Alpa V Patel

Summary

Affiliation: American Cancer Society
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Leisure time spent sitting in relation to total mortality in a prospective cohort of US adults
    Alpa V Patel
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:419-29. 2010
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint 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
  4. doi request reprint 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol intake and the incidence of non-hodgkin lymphoid neoplasms in the cancer prevention study II nutrition cohort
    Susan M Gapstur
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:60-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. pmc Leisure time spent sitting in relation to total mortality in a prospective cohort of US adults
    Alpa V Patel
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:419-29. 2010
    ..The time spent sitting was independently associated with total mortality, regardless of physical activity level. Public health messages should include both being physically active and reducing time spent sitting...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint 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...
  4. doi request reprint 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol intake and the incidence of non-hodgkin lymphoid neoplasms in the cancer prevention study II nutrition cohort
    Susan M Gapstur
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:60-9. 2012
    ..In this prospective study, current heavy alcohol intake was associated with a reduced risk of NHL. Associations did not differ by beverage type and were slightly stronger for B-cell tumors than for T-cell tumors...
  11. doi request reprint 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Weight loss and postmenopausal breast cancer in a prospective cohort of overweight and obese US women
    Lauren R Teras
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:573-9. 2011
    ..In summary, weight loss was not associated with postmenopausal breast cancer in this study. Future studies should focus on sustained weight loss and whether the timing of weight loss is important...
  14. doi request reprint 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...
  15. doi request reprint Coffee, tea, and fatal oral/pharyngeal cancer in a large prospective US cohort
    Janet S Hildebrand
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:50-8. 2013
    ..Research is needed to elucidate biologic mechanisms whereby coffee might help to protect against these often fatal cancers...
  16. doi request reprint 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...
  17. doi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone use and incident ovarian cancer: Associations differ by regimen
    Janet S Hildebrand
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Cancer 127:2928-35. 2010
    ..08, 95% CI 0.86-1.35; RR 1.08, 95% CI 0.68-1.71, respectively, per 5-year increment). These findings suggest that progestins may mitigate some of the detrimental effects of estrogen on the ovarian epithelium...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Oophorectomy and hysterectomy and cancer incidence in the Cancer Prevention Study-II Nutrition Cohort
    Mia M Gaudet
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia
    Obstet Gynecol 123:1247-55. 2014
    ..To examine associations of simple hysterectomy and hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO), relative to no surgery, with total and site-specific cancer risk in the Cancer Prevention Study-II Nutrition Cohort...
  21. 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
  22. 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...
  23. 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)...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Recreational physical activity and leisure-time sitting in relation to postmenopausal breast cancer risk
    Janet S Hildebrand
    Authors Affiliation Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1906-12. 2013
    ..The finding of a lower risk associated with ≥7 hours/week of walking may be of public health interest...
  30. doi request reprint Tubal sterilization and breast cancer incidence: results from the cancer prevention study II nutrition cohort and meta-analysis
    Mia M Gaudet
    American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30316, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:492-9. 2013
    ..The meta-analysis also found no association between tubal sterilization and breast cancer risk (odds ratio = 0.97, 95% confidence interval: 0.84, 1.09). Tubal sterilization does not appear to be associated with breast cancer risk...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  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. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Recreational physical activity and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in a large cohort of US women
    Alpa V Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:519-29. 2003
    ..Our findings are consistent with other studies that show lower risk of postmenopausal breast cancer associated with regular physical activity...
  37. doi request reprint Postmenopausal unopposed estrogen and estrogen plus progestin use and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study-II Cohort
    Lauren R Teras
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 54:720-5. 2013
    ..These results suggest that postmenopausal hormones might play a role in NHL etiology, particularly for follicular lymphoma and DLBCL...
  38. doi request reprint Prospective studies of body mass index with head and neck cancer incidence and mortality
    Mia M Gaudet
    Corresponding Author Mia M Gaudet, Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:497-503. 2012
    ..Using prospectively collected data from the Cancer Prevention Study-II cohort and the Nutrition cohort, we examined the association of BMI with HNC mortality and incidence, overall and by smoking status...
  39. 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
    ....
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. doi request reprint No association between polymorphisms in LEP, LEPR, ADIPOQ, ADIPOR1, or ADIPOR2 and postmenopausal breast cancer risk
    Lauren R Teras
    Department of Epidemiology, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 250 Williams Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2553-7. 2009
    ....
  44. 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...
  45. doi request reprint 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...
  46. doi request reprint 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. doi request reprint Body mass index, height and risk of lymphoid neoplasms in a large United States cohort
    Alpa V Patel
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 54:1221-7. 2013
    ..These findings provide further evidence that body size may play a role in the etiology of NHL, which is of public health importance given the rapid rise in obesity worldwide...
  52. doi request reprint The association between cigarette smoking and non-Hodgkin lymphoid neoplasms in a large US cohort study
    W Ryan Diver
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1231-40. 2012
    ..This study assessed whether this inconsistency might be due to the heterogeneous nature of the disease, to different relationships in subpopulations such as gender, or to chance...
  53. ncbi request reprint Recreational physical activity, leisure sitting time and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoid neoplasms in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Cohort
    Lauren R Teras
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Int J Cancer 131:1912-20. 2012
    ..Further research is needed to confirm an association between sitting time and multiple myeloma and explore a possible association between physical activity and NHL...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference, body mass index, and postmenopausal breast cancer incidence in the Cancer Prevention Study-II Nutrition Cohort
    Mia M Gaudet
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA, 30303, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:737-45. 2014
    ..However, less is known about associations with waist circumference. In particular, it is unclear whether a larger waist circumference is associated with risk more than would be expected based solely on its contribution to BMI...
  56. ncbi request reprint Body weight in early adulthood, adult weight gain, and risk of endometrial cancer in women not using postmenopausal hormones
    Victoria L Stevens
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St, NW, Atlanta, GA, 30329, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:321-8. 2014
    ..However, whether BMI measured in early adulthood and adult weight change are associated with endometrial cancer risk is less clear, particularly among nonusers of postmenopausal hormones (PMH)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Parity, other reproductive factors, and risk of pancreatic cancer mortality in a large cohort of U.S. women (United States)
    Lauren R Teras
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1035-40. 2005
    ..Furthermore, we find no evidence that other reproductive factors are associated with pancreatic cancer mortality...
  58. 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
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Circadian disruption and fatal ovarian cancer
    Brian D Carter
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:S34-41. 2014
    ....
  60. pmc Body size and multiple myeloma mortality: a pooled analysis of 20 prospective studies
    Lauren R Teras
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Br J Haematol 166:667-76. 2014
    ..These observations suggest that overall, and possibly also central, obesity influence myeloma mortality, and women have the highest risk of death from this cancer if they remain heavy throughout adulthood. ..
  61. ncbi request reprint Lifetime recreational exercise activity and breast cancer risk among black women and white women
    Leslie Bernstein
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1671-9. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptive use and risk of breast carcinoma in situ (United States)
    Jasmeet K Gill
    Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1155-62. 2006
    ..Our study assesses the impact of oral contraceptive use on breast carcinoma in-situ (BCIS) risk...
  63. ncbi request reprint Lifetime recreational exercise activity and risk of breast carcinoma in situ
    Alpa V Patel
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Cancer 98:2161-9. 2003
    ..Because of its potential effects on circulating sex hormones, physical activity has been proposed as a modifiable risk factor for invasive breast carcinoma. However, the relation to BCIS risk is poorly understood...
  64. 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...
  65. pmc Height, body mass index, and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Leo J Schouten
    Department of Epidemiology, GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:902-12. 2008
    ..Although many studies have investigated the association between anthropometry and ovarian cancer risk, results have been inconsistent...