B A Mueller

Summary

Affiliation: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Intrauterine environment and multiple sclerosis: a population- based case-control study
    Beth A Mueller
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
    Mult Scler 19:106-11. 2013
  2. pmc Water quality monitoring records for estimating tap water arsenic and nitrate: a validation study
    Susan Searles Nielsen
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, PO Box 19024, M4 C308, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Environ Health 9:4. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of ionization and photoelectric smoke alarm functionality
    B A Mueller
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Inj Prev 14:80-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Childbearing and survival after breast carcinoma in young women
    Beth A Mueller
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 98:1131-40. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Household water source and the risk of childhood brain tumours: results of the SEARCH International Brain Tumor Study
    Beth A Mueller
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Mail Stop M4 C308, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1209-16. 2004
  6. pmc Residential water source and the risk of childhood brain tumors
    B A Mueller
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:551-6. 2001
  7. pmc Fetal deaths and proximity to hazardous waste sites in Washington State
    Beth A Mueller
    Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:776-80. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk of malformations associated with residential proximity to hazardous waste sites in Washington State
    Carrie M Kuehn
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Environ Res 103:405-12. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship of placenta previa and history of induced abortion
    L G Johnson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 81:191-8. 2003
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. doi request reprint Intrauterine environment and multiple sclerosis: a population- based case-control study
    Beth A Mueller
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
    Mult Scler 19:106-11. 2013
    ..Associations of several autoimmune disorders with intrauterine and early life exposures have been reported...
  2. pmc Water quality monitoring records for estimating tap water arsenic and nitrate: a validation study
    Susan Searles Nielsen
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, PO Box 19024, M4 C308, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Environ Health 9:4. 2010
    ..As an alternative, studies might estimate contaminant levels in individual homes by using publicly available water quality monitoring records, either alone or in combination with geographic information systems (GIS)...
  3. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of ionization and photoelectric smoke alarm functionality
    B A Mueller
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Inj Prev 14:80-6. 2008
    ..To compare functionality, reasons for non-function, and nuisance alarm levels of two common types of smoke alarms after installation in low- to mid-level income households in King County, Washington...
  4. ncbi request reprint Childbearing and survival after breast carcinoma in young women
    Beth A Mueller
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 98:1131-40. 2003
    ..The authors measured relative mortality among young patients with breast carcinoma with and without births occurring after diagnosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Household water source and the risk of childhood brain tumours: results of the SEARCH International Brain Tumor Study
    Beth A Mueller
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Mail Stop M4 C308, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1209-16. 2004
    ..We examined whether household water source and the presence of nitrates or nitrites in residential water were associated with increased risks of childhood brain tumours (CBT)...
  6. pmc Residential water source and the risk of childhood brain tumors
    B A Mueller
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:551-6. 2001
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  7. pmc Fetal deaths and proximity to hazardous waste sites in Washington State
    Beth A Mueller
    Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:776-80. 2007
    ..The in utero period is one of increased susceptibility to environmental effects. The effects of prenatal exposure to environmental toxicants on various adverse pregnancy outcomes, including fetal death, are not well understood...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk of malformations associated with residential proximity to hazardous waste sites in Washington State
    Carrie M Kuehn
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Environ Res 103:405-12. 2007
    ..Hazardous waste sites are often located within populated areas. Thus, the possibility of increased malformation occurrence among those in close proximity deserves closer scrutiny...
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship of placenta previa and history of induced abortion
    L G Johnson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 81:191-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated the risk of placenta previa being associated with a history of induced abortion by different surgical procedures...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Childhood brain tumors, residential insecticide exposure, and pesticide metabolism genes
    Susan Searles Nielsen
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:144-9. 2010
    ..Insecticides that target the nervous system may play a role in the development of childhood brain tumors (CBTs). Constitutive genetic variation affects metabolism of these chemicals...
  13. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of semi-quantitative test strips for the measurement of nitrate in drinking water in epidemiologic studies
    Susan Searles Nielsen
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:142-8. 2008
    ..Nitrate/nitrite test strips may be useful in some epidemiologic studies, but should be used with caution, preferably as a screening tool or when laboratory assays are not feasible...
  14. doi request reprint Family cancer history and risk of brain tumors in children: results of the SEARCH international brain tumor study
    Susan Searles Nielsen
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:641-8. 2008
    ..To examine whether childhood brain tumors (CBTs) are associated with a family history of brain tumors or other cancers in an international case-control study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and outcomes associated with nuchal cord. A population-based study
    D A Rhoades
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Reprod Med 44:39-45. 1999
    ..To assess risk factors and outcomes associated with nuchal cord at birth...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hospital charges to injured drinking drivers in Washington State: 1989-1993
    B A Mueller
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 30:597-605. 1998
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  17. pmc A preschool program for safety and injury prevention delivered by home visitors
    B D Johnston
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, 98104, USA
    Inj Prev 6:305-9. 2000
    ..To evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of an injury prevention program delivered by school based home visitors to the families of low income children attending preschool enrichment programs in Washington State...
  18. ncbi request reprint Maternal and birth characteristics in relation to childhood leukaemia
    Danise Podvin
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:312-22. 2006
    ..These results may provide clues to the aetiology of childhood leukaemia. Genetic epidemiological studies are needed to expand our knowledge of inherent and possibly prenatal influences on the occurrence of this disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint The association between breast carcinoma and meningioma in women
    Brian S Custer
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Cancer 94:1626-35. 2002
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  20. ncbi request reprint Antenatal hydronephrosis and the risk of pyelonephritis hospitalization during the first year of life
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Urology 69:970-4. 2007
    ..To assess the risk of hospitalization for pyelonephritis within the first year of life among infants with and without antenatal hydronephrosis...
  21. doi request reprint Association between wearing a personal floatation device and death by drowning among recreational boaters: a matched cohort analysis of United States Coast Guard data
    P Cummings
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Inj Prev 17:156-9. 2011
    ..To estimate the association between wearing a personal floatation device (PFD) and death by drowning among recreational boaters...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gun storage practices and risk of youth suicide and unintentional firearm injuries
    David C Grossman
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 293:707-14. 2005
    ..The association of these firearm storage practices with the reduction of firearm injury risk is unclear...
  23. pmc Pregnancy outcomes in female childhood and adolescent cancer survivors: a linked cancer-birth registry analysis
    Beth A Mueller
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:879-86. 2009
    ..To compare birth outcomes among female survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer who subsequently bear children, relative to those of women without a history of cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pilot fatalities in general aviation airplane crash landings
    P S Rostykus
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 280:997-9. 1998
    ..Most pilots survive airplane crash landings in small airplanes. Factors associated with pilot death have not been well studied...
  25. doi request reprint Pediatric sleep apnea and craniofacial anomalies: a population-based case-control study
    Derek J Lam
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:2098-105. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between craniofacial anomalies and diagnosis with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a large, population-based sample of children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Neonatal jaundice in Asian, white, and mixed-race infants
    Sabeena Setia
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:276-9. 2002
    ..East Asians have inherently higher bilirubin levels at birth than whites. The potential for unnecessary treatment makes jaundice a problem of public health and clinical significance...
  27. doi request reprint Injuries of the head, face, and neck in relation to ski helmet use
    Beth A Mueller
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Epidemiology 19:270-6. 2008
    ..We studied the association of helmet use with injuries of the head, face, and neck among skiers and snowboarders involved in falls and collisions...
  28. pmc Reproductive outcomes in male childhood cancer survivors: a linked cancer-birth registry analysis
    Eric J Chow
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:887-94. 2009
    ..To compare the risk of reproductive and infant outcomes between male childhood cancer survivors and a population-based comparison group...
  29. ncbi request reprint Weight change and the risk of gestational diabetes in obese women
    Nicole L Glazer
    University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Epidemiology 15:733-7. 2004
    ..It is not known whether this risk might be reduced through weight loss between pregnancies. We sought to determine whether weight loss between pregnancies reduced the risk of gestational diabetes among obese women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Maternal and perinatal characteristics in relation to neuroblastoma
    Eric J Chow
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 109:983-92. 2007
    ..Because most patients present in the first few years of life, it has been hypothesized that prenatal and perinatal exposures may contribute to the pathogenesis of neuroblastoma...
  31. ncbi request reprint Hypospadias in Washington State: maternal risk factors and prevalence trends
    Michael P Porter
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e495-9. 2005
    ..We examined select maternal characteristics as possible risk factors for hypospadias among male offspring and evaluated yearly prevalence rates in Washington State...
  32. pmc Childhood cancer in relation to parental race and ethnicity: a 5-state pooled analysis
    Eric J Chow
    Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer 116:3045-53. 2010
    ..Children of different racial/ethnic backgrounds have varying risks of cancer. However, to the authors' knowledge, few studies to date have examined cancer occurrence in children of mixed ancestry...
  33. ncbi request reprint Maternal infection and risk of cerebral palsy in term and preterm infants
    Michael D Neufeld
    Department of Pediatrics M D N, Division of Neonatology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6320, USA
    J Perinatol 25:108-13. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that term and preterm infants exposed to maternal infection at the time of delivery are at increased risk of developing cerebral palsy (CP)...
  34. ncbi request reprint The association of temporomandibular disorder pain with history of head and neck injury in adolescents
    Dena J Fischer
    Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 6370, USA
    J Orofac Pain 20:191-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the risk of self-reported temporomandibular disorder (TMD) pain among adolescents in relation to previous head and/or neck injury...
  35. ncbi request reprint Birth outcomes and need for hospitalization after delivery among women with multiple sclerosis
    Beth A Mueller
    Division of Public Health Science, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:446-52. 2002
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  36. ncbi request reprint Maternal prenatal exposure to nitrosatable drugs and childhood brain tumours
    Roberta McKean-Cowdin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern, California, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1441 Eastlake Ave, PO Box 33800, MS 44, Los Angeles, CA 90033 0800, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:211-7. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that maternal ingestion of certain subgroups of nitrosatable drug products during pregnancy increases the risk of brain tumour development in offspring...
  37. ncbi request reprint Farm-related exposures and childhood brain tumours in seven countries: results from the SEARCH International Brain Tumour Study
    Jimmy T Efird
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:201-11. 2003
    ..0) and unprocessed wool (OR = 3.0). Our findings suggest that various farm-related exposures are positively associated with CBT and warrant further investigation into the public health importance of these associations...
  38. ncbi request reprint West Coast study of childhood brain tumours and maternal use of hair-colouring products
    Elizabeth A Holly
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 280, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:226-35. 2002
    ..Together with results from previous studies, these results provide no consistent evidence of an association between risk for CBT and use of hair dyes during pregnancy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relation of childhood brain tumors to exposure of parents and children to tobacco smoke: the SEARCH international case-control study. Surveillance of Environmental Aspects Related to Cancer in Humans
    Graziella Filippini
    Neuroepidemiology Research Unit, Istituto Nazionale Neurologico C Besta, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 100:206-13. 2002
    ..These results did not change considering the child's age at diagnosis, the histologic type of tumor or center...
  40. ncbi request reprint A comparison of record linkage yield for health research using different variable sets
    Michael S Simon
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University School, 4th Floor Hudson Webber Cancer Research Center, 4100 John R, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 89:107-10. 2005
    ..Five of seven matches identified by SSN were not confirmed by manual review. SSN appears to be fairly accurate for linkage and can be valuable for linking cancer registries to other data sources...
  41. ncbi request reprint Maternal medication use and the risk of brain tumors in the offspring: the SEARCH international case-control study
    Amanda H Cardy
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 118:1302-8. 2006
    ..This is the largest case-control study of CBT and maternal medications to date. Our data provide little support for an association between maternal use of medications that may form NOC and subsequent development of CBT in the offspring...

Research Grants7

  1. Smoking During Pregnancy and Breast Cancer
    Beth Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. Use of Water Quality Surveillance Data in Epidemiologic*
    Beth Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These methods may also be applicable to environmental databases with other types of exposures, or for examining other exposures (like pesticides) within drinking water surveillance databases. ..
  3. Exploring Gene-Environment Factors in Child Brain Tumors
    Beth Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Case-Control Study of Head Injury in Relation to Ski He*
    Beth Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract not provided ..
  5. Gene-Environment Factors in Childhood Brain Tumors
    Beth Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....