Susan L Teitelbaum

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Imputation method for lifetime exposure assessment in air pollution epidemiologic studies
    Jan Beyea
    Consulting in the Public Interest CIPI, Lambertville, NJ, USA
    Environ Health 12:62. 2013
  2. pmc Exposure to fogger trucks and breast cancer incidence in the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project: a case-control study
    Alexandra J White
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Environ Health 12:24. 2013
  3. pmc Associations between phthalate metabolite urinary concentrations and body size measures in New York City children
    Susan L Teitelbaum
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Res 112:186-93. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Occupation and breast cancer in women 20-44 years of age (United States)
    Susan L Teitelbaum
    Division of Environmental Health Science, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:627-37. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Temporal variability in urinary concentrations of phthalate metabolites, phytoestrogens and phenols among minority children in the United States
    S L Teitelbaum
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, 1 Gustave Levy Place, P O Box 1043, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Res 106:257-69. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Questionnaire assessment of nonoccupational pesticide exposure in epidemiologic studies of cancer
    Susan L Teitelbaum
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:373-80. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Reported residential pesticide use and breast cancer risk on Long Island, New York
    Susan L Teitelbaum
    Department of Community Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:643-51. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in the apoptosis-associated genes FAS and FASL and breast cancer risk
    Katherine D Crew
    Department of Medicine and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University, 161 Fort Washington Avenue, 10 1072, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:2548-51. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint IGHMBP2 Thr671Ala polymorphism might be a modifier for the effects of cigarette smoking and PAH-DNA adducts to breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 99:1-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint MGMT genotype modulates the associations between cigarette smoking, dietary antioxidants and breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Carcinogenesis 26:2131-7. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Molecular Epidemiology of Xenoestrogen Exposure
    Susan Teitelbaum; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications87

  1. pmc Imputation method for lifetime exposure assessment in air pollution epidemiologic studies
    Jan Beyea
    Consulting in the Public Interest CIPI, Lambertville, NJ, USA
    Environ Health 12:62. 2013
    ..We also address challenges that arise, including choice of imputation method, potential bias in regression coefficients, and uncertainty in age-at-exposure sensitivities...
  2. pmc Exposure to fogger trucks and breast cancer incidence in the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project: a case-control study
    Alexandra J White
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Environ Health 12:24. 2013
    ..Self-reported acute exposure to a fogger truck, which sprayed DDT prior to 1972, was hypothesized to increase the risk of breast cancer, particularly among women exposed at a young age or diagnosed with ER+PR+ breast cancer...
  3. pmc Associations between phthalate metabolite urinary concentrations and body size measures in New York City children
    Susan L Teitelbaum
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Res 112:186-93. 2012
    ..To examine prospectively associations between urinary phthalate metabolite concentrations and body size measures in children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Occupation and breast cancer in women 20-44 years of age (United States)
    Susan L Teitelbaum
    Division of Environmental Health Science, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:627-37. 2003
    ..To examine the relation between breast cancer risk and job history among women 20-44 years of age who participated in a multi-center, population-based, case-control study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Temporal variability in urinary concentrations of phthalate metabolites, phytoestrogens and phenols among minority children in the United States
    S L Teitelbaum
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, 1 Gustave Levy Place, P O Box 1043, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Res 106:257-69. 2008
    ..However, reliability in the use of these biomarkers requires an understanding of the timeframe of exposure represented by one measurement. Data on the temporal variability of ED biomarkers are sparse, especially among children...
  6. ncbi request reprint Questionnaire assessment of nonoccupational pesticide exposure in epidemiologic studies of cancer
    Susan L Teitelbaum
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:373-80. 2002
    ..Issues of exposure assessment that will be reviewed include specificity, recall, and characteristics of pesticide exposure. Additionally, sources of nonoccupational pesticide exposure other than residential will be briefly reviewed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reported residential pesticide use and breast cancer risk on Long Island, New York
    Susan L Teitelbaum
    Department of Community Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:643-51. 2007
    ..This study is the first known to suggest that self-reported use of residential pesticides may increase breast cancer risk. Further investigation in other populations is necessary to confirm these findings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in the apoptosis-associated genes FAS and FASL and breast cancer risk
    Katherine D Crew
    Department of Medicine and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University, 161 Fort Washington Avenue, 10 1072, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:2548-51. 2007
    ..Overall, this study suggests that the risk of breast cancer may be elevated among women with polymorphisms in the FAS gene and detectable PAH-DNA adducts...
  9. ncbi request reprint IGHMBP2 Thr671Ala polymorphism might be a modifier for the effects of cigarette smoking and PAH-DNA adducts to breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 99:1-7. 2006
    ..Additional studies focused on the biological function of the variant-G allele and interactions with other genetic polymorphisms are necessary to confirm our findings...
  10. ncbi request reprint MGMT genotype modulates the associations between cigarette smoking, dietary antioxidants and breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Carcinogenesis 26:2131-7. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts, and breast cancer risk
    Katherine D Crew
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 161 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2033-41. 2007
    ..Overall, this study suggests that the risk of breast cancer may be elevated among women with polymorphisms in NER pathway genes and detectable PAH-DNA adducts...
  12. ncbi request reprint A functional 19-base pair deletion polymorphism of dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR) and risk of breast cancer in multivitamin users
    Xinran Xu
    Departments of Community and Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology and Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1098-102. 2007
    ..Folic acid from multivitamins needs to be reduced by DHFR before it participates in cellular reactions...
  13. pmc B-vitamin intake, one-carbon metabolism, and survival in a population-based study of women with breast cancer
    Xinran Xu
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Box 1043, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2109-16. 2008
    ..Our results indicate that one-carbon metabolism may be an important pathway that could be targeted to improve breast cancer survival...
  14. doi request reprint Estrogen-biosynthesis gene CYP17 and its interactions with reproductive, hormonal and lifestyle factors in breast cancer risk: results from the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project
    Yu Chen
    Department of Environmental Medicine and New York University Cancer Institute, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:766-71. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the findings suggest that the CYP17 variant C allele may increase breast cancer risk in conjunction with long-term HRT use and high BMI in postmenopausal women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism in the DNA repair gene XPD, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts, cigarette smoking, and breast cancer risk
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, PH 18 102, 600 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2053-8. 2004
    ..Overall, this study suggests that those individuals with this polymorphism in the XPD gene may face an increased risk of breast cancer from PAH-DNA adducts and cigarette smoking...
  16. ncbi request reprint OGG1 polymorphisms and breast cancer risk
    Pavel Rossner
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:811-5. 2006
    ..In addition, data on functionality of these polymorphisms are crucial to understand if these modest differences are important...
  17. pmc High intakes of choline and betaine reduce breast cancer mortality in a population-based study
    Xinran Xu
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Box 1057, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    FASEB J 23:4022-8. 2009
    ..Our study supports the important roles of choline and betaine in breast carcinogenesis. It suggests that high intake of these nutrients may be a promising strategy to prevent the development of breast cancer and to reduce its mortality...
  18. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in XRCC1 modify the association between polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts, cigarette smoking, dietary antioxidants, and breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:336-42. 2005
    ..Further understanding of the biological function of XRCC1 variants and their interactions with PAH-DNA adducts, antioxidants, and other genes in the pathway are needed...
  19. pmc Xeroderma pigmentosum complementation group C genotypes/diplotypes play no independent or interaction role with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons-DNA adducts for breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, P and S 19 418, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Eur J Cancer 44:710-7. 2008
    ..69). These data suggest that XPCs have neither independent effects nor interactions with cigarette smoking and PAH-DNA adducts for breast cancer risk. Further studies with multiple genetic polymorphisms in NER pathway are warranted...
  20. pmc Multiple genetic variants in telomere pathway genes and breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, P and S 19 418, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:219-28. 2010
    ..To explore the etiologic role of genetic variants in telomere pathway genes and breast cancer risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms of one-carbon-metabolizing genes and risk of breast cancer in a population-based study
    Xinran Xu
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:1504-9. 2007
    ..Although the pathway is a network of interrelated enzymes, redundancy exists; evaluating the rate-limiting enzyme and its interaction with environment and other genes within the same pathway is critical in assessing breast cancer risk...
  22. ncbi request reprint Improving organochlorine biomarker models for cancer research
    Mary S Wolff
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2224-36. 2005
    ..e., PCB) or long discontinued (i.e., DDE)...
  23. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the cyclooxygenase-2 gene, use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R71. 2006
    ..926, COX-2 .5209, and COX-2 .8473) may reduce overall breast cancer risk or risk for subtypes of breast cancer by modulating the inflammatory response and may interact with aspirin or any NSAID use...
  24. pmc Association between plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and breast cancer risk
    Katherine D Crew
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2:598-604. 2009
    ..Well-designed clinical trials are urgently needed to determine whether vitamin D supplementation is effective for breast cancer chemoprevention...
  25. ncbi request reprint A CYP19 (aromatase) polymorphism is associated with increased premenopausal breast cancer risk
    Kathryn E Talbott
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 111:481-7. 2008
    ..The finding supports the potential role of variation in estrogen biosynthesis genes in premenopausal breast cancer risk...
  26. ncbi request reprint Plasma protein carbonyl levels and breast cancer risk
    Pavel Rossner
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Cell Mol Med 11:1138-48. 2007
    ..8, 95% CI = 1.2-2.6) compared to women with levels below the median for both markers of oxidative stress. In summary, our results suggest that increased plasma protein carbonyl levels may be associated with breast cancer risk...
  27. pmc Choline metabolism and risk of breast cancer in a population-based study
    Xinran Xu
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    FASEB J 22:2045-52. 2008
    ..We observed a significant interaction between dietary betaine intake and the PEMT rs7926 polymorphism (P(interaction)=0.04). Our findings suggest that choline metabolism may play an important role in breast cancer etiology...
  28. pmc Telomere length, oxidative damage, antioxidants and breast cancer risk
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:1637-43. 2009
    ..01). These results provided the strongest evidence to date that breast cancer risk may be affected by telomere length among premenopausal women or women with low dietary intake of antioxidants or antioxidant supplements...
  29. ncbi request reprint ADH3 genotype, alcohol intake and breast cancer risk
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA, and Prosserman Centre for Health Research, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Carcinogenesis 27:840-7. 2006
    ..9, 95 % CI=1.2-7.1; postmenopausal women OR=1.8, 95% CI=0.9-3.8). These population-based data support the hypothesis that fast metabolizers of alcohol have a higher risk of breast cancer risk, from alcohol intake than slow metabolizers...
  30. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in telomere pathway genes, telomere length, and breast cancer survival
    Jing Shen
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 650 West 168th Street, Black Building 1608, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 134:393-400. 2012
    ..These data suggest that unfavorable genetic variants in telomere pathway genes may help to predict breast cancer survival...
  31. pmc Prognostic significance of gene-specific promoter hypermethylation in breast cancer patients
    Yoon Hee Cho
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 630 West 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:197-205. 2012
    ..002), although confidence intervals were wide. Our results suggest that promoter methylation, particularly for a panel of genes, has the potential to be used as a biomarker for predicting prognosis in breast cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prenatal organophosphate metabolite and organochlorine levels and performance on the Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale in a multiethnic pregnancy cohort
    Stephanie M Engel
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1397-404. 2007
    ..The authors uncovered additional evidence that prenatal levels of organophosphate pesticide metabolites are associated with anomalies in primitive reflexes, which are a critical marker of neurologic integrity...
  33. ncbi request reprint One-carbon metabolism, MTHFR polymorphisms, and risk of breast cancer
    Jia Chen
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer Res 65:1606-14. 2005
    ..96) or total folate intake (OR, 1.71; 95% CI, 1.08-2.71). From a public heath perspective, it is important to identify risk factors, such as low B vitamin consumption, that may guide an effective prevention strategy against the disease...
  34. pmc Prevalence and predictors of antioxidant supplement use during breast cancer treatment: the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project
    Heather Greenlee
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer 115:3271-82. 2009
    ..The authors of this report analyzed the prevalence of and factors associated with antioxidant supplement use during breast cancer (BC) treatment among women who participated in the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project...
  35. pmc Gene promoter methylation is associated with increased mortality among women with breast cancer
    Xinran Xu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 121:685-92. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that promoter methylation could be promising epigenetic markers to be considered for breast cancer survival...
  36. pmc Dietary flavonol intake is associated with age of puberty in a longitudinal cohort of girls
    Nancy A Mervish
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Nutr Res 33:534-42. 2013
    ..13). Consistent with biologic properties of phytoestrogens that indicate hormonal activity, their consumption may be associated with reproductive end points, even in childhood. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint Myeloperoxidase genotype, fruit and vegetable consumption, and breast cancer risk
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Cancer Res 64:7634-9. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Body size changes in relation to postmenopausal breast cancer among women on Long Island, New York
    Sybil M Eng
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:229-37. 2005
    ..55, 95% CI: 0.32, 0.96). These results add to the literature by focusing on the perimenopausal weight trajectory and support efforts urging women to avoid weight gain as they age...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relationship between urinary 15-F2t-isoprostane and 8-oxodeoxyguanosine levels and breast cancer risk
    Pavel Rossner
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:639-44. 2006
    ..In summary, our results suggest that urinary markers of lipid peroxidation and oxidative DNA damage may be associated with breast cancer risk...
  40. pmc Investigation of relationships between urinary biomarkers of phytoestrogens, phthalates, and phenols and pubertal stages in girls
    Mary S Wolff
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1039-46. 2010
    ..Hormonally active environmental agents may alter the course of pubertal development in girls, which is controlled by steroids and gonadotropins...
  41. pmc BRCA1 promoter methylation is associated with increased mortality among women with breast cancer
    Xinran Xu
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, P O Box 1043, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 115:397-404. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that BRCA1 promoter methylation is an important factor to consider in predicting breast cancer survival...
  42. ncbi request reprint Preeclampsia, pregnancy-related hypertension, and breast cancer risk
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1007-14. 2007
    ..These data suggest that pregnancy conditions related to hypertension, particularly preeclampsia, play a role in reducing breast cancer risk. Possible biologic mechanisms underpinning these associations should be further explored...
  43. pmc Pilot study of urinary biomarkers of phytoestrogens, phthalates, and phenols in girls
    Mary S Wolff
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:116-21. 2007
    ..S. children using exposure biomarkers in urine. However, little is known about their variation by race, age, sex, and geography, and no data exist for newly developed biomarkers...
  44. pmc Mutations in p53, p53 protein overexpression and breast cancer survival
    Pavel Rossner
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Cell Mol Med 13:3847-57. 2009
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Estrogen metabolism and breast cancer
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, New York, USA
    Epidemiology 17:80-8. 2006
    ....
  46. pmc Temporal variability in urinary concentrations of perchlorate, nitrate, thiocyanate and iodide among children
    Nancy Mervish
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:212-8. 2012
    ..Surrogate analysis show that single-spot urine samples reliably categorize participant's exposure providing support for the use of a single sample as an exposure measure in epidemiological studies that use relative ranking of exposure...
  47. ncbi request reprint Lifetime alcohol intake and breast cancer risk
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:230-40. 2006
    ....
  48. pmc Cancer incidence in world trade center rescue and recovery workers, 2001-2008
    Samara Solan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:699-704. 2013
    ..World Trade Center (WTC) rescue and recovery workers were exposed to a complex mix of pollutants and carcinogens...
  49. pmc DNA methylation in peripheral blood measured by LUMA is associated with breast cancer in a population-based study
    Xinran Xu
    Research Center for Translational Medicine, Shanghai East Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
    FASEB J 26:2657-66. 2012
    ..018). LINE-1 methylation was associated with neither breast cancer risk nor 1-carbon metabolism. Our results show that global promoter hypermethylation measured in peripheral blood was associated with breast cancer risk...
  50. pmc Associations between neighborhood resources and physical activity in inner-city minority children
    Maida P Galvez
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10023, USA
    Acad Pediatr 13:20-6. 2013
    ..We describe how availability of physical activity resources varies by individual and block characteristics and then examine its associations with physical activity levels of Latino and black children in East Harlem, New York City...
  51. pmc Exposures among pregnant women near the World Trade Center site on 11 September 2001
    Mary S Wolff
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:739-48. 2005
    ..This report indicates intense bystander exposure after the WTC collapse and provides information about nonoccupational exposures among a vulnerable population of pregnant women...
  52. ncbi request reprint Association of frequency and duration of aspirin use and hormone receptor status with breast cancer risk
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 291:2433-40. 2004
    ..Given the importance of estrogen in the pathogenesis of breast cancer, the ability of aspirin and other NSAIDs to protect against breast cancer could vary according to hormone receptor status...
  53. ncbi request reprint Electric blanket use and breast cancer on Long Island
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Epidemiology 14:514-20. 2003
    ..Exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) has been hypothesized to increase the risk of breast cancer by inhibiting the normal nocturnal rise in melatonin levels...
  54. pmc Influence of prediagnostic recreational physical activity on survival from breast cancer
    Rebecca J Cleveland
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7280, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:46-54. 2012
    ..no RPA, the HR=0.61; 95% CI=0.39-0.94 and HR=1.00; 95% CI=0.65-1.54, respectively). This study provides support that RPA prior to breast cancer diagnosis improves survival...
  55. ncbi request reprint Designing and implementing quality control for multi-center screening of mutations in the ATM gene among women with breast cancer
    Jonine L Bernstein
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Hum Mutat 21:542-50. 2003
    ..Finally, we report novel mutations in the ATM gene identified both in patients with ataxia-telangiectasia and in patients with unilateral or bilateral breast cancer...
  56. pmc ATM variants 7271T>G and IVS10-6T>G among women with unilateral and bilateral breast cancer
    J L Bernstein
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1043, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Br J Cancer 89:1513-6. 2003
    ....
  57. pmc Measures of obesity associated with asthma diagnosis in ethnic minority children
    Nita Vangeepuram
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1512, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Obes 2011:517417. 2011
    ..63 (95% CI 1.12-2.39), 1.50 (95% CI 1.02-2.21), and 1.56 (95% CI 1.04-2.34), resp.). Conclusions. This study found a significant association between increased body size and asthma diagnosis, regardless of the measurement examined...
  58. pmc Study design: evaluating gene-environment interactions in the etiology of breast cancer - the WECARE study
    Jonine L Bernstein
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 6:R199-214. 2004
    ..Three genes (ATM, BRCA1, and BRCA2) encode products that are essential for the normal cellular response to DSBs, but predispose to breast cancer when mutated...
  59. doi request reprint Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Lancet 378:888-97. 2011
    ..We report incidence and prevalence rates of physical and mental health disorders during the 9 years since the attacks, examine their associations with occupational exposures, and quantify physical and mental health comorbidities...
  60. pmc CYP19A1 promoter methylation in saliva associated with milestones of pubertal timing in urban girls
    Theresa Ryan Stueve
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Pediatr 14:78. 2014
    ..If present in early life, it is conceivable similar methylation aberrations may result in hormone perturbations that alter pubertal timing...
  61. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of 4-aminobiphenyl-DNA adducts in human breast cancer: the influence of tobacco smoke
    Beatrice Faraglia
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 701 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Carcinogenesis 24:719-25. 2003
    ..In this study, genetic polymorphisms did not significantly affect the formation of 4-ABP-DNA adducts in breast cancer cases, perhaps due to the small number of samples...
  62. ncbi request reprint Mice deficient in Abl are osteoporotic and have defects in osteoblast maturation
    B Li
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Nat Genet 24:304-8. 2000
    ..Osteoblasts from both stromal and calvarial explants showed delayed maturation in vitro as measured by expression of alkaline phosphatase (ALP), induction of mRNA encoding osteocalcin and mineral deposition...
  63. ncbi request reprint The Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project: description of a multi-institutional collaboration to identify environmental risk factors for breast cancer
    Marilie D Gammon
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 74:235-54. 2002
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Environmental toxins and breast cancer on Long Island. II. Organochlorine compound levels in blood
    Marilie D Gammon
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:686-97. 2002
    ..These findings, based on the largest number of samples analyzed to date among primarily white women, do not support the hypothesis that organochlorines increase breast cancer risk among Long Island women...
  65. ncbi request reprint Environmental toxins and breast cancer on Long Island. I. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon DNA adducts
    Marilie D Gammon
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:677-85. 2002
    ..These data indicate that PAH-DNA adduct formation may influence breast cancer development, although the association does not appear to be dose dependent and may have a threshold effect...
  66. ncbi request reprint Environmental tobacco smoke and breast cancer incidence
    Marilie D Gammon
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, CB 7435 McGavern Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Environ Res 96:176-85. 2004
    ..42 for ER+ PR+, 95% CI, 1.00, 2.00). Our data suggest that if there is an effect for ETS on breast cancer, that effect is restricted to selected subgroups of women, such as those with long-term exposure from a smoking spouse...
  67. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables, and micronutrients in relation to breast cancer modified by menopause and hormone receptor status
    Mia M Gaudet
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1485-94. 2004
    ..Our results support an inverse association for fruit and vegetable intake among postmenopausal but not premenopausal breast cancer, which may be more pronounced among women with ER+ tumors...
  68. ncbi request reprint Residential environmental exposures and other characteristics associated with detectable PAH-DNA adducts in peripheral mononuclear cells in a population-based sample of adult females
    Sumitra Shantakumar
    Department of Epidemiology, CB 7435 McGavran Greenberg Hall, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:482-90. 2005
    ..These data suggest that PAH-DNA adducts detected in a population-based sample of adult women with ambient exposure levels reflect some key residential PAH exposure sources assessed in this study, such as cigarette smoking...
  69. ncbi request reprint Associations between breast cancer risk and the catalase genotype, fruit and vegetable consumption, and supplement use
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:943-52. 2005
    ..CC genotypes were prevalent in approximately 64% of controls; thus, the preventive potential for fruit consumption has widespread implications...
  70. ncbi request reprint Cooked meat and risk of breast cancer--lifetime versus recent dietary intake
    Susan E Steck
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Epidemiology 18:373-82. 2007
    ..Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and heterocyclic amines (HCAs) are carcinogens formed in or on the surface of well-done meat, cooked at high temperature...
  71. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation of TP53, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-related exposures, and breast cancer risk among women on Long Island, New York
    Mia M Gaudet
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:93-9. 2008
    ..p53 participates in cell cycle control, programmed cell death/apoptosis, and DNA repair, all pathways involved in carcinogenesis. TP53 variants may influence p53 function...
  72. ncbi request reprint Weight gain prior to diagnosis and survival from breast cancer
    Rebecca J Cleveland
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, CB 7435 McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1803-11. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Active and passive cigarette smoke and breast cancer survival
    Sharon K Sagiv
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:385-93. 2007
    ..The association between active and passive cigarette smoking before breast cancer diagnosis and survival was investigated among a cohort of invasive breast cancer cases (n = 1273) participating in a population-based case-control study...
  74. ncbi request reprint Dietary flavonoid intake and breast cancer risk among women on Long Island
    Brian N Fink
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:514-23. 2007
    ..These results suggest that US women can consume sufficient levels of flavonoids to benefit from their potential chemopreventive effects...
  75. ncbi request reprint Dietary flavonoid intake and breast cancer survival among women on Long Island
    Brian N Fink
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2285-92. 2007
    ..However, the effects of flavonoids on survival are not known. In a population-based cohort of breast cancer patients, we investigated whether dietary flavonoid intake before diagnosis is associated with subsequent survival...
  76. pmc Validation and calibration of a model used to reconstruct historical exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for use in epidemiologic studies
    Jan Beyea
    Consulting in the Public Interest, Lambertville, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1053-8. 2006
    ..Here we report the results of four exercises to validate and calibrate the model...
  77. ncbi request reprint Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts and breast cancer: a pooled analysis
    Marilie D Gammon
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:640-9. 2004
    ..These data provide only modest support for an association between PAH-DNA adducts and breast cancer development...
  78. ncbi request reprint Effects of glutathione S-transferase A1 (GSTA1) genotype and potential modifiers on breast cancer risk
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Carcinogenesis 27:1876-82. 2006
    ..These data indicate that GSTA1 genotypes related to reduced GSTA1 expression are associated with increased breast cancer primarily among women with lower consumption of cruciferous vegetables and among current smokers...
  79. ncbi request reprint Catechol-O-methyltransferase haplotypes and breast cancer among women on Long Island, New York
    Mia M Gaudet
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hil, NC 27516, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 99:235-40. 2006
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint MnSOD Val-9Ala genotype, pro- and anti-oxidant environmental modifiers, and breast cancer among women on Long Island, New York
    Mia M Gaudet
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, CB 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1225-34. 2005
    ..This study provides little evidence that variation in Val-9Ala polymorphism of MnSOD alone or through substantial interaction with key exposures believed to be pro- or anti-oxidant properties influences breast cancer risk...
  81. ncbi request reprint IGF1 CA repeat polymorphisms, lifestyle factors and breast cancer risk in the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project
    Rebecca J Cleveland
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Carcinogenesis 27:758-65. 2006
    ..Our results demonstrate a role for alleles with fewer than (CA)19 repeats as a risk factor for breast cancer and also suggest that several traditional breast cancer risk factors modify the association of the IGF1 (CA)19 repeat genotype...
  82. pmc Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha (PPARA) genetic polymorphisms and breast cancer risk: a Long Island ancillary study
    Amanda K Golembesky
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:1944-9. 2008
    ..Our results are the first to evaluate the relationship between PPARA and breast cancer incidence and suggest that replication in an independent cohort is warranted...
  83. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables, and micronutrient intake in relation to breast cancer survival
    Brian N Fink
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 98:199-208. 2006
    ..To determine whether fruit, vegetable, and micronutrient intake 1 year prior to breast cancer diagnosis is associated with a reduction in the subsequent risk of all-cause or breast cancer-specific mortality...
  84. ncbi request reprint Age and menopausal effects of hormonal birth control and hormone replacement therapy in relation to breast cancer risk
    Sumitra Shantakumar
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1187-98. 2007
    ..These results emphasize that timing of exogenous hormone use is important. Women who used these hormones before menopause had elevated risks, but the harmful effects began to decline with age after menopause...
  85. ncbi request reprint Correspondence re: Schoen et al., Lack of association between adipose tissue distribution, and insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in men and women. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomark. Prev., 11: 581-586, 2002
    Julie A Britton
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:586; author reply 586-7. 2003
  86. ncbi request reprint Reproductive factors and breast cancer risk among older women
    Sumitra Shantakumar
    Department of Epidemiology, CB 7435 McGavran Greenberg Hall, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 102:365-74. 2007
    ..Moreover, breastfeeding, one of the few potentially modifiable risk factors for breast cancer, was an important factor in decreasing risk among older parous postmenopausal women...
  87. ncbi request reprint No association between glutathione peroxidase Pro198Leu polymorphism and breast cancer risk
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2459-61. 2005

Research Grants2

  1. Molecular Epidemiology of Xenoestrogen Exposure
    Susan Teitelbaum; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, data analysis approaches applied in this research project will be applicable to a wide range of environmentally associated diseases. ..