Geoffrey R Howe

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the mortality experience amongst U.S. nuclear power industry workers after chronic low-dose exposure to ionizing radiation
    Geoffrey R Howe
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Suite 1104, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Radiat Res 162:517-26. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Studies of nuclear workers: the pros and cons
    Geoffrey R Howe
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Lancet 364:1199-200. 2004
  3. pmc Protective effects of B vitamins and antioxidants on the risk of arsenic-related skin lesions in Bangladesh
    Lydia B Zablotska
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1056-62. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Arsenic exposure from drinking water, dietary intakes of B vitamins and folate, and risk of high blood pressure in Bangladesh: a population-based, cross-sectional study
    Yu Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:541-52. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Protein and amino acid intakes in a rural area of Bangladesh
    Julia E Heck
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 31:206-13. 2010
  6. pmc Dietary intake of methionine, cysteine, and protein and urinary arsenic excretion in Bangladesh
    Julia E Heck
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:99-104. 2009
  7. pmc Socioeconomic status and risk for arsenic-related skin lesions in Bangladesh
    Maria Argos
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:825-31. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Energy balance and breast cancer risk: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A Navarro Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:97-106. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Consumption of folate-related nutrients and metabolism of arsenic in Bangladesh
    Julia E Heck
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health and Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1367-74. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Nutritional influence on risk of high blood pressure in Bangladesh: a population-based cross-sectional study
    Yu Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1224-32. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the mortality experience amongst U.S. nuclear power industry workers after chronic low-dose exposure to ionizing radiation
    Geoffrey R Howe
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Suite 1104, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Radiat Res 162:517-26. 2004
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  2. ncbi request reprint Studies of nuclear workers: the pros and cons
    Geoffrey R Howe
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Lancet 364:1199-200. 2004
  3. pmc Protective effects of B vitamins and antioxidants on the risk of arsenic-related skin lesions in Bangladesh
    Lydia B Zablotska
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1056-62. 2008
    ..The mitigating effects of diet on arsenic-related premalignant skin lesions are largely unknown...
  4. ncbi request reprint Arsenic exposure from drinking water, dietary intakes of B vitamins and folate, and risk of high blood pressure in Bangladesh: a population-based, cross-sectional study
    Yu Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:541-52. 2007
    ..Future research is needed to evaluate the effect of low-level arsenic exposure on specific cardiovascular outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Protein and amino acid intakes in a rural area of Bangladesh
    Julia E Heck
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 31:206-13. 2010
    ..Few studies have described protein and amino acid intakes in rural Bangladesh, a country with considerable undernutrition...
  6. pmc Dietary intake of methionine, cysteine, and protein and urinary arsenic excretion in Bangladesh
    Julia E Heck
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:99-104. 2009
    ..Once ingested, arsenic is metabolized via methylation and excreted in urine. Knowledge about nutritional factors affecting individual variation in methylation is limited...
  7. pmc Socioeconomic status and risk for arsenic-related skin lesions in Bangladesh
    Maria Argos
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:825-31. 2007
    ..In this study, we explored the association between socioeconomic status and arsenic toxicity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Energy balance and breast cancer risk: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A Navarro Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:97-106. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Consumption of folate-related nutrients and metabolism of arsenic in Bangladesh
    Julia E Heck
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health and Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1367-74. 2007
    ..Previous studies suggest that persons with more complete methylation, characterized as greater proportions of DMA and lesser proportions of MMA and InAs in urine, have a lower risk of adverse arsenic-related health outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nutritional influence on risk of high blood pressure in Bangladesh: a population-based cross-sectional study
    Yu Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1224-32. 2006
    ..The nutritional determinants of hypertension in Bangladesh and other low-income countries are largely unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint Analysis of mortality among Canadian nuclear power industry workers after chronic low-dose exposure to ionizing radiation
    Lydia B Zablotska
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Radiat Res 161:633-41. 2004
    ..Further follow-up of this cohort or the combination of results from multiple worker studies will produce more stable estimates and thus complement the risk estimates from higher-dose studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate consumption and risk of ovarian cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A Navarro Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10461, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:511-5. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with elevated serum concentrations of anti-TPO antibodies in subjects with and without diffuse goitre. Results from the Ukrainian-American Cohort Study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases following the Chornobyl accident
    Robert J McConnell
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:879-90. 2007
    ..To examine factors associated with the prevalence of elevated anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (ATPO) among iodine-deficient adolescents and young adults and test whether associations vary according to the presence of diffuse goitre...
  14. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the Chornobyl accident: dose-response analysis of thyroid follicular adenomas detected during first screening in Ukraine (1998-2000)
    Lydia B Zablotska
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:305-12. 2008
    ..Compared with results from other studies, this estimate is somewhat smaller, but confidence intervals overlap, suggesting compatibility...
  15. ncbi request reprint Arsenic exposure from drinking water and risk of premalignant skin lesions in Bangladesh: baseline results from the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study
    Habibul Ahsan
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1138-48. 2006
    ..53, 5.44), and 5.39 (95% CI: 3.69, 7.86), respectively. The effect seemed to be influenced by gender, age, and body mass index. These findings provide information that should be considered in future research and policy decisions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validity of a food-frequency questionnaire for a large prospective cohort study in Bangladesh
    Yu Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Br J Nutr 92:851-9. 2004
    ..To our knowledge, the present study is the first to document the validity of a FFQ with the use of 7 d FD in a Bangladeshi population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Modification of risk of arsenic-induced skin lesions by sunlight exposure, smoking, and occupational exposures in Bangladesh
    Yu Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Epidemiology 17:459-67. 2006
    ..The risk of skin lesions associated with arsenic exposure from drinking water in Bangladesh is considerably greater in men than in women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dietary carbohydrates and breast cancer risk: a prospective study of the roles of overall glycemic index and glycemic load
    Stephanie A Navarro Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Int J Cancer 114:653-8. 2005
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the Chornobyl accident: objectives, design and methods
    Valentin A Stezhko
    Ministry of Health, Minsk, Belarus
    Radiat Res 161:481-92. 2004
    ..Plans are to continue to follow-up the cohort for at least three screening cycles, which will lead to more precise estimates of risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of dietary carotenoids and lung cancer risk in women (Canada)
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:231-7. 2002
    ..To investigate the association between dietary carotenoid intake and lung cancer risk in women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Occupational risk factors for low grade and high grade glioma: results from an international case control study of adult brain tumours
    Brigitte Schlehofer
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 113:116-25. 2005
    ..Although some other point estimates were elevated, they lacked statistical significance. The results do not provide evidence of a strong association between occupational exposures and glioma development...
  22. ncbi request reprint Glycaemic index, glycaemic load and risk of endometrial cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A N Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:912-9. 2005
    ..Given the paucity of epidemiological data regarding the relationship between dietary glycaemic index and glycaemic load and endometrial cancer risk, we sought to examine these associations using data from a prospective cohort study...
  23. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the chornobyl accident: thyroid cancer in Ukraine detected during first screening
    Mykola D Tronko
    Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kyiv, Ukraine
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:897-903. 2006
    ..Here we report the results of the first cohort study of thyroid cancer among those exposed as children and adolescents following the Chornobyl accident...
  24. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index, glycemic load, and pancreatic cancer risk (Canada)
    Stephanie A N Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Room 1301, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:431-6. 2005
    ..However, given the limited literature regarding the role of diet in the etiology of pancreatic cancer, particularly with respect to glycemic index/load, further investigation is warranted...
  25. ncbi request reprint Carotenoid, vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E intake and risk of ovarian cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A Navarro Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Room 1301, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:395-7. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Dietary carotenoids and risk of breast cancer
    Paul Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:883-8. 2002
    ..To date, however, only one prospective cohort study has examined dietary carotenoids other than beta-carotene in relation to breast cancer risk...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dietary carotenoid intake and colorectal cancer risk
    Paul Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Nutr Cancer 42:167-72. 2002
    ..However, given that this is the first prospective cohort study of carotenoids in relation to colorectal cancer, further studies are warranted...
  28. ncbi request reprint Leukemia following the Chernobyl accident
    Geoffrey R Howe
    Health Phys 93:512-5. 2007
    ..However, it is important to carry on with such studies to satisfy various public health objectives...
  29. ncbi request reprint No association among total dietary fiber, fiber fractions, and risk of breast cancer
    Paul Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1507-8. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Intake of coffee and tea and risk of ovarian cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A N Silvera
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, NY 10461, USA
    Nutr Cancer 58:22-7. 2007
    ..62, 95% CI = 0.95-2.75, P(trend) = 0.06). Given the pervasive use of these beverages, the associations between coffee and tea consumption and ovarian cancer risk warrant investigation in further prospective studies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Glycemic load, carbohydrate intake, and risk of colorectal cancer in women: a prospective cohort study
    Paul D Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:914-6. 2003
    ..51; P(trend) =.66) for total carbohydrates, and 1.03 (95% CI = 0.73 to 1.44; P(trend) =.71) for total sugar. Our data do not support the hypothesis that diets high in glycemic load, carbohydrates, or sugar increase colorectal cancer risk...
  32. ncbi request reprint Glycaemic index, glycaemic load and ovarian cancer risk: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A N Silvera
    Department of Health and Nutrition Science, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Avenue, University Hall, Room 4171, Montclair, NJ 07043, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:1076-81. 2007
    ..Therefore, we examined ovarian cancer risk in association with GI and GL, and intake of dietary carbohydrate and sugar...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber intake and ovarian cancer risk: a prospective cohort study
    Stephanie A N Silvera
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Avenue, University Hall, Room 4171, Montclair, NJ 07043, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:335-41. 2007
    ..During a mean 16.4 years of follow-up, we observed 264 incident ovarian cancer cases. Total dietary fiber and fiber fractions were not associated with ovarian cancer risk in this study population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of folic acid and colorectal cancer risk in a cohort of women
    Paul Terry
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Int J Cancer 97:864-7. 2002
    ..Overall, our data lend some support to the hypothesis that high folate intake is associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer...