C Rodriguez

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Affiliation: American Cancer Society
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of body mass on the association between estrogen replacement therapy and mortality among elderly US women
    C Rodriguez
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:145-52. 2001
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Estrogen replacement therapy and ovarian cancer mortality in a large prospective study of US women
    C Rodriguez
    American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    JAMA 285:1460-5. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, height, and the risk of ovarian cancer mortality in a prospective cohort of postmenopausal women
    Carmen Rodriguez
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:822-8. 2002
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, height, and prostate cancer mortality in two large cohorts of adult men in the United States
    C Rodriguez
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329-4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:345-53. 2001
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of body mass on the association between estrogen replacement therapy and mortality among elderly US women
    C Rodriguez
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:145-52. 2001
    ..In this population, the reduction in coronary heart disease mortality among estrogen users was greatest for thinner women. Additional studies are needed to confirm or refute these results...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Estrogen replacement therapy and ovarian cancer mortality in a large prospective study of US women
    C Rodriguez
    American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    JAMA 285:1460-5. 2001
    ..Postmenopausal estrogen use is associated with increased risk of endometrial and breast cancer, 2 hormone-related cancers. The effect of postmenopausal estrogen use on ovarian cancer is not established...
  5. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, height, and the risk of ovarian cancer mortality in a prospective cohort of postmenopausal women
    Carmen Rodriguez
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:822-8. 2002
    ..The 36% increase in risk associated with obesity among women who had never used postmenopausal estrogens may have important public health implications because obesity is a growing problem in the United States...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, height, and prostate cancer mortality in two large cohorts of adult men in the United States
    C Rodriguez
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329-4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:345-53. 2001
    ..82-1.29 for men > or =75 versus 65-66 inches). These results support the hypothesis that obesity increases risk of prostate cancer mortality. Decreased survival among obese men may be a likely explanation for this association...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer mortality in the cancer prevention study II
    A Chao
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1888-96. 2000
    ..Recent studies suggest that long-term cigarette smoking is associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer. Whether the association is causal or due to confounding remains unclear...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tubal sterilization and risk of breast cancer mortality in US women
    E E Calle
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:127-35. 2001
    ..To investigate the hypothesis that tubal sterilization is associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, height, and postmenopausal breast cancer mortality in a prospective cohort of US women
    Jennifer M Petrelli
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:325-32. 2002
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  17. 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...
  18. 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
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  19. ncbi request reprint Association of polymorphisms in the paraoxonase 1 gene with breast cancer incidence in the CPS-II Nutrition Cohort
    Victoria L Stevens
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1226-8. 2006
    ..46; 95% CI, 1.39-4.36). These results suggest that genetic variation in PON1, particularly at the L55M SNP, may be associated with increased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Furthermore, NSAID use seems to modify this risk...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Genetic variation in the toll-like receptor gene cluster (TLR10-TLR1-TLR6) and prostate cancer risk
    Victoria L Stevens
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:2644-50. 2008
    ..55, 95% CI: 0.33, 0.90). Our study suggest that a common haplotype in the TLR10-TLR1-TLR6 gene cluster influences prostate cancer risk and clearly supports the need for further investigation of TLR genes in other populations...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint A large cohort study of long-term daily use of adult-strength aspirin and cancer incidence
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 1599 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:608-15. 2007
    ..However, the potential effect of long-term daily use of higher doses of aspirin on cancer incidence remains uncertain...
  27. ncbi request reprint Successful genome-wide scan in paired blood and buccal samples
    Heather Spencer Feigelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1023-5. 2007
    ..96%). These results show that buccal cell samples collected and processed under optimal conditions can be used for genome-wide association studies with results comparable to those obtained from DNA extracted from buffy coat...
  28. doi request reprint The role of body weight in the relationship between physical activity and endometrial cancer: results from a large cohort of US women
    Alpa V Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:1877-82. 2008
    ..51). In summary, light and moderate physical activity including daily life activities were associated with lower endometrial cancer risk in our study, especially among women who are overweight or obese...
  29. pmc No association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in one-carbon metabolism genes with prostate cancer risk
    Victoria L Stevens
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3612-4. 2008
    ..Thus, our findings do not support the hypothesis that common genetic variation in one-carbon metabolism genes influences prostate cancer risk...
  30. doi request reprint Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) polymorphisms and prostate cancer in the CPS-II Nutrition Cohort
    Victoria L Stevens
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Prostate 68:1336-40. 2008
    ..PON1, which encodes paraoxonase 1, has two common, nonsynonymous SNPs that alter the activity of this enzyme and may influence cancer risk...
  31. doi request reprint Polymorphisms in angiogenesis-related genes and prostate cancer
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:972-7. 2008
    ..Potentially functional single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) in genes important in prostate angiogenesis (VEGF, HIF1A, and NOS3) have previously been associated with risk or severity of prostate cancer...
  32. doi request reprint Body mass and endometrial cancer risk by hormone replacement therapy and cancer subtype
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:73-9. 2008
    ..87; 95% CI, 1.59-5.16). The increased risk of endometrial cancer across the range of BMI in women who never used postmenopausal HT stresses the need to prevent both overweight and obesity in women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-lowering drugs and advanced prostate cancer incidence in a large U.S. cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2213-7. 2007
    ..Long-duration statin use was associated with substantially reduced risk of advanced prostate cancer in a recent large prospective study...
  34. doi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone use and breast cancer associations differ by hormone regimen and histologic subtype
    Eugenia E Calle
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Cancer 115:936-45. 2009
    ..Data from large prospective studies are needed to fully characterize the impact of exogenous hormones on breast cancer incidence by type of hormone preparation and histology of the cancer...
  35. 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
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Lack of evidence for effect modification by estrogen of association between body mass index and colorectal cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    Yiting Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 1599, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:793-9. 2007
    ..We examined the association between BMI and colorectal cancer incidence by use of HRT, and number of postmenopausal years without HRT, a measure of duration of exposure to lower levels of estrogen...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-lowering drugs and colorectal cancer incidence in a large United States cohort
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:69-72. 2006
    ..83 to 1.43). Our results do not support the hypothesis that statin use strongly reduces risk of colorectal cancer. However, we cannot rule out a small reduction in risk or an effect associated with only specific types or doses of statins...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer incidence and survival in relation to education (United States)
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:939-45. 2004
    ..There are few data on prostate cancer incidence and survival in relation to socioeconomic status in the 1990s, after the introduction of prostate specific Antigen (PSA) testing...
  40. ncbi request reprint 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
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Overweight, obesity, and mortality from cancer in a prospectively studied cohort of U.S. adults
    Eugenia E Calle
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta 30329, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1625-38. 2003
    ..The influence of excess body weight on the risk of death from cancer has not been fully characterized...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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
    ....
  48. 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
    ....
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint Age at natural menopause and cause-specific mortality
    Alison M Mondul
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1089-97. 2005
    ..82), and external causes (RR = 1.56, 95% CI: 1.21, 2.02). These findings suggest that mortality from other diseases, as well as coronary heart disease, may contribute to the increased mortality associated with a younger age at menopause...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint A large cohort study of aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and prostate cancer incidence
    Eric J Jacobs
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, 1599 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:975-80. 2005
    ..Recent epidemiologic studies have suggested that the use of NSAIDs, particularly aspirin, may also be associated with a reduced risk of prostate cancer, but the evidence remains limited...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Determinants of DNA yield and quality from buccal cell samples collected with mouthwash
    H S Feigelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1005-8. 2001
    ..These results suggest that buccal cells should be collected before brushing teeth and processed within 5 days of collection to maximize hDNA yield...
  58. doi request reprint Comparing methods for accounting for seasonal variability in a biomarker when only a single sample is available: insights from simulations based on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d
    Yiting Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:88-94. 2009
    ..To avoid potential bias away from the null, using season- or month-specific cutpoints may be preferable to adjusting for DOSC...
  59. 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)...
  60. 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...
  61. pmc SnoRNA U50 is a candidate tumor-suppressor gene at 6q14.3 with a mutation associated with clinically significant prostate cancer
    Xue Yuan Dong
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 17:1031-42. 2008
    ..9; 95% confidence interval 1.17-7.21). These findings establish snoRNA U50 as a reasonable candidate for the 6q tumor-suppressor gene in prostate cancer and likely in other types of cancers...
  62. ncbi request reprint Dairy products and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Room 339, Building 2, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:364-72. 2006
    ..Although case-control studies have reported conflicting results for dairy foods and lactose, several cohort studies have shown positive associations between skim milk, lactose, and ovarian cancer...
  63. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone replacement, body mass index, and quality of life
    Carmen Rodriguez
    JAMA 287:2210-1; author reply 2211. 2002
  64. pmc Genetic variation in the HSD17B1 gene and risk of prostate cancer
    Peter Kraft
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 1:e68. 2005
    ..These results suggest that the germline variants in HSD17B1 characterized by these htSNPs do not substantially influence the risk of prostate cancer in U.S. and European whites...
  65. ncbi request reprint Involvement of ATM missense variants and mutations in a series of unselected breast cancer cases
    Carmen Rodriguez
    GĂ©nome et Cancer, UMR 5535 CNRS, CRLC Val d Aurelle, Montpellier, France
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 33:141-9. 2002
    ..Therefore, these data suggest that other target genes for genetic inactivation exist in the 11q23 region...
  66. doi request reprint Multiple loci identified in a genome-wide association study of prostate cancer
    Gilles Thomas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Nat Genet 40:310-5. 2008
    ..Our findings point to multiple loci with moderate effects associated with susceptibility to prostate cancer that, taken together, in the future may predict high risk in select individuals...
  67. ncbi request reprint Relationships between polymorphisms in NOS3 and MPO genes, cigarette smoking and risk of post-menopausal breast cancer
    Jun Yang
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:1247-53. 2007
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide association study of prostate cancer identifies a second risk locus at 8q24
    Meredith Yeager
    SAIC Frederick, National Cancer Institute NCI Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center, Frederick, Maryland 21702, USA
    Nat Genet 39:645-9. 2007
    ..We estimate that the population attributable risk of the new locus, marked by rs6983267, is higher than the locus marked by rs1447295 (21% versus 9%)...
  69. 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...
  70. 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
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  71. ncbi request reprint Sequence variants of estrogen receptor beta and risk of prostate cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium
    Yen Ching Chen
    Channing Laboratory, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1973-81. 2007
    ..Estrogen receptor beta (ESR2) may play a role in modulating prostate carcinogenesis through the regulation of genes related to cell proliferation and apoptosis...
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint Polymorphic variants in PTGS2 and prostate cancer risk: results from two large nested case-control studies
    Kim N Danforth
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:568-72. 2008
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Conditional likelihood methods for haplotype-based association analysis using matched case-control data
    Jinbo Chen
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Biometrics 63:1099-107. 2007
    ..We applied the two methods to analyze a matched case-control study of prostate cancer...
  75. doi request reprint TNF polymorphisms and prostate cancer risk
    Kim N Danforth
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Prostate 68:400-7. 2008
    ..Inflammation has been hypothesized to increase prostate cancer risk. Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) is an important mediator of the inflammatory process, but the relationship between TNF variants and prostate cancer remains unclear...
  76. pmc 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...
  77. 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...