Loren Lipworth

Summary

Affiliation: International Epidemiology Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study of mortality among adults prescribed paracetamol in Denmark
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:796-801. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study of mortality among users of ibuprofen in Denmark
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Ther 11:156-63. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Dietary vitamin D intake and cancers of the colon and rectum: a case-control study in Italy
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Nutr Cancer 61:70-5. 2009
  4. pmc Renal cell cancer among African Americans: an epidemiologic review
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Boulevard, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:133. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Silicone breast implants and connective tissue disease: no association
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Semin Immunopathol 33:287-94. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Cancer among Scandinavian women with cosmetic breast implants: a pooled long-term follow-up study
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:490-3. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term cancer risk among Swedish women with cosmetic breast implants: an update of a nationwide study
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:557-60. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The safety of silicone gel-filled breast implants: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:569-80. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint A nationwide epidemiologic study of breast cancer incidence following breast reduction surgery in a large cohort of Swedish women
    Jon P Fryzek
    Department of Medicine, International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:131-4. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Cancer incidence among workers at a satellite manufacturing facility
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1500-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study of mortality among adults prescribed paracetamol in Denmark
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:796-801. 2003
    ..We examined overall and cause-specific mortality in a population-based cohort of individuals prescribed paracetamol. We evaluated rates of death due to liver and renal disease, cancer, and other major causes of death...
  2. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study of mortality among users of ibuprofen in Denmark
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Ther 11:156-63. 2004
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Dietary vitamin D intake and cancers of the colon and rectum: a case-control study in Italy
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Nutr Cancer 61:70-5. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Renal cell cancer among African Americans: an epidemiologic review
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Boulevard, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:133. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Silicone breast implants and connective tissue disease: no association
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Semin Immunopathol 33:287-94. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Cancer among Scandinavian women with cosmetic breast implants: a pooled long-term follow-up study
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:490-3. 2009
    ..The results provide no evidence of an association between breast implants and any type of cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term cancer risk among Swedish women with cosmetic breast implants: an update of a nationwide study
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:557-60. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The safety of silicone gel-filled breast implants: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:569-80. 2007
    ..Future studies are needed to determine whether the consistently observed excess of suicide among women with implants reflects underlying psychiatric illness prior to breast augmentation surgery or other factors...
  9. ncbi request reprint A nationwide epidemiologic study of breast cancer incidence following breast reduction surgery in a large cohort of Swedish women
    Jon P Fryzek
    Department of Medicine, International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:131-4. 2006
    ..As the evidence from large-scale cohort studies accumulates, direct testing of this reduction in risk through clinical trials should be considered...
  10. doi request reprint Cancer incidence among workers at a satellite manufacturing facility
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1500-5. 2012
    ..To evaluate cancer incidence overall and renal cancer in particular among workers at the Valley Forge satellite manufacturing complex in Pennsylvania. A previous mortality study observed a slightly elevated risk estimate for brain cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Breast implants and fibromyalgia: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:284-7. 2004
    ..Thus, the weight of the epidemiologic evidence is remarkably consistent and reassuring in failing to support an association between breast implants and subsequent fibromyalgia...
  12. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of renal cell carcinoma
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Urol 176:2353-8. 2006
    ..We identified and examined risk factors for renal cell cancer, some of which may explain in part the trends of steadily increasing incidence rates, particularly in black Americans...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outcome of upper gastro-intestinal bleeding and use of ibuprofen versus paracetamol
    William J Blot
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Pharm World Sci 26:319-23. 2004
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are known to increase the risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB). Whether the severity of outcome of UGIB associated with NSAIDs differs from non-NSAID-related UGIB is less clear...
  14. ncbi request reprint A nationwide followup study of autoimmune and connective tissue disease among hip and knee implant patients
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 12:255-62. 2002
    ..After long-term followup, the associations we observed with polyarteritis nodosa and fibrositis could be the basis for future investigations...
  15. doi request reprint Psychological characteristics of Danish women with cosmetic breast implants
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 63:11-4. 2009
    ..Future studies using standardized, validated psychiatric assessment tools are needed to determine whether this can explain the higher risk for suicide among a subset of women seeking cosmetic breast implants...
  16. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus, other medical conditions and pancreatic cancer: a case-control study
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 27:255-61. 2011
    ..Diabetes and other medical conditions have been related to pancreatic cancer, but time risk quantification is unsettled...
  17. doi request reprint Cancer mortality among aircraft manufacturing workers: an extended follow-up
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:992-1007. 2011
    ..Extended cancer follow-up among 77,943 aircraft workers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of suicide among patients with breast implants: do the epidemiologic data support psychiatric consultation?
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilty University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:277-80. 2004
    ..Until such studies are completed, psychiatric consultation should be considered before breast augmentation, especially for patients perceived to be at high risk by the plastic surgeon...
  19. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders in Danish welders
    Jon P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:466-72. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate rates of hospitalizations for neurodegenerative disorders in a cohort of Danish metal manufacturing employees...
  20. ncbi request reprint A nationwide study of connective tissue disease and other rheumatic conditions among Danish women with long-term cosmetic breast implantation
    Jon P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:374-9. 2007
    ..Numerous epidemiologic studies have demonstrated that breast implants are not associated with connective tissue diseases (CTDs). However, many CTDs are rare, and continued follow-up of women with breast implants is warranted...
  21. ncbi request reprint Excess mortality from suicide and other external causes of death among women with cosmetic breast implants
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:119-23; discussion 124-5. 2007
    ..Thus, screening for pre-implant psychiatric morbidity and post-implant monitoring among women seeking cosmetic breast implants may be warranted...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk among pacemaker recipients in Denmark, 1982-1996
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 12:263-70. 2002
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  23. doi request reprint Review of epidemiologic studies of dietary acrylamide intake and the risk of cancer
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:375-86. 2012
    ..Therefore, continued epidemiologic investigation of acrylamide and cancer risk appears to be a misguided research priority...
  24. ncbi request reprint Incidence of cancer among patients with knee implants in Sweden, 1980-1994
    Jon P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Cancer 94:3057-62. 2002
    ..We investigated cancer occurrence in a nationwide population-based cohort of 30,011 patients who underwent knee replacement surgery in Sweden from 1980 to 1994...
  25. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to rock wool and glass wool and risk of cancers of the lung and the head and neck: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:1075-87. 2009
    ..To conduct a review and meta-analysis of risks of cancers of the lung and head and neck (HN) from exposure to rock wool (RW) and glass wool (GW)...
  26. pmc Renal cancer paradox: higher incidence but not higher mortality among African-Americans
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 20:331-3. 2011
    ..Further research into the enigmatic descriptive epidemiology and the biology and natural history of renal cell cancer may shed light on the etiology of this malignancy and its more frequent occurrence among black Americans...
  27. doi request reprint Excess suicide risk and other external causes of death among women with cosmetic breast implants: a neglected research priority
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Boulevard, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 12:234-8. 2010
    ..Research into the psychiatric profiles and history of the women who have committed suicide in the investigated cohorts appears warranted...
  28. doi request reprint Cancer mortality among workers at a satellite manufacturing facility
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:427-33. 2011
    ..To assess risk of cancer overall and renal cancer in particular among workers at the Valley Forge satellite manufacturing complex...
  29. ncbi request reprint Suicide among women with cosmetic breast implants: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Boulevard, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:445-50. 2003
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  30. ncbi request reprint Confounding by indication in epidemiologic studies of commonly used analgesics
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Ther 9:199-205. 2002
    ..In this article we review examples from the published literature to demonstrate how confounding by indication can affect the findings of pharmacoepidemiologic studies relating analgesic use to various health outcomes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Silicone breast implants and connective tissue disease: an updated review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:598-601. 2004
    ..Thus, the conclusions reached in earlier independent reviews have not changed based on data published during the subsequent years...
  32. ncbi request reprint Confounding by indication: implications for implant research
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:63-8. 2003
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint The reliability of dietary data for self- and next-of-kin respondents
    Jon P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:278-83. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Brain cancer and cosmetic breast implants: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:115-7. 2004
    ..45 reported in the 1 positive mortality study. Overall, the epidemiologic evidence does not support an association between breast implants and brain cancer incidence...
  35. doi request reprint Breast implants and lymphoma risk: a review of the epidemiologic evidence through 2008
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:790-3. 2009
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  36. ncbi request reprint Breast reduction surgery and breast cancer risk: does reduction mammaplasty have a role in primary prevention strategies for women at high risk of breast cancer?
    Robert E Tarone
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:2104-10; discussion 2111-2. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic aspects of renal cell carcinoma
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Semin Oncol 33:527-33. 2006
    ..Epidemiologic studies are needed to identify reasons for the increasing incidence of renal cell cancer, with particular focus on why the incidence rate for black Americans has risen to significantly surpass that of white Americans...
  38. doi request reprint The epidemiology of environmental perchlorate exposure and thyroid function: a comprehensive review
    Robert E Tarone
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:653-60. 2010
    ..To review the epidemiological literature relevant to evaluating the risk of adverse effects on thyroid function associated with environmental perchlorate exposure...
  39. pmc Sedentary behavior, physical activity, and likelihood of breast cancer among Black and White women: a report from the Southern Community Cohort Study
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 6:566-76. 2013
    ..Differences in these associations between Black and White women require further investigation. Reducing sedentary behavior and increasing physical activity are potentially independent targets for breast cancer prevention interventions...
  40. pmc Epidemiologic characteristics and risk factors for renal cell cancer
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Clin Epidemiol 1:33-43. 2009
    ..Novel epidemiologic approaches, including evaluation of gene-environment interactions and epigenetic mechanisms of inherited and acquired increased risk, are needed to explain the increasing incidence of renal cell cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Exposure of Danish workers to trichloroethylene, 1947-1989
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 17:693-703. 2002
    ..Epidemiological studies of health effects of TCE may benefit from evaluating potential risk within different strata of calendar time, number of company employees, sex, and type of industry...
  42. ncbi request reprint Health outcomes in offspring of Danish mothers with cosmetic breast implants
    Kim Kjøller
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Plast Surg 48:238-45. 2002
    ....
  43. pmc A population-based study of maternal use of amoxicillin and pregnancy outcome in Denmark
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital and Aalborg University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 55:216-21. 2003
    ..We examined the association between amoxicillin exposure during pregnancy and birth weight, preterm delivery, congenital malformations, perinatal death, and spontaneous abortion...
  44. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological investigation of local complications after cosmetic breast implant surgery in Denmark
    Kim Kjøller
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Plast Surg 48:229-37. 2002
    ..Kjøller K, Hölmich LR, Jacobsen PH, Friis S, Fryzek J, McLaughlin JK, Lipworth L, Henriksen TF, Jørgensen S, Bittmann S, Olsen JH. Epidemiological investigation of local complications after cosmetic breast implant surgery in Denmark...
  45. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of women with cosmetic breast implants compared with women with other types of cosmetic surgery and population-based controls in Denmark
    Kim Kjøller
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Plast Surg 50:6-12. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk in persons receiving prescriptions for paracetamol: a Danish cohort study
    Søren Friis
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 97:96-101. 2002
    ..The elevated risks for cancers of the esophagus, lung and liver are most likely a result of confounding variables, but may warrant further investigation...
  47. ncbi request reprint Local complications after cosmetic breast implant surgery in Finland
    Ilona Kulmala
    Tampere School of Public Health, Tampere University, Finland
    Ann Plast Surg 53:413-9. 2004
    ..Frequencies of complications were remarkably similar in medical records and self-reports...
  48. ncbi request reprint Serious gastrointestinal events from low dose analgesic use
    Robert E Tarone
    J Rheumatol 31:1008-9; author reply 1010-1. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Breast implant rupture and connective tissue disease: a review of the literature
    Lisbet Rosenkrantz Hölmich
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Copenhagen, Herlev Hospital, Denmark
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:62S-69S. 2007
    ..In this article, the authors review the available literature on implant ruptures and connective tissue disease...
  50. pmc False-positive results in cancer epidemiology: a plea for epistemological modesty
    Paolo Boffetta
    Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:988-95. 2008
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  51. ncbi request reprint Self-reported musculoskeletal symptoms among Danish women with cosmetic breast implants
    Kim Kjøller
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Plast Surg 52:1-7. 2004
    ..Based on case reports, it has been hypothesized that silicone breast implants may be associated with a unique rheumatic symptom cluster termed "atypical connective tissue disease."..
  52. ncbi request reprint Causes of death among Finnish women with cosmetic breast implants, 1971-2001
    Eero Pukkala
    Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Plast Surg 51:339-42; discussion 343-4. 2003
    ..The high suicide risk supports other studies and warrants further detailed investigation...
  53. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of antihypertensive medication use and breast cancer among Danish women
    Jon P Fryzek
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Ingram Comprehensive Cancer Center, Nashville, TN, USA fryzek aol com
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:231-6. 2006
    ..It has been suggested that specific antihypertensive medications (AHT) may either increase or decrease breast cancer risk...
  54. ncbi request reprint Adverse health outcomes in offspring of mothers with cosmetic breast implants: a review
    Kim Kjøller
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:129S-134S. 2007
    ..To assess whether maternal cosmetic breast implants are associated with adverse health outcomes among offspring, the authors examined published findings of epidemiologic studies that addressed this hypothesis...
  55. ncbi request reprint Maternal use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and risk of congenital malformations
    Pia Wogelius
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Epidemiology 17:701-4. 2006
    ..Human data on the teratogenicity of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are limited. We examined the association between SSRI use during early pregnancy and the risk of congenital malformations in the offspring...