Sara Olson

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sugary food and beverage consumption and epithelial ovarian cancer risk: a population-based case-control study
    Melony G King
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:94. 2013
  2. pmc Recent alcohol consumption and risk of incident ovarian carcinoma: a pooled analysis of 5,342 cases and 10,358 controls from the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
    Linda E Kelemen
    Department of Population Health Research, Alberta Health Services Cancer Care, AB, Canada
    BMC Cancer 13:28. 2013
  3. pmc Total and individual antioxidant intake and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Dina Gifkins
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    BMC Cancer 12:211. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology of pancreatic cancer and the role of family history
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Surg Oncol 107:1-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The impact of race and comorbidity on survival in endometrial cancer
    Sara H Olson
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:753-60. 2012
  6. pmc Phytoestrogen consumption from foods and supplements and epithelial ovarian cancer risk: a population-based case control study
    Elisa V Bandera
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program Division of Surgical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    BMC Womens Health 11:40. 2011
  7. pmc Studying cancer in minorities: a look at the numbers
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Cancer 117:2762-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Allergies, obesity, other risk factors and survival from pancreatic cancer
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Int J Cancer 127:2412-9. 2010
  9. pmc Maximizing resources to study an uncommon cancer: E2C2--Epidemiology of Endometrial Cancer Consortium
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 307 East 63 Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:491-6. 2009
  10. pmc Variants in hormone biosynthesis genes and risk of endometrial cancer
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 10065, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:955-63. 2008

Research Grants

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Publications27

  1. pmc Sugary food and beverage consumption and epithelial ovarian cancer risk: a population-based case-control study
    Melony G King
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:94. 2013
    ..The consumption of refined sugars has increased dramatically over the past few decades, accounting for almost 15% of total energy intake. Yet, there is limited evidence on how sugar consumption affects ovarian cancer risk...
  2. pmc Recent alcohol consumption and risk of incident ovarian carcinoma: a pooled analysis of 5,342 cases and 10,358 controls from the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
    Linda E Kelemen
    Department of Population Health Research, Alberta Health Services Cancer Care, AB, Canada
    BMC Cancer 13:28. 2013
    ..Because OC and ovarian borderline tumor histologic types differ genetically, molecularly and clinically, large numbers are needed to estimate risk associations...
  3. pmc Total and individual antioxidant intake and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Dina Gifkins
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    BMC Cancer 12:211. 2012
    ..Our study aimed to evaluate the association between total antioxidant capacity (TAC) and individual antioxidant intakes (vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, selenium, lutein, and lycopene) and ovarian cancer risk...
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology of pancreatic cancer and the role of family history
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Surg Oncol 107:1-7. 2013
    ..Several genetic syndromes increase risk of pancreatic cancer. Work on more common genetic variants promises to reveal more potentially important genetic associations...
  5. doi request reprint The impact of race and comorbidity on survival in endometrial cancer
    Sara H Olson
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:753-60. 2012
    ..The aims of this study were to determine whether diabetes, hypertension, or other conditions influence survival and whether accounting for these conditions reduces this racial disparity...
  6. pmc Phytoestrogen consumption from foods and supplements and epithelial ovarian cancer risk: a population-based case control study
    Elisa V Bandera
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program Division of Surgical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    BMC Womens Health 11:40. 2011
    ..While there is extensive literature evaluating the impact of phytoestrogen consumption on breast cancer risk, its role on ovarian cancer has received little attention...
  7. pmc Studying cancer in minorities: a look at the numbers
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Cancer 117:2762-9. 2011
    ..The authors aimed to understand how population characteristics affect the numbers of minority cancer cases in Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) regions...
  8. doi request reprint Allergies, obesity, other risk factors and survival from pancreatic cancer
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Int J Cancer 127:2412-9. 2010
    ..62, 95% CI: 0.76-3.44). The mechanisms underlying the association between history of allergies and improved survival are unknown. These novel results need to be confirmed in other studies...
  9. pmc Maximizing resources to study an uncommon cancer: E2C2--Epidemiology of Endometrial Cancer Consortium
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 307 East 63 Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:491-6. 2009
    ..Overall, the consortium promises to provide an important means of furthering our knowledge about this cancer...
  10. pmc Variants in hormone biosynthesis genes and risk of endometrial cancer
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 10065, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:955-63. 2008
    ..01). The insertion/deletion variant in CYP19A1 appears to be related to risk of endometrial cancer; risk associated with variants in this gene may vary according to BMI...
  11. ncbi request reprint Allergies, variants in IL-4 and IL-4R alpha genes, and risk of pancreatic cancer
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:345-51. 2007
    ..Although genes have been identified that are critical in allergic response, polymorphisms in these genes have not been studied in relation to risk of pancreatic cancer. We hypothesized that variants in these genes are related to risk...
  12. ncbi request reprint Variants in estrogen biosynthesis genes, sex steroid hormone levels, and endometrial cancer: a HuGE review
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:235-45. 2007
    ..Larger studies or combined studies that allow for investigation of gene-gene and gene-environment interactions are warranted...
  13. ncbi request reprint Selection of control groups by using a commercial database and random digit dialing
    S H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:585-92. 2000
    ..Use of a commercial database provided a control group whose socioeconomic factors were similar to those of cases at a lower cost than when random digit dialing was used but did not result in a higher response rate...
  14. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of ovarian cancer
    S H Olson
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:212-7. 2001
    ..To examine the symptoms of ovarian cancer in patients compared with symptoms experienced by healthy women using a case-control design...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reported participation in case-control studies: changes over time
    S H Olson
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Box 44, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:574-81. 2001
    ..44 percentage points (p = 0.12). Overall, reported response in more recent studies was similar to that in earlier studies; for control groups, this may reflect changes in locations where the studies were conducted...
  16. pmc Cancer history and other personal factors affect quality of life in patients with hepatitis C
    Sara H Olson
    University of Michigan Medical School, 1301 Catherine Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:39. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of other characteristics, including history of cancer, on quality of life in patients with CHC...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reporting participation in case-control studies
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Epidemiology 13:123-6. 2002
    ..Standardized reporting will allow an evaluation of the success of various methods in recruiting potential participants, and will contribute important information for assessing the validity of individual studies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Genetic variants in SOD2, MPO, and NQO1, and risk of ovarian cancer
    S H Olson
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 93:615-20. 2004
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  19. doi request reprint Impact of obesity and body fat distribution on survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Sebastien Gaujoux
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2908-16. 2012
    ..We sought to assess the influence of obesity and body fat distribution on pathologic characteristics and survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  20. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic x-rays and risk of epithelial ovarian carcinoma in Jews
    Susan Harlap
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:426-34. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that there would be ethnic differences in susceptibility to ionizing radiation from diagnostic x-rays...
  21. ncbi request reprint GLIOGENE an International Consortium to Understand Familial Glioma
    Beatrice Malmer
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1340, P O Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1730-4. 2007
    ..Here, we review the rationale for studying familial glioma and our proposed strategy for the GLIOGENE study...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preoperative predictors for complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy: impact of BMI and body fat distribution
    Michael G House
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:270-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the preoperative patient and radiographic factors that are associated with operative morbidity after pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  23. pmc Risk of endometrial cancer in relation to medical conditions and medication use
    Joan Fortuny
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1448-56. 2009
    ..9). Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs was related to a decreased risk (OR, 0.7; 95% CI, 0.5-0.97). To our knowledge, the observation about thiazide diuretics is novel and requires confirmation in other studies and populations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Influence of type of cigarette on peripheral versus central lung cancer
    Daniel R Brooks
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:576-81. 2005
    ..We reviewed radiologic data to evaluate the hypothesis that tumors in smokers of cigarettes with lower-tar yield are more likely to occur peripherally than tumors in smokers of higher-yield cigarettes...
  25. pmc Intraepithelial CD8+ tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes and a high CD8+/regulatory T cell ratio are associated with favorable prognosis in ovarian cancer
    Eiichi Sato
    Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18538-43. 2005
    ..We conclude that intraepithelial CD8+ TILs and a high CD8+/Treg ratio are associated with favorable prognosis in epithelial ovarian cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Epithelial ovarian carcinoma and fertility of parents
    Susan Harlap
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University School of Medicine, NY 10016, USA
    Epidemiology 13:59-65. 2002
    ..If confirmed in other data sets, these findings imply that sibship size might have confounded previous estimates of risk associated with a family history of cancer or with Jewish ethnicity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and endometrial cancer: some unresolved issues
    Elisa V Bandera
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers University, Davison Hall, 26 Nichol Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Nutr Cancer 45:24-9. 2003
    ..Moreover, there are some unexplored aspects of the possible effect of alcohol, such as the possible interaction with use of exogenous estrogens, and other factors, that need clarification...

Research Grants5

  1. ESTROGEN, DIET, GENETICS AND ENDOMETRIAL CANCER
    Sara Olson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will provide data on genetic susceptibility in endometrial cancer in conjunction with established risk factors, as well as the first epidemiologic data on the more lethal serous and clear cell tumors. ..