A Berrington de Gonzalez

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Second solid cancers after radiation therapy: a systematic review of the epidemiologic studies of the radiation dose-response relationship
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86:224-33. 2013
  2. pmc RadRAT: a radiation risk assessment tool for lifetime cancer risk projection
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Radiol Prot 32:205-22. 2012
  3. pmc Sarcoma risk after radiation exposure
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI NIH, 6120 Executive Boulevard Rm 7034, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Clin Sarcoma Res 2:18. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Converting epidemiologic studies of cancer etiology to survivorship studies: approaches and challenges
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:875-80. 2012
  5. pmc Proportion of second cancers attributable to radiotherapy treatment in adults: a cohort study in the US SEER cancer registries
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Lancet Oncol 12:353-60. 2011
  6. pmc Radiation-related cancer risks from CT colonography screening: a risk-benefit analysis
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:816-23. 2011
  7. pmc Low-dose lung computed tomography screening before age 55: estimates of the mortality reduction required to outweigh the radiation-induced cancer risk
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Biostatistics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Med Screen 15:153-8. 2008
  8. pmc Body-mass index and mortality among 1.46 million white adults
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:2211-9. 2010
  9. pmc Myocardial perfusion scans: projected population cancer risks from current levels of use in the United States
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Circulation 122:2403-10. 2010
  10. pmc Second solid cancers after radiotherapy for breast cancer in SEER cancer registries
    A Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Br J Cancer 102:220-6. 2010

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Publications20

  1. pmc Second solid cancers after radiation therapy: a systematic review of the epidemiologic studies of the radiation dose-response relationship
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86:224-33. 2013
    ..The results can be used to refine the development of second solid cancer risk projection models for novel radiation therapy techniques...
  2. pmc RadRAT: a radiation risk assessment tool for lifetime cancer risk projection
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Radiol Prot 32:205-22. 2012
    ..It is most appropriate for low-LET radiation doses < 1 Gy, and for individuals with life-expectancy and cancer rates similar to the general population in the US...
  3. pmc Sarcoma risk after radiation exposure
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI NIH, 6120 Executive Boulevard Rm 7034, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Clin Sarcoma Res 2:18. 2012
    ..Efforts to limit unnecessary high-dose radiation exposure, particularly in children, therefore remain important given the high fatality rates associated with this disease...
  4. doi request reprint Converting epidemiologic studies of cancer etiology to survivorship studies: approaches and challenges
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:875-80. 2012
    ..In light of the costs and time required to build new cohorts, appropriately leveraging the existing studies offers an important opportunity to gain new insights into cancer survivorship for both clinicians and patients...
  5. pmc Proportion of second cancers attributable to radiotherapy treatment in adults: a cohort study in the US SEER cancer registries
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Lancet Oncol 12:353-60. 2011
    ..We aimed to estimate the proportion of second cancers attributable to radiotherapy in adults with data from the US Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) cancer registries...
  6. pmc Radiation-related cancer risks from CT colonography screening: a risk-benefit analysis
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:816-23. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the ratio of cancers prevented to induced (benefit-risk ratio) for CT colonography (CTC) screening every 5 years from the age of 50 to 80 years...
  7. pmc Low-dose lung computed tomography screening before age 55: estimates of the mortality reduction required to outweigh the radiation-induced cancer risk
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Biostatistics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Med Screen 15:153-8. 2008
    ..e. the efficacy) needed to outweigh these risks for never and current-smokers. The risk of radiation-induced breast cancer was also estimated for women...
  8. pmc Body-mass index and mortality among 1.46 million white adults
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:2211-9. 2010
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  9. pmc Myocardial perfusion scans: projected population cancer risks from current levels of use in the United States
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Circulation 122:2403-10. 2010
    ..We estimated potential future cancer risk from these scans by age at exposure and current frequency of use in the United States...
  10. pmc Second solid cancers after radiotherapy for breast cancer in SEER cancer registries
    A Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Br J Cancer 102:220-6. 2010
    ..Radiotherapy for breast cancer reduces disease recurrence and breast cancer mortality. However, it has also been associated with increased second cancer risks in exposed sites...
  11. doi request reprint Projected cancer risks from computed tomographic scans performed in the United States in 2007
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:2071-7. 2009
    ..Despite the great medical benefits, there is concern about the potential radiation-related cancer risk. We conducted detailed estimates of the future cancer risks from current CT scan use in the US according to age, sex, and scan type...
  12. pmc CT colonography: perforation rates and potential radiation risks
    A Berrington de Gonzalez
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 20:279-91. 2010
    ..In this article the authors review the current evidence for these potential harms from CTC and compare them to the potential harms from the alternatives including colonoscopy and double-contrast barium enema...
  13. pmc Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2006, featuring colorectal cancer trends and impact of interventions (risk factors, screening, and treatment) to reduce future rates
    Brenda K Edwards
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 8315, USA
    Cancer 116:544-73. 2010
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  14. pmc Early life exposure to diagnostic radiation and ultrasound scans and risk of childhood cancer: case-control study
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    BMJ 342:d472. 2011
    ..To examine childhood cancer risks associated with exposure to diagnostic radiation and ultrasound scans in utero and in early infancy (age 0-100 days)...
  15. pmc Predictors of fasting serum insulin and glucose and the risk of pancreatic cancer in smokers
    Cari L Meinhold
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:681-90. 2009
    ..A history of type 2 diabetes is one of few consistent risk factors for pancreatic cancer. Potentially modifiable factors related to fasting insulin and glucose concentrations may influence pancreatic cancer risk...
  16. doi request reprint Medical exposure to radiation and thyroid cancer
    S J Schonfeld
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7238, USA
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 23:244-50. 2011
    ..National and international efforts have been developed to raise awareness and to standardise procedures for use of computed tomography and interventional radiology procedures in paediatric and general populations...
  17. pmc Body mass index, effect modifiers, and risk of pancreatic cancer: a pooled study of seven prospective cohorts
    Li Jiao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1305-14. 2010
    ..To investigate whether the positive association of body mass index (BMI, kg/m(2)) with risk of pancreatic cancer is modified by age, sex, smoking status, physical activity, and history of diabetes...
  18. pmc Alcohol intake and risk of thyroid cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    C L Meinhold
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Br J Cancer 101:1630-4. 2009
    ..Certain studies suggest that alcohol may reduce the risk of thyroid cancer in women, but the effect in men remains unclear...
  19. pmc Declining incidence of contralateral breast cancer in the United States from 1975 to 2006
    Hazel B Nichols
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:1564-9. 2011
    ..Contralateral breast cancer (CBC) is the most frequent new malignancy among women diagnosed with a first breast cancer. Although temporal trends for first breast cancers have been well studied, trends for CBC are not so well established...