Eva S Schernhammer

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Epigenomic diversity of colorectal cancer indicated by LINE-1 methylation in a database of 869 tumors
    Yoshifumi Baba
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Mol Cancer 9:125. 2010
  3. pmc Urinary 6-Sulphatoxymelatonin levels and risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women: the ORDET cohort
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:729-37. 2010
  4. pmc Dietary folate, alcohol and B vitamins in relation to LINE-1 hypomethylation in colon cancer
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gut 59:794-9. 2010
  5. pmc Associations of self-reported sleep duration and snoring with colorectal cancer risk in men and women
    Xuehong Zhang
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Sleep 36:681-8. 2013
  6. pmc Rotating night shift work and risk of type 2 diabetes: two prospective cohort studies in women
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001141. 2011
  7. pmc Precision of pyrosequencing assay to measure LINE-1 methylation in colon cancer, normal colonic mucosa, and peripheral blood cells
    Natsumi Irahara
    Molecular Oncologic Pathology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 44 Binney St, Room JF 215C, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Mol Diagn 12:177-83. 2010
  8. pmc Aspirin dose and duration of use and risk of colorectal cancer in men
    Andrew T Chan
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Gastroenterology 134:21-8. 2008
  9. pmc Chronotype and breast cancer risk in a cohort of US nurses
    Cody Ramin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Chronobiol Int 30:1181-6. 2013
  10. pmc Circulating melatonin and the risk of breast and endometrial cancer in women
    Akila N Viswanathan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Lett 281:1-7. 2009

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Publications66

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Epigenomic diversity of colorectal cancer indicated by LINE-1 methylation in a database of 869 tumors
    Yoshifumi Baba
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Mol Cancer 9:125. 2010
    ..Thus, it is of particular interest to examine whether its wide variation can be attributed to clinical, pathologic or molecular features...
  3. pmc Urinary 6-Sulphatoxymelatonin levels and risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women: the ORDET cohort
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:729-37. 2010
    ..Lower urinary melatonin levels are associated with a higher risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Literature for premenopausal women is scant and inconsistent...
  4. pmc Dietary folate, alcohol and B vitamins in relation to LINE-1 hypomethylation in colon cancer
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gut 59:794-9. 2010
    ..Long interspersed nucleotide element-1 (LINE-1) is an emerging indicator of genome-wide DNA methylation level that has previously been linked to colon cancer survival...
  5. pmc Associations of self-reported sleep duration and snoring with colorectal cancer risk in men and women
    Xuehong Zhang
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Sleep 36:681-8. 2013
    ..We assessed the relationship between sleep duration, snoring and colorectal cancer risk...
  6. pmc Rotating night shift work and risk of type 2 diabetes: two prospective cohort studies in women
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001141. 2011
    ..However, its association with type 2 diabetes remains unclear. Therefore, we aimed to evaluate this association in two cohorts of US women...
  7. pmc Precision of pyrosequencing assay to measure LINE-1 methylation in colon cancer, normal colonic mucosa, and peripheral blood cells
    Natsumi Irahara
    Molecular Oncologic Pathology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 44 Binney St, Room JF 215C, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Mol Diagn 12:177-83. 2010
    ..9) in leukocyte DNA. In conclusion, bisulfite conversion and PCR-pyrosequencing assay can measure LINE-1 methylation in macrodissected colon cancer, normal colon, and blood DNA, and may be useful in clinical and research settings...
  8. pmc Aspirin dose and duration of use and risk of colorectal cancer in men
    Andrew T Chan
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Gastroenterology 134:21-8. 2008
    ..Long-term data on the risk of colorectal cancer according to dose, duration, and consistency of aspirin therapy are limited...
  9. pmc Chronotype and breast cancer risk in a cohort of US nurses
    Cody Ramin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Chronobiol Int 30:1181-6. 2013
    ..A modestly increased risk among neither morning nor evening types may indicate circadian disruption as a potentially underlying mechanism; however, more studies are needed to confirm our results. ..
  10. pmc Circulating melatonin and the risk of breast and endometrial cancer in women
    Akila N Viswanathan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Lett 281:1-7. 2009
    ..Additional studies are needed to delineate further the potential of melatonin in cancer prevention...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc A cohort study of tumoral LINE-1 hypomethylation and prognosis in colon cancer
    Shuji Ogino
    Center for Molecular Oncologic Pathology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1734-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, tumoral LINE-1 hypomethylation is independently associated with shorter survival among colon cancer patients...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of light perception on menarche in blind women
    Erin E Flynn-Evans
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:243-8. 2009
    ..The present study was conducted to determine whether differences exist in reproductive measures among blind women with at least light perception (LP) compared to women with no perception of light (NPL)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor-I, its binding proteins (IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-3), and growth hormone and breast cancer risk in The Nurses Health Study II
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 13:583-92. 2006
    ..In conclusion, circulating IGF-I, IGFBP-1, IGFBP-3, and GH levels appear to have no important association with breast cancer risk in a large cohort of premenopausal women...
  15. pmc B vitamins, methionine and alcohol intake and risk of colon cancer in relation to BRAF mutation and CpG island methylator phenotype (CIMP)
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21102. 2011
    ..How one-carbon nutrients affect the CpG island methylator phenotype (CIMP) or BRAF mutation status in colon cancer remains uncertain...
  16. pmc Association of nocturnal melatonin secretion with insulin resistance in nondiabetic young women
    Ciaran J McMullan
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 41 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Suite 121, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:231-8. 2013
    ..28, 0.74) among women in the highest quartile of urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin:creatinine ratio compared with women in the lowest quartile. Nocturnal melatonin secretion is independently and inversely associated with insulin resistance. ..
  17. pmc Circadian genes and breast cancer susceptibility in rotating shift workers
    Genevieve M Monsees
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 131:2547-52. 2012
    ..56). In summary, common variation in circadian genes plays at most a small role in breast cancer risk among women of European ancestry. The impact of NPAS2 Ala394Thr in the presence of rotating shift-work requires further investigation...
  18. pmc Dietary correlates of urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin concentrations in the Nurses' Health Study cohorts
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:975-85. 2009
    ..Although melatonin is a direct derivative of the essential amino acid tryptophan, little is known about the relation of diet with melatonin concentrations...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Long-term use of aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of colorectal cancer
    Andrew T Chan
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    JAMA 294:914-23. 2005
    ..However, data on long-term risk of colorectal cancer according to dose, timing, or duration of therapy with aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) remain limited...
  21. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of aspirin use and the risk for colorectal adenoma
    Andrew T Chan
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:157-66. 2004
    ..However, the effect of dose and duration of use, particularly in an average-risk population, is not well understood...
  22. pmc A prospective study of dietary folate and vitamin B and colon cancer according to microsatellite instability and KRAS mutational status
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2895-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the influence of dietary one-carbon nutrient intake on colon cancer risk does not seem to differ according to MSI or KRAS mutational status...
  23. ncbi request reprint Circulating insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 and the risk of pancreatic cancer
    Brian M Wolpin
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Res 67:7923-8. 2007
    ..30; 95% CI, 1.48-7.35). Among participants in four U.S. prospective cohort studies, low plasma IGFBP-1 levels significantly predicted an increased risk of pancreatic cancer...
  24. pmc Urinary melatonin levels and postmenopausal breast cancer risk in the Nurses' Health Study cohort
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:74-9. 2009
    ..Melatonin seems to play a role in breast cancer etiology, but data addressing the association between melatonin levels and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women is sparse...
  25. pmc Urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin levels and risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Eva S Schernhammer
    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 100:898-905. 2008
    ..Low urinary melatonin levels have been associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women. However, the association between melatonin levels and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women remains unclear...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sugar-sweetened soft drink consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer in two prospective cohorts
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2098-105. 2005
    ..We investigated whether higher consumption of sugar-sweetened soft drinks increases the risk of pancreatic cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint Urinary melatonin levels and breast cancer risk
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1084-7. 2005
    ..These prospective data support the hypothesis that higher melatonin levels, as measured in first morning urine, are associated with a lower risk of breast cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Job stress and breast cancer risk: the nurses' health study
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:1079-86. 2004
    ..87 (95% CI: 0.73, 1.04) for women in high-strain jobs, and 0.90 (95% CI: 0.76, 1.06) for women in passive jobs. Findings from this study indicate that job stress is not related to any increase in breast cancer risk...
  29. pmc Molecular pathological epidemiology of epigenetics: emerging integrative science to analyze environment, host, and disease
    Shuji Ogino
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Mod Pathol 26:465-84. 2013
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  30. pmc Melatonin secretion and the incidence of type 2 diabetes
    Ciaran J McMullan
    Renal Division, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 309:1388-96. 2013
    ..Additionally, in a cross-sectional analysis of persons without diabetes, lower nocturnal melatonin secretion was associated with increased insulin resistance...
  31. pmc Consumption of artificial sweetener- and sugar-containing soda and risk of lymphoma and leukemia in men and women
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:1419-28. 2012
    ..Despite safety reports of the artificial sweetener aspartame, health-related concerns remain...
  32. pmc Prospective study of family history and colorectal cancer risk by tumor LINE-1 methylation level
    Shuji Ogino
    Center for Molecular Oncologic Pathology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 450 Brookline Ave, Rm JF 215C, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:130-40. 2013
    ..We tested the hypothesis that CRC family history might confer a higher risk of LINE-1 methylation-low CRC...
  33. ncbi request reprint Urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin levels and their correlations with lifestyle factors and steroid hormone levels
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pineal Res 40:116-24. 2006
    ..Melatonin levels may be one mechanism through which these factors influence the development of cancer, but more studies are needed to elucidate these mechanisms definitively...
  34. pmc Aspirin, NSAID, and acetaminophen use and the risk of endometrial cancer
    Akila N Viswanathan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Res 68:2507-13. 2008
    ..However, risk was significantly lower for current aspirin users who were obese or who were postmenopausal and had never used PMHs; these subgroup findings require further confirmation...
  35. pmc Body size in early life and adult levels of insulin-like growth factor 1 and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3
    Elizabeth M Poole
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:642-51. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that altered IGF-1 levels in adulthood may be a mechanism through which early-life body size influences subsequent breast cancer risk...
  36. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of aspirin use and the risk of pancreatic cancer in women
    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 96:22-8. 2004
    ....
  37. pmc Rotating night shifts and risk of skin 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 103:602-6. 2011
    ..005). Hair color, a surrogate for an individual's susceptibility to skin cancer, was a statistically significant effect modifier for the observed associations; darker-haired women had the lowest risk (P(interaction) = .02)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Circulating levels of insulin-like growth factors, their binding proteins, and breast cancer risk
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:699-704. 2005
    ..Few studies have assessed IGF binding protein-1 (IGFBP-1) or free IGF and breast cancer risk...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Night shift work and the risk of endometrial cancer
    Akila N Viswanathan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Res 67:10618-22. 2007
    ..Our results add to growing literature that suggests women who work at night may benefit from cancer prevention strategies...
  41. ncbi request reprint A prospective study on habitual duration of sleep and incidence of breast cancer in a large cohort of women
    Simone P Pinheiro
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Res 66:5521-5. 2006
    ..05). In this prospective study, we found no convincing evidence for an association between sleep duration and the incidence of breast cancer...
  42. pmc Rotating nightshift work and the risk of endometriosis in premenopausal women
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:476.e1-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to study the association between rotating nightshift work and endometriosis risk within the Nurses' Health Study II...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sleep duration in midlife and later life in relation to cognition
    ELIZABETH E DEVORE
    Department of Medicine, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1073-81. 2014
    ..To evaluate associations between sleep duration at midlife and later life and change in sleep duration over time and cognition in older women...
  44. doi request reprint Rotating night shift work and disparate hypertension risk in African-Americans
    Sung J Lieu
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Hypertens 30:61-6. 2012
    ..Because blood pressure responds differently to sleep alterations in blacks compared with whites, we hypothesized that rotating night shift work may be a stronger risk factor for hypertension among blacks...
  45. pmc Comprehensive biostatistical analysis of CpG island methylator phenotype in colorectal cancer using a large population-based sample
    Katsuhiko Nosho
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3698. 2008
    ..In stratified analyses, the relations of CIMP-high with poor differentiation, KRAS mutation and LINE-1 hypomethylation significantly differed according to MSI status...
  46. pmc Rotating night shift work and risk of ovarian cancer
    Elizabeth M Poole
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:934-8. 2011
    ..Night shift work has been associated with higher risks of breast and endometrial cancer, but few studies have evaluated associations with other reproductive cancers...
  47. ncbi request reprint Caregiving stress, endogenous sex steroid hormone levels, and breast cancer incidence
    Candyce H Kroenke
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1019-27. 2004
    ..7.46 pg/ml (95% confidence interval: 6.36, 8.76)) and bioavailable estradiol (geometric mean, 1.86 pg/ml vs. 1.35 pg/ml (95% confidence interval: 1.00, 1.82)). Stress from caregiving did not appear to increase breast cancer risk...
  48. pmc Urinary melatonin and risk of incident hypertension among young women
    John P Forman
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, 181 Longwood Avenue, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Hypertens 28:446-51. 2010
    ..However, whether lower physiologic levels of melatonin are an independent risk factor for the development of hypertension has never been reported...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiological studies for evaluating the role of cyclooxygenase in chemoprevention of malignant tumors]
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Wien Med Wochenschr 153:104-15. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Harvard launches a workshop series targeting the control of obesity in the US
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:1009-12. 2003
    ..Future workshops will help refine these messages with the ultimate goal of providing policy makers and communities with a tool for obesity control...
  51. doi request reprint Attitudes about the use of complementary and alternative medicine in cancer treatment
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1115-20. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to achieve an understanding what determines the attitude of people toward complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is essential in decisions about costly therapies in cancer treatment...
  52. doi request reprint Parkinson's disease and cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Archna Bajaj
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:697-707. 2010
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Total visual blindness is protective against breast cancer
    Erin E Flynn-Evans
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue BLI 438, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1753-6. 2009
    ..Mechanisms influenced by ocular light perception, such as melatonin or circadian synchronization, are thought to account for this lower risk...
  54. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of sleep duration and mortality risk in women
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Sleep 27:440-4. 2004
    ..However, recent studies suggest the risk of death is lower in those sleeping 7 hours. We prospectively examined the association between sleep duration and mortality in women to better understand the effect of sleep duration on health...
  55. ncbi request reprint Polymorphic variation at the -202 locus in IGFBP3: Influence on serum levels of insulin-like growth factors, interaction with plasma retinol and vitamin D and breast cancer risk
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 107:60-4. 2003
    ..Our data do not demonstrate a significant influence of this locus on breast cancer risk, but we cannot exclude a minor influence or an influence confined to subgroups...
  56. ncbi request reprint The association of self-reported sleep duration, difficulty sleeping, and snoring with cognitive function in older women
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:41-8. 2006
    ..However, the lack of an association with prospective cognitive decline warrants further investigation...
  57. pmc Folate and vitamin B6 intake and risk of colon cancer in relation to p53 expression
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Department of Medicine, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Gastroenterology 135:770-80. 2008
    ..In laboratory models, folate deficiency appears to induce p53 mutation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Suicide rates among physicians: a quantitative and gender assessment (meta-analysis)
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2295-302. 2004
    ..In this study, physicians' suicide rate ratios were estimated with a meta-analysis and systematic quality assessment of recent studies...
  59. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factors and neoplasia
    Michael N Pollak
    Department of Oncology, McGill University and Lady Davis Research Institute, 3999 Rue Côte Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    Nat Rev Cancer 4:505-18. 2004
  60. ncbi request reprint Work characteristics and incidence of type 2 diabetes in women
    Candyce H Kroenke
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:175-83. 2007
    ..Job strain was unrelated to risk of type 2 diabetes. In conclusion, working overtime predicted a slightly elevated risk of type 2 diabetes in young and middle-aged female nurses...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening in Austria
    Christian Vutuc
    Division of Epidemiology, Centre of Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:457-61. 2005
    ..However, given the long lead-time for prostate cancer, even longer follow-up may still be needed to detect any important trends...
  62. ncbi request reprint Nutritional and lifestyle correlates of the cancer-protective hormone melatonin
    Regina P Dopfel
    Harvard University, A L M Program, Biological Sciences, 51 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:140-8. 2007
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Social networks, social support, and survival after breast cancer diagnosis
    Candyce H Kroenke
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars, University of California, San Francisco, Center for Health and Community, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:1105-11. 2006
    ..We prospectively examined social ties and survival after breast cancer diagnosis...
  64. ncbi request reprint Correlates for poor sleepers in a Los Angeles high school
    Sarah P Megdal
    Yale College, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Sleep Med 9:60-3. 2007
    ..We explored sleep patterns including morning-evening preference and their associations with other lifestyle determinants among high school students...
  65. ncbi request reprint In-utero exposures and breast cancer risk: joint effect of estrogens and insulin-like growth factor?
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Cancer Causes Control 13:505-8. 2002
    ..More research is needed to elucidate this potential mechanism...
  66. 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...