Eric J Jacobs

Summary

Affiliation: American Cancer Society
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Hay Fever and asthma as markers of atopic immune response and risk of colorectal cancer in three large cohort studies
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 250 Williams St, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:661-9. 2013
  2. doi Daily aspirin use and cancer mortality in a large US cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1208-17. 2012
  3. doi Plasma total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol and risk of aggressive prostate cancer in the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 250 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1289-96. 2012
  4. doi Waist circumference and all-cause mortality in a large US cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1293-301. 2010
  5. doi 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
  6. ncbi 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
  7. doi 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi 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
  10. ncbi 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

Detail Information

Publications74

  1. doi Hay Fever and asthma as markers of atopic immune response and risk of colorectal cancer in three large cohort studies
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 250 Williams St, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:661-9. 2013
    ..The combination of these allergic conditions may be a marker for allergy-related immune responses that could inhibit colorectal carcinogenesis...
  2. doi Daily aspirin use and cancer mortality in a large US cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1208-17. 2012
    ..49 to 0.82) in overall cancer mortality during follow-up occurring after 5 years on aspirin. However, the magnitude of the effect of daily aspirin use, particularly long-term use, on cancer mortality is uncertain...
  3. doi Plasma total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol and risk of aggressive prostate cancer in the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 250 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1289-96. 2012
    ..We therefore examined associations of total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol concentrations with subsequent risk of aggressive prostate cancer within the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort...
  4. doi Waist circumference and all-cause mortality in a large US cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1293-301. 2010
    ..Less is known about the association between WC and mortality within categories of BMI or for the very high levels of WC that are now common...
  5. doi 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
    ....
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. doi 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. ncbi 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...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi Long-term use of cholesterol-lowering drugs and cancer incidence in a large United States cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Res 71:1763-71. 2011
    ..However, associations between long-term statin use and risk of endometrial cancer, melanoma, and NHL deserve further investigation...
  15. doi A large cohort study of long-term acetaminophen use and prostate cancer incidence
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Northwest Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1322-8. 2011
    ..Acetaminophen, a commonly used pain reliever, is not traditionally considered an NSAID but can have anti-inflammatory effects. Few studies have examined the association between long-term acetaminophen use and prostate cancer incidence...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. doi Associations of recreational physical activity and leisure time spent sitting with colorectal cancer survival
    Peter T Campbell
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society National Home Office, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:876-85. 2013
    ..This study examined the associations of prediagnosis and postdiagnosis recreational physical activity and leisure time spent sitting with mortality among patients with colorectal cancer...
  19. ncbi 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...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi 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
    ....
  26. doi Weight cycling and risk of endometrial cancer
    Victoria L Stevens
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:747-52. 2012
    ..Weight cycling, which consists of repeated cycles of weight loss followed by regain, occurs frequently in overweight and obese women. It is unclear whether weight cycling is associated with risk of endometrial cancer independent of BMI...
  27. doi Weight cycling and mortality in a large prospective US study
    Victoria L Stevens
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:785-92. 2012
    ..03, 95% CI: 0.89, 1.19 in men and HR = 0.99, 95% CI: 0.88, 1.12 in women). These results do not support an increased risk of mortality associated with weight cycling...
  28. doi High levels of folate from supplements and fortification are not associated with increased risk of colorectal cancer
    Victoria L Stevens
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Gastroenterology 141:98-105, 105.e1. 2011
    ..There is evidence that consumption of high levels of folic acid, the form of folate used for fortification and in supplements, has different effects on biochemical pathways than natural folates and might promote carcinogenesis...
  29. doi 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)...
  30. ncbi 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...
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. doi Impact of diabetes mellitus and insulin use on survival after colorectal cancer diagnosis: the Cancer Prevention Study-II Nutrition Cohort
    Ahmed N Dehal
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society National Home Office, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:53-9. 2012
    ..To examine the association between type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and survival among patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) and to evaluate whether this association varies by sex, insulin treatment, and durations of T2DM and insulin use...
  33. doi Impact of body mass index on survival after colorectal cancer diagnosis: the Cancer Prevention Study-II Nutrition Cohort
    Peter T Campbell
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:42-52. 2012
    ..This study assessed the association of pre- and postdiagnosis BMI with all-cause and cause-specific survival among men and women diagnosed with colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort...
  34. ncbi 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
    ....
  35. ncbi 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...
  36. doi Type II diabetes mellitus and the incidence of epithelial ovarian cancer in the cancer prevention study-II nutrition cohort
    Susan M Gapstur
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2000-5. 2012
    ..Despite consistent associations of type II diabetes mellitus with hormonally related cancers such as breast and endometrium, the relation between type II diabetes mellitus and ovarian cancer risk is unclear...
  37. ncbi 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...
  38. pmc Correlates of circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D: Cohort Consortium Vitamin D Pooling Project of Rarer Cancers
    Marjorie L McCullough
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:21-35. 2010
    ..Correlates varied somewhat within season, race/ethnicity, and sex. These findings help identify persons at risk for low vitamin D status for both clinical and research purposes...
  39. ncbi 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
    ....
  40. pmc Case-control study of overweight, obesity, and colorectal cancer risk, overall and by tumor microsatellite instability status
    Peter T Campbell
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:391-400. 2010
    ..We evaluated associations between overweight or obesity and colorectal cancer risk, overall and by tumor MSI status...
  41. ncbi No association between the progesterone receptor gene +331G/A polymorphism and breast cancer
    Heather Spencer Feigelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta GA 30309, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1084-5. 2004
  42. doi Colorectal cancer incidence and postmenopausal hormone use by type, recency, and duration in cancer prevention study II
    Janet S Hildebrand
    Department of Epidemiology, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2835-41. 2009
    ....
  43. ncbi 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...
  44. ncbi 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
    ....
  45. doi 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...
  46. ncbi 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...
  47. ncbi 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...
  48. pmc Association between red and processed meat intake and mortality among colorectal cancer survivors
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:2773-82. 2013
    ..We examined associations of red and processed meat consumption, self-reported before and after cancer diagnosis, with all-cause and cause-specific mortality among men and women with invasive, nonmetastatic CRC...
  49. doi Prospective study reveals associations between colorectal cancer and type 2 diabetes mellitus or insulin use in men
    Peter T Campbell
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Gastroenterology 139:1138-46. 2010
    ..Insulin use might also be associated with CRC risk. We investigated associations of type 2 DM and insulin use with CRC risk...
  50. doi 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...
  51. ncbi 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...
  52. pmc HNF1B and JAZF1 genes, diabetes, and prostate cancer risk
    Victoria L Stevens
    Department of Epidemiology, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Prostate 70:601-7. 2010
    ..Epidemiologic studies have shown that men with type II diabetes have a lower risk of prostate cancer than non-diabetic men. Recently, common variants in two genes, HNF1B and JAZF1, were found to be associated with both of these diseases...
  53. doi 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...
  54. doi Garlic consumption and colorectal cancer risk in the CPS-II Nutrition Cohort
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1643-51. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper was to contribute additional evidence on this topic for men and women in a large prospective cohort study...
  55. ncbi 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...
  56. ncbi 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...
  57. doi Aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma
    Lauren R Teras
    Corresponding Author Lauren R Teras, Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:422-8. 2013
    ..These findings are particularly important for aspirin as the risks and benefits of prophylactic daily use are weighed...
  58. pmc Diabetes and cause-specific mortality in a prospective cohort of one million U.S. adults
    Peter T Campbell
    American Cancer Society National Home Office, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1835-44. 2012
    ..We examined the association of diabetes with cause-specific mortality, including deaths from specific cancers...
  59. ncbi 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...
  60. doi Association of alcohol intake with pancreatic cancer mortality in never smokers
    Susan M Gapstur
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:444-51. 2011
    ..Primary concerns include inconsistent results from underpowered studies, residual confounding by smoking, and the question of whether the association varies by type of alcoholic beverage...
  61. doi Jewish ethnicity and pancreatic cancer mortality in a large U.S. cohort
    Ronald C Eldridge
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:691-8. 2011
    ..These analyses lacked information on potential confounding factors and the association between Jewish ethnicity and pancreatic cancer has not been examined in any contemporary U.S. population or in any cohort study...
  62. doi 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...
  63. ncbi 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...
  64. pmc Risk of colon cancer and coffee, tea, and sugar-sweetened soft drink intake: pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies
    Xuehong Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:771-83. 2010
    ..The relationships between coffee, tea, and sugar-sweetened carbonated soft drink consumption and colon cancer risk remain unresolved...
  65. pmc Underuse of screening sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy in a large cohort of US adults
    Ann Chao
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1775-81. 2004
    ..We examined the prevalence of endoscopy (sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy) by indication and by demographic and lifestyle factors...
  66. doi The association between cigarette smoking and risk of colorectal cancer in a large prospective cohort from the United States
    Lindsay M Hannan
    Department of Epidemiology, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3362-7. 2009
    ..However, neither the U.S. Surgeon General nor the IARC have classified the relationship as causal because of concern about residual confounding...
  67. doi Annual Report to the Nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2008, featuring cancers associated with excess weight and lack of sufficient physical activity
    Christie Eheman
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    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
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    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA michael thun cancer org
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    Alberto Ascherio
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Building 2, Boston, MA 02115, USA
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    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
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    Kim N Danforth
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
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    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Bergholz Rehbruecke, Germany
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