Ellen T Chang

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and the risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma in a population-based case-control study
    Ellen T Chang
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:305-15. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood social environment and Hodgkin's lymphoma: new findings from a population-based case-control study
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1361-70. 2004
  3. pmc Atypical prediagnosis Epstein-Barr virus serology restricted to EBV-positive Hodgkin lymphoma
    Lynn I Levin
    Department of Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine Program, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910 7500, USA
    Blood 120:3750-5. 2012
  4. pmc A prospective study of Epstein-Barr virus antibodies and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Kimberly A Bertrand
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Blood 116:3547-53. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of risk factors and antibody profiles in epstein-barr virus genome-positive and -negative hodgkin lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:2271-81. 2004
  6. pmc Sunlight exposure, vitamin D, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the Nurses' Health Study
    Kimberly A Bertrand
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1731-41. 2011
  7. pmc Nutrients and genetic variation involved in one-carbon metabolism and Hodgkin lymphoma risk: a population-based case-control study
    Julie L Kasperzyk
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:816-27. 2011
  8. pmc Body mass index and risk of death in Asian Americans
    Yikyung Park
    Yikyung Park, Cari M Kitahara, Steven C Moore, Amy Berrington de Gonzalez, D Michal Freedman, Robert N Hoover, Martha S Linet, Mark Purdue, Catherine Schairer, and Patricia Hartge are with the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Sophia Wang and Leslie Bernstein are with the Division of Cancer Etiology, Department of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute and the City of Hope, Duarte, CA Ellen T Chang is with Health Sciences Practice, Exponent Inc, Menlo Park, CA Alan J Flint and Walter C Willett are with the Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA J Michael Gaziano, Howard D Sesso, and Walter C Willett are with the Division of Preventive Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Kim Robien is with Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Exercise Science, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC Emily White is with the Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle Bradley J Willcox is with the Pacific Health Research and Education Institute and Queen s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI Michael J Thun is with the Department of Epidemiology, Utrecht University
    Am J Public Health 104:520-5. 2014
  9. pmc Reproductive factors and non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk in the California Teachers Study
    Jennifer Prescott
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e8135. 2009
  10. pmc Recent breast cancer trends among Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and African-American women in the US: changes by tumor subtype
    Amelia K Hausauer
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R90. 2007

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and the risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma in a population-based case-control study
    Ellen T Chang
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:305-15. 2004
    ..We examined the association between regular analgesic use and the risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood social environment and Hodgkin's lymphoma: new findings from a population-based case-control study
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1361-70. 2004
    ..This study examines the current role of childhood social environment in the development of Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  3. pmc Atypical prediagnosis Epstein-Barr virus serology restricted to EBV-positive Hodgkin lymphoma
    Lynn I Levin
    Department of Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine Program, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910 7500, USA
    Blood 120:3750-5. 2012
    ..This distinctive serologic response to EBV latent antigens, indicative of immune dysfunction in other clinical settings, is associated with an increased risk of developing EBV(+) but not EBV(-) Hodgkin lymphoma...
  4. pmc A prospective study of Epstein-Barr virus antibodies and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Kimberly A Bertrand
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Blood 116:3547-53. 2010
    ..Overall, we found no evidence that EBV antibody profile predicts NHL risk in immunocompetent persons, with the possible exception of chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of risk factors and antibody profiles in epstein-barr virus genome-positive and -negative hodgkin lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:2271-81. 2004
    ..Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) tumors that contain the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) genome may differ etiologically from EBV-negative HL tumors...
  6. pmc Sunlight exposure, vitamin D, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the Nurses' Health Study
    Kimberly A Bertrand
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1731-41. 2011
    ..Evidence from prospective cohort studies, however, is limited and inconsistent. We evaluated the association between ambient ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure and NHL in a nationwide cohort of women, the Nurses' Health Study (NHS)...
  7. pmc Nutrients and genetic variation involved in one-carbon metabolism and Hodgkin lymphoma risk: a population-based case-control study
    Julie L Kasperzyk
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:816-27. 2011
    ..Associations between diet and risk of Epstein-Barr virus-negative disease require confirmation in other populations...
  8. pmc Body mass index and risk of death in Asian Americans
    Yikyung Park
    Yikyung Park, Cari M Kitahara, Steven C Moore, Amy Berrington de Gonzalez, D Michal Freedman, Robert N Hoover, Martha S Linet, Mark Purdue, Catherine Schairer, and Patricia Hartge are with the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Sophia Wang and Leslie Bernstein are with the Division of Cancer Etiology, Department of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute and the City of Hope, Duarte, CA Ellen T Chang is with Health Sciences Practice, Exponent Inc, Menlo Park, CA Alan J Flint and Walter C Willett are with the Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA J Michael Gaziano, Howard D Sesso, and Walter C Willett are with the Division of Preventive Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Kim Robien is with Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Exercise Science, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC Emily White is with the Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle Bradley J Willcox is with the Pacific Health Research and Education Institute and Queen s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI Michael J Thun is with the Department of Epidemiology, Utrecht University
    Am J Public Health 104:520-5. 2014
    ..We investigated the association between body mass index (BMI) and mortality among Asian Americans...
  9. pmc Reproductive factors and non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk in the California Teachers Study
    Jennifer Prescott
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e8135. 2009
    ..Endogenous female sex hormones may modify immune function and influence NHL risk. Few studies have examined associations between reproductive factors, which can serve as surrogates for such hormonal exposures, and NHL risk by subtype...
  10. pmc Recent breast cancer trends among Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and African-American women in the US: changes by tumor subtype
    Amelia K Hausauer
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R90. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Atopy and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Mads Melbye
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, 5 Artillerivej, DK 2300 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:158-66. 2007
    ..We investigated this association in a population-based case-control study and in a prospective study with prediagnostic blood specimens...
  12. pmc Lung cancer incidence in never smokers
    Heather A Wakelee
    Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:472-8. 2007
    ..However, data on this topic, particularly lung cancer incidence rates in never smokers, are limited...
  13. ncbi request reprint Infectious mononucleosis, childhood social environment, and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma
    Henrik Hjalgrim
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, University of Copenhagen, Artillerivej 5, DK 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    Cancer Res 67:2382-8. 2007
    ..68; 95% CI, 1.40-5.12). We found further evidence that IM is associated only with EBV-positive HL. This finding is compatible with the notion that EBV-positive and EBV-negative HL may have different etiologies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma: a population-based case-control study
    Henrik Hjalgrim
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, University of Copenhagen, Artillerivej 5, DK 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1561-6. 2007
    ..The conflicting finding may reflect etiologic heterogeneity between HL subtypes, warranting further characterization of the relationship...
  15. doi request reprint Hepatitis C infection and risk of malignant lymphoma
    Claudia Schöllkopf
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 122:1885-90. 2008
    ..7 (0.2-16.2; n = 3) for NHL overall. Our findings from a population with a low prevalence of HCV suggest a positive association between HCV and risk of NHL, in particular of B-cell origin...
  16. pmc Dietary patterns and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:285-91. 2008
    ..Overall, our results show no convincing associations between dietary patterns and ovarian cancer risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in the diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma in Sweden
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 115:127-30. 2005
    ..The seasonal pattern in HL diagnosis among young adults and boys is consistent with an infectious origin, whereas the results among older adults neither support nor dispute the possibility of an infectious etiology in this age group...
  18. ncbi request reprint Body size, physical activity, and risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma in women
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, Suite 300, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1095-101. 2006
    ..These findings show that in women, body size and strenuous physical activity, both modifiable characteristics, are associated with HL risk in adult life possibly through immunologic, infectious, or genetic mechanisms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Number of siblings and risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1236-43. 2004
    ..In contrast, HL among children and older adults may be associated with earlier childhood infection. This study examines the associations of HL risk with having older or younger siblings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Family history of hematopoietic malignancy and risk of lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1466-74. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune and chronic inflammatory disorders and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma by subtype
    Karin Ekstrom Smedby
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:51-60. 2006
    ..Because different NHL subtypes develop at different stages of lymphocyte differentiation, associations of autoimmune and inflammatory disorders with specific NHL subtypes could lead to a better understanding of lymphomagenic mechanisms...
  22. ncbi request reprint Reliability of self-reported family history of cancer in a large case-control study of lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:61-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the reliability of self-reported data, we analyzed questionnaire and registry-based data on familial cancer from a population-based case-control study of malignant lymphoma...
  23. ncbi request reprint Medication use and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 162:965-74. 2005
    ..However, most of the medications examined were not associated with NHL risk...
  24. pmc Wine and other alcohol consumption and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:91-103. 2007
    ..Whether alcohol consumption influences ovarian cancer risk is unclear. Therefore, we investigated the association between alcohol intake at various ages and risk of ovarian cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and risk of malignant lymphoma in Scandinavian men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:210-8. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a pooled analysis
    Lindsay M Morton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Lancet Oncol 6:469-76. 2005
    ..We aimed to assess the role of alcohol consumption in NHL with sufficient sample size to analyse by both type of alcoholic beverage and disease subtype...
  27. pmc Borrelia infection and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Claudia Schöllkopf
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Blood 111:5524-9. 2008
    ..2 [2.0-8.9]). Our observations suggest a previously unreported association between B. burgdorferi infection and risk of mantle cell lymphoma...
  28. ncbi request reprint Re: Zinc supplement use and risk of prostate cancer
    Ellen T Chang
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1108; author reply 1108-9. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking and risk of localized versus advanced and sporadic versus familial prostate cancer in Sweden
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 16:275-84. 2005
    ..It is unknown whether the association of alcohol consumption with prostate cancer risk varies between localized and advanced cases, or between sporadic and familial cases...
  30. pmc Racial/ethnic variation in EBV-positive classical Hodgkin lymphoma in California populations
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:1499-507. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk among patients with condylomata acuminata
    Caroline Nordenvall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 119:888-93. 2006
    ..In conclusion, condylomata acuminata are strongly associated with increased risk of cancers of the vulva, vagina, penis and anus, as well as some nonanogenital malignancies, but not invasive cervical cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 15:1067-76. 2004
    ..The effect of alcohol intake on risk of NHL is unclear. We therefore conducted a population-based case-control study to examine the association between alcohol and NHL risk...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma in men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:512-20. 2005
    ..Diet could influence NHL risk by modulating the immune system, although evidence is limited. We did a population-based case-control study to determine whether differences in diet were associated with NHL risk...
  34. ncbi request reprint Childhood social environment and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adults
    Karin Ekstrom Smedby
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Res 67:11074-82. 2007
    ..Effect mechanisms may be related to early age at onset and high frequency of specific infections or total microbial exposure in childhood...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nutrient intake and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1222-32. 2006
    ..Nutrients that affect inflammation, vitamin D activity, oxidative DNA damage, or DNA methylation may be associated with risk of NHL...
  36. ncbi request reprint The enigmatic epidemiology of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1765-77. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Variation in DNA repair genes ERCC2, XRCC1, and XRCC3 and risk of follicular lymphoma
    Karin Ekstrom Smedby
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:258-65. 2006
    ..The link between skin cancer and follicular lymphoma is unlikely to be mediated through common variation in the studied DNA repair gene polymorphisms...
  38. ncbi request reprint Making sense of seasonal fluctuations in lymphoma diagnosis
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 48:223-4. 2007
  39. pmc The burden of liver cancer in Asians and Pacific Islanders in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, 1990 through 2004
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer 109:2100-8. 2007
    ..In this study, liver cancer incidence trends were evaluated in Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese men and women in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area of California between 1990 and 2004...
  40. ncbi request reprint Understanding the validity of self-reported positive family history of lymphoma in extended families to facilitate genetic epidemiology and clinical practice
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 48:1110-8. 2007
    ..Thus, familial HL reported by HL patients and controls is highly likely to be lymphoma even in extended family members but less likely to be HL per se. Validity may vary with the subject's family size and medical history...
  41. ncbi request reprint Why we should routinely screen Asian American adults for hepatitis B: a cross-sectional study of Asians in California
    Steven Y Lin
    School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    Hepatology 46:1034-40. 2007
    ..Those who test positive should be provided with culturally appropriate information to prevent disease transmission and proper medical management to reduce their risk of liver disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Re: "Ten largest racial and ethnic health disparities in the United States based on Healthy People 2010 objectives"
    Ellen T Chang
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1105-6; author reply 1106-7. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of phytoestrogens, estrogen receptor-beta polymorphisms and the risk of prostate cancer
    Maria Hedelin
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Prostate 66:1512-20. 2006
    ..Because phytoestrogens bind tightly to the estrogen receptor-beta, we conducted an epidemiologic investigation of synergistic effects between phytoestrogen intake and estrogen receptor-beta gene polymorphisms...