Chun Chao

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Alcohol consumption and risk of lung cancer in the VITamins And Lifestyle Study
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California 91101, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:880-8. 2011
  2. ncbi Methylation markers for prostate cancer prognosis: a systematic review
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1615-41. 2013
  3. doi Statin therapy is not associated with prostate cancer recurrence among patients who underwent radiation therapy
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Cancer Lett 335:214-8. 2013
  4. doi Use of statins and prostate cancer recurrence among patients treated with radical prostatectomy
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    BJU Int 111:954-62. 2013
  5. pmc Evaluation of autoimmune safety signal in observational vaccine safety studies
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:1302-4. 2012
  6. pmc Risk factors for short-term virologic outcomes among HIV-infected patients undergoing regimen switch of combination antiretroviral therapy
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:1630-6. 2012
  7. pmc Epstein-Barr virus infection and expression of B-cell oncogenic markers in HIV-related diffuse large B-cell Lymphoma
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles Ave, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 91101, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 18:4702-12. 2012
  8. doi Surveillance of autoimmune conditions following routine use of quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine
    C Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    J Intern Med 271:193-203. 2012
  9. doi Red wine consumption not associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Nutr Cancer 62:849-55. 2010
  10. pmc HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) use and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in HIV-positive persons
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, USA
    AIDS 25:1771-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi Alcohol consumption and risk of lung cancer in the VITamins And Lifestyle Study
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California 91101, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:880-8. 2011
    ..54, 95% CI: 1.36-4.73, P value for linear trend = 0.002) but not for adenocarcinoma. Alcohol intake at age 30 was not associated with lung cancer risk...
  2. ncbi Methylation markers for prostate cancer prognosis: a systematic review
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1615-41. 2013
    ..We conducted a systematic review to summarize current evidence on the prognostic utility of DNA methylation markers in prostate cancer and ascertain knowledge gaps to inform future research...
  3. doi Statin therapy is not associated with prostate cancer recurrence among patients who underwent radiation therapy
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Cancer Lett 335:214-8. 2013
    ..No clear dose-response relationship was observed for average daily statin dose or duration of statin use. Our findings do not support a preventive benefit of statins in prostate cancer recurrence after radiotherapy...
  4. doi Use of statins and prostate cancer recurrence among patients treated with radical prostatectomy
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    BJU Int 111:954-62. 2013
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  5. pmc Evaluation of autoimmune safety signal in observational vaccine safety studies
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:1302-4. 2012
    ..Finally, we recommend an accompanying vaccine uptake study to understand the potential selection bias and confounding in a given study population that should be addressed with data collection and analytical techniques...
  6. pmc Risk factors for short-term virologic outcomes among HIV-infected patients undergoing regimen switch of combination antiretroviral therapy
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:1630-6. 2012
    ..Antiretroviral regimen-level factors and immunodeficiency were significantly associated with virologic failure after a recent therapy switch and should be considered when making treatment change decisions...
  7. pmc Epstein-Barr virus infection and expression of B-cell oncogenic markers in HIV-related diffuse large B-cell Lymphoma
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles Ave, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 91101, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 18:4702-12. 2012
    ..We investigated the hypothesis that EBV infection is associated with expression of specific B-cell oncogenic markers in HIV-related diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and examined the prognostic use of detecting EBV infection...
  8. doi Surveillance of autoimmune conditions following routine use of quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine
    C Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    J Intern Med 271:193-203. 2012
    ..This report presents findings from autoimmune surveillance. Design.  Subjects were followed for 180days after each HPV4 dose for new diagnoses of 16 prespecified autoimmune conditions...
  9. doi Red wine consumption not associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Nutr Cancer 62:849-55. 2010
    ..Moderate red wine consumption was not associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer in this population of middle-aged men...
  10. pmc HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) use and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in HIV-positive persons
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, USA
    AIDS 25:1771-7. 2011
    ..Experimental studies suggested that HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors ('statins') may have antilymphoma properties. We investigated whether statin use is associated with reduced risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in HIV-positive persons...
  11. pmc Survival of non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients with and without HIV infection in the era of combined antiretroviral therapy
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California 91101, USA
    AIDS 24:1765-70. 2010
    ..uninfected patients from the same integrated healthcare system, and to identify prognostic factors for HIV-related NHL in the era of combined antiretroviral therapy...
  12. pmc Correlates for human papillomavirus vaccination of adolescent girls and young women in a managed care organization
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:357-67. 2010
    ..These findings are helpful for interpreting the results of observational safety studies and providing insights for developing targeted HPV vaccination programs...
  13. pmc Correlates for completion of 3-dose regimen of HPV vaccine in female members of a managed care organization
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 84:864-70. 2009
    ..To examine the rate and correlates of completion of the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV4) 3-dose regimen because nonadherence to the regimen may adversely affect vaccine efficacy...
  14. doi Type 2 diabetes mellitus and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101 2453, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:471-80. 2008
    ..More prospective studies with improved control of confounding are needed to confirm these findings...
  15. ncbi Associations between beer, wine, and liquor consumption and lung cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California 91101 2453, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2436-47. 2007
    ..We conducted dose-specific meta-analyses and dose-response meta-regression to summarize findings from the current literature on the association between consumption of beer, wine, or liquor and lung cancer risk...
  16. doi Alcoholic beverage intake and risk of lung cancer: the California Men's Health Study
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 South Los Robles Avenue, Suite 201, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2692-9. 2008
    ..We investigated the effect of alcoholic beverage consumption on the risk of lung cancer using the California Men's Health Study...
  17. pmc Recreational amphetamine use and risk of HIV-related non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente, 100 S Los Robles, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:509-16. 2009
    ..Given these observations, the impact of amphetamines on lymphomagenesis among HIV-infected populations should be assessed more thoroughly...
  18. pmc Papanicolaou screening behavior in mothers and human papillomavirus vaccine uptake in adolescent girls
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1137-42. 2009
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  19. doi Red wine consumption and risk of prostate cancer: the California men's health study
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:171-9. 2010
    ..16 (0.83-1.63). Neither red wine nor total alcohol consumption were associated with prostate cancer risk in this population of moderate drinkers...
  20. doi Exposure to antiretroviral therapy and risk of cancer in HIV-infected persons
    Chun Chao
    Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA, USA
    AIDS 26:2223-31. 2012
    ..Studies are needed to directly evaluate the effect of ART use on cancer risk...
  21. pmc Recreational drug use and T lymphocyte subpopulations in HIV-uninfected and HIV-infected men
    Chun Chao
    Department of Epidemiology and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:165-71. 2008
    ..These results indicate that use of these substances does not adversely affect the numbers and percentages of circulating CD4 or CD8 T cells in either HIV-uninfected or -infected MSM...
  22. doi Clinical effectiveness of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in men: California Men's Health Study
    Rulin C Hechter
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, United States
    Vaccine 30:5625-30. 2012
    ..To examine the effectiveness of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV) among approximately 40,000 community-dwelling men aged 45 years and older in the California Men's Health Study (CMHS) cohort...
  23. pmc Recreational drug use and risk of Kaposi's sarcoma in HIV- and HHV-8-coinfected homosexual men
    Chun Chao
    Department of Epidemiology and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at Los Angeles, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:149-56. 2009
    ..46 (1.01-2.13)]. However, no clear dose-response relationship was observed. These findings do not support a biological association between use of these substances and KS development in HIV- and HHV-8-coinfected homosexual men...
  24. doi Correlates for second-dose varicella vaccination in school-age children in a managed care organization in California
    Rulin C Hechter
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:752-5. 2012
    ..To identify correlates of nonadherence to the recommendation for routine second-dose varicella vaccination in a diverse sample of school-age children...
  25. pmc Quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine uptake in adolescent boys and maternal utilization of preventive care and history of sexually transmitted infections
    Rulin C Hechter
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e63-8. 2013
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  26. doi Chronic comorbid conditions associated with risk of febrile neutropenia in breast cancer patients treated with chemotherapy
    Victoria M Chia
    Center for Observational Research, Amgen Inc, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 138:621-31. 2013
    ..This information, if confirmed by others, may aid clinical decision making with respect to use of prophylactic G-CSF during chemotherapy treatment...
  27. doi Racial and ethnic differences in time to treatment for patients with localized prostate cancer
    Kimberly R Porter
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Urology 81:283-7. 2013
    ..To investigate the racial/ethnic differences in the time to treatment among patients with prostate cancer...
  28. doi Second-dose varicella vaccination coverage in children and adolescents in a managed care organization in California, 2006-2009
    Rulin C Hechter
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:705-7. 2011
    ..However, non-Hispanic White race/ethnicity and living in a neighborhood with higher education level were inversely associated with the second-dose uptake...
  29. pmc HIV infection and the risk of cancers with and without a known infectious cause
    Michael J Silverberg
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    AIDS 23:2337-45. 2009
    ..To evaluate the risk of cancers with and without a known infectious cause in HIV-infected persons...
  30. pmc The lack of utility of circulating biomarkers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction for type 2 diabetes risk prediction among postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1557-65. 2010
    ..Recent studies have linked plasma markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction to type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) development. However, the utility of these novel biomarkers for type 2 DM risk prediction remains uncertain...
  31. ncbi NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase 1 (NQO1) Pro187Ser polymorphism and the risk of lung, bladder, and colorectal cancers: a meta-analysis
    Chun Chao
    Gene Environment Epidemiology Group, IARC, 150, cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:979-87. 2006
    ..We conducted meta-analyses focusing on three cancer sites (lung, bladder, and colorectum) to summarize the findings from the current literature and to explore sources of heterogeneity...

Research Grants3

  1. Prognostic Markers for HIV-Postive Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
    Chun Chao; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our results may also help to identify new molecular therapeutic targets for resistant tumor and assist with the building of an outcome prediction equation for risk-stratified patient management. ..
  2. Prognostic Markers for HIV-Postive Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
    Chun Chao; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our results may also help to identify new molecular therapeutic targets for resistant tumor and assist with the building of an outcome prediction equation for risk-stratified patient management. ..