A Blair

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Agricultural exposures and cancer
    A Blair
    Occupational Studies Section, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 103:205-8. 1995
  2. ncbi request reprint Mortality of industrial workers exposed to acrylonitrile
    A Blair
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, United States
    Scand J Work Environ Health 24:25-41. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Occupational cancer among women: research status and methodologic considerations
    A Blair
    National Cancer Institute, Occupational Epidemiology Branch, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Ind Med 36:6-17. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to pesticides and pancreatic cancer
    B T Ji
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:92-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Determinants of high pesticide exposure events in the agricultural health cohort study from enrollment (1993-1997) through phase II (1999-2003)
    K Payne
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 18:167-79. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Agricultural use of organophosphate pesticides and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among male farmers (United States)
    B L Waddell
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:509-17. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Occupation and leukemia: a population-based case-control study in Iowa and Minnesota
    A Blair
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, The National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:3-14. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Occupation and pancreatic cancer risk in Shanghai, China
    B T Ji
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Ind Med 35:76-81. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Non-hodgkin's lymphoma and agricultural use of the insecticide lindane
    A Blair
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7364, USA
    Am J Ind Med 33:82-7. 1998
  10. pmc Differential effects of smoking on lung cancer mortality before and after household stove improvement in Xuanwei, China
    K M Lee
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Br J Cancer 103:727-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Agricultural exposures and cancer
    A Blair
    Occupational Studies Section, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 103:205-8. 1995
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  2. ncbi request reprint Mortality of industrial workers exposed to acrylonitrile
    A Blair
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, United States
    Scand J Work Environ Health 24:25-41. 1998
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the relationship between occupational exposure to acrylonitrile and cancer mortality...
  3. ncbi request reprint Occupational cancer among women: research status and methodologic considerations
    A Blair
    National Cancer Institute, Occupational Epidemiology Branch, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Ind Med 36:6-17. 1999
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to pesticides and pancreatic cancer
    B T Ji
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:92-9. 2001
    ..An increased risk of exposure to pesticides for pancreatic cancer has been suggested in a number of epidemiologic studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Determinants of high pesticide exposure events in the agricultural health cohort study from enrollment (1993-1997) through phase II (1999-2003)
    K Payne
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 18:167-79. 2012
    ..Our findings indicate that HPEEs were associated with several modifiable pesticide handling procedures that can be targeted in safety training and education...
  6. ncbi request reprint Agricultural use of organophosphate pesticides and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among male farmers (United States)
    B L Waddell
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:509-17. 2001
    ..Associations, however, between reported use of diazinon and NHL, particularly diffuse and small lymphocytic lymphoma, among subjects providing direct interviews are not easily discounted...
  7. ncbi request reprint Occupation and leukemia: a population-based case-control study in Iowa and Minnesota
    A Blair
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, The National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:3-14. 2001
    ..Studies have suggested that risk of leukemia may be associated with occupational or industrial exposures and risk may vary by the histological type of the disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Occupation and pancreatic cancer risk in Shanghai, China
    B T Ji
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Ind Med 35:76-81. 1999
    ..Any association between occupation and pancreatic cancer risk has not been conclusively demonstrated. A population-based case-control study was conducted to examine occupational risks of pancreatic cancer in Shanghai, China...
  9. ncbi request reprint Non-hodgkin's lymphoma and agricultural use of the insecticide lindane
    A Blair
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7364, USA
    Am J Ind Med 33:82-7. 1998
    ..5 to 1.2 and 1.3, respectively. Lindane does not appear to be a major etiologic factor in the development of non-Hodgkin's's lymphoma, although a small role cannot be ruled out...
  10. pmc Differential effects of smoking on lung cancer mortality before and after household stove improvement in Xuanwei, China
    K M Lee
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Br J Cancer 103:727-9. 2010
    ..In Xuanwei County, Yunnan Province, China, lung cancer mortality rates in both males and females are among the highest in China...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of pesticide use in a pesticide applicator cohort: the Agricultural Health Study
    M C Alavanja
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892
    Environ Res 80:172-9. 1999
    ..This heterogeneity in potential exposures to pesticides between states should be useful for subsequent epidemiologic analyses using internal comparison groups...
  12. ncbi request reprint Exposure of farmers to phosmet, a swine insecticide
    P A Stewart
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 25:33-8. 1999
    ..The goal of this study was to measure dermal and inhalation exposures to phosmet during application to animals and to identify what determinants of exposure influence the exposure levels...
  13. pmc Mortality among shipyard Coast Guard workers: a retrospective cohort study
    S Krstev
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:651-8. 2007
    ..The mortality experience of 4702 (4413 men and 289 women) civilian workers in a US Coast Guard shipyard was evaluated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Employment as butcher and cancer risk in a record-linkage study from Sweden
    P Boffetta
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 11:627-33. 2000
    ..To investigate the risk of cancer among butchers and other meat workers in a large record-linkage study from Sweden...
  15. pmc Parental occupational exposures and risk of childhood cancer
    J S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:909-25. 1998
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  16. pmc Degreasing and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    M P Purdue
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, EPS 8114, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Occup Environ Med 66:557-60. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationship between selected solvent-related workplace tasks (degreasing, painting, gluing, stripping paint, staining) and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Development of a life events/icon calendar questionnaire to ascertain occupational histories and other characteristics of migrant farmworkers
    S H Zahm
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892 7242, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:490-501. 2001
    ..Specialized methods are necessary to collect data from migrant farmworkers for epidemiologic research...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk of premenopausal breast cancer and patterns of established breast cancer risk factors among teachers and nurses
    S A Petralia
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Am J Ind Med 35:137-41. 1999
    ..Confounding by reproductive factors may explain the increased risk observed among women in these occupations as information on those factors were not available in most studies...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pesticide exposure and self-reported Parkinson's disease in the agricultural health study
    F Kamel
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:364-74. 2007
    ..4). Prevalent PD was not associated with overall pesticide use. This study suggests that exposure to certain pesticides may increase PD risk. Findings for specific chemicals may provide fruitful leads for further investigation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Retinal degeneration in licensed pesticide applicators
    F Kamel
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Ind Med 37:618-28. 2000
    ..Retinal degeneration is the leading cause of visual impairment in older adults, but little is known about its relationship to neurotoxic exposures...
  21. pmc Smoking duration, intensity, and risk of Parkinson disease
    H Chen
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 111 T W Alexander Dr, PO Box 12233, Mail Drop A3 05, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Neurology 74:878-84. 2010
    ..To evaluate the relative importance of smoking duration vs intensity in reducing the risk of Parkinson disease (PD)...
  22. pmc Occupational medicine: at a turning point or an expansion
    A Blair
    Occup Environ Med 62:285; discussion 287. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint A study on immunological responses to exposures encountered in corn farming
    R Vermeulen
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    J Biochem Mol Toxicol 19:172. 2005
  24. pmc Occupational exposures and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: where do we stand?
    A Blair
    National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza South, Room 8118, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Occup Environ Med 63:1-3. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint A pilot study to rate determinants of exposure from videotaped work activities of farmers' use of pesticides
    J R Prince
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 16:973-8. 2001
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  26. ncbi request reprint Occupation and the risk of laryngeal cancer in Turkey
    O C Elci
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852 7240, United States
    Scand J Work Environ Health 27:233-9. 2001
    ..A hospital-based case-referent study was conducted in Turkey to provide further information on occupational risk factors and laryngeal cancer...
  27. pmc Integrative assessment of multiple pesticides as risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among men
    A J De Roos
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Occup Environ Med 60:E11. 2003
    ..An increased rate of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) has been repeatedly observed among farmers, but identification of specific exposures that explain this observation has proven difficult...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparison of industrial hygienists' exposure evaluations for an epidemiologic study
    P A Stewart
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 26:44-51. 2000
    ..A study was conducted to determine what level of information is required by industrial hygienists before they can develop exposure estimates comparable with those developed from a more in-depth evaluation...
  29. pmc Established breast cancer risk factors by clinically important tumour characteristics
    M Garcia-Closas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Br J Cancer 95:123-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, these data support distinctive risk factor relationships by tumour characteristics of prognostic relevance. These findings might be useful in developing targeted prevention efforts...
  30. pmc Portable stove use is associated with lower lung cancer mortality risk in lifetime smoky coal users
    H D Hosgood
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Br J Cancer 99:1934-9. 2008
    ..82) and female participants (HR=0.41, 95% CI=0.29-0.57). Portable stove use is associated with reduced lung cancer mortality risk, highlighting a cost-effective intervention that could substantially benefit health in developing countries...
  31. pmc Disease and injury among participants in the Agricultural Health Study
    A Blair
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza South, Room 8118, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 11:141-50. 2005
    ..The study can provide data to address many health issues in the agricultural community. The study investigators welcome collaboration with interested scientists...
  32. ncbi request reprint High risk occupations for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in New Zealand: case-control study
    A 't Mannetje
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Occup Environ Med 65:354-63. 2008
    ..A new nationwide case-control study was conducted to assess whether previously observed associations persist and to identify other occupations that may contribute to the risk of NHL in the New Zealand population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of beta-hexachlorocyclohexane, hexachlorobenzene and polychlorinated biphenyls and breast cancer in Mexican women
    L Lopez-Carrillo
    National Institute of Public Health, Mexico Secretariat of Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:129-35. 2002
    ..46 95% CI 0.20-1.07; OR for PCBs 1.31 95% CI 0.33-5.21 for the high category of exposure). This study lends no support to the case for a role for beta-HCH, HCB or PCBs in breast cancer aetiology...
  34. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of tobacco use and other non-occupational risk factors for t(14;18) subtypes of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (United States)
    J C Schroeder
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:159-68. 2002
    ..In a new approach we evaluated associations with subtypes defined by the t(14;18) translocation, reasoning that cases within these subtypes would have more common risk factors than all NHL combined...
  35. ncbi request reprint Agricultural risk factors for t(14;18) subtypes of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    J C Schroeder
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Epidemiology 12:701-9. 2001
    ..Results suggest that non-Hodgkin's lymphoma classification based on the t(14;18) translocation is of value in etiologic research...
  36. pmc Fertility and exposure to solvents among families in the Agricultural Health Study
    M Sallmen
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Human Health Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Occup Environ Med 63:469-75. 2006
    ..Several studies have reported associations between solvent exposure and reduced female fertility, but the evidence is inconclusive for male fertility...