Emily White

Summary

Affiliation: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Lung cancer stage at diagnosis: Individual associations in the prospective VITamins and lifestyle (VITAL) cohort
    Christopher G Slatore
    Portland VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development, Portland, OR, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:228. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Increasing response to mailed questionnaires by including a pencil/pen
    Emily White
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:261-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint VITamins And Lifestyle cohort study: study design and characteristics of supplement users
    Emily White
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:83-93. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Biennial versus annual mammography and the risk of late-stage breast cancer
    Emily White
    School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1832-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Design and interpretation of studies of differential exposure measurement error
    Emily White
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, and Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:380-7. 2003
  6. pmc Genetic variation in calcium-sensing receptor and risk for colon cancer
    Linda M Dong
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2755-65. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor polymorphisms and colorectal cancer risk
    Libby M Morimoto
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M4 B402, Seattle WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1204-11. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Variation in plasma insulin-like growth factor-1 and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3: personal and lifestyle factors (United States)
    Libby M Morimoto
    Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:917-27. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Prospective breast cancer risk prediction model for women undergoing screening mammography
    William E Barlow
    Cancer Research and Biostatistics, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1900, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1204-14. 2006
  10. pmc Folate and one-carbon metabolism nutrients from supplements and diet in relation to breast cancer risk
    Sonia S Maruti
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:624-33. 2009

Detail Information

Publications107 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Lung cancer stage at diagnosis: Individual associations in the prospective VITamins and lifestyle (VITAL) cohort
    Christopher G Slatore
    Portland VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development, Portland, OR, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:228. 2011
    ..We used data from a prospective cohort study to evaluate associations of demographic, health history, and health behaviors with early versus late stage at diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increasing response to mailed questionnaires by including a pencil/pen
    Emily White
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:261-6. 2005
    ..This study supports including a study-logo pen or pencil in a second questionnaire mailing to nonrespondents as a cost-effective method of increasing response rates...
  3. ncbi request reprint VITamins And Lifestyle cohort study: study design and characteristics of supplement users
    Emily White
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:83-93. 2004
    ..These methods may be useful to other researchers implementing a large cohort study or designing a passive follow-up system...
  4. ncbi request reprint Biennial versus annual mammography and the risk of late-stage breast cancer
    Emily White
    School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1832-9. 2004
    ..Mammography screening may reduce breast cancer mortality by detecting cancers at an earlier stage. However, certain questions remain, including the ideal interval between mammograms...
  5. ncbi request reprint Design and interpretation of studies of differential exposure measurement error
    Emily White
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, and Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:380-7. 2003
    ..Researchers should consider measuring and reporting this parameter in validity/reliability studies when feasible...
  6. pmc Genetic variation in calcium-sensing receptor and risk for colon cancer
    Linda M Dong
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2755-65. 2008
    ..We also examined interactions among CASR, calcium, and vitamin D intake and previously genotyped vitamin D-related genes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor polymorphisms and colorectal cancer risk
    Libby M Morimoto
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M4 B402, Seattle WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1204-11. 2005
    ..01). The current study provides some support for a role of IGFs in colorectal cancer etiology, particularly in mediating the relationship of common risk factors (physical activity, BMI, and postmenopausal hormone use)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Variation in plasma insulin-like growth factor-1 and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3: personal and lifestyle factors (United States)
    Libby M Morimoto
    Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:917-27. 2005
    ..Only age was significantly related to circulating IGFBP-3. Although the sources of inter-individual variation of IGF-1 and IGFB-3 are not yet fully understood, this analysis provides some insights into factors that may contribute...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prospective breast cancer risk prediction model for women undergoing screening mammography
    William E Barlow
    Cancer Research and Biostatistics, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1900, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1204-14. 2006
    ..We used prospective risk information to predict a diagnosis of breast cancer in a cohort of 1 million women undergoing screening mammography...
  10. pmc Folate and one-carbon metabolism nutrients from supplements and diet in relation to breast cancer risk
    Sonia S Maruti
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:624-33. 2009
    ..Few epidemiologic studies have examined very high intakes of folate and whether consumption of nutrients involved in one-carbon metabolism is associated with breast cancer risk...
  11. pmc Height as an explanatory factor for sex differences in human cancer
    Roland B Walter
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:860-8. 2013
    ..Numerous explanations for this excess risk have been proposed, yet no study has quantified the degree to which height explains the sex difference even though greater height has been associated with increased risk for many cancers...
  12. pmc Specialty supplements and prostate cancer risk in the VITamins and Lifestyle (VITAL) cohort
    Theodore M Brasky
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:573-82. 2011
    ..Grapeseed may be a potential chemopreventive agent; however, as current evidence is limited, it should not yet be promoted for prevention of prostate cancer...
  13. pmc Lifestyle factors and inflammation: associations by body mass index
    Elizabeth D Kantor
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e67833. 2013
    ..These results suggest that posited anti-inflammatory drugs and behaviors may be less strongly associated with inflammation among the obese than among lower weight persons. ..
  14. pmc Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and cancer incidence by sex in the VITamins And Lifestyle (VITAL) cohort
    Theodore M Brasky
    The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Unit, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:431-44. 2012
    ..A recent meta-analysis of randomized trials of aspirin reported a reduction in cancer mortality; however, few studies have investigated whether aspirin or other NSAIDs reduce overall cancer risk...
  15. pmc Polymorphisms in genes involved in sex hormone metabolism, estrogen plus progestin hormone therapy use, and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Brenda Diergaarde
    Cancer Prevention Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1751-9. 2008
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that specific polymorphisms in genes involved in sex hormone metabolism may modify the effect of E+P use on breast cancer risk...
  16. ncbi request reprint Variation in plasma insulin-like growth factor-1 and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3: genetic factors
    Libby M Morimoto
    Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1394-401. 2005
    ..This analysis provides evidence that common variation in IGF genes may contribute to the variation in circulating levels observed between individuals...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Dietary cadmium and risk of invasive postmenopausal breast cancer in the VITAL cohort
    Scott V Adams
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:845-54. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to estimate the association between dietary intake of cadmium, a carcinogenic heavy metal, and risk of invasive postmenopausal breast cancer...
  19. pmc Use of glucosamine and chondroitin and lung cancer risk in the VITamins And Lifestyle (VITAL) cohort
    Theodore M Brasky
    Cancer Prevention Unit, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1333-42. 2011
    ..After an additional year of follow-up, we further examined the association including frequency/duration of use, interaction with factors associated with inflammation, and lung cancer histology...
  20. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and risk of lung cancer
    Alyson J Littman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, PO Box 19024, Seattle 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1624-30. 2004
    ..Future studies using precise measures of chronic C. pneumoniae status are needed to better determine the role of this organism in the etiology of lung cancer...
  21. pmc Prediagnostic nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and lung cancer survival in the VITAL study
    Theodore M Brasky
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 7:1503-12. 2012
    ..Inflammation is important for lung oncogenesis. Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) has been shown to improve colorectal cancer survival. However, few studies have examined the association in lung cancer patients...
  22. pmc Use of supplements of multivitamins, vitamin C, and vitamin E in relation to mortality
    Gaia Pocobelli
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:472-83. 2009
    ..Multivitamin and vitamin E use were not associated with cancer mortality. Some of the associations we observed were small and may have been due to unmeasured healthy behaviors that were more common in supplement users...
  23. ncbi request reprint Supplement use among cancer survivors in the Vitamins and Lifestyle (VITAL) study cohort
    Heather Greenlee
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:660-6. 2004
    ..These analyses describe the use of specific supplements by 10,857 cancer survivors in comparison to cancer-free controls (n = 64,226)...
  24. pmc Accuracy of screening mammography varies by week of menstrual cycle
    Diana L Miglioretti
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Radiology 258:372-9. 2011
    ..To investigate sensitivity, specificity, and cancer detection rate of screening mammography according to week of menstrual cycle among premenopausal women...
  25. pmc Associations of long-chain ω-3 fatty acids and fish intake with endometrial cancer risk in the VITamins And Lifestyle cohort
    Theodore M Brasky
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control TMB and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology DEC, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, Seattle, WA MLN and EW
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:599-608. 2014
    ..Long-chain ω-3 (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), derived from marine sources, are thought to be antiinflammatory; however, several studies of fish consumption suggest an increase in risk...
  26. pmc Body mass index, tumor characteristics, and prognosis following diagnosis of early-stage breast cancer in a mammographically screened population
    Aruna Kamineni
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:305-12. 2013
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  27. pmc Common single-nucleotide polymorphisms in the estrogen receptor β promoter are associated with colorectal cancer survival in postmenopausal women
    Michael N Passarelli
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Res 73:767-75. 2013
    ..79; CI, 0.64-0.98 in replication]. No associations were noted for SNPs of AR, ESR1, or PGR. SNPs in the promoter of ESR2 may be important to pathways related to the association between ERβ and tumor progression and metastasis...
  28. pmc Association between use of specialty dietary supplements and C-reactive protein concentrations
    Elizabeth D Kantor
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:1002-13. 2012
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  29. pmc Dietary intake of specific fatty acids and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women in the VITAL cohort
    Anna K Sczaniecka
    The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Nutr Cancer 64:1131-42. 2012
    ..Our findings show that fatty acids are heterogeneous in their association with postmenopausal breast cancer risk...
  30. pmc Reliability of serum biomarkers of inflammation from repeated measures in healthy individuals
    Sandi L Navarro
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1167-70. 2012
    ..Biomarkers of low-grade systemic inflammation are used to study the associations of inflammation with chronic diseases, including cancer. However, relatively little is known about the intraindividual variability of most of these measures...
  31. pmc MTHFR C677T and postmenopausal breast cancer risk by intakes of one-carbon metabolism nutrients: a nested case-control study
    Sonia S Maruti
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, 98109 1024 USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R91. 2009
    ..Our aims were to investigate whether MTHFR C677T was associated with postmenopausal breast cancer risk and whether this relation was modified by intakes of folate, methionine, vitamins B(2), B(6), and B(12), and alcohol...
  32. ncbi request reprint Leptin concentrations, leptin receptor polymorphisms, and colorectal adenoma risk
    Victoria M Chia
    Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2697-703. 2007
    ..There were no associations of leptin receptor genotypes or haplotypes and adenoma risk. The results of this study suggest that, in men, leptin may be associated with risk of colorectal adenomas...
  33. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E and selenium supplementation and risk of prostate cancer in the Vitamins and lifestyle (VITAL) study cohort
    Ulrike Peters
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:75-87. 2008
    ..We aimed to investigate the association of vitamin E and selenium supplementation with prostate cancer in the VITamins And Lifestyle (VITAL) study, a cohort study specifically designed to examine supplement use and future cancer risk...
  34. pmc Zinc intake from supplements and diet and prostate cancer
    Alejandro Gonzalez
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Nutritional Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Program, University of Washington, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Nutr Cancer 61:206-15. 2009
    ..Because few other epidemiologic studies have investigated the association between zinc and prostate cancer, and these have not yielded consistent findings, further research is needed...
  35. pmc A prospective study of bowel motility and related factors on breast cancer risk
    Sonia S Maruti
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1746-50. 2008
    ..However, only one other epidemiologic study thus far, to our knowledge, has examined the relation between bowel motility and breast cancer risk...
  36. ncbi request reprint Soy protein containing isoflavones does not decrease colorectal epithelial cell proliferation in a randomized controlled trial
    Kenneth F Adams
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:620-6. 2005
    ..Colorectal epithelial cell proliferation has been used extensively as an intermediate endpoint biomarker for colorectal neoplasia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Relationship between age maximum height is attained, age at menarche, and age at first full-term birth and breast cancer risk
    Christopher I Li
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M4 C308, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2144-9. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Rate of breast cancer diagnoses among postmenopausal women with self-reported breast symptoms
    Erin J Aiello
    Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:408-15. 2004
    ..Breast cancer rates in women with multiple breast symptoms have not been well described...
  39. ncbi request reprint Yoga practice is associated with attenuated weight gain in healthy, middle-aged men and women
    Alan R Kristal
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 11:28-33. 2005
    ..Yoga is promoted or weight maintenance, but there is little evidence of its efficacy...
  40. pmc Biomarkers of systemic inflammation and risk of incident, symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia: results from the prostate cancer prevention trial
    Jeannette M Schenk
    Schenk, Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:571-82. 2010
    ..82; interleukin 6: OR = 1.79, 95% CI: 1.32, 2.42); these associations were only in men aged <65 years. Results suggest that systemic inflammation or lower levels of soluble receptors that bind inflammatory cytokines increase BPH risk...
  41. ncbi request reprint A practical method for collecting 3-day food records in a large cohort
    Ann Shattuck Kolar
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Epidemiology 16:579-83. 2005
    ..However, food records are considered unsuitable for large studies due to the need to train participants and to review and correct completed records...
  42. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of self-report of vitamin and mineral supplement use in the vitamins and lifestyle study
    Jessie Satia-Abouta
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:944-54. 2003
    ..07). This self-administered questionnaire demonstrated high reproducibility and validity for collecting detailed information on supplement use...
  43. pmc Total mortality risk in relation to use of less-common dietary supplements
    Gaia Pocobelli
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1791-800. 2010
    ..Dietary supplement use is common in older US adults; however, data on health risks and benefits are lacking for a number of supplements...
  44. ncbi request reprint Assessment of a one-page questionnaire on long-term recreational physical activity
    Alyson J Littman
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Epidemiology 15:105-13. 2004
    ..Although there is considerable published research on methods to assess current or recent recreational physical activity, there are few short, self-administered questionnaires designed to assess long-term physical activity...
  45. pmc Association of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer: results from the prostate cancer prevention trial
    Jeannette M Schenk
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1419-28. 2011
    ..This study provides the strongest evidence to date that BPH does not increase the risk of prostate cancer...
  46. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive examination of health conditions associated with obesity in older adults
    Ruth E Patterson
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:385-90. 2004
    ....
  47. pmc Eating frequency and risk of colorectal cancer
    Martine M Perrigue
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Mailbox M4 B402, Seattle, WA, 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:2107-15. 2013
    ..We examined the association between eating frequency and CRC in a large, prospective cohort study, and explored whether this relationship was modified by sex, coffee consumption, or dietary glycemic load...
  48. pmc Health outcomes after stopping conjugated equine estrogens among postmenopausal women with prior hysterectomy: a randomized controlled trial
    Andrea Z LaCroix
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M3 A410, PO 19024, Seattle, WA 98109
    JAMA 305:1305-14. 2011
    ..1 years of follow-up because of an increased risk of stroke and little likelihood of altering the balance of risk to benefit by the planned trial termination date. Postintervention health outcomes have not been reported...
  49. pmc Identification of Genetic Susceptibility Loci for Colorectal Tumors in a Genome-Wide Meta-analysis
    Ulrike Peters
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Gastroenterology 144:799-807.e24. 2013
    ..Heritable factors contribute to the development of colorectal cancer. Identifying the genetic loci associated with colorectal tumor formation could elucidate the mechanisms of pathogenesis...
  50. pmc Vitamin, mineral, and specialty supplements and risk of hematologic malignancies in the prospective VITamins And Lifestyle (VITAL) study
    Roland B Walter
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2298-308. 2011
    ..Increasing evidence suggests that nutrients from fruits and vegetables have chemoprotective effects on various cancers including hematologic malignancies, but the effects of nutritional supplements are poorly examined...
  51. pmc No effect of aspirin on mammographic density in a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1524-30. 2009
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Reproducibility of serum leptin, insulin-like growth factor-I, and insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-3 measurements
    Victoria M Chia
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    Horm Res 69:295-300. 2008
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Lesion and patient characteristics associated with malignancy after a probably benign finding on community practice mammography
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, G2 600, PO Box 19023, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:511-5. 2008
    ....
  54. pmc Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin-D and risk of colorectal adenomas and hyperplastic polyps
    Scott V Adams
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:319-26. 2011
    ..17 (0.55-2.51)] or among those without prior polyps [adjusted OR (95%CI): 1.42 (0.55-3.65)]. Our study suggests that the established inverse association between circulating 25(OH)D and adenoma may not apply to hyperplastic polyps...
  55. pmc Citrus fruit intake is associated with lower serum bilirubin concentration among women with the UGT1A1*28 polymorphism
    Misty R Saracino
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, 98109, USA
    J Nutr 139:555-60. 2009
    ..006 and 0.03, respectively). These results suggest that citrus consumption may increase UGT1A1 activity among women with the 7/7 genotype...
  56. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplements and weight control in a middle-age population
    M C Nachtigal
    Bastyr University Research Institute, Kenmore, WA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:909-15. 2005
    ..This study investigates the association of long-term (10-year) use of 14 nutritional supplements, marketed as weight-control aids, with weight change over the past 10 years among individuals age 53 to 57 years...
  57. ncbi request reprint Factors contributing to mammography failure in women aged 40-49 years
    Diana S M Buist
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1432-40. 2004
    ..We explored the effect of tumor growth rate, breast density, mammographic image quality, and breast cancer risk factors on mammographic sensitivity in younger and older women...
  58. ncbi request reprint Association between mammographic breast density and breast cancer tumor characteristics
    Erin J Aiello
    Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:662-8. 2005
    ..We examined the association between hormonal, proliferative, and histologic tumor characteristics and mammographic breast density in women with breast cancer...
  59. ncbi request reprint The incremental contribution of clinical breast examination to invasive cancer detection in a mammography screening program
    Nina Oestreicher
    Pharmaceutical Outcome Research and Policy Program, University of Washington School of Pharmacy, Center for Cost and Outcomes Research, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:428-32. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the potential added contribution of clinical breast examination (CBE) to invasive breast cancer detection in a mammography screening program, by categories of age and breast density...
  60. ncbi request reprint Anthropometrics and prostate cancer risk
    Alyson J Littman
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1271-9. 2007
    ..Results from this study demonstrate the complexity of prostate cancer epidemiology and the importance of examining risk factors by tumor characteristics...
  61. ncbi request reprint Demographic and health-related correlates of herbal and specialty supplement use
    Susan Gunther
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:27-34. 2004
    ....
  62. pmc Use of glucosamine and chondroitin in relation to mortality
    Griffith A Bell
    Cancer Prevention Program, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:593-603. 2012
    ..Although bias cannot be ruled out, these results suggest that glucosamine may provide some mortality benefit...
  63. pmc Serum adiponectin, C-peptide and leptin and risk of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia: results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial
    Jeannette M Schenk
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Program, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Prostate 69:1303-11. 2009
    ..We examined whether adiponectin, leptin, and C-peptide were associated with incident, symptomatic BPH and whether these factors mediate the relationship between obesity and BPH risk...
  64. pmc Association of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with lung cancer: results from a large cohort study
    Christopher G Slatore
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6522, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1203-7. 2009
    ..Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related mortality. Smoking cessation is crucial to decrease risk, but additional prevention modalities are needed. The use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) may be promising...
  65. pmc Correlates of toenail zinc in a free-living U.S. population
    Alejandro Gonzalez
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:74-7. 2008
    ..The study aim was to identify dietary and other factors that influence toenail zinc in a healthy population, in order to understand the usefulness of this biomarker in public health studies...
  66. pmc Serum phospholipid fatty acids and prostate cancer risk: results from the prostate cancer prevention trial
    Theodore M Brasky
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1429-39. 2011
    ..48, 95% CI: 0.27, 0.84). The study findings are contrary to those expected from the pro- and antiinflammatory effects of these fatty acids and suggest a greater complexity of effects of these nutrients with regard to prostate cancer risk...
  67. ncbi request reprint Mammographic breast density, dense area, and breast area differences by phase in the menstrual cycle
    Diana S M Buist
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Suite 1600, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2303-6. 2006
    ..Mammographic breast density may be greater in the luteal phase (days 15-30) than the follicular phase (days 1-14) of the menstrual cycle; this may have implications for when mammography screening should occur...
  68. ncbi request reprint Evaluating organized breast cancer screening implementation: the prevention of late-stage disease?
    Stephen H Taplin
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:225-34. 2004
    ..Addressing the concerns of un-enrolled women and those without mammograms offers an opportunity for further late-stage disease reduction...
  69. ncbi request reprint Calcium intake and 10-year weight change in middle-aged adults
    Alejandro J Gonzalez
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, MP 474, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1066-73; quiz 1082. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the purported effects of calcium on modulating body weight...
  70. pmc Cancer risk associated with long-term use of acetaminophen in the prospective VITamins and lifestyle (VITAL) study
    Roland B Walter
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2637-41. 2011
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Melanoma and lifetime UV radiation
    Cam C Solomon
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:893-902. 2004
    ..The goal of this case-control study was to quantify the risks of melanoma associated with UV exposure at different periods of life...
  72. ncbi request reprint Recreational physical activity and prostate cancer risk (United States)
    Alyson J Littman
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M4 B402, 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:831-41. 2006
    ..To examine recreational physical activity (PA) and prostate cancer risk in a large cohort of men living in Washington State, focusing on frequency and type of physical activity at various times throughout life...
  73. pmc Specialty supplements and breast cancer risk in the VITamins And Lifestyle (VITAL) Cohort
    Theodore M Brasky
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1696-708. 2010
    ..However, there have been no prospective studies of the association between the long-term use of these supplements and breast cancer risk...
  74. pmc Long-term use of acetaminophen, aspirin, and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of hematologic malignancies: results from the prospective Vitamins and Lifestyle (VITAL) study
    Roland B Walter
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:2424-31. 2011
    ..Herein, we used a large prospective cohort study to examine these associations...
  75. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and the risk of prostate cancer: results from the VITAL cohort study
    Christine M Velicer
    Department of Epidemiology, and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Nutr Cancer 56:50-6. 2006
    ..Associations of alcohol use with prostate cancer are modest and complex. More detailed assessment of specific alcoholic beverages is warranted in future studies...
  76. pmc Long-term use of supplemental multivitamins, vitamin C, vitamin E, and folate does not reduce the risk of lung cancer
    Christopher G Slatore
    University of Washington, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356522, Seattle, WA 98195 6522, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:524-30. 2008
    ..Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in the United States. Although supplements are used by half the population, limited information is available about their specific effect on lung cancer risk...
  77. ncbi request reprint Do breast cancer risk factors modify the association between hormone therapy and mammographic breast density? (United States)
    Erin J Aiello
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1227-35. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether the association between hormone therapy (HT) and breast density differs by levels of breast cancer risk factors...
  78. ncbi request reprint Hormonal factors and breast tumor proliferation: do factors that affect cancer risk also affect tumor growth?
    Nina Oestreicher
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 85:133-42. 2004
    ..We examined the association between hormone-related breast cancer risk factors and breast tumor proliferation, as reflected in two proliferation measures, Ki-67 and mitotic count...
  79. pmc Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and prostate cancer risk in the VITamins And Lifestyle (VITAL) cohort
    Theodore M Brasky
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3185-8. 2010
    ..Several epidemiologic studies have reported inverse associations between nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and prostate cancer risk, although many studies are limited by assessment of short-term use only...
  80. ncbi request reprint NSAID use and breast cancer risk in the VITAL cohort
    Ann Ready
    Bastyr University, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, M 4, 19024, Seattle, WA, 98109 1024, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 109:533-43. 2008
    ..We prospectively evaluated the association between average 10-year use of NSAIDs and invasive breast cancer...
  81. pmc Risk factors for triple-negative breast cancer in women under the age of 45 years
    Jessica M Dolle
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, M4 C308 Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1157-66. 2009
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy in relation to breast cancer
    Chi Ling Chen
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, MP702, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    JAMA 287:734-41. 2002
    ..Studies of long-term hormone replacement therapy (HRT) suggest an associated increased risk of breast cancer, but whether this association differs according to histologic type of cancer has not been extensively studied...
  83. ncbi request reprint Obesity, body size, and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer: the Women's Health Initiative (United States)
    Libby M Morimoto
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:741-51. 2002
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Boron intake and prostate cancer risk
    Alejandro Gonzalez
    Cancer Prevention Pragram, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1131-40. 2007
    ..Only one small epidemiological study has been conducted of boron, which found that those in the highest quartile of boron intake had less than half the risk of prostate cancer versus those in the lowest quartile...
  85. pmc Interlaboratory reliability of microimmunofluorescence test for measurement of Chlamydia pneumoniae-specific immunoglobulin A and G antibody titers
    Alyson J Littman
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave North, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:615-7. 2004
    ..39 for IgA and 0.53 for IgG. Measurement error likely attenuates C. pneumoniae-disease associations; the magnitude of attenuation can be estimated from results of studies such as this one...
  86. ncbi request reprint Prior lung disease and risk of lung cancer in a large prospective study
    Alyson J Littman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:819-27. 2004
    ..Identifying factors that increase a smoker's risk of developing lung cancer may help scientists to better understand the etiology of lung cancer and more effectively target high-risk groups for screening...
  87. pmc Low-fat, increased fruit, vegetable, and grain dietary pattern, fractures, and bone mineral density: the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial
    Anne McTiernan
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Seattle, WA 98019, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1864-76. 2009
    ..The effects of dietary changes on osteoporosis, low bone density, and frequent falls are unestablished...
  88. ncbi request reprint Soy isoflavones do not modulate circulating insulin-like growth factor concentrations in an older population in an intervention trial
    Kenneth F Adams
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Nutr 133:1316-9. 2003
    ..A 12 mo, 83 mg/d soy isoflavone intervention did not modulate serum IGF in an older, mostly male population...
  89. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of 2 single-item measures of psychosocial stress
    Alyson J Littman
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Epidemiology 17:398-403. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the measurement characteristics of 2 single-item measures on the amount of stress and the ability to handle stress...
  90. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of self-reported male balding patterns for use in epidemiologic studies
    Alyson J Littman
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:771-2. 2005
    ..To evaluate the validity and reliability of self-reported male balding patterns in an epidemiologic study...
  91. ncbi request reprint Recreational physical activity and the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Cohort Study
    Anne McTiernan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    JAMA 290:1331-6. 2003
    ..Women who are physically active have a decreased risk for breast cancer, but the types, amounts, and timing of activity needed are unknown...
  92. ncbi request reprint Selection bias in the assessment of gene-environment interaction in case-control studies
    Libby M Morimoto
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:259-63. 2003
    ..The authors present an example to illustrate this concept...
  93. ncbi request reprint Cimetidine use and the risk for prostate cancer: results from the VITAL cohort study
    Christine M Velicer
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:895-900. 2006
    ..Increased risk for men filling more than 20 cimetidine prescriptions was reported previously. We examined the association between cimetidine use and prostate cancer risk in a cohort in western Washington State...
  94. ncbi request reprint Allergy and risk of breast cancer among young women (United States)
    Monique M Hedderson
    Fred Hutchinson Center Research Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:619-26. 2003
    ..To investigate the relationship between allergy and risk of breast cancer in women 45 years of age and younger...
  95. ncbi request reprint Use of the American College of Radiology BI-RADS guidelines by community radiologists: concordance of assessments and recommendations assigned to screening mammograms
    Constance Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave, G4 830, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:15-20. 2002
    ....
  96. pmc Test-retest reliability of the Women's Health Initiative physical activity questionnaire
    Anne Marie Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:530-8. 2009
    ..We sought to examine the test-retest reliability of a PA questionnaire used in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study. Differences in reliability were also explored by important covariates...
  97. ncbi request reprint Screening mammography: clinical image quality and the risk of interval breast cancer
    Stephen H Taplin
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:797-803. 2002
    ..We evaluated the association between clinical image quality and breast cancer occurrence within 24 months of a negative mammogram...
  98. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplement use and medical conditions: the VITAL study
    Jessie Satia-Abouta
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:43-51. 2003
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: prospective results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Randall E Harris
    The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1240, USA
    Cancer Res 63:6096-101. 2003
    ..Our results indicate that the regular use of aspirin, ibuprofen, or other NSAIDs may have a significant chemopreventive effect against the development of breast cancer and underscore the need for clinical trials to confirm this effect...
  100. pmc A large cohort study of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and melanoma incidence
    Maryam M Asgari
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:967-71. 2008
    ..38), tumor thickness (P(trend) = .98), or risk of metastasis (HR = 1.09, 95% CI = 0.32 to 3.62). NSAIDs do not appear to be good candidates for the chemoprevention of melanoma...
  101. ncbi request reprint Estrogen plus progestin and colorectal cancer in postmenopausal women
    Rowan T Chlebowski
    Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, Calif 90502, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:991-1004. 2004
    ..We analyzed features of the colorectal cancers that developed and their relation to the characteristics of the participants...

Research Grants13

  1. Cancer Prevention Training in Nutrition, Exercise & Genetics
    Emily White; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Trainees who complete this program will have the didactic and research experience to allow them to be knowledgeable investigators on multidisciplinary cancer prevention research projects. ..
  2. COHORT STUDY OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND CANCER RISK
    Emily White; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If a beneficial effect is found, it could be translated into highly cost effective cancer control measures. ..
  3. COHORT STUDY OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND CANCER RISK
    Emily White; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If a beneficial effect is found, it could be translated into highly cost effective cancer control measures. ..
  4. COHORT STUDY OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND CANCER RISK
    Emily White; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If a beneficial effect is found, it could be translated into highly cost effective cancer control measures. ..
  5. COHORT STUDY OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND CANCER RISK
    Emily White; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..If a beneficial effect is found, it could be translated into highly cost effective cancer control measures. ..
  6. COHORT STUDY OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND CANCER RISK
    Emily White; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..If a beneficial effect is found, it could be translated into highly cost effective cancer control measures. ..
  7. Cohort Study of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Supplement Use and Cancer Risk
    Emily White; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, if there are observed protective associations of glucosamine and/or chondroitin with cancer risk and no major adverse effects, then these supplements would deserve further investigation as cancer preventive drugs. ..