Lesley A Anderson

Summary

Affiliation: Queen's University Belfast
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Inverse association between gastroesophageal reflux and blood pressure: results of a large community based study
    Liam J Murray
    Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust, Bolton, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:10. 2008
  2. pmc Mortality in Barrett's oesophagus: results from a population based study
    L A Anderson
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queen s University Belfast, UK
    Gut 52:1081-4. 2003
  3. pmc Autoimmune conditions and hairy cell leukemia: an exploratory case-control study
    Lesley A Anderson
    Cancer Epidemiology and Health Services Research Group, Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Hematol Oncol 3:35. 2010
  4. pmc Common community acquired infections and subsequent risk of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
    Lesley A Anderson
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Br J Haematol 147:444-9. 2009
  5. pmc Risks of myeloid malignancies in patients with autoimmune conditions
    L A Anderson
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Br J Cancer 100:822-8. 2009
  6. pmc Survival patterns among lymphoma patients with a family history of lymphoma
    Lesley A Anderson
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:4958-65. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric atrophy and the stages of the oesophageal inflammation, metaplasia, adenocarcinoma sequence: results from the FINBAR case-control study
    L A Anderson
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Gut 57:734-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma: results from the FINBAR study
    Lesley A Anderson
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, BT12 6BJ, Northern Ireland
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1585-94. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Malignancy and mortality in a population-based cohort of patients with coeliac disease or "gluten sensitivity"
    L A Anderson
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, BT12 6BJ, United Kingdom
    World J Gastroenterol 13:146-51. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the esophageal inflammation-metaplasia-adenocarcinoma sequence
    Lesley A Anderson
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Cancer Res 66:4975-82. 2006

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Inverse association between gastroesophageal reflux and blood pressure: results of a large community based study
    Liam J Murray
    Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust, Bolton, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:10. 2008
    ..In a cross-sectional community based study, as part of a randomised controlled trial of eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection, the association between blood pressure and symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux was examined...
  2. pmc Mortality in Barrett's oesophagus: results from a population based study
    L A Anderson
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queen s University Belfast, UK
    Gut 52:1081-4. 2003
    ..Other causes of death are reportedly raised in this group. We examined cause specific mortality among individuals in a population based Barrett's oesophagus register...
  3. pmc Autoimmune conditions and hairy cell leukemia: an exploratory case-control study
    Lesley A Anderson
    Cancer Epidemiology and Health Services Research Group, Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Hematol Oncol 3:35. 2010
    ..Case reports suggest that hairy cell leukemia (HCL) may be associated with autoimmune conditions, however no systematic investigations in this area have been undertaken...
  4. pmc Common community acquired infections and subsequent risk of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
    Lesley A Anderson
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Br J Haematol 147:444-9. 2009
    ..001). Our findings suggest that common infections may play a role in CLL aetiology. Alternatively, the associations might reflect an underlying immune disturbance present several years prior to CLL diagnosis...
  5. pmc Risks of myeloid malignancies in patients with autoimmune conditions
    L A Anderson
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Br J Cancer 100:822-8. 2009
    ..15). Medications used to treat autoimmune conditions, shared genetic predisposition and/or direct infiltration of bone marrow by autoimmune conditions, could explain these excess risks of myeloid malignancies...
  6. pmc Survival patterns among lymphoma patients with a family history of lymphoma
    Lesley A Anderson
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:4958-65. 2008
    ..Only a few small studies have assessed clinical characteristics and prognosis for familial patients, with inconsistent findings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric atrophy and the stages of the oesophageal inflammation, metaplasia, adenocarcinoma sequence: results from the FINBAR case-control study
    L A Anderson
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Gut 57:734-9. 2008
    ..The relationship between all stages of the oesophageal inflammation, metaplasia, adenocarcinoma sequence and H pylori infection and gastric atrophy was explored...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma: results from the FINBAR study
    Lesley A Anderson
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, BT12 6BJ, Northern Ireland
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1585-94. 2007
    ..To investigate risk factors associated with Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma...
  9. ncbi request reprint Malignancy and mortality in a population-based cohort of patients with coeliac disease or "gluten sensitivity"
    L A Anderson
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, BT12 6BJ, United Kingdom
    World J Gastroenterol 13:146-51. 2007
    ..To determine the risk of malignancy and mortality in patients with a positive endomysial or anti-gliadin antibody test in Northern Ireland...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the esophageal inflammation-metaplasia-adenocarcinoma sequence
    Lesley A Anderson
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Cancer Res 66:4975-82. 2006
    ..If NSAIDs have a true protective effect on the esophageal inflammation-metaplasia-adenocarcinoma sequence, they may act early in the sequence...
  11. doi request reprint The association between alcohol and reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, and esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Lesley A Anderson
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Gastroenterology 136:799-805. 2009
    ..However, reports about the association between alcohol and reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, and esophageal adenocarcinoma are conflicting...
  12. doi request reprint Dietary antioxidant and mineral intake in humans is associated with reduced risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma but not reflux esophagitis or Barrett's esophagus
    Seamus J Murphy
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT12 6BJ, Northern Ireland
    J Nutr 140:1757-63. 2010
    ..These results suggest that antioxidants may play a role in the pathogenesis of RE and EAC and may be more important in terms of progression rather than initiation of the disease process...
  13. doi request reprint Glycemic index, carbohydrate and fiber intakes and risk of reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, and esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Helen G Mulholland
    Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group, Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queens University Belfast, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 20:279-88. 2009
    ..To examine the association between dietary glycemic index (GI), glycemic load (GL), total carbohydrate, sugars, starch, and fiber intakes and the risk of reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, and esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  14. doi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 and inducible nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphisms and risk of reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, and esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Heather R Ferguson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:727-31. 2008
    ..Our study suggests that the COX-2 8473 C allele is a potential genetic marker for susceptibility to esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  15. doi request reprint Risk of Barrett's oesophagus, oesophageal adenocarcinoma and reflux oesophagitis and the use of nitrates and asthma medications
    Todd C Ladanchuk
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University, and Royal Group of Hospitals, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:1397-403. 2010
    ..To investigate the relationship between use of asthma medication and nitrates and risk of reflux oesophagitis, Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma...
  16. ncbi request reprint A population-based association study of SNPs of GSTP1, MnSOD, GPX2 and Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Seamus J Murphy
    Department of Medical Genetics, Queen s University Belfast, Royal Group of Hospitals, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, Ireland
    Carcinogenesis 28:1323-8. 2007
    ..SNPs involving the GSTP1, MnSOD and GPX2 genes were not associated with BE or EAC. Further studies aimed at identifying susceptibility genes should focus on different antioxidant genes or different pathways...
  17. doi request reprint Vitamin D, calcium and dairy intake, and risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma and its precursor conditions
    Helen G Mulholland
    Cancer Epidemiology and Health Services Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queens University Belfast, Mulhouse Building, RVH Site, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Br J Nutr 106:732-41. 2011
    ..Limited work has been conducted in this area, and further research is required...
  18. pmc Hematopoietic malignancies associated with viral and alcoholic hepatitis
    Lesley A Anderson
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 7076 Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3069-75. 2008
    ..In summary, HCV, but not other causes of hepatitis, was associated with the elevated risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and acute myeloid leukemia. HCV may induce lymphoproliferative malignancies through chronic immune stimulation...
  19. pmc Cigarette smoking increases risk of Barrett's esophagus: an analysis of the Barrett's and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium
    Michael B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20852 7234, USA
    Gastroenterology 142:744-53. 2012
    ..We investigated whether tobacco smoking and other factors increase risk for Barrett's esophagus...
  20. ncbi request reprint Incidence of colorectal cancer in a population-based cohort of patients with Barrett's oesophagus
    Seamus J Murphy
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:1449-53. 2005
    ..No population-based studies have examined the incidence of this cancer in patients with Barrett's oesophagus...
  21. ncbi request reprint Have patients with esophagitis got an increased risk of adenocarcinoma? Results from a population-based study
    Seamus J Murphy
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, Northern Ireland
    World J Gastroenterol 11:7290-5. 2005
    ..To examine an increased risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma is restricted to patients who develop Barrett's esophagus or whether esophagitis per se is a risk factor for adenocarcinoma...
  22. pmc Increased risk for lymphoid and myeloid neoplasms in elderly solid-organ transplant recipients
    Scott C Quinlan
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 7076, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1229-37. 2010
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  23. doi request reprint Increased risk of stomach and esophageal malignancies in people with AIDS
    E Christina Persson
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852 7234, USA
    Gastroenterology 143:943-950.e2. 2012
    ..We evaluated the risks of different histologic and anatomic subtypes of carcinomas and non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs) of the stomach and esophagus in people with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)...
  24. pmc Psychosocial factors and their association with reflux oesophagitis, Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma
    Paul Denver
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT12 6BJ, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    World J Gastroenterol 19:1770-7. 2013
    ..To investigate the role of psychological characteristics as risk factors for oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC), as well as the reflux-mediated precursor pathway...
  25. pmc Dietary fat and meat intakes and risk of reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Mark G O'Doherty
    Cancer Epidemiology Health Services Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queens University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 129:1493-502. 2011
    ..67; 95% CI = 1.71-12.74). No consistent associations were seen for BE with either fat or meat intakes. Further studies investigating the association between dietary fat and food sources of fat are needed to confirm these results...
  26. pmc Socio-economic and other correlates of Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus seroprevalence among older adults in Sicily
    Colleen Pelser
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Med Virol 81:1938-44. 2009
    ..3, CI 0.1-0.9). Other demographic and household variables were unrelated to seroprevalence. From these data, KSHV in Sicily appears to be related to low socio-economic status, but micro-endemicity in small communities cannot be excluded...
  27. pmc Concomitant and antecedent deep venous thrombosis and cancer survival in male US veterans
    Lesley A Anderson
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Leuk Lymphoma 52:764-70. 2011
    ..Advanced stage at diagnosis, treatment effects, lifestyle factors, and comorbidity could explain differences by cancer site and time frame between a prior deep venous thrombosis diagnosis and cancer outcome...
  28. pmc Iron intake and markers of iron status and risk of Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Mark G O'Doherty
    Cancer Epidemiology Health Services Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queens University Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2269-79. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between iron intake and iron status with Barrett's esophagus (BE) and esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC)...
  29. doi request reprint Environmental, lifestyle, and familial/ethnic factors associated with myeloproliferative neoplasms
    Lesley A Anderson
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Am J Hematol 87:175-82. 2012
    ..The vast heterogeneity in studies identified as part of this review suggests that large scale systematic assessment of etiological factors associated with MPNs is warranted...
  30. pmc Population-based study of autoimmune conditions and the risk of specific lymphoid malignancies
    Lesley A Anderson
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 125:398-405. 2009
    ..These results support a mechanism whereby chronic antigenic stimulation leads to lymphoid malignancy...
  31. doi request reprint Withdrawal of corticosteroids in inflammatory bowel disease patients after dependency periods ranging from 2 to 45 years: a proposed method
    S J Murphy
    Centre for Colorectal Disease, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 30:1078-86. 2009
    ..Even in the biologic era, corticosteroid dependency in IBD patients is common and causes a lot of morbidity, but methods of withdrawal are not well described...
  32. doi request reprint Oesophageal cancer: caregiver mental health and strain
    M Donnelly
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Psychooncology 17:1196-201. 2008
    ..To investigate strain and mental health among family caregivers of oesophageal cancer patients and possible factors associated with caregiver mental health and strain...
  33. doi request reprint Common community-acquired infections and subsequent risk of multiple myeloma: A population-based study
    Charlene M McShane
    Cancer Epidemiology and Health Services Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 134:1734-40. 2014
    ..Alternatively, the observed associations may be a manifestation of an underlying immune disturbance present several years prior to MM diagnosis and thereby part of the natural history of disease progression. ..
  34. pmc Risk of classic Kaposi sarcoma with exposures to plants and soils in Sicily
    James J Goedert
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:23. 2010
    ..Ecologic and in vitro studies suggest that exposures to plants or soil may influence risk of Kaposi sarcoma (KS)...
  35. doi request reprint Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and aspirin use and the risk of head and neck cancer: a systematic review
    Jessica C Wilson
    Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 22:803-10. 2011
    ..Evidence for NSAIDs preventing head and neck cancer (HNC) is conflicting. We conducted a systematic literature review to investigate the association between NSAID/aspirin use and risk of head and neck cancer (HNC)...
  36. doi request reprint Human herpesvirus 8 seroprevalence among children and adolescents in the United States
    Lesley A Anderson
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:661-4. 2008
    ..4%). K8.1 seropositivity was associated with asthma (odds ratio: 6.3; 95% confidence interval: 2.4-16.9) and hay fever (3.5; 1.1-11.0), and there were borderline associations with measures of crowding and low socioeconomic status...
  37. pmc Antibiotic use and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a population-based case-control study
    L A Anderson
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Br J Cancer 98:161-4. 2008
    ..7, 95% confidence interval=0.5-1.2), nor antibiotic use by site, was associated with total NHL, or NHL subtypes. There were no trends with frequency or age at first use (P trend=0.23 and 0.26, respectively)...
  38. doi request reprint Patients with Barrett esophagus have poor understanding of the diagnosis and its implications
    Seamus J Murphy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:431-2. 2008
  39. doi request reprint No association between hOGG1, XRCC1, and XPD polymorphisms and risk of reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, or esophageal adenocarcinoma: results from the factors influencing the Barrett's adenocarcinoma relationship case-control study
    Heather R Ferguson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast BT9 7AB, Northern Ireland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:736-9. 2008
    ..There were no statistically significant associations between these polymorphisms and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma, Barrett's esophagus, or reflux esophagitis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: interesting association or causal relationship?
    Lesley A Anderson
    Int J Cancer 122:x-xii. 2008