L Rosenberg

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Determinants of sexual activity and its relation to cervical cancer risk among South African women
    Diane Cooper
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:341. 2007
  2. pmc HIV and pre-neoplastic and neoplastic lesions of the cervix in South Africa: a case-control study
    Jennifer R Moodley
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Women s Health Research Unit, University of Cape Town, 7925, South Africa
    BMC Cancer 6:135. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of analgesic use and ovarian cancer
    L Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, Massachusetts 02446, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:933-7. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of acetaminophen use in relation to the risk of first myocardial infarction in men
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 12:459-65. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Patterns and correlates of alcohol consumption among African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Brookline, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:548-54. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Hair relaxers not associated with breast cancer risk: evidence from the black women's health study
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1035-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of female hormone use and breast cancer among black women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:760-5. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Low-dose oral contraceptive use and the risk of myocardial infarction
    L Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, 1371 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1065-70. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Bone status after cessation of use of injectable progestin contraceptives
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 1201, USA
    Contraception 76:425-31. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint A multilevel study of socioeconomic predictors of regular mammography use among African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2628-33. 2005

Research Grants

  1. HLA Region Genetics and SLE in U.S. Black Women
    Lynn Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Determinants of sexual activity and its relation to cervical cancer risk among South African women
    Diane Cooper
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:341. 2007
    ..Invasive cervical cancer is the commonest cause of cancer morbidity and mortality in South African women. This study provides information on adult women's sexual activity and cervical cancer risk in South Africa...
  2. pmc HIV and pre-neoplastic and neoplastic lesions of the cervix in South Africa: a case-control study
    Jennifer R Moodley
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Women s Health Research Unit, University of Cape Town, 7925, South Africa
    BMC Cancer 6:135. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the risk of cervical pre-cancer and cancer among HIV positive women in South Africa...
  3. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of analgesic use and ovarian cancer
    L Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, Massachusetts 02446, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:933-7. 2000
    ..They raise the possibility of an inverse association with long-term nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use...
  4. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of acetaminophen use in relation to the risk of first myocardial infarction in men
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 12:459-65. 2003
    ..Experimental evidence raises the possibility that acetaminophen use could reduce the risk of myocardial infarction (MI). We assessed the relation of acetaminophen use, and also of aspirin use, to first MI in a case-control study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patterns and correlates of alcohol consumption among African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Brookline, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:548-54. 2002
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess patterns and correlates of alcohol consumption among African-American women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hair relaxers not associated with breast cancer risk: evidence from the black women's health study
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1035-7. 2007
    ..98 (95% confidence interval, 0.78-1.39). These results suggest that hair relaxer use does not increase the incidence of breast cancer in African American women...
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of female hormone use and breast cancer among black women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:760-5. 2006
    ..Our aim was to assess the relation of female hormone use to incidence of breast cancer in black women, with attention to differences in effect according to body mass index...
  8. ncbi request reprint Low-dose oral contraceptive use and the risk of myocardial infarction
    L Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, 1371 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1065-70. 2001
    ..Studies of oral contraceptives (OCs) containing 50 microg or more of estrogen suggest an increased risk of myocardial infarction (MI) among current users, particularly if they smoke heavily...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bone status after cessation of use of injectable progestin contraceptives
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 1201, USA
    Contraception 76:425-31. 2007
    ..We assessed whether bone loss is completely reversible after cessation of IPC use, whether different IPCs have different effects and whether effects vary by age at first use...
  10. ncbi request reprint A multilevel study of socioeconomic predictors of regular mammography use among African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2628-33. 2005
    ..We assessed individual-level and group-level socioeconomic predictors of regular mammography use in a large cohort of African-American women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hair-relaxer use and risk of preterm birth among African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:768-72. 2005
    ..To assess whether hair-relaxer use is associated with an increased risk of preterm birth among African-American women...
  12. ncbi request reprint A follow-up study of physical activity and incidence of colorectal polyps in African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1438-42. 2006
    ..The influence of physical activity on colorectal adenomas among African-American women is of particular interest because African-American women have an increased risk of colon cancer relative to other U.S. women...
  13. pmc A case-control study of oral contraceptive use and incident breast cancer
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:473-9. 2009
    ..These results suggest that OC use is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer diagnosed in recent years...
  14. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of renal cell cancer in relation to hypertension (United States)
    L Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, MA 02146, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 9:611-4. 1998
    ..We assessed whether the association is explained by more frequent detection of early renal cell cancer among persons being treated for hypertension...
  15. ncbi request reprint Correlates of postmenopausal female hormone use among black women in the United States
    L Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, Massachusetts 02146, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 91:454-8. 1998
    ..To assess correlates of the use of postmenopausal female hormone supplements among black women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of racial discrimination and the risk of preterm birth
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 13:646-52. 2002
    ..Because racial discrimination might contribute to their excess of preterm births, we assessed experiences of racism in relation to preterm birth among African-American women...
  17. ncbi request reprint The relationship of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use to the risk of breast cancer
    P F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, Massachusetts 02446, USA
    Prev Med 29:72-6. 1999
    ..The effect of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on the risk of breast cancer is unclear. We assessed the association in a hospital-based case-control study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Height and breast cancer risk: results from the Black Women's Health Study (United States)
    J R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:343-8. 2001
    ..There are few data on black women. We evaluated adult height in relation to breast cancer in data from the Black Women's Health Study, a prospective cohort study of 64,530 African-American women aged 18-69 years at baseline in 1995...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of digestive cancers at sites other than the large bowel
    P F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, Massachusetts 02446, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:119-23. 2000
    ..These data suggest that regular continuing NSAID use may be associated with reduced risk of stomach cancer. For the other sites, the data are consistent with no effect of NSAID use...
  20. pmc Reproductive factors, hormonal contraception, and risk of uterine leiomyomata in African-American women: a prospective study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:113-23. 2004
    ..No consistent patterns were observed for other forms of hormonal contraception. Reproductive history is an important determinant of leiomyomata risk in premenopausal US Black women. Progestin-only injectables may reduce risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk of ovarian cancer according to use of antidepressants, phenothiazines, and benzodiazepines (United States)
    P F Coogan-
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 11:839-45. 2000
    ....
  22. pmc Socioeconomic status and incidence of type 2 diabetes: results from the Black Women's Health Study
    Supriya Krishnan
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:564-70. 2010
    ..Efforts to reduce the alarming rate of diabetes in African-American women must focus on both individual lifestyle changes and structural changes in disadvantaged neighborhoods...
  23. pmc Physical activity and television watching in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes: the Black Women's Health Study
    Supriya Krishnan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:428-34. 2009
    ..These observational data suggest that black women might reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by increasing their time spent walking or engaged in vigorous physical activity and by limiting television watching...
  24. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptive use and liver cancer
    J R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, MA 02146
    Am J Epidemiol 130:878-82. 1989
    ..However, the number of cases of liver cancer in the United States that are attributable to oral contraceptive use is probably small, because liver cancer is extremely rare in the United States...
  25. ncbi request reprint Individual-, neighborhood-, and state-level socioeconomic predictors of cervical carcinoma screening among U.S. black women: a multilevel analysis
    Geetanjali D Datta
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 106:664-9. 2006
    ..S. Although the Papanicolaou (Pap) smear is an efficacious screening tool in the early detection of the disease, disparities are known to persist in the utilization of this procedure across socioeconomic groups...
  26. pmc Genetic variants on chromosome 5p12 are associated with risk of breast cancer in African American women: the Black Women's Health Study
    Edward A Ruiz-Narváez
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:525-30. 2010
    ..We successfully used the shorter range of LD in our AA sample to refine the localization of the putative causal variant...
  27. ncbi request reprint Individual, neighborhood, and state-level predictors of smoking among US Black women: a multilevel analysis
    Geetanjali Dabral Datta
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:1034-44. 2006
    ..These results suggest that contextual factors (at both the neighborhood and state level) play a role in Black women's smoking behaviors over and above individual characteristics...
  28. pmc Risk of uterine leiomyomata in relation to tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Reprod 19:1746-54. 2004
    ..Tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption may influence risk of uterine leiomyomata via changes in ovarian function or hormone metabolism...
  29. ncbi request reprint Use of herbal/natural supplements according to racial/ethnic group
    Judith Parsells Kelly
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:555-61. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper was to determine similarities and differences in the use of herbal/natural supplements among various racial/ethnic groups...
  30. pmc Hypertension and risk of uterine leiomyomata in US black women
    R G Radin
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Hum Reprod 27:1504-9. 2012
    ..Previous studies have found a positive association between hypertension and risk of hysterectomy-confirmed uterine leiomyomata (UL). The association of hypertension with UL confirmed by ultrasound or other surgery is less clear...
  31. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of a large cohort of Black women
    C Russell
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:845-53. 2001
    ..These data suggest that follow-up of a mobile population of African-American women can be successful...
  32. ncbi request reprint Recent mammography use among African-American women
    Y Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, Massachusetts 02446, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:188-91. 2001
    ..We assessed recent mammography use in a large national study, the Black Women's Health Study...
  33. ncbi request reprint Calcium channel blocker use and the risk of prostate cancer
    R M Vezina
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 11:1420-5. 1998
    ..Because of the widespread use of Prostate-Specific Antigen testing for early detection of prostate cancer, potential detection bias needs to be considered in future studies of prostate cancer...
  34. pmc Body mass index and asthma incidence in the Black Women's Health Study
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:89-95. 2009
    ..There are few data on this topic in black women, among whom the prevalence of obesity and asthma is high...
  35. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of body size and breast cancer in black women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1795-802. 2007
    ....
  36. pmc Relation between neighborhood median housing value and hypertension risk among black women in the United States
    Yvette C Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:718-24. 2007
    ..We examined the relation between median housing value and hypertension risk among US Black women...
  37. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer and regular use of aspirin and nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    Judith P Kelly
    Slone Epidemiology Center of Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:322-7. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the association of regular use of ASA and NANSAIDs with lung cancer...
  38. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index, glycemic load, and cereal fiber intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in US black women
    Supriya Krishnan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2304-9. 2007
    ..Previous studies of carbohydrate quality and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus have yielded inconsistent findings. Because diet is in part culturally determined, a study of dietary factors in US black women is of interest...
  39. pmc Polycystic ovary syndrome and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Fertil Steril 87:1108-15. 2007
    ..To examine the association between polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the risk of uterine leiomyomata (UL)...
  40. pmc Perceived racial discrimination and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 18:747-57. 2007
    ..Black women also report higher levels of racial discrimination. We evaluated the hypothesis that greater exposure to racism increases myoma risk in black women...
  41. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of opioid use in the US adult population
    Judith Parsells Kelly
    Slone Epidemiology Center of Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pain 138:507-13. 2008
    ..3 million US adults are taking opioids regularly in any given week. Information on the prevalence and characteristics of use is important as opioids are one of the most widely prescribed classes of drugs in the US...
  42. pmc Vitamin and mineral use and risk of prostate cancer: the case-control surveillance study
    Yuqing Zhang
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:691-8. 2009
    ..Many studies have evaluated the association between vitamin and mineral supplement use and the risk of prostate cancer, with inconclusive results...
  43. pmc Use of a web-based questionnaire in the Black Women's Health Study
    Cordelia W Russell
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1286-91. 2010
    ..The use of a Web questionnaire in the BWHS resulted in cost savings and more complete responses. Although there are advantages to using a Web questionnaire, the use of multiple means of soliciting questionnaire responses is still needed...
  44. pmc Coffee, tea, and alcohol intake in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes in African American women
    Deborah A Boggs
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:960-6. 2010
    ..Numerous studies have reported inverse associations of coffee, tea, and alcohol intake with risk of type 2 diabetes, but none has reported results separately among African American women...
  45. pmc Tea and coffee intake in relation to risk of breast cancer in the Black Women's Health Study
    Deborah A Boggs
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1941-8. 2010
    ..We prospectively examined the relation of tea and coffee consumption to risk of breast cancer among 52,062 women aged 21-69 at enrollment in 1995 in the Black Women's Health Study...
  46. pmc Oral contraceptive use and estrogen/progesterone receptor-negative breast cancer among African American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2073-9. 2010
    ..We carried out the first assessment of the effect of oral contraceptive use on the incidence of breast cancer classified by receptor status among African American women, a group disproportionately affected by ER(-) cancer...
  47. pmc Sarcoidosis in black women in the United States: data from the Black Women's Health Study
    Yvette C Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Chest 139:144-50. 2011
    ..In the United States, black women are most frequently and most severely affected. There have been few epidemiologic studies of sarcoidosis focusing on black women...
  48. pmc Polymorphisms in the TOX3/LOC643714 locus and risk of breast cancer in African-American women
    Edward A Ruiz-Narváez
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1320-7. 2010
    ..Because linkage disequilibrium blocks are smaller in populations of African ancestry, fine-mapping in African ancestry samples might be an effective approach to narrowing the position of the causal variant(s) in the TOX3/LOC643714 locus...
  49. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic status in relation to 10-year weight gain in the Black Women's Health Study
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2064-5. 2010
    ..The associations were most evident among BWHS participants who had graduated from college. These prospective data suggest that lower neighborhood SES contributes to overweight and obesity in African-American women...
  50. pmc Dietary glycemic index and load in relation to risk of uterine leiomyomata in the Black Women's Health Study
    Rose G Radin
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1281-8. 2010
    ..Previous epidemiologic studies suggest that a high GL is a risk factor for endometrial and ovarian cancers, which, like UL, are hormone-responsive tumors...
  51. pmc Sugar-sweetened beverages and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in African American women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, BostonUniversity, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1487-92. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the association between consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, weight gain, and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in African American women...
  52. pmc Statin and NSAID use and prostate cancer risk
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:752-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present analyses was to update the findings by cancer stage and to evaluate the joint use of statins and NSAIDs...
  53. pmc A prospective study of dairy intake and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:221-32. 2010
    ..68, 0.89) for milk. Soy intake was unrelated to uterine leiomyomata risk. This large prospective study of black women provides the first epidemiologic evidence of reduced uterine leiomyomata risk associated with dairy consumption...
  54. pmc A case-control study of reproductive factors, female hormone use, and risk of pancreatic cancer
    Yuqing Zhang
    Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:473-8. 2010
    ..The findings suggest that increased exposure to estrogen during the reproductive years may play a role in the development of pancreatic cancer in women. Further studies are needed to confirm the findings...
  55. pmc Family history of cancer and risk of breast cancer in the Black Women's Health Study
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1733-7. 2009
    ..Relatively little research has been conducted on familial breast cancer in African American women...
  56. pmc Antidepressant use and colorectal cancer risk
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1111-4. 2009
    ..We assessed the association of colorectal cancer risk with SSRI and tricyclic antidepressant use in our hospital-based Case Control Surveillance Study...
  57. pmc Childhood abuse and early menarche: findings from the black women's health study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S460-6. 2009
    ..We examined the association between childhood abuse and early menarche in a sample of US Black women...
  58. pmc Perceived racism in relation to weight change in the Black Women's Health Study
    Yvette C Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:379-87. 2009
    ..Obesity is more common in black women than in white women. Racial discrimination is a form of chronic stress that may influence weight...
  59. pmc Fruit and vegetable intake in relation to risk of breast cancer in the Black Women's Health Study
    Deborah A Boggs
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1268-79. 2010
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Statin use and the risk of 10 cancers
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 18:213-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the association between statin use and various types of cancer in our hospital-based case-control surveillance study...
  61. pmc Leisure time physical activity in relation to depressive symptoms in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:68-76. 2006
    ..A growing body of evidence suggests that physical activity might reduce the risk of depressive symptoms, but there are limited data on Black women...
  62. ncbi request reprint Menthol cigarettes and risk of lung cancer
    Daniel R Brooks
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:609-16; discussion 617-20. 2003
    ..0 in separate analyses of male, female, Black, and White subjects. The results of this study do not support the hypothesis that smoking menthol cigarettes increases the risk of lung cancer relative to smoking nonmenthol cigarettes...
  63. ncbi request reprint Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    Yuqing Zhang
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:99-101. 2006
    ..Risk factors for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) are largely unknown. Several studies have examined the relation of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use to the risk of NHL, with inconsistent results...
  64. ncbi request reprint Racial discrimination and the incidence of hypertension in US black women
    Yvette Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:681-7. 2006
    ..Unique experiences associated with "race," such as racism, may adversely affect health. Our goal is to assess whether racism is associated with the occurrence of hypertension in African-American women...
  65. ncbi request reprint Comparison of methods for collection of DNA samples by mail in the Black Women's Health Study
    Yvette C Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:117-22. 2004
    ..Outcomes of interest were within group participation rates, yield of DNA, and PCR success...
  66. pmc Age-specific incidence rates for self-reported uterine leiomyomata in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:563-8. 2005
    ..We estimated overall and age-specific incidence rates for self-reported uterine leiomyomata in a large cohort of African-American women in the United States...
  67. ncbi request reprint Use of postmenopausal hormone therapy since the Women's Health Initiative findings
    Judith Parsells Kelly
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:837-42. 2005
    ..To estimate whether use of alternative drugs to treat menopausal symptoms (e.g., selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors [SSRIs], soy) has increased...
  68. ncbi request reprint Use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and risk of breast cancer: the Case-Control Surveillance Study revisited
    Yuqing Zhang
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:165-70. 2005
    ..In conclusion, long-term regular use of NSAIDs was associated with decreased risk of breast cancer. The type of NSAID used or the hormone receptor status of the tumor did not modify the effect...
  69. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in use of herbal and other natural products
    Judith P Kelly
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:281-6. 2005
    ..The benefits of herbal and other natural products (dietary supplements) are increasingly cited in the media. Dramatic increases in use reported during the last decade have led to growing concerns about efficacy and safety...
  70. ncbi request reprint Are cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors being taken only by those who need them?
    David W Kaufman
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1066-7. 2005
  71. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and increased risk of mucinous epithelial ovarian cancer
    Yuqing Zhang
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:133-9. 2004
    ..Despite inconsistencies in the data, these results strengthen the evidence that cigarette smoking may play a role in the development of mucinous ovarian cancer but not ovarian cancer of other cell types...
  72. ncbi request reprint Recent patterns of medication use in the ambulatory adult population of the United States: the Slone survey
    David W Kaufman
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 287:337-44. 2002
    ..Data on the range of prescription and over-the-counter drug use in the United States are not available...
  73. pmc Onset of natural menopause in African American women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Public Health, Mass 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:299-306. 2003
    ..This study assessed predictors of the onset of natural menopause in African American women...
  74. ncbi request reprint Dual effect of parity on breast cancer risk in African-American women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:478-83. 2003
    ..To explore whether differences in childbearing patterns can explain this observation, we assessed the relation of several childbearing variables to breast cancer risk in a large prospective cohort study of U.S. African-American women...
  75. ncbi request reprint Cimetidine and other histamine2-receptor antagonist use in relation to risk of breast cancer
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1371 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1012-5. 2005
    ..We investigated the influence of cimetidine use on the risk of breast cancer in our hospital-based case control surveillance study...
  76. ncbi request reprint Smoking, alcohol consumption, and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus in the Black Women's Health Study
    Margaret K Formica
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit and the Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:1222-6. 2003
    ..We prospectively investigated the associations of smoking and alcohol consumption with incident SLE in the Black Women's Health Study (BWHS)...
  77. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the effect of childbearing on weight gain in African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obes Res 11:1526-35. 2003
    ..To prospectively assess the influence of bearing a first, second, or later child on weight gain among African-American women in the context of other risk factors...
  78. pmc Fine-mapping in African-American women confirms the importance of the 10p12 locus to sarcoidosis
    Y C Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Genes Immun 13:573-8. 2012
    ..The present findings confirm the potential importance of the 10p12 locus in the etiology of sarcoidosis...
  79. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptive use and risk of gestational trophoblastic tumors
    J R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:635-40. 1999
    ..A multicenter case-control study of gestational trophoblastic tumors was undertaken to test this hypothesis...
  80. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy--finally, good data
    L Rosenberg
    Boston University School of Public Health, Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, USA
    S Afr Med J 94:26-7. 2004
  81. ncbi request reprint Signal generation and clarification: use of case-control data
    D W Kaufman
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, 1371 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 10:197-203. 2001
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  82. pmc Hormone replacement therapy, cancer, controversies, and women's health: historical, epidemiological, biological, clinical, and advocacy perspectives
    Nancy Krieger
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge 717, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:740-8. 2005
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint The use of folic acid antagonists and the risk of colorectal cancer
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:1111-9. 2007
    ..We used data from a population-based case control study of medication use and colorectal cancer to evaluate the hypothesis...
  84. pmc Influence of body size and body fat distribution on risk of uterine leiomyomata in U.S. black women
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:346-54. 2005
    ..We prospectively investigated the risk of self-reported uterine leiomyomata in relation to body mass index (BMI), weight change, height, waist and hip circumferences, and waist-to-hip ratio in a large cohort of U.S black women...
  85. ncbi request reprint Racial discrimination and breast cancer incidence in US Black women: the Black Women's Health Study
    Teletia R Taylor
    Cancer Center, Division of Cancer Prevention, Control, and Population Sciences, College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:46-54. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that perceived experiences of racism are associated with increased incidence of breast cancer among US Black women, particularly younger women...
  86. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of the Gail model in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lucile L Adams-Campbell
    Howard University Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Breast J 13:332-6. 2007
    ..More importantly, the modified Gail Model (GM-B) does a worse job at predicting the development of breast cancer for blacks than the original model (GM)...
  87. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for breast cancer in South African women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    S Afr Med J 92:447-8. 2002
  88. ncbi request reprint Statin use and the risk of breast and prostate cancer
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Epidemiology 13:262-7. 2002
    ..In the present study, we assessed the relation of statin use to the risk of breast and prostate cancer in our hospital-based Case-Control Surveillance Study of Drugs and Serious Illnesses...
  89. ncbi request reprint Statin use and risk of colorectal cancer
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:32-40. 2007
    ..We conducted a population-based case-control study to assess this association with respect to statin type, dose, and duration of use...
  90. ncbi request reprint CES-D four-factor structure is confirmed, but not invariant, in a large cohort of African American women
    Carla D Williams
    Howard University Cancer Center, 2041 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Psychiatry Res 150:173-80. 2007
    ..However, correlations among the other factors were weaker among older women. We conclude that four-factor structure of the CES-D is supported for African American women, but the relationships among the factors vary with age...
  91. ncbi request reprint Risk of invasive cancer of the cervix in relation to the use of injectable progestogen contraceptives and combined estrogen/progestogen oral contraceptives (South Africa)
    Samuel Shapiro
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 West 168th Street PH 18 106, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:485-95. 2003
    ..Cervical cancer is caused by specific types of the human papilloma virus (HPV), but not all infected women develop cancer. It has been hypothesized that hormonal contraceptives may potentiate the oncogenicity of HPV infection...
  92. ncbi request reprint Overall and central obesity and risk of type 2 diabetes in U.S. black women
    Supriya Krishnan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, 1010, Commonwealth Avenue, Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1860-6. 2007
    ..We examined the association of BMI, abdominal obesity, and weight gain with risk of type 2 diabetes...
  93. ncbi request reprint SSRI use and breast cancer risk by hormone receptor status
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 109:527-31. 2008
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  94. ncbi request reprint Use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and the risk of breast cancer
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:835-8. 2005
    ..7 (95% confidence interval: 0.4, 1.5) for use of 4 or more years. Odds ratios were not elevated for any specific SSRI. These data provide some assurance that the use of SSRIs does not increase the risk of breast cancer...
  95. ncbi request reprint Re: "invited commentary: Hormone therapy and risk of coronary heart disease-why renew the focus on the early years of menopause?"
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1480-1; author reply 1481-2. 2007
  96. ncbi request reprint Impact of a financial incentive on case and control participation in a telephone interview
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:295-8. 2004
    ..It does not seem to have an equivalent effect among cases, and in the worst case it may insult or annoy some cases who may otherwise have participated...
  97. doi request reprint Anthropometric risk factors for colorectal polyps in African-American women
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:859-68. 2008
    ..We prospectively examined the association between selected anthropometric factors and colorectal polyps in African-American women...
  98. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of induced abortion and breast cancer in African-American women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:105-11. 2004
    ..Further, there has been little study of abortion and breast cancer in African-American women. We assessed the relation of abortion to risk of breast cancer in a prospective follow-up study of African-American women...
  99. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium and magnesium, major food sources, and risk of type 2 diabetes in U.S. black women
    Rob M van Dam
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2238-43. 2006
    ..We examined magnesium, calcium, and major food sources in relation to type 2 diabetes in African-American women...
  100. ncbi request reprint Hypothesis: the act of taking a Papanicolaou smear reduces the prevalence of human papillomavirus infection: a potential impact on the risk of cervical cancer
    Samuel Shapiro
    Columbia University, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:953-7. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that the act of performing a Pap smear may trigger an immune response to human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and thus reduce the risk of cervical cancer...
  101. ncbi request reprint Validation of physical activity instruments: Black Women's Health Study
    Pamela L Carter-Nolan
    Howard University Cancer Center, Division of Cancer Prevention, Control and and Population Sciences, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:943-7. 2006
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Research Grants2

  1. HLA Region Genetics and SLE in U.S. Black Women
    Lynn Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....