STACEY ANN MISSMER

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of laparoscopically confirmed endometriosis by demographic, anthropometric, and lifestyle factors
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5804, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:784-96. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint In utero exposures and the incidence of endometriosis
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 82:1501-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Meat and dairy food consumption and breast cancer: a pooled analysis of cohort studies
    Stacey A Missmer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:78-85. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of plasma steroid hormones, prolactin, and insulin-like growth factor levels among premenopausal women over a 2- to 3-year period
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:972-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Natural hair color and the incidence of endometriosis
    Stacey A Missmer
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:866-70. 2006
  6. pmc Analysis of multiple-cycle data from couples undergoing in vitro fertilization: methodologic issues and statistical approaches
    Stacey A Missmer
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 22:497-504. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Endogenous estrogen, androgen, and progesterone concentrations and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1856-65. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Reproductive history and endometriosis among premenopausal women
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5804, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:965-74. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint A sequence repeat in the insulin-like growth factor-1 gene and risk of breast cancer
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5804, USA
    Int J Cancer 100:332-6. 2002
  10. pmc A prospective study of dietary fat consumption and endometriosis risk
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5804, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:1528-35. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Immunology, Inflammation, and Endometriosis
    STACEY ANN MISSMER; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Immunology, Inflammation, and Endometriosis
    STACEY ANN MISSMER; Fiscal Year: 2011
  3. Endogenous Hormones and Risk of Endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. A prospective study of diet and endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. Endogenous Hormones and Risk of Endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Immunology, Inflammation, and Endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. Endogenous Hormones and Risk of Endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of laparoscopically confirmed endometriosis by demographic, anthropometric, and lifestyle factors
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5804, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:784-96. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint In utero exposures and the incidence of endometriosis
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 82:1501-8. 2004
    ..To investigate the relation between the fetal environment and endometriosis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Meat and dairy food consumption and breast cancer: a pooled analysis of cohort studies
    Stacey A Missmer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:78-85. 2002
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the risk of breast cancer associated with meat and dairy food consumption and to assess whether non-dietary risk factors modify the relation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of plasma steroid hormones, prolactin, and insulin-like growth factor levels among premenopausal women over a 2- to 3-year period
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:972-8. 2006
    ..For estrone and estradiol, where ICCs were relatively low, it is important to use reproducibility data such as those to correct for measurement error in epidemiologic studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Natural hair color and the incidence of endometriosis
    Stacey A Missmer
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:866-70. 2006
    ..To investigate a previously hypothesized relation between natural hair color and endometriosis...
  6. pmc Analysis of multiple-cycle data from couples undergoing in vitro fertilization: methodologic issues and statistical approaches
    Stacey A Missmer
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 22:497-504. 2011
    ..Given that risk factors associated with IVF success may also advance our understanding of the physiologic processes underlying conception, implantation, and gestation, the application of valid methods to these complex data is critical...
  7. ncbi request reprint Endogenous estrogen, androgen, and progesterone concentrations and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1856-65. 2004
    ..Nor has the relation between breast cancer risk and postmenopausal progesterone levels been investigated. We prospectively investigated these relations in a case-control study nested within the Nurses' Health Study...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reproductive history and endometriosis among premenopausal women
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5804, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:965-74. 2004
    ..To clarify the temporal complexities of the relation between reproductive factors and endometriosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint A sequence repeat in the insulin-like growth factor-1 gene and risk of breast cancer
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5804, USA
    Int J Cancer 100:332-6. 2002
    ..Although a modest association cannot be excluded, our data do not support an important relation between this IGF-1 gene polymorphism and breast cancer risk...
  10. pmc A prospective study of dietary fat consumption and endometriosis risk
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5804, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:1528-35. 2010
    ..Fish oil consumption has been associated with symptom improvement in studies of women with primary dysmenorrhea and with decreased endometriosis risk in autotransplantation animal studies...
  11. pmc Analgesic use and sex steroid hormone concentrations in postmenopausal women
    Margaret A Gates
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1033-41. 2010
    ..04). Among postmenopausal women, regular users of aspirin and other analgesics may have lower estrogen levels than nonusers, which could contribute to a decreased risk of breast or ovarian cancer among analgesic users...
  12. ncbi request reprint Birthweight and body size throughout life in relation to sex hormones and prolactin concentrations in premenopausal women
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Channing Laboratory, 181 Longwood Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2494-501. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that effects on premenopausal sex hormone levels may be one mechanism through which adult adiposity, but not birthweight or childhood body size, affects premenopausal breast cancer risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and inactivity in relation to sex hormone, prolactin, and insulin-like growth factor concentrations in premenopausal women - exercise and premenopausal hormones
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:743-52. 2007
    ..These cross-sectional results suggest that physical activity and inactivity have limited associations with premenopausal sex hormone and growth factor levels, except possibly luteal estrogens...
  14. ncbi request reprint Body shape throughout life and correlations with IGFs and GH
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston 02115, Massachusetts, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 14:721-32. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that childhood and adult body size may affect premenopausal breast cancer risk differently than birth weight, through associations with IGF and GH levels...
  15. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and risk of uterine leiomyoma
    Kathryn L Terry
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 18:758-63. 2007
    ..Sex steroid hormones and growth factors have been hypothesized to play a role in their development, and anthropometric characteristics may influence uterine leiomyoma risk...
  16. pmc Lycopene and other carotenoid intake in relation to risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Kathryn L Terry
    Channing Laboratory, The Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:37.e1-8. 2008
    ..Carotenoids have antioxidant properties and have been associated with reduced risks of some cancers. We hypothesized that carotenoid intake may reduce the risk of diagnosed uterine leiomyoma (UL)...
  17. pmc Circulating 2-hydroxy- and 16alpha-hydroxy estrone levels and risk of breast cancer among postmenopausal women
    A Heather Eliassen
    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 17:2029-35. 2008
    ..The significant positive associations with 2-OH estrone and the 2-OH:16-OH estrone ratio among women with ER-negative/PR-negative tumors needs to be replicated in future studies...
  18. pmc The association of plasma androgen levels with breast, ovarian and endometrial cancer risk factors among postmenopausal women
    Kim N Danforth
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:199-207. 2010
    ..Future studies are needed to clarify further which lifestyle factors modulate androgen levels...
  19. pmc Relationship between caffeine intake and plasma sex hormone concentrations in premenopausal and postmenopausal women
    Joanne Kotsopoulos
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 115:2765-74. 2009
    ..Caffeine intake may decrease risk of breast and ovarian cancer, although the data are not entirely consistent. Whether or not caffeine affects cancer risk by altering sex hormone levels is currently unknown...
  20. ncbi request reprint Endogenous steroid hormone concentrations and risk of breast cancer among premenopausal women
    A Heather Eliassen
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1406-15. 2006
    ..We prospectively evaluated associations between plasma sex hormone levels and breast cancer risk among premenopausal women in a case-control study nested within the Nurses' Health Study II...
  21. pmc Hormone replacement therapy, cancer, controversies, and women's health: historical, epidemiological, biological, clinical, and advocacy perspectives
    Nancy Krieger
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge 717, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:740-8. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Does tubal sterilization influence the subsequent risk of menorrhagia or dysmenorrhea?
    Bernard L Harlow
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 77:754-60. 2002
    ..To evaluate the relation between tubal ligation, change in menstrual cycle characteristics, and early follicular phase hormones...
  23. ncbi request reprint The association of plasma DHEA and DHEA sulfate with breast cancer risk in predominantly premenopausal women
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Channing Laboratory, 181 Longwood Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:967-71. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Endogenous steroid hormone concentrations and risk of breast cancer: does the association vary by a woman's predicted breast cancer risk?
    A Heather Eliassen
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:1823-30. 2006
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Associations between perceptions and involvement in neighborhood violence and intimate partner violence perpetration among urban, African American men
    Elizabeth Reed
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Community Health 34:328-35. 2009
    ..Findings suggest that future violence prevention and treatment efforts will be most successful by addressing multiple forms of violence...
  26. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of hypertension and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Renée Boynton-Jarrett
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:628-38. 2005
    ..Elevated blood pressure has an independent, positive association with risk for clinically detected uterine leiomyomata among premenopausal women. Investigating this association may suggest possible pathways to prevent fibroids...
  27. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of endometriosis
    Stacey A Missmer
    Ob Gyn Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 121 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 30:1-19, vii. 2003
    ..Finally, they offer a brief interpretation of these findings and suggest hypotheses for future research...
  28. ncbi request reprint Plasma sex hormone concentrations and subsequent risk of breast cancer among women using postmenopausal hormones
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:595-602. 2005
    ....
  29. pmc Adult physical activity and endometriosis risk
    Allison F Vitonis
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 21:16-23. 2010
    ..However, women experiencing symptoms prior to their diagnosis may be less likely to exercise than healthy controls, thus biasing the observed association...
  30. pmc A prospective study of body size during childhood and early adulthood and the incidence of endometriosis
    Allison F Vitonis
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:1325-34. 2010
    ..An inverse association between adult body mass index (BMI) and risk of endometriosis has frequently been reported. However, the association between body size during childhood and early adulthood and endometriosis is not as well documented...
  31. doi request reprint Multivariate analysis of the association between oocyte donor characteristics, including basal follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and age, and IVF cycle outcomes
    Sara E Barton
    Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:1292-5. 2010
    ..To determine whether oocyte donor FSH and age are independently associated IVF cycle success...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of lifetime exercise on the outcome of in vitro fertilization
    Stephanie N Morris
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:938-45. 2006
    ..To estimate whether exercise before the first cycle of in vitro fertilization (IVF) affects cycle outcomes...
  33. pmc Preimplantation sex selection demand and preferences among infertility patients in Midwestern United States
    Stacey A Missmer
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Assist Reprod Genet 24:451-7. 2007
    ..To determine the demand and preferences of infertility patients for sex selection for nonmedical reasons, and to investigate the relation between these choices and their demographic and socioeconomic characteristics...
  34. doi request reprint Gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist use is associated with increased pregnancy rates in ovulation induction-intrauterine insemination to in vitro fertilization conversions, independent of age and estradiol level on the day of human chorionic gonadot
    Alexander M Quaas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:605-8. 2010
    ..To determine whether the use of GnRH antagonist in cycles converted from ovulation induction-IUI to IVF affects cycle outcome and pregnancy rates...
  35. pmc Point of failure as a predictor of in vitro fertilization treatment discontinuation
    Kimberly R Pearson
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:1483-5. 2009
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  36. pmc Exposure to fumonisins and the occurrence of neural tube defects along the Texas-Mexico border
    Stacey A Missmer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:237-41. 2006
    ..These results also call for population studies that can more directly measure individual fumonisin intakes and assess effects on the developing embryo...
  37. doi request reprint The effects of paclitaxel, dose density, and trastuzumab on treatment-related amenorrhea in premenopausal women with breast cancer
    Mary E Abusief
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 116:791-8. 2010
    ..Little information is available regarding the effects of new adjuvant treatment regimens on menstrual functioning in premenopausal women with early breast cancer...
  38. pmc Should a patient's own IVF physician perform the embryo transfer?
    Stephanie J Estes
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Assist Reprod Genet 23:235-9. 2006
    ..To compare pregnancy rates of embryo transfers performed by a patient's own IVF physician to pregnancy rates of embryo transfers performed by other physicians on the IVF team...
  39. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of endometriosis
    Daniel W Cramer
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 955:11-22; discussion 34-6, 396-406. 2002
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  40. ncbi request reprint Trends in embryo-transfer practice and in outcomes of the use of assisted reproductive technology in the United States
    Tarun Jain
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:1639-45. 2004
    ..To determine whether such efforts have been successful, we assessed national trends in embryo-transfer practice patterns and in outcomes after the use of assisted reproductive technology...
  41. doi request reprint In vitro fertilization outcomes after transfer of embryos contaminated with yeast
    Joshua U Klein
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02052, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:294-7. 2009
    ..Because live births occurred after transfer of embryos in the yeast-contaminated group, we concluded that yeast contamination is not a reason to cancel embryo transfer (ET)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Poor success of gonadotropin-induced controlled ovarian hyperstimulation and intrauterine insemination for older women
    Isiah D Harris
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:144-8. 2010
    ..To determine the success rates and utility of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation in conjunction with intrauterine insemination (COH/IUI) cycles in women aged 38-39 years versus women >or=40 years old...
  43. ncbi request reprint Preimplantation sex selection demand and preferences in an infertility population
    Tarun Jain
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 83:649-58. 2005
    ..To determine the demand and preferences of infertility patients for sex selection and the method and sex they would choose, and to investigate the relationship between these choices and their demographic and socioeconomic characteristics...
  44. pmc A proteomic analysis of IVF follicular fluid in women <or=32 years old
    Stephanie J Estes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5804, USA
    Fertil Steril 92:1569-78. 2009
    ..To address the lack of predictors of IVF success by using proteomic biometrics...

Research Grants8

  1. Immunology, Inflammation, and Endometriosis
    STACEY ANN MISSMER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We believe that quantifying these factors may improve our understanding of the etiology and consequences of endometriosis. ..
  2. Immunology, Inflammation, and Endometriosis
    STACEY ANN MISSMER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We believe that quantifying these factors may improve our understanding of the etiology and consequences of endometriosis. ..
  3. Endogenous Hormones and Risk of Endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Establishment of follow-up among our younger cohort will provide resources for the first prospective study of endometriosis among adolescents. ..
  4. A prospective study of diet and endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will have substantial power to evaluate the above hypotheses. These analyses will be the first to evaluate the relation between these dietary factors and this important and understudied cause of morbidity among premenopausal women. ..
  5. Endogenous Hormones and Risk of Endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Establishment of follow-up among our younger cohort will provide resources for the first prospective study of endometriosis among adolescents. ..
  6. Immunology, Inflammation, and Endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We believe that quantifying these factors may improve our understanding of the etiology and consequences of endometriosis. ..
  7. Endogenous Hormones and Risk of Endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Establishment of follow-up among our younger cohort will provide resources for the first prospective study of endometriosis among adolescents. ..