A J Alberg

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The influence of offering free transdermal nicotine patches on quit rates in a local health department's smoking cessation program
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room E6132 B, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1763-78. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2) genotypes, cigarette smoking, and the risk of breast cancer
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Room E6132B, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:187-93. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lung cancer
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Chest 123:21S-49S. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors toward skin cancer in Maryland youths
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:372-7. 2002
  5. pmc The use of "overall accuracy" to evaluate the validity of screening or diagnostic tests
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:460-5. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Nicotine replacement therapy use among a cohort of smokers
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:101-13. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Attendance and absence as markers of health status--the example of active and passive cigarette smoking
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:870-3. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lung cancer: looking to the future
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, 21205, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3175-85. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of breast cancer in older women: implications for future healthcare
    A J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Drugs Aging 18:761-72. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Household exposure to passive cigarette smoking and serum micronutrient concentrations
    A J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1576-82. 2000

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Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint The influence of offering free transdermal nicotine patches on quit rates in a local health department's smoking cessation program
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room E6132 B, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1763-78. 2004
    ..The rapid reversion to smoking in the group who received free nicotine patches could potentially be obviated if participants extend their use of nicotine patches after the free 6-week supply is exhausted...
  2. ncbi request reprint N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2) genotypes, cigarette smoking, and the risk of breast cancer
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Room E6132B, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:187-93. 2004
    ..The results for smoking were consistent with an inactivation role for NAT2 in breast cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lung cancer
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Chest 123:21S-49S. 2003
    ..This favorable trend will not persist unless further reductions in smoking prevalence are achieved...
  4. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors toward skin cancer in Maryland youths
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:372-7. 2002
    ..To describe the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of 7th-graders in Maryland with respect to sun protection and skin cancer...
  5. pmc The use of "overall accuracy" to evaluate the validity of screening or diagnostic tests
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:460-5. 2004
    ..We assessed the value of overall accuracy in studies of test validity, a topic that has not received adequate emphasis in the clinical literature...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nicotine replacement therapy use among a cohort of smokers
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:101-13. 2005
    ..Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) has been shown to assist smokers to stop smoking in randomized trials, but little is known about its use in the general population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Attendance and absence as markers of health status--the example of active and passive cigarette smoking
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:870-3. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lung cancer: looking to the future
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, 21205, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3175-85. 2005
    ..Unless further reductions in the prevalence of cigarette smoking are achieved over the next decade, lung cancer will remain as an all too common, but avoidable, disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of breast cancer in older women: implications for future healthcare
    A J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Drugs Aging 18:761-72. 2001
    ..Carefully addressing the priorities for breast cancer prevention and control in the elderly during the first portion of the century may reap substantial dividends by the end of the century...
  10. ncbi request reprint Household exposure to passive cigarette smoking and serum micronutrient concentrations
    A J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1576-82. 2000
    ..In part, this could be because the diets of passive smokers, like those of active smokers, differ from those of persons who are not exposed to cigarette smoke, especially with regard to antioxidants...
  11. ncbi request reprint The risk of cervical cancer in relation to serum concentrations of folate, vitamin B12, and homocysteine
    A J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:761-4. 2000
    ..None of the results of this study were statistically significant, but patterns of the associations are in accord with hypothesized mechanistic pathways concerning B vitamins and cervical cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology, prevention, and early detection of breast cancer
    A J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 12:515-20. 2000
    ..The role of both environmental and endogenous exposures in breast carcinogenesis will be more clearly elucidated by studies that account for genetic polymorphisms, some of which may lead to differential susceptibility to harmful agents...
  13. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of bladder cancer risk in relation to active cigarette smoking and household exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:660-6. 2007
    ..9, 95% CL: 0.4, 2.3). This study further solidifies the evidence that active smoking is causally associated with bladder cancer. Additional studies are needed to determine whether passive smoking is a risk factor for bladder cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and survival of elderly head and neck carcinoma patients
    B C Reid
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, School of Dentistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 92:2109-16. 2001
    ..Alcohol and tobacco, the primary etiologic agents for head and neck carcinoma (HNCA), cause other chronic diseases and may contribute to the high prevalence of comorbid conditions and generally poor survival of persons with HNCA...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association between alpha-tocopherol, gamma-tocopherol, selenium, and subsequent prostate cancer
    K J Helzlsouer
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:2018-23. 2000
    ..S. diet and the second most common tocopherol in human serum. A nested case-control study was conducted to examine the associations of alpha-tocopherol, gamma-tocopherol, and selenium with incident prostate cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of carotenoids, tocopherols, and retinoid concentrations and the risk of breast cancer
    Reiko Sato
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:451-7. 2002
    ..There was generally a protective association for other micronutrients in both cohorts, although none reached statistical significance. The results suggest that carotenoids may protect against the development of breast cancer...
  17. pmc Perceived access to health care and its influence on the prevalence of behavioral risks among urban African Americans
    Vickie L Shavers
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:952-62. 2002
    ..This report examines participant perception of the level of difficulty encountered when obtaining medical care and its influence on the prevalence of chronic disease behavioral risks among urban African Americans...
  18. pmc Copy number variants of GSTM1 and GSTT1 in relation to lung cancer risk in a prospective cohort study
    Tram Kim Lam
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:546-52. 2009
    ..Previous studies did not discriminate wild-type from hemizygous genotypes of GSTM1 and GSTT1. In this study, we investigated wild-type, hemizygous deletion, and homozygous deletion genotypes of GSTM1 and GSTT1 and lung cancer risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA content increase in response to cigarette smoking
    Brett G Masayesva
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:19-24. 2006
    ..Smoking is associated with increased mtDNA content in a dose-dependent fashion. Mitochondrial DNA alterations in response to smoking persist for several decades after smoking cessation, consistent with long-term, smoking-related damage...
  20. ncbi request reprint Active cigarette smoking, household passive smoke exposure, and the risk of developing pancreatic cancer
    Lisa Gallicchio
    Department of Epidemiology, Room E6132, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 42:200-5. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between active cigarette smoking, household passive smoke exposure, and pancreatic cancer risk using a prospective cohort design...
  21. ncbi request reprint Serum dehydroepiandrosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and risk of melanoma or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    A J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Anticancer Res 21:4051-4. 2001
    ..30). CONCLUSION: The results of this study do not support the hypothesis that physiological concentrations of DHEA or DHEAS protect against skin cancer in humans...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk of subsequent primary neoplasms developing in lung cancer patients with prior malignancies
    Malcolm V Brock
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1119-25. 2004
    ..This study was performed to test the hypothesis that a history of other primary neoplasms before a lung cancer diagnosis increases the risk of subsequent malignancy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Missing stage and grade in Maryland prostate cancer surveillance data, 1992-1997
    Ann C Klassen
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:S77-87. 2006
    ..Two clinical elements often missing in surveillance data are histologic grade and stage of disease. Missing data are either not clinically ascertained or not successfully abstracted...
  24. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and safety of multivitamin and mineral supplement use to prevent cancer and chronic disease in adults: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health state-of-the-science conference
    Han Yao Huang
    Bloomberg School of Public Health and the School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:372-85. 2006
    ..Multivitamin and mineral supplements are the most commonly used dietary supplements in the United States...
  25. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for oral cancer screening among older African-American women
    Ann C Klassen
    Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 37:499-506. 2003
    ..Although older persons in low-income communities often lack regular dental care, little is known about the characteristics of groups at greatest risk for poor screening...
  26. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin/Mineral supplements and prevention of chronic disease: executive summary
    Han Yao Huang
    Department of Epidemiology, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:265S-268S. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of antioxidant micronutrients in the blood and the risk of developing prostate cancer
    Han Yao Huang
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:335-44. 2003
    ..Findings do not replicate previous reports of a protective association between lycopene and prostate cancer, but they suggest potential chemopreventive effects of gamma-tocopherol on prostate cancer...
  28. pmc The sociobiologic integrative model (SBIM): enhancing the integration of sociobehavioral, environmental, and biomolecular knowledge in urban health and disparities research
    M Chris Gibbons
    Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 84:198-211. 2007
    ..This paper suggests a sociobiologic organizing model that encourages a multilevel, integrative perspective in the study of urban health and health disparities...
  29. pmc Alcohol dehydrogenase genetic polymorphisms, low-to-moderate alcohol consumption, and risk of breast cancer
    Kala Visvanathan
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:467-76. 2007
    ..Because alcohol is a known risk factor for breast cancer, we evaluated the joint association of genetic variants in ADH and alcohol consumption in relation to breast cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Surgical resection of limited disease small cell lung cancer in the new era of platinum chemotherapy: Its time has come
    Malcolm V Brock
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkinds Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:64-72. 2005
    ..Although resection is not the standard of care in treating small cell lung cancer, new platinum drugs and modern staging have allowed the role of surgery to be reevaluated...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking among immigrant Salvadoreans in Washington, DC: behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs
    S Shankar
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addict Behav 25:275-81. 2000
    ..The data suggest that smoking control strategies aimed at this population should seek to reduce the onset of smoking among men and continue to keep smoking among women rare...
  32. pmc Prediagnostic circulating follicle stimulating hormone concentrations and ovarian cancer risk
    Meghan A McSorley
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 125:674-9. 2009
    ..These findings contradict the hypothesized role of FSH as a risk factor in ovarian carcinogenesis...
  33. pmc Active and passive cigarette smoking and the risk of cervical neoplasia
    Cornelia L Trimble
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:174-81. 2005
    ..Using a prospective cohort design, we examined personal cigarette smoking and household passive smoke exposure in relation to the risk of cervical neoplasia...
  34. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of rectal cancer risk in relation to active cigarette smoking and passive smoke exposure
    Craig M Hooker
    Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:28-35. 2008
    ..The present investigation prospectively examined active cigarette smoking and household passive smoke exposure and the risk of developing rectal cancer...
  35. ncbi request reprint Carotenoids and the risk of developing lung cancer: a systematic review
    Lisa Gallicchio
    The Prevention and Research Center, Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:372-83. 2008
    ..Carotenoids are thought to have anti-cancer properties, but findings from population-based research have been inconsistent...
  36. ncbi request reprint The American Society of Anesthesiologists' class as a comorbidity index in a cohort of head and neck cancer surgical patients
    B C Reid
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, School of Dentistry, Room 3E 04, University of Maryland, 666 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21203, USA
    Head Neck 23:985-94. 2001
    ..We assessed the American Society of Anesthesiologists' (ASA) class, as a measure of comorbidity in comparison to the commonly used Charlson index for prognostic ability in a HNCA population...
  37. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of cancer in an African-American community: a focus group report
    Sharada Shankar
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:276-83. 2002
    ..To assess cancer perceptions, beliefs, and barriers to prevention among African-American residents of West Baltimore for the purpose of informing community cancer control initiatives...
  38. pmc Alcohol consumption and the risk of nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a systematic review
    Liwei Chen
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Nutr Cancer 61:1-15. 2009
    ..Considered in total, the quantitative summaries of the case-control evidence suggest that heavy alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of NPC...
  39. ncbi request reprint Oral human papillomavirus infection in adults is associated with sexual behavior and HIV serostatus
    Aimee R Kreimer
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:686-98. 2004
    ..8; 95% confidence interval, 3.1-52.7) among HIV-seropositive individuals. HPV type 16, which is present in most HPV-associated tonsillar cancers, was the most prevalent high-risk oral HPV infection...
  40. doi request reprint Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure and chronic rhinosinusitis: a population-based case-control study
    Douglas D Reh
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Sinus Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 23:562-7. 2009
    ..To address this evidence gap, we evaluated the association of SHS and CRS risk in a community-based case-control study of adult nonsmokers...
  41. ncbi request reprint The joint influence of parental modeling and positive parental concern on cigarette smoking in middle and high school students
    Bindu Kalesan
    Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Room 3B 23, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Sch Health 76:402-7; quiz 438-9. 2006
    ..The results indicate that minimal parental concern about smoking worsens the risk due to parental modeling. Parental modeling and parental attitudes act synergistically to exacerbate the likelihood of smoking...
  42. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein concentrations and subsequent ovarian cancer risk
    Meghan A McSorley
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA, and Academic Oncology Unit, Guy s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 109:933-41. 2007
    ..To estimate the association between prediagnostic levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of chronic systemic inflammation, and subsequent development of ovarian cancer...
  43. doi request reprint Involving stakeholders to optimize a study protocol on secondhand tobacco smoke and chronic rhinosinusitis in adults
    Laili Irani
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 24:39-44. 2010
    ....
  44. pmc Smoking and risk of fatal prostate cancer in a prospective U.S. study
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Urology 69:721-5. 2007
    ..To examine the association of cigarette smoking with subsequent fatal prostate cancer...
  45. pmc A community-based study of cigarette smoking behavior in relation to variation in three genes involved in dopamine metabolism: Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT), dopamine beta-hydroxylase (DBH) and monoamine oxidase-A (MAO-A)
    Meredith S Shiels
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prev Med 47:116-22. 2008
    ..The association between common polymorphisms of these genes and smoking behavior was assessed among 10,059 Caucasian volunteers in Washington County, MD in 1989...
  46. ncbi request reprint Serum antibodies to JC virus, BK virus, simian virus 40, and the risk of incident adult astrocytic brain tumors
    Dana E M Rollison
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:460-3. 2003
    ..00 for SV40 (95% CI, 0.30-3.32). Given the high prevalence of JCV and BKV infections and the millions who were potentially exposed to SV40 through contaminated polio vaccines, future studies should attempt to replicate these findings...
  47. ncbi request reprint Tobacco awareness in three U.S. medical schools
    Joshua G Schkrohowsky
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Addict Dis 26:101-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the attitudes, knowledge, and beliefs of future physicians regarding smoking cessation and tobacco-related issues and the development of these attributes during the course of medical education...
  48. pmc HDL-cholesterol and incidence of breast cancer in the ARIC cohort study
    Anna M Kucharska-Newton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:671-7. 2008
    ..S. communities...
  49. ncbi request reprint Delayed diagnosis and elevated mortality in an urban population with HIV and lung cancer: implications for patient care
    Malcolm V Brock
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:47-55. 2006
    ..Lung cancer is more common in HIV-infected patients than in the general population. We examined how effectively lung cancer was being diagnosed in our HIV-infected patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in sexual biomarkers and behaviors associated with human papillomavirus-16, -18, and -33 seroprevalence
    Aimee R Kreimer
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:247-56. 2004
    ..The relationship between HPV seroreactivity and prevalent oral HPV infection in men and women without cancer has yet to be investigated...
  51. ncbi request reprint Decreased mitochondrial DNA content in posttreatment salivary rinses from head and neck cancer patients
    Wei Wen Jiang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer Division, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 12:1564-9. 2006
    ..We also examined the relationship between changes in mtDNA content and postoperative radiation therapy, smoking exposure, alcohol intake, and other clinical characteristics...
  52. ncbi request reprint Adulthood consumption of preserved and nonpreserved vegetables and the risk of nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a systematic review
    Lisa Gallicchio
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1125-35. 2006
    ..Further research in high-risk areas to gain insight into the risk associated with preserved vegetables and protection associated with nonpreserved vegetables may advance understanding of NPC and yield clues for prevention...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary resection in octogenarians with stage I nonsmall cell lung cancer: a 22-year experience
    Malcolm V Brock
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:271-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine outcomes in these patients, particularly short- and long-term survival with stage I disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Lung and bronchus cancer disparities in South Carolina: epidemiology and strategies for prevention
    Anthony J Alberg
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, 86 Jonathan Lucas St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 102:183-91. 2006
  55. pmc Nonmelanoma skin cancer and risk for subsequent malignancy
    Jiping Chen
    Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1215-22. 2008
    ..Individuals with a personal history of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) may have an increased risk of subsequent noncutaneous malignancies. To test this hypothesis, we carried out a community-based, prospective cohort study...
  56. pmc Who is at high risk for lung cancer? Population-level and individual-level perspectives
    Anthony J Alberg
    Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston SC 29425, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29:223-32. 2008
    ..Strategies that effectively prevent youths from starting to smoke and that promote cessation among dependent smokers can transform populations from high risk to low risk...
  57. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lung cancer: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition)
    Anthony J Alberg
    Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, 86 Jonathan Lucas St, PO Box 250955, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Chest 132:29S-55S. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to summarize the published literature concerning the epidemiology of lung cancer...
  58. ncbi request reprint Bleomycin-induced chromosome breaks as a risk marker for lung cancer: a case-control study with population and hospital controls
    Yun Ling Zheng
    Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Carcinogenesis 24:269-74. 2003
    ..18, 95% CI = 1.13, 4.21). Our data indicate that the increased number of bleomycin-induced chromosome breaks was significantly associated with an increased risk of lung cancer in the first 331 subjects...
  59. ncbi request reprint XPD polymorphism and risk of subsequent cancer in individuals with nonmelanoma skin cancer
    Abenaa M Brewster
    Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1271-5. 2004
    ..To test this hypothesis, a cohort study was conducted to examine the association between XPD Lys751Gln polymorphism and risk of a second primary cancer in individuals with NMSC...
  60. pmc Less efficient g2-m checkpoint is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer in African Americans
    Yun Ling Zheng
    Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 4255, USA
    Cancer Res 65:9566-73. 2005
    ..If replicated, these results may provide clues to the exceedingly high lung cancer incidence experienced by African Americans...
  61. ncbi request reprint Arachidonate lipoxygenase (ALOX) and cyclooxygenase (COX) polymorphisms and colon cancer risk
    Julie E Goodman
    Laboratory of Human Carcinogensis, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Carcinogenesis 25:2467-72. 2004
    ..We have shown for the first time that a haplotype containing ALOX5 G-1752A and G-1699A in a negative regulatory region of the promoter may influence colon cancer risk in Caucasians...
  62. ncbi request reprint A common genetic variant in FCGR3A-V158F and risk of Kaposi sarcoma herpesvirus infection and classic Kaposi sarcoma
    Elizabeth E Brown
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:633-7. 2005
    ..05). Our findings suggest that gender differences could possibly modify the effect of FCGR3A on risk of KSHV infection and CKS. Additional studies are required to confirm these relationships and determine their etiologic significance...
  63. ncbi request reprint Weight gain as an impediment to cigarette smoking cessation: a lingering problem in need of solutions
    Anthony J Alberg
    Prev Med 44:296-7. 2007
  64. ncbi request reprint Serum insulin and glucose levels and breast cancer incidence: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Pamela J Mink
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:349-52. 2002
    ..39, 95% confidence interval: 0.86, 2.23). Circulating insulin levels were not predictive of future breast cancer incidence, but there may be a weak association with type 2 diabetes, perhaps modulated via increased adiposity...
  65. ncbi request reprint Virologic, hematologic, and immunologic risk factors for classic Kaposi sarcoma
    Elizabeth E Brown
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 107:2282-90. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Correlates of Human Herpesvirus-8 DNA detection among adults in Italy without Kaposi sarcoma
    Elizabeth E Brown
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1110-7. 2005
    ..The presence of Human Herpesvirus-8 (HHV8) DNA is predictive of Kaposi sarcoma (KS) among patients with HIV-associated or iatrogenic immunosuppression. However, correlates of HHV8-DNA detection in the general population remain undefined...
  67. doi request reprint Arsenic in drinking water and lung cancer: a systematic review
    Ismail Celik
    Department of Medical Oncology, Hacettepe University Institute of Oncology, Ankara, Turkey
    Environ Res 108:48-55. 2008
    ..The lung cancer risk at lower exposure concentrations remains uncertain...