D Forman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Lung cancer: district active treatment rates affect survival
    M L Cartman
    NYCRIS, Leeds, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:424-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint An update of the Cochrane systematic review of Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy in nonulcer dyspepsia: resolving the discrepancy between systematic reviews
    Paul Moayyedi
    Gastroenterology Unit, Health Services Research, The City Hospital NHS Trust, Dudley Road, Winston Green, Birmingham B18 7QH, U K
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2621-6. 2003
  3. pmc Breast cancer outcomes in South Asian population of West Yorkshire
    G Velikova
    Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre Leeds, Cancer Medicine Research Unit, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:1926-32. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between Helicobacter pylori infection and adult height
    Paul Moayyedi
    AstraZeneca Richard Hunt Chair of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, HSC 3N51D Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:455-65. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Gastric cancer: global pattern of the disease and an overview of environmental risk factors
    D Forman
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 20:633-49. 2006
  6. pmc Joint disease mapping using six cancers in the Yorkshire region of England
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Room 8, 49 Worsley Building, Leeds LS29LN, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 7:41. 2008
  7. pmc The prevalence of the duodenal ulcer promoting gene (dupA) in Helicobacter pylori isolates varies by ethnic group and is not universally associated with disease development: a case-control study
    Heather Marie A Schmidt
    School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, NSW, Sydney, Australia
    Gut Pathog 1:5. 2009
  8. pmc Changes in and predictors of length of stay in hospital after surgery for breast cancer between 1997/98 and 2004/05 in two regions of England: a population-based study
    Amy Downing
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room 8, 49 Worsley Building, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:202. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Vitamins to prevent cancer: supplementary problems
    David Forman
    Centre of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Lancet 364:1193-4. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Review article: oesophago-gastric adenocarcinoma -- an epidemiological perspective
    D Forman
    Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:55-60; discussion 61-2. 2004

Detail Information

Publications74

  1. pmc Lung cancer: district active treatment rates affect survival
    M L Cartman
    NYCRIS, Leeds, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:424-9. 2002
    ..This study investigates variation in management and treatment of lung cancer patients and determines the impact of any variation in treatment on survival...
  2. ncbi request reprint An update of the Cochrane systematic review of Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy in nonulcer dyspepsia: resolving the discrepancy between systematic reviews
    Paul Moayyedi
    Gastroenterology Unit, Health Services Research, The City Hospital NHS Trust, Dudley Road, Winston Green, Birmingham B18 7QH, U K
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2621-6. 2003
    ..pylori eradication therapy on nonulcer dyspepsia symptoms. We updated the Cochrane review and explored reasons for these discrepant results...
  3. pmc Breast cancer outcomes in South Asian population of West Yorkshire
    G Velikova
    Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre Leeds, Cancer Medicine Research Unit, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:1926-32. 2004
    ..To examine tumour stage at diagnosis, treatment, patient and provider delays to diagnosis/treatment and survival of South Asian patients with breast cancer in Yorkshire in comparison with the general population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between Helicobacter pylori infection and adult height
    Paul Moayyedi
    AstraZeneca Richard Hunt Chair of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, HSC 3N51D Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:455-65. 2005
    ..A cross-sectional survey was performed to evaluate the association between H. pylori and adult height...
  5. ncbi request reprint Gastric cancer: global pattern of the disease and an overview of environmental risk factors
    D Forman
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 20:633-49. 2006
    ..Evidence relating the aetiology of gastric cancer to Helicobacter pylori infection, dietary factors, smoking, occupation, physical activity and anthropometry is presented...
  6. pmc Joint disease mapping using six cancers in the Yorkshire region of England
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Room 8, 49 Worsley Building, Leeds LS29LN, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 7:41. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc The prevalence of the duodenal ulcer promoting gene (dupA) in Helicobacter pylori isolates varies by ethnic group and is not universally associated with disease development: a case-control study
    Heather Marie A Schmidt
    School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, NSW, Sydney, Australia
    Gut Pathog 1:5. 2009
    ..Our results would suggest that in the clinical isolates investigated dupA is not associated with IL-8 induction in vitro...
  8. pmc Changes in and predictors of length of stay in hospital after surgery for breast cancer between 1997/98 and 2004/05 in two regions of England: a population-based study
    Amy Downing
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room 8, 49 Worsley Building, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:202. 2009
    ..This study aimed to describe the changes in and predictors of length of stay (LOS) in hospital after surgery for breast cancer between 1997/98 and 2004/05 in two regions of England...
  9. ncbi request reprint Vitamins to prevent cancer: supplementary problems
    David Forman
    Centre of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Lancet 364:1193-4. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Review article: oesophago-gastric adenocarcinoma -- an epidemiological perspective
    D Forman
    Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:55-60; discussion 61-2. 2004
    ..The development of molecular biomarkers to identify Barrett's oesophagus patients with high rates of malignant transformation would represent a significant advance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Review article: impact of Helicobacter pylori on society-role for a strategy of 'search and eradicate'
    D Forman
    Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 19:17-21. 2004
    ..pylori infections without risk of a symptomatic outcome, therefore screening represents a rational strategy for cancer prevention. Adoption of such a policy will require carefully balancing the costs of the programme with its benefits...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevalence in the UK: results from the EUROPREVAL study
    D Forman
    Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service, Leeds, UK
    Ann Oncol 14:648-54. 2003
    ..Cancer incidence, mortality and survival statistics for the UK are routinely available; however, data on prevalence, which is generally regarded as an important measure for health planning and resource allocation, are relatively scarce...
  13. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Nitrites, nitrates and nitrosation as causes of brain cancer in children: epidemiological challenges
    David Forman
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Arthington House, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds LS16 6QB, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1216-8. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Should we go further and screen and treat?
    D Forman
    Centre for Cancer Research, University of Leeds, Cookridge Hospital, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:S69-71; discussion S73. 1999
    ..Decisive evidence concerning all the risks and benefits of a screen-and-treat strategy will be derived only from large, long-term, randomized, controlled trials...
  15. ncbi request reprint Counting cancers at the junction - a problem of routine statistics
    David Forman
    Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, The Medical School, University of Leeds, Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:99-101. 2002
    ..In the absence of such routine information, useful insights can be obtained from analysis of appropriate clinical datasets that exist in Japan...
  16. ncbi request reprint The impact of the Calman-Hine report on the processes and outcomes of care for Yorkshire's breast cancer patients
    E Morris
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Leeds, Arthington House, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds S16 6QB, UK
    Ann Oncol 19:284-91. 2008
    ..Its main recommendation was to concentrate care into the hands of site-specialist multidisciplinary teams. This study aimed to determine whether these teams improved processes and outcomes of care for breast cancer patients...
  17. pmc Population-based study of laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery 2006-2008
    E F Taylor
    Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service, St James s Institute of Oncology, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Br J Surg 100:553-60. 2013
    ..This study aimed to examine the introduction of laparoscopic surgery in the English National Health Service...
  18. doi request reprint Unacceptable variation in abdominoperineal excision rates for rectal cancer: time to intervene?
    E Morris
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, St James s Institute of Oncology, St James s Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Gut 57:1690-7. 2008
    ....
  19. pmc The impact of the Calman-Hine report on the processes and outcomes of care for Yorkshire's colorectal cancer patients
    E Morris
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Leeds, Arthington House, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds LS16 6QB, UK
    Br J Cancer 95:979-85. 2006
    ..84-1.03, P=0.15). In conclusion, the extent of implementation of the Calman-Hine report has been variable and its recommendations are associated with improvements in processes and outcomes of care for colorectal cancer patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of treatment and outcome information between a clinical trial and the National Cancer Data Repository
    E J A Morris
    Colorectal Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Br J Surg 98:299-307. 2011
    ..This study compared treatment and outcome information between the Medical Research Council Conventional versus Laparoscopic-Assisted Surgery in Colorectal Cancer (CLASICC) trial and the NCDR...
  21. doi request reprint The natural history of gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms in the community and its effects on survival: a longitudinal 10-year follow-up study
    A C Ford
    Leeds Gastroenterology Institute, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 37:323-31. 2013
    ..Gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms (GERS) are common in the community. However, few studies have examined their long-term natural history, or impact on survival...
  22. pmc The validity of the Royal College of Pathologists' colorectal cancer minimum dataset within a population
    N J Maughan
    Pathology and Tumour Biology, Leeds Institute for Molecular Medicine, St James s University Hospital, University of Leeds, Level 4 Wellcome Brenner Building, Beckett Street Leeds, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Br J Cancer 97:1393-8. 2007
    ..All variables within the Royal College of Pathologists MPD are of prognostic significance. High-quality pathology reports are essential in providing accurate prognostic information and guiding optimal patient management...
  23. doi request reprint Low abdominoperineal excision rates are associated with high-workload surgeons and lower tumour height. Is further specialization needed?
    E J A Morris
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, St James s Institute of Oncology, St James s Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Colorectal Dis 13:755-61. 2011
    ..Previous analyses have, however, been confounded by failure to adjust for the location of the tumour within the rectum. This population-based study sought to examine whether variations in tumour height explained differences in APE use...
  24. doi request reprint Surgical management and outcomes of colorectal cancer liver metastases
    E J A Morris
    Colorectal Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, UK
    Br J Surg 97:1110-8. 2010
    ..This population-based study investigated the frequency of hepatic resections for colorectal cancer metastases across England and their outcome...
  25. doi request reprint International variation in Helicobacter pylori infection and rates of oesophageal cancer
    G Robins
    Leeds Institute for Molecular Medicine, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Eur J Cancer 44:726-32. 2008
    ..To examine the association between gastric atrophy, Helicobacter pylori and CagA status, and ratio of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma to oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OSCC:OAC) amongst international heterogeneous populations...
  26. pmc Socioeconomic background in relation to stage at diagnosis, treatment and survival in women with breast cancer
    A Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:836-40. 2007
    ..08; 95% CI 1.05-1.11). These effects may operate through several pathways, such as later presentation leading to advanced disease...
  27. doi request reprint Fluctuation of gastrointestinal symptoms in the community: a 10-year longitudinal follow-up study
    A C Ford
    Centre for Digestive Diseases, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 28:1013-20. 2008
    ..There are few studies examining the stability of gastrointestinal symptoms during prolonged periods of follow-up...
  28. doi request reprint Comparison of treatment and outcome information between a clinical trial and the National Cancer Data Repository
    E J A Morris
    Colorectal Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Br J Surg 98:299-307. 2011
    ..This study compared treatment and outcome information between the Medical Research Council Conventional versus Laparoscopic-Assisted Surgery in Colorectal Cancer (CLASICC) trial and the NCDR...
  29. pmc Recent trends in cutaneous malignant melanoma in the Yorkshire region of England; incidence, mortality and survival in relation to stage of disease, 1993-2003
    A Downing
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 95:91-5. 2006
    ..Mortality, in contrast, appears to be levelling off, indicating that secondary prevention has been more effective...
  30. pmc High risk of lymphomas in children of Asian origin: ethnicity or confounding by socioeconomic status?
    C Varghese
    Centre for Cancer Research, University of Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 74:1503-5. 1996
    ..However, there is a need for studies of ethnicity that include indicators of individual living standards or socioeconomic status...
  31. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of renal parenchymal carcinoma in the Northern and Yorkshire region of England, 1978-1997
    R Tate
    Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service, Arthington House, Hospital Lane, Leeds LS16 6QB, UK
    Eur J Cancer 39:961-7. 2003
    ..Potential aetiological causes for the increased rates include hypertension, smoking, a diet lacking fruit and vegetables, analgesic use and, particularly, obesity...
  32. ncbi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of the sex ratio for Barrett's esophagus, erosive reflux disease, and nonerosive reflux disease
    M B Cook
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute for Genetics, Health, and Therapeutics, The Medical School, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1050-61. 2005
    ..It is important to establish why male Barrett's esophagus and ERD patients are at increased risk of malignancy compared with females...
  33. ncbi request reprint The long term survival of rectal cancer patients following abdominoperineal and anterior resection: results of a population-based observational study
    R A Haward
    Academic Unit of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, University of Leeds, Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service, Arthington House, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds LS16 6QB, UK
    Eur J Surg Oncol 31:22-8. 2005
    ..In addition, we sought to determine how variations in surgical management relate to the degree of specialisation and caseload of the managing consultant...
  34. pmc Declining mortality from breast cancer in Yorkshire, 1983-1998: extent and causes
    P Pisani
    Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service, Arthington House, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:652-6. 2004
    ..Continuing declines in mortality can be expected in the current decade, as a result of the long-term effects of both mammography screening and increased use of systemic therapy...
  35. pmc Trends in non-metastatic prostate cancer management in the Northern and Yorkshire region of England, 2000-2006
    L Fairley
    Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service, Level 6, Bexley Wing, St James s Institute of Oncology, St James s Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7TF, UK
    Br J Cancer 101:1839-45. 2009
    ..Our objective was to analyse variation in non-metastatic prostate cancer management in the Northern and Yorkshire region of England...
  36. doi request reprint Waiting times for radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery and the association with survival: a path analysis
    A Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 23:442-8. 2011
    ..The data were analysed using path analysis to account for the complex variable interrelationships within the data...
  37. ncbi request reprint The impact of the Calman-Hine report: analysis of breast and colorectal cancer surgical workloads and the degree of surgical site specialization in the Yorkshire region of the UK, 1990-2000
    E Morris
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Leeds, Arthington House, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 16:150-5. 2007
    ..The degree of surgical site specialization varied considerably across hospital Trusts. In both cancer sites, the move towards surgical site specialization began prior to the publication of the Calman-Hine report...
  38. pmc Integrating cancer survivors' experiences into UK cancer registries: design and development of the ePOCS system (electronic Patient-reported Outcomes from Cancer Survivors)
    L Ashley
    Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, University of Leeds, St James s Institute of Oncology, Beckett Street, Leeds, UK mail
    Br J Cancer 105:S74-81. 2011
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial: knowledge of negative Helicobacter pylori status reduces subsequent dyspepsia-related resource use
    A C Ford
    Centre for Digestive Diseases, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:1267-75. 2007
    ..Screening for Helicobacter pylori reduces dyspepsia and dyspepsia-related costs in positive individuals...
  40. pmc Spatial variation in prostate cancer survival in the Northern and Yorkshire region of England using Bayesian relative survival smoothing
    L Fairley
    Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service, St James s Institute of Oncology, St James s University Hospital, Level 6, Bexley Wing, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Br J Cancer 99:1786-93. 2008
    ....
  41. pmc Ten year follow up of ulcerative colitis patients with and without low grade dysplasia
    C H Lim
    Centre for Digestive Diseases, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
    Gut 52:1127-32. 2003
    ..We report the outcome of this cohort 10 years after the original study ended...
  42. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer--for want of more outcomes
    Julie Parsonnet
    JAMA 291:244-5. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of sibling number in the household and birth order on prevalence of Helicobacter pylori: a cross-sectional study
    Alexander C Ford
    Centre for Digestive Diseases, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1327-33. 2007
    ..pylori) is acquired mainly in childhood, with studies demonstrating this is related to living conditions. Effects of sibling number and birth order on prevalence of infection have not been extensively studied...
  44. doi request reprint Trends in prognostic factors and survival from cutaneous melanoma in Yorkshire, UK and New South Wales, Australia between 1993 and 2003
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 123:861-6. 2008
    ..36 (95% CI 1.20-1.53) to 1.11 (95% CI 0.99-1.23). Differences in tumour thickness appeared to be the most important factor...
  45. doi request reprint Gastric cancer in Japan--honing treatment, seeking causes
    David Forman
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health, and Therapeutics, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 359:448-51. 2008
  46. doi request reprint Irritable bowel syndrome: a 10-yr natural history of symptoms and factors that influence consultation behavior
    Alexander C Ford
    Centre for Digestive Diseases, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1229-39; quiz 1240. 2008
    ..The natural history of the condition has been studied extensively, but few studies have examined factors that predict its new onset or health care-seeking behavior...
  47. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for treatment of upper gastrointestinal cancer
    David Forman
    Lancet 361:80. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint Role of Helicobacter pylori CagA+ strains and risk of adenocarcinoma of the stomach and esophagus
    Anna H Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9175, USA
    Int J Cancer 103:815-21. 2003
    ..pylori reduces risk of esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma in this population. Our findings confirm the positive association between risk of distal gastric cancer and infection with H. pylori infection, especially CagA+ strains...
  49. ncbi request reprint Relation of adult lifestyle and socioeconomic factors to the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection
    Paul Moayyedi
    Centre for Digestive Diseases, The General Infirmary at Leeds, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:624-31. 2002
    ..The influence of adult socioeconomic status, co-habitation, gender, smoking, coffee and alcohol intake on risk of Helicobacter pylori infection is uncertain...
  50. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy for nonulcer dyspepsia
    Paul Moayyedi
    Ann Intern Med 136:555-6; author reply 555-6. 2002
  51. ncbi request reprint Risk of mortality and cancer incidence in Barrett's esophagus
    Michael B Cook
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health, and Therapeutics, University of Leeds, Arthington House, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds LS16 6QB, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2090-6. 2007
    ..Such studies are necessary in order to understand the overall risks of cancer and death experienced by patients with BE...
  52. ncbi request reprint Explaining gastric cancer survival differences among European countries
    Arduino Verdecchia
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Int J Cancer 109:737-41. 2004
    ..There is a need to improve completeness and standardization of detailed information collected on gastric cancer patients to allow detailed comparative analyses and interpretation...
  53. ncbi request reprint Do testicular seminoma and nonseminoma share the same etiology? Evidence from an age-period-cohort analysis of incidence trends in eight European countries
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:652-8. 2006
    ..Trends in seminoma and nonseminoma conform to largely the same temporal patterns on this scale, implying that they share important etiologic factors...
  54. ncbi request reprint Variation in the treatment of cervical cancer patients and the effect of consultant workload on survival: a population-based study
    Amy Downing
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, and CRUK Clinical Centre, St James Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 43:363-70. 2007
    ..During the 1990s, there were moves to establish more specialised care of gynaecological cancers, with referral to multidisciplinary teams. The trends observed in this study are consistent with the goals of policy...
  55. ncbi request reprint A community screening program for Helicobacter pylori saves money: 10-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial
    Alexander C Ford
    Centre for Digestive Diseases, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Gastroenterology 129:1910-7. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine the effect of screening for H pylori on dyspepsia and dyspepsia-related resource use over 10 years...
  56. pmc Are there socioeconomic gradients in stage and grade of breast cancer at diagnosis? Cross sectional analysis of UK cancer registry data
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Science, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
    BMJ 329:142. 2004
  57. pmc Are there socioeconomic gradients in the quality of data held by UK cancer registries?
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Science, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1052-4. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint Age-related variations in progression of cancer at diagnosis and completeness of cancer registry data
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Surg Oncol 13:175-9. 2004
    ..Grade decreased but stage increased with increasing age in women with breast cancer. The chances of data on stage and grade at diagnosis being unavailable increased with age in all cases...
  59. ncbi request reprint Re: The role of overdiagnosis and reclassification in the marked increase of esophageal adenocarcinoma incidence
    David Forman
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1013-4; author reply 1014. 2005
  60. pmc Is the rate of biological aging, as measured by age at diagnosis of cancer, socioeconomically patterned?
    Jean Adams
    School of Population and Health Science, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:146-51. 2005
    ..To investigate the hypothesis that biological aging, as measured by age at diagnosis of some common cancers, is socioeconomically patterned...
  61. ncbi request reprint A pharmacogenetic study to investigate the role of dietary carcinogens in the etiology of colorectal cancer
    Christoph Sachse
    Biomedical Research Centre, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Carcinogenesis 23:1839-49. 2002
    ..This data suggests that heterocyclic amines do not play an important role in the aetiology of colorectal cancer but that exposure to other carcinogens such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons may be important determinants of cancer risk...
  62. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status as risk factors for esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus
    Alexander C Ford
    Centre for Digestive Diseases, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 162:454-60. 2005
    ..35) and of higher socioeconomic status (adjusted OR=1.58, 95% CI: 1.16, 2.15 (top tertile vs. bottom tertile)). White Caucasian ethnicity, male gender, and higher socioeconomic status are independent risk factors for Barrett's esophagus...
  63. pmc Initial poor quality of life and new onset of dyspepsia: results from a longitudinal 10-year follow-up study
    Alexander C Ford
    Department of Academic Medicine, Clinical Sciences Building, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Gut 56:321-7. 2007
    ..However, few have reported the effect of quality of life on the development of dyspepsia. A 10-year longitudinal follow-up study examining the effect of quality of life on subsequent dyspepsia was performed...
  64. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and Schistosoma japonicum co-infection in a Chinese population: helminth infection alters humoral responses to H. pylori and serum pepsinogen I/II ratio
    Yiqi Du
    Molecular Medicine Unit, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Microbes Infect 8:52-60. 2006
    ..pylori CagA seronegative subjects. In conclusion, S. japonicum co-infection with H. pylori is associated with alterations in IgG responses to H. pylori and less gastric atrophy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Vegetable, fruit and meat consumption and potential risk modifying genes in relation to colorectal cancer
    Faye Turner
    Genetic Epidemiology Division, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 112:259-64. 2004
    ..06), GSTP1 (p=0.16, with p=0.02 after adjustment for potential confounders) and NQO1 predicted phenotype (p=0.01). Because of the multiple hypotheses tested in our study, these findings require independent confirmation...
  66. ncbi request reprint Identifying stage III colorectal cancer patients: the influence of the patient, surgeon, and pathologist
    Eva Judith Ann Morris
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 25:2573-9. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine what patient, tumor, and management factors influence the number of nodes retrieved and to determine if the extent of lymphadenectomy affects stage allocation and influences survival...
  67. pmc Who to treat with adjuvant therapy in Dukes B/stage II colorectal cancer? The need for high quality pathology
    Eva J A Morris
    Arthington House, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds LS16 6QB, UK
    Gut 56:1419-25. 2007
    ..To identify by routine pathology which Dukes B colorectal cancer patients may benefit from chemotherapy...
  68. ncbi request reprint Identification and characterisation of ssrA in members of the Helicobacter genus
    Quanjiang Dong
    School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 92:301-7. 2007
    ..High conservation of ssrA in H. pylori was observed. The annotated ORF HP0784 in H. pylori, which largely overlaps ssrA, is unlikely to be functional. H. pylori ssrA interestingly expressed a large and a small tmRNA molecule...
  69. ncbi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of the risk of increasing adiposity on Barrett's esophagus
    Michael B Cook
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute for Genetics Health and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds, Leeds, England, United Kingdom
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:292-300. 2008
    ..This systematic review and meta-analysis investigated whether increasing BMI is associated with Barrett's esophagus as compared to general population and GERD controls...
  70. ncbi request reprint Who consults with dyspepsia? Results from a longitudinal 10-yr follow-up study
    Alexander C Ford
    Centre for Digestive Diseases, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:957-65. 2007
    ..Dyspepsia is common, and the condition is often chronic, with a relapsing and remitting nature. Factors influencing the decision to consult a physician with symptoms remain unclear...
  71. ncbi request reprint Ten-year survival and risk of relapse for testicular cancer: a EUROCARE high resolution study
    Milena Sant
    Department of Preventive and Predictive Medicine, Unit of Etiological Epidemiology and Prevention, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Via Venezian 1, Milan I 20133, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 43:585-92. 2007
    ..Significantly higher than reference HRs in Estonia and Poland suggest inadequacy or unavailability of treatments...
  72. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection
    Brendan C Delaney
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Am Fam Physician 67:2359-60. 2003
  73. ncbi request reprint Eradication therapy in Helicobacter pylori positive peptic ulcer disease: systematic review and economic analysis
    Alexander C Ford
    Centre for Digestive Diseases, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, UK
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1833-55. 2004
    ..We conducted a systematic review and economic analysis to ascertain the efficacy of eradication therapy in the treatment of H. pylori positive peptic ulcer disease...
  74. doi request reprint Methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase genotype modifies the chemopreventive effect of folate in colorectal adenoma, but not colorectal cancer
    Tracy J Lightfoot
    Epidemiology and Genetics Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2421-30. 2008
    ..57; 95% CI, 1.81-3.64). Our data suggest that dietary folate intake may be an important determinant for premalignant colorectal disease development but not colorectal cancer, an association that is modified by MTHFR genotype...