Anneclaire J De Roos

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Affiliation: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Proximity to traffic, inflammation, and immune function among women in the Seattle, Washington, area
    Lori A Williams
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:373-8. 2009
  2. doi Adiposity, body composition, and weight change in relation to organochlorine pollutant plasma concentrations
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Epidemiology Program, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:617-24. 2012
  3. pmc Markers of B-cell activation in relation to risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Res 72:4733-43. 2012
  4. doi Incidence of myelodysplastic syndromes within a nonprofit healthcare system in western Washington state, 2005-2006
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Hematol 85:765-70. 2010
  5. doi Intentional weight loss and risk of lymphohematopoietic cancers
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Epidemiology Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:223-36. 2010
  6. ncbi A population-based study of survival in patients with secondary myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS): impact of type and treatment of primary cancers
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1199-208. 2007
  7. ncbi Persistent organochlorine chemicals in plasma and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Res 65:11214-26. 2005
  8. ncbi Nitrate in public water supplies and the risk of colon and rectum cancers
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Epidemiology 14:640-9. 2003
  9. pmc Integrative assessment of multiple pesticides as risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among men
    A J De Roos
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Occup Environ Med 60:E11. 2003
  10. ncbi Metabolic gene variants and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M4 B874, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1647-53. 2006

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Publications63

  1. pmc Proximity to traffic, inflammation, and immune function among women in the Seattle, Washington, area
    Lori A Williams
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:373-8. 2009
    ..Traffic-related air pollution has been associated with adverse health outcomes, and the immune system may be a biologic mediator of health effects...
  2. doi Adiposity, body composition, and weight change in relation to organochlorine pollutant plasma concentrations
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Epidemiology Program, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:617-24. 2012
    ..Our finding of increased organochlorine concentrations with past weight loss episodes may have public health significance; however, this association requires confirmation in longitudinal studies...
  3. pmc Markers of B-cell activation in relation to risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Res 72:4733-43. 2012
    ..Taken together, our findings indicate a prominent role for B-cell activation among postmenopausal women in the etiology of B-cell NHL and/or in processes reflective of early disease development as early as 9 years before diagnosis...
  4. doi Incidence of myelodysplastic syndromes within a nonprofit healthcare system in western Washington state, 2005-2006
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Hematol 85:765-70. 2010
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  5. doi Intentional weight loss and risk of lymphohematopoietic cancers
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Epidemiology Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:223-36. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that intentional weight loss may be associated with development of lymphohematopoietic cancers, based on observations of immune suppression following weight loss in short-term studies...
  6. ncbi A population-based study of survival in patients with secondary myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS): impact of type and treatment of primary cancers
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1199-208. 2007
    ..Clinical observations suggest a worse prognosis for secondary than for primary MDS, but differences in survival have not been studied in a general population sample...
  7. ncbi Persistent organochlorine chemicals in plasma and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Res 65:11214-26. 2005
    ..02-1.79). Our results add to existing literature, which suggests that exposure to organochlorines contributes to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma risk; these risks were most apparent for certain PCBs and furans...
  8. ncbi Nitrate in public water supplies and the risk of colon and rectum cancers
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Epidemiology 14:640-9. 2003
    ..N-nitroso compound formation is inhibited by certain nutrients, such as vitamin C, and increased by meat intake...
  9. pmc Integrative assessment of multiple pesticides as risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among men
    A J De Roos
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Occup Environ Med 60:E11. 2003
    ..An increased rate of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) has been repeatedly observed among farmers, but identification of specific exposures that explain this observation has proven difficult...
  10. ncbi Metabolic gene variants and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M4 B874, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1647-53. 2006
    ..There was no overall association with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma for the other gene variants we examined. The modest effects we observed may reflect the context of exposures within the general population represented in our study...
  11. pmc Associations of common variants in genes involved in metabolism and response to exogenous chemicals with risk of multiple myeloma
    Laura S Gold
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:276-80. 2009
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  12. pmc Occupation and multiple myeloma: an occupation and industry analysis
    Laura S Gold
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:768-79. 2010
    ..Multiple myeloma (MM) is an incurable plasma cell malignancy with a poorly understood etiology. The purpose of our research was to examine the relationships between lifetime occupations and MM in a relatively large case-control study...
  13. pmc The relationship between multiple myeloma and occupational exposure to six chlorinated solvents
    Laura S Gold
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:391-9. 2011
    ..We evaluated associations between multiple myeloma and occupational exposure to six chlorinated solvents: 1,1,1-trichloroethane, trichloroethylene (TCE), methylene chloride (DCM), perchloroethylene, carbon tetrachloride and chloroform...
  14. pmc Occupational determinants of serum cholinesterase inhibition among organophosphate-exposed agricultural pesticide handlers in Washington State
    Jonathan N Hofmann
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Occup Environ Med 67:375-86. 2010
    ..To identify potential risk factors for serum cholinesterase (BuChE) inhibition among agricultural pesticide handlers exposed to organophosphate (OP) and N-methyl-carbamate (CB) insecticides...
  15. pmc Occupational risk factors for endometrial cancer among textile workers in Shanghai, China
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 9810, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:673-9. 2008
    ..A case-cohort study was conducted to investigate associations between occupational exposures and endometrial cancer nested within a large cohort of textile workers in Shanghai, China...
  16. pmc Organochlorine exposure, immune gene variation, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Joanne S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Blood 113:1899-905. 2009
    ..This shows that the relation between organochlorine exposure and NHL risk may be modified by particular variants in immune genes and provides one of the first examples of a potential gene-environment interaction for NHL...
  17. pmc Physical activity, physical exertion, and miscarriage risk in women textile workers in Shanghai, China
    Eva Y Wong
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:497-505. 2010
    ..Strenuous occupational physical activity and physical demands may be risk factors for adverse reproductive outcomes...
  18. pmc Biomarkers of sensitivity and exposure in Washington state pesticide handlers
    Jonathan N Hofmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemilogy and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 660:19-27. 2010
    ..Recent work assessing newer and more sensitive biomarkers of OP exposure is also discussed briefly in this chapter...
  19. pmc Etiologic heterogeneity among non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes
    Lindsay M Morton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NCI, National Institutes of Health NIH, Rockville, MD, USA
    Blood 112:5150-60. 2008
    ....
  20. pmc Environmental determinants of polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in residential carpet dust
    Curt T Dellavalle
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 5465, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:10405-14. 2013
    ..Our findings suggest that outdoor sources of PCBs may be significant determinants of indoor concentrations. ..
  21. pmc Residential proximity to industrial combustion facilities and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a case-control study
    Anjoeka Pronk
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Environ Health 12:20. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate residence near industrial combustion facilities and estimates of dioxin emissions in relation to NHL risk in the United States...
  22. doi Fine particulate matter (PM₂.₅) air pollution and immune status among women in the Seattle area
    Lori Williams
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 66:155-65. 2011
    ..If additional studies confirm our findings, then future health effect assessments for PM₂.₅ should consider changes in cellular immunity as an endpoint that may lead to overt clinical disease...
  23. doi Occupational exposures and ovarian cancer in textile workers
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Epidemiology 19:244-50. 2008
    ..Occupational risk factors for ovarian cancer have been investigated only to a limited extent. We conducted a case-cohort study to examine associations between occupational exposures and ovarian cancer in the textile industry...
  24. pmc Personal and family medical history correlates of rheumatoid arthritis
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:433-9. 2008
    ..We studied personal and family medical history correlates of incident and prevalent RA in women...
  25. pmc Plasma polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations and immune function in postmenopausal women
    June T Spector
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Washington, 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 131:174-80. 2014
    ..Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposure has been associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in several studies, and the immune system is a potential mediator...
  26. ncbi Investigation of epstein-barr virus as a potential cause of B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a prospective cohort
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Authors Affiliations Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Division of Public Health Sciences and Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center UCLA AIDS Institute and Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1747-55. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that poor control of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection, leading to reactivation of the virus, increases the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in the general population of primarily immunocompetent persons...
  27. pmc Associations between allergies and risk of hematologic malignancies: results from the VITamins and lifestyle cohort study
    Mazyar Shadman
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    Am J Hematol 88:1050-4. 2013
    ..82-1.29], P = 0.782; and HR = 0.99 [0.77-1.27], P = 0.960). Together, our study indicates a moderately increased risk of HMs in women but not men with a history of allergies to airborne allergens, especially to plant, grass, or trees...
  28. pmc Spatial-temporal analysis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the NCI-SEER NHL case-control study
    David C Wheeler
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NCI, National Institutes of Health NIH, Department of Health and Human Services DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Environ Health 10:63. 2011
    ..Little is known about the etiology of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), or the latency period that might be relevant for environmental exposures, and there are no published spatial-temporal cluster studies of NHL...
  29. pmc A case-control study of occupational exposure to trichloroethylene and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Mark P Purdue
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:232-8. 2011
    ..Previous epidemiologic findings suggest an association between exposure to trichloroethylene (TCE), a chlorinated solvent primarily used for vapor degreasing of metal parts, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)...
  30. pmc Occupational exposure to pesticides and risk of adult brain tumors
    Claudine M Samanic
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:976-85. 2008
    ..01). There was no association between meningioma and herbicide or insecticide exposure among men. These findings highlight the need to go beyond job title to elucidate potential carcinogenic exposures within different occupations...
  31. pmc Exposure to atrazine and selected non-persistent pesticides among corn farmers during a growing season
    Berit Bakke
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, Maryland 20852 7240, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:544-54. 2009
    ..Elevated background levels of non-persistent pesticides, especially 2,4-D, indicate importance in epidemiologic studies of capturing pesticide exposures that might not be directly related to the actual application...
  32. ncbi Census and geographic differences between respondents and nonrespondents in a case-control study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Min Shen
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:350-61. 2008
    ..The bias was 8%, indicating that the socioeconomic and demographic differences between respondents and nonrespondents did not result in a large bias in the risk estimate for education...
  33. pmc Serum cholinesterase inhibition in relation to paraoxonase-1 (PON1) status among organophosphate-exposed agricultural pesticide handlers
    Jonathan N Hofmann
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1402-8. 2009
    ..However, few human studies have investigated associations between PON1 status and intermediate end points, such as serum cholinesterase [butyrylcholinesterase (BuChE)] inhibition, among OP-exposed individuals...
  34. ncbi A case-control study of occupational exposure to trichloroethylene and non-hodgkin lymphoma
    Mark P Purdue
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:232-8. 2010
    ..However, we cannot rule out the possibility of confounding from other chlorinated solvents used for vapor degreasing and note that our exposure assessment methods have not been validated...
  35. pmc Newborn screening archives as a specimen source for epidemiologic studies: feasibility and potential for bias
    Susan Searles Nielsen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:58-64. 2008
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of obtaining dried blood spots (DBS) from newborn screening archives for subjects in epidemiologic studies and using these specimens for genotyping, and to evaluate the potential for bias in their use...
  36. ncbi Menstrual and reproductive factors in relation to risk of endometrial cancer in Chinese women
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:949-55. 2006
    ..50, 95% CI 0.23-1.07). This prospective study confirms findings from previous case-control studies relating menstrual, reproductive, and contraceptive factors and endometrial carcinoma...
  37. ncbi Rheumatoid arthritis among women in the Agricultural Health Study: risk associated with farming activities and exposures
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    University of Washington Department of Epidemiology and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:762-70. 2005
    ..We studied risk factors for RA in the Agricultural Health Study, a cohort of over 57,000 licensed pesticide applicators and their spouses...
  38. pmc Genetic variation in the sex hormone metabolic pathway and endometriosis risk: an evaluation of candidate genes
    Britton Trabert
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Fertil Steril 96:1401-1406.e3. 2011
    ..To evaluate the relationship between common genetic variation in genes involved in the biosynthesis and signaling of estrogen and progesterone and endometriosis risk...
  39. ncbi Brain tumors and occupational exposures in a cohort of female textile workers in Shanghai, China
    Laura S Gold
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N PO Box 19024 Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:178-84. 2006
    ..This study assessed the associations between brain tumors and specific processes and exposures among female textile workers in Shanghai, China...
  40. pmc Diet and risk of endometriosis in a population-based case-control study
    Britton Trabert
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Br J Nutr 105:459-67. 2011
    ..1: OR 0·6, >2 servings/d v. ≤ 1: OR 0·7), but this association was not statistically significant for the highest tertile. The present study suggests that specific dietary components may be associated with endometriosis risk...
  41. pmc Organochlorine pesticides and risk of endometriosis: findings from a population-based case-control study
    Kristen Upson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:1319-24. 2013
    ..Endometriosis is considered an estrogen-dependent disease. Persistent environmental chemicals that exhibit hormonal properties, such as organochlorine pesticides (OCPs), may affect endometriosis risk...
  42. pmc Genome-wide association study identifies multiple risk loci for chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    Sonja I Berndt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NCI, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Nat Genet 45:868-76. 2013
    ..3 (ODF1, P=5.40×10(-8)) and 5p15.33 (TERT, P=1.92×10(-7)). Although further studies are required, the proximity of several of these loci to genes involved in apoptosis suggests a plausible underlying biological mechanism...
  43. doi Risk of myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia post radiation treatment for breast cancer: a population-based study
    Henry Kaplan
    Swedish Cancer Institute, 1221 E Madison St, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 137:863-7. 2013
    ..001). The age adjusted relative risk is 1.46, (95 % CI 0.93, 2.16, p = 0.08). Our results suggest that radiation treatment for BC is associated with an increased risk of MDS/AML and affects a very small number of patients...
  44. pmc Epidemiology of environmental exposures and human autoimmune diseases: findings from a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Expert Panel Workshop
    Frederick W Miller
    Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Center, Bethesda, MD 20892 1301, USA
    J Autoimmun 39:259-71. 2012
    ....
  45. ncbi Genetic polymorphisms in GSTM1, -P1, -T1, and CYP2E1 and the risk of adult brain tumors
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:14-22. 2003
    ..5; 95% CL, 1.0, 2.3). These findings may provide clues to both genetic and environmental determinants of brain tumors...
  46. pmc A pooled analysis of alcohol consumption and risk of multiple myeloma in the international multiple myeloma consortium
    Gabriella Andreotti
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, MD 20892 9704, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1620-7. 2013
    ..Recent findings suggest that alcohol consumption may reduce risk of multiple myeloma...
  47. pmc Evaluation of seasonality in the diagnosis of acute myeloid leukaemia among adults in the United States, 1992-2008
    Gregory S Calip
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Br J Haematol 160:343-50. 2013
    ..There is growing evidence of seasonality in AML diagnosis, particularly among older persons and men. Investigation of specific seasonal risk factors would be informative in explaining the aetiology behind the observed variation...
  48. pmc Non-dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of endometriosis
    Britton Trabert
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1280-5. 2010
    ..Environmental contaminants, including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), are hypothesized to contribute to endometriosis risk through effects on steroid hormones...
  49. pmc Spatial clustering of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) in the Seattle-Puget Sound region of Washington State
    Michelle E Ross
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:829-38. 2010
    ..In this investigation, we described small-scale incidence patterns of MDS within the Seattle-Puget Sound region from 2002 to 2006 and identified potential spatial clusters to inform planning of future studies of MDS etiology...
  50. pmc Variation in genes relevant to aromatic hydrocarbon metabolism and the risk of adult brain tumors
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Neuro Oncol 8:145-55. 2006
    ..The association with the GSTM3 *B allele, while intriguing, requires replication, and additional research is needed to clarify the function of the GSTM3 alleles studied here...
  51. ncbi The impact of the First Steps prenatal care program on birth outcomes among women receiving Medicaid in Washington State
    Yuzo Arima
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 357236, Seattle, WA, 98195, United States
    Health Policy 92:49-54. 2009
    ....
  52. doi Systematic literature review of uses and levels of occupational exposure to tetrachloroethylene
    Laura S Gold
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:807-39. 2008
    ..Researchers conducting these types of studies will be able to use results of the measurements to quantify tetrachloroethylene exposure levels for various jobs...
  53. ncbi Demographic and lifestyle predictors of survival in patients with esophageal or gastric cancers
    Katrina F Trivers
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7435, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:225-30. 2005
    ..Risk factors for subtypes of esophageal and gastric cancer recently have been identified, but their effect on survival is unknown...
  54. pmc Phthalates and risk of endometriosis
    Kristen Upson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 126:91-7. 2013
    ..Phthalates are ubiquitous environmental chemicals with endocrine disruptive properties. The impact of these chemicals on endocrine-related disease in reproductive-age women is not well understood...
  55. pmc Smoking, variation in N-acetyltransferase 1 (NAT1) and 2 (NAT2), and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a pooled analysis within the InterLymph consortium
    Todd M Gibson
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:125-34. 2013
    ....
  56. pmc Cancer incidence among glyphosate-exposed pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:49-54. 2005
    ..Given the widespread use of glyphosate, future analyses of the AHS will allow further examination of long-term health effects, including less common cancers...
  57. pmc Risk of brain tumors in children and susceptibility to organophosphorus insecticides: the potential role of paraoxonase (PON1)
    Susan Searles Nielsen
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:909-13. 2005
    ..Larger studies that measure plasma PON1 levels and incorporate more accurate estimates of pesticide exposure will be required to confirm these observations...
  58. ncbi Differences in survival by histologic type of pancreatic cancer
    Megan Dann Fesinmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology and Institute for Public Health Genetics, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, HSB F 363, Box 357236, 1959 Northeast Pacific Avenue, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1766-73. 2005
    ..We examined median survival and risk of mortality for endocrine pancreatic tumors and two types of exocrine tumors, adenocarcinomas, and mucinous tumors...
  59. ncbi Occupation and risk of meningioma and acoustic neuroma in the United States
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7238, USA
    Am J Ind Med 45:395-407. 2004
    ..Workplace exposures may be related to the development of brain tumors. In this case-control study, we examine occupation as a risk factor for meningioma and acoustic neuroma...
  60. pmc Asthma history, occupational exposure to pesticides and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul
    Int J Cancer 118:3174-6. 2006
    ..2-29.0) or daily medication for asthma (OR = infinite) than those among asthmatics who did not have such histories. Our results support the previous finding that the risk of NHL from pesticide exposure may be greater among asthmatics...
  61. ncbi Drinking water and cancer
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Epidemiology 15:378-80. 2004
  62. ncbi Cancer incidence of dry cleaning, laundry and ironing workers in Sweden
    Noomie Travier
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:341-8. 2002
    ..This study investigated the risk of cancer among dry cleaners, launderers, and pressers in a large record-linkage study in Sweden...
  63. ncbi A case-control study of serum tocopherol levels and the alpha- to gamma-tocopherol ratio in radiographic knee osteoarthritis: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
    Joanne M Jordan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, 27599 7330, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:968-77. 2004
    ..Associations between radiographic knee osteoarthritis and tocopherol isoforms are complex and may vary by ethnicity and sex...

Research Grants3

  1. Industrial Pollutants and Risk of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
    Anneclaire De Roos; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Energy Balance, Organochlorine Exposure, and Possible Toxicologic Effects
    Anneclaire De Roos; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding possible toxicologic effects of organochlorine exposure following weight loss may provide clues about certain detrimental effects of energy imbalance. ..