Anthony J Swerdlow

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Cancer Research
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Breast cancer risk after supradiaphragmatic radiotherapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma in England and Wales: a National Cohort Study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Sir Richard Doll Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    J Clin Oncol 30:2745-52. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence and mortality in men with Klinefelter syndrome: a cohort study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1204-10. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Mortality and cancer incidence in women with extra X chromosomes: a cohort study in Britain
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, SM2 5NG, UK
    Hum Genet 118:255-60. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Mortality in patients with Klinefelter syndrome in Britain: a cohort study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Brookes Lawley Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6516-22. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in United Kingdom patients treated with human pituitary growth hormone
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, United Kingdom
    Neurology 61:783-91. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Tamoxifen treatment for breast cancer and risk of endometrial cancer: a case-control study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Brookes Lawley Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:375-84. 2005
  7. pmc Mobile phones, brain tumors, and the interphone study: where are we now?
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, UK
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1534-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Second cancer risk after chemotherapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma: a collaborative British cohort study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Sir Richard Doll Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 29:4096-104. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Does growth hormone therapy increase the risk of cancer?
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Institute of Cancer Research, Section of Epidemiology, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab 2:530-1. 2006
  10. pmc Ovarian cancer risk in premenopausal and perimenopausal women treated with Tamoxifen: a case-control study
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:850-5. 2007

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. doi request reprint Breast cancer risk after supradiaphragmatic radiotherapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma in England and Wales: a National Cohort Study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Sir Richard Doll Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    J Clin Oncol 30:2745-52. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence and mortality in men with Klinefelter syndrome: a cohort study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1204-10. 2005
    ..Case reports have led to suggestions that men with Klinefelter syndrome have elevated risks of several cancers, but published cohort studies have been relatively small. We conducted a nationwide cohort study to examine these risks...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mortality and cancer incidence in women with extra X chromosomes: a cohort study in Britain
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, SM2 5NG, UK
    Hum Genet 118:255-60. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Mortality in patients with Klinefelter syndrome in Britain: a cohort study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Brookes Lawley Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6516-22. 2005
    ..There is limited information about long-term mortality in this syndrome because there have been no large cohort studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in United Kingdom patients treated with human pituitary growth hormone
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, United Kingdom
    Neurology 61:783-91. 2003
    ..To investigate risk factors for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in patients in the United Kingdom treated with human pituitary growth hormone (hGH)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tamoxifen treatment for breast cancer and risk of endometrial cancer: a case-control study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Brookes Lawley Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:375-84. 2005
    ..We conducted a case-control study in Britain to investigate these risks...
  7. pmc Mobile phones, brain tumors, and the interphone study: where are we now?
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, UK
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1534-8. 2011
    ..6 billion subscriptions worldwide. However, there is public concern about the possibility that mobile phones might cause cancer, especially brain tumors...
  8. doi request reprint Second cancer risk after chemotherapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma: a collaborative British cohort study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Sir Richard Doll Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 29:4096-104. 2011
    ..We investigated the long-term risk of second primary malignancy after chemotherapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) in a much larger cohort than any yet published, to our knowledge...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does growth hormone therapy increase the risk of cancer?
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Institute of Cancer Research, Section of Epidemiology, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab 2:530-1. 2006
  10. pmc Ovarian cancer risk in premenopausal and perimenopausal women treated with Tamoxifen: a case-control study
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:850-5. 2007
    ..The results suggest that tamoxifen treatment of premenopausal or perimenopausal women does not materially affect ovarian cancer risk, but that non-hormonal chemotherapy might increase risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction mortality risk after treatment for Hodgkin disease: a collaborative British cohort study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Sir Richard Doll Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:206-14. 2007
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  12. pmc Cancer incidence and mortality in patients with insulin-treated diabetes: a UK cohort study
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Brookes Lawley Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    Br J Cancer 92:2070-5. 2005
    ..Risks of cancer at other major sites were not substantially raised for type I patients. The excesses of obesity- and alcohol-related cancers in type II diabetes may be due to confounding rather than diabetes per se...
  13. pmc The Breakthrough Generations Study: design of a long-term UK cohort study to investigate breast cancer aetiology
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sir Richard Doll Building, 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    Br J Cancer 105:911-7. 2011
    ..The rationale, design, recruitment and follow-up methods are described for the Breakthrough Generations Study, a UK cohort study started in 2003, targeted at investigation of breast cancer aetiology...
  14. doi request reprint Mortality risks in patients with constitutional autosomal chromosome deletions in Britain: a cohort study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Sir Richard Doll Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5NG, UK
    Hum Genet 123:215-24. 2008
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  15. pmc Cancer risk in patients with constitutional chromosome deletions: a nationwide British cohort study
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sir Richard Doll Building, Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey SM25NG, UK
    Br J Cancer 98:1929-33. 2008
    ..The results strongly suggest that in addition to suppressor genes relating to Wilms' tumour risk on 11p and retinoblastoma on 13q, there are suppressor genes around 11q24 that greatly affect anogenital cancer risk...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mortality of South Asian patients with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus in the United Kingdom: a cohort study
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Diabet Med 21:845-51. 2004
    ..To investigate mortality in South Asian patients with insulin-treated diabetes and compare it with mortality in non South Asian patients and in the general population...
  17. doi request reprint Interaction between 5 genetic variants and allergy in glioma risk
    Minouk J Schoemaker
    Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1165-73. 2010
    ..70, P = 0.017). Case-only analyses provided further support for atopy interactions for rs4977756 and rs498872. This study provides evidence for possible gene-environment interactions in glioma development...
  18. doi request reprint Mortality in women with turner syndrome in Great Britain: a national cohort study
    Minouk J Schoemaker
    Section of Epidemiology, Sir Richard Doll Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:4735-42. 2008
    ..Turner syndrome is characterized by complete or partial X chromosome monosomy. It is associated with substantial morbidity, but mortality risks and causes of death are not well described...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk of second malignancy after non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a British Cohort Study
    Nadejda Y Mudie
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 24:1568-74. 2006
    ..To assess long-term site-specific risks of second malignancy following non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in relation to treatment and demographic factors...
  20. doi request reprint FGFR2 genotype and risk of radiation-associated breast cancer in Hodgkin lymphoma
    Yussanne P Ma
    Section of Cancer Genetics, Institute of Cancer Research, 15 Cotswold Rd, Sutton, Surrey, United Kingdom
    Blood 119:1029-31. 2012
    ..59, 95% confidence interval: 1.26-2.02; P = .000111). These data provide evidence that genetic variation in FGFR2 influences radiation-induced breast cancer risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mortality and cancer incidence in males with Y polysomy in Britain: a cohort study
    Craig D Higgins
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    Hum Genet 121:691-6. 2007
    ..Further investigations are required to confirm these findings and to elucidate the possible role of genes on the Y chromosome in the aetiology of these causes of death...
  22. doi request reprint Cancer incidence in women with Turner syndrome in Great Britain: a national cohort study
    Minouk J Schoemaker
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:239-46. 2008
    ..Cancer risks in women with Turner syndrome have not been clearly established. We aimed to compare the risk of cancer in women with this syndrome with that of the general population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and socioeconomic risk factors for premature death in young people with type 1 diabetes
    Susan P Laing
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    Diabetes Care 28:1618-23. 2005
    ..Mortality from acute diabetes-related events is greatly raised in young adults with type 1 diabetes. Psychosocial and socioeconomic risk factors are examined for deaths from acute events separately from deaths due to other causes...
  24. doi request reprint Familial concordance for age at natural menopause: results from the Breakthrough Generations Study
    Danielle H Morris
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Menopause 18:956-61. 2011
    ..We therefore analyzed familial concordance for age at natural menopause and the effects of shared genetic and environmental factors on this concordance...
  25. doi request reprint Secular trends in age at menarche in women in the UK born 1908-93: results from the Breakthrough Generations Study
    Danielle H Morris
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:394-400. 2011
    ..3 years in 1990-93 cohort). Trends differed between socio-economic groups, but the recent decline was present in each group. In conclusion, menarcheal age appears to have decreased again in recent cohorts after a period of stabilisation...
  26. doi request reprint Body mass index, exercise, and other lifestyle factors in relation to age at natural menopause: analyses from the breakthrough generations study
    Danielle H Morris
    Division of Genetics and Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sir Richard Doll Building, 15 Cotswold Rd, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 175:998-1005. 2012
    ..001) were associated with older age at menopause. Neither height nor history of an eating disorder was associated with menopausal age. These findings show the importance of lifestyle factors in determining menopausal age...
  27. doi request reprint Risk factors for pituitary tumors: a case-control study
    Minouk J Schoemaker
    Institute of Cancer Research, Section of Epidemiology, Sutton, SM2 5NG Surrey, UK
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1492-500. 2009
    ..Reasons for these associations need further investigation, but some associations might be due to hormonal effects of an undiagnosed pituitary tumor...
  28. doi request reprint Familial concordance for height and its components: analyses from the Breakthrough Generations Study
    Danielle H Morris
    Division of Genetics and Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Biol 24:22-7. 2012
    ..To assess familial resemblance for height, arm span, and components of these, and differences between concordance for short and tall heights...
  29. doi request reprint Risk of pituitary tumors in cellular phone users: a case-control study
    Minouk J Schoemaker
    Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 20:348-54. 2009
    ..Tumors of the pituitary gland have barely been investigated in this context, but are of interest because of their intracranial location...
  30. doi request reprint Twinning in the offspring of parents with chronic radiation exposure from nuclear testing in Kazakhstan
    Nadejda Y Mudie
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    Radiat Res 173:829-36. 2010
    ..08 (95% CI: 1.11, 15.07)] for births occurring within 5 years compared with more than 20 years after exposure; this effect was similar in villages with low and high radiation exposure, however, so interpretation is uncertain...
  31. pmc Endometrial cancer survival after breast cancer in relation to tamoxifen treatment: pooled results from three countries
    Michael E Jones
    Section of Epidemiology, The Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5NG, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R91. 2012
    ..We investigated whether tamoxifen therapy increases mortality among breast cancer patients subsequently diagnosed with endometrial cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint History of allergies and risk of glioma in adults
    Minouk J Schoemaker
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton SM2 5NG, UK
    Int J Cancer 119:2165-72. 2006
    ..The study showed an inverse association of glioma risk with allergic disease. Possible reasons for the association, as well as potential immunological aetiology, include confounding, bias and reverse causality...
  33. ncbi request reprint Mortality from cerebrovascular disease in a cohort of 23 000 patients with insulin-treated diabetes
    Susan P Laing
    Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK
    Stroke 34:418-21. 2003
    ..Cerebrovascular mortality rates have been shown to be raised in patients with type II diabetes but have not previously been reported by age and sex in patients with type I diabetes...
  34. doi request reprint Familial concordance for age at menarche: analyses from the Breakthrough Generations Study
    Danielle H Morris
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:306-11. 2011
    ..In conclusion, approximately half of the variation in age at menarche was attributable to additive genetic effects with the remainder attributable to non-shared environmental effects...
  35. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for breast cancer at young ages in twins: an international population-based study
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1238-46. 2002
    ..Comparison of risk factor levels between affected probands and unaffected twins in twin pairs can provide a unique method to investigate risk factors that act in early life...
  36. doi request reprint Changes in estradiol and testosterone levels in postmenopausal women after changes in body mass index
    Michael E Jones
    Division of Genetics and Epidemiology, The Institute of Cancer Research, University of London, Sutton SM2 5NG and London SW3 6JB, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2967-74. 2013
    ..Endogenous sex hormones are risk factors for postmenopausal breast cancer. A potential route for favorable hormonal modification is weight loss...
  37. ncbi request reprint History of allergic disease and risk of meningioma
    M J Schoemaker
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 165:477-85. 2007
    ..The reasons for this association need clarification, as well as an etiologic explanation. Consideration also needs to be given to confounding or bias...
  38. pmc Second primary breast cancer after Hodgkin's disease
    A Horwich
    Academic Unit of Radiotherapy and Oncology, The Royal Marsden NHS Trust and The Institute of Cancer Research, Downs Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:294-8. 2004
    ..In this minireview, we examine the evidence which should inform such a management policy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Risk of cancer in patients treated with human pituitary growth hormone in the UK, 1959-85: a cohort study
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton SM2 5NG, UK
    Lancet 360:273-7. 2002
    ..There is evidence that raised endogenous levels of growth hormone and IGF-I might be associated with increased risk of certain solid cancers, but there have been no data on long-term risks of solid cancers after growth hormone treatment...
  40. pmc A case-control study of risk of leukaemia in relation to mobile phone use
    R Cooke
    Section of Epidemiology, Sir Richard Doll Building, Institute of Cancer Research, 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    Br J Cancer 103:1729-35. 2010
    ..Mobile phone use is now ubiquitous, and scientific reviews have recommended research into its relation to leukaemia risk, but no large studies have been conducted...
  41. doi request reprint The use of screening episodes linked to CIN3 and invasive cancer registrations to study outcomes from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme
    R G Blanks
    Cancer Screening Evaluation Unit, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, UK
    Cytopathology 20:154-60. 2009
    ..We suggest that in future information in the NHS screening system should be structured to facilitate such analysis and to allow cytology and histology information to be readily linked...
  42. ncbi request reprint An examination of the role of opportunistic smear taking in the NHS cervical screening programme using data from the CSEU cervical screening cohort study
    R G Blanks
    Cancer Screening Evaluation Unit, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    BJOG 114:1408-13. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to study the prevalence of opportunistic smear taking in the NHS cervical screening programme between 1999 and 2003 and the relationship of this to screening interval policy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Mortality and cancer incidence in persons with numerical sex chromosome abnormalities: a cohort study
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, D Block, Institute of Cancer Research, Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Ann Hum Genet 65:177-88. 2001
    ....
  44. pmc Determinants of age at menarche in the UK: analyses from the Breakthrough Generations Study
    D H Morris
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sir Richard Doll Building, 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    Br J Cancer 103:1760-4. 2010
    ..Early menarche increases breast cancer risk but, aside from weight, information on its determinants is limited...
  45. ncbi request reprint Mortality from heart disease in a cohort of 23,000 patients with insulin-treated diabetes
    S P Laing
    Section of Epidemiology, Brookes Lawley Building, Institute of Cancer Research, Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    Diabetologia 46:760-5. 2003
    ..The Diabetes UK cohort, essentially one of patients with Type 1 diabetes, now has sufficient follow-up to report all heart disease, and specifically ischaemic heart disease, mortality rates by age...
  46. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Brookes Lawley Building, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 30:S3-12. 2003
    ..Epidemiological investigation of the aetiology of NHL and Hodgkin's disease is making steady progress, however, and there remain leads to be followed that may result in a better understanding and hence prevention...
  47. ncbi request reprint Medical history, cigarette smoking and risk of acoustic neuroma: an international case-control study
    M J Schoemaker
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 120:103-10. 2007
    ..These findings need replication by other studies and possible mechanisms need to be clarified...
  48. pmc Risk of cervical abnormality after age 50 in women with previously negative smears
    R G Blanks
    Cancer Screening Evaluation Unit, Sir Richard Doll Building, Institute of Cancer Research, 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    Br J Cancer 100:1832-6. 2009
    ..If screening were discontinued for all women over 50 with a negative history, the majority of cytological abnormalities now being detected at these ages that lead directly to referral to colposcopy would be missed...
  49. ncbi request reprint A study of risk factors for acquisition of Epstein-Barr virus and its subtypes
    Craig D Higgins
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Surrey, SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 195:474-82. 2007
    ..Risk factors for primary infection with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and its subtypes have not been fully investigated...
  50. ncbi request reprint Mobile phones, brain tumors, and the interphone study: where are we now?
    Anthony J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, United Kingdom
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1534-8. 2011
    ..Conclusions: Although there remains some uncertainty, the trend in the accumulating evidence is increasingly against the hypothesis that mobile phone use can cause brain tumors in adults...
  51. ncbi request reprint Risk of lymphoid neoplasia after cardiothoracic transplantation: the influence of underlying disease and human leukocyte antigen type and matching
    Craig D Higgins
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Brookes Lawley Building, Sutton, Surrey, United Kingdom
    Transplantation 75:1698-703. 2003
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated the importance of primary Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection and type of immunosuppressive therapy to the cause of these neoplasms, but the contribution of other factors remains equivocal...
  52. doi request reprint A genome-wide association study of Hodgkin's lymphoma identifies new susceptibility loci at 2p16.1 (REL), 8q24.21 and 10p14 (GATA3)
    Victor Enciso-Mora
    Section of Cancer Genetics, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, UK
    Nat Genet 42:1126-30. 2010
    ..70, combined P = 2.84 × 10(-50)). These data provide new insight into the pathogenesis of cHL...
  53. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer after Hodgkin's disease: a nested case-control study of the relation to treatment
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Academic Unit of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Royal Marsden Hospital, and Royal Marsden National Health Service Trust, Sutton, Surrey, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 19:1610-8. 2001
    ..The role of chemotherapy in the etiology of lung cancer after Hodgkin's disease deserves further investigation...
  54. ncbi request reprint Sex ratio in the offspring of parents with chronic radiation exposure from nuclear testing in Kazakhstan
    Nadejda Y Mudie
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK
    Radiat Res 168:600-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, no significant association was found between radiation exposure level and sex ratio, but some previously suggested demographic factors were positively associated with sex ratio...
  55. pmc Mobile phone use and risk of acoustic neuroma: results of the Interphone case-control study in five North European countries
    M J Schoemaker
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Brookes Lawley Building, Sutton, UK
    Br J Cancer 93:842-8. 2005
    ..1-3.1). The study suggests that there is no substantial risk of acoustic neuroma in the first decade after starting mobile phone use. However, an increase in risk after longer term use or after a longer lag period could not be ruled out...
  56. ncbi request reprint Effect of delays in processing blood samples on measured endogenous plasma sex hormone levels in women
    Michael E Jones
    Section of Epidemiology, The Institute of Cancer Research, Sir Richard Doll Building, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1136-9. 2007
    ..Similar changes are likely when samples are delayed in transit, and evidence of etiology may be obscured unless study designs or analyses take into account processing delays...
  57. pmc Cancer incidence in the Falkland Islands
    A J Swerdlow
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, D Block, Cotswold Rd, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5NG, UK
    Br J Cancer 85:1332-4. 2001
    ..Colon and rectum cancer incidence was significantly raised 1989-93 but greatly reduced after 1994, when colonoscopic screening in high-risk families and sigmoidoscopic screening in the general population were introduced...
  58. ncbi request reprint Mortality after radiological investigation with radioactive Thorotrast: a follow-up study of up to fifty years in Portugal
    Isabel dos Santos Silva
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, England
    Radiat Res 159:521-34. 2003
    ..Liver conditions, but not hematological disorders, showed a strong and consistent gradient with cumulative alpha-particle radiation dose...
  59. doi request reprint XRCC1 and XRCC3 variants and risk of glioma and meningioma
    Anne Kiuru
    Department of Research and Environmental Surveillance, STUK Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, Box 14, 00881 Helsinki, Finland
    J Neurooncol 88:135-42. 2008
    ..Our results indicated possible associations between combinations of XRCC1 and XRCC3 SNPs and the risk of brain tumors...
  60. ncbi request reprint Sexual history and Epstein-Barr virus infection
    Dorothy H Crawford
    Section of Medical Microbiology, Division of Biomedical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh EH8 9XD, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 186:731-6. 2002
    ..Transmission in this way appears to account for most cases of IM but for only a minority of cases of asymptomatic EBV infection, which mainly occur at younger ages...
  61. ncbi request reprint The immune response to primary EBV infection: a role for natural killer cells
    Hilary Williams
    Clinical and Basic Virology Laboratory, School of Biomedical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Summerhall, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Haematol 129:266-74. 2005
    ..The magnitude of the NK cell response may ultimately determine whether primary EBV infection has a clinical outcome...
  62. ncbi request reprint No Evidence for BRAF as a melanoma/nevus susceptibility gene
    Sharon Jackson
    Genetic Epidemiology Division, Cancer Research UK, Cancer Genetics Building, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7TF, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:913-8. 2005
    ..In addition, we found that there was no association between the BRAF genotype and mean total number of banal or atypical nevi in either the cases or controls...
  63. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy history and incidence of melanoma in women: a pooled analysis
    Margaret R Karagas
    Section of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, 7927 Rubin Bldg, One Medical Center Drive, Hanover, Lebanon, New Hampshire, 03756 0001, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:11-9. 2006
    ..g., <5 live births) (pOR 0.33, 95% CI 0.14-0.75). The results are compatible with an effect of reproductive history-related factors on melanoma risk, but also could reflect differences in other factors, such as sun exposure history...
  64. pmc Mobile phone use and risk of glioma in adults: case-control study
    Sarah J Hepworth
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health, and Therapeutics LIGHT, Leeds LS2 9LN
    BMJ 332:883-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the risk of glioma in adults in relation to mobile phone use...
  65. ncbi request reprint Evidence of shared Epstein-Barr viral isolates between sexual partners, and low level EBV in genital secretions
    Ranjit Thomas
    Clinical and Basic Virology Laboratory, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Summerhall, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Med Virol 78:1204-9. 2006
    ..The finding of small quantities of cell-associated virus suggests a latent infection; thus EBV is probably in the B lymphocyte rather than in the epithelial cell component of the secretions...
  66. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in p53 and ATM haplotypes and risk of glioma and meningioma
    Beatrice Susanne Malmer
    Department of Radiation Sciences, Oncology, Umea University Hospital, 901 85, Umea, Sweden
    J Neurooncol 82:229-37. 2007
    ..Therefore, we tested the hypothesis that polymorphisms and haplotypes in p53 and ATM could be associated with glioma and meningioma risk...
  67. ncbi request reprint Mobile phone use and risk of glioma in 5 North European countries
    Anna Lahkola
    STUK, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Cancer 120:1769-75. 2007
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint An international case-control study of interleukin-4Ralpha, interleukin-13, and cyclooxygenase-2 polymorphisms and glioblastoma risk
    Judith A Schwartzbaum
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Ohio State University, Starling Loving Hall, 320 West Tenth Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2448-54. 2007
    ..Nonetheless, the association between the T-G IL-4Ralpha haplotype and glioblastoma risk may indicate a role of immune factors in glioblastoma development...
  69. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence following treatment for infertility at a clinic in the UK
    Pat Doyle
    Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Hum Reprod 17:2209-13. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of cancer in a cohort of women attending a large infertility clinic in the UK...
  70. ncbi request reprint Allergic conditions and brain tumor risk
    Annette Wigertz
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 166:941-50. 2007
    ..60, 0.91). Our results show a reduced risk for glioma associated primarily with current allergic conditions. If this is etiologic, it has implications for the understanding of how allergic conditions might reduce the tumor risk...
  71. ncbi request reprint Allogeneic cytotoxic T-cell therapy for EBV-positive posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disease: results of a phase 2 multicenter clinical trial
    Tanzina Haque
    Clinical and Molecular Virology Laboratory, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Blood 110:1123-31. 2007
    ..Our results show that allogeneic CTLs are a safe and rapid therapy for PTLD, bypassing the need to grow CTLs for individual patients. The response rate in this poor prognosis patient group is encouraging...
  72. ncbi request reprint An international case-control study of glutathione transferase and functionally related polymorphisms and risk of primary adult brain tumors
    Judith A Schwartzbaum
    Division of Epidemiology and Biometrics, School of Public Health, Ohio State University, Starling Loving Hall, 320 W Tenth Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:559-65. 2007
    ..Because there is less previous evidence for a role of NQO1, CYP1A1, GSTM1, and GSTT1 variants, we restricted analysis of these variants to a small preliminary study...
  73. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric factors and risk of melanoma in women: a pooled analysis
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Cancer 122:1100-8. 2008
    ..In aggregate, data from these studies suggest that greater height and weight gain may be risk factors for cutaneous melanoma in women...
  74. ncbi request reprint An assessment of a variant of the DNA repair gene XRCC3 as a possible nevus or melanoma susceptibility genotype
    Chandra Gooptu Bertram
    Genetic Epidemiology Division, Cancer Research UK, Cancer Genetics Building, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    J Invest Dermatol 122:429-32. 2004
    ..The previous association between XRCC3 and melanoma may be a result of the choice of control group and we emphasize the need for appropriate choice of controls...
  75. ncbi request reprint Treatment of Epstein-Barr-virus-positive post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disease with partly HLA-matched allogeneic cytotoxic T cells
    Tanzina Haque
    Laboratory for Clinical and Molecular Virology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 1QH, UK
    Lancet 360:436-42. 2002
    ..Since tumour growth results from inadequate T-cell control of latent EBV, new immunotherapeutic approaches to treatment are being pioneered...
  76. ncbi request reprint A cohort study among university students: identification of risk factors for Epstein-Barr virus seroconversion and infectious mononucleosis
    Dorothy H Crawford
    Clinical and Molecular Virology Laboratory, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Summerhall, Edinburgh, EH9 1QH, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 43:276-82. 2006
    ..A vaccine against Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection is in clinical trials. Up-to-date information on risk factors for EBV infection and infectious mononucleosis (IM) among young adults is required to inform a vaccination strategy...