Karen J Wernli

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Affiliation: Group Health Cooperative
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patterns of colorectal cancer screening uptake in newly eligible men and women
    Karen J Wernli
    Authors Affiliation Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:1230-7. 2014
  2. pmc Suspected extracolonic neoplasms detected on CT colonography: literature review and possible outcomes
    Karen J Wernli
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Acad Radiol 20:667-74. 2013
  3. pmc Use of antidepressants and NSAIDs in relation to mortality in long-term breast cancer survivors
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Cancer Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:131-7. 2011
  4. pmc Timing of follow-up after abnormal screening and diagnostic mammograms
    Karen J Wernli
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:162-7. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures and breast cancer among women textile workers in Shanghai
    Roberta M Ray
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Epidemiology 18:383-92. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer risk among female textile workers exposed to endotoxin
    George Astrakianakis
    Departments of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:357-64. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Occupational exposures and ovarian cancer in textile workers
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Epidemiology 19:244-50. 2008
  8. pmc Occupational risk factors for endometrial cancer among textile workers in Shanghai, China
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 9810, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:673-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Risks of biliary tract cancer and occupational exposures among Shanghai women textile workers: a case-cohort study
    Chin Kuo Chang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:690-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of a job exposure matrix (JEM) for the textile industry in Shanghai, China
    Karen J Wernli
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:521-9. 2006

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Patterns of colorectal cancer screening uptake in newly eligible men and women
    Karen J Wernli
    Authors Affiliation Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:1230-7. 2014
    ..We describe patterns of colorectal cancer screening uptake in a U.S. insured population as individuals become newly eligible for screening at age 50 and assess temporal trends and patient characteristics with screening uptake...
  2. pmc Suspected extracolonic neoplasms detected on CT colonography: literature review and possible outcomes
    Karen J Wernli
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Acad Radiol 20:667-74. 2013
    ..This study summarizes the literature on the detection of cancer among indeterminate extracolonic findings on computed tomographic (CT) colonography in five targeted organs...
  3. pmc Use of antidepressants and NSAIDs in relation to mortality in long-term breast cancer survivors
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Cancer Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:131-7. 2011
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  4. pmc Timing of follow-up after abnormal screening and diagnostic mammograms
    Karen J Wernli
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:162-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate woman-level characteristics associated with timing of follow-up after abnormal mammograms in an integrated healthcare system with an active breast health program...
  5. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures and breast cancer among women textile workers in Shanghai
    Roberta M Ray
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Epidemiology 18:383-92. 2007
    ..Breast cancer incidence rates have been increasing in China over the past 2 decades. Most studies have focused on reproductive, dietary, and genetic risk factors. Little is known about the contribution of occupational exposures...
  6. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer risk among female textile workers exposed to endotoxin
    George Astrakianakis
    Departments of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:357-64. 2007
    ..We examine the association between endotoxin exposure and lung cancer risk in a cohort of female textile workers...
  7. doi request reprint Occupational exposures and ovarian cancer in textile workers
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Epidemiology 19:244-50. 2008
    ..Occupational risk factors for ovarian cancer have been investigated only to a limited extent. We conducted a case-cohort study to examine associations between occupational exposures and ovarian cancer in the textile industry...
  8. pmc Occupational risk factors for endometrial cancer among textile workers in Shanghai, China
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 9810, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:673-9. 2008
    ..A case-cohort study was conducted to investigate associations between occupational exposures and endometrial cancer nested within a large cohort of textile workers in Shanghai, China...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risks of biliary tract cancer and occupational exposures among Shanghai women textile workers: a case-cohort study
    Chin Kuo Chang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:690-8. 2006
    ..Biliary tract cancer (BTC) is a relatively rare malignancy worldwide. Little is known about potential etiologic contributions of occupational exposures...
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of a job exposure matrix (JEM) for the textile industry in Shanghai, China
    Karen J Wernli
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:521-9. 2006
    ..This JEM could be applicable for epidemiologic research in other textile industries...
  11. pmc Colorectal polyp type and the association with charred meat consumption, smoking, and microsomal epoxide hydrolase polymorphisms
    Andrea N Burnett-Hartman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:583-92. 2011
    ..Future investigation of BaP exposure and colorectal neoplasia should analyze whether associations are dependent upon anatomic location...
  12. pmc Physical activity, physical exertion, and miscarriage risk in women textile workers in Shanghai, China
    Eva Y Wong
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:497-505. 2010
    ..Strenuous occupational physical activity and physical demands may be risk factors for adverse reproductive outcomes...
  13. pmc Antidepressant medication use and breast cancer risk
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Cancer Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:284-90. 2009
    ..Despite the uniform conclusion, there is a continuous rise in the proportion of women using antidepressants, lending support to further monitoring of disease effects...
  14. pmc Hormone therapy and ovarian cancer: incidence and survival
    Karen J Wernli
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:605-13. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Mammographic screening interval in relation to tumor characteristics and false-positive risk by race/ethnicity and age
    Ellen S O'Meara
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington
    Cancer 119:3959-67. 2013
    ..Biennial screening mammography retains most of the benefits of annual breast cancer screening with reduced harms. Whether screening guidelines based on race/ethnicity and age would be more effective than age-based guidelines is unknown...
  16. doi request reprint Patterns of breast magnetic resonance imaging use in community practice
    Karen J Wernli
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington
    JAMA Intern Med 174:125-32. 2014
    ..Breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is increasingly used for breast cancer screening, diagnostic evaluation, and surveillance. However, we lack data on national patterns of breast MRI use in community practice...
  17. ncbi request reprint Menstrual and reproductive factors in relation to risk of endometrial cancer in Chinese women
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:949-55. 2006
    ..50, 95% CI 0.23-1.07). This prospective study confirms findings from previous case-control studies relating menstrual, reproductive, and contraceptive factors and endometrial carcinoma...
  18. pmc The impact of obesity on follow-up after an abnormal screening mammogram
    Ellen A Schur
    Corresponding Author Ellen A Schur, Department of General Internal Medicine, Box 359780, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:327-36. 2012
    ..Effective breast cancer screening and early detection are crucial for obese women, who experience a higher incidence of the disease and present at later stages...
  19. pmc Body size, IGF and growth hormone polymorphisms, and colorectal adenomas and hyperplastic polyps
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Cancer Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Growth Horm IGF Res 20:305-9. 2010
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  20. pmc The relationship between gravidity and parity and colorectal cancer risk
    Karen J Wernli
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:995-1001. 2009
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  21. 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...
  22. pmc Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and statins in relation to colorectal cancer risk
    Mazyar Shadman
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 15:2336-9. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between individual or combined use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or statins and colorectal cancer risk...
  23. ncbi request reprint Undertaking cancer research in international settings: report from the american society for preventive oncology special interest group on international issues in cancer
    Karen J Wernli
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1638-41. 2013
    ..Incorporation of these key elements could prove useful for researchers interested in pursuing cross-country projects...
  24. ncbi request reprint Occupational risk factors for esophageal and stomach cancers among female textile workers in Shanghai, China
    Karen J Wernli
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:717-25. 2006
    ..01) and stomach cancer (p-trend < 0.001) when exposures were lagged 20 years. Endotoxin has not been previously reported to be a protective factor for either stomach cancer or esophageal cancer and therefore warrants further study...