F Laden

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer and mesothelioma among male automobile mechanics: a review
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Rev Environ Health 19:39-61. 2004
  2. pmc A cross-sectional study of secondhand smoke exposure and respiratory symptoms in non-current smokers in the U.S. trucking industry: SHS exposure and respiratory symptoms
    Francine Laden
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:93. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Environmental risk factors and female breast cancer
    F Laden
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 19:101-23. 1998
  4. pmc Historical estimation of diesel exhaust exposure in a cohort study of U.S. railroad workers and lung cancer
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:911-9. 2006
  5. pmc Cause-specific mortality in the unionized U.S. trucking industry
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1192-6. 2007
  6. pmc Reduction in fine particulate air pollution and mortality: Extended follow-up of the Harvard Six Cities study
    Francine Laden
    Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:667-72. 2006
  7. pmc Plasma organochlorine levels and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the Nurses' Health Study
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1381-4. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls, cytochrome P450 1A1, and breast cancer risk in the Nurses' Health Study
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1560-5. 2002
  9. pmc Association of fine particulate matter from different sources with daily mortality in six U.S. cities
    F Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:941-7. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint 1,1-Dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene and polychlorinated biphenyls and breast cancer: combined analysis of five U.S. studies
    F Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:768-76. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer and mesothelioma among male automobile mechanics: a review
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Rev Environ Health 19:39-61. 2004
    ..Few studies have specifically examined the risk of lung cancer and mesothelioma associated with exposure to asbestos in brakes, but automobile mechanics are included in many studies of occupation and cancer...
  2. pmc A cross-sectional study of secondhand smoke exposure and respiratory symptoms in non-current smokers in the U.S. trucking industry: SHS exposure and respiratory symptoms
    Francine Laden
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:93. 2013
    ..We assessed the association between SHS and respiratory symptoms in 1,562 non-current smoking U.S. trucking industry workers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Environmental risk factors and female breast cancer
    F Laden
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 19:101-23. 1998
    ..Results are inconclusive but do not support a major role of environmental risk factors in the etiology of breast cancer...
  4. pmc Historical estimation of diesel exhaust exposure in a cohort study of U.S. railroad workers and lung cancer
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:911-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, although precise historical estimates of exposure are not available, weighting factors helped better define the exposure-response relationship of diesel exhaust with lung cancer mortality...
  5. pmc Cause-specific mortality in the unionized U.S. trucking industry
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1192-6. 2007
    ..Occupational and population-based studies have related exposure to fine particulate air pollution, and specifically particulate matter from vehicle exhausts, to cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer...
  6. pmc Reduction in fine particulate air pollution and mortality: Extended follow-up of the Harvard Six Cities study
    Francine Laden
    Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:667-72. 2006
    ..A large body of epidemiologic literature has found an association of increased fine particulate air pollution (PM2.5) with acute and chronic mortality. The effect of improvements in particle exposure is less clear...
  7. pmc Plasma organochlorine levels and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the Nurses' Health Study
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1381-4. 2010
    ..These results do not support the hypothesis of a positive association between PCB exposure and development of NHL...
  8. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls, cytochrome P450 1A1, and breast cancer risk in the Nurses' Health Study
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1560-5. 2002
    ..99-7.82). The majority of studies have concluded that exposure to PCBs is unlikely to be a major cause of breast cancer, but these findings indicate that further studies of genetically susceptible populations are warranted...
  9. pmc Association of fine particulate matter from different sources with daily mortality in six U.S. cities
    F Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:941-7. 2000
    ..These results indicate that combustion particles in the fine fraction from mobile and coal combustion sources, but not fine crustal particles, are associated with increased mortality...
  10. ncbi request reprint 1,1-Dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene and polychlorinated biphenyls and breast cancer: combined analysis of five U.S. studies
    F Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:768-76. 2001
    ..We present a combined analysis of these results to increase precision and to maximize statistical power to detect effect modification by other breast cancer risk factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Electric blanket use and breast cancer in the Nurses' Health Study
    F Laden
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:41-9. 2000
    ..While 95% confidence intervals for these estimates did not exclude small risks, overall, results did not support an association between breast cancer risk and exposure to EMFs from electric blankets...
  12. ncbi request reprint Plasma organochlorine levels and the risk of breast cancer: an extended follow-up in the Nurses' Health Study
    F Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 91:568-74. 2001
    ..83 for PCB 153 (95% CI: 0.47-1.48), and 0.98 for PCB 180 (95% CI: 0.55-1.75). Sub-group analyses were also performed. Overall, our results do not support the hypothesis that exposure to DDT and PCBs increases the risk of breast cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Rotating night shifts and risk of breast cancer in women participating in the nurses' health study
    E S Schernhammer
    E S Schernhammer, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:1563-8. 2001
    ..There is little information, however, about the direct effect of night work on the risk of cancer. We investigated the effect of night work in breast cancer...
  14. pmc Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease mortality in railroad workers
    J E Hart
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 66:221-6. 2009
    ..There is little information describing the risk of non-malignant respiratory disease and occupational exposure to diesel exhaust...
  15. pmc Occupational exposure to volatile organic compounds and aldehydes in the U.S. trucking industry
    M E Davis
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:7152-8. 2007
    ..2-0.4 work area; R2 = 0.5-0.9 background)...
  16. pmc Lung cancer in railroad workers exposed to diesel exhaust
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1539-43. 2004
    ..Key words: diesel exhaust, lung cancer, occupational exposure...
  17. pmc Persistent organochlorine pesticides in serum and risk of Parkinson disease
    M G Weisskopf
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Landmark Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 74:1055-61. 2010
    ..No prior studies of pesticide exposure and PD used biomarkers of exposure collected before the onset of PD. Our investigation examined the association between prospective serum biomarkers of organochlorine pesticides and PD...
  18. pmc Effects of wind on background particle concentrations at truck freight terminals
    Ronald Garcia
    Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:36-48. 2007
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  19. pmc Cumulative ultraviolet radiation flux in adulthood and risk of incident skin cancers in women
    S Wu
    Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 45 Francis Street, 221L, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Cancer 110:1855-61. 2014
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  20. pmc Outcomes for lymphoid malignancies in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) as compared to the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program
    Gregory A Abel
    Center for Outcomes and Policy Research, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hematol Oncol 28:133-6. 2010
    ..26 [1.07, 1.48]). Our analysis suggests that, at least among white women, SEER is a reliable data source with respect to lymphoid malignancies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predictors of concentrations of nitrogen dioxide, fine particulate matter, and particle constituents inside of lower socioeconomic status urban homes
    Lisa K Baxter
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:433-44. 2007
    ..We conclude that the effect of indoor sources may be more pronounced in high-density multiunit dwellings, and that future epidemiological studies in these populations should explicitly consider these sources in assigning exposures...
  22. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of urinary melatonin in women and its relation to other hormones and night work
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:936-43. 2004
    ..There is little information, however, about the interrelationships of night work, urinary melatonin levels, and levels of plasma steroid hormones in women...
  23. pmc Violence exposure, a chronic psychosocial stressor, and childhood lung function
    Shakira Franco Suglia
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Landmark 415W, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:160-9. 2008
    ..Chronic psychosocial stressors, including violence, and neuropsychological and behavioral development in children as well as physiologic alterations that may lead to broader health effects...
  24. pmc The effect of dose and timing of dose on the association between airborne particles and survival
    Joel Schwartz
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Dr, Suite 415 W, P O Box 15698, Boston, MA 02215 USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:64-9. 2008
    ..Similarly, the delay between changes in exposure and changes in health is also important in public health decision making. We addressed these issues using an extended follow-up of the Harvard Six Cities Study...
  25. pmc Workplace secondhand smoke exposure in the U.S. trucking industry
    Yueh Hsiu Chiu
    Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:216-21. 2010
    ..Although the smoking rate in the United States is declining because of an increase of smoke-free laws, among blue-collar workers it remains higher than that among many other occupational groups...
  26. pmc Plasma organochlorine levels and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a cohort of men
    Kimberly A Bertrand
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 21:172-80. 2010
    ..Environmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and p,p'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p, p'-DDE) has been associated with the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma...
  27. pmc Spatial modeling of PM10 and NO2 in the continental United States, 1985-2000
    Jaime E Hart
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1690-6. 2009
    ..However, many have been limited to city-specific average pollution measures or spatial or land-use regression exposure models in small geographic areas...
  28. pmc Nicotine contamination in particulate matter sampling
    Yueh Hsiu Chiu
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:601-7. 2009
    ..5) was low (</= 50 mug/m(3)). It is therefore important to account for personal and secondhand smoke exposure while assessing occupational and environmental PM...
  29. ncbi request reprint Relation between blood lead levels and childhood anemia in India
    Nitin B Jain
    VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:968-73. 2005
    ..7 (95% confidence interval: 1.1, 2.6). Health agencies in India should note the association of elevated blood lead levels with anemia and make further efforts to curb lead pollution and childhood anemia...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Night-shift work and risk of colorectal cancer in the nurses' health study
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:825-8. 2003
    ..84 to 1.19) and 1.35 (95% CI = 1.03 to 1.77), respectively (P(trend) =.04). These data suggest that working a rotating night shift at least three nights per month for 15 or more years may increase the risk of colorectal cancer in women...
  32. pmc The concentration-response relation between PM(2.5) and daily deaths
    Joel Schwartz
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:1025-9. 2002
    ..Once again, the association showed no sign of a threshold. The magnitude of the association suggests that controlling fine particle pollution would result in thousands of fewer early deaths per year...
  33. ncbi request reprint Night work and risk of breast cancer
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 17:108-11. 2006
    ..Melatonin shows potential oncostatic activity and is acutely suppressed by light exposure. Some evidence suggests an association between night work and breast cancer risk, possibly through the melatonin pathway...
  34. pmc Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease mortality in diesel-exposed railroad workers
    Jaime E Hart
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1013-7. 2006
    ..Further study is needed to assess whether this risk is observed after exposure to exhaust from later-generation diesel engines with modern emission controls...
  35. pmc Overview of particulate exposures in the US trucking industry
    Thomas J Smith
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Environ Monit 8:711-20. 2006
    ..This distribution overlaps substantially with the general public's exposure to these sources...
  36. pmc Long-term ambient multipollutant exposures and mortality
    Jaime E Hart
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:73-8. 2011
    ..Additionally, two studies have observed higher risks in individuals with occupational dust, gas, or fume exposure...
  37. pmc Exposure to traffic pollution and increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis
    Jaime E Hart
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1065-9. 2009
    ..Particulate air pollution, especially of traffic origin, has been linked to systemic inflammation in many studies...
  38. pmc Lung cancer and vehicle exhaust in trucking industry workers
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1327-32. 2008
    ..Interpretation of these studies specifically implicating diesel exhaust as a carcinogen has been limited because of limited exposure measurements and lack of work records relating job title to exposure-related job duties...
  39. pmc Geographic variation in rheumatoid arthritis incidence among women in the United States
    Karen H Costenbader
    Section of Clinical Sciences, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1664-70. 2008
    ..The geographic variation in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) incidence in the United States is unknown...
  40. pmc Smoking behavior in trucking industry workers
    Nitin B Jain
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:1013-20. 2006
    ..We assessed the relationship between job title and smoking behavior as part of a study on occupational exposures and lung cancer...
  41. pmc Modeling particle exposure in U.S. trucking terminals
    M E Davis
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:4226-32. 2006
    ..The statistically significant results and high R2 values observed from the trucking industry application supports the broader use of this approach in exposure assessment modeling...
  42. pmc Association between residences in U.S. northern latitudes and rheumatoid arthritis: A spatial analysis of the Nurses' Health Study
    VERONICA M VIEIRA
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:957-61. 2010
    ..The etiology of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) remains largely unknown, although epidemiologic studies suggest genetic and environmental factors may play a role. Geographic variation in incident RA has been observed at the regional level...
  43. doi request reprint Geographic variation and risk of skin cancer in US women. Differences between melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:501-7. 2008
    ..Our goal was to evaluate differences in risk of these skin cancers according to residence at varying UV indices at 3 time points...
  44. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic status and behavioral pathways to risks of colon and rectal cancer in women
    Daniel Kim
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer 116:4187-96. 2010
    ..Evidence on the associations between neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) and incident colon and rectal cancer is limited...
  45. pmc Residence near a major road and respiratory symptoms in U.S. Veterans
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service and Research Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Epidemiology 14:728-36. 2003
    ..However, a relationship of adult respiratory disease with exposure to vehicular traffic has not been established...
  46. pmc Adipose tissue levels of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Penelope J E Quintana
    San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 4162, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:854-61. 2004
    ..Given the persistence of pesticides in the environment, these findings are still relevant today...
  47. pmc Workgroup report: workshop on source apportionment of particulate matter health effects--intercomparison of results and implications
    George D Thurston
    Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo Park, New York 10987, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1768-74. 2005
    ..These results provide supportive evidence that existing PM2.5 source apportionment methods can be used to derive reliable insights into the source components that contribute to PM2.5 health effects...
  48. ncbi request reprint PM source apportionment and health effects. 3. Investigation of inter-method variations in associations between estimated source contributions of PM2.5 and daily mortality in Phoenix, AZ
    Therese F Mar
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:311-20. 2006
    ..However, future research will also need to investigate a number of other important issues including accuracy of results...
  49. pmc Smoking imputation and lung cancer in railroad workers exposed to diesel exhaust
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, MA 02132, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:709-18. 2006
    ..An association between diesel exhaust exposure and lung cancer mortality in a large retrospective cohort study of US railroad workers has previously been reported. However, specific information regarding cigarette smoking was unavailable...
  50. ncbi request reprint PM source apportionment and health effects: 1. Intercomparison of source apportionment results
    Philip K Hopke
    Center for Air Resources Engineering and Science, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13699 5708, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:275-86. 2006
    ..5) mass source apportionment results are consistent across users and methods, and that today's source apportionment methods are robust enough for application to PM(2.5) health effects assessments...
  51. ncbi request reprint Night work and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sarah P Megdal
    Milken Community High School, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eur J Cancer 41:2023-32. 2005
    ..05). Studies on night shift work and breast cancer risk collectively show an increased breast cancer risk among women. Publication bias is unlikely to have influenced the results...
  52. pmc Respiratory symptoms and intensity of occupational dust exposure
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, Massachusetts 02132, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:515-20. 2004
    ..Occupational exposure to dusts may result in chronic respiratory symptoms...
  53. pmc Assessment of diesel particulate matter exposure in the workplace: freight terminals
    Rebecca J Sheesley
    Environmental Chemistry and Technology Program, University of Wisconsin, 660 N Park St, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Environ Monit 10:305-14. 2008
    ..4 +/- 9.5% for the terminal yard samples. A relatively consistent mobile source impact was present at all the terminals only when considering percentage of total OC concentrations, not in terms of absolute concentrations...
  54. pmc Chronic particulate exposure, mortality, and coronary heart disease in the nurses' health study
    ROBIN C PUETT
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of South Carolina, 2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1161-8. 2008
    ..In this population, increases in such exposures were associated with increases in all-cause and CHD mortality. Never smokers with higher body mass indexes were at greatest risk of fatal CHD...
  55. ncbi request reprint PM source apportionment and health effects: 2. An investigation of intermethod variability in associations between source-apportioned fine particle mass and daily mortality in Washington, DC
    Kazuhiko Ito
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University, Tuxedo Park, NY, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:300-10. 2006
    ..This consistency suggests the robustness of the source apportionment in health effects analyses, but remaining issues, including accuracy of source apportionment and source-specific sensitivity to weather models, need to be investigated...
  56. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyl levels in peripheral blood and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a report from three cohorts
    Lawrence S Engel
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Cancer Res 67:5545-52. 2007
    ..The results from these three cohorts suggest that concentrations of certain PCBs in blood are associated with increased risk of NHL...