Laura Beane Freeman

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of residential geocoding in the Agricultural Health Study
    Rena R Jones
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 13:37. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Mortality from solid tumors among workers in formaldehyde industries: an update of the NCI cohort
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:1015-26. 2013
  3. pmc Poultry and livestock exposure and cancer risk among farmers in the agricultural health study
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:663-70. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Toenail arsenic content and cutaneous melanoma in Iowa
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:679-87. 2004
  5. pmc Atrazine and cancer incidence among pesticide applicators in the agricultural health study (1994-2007)
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer, Epidemiology, and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1253-9. 2011
  6. pmc Mortality from lymphohematopoietic malignancies among workers in formaldehyde industries: the National Cancer Institute Cohort
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:751-61. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Test-retest of self-reported exposure to artificial tanning devices, self-tanning creams, and sun sensitivity showed consistency
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, 6120, Executive Boulevard, Suite 511, MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:430-2. 2005
  8. pmc An update of cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study
    Stella Koutros
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1098-105. 2010
  9. pmc Genetic variation in base excision repair pathway genes, pesticide exposure, and prostate cancer risk
    Kathryn Hughes Barry
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1726-32. 2011
  10. pmc Xenobiotic-metabolizing gene variants, pesticide use, and the risk of prostate cancer
    Stella Koutros
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 21:615-23. 2011

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of residential geocoding in the Agricultural Health Study
    Rena R Jones
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 13:37. 2014
    ..We evaluated geocoding error in the Agricultural Health Study (AHS), a cohort of pesticide applicators and their spouses in Iowa and North Carolina, U.S.A...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mortality from solid tumors among workers in formaldehyde industries: an update of the NCI cohort
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:1015-26. 2013
    ..Formaldehyde, a widely used chemical, is considered a human carcinogen...
  3. pmc Poultry and livestock exposure and cancer risk among farmers in the agricultural health study
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:663-70. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate cancer risk associated with raising animals as commodities, which is associated with a variety of exposures, such as infectious agents and endotoxins...
  4. ncbi request reprint Toenail arsenic content and cutaneous melanoma in Iowa
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:679-87. 2004
    ..03). The arsenic-melanoma findings in this study are not known to have been previously reported in observational epidemiologic studies involving incident cutaneous melanoma. Therefore, the findings warrant confirmation...
  5. pmc Atrazine and cancer incidence among pesticide applicators in the agricultural health study (1994-2007)
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer, Epidemiology, and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1253-9. 2011
    ..Atrazine is a triazine herbicide used widely in the United States. Although it is an animal carcinogen, the mechanism in rodents does not appear to operate in humans. Few epidemiologic studies have provided evidence for an association...
  6. pmc Mortality from lymphohematopoietic malignancies among workers in formaldehyde industries: the National Cancer Institute Cohort
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:751-61. 2009
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  7. ncbi request reprint Test-retest of self-reported exposure to artificial tanning devices, self-tanning creams, and sun sensitivity showed consistency
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, 6120, Executive Boulevard, Suite 511, MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:430-2. 2005
    ..Although the reliability of self-report of many sun exposure factors has been previously described in several studies, self-report of use of artificial tanning devices and self-tanning creams has been less well characterized...
  8. pmc An update of cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study
    Stella Koutros
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1098-105. 2010
    ..Our objective is to reevaluate cancer incidence among Agricultural Health Study participants...
  9. pmc Genetic variation in base excision repair pathway genes, pesticide exposure, and prostate cancer risk
    Kathryn Hughes Barry
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1726-32. 2011
    ..Previous research indicates increased prostate cancer risk for pesticide applicators and pesticide manufacturing workers. Although underlying mechanisms are unknown, evidence suggests a role of oxidative DNA damage...
  10. pmc Xenobiotic-metabolizing gene variants, pesticide use, and the risk of prostate cancer
    Stella Koutros
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 21:615-23. 2011
    ..To explore associations with prostate cancer and farming, it is important to investigate the relationship between pesticide use and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in xenobiotic metabolic enzyme (XME) genes...
  11. ncbi request reprint 0286  Occupational use of insecticides, fungicides and fumigants and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple myeloma in the Agricultural Health Study0286  Occupational use of insecticides, fungicides and fumigants and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and mu
    Michael Alavanja
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:A36. 2014
    ..We evaluated use of insecticides, fungicides and fumigants and risk of NHL, including MM and other NHL sub-types in the Agricultural Health Study, a US-based prospective cohort study...
  12. ncbi request reprint 0127 Pesticide use and relative telomere length in the Agricultural Health Study
    Gabriella Andreotti
    NCI, Rockville, MD, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:A14-5. 2014
    ..In this analysis we examined the associations between occupational pesticide use and RTL measured in blood DNA...
  13. pmc Agricultural pesticide use and pancreatic cancer risk in the Agricultural Health Study Cohort
    Gabriella Andreotti
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:2495-500. 2009
    ..Organochlorines were not associated with an excess risk of pancreatic cancer in this study. These findings suggest that herbicides, particularly pendimethalin and EPTC, may be associated with pancreatic cancer...
  14. pmc Occupational cancer in developed countries
    Aaron Blair
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Environ Health 10:S9. 2011
    ..The movement of industry from developed to developing countries underscores the need for future investigations to include more diverse populations...
  15. pmc Estimating water supply arsenic levels in the New England Bladder Cancer Study
    John R Nuckols
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1279-85. 2011
    ..Accurate retrospective exposure assessment over a long time period is a major challenge in conducting epidemiologic studies of environmental factors and diseases with long latency, such as cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint 0301 Use of acetochlor and cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study Cohort
    Catherine Lerro
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USAYale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:A104. 2014
    ..We evaluated use of acetochlor and cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort of licensed pesticide applicators...
  17. ncbi request reprint 0105 Farm exposures, allergy symptoms and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jonathan Hofmann
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:A11. 2014
    ..To evaluate the allergy-NHL association in the context of farm exposures, we conducted an investigation in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort of farmers and spouses from North Carolina and Iowa...
  18. pmc Obesity and thyroid cancer risk among U.S. men and women: a pooled analysis of five prospective studies
    Cari M Kitahara
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:464-72. 2011
    ..Thyroid cancer incidence has risen dramatically in the United States since the early 1980s. Although the prevalence of obesity has doubled during this time period, the relationship between obesity and thyroid cancer is uncertain...