J K McLaughlin

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Affiliation: International Epidemiology Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint A critical evaluation of the scientific basis of the MAK Commission's new general threshold limit values for dust
    J K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 74:303-14. 2001
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Offspring health risk after cosmetic breast implantation in Sweden
    L B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 46:279-86. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Local complications and subsequent symptom reporting among women with cosmetic breast implants
    J P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850 USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:214-21. 2001
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint A critical evaluation of the scientific basis of the MAK Commission's new general threshold limit values for dust
    J K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 74:303-14. 2001
    ..We recommend that an appropriate prospective morbidity study be conducted to address the concerns detailed in this critical examination...
  3. 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
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  4. 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...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Offspring health risk after cosmetic breast implantation in Sweden
    L B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 46:279-86. 2001
    ..This study provides no evidence that certain hypothesized health outcomes are more likely among the children of women with cosmetic breast implants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Local complications and subsequent symptom reporting among women with cosmetic breast implants
    J P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850 USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:214-21. 2001
    ..This study suggests that local complications, particularly capsular contractures as indicated by capsulotomy, may be an important factor to consider when studying symptom reporting among women with breast implants...
  10. 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...
  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 Possible relation between hypertension and cancers of the renal pelvis and ureter
    K L Liaw
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 70:265-8. 1997
    ..2; 95% CI, 0.8-1.7). Our findings suggest that the association previously reported between hypertension and renal cell cancer may extend to cancers of the renal pelvis and ureter...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nationwide study of cancer risk among hip replacement patients in Sweden
    L B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:1405-10. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint A critical review of epidemiology studies of trichloroethylene and perchloroethylene and risk of renal-cell cancer
    J K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 70:222-31. 1997
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  15. ncbi request reprint Self-reported symptoms among women after cosmetic breast implant and breast reduction surgery
    J P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:206-13. 2001
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  16. ncbi request reprint Connective tissue disease and other related rheumatic conditions among patients with finger and hand and temporomandibular joint prostheses in Denmark
    J P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:1434-6. 2000
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  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary habits and stomach cancer in Shanghai, China
    B T Ji
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 76:659-64. 1998
    ..non-cardia). Our findings add to the evidence that diet plays a major role in stomach cancer risk and suggest the need for further evaluation of risks associated with carbohydrates and starchy foods as well as the mechanisms involved...
  20. ncbi request reprint Caffeine metabolism and the risk of spontaneous abortion of normal karyotype fetuses
    L B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:1059-66. 2001
    ..To investigate whether the rate of caffeine metabolism influences spontaneous abortion risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of surrogate with self-respondents regarding medical history and prior medication use
    L Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 30:303-8. 2001
    ..The self-report of medical history and medication use is a common feature of epidemiological research...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality in relation to environmental chromium exposure
    J P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Boulevard, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850-3127, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:635-40. 2001
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  23. doi request reprint Dietary vitamin D and cancers of the oral cavity and esophagus
    L Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Oncol 20:1576-81. 2009
    ..Data on the association between vitamin D and upper digestive tract neoplasms are limited...
  24. 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
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  25. 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
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  26. ncbi request reprint Outstanding Scientist of 2004. Joseph K. McLaughlin, PhD: A world leader in implant research
    William J Blot
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:341-6. 2004
    ..To describe the key contributions of Dr. Joseph K. McLaughlin, Outstanding Scientist of 2004...
  27. pmc Southern community cohort study: establishing a cohort to investigate health disparities
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:972-9. 2005
    ..To demonstrate the methods of recruitment of a low-income, predominantly African-American study population for the Southern Community Cohort Study (SCCS), a prospective epidemiologic investigation of racial disparities in cancer risk...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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
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  32. ncbi request reprint Nonselective nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and gastrointestinal bleeding: relative and absolute risk estimates from recent epidemiologic studies
    Robert E Tarone
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Boulevard, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Ther 11:17-25. 2004
    ..NNANSAID use may account for nearly 34% of all GIB cases in the United States, and may have resulted in over 32,000 GIB hospitalizations and 3200 GIB deaths per year in the 1990s...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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
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  36. 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...
  37. 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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  38. 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...
  39. pmc A cohort study of antihypertensive treatments and risk of renal cell cancer
    J P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Br J Cancer 92:1302-6. 2005
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  40. ncbi request reprint Analgesic use and chronic renal failure: a critical review of the epidemiologic literature
    J K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Kidney Int 54:679-86. 1998
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  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. pmc Comparing diabetes prevalence between African Americans and Whites of similar socioeconomic status
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA lisa
    Am J Public Health 97:2260-7. 2007
    ..We investigated whether racial disparities in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes exist beyond what may be attributable to differences in socioeconomic status (SES) and other modifiable risk factors...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint A cohort mortality study among titanium dioxide manufacturing workers in the United States
    Jon P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:400-9. 2003
    ..Moreover, workers with likely higher levels of TiO2 exposure had similar mortality patterns to those with less exposure, as internal analyses among workers revealed no increase in mortality by level of TiO2 exposure...
  46. 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)...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint Retrospective cohort mortality study of workers engaged in motion picture film processing
    Jon P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Boulevard, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:278-86. 2005
    ..To assess potential health risks associated with work in a large motion picture film-processing facility...
  49. ncbi request reprint Mortality among Rocketdyne workers who tested rocket engines, 1948-1999
    John D Boice
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1070-92. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate potential health risks associated with testing rocket engines...
  50. pmc Racial differences in serum cotinine levels of smokers
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Dis Markers 27:187-92. 2009
    ..We conclude that differences in cotinine levels among smokers suggest racial variation in exposure to and/or metabolism of tobacco smoke constituents, but our findings do not support a role for menthol preference in this disparity...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prostate carcinoma risk subsequent to diagnosis of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a population-based cohort study in Sweden
    Anand P Chokkalingam
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer 98:1727-34. 2003
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  52. 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
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  53. 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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  54. 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
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  55. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and the risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:98-101. 2007
    ..Allowance for vegetable and fruit consumption only partly explained these inverse relations. Thus, flavonoids, and particularly flavones and flavonols, may account, at least in part, for the favorable role of plant foods on RCC...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Use of cellular telephones and risk of cancer. A Danish cohort study]
    Christoffer Johansen
    Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 København
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:1668-73. 2002
    ..The use of cellular telephones has been suggested to increase the risk of cancer...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk among Danish women with cosmetic breast implants
    Søren Friis
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 118:998-1003. 2006
    ..We found no indication of delayed diagnosis of breast cancer due to the presence of breast implants...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cellular telephone use and cancer risk: update of a nationwide Danish cohort
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1707-13. 2006
    ..The widespread use of cellular telephones has heightened concerns about possible adverse health effects. The objective of this study was to investigate cancer risk among Danish cellular telephone users who were followed for up to 21 years...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. doi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and breast cancer risk: a Danish cohort study
    Søren Friis
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:88-96. 2008
    ..The increased breast cancer incidence among NSAID users may reflect a noncausal association, but our study provides no evidence of a chemopreventive effect of NSAIDs against breast cancer over the durations studied...
  62. doi request reprint European studies on long-term exposure to ambient particulate matter and lung cancer
    Silvano Gallus
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:191-4. 2008
    ..European studies of PM exposure and lung cancer do not show a clear association, but uncertainties remain for the measurement of exposure and latency...
  63. ncbi request reprint Are women more susceptible to lung cancer?
    William J Blot
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:812-3. 2004
  64. doi request reprint Delayed breast reconstruction with implants after invasive breast cancer does not impair prognosis
    Lisbet Rosenkrantz Hölmich
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Plast Surg 61:11-8. 2008
    ..64-0.95 and overall survival was nonsignificantly improved (hazard ratio, 0.90; 95% confidence interval 0.76-1.06) among the breast reconstructed women. This is likely because of differences in socioeconomic and health factors...
  65. 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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  66. pmc Upper gastrointestinal bleeding among users of NSAIDs: a population-based cohort study in Denmark
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 53:173-81. 2002
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  67. 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...
  68. doi request reprint Tricyclic antidepressants and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 19:546-9. 2008
    ..An increased risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) has been reported among long-term users of tricyclic antidepressants...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. ncbi request reprint Long-term health status of Danish women with silicone breast implants
    Vibeke B Breiting
    Holte Clinic of Plastic Surgery, Denmark
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:217-26; discussion 227-8. 2004
    ..The authors' finding of excess use of drugs for treatment of depression and anxiety among women with breast implants may warrant further investigation...
  72. ncbi request reprint Incidence of breast and other cancers among Finnish women with cosmetic breast implants, 1970-1999
    Eero Pukkala
    Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 12:271-9. 2002
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  73. ncbi request reprint The Danish Registry for Plastic Surgery of the Breast: establishment of a nationwide registry for prospective follow-up, quality assessment, and investigation of breast surgery
    Trine F Henriksen
    Danish Registry for Plastic Surgery of the Breast, and Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:2182-9; discussion 2190-1. 2003
    ..The authors present their experience of establishing the first nationwide comprehensive clinical-epidemiologic database and biological bank for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures...
  74. ncbi request reprint Serious gastrointestinal events from low dose analgesic use
    Robert E Tarone
    J Rheumatol 31:1008-9; author reply 1010-1. 2004
  75. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric atrophy: risk of adenocarcinoma and squamous-cell carcinoma of the esophagus and adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia
    Weimin Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:388-96. 2004
    ..pylori infection, gastric atrophy, and the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma, esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma, and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma in a large population-based case-control study in Sweden...
  76. ncbi request reprint Incidence of silicone breast implant rupture
    Lisbet R Hölmich
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arch Surg 138:801-6. 2003
    ..The incidence of silicone breast implant rupture varies with implantation time and type of implant...
  77. 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."..
  78. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk among workers at Danish companies using trichloroethylene: a cohort study
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1182-92. 2003
    ..Associations between trichloroethylene exposure and other cancers are less consistent...
  79. ncbi request reprint Incidence and severity of short-term complications after breast augmentation: results from a nationwide breast implant registry
    Trine F Henriksen
    The Danish Registry for Plastic Surgery of the Breast, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Plast Surg 51:531-9. 2003
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  80. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk among statin users: a population-based cohort study
    Søren Friis
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 114:643-7. 2005
    ..Larger and longer-term studies are needed to determine the potentially protective effect of statin use on cancer development...
  81. ncbi request reprint Nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of hospitalization for intracerebral hemorrhage: a population-based case-control study
    Søren P Johnsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Stroke 34:387-91. 2003
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have effects on hemostasis and have been associated with an increased risk of bleeding. However, data relating the use of nonaspirin NSAIDs and risk of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) are sparse...
  82. ncbi request reprint Reconstructive breast implantation after mastectomy for breast cancer: clinical outcomes in a nationwide prospective cohort study
    Trine F Henriksen
    Danish Registry for Plastic Surgery of the Breast, Copenhagen
    Arch Surg 140:1152-9; discussion 1160-1. 2005
    ..Clinical reports have raised concern about local complications following breast implantation used in reconstructive or cosmetic surgery, but there is a shortage of epidemiological studies in this area...
  83. 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
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint The natural history of chronic renal failure: results from an unselected, population-based, inception cohort in Sweden
    Marie Evans
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:863-70. 2005
    ..Mortality rates in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) are high both before and after start of renal replacement therapy (RRT). However, few studies of mortality and progression have been performed in an unselected CRF population...
  85. ncbi request reprint Consistency of use of plant stanol ester margarine in Finland
    Riitta Luoto
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 7:63-8. 2004
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate the consistency of use of plant stanol ester margarine and to characterise consistent and inconsistent users...
  86. ncbi request reprint Self-reported diseases and symptoms by rupture status among unselected Danish women with cosmetic silicone breast implants
    Lisbet R Hölmich
    Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:723-32; discussion 733-4. 2003
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Use of nonaspirin NSAIDs and risk of lung cancer
    Mette Vinther Skriver
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 117:873-6. 2005
    ..Confounding by indication may have contributed to the increased risks, but the study provides no evidence to suggest that recent NSAID intake may be protective for lung cancer...
  88. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of silicone breast-implant rupture: clinical findings compared with findings at magnetic resonance imaging
    Lisbet Rosenkrantz Hölmich
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Plast Surg 54:583-9. 2005
    ..In this study, we found that when a clinical examination is used as the sole diagnostic tool to identify implant rupture, neither the sensitivity nor the specificity is acceptable...
  89. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics and risk of first-time hospitalization for myocardial infarction: a population-based case-control study
    Taco B M Monster
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus and Aalborg, Denmark
    Am J Ther 12:226-32. 2005
    ..17, 95% CI = 1.09-1.27). Our findings do not support the hypothesis that the use of antibiotics is associated with a lower risk of first-time MI...
  90. ncbi request reprint Risk of hospitalization for myocardial infarction among users of rofecoxib, celecoxib, and other NSAIDs: a population-based case-control study
    Søren P Johnsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Arch Intern Med 165:978-84. 2005
    ..We performed a population-based case-control study to examine the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) among users of various categories of nonaspirin NSAIDs...
  91. ncbi request reprint A feasibility study of magnetic resonance imaging of silicone breast implants in Finland
    Ilona Kulmala
    Tampere School of Public Health, Tampere, Finland
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:9-14. 2005
    ....
  92. 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...