R G Feltbower

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Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint UK case control study of brain tumours in children, teenagers and young adults: a pilot study
    Richard G Feltbower
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Res Notes 7:14. 2014
  2. pmc Small-area analyses of bone cancer diagnosed in Great Britain provide clues to aetiology
    Richard J Q McNally
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, England, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:270. 2012
  3. pmc First description of seasonality of birth and diagnosis amongst teenagers and young adults with cancer aged 15-24 years in England, 1996-2005
    Marlous van Laar
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Room 8, 49 Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Cancer 13:365. 2013
  4. pmc Space-time clustering of childhood central nervous system tumours in Yorkshire, UK
    Richard J Q McNally
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:13. 2012
  5. pmc The epidemiology of bone cancer in 0 - 39 year olds in northern England, 1981 - 2002
    Rachel Eyre
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, England, UK
    BMC Cancer 10:357. 2010
  6. pmc Geographic mobility following cancer treatment in Yorkshire, UK
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:380-1. 2004
  7. pmc Survival following relapse in childhood haematological malignancies diagnosed in 1974-2003 in Yorkshire, UK
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:1147-52. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Epidemiology of leukaemia and lymphoma in children and young adults from the north of England, 1990-2002
    Richard G Feltbower
    University of Leeds, Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Eur J Cancer 45:420-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Treatment and survival patterns for germ cell tumors among 13- to 24-year olds in Yorkshire, UK
    Richard G Feltbower
    Pediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:282-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Acute complications and drug misuse are important causes of death for children and young adults with type 1 diabetes: results from the Yorkshire Register of diabetes in children and young adults
    Richard G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:922-6. 2008

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Publications41

  1. doi request reprint UK case control study of brain tumours in children, teenagers and young adults: a pilot study
    Richard G Feltbower
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Res Notes 7:14. 2014
    ..The pilot case-control study aimed to establish methodologies for a future comprehensive aetiological investigation among children and young adults...
  2. pmc Small-area analyses of bone cancer diagnosed in Great Britain provide clues to aetiology
    Richard J Q McNally
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, England, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:270. 2012
    ..We investigated putative associations with deprivation and population density...
  3. pmc First description of seasonality of birth and diagnosis amongst teenagers and young adults with cancer aged 15-24 years in England, 1996-2005
    Marlous van Laar
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Room 8, 49 Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Cancer 13:365. 2013
    ..We aimed to examine evidence for an infectious aetiology among teenagers and young adults (TYA) by analysing monthly seasonality of diagnosis and birth amongst 15-24 year olds diagnosed with cancer in England...
  4. pmc Space-time clustering of childhood central nervous system tumours in Yorkshire, UK
    Richard J Q McNally
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:13. 2012
    ..We specifically tested the aetiological hypothesis that a factor influencing geographical or temporal heterogeneity of childhood central nervous system (CNS) tumour incidence was related to exposure to a transient environmental agent...
  5. pmc The epidemiology of bone cancer in 0 - 39 year olds in northern England, 1981 - 2002
    Rachel Eyre
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, England, UK
    BMC Cancer 10:357. 2010
    ..There is a paucity of recent epidemiological data on bone cancers. The aim of this study was to describe incidence and survival patterns for bone cancers diagnosed during 1981 - 2002...
  6. pmc Geographic mobility following cancer treatment in Yorkshire, UK
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:380-1. 2004
    ..Whether reintegration had occurred was assessed using geographic mobility as an objective proxy. Age, sex, and socioeconomic status were identified as being independently associated with mobility whereas diagnosis and relapse were not...
  7. pmc Survival following relapse in childhood haematological malignancies diagnosed in 1974-2003 in Yorkshire, UK
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:1147-52. 2007
    ..This provides a baseline for future comparisons and demonstrates that relapsed childhood cancer need not imply a poor outcome...
  8. doi request reprint Epidemiology of leukaemia and lymphoma in children and young adults from the north of England, 1990-2002
    Richard G Feltbower
    University of Leeds, Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Eur J Cancer 45:420-7. 2009
    ..We aimed to describe and contrast the epidemiology of haematological malignancies among 0-14 and 15-24-year-olds in northern England from 1990 to 2002 and compare clinical trial entry by age group...
  9. doi request reprint Treatment and survival patterns for germ cell tumors among 13- to 24-year olds in Yorkshire, UK
    Richard G Feltbower
    Pediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:282-8. 2011
    ..However, between disciplines protocols define different assessment and management in GCT. We aimed to document changes in incidence, treatment, and survival since 1990, to record the baseline to which future trends can be compared...
  10. doi request reprint Acute complications and drug misuse are important causes of death for children and young adults with type 1 diabetes: results from the Yorkshire Register of diabetes in children and young adults
    Richard G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:922-6. 2008
    ..To examine mortality rates and causes of death among subjects diagnosed with type 1 diabetes aged <or=29 years...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patterns of childhood cancer by ethnic group in Bradford, UK 1974-1997
    P A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Eur J Cancer 39:92-7. 2003
    ..04). Our timely study shows patterns of occurrence of childhood cancer that differ with respect to ethnic group. Differences are particularly apparent in the excess of AML and incidence peak in 5-9 year olds in south Asian children...
  12. doi request reprint Incidence rate trends in childhood type 1 diabetes in Yorkshire, UK 1978-2007: effects of deprivation and age at diagnosis in the South Asian and non-South Asian populations
    K L Harron
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabet Med 28:1508-13. 2011
    ..This study examines incidence rate trends of childhood Type 1 diabetes in Yorkshire 1978-2007, focusing on differences between south Asians and non-south Asians...
  13. doi request reprint Survival trends of cancer amongst the south Asian and non-south Asian population under 30 years of age in Yorkshire, UK
    M van Laar
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology, Room 8 49, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, University of Leeds, LS2 9NL, UK
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:e13-8. 2012
    ..It is unclear whether these differences exist exclusively in the older adult population or whether they begin to emerge in children and young adults...
  14. pmc Diagnosing childhood cancer in primary care--a realistic expectation?
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:1882-4. 2004
    ..Each PCT will expect three to five newly diagnosed children per year. A single GP is likely to see an incident case once every 20 years...
  15. doi request reprint Weighing and measuring primary school children: evaluation of the TRENDS model for implementation of Department of Health guidelines
    R S Levine
    Department of Child Health, University of Leeds, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 35:365-8. 2009
    ..The guidance places the responsibility for implementation and funding of this scheme onto the PCTs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Insulin pump therapy in childhood diabetes-cost implications for Primary Care Trusts
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK
    Diabet Med 23:86-9. 2006
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  17. doi request reprint Children and young people with diabetes in Yorkshire: a population-based clinical audit of patient data 2005/2006
    P A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabet Med 25:1276-82. 2008
    ..To provide a population-based clinical audit of children and young people with diabetes, reporting outcomes, including glycaemic control, for named individual units...
  18. ncbi request reprint Type 1 diabetes in Yorkshire, UK: time trends in 0-14 and 15-29-year-olds, age at onset and age-period-cohort modelling
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, and The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabet Med 20:437-41. 2003
    ..To investigate whether the rising incidence of Type 1 diabetes in children is evident in young adults and determine whether age at onset has decreased over time...
  19. pmc Hospital attendance patterns in long term survivors of cancer
    R Johnson
    Yorkshire Regional Centre for Paediatric Oncology and Haematology, Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:374-7. 2004
    ..To identify attendance patterns in a childhood cancer long term follow up clinic, in order to inform decision making strategies for efficient, cost effective local and national surveillance of survivors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Time trends and ethnic patterns of childhood nephrotic syndrome in Yorkshire, UK
    P A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, 30 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Pediatr Nephrol 16:1040-4. 2001
    ..The absence of any increase in incidence over the last decade contrasts with other paediatric immune mediated conditions such as asthma and diabetes...
  21. pmc Type 2 and other forms of diabetes in 0-30 year olds: a hospital based study in Leeds, UK
    R G Feltbower
    University of Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 88:676-9. 2003
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  22. pmc International parallels in leukaemia and diabetes epidemiology
    R G Feltbower
    University of Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:54-6. 2004
    ..There was a significant positive correlation between diseases. Markers of wealth and affluence were significantly associated with high incidence...
  23. ncbi request reprint Survival from adolescent cancer in Yorkshire, UK
    J R Wilkinson
    Nuffield Institute for Health, University of Leeds, 71-75 Clarendon Road, LS2 9PL, Leeds, UK
    Eur J Cancer 37:903-11. 2001
    ..Improved survival from all cancers in young adults over the last decade is clearly seen. Reasons for differential survival by geographical area are unclear and warrant further investigation...
  24. pmc Cancer incidence among the south Asian and non-south Asian population under 30 years of age in Yorkshire, UK
    M van Laar
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9NL, UK
    Br J Cancer 103:1448-52. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined epidemiological differences between ethnic groups for children and young adults with cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of birth for cancer in Northern England, UK
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, 30 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:338-45. 2001
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  26. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of central nervous system tumors in children and young adults (0-29 years), Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 21:647-60. 2004
    ..The overall burden of CNS tumors appears to be relatively constant, but the significantly poorer survival for young people needs further rapid investigation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trends in the incidence of childhood diabetes in south Asians and other children in Bradford, UK
    R G Feltbower
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabet Med 19:162-6. 2002
    ..To investigate incidence rates and time trends, over 21 years, of Type 1 diabetes in a migrant population of south Asian children in Bradford, UK...
  28. ncbi request reprint Survival from childhood cancer in Yorkshire, U.K.: effect of ethnicity and socio-economic status
    P A McKinney
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Leeds, U K
    Eur J Cancer 35:1816-23. 1999
    ..Taking all children with malignant disease together, neither ethnicity nor socio-economic status appear to influence survival after taking other factors into consideration...
  29. doi request reprint Does population mixing measure infectious exposure in children at the community level?
    John C Taylor
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:593-600. 2008
    ..Areas that exhibit high levels of population mixing do not necessarily possess raised rates of hospital admissions for infectious disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Childhood leukaemias and CNS tumours: correlation of international incidence rates
    Sarah J Hepworth
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 42:509-13. 2006
    ..Variation in levels of ascertainment may partially explain this, although childhood environmental exposures related to infections will also be affected by levels of affluence...
  31. doi request reprint Referral to a specialist paediatric palliative care service in oncology patients
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:677-80. 2011
    ..There is potential to increase the proportion of children and young people with cancer who are referred to specialist palliative care services...
  32. pmc Rising rates of all types of diabetes in south Asian and non-south Asian children and young people aged 0-29 years in West Yorkshire, U.K., 1991-2006
    Katie L Harron
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Diabetes Care 34:652-4. 2011
    ..To investigate incidence trends of all diabetes types in all children and young people and in the south Asian subpopulation...
  33. doi request reprint The UK Childhood Cancer Study: maternal occupational exposures and childhood leukaemia and lymphoma
    Patricia A McKinney
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room 8 49J, Level 8, Worsley Building, University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:232-40. 2008
    ..Maternal exposure to solvents should further be investigated. These findings must invoke caution in the interpretation of risks reliant on self-reported occupational data...
  34. ncbi request reprint Detecting small-area similarities in the epidemiology of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and diabetes mellitus, type 1: a Bayesian approach
    Richard G Feltbower
    Pediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 161:1168-80. 2005
    ..The links between diabetes and acute lymphoblastic leukemia observed for large regions are weaker for small areas. More powerful replications are needed for confirmation of these findings...
  35. doi request reprint The impact of a managed transition of care upon psychosocial characteristics and patient satisfaction in a cohort of adult survivors of childhood cancer
    M van Laar
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Division of Epidemiology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Psychooncology 22:2039-45. 2013
    ..When long-term follow-up care for survivors of childhood cancer in our region moved from a paediatric to an adult environment in 2009, we prospectively assessed the impact of this change on patient satisfaction...
  36. ncbi request reprint Monitoring trends in childhood obesity: a simple school-based model
    R S Levine
    Academic Unit of Paediatrics, University of Leeds, Belmont House, 3 5 Belmont Grove, Leeds, UK
    Public Health 122:255-60. 2008
    ..The English Department of Health has now issued guidelines to primary care trusts for the annual weighing and measuring of all children on entry to primary school and in year 6...
  37. doi request reprint Evaluation of bone mass in children with long bone fracture compared with controls
    Joanne H Bradshaw
    Department of Paediatrics, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Pediatr Orthop B 17:159-63. 2008
    ..To be certain that this is owing to cause rather than effect, and also as this is an important public health issue, further studies are warranted...
  38. doi request reprint What do epidemiologists mean by 'population mixing'?
    Graham R Law
    Biostatistics Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:155-60. 2008
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  39. ncbi request reprint Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in relation to population mixing around the time of birth in South Hungary
    John C Taylor
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 47:974; author reply 975. 2006
  40. doi request reprint Measuring the school impact on child obesity
    Kimberley L Procter
    The University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 67:341-9. 2008
    ..Resources could then be targeted towards those schools in greatest need...
  41. ncbi request reprint An association between type 1 diabetes and idiopathic generalized epilepsy
    Dougall McCorry
    Department of Neurosciences, Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Fazakerly, Liverpool L9 7LJ, United Kingdom
    Ann Neurol 59:204-6. 2006
    ..Clinical experience suggested the two conditions were seen in individuals more frequently than might be expected by chance...