P Reynolds

Summary

Affiliation: California Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Regional variations in breast cancer among california teachers
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 15:746-54. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Residential exposure to traffic in California and childhood cancer
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 15:6-12. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of coping strategies and breast cancer survival: results from the Black/White Cancer Survival Study
    P Reynolds
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, Oakland 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:940-9. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and patterns of environmental tobacco smoke exposures among California teachers
    Peggy Reynolds
    Environmental Epidemiology Section, California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:358-65. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Agricultural pesticide use and childhood cancer in California
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services CDHS, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 16:93-100. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Cancer in California school employees, 1988-1992
    P Reynolds
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Am J Ind Med 36:271-8. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint A case-control pilot study of traffic exposures and early childhood leukemia using a geographic information system
    P Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland 94612, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics . 2001
  8. pmc Agricultural pesticide use in California: pesticide prioritization, use densities, and population distributions for a childhood cancer study
    R B Gunier
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, 1515 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:1071-8. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in California flight attendants (United States)
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:317-24. 2002
  10. pmc Epidemiologic evidence for workplace ETS as a risk factor for lung cancer among nonsmokers: specific risk estimates
    P Reynolds
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 107:865-72. 1999

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Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint Regional variations in breast cancer among california teachers
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 15:746-54. 2004
    ..This large cohort study has followed female professional school employees for cancer incidence since 1995 and has collected extensive information on breast cancer risk factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Residential exposure to traffic in California and childhood cancer
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 15:6-12. 2004
    ..Motor vehicle emissions are a major source of air pollution in California. Past studies have suggested that traffic-related exposures can increase the risk of childhood cancer, particularly leukemia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of coping strategies and breast cancer survival: results from the Black/White Cancer Survival Study
    P Reynolds
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, Oakland 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:940-9. 2000
    ..These results suggest that the opportunity for emotional expression may help improve survival among patients with invasive breast cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and patterns of environmental tobacco smoke exposures among California teachers
    Peggy Reynolds
    Environmental Epidemiology Section, California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:358-65. 2004
    ..This study describes the prevalence and patterns of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure in a large, well-defined cohort of professional, female school employees in California...
  5. ncbi request reprint Agricultural pesticide use and childhood cancer in California
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services CDHS, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 16:93-100. 2005
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  6. ncbi request reprint Cancer in California school employees, 1988-1992
    P Reynolds
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Am J Ind Med 36:271-8. 1999
    ..Periodic concerns about excesses of cancer among teachers in California schools prompted our examination of cancer incidence in California school employees...
  7. ncbi request reprint A case-control pilot study of traffic exposures and early childhood leukemia using a geographic information system
    P Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland 94612, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics . 2001
    ..Associations with the diagnosis address or with more direct exposure measures may differ from those reported here...
  8. pmc Agricultural pesticide use in California: pesticide prioritization, use densities, and population distributions for a childhood cancer study
    R B Gunier
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, 1515 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:1071-8. 2001
    ..The distribution of agricultural pesticide use and number of potentially exposed children suggests that pesticide use density would be of value for a study of childhood cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in California flight attendants (United States)
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:317-24. 2002
    ..To examine unusual exposure opportunities to flight crews from chemicals, cosmic radiation, and electric and magnetic fields...
  10. pmc Epidemiologic evidence for workplace ETS as a risk factor for lung cancer among nonsmokers: specific risk estimates
    P Reynolds
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 107:865-72. 1999
    ..Although most studies have low power to detect workplace risk estimates in the modest range suggested by the larger studies, risk estimates tend to be consistent with those for exposure from a smoking spouse...
  11. doi request reprint High concentrations of polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDEs) in breast adipose tissue of California women
    Myrto Petreas
    Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, California Department of Toxic Substances Control, Berkeley, CA 94710, USA
    Environ Int 37:190-7. 2011
    ..These data may be helpful in establishing a baseline for PBDE body burdens to gauge changes over time as a result of restrictions in the use of PBDE formulations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Distribution of persistent, lipid-soluble chemicals in breast and abdominal adipose tissues: lessons learned from a breast cancer study
    Myrto Petreas
    Hazardous Materials Laboratory, California Department of Toxic Substances Control, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:416-24. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Residential proximity to agricultural pesticide use and incidence of breast cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Peggy Reynolds
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, 1515 Clay Street, Suite 1700, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Environ Res 96:206-18. 2004
    ..Our analyses suggest that breast cancer incidence is not elevated in areas of recent, high agricultural pesticide use in California...
  14. ncbi request reprint Correlates of active and passive smoking in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Environmental Epidemiology Section, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:778-90. 2004
    ..These analyses were designed to describe characteristics associated with active and passive smoking in a large cohort of women in order to identify possible confounders of the relationship between smoking exposures and breast cancer risk...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adipose levels of dioxins and risk of breast cancer
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, 1515 Clay Street, Suite 1700, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:525-35. 2005
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the breast cancer risk associated with body burden levels of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Residential mobility in the California Teachers Study: implications for geographic differences in disease rates
    Susan E Hurley
    Public Health Institute PHI, 1515 Clay Street, Suite 1700, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:1547-55. 2005
    ..This study describes and evaluates characteristics associated with residential mobility in a sub-sample of the California Teachers Study (CTS) cohort...
  17. pmc Long-term exposure to constituents of fine particulate air pollution and mortality: results from the California Teachers Study
    Bart Ostro
    California Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:363-9. 2010
    ..However, the health impacts of long-term exposure to specific constituents of PM(2.5) (PM with aerodynamic diameter < or = 2.5 microm) have not been explored...
  18. pmc Residential proximity to agricultural pesticide use and incidence of breast cancer in California, 1988-1997
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:993-1000. 2005
    ..The results from this study provide no evidence that California women living in areas of recent, high agricultural pesticide use experience higher rates of breast cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Agricultural pesticides and lymphoproliferative childhood cancer in California
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, 1515 Clay Street, Suite 1700, Oakland CA 94612, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:46-54; discussion 5-7. 2005
    ..This study evaluated whether the rates of lymphoproliferative malignancies among children are elevated in areas of intensive agricultural pesticide use in the state of California in the United States...
  20. ncbi request reprint Regional variations in breast cancer incidence among California women, 1988-1997
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:139-50. 2005
    ..This study describes geographic breast cancer incidence patterns within California and evaluates the degree to which socioeconomic status (SES) and urbanization explain the regional variability...
  21. ncbi request reprint Birth characteristics and hepatoblastoma risk in young children
    Peggy Reynolds
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Cancer 100:1070-6. 2004
    ..With the exception of documented correlations with certain congenital anomalies, the etiology of hepatoblastoma remains largely unknown...
  22. ncbi request reprint Birth characteristics and brain cancers in young children
    Julie Von Behren
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:248-56. 2003
    ..High birthweight is a potential risk factor for childhood brain tumours, particularly astrocytomas. We investigated several birth characteristics in relationship to brain cancers in young children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Traffic patterns and childhood cancer incidence rates in California, United States
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:665-73. 2002
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  24. pmc Childhood cancer incidence rates and hazardous air pollutants in California: an exploratory analysis
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:663-8. 2003
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  25. ncbi request reprint Traffic density in California: socioeconomic and ethnic differences among potentially exposed children
    Robert B Gunier
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13:240-6. 2003
    ..Future exposure assessment studies should target the highest traffic density areas, and health studies should consider the differences by income and race or ethnicity during design...
  26. ncbi request reprint Birth characteristics and leukemia in young children
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:603-13. 2002
    ..25, 95% CI: 1.04, 1.52), although this odds ratio was somewhat reduced when adjusted for other factors. No strong relations were observed for birth weight and ALL or ANLL...
  27. pmc Childhood cancer and agricultural pesticide use: an ecologic study in California
    Peggy Reynolds
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, 1515 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:319-24. 2002
    ..48; 95% CI, 1.03-2.13) in block groups with the highest use of propargite, although we saw no dose-response trend with increasing exposure categories. Results were unchanged by further adjustment for socioeconomic status and urbanization...
  28. ncbi request reprint Active smoking, household passive smoking, and breast cancer: evidence from the California Teachers Study
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:29-37. 2004
    ..To date, literature addressing this question has been mixed, and the question has seldom been examined in large prospective study designs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Post office box addresses: a challenge for geographic information system-based studies
    Susan E Hurley
    Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA, USA
    Epidemiology 14:386-91. 2003
    ..In a study of California women diagnosed with breast cancer between 1988 and 1997, we needed to locate the residential addresses of 4,537 women with post office boxes (POBs)...
  30. pmc Linkage of the California Pesticide Use Reporting Database with spatial land use data for exposure assessment
    John R Nuckols
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1681, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:684-9. 2007
    ..The State of California maintains a comprehensive Pesticide Use Reporting Database (CPUR). The California Department of Water Resources (CDWR) maps all crops in agricultural counties in California about once every 5 years...
  31. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and colon cancer risk among women in the California Teachers Study
    Phuong L Mai
    Clinical Cancer Genetics Department, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:517-25. 2007
    ..One potential explanation for this inconsistency is that hormone therapy, which is associated with lower colon cancer risk, acts as a modifier of the physical activity/colon cancer relationship...
  32. ncbi request reprint Long-term recreational physical activity and risk of invasive and in situ breast cancer: the California teachers study
    Cher M Dallal
    Keck School of Medicine and USC Norris Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:408-15. 2007
    ..Long-term physical activity may affect breast cancer risk. Few prospective studies have evaluated in situ or invasive breast cancer risk, or breast cancer receptor subtypes, in relation to long-term activity...
  33. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke exposure in adulthood and risk of lung cancer among never smokers: a pooled analysis of two large studies
    Paul Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 109:125-31. 2004
    ..Clear dose-response relationships consistent with a causal association were observed between exposure to secondhand smoke from spousal, workplace and social sources and the development of lung cancer among never smokers...
  34. pmc Adenomyosis and endometriosis in the California Teachers Study
    Claire Templeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:415-24. 2008
    ..To evaluate the reproductive and lifestyle correlates of a surgically confirmed diagnosis of endometriosis or adenomyosis in a large prospective cohort...
  35. ncbi request reprint Carcinogenicity of agricultural pesticides in adults and children
    Michael C R Alavanja
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    J Agromedicine 12:39-56. 2007
    ..The role of pesticide exposures in the etiology of human cancer is outlined by anatomical site and recent development in exposure assessment and molecular epidemiology are summarized and evaluated...
  36. pmc Household vacuum cleaners vs. the high-volume surface sampler for collection of carpet dust samples in epidemiologic studies of children
    Joanne S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Blvd MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD, 20892 7240, USA
    Environ Health 7:6. 2008
    ..Here, we compare levels of pesticides and other compounds in dust from household vacuums to that collected using the HVS3...
  37. pmc Dietary patterns and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:285-91. 2008
    ..Overall, our results show no convincing associations between dietary patterns and ovarian cancer risk...
  38. pmc Incomplete pregnancy is not associated with breast cancer risk: the California Teachers Study
    Katherine Delellis Henderson
    Department of Cancer Etiology, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Contraception 77:391-6. 2008
    ..Several large prospective studies, which eliminate recall bias, did not detect associations, but this relationship continues to be debated...
  39. pmc Residential traffic density and childhood leukemia risk
    Julie Von Behren
    Northern California Cancer Center, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2298-301. 2008
    ..Exposures to carcinogenic compounds from vehicle exhaust may increase childhood leukemia risk, and the timing of this exposure may be important...
  40. ncbi request reprint Birth characteristics and risk of neuroblastoma in young children
    Kevin Y Urayama
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:486-95. 2007
    ..39, 95% CI: 0.22, 0.69). These data suggest that etiologic factors associated with the prenatal and perinatal periods may be specific to age at neuroblastoma diagnosis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Estimating exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: a comparison of survey, biological monitoring, and geographic information system-based methods
    Robert B Gunier
    Northern California Cancer Center, Berkeley, 94704, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1376-81. 2006
    ..Self-reported indicators of residential proximity to high traffic volume were, however, associated with GIS traffic density measures...
  42. ncbi request reprint Control selection strategies in case-control studies of childhood diseases
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:915-21. 2004
    ..0% for 560 enrolled birth certificate controls), using birth records to recruit controls appears to provide a representative sample of children and an opportunity to assess the representativeness of controls...
  43. ncbi request reprint Validating California teachers study self-reports of recent hospitalization: comparison with California hospital discharge data
    Sarah F Marshall
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1012-20. 2003
    ..The combination of self-reports and secondary medical records provides more accurate and complete morbidity data than does use of either source alone...
  44. ncbi request reprint High breast cancer incidence rates among California teachers: results from the California Teachers Study (United States)
    Leslie Bernstein
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:625-35. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and breast cancer risk by stage and hormone receptor status
    Sarah F Marshall
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:805-12. 2005
    ..We investigated the association of NSAID use with risk of breast cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort, with special attention to risk of specific breast cancer subtypes and to type of NSAID used...
  46. ncbi request reprint Patterns of alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:405-11. 2004
    ....
  47. pmc Critical windows of exposure to household pesticides and risk of childhood leukemia
    Xiaomei Ma
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 24720, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:955-60. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that exposure to household pesticides is associated with an elevated risk of childhood leukemia and further indicate the importance of the timing and location of exposure...
  48. ncbi request reprint Recent diet and breast cancer risk: the California Teachers Study (USA)
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:407-15. 2002
    ..We take the opportunity to address the relationship between recent adult diet and breast cancer risk during the first two years of follow-up of the large California Teachers Study cohort...
  49. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and childhood cancer: a review of the epidemiological literature
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen Ø
    Int J Cancer 118:2920-9. 2006
    ..In particular, nondifferential misclassification of exposure might have masked true, weak associations...
  50. ncbi request reprint Accumulating evidence on passive and active smoking and breast cancer risk
    Peggy Reynolds
    Int J Cancer 119:239; author reply 240-1. 2006
  51. pmc Wine and other alcohol consumption and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:91-103. 2007
    ..Whether alcohol consumption influences ovarian cancer risk is unclear. Therefore, we investigated the association between alcohol intake at various ages and risk of ovarian cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of an assessment of usual phytoestrogen consumption (United States)
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:85-93. 2006
    ..To evaluate the reliability and validity of a food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) and database designed to quantify phytoestrogen consumption...
  53. ncbi request reprint Environmental and genetic risk factors for childhood leukemia: appraising the evidence
    Patricia A Buffler
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Cancer Invest 23:60-75. 2005
    ..We hope to provide the reader with an understanding of the challenge and promise that characterizes the current and future directions in childhood leukemia research...
  54. pmc Diet and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:802-13. 2007
    ..Although dietary consumption of isoflavones may be associated with decreased ovarian cancer risk, most dietary factors are unlikely to play a major role in ovarian cancer development...