Mary B Terry

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol metabolism, alcohol intake, and breast cancer risk: a sister-set analysis using the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 724, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 106:281-8. 2007
  2. pmc Common variants at 12p11, 12q24, 9p21, 9q31.2 and in ZNF365 are associated with breast cancer risk for BRCA1 and/or BRCA2 mutation carriers
    Antonis C Antoniou
    Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R33. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Genomic methylation changes over time in peripheral blood mononuclear cell DNA: differences by assay type and baseline values
    Hui Chen Wu
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1314-8. 2012
  4. pmc Common breast cancer susceptibility alleles are associated with tumour subtypes in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: results from the Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2
    Anna Marie Mulligan
    Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, 2 Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R110. 2011
  5. pmc The use of complete-case and multiple imputation-based analyses in molecular epidemiology studies that assess interaction effects
    Manisha Desai
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medical Disciplines, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 94304, USA
    Epidemiol Perspect Innov 8:5. 2011
  6. pmc Rare variants in the ATM gene and risk of breast cancer
    David E Goldgar
    Department of Dermatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2101, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R73. 2011
  7. pmc Contribution of large genomic BRCA1 alterations to early-onset breast cancer selected for family history and tumour morphology: a report from The Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Letitia D Smith
    Genetic Epidemiology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R14. 2011
  8. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the cyclooxygenase-2 gene, use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R71. 2006
  9. pmc Gestational diabetes as a risk factor for pancreatic cancer: a prospective cohort study
    M C Perrin
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, New York University, 550 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10017, USA
    BMC Med 5:25. 2007
  10. pmc Chromosomal amplifications, 3q gain and deletions of 2q33-q37 are the frequent genetic changes in cervical carcinoma
    Pulivarthi H Rao
    Texas Children s Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Cancer 4:5. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Early Determinants of Breast Cancer Risk
    Mary Beth Terry; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. METROPOLITAN NEW YORK REGISTRY OF BREAST CANCER FAMILIES
    Mary Beth Terry; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Early Determinants of Mammographic Density
    Mary Beth Terry; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications88

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol metabolism, alcohol intake, and breast cancer risk: a sister-set analysis using the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 724, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 106:281-8. 2007
    ..However, only 19% and 42% of sisters were discordant by ADH1B and ADH1C, respectively, and even fewer were discordant by both genotype and alcohol intake, making it difficult to detect differences if they existed...
  2. pmc Common variants at 12p11, 12q24, 9p21, 9q31.2 and in ZNF365 are associated with breast cancer risk for BRCA1 and/or BRCA2 mutation carriers
    Antonis C Antoniou
    Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R33. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Genomic methylation changes over time in peripheral blood mononuclear cell DNA: differences by assay type and baseline values
    Hui Chen Wu
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1314-8. 2012
    ..To understand the use of genomic methylation measures as biomarkers of cancer risk, data are needed on within-individual changes over time...
  4. pmc Common breast cancer susceptibility alleles are associated with tumour subtypes in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: results from the Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2
    Anna Marie Mulligan
    Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, 2 Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R110. 2011
    ..It is currently unknown how these alleles are associated with different breast cancer subtypes in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers defined by estrogen (ER) or progesterone receptor (PR) status of the tumour...
  5. pmc The use of complete-case and multiple imputation-based analyses in molecular epidemiology studies that assess interaction effects
    Manisha Desai
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medical Disciplines, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 94304, USA
    Epidemiol Perspect Innov 8:5. 2011
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  6. pmc Rare variants in the ATM gene and risk of breast cancer
    David E Goldgar
    Department of Dermatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2101, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R73. 2011
    ..However, the magnitude of risk and the subset of variants that are pathogenic for breast cancer remain unresolved...
  7. pmc Contribution of large genomic BRCA1 alterations to early-onset breast cancer selected for family history and tumour morphology: a report from The Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Letitia D Smith
    Genetic Epidemiology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R14. 2011
    ..We sought to test the value of selecting women for BRCA1 mutation testing on the basis of family history and/or breast tumour morphology criteria as well as the value of testing for large genomic alterations in BRCA1...
  8. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the cyclooxygenase-2 gene, use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R71. 2006
    ..926, COX-2 .5209, and COX-2 .8473) may reduce overall breast cancer risk or risk for subtypes of breast cancer by modulating the inflammatory response and may interact with aspirin or any NSAID use...
  9. pmc Gestational diabetes as a risk factor for pancreatic cancer: a prospective cohort study
    M C Perrin
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, New York University, 550 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10017, USA
    BMC Med 5:25. 2007
    ..There were 54 cases of pancreatic cancer ascertained from the Israel Cancer Registry during follow-up...
  10. pmc Chromosomal amplifications, 3q gain and deletions of 2q33-q37 are the frequent genetic changes in cervical carcinoma
    Pulivarthi H Rao
    Texas Children s Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Cancer 4:5. 2004
    ..Therefore, genetic characterization is essential for understanding the biology and clinical heterogeneity in cervical cancer (CC)...
  11. doi request reprint The role of birth cohorts in studies of adult health: the New York women's birth cohort
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:431-45. 2009
    ..Understanding the factors that are associated with tracing and participation in these existing cohorts will help in interpreting the validity and generalisability of the findings from these invaluable cohorts...
  12. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism in the DNA repair gene XPD, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts, cigarette smoking, and breast cancer risk
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, PH 18 102, 600 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2053-8. 2004
    ..Overall, this study suggests that those individuals with this polymorphism in the XPD gene may face an increased risk of breast cancer from PAH-DNA adducts and cigarette smoking...
  13. doi request reprint Genomic DNA methylation among women in a multiethnic New York City birth cohort
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2306-10. 2008
    ..Larger studies and studies that measure within-individual changes in DNA methylation over time are a necessary next step...
  14. ncbi request reprint Maternal, birth, and early-life influences on adult body size in women
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:5-13. 2007
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  15. pmc Birth weight, postnatal growth, and age at menarche
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:72-9. 2009
    ..These New York Women's Birth Cohort Adult Follow-up data (2001-2006) suggest that infant weight gain, in addition to childhood weight gain, may be associated with earlier age at menarche...
  16. pmc Tobacco, alcohol, and p53 overexpression in early colorectal neoplasia
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    BMC Cancer 3:29. 2003
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint ADH3 genotype, alcohol intake and breast cancer risk
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA, and Prosserman Centre for Health Research, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Carcinogenesis 27:840-7. 2006
    ..9, 95 % CI=1.2-7.1; postmenopausal women OR=1.8, 95% CI=0.9-3.8). These population-based data support the hypothesis that fast metabolizers of alcohol have a higher risk of breast cancer risk, from alcohol intake than slow metabolizers...
  18. doi request reprint An international case-control study of adult diet and brain tumor risk: a histology-specific analysis by food group
    Mary Beth Terry
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:161-71. 2009
    ..Dietary data from an international collaborative case-control study on adult brain tumors were used to evaluate associations between histology-specific risk and consumption of specific food groups...
  19. doi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and change in mammographic density: a cohort study using pharmacy records on over 29,000 postmenopausal women
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1088-95. 2008
    ..Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) has been associated with a decrease in breast cancer risk, but it is unknown if they also reduce mammographic density, a strong intermediate marker of breast cancer risk...
  20. pmc DNA methylation in white blood cells: association with risk factors in epidemiologic studies
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    Epigenetics 6:828-37. 2011
    ..Large, prospective studies will be needed to understand whether changes in risk factors are associated with changes in DNA methylation patterns, and if changes in DNA methylation patterns are associated with changes in disease endpoints...
  21. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dehydrogenase 3 and risk of esophageal and gastric adenocarcinomas
    Mary Beth Terry
    Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 724A, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1039-46. 2007
    ..The alcohol dehydrogenase gene has several polymorphisms which may lead to faster conversion of ethanol to acetaldehyde, which may increase cancer risk...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preeclampsia, pregnancy-related hypertension, and breast cancer risk
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1007-14. 2007
    ..These data suggest that pregnancy conditions related to hypertension, particularly preeclampsia, play a role in reducing breast cancer risk. Possible biologic mechanisms underpinning these associations should be further explored...
  23. pmc Prenatal smoke exposure and genomic DNA methylation in a multiethnic birth cohort
    Julie D Flom
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2518-23. 2011
    ..Lower levels of genomic DNA methylation have also been associated with several types of cancers. We investigated whether PTS was associated with global DNA methylation levels in the offspring...
  24. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables, and micronutrients in relation to breast cancer modified by menopause and hormone receptor status
    Mia M Gaudet
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1485-94. 2004
    ..Our results support an inverse association for fruit and vegetable intake among postmenopausal but not premenopausal breast cancer, which may be more pronounced among women with ER+ tumors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Associations between breast cancer risk and the catalase genotype, fruit and vegetable consumption, and supplement use
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:943-52. 2005
    ..CC genotypes were prevalent in approximately 64% of controls; thus, the preventive potential for fruit consumption has widespread implications...
  26. ncbi request reprint DNA repair capacity of lymphoblastoid cell lines from sisters discordant for breast cancer
    David O Kennedy
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:127-32. 2005
    ..Interindividual differences in DNA repair capacity may influence cancer risk. We tested whether the nucleotide excision repair pathway was deficient in breast cancer case patients by analyzing sister pairs...
  27. ncbi request reprint Environmental toxins and breast cancer on Long Island. I. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon DNA adducts
    Marilie D Gammon
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:677-85. 2002
    ..These data indicate that PAH-DNA adduct formation may influence breast cancer development, although the association does not appear to be dose dependent and may have a threshold effect...
  28. ncbi request reprint MnSOD Val-9Ala genotype, pro- and anti-oxidant environmental modifiers, and breast cancer among women on Long Island, New York
    Mia M Gaudet
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, CB 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1225-34. 2005
    ..This study provides little evidence that variation in Val-9Ala polymorphism of MnSOD alone or through substantial interaction with key exposures believed to be pro- or anti-oxidant properties influences breast cancer risk...
  29. ncbi request reprint Myeloperoxidase genotype, fruit and vegetable consumption, and breast cancer risk
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Cancer Res 64:7634-9. 2004
    ....
  30. pmc The Jerusalem Perinatal Study cohort, 1964-2005: methods and a review of the main results
    Susan Harlap
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, New York 10032, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:256-73. 2007
    ..Characteristics of this unique population are shown. Findings from the study are reviewed and a list of references is provided. The cohorts provide a unique source of data for a wide variety of studies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Estrogen metabolism and breast cancer
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, New York, USA
    Epidemiology 17:80-8. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in alcohol metabolism, alcohol intake and the risk of stomach cancer in Warsaw, Poland
    Fang Fang Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:2060-4. 2007
    ..Furthermore, heavy drinkers of alcohol who were genetically prone to accumulate acetaldehyde may face an increased risk of stomach cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint One-carbon metabolism, MTHFR polymorphisms, and risk of breast cancer
    Jia Chen
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer Res 65:1606-14. 2005
    ..96) or total folate intake (OR, 1.71; 95% CI, 1.08-2.71). From a public heath perspective, it is important to identify risk factors, such as low B vitamin consumption, that may guide an effective prevention strategy against the disease...
  34. doi request reprint Estrogen-biosynthesis gene CYP17 and its interactions with reproductive, hormonal and lifestyle factors in breast cancer risk: results from the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project
    Yu Chen
    Department of Environmental Medicine and New York University Cancer Institute, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:766-71. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the findings suggest that the CYP17 variant C allele may increase breast cancer risk in conjunction with long-term HRT use and high BMI in postmenopausal women...
  35. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for advanced colorectal adenomas: a pooled analysis
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:622-9. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Body size changes in relation to postmenopausal breast cancer among women on Long Island, New York
    Sybil M Eng
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:229-37. 2005
    ..55, 95% CI: 0.32, 0.96). These results add to the literature by focusing on the perimenopausal weight trajectory and support efforts urging women to avoid weight gain as they age...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of glutathione S-transferase A1 (GSTA1) genotype and potential modifiers on breast cancer risk
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Carcinogenesis 27:1876-82. 2006
    ..These data indicate that GSTA1 genotypes related to reduced GSTA1 expression are associated with increased breast cancer primarily among women with lower consumption of cruciferous vegetables and among current smokers...
  38. ncbi request reprint Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts and breast cancer: a pooled analysis
    Marilie D Gammon
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:640-9. 2004
    ..These data provide only modest support for an association between PAH-DNA adducts and breast cancer development...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reproductive factors and breast cancer risk among older women
    Sumitra Shantakumar
    Department of Epidemiology, CB 7435 McGavran Greenberg Hall, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 102:365-74. 2007
    ..Moreover, breastfeeding, one of the few potentially modifiable risk factors for breast cancer, was an important factor in decreasing risk among older parous postmenopausal women...
  40. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use associated with reduced incidence of adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and gastric cardia that overexpress cyclin D1: a population-based study
    Marilie D Gammon
    University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:34-9. 2004
    ..These data suggest that the reduction in risk associated with NSAID use may be restricted to those esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinomas that overexpress cyclin D1...
  41. ncbi request reprint OGG1 polymorphisms and breast cancer risk
    Pavel Rossner
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:811-5. 2006
    ..In addition, data on functionality of these polymorphisms are crucial to understand if these modest differences are important...
  42. ncbi request reprint Catechol-O-methyltransferase haplotypes and breast cancer among women on Long Island, New York
    Mia M Gaudet
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hil, NC 27516, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 99:235-40. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint IGF1 CA repeat polymorphisms, lifestyle factors and breast cancer risk in the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project
    Rebecca J Cleveland
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Carcinogenesis 27:758-65. 2006
    ..Our results demonstrate a role for alleles with fewer than (CA)19 repeats as a risk factor for breast cancer and also suggest that several traditional breast cancer risk factors modify the association of the IGF1 (CA)19 repeat genotype...
  44. ncbi request reprint Association of frequency and duration of aspirin use and hormone receptor status with breast cancer risk
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 291:2433-40. 2004
    ..Given the importance of estrogen in the pathogenesis of breast cancer, the ability of aspirin and other NSAIDs to protect against breast cancer could vary according to hormone receptor status...
  45. pmc Multiple genetic variants in telomere pathway genes and breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, P and S 19 418, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:219-28. 2010
    ..To explore the etiologic role of genetic variants in telomere pathway genes and breast cancer risk...
  46. pmc Life course socioeconomic conditions, passive tobacco exposures and cigarette smoking in a multiethnic birth cohort of U.S. women
    Parisa Tehranifar
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th St, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:867-76. 2009
    ..4, 95% CI = 1.2-4.8, respectively). Our results show that early life conditions have enduring influences on women's smoking behavior in middle adulthood, even after considering similar types of conditions in later life periods...
  47. doi request reprint Reproductive and menstrual factors and mammographic density in African American, Caribbean, and white women
    Parisa Tehranifar
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:599-610. 2011
    ..We investigated the associations between reproductive and menstrual risk factors for breast cancer and mammographic density, a strong risk factor for breast cancer, in a predominantly ethnic minority and immigrant sample...
  48. pmc Telomere length, oxidative damage, antioxidants and breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:1637-43. 2009
    ..01). These results provided the strongest evidence to date that breast cancer risk may be affected by telomere length among premenopausal women or women with low dietary intake of antioxidants or antioxidant supplements...
  49. pmc Medical advances and racial/ethnic disparities in cancer survival
    Parisa Tehranifar
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2701-8. 2009
    ..Although advances in early detection and treatment of cancer improve overall population survival, these advances may not benefit all population groups equally and may heighten racial/ethnic differences in survival...
  50. doi request reprint Alcohol intake over the life course and mammographic density
    Julie D Flom
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, Room 731, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:643-51. 2009
    ..If replicated, our study suggests that reducing current alcohol consumption, particularly beer and white wine intake, may be a means of reducing mammographic density regardless of intake earlier in life...
  51. pmc Validity of self-reported birth weight by adult women: sociodemographic influences and implications for life-course studies
    Parisa Tehranifar
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:910-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, birth weight reported in middle adult life is measured with error, limiting its utility for detecting modest associations with health in later life periods...
  52. pmc Double-strand breaks repair in lymphoblastoid cell lines from sisters discordant for breast cancer from the New York site of the BCFR
    Nicola Machella
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:1367-72. 2008
    ..37, 95% CI = 0.51-3.70 and OR = 2.32, 95% CI = 0.57-9.38, P = 0.24). These data suggest that individual differences in EJ capacity may represent a risk factor predisposing women to breast cancer...
  53. pmc Prevalence and predictors of antioxidant supplement use during breast cancer treatment: the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project
    Heather Greenlee
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer 115:3271-82. 2009
    ..The authors of this report analyzed the prevalence of and factors associated with antioxidant supplement use during breast cancer (BC) treatment among women who participated in the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project...
  54. pmc Association between plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and breast cancer risk
    Katherine D Crew
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2:598-604. 2009
    ..Well-designed clinical trials are urgently needed to determine whether vitamin D supplementation is effective for breast cancer chemoprevention...
  55. pmc Prenatal and childhood environmental tobacco smoke exposure and age at menarche
    Jennifer S Ferris
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:515-23. 2010
    ..These results did not change after further adjustment for birthweight and postnatal growth suggesting that exposure to PTS and ETS is associated with later age at menarche even after considering possible relationships with growth...
  56. pmc Plasma protein carbonyls and breast cancer risk in sisters discordant for breast cancer from the New York site of the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Jennifer Zipprich
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Cancer Res 69:2966-72. 2009
    ..4; 95% confidence interval (CI), 0.8-2.7; Q3 OR, 2.4; 95% CI, 1.1-4.9; Q4 OR, 1.9; 95% CI, 0.8-4.2], although not in a dose-dependent manner. These data suggest that oxidative damage is a risk factor for breast cancer in high-risk women...
  57. pmc Xeroderma pigmentosum complementation group C genotypes/diplotypes play no independent or interaction role with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons-DNA adducts for breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, P and S 19 418, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Eur J Cancer 44:710-7. 2008
    ..69). These data suggest that XPCs have neither independent effects nor interactions with cigarette smoking and PAH-DNA adducts for breast cancer risk. Further studies with multiple genetic polymorphisms in NER pathway are warranted...
  58. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in the apoptosis-associated genes FAS and FASL and breast cancer risk
    Katherine D Crew
    Department of Medicine and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University, 161 Fort Washington Avenue, 10 1072, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:2548-51. 2007
    ..Overall, this study suggests that the risk of breast cancer may be elevated among women with polymorphisms in the FAS gene and detectable PAH-DNA adducts...
  59. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in XRCC1 modify the association between polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts, cigarette smoking, dietary antioxidants, and breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:336-42. 2005
    ..Further understanding of the biological function of XRCC1 variants and their interactions with PAH-DNA adducts, antioxidants, and other genes in the pathway are needed...
  60. ncbi request reprint Residential environmental exposures and other characteristics associated with detectable PAH-DNA adducts in peripheral mononuclear cells in a population-based sample of adult females
    Sumitra Shantakumar
    Department of Epidemiology, CB 7435 McGavran Greenberg Hall, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:482-90. 2005
    ..These data suggest that PAH-DNA adducts detected in a population-based sample of adult women with ambient exposure levels reflect some key residential PAH exposure sources assessed in this study, such as cigarette smoking...
  61. ncbi request reprint MGMT genotype modulates the associations between cigarette smoking, dietary antioxidants and breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Carcinogenesis 26:2131-7. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint A conception-to-death cohort
    Ezra Susser
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, USA
    Lancet 361:797-8. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Removal of benzo(a)pyrene diol epoxide (BPDE)-DNA adducts as a measure of DNA repair capacity in lymphoblastoid cell lines from sisters discordant for breast cancer
    Grazyna Motykiewicz
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Mol Mutagen 40:93-100. 2002
    ..04) in logistic regression analysis. This method, which can be easily applied to large numbers of samples, should be useful in studies to investigate the role of DNA repair in cancer risk...
  64. ncbi request reprint Relationship between urinary 15-F2t-isoprostane and 8-oxodeoxyguanosine levels and breast cancer risk
    Pavel Rossner
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:639-44. 2006
    ..In summary, our results suggest that urinary markers of lipid peroxidation and oxidative DNA damage may be associated with breast cancer risk...
  65. pmc Influence of nativity status on breast cancer risk among US black women
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 83:211-20. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Environmental toxins and breast cancer on Long Island. II. Organochlorine compound levels in blood
    Marilie D Gammon
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:686-97. 2002
    ..These findings, based on the largest number of samples analyzed to date among primarily white women, do not support the hypothesis that organochlorines increase breast cancer risk among Long Island women...
  67. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes and DNA repair capacity phenotype in sisters discordant for breast cancer
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 701 West 168th Street, Room 505, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1614-9. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that those polymorphisms we have investigated to date in nucleotide excision repair pathway genes explain only a small amount of the variability in DRC...
  68. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of gastric cancer
    Mary Beth Terry
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Semin Radiat Oncol 12:111-27. 2002
    ..Future epidemiologic studies that include information on site of origin as well as molecular markers promise to yield more homogeneous classification of case groups, which will enhance identification of underlying disease processes...
  69. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts, and breast cancer risk
    Katherine D Crew
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 161 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2033-41. 2007
    ..Overall, this study suggests that the risk of breast cancer may be elevated among women with polymorphisms in NER pathway genes and detectable PAH-DNA adducts...
  70. ncbi request reprint Short telomere length and breast cancer risk: a study in sister sets
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Cancer Res 67:5538-44. 2007
    ..3; 95% CI, 0.5-3.6 for Q4 versus Q1). If these associations are replicated in larger studies, they provide modest epidemiologic evidence that shortened telomere length may be associated with breast cancer risk...
  71. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in folate metabolism and the risk of stomach cancer
    Fang Fang Zhang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Advanced Technology Center, National Cancer Institute, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:115-21. 2007
    ..Our study did not identify strong genetic determinants in the folate metabolism pathway for stomach cancer risk...
  72. pmc Frequent promoter methylation of CDH1, DAPK, RARB, and HIC1 genes in carcinoma of cervix uteri: its relationship to clinical outcome
    Gopeshwar Narayan
    Department of Pathology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Mol Cancer 2:24. 2003
    ..Although a host of genetic alterations have been identified, molecular basis of CC development is still poorly understood...
  73. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer in fathers with fewer male offspring: the Jerusalem Perinatal Study cohort
    Susan Harlap
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:77-81. 2007
    ..0001) but did not change with the number of daughters. These findings suggest that a Y chromosome locus may be involved in prostate cancer risk in this population...
  74. ncbi request reprint Age and menopausal effects of hormonal birth control and hormone replacement therapy in relation to breast cancer risk
    Sumitra Shantakumar
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1187-98. 2007
    ..These results emphasize that timing of exogenous hormone use is important. Women who used these hormones before menopause had elevated risks, but the harmful effects began to decline with age after menopause...
  75. ncbi request reprint Reliability in the classification of advanced colorectal adenomas
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:660-3. 2002
    ....
  76. pmc Associations between polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-related exposures and p53 mutations in breast tumors
    Irina Mordukhovich
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:511-8. 2010
    ..Objectives: We hypothesized that associations of PAH-related exposures with breast cancer would differ according to tumor p53 mutation status, effect, type, and number...
  77. ncbi request reprint The Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project: description of a multi-institutional collaboration to identify environmental risk factors for breast cancer
    Marilie D Gammon
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 74:235-54. 2002
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptive use and cyclin D1 overexpression in breast cancer among young women
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1100-3. 2002
    ..2-4.0) but not for breast cancer without cyclin D1 overexpression (OR, 1.1; 95% CI, 0.7-1.8). If replicated, these findings suggest that early OC use may be associated with the subset of mammary tumors that overexpress cyclin D1...
  79. ncbi request reprint Plasma protein carbonyl levels and breast cancer risk
    Pavel Rossner
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Cell Mol Med 11:1138-48. 2007
    ..8, 95% CI = 1.2-2.6) compared to women with levels below the median for both markers of oxidative stress. In summary, our results suggest that increased plasma protein carbonyl levels may be associated with breast cancer risk...
  80. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and breast cancer
    Mary Beth Terry
    N Engl J Med 352:304-6; author reply 304-6. 2005
  81. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis identifies putative tumor suppressor sites at 2q35-q36.1 and 2q36.3-q37.1 involved in cervical cancer progression
    Gopeshwar Narayan
    Department of Pathology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Oncogene 22:3489-99. 2003
    ..Thus, these data identify frequent chromosomal amplifications in CC, and sites of TSGs at 2q35-q36.1 and 2q36.3-q37.1 that are critical in CC development...
  82. ncbi request reprint No association between glutathione peroxidase Pro198Leu polymorphism and breast cancer risk
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2459-61. 2005
  83. ncbi request reprint Lifetime alcohol intake and breast cancer risk
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:230-40. 2006
    ....
  84. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and the colorectal adenoma-carcinoma sequence
    Julian A Abrams
    Gastroenterology 134:617-9. 2008
  85. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and serum hormone levels during pregnancy
    Richard G Stevens
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Alcohol 36:47-53. 2005
    ..Light alcohol intake during pregnancy is associated with lower maternal testosterone. The health implications are uncertain, but may include an increased breast density in the daughters of drinking mothers...
  86. ncbi request reprint HIN-1, an inhibitor of cell growth, invasion, and AKT activation
    Ian Krop
    Department of Medical Oncology and Biostatistics, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Res 65:9659-69. 2005
    ..Taken together, these studies provide further evidence that HIN-1 possesses tumor suppressor functions, and that these activities may be mediated through the AKT signaling pathway...
  87. ncbi request reprint No increased risk of breast cancer associated with alcohol consumption among carriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations ages <50 years
    Valerie McGuire
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Health Research and Stanford, CA 94305 5405, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1565-7. 2006
  88. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in tuberculosis hospitalization rates before and after implementation of directly observed therapy: New York City, 1988-1995
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:221-3. 2002
    ..TB hospitalization rates mirrored incidence rates in pattern but not in magnitude. Rates have declined significantly following widespread implementation of DOT in 1993...

Research Grants9

  1. Early Determinants of Breast Cancer Risk
    Mary Beth Terry; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. METROPOLITAN NEW YORK REGISTRY OF BREAST CANCER FAMILIES
    Mary Beth Terry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Early Determinants of Mammographic Density
    Mary Beth Terry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..