E A Spencer

Summary

Affiliation: Cancer Research UK
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diet and body mass index in 38000 EPIC-Oxford meat-eaters, fish-eaters, vegetarians and vegans
    E A Spencer
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:728-34. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of self-reported waist and hip measurements in 4492 EPIC-Oxford participants
    Elizabeth A Spencer
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Public Health Nutr 7:723-7. 2004
  3. pmc Cancer incidence in British vegetarians
    T J Key
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Br J Cancer 101:192-7. 2009
  4. pmc Organic food consumption and the incidence of cancer in a large prospective study of women in the United Kingdom
    K E Bradbury
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Cancer 110:2321-6. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Validation study of soya intake and plasma isoflavone levels among British women
    P K Verkasalo
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, University of Oxford, UK
    IARC Sci Publ 156:135-6. 2002
  6. pmc Plasma phyto-oestrogens and prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    R C Travis
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Cancer 100:1817-23. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrates and cancer: an overview of the epidemiological evidence
    T J Key
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:S112-21. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Calcium, diet and fracture risk: a prospective study of 1898 incident fractures among 34 696 British women and men
    Timothy J Key
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:1314-20. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and survival of older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly Study (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition)
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:590-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Eating out of home and its correlates in 10 European countries. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Philippos Orfanos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens 11527, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:1515-25. 2007

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Diet and body mass index in 38000 EPIC-Oxford meat-eaters, fish-eaters, vegetarians and vegans
    E A Spencer
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:728-34. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of self-reported waist and hip measurements in 4492 EPIC-Oxford participants
    Elizabeth A Spencer
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Public Health Nutr 7:723-7. 2004
    ..To assess the accuracy of self-reported waist and hip circumferences and the waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) by comparison with measured waist and hip circumferences and WHR in a sample of middle-aged men and women...
  3. pmc Cancer incidence in British vegetarians
    T J Key
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Br J Cancer 101:192-7. 2009
    ..Few prospective studies have examined cancer incidence among vegetarians...
  4. pmc Organic food consumption and the incidence of cancer in a large prospective study of women in the United Kingdom
    K E Bradbury
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Cancer 110:2321-6. 2014
    ..Organically produced foods are less likely than conventionally produced foods to contain pesticide residues...
  5. ncbi request reprint Validation study of soya intake and plasma isoflavone levels among British women
    P K Verkasalo
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, University of Oxford, UK
    IARC Sci Publ 156:135-6. 2002
  6. pmc Plasma phyto-oestrogens and prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    R C Travis
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Cancer 100:1817-23. 2009
    ..These results suggest that higher concentrations of circulating genistein may reduce the risk of prostate cancer but do not support an association with plasma lignans...
  7. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrates and cancer: an overview of the epidemiological evidence
    T J Key
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:S112-21. 2007
    ..To assess the epidemiological evidence on dietary carbohydrates and the risk of developing cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Calcium, diet and fracture risk: a prospective study of 1898 incident fractures among 34 696 British women and men
    Timothy J Key
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:1314-20. 2007
    ..The risk factors for fractures are incompletely understood. An outstanding question concerns the optimal amount of dietary calcium needed to minimise the risk of fracture...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and survival of older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly Study (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition)
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:590-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the association of a posteriori dietary patterns with overall survival of older Europeans...
  10. ncbi request reprint Eating out of home and its correlates in 10 European countries. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Philippos Orfanos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens 11527, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:1515-25. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of vegetarianism and isoflavone intake in relation to breast cancer risk in British women
    Ruth C Travis
    Cancer Research UK, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 122:705-10. 2008
    ..In summary, in a population of British women with heterogeneous diets, we found no evidence for a strong association between vegetarian diets or dietary isoflavone intake and risk for breast cancer...
  12. 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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  13. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns among older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly study
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, M Asias 75, Athens 11527, Greece
    Br J Nutr 94:100-13. 2005
    ..Our study contributes to the identification of groups of elderly who are likely to have different prospects for long-term disease occurrence and survival...
  14. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported height and weight in 4808 EPIC-Oxford participants
    Elizabeth A Spencer
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Gibson Building, The Radcliffe Infirmary, UK
    Public Health Nutr 5:561-5. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Soy intake and blood cholesterol concentrations: a cross-sectional study of 1033 pre- and postmenopausal women in the Oxford arm of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Magdalena S Rosell
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1391-6. 2004
    ..Clinical trials have suggested that the intake of soy protein reduces blood cholesterol. Few studies have explored this relation in subjects who consume soy as part of their regular diet...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and lifestyle in relation to bowel movement frequency: a cross-sectional study of 20630 men and women in EPIC-Oxford
    Miguel A Sanjoaquin
    Cancer Research UK, Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Gibson Building, The Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Public Health Nutr 7:77-83. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationships between nutritional and lifestyle factors and bowel movement frequency...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diet, nutrition and the prevention of cancer
    Timothy J Key
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Public Health Nutr 7:187-200. 2004
    ..To assess the epidemiological evidence on diet and cancer and make public health recommendations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and breast cancer
    Timothy J Key
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, UK
    Breast 12:412-6. 2003
    ..Nutrition might affect breast cancer risk by altering levels of growth factors such as insulin-like growth factor-I. Current dietary advice should be to avoid obesity, limit alcohol intake, and maintain a varied diet...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mortality in British vegetarians: review and preliminary results from EPIC-Oxford
    Timothy J Key
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:533S-538S. 2003
    ..Three prospective studies have examined the mortality of vegetarians in Britain...
  20. ncbi request reprint EPIC-Oxford: lifestyle characteristics and nutrient intakes in a cohort of 33 883 meat-eaters and 31 546 non meat-eaters in the UK
    Gwyneth K Davey
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Gibson Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Public Health Nutr 6:259-69. 2003
    ..To describe the lifestyle characteristics and nutrient intakes of the Oxford cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of diet on risk of cancer
    Timothy J Key
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Gibson Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Lancet 360:861-8. 2002
    ..Prudent advice is to eat a varied diet including plenty of fruit, vegetables, and cereals to maintain a healthy bodyweight with the help of regular physical activity and to restrict consumption of alcohol...
  22. pmc Modified Mediterranean diet and survival: EPIC-elderly prospective cohort study
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens 11527, Greece
    BMJ 330:991. 2005
    ..To examine whether adherence to the modified Mediterranean diet, in which unsaturates were substituted for monounsaturates, is associated with longer life expectancy among elderly Europeans...