Shumin M Zhang

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intakes of carotenoids, vitamin C, and vitamin E and MS risk among two large cohorts of women
    S M Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 57:75-80. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Cataract extraction and risk of breast cancer
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:781-6. 2004
  3. pmc Low-dose aspirin and breast cancer risk: results by tumour characteristics from a randomised trial
    S M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Br J Cancer 98:989-91. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Folate intake and risk of breast cancer characterized by hormone receptor status
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2004-8. 2005
  5. pmc Folate, vitamin B6, multivitamin supplements, and colorectal cancer risk in women
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:108-15. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Plasma folate, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, homocysteine, and risk of breast cancer
    Shumin M Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Preventive Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:373-80. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and risk of breast cancer
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Ave East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:890-4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Intakes of vitamins E and C, carotenoids, vitamin supplements, and PD risk
    S M Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 59:1161-9. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in the Women's Health Study
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:667-76. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Vitamin supplement use and fatal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among US men and women
    S M Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:1064-70. 2001

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Publications84

  1. ncbi request reprint Intakes of carotenoids, vitamin C, and vitamin E and MS risk among two large cohorts of women
    S M Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 57:75-80. 2001
    ..Antioxidant nutrients may reduce the risk of MS. In a recent case-control study, vitamin C intake was significantly inversely associated with MS risk among women. However, no prospective data are available...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cataract extraction and risk of breast cancer
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:781-6. 2004
    ..To prospectively examine the association between cataract extraction and breast cancer risk among 66,782 postmenopausal women who were 50 years or older in the Nurses' Health Study cohort from 1984 to 1998...
  3. pmc Low-dose aspirin and breast cancer risk: results by tumour characteristics from a randomised trial
    S M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Br J Cancer 98:989-91. 2008
    ..The present subgroup analyses further show no effects by tumour characteristics at diagnosis, suggesting that low-dose aspirin has no preventive effect on breast cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Folate intake and risk of breast cancer characterized by hormone receptor status
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2004-8. 2005
    ..Ensuring adequate folate intake seems particularly important for women at higher risk of breast cancer because of alcohol consumption...
  5. pmc Folate, vitamin B6, multivitamin supplements, and colorectal cancer risk in women
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:108-15. 2006
    ..An alternative explanation is that other factors related to dietary intakes of folate and vitamin B(6) account for the inverse associations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Plasma folate, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, homocysteine, and risk of breast cancer
    Shumin M Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Preventive Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:373-80. 2003
    ..However, data relating plasma folate levels to breast cancer risk are sparse. We investigated the association between plasma folate and other vitamins with breast cancer in a prospective, nested case-control study...
  7. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and risk of breast cancer
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Ave East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:890-4. 2007
    ..71 to 1.16; P(trend) = .19; crude incidence rates: 273 versus 305 per 100,000 person-years). Our data suggest that baseline plasma CRP levels are not associated with the increased risk of breast cancer in apparently healthy women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Intakes of vitamins E and C, carotenoids, vitamin supplements, and PD risk
    S M Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 59:1161-9. 2002
    ..Oxidative damage has been implicated in the pathogenesis of PD. Limited and mostly retrospective epidemiologic data suggest a reduction or no change in risk of PD associated with high vitamin E intake...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in the Women's Health Study
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:667-76. 2007
    ..The findings from this prospective study suggest that moderate alcohol consumption increases breast cancer risk...
  10. ncbi request reprint Vitamin supplement use and fatal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among US men and women
    S M Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:1064-70. 2001
    ..These findings do not support an important relation between long-term regular use of individual supplements of vitamins A, C, and E only and multivitamins and fatal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vitamin supplement use and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among women and men
    S M Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:1056-63. 2001
    ..Because an elevated risk among multivitamin users was not observed consistently in the two cohorts and the pooled data were not significant, the elevated risk among women may be the result of chance...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dietary carotenoids and vitamins A, C, and E and risk of breast cancer
    S Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:547-56. 1999
    ..Furthermore, studies of vitamins A, C, and E in relation to breast cancer risk are inconclusive. We have conducted a large, prospective study to evaluate long-term intakes of these nutrients and breast cancer risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of oral conjugated estrogen alone and risk of breast cancer
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:524-9. 2007
    ..These data, like those from the Women's Health Initiative, show no significant increase in breast cancer risk with use of oral conjugated estrogen alone (0.625 mg/day), but a small increase or decrease in risk cannot be excluded...
  14. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of folate intake and the risk of breast cancer
    S Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 281:1632-7. 1999
    ..Folate is involved in DNA synthesis and methylation and may reduce breast cancer risk, particularly among women with greater alcohol consumption...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and protein in relation to risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among women
    S Zhang
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:1751-8. 1999
    ..In this study, we examined the intake of specific types of dietary fat and protein in relation to the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  16. ncbi request reprint Intakes of fruits, vegetables, and related nutrients and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among women
    S M Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:477-85. 2000
    ..Higher intake of vegetables, particularly cruciferous vegetables, may reduce the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat in relation to risk of multiple sclerosis among two large cohorts of women
    S M Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:1056-64. 2000
    ..However, the authors observed a nonsignificantly lower risk of MS for a higher intake of linolenic acid. These findings do not support relations between intakes of total fat or major specific types of fat and the risk of MS...
  18. ncbi request reprint Role of vitamins in the risk, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 16:19-25. 2004
    ..This article presents an overview of the role of vitamins in the risk, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer, with emphasis on current evidence from English-language articles published since 1 August 2002 and indexed in MEDLINE...
  19. pmc Fat, protein, and meat consumption and renal cell cancer risk: a pooled analysis of 13 prospective studies
    Jung Eun Lee
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1695-706. 2008
    ....
  20. pmc Intakes of vitamins A, C, and E and use of multiple vitamin supplements and risk of colon cancer: a pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies
    Yikyung Park
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1745-57. 2010
    ..To evaluate the associations between intakes of vitamins A, C, and E and risk of colon cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Plasma folate, vitamin B-6, vitamin B-12, and risk of breast cancer in women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:734-43. 2008
    ..B vitamins such as folate, vitamin B-6, and vitamin B-12 are coenzymes that are important for DNA integrity and stability. Deficiency in these B vitamins may promote tumor carcinogenesis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables, and colon cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1471-83. 2007
    ..Statistical power to examine associations by colon site has been limited in previous studies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dairy products and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Room 339, Building 2, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:364-72. 2006
    ..Although case-control studies have reported conflicting results for dairy foods and lactose, several cohort studies have shown positive associations between skim milk, lactose, and ovarian cancer...
  24. pmc Risk of colon cancer and coffee, tea, and sugar-sweetened soft drink intake: pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies
    Xuehong Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:771-83. 2010
    ..The relationships between coffee, tea, and sugar-sweetened carbonated soft drink consumption and colon cancer risk remain unresolved...
  25. pmc Effect of combined folic acid, vitamin B(6), and vitamin B(12) on colorectal adenoma
    Yiqing Song
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1562-75. 2012
    ..Folic acid, vitamin B(6), and vitamin B(12) act in concert in the one-carbon metabolism and may protect against colorectal neoplasia. We examined the effect of combined B-vitamin treatment on the occurrence of colorectal adenoma...
  26. pmc Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of breast cancer by hormone receptor status
    Seungyoun Jung
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:219-36. 2013
    ..Because ER(-) tumors account for only 15% to 20% of breast cancers, large pooled analyses are necessary to evaluate precisely the suspected inverse association between fruit and vegetable intake and risk of ER(-) breast cancer...
  27. doi request reprint A prospective study of multivitamin supplement use and risk of breast cancer
    Ken Ishitani
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1197-206. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Total magnesium intake and colorectal cancer incidence in women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2006-9. 2006
  29. pmc Effect of combined folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12 on cancer risk in women: a randomized trial
    Shumin M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 300:2012-21. 2008
    ..Folate, vitamin B(6), and vitamin B(12) are thought to play an important role in cancer prevention...
  30. ncbi request reprint Folate intake and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Honglei Chen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:368-75. 2004
    ..Intake of vitamin B(6) or vitamin B(12) also was not related to the risk of Parkinson's disease. The current study does not support the hypothesis that higher intake of folate or related B vitamins lowers the risk of Parkinson's disease...
  31. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies of dietary fat, cholesterol and egg intake and ovarian cancer
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:273-85. 2006
    ..Results for histologic subtypes were similar. Overall, fat, cholesterol and egg intakes were not associated with ovarian cancer risk. The positive association for saturated fat intake at very high intakes merits further investigation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Intake of the major carotenoids and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2148-54. 2006
    ..These results suggest that consumption of the major carotenoids during adulthood does not play a major role in the incidence of ovarian cancer...
  33. pmc Dietary intake of selected flavonols, flavones, and flavonoid-rich foods and risk of cancer in middle-aged and older women
    Lu Wang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:905-12. 2009
    ..Flavonoids may protect against cancer development through several biological mechanisms. However, epidemiologic studies on dietary flavonoids and cancer risk have yielded inconsistent results...
  34. pmc Plasma homocysteine and cysteine and risk of breast cancer in women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Cancer Res 70:2397-405. 2010
    ..The increased risk of breast cancer associated with high cysteine levels warrants further investigation...
  35. pmc Intakes of fruit, vegetables, and carotenoids and renal cell cancer risk: a pooled analysis of 13 prospective studies
    Jung Eun Lee
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1730-9. 2009
    ..13 (0.95-1.34) for lycopene. In conclusion, increasing fruit and vegetable consumption is associated with decreasing risk of renal cell cancer; carotenoids present in fruit and vegetables may partly contribute to this protection...
  36. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of hemoglobin A1c concentrations and risk of breast cancer in women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Res 66:2869-75. 2006
    ..These data suggest that higher HbA1c concentrations do not seem to increase risk of breast cancer among apparently healthy women...
  37. pmc The aromatase gene (CYP19A1) variants and circulating hepatocyte growth factor in postmenopausal women
    Jennifer H Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e42079. 2012
    ..It is possible that the CYP19A1 gene which alters sex hormones production may influence HGF levels. We examined the association between the CYP19A1 gene variants and plasma HGF concentrations...
  38. pmc Sunlight exposure, vitamin D, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the Nurses' Health Study
    Kimberly A Bertrand
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1731-41. 2011
    ..Evidence from prospective cohort studies, however, is limited and inconsistent. We evaluated the association between ambient ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure and NHL in a nationwide cohort of women, the Nurses' Health Study (NHS)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Plasma cysteinylglycine levels and breast cancer risk in women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Res 67:11123-7. 2007
    ..66 (0.97-2.84; P(trend) = 0.03) in the overweight and obese group. Our findings suggest that women who are susceptible to experiencing oxidative stress may be at a greater risk for developing breast cancer...
  40. ncbi request reprint Premenopausal intakes of vitamins A, C, and E, folate, and carotenoids, and risk of breast cancer
    Eunyoung Cho
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:713-20. 2003
    ..We found no evidence that higher intakes of vitamins C and E, and folate in early adult life reduce risk of breast cancer. However, intake of vitamin A may be related to a reduced risk of breast cancer among smokers...
  41. pmc Genetic variation in sex-steroid receptors and synthesizing enzymes and colorectal cancer risk in women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:897-908. 2010
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and risk of colorectal cancer in women (United States)
    Jennifer Lin
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Ave East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:581-9. 2004
    ..We prospectively investigated the role of BMI in colorectal cancer risk along with the modifying effects of estrogen in a large cohort from the Women's Health Study...
  43. ncbi request reprint Intakes of calcium and vitamin D and risk of colorectal cancer in women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:755-64. 2005
    ..Data provide little support for an association of calcium and vitamin D intake with colorectal cancer risk...
  44. ncbi request reprint Intakes of calcium and vitamin D and breast cancer risk in women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1050-9. 2007
    ..Animal data suggest the potential anticarcinogenic effects of calcium and vitamin D on breast cancer development. However, epidemiologic data relating calcium and vitamin D levels to breast cancer have been inconclusive...
  45. pmc Association between sex hormones and colorectal cancer risk in men and women
    Jennifer H Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:419-424.e1. 2013
    ..There is observational and clinical evidence that indicates that sex hormones affect development of colorectal cancer in men and women. However, the relationship between endogenous sex hormone levels and colorectal cancer is unclear...
  46. ncbi request reprint Intakes of coffee, tea, milk, soda and juice and renal cell cancer in a pooled analysis of 13 prospective studies
    Jung Eun Lee
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:2246-53. 2007
    ..Instead, greater consumption of coffee and tea may be associated with a lower risk of renal cell cancer. (c) 2007 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  47. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the risk of Parkinson disease
    Honglei Chen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:1059-64. 2003
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduce dopaminergic neuron degeneration in animal models of Parkinson disease (PD). However, no epidemiological data have been available on NSAID use and the risk of PD...
  48. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the risk of Parkinson's disease
    Honglei Chen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:547-55. 2004
    ..03) for waist-to-hip ratio. The results do not support a role of overall obesity in PD pathogenesis; however, central obesity may be associated with higher PD risk among never smokers, and this finding merits further investigation...
  49. pmc Alternate-day, low-dose aspirin and cancer risk: long-term observational follow-up of a randomized trial
    Nancy R Cook
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 159:77-85. 2013
    ..Recent evidence suggests that daily aspirin use decreases cancer risk, particularly for colorectal cancer, but evidence for alternate-day use is scant...
  50. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and fatty acids and risk of colorectal cancer in women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:1011-22. 2004
    ..However, intake of fried foods and/or other factors related to their intake may be associated with colorectal cancer development. This finding warrants further examination...
  51. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of fruit, vegetables, and fiber, and risk of colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of women (United States)
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:225-33. 2005
    ..We prospectively examined the association between dietary intakes of fruit, vegetables, and fiber and colorectal cancer risk in a large female cohort from the Women's Health Study...
  52. pmc Carotenoid intakes and risk of breast cancer defined by estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor status: a pooled analysis of 18 prospective cohort studies
    Xuehong Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:713-25. 2012
    ..Epidemiologic studies examining associations between carotenoid intakes and risk of breast cancer by estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) status are limited...
  53. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of fat and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Honglei Chen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1007-14. 2003
    ..65, 95% CI: 0.46, 0.91; p for trend = 0.05). Results do not support an important role of overall fat intake in the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease, but a possible adverse effect of saturated fat for men could not be excluded...
  54. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of plasma total cysteine and risk of breast cancer
    Shumin M Zhang
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1188-93. 2003
    ..Cysteine or its precursors might have the potential to be chemopreventive against breast cancer...
  55. pmc Hemoglobin A1c concentrations and risk of colorectal cancer in women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:3010-2. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and ovarian cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2160-7. 2005
    ..Associations for total fruits and vegetables were similar for different histologic types. These results suggest that fruit and vegetable consumption in adulthood has no important association with the risk of ovarian cancer...
  57. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber intake and risk of colorectal cancer: a pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies
    Yikyung Park
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 294:2849-57. 2005
    ..Inconsistent findings from observational studies have continued the controversy over the effects of dietary fiber on colorectal cancer...
  58. pmc The VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL): rationale and design of a large randomized controlled trial of vitamin D and marine omega-3 fatty acid supplements for the primary prevention of cancer and cardiovascular disease
    JoAnn E Manson
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:159-71. 2012
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptives, reproductive factors, and risk of colorectal cancer among women in a prospective cohort study
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:794-801. 2007
    ..09). No significant association was observed between reproductive factors and colorectal cancer risk. These findings provide some support for a potential role of OCs in reducing risk of colorectal cancer...
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Diet and Parkinson's disease: a potential role of dairy products in men
    Honglei Chen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Neurol 52:793-801. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that higher intake of dairy products may increase the risk of PD in men; however, this finding needs further evaluation, and the underlying active components need to be identified...
  62. ncbi request reprint Interaction between genetic variations in DNA repair genes and plasma folate on breast cancer risk
    Jiali Han
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, Harvard School of Public Health, Room 105, Building II, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:520-4. 2004
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Flavonoid intake and colorectal cancer risk in men and women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:644-51. 2006
    ..These data provide little support for the hypothesis of an association between flavonoid intake and colorectal cancer risk, at least within the ranges of intakes consumed in the populations studied...
  64. pmc Caffeine consumption and the risk of breast cancer in a large prospective cohort of women
    Ken Ishitani
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2022-31. 2008
    ..Prospective data relating caffeine consumption to breast cancer risk are limited...
  65. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and renal cell cancer in a pooled analysis of 12 prospective studies
    Jung Eun Lee
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:801-10. 2007
    ..An inverse association between alcohol intake and risk of renal cell cancer has been suggested in a few prospective studies, but each of these studies included a small number of cases...
  66. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein levels are not associated with increased risk for colorectal cancer in women
    Shumin M Zhang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
    Ann Intern Med 142:425-32. 2005
    ..While a recent prospective study observed a positive association between C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation, and risk for colon cancer, data testing this hypothesis are sparse...
  67. pmc Estrogen and progesterone-related gene variants and colorectal cancer risk in women
    Jennifer H Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Genet 12:78. 2011
    ..Inherited variation in the sex-hormone genes may be one mechanism by which sex hormones affect colorectal cancer, although data are limited...
  68. pmc Caffeine consumption and incident atrial fibrillation in women
    David Conen
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Womenrsquos Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:509-14. 2010
    ..It is somewhat controversial whether caffeine consumption is associated with an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Weight loss in Parkinson's disease
    Honglei Chen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Neurol 53:676-9. 2003
    ..002). In conclusion, weight loss in PD patients appears to be a continuous process that starts several years before the diagnosis and is not caused by reduced energy intake...
  70. ncbi request reprint Dietary and plasma lycopene and the risk of breast cancer
    Howard D Sesso
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215 1204, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1074-81. 2005
    ..In conclusion, neither higher dietary nor plasma lycopene levels were associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer in middle-aged and older women...
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi request reprint Methods for pooling results of epidemiologic studies: the Pooling Project of Prospective Studies of Diet and Cancer
    Stephanie A Smith-Warner
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1053-64. 2006
    ..Most of the methods used in the Pooling Project may be adapted for examining associations with dietary and nondietary factors in pooled analyses of case-control studies or case-control and cohort studies combined...
  73. doi request reprint Predicting adherence to tamoxifen for breast cancer adjuvant therapy and prevention
    Jennifer H Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:1360-5. 2011
    ..g., other SERMs and aromatase inhibitors) are critical, as is the development of effective/targeted interventions to improve adherence and thus treatment outcomes in at-risk women...
  74. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of body mass index, weight change, and risk of adult-onset asthma in women
    C A Camargo
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:2582-8. 1999
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Continuous measurement of gut pH with near-infrared spectroscopy during hemorrhagic shock
    J C Puyana
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Trauma 46:9-15. 1999
    ..Here, we evaluate near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) to assess bowel pH in a swine shock model...
  76. pmc Modulation of lung molecular biomarkers by beta-carotene in the Physicians' Health Study
    Chun Liu
    Nutrition and Cancer Biology Laboratory, US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Cancer 115:1049-58. 2009
    ..The objective of the current investigation was to evaluate how long-term beta-carotene supplementation affects molecular markers of lung carcinogenesis in the PHS...
  77. pmc Specificity analysis of sera from breast cancer patients vaccinated with MUC1-KLH plus QS-21
    S Adluri
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Br J Cancer 79:1806-12. 1999
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Variants in the gene encoding C3 are associated with asthma and related phenotypes among African Caribbean families
    K C Barnes
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Genes Immun 7:27-35. 2006
    ..003, 0.007, 0.018, respectively) considering haplotype-specific tests. Taken together, these results implicate the C3 gene as a priority candidate controlling risk for asthma and allergic disease in this population of African descent...
  79. ncbi request reprint Dietary carotenoids and risk of colorectal cancer in a pooled analysis of 11 cohort studies
    Satu Mannisto
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 165:246-55. 2007
    ..00). The associations observed were generally similar across studies, for both sexes, and for colon cancer and rectal cancer. These pooled data did not suggest that carotenoids play an important role in the etiology of colorectal cancer...
  80. ncbi request reprint Survival of Parkinson's disease patients in a large prospective cohort of male health professionals
    Honglei Chen
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Mov Disord 21:1002-7. 2006
    ..However, smoking seems to impose little additional risk among PD patients in this large cohort of health professionals...
  81. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 15:1067-76. 2004
    ..The effect of alcohol intake on risk of NHL is unclear. We therefore conducted a population-based case-control study to examine the association between alcohol and NHL risk...
  82. pmc Height, body mass index, and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Leo J Schouten
    Department of Epidemiology, GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:902-12. 2008
    ..Although many studies have investigated the association between anthropometry and ovarian cancer risk, results have been inconsistent...
  83. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma in men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:512-20. 2005
    ..Diet could influence NHL risk by modulating the immune system, although evidence is limited. We did a population-based case-control study to determine whether differences in diet were associated with NHL risk...
  84. ncbi request reprint Women's health and gender biology: the late but welcome arrival of evidence-based research
    Shumin M Zhang
    Nutr Clin Care 5:269-71. 2002