Sabine Rohrmann

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Calcium intake and serum concentration in relation to risk of cardiovascular death in NHANES III
    Mieke Van Hemelrijck
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Division of Cancer Studies, School of Medicine, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e61037. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Inverse association between circulating vitamin D and mortality--dependent on sex and cause of death?
    S Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Unit of Demography and Health Statistics, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 23:960-6. 2013
  3. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
  4. pmc Should we go nuts about nuts?
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:165. 2013
  5. pmc Smoking and the risk of prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    S Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 108:708-14. 2013
  6. pmc Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:63. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Meat and fish consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 132:617-24. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The association of education with long-term weight change in the EPIC-PANACEA cohort
    S Rohrmann
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:957-63. 2012
  9. pmc Concentrations of IGF-I and IGFBP-3 and pancreatic cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    S Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 106:1004-10. 2012
  10. pmc The impact of social status inconsistency on cardiovascular risk factors, myocardial infarction and stroke in the EPIC-Heidelberg cohort
    Stefanie Braig
    Ulm University, Institute of Epidemiology and Medical Biometry, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:104. 2011

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Publications76

  1. pmc Calcium intake and serum concentration in relation to risk of cardiovascular death in NHANES III
    Mieke Van Hemelrijck
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Division of Cancer Studies, School of Medicine, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e61037. 2013
    ..By assessing dietary intake, use of supplements, and serum levels of calcium, we aimed to disentangle this link in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Inverse association between circulating vitamin D and mortality--dependent on sex and cause of death?
    S Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Unit of Demography and Health Statistics, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 23:960-6. 2013
    ..We examined the association between concentration of circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D], a marker of vitamin D status, and all-cause as well as cause-specific mortality...
  3. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
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  4. pmc Should we go nuts about nuts?
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:165. 2013
    ..Please see related research: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7015/11/164. ..
  5. pmc Smoking and the risk of prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    S Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 108:708-14. 2013
    ..Smoking is not associated with prostate cancer incidence in most studies, but associations between smoking and fatal prostate cancer have been reported...
  6. pmc Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:63. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association of red meat, processed meat, and poultry consumption with the risk of early death in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  7. doi request reprint Meat and fish consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 132:617-24. 2013
    ..The positive association of poultry consumption with pancreatic cancer might be a chance finding as it contradicts most previous findings...
  8. doi request reprint The association of education with long-term weight change in the EPIC-PANACEA cohort
    S Rohrmann
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:957-63. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the association between educational attainment and weight change during adult life in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  9. pmc Concentrations of IGF-I and IGFBP-3 and pancreatic cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    S Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 106:1004-10. 2012
    ..Information on their role in pancreatic cancer is limited and was examined here in a case-control study nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition...
  10. pmc The impact of social status inconsistency on cardiovascular risk factors, myocardial infarction and stroke in the EPIC-Heidelberg cohort
    Stefanie Braig
    Ulm University, Institute of Epidemiology and Medical Biometry, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:104. 2011
    ..Therefore, we aimed to analyze the relationship between cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and status inconsistency. Another target was to assess the influence of behaviour related risk factors on this association...
  11. pmc Body fatness and sex steroid hormone concentrations in US men: results from NHANES III
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1141-51. 2011
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  12. pmc The prevalence of low sex steroid hormone concentrations in men in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 75:232-9. 2011
    ..Physiologic processes during ageing leading to multi-morbidity and diseases that increase risk of premature death may be influenced by ageing-associated changes in endogenous hormone production...
  13. doi request reprint Concentrations of IGF-I and IGFBP-3 and brain tumor risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2174-82. 2011
    ..Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-I) is important in normal brain development but in the adult brain, IGF-I overexpression may be a risk factor for tumor development...
  14. doi request reprint Consumption of meat and dairy and lymphoma risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 128:623-34. 2011
    ..Chance is a plausible explanation of the observed associations, which need to be confirmed in further studies...
  15. doi request reprint Effects of phenotypes in heterocyclic aromatic amine (HCA) metabolism-related genes on the association of HCA intake with the risk of colorectal adenomas
    Aline Barbir
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1429-42. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess effect modification by polymorphisms in the HCA-metabolizing genes on the association of HCA intake with colorectal adenoma (CRA) risk, which are precursors of CRC...
  16. doi request reprint Consistency of vitamin and/or mineral supplement use and demographic, lifestyle and health-status predictors: findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Heidelberg cohort
    Kuanrong Li
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Nutr 104:1058-64. 2010
    ..We concluded that supplement use is a fairly unstable behaviour in free-living individuals. Individuals with a favourable lifestyle and healthier diet are more likely to show consistent supplementation...
  17. pmc The INSIG2 rs7566605 polymorphism is not associated with body mass index and breast cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 10:563. 2010
    ..BMI is considered to be one of the measures of choice to evaluate body fatness and there is evidence that body fatness is related with an increased risk of breast cancer (BC)...
  18. doi request reprint Level of education and the risk of lymphoma in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Silke Hermann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology C020, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 136:71-7. 2010
    ..We explored the association between education and the incidence of lymphoma in the prospective EPIC study...
  19. ncbi request reprint Vitamin/mineral supplementation and cancer, cardiovascular, and all-cause mortality in a German prospective cohort (EPIC-Heidelberg)
    Kuanrong Li
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 51:407-13. 2012
    ..To prospectively evaluate the association of vitamin/mineral supplementation with cancer, cardiovascular, and all-cause mortality...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and lymphoma risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology C020, German Cancer Research Centre, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 18:537-49. 2007
    ..The best-established risk factors are related to dys-regulation of immune function, and evidence suggests that factors such as dietary or lifestyle habits may be involved in the etiology...
  21. doi request reprint Serum sex steroid hormones and frailty in older American men of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Monika Eichholzer
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Aging Male 15:208-15. 2012
    ..To determine whether frailty is associated with circulating total and free testosterone, total and free estradiol, and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) in older men...
  22. ncbi request reprint Meat consumption and prospective weight change in participants of the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne Claire Vergnaud
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:398-407. 2010
    ..Meat intake may be related to weight gain because of its high energy and fat content. Some observational studies have shown that meat consumption is positively associated with weight gain, but intervention studies have shown mixed results...
  23. doi request reprint Heterocyclic aromatic amine [HCA] intake and prostate cancer risk: effect modification by genetic variants
    Mieke Van Hemelrijck
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Division of Cancer Studies, London, UK
    Nutr Cancer 64:704-13. 2012
    ..02). Despite limitations due to study size, we conclude that the association between HCA intake and PCa risk could be modified by polymorphisms of GSTT1, GSTM1, and MnSOD...
  24. pmc Association of urinary phytoestrogen concentrations with serum concentrations of prostate-specific antigen in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Esther Walser-Domjan
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Nutr Cancer 65:813-9. 2013
    ..In generally healthy U.S. men, 40+ yr old without a diagnosis of prostate cancer, urinary isoflavone, and lignan concentrations were not associated with serum PSA level. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Smoking and lymphoma risk in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Alexandra Nieters
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1081-9. 2008
    ..Future analysis should involve viral biomarkers and genetic susceptibility markers to elucidate potential mechanisms of smoking-induced carcinogenesis, particularly for Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  26. doi request reprint Effects of selenium status, dietary glucosinolate intake and serum glutathione S-transferase α activity on the risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Monika Eichholzer
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine University of Zurich, Z urich, Switzerland
    BJU Int 110:E879-85. 2012
    ..Modifiable factors may also play a role. In the present study, before this antioxidant can be recommended as a preventive measure...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and diet in people using dietary supplements: a German cohort study
    Annika Reinert
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 46:165-73. 2007
    ..The use of dietary supplements is often associated with a healthy lifestyle. Due to high variation in supplementation practice by country, these associations will be investigated in a large German cohort study...
  28. doi request reprint Serum undercarboxylated osteocalcin as biomarker of vitamin K intake and risk of prostate cancer: a nested case-control study in the Heidelberg cohort of the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Katharina Nimptsch
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, Heidelberg DE 69120, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:49-56. 2009
    ..37). The increased risks of advanced-stage and high-grade prostate cancer with higher serum ucOC/iOC ratio strengthen the findings for dietary menaquinone intake...
  29. doi request reprint Dietary vitamin K intake in relation to cancer incidence and mortality: results from the Heidelberg cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Heidelberg)
    Katharina Nimptsch
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1348-58. 2010
    ..Anticarcinogenic activities of vitamin K have been observed in animal and cell studies...
  30. pmc Association of serum calcium with serum sex steroid hormones in men in NHANES III
    Mieke Van Hemelrijck
    Division of Cancer Studies, Cancer Epidemiology Group, School of Medicine, King s College London, London, UK
    Aging Male 16:151-8. 2013
    ..We studied serum calcium and sex steroid hormones in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Better risk assessment with glycated hemoglobin instead of cholesterol in CVD risk prediction charts
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:551-5. 2013
    ..75 %; 0.0484; 0, reference). Differences between models with cholesterol and glucose or A1C were statistically significant. This study suggests the use of A1C instead of cholesterol parameters in charts to assess CVD risk. ..
  32. pmc Adiposity, hormone replacement therapy use and breast cancer risk by age and hormone receptor status: a large prospective cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld TP4, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R76. 2012
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and lung cancer risk: updated information from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Jakob Linseisen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 121:1103-14. 2007
    ..In addition to an overall inverse association with fruit intake, the results of this evaluation add evidence for a significant inverse association of vegetable consumption and lung cancer incidence in smokers...
  34. doi request reprint The association of circulating adiponectin levels with pancreatic cancer risk: a study within the prospective EPIC cohort
    Verena A Grote
    German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 130:2428-37. 2012
    ..Therefore, further studies are needed to clarify the role of adiponectin in pancreatic cancer development...
  35. pmc Ability of a biomarker-based score to predict death from circulatory disease and cancer in NHANES III
    Mieke Van Hemelrijck
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Division of Cancer Studies, Cancer Epidemiology Group, Research Oncology, Guy s Hospital, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:895. 2012
    ..We replicated this in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), a US nationally representative survey conducted between 1988-1994...
  36. doi request reprint Associations of dietary calcium intake and calcium supplementation with myocardial infarction and stroke risk and overall cardiovascular mortality in the Heidelberg cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study (EPIC-Hei
    Kuanrong Li
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Heart 98:920-5. 2012
    ..However, findings of an ultimately decreased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) are limited. Instead, recent evidence warns that taking calcium supplements might increase myocardial infarction (MI) risk...
  37. doi request reprint Physical activity and risk of breast cancer overall and by hormone receptor status: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Karen Steindorf
    Unit of Physical Activity and Cancer, Divisions of Environmental Epidemiology and Preventive Oncology, German Cancer Research Center, DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 132:1667-78. 2013
    ..Heterogeneities by receptor status indicate hormone-related mechanisms...
  38. doi request reprint Heterocyclic aromatic amine intake increases colorectal adenoma risk: findings from a prospective European cohort study
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1418-24. 2009
    ..Heterocyclic aromatic amines (HCAs), which arise from cooking meat and fish at high temperatures, may increase the risk of colorectal adenomas. Conversely, flavonoids might counteract the negative effects of HCAs...
  39. ncbi request reprint Intake of heterocyclic aromatic amines from meat in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Heidelberg cohort
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Nutr 98:1112-5. 2007
    ..The present study offers the opportunity of a detailed examination of the associations between meat cooking as well as HCA intake from meat and cancer risk in a prospective way...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dietary glucosinolate intake, polymorphisms in selected biotransformation enzymes, and risk of prostate cancer
    Astrid Steinbrecher
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:135-43. 2010
    ..This information will help to further elucidate the mechanism of action of potentially protective substances in vivo...
  41. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors, obesity and the risk of colorectal adenomas in EPIC-Heidelberg
    Silke Hermann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology C020, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1397-408. 2009
    ..We investigated the association of lifestyle and obesity with colorectal adenoma risk in a prospective setting...
  42. pmc Obesity, inflammatory markers, and endometrial cancer risk: a prospective case-control study
    Laure Dossus
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, Heidelberg, Germany
    Endocr Relat Cancer 17:1007-19. 2010
    ..We provided epidemiological evidence that chronic inflammation might mediate the association between obesity and endometrial cancer and that endometrial carcinogenesis could be promoted by an inflammatory milieu...
  43. ncbi request reprint Ethanol intake and risk of lung cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1103-14. 2006
    ..Although there was no overall association between ethanol intake and risk of lung cancer, the authors cannot rule out a lower risk for moderate consumption and a possibly increased risk for high lifelong consumption...
  44. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of vitamin K and risk of prostate cancer in the Heidelberg cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Heidelberg)
    Katharina Nimptsch
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:985-92. 2008
    ..Epidemiologic studies linking dietary intake of vitamin K with the development of prostate cancer have not yet been conducted...
  45. ncbi request reprint Serum estrogen, but not testosterone, levels differ between black and white men in a nationally representative sample of Americans
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2519-25. 2007
    ..Previous studies comparing hormone levels by race might have been limited by size, restricted age variation, or lack of representation of the general population...
  46. pmc Social inequalities and mortality in Europe--results from a large multi-national cohort
    Valentina Gallo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e39013. 2012
    ..The purpose of this work is to investigate the contribution of specific risk factors to social inequalities in cause-specific mortality using a large multi-country cohort of Europeans...
  47. ncbi request reprint Urinary phytoestrogens and depression in perimenopausal US women: NHANES 2005-2008
    Aline Richard
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, CH 8001 Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 156:200-5. 2014
    ..Thus, it is of interest to examine the effect of natural estrogens such as phytoestrogens on the risk of depression in perimenopausal women...
  48. pmc The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Silke Hermann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:169. 2011
    ..To examine the association of education with body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  49. doi request reprint Dietary intake of vitamin D and calcium and breast cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sascha Abbas
    German Cancer Research Center, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nutr Cancer 65:178-87. 2013
    ..57 and 0.22 in pre- and postmenopausal women, respectively). In this large prospective cohort, we found no evidence for an association between dietary vitamin D or calcium intake and breast cancer risk...
  50. doi request reprint Dietary calcium and magnesium intake in relation to cancer incidence and mortality in a German prospective cohort (EPIC-Heidelberg)
    Kuanrong Li
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1375-82. 2011
    ..This prospective cohort study provides no strong evidence to support that high dietary calcium and magnesium intake in the intake range observed in a German population may reduce cancer incidence or mortality...
  51. doi request reprint Intake of heterocyclic aromatic amines and the risk of prostate cancer in the EPIC-Heidelberg cohort
    Anja Sander
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 22:109-14. 2011
    ..Heterocyclic amines (HCA) are positively associated with prostate cancer risk in animal models. Because of mostly inconsistent results of epidemiological studies, we examined the association between intake of HCA and prostate cancer risk...
  52. doi request reprint Mediterranean dietary patterns and prospective weight change in participants of the EPIC-PANACEA project
    Dora Romaguera
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:912-21. 2010
    ..There is an association between a greater adherence to a Mediterranean diet and a reduced risk of developing chronic diseases. However, it is not clear whether this dietary pattern may be protective also against the development of obesity...
  53. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and lung cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Cohort
    Karen Steindorf
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 119:2389-97. 2006
    ..It can be assumed that the elevated risks found for occupational physical activity are not produced mechanistically by physical activity itself but rather reflect exposure to occupation-related lung cancer risk factors...
  54. ncbi request reprint Long-term reproducibility of a food-frequency questionnaire and dietary changes in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Heidelberg cohort
    Gabriele Nagel
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Nutr 98:194-200. 2007
    ..For some nutrients the dietary changes were consistent with results from independent national surveys. The performance of the FFQ gives confidence in the dietary data to be used as long-term exposure variables...
  55. doi request reprint Obesity: focus on all-cause mortality and cancer
    Birgit Teucher
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg 69120, Germany
    Maturitas 65:112-6. 2010
    ..A review of the literature provides much support for public health messages that advocate the benefit of change to a more active lifestyle regardless of age and level of excess body fat...
  56. doi request reprint The associations of advanced glycation end products and its soluble receptor with pancreatic cancer risk: a case-control study within the prospective EPIC Cohort
    Verena A Grote
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology C020, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 581, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:619-28. 2012
    ..However, prospective data on their association with cancer of specific sites, including pancreatic cancer, are limited...
  57. ncbi request reprint Association of IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 with lower urinary tract symptoms in the third national health and nutrition examination survey
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Prostate 67:1693-8. 2007
    ..It is, however, unclear which factors induce prostate growth in these men. We examined the association of insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 and its major binding protein IGFBP-3 with LUTS in a representative US study...
  58. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic characteristics of participation in the opportunistic German cervical cancer screening programme: results from the EPIC-Heidelberg cohort
    David Seidel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 135:533-41. 2009
    ..To analyse participation in the German cervical cancer screening programme by socio-demographic characteristics...
  59. pmc Ethanol intake and the risk of pancreatic cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 20:785-94. 2009
    ..To examine the association of baseline and lifetime ethanol intake with cancer of the pancreas in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Serum sex steroid hormones and lower urinary tract symptoms in Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Urology 69:708-13. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association of circulating sex steroid hormones and sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effects of selenium status and polymorphisms in selenoprotein genes on prostate cancer risk in a prospective study of European men
    Astrid Steinbrecher
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2958-68. 2010
    ..We evaluated the association between serum selenium status and prostate cancer risk in a population with relative low selenium concentrations considering effect modification by genetic variants in selenoprotein genes...
  62. doi request reprint Genetic variation in genes of the fatty acid synthesis pathway and breast cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 118:565-74. 2009
    ..On the other hand, we found that two SNPs in FASN were associated with BMI...
  63. pmc Racial variation in vitamin D cord blood concentration in white and black male neonates
    Monika Eichholzer
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, Zurich, Switzerland
    Cancer Causes Control 24:91-8. 2013
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Urinary phytoestrogen levels and frailty in older American women of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2002: a cross-sectional study
    Monika Eichholzer
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Nutr Metab 63:269-76. 2013
    ..Phytoestrogens as weak estrogens, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory agents may counteract this process...
  65. ncbi request reprint Urinary lignans and inflammatory markers in the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004 and 2005-2008
    Monika Eichholzer
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland
    Cancer Causes Control 25:395-403. 2014
    ..In the present study, we examined the associations of serum C-reactive protein (CRP) and white blood cell (WBC) count with lignans, which are more frequent in the Western diet than isoflavones...
  66. ncbi request reprint Trends in cigarette smoking in the German centers of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): the influence of the educational level
    Sabine Rohrmann
    German Cancer Research Center, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Prev Med 36:448-54. 2003
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  67. doi request reprint Impact of overweight and obesity on postmenopausal breast cancer: analysis of 20-year data from Switzerland
    Monika Eichholzer
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 285:797-803. 2012
    ..The Swiss female population is distinctive for two reasons: (a) low rates of overweight/obesity compared with other western countries, and (b) no obesity epidemic, i.e. stable rates of overweight/obesity for more than 10 years...
  68. ncbi request reprint Dietary glucosinolate intake and risk of prostate cancer in the EPIC-Heidelberg cohort study
    Astrid Steinbrecher
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 125:2179-86. 2009
    ..This study shows an inverse association between dietary intake of GLS and the risk of prostate cancer. Because this is the first prospective study using individual GLS intake data, confirmation in other studies is warranted...
  69. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a short food list to assess the intake of total fat, saturated, mono-unsaturated, polyunsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Abteilung Klinische Epidemiologie, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 13:262-8. 2003
    ..The short list should be able to correctly classify persons according to their intake...
  70. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of meat and meat-derived heterocyclic aromatic amines and their correlation with DNA adducts in female breast tissue
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Mutagenesis 24:127-32. 2009
    ..Since the detected DNA adducts were not necessarily specific only for HCA, it is possible that HCA intake is a surrogate of other genotoxic substances, such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, in meat prepared at high temperatures...
  71. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers of dietary intake of flavonoids and phenolic acids for studying diet-cancer relationship in humans
    Jakob Linseisen
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 47:60-8. 2008
    ..Since dietary intake estimates suffer from imprecision, the measurement of these compounds (or metabolites of) in biological specimens collected in epidemiological studies is expected to improve accuracy of exposure estimation...
  72. ncbi request reprint Impact of different domains of physical activity on cause-specific mortality: A longitudinal study
    Miriam Wanner
    Physical Activity and Health Working Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Seilergraben 49, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Prev Med 62:89-95. 2014
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine the associations between different domains of physical activity and all-cause, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer mortality...
  73. ncbi request reprint Comparing the results of a cholesterol and saturated fat screener when using two different scores
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:413-5. 2003
    ..The validation results did not change when a weighed score was used instead of the simple one, indicating that a simple score does not introduce a higher amount of misclassification...
  74. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of different types and characteristics of processed meat which might be associated with cancer risk--results from the 24-hour diet recalls in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Jakob Linseisen
    German Cancer Research Centre, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 9:449-64. 2006
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  75. ncbi request reprint Determinants and correlates of serum undercarboxylated osteocalcin
    Katharina Nimptsch
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Nutr Metab 51:563-70. 2007
    ..To assess dietary and nondietary determinants of serum undercarboxylated osteocalcin (ucOC) as a measure of vitamin K status...
  76. doi request reprint Pregnancy loss and risk of cardiovascular disease: a prospective population-based cohort study (EPIC-Heidelberg)
    Elham Kharazmi
    German Cancer Research Center, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, Im Neuenheimer Feld 581, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Heart 97:49-54. 2011
    ..To examine whether pregnancy loss (miscarriage, abortion or stillbirth) is associated with a higher risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke...