STEPHEN MARC SCHWARTZ

Summary

Affiliation: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc History of diabetes and risk of head and neck cancer: a pooled analysis from the international head and neck cancer epidemiology consortium
    Marni Stott-Miller
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Mailstop M4 C308, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:294-304. 2012
  2. pmc Integrative analysis of DNA copy number and gene expression in metastatic oral squamous cell carcinoma identifies genes associated with poor survival
    Chang Xu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Mol Cancer 9:143. 2010
  3. pmc Sequence variation in the human transcription factor gene POU5F1
    Shehnaz K Hussain
    University of California, Los Angeles, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 6900, USA
    BMC Genet 9:15. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic contributions to understanding the etiology of uterine leiomyomata
    S M Schwartz
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:821-7. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Oral squamous cell cancer risk in relation to alcohol consumption and alcohol dehydrogenase-3 genotypes
    S M Schwartz
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1137-44. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Studying the epidemiology of uterine leiomyomata--past, present, and future
    S M Schwartz
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:27-9; discussion 30. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer risk and polymorphisms involved in estrogen catabolism
    Sarah K Holt
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024 M4 C308, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:481-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in motives for use of complementary and alternative medicine among cancer patients
    Monique M Hedderson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:58-64. 2004
  9. pmc Age of diagnosis of squamous cell cervical carcinoma and early sexual experience
    Zoe R Edelstein
    University of Washington, HPV Research Group, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1070-6. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal bone mineral density in relation to soy isoflavone-metabolizing phenotypes
    Cara L Frankenfeld
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M4 B402, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Maturitas 53:315-24. 2006

Research Grants

  1. MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF TESTICULAR CARCINOMA
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Persistent Organochlorines and Testicular Cancer Risk
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. Immunogenetics of Cervical Cancer A Family-Based Design
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF TESTICULAR CARCINOMA
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. CORE--EPIDEMIOLOGY RESOURCE
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Immunogenetics of Cervical and Vulvar Cancer
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. ORAL CANCER--DNA POLYMORPHISMS IN CARCINOGEN METABOLISM
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2001
  8. COMMON VARIANTS IN CANDIDATE GENES AND PREMATURE MI RISK
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2001
  9. MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF TESTICULAR CARCINOMA
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2009

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications67

  1. pmc History of diabetes and risk of head and neck cancer: a pooled analysis from the international head and neck cancer epidemiology consortium
    Marni Stott-Miller
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Mailstop M4 C308, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:294-304. 2012
    ..A history of diabetes is associated with an increased risk of several types of cancers. Whether diabetes is a risk factor for head and neck cancer (HNC) has received little attention...
  2. pmc Integrative analysis of DNA copy number and gene expression in metastatic oral squamous cell carcinoma identifies genes associated with poor survival
    Chang Xu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Mol Cancer 9:143. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Sequence variation in the human transcription factor gene POU5F1
    Shehnaz K Hussain
    University of California, Los Angeles, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 6900, USA
    BMC Genet 9:15. 2008
    ..3 kb region containing POU5F1, and to describe the linkage disequilibrium patterns, using DNA from individuals of African-descent (AD) and European-descent (ED)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic contributions to understanding the etiology of uterine leiomyomata
    S M Schwartz
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:821-7. 2000
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Oral squamous cell cancer risk in relation to alcohol consumption and alcohol dehydrogenase-3 genotypes
    S M Schwartz
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1137-44. 2001
    ..5-2.6%) and 1.2% (0.0-2.4%) among persons carrying the ADH3*1/*2 and ADH3*1/*1 genotypes, respectively. These data suggest that the ADH3*2 allele confers increased susceptibility to the effect of alcohol on OSCC risk in our population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Studying the epidemiology of uterine leiomyomata--past, present, and future
    S M Schwartz
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:27-9; discussion 30. 2001
    ..Recommendations are made for a program of research that eventually could improve our knowledge of uterine leiomyomata etiology and yield clues to the prevention of associated morbidity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer risk and polymorphisms involved in estrogen catabolism
    Sarah K Holt
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024 M4 C308, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:481-9. 2007
    ..No association of ovarian cancer risk was observed with any of the other polymorphisms examined, either alone or in combination...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in motives for use of complementary and alternative medicine among cancer patients
    Monique M Hedderson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:58-64. 2004
    ..There is evidence that the prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is increasing especially among women. However, little is known about why there are sex differences in the use of CAM...
  9. pmc Age of diagnosis of squamous cell cervical carcinoma and early sexual experience
    Zoe R Edelstein
    University of Washington, HPV Research Group, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1070-6. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal bone mineral density in relation to soy isoflavone-metabolizing phenotypes
    Cara L Frankenfeld
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M4 B402, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Maturitas 53:315-24. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) in relation to presence of these urinary metabolites...
  11. pmc Cervical and vulvar cancer risk in relation to the joint effects of cigarette smoking and genetic variation in interleukin 2
    Shehnaz K Hussain
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1790-9. 2008
    ..87; 95% CI, 1.00-3.48), and for carriership of the TTCC/TTCC diplotype (IOR, 2.08; 95% CI, 1.01-4.30). These results suggest that cervical and vulvar SCC risk among cigarette smokers is modified by genetic variation in IL2...
  12. ncbi request reprint The association of PAI-1 promoter 4G/5G insertion/deletion polymorphism with myocardial infarction and stroke in young women
    Lucia A Hindorff
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    J Cardiovasc Risk 9:131-7. 2002
    ..Whether these results apply to young women is not known...
  13. ncbi request reprint Family history as a risk factor for stroke in young women
    Helen Kim
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:391-6. 2004
    ..A population-based, case-control study was conducted to examine the association of FHS and risk of stroke in young women, and to determine whether the association is independent of other stroke risk factors...
  14. pmc Serum organochlorine pesticide residues and risk of testicular germ cell carcinoma: a population-based case-control study
    Mary L Biggs
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Box 354922, Seattle, WA 98195 4922, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2012-8. 2008
    ..Due to uncertainty regarding how well organochlorine levels measured in adulthood reflect exposures during early life, further research is needed using exposure measurements collected in utero or during infancy...
  15. pmc Impact of socioeconomic status on cancer incidence and stage at diagnosis: selected findings from the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results: National Longitudinal Mortality Study
    Limin X Clegg
    Office of Healthcare Inspections, Office of Inspector General 54AA, U S Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20420, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:417-35. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Serum steroid hormones, sex hormone-binding globulin concentrations, and urinary hydroxylated estrogen metabolites in post-menopausal women in relation to daidzein-metabolizing phenotypes
    Cara L Frankenfeld
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, 1100 Fairview Ave N, PO Box 19024, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 88:399-408. 2004
    ..These results suggest that interindividual variability in intestinal bacteria may be related to differences in products of hormone metabolism in post-menopausal women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal estrogen and progestogen therapy and the risk of uterine leiomyomas
    Susan D Reed
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Menopause 11:214-22. 2004
    ..We examined the risk of a first diagnosis of leiomyomas in peri- and postmenopausal women associated with prior use of estrogen and progestogen therapy (EPT)...
  18. pmc Mammography screening among Chinese-American women
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 97:1293-302. 2003
    ..Breast carcinoma is the most common major malignancy among several Asian-American populations. This study surveyed mammography screening knowledge and practices among Chinese-American women...
  19. pmc Feasibility of including cellular telephone numbers in random digit dialing for epidemiologic case-control studies
    Lynda F Voigt
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer ResearchCenter, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:118-26. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Types of alternative medicine used by patients with breast, colon, or prostate cancer: predictors, motives, and costs
    Ruth E Patterson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, University of Washington Department of Epidemiology and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 8:477-85. 2002
    ..DESIGN, LOCATION, SUBJECTS: Telephone survey of 356 patients with colon, breast, or prostate cancer identified from the population-based Cancer Surveillance System of western Washington...
  21. ncbi request reprint Assessing cervical cancer risk in Hispanics
    Gloria D Coronado
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:979-84. 2002
    ..The rapidly growing Hispanic population and the excess incidence of cervical cancer in this population requires improving the accuracy of ethnicity information...
  22. ncbi request reprint Stability of Wertheimer-Leeper wire codes as a measure of exposure to residential magnetic fields over a 9- to 11-year interval
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:448-54. 2002
    ..Although the wire code detected less than half of electrical configuration changes, misclassification of exposure over time may change odds ratios and mask possible dose-response relationships...
  23. ncbi request reprint Knowledge about cervical cancer risk factors, traditional health beliefs, and Pap testing among Vietnamese American women
    H Hoai Do
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, M3 B232, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:109-14. 2007
    ..The objective of this paper was to examine knowledge about cervical cancer risk factors and traditional health beliefs in relation to Papanicolaou (Pap) testing among Vietnamese women...
  24. pmc Comprehensive analysis of HLA-A, HLA-B, HLA-C, HLA-DRB1, and HLA-DQB1 loci and squamous cell cervical cancer risk
    Margaret M Madeleine
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Res 68:3532-9. 2008
    ..Thus, certain co-occurring alleles may be markers of disease risk that have clinical value as biomarkers for targeted screening or development of new therapies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk of cervical cancer associated with Chlamydia trachomatis antibodies by histology, HPV type and HPV cofactors
    Margaret M Madeleine
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:650-5. 2007
    ..0-5.1), but not for the 4 types (C, F, H, and K) that were present at very low prevalence in this population. There was an increased risk of SCC, but not AC, associated with antibodies to C. trachomatis that was not serotype specific...
  26. pmc Identification of human papillomavirus type 16 L1 surface loops required for neutralization by human sera
    Joseph J Carter
    Division of Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N MSC 015, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Virol 80:4664-72. 2006
    ..These observations are consistent with the existence of multiple neutralizing epitopes on the HPV virion surface...
  27. pmc Gene expression profiling identifies genes predictive of oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Chu Chen
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M5 C800 P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2152-62. 2008
    ..If confirmed in larger studies, the proposed models may hold promise for monitoring local recurrence at surgical margins and the development of second primary oral cancer in patients with OSCC...
  28. pmc A randomized controlled trial of interventions to promote cervical cancer screening among Chinese women in North America
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:670-7. 2002
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of two alternative cervical cancer screening interventions for Chinese women living in North America...
  29. pmc On combining triads and unrelated subjects data in candidate gene studies: an application to data on testicular cancer
    Li Hsu
    Biostatistics and Biomathematics Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Hum Hered 67:88-103. 2009
    ..Extensive simulation experiments demonstrate that the proposed estimation and inferential methods perform well in realistic settings. We illustrate the method by an application to a study of testicular cancer...
  30. pmc Association of marijuana use and the incidence of testicular germ cell tumors
    Janet R Daling
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer 115:1215-23. 2009
    ..In this study, the authors tested the hypothesis that marijuana use is a risk factor for TGCT...
  31. pmc Genomewide gene expression profiles of HPV-positive and HPV-negative oropharyngeal cancer: potential implications for treatment choices
    Pawadee Lohavanichbutr
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Mail Stop M5 C800, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:180-8. 2009
    ..To study the difference in gene expression between human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive and HPV-negative oral cavity and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC)...
  32. pmc Cervical cancer screening among Chinese Americans
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:139-45. 2002
    ..Chinese women in North America have high rates of invasive cervical cancer and low levels of Papanicolaou (Pap) testing use. This study examined Pap testing barriers and facilitators among Chinese American women...
  33. pmc Physical activity in adolescence and testicular germ cell cancer risk
    Alyson J Littman
    Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1281-90. 2009
    ..To further examine whether physical activity (PA) in adolescence is associated with TGCC risk, the authors conducted a case-control study in western Washington State...
  34. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of squamous cell vaginal cancer: HPV and cofactors
    Janet R Daling
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 84:263-70. 2002
    ..We conducted a study to evaluate risk factors for in situ and invasive vaginal cancer and their potential relationship to prior exposure to human papillomaviruses (HPV)...
  35. pmc Risk of cervical cancer associated with allergies and polymorphisms in genes in the chromosome 5 cytokine cluster
    Lisa G Johnson
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:199-207. 2011
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  36. ncbi request reprint DNA repair gene polymorphisms and risk of second primary neoplasms and mortality in oral cancer patients
    Thomas J Gal
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:2221-31. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint High concordance of daidzein-metabolizing phenotypes in individuals measured 1 to 3 years apart
    Cara L Frankenfeld
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Br J Nutr 94:873-6. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Smoking-adjusted lung cancer incidence among Asian-Americans (United States)
    Meira Epplein
    Cancer Prevention Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M4 B402, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1085-90. 2005
    ..Chinese women residing in Asia and Hawaii have low consumption of tobacco but a high incidence of lung cancer. To explore this question further, we conducted a study of lung cancer among Chinese women residing in mainland US...
  39. pmc Pap testing among Vietnamese women: health care system and physician factors
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Community Health 29:437-50. 2004
    ..The availability of low cost screening services should be publicized in Vietnamese communities...
  40. ncbi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen class II and cervical cancer risk: a population-based study
    Margaret M Madeleine
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle 98109 1024, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1565-74. 2002
    ..7; 95% CI, 0.5-1.0) and DRB1*13-DQB1*06 (OR, 0.6; 95% CI, 0.4-0.9) haplotypes. These results add to the evidence that certain HLA class II alleles or allele combinations, or genes linked to them, make some women more susceptible to SCC...
  41. pmc Associations between endogenous sex hormone levels and mammographic and bone densities in premenopausal women
    Mellissa Yong
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1039-53. 2009
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Anal cancer incidence and survival: the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results experience, 1973-2000
    Lisa G Johnson
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer 101:281-8. 2004
    ..Anal cancer is a rare malignancy of the anogenital tract that historically has affected women at a greater rate than men...
  43. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus, smoking, and sexual practices in the etiology of anal cancer
    Janet R Daling
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer 101:270-80. 2004
    ..The incidence of anal cancer has increased among both men (160%) and women (78%) from 1973 to 2000 in the U.S. The authors conducted a population-based case-control study of anal cancer to examine factors that may account for this increase...
  44. ncbi request reprint Use of Pap test among Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites in a rural setting
    Gloria D Coronado
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7234, USA
    Prev Med 38:713-22. 2004
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  45. ncbi request reprint Changes in diet, physical activity, and supplement use among adults diagnosed with cancer
    Ruth E Patterson
    Department of Epidemiology and Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:323-8. 2003
    ..Design/subjects Telephone interviews of a population-based sample of 126 breast, 114 prostate, and 116 colorectal cancer patients from the state of Washington...
  46. ncbi request reprint Mammographic density in relation to daidzein-metabolizing phenotypes in overweight, postmenopausal women
    Cara L Frankenfeld
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1156-62. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint A short acculturation scale for Mexican-American populations
    Gloria D Coronado
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:53-62. 2005
    ..Future studies should compare this scale with other multidimensional scales...
  48. pmc Evaluation of an outreach intervention to promote cervical cancer screening among Cambodian American women
    Victoria M Taylor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:320-7. 2002
    ..We conducted a group-randomized controlled trial to evaluate a cervical cancer screening intervention program targeting Seattle's Cambodian refugee community...
  49. ncbi request reprint Penile cancer: importance of circumcision, human papillomavirus and smoking in in situ and invasive disease
    Janet R Daling
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Int J Cancer 116:606-16. 2005
    ..Circumcision in early childhood may help prevent penile cancer by eliminating phimosis, a significant risk factor for the disease...
  50. ncbi request reprint Assessing maternal genetic associations: a comparison of the log-linear approach to case-parent triad data and a case-control approach
    Jacqueline R Starr
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics and Developmental Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Epidemiology 16:294-303. 2005
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Coagulation factor XIII polymorphisms and the risk of myocardial infarction and ischaemic stroke in young women
    Alexander P Reiner
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Br J Haematol 116:376-82. 2002
    ..The relationship of factor XIIIA polymorphisms to cerebrovascular disease requires further study...
  52. pmc A genetic expression profile associated with oral cancer identifies a group of patients at high risk of poor survival
    Eduardo Mendez
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:1353-61. 2009
    ..To determine if gene expression signature of invasive oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) can subclassify OSCC based on survival...
  53. pmc Associations between polymorphisms in glucuronidation and sulfation enzymes and mammographic breast density in premenopausal women in the United States
    Mellissa Yong
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:537-46. 2010
    ..We assessed relationships between functional polymorphisms in the UGT and SULT genes and breast density in premenopausal women...
  54. ncbi request reprint Lignan and isoflavone excretion in relation to uterine fibroids: a case-control study of young to middle-aged women in the United States
    Charlotte Atkinson
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:587-93. 2006
    ..Phytoestrogens, including isoflavones and lignans, can act as weak estrogens or antiestrogens...
  55. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic plaque smooth muscle cells have a distinct phenotype
    Eileen R Mulvihill
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Box 357335, Seattle, Wash 98195 7335, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:1283-9. 2004
    ..The present study addresses the question, "Are plaque smooth muscles cells (SMCs) genetically distinct from medial SMCs as reflected by the ability to maintain a distinctive expression phenotype in vitro?"..
  56. ncbi request reprint Risk of testicular germ cell cancer in relation to variation in maternal and offspring cytochrome p450 genes involved in catechol estrogen metabolism
    Jacqueline R Starr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, 98105 0371, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2183-90. 2005
    ..0; 95% CI, 1.6-31) or CYP3A5 6986G (RR, 2.4; 95% CI, 1.1-5.6) alleles. These results support the hypothesis that maternal and/or offspring catechol estrogen activity may influence sons' risk of TGCC...
  57. ncbi request reprint Interobserver reliability in the histopathologic diagnosis of oral pre-malignant and malignant lesions
    Dena J Fischer
    Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Box 356370, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6370, USA
    J Oral Pathol Med 33:65-70. 2004
    ..The histologic classification of pre-cancerous and cancerous oral lesions has generally shown poor agreement between pathologists, but lesion and patient characteristics that may affect diagnostic reliability have not been explored...
  58. pmc Depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate and combined oral contraceptive use and cervical neoplasia among women with oncogenic human papillomavirus infection
    Tiffany G Harris
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:489.e1-8. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to examine the relationship of depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) and combined oral contraceptive (COC) use with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)...
  59. pmc Polymorphisms within the C-reactive protein (CRP) promoter region are associated with plasma CRP levels
    Christopher S Carlson
    Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 77:64-77. 2005
    ..We also demonstrate the functional importance of these SNPs in vitro...
  60. ncbi request reprint Overnight urinary isoflavone excretion in a population of women living in the United States, and its relationship to isoflavone intake
    Charlotte Atkinson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:253-60. 2002
    ..Measuring isoflavone excretion in one overnight urine collection serves as a biomarker of recent or past isoflavone intake, even in populations whose intake of soy foods is relatively low...
  61. ncbi request reprint Performance of the log-linear approach to case-parent triad data for assessing maternal genetic associations with offspring disease: type I error, power, and bias
    Jacqueline R Starr
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Box 359300 M2 8, Seattle, WA 98105 0371, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:196-204. 2005
    ..On the basis of these findings, epidemiologists may consider the LCPT a useful approach for assessing maternal relative risks unless one expects a very rare or fairly common maternal allele to increase offspring disease risk...
  62. doi request reprint Characteristics associated with self-identification as a regular smoker and desire to quit among college students who smoke cigarettes
    Jennifer B Harris
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:69-76. 2008
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  63. pmc IL1B genetic variation and plasma C-reactive protein level among young adults: the CARDIA study
    Daniel A Enquobahrie
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 202:513-20. 2009
    ..However, whether IL1B genetic variation is associated with CRP level is unknown. Further, obesity, a state of low-grade inflammation that influences cellular IL-1 functions may modify this association...
  64. pmc A Marfan syndrome gene expression phenotype in cultured skin fibroblasts
    Zizhen Yao
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    BMC Genomics 8:319. 2007
    ..This syndrome constitutes a significant identifiable subtype of aortic aneurysmal disease, accounting for over 5% of ascending and thoracic aortic aneurysms...
  65. ncbi request reprint cDNA microarray analysis reveals fundamental differences in the expression profiles of primary human monocytes, monocyte-derived macrophages, and alveolar macrophages
    Jiangning Li
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington, 815 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109 4714, USA
    J Leukoc Biol 81:328-35. 2007
    ..This study underscores the need to scrutinize models of MAC biology for relevance to specific disease processes...
  66. ncbi request reprint TagSNP evaluation for the association of 42 inflammation loci and vascular disease: evidence of IL6, FGB, ALOX5, NFKBIA, and IL4R loci effects
    Christopher S Carlson
    Division of Public Health Sciences, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, The University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Hum Genet 121:65-75. 2007
    ..The NFKBIA and IL10RA expression levels significantly differed between subjects with CAAD and controls. These results support a role for genetic variation related to inflammation in CAAD and a causal role for specific gene products...
  67. ncbi request reprint Genetic factors in catechol estrogen metabolism in relation to the risk of endometrial cancer
    Jennifer A Doherty
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024 M4 C308, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:357-66. 2005
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Research Grants29

  1. MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF TESTICULAR CARCINOMA
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings from this study therefore will add new information regarding the epidemiology and etiology of TGCC, and will serve as a resource for future investigations of genetic associations. ..
  2. Persistent Organochlorines and Testicular Cancer Risk
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results should add significant new information to our understanding of the role of environmental contaminants to the pathogenesis of TGCC. ..
  3. Immunogenetics of Cervical Cancer A Family-Based Design
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed study will contribute to our understanding of the role of immune response and genetics in invasive cervical cancer etiology, both of which may have a direct impact on vaccine development. ..
  4. MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF TESTICULAR CARCINOMA
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings from this study will add new information regarding the epidemiology and etiology of TGCC, and will serve as a resource for future investigations of the interplay of genetic and non-genetic factors in these malignancies. ..
  5. CORE--EPIDEMIOLOGY RESOURCE
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Immunogenetics of Cervical and Vulvar Cancer
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  7. ORAL CANCER--DNA POLYMORPHISMS IN CARCINOGEN METABOLISM
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  8. COMMON VARIANTS IN CANDIDATE GENES AND PREMATURE MI RISK
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  9. MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF TESTICULAR CARCINOMA
    Stephen Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings from this study will add new information regarding the epidemiology and etiology of TGCC, and will serve as a resource for future investigations of the interplay of genetic and non-genetic factors in these malignancies. ..