Affiliation: University of Cambridge
- Estimation of disease progression parameters from case-control data: application to mammographic patterns and breast cancer natural historyE Couto
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
J Epidemiol Biostat 6:235-42. 2001..The reduction in sensitivity of the screening process associated with high-risk patterns presented here, could be of paramount interest for proposing new screening strategies, such as possible additional screening tools...
- Lung cancers attributable to environmental tobacco smoke and air pollution in non-smokers in different European countries: a prospective studyPaolo Vineis
Imperial College London, London UK
Environ Health 6:7. 2007..It is therefore useful to estimate the burden of disease associated with indoor and outdoor air pollution...
- Overdiagnosis and breast cancer screeningNick E Day
Breast Cancer Res 7:228-9. 2005
- Common ERBB2 polymorphisms and risk of breast cancer in a white British population: a case-control studyPatrick R Benusiglio
Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratories, Cambridge, UK
Breast Cancer Res 7:R204-9. 2005..Its amplification correlates with poor prognosis. Moreover, the coding polymorphism I655V has previously been associated with an increased risk of breast cancer...
- Self-reported parkinsonian symptoms in the EPIC-Norfolk cohortLianna S Ishihara
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
BMC Neurol 5:15. 2005..The objective of the study was to determine the self-reported prevalence of parkinsonian symptoms from a questionnaire, and to examine their association with age and self-reported Parkinson's disease in a large cohort...
- Correlated measurement error--implications for nutritional epidemiologyN E Day
Strangeways Research Laboratory, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
Int J Epidemiol 33:1373-81. 2004..This paper describes the effect on multivariate regression coefficients of different levels of correlation, both between the variables themselves and between the errors of estimation of these variables...
- Epidemiological assessment of diet: a comparison of a 7-day diary with a food frequency questionnaire using urinary markers of nitrogen, potassium and sodiumN Day
Strangeways Research Laboratory, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
Int J Epidemiol 30:309-17. 2001....
- Mammographic screening and mammographic patternsN Day
University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, UK
Breast Cancer Res 2:247-51. 2000..Mammographic density is also an important determinant of mammographic screening sensitivity...
- Occupational social class, educational level and area deprivation independently predict plasma ascorbic acid concentration: a cross-sectional population based study in the Norfolk cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk)S Shohaimi
Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK
Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1432-5. 2004..To investigate the independent association between three different measures of socioeconomic status and plasma ascorbic acid level...
- High risk mammographic parenchymal patterns and diet: a case-control studyE Sala
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
Br J Cancer 83:121-6. 2000..It seems that parenchymal pattern acts as an informative biomarker of the effect of some macronutrient and foodstuffs intake on breast cancer risk...
- Area deprivation predicts lung function independently of education and social classS Shohaimi
Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Eur Respir J 24:157-61. 2004....
- Mammographic parenchymal patterns and breast cancer natural history--a case-control studyE Sala
Department of Radiology, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
Acta Oncol 40:461-5. 2001....
- High-risk mammographic parenchymal patterns, hormone replacement therapy and other risk factors: a case-control studyE Sala
Department of Community Medicine, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
Int J Epidemiol 29:629-36. 2000..Mammographic parenchymal patterns are of particular interest because the denser patterns reduce screening sensitivity as well as increasing breast cancer risk, and because they have been shown to be affected by exogenous oestrogens...
- Smoking and high-risk mammographic parenchymal patterns: a case-control studyE Sala
Department of Community Medicine, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
Breast Cancer Res 2:59-63. 2000..It appears that parenchymal patterns may act as an informative biomarker of the effect of cigarette smoking on breast cancer risk...
- High-risk mammographic parenchymal patterns and anthropometric measures: a case-control studyE Sala
Department of Community Medicine, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, UK
Br J Cancer 81:1257-61. 1999..Further studies are needed to determine a measure of parenchymal density that is independent of anthropometric measures and breast size...
- Relation between plasma ascorbic acid and mortality in men and women in EPIC-Norfolk prospective study: a prospective population study. European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and NutritionK T Khaw
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, UK
Lancet 357:657-63. 2001..We aimed to assess the relation between plasma ascorbic acid and subsequent mortality due to all causes, cardiovascular disease, ischaemic heart disease, and cancer...
- Abdominal obesity and respiratory function in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk Study, United KingdomD Canoy
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Am J Epidemiol 159:1140-9. 2004..In the general adult population, abdominal fat deposition may play a role in the impairment of respiratory function among the abdominally obese...
- Predicted long-term mortality reduction associated with the second round of breast screening in East AngliaJ McCann
Cancer Intelligence Unit, University of Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
Br J Cancer 84:423-8. 2001..81 (0.72, 0.91) for those aged 55-64. We conclude that, by 2004, the second round of screening in East Anglia should reduce mortality by around 7% in women below age 55 at diagnosis, and by around 19% in those aged 55-64...
- Frequency of eating and concentrations of serum cholesterol in the Norfolk population of the European prospective investigation into cancer (EPIC-Norfolk): cross sectional studyS M Titan
Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
BMJ 323:1286-8. 2001..We need to consider not just what we eat but how often we eat...
- Residential area deprivation predicts smoking habit independently of individual educational level and occupational social class. A cross sectional study in the Norfolk cohort of the European Investigation into Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk)S Shohaimi
Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit, Cambridge, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 57:270-6. 2003..Efforts to reduce cigarette smoking need to tackle not just individual but also area based factors. Understanding the specific factors in deprived areas that influence smoking habit may help inform preventive efforts...
- Vitamin C and the risk of developing inflammatory polyarthritis: prospective nested case-control studyD J Pattison
Arthritis Research Campaign, Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
Ann Rheum Dis 63:843-7. 2004..The mechanism for this effect is uncertain. Thus similar studies are necessary to confirm these results...
- Traditional cardiovascular risk factors measured prior to the onset of inflammatory polyarthritisN J Goodson
ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester Medical School, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:731-6. 2004..Therefore the increased CVD observed in these patients is likely to be a consequence of factors operating after the onset of the arthritis...
- The effects of acclimation to reversed seasonal temperatures on the swimming performance of adult brown trout Salmo truttaN Day
School of Biosciences, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
J Exp Biol 208:2683-92. 2005..These data have important implications for the design of experiments using fish that experience predictable, usually seasonal, changes in their natural environment (temperature, dissolved oxygen, changes in water levels, etc.)...