T E Rohan

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Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Conjugated equine estrogen and risk of benign proliferative breast disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:563-71. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The Canadian Study of Diet, Lifestyle, and Health: design and characteristics of a new cohort study of cancer risk
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:12-7. 2007
  3. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and risk of benign proliferative breast disease
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 116:339-50. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of benign proliferative epithelial disorders of the breast in the Women's Health Initiative
    Yan Cui
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Belfer 1301, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:431-8. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of benign proliferative breast disease: a randomized, controlled dietary modification trial
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 1:275-84. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological studies of vitamin D and breast cancer
    Thomas Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Nutr Rev 65:S80-3. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of dietary carotenoids and lung cancer risk in women (Canada)
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:231-7. 2002
  8. pmc Estrogen plus progestin and risk of benign proliferative breast disease
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2337-43. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint p53 Alterations and protein accumulation in benign breast tissue and breast cancer risk: a cohort study
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1316-23. 2006
  10. pmc Dietary iron and haem iron intake and risk of endometrial cancer: a prospective cohort study
    G C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Room 1301, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Br J Cancer 98:194-8. 2008

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Publications98

  1. doi request reprint Conjugated equine estrogen and risk of benign proliferative breast disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:563-71. 2008
    ..We tested the effect of conjugated equine estrogen (CEE) on risk of benign proliferative breast disease in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) randomized controlled trial...
  2. ncbi request reprint The Canadian Study of Diet, Lifestyle, and Health: design and characteristics of a new cohort study of cancer risk
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:12-7. 2007
    ..We have established a new cohort study, the Canadian Study of Diet, Lifestyle, and Health, to investigate the relationship between diet, lifestyle factors, molecular markers, and cancer incidence in Canada...
  3. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and risk of benign proliferative breast disease
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 116:339-50. 2009
    ..Daily use of 1,000 mg of elemental calcium as calcium carbonate plus 400 IU of vitamin D(3) for almost 7 years by postmenopausal women did not alter the overall risk of benign proliferative breast disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of benign proliferative epithelial disorders of the breast in the Women's Health Initiative
    Yan Cui
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Belfer 1301, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:431-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between cigarette smoking and risk of benign proliferative epithelial disorders (BPED) of the breast...
  5. doi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of benign proliferative breast disease: a randomized, controlled dietary modification trial
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 1:275-84. 2008
    ..These results suggest that a modest reduction in fat intake and increase in fruit, vegetable, and grain intake do not alter the risk of benign proliferative breast disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological studies of vitamin D and breast cancer
    Thomas Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Nutr Rev 65:S80-3. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of dietary carotenoids and lung cancer risk in women (Canada)
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:231-7. 2002
    ..To investigate the association between dietary carotenoid intake and lung cancer risk in women...
  8. pmc Estrogen plus progestin and risk of benign proliferative breast disease
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2337-43. 2008
    ..76 (95% CI, 0.38-1.52). The risk varied little by levels of baseline characteristics. The results of this study suggest that the use of estrogen plus progestin may increase the risk of benign proliferative breast disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint p53 Alterations and protein accumulation in benign breast tissue and breast cancer risk: a cohort study
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1316-23. 2006
    ..84; 95% CI, 1.09-7.41). The results of this study suggest that p53 protein accumulation and nonpolymorphic intronic changes in p53 are associated with increased risk of progression to breast cancer in women with benign breast disease...
  10. pmc Dietary iron and haem iron intake and risk of endometrial cancer: a prospective cohort study
    G C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Room 1301, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Br J Cancer 98:194-8. 2008
    ..We found no association of intake of meat or any of the dietary iron-related variables with risk of endometrial cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Repeated measurements of serum carotenoid, retinol and tocopherol levels in relation to colorectal cancer risk in the Women's Health Initiative
    G C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:549-54. 2012
    ..In the present study, we assessed the association of serum levels of eight antioxidant nutrients in relation to risk of colorectal cancer, using repeated measurements...
  12. pmc A cohort study of dietary iron and heme iron intake and risk of colorectal cancer in women
    G C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Room 1301, NY 10461, USA
    Br J Cancer 97:118-22. 2007
    ..We found no association of intake of iron, heme iron, or iron from meat with risk of colorectal cancer overall or with any of the subsites, nor was there effect modification by alcohol consumption or hormonal replacement therapy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Glycemic load, carbohydrate intake, and risk of colorectal cancer in women: a prospective cohort study
    Paul D Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:914-6. 2003
    ..51; P(trend) =.66) for total carbohydrates, and 1.03 (95% CI = 0.73 to 1.44; P(trend) =.71) for total sugar. Our data do not support the hypothesis that diets high in glycemic load, carbohydrates, or sugar increase colorectal cancer risk...
  14. pmc A longitudinal study of serum insulin and glucose levels in relation to colorectal cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    G C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Br J Cancer 106:227-32. 2012
    ..It is unclear whether circulating insulin or glucose levels are associated with increased risk of colorectal cancer. Few prospective studies have examined this question, and only one study had repeated measurements...
  15. pmc Dietary intake of selected B vitamins in relation to risk of major cancers in women
    G C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, NY 10461, USA
    Br J Cancer 99:816-21. 2008
    ..There was no evidence of effect modification among the nutrients. This large study provides little support for an association of dietary intake thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, or methionine with five major cancers in women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Energy balance and breast cancer risk: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A Navarro Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:97-106. 2006
    ....
  17. doi request reprint The role of insulin-like growth factor-I and its binding proteins in glucose homeostasis and type 2 diabetes
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx NY 10461, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 25:3-12. 2009
    ..Large prospective studies are required to evaluate this association...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and the risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer in a prospective cohort study
    P D Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Room 1301, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Eur J Cancer 39:1157-64. 2003
    ..Long-term cigarette smoking may be associated with an increased risk of epithelial ovarian tumours...
  19. pmc Obesity and colorectal cancer risk in women
    P D Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Gut 51:191-4. 2002
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Intake of coffee and tea and risk of ovarian cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A N Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, NY 10461, USA
    Nutr Cancer 58:22-7. 2007
    ..62, 95% CI = 0.95-2.75, P(trend) = 0.06). Given the pervasive use of these beverages, the associations between coffee and tea consumption and ovarian cancer risk warrant investigation in further prospective studies...
  21. pmc A cohort study of reproductive and hormonal factors and renal cell cancer risk in women
    G C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY 10461, USA
    Br J Cancer 96:845-9. 2007
    ..The present study provides evidence that high parity may be associated with increased risk of renal cell cancer, and that oral contraceptive use may be associated with reduced risk...
  22. doi request reprint Biomarkers of body iron stores and risk of developing type 2 diabetes
    S N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Diabetes Obes Metab 11:472-9. 2009
    ..We conducted this study to evaluate the association between baseline levels of ferritin and sTfR and the risk of developing DM among overweight and obese individuals at high risk of DM...
  23. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of the metabolic syndrome and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2046-53. 2009
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking in relation to risk of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast in a cohort of postmenopausal women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:591-9. 2010
    ..The results of this large cohort study provide little support for an association of cigarette smoking with risk of DCIS in postmenopausal women...
  25. doi request reprint Total insulinlike growth factor 1 and insulinlike growth factor binding protein levels, functional status, and mortality in older adults
    Robert C Kaplan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:652-60. 2008
    ..To assess the association between total insulinlike growth factor (IGF)-1, IGF binding protein-1 (IGFBP-1), and IGFBP-3 levels and functioning and mortality in older adults...
  26. doi request reprint Insulin, insulin-like growth factor-I, endogenous estradiol, and risk of colorectal cancer in postmenopausal women
    Marc J Gunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Res 68:329-37. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Whole genome amplification of DNA extracted from hair samples: potential for use in molecular epidemiologic studies
    Suzanne M Leanza
    Marion Bessin Liver Research Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Ullmann Building, Room 503, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, United States
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:480-8. 2007
    ..Therefore, we assessed the feasibility of using whole genome amplification (WGA) on genomic DNA extracted from archived human hairs (stored for 7 to 11 years) to increase the quantity of DNA available for genotyping analysis...
  28. doi request reprint Recreational physical activity, anthropometric factors, and risk of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast in a cohort of postmenopausal women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2173-81. 2010
    ..To assess the association of recreational physical activity and anthropometric factors in relation to risk of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast...
  29. doi request reprint Do steroid hormones play a role in the etiology of glioma?
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2421-7. 2010
    ..If hormonal pathways are involved in gliomagenesis, this could eventually lead to the design of preventive strategies...
  30. pmc Meat intake and meat preparation in relation to risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in the NIH-AARP diet and health study
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:2430-5. 2009
    ..This large prospective study with detailed information on meat preparation methods provides no support for a role of meat mutagens in the development of postmenopausal breast cancer...
  31. pmc Smoking and alcohol consumption in relation to risk of triple-negative breast cancer in a cohort of postmenopausal women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:775-83. 2011
    ..We examined the association of smoking and alcohol intake with TNBC and estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer...
  32. pmc Insulin-like growth factor-(IGF)-axis, inflammation, and glucose intolerance among older adults
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 11375, USA
    Growth Horm IGF Res 18:166-73. 2008
    ..We did not confirm prior associations of low IGF-I with glucose intolerance in this cohort of older individuals...
  33. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and lung cancer risk in women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Epidemiology 18:607-12. 2007
    ....
  34. pmc A prospective study of inflammation markers and endometrial cancer risk in postmenopausal hormone nonusers
    Tao Wang
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:971-7. 2011
    ..We examined the associations of three inflammation markers, C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin (IL)-6 and tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α, with risk of endometrial cancer...
  35. ncbi request reprint Does excess iron play a role in breast carcinogenesis? An unresolved hypothesis
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1047-53. 2007
    ..Ultimately, it is important to determine whether iron levels in the breast and iron-induced pathology are higher in women who go on to develop breast cancer compared to women who do not...
  36. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast in a cohort of postmenopausal women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2066-72. 2010
    ..Observational studies have commonly linked higher alcohol consumption with a modest increase in invasive breast cancer risk, but cohort studies have not examined alcohol intake in relation to ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)...
  37. doi request reprint Resequencing of pooled DNA for detecting disease associations with rare variants
    Tao Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 34:492-501. 2010
    ..Our results also provide guidelines on how various parameters of the pooled sequencing design affect the efficiency of detecting associations...
  38. pmc Body mass index and waist circumference in relation to lung cancer risk in the Women's Health Initiative
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:158-69. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that in smokers, BMI is inversely associated with lung cancer risk and that waist circumference is positively associated with risk...
  39. doi request reprint Illumina DNA test panel-based genotyping of whole genome amplified-DNA extracted from hair samples: performance and agreement with genotyping results from genomic DNA from buccal cells
    Ilir Agalliu
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Clin Chem Lab Med 47:516-22. 2009
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Repeated measures of serum glucose and insulin in relation to postmenopausal breast cancer
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 125:2704-10. 2009
    ..Analysis of the repeated measurements supported the results of the baseline analysis. These data suggest that elevated serum insulin levels may be a risk factor for postmenopausal breast cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cancer disparities between mainland and island Puerto Ricans
    Gloria Y F Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 25:394-400. 2009
    ..S. non-Hispanic whites to reveal ethnic-specific cancer patterns and disparities in Puerto Ricans...
  42. doi request reprint Risk factors for breast cancer in women biopsied for benign breast disease: a nested case-control study
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:34-9. 2010
    ....
  43. pmc Effect of 5 y of calcium plus vitamin D supplementation on change in circulating lipids: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:894-9. 2010
    ..Clinical trials that have evaluated the effect of calcium supplementation on lipids are limited by a short follow-up, and data on vitamin D are scarce...
  44. pmc Insulin, insulin-like growth factor-I, and risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Marc J Gunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:48-60. 2009
    ..However, no prospective studies have directly assessed associations between circulating levels of insulin and/or insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I, a related hormone, and the risk of breast cancer independent of estrogen level...
  45. doi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor and the risk of ischemic stroke developing among postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Stroke 41:857-62. 2010
    ..However, there have been no prospective studies examining the relationship between HGF levels and risk of stroke...
  46. pmc Reproductive factors and exogenous hormone use and risk of adult glioma in women in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 128:944-50. 2011
    ..The present study provides only limited support for the hypothesis that menstrual/reproductive factors or exogenous hormone use play a role in gliogenesis...
  47. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and the risk of coronary heart disease in postmenopausal women with diabetes: Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Eur J Nutr 49:211-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the association between the frequency and quantity of alcohol intake and the risk of developing CHD among postmenopausal women with diabetes...
  48. pmc Intakes of dietary iron and heme-iron and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1478-83. 2010
    ..Intakes of dietary iron and, in particular, heme iron may increase breast cancer risk because of the prooxidant properties of iron. However, few studies have examined the association of iron and heme-iron intakes with breast cancer risk...
  49. pmc High insulinlike growth factor binding protein 1 level predicts incident congestive heart failure in the elderly
    Robert C Kaplan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am Heart J 155:1006-12. 2008
    ..We investigated the association between fasting plasma levels of IGF-I, IGFBP-1, IGFBP-3, and insulin and risk of incident CHF in the prospective Cardiovascular Health Study...
  50. doi request reprint The role of iron in type 2 diabetes in humans
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx NY, NY 10461, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1790:671-81. 2009
    ..Such studies are required to prove the causal relationship between moderate iron overload and diabetes risk...
  51. pmc A prospective evaluation of insulin and insulin-like growth factor-I as risk factors for endometrial cancer
    Marc J Gunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:921-9. 2008
    ..Free IGF-I levels were inversely associated with endometrioid adenocarcinoma, consistent with prior cross-sectional data...
  52. ncbi request reprint Specimen processing time and measurement of total insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I), free IGF-I, and IGF binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3)
    Tiffany G Harris
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Growth Horm IGF Res 16:86-92. 2006
    ..However, little is known regarding the effects of blood specimen processing time on measured levels of total and free IGF-I, and on IGFBP-3, the major binding protein...
  53. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for thyroid cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A Navarro Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 116:433-8. 2005
    ..The present study provides little support for associations with hormonal factors, smoking, or alcohol consumption, but there is a need for additional prospective data...
  54. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index, glycemic load, and pancreatic cancer risk (Canada)
    Stephanie A N Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Room 1301, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:431-6. 2005
    ..However, given the limited literature regarding the role of diet in the etiology of pancreatic cancer, particularly with respect to glycemic index/load, further investigation is warranted...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and breast cancer risk: update of a prospective cohort study
    Yan Cui
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Belfer 1301D, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 100:293-9. 2006
    ..13, 95% CL = 1.01-1.25). These results strongly suggest that cigarette smoking might play an important role in the etiology of breast cancer, particularly when initiated relatively early in life and when engaged in for long durations...
  56. ncbi request reprint No association among total dietary fiber, fiber fractions, and risk of breast cancer
    Paul Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1507-8. 2002
  57. ncbi request reprint Carotenoid, vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E intake and risk of ovarian cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A Navarro Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Room 1301, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:395-7. 2006
  58. ncbi request reprint Dietary carbohydrates and breast cancer risk: a prospective study of the roles of overall glycemic index and glycemic load
    Stephanie A Navarro Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 114:653-8. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Glycaemic index, glycaemic load and risk of endometrial cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A N Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:912-9. 2005
    ..Given the paucity of epidemiological data regarding the relationship between dietary glycaemic index and glycaemic load and endometrial cancer risk, we sought to examine these associations using data from a prospective cohort study...
  60. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptive use and risk of breast cancer among women with a family history of breast cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A N Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1059-63. 2005
    ..47-1.19, p(trend)=0.48). Our data raise the possibility that relatively long duration of oral contraceptive use may be inversely associated with risk among women with a family history of breast cancer...
  61. pmc Nuclear morphometric features in benign breast tissue and risk of subsequent breast cancer
    Yan Cui
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Belfer 1301D, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 104:103-7. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and the risk of endometrial cancer
    Paul D Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Lancet Oncol 3:470-80. 2002
    ..We have examined the evidence for an association between cigarette smoking and risk of endometrial cancer, including studies related to the proposed biological mechanisms...
  63. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate consumption and risk of ovarian cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A Navarro Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10461, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:511-5. 2006
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Intakes of fish and marine fatty acids and the risks of cancers of the breast and prostate and of other hormone-related cancers: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Paul D Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:532-43. 2003
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Within-individual stability of obesity-related biomarkers among women
    Robert C Kaplan
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1291-3. 2007
    ..However, this assumption is seldom tested...
  66. ncbi request reprint Hormonal and reproductive factors and risk of glioma: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A Navarro Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Rm 1301, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:1321-4. 2006
    ..Additional prospective studies are needed to confirm our findings...
  67. ncbi request reprint Prospective cohort study of cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer risk in women
    Paul D Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 99:480-3. 2002
    ..However, the results do not support an association with colon cancer risk, even with smoking of very long duration and high intensity...
  68. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and breast cancer risk: a long latency period?
    Paul D Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, 1301 A, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 100:723-8. 2002
    ..22 (95% CI 0.99-1.59). Our findings suggest that smoking of very long duration and high intensity may be associated with increased risk of breast cancer...
  69. ncbi request reprint Reproductive and hormonal factors and risk of lung cancer in women: a prospective cohort study
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:2214-20. 2007
    ..Our results add to the limited existing evidence that certain reproductive and hormonal factors may be associated with lung cancer risk in women...
  70. ncbi request reprint Trace elements and cancer risk: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Stephanie A Navarro Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Room 1301a, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:7-27. 2007
    ..There is compelling evidence in support of positive associations between arsenic and risk of both lung and bladder cancers, and between cadmium and lung cancer risk...
  71. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factors and coronary heart disease
    Robert C Kaplan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cardiol Rev 13:35-9. 2005
    ..However, if this finding is confirmed, this would support the rationale for intervention trials aimed at reducing cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality among older adults by targeting the GH/IGF-I pathway...
  72. ncbi request reprint Dietary carotenoid intake and colorectal cancer risk
    Paul Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Nutr Cancer 42:167-72. 2002
    ..However, given that this is the first prospective cohort study of carotenoids in relation to colorectal cancer, further studies are warranted...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and the risk of breast cancer in women: a review of the literature
    Paul D Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:953-71. 2002
    ..These findings require confirmation in future studies, as do suggestions of increased risk among women with certain genotypes...
  74. ncbi request reprint Dietary carotenoids and risk of breast cancer
    Paul Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:883-8. 2002
    ..To date, however, only one prospective cohort study has examined dietary carotenoids other than beta-carotene in relation to breast cancer risk...
  75. doi request reprint Optimal scaling of weight and waist circumference to height for maximal association with DXA-measured total body fat mass by sex, age and race/ethnicity
    M Heo
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1154-60. 2013
    ..Establishing values for x would provide the information needed to create optimum anthropometric surrogate measures of adiposity...
  76. pmc Effect of long term low-fat dietary intervention on change in hemostatic factors: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    S N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:337-9. 2012
    ..Our results indicate that the low-fat dietary intervention was not associated with significant changes in hemostatic factors among postmenopausal women...
  77. pmc A prospective cohort study of cigarette smoking and the risk of endometrial cancer
    P D Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Br J Cancer 86:1430-5. 2002
    ..The underlying biological mechanisms of this association remain unclear...
  78. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and risk of lung cancer in a pooled analysis of prospective studies
    Stephanie A Smith-Warner
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:987-92. 2002
    ..These data do not support an important relation between fat or cholesterol intakes and lung cancer risk. The means to prevent this important disease remains avoidance of smoking...
  79. ncbi request reprint Association between cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer in the Women's Health Initiative
    Electra D Paskett
    Division of Population Sciences, Center for Population Health and Health Disparities, and School of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1729-35. 2007
    ..03, 95% CI = 0.77 to 1.38), compared with never smokers. Passive smoke exposure was not associated with colorectal cancer in adjusted analyses. Thus, active exposure to cigarette smoking appears to be a risk factor for rectal cancer...
  80. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and breast cancer risk
    Paul Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 44:1-6. 2002
    ..5 servings/wk) compared with women with the lowest (virtually none) was 0.88 (95% confidence interval = 0.60-1.29, P for trend = 0.15). When type of fish was examined separately, the association was similar for fatty and lean fish...
  81. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of dietary fibre intake and menarche
    Malcolm M Koo
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 5:353-60. 2002
    ..To evaluate the influence of dietary fibre on menarche in a cohort of pre-menarcheal girls...
  82. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake and risk of persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection: the Ludwig-McGill HPV Natural History Study
    Anna R Giuliano
    University of Arizona Cancer Center and College of Public Health, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5024, USA
    J Infect Dis 188:1508-16. 2003
    ..Consumption of papaya > or =1 time/week was inversely associated with persistent HPV infection...
  83. ncbi request reprint Dietary carotenoids and risk of lung cancer in a pooled analysis of seven cohort studies
    Satu Mannisto
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:40-8. 2004
    ..Although smoking is the strongest risk factor for lung cancer, greater intake of foods high in beta-cryptoxanthin, such as citrus fruit, may modestly lower the risk...
  84. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and colorectal cancer: a pooled analysis of 8 cohort studies
    Eunyoung Cho
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, and Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:603-13. 2004
    ..However, findings related to specific alcoholic beverages or different anatomic sites in the large bowel have been inconsistent...
  85. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and folate consumption and risk of benign proliferative epithelial disorders of the breast
    Yan Cui
    Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:1346-51. 2007
    ..In conclusion, we observed that alcohol consumption and folate intake were not associated with altered risk of BPED, and that there was no effect modification between them in relation to the risk of BPED...
  86. ncbi request reprint Glycaemic index, glycaemic load and ovarian cancer risk: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A N Silvera
    Department of Health and Nutrition Science, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Avenue, University Hall, Room 4171, Montclair, NJ 07043, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:1076-81. 2007
    ..Therefore, we examined ovarian cancer risk in association with GI and GL, and intake of dietary carbohydrate and sugar...
  87. ncbi request reprint Dietary carotenoids and risk of colorectal cancer in a pooled analysis of 11 cohort studies
    Satu Mannisto
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 165:246-55. 2007
    ..00). The associations observed were generally similar across studies, for both sexes, and for colon cancer and rectal cancer. These pooled data did not suggest that carotenoids play an important role in the etiology of colorectal cancer...
  88. pmc Height, body mass index, and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Leo J Schouten
    Department of Epidemiology, GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:902-12. 2008
    ..Although many studies have investigated the association between anthropometry and ovarian cancer risk, results have been inconsistent...
  89. ncbi request reprint Intake of the major carotenoids and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2148-54. 2006
    ..These results suggest that consumption of the major carotenoids during adulthood does not play a major role in the incidence of ovarian cancer...
  90. pmc Selected antioxidants and risk of hormone receptor-defined invasive breast cancers among postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Yan Cui
    Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1009-18. 2008
    ..Few studies have evaluated carotenoids and vitamins C and E in association with the risk of breast cancers defined by estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) status...
  91. doi request reprint Type-specific duration of human papillomavirus infection: implications for human papillomavirus screening and vaccination
    Helen Trottier
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Infect Dis 197:1436-47. 2008
    ..We studied genotype-specific infection duration among 2462 women enrolled in the Ludwig-McGill cohort study...
  92. ncbi request reprint Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of colorectal cancer
    Jean Wactawski-Wende
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:684-96. 2006
    ..However, randomized-trial evidence that calcium with vitamin D supplementation is beneficial in the primary prevention of colorectal cancer is lacking...
  93. ncbi request reprint Obesity, hormone therapy, estrogen metabolism and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Francesmary Modugno
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 516A Parran Hall, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:1292-301. 2006
    ..Estrogen metabolism differs according to both BMI and HT use, potentially explaining the interaction between BMI and HT in relation to breast cancer risk...
  94. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of lung cancer: a pooled analysis of cohort studies
    Jo L Freudenheim
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:657-67. 2005
    ..Although smoking is the primary cause of lung cancer, much is unknown about lung cancer etiology, including risk determinants for nonsmokers and modifying factors for smokers...
  95. ncbi request reprint Intakes of vitamins A, C and E and folate and multivitamins and lung cancer: a pooled analysis of 8 prospective studies
    Eunyoung Cho
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:970-8. 2006
    ..The results generally did not differ across studies or by sex, smoking habits and lung cancer cell type. In conclusion, these data do not support the hypothesis that intakes of vitamins A, C and E and folate reduce lung cancer risk...
  96. ncbi request reprint Dairy products and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Room 339, Building 2, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:364-72. 2006
    ..Although case-control studies have reported conflicting results for dairy foods and lactose, several cohort studies have shown positive associations between skim milk, lactose, and ovarian cancer...
  97. ncbi request reprint Dairy foods, calcium, and colorectal cancer: a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies
    Eunyoung Cho
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1015-22. 2004
    ..Studies in animals have suggested that calcium may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. However, results from epidemiologic studies of intake of calcium or dairy foods and colorectal cancer risk have been inconclusive...
  98. ncbi request reprint Levels of zinc, selenium, calcium, and iron in benign breast tissue and risk of subsequent breast cancer
    Yan Cui
    Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1682-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion, our data raise the possibility that relatively high levels of zinc, iron, and calcium in benign breast tissue may be associated with a modest increase in risk of subsequent breast cancer...

Research Grants11

  1. P53 in BBD and Breast Cancer Risk: A Multicenter Cohort
    Thomas Rohan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Furthermore, establishment of our international, multi-disciplinary group will create a unique forum in which to undertake not only this study but also further investigations of the molecular pathogenesis of breast cancer. ..
  2. microRNA expression profiling of benign breast tissue and breast cancer risk
    Thomas E Rohan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., by enabling chemoprevention to be targeted to specific subgroups of women). ..