body size and strenuous physical activity, both modifiable characteristics, are associated with HL risk in adult life possibly through immunologic, infectious, or genetic mechanisms...
  28. ncbi Aspirin and the risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma in a population-based case-control study
    Ellen T Chang
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:305-15. 2004
    ..We examined the association between regular analgesic use and the risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  29. ncbi Atopy and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Mads Melbye
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, 5 Artillerivej, DK 2300 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:158-66. 2007
    ..We investigated this association in a population-based case-control study and in a prospective study with prediagnostic blood specimens...
  30. ncbi Childhood social environment and Hodgkin's lymphoma: new findings from a population-based case-control study
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1361-70. 2004
    ..This study examines the current role of childhood social environment in the development of Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  31. ncbi Alcohol consumption and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a pooled analysis
    Lindsay M Morton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Lancet Oncol 6:469-76. 2005
    ..We aimed to assess the role of alcohol consumption in NHL with sufficient sample size to analyse by both type of alcoholic beverage and disease subtype...
  32. pmc Racial/ethnic variation in EBV-positive classical Hodgkin lymphoma in California populations
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:1499-507. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi Re: Zinc supplement use and risk of prostate cancer
    Ellen T Chang
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1108; author reply 1108-9. 2004
  34. pmc Wine and other alcohol consumption and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:91-103. 2007
    ..Whether alcohol consumption influences ovarian cancer risk is unclear. Therefore, we investigated the association between alcohol intake at various ages and risk of ovarian cancer...
  35. ncbi Heterogeneity of risk factors and antibody profiles in epstein-barr virus genome-positive and -negative hodgkin lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:2271-81. 2004
    ..Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) tumors that contain the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) genome may differ etiologically from EBV-negative HL tumors...
  36. pmc Dietary patterns and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:285-91. 2008
    ..Overall, our results show no convincing associations between dietary patterns and ovarian cancer risk...
  37. ncbi Making sense of seasonal fluctuations in lymphoma diagnosis
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 48:223-4. 2007
  38. pmc Recent breast cancer trends among Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and African-American women in the US: changes by tumor subtype
    Amelia K Hausauer
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R90. 2007
    ....
  39. pmc Diet and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:802-13. 2007
    ..Although dietary consumption of isoflavones may be associated with decreased ovarian cancer risk, most dietary factors are unlikely to play a major role in ovarian cancer development...
  40. ncbi Understanding the validity of self-reported positive family history of lymphoma in extended families to facilitate genetic epidemiology and clinical practice
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 48:1110-8. 2007
    ..Thus, familial HL reported by HL patients and controls is highly likely to be lymphoma even in extended family members but less likely to be HL per se. Validity may vary with the subject's family size and medical history...
  41. ncbi The non-Hodgkin lymphomas: a review of the epidemiologic literature
    Dominik D Alexander
    Exponent Health Sciences Group, Exponent, Inc, Wood Dale, IL, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1-39. 2007
    ..The extent to which the etiology of NHL types may differ is important to resolve in ongoing and future studies...
  42. pmc The burden of liver cancer in Asians and Pacific Islanders in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, 1990 through 2004
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer 109:2100-8. 2007
    ..In this study, liver cancer incidence trends were evaluated in Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese men and women in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area of California between 1990 and 2004...
  43. ncbi Infectious mononucleosis, childhood social environment, and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma
    Henrik Hjalgrim
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, University of Copenhagen, Artillerivej 5, DK 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    Cancer Res 67:2382-8. 2007
    ..68; 95% CI, 1.40-5.12). We found further evidence that IM is associated only with EBV-positive HL. This finding is compatible with the notion that EBV-positive and EBV-negative HL may have different etiologies...
  44. ncbi Sex differences in lung-cancer susceptibility: a smoke screen?
    Heather A Wakelee
    Lancet Oncol 9:609-10. 2008