Eugenia E Calle

Summary

Affiliation: American Cancer Society
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of fruits, vegetables, and risk of endometrial cancer
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:902-11. 2007
  2. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of the GNRH1 and GNRHR genes and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Federico Canzian
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:257. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Overweight, obesity and cancer: epidemiological evidence and proposed mechanisms
    Eugenia E Calle
    American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 4:579-91. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone use and breast cancer associations differ by hormone regimen and histologic subtype
    Eugenia E Calle
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer 115:936-45. 2009
  5. pmc No association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in one-carbon metabolism genes with prostate cancer risk
    Victoria L Stevens
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3612-4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Body mass and endometrial cancer risk by hormone replacement therapy and cancer subtype
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:73-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) polymorphisms and prostate cancer in the CPS-II Nutrition Cohort
    Victoria L Stevens
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Prostate 68:1336-40. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Meat consumption and risk of colorectal cancer
    Ann Chao
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    JAMA 293:172-82. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Nested case-control study of energy regulation candidate gene single nucleotide polymorphisms and breast cancer
    Yiting Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Anticancer Res 27:589-93. 2007
  10. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and postmenopausal breast cancer risk: a nested case control study in the Cancer Prevention Study-II Nutrition Cohort
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology Research, American Cancer Society, 240 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R64. 2009

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Publications93

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of fruits, vegetables, and risk of endometrial cancer
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:902-11. 2007
    ..03, p-trend = 0.11) or vegetable (RR = 0.80, 95% CI: 0.57, 1.13; p-interaction = 0.01, p-trend = 0.29) consumption. This prospective study does not support an association between vegetable or fruit consumption and endometrial cancer...
  2. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of the GNRH1 and GNRHR genes and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Federico Canzian
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:257. 2009
    ..We studied the association between breast cancer risk and polymorphisms in genes that code for GNRH1 and its receptor (GNRHR) in the large National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (NCI-BPC3)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Overweight, obesity and cancer: epidemiological evidence and proposed mechanisms
    Eugenia E Calle
    American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 4:579-91. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone use and breast cancer associations differ by hormone regimen and histologic subtype
    Eugenia E Calle
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer 115:936-45. 2009
    ..Data from large prospective studies are needed to fully characterize the impact of exogenous hormones on breast cancer incidence by type of hormone preparation and histology of the cancer...
  5. pmc No association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in one-carbon metabolism genes with prostate cancer risk
    Victoria L Stevens
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3612-4. 2008
    ..Thus, our findings do not support the hypothesis that common genetic variation in one-carbon metabolism genes influences prostate cancer risk...
  6. doi request reprint Body mass and endometrial cancer risk by hormone replacement therapy and cancer subtype
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:73-9. 2008
    ..87; 95% CI, 1.59-5.16). The increased risk of endometrial cancer across the range of BMI in women who never used postmenopausal HT stresses the need to prevent both overweight and obesity in women...
  7. doi request reprint Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) polymorphisms and prostate cancer in the CPS-II Nutrition Cohort
    Victoria L Stevens
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Prostate 68:1336-40. 2008
    ..PON1, which encodes paraoxonase 1, has two common, nonsynonymous SNPs that alter the activity of this enzyme and may influence cancer risk...
  8. ncbi request reprint Meat consumption and risk of colorectal cancer
    Ann Chao
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    JAMA 293:172-82. 2005
    ..Consumption of red and processed meat has been associated with colorectal cancer in many but not all epidemiological studies; few studies have examined risk in relation to long-term meat intake or the association of meat with rectal cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nested case-control study of energy regulation candidate gene single nucleotide polymorphisms and breast cancer
    Yiting Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Anticancer Res 27:589-93. 2007
    ..Accumulating evidence suggests that energy regulation, particularly insulin resistance, may influence breast cancer risk...
  10. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and postmenopausal breast cancer risk: a nested case control study in the Cancer Prevention Study-II Nutrition Cohort
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology Research, American Cancer Society, 240 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R64. 2009
    ..Vitamin D has been hypothesized to prevent breast cancer through genomic and non-genomic actions in cell-cycle regulation...
  11. pmc Vitamin D pathway gene polymorphisms, diet, and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer: a nested case-control study
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R9. 2007
    ..Whether risk is influenced by polymorphisms in other vitamin D metabolism genes and whether calcium or vitamin D intake modifies risk by genotype have not been evaluated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Meat consumption among Black and White men and risk of prostate cancer in the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
    Carmen Rodriguez
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:211-6. 2006
    ..7; 95% CI, 1.3-5.3 for highest versus lowest quartile; P(trend) = 0.008). This study suggests that high consumption of cooked processed meats may contribute to prostate cancer risk among Black men in the United States...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adult weight gain and histopathologic characteristics of breast cancer among postmenopausal women
    Heather Spencer Feigelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 107:12-21. 2006
    ..Although the link between postmenopausal breast cancer and adiposity is well established, the association between weight gain and specific histopathologic characteristics of breast carcinoma has not been studied carefully...
  14. ncbi request reprint A large cohort study of aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and prostate cancer incidence
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 1599 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:975-80. 2005
    ..Recent epidemiologic studies have suggested that the use of NSAIDs, particularly aspirin, may also be associated with a reduced risk of prostate cancer, but the evidence remains limited...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lack of evidence for effect modification by estrogen of association between body mass index and colorectal cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    Yiting Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 1599, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:793-9. 2007
    ..We examined the association between BMI and colorectal cancer incidence by use of HRT, and number of postmenopausal years without HRT, a measure of duration of exposure to lower levels of estrogen...
  16. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and breast cancer incidence in a large U.S. cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 1599 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:261-4. 2005
    ..26 for total NSAIDs; RR, 0.88; 95% CI, 0.69-1.12 for aspirin). Although we cannot exclude a small reduction in breast cancer risk associated with NSAID use, the results of this study provide evidence against a large reduction in risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E supplements and risk of prostate cancer in U.S. men
    Carmen Rodriguez
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:378-82. 2004
    ..87, 95% confidence interval (CI) = 0.67-1.11]. Our results do not support an important role for vitamin E supplements in prostate cancer prevention...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dairy, calcium, and vitamin D intake and postmenopausal breast cancer risk in the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2898-904. 2005
    ..Calcium, vitamin D, and dairy products are highly correlated factors, each with potential roles in breast carcinogenesis. Few prospective studies have examined these relationships in postmenopausal women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association of polymorphisms in the paraoxonase 1 gene with breast cancer incidence in the CPS-II Nutrition Cohort
    Victoria L Stevens
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1226-8. 2006
    ..46; 95% CI, 1.39-4.36). These results suggest that genetic variation in PON1, particularly at the L55M SNP, may be associated with increased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Furthermore, NSAID use seems to modify this risk...
  20. doi request reprint A prospective study of waist circumference and body mass index in relation to colorectal cancer incidence
    Yiting Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:783-92. 2008
    ..To study the association between waist circumference and colorectal cancer, and whether it is independent of body mass index (BMI)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Vitamin C and vitamin E supplement use and bladder cancer mortality in a large cohort of US men and women
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:1002-10. 2002
    ..60, 95% CI: 0.37, 0.96), but regular use of shorter duration was not (RR = 1.04, 95% CI: 0.77, 1.40). Results support the hypothesis that long-duration vitamin E supplement use may reduce the risk of bladder cancer mortality...
  22. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and colon cancer risk
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta GA, 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:959-70. 2003
    ..We examined the relation between whole grains, fruit, vegetables and dietary fiber and colon cancer risk in the prospective Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort...
  23. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin use and colorectal cancer incidence in a US cohort: does timing matter?
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:621-8. 2003
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that past, but not recent, multivitamin use may be associated with modestly reduced risk of colorectal cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycemic index, glycemic load, and risk of incident breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Carolyn R Jonas
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:573-7. 2003
    ..Future evaluations of glycemic index and breast cancer risk may be strengthened by longer follow-up, more complete dietary information, and measurement of plasma insulin and IGF-I levels...
  25. pmc A prospective study of XRCC1 (X-ray cross-complementing group 1) polymorphisms and breast cancer risk
    Alpa V Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R1168-73. 2005
    ..We examined the association between polymorphisms in XRCC1 and breast cancer in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II (CPS-II) Nutrition Cohort, a large prospective study of cancer incidence in the USA...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-lowering drugs and advanced prostate cancer incidence in a large U.S. cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2213-7. 2007
    ..Long-duration statin use was associated with substantially reduced risk of advanced prostate cancer in a recent large prospective study...
  27. pmc Genetic variation in candidate obesity genes ADRB2, ADRB3, GHRL, HSD11B1, IRS1, IRS2, and SHC1 and risk for breast cancer in the Cancer Prevention Study II
    Heather Spencer Feigelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Williams Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R57. 2008
    ..Obesity has consistently been associated with postmenopausal breast cancer risk. Proteins that are secreted by adipose tissue or are involved in regulating body mass may play a role in breast tumor development...
  28. doi request reprint Polymorphisms in angiogenesis-related genes and prostate cancer
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:972-7. 2008
    ..Potentially functional single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) in genes important in prostate angiogenesis (VEGF, HIF1A, and NOS3) have previously been associated with risk or severity of prostate cancer...
  29. pmc Polymorphisms in the vascular endothelial growth factor gene and breast cancer in the Cancer Prevention Study II cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R22. 2006
    ..At least four polymorphisms in the VEGF gene have been associated with changes in VEGF expression levels: -2578C/A, -1154G/A and -634G/C are all located in the promoter region; and +936C/T is located in the 3'-untranslated region...
  30. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor beta receptor type I and transforming growth factor beta1 polymorphisms are not associated with postmenopausal breast cancer
    Heather Spencer Feigelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1236-7. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Recreational physical activity and sedentary behavior in relation to ovarian cancer risk in a large cohort of US women
    Alpa V Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:709-16. 2006
    ..22; p(trend) = 0.01). Results from this study suggest that high levels of sedentary behavior may increase the risk of ovarian cancer, but they do not support a major impact of light and moderate physical activity on ovarian cancer risk...
  32. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer death rates in lifelong nonsmokers
    Michael J Thun
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30229 4251, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:691-9. 2006
    ..Such data are needed to quantify the risks associated with smoking and to understand racial and sex disparities and temporal trends that are due to factors other than active smoking...
  33. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, weight change, and risk of prostate cancer in the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
    Carmen Rodriguez
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:63-9. 2007
    ..Obesity has been associated with aggressive prostate cancer. The extent of this association, which varies by stage and grade, remains unclear. The role of recent weight change had not been previously examined...
  34. doi request reprint Family history of various cancers and pancreatic cancer mortality in a large cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1261-9. 2009
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone therapy and lung cancer risk in the cancer prevention study II nutrition cohort
    Carmen Rodriguez
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 250 Williams Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:655-60. 2008
    ..Most of these studies, however, have had limited ability to control rigorously for cigarette smoking or to examine risk separately by smoking status...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for fatal breast cancer in African-American women and White women in a large US prospective cohort
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:734-42. 2005
    ..With few exceptions, established breast cancer risk factors were similarly associated with risk of death from breast cancer among African-American women and White women...
  37. ncbi request reprint Use of multivitamins and prostate cancer mortality in a large cohort of US men
    Victoria L Stevens
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:643-50. 2005
    ..To assess the association between the use of multivitamins and prostate cancer mortality...
  38. doi request reprint Genetic variation in the toll-like receptor gene cluster (TLR10-TLR1-TLR6) and prostate cancer risk
    Victoria L Stevens
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:2644-50. 2008
    ..55, 95% CI: 0.33, 0.90). Our study suggest that a common haplotype in the TLR10-TLR1-TLR6 gene cluster influences prostate cancer risk and clearly supports the need for further investigation of TLR genes in other populations...
  39. pmc Tobacco-related disease mortality among men who switched from cigarettes to spit tobacco
    S Jane Henley
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Tob Control 16:22-8. 2007
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  40. ncbi request reprint Recreational physical activity and risk of prostate cancer in a large cohort of U.S. men
    Alpa V Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 1599 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:275-9. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Association of polymorphisms in one-carbon metabolism genes and postmenopausal breast cancer incidence
    Victoria L Stevens
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Northeastern, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1140-7. 2007
    ..However, larger studies are needed to further examine gene/gene and gene/diet interactions in this pathway...
  42. ncbi request reprint A large cohort study of long-term daily use of adult-strength aspirin and cancer incidence
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 1599 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:608-15. 2007
    ..However, the potential effect of long-term daily use of higher doses of aspirin on cancer incidence remains uncertain...
  43. pmc IGF-1, IGFBP-1, and IGFBP-3 polymorphisms predict circulating IGF levels but not breast cancer risk: findings from the Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Alpa V Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2578. 2008
    ..In summary, the impact of genetic variation in IGF1 and IGFBP3 on circulating IGF levels does not appear to substantially influence breast cancer risk substantially among primarily Caucasian postmenopausal women...
  44. doi request reprint The role of body weight in the relationship between physical activity and endometrial cancer: results from a large cohort of US women
    Alpa V Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:1877-82. 2008
    ..51). In summary, light and moderate physical activity including daily life activities were associated with lower endometrial cancer risk in our study, especially among women who are overweight or obese...
  45. ncbi request reprint Glycemic load, glycemic index, and carbohydrate intake in relation to pancreatic cancer risk in a large US cohort
    Alpa V Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:287-94. 2007
    ..Consumption of diets with high glycemic load has been hypothesized to increase pancreatic cancer risk by raising postprandial glucose levels and insulin secretion...
  46. pmc Nicotinic receptor gene variants influence susceptibility to heavy smoking
    Victoria L Stevens
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3517-25. 2008
    ..Our findings identify two loci in the CHRNA5-CHRNA3-CHRNB4 gene cluster that predict smoking behavior and provide strong evidence for the involvement of the alpha5 nicotinic receptor in heavy smoking...
  47. doi request reprint Comparing methods for accounting for seasonal variability in a biomarker when only a single sample is available: insights from simulations based on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d
    Yiting Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:88-94. 2009
    ..To avoid potential bias away from the null, using season- or month-specific cutpoints may be preferable to adjusting for DOSC...
  48. ncbi request reprint Age at natural menopause and cause-specific mortality
    Alison M Mondul
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1089-97. 2005
    ..82), and external causes (RR = 1.56, 95% CI: 1.21, 2.02). These findings suggest that mortality from other diseases, as well as coronary heart disease, may contribute to the increased mortality associated with a younger age at menopause...
  49. ncbi request reprint Amount, type, and timing of recreational physical activity in relation to colon and rectal cancer in older adults: the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
    Ann Chao
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2187-95. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Weight gain, body mass index, hormone replacement therapy, and postmenopausal breast cancer in a large prospective study
    Heather Spencer Feigelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:220-4. 2004
    ..These data illustrate the importance of examining breast cancer risk factors separately by HRT use; the effects of other risk factors may be attenuated or obscured among women taking HRT...
  51. ncbi request reprint Obesity, recreational physical activity, and risk of pancreatic cancer in a large U.S. Cohort
    Alpa V Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 1599 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:459-66. 2005
    ..Obesity and physical activity, in part through their effects on insulin sensitivity, may be modifiable risk factors for pancreatic cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Alcohol, folate, methionine, and risk of incident breast cancer in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
    Heather Spencer Feigelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:161-4. 2003
    ..27). Our results are consistent with a positive association with alcohol but do not support an association with folate or methionine intake or an interaction between folate and alcohol intake on risk of breast cancer...
  53. ncbi request reprint The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort: rationale, study design, and baseline characteristics
    Eugenia E Calle
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 94:2490-501. 2002
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Folate nutrition and prostate cancer incidence in a large cohort of US men
    Victoria L Stevens
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:989-96. 2006
    ..Because the statistical power of the analysis with advanced prostate cancer was limited by the low number of cases, further study is needed to establish this association...
  55. ncbi request reprint Association between exclusive pipe smoking and mortality from cancer and other diseases
    S Jane Henley
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:853-61. 2004
    ..The prevalence of pipe smoking has declined since the 1960s, yet usage is still common regionally, especially among older populations...
  56. ncbi request reprint Jewish ethnicity and prostate cancer mortality in two large US cohorts
    Carmen Rodriguez
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:271-7. 2002
    ..To investigate prospectively the relationship between Jewish ethnicity and prostate cancer mortality...
  57. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, height, and the risk of ovarian cancer mortality in a prospective cohort of postmenopausal women
    Carmen Rodriguez
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:822-8. 2002
    ..The 36% increase in risk associated with obesity among women who had never used postmenopausal estrogens may have important public health implications because obesity is a growing problem in the United States...
  58. doi request reprint Use of blood-pressure-lowering medication and risk of prostate cancer in the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
    Carmen Rodriguez
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:671-9. 2009
    ..To examine the association between use of anti-hypertensive drugs and prostate cancer incidence among 48,389 men in the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-lowering drugs and colorectal cancer incidence in a large United States cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:69-72. 2006
    ..83 to 1.43). Our results do not support the hypothesis that statin use strongly reduces risk of colorectal cancer. However, we cannot rule out a small reduction in risk or an effect associated with only specific types or doses of statins...
  60. ncbi request reprint The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort: rationale, study design, and baseline characteristics
    Eugenia E Calle
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 94:500-11. 2002
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Two large prospective studies of mortality among men who use snuff or chewing tobacco (United States)
    S Jane Henley
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:347-58. 2005
    ..Few prospective studies have examined the health risks associated with use of snuff and chewing tobacco...
  62. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and risk of prostate cancer in a prospective cohort of US men
    Carmen Rodriguez
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:147-52. 2005
    ..63, 95% CI: 0.56, 0.71). Study results are consistent with the hypothesis that diabetes is associated with reduced risk of prostate cancer but only several years after diagnosis of diabetes...
  63. doi request reprint Dietary intake of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids and risk of colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of U.S. men and women
    Carrie R Daniel
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:516-25. 2009
    ..We examined the relationship of these polyunsaturated fatty acids and the ratio of their intake with colorectal cancer risk in a large U.S. prospective cohort...
  64. pmc Cigarette tar yields in relation to mortality from lung cancer in the cancer prevention study II prospective cohort, 1982-8
    Jeffrey E Harris
    Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    BMJ 328:72. 2004
    ..To assess the risk of lung cancer in smokers of medium tar filter cigarettes compared with smokers of low tar and very low tar filter cigarettes...
  65. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use and pancreatic cancer mortality in a large United States cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:524-8. 2004
    ..Results from some epidemiologic studies have suggested that aspirin use may reduce risk of pancreatic cancer, but the evidence remains limited...
  66. doi request reprint Diet and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Natalia Morozova
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 19:324-37. 2008
    ..Several dietary factors have been associated with risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in case-control studies, but no prospective studies have investigated diet and ALS...
  67. ncbi request reprint Calcium, dairy products, and risk of prostate cancer in a prospective cohort of United States men
    Carmen Rodriguez
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:597-603. 2003
    ..1, 95% CI = 1.3-3.4 >or=2000 mg/day of dietary calcium, P trend = 0.04). Our results support the hypothesis that very high calcium intake, above the recommended intake for men, may modestly increase risk of prostate cancer...
  68. ncbi request reprint Overweight, obesity, and mortality from cancer in a prospectively studied cohort of U.S. adults
    Eugenia E Calle
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta 30329, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1625-38. 2003
    ..The influence of excess body weight on the risk of death from cancer has not been fully characterized...
  69. ncbi request reprint Diet Quality Index as a predictor of short-term mortality in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
    Jennifer D Seymour
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:980-8. 2003
    ..31), and confidence intervals were wide, generally including 1.0. DQI was unrelated to cancer mortality. As currently constructed, the DQI may have limited ability to predict mortality...
  70. ncbi request reprint Calcium, vitamin D, dairy products, and risk of colorectal cancer in the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort (United States)
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta GA, 30309 USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:1-12. 2003
    ..Calcium, vitamin D, and dairy product intake may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. We therefore examined the association between these factors and risk of colorectal cancer in a large prospective cohort of United States men and women...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking, use of other tobacco products and stomach cancer mortality in US adults: The Cancer Prevention Study II
    Ann Chao
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Int J Cancer 101:380-9. 2002
    ..The accumulated evidence from this and other studies support reconsidering stomach cancer as a tobacco-related cancer...
  72. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, height, and postmenopausal breast cancer mortality in a prospective cohort of US women
    Jennifer M Petrelli
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:325-32. 2002
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Vitamin C, vitamin E, and multivitamin supplement use and stomach cancer mortality in the Cancer Prevention Study II cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:35-41. 2002
    ..Our results do not rule out effects of vitamin supplementation in areas in which stomach cancer rates are high and stomach cancer etiology may differ...
  74. doi request reprint Multiple loci identified in a genome-wide association study of prostate cancer
    Gilles Thomas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Nat Genet 40:310-5. 2008
    ..Our findings point to multiple loci with moderate effects associated with susceptibility to prostate cancer that, taken together, in the future may predict high risk in select individuals...
  75. doi request reprint TNF polymorphisms and prostate cancer risk
    Kim N Danforth
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Prostate 68:400-7. 2008
    ..Inflammation has been hypothesized to increase prostate cancer risk. Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) is an important mediator of the inflammatory process, but the relationship between TNF variants and prostate cancer remains unclear...
  76. pmc Genetic variation in the HSD17B1 gene and risk of prostate cancer
    Peter Kraft
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 1:e68. 2005
    ..These results suggest that the germline variants in HSD17B1 characterized by these htSNPs do not substantially influence the risk of prostate cancer in U.S. and European whites...
  77. ncbi request reprint Relationships between polymorphisms in NOS3 and MPO genes, cigarette smoking and risk of post-menopausal breast cancer
    Jun Yang
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:1247-53. 2007
    ....
  78. pmc Consumption of dairy products and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Honglei Chen
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:998-1006. 2007
    ..8, 2.1). These data suggest that dairy consumption may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease, particularly in men. More studies are needed to further examine these findings and to explore underlying mechanisms...
  79. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation at the CYP19A1 locus predicts circulating estrogen levels but not breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women
    Christopher A Haiman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Cancer Res 67:1893-7. 2007
    ..Thus, although genetic variation in CYP19A1 produces measurable differences in estrogen levels among postmenopausal women, the magnitude of the change was insufficient to contribute detectably to breast cancer...
  80. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide association study of prostate cancer identifies a second risk locus at 8q24
    Meredith Yeager
    SAIC Frederick, National Cancer Institute NCI Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center, Frederick, Maryland 21702, USA
    Nat Genet 39:645-9. 2007
    ..We estimate that the population attributable risk of the new locus, marked by rs6983267, is higher than the locus marked by rs1447295 (21% versus 9%)...
  81. ncbi request reprint A common 8q24 variant in prostate and breast cancer from a large nested case-control study
    Fredrick R Schumacher
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Res 67:2951-6. 2007
    ..590). Although the gene responsible has yet to be identified, the validation of this marker in this large sample of prostate cancer cases leaves little room for the possibility of a false-positive result...
  82. ncbi request reprint Successful genome-wide scan in paired blood and buccal samples
    Heather Spencer Feigelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1023-5. 2007
    ..96%). These results show that buccal cell samples collected and processed under optimal conditions can be used for genome-wide association studies with results comparable to those obtained from DNA extracted from buffy coat...
  83. pmc A genome-wide association study identifies alleles in FGFR2 associated with risk of sporadic postmenopausal breast cancer
    David J Hunter
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nat Genet 39:870-4. 2007
    ..Our summary results from the GWAS are available online in a form that should speed the identification of additional risk loci...
  84. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E intake and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Alberto Ascherio
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Building 2, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Neurol 57:104-10. 2005
    ..004). In contrast, no significant associations were found for use of vitamin C or multivitamins. These results suggest that vitamin E supplementation could have a role in ALS prevention...
  85. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption, gender, and Parkinson's disease mortality in the cancer prevention study II cohort: the modifying effects of estrogen
    Alberto Ascherio
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:977-84. 2004
    ..75, 2.30; p = 0.34) among users. These results suggest that caffeine reduces the risk of Parkinson's disease but that this hypothetical beneficial effect may be prevented by use of estrogen replacement therapy...
  86. ncbi request reprint Genetic variability in iron-related oxidative stress pathways (Nrf2, NQ01, NOS3, and HO-1), iron intake, and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Chi Chen Hong
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1784-94. 2007
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables, and colon cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1471-83. 2007
    ..Statistical power to examine associations by colon site has been limited in previous studies...
  88. ncbi request reprint Cryopreservation of whole blood samples collected in the field for a large epidemiologic study
    Victoria L Stevens
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2160-3. 2007
    ....
  89. pmc Haplotypes of the estrogen receptor beta gene and breast cancer risk
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:387-92. 2008
    ..These data suggest that inherited variants in ESR2 (while possibly conferring a small increased risk of breast cancer) are not associated with appreciable (OR > 1.2) changes in breast cancer risk among Caucasian women...
  90. pmc Recreational physical activity and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Evan L Thacker
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mov Disord 23:69-74. 2008
    ..Our results may be explained either by a reduction in PD risk through moderate to vigorous activity, or by decreased baseline recreational activity due to preclinical PD...
  91. ncbi request reprint Obesity and cancer
    Eugenia E Calle
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Oncogene 23:6365-78. 2004
    ..If the correlation between obesity and cancer mortality is entirely causal, we estimate that overweight and obesity now account for one in seven of cancer deaths in men and one in five in women in the US...
  92. ncbi request reprint CYP17 genetic variation and risk of breast and prostate cancer from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Veronica Wendy Setiawan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2237-46. 2007
    ..Our findings do not support the hypothesis that common germ line variation in CYP17 makes a substantial contribution to postmenopausal breast or prostate cancer susceptibility...
  93. ncbi request reprint Haplotype analysis of the HSD17B1 gene and risk of breast cancer: a comprehensive approach to multicenter analyses of prospective cohort studies
    Heather Spencer Feigelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer Res 66:2468-75. 2006
    ..Although the probability that these ER-negative findings are false-positive results is high, these findings were consistent across each cohort examined and warrant further study...