Avima M Ruder

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mortality among 24,865 workers exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in three electrical capacitor manufacturing plants: a ten-year update
    Avima M Ruder
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 217:176-87. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Mortality of US pentachlorophenol production workers through 2005
    Avima M Ruder
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Chemosphere 83:851-61. 2011
  3. pmc The Upper Midwest Health Study: a case-control study of pesticide applicators and risk of glioma
    James H Yiin
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Environ Health 11:39. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Gliomas and farm pesticide exposure in men: the upper midwest health study
    Avima M Ruder
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:650-7. 2004
  5. doi request reprint The Upper Midwest Health Study: gliomas and occupational exposure to chlorinated solvents
    Avima M Ruder
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Occup Environ Med 70:73-80. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The Upper Midwest Health Study: industry and occupation of glioma cases and controls
    Avima M Ruder
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:747-55. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Exposure to farm crops, livestock, and farm tasks and risk of glioma: the Upper Midwest Health Study
    Avima M Ruder
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1479-91. 2009
  8. pmc Mortality and exposure response among 14,458 electrical capacitor manufacturing workers exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
    Mary M Prince
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1508-14. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Exposure to o-toluidine, aniline, and nitrobenzene in a rubber chemical manufacturing plant: a retrospective exposure assessment update
    Kevin W Hanley
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:478-90. 2012
  10. pmc Update: cohort mortality study of workers highly exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) during the manufacture of electrical capacitors, 1940-1998
    Mary M Prince
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluation and Field Studies, Industrywide Studies Branch, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health 5:13. 2006

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Mortality among 24,865 workers exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in three electrical capacitor manufacturing plants: a ten-year update
    Avima M Ruder
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 217:176-87. 2014
    ..Associations between estimated cumulative PCB exposure and stomach, uterine, and prostate cancer and myeloma mortality confirmed our previous positive findings...
  2. doi request reprint Mortality of US pentachlorophenol production workers through 2005
    Avima M Ruder
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Chemosphere 83:851-61. 2011
    ..57, CI 1.25-11.7). The excess of cancers of a priori interest, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and leukemia, provide some support for the carcinogenicity of PCP, however, further studies with more detailed exposure assessment are needed...
  3. pmc The Upper Midwest Health Study: a case-control study of pesticide applicators and risk of glioma
    James H Yiin
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Environ Health 11:39. 2012
    ..The primary objective was to determine if quantitatively estimated exposure of pesticide applicators was associated with an increased risk of glioma in male and female participants...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gliomas and farm pesticide exposure in men: the upper midwest health study
    Avima M Ruder
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:650-7. 2004
    ..0. No positive association of farm pesticide exposure and glioma was found. Other farm exposures may explain the excess brain cancer risk seen in previous studies...
  5. doi request reprint The Upper Midwest Health Study: gliomas and occupational exposure to chlorinated solvents
    Avima M Ruder
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Occup Environ Med 70:73-80. 2013
    ..Individuals with functional GST genes might convert chlorinated solvents crossing the blood-brain barrier into cytotoxic metabolites...
  6. doi request reprint The Upper Midwest Health Study: industry and occupation of glioma cases and controls
    Avima M Ruder
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:747-55. 2012
    ..Upper Midwest Health Study case-control participant work histories collected 1995-1998 were evaluated for occupational associations with glioma. "Exposures of interest" from our study protocol comprise our a priori hypotheses...
  7. doi request reprint Exposure to farm crops, livestock, and farm tasks and risk of glioma: the Upper Midwest Health Study
    Avima M Ruder
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1479-91. 2009
    ..93). Negative associations may be due to chance or a "healthy farmer" effect. Farmers' increased risk of glioma may be due to work practices, other activities, or an inverse association with allergies (reported by other investigators)...
  8. pmc Mortality and exposure response among 14,458 electrical capacitor manufacturing workers exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
    Mary M Prince
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1508-14. 2006
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  9. doi request reprint Exposure to o-toluidine, aniline, and nitrobenzene in a rubber chemical manufacturing plant: a retrospective exposure assessment update
    Kevin W Hanley
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:478-90. 2012
    ..The exposure assessment revisions and rank estimates will be used to analyze the updated bladder cancer incidence data...
  10. pmc Update: cohort mortality study of workers highly exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) during the manufacture of electrical capacitors, 1940-1998
    Mary M Prince
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluation and Field Studies, Industrywide Studies Branch, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health 5:13. 2006
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  11. pmc Gliomas and farm pesticide exposure in women: the Upper Midwest Health Study
    Tania Carreon
    Divion of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:546-51. 2005
    ..Results show that exposure to pesticides was not associated with an increased risk of intracranial gliomas in women. Other farm-related factors could be etiologic factors and will be discussed in future reports...
  12. pmc Occupational exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of breast cancer
    Sharon R Silver
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:276-82. 2009
    ..Despite the endocrine system activity exhibited by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), recent studies have shown little association between PCB exposure and breast cancer mortality...
  13. pmc Maternal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and the secondary sex ratio: an occupational cohort study
    Carissa M Rocheleau
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Environ Health 10:20. 2011
    ..Several studies have examined the association between environmental polychlorinated biphenyl exposure and modulations of the secondary sex ratio, with conflicting results...
  14. doi request reprint Mortality and end-stage renal disease incidence among dry cleaning workers
    Geoffrey M Calvert
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, R 17, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:709-16. 2011
    ..Dry cleaning exposures, particularly PCE, are also associated with renal toxicity. The objective was to follow-up a cohort of dry cleaners to evaluate mortality and assess end-stage renal disease (ESRD) morbidity...
  15. pmc Mortality among workers exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in an electrical capacitor manufacturing plant in Indiana: an update
    Avima M Ruder
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:18-23. 2006
    ..Melanoma mortality was not associated with estimated cumulative exposure. Brain cancer mortality did not demonstrate a clear dose-response relationship with estimated cumulative exposure...
  16. doi request reprint Cumulative exposure estimates for polychlorinated biphenyls using a job-exposure matrix
    Nancy Brenna Hopf
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Chemosphere 76:185-93. 2009
    ..The purpose of this work was to develop a period-specific job-exposure matrix (JEM) for a follow-up epidemiologic study investigating the increased risks for cancer previously observed in the cohort...
  17. ncbi request reprint Development of a retrospective job exposure matrix for PCB-exposed workers in capacitor manufacturing
    Nancy B Hopf
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluation and Field Studies, Industry wide Studies Branch, USA
    J Occup Health 52:199-208. 2010
    ..A period-specific job exposure matrix (JEM) was developed for former PCB-exposed capacitor manufacturing workers (n=12,605) (1938-1977)...
  18. doi request reprint Increased bladder cancer risk among workers exposed to o-toluidine and aniline: a reanalysis
    Tania Carreon
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Occup Environ Med 67:348-50. 2010
    ..As additional information showed that workers in certain departments had been misclassified regarding o-toluidine exposure, we therefore conducted a reanalysis of the data using updated exposure categories...
  19. pmc Statistical modeling of occupational chlorinated solvent exposures for case-control studies using a literature-based database
    Misty J Hein
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:459-72. 2010
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Update of the NIOSH life table analysis system: a person-years analysis program for the windows computing environment
    Mary K Schubauer-Berigan
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, Industrywide Studies Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:915-24. 2011
    ..We describe the updating of LTAS for the Windows operating system (LTAS.NET) with improved properties...
  21. ncbi request reprint NAT2 slow acetylation and bladder cancer in workers exposed to benzidine
    Tania Carreon
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:161-8. 2006
    ..Study findings suggest the existence of key differences in the metabolism of mono- and diarylamines...
  22. doi request reprint Coronary artery disease and cancer mortality in a cohort of workers exposed to vinyl chloride, carbon disulfide, rotating shift work, and o-toluidine at a chemical manufacturing plant
    Tania Carreon
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio
    Am J Ind Med 57:398-411. 2014
    ..We updated through 2007 the mortality experience of 1,874 workers employed at a New York State chemical manufacturing plant between 1946 and 2006...
  23. doi request reprint Bladder cancer incidence among workers exposed to o-toluidine, aniline and nitrobenzene at a rubber chemical manufacturing plant
    Tania Carreon
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:175-82. 2014
    ..The cohort was expanded to include additional workers (n=1875) and updated through 2007 to assess bladder cancer with improved exposure characterisation...
  24. pmc Biological exposure assessment to tetrachloroethylene for workers in the dry cleaning industry
    Lauralynn T McKernan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, R 15, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Environ Health 7:12. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of conducting biological tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene, PCE) exposure assessments of dry cleaning employees in conjunction with evaluation of possible PCE health effects...
  25. doi request reprint Background levels of polychlorinated biphenyls in the U.S. population
    Nancy B Hopf
    University of Cincinnati, Department of Environmental Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0056, USA
    Sci Total Environ 407:6109-19. 2009
    ..Therefore, our aim was to model serum PCB levels in the US general population over time using published data...
  26. ncbi request reprint The genetic and environmental factors involved in benzidine metabolism and bladder carcinogenesis in exposed workers
    Tania Carreon
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Front Biosci 11:2889-902. 2006
    ..Additional studies and pooled analyses of existing data are needed to establish if individuals are at higher risk of bladder cancer given the presence of certain alleles that make them more susceptible to this disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Potential health effects of occupational chlorinated solvent exposure
    Avima M Ruder
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:207-27. 2006
    ..The definitive studies, which should be prospective biomarker studies incorporating body burden of solvents as well as markers of effect, remain to be done...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of retrofit emission controls and work practices on perchloroethylene exposures in small dry-cleaning shops
    Lynda M Ewers
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 17:112-20. 2002
    ..If machines are in poor condition, a new machine or alternative technology should be considered. Shop owners and employees should never circumvent safety features on dry-cleaning machines...
  29. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of retrofit engineering control interventions to reduce perchloroethylene exposures in commercial dry-cleaning shops
    G Scott Earnest
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 17:104-11. 2002
    ..Retrofit engineering controls are also likely to enable many dry-cleaning workers to lower their overall personal TWA exposures to perchloroethylene...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reproductive factors and risk of glioma in women
    Kui Huang
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1583-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the role of reproductive factors in the etiology of glioma in women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mortality patterns among workers exposed to styrene in the reinforced plastic boatbuilding industry: an update
    Avima M Ruder
    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 45:165-76. 2004
    ..Mortality was updated through 1998 for 5,204 workers exposed to styrene between 1959 and 1978 at two reinforced plastic boatbuilding plants. The a priori hypothesis: leukemia and lymphoma excesses would be found...
  32. ncbi request reprint Indoor particles and symptoms among office workers: results from a double-blind cross-over study
    Mark J Mendell
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Epidemiology 13:296-304. 2002
    ..We studied the effects of removing small airborne particles in an office building without unusual contaminant sources or occupant complaints...