Maurice Zeegers

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Elevated risk of cancer of the urinary tract for alcohol drinkers: a meta-analysis
    M P Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Cancer Causes Control 10:445-51. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint [Practice of systematic reviews. VII. Pooling of results from observational studies]
    M P Zeegers
    Universiteit Maastricht, Faculteit der Gezondheidswetenschappen, capaciteitsgroep Epidemiologie
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 144:1393-7. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint The association between smoking, beverage consumption, diet and bladder cancer: a systematic literature review
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    World J Urol 21:392-401. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Empiric risk of prostate carcinoma for relatives of patients with prostate carcinoma: a meta-analysis
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer 97:1894-903. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Prediagnostic toenail selenium and risk of bladder cancer
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1292-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjusting for covariates in variance components QTL linkage analysis
    Maurice Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Science, PO Box 616, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Genet 34:127-33. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of occupation and prostate cancer risk
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 46:271-9. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Consumption of vegetables and fruits and urothelial cancer incidence: a prospective study
    M P Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1121-8. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The contribution of risk factors to blood pressure heritability estimates in young adults: the East flanders prospective twin study
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Maastricht University, Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Twin Res 7:245-53. 2004
  10. pmc Occupational risk factors for male bladder cancer: results from a population based case cohort study in the Netherlands
    M P Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 58:590-6. 2001

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Elevated risk of cancer of the urinary tract for alcohol drinkers: a meta-analysis
    M P Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Cancer Causes Control 10:445-51. 1999
    ..The purpose of this meta-analysis is to summarize and quantify this relationship with more statistical power and to perform a sensitivity analysis on the study characteristics...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Practice of systematic reviews. VII. Pooling of results from observational studies]
    M P Zeegers
    Universiteit Maastricht, Faculteit der Gezondheidswetenschappen, capaciteitsgroep Epidemiologie
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 144:1393-7. 2000
    ..Any combination of data in meta-analysis of observational studies has to be based on statistical, methodological and clinical considerations. The same considerations are applied for the choice which method is used...
  3. ncbi request reprint The association between smoking, beverage consumption, diet and bladder cancer: a systematic literature review
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    World J Urol 21:392-401. 2004
    ..Folate is possibly not associated with bladder cancer. There probably is a moderate inverse association between selenium intake and bladder cancer risk...
  4. ncbi request reprint Empiric risk of prostate carcinoma for relatives of patients with prostate carcinoma: a meta-analysis
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer 97:1894-903. 2003
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  5. ncbi request reprint Prediagnostic toenail selenium and risk of bladder cancer
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1292-7. 2002
    ..We conclude that the evidence is in favor of an inverse association between selenium and bladder cancer risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjusting for covariates in variance components QTL linkage analysis
    Maurice Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Science, PO Box 616, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Genet 34:127-33. 2004
    ..The three approaches for adjusting for covariate: residual statistics, the means model, and the covariance model, had equal power to detect a QTL...
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of occupation and prostate cancer risk
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 46:271-9. 2004
    ..The results for policemen were substantial and statistically significant, although a conservative value for significance level was used...
  8. ncbi request reprint Consumption of vegetables and fruits and urothelial cancer incidence: a prospective study
    M P Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1121-8. 2001
    ..The data are suggestive of an inverse association between the consumption of brassicas, total fruit, and urothelial cancer risk, whereas total vegetable consumption did not appear to be associated with urothelial cancer risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint The contribution of risk factors to blood pressure heritability estimates in young adults: the East flanders prospective twin study
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Maastricht University, Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Twin Res 7:245-53. 2004
    ..The heritability of blood pressure is relatively high in young adults. Potential risk factors of blood pressure do not appear to confound the heritability estimates. However, gene by sex by smoking interaction is indicated...
  10. pmc Occupational risk factors for male bladder cancer: results from a population based case cohort study in the Netherlands
    M P Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 58:590-6. 2001
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  11. ncbi request reprint Are coffee, tea, and total fluid consumption associated with bladder cancer risk? Results from the Netherlands Cohort Study
    M P Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Cancer Causes Control 12:231-8. 2001
    ..Coffee, tea, and fluid consumption have been thought to influence bladder cancer incidence. In a large prospective study, these associations were investigated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Are coffee and tea consumption associated with urinary tract cancer risk? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    M P Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 30:353-62. 2001
    ..No association for tea consumption has been indicated. This systematic review attempts to summarize and quantify these associations both unadjusted and adjusted for age, smoking and sex...
  13. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and bladder cancer risk: results from The Netherlands Cohort Study
    M P Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 153:38-41. 2001
    ..The incidence rate ratios for women varied around unity. The results of this study do not suggest an important association between alcohol consumption and bladder cancer risk...
  14. doi request reprint Common SNPs in LEP and LEPR associated with birth weight and type 2 diabetes-related metabolic risk factors in twins
    N Y Souren
    Department of Complex Genetics, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1233-9. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint Parent-of-origin specific linkage and association of the IGF2 gene region with birth weight and adult metabolic risk factors
    N Y Souren
    Department of Complex Genetics, Cluster of Genetics and Cell Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:962-70. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint An asymptotically unbiased estimator of exposed versus non-exposed odds ratio from reported dose-response data
    F E Tan
    Department of Methodology and Statistics, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    Stat Methods Med Res 10:311-23. 2001
    ..Large sample variance is derived accounting for the dependency between exposure specific adjusted odds ratios. The exposed versus non-exposed adjusted odds ratio could then be used in systematic reviewing...
  17. pmc Are retinol, vitamin C, vitamin E, folate and carotenoids intake associated with bladder cancer risk? Results from the Netherlands Cohort Study
    M P Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 85:977-83. 2001
    ..In this study, only b-cryptoxanthin intake appeared to be inversely associated...
  18. pmc Anthropometry, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in the East Flanders Prospective Twin Survey: heritabilities
    N Y Souren
    Department of Genetics and Cell Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 50:2107-16. 2007
    ..We determined the genetic contribution of 18 anthropometric and metabolic risk factors of type 2 diabetes using a young healthy twin population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer: APC mutations, hMLH1 expression, and GSTM1 and GSTT1 polymorphisms
    Margreet Lüchtenborg
    Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht, Department of Epidemiology, Universiteit Maastricht, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 161:806-15. 2005
    ..These results indicate that cigarette smoking is associated with risk of colorectal cancer, and this association may depend on molecular characteristics of the tumor as defined by APC mutation and hMLH1 expression status...
  20. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of observational studies identifies predictors of sickness absence
    Saskia F A Duijts
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1105-15. 2007
    ..To implement preventive measures, it is necessary to identify predictors for this type of sickness absence...
  21. ncbi request reprint A prospective study on active and environmental tobacco smoking and bladder cancer risk (The Netherlands)
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Causes Control 13:83-90. 2002
    ..In a prospective cohort study among 120,852 adult subjects the authors investigated the associations between cigarette, cigar, pipe, environmental tobacco smoking (ETS), and bladder cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and ovarian cancer risk: results from the Netherlands Cohort Study
    Leo J Schouten
    Department of Epidemiology, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht NUTRIM, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Causes Control 15:201-9. 2004
    ..To study alcohol consumption in relation to ovarian cancer risk in a prospective cohort study...
  23. ncbi request reprint The modified Stroop paradigm as a measure of selective attention towards pain-related stimuli among chronic pain patients: a meta-analysis
    Jeffrey Roelofs
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 6:273-81. 2002
    ..Furthermore, the MD estimation did not depend on the methodological quality, tentatively indicating that even though studies differed in methodology, the results were rather consistent. Implications of the results are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Benefits and risks of pharmacological smoking cessation therapies in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Edwin J Wagena
    Research Institute for Extramural and Transmural Health Care ExTra, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Drug Saf 26:381-403. 2003
    ..We therefore recommend using a holistic approach in which the possible coexistence of multiple problems (which are known to affect the success of smoking cessation strategies) is integrated...
  25. ncbi request reprint The association between stressful life events and breast cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Saskia F A Duijts
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 107:1023-9. 2003
    ..The results of this meta-analysis do not support an overall association between stressful life events and breast cancer risk. Only a modest association could be identified between death of spouse and breast cancer risk...
  26. ncbi request reprint Toenail selenium levels and the subsequent risk of prostate cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Piet A van den Brandt
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:866-71. 2003
    ..These results confirm the hypothesis that higher selenium intake may reduce prostate cancer risk. Future research on optimum dose level is needed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and the risk of prostate cancer in the Netherlands cohort study, results after 9.3 years of follow-up
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1490-5. 2005
    ..The aim of the current study was to evaluate the relation between physical activity and prostate cancer risk with specific emphasis on interaction with body mass index (BMI) and baseline energy intake...
  28. ncbi request reprint Genetic risk of atherosclerotic renal artery disease: the candidate gene approach in a renal angiography cohort
    Marieke van Onna
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Maastrichtand Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 44:448-53. 2004
    ..We hypothesize that the Asp allele of the Glu298Asp polymorphism may predispose to the development of atherosclerotic lesions but that renal artery involvement depends on other factors, also...
  29. ncbi request reprint Energy restriction and the risk of spontaneous mammary tumors in mice: a meta-analysis
    Miranda J M Dirx
    Maastricht University, Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 106:766-70. 2003
    ..This meta-analysis confirms that energy restriction in itself consistently protects against the development of mammary tumor in mice, irrespective of the type of restricted nutrient or other study characteristics...
  30. ncbi request reprint Founder mutations among the Dutch
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Hum Genet 12:591-600. 2004
    ..These observations demonstrate the opportunity for gene discovery for other diseases and traits in the Netherlands...
  31. ncbi request reprint Regression-based sib pair linkage analysis for binary traits
    Maurice P A Zeegers
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hum Hered 55:125-31. 2003
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