Anita Koushik

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nonsynonymous polymorphisms in genes in the one-carbon metabolism pathway and associations with colorectal cancer
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2408-17. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint p53 Arg72Pro polymorphism and risk of colorectal adenoma and cancer
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1863-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Dairy products and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Room 339, Building 2, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:364-72. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables, and colon cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1471-83. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and ovarian cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2160-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Intake of the major carotenoids and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2148-54. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The p53 codon 72 polymorphism and risk of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, McGill University, 546 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Que, Canada H2W1S6
    Cancer Detect Prev 29:307-16. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint p53 codon 72 polymorphism and cervical neoplasia: a meta-analysis review
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:11-22. 2004
  9. pmc Meat consumption and cancer risk
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Oncology, Division of Cancer Genetics and Epidemiology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e345. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Selected class I and class II HLA alleles and haplotypes and risk of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Steven Ades
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Cancer 122:2820-6. 2008

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Nonsynonymous polymorphisms in genes in the one-carbon metabolism pathway and associations with colorectal cancer
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2408-17. 2006
    ..Our results corroborate previous findings for MTHFR Ala(222)Val and suggest that other genes involved in one-carbon metabolism, particularly those that affect DNA methylation, may be associated with colorectal cancer risk...
  2. ncbi request reprint p53 Arg72Pro polymorphism and risk of colorectal adenoma and cancer
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1863-8. 2006
    ..09, 95% CI = 1.28-3.40) but not proximal colon or rectal cancers. Our results suggest that Arg72Pro may play a role in the early stages of colorectal neoplasia and possibly in progression to invasive disease, depending on site and sex...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dairy products and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Room 339, Building 2, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:364-72. 2006
    ..Although case-control studies have reported conflicting results for dairy foods and lactose, several cohort studies have shown positive associations between skim milk, lactose, and ovarian cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables, and colon cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1471-83. 2007
    ..Statistical power to examine associations by colon site has been limited in previous studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and ovarian cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2160-7. 2005
    ..Associations for total fruits and vegetables were similar for different histologic types. These results suggest that fruit and vegetable consumption in adulthood has no important association with the risk of ovarian cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Intake of the major carotenoids and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2148-54. 2006
    ..These results suggest that consumption of the major carotenoids during adulthood does not play a major role in the incidence of ovarian cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint The p53 codon 72 polymorphism and risk of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, McGill University, 546 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Que, Canada H2W1S6
    Cancer Detect Prev 29:307-16. 2005
    ..However, research on this topic has been contentious, which prompted us to carry out a case-control study in the Montreal area...
  8. ncbi request reprint p53 codon 72 polymorphism and cervical neoplasia: a meta-analysis review
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:11-22. 2004
    ..Future investigations require appropriate attention to design and methodological issues...
  9. pmc Meat consumption and cancer risk
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Oncology, Division of Cancer Genetics and Epidemiology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e345. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Selected class I and class II HLA alleles and haplotypes and risk of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Steven Ades
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Cancer 122:2820-6. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Viral load of episomal and integrated forms of human papillomavirus type 33 in high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions of the uterine cervix
    Soraya Khouadri
    Laboratoire de Virologie Moléculaire du Centre de Recherche, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Cancer 121:2674-81. 2007
    ..0004] was associated with the presence of HPV-33 integration. High episomal loads in HSIL and the presence of integration in women without SIL are likely to weaken the usefulness of HPV load of integrated forms in clinical practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus type 33 polymorphisms and high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions of the uterine cervix
    Soraya Khouadri
    Laboratoire de Virologie Moléculaire du Centre de Recherche, Hôpital Notre Dame du Centre Hospitalier de l Université de Montréal, Montreal Quebec, Canada
    J Infect Dis 194:886-94. 2006
    ..We investigated the association between polymorphisms of human papillomavirus (HPV)-33 and squamous intraepithelial lesions (SILs)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for diabetic retinopathy in the Cree of James Bay
    David A L Maberley
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 9:153-67. 2002
    ..The purpose of this project was to evaluate risk factors for diabetic retinopathy in the Cree population of James Bay, Ontario...
  14. ncbi request reprint Detection of human herpes virus type 6 DNA in precancerous lesions of the uterine cervix
    Danh Tran-Thanh
    Départements de Microbiologie Médicale et Infectiologie, Gynécologie Obstétrique et Pathologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    J Med Virol 68:606-10. 2002
    ..4, 95% CI = 0.3-128.5). HHV-6 was detected in cervical samples from women with precancerous and cancerous lesions of the cervix, but not significantly more frequently than in normal women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with missed eye examinations in a cohort with diabetes
    David A L Maberley
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 93:229-32. 2002
    ..The diabetes screening program in Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario was evaluated to explore which factors may be associated with individuals who had/had not attended screening examinations for diabetic retinopathy...
  16. doi request reprint Influence of human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV-16) E2 polymorphism on quantification of HPV-16 episomal and integrated DNA in cervicovaginal lavages from women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Naoufel Azizi
    Laboratoire de Virologie Moleculaire, Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Gen Virol 89:1716-28. 2008
    ..24) or CIN-1 (5 of 14, P=0.50). HPV-16 E2 polymorphism was a significant factor that influenced measures of HPV-16 integrated viral load...