M L McCullough

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Affiliation: American Cancer Society
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypertension, the Kuna, and the epidemiology of flavanols
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30309 4251, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 47:S103-9; discussion 119-21. 2006
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Diet and cancer prevention
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Oncogene 23:6349-64. 2004
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D gene pathway polymorphisms and risk of colorectal, breast, and prostate cancer
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Department of Epidemiology, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 29:111-32. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluating adherence to recommended diets in adults: the Alternate Healthy Eating Index
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Public Health Nutr 9:152-7. 2006
  9. 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
  10. ncbi 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

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Publications84

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypertension, the Kuna, and the epidemiology of flavanols
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30309 4251, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 47:S103-9; discussion 119-21. 2006
    ..Among dietary factors that varied among migrating Kuna, the notably higher intake of flavanol-rich cocoa is a potential candidate for further study...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diet and cancer prevention
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Oncogene 23:6349-64. 2004
    ..As the mechanisms underlying human carcinogenesis are better understood, dietary research will focus increasingly on intermediate markers such as the insulin-like growth factors and potentially carcinogenic metabolites...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D gene pathway polymorphisms and risk of colorectal, breast, and prostate cancer
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Department of Epidemiology, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 29:111-32. 2009
    ..Currently, there is no strong, consistent epidemiologic evidence for substantial influences of single variants in vitamin D pathway genes on risk for colorectal, breast, or prostate cancer, but promising leads are developing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluating adherence to recommended diets in adults: the Alternate Healthy Eating Index
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Public Health Nutr 9:152-7. 2006
    ..We assessed whether an alternate index would better predict risk...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Vitamin D and calcium intake in relation to risk of endometrial cancer: a systematic review of the literature
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Prev Med 46:298-302. 2008
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  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy: bringing the issues to light
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Nutr 137:305-6. 2007
  16. doi request reprint Following cancer prevention guidelines reduces risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality
    Marjorie L McCullough
    1Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1089-97. 2011
    ..Because 80% of Americans are never or former smokers, it is important to consider the impact of other recommended behaviors...
  17. pmc Vitamin D status and impact of vitamin D3 and/or calcium supplementation in a randomized pilot study in the Southeastern United States
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 28:678-86. 2009
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  18. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of diet and stomach cancer mortality in United States men and women
    M L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1201-5. 2001
    ..96; 95% CI, 1.09-3.53) and men (RR = 1.63; 95% CI, 1.02-2.62) compared with nonconsumers. This study supports a modest role for plant foods in reducing the risk of fatal stomach cancer in men, but not in women...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Vitamin C and vitamin E supplement use and colorectal cancer mortality in a large American Cancer Society cohort
    E J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329-4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:17-23. 2001
    ..28-0.81) and decreased risk of rectal cancer mortality at any age (rate ratio = 0.40; 95% CI, 0.20-0.80). Our results do not support a substantial effect of vitamin C or E supplement use on overall colorectal cancer mortality...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin use and colon cancer mortality in the Cancer Prevention Study II cohort (United States)
    E J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, GA 30329-4251, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:927-34. 2001
    ..71, 95% CI 0.56-0.91). CONCLUSION: Our results are consistent with a modest reduction in colon cancer mortality associated with use of folic acid-containing multivitamins among moderate to heavy alcohol users...
  25. ncbi 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...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and risk of major chronic disease in men
    M L McCullough
    Departments of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1223-31. 2000
    ..The healthy eating index (HEI) measures the concordance of dietary patterns with these guidelines...
  28. pmc Effects of supplemental vitamin D and calcium on oxidative DNA damage marker in normal colorectal mucosa: a randomized clinical trial
    Veronika Fedirko
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:280-91. 2010
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  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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)...
  34. ncbi 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...
  35. pmc Diet scores and cardio-metabolic risk factors among Guatemalan young adults
    Cria O Gregory
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, 1462 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Br J Nutr 101:1805-11. 2009
    ..02, 0.21) and glucose (mg/l; beta = 0.13: 95 % CI 0.03, 0.22). We conclude that indices of diet quality are not consistently associated with chronic disease risk factor prevalence in this population of Guatemalan young adults...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Folate and other one-carbon metabolism-related nutrients and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
    Victoria L Stevens
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1708-15. 2010
    ..Epidemiologic studies of the association of folate intake with breast cancer risk have been inconclusive, and few have investigated how related nutrients modify this association...
  38. doi request reprint 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
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  39. doi request reprint 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint 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...
  41. doi request reprint 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint Diet quality and major chronic disease risk in men and women: moving toward improved dietary guidance
    Marjorie L McCullough
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1261-71. 2002
    ..Research suggests that greater reductions in risk are possible with more specific guidance...
  51. 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
    ....
  52. 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
    ....
  53. 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...
  54. 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
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Dietary lignans: potential role in cancer prevention
    Amy L Webb
    Graduate Program in Nutrition and Health Sciences, Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nutr Cancer 51:117-31. 2005
    ..Additional epidemiological studies that use a prospective design and well-developed food databases and questionnaires are needed to adequately evaluate the role of lignans in cancer prevention...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Sedentary behavior, recreational physical activity, and 7-year weight gain among postmenopausal U.S. women
    Heidi M Blanck
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K 26, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1578-88. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship among recreational physical activity (PA), non-occupational sedentary behavior, and 7-year weight gain among postmenopausal U.S. women 40 to 69 years old...
  58. ncbi request reprint The Dietary Guidelines for Americans and cancer risk in women: still a long way to go
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:701-2. 2002
  59. ncbi request reprint Diet-quality scores and plasma concentrations of markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:163-73. 2005
    ..Endothelial dysfunction is one of the mechanisms linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease...
  60. ncbi request reprint The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and risk of the metabolic syndrome
    Jeanene J Fogli-Cawley
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1193-201. 2007
    ..The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Index (DGAI) was created to assess adherence to the dietary recommendations of the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) in relation to chronic disease risk...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint Overall adherence to the dietary guidelines for americans is associated with reduced prevalence of early age-related nuclear lens opacities in women
    Suzen M Moeller
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging and the Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 134:1812-9. 2004
    ..58; 95% CI: 0.32-1.05) and whole grains (OR = 0.64; 95% CI: 0.36-1.15). These results suggest that overall compliance with the Dietary Guidelines, as measured by the HEI, protects against nuclear opacities...
  64. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies of dietary fat, cholesterol and egg intake and ovarian cancer
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:273-85. 2006
    ..Results for histologic subtypes were similar. Overall, fat, cholesterol and egg intakes were not associated with ovarian cancer risk. The positive association for saturated fat intake at very high intakes merits further investigation...
  65. 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...
  66. doi request reprint Adherence to a DASH-style diet and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:713-20. 2008
    ..Our objective was to assess the association between a DASH-style diet adherence score and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke in women...
  67. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and ovarian cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2160-7. 2005
    ..Associations for total fruits and vegetables were similar for different histologic types. These results suggest that fruit and vegetable consumption in adulthood has no important association with the risk of ovarian cancer...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi request reprint Healthy lifestyle factors in the primary prevention of coronary heart disease among men: benefits among users and nonusers of lipid-lowering and antihypertensive medications
    Stephanie E Chiuve
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Circulation 114:160-7. 2006
    ..The burden of CHD that could be avoided through adherence to these modifiable lifestyle factors has not been assessed among middle-aged and older US men, specifically men taking medications for hypertension or hypercholesterolemia...
  70. ncbi request reprint Methods for pooling results of epidemiologic studies: the Pooling Project of Prospective Studies of Diet and Cancer
    Stephanie A Smith-Warner
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1053-64. 2006
    ..Most of the methods used in the Pooling Project may be adapted for examining associations with dietary and nondietary factors in pooled analyses of case-control studies or case-control and cohort studies combined...
  71. ncbi request reprint The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and insulin resistance in the Framingham Offspring Cohort
    Jeanene J Fogli-Cawley
    Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:817-22. 2007
    ....
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and endometrial cancer risk: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Nutr Cancer 58:6-21. 2007
    ..We did not find any cohort studies evaluating fruit and vegetables separately. No firm conclusion can be drawn at this time in the absence of additional well-conducted population-based studies and, particularly, prospective data...
  74. pmc Dietary lipids and endometrial cancer: the current epidemiologic evidence
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St, 5568, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:687-703. 2007
    ..We summarize here the current evidence for several dietary lipids...
  75. pmc Consumption of animal foods and endometrial cancer risk: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany St, 5568, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:967-88. 2007
    ..The current literature does not support an association with dairy products, while the evidence is inconsistent for poultry, fish, and eggs. More studies, particularly prospective studies, are needed...
  76. 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
    ....
  77. 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...
  78. 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...
  79. pmc Association between dietary fiber and endometrial cancer: a dose-response meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1730-7. 2007
    ..Although dietary fiber has been shown to beneficially reduce estrogen concentrations and prevent obesity, its role in endometrial cancer has received relatively little attention...
  80. ncbi request reprint Diet quality is associated with the risk of estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:466-72. 2006
    ..01) with the vegetable component of the scores. We conclude that women who scored high in AHEI, RFS, and aMed had a lower risk of ER- breast cancer. The HEI and DQI-R appeared to be of limited value in predicting breast cancer risk...
  81. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber intake and risk of colorectal cancer: a pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies
    Yikyung Park
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 294:2849-57. 2005
    ..Inconsistent findings from observational studies have continued the controversy over the effects of dietary fiber on colorectal cancer...
  82. ncbi request reprint Dietary pattern analysis for the evaluation of dietary guidelines
    Walter C Willett
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:75-8. 2008
    ..These analyses suggest that dietary guidelines should be evaluated for their ability to predict the occurrence of major illness, and that such analyses can help refine these guidelines...
  83. 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...
  84. ncbi request reprint Pesticide exposure and risk for Parkinson's disease
    Alberto Ascherio
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Neurol 60:197-203. 2006
    ..Chronic, low-dose exposure to pesticides is suspected to increase the risk for Parkinson's disease (PD), but data are inconclusive...