Esther K Wei

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Comparison of risk factors for colon and rectal cancer
    Esther K Wei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 108:433-42. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint C-peptide, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1, glycosylated hemoglobin, and the risk of distal colorectal adenoma in women
    Esther K Wei
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:750-5. 2006
  3. pmc Body fatness during childhood and adolescence, adult height, and risk of colorectal adenoma in women
    Katharina Nimptsch
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:1710-8. 2011
  4. pmc Cumulative risk of colon cancer up to age 70 years by risk factor status using data from the Nurses' Health Study
    Esther K Wei
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:863-72. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Low plasma adiponectin levels and risk of colorectal cancer in men: a prospective study
    Esther K Wei
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1688-94. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Plasma vitamin B6 and the risk of colorectal cancer and adenoma in women
    Esther K Wei
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:684-92. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving colorectal cancer screening by targeting office systems in primary care practices: disseminating research results into clinical practice
    Esther K Wei
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:661-6. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Prediagnostic plasma folate and the risk of death in patients with colorectal cancer
    Brian M Wolpin
    Department of MedicalOncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:3222-8. 2008
  9. pmc Burden of smoking on cause-specific mortality: application to the Nurses' Health Study
    Stacey A Kenfield
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Tob Control 19:248-54. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of C-peptide, insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1, and the risk of colorectal cancer in women
    Esther K Wei
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 3rd Floor, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:850-5. 2005

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Comparison of risk factors for colon and rectal cancer
    Esther K Wei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 108:433-42. 2004
    ..Future investigations of colon or rectal cancer should take into consideration risk factor differences by subsite...
  2. ncbi request reprint C-peptide, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1, glycosylated hemoglobin, and the risk of distal colorectal adenoma in women
    Esther K Wei
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:750-5. 2006
    ..However, few studies have evaluated whether these factors are also associated with risk of colorectal adenoma, the main precursor lesion to colorectal cancer...
  3. pmc Body fatness during childhood and adolescence, adult height, and risk of colorectal adenoma in women
    Katharina Nimptsch
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:1710-8. 2011
    ..Higher height and body fatness during childhood was associated with increased risk of distal adenoma later in life, independent of adult body weight...
  4. pmc Cumulative risk of colon cancer up to age 70 years by risk factor status using data from the Nurses' Health Study
    Esther K Wei
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:863-72. 2009
    ..For women with a high risk factor profile, adopting a healthier lifestyle could dramatically reduce colon cancer risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint Low plasma adiponectin levels and risk of colorectal cancer in men: a prospective study
    Esther K Wei
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1688-94. 2005
    ..Because both adiposity and insulin resistance have been associated with risk of colorectal cancer, we hypothesized that adiponectin is associated with colorectal carcinogenesis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Plasma vitamin B6 and the risk of colorectal cancer and adenoma in women
    Esther K Wei
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:684-92. 2005
    ..However, no previous epidemiologic studies have directly evaluated the association of plasma PLP with risk for colorectal neoplasia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving colorectal cancer screening by targeting office systems in primary care practices: disseminating research results into clinical practice
    Esther K Wei
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:661-6. 2005
    ..Randomized trials have shown the efficacy of an office systems approach in improving colorectal cancer (CRC) screening behaviors; its feasibility in real-world primary care practices has not been well studied...
  8. doi request reprint Prediagnostic plasma folate and the risk of death in patients with colorectal cancer
    Brian M Wolpin
    Department of MedicalOncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:3222-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, high priority has been given to research investigating the influence of folate on cancer progression in patients with colorectal cancer...
  9. pmc Burden of smoking on cause-specific mortality: application to the Nurses' Health Study
    Stacey A Kenfield
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Tob Control 19:248-54. 2010
    ..The burden of smoking on six causes of death in women was evaluated using various novel modelling approaches...
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of C-peptide, insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1, and the risk of colorectal cancer in women
    Esther K Wei
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 3rd Floor, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:850-5. 2005
    ..Although altering IGF-I levels may not be practical, the growing burden of obesity and consequently hyperinsulinemia, which seems increasingly important for colon cancer, may be a target for effective prevention...